Westport’s Tivoli Cinemas, one of the metro’s last art houses, closed its doors Friday after 36 years of operation.
The cinema was a haven for small, independent artistic films that weren’t traditionally played in mainstream movie theaters. The Tivoli sought exclusive runs for films that were not being screened at any nearby cinemas, which eventually became more of an obstacle for the theater and less of a selling point.
According to Mitch Brian, a UMKC film professor who has held classes at t..
The allure of Canada’s north, and the quest for a Northwest Passage connecting the country’s east and west coasts by way of the arctic, “lies at the root of our national identity,” says Dr. Robyn Woodward, professor of archeology at Simon Fraser University.
For the crew members who followed Sir John Franklin in 1845, it was a death wish.
The history of Franklin’s expedition, and the mystery behind the disappearance of two ships and 134 men, is part of a new exhibit at the Alberni Valley Museum..
What to KnowThe Met’s latest exhibit, “Play It Loud,” opened April 8 and features instruments once played by rock’s most famous names.In the exhibit, you’ll find iconic instruments like the Beatles’ drum set and Jimi Hendrix’s Gibson Flying V guitar. The exhibit will run until October 1. The instruments used to record and play some of the most recognizable songs in the world are on show right now at The Met.
The museum's latest exhibit, “Play It Loud,” opened April 8 and features instrument..
Have you ever smashed a glass with your voice?
Neither have most singers from Stonington-based Salt Marsh Opera, but they've heard the question before from the fifth and sixth graders in local schools who over the past seven years have been attending workshops and performances of world-renowned operas for free.
It's all part of Salt Marsh's education programming that will culminate this year in a condensed one-hour performance of Mozart's "Magic Flute" in English on April 22 ..
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND—According to a report in The Guardian, scientists have reconstructed the face of a dog that lived on Mainland, the largest of the Orkney Islands, some 4,500 years ago. Unearthed in 1901, its skull was one of 24 dog skulls that were deposited in a chambered cairn known as Cuween Hill some 500 years after the tomb was built. The animal, though domesticated, retained some wolf-like characteristics, and stood about as tall as a large collie. “People have speculated as to whether ..
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A handful of Hollywood celebrities have already started donating to Democratic presidential candidates for the 2020 election.
Celebrities have historically flocked to Democrats over Republicans.
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Many celebrities are politically active and try to make themselves more involved as campaign cycles heat up.
The 2020 presidential election is no different, as a handful of Hollywood A-listers have alr..
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In the story, Trump discovers his twin brother in China. The author says his opera has no serious political meaning. He just knew using Trump would grab attention.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with an advance in culture. In Hong Kong, an opera features a man with a red tie and an enormous, blond wig.
(SOUNDBITE OF OPERA, "TRUMP ON SHOW")
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR: (As character) Mr. Donald Trump.
(SOUNDBITE OF GONG BANGING)
INSKEEP: The character Donald Trump e..
15 April 2019
COMPOSER ELLEN REID'S p r i s m, a dramatically and sonically daring opera about the effects of sexual and emotional abuse, has won this year's Pulitzer Prize for music.
The work, which features libretto by Roxie Perkins, had its world premiere in November 2018 as part of LA Opera's Off Grand initiative before coming to New York in January as part of the 2019 Prototype Festival. Produced by Beth Morrison Projects in association with Trinity Church Wall Street, p ..
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