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Gray lady

Denigrating myths about opera abound, but one of the most enduring is the myth that Der Rosenkavalier is about an aging woman who must graciously renounce sexual love, leaving it to the young. (Photo: Ken Howard)

Fire and Ice

“Don’t listen to a Romanian man who says he prefers a ‘natural’ woman,” says Gheorghiu. “He might think he likes a woman without any makeup, but what does he know? With a little mascara and red lipstick, trust me, he will like you even more!” [More Magazine]