John Steinmetz

bassoonist, composer, writer, satirist, speaker

Opera Heroines with Low Self-Esteem Support Group

Schedule of upcoming meetings.
All sessions begin at 2 p.m. and conclude with tea.
First names only, please.

Tuesday, March 7, Gilda’s house: Two very special guests! Carmen will coach us in saying “No,” and Tosca will speak to us about “What to Do When He Won’t Take ‘No’ for an Answer”

Tuesday, March 14, Marguerite’s house: Dalila teaches us how to stay in control of any situation.

Tuesday, March 21, Desdemona’s palace: Panel discussion: Violetta and Cio-Cio San present different approaches for achieving financial independence.

Tuesday, March 28, Donna Anna’s villa: Elvira discusses “How to Tell if He’s Being Unfaithful.” Anna will present her popular workshop, “Is your boyfriend a dweeb?”

Tuesday, April 4, Mimi’s garret: By popular demand, Isolde repeats her presentation on how drugs can cloud your judgment.

Tuesday, April 11, Zerlina’s farmhouse: Mimi and Violetta on how to stop using illness as an excuse. Brunhilde on self defense.

Tuesday, April 18, Cio-Cio San’s house: Suzuki discusses her new book, Memoirs of an Enabler.

Tuesday, April 25, annual bordello field trip: Open discussion: how to handle things differently next time.

Remember: the first Sunday of every month is our Solidarity Visit to Happy Dale to offer encouragement to our stricken sisters Salome, Elektra, Lucia, and the Queen of the Night. These visits help us to appreciate that, no matter how bad things get, they could be worse.

May highlights will include a panel discussion on “How to get down from that pedestal before they knock you off,” as well as a preview of the fabulous new book by Susanna and Rosina, Using Your Smarts with Your Smile, and a special presentation by Cherubino and Romeo on what men really want.