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Opera Pick of the Week On Site Opera’s The Road We Came explores Black music history in New York City with walking tours of Manhattan and Harlem

June 25, 2021

Modern Look A major show at the Met displays the work of the “New Women” who embraced photography in the first half of the 20th century

June 24, 2021

Espresso à Go-Go! Our retrofitted Piaggio Apé brings AIR MAIL and java to you

Classical Music’s Underdog The 24-year-old violinist Randall Goosby has shot to fame on an instrument he named “LeBron”

Christina Quarles The L.A.-based artist’s dreamy, colorful work breaks down complex subjects of gender, race, and identity

Opera Pick of the Week The Opéra de Paris comes back to life with The Satin Slipper, Marc-André Dalbavie’s epic of thwarted desire

June 18, 2021

Every Trick in the Book The magician, professional gambler, and sometime fraudster Steve Forte is spilling his secrets

Pippa Latour de Force She tricked Nazis into spilling their secrets by posing as a chatty teenage soap saleswoman and just celebrated her 100th birthday

Opera Pick of the Week From Houston Grand Opera, a green-screen Hansel and Gretel with TikTok flair

June 11, 2021

La Scala’s Shining Star Remembering the Italian ballerina Carla Fracci, Milan’s star dancer who died last month aged 84

June 4, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week From Toronto’s Opera Atelier, a Niagara of Baroque images for Handel’s The Resurrection

June 4, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week A new production of Aribert Reimann’s Lear premieres at the Bavarian State Opera

May 28, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week Bulgaria’s native son Orlin Anastasov shines in the Sofia Opera’s outdoor Attila

May 21, 2021

Deeper Than the Deep Blue Sea An exhibition at the Fondation Carmignac’s Mediterranean villa focuses on the colors, movement, and creatures of the sea

May 21, 2021

Annie Clark’s 70s Show St. Vincent’s latest album, the 70s-themed Daddy’s Home, is releasing in a wave of bad P.R. It’s so good you’ll listen anyway

Prodigious Young Women From Kate Middleton to Samantha Cameron to Oscar winner Emerald Fennell, what is it about Marlborough College, the leafy British boarding school?

Tyler Mahan Coe The man behind the podcast Cocaine & Rhinestones brought country music and its history to a new generation. Three years later, he’s back

Opera Pick of the Week Anthony Davis commemorates the massacre that rocked Tulsa 100 years ago with Fire Across the Tracks, part of the Tulsa Opera’s pandemic recital program Greenwood Overcomes

May 14, 2021

Diva’s Welcome Back An interview with French composer Marc-André Dalbavie, whose Le Soulier de Satin, based on the play by Paul Claudel, marks the Paris Opera’s reopening

May 14, 2021

Shamier Anderson The actor toughed it out in L.A. until he got his big break. Now he’s giving back with a nonprofit that encourages aspiring actors in Toronto’s inner city

Opera Pick of the Week A digital reboot of the Houston Grand Opera’s Marian’s Song features a libretto by the city’s first Black poet laureate

May 7, 2021

Opera Pick of the Week The Los Angeles Opera mounts a rare revival of Joseph Bologne’s L’Amant Anonyme with a cast from its young-artists program

April 30, 2021