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U.S. Tennis Open – Serena Williams vs. Dinara Safina

Mar 11, 2011 No Comments by

A friend of mine received tickets from his boss, so we took a half a day off work and headed to Queens. The tickets were from Lexus, who had a guest welcome tent; it was nice to see how the rich get treated. The highlight of the day was watching Serena Williams defeat Dinara Safina […]

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Kentucky Derby

Mar 09, 2011 No Comments by

I don’t have an entrance ticket to the 1975, 101st running of the Kentucky Derby, but I was there with some friends. We climbed over the wall, made it to tunnel under the track and into the center field. We settled in and party with the masses for the afternoon. I lost about $20.00 on […]

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Jerry Jeff Walker – Country in the City

Mar 04, 2011 No Comments

Some of my friends dragged me to see Jerry Jeff Walker, I was thinking what New York City College student would want to hear a Outlaw Country singer. We when to the Bottom Line in the Village and had a great time. He sang “Pissing in the Wind”, “Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother”, “L.A. […]

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Daniel Auber’s opera Marco Spada

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

When studying in Roma, for a class evening out we when to the Roma Opera to see the original cast in the Pierre Lacotte reconstruction of Maziler’s choreography ballet of the 1857 Daniel Auber’s opera Marco Spada. It premiered on March 15, 1981; we attended the March 21, 1981 performance. The original cast included Nureyev […]

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Buried Child – by Sam Shepard

Feb 22, 2011 No Comments

Sam Shepard’s play Buried Child is a bizarre gaze into the American Dream and the Nuclear Family. The play was writhen during the economic slowdown of the 1970’s, end of Vietnam War and the changing of the American family structure and society. It is about a Midwestern farming family and their guilty secret that buried […]

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Winwood & Clapton – Together Live 2008

Dec 22, 2010 1 Comment

I have been a Clapton fan since I was a kid…playing Cream songs in a high school garage band. Thought I’d seen it all when I saw him in the Cream reunion a few years ago – but this show was something special. Although I have seen him in concert many times, I feel that […]

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We Liked This – Stub Slideshows – great idea

Aug 08, 2010 2 Comments

My Concert Ticket Stub Collection from mitlednek.com A Great Slideshow

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