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  • The royals are coming: Will and Kate to visit New York in December

    The royals are coming: Will and Kate to visit New York in December
    William and Catherine are crossing the pond again -- the royal couple is heading to the Big Apple in December. Let the royal photo ops begin. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be in New York from Dec. 7 to 9, palace officials announced on Friday....
  • 'I hope another Kim Kardashian comes along,' says ... Anna Wintour?

    'I hope another Kim Kardashian comes along,' says ... Anna Wintour?
    While many are screaming, "Enough Kim Kardashian!," Anna Wintour just said practically the opposite. "I hope another Kim Kardashian comes along this year!," the Vogue editor said (via Fashionista) at a talk with fashion journalist Alina Cho at the...
  • 'The Goldfinch' movie nets 'Tinker Tailor' scribe Peter Straughan

    'The Goldfinch' movie nets 'Tinker Tailor' scribe Peter Straughan
    "The Goldfinch" has found its screenwriter. Peter Straughan is set to pen the adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller for Warner Bros. Straughan previously co-wrote "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," based on the 1974 John le Carre spy...
  • 'A Charlie Brown Christmas,' at 50, is beloved by Lehigh Valley residents

    "A Charlie Brown Christmas" has been an important part of Susan Steiner's holidays for 50 years. "My husband and I watched it as teens," says Steiner of Allentown. "We watched it numerous times each Christmas season with our three daughters, and now...
  • 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...