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February 2, 2010

Fire and Ice: The Formidable new Carmen at the Met

Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna in a new Met production, simulcast live in HD http://www.scene4.com/0210/renatestendhal0210.html  
December 1, 2009

Suzanne Farrell Ballet at Cal Performances

Read my report at: http://www.scene4.com/archivesqv6/dec-2009/1209/renatestendhal1209.html  
November 20, 2009

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 15

A rose is a rose by any other name… When I researched Stein photographs and texts for my photobiography I happened upon the man who created […]
November 3, 2009

Gertrude Stein Blog: follow the link!

I am  relaunching my photobiography of Gertrude Stein with a blog on She Writes: “Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein”: http://www.shewrites.com/profiles/blogs/why-do-something-if-it-can-be […]
November 2, 2009

Luc Bondy vs Zefirelli At The Met

Was the great Karita Mattila miscast in the role of Tosca? Read the review  http://www.scene4.com/1109/renatestendhal-r1109.html  
November 1, 2009

Report from a Trip Home: A Discovery in Germany

Article at http://www.scene4.com/archivesqv6/nov-2009/1109/renatestendhal-i1109.html  
September 1, 2009

Portrait of Sculptor Louise Bourgeois

My portrait of the provocative artist has appeared in print, in the Arts and Culture section of Four Seasons Magazine, Issue 3, 2009, titled “Spider Woman”. http://magazine.fourseasons.com/articles/global/interest/arts_culture/spider_woman/My […]
September 1, 2009

Homage to the late Pina Bausch

My memories of the great creator of dance theater in Germany go back to my school days. I saw her still dancing in “The Green Table” […]
August 14, 2009

Culture Witness: Brave New Met

Review of the beautiful Anna in Verdi’s “La Traviata” (staged by Marta Domingo)  at http://www.scene4.com/archivesqv6/aug-2009/html/renatestendhal0809.html. Is Anna Netrebko the new ultimate Violetta Verdy? Article link Anna […]
August 1, 2009

Member of She Writes

I am part of an exciting new site — www.shewrites.com — where women writers gather and exchange ideas, news, skills. I joined a number of discussion […]