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Opera for Love Birds

Justin Moss | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Justin Moss

Here's an eclectic list of operatic selections consumed with the topic of love; some are popular pieces your sweetheart is sure to recognize while the more obscure picks will have you looking like an opera buff.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 3: Meet Kimbra, New Zealand's Dreamgirl

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Growing up in a small country on the other side of the world, a young girl named Kimbra Lee Johnson did what she said almost every New Zealander does -- dream big.

Why I Wish I Were An Opera Composer

Marie Marley | Posted 08.25.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I would write the saddest opera of all time, then find the greatest voices in the world to perform it with the best orchestra in a perfect hall with the most appreciative, music-loving audience.

Was Bach The Original DJ?

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Last week in honor of Bach's birthday NPR declared it "Goldberg Week", honoring the enthralling and eternally puzzling Goldberg Variations. The Va...

Jewish Christmas At Aria Restaurant: Chinese Food And A Movie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Jews around the world celebrated the Festival of Lights a little early this year, as the whims of the lunar calendar put Chanukah right in the beginni...

Vino: Aria

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Modeled after Venetian cicchetti (aka small plates) bars, just-opened Aria's filled its wood & brick nook with a white tile drink station and promin...

PHOTOS: Gas Stations, Frat Houses, And Other Surprising Green Buildings

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are over 5000 LEED-certified projects in the United States alone. They run the gamut from hotels, schools, public libraries, sustainability thin...

HTC Aria On AT&T (VIDEO, PHOTOS): Features Of The New Phone

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's a mid-range phone with Android 2.1, a five megapixel camera, 3.2-inch HVGA capacitive touchpanel, inbuilt WiFi and support for 7.2Mbps HSPA. Ther...

Chicago Opera Theater's Brian Dickie on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Brian Dickie, the general director of the Chicago Opera Theater, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, to discuss the 2010 Spring Festival.

City Center: Green Isn't Supposed To Be This Gorgeous

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

City Center Las Vegas is a truly spectacular development - from its architectural design to its green standpoints. Here are some observations about the project and architect interviews about the trendsetting space.