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Eugene Hyon’s Non-Ephemeral Moments Realized

The highly energized yet, at times, startlingly tranquil exhibition of art photography by native New York photographer, Eugene Hyon, organizer and curator at A Gathering of the Tribes on East 3rd Street in Manhattan, was an ori...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Eugene Onegin on the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013-14 Opening Night

The MET Opera’s opening night performance of Deborah Warner’s production of Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky’s dynamic and passionate opera, on September 23, 2013, retained much of its inherent lyrical beauty and expansive gran...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the MET—Opera Buffa with Enlightening Elegance

This season’s Metropolitan Opera production of Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore is a dynamic and dazzling combination of vocal splendor, bright and engaging acting and compelling staging. With the brilliant and unpa...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Premiere Concert of the Ars Longa Quire – A Generous Gift of Celebration in Song

The premiere concert of the Ars Longa Quire at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, Long Island, NY, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, January 13th, 2013, was a beautifully presented and performed program of uniquely co...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Winter Travel Excursions — Top-Rated Skiing Destinations

World-famous for their expansive, challenging ski slopes and top quality lodges, the rugged ranges of the western states in the USA are ever-popular among both professional and amateur skiers. Whether you are joining friends fo...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Serene Moon Concert by Jiaoyue Lyu: Guqin Recital at Weill Recital Hall

Jiaoyue Lyu, an accomplished Guqin artist and pianist, performed a Guqin concert of exquisite beauty, sensitivity and fine art on June 2nd, 2014, at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in New York City. Having studied and played...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Mexico, the Maldives and Fiji–Intriguing Island and Seaside Destinations

Are you ready for the calm leisure and reassuring warmth of an intriguing island or seaside destination this winter? If so, one of the currently most popular spots is Mexico’s Nuevo Vallarta. With a location just 16 miles to ...
by Ellen Gilmer
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‘The Merry Widow’ at the Metropolitan Opera – A Vibrant New Production for 2014-15

This season’s production of Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe) at the Metropolitan Opera is alight with brilliant colors, joyful dance, flirtatious sensuality and playful humor. The authenticity and opulence...
by Ellen Gilmer
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HEARTBEATS SPEAK in Helen Peterson’s Poetry-Dance Theater Performance

Helen Peterson, dynamic choreographer and poet, will perform HEARTBEATS SPEAK, her original creation of poetry-dance fusion in concert at the Triskelion Arts Theater in Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday, May 4th, 2014. Helen’s unique p...
by Ellen Gilmer
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