Review: France Once Fought Over This Opera. Juilliard Shows Us Why.

Review: France Once Fought Over This Opera. Juilliard Shows Us Why.

Alex Rosen’s wealthy bass voice confirmed promise because it rode the buffets of Rameau’s arduous writing for Theseus (Thésée), whose sustained struggling within the opera feels virtually a precursor of Wagner’s Tristan. Brooding with out overplaying as Phaedra (Phèdre), the mezzo-soprano Natalia Kutateladze sounded darkish and pointed, centered but versatile. Photo Natalia Kutateladze (Phèdre) and […]

James Comey Tells Colbert Why Trump’s Presidency Is ‘Not O.K.’

James Comey Tells Colbert Why Trump’s Presidency Is ‘Not O.K.’

Photo Over pink wine served in paper cups, James Comey informed Stephen Colbert what it had felt wish to be fired as F.B.I. director. Credit CBS Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier evening’s highlights that allows you to sleep — and lets us get paid to observe comedy. If you’re […]

Colbert Revels in News of a Connection Between Hannity and Cohen

Colbert Revels in News of a Connection Between Hannity and Cohen

Photo Stephen Colbert was overwhelmed by the information that attorneys for Michael Cohen, President Trump’s private lawyer, mentioned he had performed enterprise with the Fox News persona Sean Hannity as effectively. Credit CBS Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier night time’s highlights that permits you to sleep — and lets […]

Can Winning Become Rollicking Fun Again for the Warriors?

Can Winning Become Rollicking Fun Again for the Warriors?

There are very rational explanations to account for the cloud that out of the blue hangs over the league’s overwhelming preseason favorites heading into the beginning of the 2018 playoffs. Stephen Curry, the two-time M.V.P. guard, performed in solely one in all Golden State’s closing 17 video games after struggling a knee sprain simply as […]

As the Playoffs Begin, the N.B.A.’s Biggest Stars are Going Ring Hunting

As the Playoffs Begin, the N.B.A.’s Biggest Stars are Going Ring Hunting

For followers and pundits fascinated with retaining Michael Jordan firmly entrenched because the N.B.A.’s best trendy participant over LeBron James, the mathematics could be very easy: 6 > Three. It appears no dialogue of these gamers can keep away from the 6 > Three equation, through which they’ve determined that Jordan’s 6-Zero file within the […]

Trevor Noah Hammers Congress for Dependence on Facebook’s Cash

Trevor Noah Hammers Congress for Dependence on Facebook’s Cash

Photo “Basically, Congress has to deal with big corporations the way rich white people punish their kids,” Trevor Noah mentioned. Credit Comedy Central Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier night time’s highlights that permits you to sleep — and lets us get paid to look at comedy. If you’re keen […]

An Opera Worth Fighting Over

An Opera Worth Fighting Over

Opera is a reasonably placid universe today. So it’s arduous to think about a premiere that might single-handedly divide the music-loving public in two, separating it into factions with positions as hotly held as these of right now’s Democrats and Republicans. Rameau’s “Hippolyte et Aricie” had simply such an impression on France when it opened […]

Stephen Colbert Bids Paul Ryan Farewell

Stephen Colbert Bids Paul Ryan Farewell

‘Jesus Take the Wheel’ Some White House insiders are saying that Trump is sort of at his wits’ finish over the most recent developments within the Stormy Daniels scandal and the Russia investigation. “Ever since the F.B.I. raided his lawyer Michael Cohen’s offices, the walls have been closing in on the president. And he’s not […]

Seth Meyers Wonders if the Cohen Raid Spells Doom for the President

Seth Meyers Wonders if the Cohen Raid Spells Doom for the President

Colbert then rolled a 2011 clip during which his character on that present, a mock conservative commentator, argues: “For too lengthy, our mortal enemies the Chinese have been utilizing pandas’ cuteness to infiltrate our hearts. Never neglect that they’re panda bears: godless killing machines.” Here’s how Colbert lampooned Carlson: “Tucker Carlson stole my bit! And […]

Stephen Colbert Imagines How the Michael Cohen Raid Went

Stephen Colbert Imagines How the Michael Cohen Raid Went

Photo Stephen Colbert stated that future generations could must examine this stretch of American historical past “in the Trump presidential library’s adult section.” Credit CBS Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the earlier evening’s highlights that permits you to sleep — and lets us get paid to observe comedy. If you’re considering […]