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Bayreuth Wagner fest starts with stage malfunction

Guests  arrive for  opening of the Bayreuth Festival in Bayreuth, Germany,  Friday,  July 25, 2014. The  annual Richard-Wagner opera festival is one of the most important cultural a events in Germany.  Bayreuth’s annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhaeuser” kicked off.German  news agency dpa, citing its reporters at the performance, reported that the  audience was asked to leave the auditorium after about 20 minutes for safety reasons. (AP Photo/dpa,Tobias Hase)

BERLIN (AP) — Bayreuth’s annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner’s “Tannhaeuser” kicked off.

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National outdoor art show to hit billboards

This artist's rendering provided by Art Everywhere U shows, a display in New York's Times Square features Chuck Close's "Phil," top, and Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks." Famous artwork is about to hit America’s streets and public places. Images of American artworks will appear on billboards, bus stops, digital display boards and subway platforms August 4 through August 31. The Close painting is in the collection of the Whitney Museum of Art in New York and the Hopper work is in the Friends of American Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. (AP Photo/Art Everywhere US)

NEW YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America’s streets and public places.

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