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  • Box Office: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tied for First in Deadly Halloween Weekend

    "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler" are effectively tied for first place at the box office, providing a little excitement in an otherwise deadly Halloween weekend at the multiplexes. Both films picked up roughly $10.9 million, but a clear leader will only be...
  • 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

    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...
  • Los Angeles Fashion Week: A visual feast at William Bradley

    Los Angeles Fashion Week: A visual feast at William Bradley
    Women's label William Bradley, a recent transplant to the City of Angels, made a noteworthy runway debut at the Los Angeles Fashion Council slate of shows Wednesday. Designer Brad Parnell and partner Rodney Jones launched their line in Tuscaloosa, Ala.,...
  • 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...