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Spanish legend Placido Domingo will highlight the Los Angeles Opera's upcoming season with a career-spanning concert and involvement in two productions, the company said. Domingo, who has been LA Opera's general director since 2003, will perform a concert on November 17 to mark 50 years since he first took the stage in the city's then new Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. LA Opera music director James Conlon will lead the concert that will bring in to-be-announced special guests.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Olivia Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."
Signaling Donald Trump's tough stance against Beijing on Monday, spokesman Sean Spicer said "the US is going to make sure we protect our interests" in the South China Sea. China lays claim to a vast extent of the South China Sea within a so-called "nine dash line," including waters claimed by several of its neighbors.