Cher Public

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  • redbear: This is from The Guardian site about 5 hours ago: Fears over Bayreuth opera festival Germany’s legendary Bayreuth opera festival... 5:06 AM
  • redbear: They could change but they don’t because of reams of the mindless who vote regardless. 4:34 AM
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  • Sanford: Well, here;s the original, Patricia Elliot. She died last December after a long career on One Life To Live as Renee Buchanan and... 3:00 AM

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 »