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Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life ...

The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolors and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Suicide

4 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt

During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her.


Related Topix: Desperado, Country, Dance

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Review: City Lights' 'Spamalot' a deliciously daffy production

And now for something completely different. The sublimely silly Monty Python spoof "Spamalot" is holding court at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose through Aug. 31. While Jeffrey Bracco's exuberant revival lacks the comic virtuosity of the original Broadway version, there's no denying the sheer giggle-inducing catharsis of spending a few ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Arts

ABC News

'Of Mice and Men' Leaves Broadway on a Record High

The show, co-starring Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly record gross at the Longacre Theatre and marking the first time the theater ever housed a show that crossed the $1 million mark.


Related Topix: Arts, John Steinbeck, Vocal, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Arts

105.7 The Bull

Lucy Hale To Perform On The Honda Stage At The iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Lucy Hale


THEATER: Brilliant Production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love"...

Gail M. Burns: Playwright Sam Shepard says that his own experience of being in love inspired the aptly titled Fool for Love , now on the Nikos Stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown through Saturday .


Related Topix: Fool for Love, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Sam Shepard, Arts

The News Tribune

The charms of Cape Cod: Making a bucket list

Quaint villages and postcard-perfect lighthouses. Whale watches and dune rides. Art galleries and summer theater.


Related Topix: Watches, Life, Food, Seafood, Arts, US National Parks, Cape Cod National Seashore, Woods Hole, MA, Provincetown, MA

BWW Interviews: Murder Ballad Presents Up Close Killing

MURDER BALLAD offers its four actors little room to hide when the show makes its Midwest debut Aug. 7-16 at the Short North Stage's Green Room in downtown Columbus.


Related Topix: Arts


Impassioned New York City Students Find Home Away From Home at Rosie's Theater Kids

Rosie O'Donnell received the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her work with Rosie's Theater Kids, the Manhattan arts education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the arts.


Related Topix: Arts, Kids, Family

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun Journal

Week's offerings include watermelon, music, theater

Begin the week with fresh watermelon and then enjoy theater, music and a road race, if that is your pleasure.


Related Topix: Arts, Pamlico County, NC, Grantsboro, NC, New Bern, NC, Bridgeton, NC, Craven County, NC

With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier

Courtney Lockhart is appealing a death penalty sentence that a judge gave him in 2011, which overrode the jury's recommendation of life in prison.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Auburn University, Arts

Review: 'Venus in Fur' is playful and sensual blend of theater and cinema

There are plays and there are movies. There are plays based on movies and movies based on plays.


Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Arts, The Ghost Writer, Carnage

'Baby GirL' conceived twice in one lifetime shocks FringeNYC

"Congratulations! You've adopted a lesbian!" Broadway Global will choose one ticket holder for a VIP theatre experience .


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Arts

Observer & Eccentric

Livonia theater group presents 'Godspell'

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. July 30-31 and Aug. 1-2 at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 27475 Five Mile Road, Livonia.


Related Topix: Livonia, MI, Arts, Redford, MI, Plymouth, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

After Hours: Art exhibitions enchant and theater delights patrons of the arts

On July 19, a retrospective of the works of Beverly Buchanan opened at the Museum of Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Arts, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Wesleyan College

St. Cloud Times

Dance theater disbands, hopes to keep presenceDance theater disbands, ...

Dance theater disbands, hopes to keep presence Wicked Sisters Dance Theater's unique choreography helped it stand out.


Related Topix: Arts, Minneapolis, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Lake George, MN, Entertainment

Milford Mirror

Resident will star in Hamlet at Shakespeare Festival Theater

Milford resident and SUNY Purchase student Matthew DeCostanza, will play the title role in Hamlet as well as several roles in Cymebline when the Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford stages the plays beginning Saturday, Aug. 2. The theater group will perform Hamlet and Cymbeline in repertory from August 2 through August 10 on the grounds of the former ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Milford, CT, SUNY College at Purchase, Stratford, CT

Breckenridge American

TV team: Actor, detective role paired for 25 years

This photo provided by ITV/Acorn TV shows David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's "Poirot: Curtain, Poirot's Last Case," premiering exclusively on Acorn TV.


Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, David Suchet, Arts

The World Premiere of My Life Is A Musical July 29 - August 31 at Bay Street Theater

July 12, 2014 - Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL .


Related Topix: Arts, Musical Theater