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Zlatica Hoke
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WNO's Dead Man Walking
On Saturday evening I witnessed an execution by lethal injection. OK, it wasn't a real execution, but an operatic one, terrifying nonetheless. A nervous but defiant "convict" stood center stage in a pair of underpants with a clearly visible diaper stuffed ...

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Sex in the U.S.A.
This Washington Post headline caught my attention last week: Americans, including married people, are having sex less than they used to . It took my mind back to the 1990's when a book titled Sex in America , the first national survey of sexual practices an...

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Sex in the U.S.A.
This Washington Post headline caught my attention last week: Americans, including married people, are having sex less than they used to . It took my mind back to the 1990's when a book titled Sex in America , the first national survey of sexual practices an...

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Eviva España!
A visit to a foreign country leaves different impressions on different people. Some visitors to Spain will best remember its architecture, whether it is Barcelona's Gaudi or Andalusia's Arabic heritage. Others will enthuse about the tapas or the weather. An...

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Black History: Do We Know It?
Was it last year that Hollywood was chastised for nominating mostly white actors for awards?  The media also berated Tinseltown was making too few movies about Americans of non-white races.  The U.S. movie industry hastened to prove it is not biassed...at l...

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Made in .... at home
Winter in Washington is really dull, especially from mid-January till mid-March. This year, the new administration will try to generate some energy into Washington's dreary winter with its inauguration spectacle, but who can get really excited about the Mor...

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L'amour de loin - et de près
If you like Pelleas et Melisande and Le roi Arthus , you will like L'Amour de loin , a turn-of-the century opera by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, which finally premiered at the Metropolitan Opera this season.  First seen at the Salzburg Festival in 2000 ...

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Tristan und Isolde by Mariusz Treliński
Mariusz Treliński was movie-star good looking when I met him in the Kennedy Center foyer ahead of his first U.S. appearance in 2001. The acclaimed Polish film director had attracted the attention of then-Washington Opera director Placido Domingo with his in...
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