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John Adams' operatic essence and Stravinsky's inner pagan revealed through pianos and chorus

You cannot glimpse, let alone know, what is going on in the head of a paranoid American president without some sense of the voices infecting his imagination. The same is true of terrorists and their victims. It’s true for J. Robert Oppenheimer as he led the Manhattan Project team developing the...

Conducting John Adams' 'The Gospel According To The Other Mary'

Conductor David Robertson: "For example, I love the way in which he sets the line 'A new sepulcher.' In the background he has this slow tintinnabulation of cowbells and plate gongs, which seem to invade the whole space with an otherworldly, numinous visionary quality, as if already pregnant in this scene is the possibility of […]

Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, & Ryan Adams Play Elton John’s 70th Birthday Party

Elton John celebrated his 70th birthday in style last night. Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, James Corden, and more attended his party at Red Studios Hollywood, which also served as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of his partnership with songwriter Bernie Taupin and benefited the Elton John Foundation and the Hammer Museum at UCLA, Rolling…

Elton John's Birthday Party Looks Like It Was All Sorts of Fun

Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder sang "Happy Birthday," Ryan Adams sang "Rocket Man," and Elton John is a damned good-looking 70.

Rep. Adam Schiff: Nunes Needs To Decide If He's 'A Surrogate Of The White House'

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told Face the Nationhost John Dickerson that after Rep. Devin Nunes' bizarre actions last week, "The chairman has to make a decision whether to act as...Show More Summary

How The Fox News of 1792 Took On Adams

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The National Gazette loved slinging mud at elites who sneered at the peoples powerchief among them, then-VP John Adams.

Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies at 67 aboard rock legends cruise

John “Sib” Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67. His son, Adam Hashian, said Thursday a cause of death had not been determined. Sib Hashian was listed as one of the featured performers on the Legends of Rock Cruise, which departed...

Adam Leonti Will Become Chef at Sessanta Instead of Harvey

Tired of waiting for Harvey to open in the Williamsburg Hotel, the former Vetri chef will join John McDonald’s restaurant in SoHo.

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Berlin Philharmonic meets its next music director

For the first time since his election two years ago, Kirill Petrenko will conduct the Berliners this week. The programme: Mozart’s Haffner symphony, Tchaikovky’s Pathétique and John Adams The Wound-Dresser.

'Making History' Presents Founding Fathers as Sexual Deviants

Sunday’s episode of Making History, “The Boyfriend Experience,” stuck with the theme of defiling the Founding Fathers, with Samuel Adams and John Hancock proclaiming themselves as “two of the world’s most accomplished lovers.” When Dan...Show More Summary

Obama holdovers retain key State Department jobs

(Paul Mirengoff) President Trump fancies himself the new Andrew Jackson. But did Jackson allow holdovers from John Quincy Adams’ administration to guide his foreign policy? I raise the question because of reports that architects of some of President Obama’s worst foreign policies are making policy at Trump’s State Department. Show More Summary

Trump celebrates Andrew Jackson: 'Does that sound familiar?'

Trump's team has long seized on parallels between the current president and the Tennessee war hero, comparing Jackson's triumph in 1828 over President John Quincy Adams to Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton last year. Trump said Jackson's...Show More Summary

Report: Mike Mayock a candidate to replace Scot McCloughan

John Lynch made the jump from the broadcast booth to a General Manager job this offseason and there’s word that another media member is under consideration for a similar jump. Adam Schefter and Field Yates of ESPN report that NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock is a candidate to be the next General Manager in Washington. The…

Manhattan melodrama

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

Curtis Opera Theater mounted a musically remarkable account of John Adams’ Doctor Atomic on March 2.

L.A. Phil delivers a dazzling reimagining of 'Nixon in China'

3 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Very few works can claim to have launched a trend, but John Adams' "Nixon in China" certainly can. A wag called it "CNN Headline Opera," a somewhat pejorative tag that didn't stick. But the concept - basing theater pieces on recent news events and personalities - did take hold, and a whole trail...

L.A. Phil delivers a dazzling reimagining of 'Nixon in China'

Very few works can claim to have launched a trend, but John Adams' "Nixon in China" certainly can. A wag called it "CNN Headline Opera," a somewhat pejorative tag that didn't stick. But the concept - basing theater pieces on recent news events and personalities - did take hold, and a whole trail...

Prosecutors: Sheriff's officer stole cocaine from department

An officer with the Ocean County Sheriff's department is accused of stealing cocaine the department used for training purposes and using it himself. County prosecutors say Lt. John Adams surrendered … Click to Continue »

A 'Doctor Atomic' Like Nobody Has Seen Before (Wait, Is Oppenheimer Actually Getting Naked?)

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"With its dense, frenetic orchestra and ruminative account of a day that changed human history, the John Adams opera... is usually staged as an array of physicists and military generals standing around the New Mexico landscape, wondering if the first atomic bomb will ignite the entire planet - and looking worried. 'But who wants […]

Outside The Box Film Partners Launches; Already Developing ‘Pure Speed’ And ‘Hard Way Out’

EXCLUSIVE: Adam Tenenbaum, one of the executive producers on Stephen Gyllenhaal's So B. It which stars Alfre Woodard, Cloris Leachman and John Heard and opens in October of this year from Good Deed Entertainment, is launching private equity firm — Outside the Box Film Partners. Show More Summary

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