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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

Among our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.

08/22/2014

The fountain in front of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Stagehands

The opera house is still in negotiations with eight smaller unions, including those representing painters and costume and makeup artists.

08/20/2014

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Metropolitan Opera Reaches Deals With 2 Unions

The Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

08/18/2014

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Metropolitan Opera Extends Deadline By One Week Before Possible Lockout

A lockout between the Met’s administration and workers was expected to start Sunday, but it’s been delayed by a week.

08/03/2014

The fountain in front of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Met Opera Musicians Rally As Contract Talks In Labor Dispute Continue

Metropolitan Opera musicians and others rallied outside Lincoln Center Friday morning after labor talks were extended for an additional 72 hours, averting a threatened lockout.

08/01/2014

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Metropolitan Opera Agrees To Postpone Potential Lockout

The Metropolitan Opera and unionized employees have agreed to postpone a lockout for 72 hours, as a federal mediator headed to the city to resolve a labor faceoff.

07/31/2014

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Metropolitan Opera Wants Federal Mediator To Settle Contract Dispute

The Metropolitan Opera wants to bring in a federal mediator to settle a contract dispute that’s threatening to lockout workers.

07/30/2014

Administrative officers at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center were defaced by vandals on Wednesday, June 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Metropolitan Opera Threatens Lockout Of Union Workers

The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday that it will lock out union workers if a contract deal is not reached.

07/23/2014

Metropolitan Opera House (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Jewish Group: Show Should Not Go On At Metropolitan Opera

Morton Klein, of the Zionist Organization of America, said he wants donors to close their wallets if the Met is unresponsive to the demand to cancel the fall performance.

06/19/2014

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Metropolitan Opera Cancels Simulcast Amid Anti-Semitism Fears

The opera depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.

06/17/2014

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals In 2014

After a seemingly endless winter, summer is finally here, bringing with it blue skies, temperatures in the triple digits, flip-flops, and lots of music, performing arts, and literary festivals. Our picks for the ten best festivals of the summer follow.

06/16/2014

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CBS 2 Interview: Mezzo Soprano Joyce Didonato

The Metropolitan Opera offers an array of performances each week and now they’re offering an experience on screen in HD. Mezzo soprano Joyce Didonato joins CBS 2’s Emily Smith with the details.

04/23/2011

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‘Magic Flute’ Returns To Lincoln Center

The Metropolitan Opera is going all out once again this holiday season with a family-friendly opera at the Lincoln Center. It’s only 100 minutes long and all in English. CBS2’s Dana Tyler talks to the star of “The Magic Flute.”

12/12/2010

The interior of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center - New York, NY - May 18, 2009 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Another Lincoln Center Venue Infested By Bedbugs

It’s nothing to sing about. Lincoln Center says it has detected bedbugs at the complex’s opera house.

10/15/2010

Lincoln Center Plaza will play host to the Metropolitan Opera's Summer HD Festival, where huge, high definition screens will show performances from their acclaimed "Live in HD" series. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Met Opera’s ‘Summer HD Festival’ Coming To Lincoln Center

The Metropolitan Opera is showing its high-tech, high definition performances for free outdoors at Lincoln Center this weekend.

08/27/2010