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The resonance of New York's new anti-body discrimination law

Jun 5, 2023
The city's new anti-body discrimination law is aimed at revamping workplace protections.
Tracy Cox, a singer at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, said the city's new anti-body discrimination law would help combat weight discrimination in the workplace.
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Will allegations of sexual harassment, abuse affect fundraising for NYC cultural groups?

Oct 12, 2018
Allegations of misconduct coincide with new fall season for some groups.
View of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 5, 2018 in New York City. 

The Bolshoi Theater: Promoting Russia's brand

Oct 27, 2016
The Bolshoi Theater has managed to stay vibrant and active through the Russian nation's colorful history.
An interior view shows the Bolshoi Theatre's auditorium in Moscow. 

Is the classical music economy tanking?

Oct 11, 2013
Demand for music remains high. But seeing it live is another issue.

Has the fat lady sung on the New York City Opera?

Sep 30, 2013
The New York City Opera also faces a budget deadline today. It needs to raise $7 million to avoid a shutdown.
Composer and musician Rufus Wainwright (R) and general manager and artistic director of New York City Opera, George Steel attend the 'Prima Donna' opening night party at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on February 19, 2012 in New York City.
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British opera finds harmony in financial world

Dec 5, 2012
A British academic and banker have composed an opera that highlights the harmonies they find in the world of finance , which some view as a place of turbulence.

Greeks channel financial woes through song

Feb 17, 2012
As Greece faces yet another deadline to adopt more austerity measures and reforms, some Greeks have turned to satire and song to express their frustration and fury over the country's continued economic misery.

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