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Pope Francis to visit impoverished Roma quarter in Slovakia

Sep. 10, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pope Francis is paying a visit next week to a neighborhood in Slovakia most Slovaks would not even think about going, which until recently even the police would avoid after dark. Francis will make the visit to the Roma community in the Lunik IX...

Former Utah governor to lead well-known Salt Lake City choir

Aug. 06, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah governor and U.S. Health and Human Services secretary Mike Leavitt was named as the new president of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square on Friday. As choir president, the three-time governor will manage operations, employees and...

Kentucky pianist invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2022

Jul. 11, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Local musician Diane Earle has been invited to be the premiere pianist at a Carnegie Hall performance in July 2022. The event, titled Jubilate: An Evening with Choral Masters, will be hosted by Mark Cabaniss, who worked at Kentucky Wesleyan College...

Met Opera stagehands to return to work after lockout

Jul. 06, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stagehands at the Metropolitan Opera planned to return to work Wednesday after recommending their union ratify a new labor contract negotiated following a lockout that started last year. Local One of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage...