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An Interview with Joyce Castle, Mezzo-Soprano

interview-3-08-castle-teaser.jpgIf you've never heard of mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle, by all means read on. To say she is a hoot to interview is a major understatement. Castle, long a member of New York City Opera, has of late become associated with leading and character roles in contemporary opera, as well as the French repertoire. She is certainly a character and a half over the phone.

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Music Reviews - March, 2008

music-3-08-teaser.jpgJ.S. BACH - CANTATAS VOL. 16: NEW YORK • FOR THE SUNDAYAFTER CHRISTMAS • JOHN ELIOT GARDINER | SOLI DEO GLORIA SDG 137

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Movie Renter's Guide Number 154 - January, 2008 - Part III

movie-mr-woodcock-bd-teaser.jpg Monty Python's The Life of Brian (Blu-ray), White Noise (HD DVD), War (Blu-ray), Man on Fire (Blu-ray), Con Air (Blu-ray), SOS! Tokyo Metro Explorers: The Next (Blu-ray), Timecop (HD DVD), The Omega Man (Blu-ray/HD DVD), Good Luck Chuck (Blu-ray), Mr. Woodcock (Blu-ray)

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Movie Renter's Guide - March, 2008

movie-reviews-march-2008-teaser.jpgThings We Lost in the Fire (SD DVD),  Hitman (Blu-ray),  Ceine Dion: Live in Las Vegas (Blu-ray), Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (Blu-ray), Ice Age (Blu-ray), i, Robot (Blu-ray), The Kite Runner (SD DVD), There Will Be Blood (SD DVD)

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Movie Renter's Guide Number 154 - January, 2008 - Part II

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Zodiac (HD DVD), Resident Evil: Extinction (Blu-ray), Remember That Night: David Gilmour Live at The Prince Albert Hall (Blu-ray), Freedom Vol. 3 (HD DVD), Sunshine (Blu-ray), 3:10 To Yuma (Blu-ray), Cat People (Blu-ray), Dragon Wars (Blu-ray), The Rock (Blu-ray), Battlestar Galactica: Season One (HD DVD)

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Music Reviews - February, 2008 - Special CD/DVD Reviews

music-2-08-teaser.jpgThis month, I deviate from the usual review format. Instead of offering short, individual reviews of a host of CDs and DVDs, I offer three feature-length reviews that focus on four Divas past and present: Maria Callas, Cecilia Bartoli, Measha Brueggergosman, and Kate Royal. These four women, variously Greek/American, Italian, Canadian, and British by birth/heritage, provide object lessons in great singing.

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Movie Renter's Guide Number 154 - January, 2008 - Part I

movie-154-part-1-teaser.jpgThe Legend of Zorro (Blu-ray), Hannibal Rising (HD DVD Import), Eastern Promises (HD DVD Hybrid), Harry Potter Giftset Years 1-5 (Blu-ray), Blade Runner (Blu-ray), Cast Away (Blu-ray), High School Musical 2 (Blu-ray), Old School (HD DVD), The Kingdom (Blu-ray/HD DVD), Shakira: Oral Fixation Tour (Blu-ray)

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A Talk with Baritone Nathan Gunn

Nathan Gunn

Baritone Nathan Gunn's career is on the ascent. Thirteen years after winning the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition at the tender age of 23, the handsomely voiced artist followed up recent leading roles at the Met, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Pittsburgh Opera, and Aix-en-Provence with this summer's release of his first solo CD, Just Before Sunrise.

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Movie Renter's Guide Number 153 - December, 2007 - Part III

Stardust (HD DVD), The Heartbreak Kid (HD DVD), The Bourne Ultimatum (HD DVD Hybrid), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Blu-ray), Star Trek: The Original Series Season 1 (HD DVD Hybrid), The Simpsons Movie (Blu-ray), Ocean's Thirteen (Blu-ray/HD DVD Hybrid), Bad Santa (Blu-ray), The Aviator (Blu-ray/HD DVD), Balls of Fury (HD DVD Hybrid)

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Movie Renter's Guide Number 155 - February, 2008

movie-155-teaser.jpgDeath Sentence (SD DVD), The Hunting Party (SD DVD), Gone Baby Gone (SD DVD), Becoming Jane (SD DVD), American Gangster (HD DVD/SD DVD), Beowulf (HD DVD), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (SD DVD), Michael Clayton (SD DVD)

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Music for Christmas - Part II

Classical Carols: Jeffrey Biegel, piano; The Christmas Spirit: The World's Favourite Hymns and Carols; Chanticleer: Let it Snow; Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker - Erich Kunzel, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra; Machet die Tore weit: Baroque Christmas Cantatas from Central Germany and more.

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