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3 hrs ago | Refinery 29

15 Burning Man Instagrams That Prove FOMO Is Very, Very Real

For one week every year, thousands flock to the Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, Nevada, to intentionally cut themselves off from the real world.


Related Topix: Burning Man, Gerlach, NV

7 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

Art show attracts over 1,500

'Mossy Walls, Settle' a watercolour by Jeni Rabjohns of Gigggleswick, which won the best picture prize from Winsor & Newton at Ilkley Art Show With many art material bargains to be had and many art demonstrations to watch, there was plenty to keep the visitors occupied.


Related Topix: Painting

10 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Opera, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Paul, The Expendables

14 hrs ago | WGBH

Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature

At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson.


Related Topix: Literature, Mobb Deep, Hip-Hop, Queens, NY, New York, NY

17 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Young street dancers reach TV final tonight

India Maynard-Cooney, 11, and Alice Routledge, 13, will be strutting their stuff as members of street dance crew IMD Legion in tonight's live final of Sky's Got To Dance competition.


Related Topix: Dance, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Street dancers are the world champions - five times over

The 16 Benfleet and Canvey dancers from Mala Academy of Dance won five top awards at the United Dance Organisation world championships in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Dance


Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

A Mississippi woman has been convicted of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.


Related Topix: Tracy Morgan, Theater, Georgia, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Inside Bay Area

Last chance to see Nathan Myhrvold's 'Modernist Cuisine' photo exhibit

Cabbage leaves that resemble a topographic map. Fresh salmon fillets that glisten like polished coral.


Related Topix: Photography

93.3 The Eagle

ZZ Top & Jeff Beck Might Reschedule Some Dates

Those with tickets to ZZ Top - Jeff Beck shows might want to wait before pursuing a refund.


Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Salamanca, NY, Theater


Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.


Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Melissa Rivers, Theater, Red Bank, NJ

Mid-Day Mumbai

Kapil Sharma welcomes Ninja Turtles on his comedy show

Kapil Sharma gets Bollywood celebrities as his guests often, but this time, he had two members of Hollywood film 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' visit him on the set of his show 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'.


Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Why black is popular again in home design

Dina Morgan, chairwoman of the interior design department at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, advises starting small when using black paint for the home.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Interior Design, Home Decorating

Daily Mail

Will the iPhone 6 kill off your wallet? Apple's new handset to...

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Pictured: Joan Rivers' anxious daughter Melissa races to New York hospital after the 81-year-old host stopped breathing during surgery Is this white clam pizza the best in America? Experts rank the top 101 pies to find the 'perfect ... (more)


Related Topix: Burning Man, Life, Food, Pizza, Social Software, State Prisons, Prison

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Wyoming woman killed in bus accident at Burning Man identified

A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.


Related Topix: Burning Man

Ruidoso News

Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boost

The new leaders of the Bucks County Playhouse are hoping to try to redress the imbalance by focusing on a musical's lyrics as part of a push to incubate new shows and mentor fledgling lyricists.


Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Theater


'LOVE' artist Robert Indiana at center of exhibit

24, 2013, file photo, artist Robert Indiana, known world over for his LOVE image, is interviewed in front of that painting at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art.


Related Topix: Painting, Vinalhaven, ME


Stars flock to Venice as world's oldest film fest begins

The Venice film festival kicked off Wednesday with the arrival of international stars for a fortnight dominated by art house tales of war, poetry and the mafia.


Related Topix: Cinema, Reservoir Dogs, Thriller, Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Tim Roth, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Stone, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure

Wed Aug 27, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Burning Man 2014: French Quarter an oasis for entrepreneurs

Black Rock Desert, Nev. >> Don't let the name fool you; the people behind the Black Rock French Quarter aren't French, and they're not from Louisiana, even if their two-story facade near the center of Burning Man is supposed to look like it was airlifted from New Orleans.


Related Topix: Burning Man, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Interior Design, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Pasadena Star-News

Review: Long Beach Operaa s earthquake show is musically fascinating but falls short of anything more

Ironically, there was a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley within 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, Opera, Classical, John Adams

Arab American Book Award winners to be honored

The poetry award went to Philip Metres' "A Concordance of Leaves," an epic wedding poem recalling the author's visit to the Palestinian West Bank for his sister's wedding.


Related Topix: Poetry, Wedding