The July 3 concert and fireworks presented by Stanford Lively Arts at Frost Amphitheatre was a waste of a lot of money. The recorded music played over the loudspeakers during the display was tacky and detracted from enjoying the fireworks.
Some of the selections -- "Over There" and "From the Halls of Montezuma" -- were also insensitive considering our country's current difficulties in Iraq and Afghanistan.
When I bought my family's tickets this year, I was slightly disconcerted that the price of the concert had gone up about 25% from last year. Now I am dismayed. My family's July 3rd tradition of attending the concert and fireworks at Frost Amphitheatre ended tonight.
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