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  • Round-Up: Gagosian's sushi, Duchamp's urinal, George Lucas' museum

    A stash of free photos, the art repatriation debate reignited, Larry Gagosian’s sushi gets reviewed and George Lucas’ museum unveils its initial design schematic. Plus: the literary roots of Cheviot Hills, the controversy behind Marcel...
  • The death of opera

    The politics of emotion must appear To be an intellectual structure. The cause Creates a logic not to be distinguished From lunacy. --Wallace Stevens, "Esthetique du Mal" ... If opera were a game of Clue, the solution to this case would be...
  • Roundup: A restored Adam, LACMA's big gift, new museum for O.C.

    Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...
  • Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art

    Getty's James Cuno defends museums' right to keep ancient art
    James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, is back in the fray over whether antiquities and other prized artifacts from Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cradles of Western civilization should remain in museum collections in America, Great Britain...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met

    Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met
    In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, grew in scope and stature over the early years of the 20th century,...