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  1. A beautiful danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Joseph Schmidt. "He was exiled by Nazis. I made a solo about his life and work. After that, I did a solo about Maria Callas and the last one was about Judy Garland. They are three very different characters, each with a biography that I wanted to ...


  2. MoreRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Art Daily

    ... Lollobrigida (with her spectacular pearl pendant earrings sold at Sotheby's Geneva in May 2013), and Opera Diva Maria Callas. Pearls are also an essential part of Indian royal jewellery, such as the famous Baroda Pearls of the Maharaja and Maharani ...


  3. Rufus Wainwright presents Prima Donna: A Symphonic Visual ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    ... to the stage and regain her former years of greatness, was inspired by the BBC Lord Harewood interviews with Maria Callas in her later years. For the concert adaptation, Wainwright reconfigured the music he composed for the Opera, and scheduled the ...


  4. The 15 best plays of the 2014-15 theater seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | OnMilwaukee

    ... its season with the oft-performed "Master Class," the almost one-woman show about the life of opera singer Maria Callas. This is a role Angela Iannone was born to play, and she reaches new heights, capturing all the moodiness, humor and genius of ...


  5. Jane Seymour's story on Who Do You Think You Are? Christopher Stevens reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

    Decorated Green Beret is kicked out of U.S. Special Forces after 'shoving' Afghan police commander who 'raped boy, 12, and beat up his mother when she reported the crime' Four gay couples SUE the state of Mississippi for banning same-sex partners from adopting in the hopes of overturning the 'outdated' and 'discriminatory' law Bond girl Jane and a cruel family tragedy as raw as a Polish winter: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV Jane Seymour has played opera diva Maria Callas, French queen Marie Antoinette and been a Bond girl - but her own story trumped them all, in Who Do You Think You Are? Jane Seymour has played opera diva Maria Callas and French queen Marie Antoinette.


  6. Warren RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Albany Times Union

    ... in Mozart's comic operas. Joan Sutherland's upper range was astonishing but her diction was always faulty. Maria Callas had remarkable musical intelligence, much as Janet Baker did, but she could take roles that Baker couldn't take. The list of what ...


  7. Successful Aging: Reader asks who exemplifies this model of agingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | LA Daily News

    ... Monroe: On the Couch;” “Michelle Obama: A Biography;” “The Autobiography of Maria Callas” and “Who Killed Virginia Wolf: A Psychobiography,” to name a few. Bond begins her day with 30 minutes of ...


  8. Don't fear the scale: Why you may want to weigh in dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | CNN

    ... capitalizing on nicotine's appetite-suppressing superpowers. Mid-1950s: Urban legend has it that opera singer Maria Callas dropped 65 pounds on the Tapeworm Diet, allegedly by swallowing a parasite-packed pill. 1978: Dr. Herman Tarnower publishes ...


  9. Master Class review: Maria Callas makes students wake in frightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Age

    Besides being a master class in how to act, sing, interpret and create, Terence McNally's splendid vision of an aging Maria Callas offers a swift doctorate in sarcasm, scorn, resentment and venom. But then, as she says at the end: "If I have seemed harsh, it is because I have been harsh with myself."


  10. Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Annette Miller in Now is Our TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 |

    ... Best Actor Award nomination for her portrayal of Vi in August Osage County. Other favorite roles include Maria Callas in Master Class, Diana Vreeland in Full Gallop, Martha Mitchell in Martha Mitchell Calling ( Elliot Norton Best Actor Nomination) ...


  11. Meryl Streep as rock chick Ricki Rendazzo in Ricki and the Flash.Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Age

    ... ransformation has done it again. It's all about the music for Meryl Streep who is in talks to play opera legend Maria Callas and, elsewhere, a rock-loving mum.


  12. BreathtakingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Standard

    ... of the brand. In place of a 4.5-liter normally aspirated V8 engine that felt like a cross between Metallica and Maria Callas, there is now a 3.9-liter unit that breathes w Why the turbo engine? It is believed that Ferrari was forced by strict ...


  13. From the Blog: Departing the Validation StationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Classical Singer

    ... forget your cadenza and your breath control, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Did people worship Callas because she was technically flawless? Certainly not in the last few years of her career. Despite the imperfections, her ...


  14. Jon Vickers, Intense Canadian Tenor, Dies At 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... from within - to Canio in Pagliacci , Don JosA in Carmen and Jason in Medea , which he sang opposite Maria Callas. Steane says Vickers was one of the very few singers who could match Callas "in the magnetism of performance." His portrayal of ...


  15. The Subject of Feeling review: Peter Rose's collection has wit and humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Canberra Times

    ... a formidable woman talking of recollections or another woman not articulating a long goodbye or the grandeur of Maria Callas, or a boy's sweet breath and the romance of sleep. He's good at the minutiae of poetry, both its imagistic jewels and its ...


  16. A tragic story brought to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    The sad story of Greek-American opera star and gay icon Maria Callas is coming to Sydney and Melbourne. David Alexander looks at how her story of lost love, sacrifice and a life cut short still resonates with audiences today.


  17. Fear ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    Vladimir Horowitz and Maria Callas, Ella Fitzgerald and Laurence Olivier, Sarah Bernhardt and Luciano Pavarotti-these transcendent performers communicated a point of view, an inexpressible feel for life. And they did so despite their spells of stage fright.


  18. Monaco sale results for Artcurial MotorcarsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Art Daily

    ... after a fierce bidding battle for 157 300 / 169 884$, three times its estimate ! And when the soprano voice of Maria Callas was heard singing the first notes of Habanera, from Bizet's opera Carmen, the room held its breath. Pierre Novikoff, ...


  19. Operapedia Callas Thmb 715Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Opera News

    ... in and out of fashion but because it awaits divas up to its demands - Rosa Ponselle in the 1920s and '30s, Maria Callas in the '50s, Joan Sutherland in the '70s. It's "at the very acme of the soprano's repertory," Rupert Christiansen wrote in Prima ...


  20. Two Mercedes that belonged to Maria Callas up for auction in MonacoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Two Mercedes-Benz 600 limousines that belonged to Maria Callas are estimated between 60,000 and 100,000 each.