Tag: performance

‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
‘The Lion King:’ All That is Good and Beautiful

Disney’s “The Lion King” starts with a surprise. Rafiki, the wise, narrating baboon bursts into that opening line of “The Circle of Life” that everyone knows but to which nobody knows the real words. A bright orange sun gently rises from the horizon. Suddenly, elephants, birds, gazelles, cheetahs and more walk through the audience to […]

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Zuzu African Acrobats Amaze and Astound

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zuzu African Acrobats Amaze and Astound

On Sept. 7, in the Student Union, a gymnast did handstands. As if it were too easy, he began to try something a little more daring–balancing on top of chairs. One chair after another, the gymnast would lift, then push himself up, and balance, feet in the air. At three chairs, the acrobat started to […]

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More dead than Beethoven himself

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
More dead than Beethoven himself

Prior to this past Thursday, I had never been in the Belk Theater, nor had I seen a Chamber Orchestra concert, so I was excited for both. I walked into the theater and took a moment to look around, surveying the place I would spend the next half hour in. It’s very pretty and I […]

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