Shot for the big screen, get close to one of the world's most prestigious opera stages with the live opening from Teatro alla Scala's production of Verdi's most popular that stars international Diana Damrau as the ill-fated French courtesan Violetta Valery, and tenor Piotr Beczala as her lover Alfredo.
Tenor twins Joshua and Joseph Dennis along with soprano Sara Heaton join pianist Kirt Pavitt for a night of
arias, carols, songs of the season and classical and sacred works.
The award winning film where a doornail-dumb hottie eats undercooked, parasite laden, pink piggy and is transformed into a dangerous genius, while across town, a punky buxom botanist eats the same meaty treat and ends up endowed with the supernatural ability to hear her specimens.
What becomes our state universitiesâ€”our revered and key American institutionsâ€”as budgets are cut? Frederick Wiseman turns his camera on the University of California at Berkeley, one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. A skype conversation with Wiseman follows.
Author and sculptor Evelyn Rosenberg gives a lecture and book signing on the innovative technique she developed to create sculptures with explosives.