Category Archives: Administrivia

The Met Is Back, and Orgies® Pre-empt HAH for Two Weeks in December

The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Broadcast season begins December 5th. Of course, no live operas are being produced this season in New York City; all the operas broadcast will be drawn from the archives. They are scheduled for 1:00 PM … Continue reading

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Willie, John T, and Me

In which Willie sits around in his underwear, his friend John T sells sheets to the KLan, and I get suspended. Back on September 26th, a listener to one of our prerecorded shows (I’ll call him ‘Mr S’), wrote to … Continue reading

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Exiled!

No, I haven’t met my Waterloo, but Saturday the 22nd of August was the last live Hillbilly at Harvard—for a while. How long? A few weeks? Months? The rest of the year? I don’t know. Apparently spooked by the hysteria … Continue reading

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For Met Fans—More Operas!

The Metropolitan Opera is making up for the sudden dearth of live broadcast performances this season by adding archival productions every Saturday from May 23rd through June 13th. You can find the new list of broadcast Met operas on the … Continue reading

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Harvard Gazette Highlights WHRB

The Harvard Gazette is “the official news website for Harvard University,” and seems to be updated more-or-less daily.  The May 4th issue featured a story by Jon Chase on WHRB staying on the air (‘WHRB keeps classical connections’), despite the … Continue reading

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WHRB and HAH Are Still on the Air

  Back in early March, when the Presidential Task Force, reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak, issued CDC guidelines recommending no gatherings and staying at home (when possible), Harvard like other major colleges across the nation, sent the students home.  Whether … Continue reading

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“Coming to You by Recording. . .”

Yes, I’m out of town, still in Powhatan, Virginia, visiting with daughter Sarah and family.  Had a full-filling Thanksgiving dinner with her Reilly in-laws, for which Sarah (with Dr Janie’s and her three boys’ help) made “All nine kinds of … Continue reading

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Here’s the Met Broadcast Schedule for 2019-2020

Once again we make room for the Saturday afternoon Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts, in the Boston area exclusively on WHRB.  All but three of the broadcasts start at 1:00 PM, with HAH ending about 15 minutes early for the Prelude … Continue reading

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Harvard Football vs. HAH: Call It a Draw

WHRB Sports is asking for only 15 minutes before the games, so most Saturdays this fall we’ll be going until 12:45 PM.  Can’t complain.  The two games in September will not affect HAH.  The Penn game is scheduled to start … Continue reading

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Pre-recorded Shows April 6th and 13th

I’m in Powhatan, Virginia, with daughter Sarah and family this week; Sarah and husband James are dual-handedly building a new house in the woods. Here is the view of distant maple blossoms from the back of the house, on the … Continue reading

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