Star-Crossed Stories: How La Traviata influences Fly By Night
Fly By Night

Star-Crossed Stories: How La Traviata influences Fly By Night

In darkly comic rock-fable Fly By Night, a gypsy prophecy propels melancholy sandwich-maker-slash-wannabe musician Harold and two entrancing sisters through a star-crossed journey of love and connection that culminates during the Northeast blackout of 1965. Harold’s father, Mr. McClam, finds great joy in the blackout. The darkened buildings drive people outside, providing the opportunity to … Continue reading

Finding Light in a City of Darkness: the 1965 Northeast Blackout
Fly By Night

Finding Light in a City of Darkness: the 1965 Northeast Blackout

Time stood still “the night the lights went out” in New York City. At approximately 5:27pm (EST) on November 9, 1965, darkness fell over New England, New York State, parts of other states as far west as Michigan, and across the Canadian border into Ontario (over 80,000 square miles). Over 30 million people lost power that … Continue reading