Scarlett says, “The first thing we normally do is sit down with the music and listen. Then we listen again, and then we’ll go up to the studio and have a play-around with the model box. We create an atmosphere so that the visual will go with what we’re hearing.”. Though he could have reset the tale in a different era, Scarlett was adamant about preserving the original early 19th-century setting. He says, “I did so much back reading on the book itself and on Shelley and her life. The amount of stigma and popularity the book gained in its time was because it was published in that era. The true fear and horror of the story is the possibility that it could have been real — especially at that time, when scientific discoveries weren’t as forward thinking as they are nowadays. If you move it, you neglect what she was trying to say about the times.
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“I wanted a female because they bring something of their own. Female officers are excellent interrogators because they’re able to pry stuff out of suspects that males generally cannot do,” Taylor said. “Males want to be tough whereas females try to be their friend.”. Taylor did his homework before writing the book, styling his villain on the Anthony Hopkins’s character in “Silence of the Lambs,” a truly horrible person with a history of mental problems.
“A Beethoven Exploration”: “I’ve recently become re-engaged with very early Beethoven,” said Tilson Thomas, who is programming numerous of the early works during two weeks in May 2013, Three works will be performed by the orchestra for the first time, including the ‘Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II’ — a “stunning piece of music for a 19-year-old to have written…, That’s what I listened to all last summer, It’s full of all the touches of his mature writing, already.” The “exploration” aims to connect 18 inch doll clothes - green monster ballet outfit fits doll like american girl, one generation, and my life the dots between early maturity and final mastery, with performances of Beethoven’s late-period Missa Solemnis for orchestra, chorus and soloists, including “staged elements” and video projections that “show shapes within the piece,” evocative in the manner of Rothko paintings, (A Beethoven exhibition at Davies, devised in collaboration with the Ira F, Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University, is under discussion.)..
Clayton Library Book Club: 7-9 p.m. on the second Mondays is open to interested adults. On Sept. 9, Sunny Solomon leads the discussion on “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver. The library is at 6125 Clayton Road, Clayton. Call 925-673-0659. Hours: 1-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Baby & Toddler Story Time: 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11:15-11:35 a.m. Tuesdays. It is for children ages 0-3½ attending with a caregiver and features short picture books, songs and bounces.