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"I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky": Opera Review

The 1994 Northridge earthquake is evoked in the Southern California premiere of this little-seen opera by John Adams and the poet June Jordanread more.....»»

Category: musicSource: hollywoodreporterMar 14th, 2019

BSkyB Set to Buy Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Creating Pan-European Pay-TV Giant

U.K. satcaster BSkyB is expected to announce deals worth up to $12 billion to acquire Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia on Friday, which would create a pan-European pay TV giant. The new entity, which observers are referring to as Sky Europe, would have 19 m.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 6th, 2019

Opera director Kasper Holten to leave Royal Opera in 2017

Danish stage director Kasper Holten will step down as director of opera at the Royal Opera House at the end of March 2017 to spend more time with his family in Copenhagen, the ROH said on Wednesday. Holten, 42, became director of Britain's premiere opera .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooDec 10th, 2015

Ceiling collapse kills one on Martin Scorsese set in Taiwan

(Reuters) - One person died and two were injured on Thursday when a ceiling collapsed on the set in Taiwan of Martin Scorsese's upcoming film "Silence," a spokeswoman for the production said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 2nd, 2015
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Hillary Clinton Puts a "Crack in That Glass Ceiling" to Conclude Day Two of DNC

"I can't believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet!"read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterJul 27th, 2016

AUDIO: Curious re-opens after ceiling collapse

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has re-opened in the West End after it was put on hold because of the Apollo theatre ceiling collapse last December......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJul 9th, 2014

Yes, he’s dancing on the ceiling

MOVE over Lionel Richie. Inventor Colin Furze has become the first man to bust moves on the ceiling, thanks to inspiration from the X-Men......»»

Category: moviesSource: news.auMay 29th, 2014

Apollo/Opera Philadelphia present opera about Charlie Parker

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater and Opera Philadelphia will present the theater's first opera in the spring — a work about jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJan 21st, 2017

Montreal opera to stage Pink Floyd"s "The Wall"

The Montreal Opera will turn Pink Floyd's hit album "The Wall" into an opera, the troupe announced on Thursday together with one of the rock group's founding members. The opera will debut in 2017 to mark the city's 375th anniversa.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMar 4th, 2016

Charlie Parker, jazz legend, returns as opera hero

Opera has not been generous in its portrayal of people of color, with few identifiably non-white leading roles in the classical repertoire. The opera, "Yardbird," which opens Friday at Opera Philadelphia, offers a rare modern, black role in oper.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJun 14th, 2015

Placido Domingo revives Woody Allen Puccini opera

Placido Domingo will star in a return to Los Angeles of Woody Allen's first opera production, Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi," the opera house said. Allen first staged "Gianni Schicchi" at the Los Angeles Opera in 2008, adapting .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 29th, 2015

Vienna State Opera, ditched by star conductors, soldiers on

By Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) - Not many opera seasons start off as dramatically as this year's did at the Vienna State Opera with two star conductors storming off, but the opera's director Dominique Meyer wants to put that behind him. The.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooOct 11th, 2014

Watch the entire first act of the Mario Opera

Jonathan Mann, the musician who created the Mario Opera nearly a decade ago, has put the rock opera's first act on YouTube as part of a retrospective on the show. First performed over four nights in May 2005, the Mario Opera was Mann's tribute .....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooMar 17th, 2019

NY opera cancels live screening over anti-Semitic fears

New York's Metropolitan Opera said Tuesday it had scrapped a live cinema broadcast of an American opera inspired by a 1985 Palestinian hijacking over fears that it might fan anti-Semitism. Avant-garde American composer John Adams wrote the opera &quo.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJun 17th, 2014

Meet Sky, One Of The Fluffiest & Most Handsome Felines On Instagram

Sky, a male ragdoll cat, has been getting a lot of attention on Instagram and the media for his beautiful white fur and gorgeous blue eyes. With over 40,000 followers, Sky basks in the spotligh........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseMar 18th, 2016

Fetty Wap"s Ex-GF Alexis Sky Accuses HIM of Leaking Sex Tape (DOCUMENT & AUDIO)

Fetty Wap or his current chick is responsible for leaking his sex tape with ex-gf Alexis Sky, according to Alexis, anyway ... who's now issuing her own legal threats. TMZ obtained a copy of the cease and desist letter Sky's attorney fired off.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJan 11th, 2017

Sky Italy Content Chief Andrea Scrosati On What Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Young Pope’ Means For Italian TV And Sky’s Ambit

Andrea Scrosati is chief of content for Sky Italy, part of Fox-controlled pan-European pay-TV operation Sky which has more than 25 million subscribers. They are the driving force behind Paolo Sorrentino’s now-in-production TV series “The Young Pope,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 7th, 2015

BSkyB To Acquire Fox’s Sky Italia & Deutschland Stakes, Create European Giant

As expected, BSkyB said this morning that it will create “a world-class multinational pay TV business” with the acquisition of 100% of Sky Italia and 57.4% of Sky Deutschland. The UK’s leading pay-TV player has acquired the stakes from R.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 25th, 2014

European Pay TV Giant Sky to Double Investment in Non-Sport Content in Five Years

LONDON — European pay TV giant Sky will double its investment in non-sport content over the next five years, Gary Davey, the company’s managing director of content, said Thursday. Davey, who launched Sky 27 years ago when he was managing director,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 5th, 2016