Congratulations and best wishes to Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and and economist John Roberts, who will be married tonight at the performing arts center in a ceremony officiated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The gala event (attended by the likes of Renée Fleming, Barbara Cook and Harolyn Blackwell) will mark the first time a Supreme Court member conducts a same-sex marriage ceremony. [Washington Post]
“Renee Fleming and Timothy Jessell arrive for the formal artist’s dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors at the United States Department of State December 4, 2010 in Washington, D.C.”
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Opera Chic reported a couple of days ago that “[t]he Italian mezzo married her longtime boyfriend, big buff Swiss bass-baritone, Oliver Widmer. However, there is no official confirmation of the nuptials, and a closer reading of the Chic’s purported source for the news suggests that Bartoli and her beau are “just good friends,” as we gossips used to say back in the day of tougher libel laws.
But more to the point, what the hell is La Cieca supposed to do now with that gift-wrapped blender?