Best Cheap Labor Day Events In New York CityRead on for five free or low-cost activities to partake in this Labor Day in New York City.
Met Opera Star Helps Aspiring Singers From Upper East Side Arts SchoolA group of talented singers from a performing arts school on the Upper East Side got the chance to work with Met Opera star Joyce DiDonato, also known as the Yankee Diva.
‘Yankee Diva’ Gives Master Class In Opera To UES StudentsMany performers dream of making it to the Metropolitan Opera. But some kids are one step closer to that dream thanks to the “Yankee Diva.”
Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Another Union Reaches Deal With Metropolitan OperaAnother union agreed to a contract this past weekend with the Metropolitan Opera, in the wake of the threat of a lockout last month.
5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This WeekendAmong 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.
Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With StagehandsThe opera house is still in negotiations with eight smaller unions, including those representing painters and costume and makeup artists.
Metropolitan Opera Reaches Deals With 2 UnionsThe 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.
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.
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.
Metropolitan Opera Agrees To Postpone Potential LockoutThe 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.
Metropolitan Opera Wants Federal Mediator To Settle Contract DisputeThe Metropolitan Opera wants to bring in a federal mediator to settle a contract dispute that's threatening to lockout workers.