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Performances around the United States

Attention all music lovers! Companies are going strong with virtual performances. Here is a list of upcoming performances to watch: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: Have a hearty laugh with these feel-good operas that you can stream. You can stream each one for up to 23 hours. OPERA COMEDIES (OPERATIC COMEDIES) Mon. Oct. 19- Rossini’s “Il Barbiere […]

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Eddie Van Halen dies at 65

On Oct. 6, the world lost the man, the myth, the legend — Eddie Van Halen. After a long battle with throat cancer, Van Halen finally said goodbye to the world at 65 years old. Though his guitar is now placed on its stand, the notes that Eddie shredded will forever ring in the ears […]

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Great performances to check out

Despite the stages being closed for the rest of the season, there are still many upcoming productions in the works, alongside some opportunities to peek behind the curtains.. THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: This week, the Metropolitan Opera will showcase the emotionally potent works of Donizetti: Mon. Oct. 12- “Lucia di Lammermoor” Tues. Oct. 13- “La Fille […]

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Tulsa Signature Symphony exceeds expectations at Beethoven concert

On Sept. 19, the Tulsa Signature Symphony performed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony at ONEOK Field. Though the setting was a departure from the dark music hall people are used to seeing, this show was intense, bringing out the best in all of the musicians. As the musicians tuned their instruments, it wasn’t hard to notice that […]

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Toronto Film Festival a treat, despite social distancing

This past week, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted their event both virtually and in-person through social distancing. Though the organization stated that it was going to look and feel different from the previous festivals, this one was going to be just as great. With the help of film buffs and new supporters, TIFF […]

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Upcoming performances in Tulsa

During this crazy time, it feels like things are slowly getting back to normal, or at least we’re getting accustomed to the “new normal.” This ranges from watching performances and movies from afar to taking extra precautions before heading out the door to go to an event. Either way, in the fine arts community, things […]

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TU’s Honors Program welcomes Corey Brettschneider to discuss the art of works in progress

On Sept. 18, the University of Tulsa’s Honors Program welcomed author Corey Brettschneider for the second part of his visiting seminar, the first one being to promote his current book, “The Oath and the Office,” which is about how much power is within the executive branch. Though the event was more casual than the previous […]