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19

2012

HAPPY LIFE

David Budbill continues a wry, joyful examination of life on his semi- metaphorical Judevine Mountain, writing about the New England seasons, fame and fortune, self-reliance, aging, and the engaged creative life. Read More...


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What follows is a transcript of a conversation between David and David French, a longtime friend, in April 2016. David French’s questions and comments are in italics. Unless otherwise indicated, all the poems are David Budbill’s. * * * * * * * David, I can’t help starting with one of my absolute favorites of […]

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What I did to Rewrite the Play, Judevine, for the Opera, A Fleeting Animal. by David Budbill When Erik came to me with the idea of turning a part of JUDEVINE into an opera, I, of course, said yes. After we decided on which part of the play we would use for the opera, almost […]

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Given the recent activities in Fergurson, Missouri, this play is particularly relevant. The play is DIFFERENT PLANET: The Life and Times of Edward T. Jordan:  Chemist, Educator, Militant Activist, Irritant, Dreamer, Idealist, Disagreeable Person. There are two characters in this play: the actor, who will play Edward T. Jordan, and the musician. Edward T. Jordan, talks about what […]

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