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Dance Reflections: a radical new performing arts festival

Dance Reflections: new progressive festival mixing art and movement The inaugural edition of Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels Festival marks a bold new step in the performing arts calendar. In London from March 9 to 23, 2022, the initiative has been conceived in collaboration with Sadler’s Wells, the …

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The 9 Best Phantom of the Opera Adaptations

The classic horror novel by Gaston Leroux The Phantom of the Opera has been an integral part of film history since the early days of cinema. The story has a timeless quality that has led the filmmakers to return to the tale again and again. RELATED: The 5 Most Accurate …

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The Macklowe collection is back for an encore at Sotheby’s in May. Can the $200 million treasure ignite the same fireworks?

The Art Detective is a weekly column by Katya Kazakina for Artnet News Pro that lifts the curtain on what is really current on the art market. Get ready for Act II of Macklowe’s auction drama. After the white glove sale in November, Sotheby’s has just unveiled the next batch …

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Talented Students Win Scholarships for Prestigious American Performing Arts Academy

Post views: 71 Performing arts students Kian Crowley and Mia Ssali from New City College Ardleigh Green have won scholarships for a unique opportunity to study at AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy). The talented duo were selected after an intense audition process that saw two million auditionees worldwide compete …

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Jack Frost (1997) – MVD Rewind Collection Blu-ray Review

Jack Frost definitely has that video right, the 90s stank on it, but it’s all the more fun because of it. It’s clearly done at a lower cost. You’ll quickly notice that the fake snow spreads into a warmer, out-of-season setting. (Hey, John Carpenter did Halloween work by planting fake …

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Madame Butterfly: guide to Puccini’s famous opera and his best recordings

In the summer of 1900, Giacomo Puccini was in London supervising a performance of Tosca at Covent Garden. During his visit he went to see a new play which was being performed at the Duke of York’s Theater on nearby St Martin’s Lane: David Belasco’s Lady Butterfly. What is the …

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The Classical Review » » Dashing ‘Zorro’ Captures Hearts at Fort Worth Opera’s World Premiere

It’s courtship and swordplay for Ana Maria (Gabriella Enríque) and undercover nobleman Diego (César Delgado) in Fort Worth Opera’s rousing production of Zorro. Photo: Ryan Scott Lathan/FWO Héctor Armienta, composer, librettist and history buff, took about ten years to complete his new opera Zorro, a risque reimagining of the century-old …

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Comedy series blends local and national talent | Culture & Leisure

After a successful summer of laughs, The Collective Snowmass presents another live-action comedy series this season. Over nine nights of shows, the series features a mix of national, regional and local comedians with different styles and stories, bringing an accessible and versatile comedy experience to the valley. The Snowmass Live …

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Peter Seiffert retires from Deutsche Oper Berlin’s “Tannhäuser”

(Credit: © Studioline Photography) Legendary entenor Peter Seiffert has retired from performances of Wagner’s romantic opera “Tannhäuser” at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin on February 12 and 20, 2022. As a result, Stephen Gould and Klaus Florian Vogt will reprise the title role. Gould and Vogt join a cast that …

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Skyhorse Recovers Norman Mailer Collection Amid Random House Drama | Ap

Skyhorse Publishing acquired a planned collection of essays from Norman Mailer after the late author’s longtime publisher Random House failed to do so. As is customary in a long-standing author-publisher relationship, the Mailer estate first offered the book to Random House, which declined to go ahead with the collection, according …

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ICYMI Dan Feuerriegel Interview – Soap Opera Digest

After nine months of working at DAYS, Dan Feuerriegel finally shows off his best face – and his best physique – as EJ DiMera. His hair is longer, his body is leaner, and he wears facial scarves. “My appearance during my initial hearing was quite similar to what I have …

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Opera Santa Barbara presents Handel’s “Semele”, a comedy set in the 1920s | Culture & Leisure

Posted on December 9, 2021 | 09h00 Opera Santa Barbara opens the new year with its third debut company of the season: a 90-minute adaptation of Handel’s comedy “Semele”, set in the silent movie era in Hollywood. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 14 and at 2:30 …

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Review: Met Opera’s ‘Eurydice’ Tries To Raise The Dead

How does that sound when you’re dead? “There are strange high-pitched noises”, writes a character in Sarah Ruhl’s play “Eurydice” to her daughter, who is still in the land of the living, “like an overflowing kettle”. Slippery, stony sounds, as if you hear sour milk being poured, mark our first …

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The Los Angeles Rams have OBJ, Von Miller, and a collection of stars. But can they put it all together?

