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Opera Comics

What do comics and opera have in common? When the Portland Opera gives local cartoonists an opportunity to sketch during dress rehearsals, quite a bit! We’ll see who shows up and what the finished product looks like.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: KC Cowan
Videographer: Greg Bond
Editor: Bruce Barrow
Audio: William Ward

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See the results of Portland Opera’s artistic mash-up when they invited comic artists to draw the opera.

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Opera Comics; The Nature of Words; Vagabond Opera (1304)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1304
Original Broadcast: October 27, 2011