Argentine gem will miss its 100th birthday party

TeatroColon.pngBY TAOS TURNER [Miami Herald, 25 May 2008]
It’s enough to make the great Caruso weep.
Today, on its 100th birthday, the Teatro ColÛn, this city’s cultural jewel and one of the world’s most majestic opera houses, is closed and on the verge of disintegration, a victim of the ravages of politics, incompetence and time.