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. Aïda flees but rejoins Radames to die with him.
Note: Aïda is a particularly spectacular opera, with lavish sets, costumes, and extras — actors who have no singing parts.