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New operas don't often score knock-outs. But, if crowd response were the determining factor, "Approaching Ali" sure sounded like a champion Saturday night at the Kennedy Center, where Washington National Opera presented the premiere of this hour-long...
McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe great African-American comedian and actor Richard Pryor died of a heart attack at age 65 in 2005. By then, Pryor who had mostly retreated from public life after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1986 had spent his final decade in seclusion....
Announcement related to death penalty repeal planned Friday BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore County states attorney is joining a state lawmaker at an announcement related to Marylands recent repeal of the death penalty. Scott Shellenberger is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro is looking for singers, dancers and musicians to entertain at summer performances outside select stations. Metro's Art in Transit Program is holding auditions for the "MetroPerforms!" program on June 4 at its headquarters...
In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera." The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
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VarietyComedian Carol Burnett has been selected by Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 20 at a kudofest to be broadcast on PBS stations Oct. 30. Per its time-honored format,...
Time was when American opera companies considered musicals as suspect artifacts from another planet, hardly worthy of serious attention -- not even on a par with the operettas those companies would occasionally stage when they needed a box office lift....
Got your umbrella? On a rainy day, grab an umbrella and go to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. "Nobody's there," reports 11-year-old Sean, who is from suburban Virginia and was one of the local and visiting kids we interviewed for my new "Kid's...
Broadway luminary Barbara Cook is in for a treat. During her one-night-only performance at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday, she will be presented with a birthday card. Yes, birthday cards are common, but not ones filled with...
Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
email@example.comTamara Nuzzaci Park is leaving her job as executive director of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra next month. Park, who was hired for the position in August 2011, said the MSO’s board of directors has formed a search committee to look for her...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Culture, Arturo Toscanini
Orlando native Isai Jess Muñoz will be performing the role of "Goro" in the Orlando Philarmonic upcoming production of Puccini’s opera, Madama Butterfly. Muñoz has appeared with opera companies around the country, including The New York City...
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