Cher Public

Keep it gay

Our Own Joel Rozen in Slate ponders the “good gay vs. bad gay” politics of Zachary Woolfe‘s New York Times celebration of Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

NYCO announces tentative plans to enter limbo

Three weeks before its orchestra contract expires, and more than a month overdue to announce its 2011-2012 season, the New York City Opera’s honchos have decides this is a good time to “ponder” the future of the company, give the whole organization a “top-to-bottom review” and maybe change venues, or, then again, maybe not. None of this is news to you, of course. So, while they ponder, maybe George Steel can talk General Zod into kicking a few million dollars into the kitty. [Wall Street Journal]