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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

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

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