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Deceptive Cadence

Maria Callas: The soprano of the century

One hundred years after her birth, Maria Callas still commands attention in the world of opera, which she forever altered with her singular, searing performances.

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Food

Rose Previte, of D.C.'s Michelin star restaurant Maydān, releases her debut cookbook

10 min

Rose Previte, of D.C.'s Michelin star restaurant Maydān, releases her debut cookbook

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Music

Maria Callas: The soprano of the century

6 min

Maria Callas: The soprano of the century

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