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The Children of the Opera

  • To combat quarantine’s monotony and compensating for an inability to stage live music, the Metropolitan Opera has been streaming archival “The Met: Live in HD” productions.
  • An audition with the director, Anthony Piccolo, consists of those two exercises followed by a series of questions, the last being, “Do you like to sing?” If one responds “Yes,” (he has had children say “No”), and if the rendition of “Happy Birthday” shows promise, one can expect to receive an invitation to enter the Beginners’ Class.
  • I spent countless hours in this room over the years: rehearsing, trying on costumes, waiting for calls to the stage, celebrating successful shows, playing cards with my fellow choristers, doing homework during breaks, and talking to my school friends as they went about their regular lives.
  • Auditions were terrifying: four choristers at a time, standing around the piano, singing a randomly selected portion of the opera.

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I tested the 'Work from Hyatt' program at a luxury resort in Arizona - Business Insider

  • From 'workation' programs and "school-cation' packages, traditional vacations as we know them have been rebranded to meet travelers' growing demand to work and relax all in one safe, sanitized, and socially distanced setting.
  • We went to Hyatt's Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, a Spanish-style hotel boasting 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space in the shadow of Arizona's Camelback mountain.
  • Among the inclusions, which vary from hotel to hotel, was a daily $50 food and beverage credit, dedicated work space in one of the hotel's banquet rooms, waived resort fee, free dog walking, one daytime cabana at the hotel's pool, and an automatic upgrade to a one bedroom suite.
  • We didn't partake in these services, but the hotel is also home to an award-winning spa called Alvadora, and a fitness center that was open but would only accommodate one guest or couple from the same household at a time.

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I tested the 'Work from Hyatt' program at a luxury resort in Arizona - Business Insider

  • From 'workation' programs and "school-cation' packages, traditional vacations as we know them have been rebranded to meet travelers' growing demand to work and relax all in one safe, sanitized, and socially distanced setting.
  • We went to Hyatt's Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, a Spanish-style hotel boasting 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space in the shadow of Arizona's Camelback mountain.
  • Among the inclusions, which vary from hotel to hotel, was a daily $50 food and beverage credit, dedicated work space in one of the hotel's banquet rooms, waived resort fee, free dog walking, one daytime cabana at the hotel's pool, and an automatic upgrade to a one bedroom suite.
  • We didn't partake in these services, but the hotel is also home to an award-winning spa called Alvadora, and a fitness center that was open but would only accommodate one guest or couple from the same household at a time.

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How the Medici, monks, and the British Empire shaped your office

  • The coronavirus pandemic has forced most people to create an office space of their own – whether by devoting a room in our homes for work, sitting socially distanced in common areas or just creating a “Zoom worthy” corner in a bedroom.
  • Two buildings were designed to handle paperwork and records related to office administration, the navy and the increased commerce.
  • The public areas within the building included a spacious hall and courtyard used as a reception for sales and meetings, with large rooms for the directors and offices for the clerks.
  • The Larkin Company Administration Building, a soap manufacturing facility designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1903, was one of the first modern office buildings to follow the open office floor plan.
  • The advances in building technology and the open office workspaces paved the way for architects and designers in the 1950s and 1960s to develop the offices and office furniture we recognize today.

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Michael Jordan opens second medical clinic in Charlotte

  • Three years after Jordan committed $7 million to Novant Health, two clinics are providing care to communities in Charlotte with little or no health care.
  • The new Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic in Charlotte's North End community is a 6,800-square-foot facility, equipped with 12 patient exam rooms, an X-ray room, and space for physical therapy, according to Novant Health.
  • The clinics say patrons don't need insurance in order to receive treatment.
  • The first Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic opened in October 2019 and treated more than 3,500 patients.
  • Earlier this year, it served as a Covid-19 screening and testing site, providing more than 13,000 tests.

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Here.fm raises $2.9 million to reimagine video chat

  • Boyes and Harris, like the rest of us, moved to Zoom to collaborate when the pandemic hit and felt that there were several shortcomings.
  • Here, in contrast, is a fully customizable room with video chat built on top of it, giving users the ability to decorate their room with virtual items, gifs, backgrounds, notes, pictures, etc.
  • And, of course, these users can also customize their own video chat window and those of others, arranging them in the room in the size and shape that they prefer.
  • Harris and Boyes aren’t ready to commit to a certain business model or even use case, but would rather prefer to see how users approach the platform.
  • Mmhmm offers similar tools to customize the video chat room, but focuses more on presenting than hanging out.

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Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year?

  • Staying home is the best way to protect against getting and spreading the virus, yet many people are likely to travel before the year is over.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminds people that the risk of infection increases when you travel from or to communities with high numbers and rate of disease.
  • Schaffner sees hotels as offering more control of your environment than staying in a relative's home, provided you avoid close encounters in elevators and other public areas and skip restaurant dining in favor of takeout or room service.
  • Schaffner knows people who have stayed in the homes of friends or relatives after carefully quarantining for a couple of weeks before visiting or receiving guests.
  • For stays in the same house with other people, "consider if the family you are visiting has been able to isolate and take precautions," he says.

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