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Olga Peretyatko: A Nightingale Soars Among the Stars

Simon Hewitt | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

An impish, witty, self-deprecating girl with twinkling hazelnut eyes is sending gusts of fresh air whooshing through the opera world. Her flight to the top has been a libretto in its own right.

Astoria Characters: The Triumphant Tenor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.07.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"We all have many different voices," he says. "The voice is such an amazing instrument that I feel like a mad scientist who does different things with it. Like a painter, I try different colors out. It gives me joy every day of my life."

Idol Worship at Middle Age

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

I'm ashamed to say that between raising a child, working and taking care of the endless duties associated with being a grownup, I've lost touch with the part of me that once taped photos of Davy Jones and David Cassidy to my bedroom walls.

A Film for Our Time: The Creators

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Given the unrest in the Middle East that fills our television screens, The Creators is a worthy companion piece. It shows people who refuse to toe the line, use their art to combat injustice.

Flowers for Florez

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Donna Perlmutter

Los Angeles's opera elite massed to the walls of the Broad Stage to hear Juan Diego Florez, the celebrated Peruvian tenor.

Trup: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lester Sloan

It had been raining about an hour when the locksmith rang my doorbell. I went to the door prepared to put his mind at ease. If you didn't know, Detroit is like that.

America's Got British Talent: HuffPost Talks To Unlikely Opera Star Paul Potts

Huffington Post | Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

No one was more stunned than Paul Potts when the 36-year old amateur singer won the television competition Britain's Got Talent this past June. Not on...