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Met Opera Says It Won’t Return Until Fall 2021

Opera fans will have to wait another whole year for live performances at the famed New York house. In a press release Wednesday, the Metropolitan Opera says it plans to reopen on Sept. 27, 2021.

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Met Opera Says It Won’t Return Until Fall 2021

Opera fans will have to wait another whole year for live performances at the famed New York house. In a press release Wednesday, the Metropolitan Opera says it plans to reopen on Sept. 27, 2021.

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Top Music School Finds Sexual Abuse Allegations From Violinist ‘Credible’

In a report released Tuesday evening, Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music said that violinist Lara St. John's account of being raped and sexually abused by her teacher is credible.

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Five Decades On, An Eclectic Church Preaches The Message Of John Coltrane

In 1965, two young fans heard the jazz giant play at a San Francisco club and had a religious epiphany. Their church is an idiosyncratic and joyful blend of devotion to the divine — and to jazz.

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Gale Sayers, Who Wowed NFL Fans And Inspired A Beloved TV Movie, Dies At 77

The story of the Black football star's friendship with a white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer inspired the 1971 TV movie Brian's Song.

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Americans Who Can’t Enjoy Full Rights Deemed ‘Conditional Citizens’ In New Book

In her first non-fiction work, Laila Lalami says these Americans want the country to succeed, but can't avoid the gulf between purported values of equality and the realities of systematic oppression.

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In The Lively ‘Enola Holmes,’ Sherlock’s Little Sister Goes Sleuthing

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‘Hamilton’ Cast Re-imagines Show’s Lyrics To Promote Voter Registration Day

The performance was part of a virtual voter turnout event hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama and the nonprofit When We All Vote.

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There’s No ‘Convenient Structure To Life,’ Says Allie Brosh

Comic artist Allie Brosh has just published her long-awaited second book, Solutions and Other Problems. It's full of her trademark googly-eyed drawings and stories about life, pets and loss.

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‘White House, Inc.’ Author: Trump’s Businesses Offer ‘A Million Potential Conflicts’

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