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100-plus things to do in October: Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Lakewood Ranch

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 04 Oct 2022
Sarasota Opera presents its first production of Richard Strauss’ comic opera about a social climbing father who tries to buy his way into society by marrying his eldest daughter off to an aristocrat, not realizing the man has his eye on the father’s younger and secretly married daughter ... 12; Sarasota Opera, 61 N.
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10 Biggest Plot Twists In Star Wars History

What Culture 03 Oct 2022
As well as all of the X-Wings, TIE Fighters and Jedi, if there is one thing Star Wars has become well-known for over its 45-year tenure, is its vast number of plot twists. These revelations, with the larger ones tending to appear in the films, are frequent in every corner of the space opera, from comic books and novels, to TV shows and video games.
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On Tap: Orinda Theatre to show award-winning Estonian film

East Bay Times 03 Oct 2022
This bubbly and beloved comic opera by composer Gaetano Donizetti will charm you with laughs and memorable music, featuring one of opera’s greatest tenor arias, “Una furtiva lagrima.” Also, this brand-new production is set just after World War I in a Livermore valley vineyard, complete with the leading soprano as the vineyard’s owner.
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How Easter Rising led to the demise of Carson’s role in politics

Belfast Telegraph 03 Oct 2022
Ulster Unionist Adam Duffin, for example, wrote to his daughter Emma (better known as a wartime nurse) that “we are having a little rebellion here just by way of a change… isn’t it like a comic opera founded on the Wolf[sic] Tone fiasco a hundred years ago?” Daily Headlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter ... Enter email address ... Most Read ... Latest ... .
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Kentuck Festival lineup boasts Grammy-winning singer, Alabama poet laureate

Tuscaloosa News 30 Sep 2022
The 51st annual Kentuck Festival of the Artists will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 16 in Northport's Kentuck Park. Tickets are $10 per day, or $15 for both days ... 15 ... 16 ... 15 ... 16 ... A Comic Opera of the Modern South," which held its world premiere in Huntsville in 2015, with performances in 2017 at CAFe Budapest Arts Festival in Hungary ... .
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Bay Area arts: 7 live shows and fests to see this weekend

The Mercury News 28 Sep 2022
Livermore Valley Opera ... In “The Elixir of Love,” Nemorino’s attraction to the beautiful Adina buoys Donizetti’s comic opera on music of melodic seduction. Livermore Valley Opera, which closed its 30th anniversary season earlier this year with a terrific production of “Otello,” ...
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Hannah Gadsby Returns to Netflix With Multiple-Title Pact

The Hollywood Reporter 27 Sep 2022
The Tasmanian comic, who broke out with stand-up special Nanette, has returned to the streaming giant with a multiple-title deal. The pact includes their third stand-up special for the company as well as a multiple-comic special that will showcase “gender-diverse comedians.”.
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`Otello,’ Rossini’s not Verdi’s, staged in Philadelphia

Federal News Radio 27 Sep 2022
Opera Philadelphia excavated it Friday night at the Academy of Music for its O22 festival in a showcase for tenor Lawrence Brownlee, the company’s artistic adviser ... All the big singers wanted to sing that opera.” ... Opera is trying to catch up ... More known for his comic operas than his dramas, Rossini composed “Otello” as his first three-act work.
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Hannah Gadsby cashes in at Netflix after calling it an ‘amoral algorithm cult’

New York Post 27 Sep 2022
Gadsby’s new deal includes her own hour-long comedy special as well as a multi-comic special, according to Deadline. She will also host and produce the multi-comic special, which is expected to feature international jokesters.
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`Otello,' Rossini's not Verdi's, staged in Philadelphia

North Shore News 26 Sep 2022
Opera Philadelphia excavated it Friday night at the Academy of Music for its O22 festival in a showcase for tenor Lawrence Brownlee, the company’s artistic adviser ... All the big singers wanted to sing that opera.” ... Opera is trying to catch up ... More known for his comic operas than his dramas, Rossini composed “Otello” as his first three-act work.
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On Tap: Fall Fest and BBQ Cook-Off happening Oct. 1 in downtown Antioch

East Bay Times 25 Sep 2022
This bubbly and beloved comic opera by composer Gaetano Donizetti will charm you with laughs and memorable music, featuring one of opera’s greatest tenor arias, “Una furtiva lagrima.” Alos, this brand-new production is set just after World War I in a Livermore valley vineyard, complete with the leading soprano as the vineyard’s owner.
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Erik Brady: The night the future Queen Mum regaled reporters in Buffalo, in a very ...

The Buffalo News 23 Sep 2022
Erik Brady. The Queen Elizabeth Way, as you know, connects Buffalo and Toronto. But do you know for whom it is named?. If you guessed Queen Elizabeth II, whose funeral was this week, you are off by a generation. The QEW is actually named for her mother ... This comic-opera episode came to light in 2006, when Lascelles’ diaries were published ... Catharines.
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Spectacular Italian night due at Saigon Opera House

The Saigon Times 21 Sep 2022
HCMC – On Friday, September 23, the HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present guest artists and others in a concert of exclusively Italian music in the Saigon Opera House, beginning at 8.00 p.m ... Thus, where Italy dominates, opera dominates as well ... Unlike many of Rossini’s operas, this is not a comic work.
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Boston’s classical music season a feast of masterpieces

Boston Herald 18 Sep 2022
The Boston Symphony Orchestra dominates the classical scene in the Hub because, well, it’s arguably the greatest symphony in the world ... The Boston Symphony Orchestra ... 12 ... 2 ... 5 ... In November, the organization presents first-ever complete performances of Mozart’s comic opera “The Marriage of Figaro” featuring titanic talent of operatic soprano Ying Fang.
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The Queen’s favourite film Flash Gordon: Why Her Majesty loved the 1980 sci-fi movie

Metro UK 17 Sep 2022
The Queen was a huge Flash Gordon fan (Picture. Rex/Getty). Little is known about the late Queen Elizabeth II’s movie-watching habits, but one of her favourite films was none other than Flash Gordon ... He explained ... Flash Gordon is a space opera film directed by Mike Hodges, based on a comic strip of the same name ... Latest updates ... AP) ... More ... Got a story?.

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