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2014-03-13 16:26:53

Ambrogio Maestri, the world's leading Falstaff, sings his first Met performances of the title role NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Verdi's brilliant final masterpiece Falstaff, in its first new Met production in 50 years -- and conducted by Met Music Director James Levine in his first Great Performances at the Met in nearly two years -- airs Sunday, April 13 at 12 noon on PBS (check local listings). (In New York, THIRTEEN will air the opera Thursday, April 10( )at...

2013-09-23 23:32:23

Mayo Clinic researchers conclude that consistent activity throughout the day triggers one's metabolism to work more effectively. Recent data indicates that an hour at the gym does not make up for for 12 hours sitting idle. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Scientific findings featured in the Juvenon Health Journal indicate that the best way to manage weight may not include daily gym visits. Mayo Clinic researchers studied the ramifications of a sedentary lifestyle and...

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2011-12-05 06:38:14

One financial staffing company in Minneapolis, Minnesota have taken drastic measures to combat the health issues that arise from spending long hours sitting down and working at a desk -- they have installed four treadmill desks in a conference room in order to allow their workers to exercise while attending corporate meetings. According to Eric V. Copage of the New York Times, that company, Salo, encourages what they refer to as "walking meetings" by setting up four "height-adjustable"...

2011-05-11 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today announced James Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at two upcoming conferences. Mr. Levine will present at the upcoming Barclays Capital Clean Solutions Conference as part of the "Biofuels" panel discussion scheduled from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 19,...

2011-05-10 11:28:00

Celebrated director Peter Sellars makes his Met debut staging "perhaps the greatest American opera of the last quarter-century" (Associated Press) NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Opera's premiere production of John Adams' Nixon in China, conducted by the composer and staged by internationally acclaimed director Peter Sellars, will air in primetime on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Wednesday, June 1 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In...

2010-02-12 15:12:00

JAMES LEVINE CONDUCTS EIGHT PROGRAMS, INCLUDING MAHLER'S SYMPHONY NO. 2 TO OPEN THE BOSTON SYMPHONY'S SEASON AT TANGLEWOOD ON JULY 9 HIGHLIGHTS ALSO INCLUDE SEIJI OZAWA'S RETURN TO TANGLEWOOD, YO-YO MA'S SILK ROAD PROJECT, JOHN WILLIAMS CELEBRATING 30 YEARS AT TANGLEWOOD, AUDRA MCDONALD, A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION, AND THE MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP KEITH LOCKHART AND THE BOSTON POPS CELEBRATE THE ORCHESTRA'S 125TH ANNIVERSARY ON JULY 2, AND ON JULY 18 WITH ARLO GUTHRIE AND JAMES TAYLOR AND...


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  • A spider.
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