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  1. As the Worm SquirmsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | New Urban Legends

    ... of prominent women, such as German model Claudia Schiffer, but probably no one was singled out by it more often than opera singer Maria Callas Callas was indeed afflicted with tapeworms, but not due to any "lose weight quick!" reducing scheme: she ...

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  2. Host Marvin Rosen airs overlooked musical gems on WPRB radioRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    While the standard repertoire - that music heard regularly in concert halls - may have become calcified by the mid-20th century, Rosen experiences music history as open-ended, with worthy contributions being added all the time.

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  3. Ahoy there, search for shipmates begins for upcoming King's Lynn showRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lynn News

    Buoyed up by the success of their last production, West Norfolk Gilbert and Sullivan Society have decided to extend the run of The Pirates of Penzance in a bid to support more charities.

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  4. Opportunities abound for opera singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    ... from Mozart, Bellini, Strauss and others at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. "I am really excited to be involved with Opera Nanaimo as a whole," Young said. "It really seems like it is a really great up-and-coming company on the Island and I think ...

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  5. On Food: Exploring great dishes inspired by great singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bluffton Today

    ... O'Hara with her pistol: I can shoot straight if I don't have to shoot too far. But fortunately, in the world of opera, cooking isn't merely bodily fuel: it's often the composers' and singers' inspiration. What's more, opera has, in turn, been the ...

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  6. Madame Claude and Her High-Profile Client List: John Kennedy, de Gaulle, and OnassisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

    In 1960s Paris she became known as the world's most exclusive madam, whose client list was said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple Rothschilds, and whose beautiful and cultivated girls often went on to marry wealth, power, and prestige.

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  7. The Met's Summer HD Festival Lights Up Lincoln Center Plaza with ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Metropolitan Opera's popular Summer HD Festival returns to Lincoln Center Plaza with screenings of ten acclaimed productions from the Met's Emmy Award-winning Live in HD series, including four new productions from the 2013-14 season: Borodin's Prince Igor starring Ildar Abdrazakov; Verdi's Falstaff conducted by James Levine and starring ... (more)

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  8. Vittorio Grigolo on Getting Young People to the OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    VITTORIO GRIGOLO IS the tenor of the moment. The 37-year-old Italian first made a name for himself singing the key role of Rudolfo in "La BohA me" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 2010 and since then has become the important young male face of the opera world.

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  9. Pl cido Domingo Recovering From Two IllnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    Opera star PlA cido Domingo has been battling both a bladder and respiratory tract infection! Ugh! Poor Placido.

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  10. Skylight Music Theatre to Present la Cenerentola, 9/19-10/5Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Skylight Music Theatre is creating a new production of Rossini's classic opera La Cenerentola.

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  11. Script News: Ring 3D, Chaos, One, MoonfallRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

    ... seven film franchise adaptation of "The Arabian Nights". The Three Tenors Lionsgate has picked up Johnny Rosenthal's opera-themed ensemble comedy spec script "The Three Tenors" and set Patrick Aiello as producer. The story traces the ups and downs ...

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  12. BWW Reviews: dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's MACBETH is Atmospheric and IntimateRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    As an art form, it seems that opera is having a hard time finding its footing with the current generation of young professionals.

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  13. Linda Jo Scott column: Silence, repetition can say so much in musicRead the original story

    Yesterday | Battle Creek Enquirer

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  14. Eating the seasons: what to cook right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Perhaps a specific vegetable, or summer fruits for afters. And it's a safe bet you didn't let whether the food in question was in season put you off.

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  15. Nights of great music and food to match are on the menu in NorthumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    ... autumn, organisers are promising to spread the ambition of the Festival programme even further. Graeme Danby, Heritage Opera and the Northumberland Ranters lead the cast of the Festival, which will run over three weekends in November and includes an ...

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  16. The images of the Great War made a bigger impression each time they were shown at Bilston Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Black Country Bugle

    ... by the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Alderman Charles Mander, and his wife in December 1894, the famous D'Oyly Carte Opera Company performed Gilbert and Sullivan's Utopia Limited. The evening was an outstanding success with many hundreds of people having ...

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  17. Mesmerizing GIFs Use Light and Motion to Visualize SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wired

    Visual artists long have been inspired by music and sound - and vice versa. Themes and concepts from one often infuse the other; well known examples include Kandinsky's Composition 8 , inspired by a performance of Wagner's Lohengrin, or Rachmaninoff's 13 preludes, inspired by Bcklin's_ Die_Heimkehr .

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  18. Licia Albanese, reigning Met soprano of '40s and '50s, diesRead the original story

    Yesterday | TheDay.Com

    Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the doomed geisha in "Madama Butterfly" and other Puccini heroines, died of natural causes Friday in New York.

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  19. Frank Schwelb, civil-rights lawyer who became judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    FRANK SCHWELB, a onetime Justice Department civil-rights lawyer who became a District of Columbia judge for more than three decades, known for his sometimes floridly written judicial decisions, died last week at a Washington hospital.

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  20. Desert Foothills Theater kicks off 40th season with Lend Me a Tenor running Sept. 5 a " 14Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sonoran News

    ... classic comedy elements but borders on farce. And while it is not a musical, we will have a few characters sing some opera from Verdi's Don Carlo, as well as from Othello. Timing will be a challenge to cast members, as they go in and out of doors in ...

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