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Showing: RETNA x SF Opera – “Aida”
After working with the Legion of Honor on an Egyptian exhibition (covered), RETNA’s (featured) recently took the role of the artistic designer for another Bay Area institution, the SF Opera. Again
With Odes to Military March, China Puts Nationalism Into Overdrive
A performance in Beijing of “The Long March,” a new opera that celebrates the early days of the Chinese Communist Party.
Review: An Anti-Nazi Protest in the Guise of Opera
“Simplicius Simplicissimus” was written in the mid-1930s, but not performed until after the Third Reich had been defeated.
The Saturday Profile: Opera Maestro Ensnared in Brazilian Graft Scandal Lashes Out at Accusers
The Brazilian conductor and artistic director John Neschling, left, with two of his advisers in São Paulo. He says lawbreakers are smearing him to get leniency through plea deals.
Deep in the Chinese Opera
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Opera just released a concept browser that will completely change the way you surf the web
When it comes to browsing the web, what's your tool of choice? Google's Chrome browser is the world's most popular desktop internet portal, likely in part because it integrates so well with other
Opera Neon hands-on: “Concept Browser” hits more than it misses
Opera is looking to change the state of internet browsers, and it has launched a new browser called Neon as the first step in realizing that vision. Starting today, Opera Neon is available to download
<i>Rusalka</i> Is a Fairy Tale for Our Gilded Era
Under the moon, a naiad with blue hair extensions lounges in a willow tree’s crook. Below is her native lake, ringed by trees. According to Slavic tradition, her name is Rusalka, the water sprite.
Opera 43 is all about speed
Opera is getting an update to version 43 today, and with it comes a number of improvements all about speed. As outlined on the Opera blog this update aims to decrease load times and work alongside
Oikospiel Is A Surreal Game About Work And Play From The Composer Of Proteus
If you’ve ever played Dyad, Proteus, or Panoramical, you’ve heard David Kanaga’s work before. He’s one of the smartest people in game design and his latest work, Oikospiel, is his most mind-scrambling
A Chelsea Manning-WikiLeaks Opera, Seen in a New Light
A wall-projection from “The Source,” an opera about Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks.
Toolbox for Google Play Store, our Chrome extension for enhancing the Play Store, is now available on Opera
Back in December, we announced Toolbox for Google Play Store, a Chrome extension designed to improve the Play Store desktop site. It adds integration with several sites (including Android Police,
Opera Mini is getting a built-in Download Helper
Yes, Opera Mini is still alive. The name once synonymous with web browsers for phones, whether smart or not, has practically been overshadowed by the likes of Chrome and Firefox. That’s not to say,
Opera Mini gets updated with faster and better access, built-in download helper
Firefox and Chrome may be the more popular mini mobile web browsers for Android phones right now but the Opera Mini is still..well, operating. The mini web browser is still being used by Android and
Canada Today: Ice in Many Forms, the Past as Opera and Real Estate
Dean Faure refilled his water truck in January along the 285-mile Tlicho Winter Road, which links remote communities to Yellowknife, the capital of the Northwest Territories.
Opera Max 3.0 brings new UI with data-saving tips and Facebook tools
The Opera Max VPN is a pretty popular app, and yesterday it was updated with a few snazzy new tools. In addition to basic VPN abilities, version 3 introduces a fancy new design and will offer users
Three lightweight Android browsers that may speed up your old smartphone or tablet
There are plenty of great choices for web browsers on Android, but if you have a cheaper (or older) device, you may find the top picks unsatisfactory. For example, Chrome can slow down quite a bit on
Opera Max 3.0 rolled out with more data savings for Facebook, new design
A new version of the Opera Max app is ready as Opera has just released a major update. The Opera Max 3.0 is turned into an Android smart assistant as it gets a new design and new features. Expect to
Opera is Reborn with built-in chatting
In a world full of Chromes, Foxes, Safaris, and Edges, is there still room for other web browsers? Opera, which precedes some of those, definitely thinks so. After toying around with some possible
Barbara Smith Conrad, Singer at Center of Integration Dispute, Dies at 79
Barbara Smith Conrad at her home in Manhattan in 2011.