A scene from 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann' with partially nude performers in the background, playing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

Opera pays performers based on level of nudity

Opera performers are being required to cover up—and lose out on $200 a show.

On Oct 19, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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10 reasons you need to ditch Chrome for Opera

Think Chrome is the best web browser? That probably means you've never tried Opera.

On May 29, 2017 by John-Michael Bond

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Opera disputes Microsoft’s claim of being the most battery-friendly browser

It ain't over 'til Opera chimes in.

On Jun 23, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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The world’s first streamable opera is now available, and it’s all about mansplaining

It's a history piece about how men like to explain everything.

On May 24, 2016 by Christine Friar

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Penguins run as fast as they can from annoying opera singer

They were just trying to take a nap.

On May 9, 2016 by David Britton

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This Auto-Tuned opera about Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks is positively mind-bending

Does music have a way of making WikiLeaks understandable?

On Nov 12, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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One World Symphony conductor tells us why ‘Hannibal’ is on the menu for opera lovers

Composer Sung Jin Hong's 'operasodes' have paid tribute to 'Breaking Bad' and 'Game of Thrones.'

On Oct 18, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Opera singer inhales some helium for a disorientingly squeaky performance

Ever wondered what an opera singer would sound like after inhaling helium? Well, you're in luck.

On Sep 7, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Opera singer is awake and performing Schubert during brain surgery

On the advice of his neurosurgeons, this opera singer with a brain tumor sang his heart out.

On Aug 12, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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How to tell Richard Wagner and Porter Wagoner apart

The differences are subtle.

On Jun 16, 2015 by David Britton

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This browser extension makes YouTube slightly less painful

You should still probably avoid the comments.

On Jan 2, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Opera cast and crew to wear Google Glass for Puccini performance

Glassholes like culture too. 

On Jul 30, 2014 by Taylor Hatmaker

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The hottest kickstarter of the moment? A cutting-edge language app

Rosetta Stone, your days are numbered.

On Dec 27, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Opera singers wow Canada with a ‘human piano’ performance

Is your band struggling with its sound? Maybe one of these would help.

On Sep 19, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Daily Fluff: Kitten opera sells out Carnegie Hall

Is opera coming back in style among the masses?

On Sep 17, 2013 by [email protected]