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Soprano Renee Fleming looks to the audience during the curtain call for Richard Strauss' opera "Der Rosenkavalier" in New York on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Fleming retired the role of the Marschallin on Saturday after 22 years. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 12:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Fleming sang the famous "Ja, ja" one last time, acknowledging the ascendancy of youth, and made a graceful exit from the stage. The 58-year-old soprano, the most well-known American classical singer, performed the Marschallin in Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" for the final time...
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Soprano Renee Fleming looks to the audience during the curtain call for Richard Strauss' opera "Der Rosenkavalier" in New York on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Fleming retired the role of the Marschallin on Saturday after 22 years. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Fleming sang the famous "Ja, ja" one last time, acknowledging the ascendancy of youth, and made a graceful exit from the stage. The 58-year-old soprano, the most well-known American classical singer, performed the Marschallin in Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" for the final time...
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Salvador Sobral from Portugal celebrates as he holds the trophy after winning the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song "Amar pelos dois", in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 13, 2017 - 7:26 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess. Sobral sang his Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both) in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet...
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Francesco Gabbani from Italy performs the song ""Occidentali's Karma" during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017. The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on May 13. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 13, 2017 - 6:58 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess. Sobral sang his Amar Pelos Dois (Love For Both) in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet...
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May 13, 2017 - 2:39 pm
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Val Kilmer, who famously played Doc Holliday in the movie "Tombstone," is making plans to visit the Arizona Old West town this summer as part of a festival that pays tribute to the gunfighter. Kilmer announced he would be coming to Arizona in August on Facebook, the Sierra...
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The performers team of 'Faust', by German artist Anne Imhof, winner of the Golden Lion for Best National Pavillion award at the 57th Venice Biennale contemporary art show, pose in St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, Saturday, May, 13, 2017. The Biennale made the awards Saturday as the oldest contemporary art fair opened its six-month stint. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 2:31 pm
MILAN (AP) — Germany has swept the 57th Venice Biennale, winning top Golden Lion prizes for the best national pavilion and best artist in the main curated show on opening day of the six-month contemporary art fair, the world's oldest. Anne Imhof's bold "Faust" exhibit mixing performance, sculpture...
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In this photo taken in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, artist Mark Bradford gestures as he talks about his show titled ''Tomorrow is Another Day'', outside the US pavilion. (AP Photo/Colleen Barry)
May 13, 2017 - 2:27 pm
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Mark Bradford has his feet in two worlds: social engagement and producing art. Often they mix, as at the 57th Venice Biennale where he is representing the United States. His Biennale show, "Tomorrow is Another Day," examines both allegorically and autobiographically what it is...
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May 13, 2017 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox will be ready with its "Rent" next year. The network has announced a live TV production of the award-winning stage musical "Rent." No airdate was specified, but it is likely to be telecast after "A Christmas Story," which Fox has already planned for December. "Rent" is set in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, Brandy performs at the 2015 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother’s Day two days early, Friday, May 12, 2017, at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
May 13, 2017 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother's Day two days early at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn. The second annual SJ Presents Mother's Day Good Music Festival took place at the Barclays Center, which also included...
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Francesco Gabbani from Italy performs the song ""Occidentali's Karma" during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017. The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on May 13. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 13, 2017 - 11:23 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A man in a tacky suit and his "gorilla" are one of the favorites to win this year's Eurovision song contest. By the event's standards, that's kind of understated. Millions of Europeans are likely to be glued to their tubes on Saturday evening for Eurovision's final — either...
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