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  • Wonders unfurl at Getty, Met tapestry shows on Rubens, Coecke

    Wonders unfurl at Getty, Met tapestry shows on Rubens, Coecke
    Few tapestries woven in Europe during the Renaissance surpass in sheer beauty, technical mastery and narrative charm one that Pieter Coecke van Aelst designed in 1548. It depicts God accusing Adam and Eve of perfidy in the Garden of Eden. Like a...
  • Fifth InVision Photo Festival attracts renowned photographers who explore the world with both sophisticated SLRs and iPhones

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this year's Olympus InVision Photography Festival is a literal library of visual stories — told through powerful and provocative images that speak to everything from capturing personal moments with an...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...
  • Met Opera's 'Death of Klinghoffer' is a compassionate feat

    Met Opera's 'Death of Klinghoffer' is a compassionate feat
    The Metropolitan Opera had a mess on its hands. Hundreds of people stood, or sat in rented wheelchairs, outside Lincoln Center on Monday to protest its production of John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," an operatic depiction of the high-profile...
  • The stagings of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' since its 1991 premiere

    The stagings of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' since its 1991 premiere
    The 23-year journey of "The Death of Klinghoffer" to the Metropolitan Opera: 1991 — "Klinghoffer" premieres in Brussels. 1992 — San Francisco Opera stages "Klinghoffer." It will be the last new fully staged U.S. production of the opera for...
  • Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes

    Haymarket troupe parlays small operas into big successes
    Haymarket Opera Company is the most notable success story among the newer Chicago groups specializing in historically informed performances of pre-classical music. Since its calling-card production of Handel's rarely performed "Aci, Galatea e Polifemo"...
  • 'Death of Klinghoffer': Protests in New York, but not in other places

    'Death of Klinghoffer': Protests in New York, but not in other places
    The Metropolitan Opera's opening of "The Death of Klinghoffer" on Monday in New York has resurrected the long-running controversy surrounding the 1991 John Adams opera. With its depiction of the 1985 hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro by...
  • 'Glee's' Matthew Morrison weds Renee Puente

    'Glee's' Matthew Morrison weds Renee Puente
    "Glee" star Matthew Morrison married Renee Puente on Saturday at a private estate on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The bride wore a custom gown by Gustavo Cadile, while the groom wore a Brooks Bros. tux. [People] England's Prince William and the...
  • Metropolitan Opera braces for 'Death of Klinghoffer' opening

    As the Metropolitan Opera prepares to open "The Death of Klinghoffer" next week, the venerated New York institution has found itself in a media frenzy over the controversial John Adams opera. With protests expected on opening night, the Met is bracing...
  • Mort Kunstler, premier historical artist, exhibits 50 works in Allentown

    To fans, he is known as "the premier historical artist in America." But even if you don't recognize his name, you have probably seen and appreciated his colorful, highly detailed and historically accurate works of art. From the Revolutionary War to...
  • Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando

    Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando
    The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events present the ninth season of the Emmy- and Peabody award-winning “The Met: Live in HD” series in cinemas beginning this Saturday, Oct. 11, with Giuseppe Verdi’s “Macbeth.” This year's...