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100 worst TV shows of all time, according to IMDb

Dothan Eagle 21 May 2022
From soap operas like “The Bold and the Beautiful” to competition shows like “The Biggest Loser” and everything in between, these are hands down the worst series on television ...Flash Gordon” was a mid-’00s series based on the space opera comic strip of the same name as well as previous large- and small-screen versions of the show.

Michael White’s classical news: Sir James MacMillan; HGO; Salon Music; Samson et Dalila; Dame Jane Glover

Islington Tribune 20 May 2022
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas is a short opera but a great work ... The company now called HGO (formerly Hampstead Garden Opera) have a new production running with another baroque miniature, Blow’s Venus and Adonis, at the Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone, May 20-29.

The End of Riverdale's Ridiculousness Is Nigh

Gizmodo 19 May 2022
... dark soap opera spin on the Archie comics, but has increasingly….

‘Riverdale’ to end with upcoming seventh season

Finger Lakes Times 19 May 2022
Riverdale” is closing down. The hit CW series will wrap with its upcoming seventh season, the network announced Thursday, calling it quits on one of its most popular shows ... The show is based on the iconic Archie Comics series, with Apa starring as Archie, but heightened to soap opera levels ... ———. .

HBSO to hold friendship concert next week

The Saigon Times 18 May 2022
HCMC – The HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a Friendship Concert in collaboration with the Vietnam-US Friendship Association in HCMC in the Saigon Opera House on May 28 ... It is a comic and satirical opera, and its overture contains, near the end, the famous Can-can.

#75. ‘Flash Gordon: A Modern Space Opera’

The Pantagraph 17 May 2022
- IMDb user rating. 4.7- Years on the air. 2007–2008Loosely based on the Flash Gordon comics, the sci-fi series “Flash Gordon. A Modern Space Opera” follows the superhero as he embarks on a journey to another dimension and fights against ... .

Classical Notes: Onetime food critic now reimagining comic opera

Times Union 15 May 2022
In one of the chamber ensemble’s most high profile and ambitious outings, the 2018 commissioned opera “Aleda ... Their latest collaboration is an English-language production of “The Ship’s Captain,” a one-act comic opera from 1817 by Carl August Blum.

Around Burlington: Rough river trip north a journey of survival

The Hawk Eye 15 May 2022
It was a strange looking craft raising steam at the St. Louis levee on an April morning in 1823 ... Paul, Minnesota ... But the most unusual passenger was Giacomo Costantino Beltrami, a comic-opera type figure who was on a “pilgrimage” after being exiled from his native Italy for being on the wrong side as his nation struggled for independence.

Putin’s escalation of war: More ugly and emotional

Times Union 15 May 2022
Vladimir Putin is running out of time and history. He turns 70 this fall. His days of bare-chested horseback riding are over ... He appears now as a comic opera old-timey villain often at freakishly long tables dripping with gilt, where he sits alone far removed from all human contact either through fear of COVID or assassination ... Complicated and messy ... .

Opera Southwest announces 2022-23 season

Albuquerque Journal 14 May 2022
Opera Southwest will celebrate its 50th anniversary wrapped in a season of classic, comic and resurrected operas starring a werewolf and Zorro ... It was the first opera written by a woman to have been professionally produced ... The rarely-heard comic opera contains some of the composer’s most colorful orchestral writing.

Things to Do in Miami: Florida Grand Opera’s "Agrippina" at Scottish Rite Temple

Miami New Times 12 May 2022
Danis says Agrippina, with all its comedy and drama, lends itself to the idea of a play-within-a-play type concept, or in this case, an opera-within-a-film. In fact, New York’s Metropolitan Opera took a different spin on Agrippina in its 2019-2020 season, placing the baroque black comedy in the present day, full of power games and sexual politics.

The week in classical: Don Pasquale; Holst’s Sāvitri

The Observer 08 May 2022
Damiano Michieletto’s stylish and updated staging, new for the Royal Opera House in 2019, was a turning point. With Bryn Terfel masterly and comic in the title role, and a cast that had its own potent chemistry, I finally got it ... Don Pasquale is at the Royal Opera House, London, until 20 May.

Virginia Chittenden Pierpont

Republican American 08 May 2022
ESSEX – Virginia Chittenden Pierpont, 93, of Essex, passed away on May 3, 2022, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Nathan M. Pierpont for 58 years. Virginia (Ginny) was born on Oct ... Ginny attended St ... and Mrs. Comic Opera Group of Middlebury, performing Gilbert and Sullivan and other musicals over the years ... .

Lost & Found by Kathryn Schulz review – reflections on grief and falling in love

The Observer 05 May 2022
Lost & Found, as befits a book about contrasts, is something of a hybrid ... It also veers between two distinct modes ... She sees his incurable habit of losing things as “the comic-opera version of the series of losses that shaped his childhood … one that was defined by an extraordinary degree by loss” ... If so, she needn’t have worried ... .

Things to do in the Attleboro area and beyond

The Sun Chronicle 05 May 2022
Fun murder-mystery on tap in Attleboro ... In the comic murder-mystery, a powerful millionaire invites members of his soap opera cast and crew to his mansion for a new murder mystery game he created, but it becomes deadly when thihost is discovered stabbed in the neck with a dart. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets ... Easton ... .

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