NYPD officers Gunther Toody (Joe E. Ross) and Francis Muldoon (Fred Gwynne) patrolled the Bronx in the 1960s sitcom Car 54, Where Are You? Shanachie Entertainment hide caption

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'Car 54' Re-Release Drives An Old Fan To Reminisce
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German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau performing Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem' in Coventry Cathedral. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
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George Gershwin's most famous works include Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and the opera Porgy and Bess. Warner Archives hide caption

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A Gershwin Biopic That Ain't Necessarily So True
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Woman I (1950-52) is one of the works featured in de Kooning: A Retrospective. The exhibit is on display at the Museum of Modern Art through Jan. 9, 2012. John Wronn/Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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At MoMA, A Look At De Kooning's Shifts In Style
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Astaire, Burns, Allen In 'Distress' In London Town
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Many of Degas' nudes have their backs turned to the viewer. Above, Degas' pastel work, After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Neck, 1886-95. Photo Musee d'Orsay/rmn/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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Degas' Nudes Depict The Awkwardness Of Real Life
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The American Repertory Theater's production of Porgy and Bess emphasized musical theater over opera. Michael J. Lutch/Courtesy of the American Repertory Theater hide caption

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'Porgy And Bess,' Adapted For Modern Times
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German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtwaengler. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Wilhelm Furtwaengler: A Complex German Conductor
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'Sweethearts' On-Screen, But What Happens Off?
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New Releases Showcase Lieberson's Vocal Talent
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Like Gilbert And Sullivan? You'll Love These DVDs
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Alida Valli stars as Countess Livia Serpieri and Farley Granger plays Lieut. Franz Mahler in Senso. Everett Collection/Everett Col hide caption

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A Night At The Opera (On The Silver Screen)
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Diana and Callisto, 1556-59 Minneapolis Institute of Arts hide caption

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Two Titian Masterpieces Traveling Through U.S.
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James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Celebrating James Levine's 40 Years At The Met
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Music And Animation Combine In Disney's 'Fantasia'
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