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Zeev Aram (Video) | Posted 01.02.2015 | Arts

What constitutes good design? "Imagination, originality, creativity, time and passion." So says Zeev Aram, founder of London design Mecca Aram Store, and he should know.

Tenor Stuart Skelton on Peter Grimes

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.17.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

On June 26-29, San Francisco Symphony presents a semi-staged production of Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes. Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, the th...

First Nighter: As Opera, Anna Nicole Goes Bust

David Finkle | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In a way you can't fault underfunded New York City Opera general manager and artistic director George Steel for scheduling Anna Nicole, now at BAM, as the opening for what could be the revamped company's swan-song season.

Robbie Williams' Fashion Label Opens First West End Shop

Richard MacKichan | Posted 11.09.2013 | Style
Richard MacKichan

Pop star Robbie Williams has made his first move on to the high street, as his fashion label Farrell unveiled its debut West End shop.

'One Of The Greatest Disasters Of Operatic History'

AP | MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

LONDON -- The Earl of Harewood may have been exaggerating when he described the premiere of "Gloriana" as "one of the great disasters of operatic hist...

20-Year-Old Charles Eliasch Makes His Opera Debut at Carnegie Hall

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Xaque Gruber

While partying and having fun is a temptation for most 20-year-olds, Eliasch, who began vocal training at age thirteen, and recently graduated from New York's Mannes College of Music with a focus in voice will have his opera debut at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, March 31.

Revisiting the Royal Opera House

Michael Kaiser | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

It was, by far, the most challenging assignment of my life and I am proud of the remarkable work of the Board, staff and artists during that difficult period. They all worked hard under great pressure, convinced that the Royal Opera House was, and would continue to be, a great institution.

What a Difference 12 Years Can Make

Michael Kaiser | Posted 10.20.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I left the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in December 2000, fundraising was still considered something rather distasteful by many in England. Fast forward 12 years.

PHOTOS: Is This London's Chicest Boutique Hotel?

Jill Fergus | Posted 08.02.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Actors and producers from surrounding West End theaters are known to imbibe post-curtain here along with business people and fashion execs.

2 New Restaurant Discoveries In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The steak, charcoal grilled and thickly sliced off the bone in the kitchen, was excellent.

London Theater on my Mind

Barbara Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Isenberg

Every year, I go to London to get my theater fix. My small group of fellow theater lovers in tow, I hit six shows in eight days, and it never seems too much.