Want to become part of the highest echelon of hipster culture? Then youve got to take something considered uncool and make it trendy. Just look at recent successes such as the mullet and the fanny pack, which have helped pave the way for various new so lame its cool trends. Tyley Ross and Peter Kiesewalter, co-founders of NYCs East Village Opera Company, have taken the traditionally not-cool opera concept and incorporated a rock-band setup and a string quartet, creating a totally cool sound that retains the original operatic language.
Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., 2007