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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Capitol Steps and Dr. John in Town Hall Lineup for 2013 by Daniel J. Wakin

Other performers scheduled include Tommy Tune and the Chucho Valdes Quintet.

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Patrick Stewart to Co-Host an Evening of Very Light Opera by Daniel J. Wakin

Mr. Stewart will join Renée Fleming at "The Second City Guide to Opera" in Chicago.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Martha Graham Sets and Costumes Damaged by Hurricane Sandy by Daniel J. Wakin

The material included programs and posters and a number of sets designed by Isamu Noguchi, one of Graham's most important collaborators.

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Monday, October 29, 2012

More Storm-Related Cancellations at Lincoln Center and Elsewhere by Daniel J. Wakin

The Film Society abandoned screenings; Juilliard cancelled classes, rehearsals and performances.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Names New Executive Director by Daniel J. Wakin

Bennett Rink joined Ailey in 1994 as special events manager and rose to become senior director of development and external affairs.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Paul Taylor to Receive Bessie Lifetime Achievement Award by Daniel J. Wakin

The ceremony will be held on Oct. 15 at the Apollo Theater and hosted by Elizabeth Streb.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Dance Magazine Names Lifetime Achievement Award Winners by Daniel J. Wakin

Three dancers and a former Times critic will be honored in December.

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Stagehands and Merkin Concert Hall Wrangle Over Contract by Daniel J. Wakin

A dispute over a strike clause is holding up an agreement.

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

ArtsBeat: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Heading to City Center in January by Daniel J. Wakin

Productions will include "The Mikado," "H.M.S. Pinafore" and "The Yeomen of the Guard."

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

ArtsBeat: La Mama Announces New Season by Daniel J. Wakin

The theater will present 60 productions during the 2012-2013 season, including a night of one-act plays by Neil LaBute and Marco Calvani.

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A New Opera Festival Announces Its First Lineup by Daniel J. Wakin

The two-week event festival is being presented by the Here Arts Center in the South Village, together with the producer Beth Morrison Projects.

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Swastika Tattoo Prompts a Casting Change at Bayreuth by Daniel J. Wakin

The bass-baritone Samuel Youn will take over the title role in Wagner's "Flying Dutchman," replacing Evgeny Nikitin, a Russian singer with a swastika tattoo on his chest.

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Fall Season by Daniel J. Wakin

The season, which will run from Sept. 20 to Dec. 15, includes an appearance by the Bolshoi Puppet Theater in its United States debut, performing an adaptation of "Kholstomer: The Story of a …

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Monday, July 9, 2012

Paul Taylor Dance Company Returning to Lincoln Center by Daniel J. Wakin

The company will perform at the David H. Koch Theater from March 5-24.

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Friday, July 6, 2012

Susan Jaffe Named New Dean for Dance at North Carolina School of the Arts by Daniel J. Wakin

Ms. Jaffe will became dean of the dance school at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

American Ballet Theater Explores Use of Koch Theater by Daniel J. Wakin

A spokesman confirms talks but says there are no plans "at this time" to perform at the David H. Koch Theater.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Opera News Will Stop Reviewing Metropolitan Opera by Daniel J. Wakin

Opera News, 76 years old and one of the leading classical music magazines in the country, said on Monday that it would stop reviewing the Metropolitan Opera, a policy prompted by the Met’s…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A Deadly Night in the Boxing Ring Is Grist for an Evening at the Opera by Daniel J. Wakin

Opera Theater of St. Louis and Jazz Theater of St. Louis have commissioned an opera by Terence Blanchard based on the life of the boxer Emile Griffith, whose battering of Benny Paret in 1962…

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Met Opera Unveils Summer Season by Daniel J. Wakin

For the fifth summer in a row, the Met will present recitals instead of complete opera performances.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Union Files Complaint Against Dance Theater of Harlem by Daniel J. Wakin

The union, the American Guild of Musical Artists, charged that Dance Theater of Harlem broke a promise to keep its revised company unionized.

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Let's Talk About the 'Ring' by Daniel J. Wakin

A special Web page for conversation about the Metropolitan Opera's production of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

ArtsBeat: Three-Play Cycle by Tom Murphy Among Highlights of Lincoln Center Festival by Daniel J. Wakin

The Lincoln Center Festival will also offer a production of "Uncle Vanya" with Cate Blanchett, and will celebrate the music of Curtis Mayfield.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Musicians Union Objects to Taylor Dance Company's Use of Recorded Music by Daniel J. Wakin

Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians said it would protest the Paul Taylor Dance Company's use of recorded music at Lincoln Center.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

New York City Ballet Music Director to Step Down by Daniel J. Wakin

Mr. Karoui's increasing commitments in France have made him too busy to stay on.

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Los Angeles Opera to Offer a Verdi Rarity by Daniel J. Wakin

The Los Angeles Opera will perform Verdi's "The Two Foscari" in its coming season.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

American Ballet Theater Thwarts Mikhailovsky's Summer Plans by Daniel J. Wakin

Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev, two dancers with the Mikhailovsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia, also happen to dance with American Ballet Theater.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Deborah Voigt Withdraws From Tuesday's Performance of 'Götterdämmerung' by Daniel J. Wakin

Katarina Dalayman will take her place in the role of Brünnhilde.

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Beverly Sills Artist Award Is Announced by Daniel J. Wakin

The soprano Angela Meade won the $50,000 prize for singers from ages 25 to 40 who have already appeared in featured roles at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Injured Dancer Out for the Rest of City Ballet Season by Daniel J. Wakin

The dancer appeared to hurt herself during a performance of Christopher Wheeldon's "Polyphonia" at the David H. Koch Theater.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Sylvie Guillem to Make Rare New York Appearance by Daniel J. Wakin

"6000 miles away," a reference to Japan's earthquake and tsunami last year, is being presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

New York City Opera Ratifies Agreement by Daniel J. Wakin

An agreement had been reached earlier this week, ending a lockout and nearly a year of bitter negotiations.

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