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Orpheus Descending

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 8: Macon, Georgia, The Road Leads Back To You

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

On the Future of Wagnerism, Part 8: Macon, Georgia, The Road Leads Back to You Steve Mass, the Mudd Club, Wagner and Me by Lawrence D. Mass "O Wag...

Orpheus Descending: Going Down with Tennessee Williams

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.08.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Women don't have it so good in Tennessee Williams' plays, and Orpheus Descending is one of his darkest. In the production at St. John's Lutheran Churc...

Tennessee Rising: Orpheus Descending at St. John's Lutheran Church

Bess Rowen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Bess Rowen

The tale of Orpheus, the mythical musical prodigy who went into the underworld to rescue his wife Eurydice, has inspired several plays, but in my mind Tennessee Williams's version is the most interesting.

Why the Bees Are Dying: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kalliope Lee

Whether it was actually practiced or not, my intention is to explore the bugonia as a timeless mythic trope instructive to us now in the midst of our own bee crisis.