Friday, July 27, 2012

What a Difference a Little Rain Makes

What a Difference a Little Rain Makes Ten days ago, the flow of water from Lake Wingra to Wingra Creek over the Wingra Dam had completely stopped, because the water level of the lake had fallen below the dam spillway. This is what it looked like then. How nice to get a little moisture!

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Opera in the Park Saturday night -- Barcarolle from Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffman with light sticks

Saturday night's Opera in the Park, free public performance of selections by the Madison Opera, in Garner Park. This was Offenbach's Bacarolle, with Carol Lynch, soprano; Emily Fons, mezzo-soprano; and Madison Opera Chorus. Gary Thor Wedow, Conductor. Hundreds of Madison light stick swingers and swayers, young and old, provided the light show.