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[Washington] LETTER: Smoking sullies Fox concert

I attended the March 14 Widespread Panic concert at the Fox Theater. Imagine my alarm when those around me, and throughout the entire theater, began to light up both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes...Isn’t the theater worth protecting just as much as th
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 28, 2015 07:54

[California] DENNY: Track Discrimination at its Source

the majority of those who violate the law are not homeless. The majority of the people creating the worst secondhand smoke problem in Berkeley’s smokefree are the customers and employees of businesses in the commercial districts. Take a look outside the
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Mar 20, 2015 21:56

VIDEO: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

Streisand is Daisy Gamble, a kooky chain-smoker desperate to kick the habit. She finds the perfect cure in the form of Dr. Chabot (Yves Montand), a psychiatrist who uses hypnosis. When Daisy goes into a trance, however, she can regress into past liv
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2015 08:32


Healthway had no role in the opera’s company self-censorship. Its chairwoman Rosanna Capolingua told ABC Radio that the Healthway board were pleased, but surprised by the banning of Carmen. “The board reacted very much like we all reacting now: Wow, real
Crikey (au)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:55

[Australia] WA Opera's Carmen sponsorship smoking row extinguished after Government intervention

The West Australian Government will direct its health promotion agency to allow the WA Opera to perform Carmen after a public outcry and claims of arts censorship when the production was canned.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:20

Australian opera company bans Carmen because it 'promotes smoking'

has been labelled "crazy" after it banned performances of Carmen because the 140-year-old French opera features smoking. In a move likened by its critics to banning Macbeth because it promotes killing kings, the Western Australian Opera said it opted to w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:03

Chainsmoking Carmen culled by Western Australian Opera to protect sponsorship deal

Carmen is one of the most performed operas in the world, and has entranced audiences for 140 years with its dangerous romance. So it's odd that a planned production has been dumped by the Western Australian Opera – not for its depiction of organised crime
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:02
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[Australia] Tony Abbott slams decision to remove smoking from Carmen

The Prime Minister said shielding patrons from harmful activities could mean every opera production would be banned... “Opera is, if you like, inevitably, an exaggeration, and if we running around looking to take offence or looking to spread some politic
The Australian (au)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:00
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[UK] Australian opera company drops Carmen over smoking scenes

Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06

[Australia] Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Opera

The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57
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