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L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Classical, Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Opera

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig'

And it's not just trying on a new role. He is lowered to the stage in a jumpsuit and ferociously feathered blond wig and immediately begins the show's first rock-punk song, getting down on all fours, grinding into the microphone stand or licking the guitarist's strings.


Related Topix: The Smurfs, Neil Patrick Harris, Musical Theater, Theater

Lamar Daily News

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.

The city is an unusual choice for the awards because it's not known for having one of the largest Indian-American populations in the U.S., but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon.


Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema, Asian-American, Indian-American, Tampa, FL

CBS Local

Vegas Philharmonic Names New Conductor

A former Nevadan who's the resident conductor at the San Francisco Symphony has been named the new conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.


Related Topix: Symphony, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Las Vegas, NV

WRIC-TV Richmond

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.


Related Topix: Theater, Poetry, Musical Theater

KURB-FM Little Rock

Despite Claim, Photographer Did Not Hear Madonna's New Album

Hey, did you hear? Madonna 's album is totally done...and a famous photographer has heard it!'s not, and he didn't, and the whole thing is a lie.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Photography

Sun Journal

Maine State Music Theater says N.J. school ruined Spamalot costumes

A Maine theater company is suing a New Jersey school district with a complaint that the school damaged costumes loaned for a production of the musical comedy "Spamalot."


Related Topix: Theater, Edison, NJ, Manasquan, NJ

Marshall Independent

Refusing to let catastrophic fall define a life

When someone told her to move out of the way during a scene change for "The Wizard of Oz," Tasha Schuh took one step back.


Related Topix: Theater, Ellsworth, WI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Breckenridge American

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows.


Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Associated Press, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Madison County, NY

Brush News-Tribune

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

An assortment of established and up-and-coming musical theater composers are hoping to raise awareness of sheet music piracy.


Related Topix: Musical Theater, Madison County, NY

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse

Plaintiff Michael Egan III, center, 31, his mother Bonnie Mound, left, and attorney Jeff Herman take questions from the media during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment, Theater, Social Software

Anchorage Daily News

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

An unidentified guest wipes away tears during an homage to Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City, Monday, April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Fine Arts, World News, Mexico


Canadian authors remember Alistair MacLeod as a great writer and person

The Canadian literary world is remembering Alistair MacLeod as not only a great writer but also an amiable person and gifted academic who inspired generations of students and scribes.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Literature

KURB-FM Little Rock

Sara Bareilles' Heart Is "Soaked with Excitement" over New Musical

Now, she's deep into her most challenging project yet: writing songs for a stage musical.


Related Topix: Musical Theater

National Public Radio

Poet Claudia Rankine Wins $50,000 Jackson Prize

Claudia Rankine, a poet born in Jamaica whose experimental verse and bracing social commentary have earned her high praise from her peers, has won a $50,000 prize designed to help her gain more attention from the general public.


Related Topix: Poetry

The Modesto Bee

Madison museum features Paul Seifert works

In the late 1870s, Seifert began painting watercolors of Richland City area farms and scenes and continued into the early 1900s.


Related Topix: Painting, Modesto, CA

The Indian Express

Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra start shooting 'Kill Dil'

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh and National Award wining actress Parineeti Chopra have started shooting for their upcoming film 'Kill Dil'.


Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Artists recognized for work at Three Cities exhibition

At a reception, club president Marilyn Meredith presented the awards to the winners selected by judge Elden Weber.


Related Topix: Benton Harbor, MI, Photography, Westland, MI, Canton, MI, Garden City, MI

Asbury Park Press

Just the right chemistry

If laughter is the best medicine, as the saying goes, then the organizers of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey are aiming to fill a pharmacy.


Related Topix: Theater, Madison, NJ, Morris County, NJ

Tring Today

Clubs and Community round up

Our speakers programme for 2014-15 kicks off with Leslie Barker's How we got to Wing: Its Saxon Church in context on May 21. Leslie is an architect based in Tring.


Related Topix: Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Photography