Articles tagged richard wagner

Wagner’s ‘Ring,’ once Viking-helmeted, looks a lot different nowadays

LOS ANGELES — The horned helmet — usually sitting on the head of a zaftig soprano — is the universal symbol of Richard Wagner’s “The Ring of

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Madame Xanadu: Disenchanted

Reminiscent, in all the best ways, of Neil Gaiman and Kurt Vonnegut’s finest works, Matt Wagner’s opening salvo of his new Vertigo series shows the world still has need for the archetypes inherent in Wagner’s Parsifal.

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Climbing the Wagnerian summit: Seattle Opera reaches for greatness in staging of ‘Ring’ cycle

SEATTLE — “Ringheads” have plenty of reasons to rejoice. No fewer than four major productions of Richard Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen” are popping up

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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