Grab bag: Tosca at the Met and other fiascos

Here come the airport rectal exams! – Boing Boing The occasionally cranky Cory Doctorow is spot-on here. First they came for the rectal-cavity terrorists, but I didn’t speak out because… wait a minute… (tags: security tsa terrorism) BSO opens subscription season with choral masterworks by Stravinsky, Mozart – The Boston Globe One side effect of […]

Double-header: Symphony of Psalms and Mozart Requiem

It’s been a few days since I posted anything, but I have good reason. Not only did we push a big release at work at the end of last week, but it’s season opening time at Symphony Hall. This week’s concerts feature two choral masterworks, Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms and the Mozart Requiem. Both works […]

The food court model of capacity planning

I just got back from the craziness that is the opening week of the new H Mart in Burlington, MA. It was instructive on several levels, not least of which was the personal (note to self: wait three weeks after the opening of a new highly hyped destination before attempting to visit). But there were […]