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1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Women's media group names courage award after AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus

A women's media group has created a new award for courage honouring Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan, the group announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, Photography

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Annie Baker calls Pulitzer drama win 'amazing'

This publicity photo released by The Publicity Office shows, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten, in a scene from Annie Baker's play, "The Flick."

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Related Topix: Theater, New York University, Gettysburg, PA

9 hrs ago | Q1043.com

Steely Dan announce summer tour

Steely Dan is returning to the road. The group has announced dates for an extensive summer trek.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Saratoga, CA, Concord, CA, Theater

13 hrs ago | The Island Packet

This is the year to hike the Dylan Thomas trail

In his short life, Dylan Thomas became one of the world's first multimedia superstars through his spellbinding poetry, stage readings, and dramatic writing for the stage, screen, radio and television.

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Related Topix: Dylan Thomas, Poetry, John Lennon, Pop/Rock, World News, Prince Charles, Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom,

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Criterion Collection Extends Hulu Streaming Deal

The Criterion Collection and Hulu have extended their deal to keep the video platform as the exclusive streaming home of Criterion's vast library of art house films.

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Related Topix: Cinema

22 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

North Dakota native adds expertise to 'Fargo' show

Residents in North Dakota's largest city are ready to celebrate the premier of "Fargo" the TV show, along with an actor from the area who plays a part in the series.

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Related Topix: Theater, Beer

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KNDU

First in series of rare 'blood moon' eclipses begins April 15

In the early morning of April 15, the sky will host a rare type of lunar eclipse - one in which the moon will have a crimson coloration.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Cameras, Photography

Congleton Guardian

Lucy: BGT gave me confidence boost

Britain's Got Talent singer Lucy Kay has revealed winning the judges and audiences' approval has boosted her self-esteem.

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Related Topix: Opera

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Nonfiction

Anchorage Daily News

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Virginia, Virginia Government, Nonfiction, Sports

National Public Radio

'The Flick' By Annie Baker Wins Pulitzer For Drama

Annie Baker's "The Flick" has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play set in a movie theater that was called a "thoughtful drama with well-crafted characters" which created "lives rarely seen on the stage."

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Related Topix: Theater, Columbia University, Amherst, MA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Top 5 moments at the MTV Movie Awards

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: MTV Movie Awards, Theater, We're the Millers, Celebrities, Jennifer Aniston, Entertainment

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Hong Kong in Lego form? Awesome

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Photography, Travel, Autos

Oxford Times

Stars hailed at Olivier Awards

Stars including Dame Judi Dench, Tom Hiddleston and Gemma Arterton gathered in central London for Theatreland's biggest bash - the Olivier Awards.

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Related Topix: Mark Gatiss, Opera, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sunherald.com

Review: Audra McDonald divinely channels Lady Day

Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald in her new show has somehow summoned the feisty, proud and unbowed spirit of Billie Holiday, who died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1959.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Theater

WPLJ-FM New York

Bryan Cranston Channels Walter White to Help Fan Land Prom Date

It's probably a good thing she said yes. With prom around the corner one young Breaking Bad fan found a unique way to ask his date to the prom: by getting Walter White to do it.

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bryan Cranston, Theater

Norwalk Citizen News

Small Nebraska library takes innovative approach

And, while their parents are watching a grown-ups' movie at the Granada Theater next door, youngsters at the Oxford Public Library are enjoying a G-rated kid-friendly movie on their own big screen, helping the library fulfill its mission to be a vital, vibrant educational, entertainment and social hub of the community.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Theater

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Judi Dench, Jude Law up for UK's Olivier Awards

Britain's actress Dame Judy Dench, centre left, attends a State Banquet in honour of the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opera, Theater

Hudson Hub-Times

Country Music Museum grows to match genre

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is no longer bursting at the seams, thanks to a $100 million expansion that has more than doubled its space and allowed it to add more interactive and contemporary exhibits.

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Related Topix: Theater

KNDO

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Screen stars Jude Law, Tom Hiddleston and Judi Dench are among big-name nominees as Britain's theater community gets set for the Laurence Olivier Awards.

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Related Topix: Theater, Othello, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, ABBA, Pop/Rock, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

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