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Boomer & Carton: Rutgers Opera Student Sings Some Rap Classics

After impressing the guys with his pipes over the phone last week, Rutgers opera student Stephen Saharic earned himself an invite to the Allstate Studio.

WFAN–11/06/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

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

Protesters demonstrate against a production of 'The Death of KIinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera House. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-Semitic

Jewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists.

07/22/2014

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

Captain and Allen Kirson (credit: YouTube)

Brooklyn Man Searching For Missing Opera-Singing Parrot

The 25-year-old green and yellow Amazon parrot named Captain flew off the shoulder of his owner, Allen Kirson, as the two biked along Ocean Parkway in Kensington on Friday.

11/28/2011

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Nina In New York: Art Is In The Air

Most nights from about 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., we get serenaded. Not by cats in heat, not by noisy drunks, not by emergency vehicle sirens (or, not in this case). We’re lucky enough to be within echoing distance of someone who I have to assume is a professional opera singer.

03/18/2011

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