Arts & Entertainment

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San Francisco Opera scores a hit with "Two Women"

Listening to Tutino's opera one can imagine that this is what a Puccini of today might be writing: expert and sophisticated, while also aiming for popularity and acceptance.

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A day in the life of film at Tribeca

"Armor of Light." "Good Kill," "Far from Men," "Trials of Constance Baker Motley," "Song of Lahore" and more.

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"White Tiger": A movie you might have missed

This 2012 Russian mystery and action film examines a wartime legendary - or perhaps mythological - tank.

 

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Seventy years since the end of WWII: "A Generation"

The struggle of Polish people after the invasion of Nazi Germany is portrayed well in this 1955 film.

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Book review: Moshe Lewin's "The Soviet Century"

About Stalinism, Lewin strongly makes the point that while Stalin's  tenure from the mid 1920s to the early 1950s represented a significant portion of Soviet history it did not represent all of it.