This article was adapted from one originally written by Aida Qajar for IranWire.
That the meeting with Kerry took place in the “Aida” hall of the Marriott Hotel seemed somehow appropriate.
The Daily Beast recently spent time in the Aida refugee camp, and refugees there said something similar.
Facialist Aida Bacaj, who tends to the pores of Kyra Sedgwick and Carla Gugino, has mixed emotions.
She would tell him that he really had not the right to ask her to meet such women as Aida and Alice.
They needed the Bach to take away the bad taste that Aida had left in their mouths.
Upon hearing this name Aida exclaims to herself, "My father!"
While he is lost in thoughts of Aida, the Princess Amneris enters.
And if she shrugged her shoulders at Aida for being too old, Christine did the same at Alice for being too young.
Aida closes the scene with the same prayer to Heaven "Pieta!"
An opera by Giuseppe Verdi. The title character is an Ethiopian princess who loves an Egyptian warrior, Radames. He accidentally reveals Egyptian military secrets to her and is condemned to death by live burial in a tomb. Aida flees but rejoins Radames to die with him.
Note: Aida is a particularly spectacular opera, with lavish sets, costumes, and extras — actors who have no singing parts.
1. A functional dialect of Dictionary APL by M. Gfeller.
["APL Arrays and Their Editor", M. Gfeller, SIGPLAN Notices 21(6):18-27 (June 1986) and SIGAPL Conf Proc].
2. An intermediate representation language for Ada developed at the University of Karlsruhe in 1980. AIDA was merged with TCOL.Ada to form Diana.
["AIDA Introduction and User Manual", M. Dausmann et al, U Karlsruhe, Inst fur Inform II, TR Nr 38/80].
["AIDA Reference Manual", ibid, TR Nr 39/80, Nov 1980].