Too Many Sopranos sheds light on opera stereotypes

Comedic production runs this weekend at Althouse College

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

A scene from Too Many Sopranos

This weekend, UWOpera will be making fun of itself.

Running Friday through Sunday at Althouse College, the Faculty of Music’s opera workshop will be performing Too Many Sopranos, a contemporary opera that pokes fun at the traditional stereotypes of opera singers. (read more)

Celeb sites tackle big issues

Paltrow, Poehler endorse life philosophies

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

GOOP, Smart Girls at the Party, and Soul Pancake

Some celebrities endorse fashion lines and perfumes. Some, on the other hand, endorse entire life philosophies.

Across the fame spectrum, A-list actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow to performers like Saturday Night Live alumna Amy Poehler and The Office’s Rainn Wilson are among the first wave of celebrities to create websites aimed at the greater issues in life, such as spirituality, feminism and philosophy. (read more)

A&E Shorts

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado starts record label
Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado has created her own record label called Nelstar Music and has already signed the Toronto electro-dance band Fritz Helder & the Phantoms. (read more)

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