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  • All-knowing Earth Goddess: The whole Trump should not be profoundly disturbing, as commentator no. 1 wrote above. Under Pres. Trump our... 3:03 PM
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  • brackweaver: I’ve been listening. 1:51 PM

Petered out

Daniel Wakin reports that “WQXR pulled a blog posting critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle last month after the Met’s general manager, Peter Gelb, personally complained to the radio station’s top executive…. The Met has a small sponsorship arrangement with WQXR, which for decades has broadcast live Met performances on Saturdays.”   Read more »

The shop around the corner

La Cieca’s lovely and talented colleague Olivia Giovetti takes on the Met’s gift shop in the latest installment of her WQX-Aria blog. La Cieca herself is of at the very least two minds about the changes to the gift shop, but she’ll invite you, the cher public, to chew on this issue before starts gnawing on the bone.