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A ‘vulgar’ gift to Princeton and other commentary

New York Post 20 Apr 2021
The prolific Irish author “often clashed with critics he considered too political.” The “objects of his derision” were “what he called ‘ideologically opportunistic’ theories that, taking a page from Marxism, saw literature as little more than a social construct to be analyzed ...

How SF Opera created its live, drive-in ‘Barber of Seville’

The Mercury News 19 Apr 2021
Designed to be performed on a custom-built stage at the Marin Center, this ambitious production of Rossini’s comic opera opens this weekend for in-person performances while adhering to strict pandemic guidelines ... They’re both impressed with the company’s decision to return to live opera — and with Ozawa’s staging.

SAVAGE HEARTS from Dark Horse to supply readers a little twisted romance

The Beat 15 Apr 2021
The first issue will be canoodling local comic shop shelves July 14 ... That’s why I’m so fortunate to have the support of Dark Horse Comics and editor Brett Israel, whether it’s on fight comic soap operas, raunchy sci-fi mysteries, or sexy jungle romcoms.”.

Bennett, Eugene "Gene"

HJ News 15 Apr 2021
Eugene "Gene" Bennett 10/08/1945 - 04/08/2021 Eugene "Gene" Stocks Bennett of Rigby, Idaho, passed away April 8, 2021, in his home from a fall ... He joined the Army and served most of his time in Germany ... Gene was an active member of Opera Workshop, doing scenes from a variety of serious and comic operas to elementary schools in the area ... ....

Fun the elementary element in Baylor's "Baskerville"

Waco Tribune-Herald 15 Apr 2021
Theater fans know Ludwig for his loving spoofs of opera (“Lend Me A Tenor”) and theater (“Moon Over Buffalo”), and “Baskerville” provides the same blend of wit, comic timing and pacing as those comedies as Holmes and Watson try to deduce who’s killing off the heirs to the Baskerville family fortune.

Opera review: Rarely seen Baroque opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’ staged by Sarasota Opera

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 12 Apr 2021
Sarasota Opera’s production of “Dido and Aeneas,” which opened Sunday, is one to relish as it lingers in your memory. Baroque opera in live performance is rare these days, and one presented with such detail and musical artistry is outright delicious ... Opera Review ... Reviewed April 11, Sarasota Opera House, 61 N.

The wellness man and his rocky road to love | Ross Eric Gibson, Local History

Santa Cruz Sentinel 12 Apr 2021
In 1876, a 22-year-old fresh-faced kid from Ohio visited Santa Cruz, looking for the best place to establish his drug store ... F.D. Scott’s in the Anthony block, and J.J ... Tanner personally drove his own sulky horse “Ko-Ko,” named after the Lord High Executioner in Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1885 comic opera “The Mikado.”.

Best Virtual Bets: Bruce Lee, Cave People, and Lions in Tel Aviv

Houston Press 08 Apr 2021
Up first is La finta semplice, the first comical Italian opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart written when he was just 12 years old. But as NPR notes, “the opera is more than a simple curiosity,” calling it “an uncannily adept examination of the intrigues and ...

Troupe attracts more young people to Chinese Peking Opera

People Daily 31 Mar 2021
Song has also tried to promote Peking Opera by creating modern drama ... In recent years, many variety shows, animation and comic works, as well as other forms of artistic works have tried to expand the audience of Peking Opera by spreading the art through ways that are popular among the public and favored by young people.

Weekend Ticket: Funny man Al Ernst is bringing laughs to AOH, youth poetry, live music

Index-Journal 25 Mar 2021
Pandemic being a party-pooper? Get ready for legit laughs and a night of fun with stand-up comic Al Ernst ... Saturday at Abbeville Opera House ... Abbeville Opera House will be his third in-person show since things have begun reopening after the pandemic pause.

Painted Sky Opera serves up double bill spiced with fast food, cellphones

The Oklahoman 21 Mar 2021
For music fans who have missed dining out during the pandemic, Painted Sky Opera is cooking up a sampler platter of relationship comedy, mixing old and new titles liberally spiced with modern problems ... “‘La Serva Padrona’ is really the first comic opera that we learn about when we talk about opera history.

Charlotte Church looks glamorous in a plunging sequinned gown on Comic Relief as she makes ...

The Daily Mail 20 Mar 2021
And Charlotte Church looked sensational on Friday's Comic Relief 2021 telethon as she made her first TV appearance since giving birth. The mother-of-three, 35, cut a very glamorous figure in a plunging sequinned gown as she offered her expertise in teaching five celebrities to sing opera for charity ... Comic Relief 2021.

Alex Brooker on singing opera live for Comic Relief: ‘I’m a chav – why have they asked me to do this?’

Metro UK 19 Mar 2021
Alex Brooker is gearing up to sing his heart out for Comic Relief (Picture ... The comedian, 36, on chav opera, his mum’s Twitter and not wanting to ruin ‘the most important Comic Relief’. When Comic Relief asked Jennifer Saunders to sing opera for Red Nose Day she told them not to be ridiculous ... Second, there’s nothing about my persona that says opera.

Comic Relief 2021: Time, TV channel, presenters and full schedule

Metro UK 19 Mar 2021
Comic Relief is back for 2021 on March 19 (Picture ... Comic Relief is back for 2021 and despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there’s a huge show planned ... What time is Comic Relief on? ... Jack Lawson/Comic Relief/Getty Images). Comic Relief will start from 7pm and run until 10pm. What channel is Comic Relief on? ... Comic Relief ... Comic Relief 2021.

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