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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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Science Reveals Something Surprising About Metal Fans and Classical Music Lovers
By Jordan Taylor Sloan music.mic.comSunday, September 21, 2014
Classical fans and metal fans are scientifically proven to have identical psychological profiles. And the two forms of music are way more alike than you'd think.
The New York TimesFriday, September 19, 2014
New York City ID Cards Coming With Cultural Benefits
New York City ID Cards Coming With Cultural Benefits
By Michael M. Grynbaum, Robin PogrebinThe New York TimesFriday, September 19, 2014
The municipal identification cards that New York plans to start issuing next year in an effort to make life easier for undocumented immigrants will come with an added benefit so enticing that many others may sign up for them too: an offer of free tickets or discounts at 33 of the city’s leading cultural institutions.
The New York TimesFriday, September 19, 2014
Tibor Rudas Dies at 94; Brought the World the Three Tenors
Tibor Rudas Dies at 94; Brought the World the Three Tenors
By Douglas MartinThe New York TimesFriday, September 19, 2014
Tibor Rudas, an irrepressible impresario who took classical music from concert halls to casinos and from there to baseball stadiums and the Eiffel Tower, helping to propel the Three Tenors to global glory, died on Sept. 8 at his home in Santa Monica. Calif. He was 94.
Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
By StaffBroadway WorldFriday, September 19, 2014
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera.
100 Creatives 2014: John Cramer, Freelance Violinist and Concertmaster at Opera in the Heights
By Maha AhmedHouston PressFriday, September 19, 2014
When John Cramer was 6 years old, he hated the violin. He wanted to play the piano, but his family only owned an old violin that his father played long ago, so he bore with it and followed in his father's footsteps. His mom also sang in a choir, leaving the Cramer household with everything but a shortage of musicality.
Vancouver SunFriday, September 19, 2014
Video: Vancouver Opera's production of Carmen
Video: Vancouver Opera's production of Carmen
By StaffVancouver SunFriday, September 19, 2014
Director Joel Ivany discusses the Vancouver Opera production of Carmen.


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The building is on the same block as the train stop.

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