Coffee & Headlines • May 27, 2020


William Bolcom with his wife, mezzo-soprano Joan Morris

Award-winning American composer William Bolcom’s birthday was yesterday, actually, but we were so delighted with Zoë Lewis’ guest appearance, we decided to pay a brief tribute to him today.

Sad news, Bolcom/Morris’ album of George and Ira Gershwin songs is not available on Spotify or YouTube, but you can purchase it on

Check out the lyrics for William Bolcom’s song ‘Lime Jell-O Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise’ (Genius)

Listen to the song, performed by William Bolcom’s wife, mezzo-soprano Joan Morris:


Covid-19 first wave will linger in Mexico until October (Excelsior)

Puerto Vallarta-Bahía de Banderas work together through economy reactivation (Contralinea)

Restaurants not expected to go through re-opening certification but must operate at 50 percent capacity (Contralinea)

21,000 liters (5,500 gallons) of counterfeit antibacterial gale made with methanol seized by Jalisco authorities (Contralinea)

How to be a better expect on social media during coronavirus (Mexico News Daily)

The pandemic could change air travel forever (Vox)

Coronavirus secrets revealed anonymously (Yahoo)


OCESA to offer free streamed concerts featuring Mexican, Latin American artists (Excelsior)

A reminder of the MET’s live opera schedule for the week (Música en México)

SpaceX launch is today, weather permitting! Links to watch the launch live were shared in yesterday’s show notes. Here is some additional coverage:

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