Possessing the power of the stars does not always equate to immediate results, and the The Los Angeles Rams learn this the hard way. While they’ve grabbed the headlines over the past two weeks with the acquisitions of Von Miller and Odell Beckham Jr., they haven’t won in the field. …

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Review of ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’: the Spanish-language opera arrives at the Lyric Opera on a grand scale

The lush, vibrant and intensely green jungle, saturated with sunlight, is the first thing that strikes you when you take a seat at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. The spectacle is dense and glorious – then vaguely disturbing – as one becomes aware of the mysterious twinkles behind the leaves. …

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Catalyst Compositions “The Peabody Post

This week’s Ensemble Talea residency concerts feature new works by Felipe Lara and five student composers Bret mccabe Ten minutes after faculty composer Peabody Felipe Lara Double Concerto, soloist Esperanza Spalding raises her left hand from the strings of her bass and places a vertical index finger in front of …

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Redlands Bowl mourns the loss of Maestro Frank Fetta | Culture & Leisure

Venetian singer Giada Valenti and Frank Fetta, artistic director of symphonic programming, share an aerial kiss during the premiere performance at the Redlands Bowl this year. Redlands Community News file photo by Joseph Ellis Maestro Frank Paul Fetta will long be remembered for his warmth and creativity, which transcended the …

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Queens is a very entertaining hip-hop soap opera – Reason.com

Queens. ABC. Tuesday October 19, 10 p.m. TV scriptwriters’ rooms can get a little crazy. A sexual harassment lawsuit a few years ago revealed that the writers of Friends spent a considerable amount of time crafting a story arc in which the adorable muffin Joey was revealed to be a …

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Things to do in LA: Dudamel and the LA Phil, opera, dancing

Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, a pair of performances from the Philadelphia dance company BalletX and a new staging of the hit musical “Mamma Mia!” lead our list of offers this weekend. Before you go, don’t forget to call or check online for booking conditions and other COVID-19 protocols. …

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Tickets on sale October 12: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts 2021-2022 Season – Cerritos Community News

October 11, 2021 CERRITOS, CA – The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) is delighted to welcome audiences once again with an exciting 2021-2022 season, which kicks off Friday, December 3 at 8:00 p.m. with iconic artist Marie Osmond. The new season’s lineup includes world-renowned artists including Emmy winner …

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Jennie C. Jones: New Compositions at Alexander Gray Associates, NYC (Video)

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Interview: Australian actress Danielle Macdonald on becoming an opera fan for falling in love with Figaro, working with a legend and living her dream

At the start of the last decade, actress Danielle Macdonald, 30, packed her bags and left her native Australia for Los Angeles in hopes of finding an acting job she couldn’t find below. . She had a one-shot on “Glee”, was cast in the eco-terrorist drama starring Brit Marling Ballast, …

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Crowd Pleases: 11 Perfect Performing Arts Titles For Creative Teens

In this roundup of YA titles, dance, music, drama, television, and the visual arts are the media through which adolescents explore identity, cultural heritage, racism, sexuality, family obligations and evolving friendships. In this series of titles, dance, music, theater, television and the visual arts are the media through which adolescents …

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Will the Kjeer trio play soon “Undreampt” compositions during Saturday Night Jazz at The Black Dog

By Bill Stieger Any local jazz fan who hasn’t had the pleasure of hearing pianist Will Kjeer is forewarned: come out and see this up-and-coming artist while he’s still planted in the Twin Towns. Because all the local musicians agree – Kjeer is a performer on the rise. And you …

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Will Kjeer Trio to perform soon-to-be-released “Undreampt” compositions on Saturday Night Jazz at Black Dog

By Bill Stieger Any local jazz aficionado who hasn’t had the pleasure of hearing pianist Will Kjeer be warned: get out and see this up-and-coming artist while he’s still stuck in the Twin Cities. Because all the local musicians agree, Kjeer is an artist in the making. And you never …

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Serj Tankian launches ‘Cool Gardens Poetry Suite’, a collection of cinematic compositions with poetry

Serj tankian has published “Cool Gardens Poetry Suite”, a rich collection of four elegant cinematographic works superimposed on an intimate recital of poetry performed by Tankien. The Suite is available now on all major streaming platforms. The verses, which are taken from his first collection of poems of the same …

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Long Forgotten Pioneering Black Singer’s Songs Might Finally Have an Audience – Texas Monthly

Texans You Should Know is a series highlighting overlooked characters and events in Texas history. On May 11, 1941, the NBC radio network broadcast a concert from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home in Hyde Park, New York. With the president’s family in attendance, a baritone soloist and choir performed a new …

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Long-forgotten pioneering black singer’s compositions may finally have an audience – Texas Monthly

Texans You Should Know is a series highlighting overlooked characters and events from Texas history. On May 11, 1941, the NBC radio network broadcast a concert from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home in Hyde Park, New York. In the presence of the President’s family, a solo baritone and an accompanying choir …

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Odain Watson from Odangerous launches drama collection

LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Odangerous launches a must-have new collection, aptly named Drama. Odaingrous, by talented designer Odain Watson, has become synonymous with celebrity streetwear. As seen on celebrities such as Baby Rexha and Lindsay Lohan, Odangerous released the very popular Joe Exotic collection in …

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Many greats have left their mark on hip-hop, and UglyFace’s compositions are set to join the roster

Posted on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 9:47 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on itunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] Photo credit: arty_k / Adobe Stock From Oakland to Stockton, the collective …

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