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4 hrs ago | ABC News

Met Opera Asks Mediator to Resolve Labor Gridlock

It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens an immediate halt to pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers.

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Related Topix: Opera, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Correction: Obit-Robert Drew story

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90. Starting in 1960 with "Primary," Drew produced and sometimes directed a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Journalism, Cinema, Rock-N-Roll, Recreational Vehicle, Award, US News

6 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

Brian Sweetland's nature remembered at Southern Vermont Arts Center

Abe and Brenda Madkour befriended Brian Sweetland soon after he'd arrived in Dorset, and they were immediately impressed by the young man and his paintings.

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Related Topix: Dorset, VT, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Painting, Pawlet, VT

10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Rising band getting more than 5 seconds of summer

In this April 24, 2014 file photo, Luke Hemmings, from left, Michael Clifford, Ashton Irwin and Calum Hood of the band 5 Seconds of Summer visit the Q102 Performance Theater in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: April, Pop/Rock, Theater, Inglewood, CA

11 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

Pulse: LCCCA's 2014-15 ushers in 70th year, diverse roster

This concert season, beginning Oct. 2, offers a more diverse mix of musicians to satisfy a variety of musical tastes.

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Related Topix: Classical, Artesia, NM, Silver City, NM, Symphony

15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Nargis Fakhri shoots a song for 'Saahasam'

"Nargis flew down from Hungary to shoot the song in Chennai. She's doing an item number with Prashanth in the film.

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Related Topix: Cinema, Bollywood

19 hrs ago | Z100 Radio

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Lucy Hale is traveling the road between all the way to Los Angeles where she will be performing on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater L.A. during an exclusive show on Thursday, July 31st.

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Related Topix: Lucy Hale, Theater

19 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Orchestra plans statehood performance in Capitol

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra will perform the free concert on Saturday, Nov. 1, in Pierre on the eve of the date President Benjamin Harrison signed the proclamation admitting South Dakota to the Union.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

'Dhoom: 3' enters Chinese top 10 chart

Bollywood super hit "Dhoom: 3", which reportedly opened on 2,000 screens in 400 Chinese cities, has entered the Chinese top ten chart.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Who's The Man? Hollywood Heroes Defined Masculinity For Millions

Tony Curtis used to say that he'd learned how to kiss a girl by watching Cary Grant at the movies.

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Related Topix: Theater, Humphrey Bogart, Celebrities, Ingrid Bergman, Inherit the Wind, Drama Movies, Spencer Tracy

Myrtle Beach Online

Allison Williams in 'Peter Pan' continues a cross-dressing tradition

As the lyrics go, Peter Pan is the boy who won't grow up, won't wear a tie and is never, ever gonna be a man.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Peter Pan, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Allison Williams, Theater, NBC Nightly News

Bellingham Herald

Hancock County woman works to open arts hub

As valuable to life as it is to canvas, Hanley's students say now is the time for that lesson to be spread to more students.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, IN, Life, Crafts, New Palestine, IN, Painting

Monterey County Herald

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek.

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Related Topix: Veronica Mars, Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Lies, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Musical Theater, Theater, Los Angeles, CA

Vallejo Times-Herald

California far exceeds projections for coverage

Allynne Noelle, 32, preps her feet for pointe work at the Los Angeles Ballet studio.

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Related Topix: California, Ballet, Healthcare Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Food, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Theater

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Guide to Laguna Beacha s Festival of Arts, Sawdust Festival, Art-A-Fair and Pageant of the Masters

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Aug. 31. The yearly siren call from Laguna Beach is impossible to ignore, with three separate art festivals taking place within a short walk of one another and a nighttime pageant in which people dress up as figures in famous works of art.

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Related Topix: Photography, Las Vegas, NV

News Observer

Groundbreaking set for Graceland hotel

Elvis Presley Enterprises, the operators of Graceland, said Tuesday the groundbreaking for the 450-room hotel called The Guest House is set for Aug. 14. Once built, the hotel will include two restaurants, meeting and special events space, and a 500-seat theater for live performances.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Theater

Oxford Times

This teenage ballerina is dancing her way to top

A TEENAGER with childhood dreams of becoming a prima ballerina beat more than 250 other dancers to pirouette into a sparkling role in audiences' favourite The Nutcracker.

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Related Topix: Ballet, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The Newark Star-Ledger

Playground Theater Project Rehearses Lady Parts

Tess Abadrabo, top left, Gianna Marino, and Gracemarie Loretta laugh at fellow actor Kimmy Sheridan's character not being promiscuous during rehearsal.

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Inside Bay Area

Today's Music Picks: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration comes to Greek Theatre

Here's one that Deadheads definitely won't want to miss: The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration is set for Friday at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley.

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Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Symphony

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