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  • Classical music: See opera on screen and stage

    While many orchestras and ensembles have taken the summer off, opera fans need not despair since there is a lot going on, both on-screen and on at least one local stage. The Met Opera summer simulcast encores at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown begin...
  • John Adams decries cancellation of 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcast

    John Adams decries cancellation of 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcast
    Composer John Adams has decried the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel a cinematic broadcast of his opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," saying that it goes against artistic freedom of expression. The live broadcast, originally set for Nov. 15 on...
  • Metropolitan Opera cancels 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcasts

    Metropolitan Opera cancels 'Klinghoffer' cinema broadcasts
    Officials at the Metropolitan Opera in New York have canceled the company's live cinema broadcast of its upcoming production of John Adams' controversial "The Death of Klinghoffer," citing an "outpouring of concern" that the transmission might incite...
  • NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision

     NY Phil Biennial laudable, yet in need of curatorial vision
    NEW YORK — A biennial, as practiced by the art world, is a devotion, a talking stock every other year. It is also pure catnip for a culture maven hooked on being up-to-date. The New York Philharmonic is now the first major orchestra to emulate the...
  • Gustave Tassell dies at 88; Jackie Kennedy wore his designs

    Gustave Tassell dies at 88; Jackie Kennedy wore his designs
    Gustave Tassell, a California designer who became a fashion star in the early 1960s with starkly refined clothes that appealed to women like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greer Garson and Princess Grace of Monaco, has died. He was 88. A contemporary of...
  • What should Jimmy Fallon do in Orlando?

    What should Jimmy Fallon do in Orlando?
    Welcome to Orlando, Jimmy Fallon. We know you'll be busy producing episodes of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" at Universal Studios in Orlando from June 16-19, but we hope you'll have time to check out other cool spots in Central Florida. Yeah,...
  • Madonna and the Met Gala: Anna Wintour said 'Not this year'?

    Madonna and the Met Gala: Anna Wintour said 'Not this year'?
    Was Madonna even invited to the Met Gala this year? Doesn't much matter, as the pop star made her presence known via social media instead, invoking the name of event hostess and Vogue editor Anna Wintour.  "What i wanted to wear to Met Ball but Anna...
  • Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

     Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia
    The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena announced that it will return an ancient statue acquired nearly 40 years ago to Cambodia, after talks with government officials seeking the repatriation of antiquities it believes were looted from ancient sites....
  • Rihanna's Met Ball after-party gown dips low in back -- verrry low

    Rihanna's Met Ball after-party gown dips low in back -- verrry low
    Rihanna wore a white, midriff-baring Stella McCartney gown to Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala -- aka the Met Ball. Afterward, she slipped into something a little more daring to host an afterparty: a shiny gown, high-necked...
  • Met Costume Institute Gala: Beyond fashion indeed

    When Kim Kardashian, in a draped petrol blue Lanvin gown, is one of the best dressed, you know it was a crazy night. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" was beyond fashion...
  • West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala

    West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (both in Lanvin) were among the well-heeled and the genteel that turned out for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala benefit for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," on Monday in New...
  • Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez reunite at Met Gala, post a dance video

    Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez reunite at Met Gala, post a dance video
    BFFs again? Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez went into bestie mode at Monday's Met Gala after-party, leading many to believe that the pair were no longer on the outs. The country crooner and former Disney diva were thought to have had a falling out given...