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  • bluecabochon: Check the HD schedule for showings in the US, Evenhanded – if you live stateside –... 7:23 PM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: ‘bone’ , natch… 7:18 PM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: aj, did you read Philip Collins (aka Phyllis Stein), the Times columnist on Tuesday?... 7:17 PM
  • Evenhanded: Well. Brilliant review. Thank you for sharing – I cannot wait to see this (presumably, once... 7:13 PM
  • Batty Masetto: As is “he sort of paddled in it” and “the best angry dancing since Billy... 7:12 PM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=c4oH d6hPOYQ You know how I adore some “flawed̶ 1;... 6:44 PM
  • JohninSeattle: LEOPARDSKIN MAKEUP BAGS, PEOPLE That, alone, is worthy of our esteem. 6:35 PM
  • armerjacquino: Back from the HD of CHENIER and if that performance doesn’t become everyone̵... 6:18 PM
  • Chester: What about the Rousset recording with its starry cast (Sabbatini, Dessay, Bartoli, Asawa, Piau,... 6:14 PM
  • Krunoslav: thank you spiderman yes, virtually all the queens ( but me) screamed and yelled at her ridiculous... 6:05 PM

Behind the red curtain

It was indeed a curious sensation  making a late morning trek to East 59th Street, a block devoted to showro0ms for bizarre upscale furniture and lighting fixtures, and then to enter a boutique cinema specializing in Hindi films (the big coming attraction right now is Desi Boyz) — and all this before sitting down in an auditiorium half- full of retirees to see a live performance of Don Giovanni from La Scala. That it worked as a Mozart experience I think can be chalked up to two factors: Robert Carsen‘s production and the constantly improving (if still imperfect) HD technology.  Read more »