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Ojai Playwrights Conference's Breaking Barriers Opens Today

The Ojai Playwrights Conference , one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its 17th season with an illustrious program of playwrights, new play workshops and special performance events.


Related Topix: Ojai, CA, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Melissa Madden-Gray

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Southland Times

Top 10 picks at film festival

The 38th Christchurch International Film Festival kicks off at Hoyts Northlands and Riccarton on August 7. James Croot takes a takes a look at 10 of the dramatic feature highlights on offer.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Drama Movies, Festival, Comedy Movies, Submarine, Richard Ayoade

Wed Jul 30, 2014

New Musical 'Revolution in the Elbow' Begins Performances Tomorrow at Minetta Lane Theatre

Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle head the cast of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER, a world premiere musical with book, music & lyrics by var Pll Jnsson, based on a story by var and Gunnlaugur Jnsson.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Cady Huffman, Comedy Movies

Englewood Review

Photos and video from the punk era featured at Ringling

August 13-Sept Ringling College of Art & Design's Selby Galleries I & ll will host two exhibitions titled "Low Fidelity: Still Photographs by Bobby Grossman 1975-1983" and "Underground Forces: Target Video 1977-1984".


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

The Village Voice

A Completely Surreal Icelandic Musical Has the Best Soundtrack of the Year

Throughout history, musicals have come with some pretty outrageous premises. But it's safe to say that none before Revolution In The Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter -- a rock musical written by a little-known, reclusive Icelandic songwriter -- involved a political struggle and a love triangle taking place in a Horton Hears a Who -like ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stage Tube: 'Revolution in the Elbow' Concept Recording Launch Party at Rockwood

The concept recording for Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter is now available through iTunes.


Related Topix: Cady Huffman, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Theater, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Susan Sarandon had fling with David Bowie

"In terms of hooking up with movie stars, I got married really young, which knocked out most of my 20s to be around," Sarandon said.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

Video: Sneak Peek - Showtime to Present Documentary Special David Bowie: Five Years

With unprecedented access to David Bowie 's personal archive, including previously unseen footage, DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS is the definitive portrait of one of rock's most influential stars - premiering Friday, August 1stat 9 p.m. on SHOWTIME.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Independent

Susan Sarandon on David Bowie romance: 'He's worth idolising'

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Hunger, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon

Thu Jul 24, 2014


LIVE: The Last Conspirators @ the Low Beat, 7/19/14

The Last Conspirators stormed into the Low Beat in Albany last Saturday night , debuting their new lineup, with a blistering set of originals, peppered with a few surprise cover songs by the Morons, the Ramones and David Bowie, two of which featured Max "The Sax" Media sitting in with the band.


Related Topix: Punk, The Last, Albany, NY, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie


Venice Film Festival Lineup Announced: 'Manglehorn',...

I'm here at Rome's St Regis Hotel where Biennale president Paolo Baratta and Venice chief Alberto Barbera are announcing the lineup for the 71st edition of the world's oldest international film festival.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, September, Good, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Stone, Adventure, Mystery Movies, The Act of Killing

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Sawmill Peak set to open in early August

CHICO >> Sen. Jim Nielsen said Wednesday afternoon that Sawmill Peak will open in early August after he met with 5th District Supervisor Doug Teeter and local leaders to discuss the issue.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Paradise, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood to Star in HBO's 'Westworld'

The adaptation of Michael Crichton's 1973 film hails from writers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy and exec producers J.J. Abrams and Jerry Weintraub and has now been officially picked up to pilot.


Related Topix: Thriller, Westworld, Western, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Mildred Pierce, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins

Michigan Theater announces Summer Classics After Dark series

A 30th anniversary restoration of Jonathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film, "Stop Making Sense," will kick off the Summer Classic After Dark series at the Michigan Theater on Thursday, July 31. A 30th anniversary restoration of Jonathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film "Stop Making Sense" will be the inaugural movie in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Talking Heads, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Science Fiction Movies, Comedy Movies, David Bowie, Entertainment

Teddington People

updated After last year's successful screening of...

After last year's successful screening of Batman Begins, The Nomad Cinema returns to Bushy Park with two screenings of classic 80s films - The Labyrinth and E.T. The Nomad Cinema returns to Bushy Park later this month with two classic 80s films.


Related Topix: Family, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

Mon Jul 21, 2014

July 29, 2014 DVD, Blu-ray and 3D: 'Noah', Russell Crowe builds legendary ark

From visionary director Darren Aronofsky comes the stunning and unforgettable biblical epic Noah , which he co-wrote, directed and co-produced.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins


Basement Jaxx Invent a 'Twerkbot 1.0' in 'Never Say Never' Video

Basement Jaxx's latest music video for their recent single "Never Say Never" opens on scientists working in an E.T. -like closed environment.


Related Topix: Dance, Basement Jaxx, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Music, Entertainment

Site-Specific Production of PROOF to Open 8/21 at Sycamore Hill

A production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, by David Auburn , will open Thursday, August 21 for a four-performance run at Sycamore Hill, the home of Drs.


Related Topix: Proof, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Pottstown, PA, Theater, Arts, Chester County, PA


Anthony Hopkins to star in re-make of sci-fi movie Westworld

The Hollywood actor is said to have been offered the role of Dr Ford in the new version of the '70s classic Hollywood veteran Sir Anthony Hopkins is being lined up for a leading role in a re-make of the classic 1970s sci-fi movie Westworld about a cowboy theme park in which rebellious robots start attacking the guests.


Related Topix: Thriller, Westworld, Western, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Anthony Hopkins, Drama Movies, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Yul Brynner, Mystery Movies, The Andromeda Strain

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Over 100 rare Oasis photographs to be displayed at 'Definitely Maybe' celebration in London

An exhibition of over 100 Oasis photographs from the band's original roadie is to go on display for one night only in London next month.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies


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Starring Josh Hartnett and Rip Torn

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