Testing kindergarteners is debated, as the U.S. Department of Education weighs a new grant program.
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An audience of more than 150 kindergarteners at Highland Elementary School recently enjoyed a performance by The Puppet People, a husband-and-wife puppeteer team from Schenectady.
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If Wagner had had his way, millions of opera lovers wouldn't be able to flock to movie theaters around the world next Saturday to see the new Metropolitan Opera production of "Parsifal." The Met can take credit for breaking the ban in December 1903, more than two decades after the Bayreuth premiere, when it introduced the work to the United States, where the Wagner family...
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LONDON (Reuters) - Frankfurt Opera was crowned the world's best opera company on Monday at the inaugural International Opera Awards which were set up to promote opera to a wider audience as it comes under increasing financial pressure.
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“It’s comedy-club ambiance on the stage of the Civic Opera House,” says Lyric Opera general director Anthony Freud of The Second City Guide to the Opera.The current collaboration of Lyric Opera of Chicago ...
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The Canadian Opera Company premiered them in 1983, and since then audiences have been guided through an opera's libretto in their native tongue. Despite occasional poor translations, technical glitches and some directors' resistance to them, they have become standard and popular at almost every opera."Celluloid condoms between the audience and the immediate gratification of...
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Kasper Holten of The Royal Opera House makes an impassioned plea about why opera is for everyone.
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State health officials say more Washington kindergarten students are getting the vaccines they need before entering school.The Health Department says 85.5 percent of kindergarteners had all their vaccines required for school before starting this current school year. That's a 1 percent increase from the previous school year.
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The musical director of the prestigious Vienna State Opera is treated in hospital after collapsing with back pain while conducting a Wagner opera on Sunday.
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Thirteen opera companies across the United States will share $300,000 in grants awarded by Opera America in the first year of its new Building Opera Audiences program.
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