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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and the Peck School present Ravel’s ‘L’enfant et les

An angry child throws a tantrum and demolishes his room. Magically, his broken possessions come to life and castigate him for the way he’s treated them. He flees to the back yard where the trees, insects and small
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Michelle Pfeiffer in the Beautiful Age

By David Luhrssen
During the era known as the Belle �poque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnates for lives of bejeweled glamour. Such was the milieu of Colette�s 1920 novel Cheri, which reflected on an era already lost to war and upheaval. The film adaptation, shown...