Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca is, with the exception of the one-act Il Tabarro, the most veristic of the Italian composer’s works, and it needs a lot of good red blood to make it work. I don’t mean literal blood, of course,...

Music | Greg Stepanich

Christopher Mallett and Robert Miller, who call themselves DuoSF, are no ordinary self-taught hotshot young guitar players. Appearing in the Young Artists Series at the Rinker Playhouse of Kravis Center on April 7, they...

Music | Rex Hearn

By Myles Ludwig The untimely passing of Peaches Geldof was the big news in Britain this week. It was the top-trending topic on the staid BBC and banner fodder for the tabloid-obsessed country in which Murdochian journalism...

News & Commentary | Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Ramón Tebar must be exhausted. Twinning conductorships of Palm Beach Symphony and Florida Grand Opera in Miami would sap the energy of another man. Not so the 35-year-old Tebar. He must have the strength of Hercules. ...

Music | Rex Hearn

If Hollywood can bring us a Noah with special effects, monks should be able to bring us a radiantly abstract Bible. And that’s exactly what they have done. After 15 years, elegantly crafted pages of gigantic size...

Art | Gretel Sarmiento


Art:
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At the Four Arts, pages of faith, pages of light

If Hollywood can bring us a Noah with special effects, monks should be able to bring us a radiantly abstract Bible. And that’s exactl...

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The View From Home 59: Hawking’s history, a gruesome morality tale, coming

A Brief History of Time: For years, Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time has been sitting on my shelf, its spine ashamedly uncracked, waiting for t...

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Theater roundup: ‘Dividing the Estate’ and ‘Evita’

Take economic bad times, add a land-rich but cash-poor clan brimming with selfish money-grubbers and you have a recipe for a dysfunctional family play like Dividing the Est...

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Dance:
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MCB’s ‘Don Quixote’ falls a little short of satisfying

By Tara Mitton Catao Of all the full-length classical ballets, it is Don Quixote that continually delights audiences, and Miami City Ballet’s production was selected to be a crowd-pleaser as well as ...

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Strong singing stands out at fine FGO ‘Tosca’

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca is, with the exception of the one-act Il Tabarro, the most veristic of the Italian composer’s works, and it needs a lot of good red blood to make it wor...

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Whit Stillman: Chronicler of the urban haute bourgeoisie

There are people like you and me in Whit Stillman’s movies, but they’re outnumbered by a different class of folks: Worlds of big money and elitism and cocktails and intellectual pedantry, where ter...

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‘Sixth Extinction’ is an urgent, chilling warning

More than 60 million years ago a 6-mile-wide asteroid crashed into Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs. Four other mass extinctions in the past 450 million years destroyed countless other animal and plant species. I...

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Weekend arts picks: April 11-13

Film: OK, it’s not a great weekend for film releases, but if you are still going through withdrawal after the football season, you can get a fictional look at the Cleveland Browns’ fro...

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Sundays: Being and un-being

By Myles Ludwig The untimely passing of Peaches Geldof was the big news in Britain this week. It was the top-trending topic on the staid BBC and banner fodder for the tab...

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