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  • Gualtier M: I actually saw Pia Zadora at the Metropolitan Room in February 2013 – she is an old... 11:46 AM
  • messa di voce: Farrell the stylistic chameleon – wonderfully idiomatic in everything she sang. 11:30 AM
  • armerjacquino: And Cotrubas, and Hendricks. It’s widely recorded. I’ve never actually heard the... 11:08 AM
  • aulus agerius: All 3 performances sold out well before showtime. 11:01 AM
  • Krunoslav: “the piece has been largely forgotten, except for Leontyne Price’s magical recording of the... 10:59 AM
  • operablogger: RE: Pia Zadora … Let us not forget that her very first film appearance was in one of the... 8:55 AM
  • WindyCityOperaman: Also born on this day in 1655 inventor Bartolomeo Cristofori who is being honored on... 6:40 AM
  • danpatter: I was there today. The seat next to my seat (center, row C on the aisle) was actually vacant for... 2:02 AM
  • phoenix: Coincidentally, I also saw that Huguenotten in Berlin around that same time – with same cast... 8:46 PM
  • Stefan: It is a great house and has great sightlines overall from what I can remember. The Schoenberg had the... 8:00 PM

Provocative ad provokes, surprisingly

“But not everyone is amused. On Twitter, SarahDuggers asked: ‘Is it really po-faced and prudish to find these billboards really vulgar and not very nice?’ …. Vivienne Pattison, director of Mediawatch-UK, said the ad was clever in itself but contributed to the hyper-sexualisation of society.” [Evening Standard]

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