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WDBJ7 Reporter/AnchorAfter 34 years of representing artists and the arts in the Roanoke Valley, The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge is closing its doors. The council was an advocate for the opera, ballet, private artists, among other groups in the area. The decision to...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Artists, Arts, Fine Artists
ReporterOpera Roanoke and Patrick Henry High School team up to honor a special tradition and a special man today. It was all part of the Joe Green Tree Project. The family of legendary opera composer Giuseppe Verdi would plant a tree for each of his operas,...
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WDBJ7 ReporterIt's a show hundreds of years in the making. Sunday night, ghoulish drama, music and dance made its way to Roanoke. Opera Roanoke continued it's performance series of The Masques of Orpheus. The opera featured scenes from popular classic composers....
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reporterIt's traditionally a word of praise for a great performance, now a Roanoke arts group is hoping "BRAVO" will take on another meaning. "BRAVO" in this instance stands for "Blue Ridge Advocates for the Valley's Opera." The group is trying to educate,...
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August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
ReporterFans of Bold and the Beautiful will notice a familiar face at the Miss Virginia pageant. Bobbie Eakes played Macy on the hit CBS daytime drama and this week she's in Roanoke to emcee and perform during the pageant. Eakes was Miss Georgia back in...
The opera world is remembering a groundbreaking star who grew up singing in church in Danville. Camilla Williams died yesterday. She was 92. Born in Danville in 19-19, she became the first African-American woman to sing with a major U.S. opera...
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Young, fresh, rising music stars from around the world are in Blacksburg for a two-week music festival. These musicians are hoping to spark new interest in a centuries old art. “It catches a lot of people off guard,” said Philip...
ReporterOpera Roanoke is celebrating its 35th season. One of the feature productions this year is Madama Butterfly. The opera will be performed twice this weekend. Friday, March 18 the show will begin at 8pm, Sunday, March 20 the performance is at 2:...
Tags: Human Interest, Music Theater
Ever wonder what longhairs listen to when they let their hair down? Once upon a time, when conductors were regarded as remote intellectual titans, no one would have thought to ask. Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony, once described...
Name: Carlos Rubio Age: 68 City in which you reside: Martinsburg, W.Va. Day job: I taught at Shepherd in the English and Language Department from 2001 to 2009. At the moment I work with the Education Department as a student teacher supervisor. Book...
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The period from the new year through the end of March invariably includes some of the most highly anticipated events of Chicago's classical music season. Here are 10 such events, listed in chronological order: Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Riccardo...
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