Performing arts

July 24, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Alexander Neef has been hired to succeed Stephane Lissner as director of the Paris Opera starting with the 2021-22 season. The 45-year-old Neef, whose hiring was announced Wednesday, has been general director of the Canadian Opera Company since June 2008. He became artistic director of the Santa Fe...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, raises a Toronto Raptors jersey on the 18th green after winning the Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ontario, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 10:38 am
TORONTO (AP) — It was just past midnight Monday morning, and Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri decided it was time to go see the people. So he headed outside — to the line of fans waiting to get into Jurassic Park, a group of die-hards who had been in line for hours and hours and hours already...
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This image released by the Minnesota Opera shows the cast during the world premiere of "The Fix," at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, Minn. Joel Puckett composed "The Fix" about the Chicago Black Sox agreeing to throw the 1919 World Series, a work that premieres Saturday at the Minnesota Opera. (Cory Weaver/Minnesota Opera via AP)
March 15, 2019 - 3:44 pm
Joel Puckett was in the stands at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium on July 4, 1985, for the famous rain-delayed 19-inning game that ended with the New York Mets beating the Braves at 3:53 a.m. followed by postgame fireworks. "I had a long history of pulling for terrible teams," he said. Puckett's...
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In this photo provided by CBS Broadcasting, Inc., "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell, left, interviews Boston Marathon bombing survivor, Adrianne Haslet, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in New York. Haslet, who had planned on running this year's race, said she can't physically do it after getting struck by a car last month. (Michele Crowe/CBS Broadcasting, Inc. via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 11:59 am
BOSTON (AP) — First, she lost a leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Then, last month, she got hit by a car. Yet Adrianne Haslet hasn't lost her nerve — or her resolve. The professional dancer told "CBS This Morning" on Friday she won't be able to run this year's race because she has too little...
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January 28, 2019 - 7:00 am
"League of Legends" will host its Mid-Season Invitational in Vietnam and Taiwan, bringing one of the competitive video game's marquee live events to Southeast Asia for the first time. Riot Games announced the plans Monday. The play-in stage will be held in Hanoi from May 1-7, the group stage in Ho...
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Nathan Chen, of the United States, skates during the men's free skate at figure skating's Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 08, 2018 - 3:05 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nathan Chen made some mistakes at the Grand Prix Finals, yet was good enough to win the gold medal. Chen, the first American men's world champion since 2009, overcame a fall on his quad Lutz in Friday's free skate, but still took the top spot with a combined score...
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Norwegian rally driver Mads Ostberg steers his car during a leg of Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast, Australia, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (Neil Blackbourn/Rally Australia via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 2:36 am
COFFS HARBOUR, Australia (AP) — Sebastien Ogier was playing it safe as he closed in on a sixth consecutive World Rally Championship title. The French driver sat sixth on Saturday and more than a minute behind Rally Australia leader Ott Tanak, but more importantly nearly a minute ahead of Thierry...
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This cover image released by New West Records shows "The Eclipse Sessions," a new release by John Hiatt. (New West Records via AP)
October 10, 2018 - 1:21 pm
John Hiatt, "The Eclipse Sessions" (New West) At age 66, John Hiatt is still writing love songs — and good ones. On "The Eclipse Sessions," he sings about the wonder of love, the trouble with love, flowering love and faded love. Not that Hiatt has turned syrupy. Wry lyrics provide a bulwark against...
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This image provided by Racing NSW shows an artist’s impression of how horse race advertising will look on the Sydney Opera House. A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. (Racing NSW via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 12:47 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. The New South Wales state government stepped in to allow the advertisement to be displayed Tuesday after the opera house chief executive Louise Herron...
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FILE In this July 4, 1959 file photo, Maria Bueno of Brazil holds up the trophy after winning the women's singles final in the All-England Lawn Tennis championships at Wimbledon. The Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died Friday,June 8, 2018, in Sao Paulo. She had been suffering from mouth cancer since last year and was hospitalized in May. (AP Photo,File)
June 09, 2018 - 11:27 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in Sao Paulo...
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