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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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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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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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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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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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‘Serene Moon’: Jiaoyue Lyu Performs Vibrant Guqin and Zhu Recital at Lincoln Center

In her recent concert in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening, October 29, 2016, Jiaoyue Lyu enchanted and entranced her audience with a program rich in traditional Chinese poetic music selectio...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Flags at the Entrance of the International Academy of New York on East 90th Street, New York, NY

Inspiring Interview with Shelley Borror Jackson, Head, International Academy of New York

This interview session with Shelley Borror Jackson, Head of the International Academy of New York, located in Manhattan, offered the marvelous opportunity to discover more about this diverse, global approach to childhood educat...
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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Offenbach's 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann at the MET Opera, 2017-18 Season

‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ Production for the MET Opera 2017-18 Season

The current Metropolitan Opera production of Les Contes d'Hoffman from composer Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880), is expertly performed by an outstanding cast and the MET orchestra, led by conductor Johannes Debus. This production...
by Ellen Gilmer
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