You think the younger generation’s going to hell in a handbasket? You’re in good company: “The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” Of course, that was Aristotle (469-399 B.C.), but we don’t doubt the grumpy Greek would be venting today about bling rings, tramp stamps and Twitter. Here to demonstrate the other side of the, uh, drachma is a fundraising evening of opera arias, presented by South Orange County School of the Arts. It was open to all OC high-school students by audition, with workshops and vocal tuition by opera pros for those selected. So forget the brats, sluts and dimwits on reality TV—we’re here to tell you, the kids are... More >>>