Last night the significant other and I went to the opera, which is not quite as la-de-da as it sounds. The opera crowd is far more diverse than it used to be. True, there are plenty of middle-aged frumps, and older, but there are also gays aplenty and yes - last night at least, tons of twenty-somethings in tight jeans and black everything. People don’t dress up for it anymore, or a lot don’t, and that’s good, I think.
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