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Thursday Aug 14 | BroadcastNewsroom

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE!, Swings on...

Brand new special presentation of PBS Arts Fall Festival features the collaboration between the two generation-spanning musical artists celebrating jazz music & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! -- featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and soloperformances -- will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances , , each song was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Classical, Arts, Opera, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra

Sat Aug 09, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Apocalypse Wow: Hydrogen Jukebox at West Edge Opera

Can the idea of an impending apocalypse somehow alleviate human suffering? The visionary American poet Allen Ginsberg has suggested such a possibility underlies Hydrogen Jukebox , a chamber opera or "melodrama" that Ginsberg created with the composer Philip Glass.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Howl, Classical

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFGate

'Hydrogen Jukebox' review: splendid, opera or not

The question of genre has rarely felt so sublimely beside the point as it did on Sunday afternoon, during the beautiful and unforgettable opening performance of "Hydrogen Jukebox" at West Edge Opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Howl, Classical, Poetry, Berkeley, CA, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

EDGE

'Othello' and 'The Stonecutters' :: Two From Goldenthal

The theatre is a very expensive place to work in, or as composer Philip Glass put it, "Opera companies are always raising money because every time the curtain goes up they're losing money, even with 'Carmen.'

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Opera, Ballet, Elliot Goldenthal, Symphony

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

The Wizards: The men behind OZ's curtains

Steam from a late afternoon thunderstorm is still rising off the pavement outside OZ Nashville, the city's new contemporary arts player, as guests begin to arrive one evening in late June.

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Related Topix: Classical

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