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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Scott Palmer and Bag&Baggage promises to bring professional theater to a new level in...

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's home-grown professional theater company, came of age this season, gaining national recognition and critical acclaim for its unconventional take on what are often traditional performances.

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Related Topix: Arts, Hillsboro, OR, Education Etc., Yamhill, OR, Washington County, OR

7 hrs ago | Daily Record

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.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Proudly Representing the 'B' in LGBT: Let's Hear it For Bisexuals

While this list is by no means complete, it does pay homage to some of the better-known Bs in LGBT.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Arts, Joe Dallesandro

The Miami Herald

California: Theater performances, art workshops unveiled by Yosemite Conservancy

Actors Alan Sutterfield and Lee Stetson portray President Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir in special performances commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act.

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Related Topix: Arts, Lee Stetson, Travel

Voice of America

Synetic Theater Celebrates Shakespeare Anniversary with Historic Hamlet

April 23 marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of famed playwright William Shakespeare.

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Related Topix: Arts, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, Washington Government

Norwalk Citizen News

Plays' topics hit home for teens

The first line of Pittsburg High School 's coming theater production asks: "Do you ever take time to look around you? To truly see?" The answer, at least for students who have been in Greg Shaw 's theater classes for the past seven years, is "yes."

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Related Topix: Arts, Pittsburg, CA

The St. Petersburg Times

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy to Make Debut at Mikhailovsky Theater

Former first lady of France, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, will make her St. Petersburg debut at the Mikhailovsky Theatre with a solo performance on June 4, announced a spokesperson for PMI, reported Interfax Saturday.

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Related Topix: Carla Bruni, Arts

Journal Gazette

IPFWa s musical challenges students

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Education Etc., Arts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Pet Shop Boys on Tour

"What a nice way to spend at Tuesday night," said Neil Tennant in his first comment between songs at the Pet Shop Boys concert on April 8. He was addressing the crowd in an informal friendly way from the stage of the Fox Theater in Oakland for the beginning of this phase of their tour for the release of Electric.

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Related Topix: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Dance, Pet Shop Boys, Pop/Rock, Arts, Minoa, NY

ABC News

Flyaway Owl Found, Hungry but Safe

Officials at a Tacoma, Wash., zoo say a trained Eurasian eagle owl that got spooked and flew off into a nearby park has been spotted and captured.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Arts

KBCO.com

Coldplay announces short string of intimate live shows

Coldplay will be sharing some of their new "Ghost Stories" over the next few weeks with a string of intimate live shows around the world.

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Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, World News, Germany, Arts

SFGate

Paul Stanley on his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock-N-Roll, Rock & Roll, Musical Theater, Entertainment

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The Railway Man

"The Railway Man" opens with a shot of a bridge - the looming Forth Bridge in Scotland with Jeremy Irvine walking beneath it in a British military uniform, circa the Second World War.

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Related Topix: War Horse, Jeremy Irvine, Arts, Cinema, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Anchorage Daily News

Capitol Steps find comedy in theater of public policy

In the more than three decades since getting their start at a Christmas party in Washington, D.C., the Capitol Steps have thrived on scandals, missteps and gaffes from politicians.

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Related Topix: Capitol Steps, Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Sex Scandal, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Reuters

Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.

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Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Arts, Dance, Ballet, Economics News, Bitcoin, Fashion, Designers, Dior

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: 'Act One' is a sweet ode to the theater

Lincoln Center Theater has turned Moss Hart's cracking memoir "Act One" into a rollicking play, which, if you think about it, is the natural medium for a man who lived and breathed the theater, what he called "a lifelong infection."

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National Public Radio

Tacoma Zoo's Trained Owl Spooked, Flies Off

A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.

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LA Daily News

Kentwood Players turns to Kickstarter for theater renovation funds

Kentwood Players Board Secretary Susan Weisbarth, left, and President Kathy Dershimer in front of the stage of the Westchester Playhouse.

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Related Topix: Arts, Leonard Bernstein, Bernstein, Classical

BroadwayWorld.com

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Coming to Cullen Theater, 5/9

The San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, will make its Houston debut Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Classical

LongIsland.com

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Big Laughs, Roller Skating, Theater and Easter Parades

Easter is right around the corner! On top of the many Easter celebrations, enjoy comedy shows, theater performance and much more on Long Island! Looking to unwind during the end of the week and into the weekend? Get in some laughs with comedy performances on Long Island! There are also theater performances to enjoy, roller skating with the Easter ... (more)

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