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PK nude poster: Court asks Aamir Khan to reply to suit against naked pose

A civil court has asked Bollywood actor Aamir Khan to file a reply to a civil suit filed against him seeking a ban on the poster and release of film PK, where he is seen in the buff standing on railway tracks with a radio.


Related Topix: Aamir Khan, Bollywood, Cinema

7 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: 2 arrested in fatal shooting of violinist

Two men were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of an orchestra musician during a robbery in her western New York home, authorities said.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Westfield, NY, Symphony

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Burning Man 2014 expected to draw 70,000 from hippies to techies

Over the next few days, 70,000 people will migrate to a dry lake bed in the Nevada desert to create a utopian society fueled by anti-establishment ideologies, massive art projects, sex, drugs, electronic music - and Silicon Valley tech dollars.


Related Topix: Burning Man

Inside Bay Area

Q&A: Pantheon CEO Zachary Rosen on powering the Internet and building better bicycles

At age 30, Zachary Rosen has three startups to his name and thousands of miles logged on his bicycle.


Related Topix: Web Design, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Chinatown (San Francisco, CA)

Taste of the Arts promises even bigger festival

The Taste of the Arts regional festival has gone from having four stages in its first year to finding enough elbow room for an 11th stage this weekend.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Theater


Songs Of Innocence And Bitter Experience In 'Dreamless Dead'

British army troops once kicked a soccer ball around as they went into battle. True story! In fact, it's one of the first and best anecdotes in Paul Fussell's classic study of World War I, The Great War and Modern Memory .


Related Topix: Poetry

Courier News

Cesar Millan on Vegas: 'I want to do the Dog Pack'

At first blush, the notion of a live Las Vegas show about dog training seems a little odd.


Related Topix: Dog Whisperer, Entertainment, Television, Theater

Hudson Hub-Times

Actors needed for murder mystery 'Deathtrap'

Aurora Community Theatre will have auditions for "Deathtrap" by Ira Levin Aug. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. at the theater.


Related Topix: Theater, Aurora, OH, Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Entertainment


a Motown the Musicala to take a break from Broadway; closing in January and to reopen in 2016

This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Sydney Morton as Forence Ballard, Valisia LeKae as Diana Ross and Ariana DeBose as Mary Wilson of The Supremes in "Motown: The Musical," performing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.


Related Topix: Theater

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Weekly Packet

BOOM to play in Stonington

The program includes the music of Biber, Corelli, Locke and others, played on baroque violin, cello and harp; live recitations by Maine poet Jeff Volk; films of Cymatics and artists collaborative Colors in Motion; "Conversations" by visual artist Ann Provan, and more woven into a tapestry of sound, color and spoken word.


Related Topix: Poetry

NBC Connecticut

SoCal Man Shares ALS Reality

It starts off hilarious: A jocular guy in a bikini challenging Ellen DeGeneres and Miley Cyrus to the Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Photography

Northwest Florida Daily News

Mattie Kelly Arts Center celebrates with record season

With 1,670,494 individuals coming through the doors over the past 17 years, you might think everyone in town is familiar with the 120,000 square-foot, multi-building, Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College.


Related Topix: Niceville, FL, Destin, FL, Theater, Entertainment

Lake County Record-Bee

Robin Williams' comedian friends remember him on Mill Valley's comedy night

Robin Williams' fellow comedians got together at the 142 Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley on Tuesday night for the first time since the heartbreaking death of their beloved cohort in comedy, telling stories and jokes about him that had people in the sold-out audience laughing through their sadness.


Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Theater, San Rafael, CA, Tiburon, CA, Entertainment

Oxford Mail

We're looking for your photos: Some snapshots of 'home'

After returning 'home' I noticed the neighbour's nosey cat which had followed me to my front door - Beatrix Forbes on her entry entitled Please Let Me In Some 38 entries have been received for our photography competition, which the Oxford Mail is running with Oxford Brookes University .


Related Topix: Photography

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Candlelighta s Got Talent winners crowned in Claremont

What: Musicians, singers, dancers or those with other special talents are welcome to audition; 10 and older and groups of four.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Symphony, West Covina, CA, Covina, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

'Jealousy' a Garrel family endeavor to create art from loss

It seems like the stuff of deep, twisted psychodrama, a father casting a son to play a variation of his grandfather.


Related Topix: Cinema, Louis Garrel, Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky, Anna Mouglalis, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

'Remember Me Like This' evokes powerful sense of place, family

A page-turner of a plot alone usually is not enough to keep me reading long into the night, abandoning my dreams for a writer's creative imaginings.


Related Topix: Literature, Corpus Christi, TX, Entertainment

The Daily Breeze

Exile Noir film series, a Frozena sing-along among special movie screenings in Los Angeles area

The UCLA Film & Television Archive shines a light on 1940s-50s melodramas in its series “Exile Noir” running through September at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Theater, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck

Alamogordo Daily News

Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company said Wednesday that Stone will make her Broadway debut Nov. 11 as Sally Bowles, taking over from Michelle Williams at the Studio 54 theater.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Brokeback Mountain, Celebrities, Michelle Williams, Black Entertainment, Theater

KURB-FM Little Rock

Taylor Swift Says Twerking Is "Mind-Blowing to Me...It's So Above My Comprehension"

Taylor Swift 's a pretty smart woman, and she seems to be able to do everything -- write, sing, play instruments, accessorize, act -- effortlessly.


Related Topix: Ballet, Modern Dance