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American "classical" music often finds a more welcome reception in choral concerts than in orchestra halls.
Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards became the first awards show to take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
In his time, Elia Kazan was the most influential director of his generation, collaborating with the most gifted actors, writers and designers on the stage and in film.
Nineteen eighty four wasn't just a landmark year for the film industry. Many classic songs from the 1980s were actually released in 1984.
Paola Hartley and Astrit Zejnati , principal dancers of Ballet Arizona, will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive from July 28-August 1, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
There's plenty of hilarious stuff in the movie Purple Rain : the performance of Morris Day, the inclusion of Prince's advice-giving cone puppet , the plot-forwarding notion that "no one digs" the Prince songs that fill the soundtrack .
High-energy music and a message of tolerance have local high school students enthused about an upcoming stage production.
In this Jan. 10, 2014 file photo, preparations continue ahead of the reopening of the refurbished Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
The VMAs are going back to Cali. After a trip to Brooklyn last year , the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards are packing up and headed West again.
Doors drummer John Densmore fresh from his Disquaire Day booksignings in Paris will be at the University per stranieri, Perugia, Italy on April 24 for an event called "The Jim Morrison Legacy."
Nantucket Film Festival has announced its feature-film programming for the June 25-30 event, which starts out with Pixar and concludes with Richard Linklater.
Lorde has been forced to postpone a tour of Australia after being ordered off the road by her parents on health grounds.
Genre-leaping master vocalist Mac Wiseman, piano-playing hit-maker Ronnie Milsap and songwriter-poet Hank Cochran will receive the country music industry's highest honor: induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
HBO's miniseries "Criminal Justice," which James Gandolfini was working on at the time of his death, is going forward with a new star.
The last directors to really leave their stamp on William Shakespeare's work and get away with it were Sir Kenneth Brannagh and Baz Luhrman.