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29 min ago | Forbes.com

Dear CMO: Your Recruiting Is Killing Your Brand

I was a Fortune 500 HR SVP for ten million years, but I was an opera singer before I ever heard the term HR.

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Related Topix: Arts, Social Software, Marketing, Business News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

SNLC, Vol. CDXLI/UDKCJ 34: Metropolitan Opera Pre-Labor Day Edition

Regular readers of SNLC know that self occasionally likes to do a mash-up series that also covers the Metropolitan Opera's HD-movie casts of live performances from the Met stage in NYC.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Blog News, US News, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

In Tune with Tenor George Komsky - at the Napa Valley Opera House, 9/7

Tenor George Komsky shines among classically trained singers who are defining their niche in the developing market of Pop/Opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Caruso, Classical, Donizetti, Opera, Chris Botti, Jazz, Napa, CA

The Riverdale Press

For a Bronx composer, opera rises out of identity struggles

Readers of The New York Times were moved by a 2008 piece following a New Jersey man whose wife and children supported his decision to become a woman.

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Related Topix: Arts, Transgender

The Daily Democrat

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Arts, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Paul, The Expendables

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Opera returns in spectacular setting for charity

ARIAS will ring out through the Hambleden Valley from next week as a rural farm is transformed into an opera venue for charity.

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Related Topix: Arts, Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Offenbach, Opera

Towleroad

Opera Singer Fired For Facebook Rant Against Drag Queen: VIDEO

Opera singer Valerian Ruminski [pictured below] does not like men decorating their nails.

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Related Topix: Arts, Social Software

Marina Times

Fashion, fun and philanthropy: The fall fundraising season begins

Summer's over. You're back from that final vacation, you've finished that last novel, and your tan is finally fading.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts, Fashion, Designers, Calvin Klein, Diesel

CBS Local

'Di Wu Plays Mendelssohn'

"Di Wu, she's an up and coming, just wonderful rising star. She was a Van Cliburn winner, which is a very important international piano competition and is just a sensational pianist, and we're super lucky to have her," explains Executive Director Janelle McCoy.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Dean Corey, former artistic director of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Arts, Classical, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentMeet opera's power couple

But then The Times of London upped the ante and described Ailyn PA©rez and Stephen Costello as the "Jay Z and BeyoncA© of Opera."

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SFGate

S.F. Symphony, Opera in gala countdown

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Video Games

KUOW-FM Seattle

Kathleen's Encore: Former Opera Singer Says 'Having It All Is Highly Overrated'

Kathleen Gillette has had a passion for singing for as long as she can remember.

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Related Topix: Dance, Gillette, Arts, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera

Examiner.com

Carlisle Floyd discusses the narrative dimension of opera

Yesterday evening San Francisco Opera presented the first Insight Panel of the its 2014-15 season.

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Los Angeles Times

Operalia competition narrows field to 13 finalists

Placido Domingo attends an Aug. 26 event for the 2014 Operalia competition at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Placido Domingo, Arts, Entertainment

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Acclaimed opera singer's antiques go on the auction block

She was an acclaimed New York opera singer in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s who led a double life: as an artist and, with her husband, a collector of rare antiques, books and art.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fairmont, WV, West Virginia University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WETA-TV Arlington

Classical WETA Opera House: Die Frau ohne Schatten

Johan Botha ; Emily Magee ; Michaela Schuster ; Johan Reuter ; Elena Pankratova ; Jeremy White ; Hubert Francis ; Ashley Holland Once, the Emperor of the South Eastern Islands was hunting with his falcon and pursued a white gazelle.

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Opera News

Thirteen Singers Enter Final Round of Pl cido Domingo's Operalia...

Operalia, the international opera competition founded in 1993 by PlA cido Domingo to identify and launch the careers of emerging young singers, has announced the list of finalists for this year's competition.

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Related Topix: Domingo, Opera, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Stunning New Images from the Phantom of the Opera at the Broward Centre

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber 's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber 's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the most successful musical of all time, will go on sale September 12, 2014 at 10a.m. for the Fort Lauderdale engagement at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Washington Post

Peking Opera has the right moves, if not the best sounds

Chinese opera's origins far predate European opera but the templates for Peking Opera as it's practiced today were fixed only in the early 19th century.

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