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Porgy and Bess: An Opera for Our Times

By Sheila Johnson The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, New York City When I was first contacted by the Metropolitan Opera Company about serving as chairwoman of its opening night gala for the current revival of Porgy and Bess, I will admit to being both intrigued and more than a trifle ignorant.  Intrigued because, as… Continue reading Porgy and Bess: An Opera for Our Times

Kitchen

My Abraham Lincoln Pie: A Perfect Recipe for Troubled Times

By Sheila Johnson On this, the morning after the horrific (yet by now, sadly, almost predictable) shootings in Dayton and El Paso, I offer up this recipe for a delicious, home-made pie, a big slice of which I can’t help but feel this country has been needing for some time.    (And please note, I’ve… Continue reading My Abraham Lincoln Pie: A Perfect Recipe for Troubled Times