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2 hrs ago | The Reporter

Box office top 20: 'Apes' holds reign with $36.3M

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," maintained its box office rule with $36.3 million over the weekend, according to final studio figures Monday.


Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Theater

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Modern 'Medea' in London stars Potter film's Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory of Harry Potter fame is a chain-smoking Medea and pop duo Goldfrapp provides a riveting score for a new staging in London of Euripides's 2,500-year-old play that may not be the "Medea" of all time but is certainly one for this age.


Related Topix: Theater, Wedding

11 hrs ago | EDGE

Maxwell Davies: The Lighthouse

The music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has always proven thought-provoking without ever crossing into presumptuousness.


Related Topix: Classical, Peter Maxwell Davies, Opera

13 hrs ago | EDGE

Who's Afraid Of Vagina Wolf

Annie is a newly 40, still single, Renaissance woman living in the garage of her charitable friend Charlie in LA.


Related Topix: Wolf, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Cinema, Janina Gavankar

13 hrs ago |

Virginia museum to host major exhibit from Beijing's Palace Museum in October

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond will host "Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum" through Jan 11, 2015.


Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Fine Arts

17 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

'The Fantasticks' breaks a color barrier

He immediately felt weird. All the other actors vying for the same part were at least 10 years older and he was the only African-American.


Related Topix: Theater, The Fantasticks , African-American

21 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Childhood perspective of secret forest inspires artist

This oil painting, A Forest Opening, portrays Milton Manor's woods and was on show at Oxford Art Fair at The Fishes pub, North Hinksey, at the weekend.


Related Topix: Painting

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Deseret News

Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family

Awash in uncertainty, overwhelmed by fear, Chris Benda spent the days after her youngest son's head injury left him in a coma beating back the kind of questions most mothers can't even consider.


Related Topix: Draper, UT, Theater

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Fitness Trainer Shaun T: 'I Understand Why You Feel Weak'

As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small.


Related Topix: All Things Considered, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Dance, North-Hollywood, CA


Escape to Neverland by watching Peter Pan

The cast of Peter Pan stopped by our studios for a sneak peek of the Paliku Theater production going on now! Escape to Neverland by watching "Peter Pan".


Related Topix: Theater

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Comedy helps pull Caleb Medley through tragedy of Aurora shootings

Caleb Medley and his son, Hugo, who turns 2 years old this week, spend time together at their home in Canon City.


Related Topix: Canon City, CO, Theater

BWW Reviews: Schmeater's Attack of the Killer Murder of ... Death Slays

Scream queens, atomic monsters and aliens abound. And that's even before the murder in Theatre Schmeater's first full production in their new space, "Attack of the Killer Murder of ... Death".


Related Topix: Theater

The Island Packet


2."The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that killed his mother.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Painting

Sat Jul 19, 2014


San Fran's 'Flagging in the Park'

Flagging in the Park, the celebratory fabric-spinning party and commemoration, returns to the National AIDS Memorial Grove next Saturday, July 26. A combination of festive outdoor event and fundraiser, the roots of the swirling tie-dyed dance form goes back to the earliest days of gay culture, and even decades before.


Related Topix: Dance, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), Gay/Lesbian

Sheffield Star

Students host annual exhibition at museum

For the fourth year running Danum Academy sixth form art, graphics and photography students have hosted their highly successful annual exhibition, which was this year held at the Mac Gallery in Doncaster.


Related Topix: Photography

History re-enacted for film in Appomattox

Ulysses S. Grant rode his horse to the front of the McLean House in Appomattox. Some of his infantry stood at attention, ready to greet him.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Theater

The Modesto Bee

Nebraska heat no obstacle to Shakespearean troupe

"We're used to the heat," troupe director Margaret Marsh told the Hastings Tribune .


Related Topix: Theater, Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Sydney Morning Herald

Archibald Prize elevates itself with cast of scene stealers and little gems

Double take: Tim Maguire's Cate, take 1/Cate, take 2 is arresting but lacks something in the way of atmosphere.


Related Topix: Photography, Painting

Bellingham Herald

Extra Points: NFL takes the draft off-Broadway

The NFL Draft is going off-Broadway and putting New York City's famed Radio City Musical Hall in its rear-view mirror, at least for now.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Theater

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

East Bay art space offers a preview of Burning Man festival

Although, the weeklong art festival, which offers a motley mix of experimental art, music and all of the above, does not begin until the week before Labor Day about 120 miles north of Reno, it is crunchtime for building Burning Man's art installations.


Related Topix: Burning Man