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"Summerplay" Festival of new fringe theater coming to Tacoma Little Theatre this weekend

"Summerplay" is making its debut in Tacoma this weekend, featuring nine new plays under 10 minutes in a variety of genres from comedy to dark drama.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Arts

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

2015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs Jan 14-25

Organizers of the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival announced today the line-up of top contemporary puppets acts and artists from around the world, the U.S. and Chicago to be presented at venues large and small throughout the city January 14-25, 2015.

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Related Topix: Arts, Columbia College Chicago

Greenwich Citizen

Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling to share NY stage

This Aug. 4, 2014 file photo shows actor Taylor Schilling at a panel discussion with the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Schilling, Peter Dinklage, Arts

Lake County Record-Bee

Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year.

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Related Topix: Reggae, Bob Marley, Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

The Pitch

Jack White put on a guitar clinic last night at the Midland Theater

Jack White with Curtis Harding Midland Theater, Kansas City Monday, August 18, 2014 For the full slideshow from last night, go here .

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Related Topix: Arts, Kansas City, MO, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

Myrtle Beach Online

Cal Thomas | Theater of the absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd."

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Arts, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Education

Detroit News

Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust

The actor son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jaycee Chan, Arts, Entertainment

CTNow.com

TheaterWorks' 'Woody Sez' An Uplifting Musical Tribute

First impressions: To those who know Woody Guthrie as simply the guy who wrote "This Land Is Your Land" and the dad of Arlo Guthrie, this bio-tale is a revelation of the man's committed life and his breadth of music.

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Related Topix: Folk, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Arts

City Pages

Nicki Minaj revives Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 'Anaconda' video

Nicki Minaj has always been unpredictable, but this is possibly her most surprising surprise.

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Related Topix: Mystery Science Theater 3000, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Robots, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

McCartney & Streisand Attend Apollo Theater Fundraiser Featuring Performances by Sting, Gladys Knight, Bon Jovi [From ABC News]

Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand were just two of the many celebrities in attendance at Ronald Perelman 's fifth annual fundraiser for New York City's famed Apollo Theater, held Saturday at the multimillionaire businessman's estate in East Hampton, New York.

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Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Arts, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, East Hampton, NY

Inside Bay Area

'Wicked' follows the Yellow Brick Road to San Jose

Since there's no place like home, "Wicked" is flying back in to the Bay Area next week, and following the yellow brick road to San Jose for the highly anticipated South Bay debut of this blockbuster.

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Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts

WOZZ-FM Appleton

"Ole Fishlips Is Dead Now" Is a Love Song, Says Chiodos Singer Craig Owens

Chiodos is on a giant summer tour that has the band members on the road at least through the end of September in support of their latest album, Devil .

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Related Topix: Chiodos, Arts, Los Angeles, CA

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

"The Expendables 3" and "The Giver" Open Friday

The comedy Let's Be Cops opened on Wednesday, earning an estimated 5.2 million dollars after its first full day of release, according to Deadline.com.

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Related Topix: The Expendables, Arts, 13

Sentinel & Enterprise

'Captivated: Trials of Pamela Smart' a mix of media, murder

"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart," a documentary debuting tonight at 9 on HBO, considers what happens when a murder trial is treated as entertainment and explores the role of the media in influencing the outcome.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, In a Dream, Arts, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, To Die For, Drama Movies

Star-Telegram.com

Novice matadors' hunger strike over bullfight ban

Two years after Bogota's leftist mayor suspended bullfights at the capital's history-steeped bullring, a clutch of apprentice matadors is pressing for their reinstatement with a hunger strike.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Arts

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

To Kill or Not to Kill All the Lawyers?

The inscription on a novelty mug for sale at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's gift shop in Washington always gets a rise out of veteran trial lawyer David Epstein.

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Related Topix: Arts, Columbia University

Examiner.com

Paul Weller plays Minneapolis Varsity Theater, September 10

Paul Weller , the Modfather himself, plays The Varsity Theater in Minneapolis on September 10. With a new single Brand New Toy , and a new album More Modern Classics: The Best of 1999-2014 , Woking, England's most famous feather-haired son arrives stateside to display his longevity and protean creativity once again.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Paul Weller, Arts, The Best of, Surrey County, England, United Kingdom

Examiner.com

Creative Emmys: 'Saturday Night Live','Orange is the New Black' win big

The 2014 Primetime Creative Emmy Awards ceremony was held in Los Angeles tonight at the Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Joe Morton

LongIsland.com

All New Blackout at Bay Street August 22 & 23 at Bay Street Theater

August 16, 2014 - Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce BLACKOUT at Bay Street , a late night immersive cabaret.

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Related Topix: Arts, Musical Theater, Theater, Film Noir, Guiding Light, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Stranger, Western, Drama Movies, Soap Opera, Action Movies, Adventure, Entertainment, Drama, Television

TheIndyChannel

New Doctor Who receives hero's welcome in New... New Doctor Who Peter ...

New DOCTOR WHO PETER CAPALDI received a huge vote of confidence from fans of the sci-fi show on Thursday when he attended a premiere event for the new season.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Drama Movies, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith, Arts

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