Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 6, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Monday Night Special: The Sacred

We are, you know, at the beginning of Holy Week. I was sad to miss the palm fronds yesterday – thousands of years on, the waving of the palm fronds. Also – I believe – every week is holy.  I’m the outgoing chair of Nashville Ballet; the smart and lovely Laura Currie takes my place June 1st.  In the meanwhile – and always – please …

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September 13, 2019
by jenniferpuryear

He Says Something Like – You and Me Babe, How About It?

Book Titles: Romeo & Juliet, Sweet Sorrow, The Only Story

Give yourself a gift this morning, Bacon friends – listen to one of the greatest rock ballads of all time – “Romeo and Juliet” (Dire Straits). Then stay tuned for my interview with Paul Vasterling, Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet, about next weekend’s performances of “the greatest love story of all time.”