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In 2008, Victory Gardens Theater created its Ignition Festival of New Plays, a staged reading series of new works to highlight the theater's mission of bringing diversity to its stage through presentation - and possible development of - new works by playwrights of color under 30. That year, it received 120 submissions and developed two plays into ... (more)
Details: Saturday 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa.
Librarian James Billington said Tuesday the singer-songwriter, whose hits include "Piano Man" and "Uptown Girl," will receive the prize in Washington in November.
Kanye West is declaring Kanye West the winner in a court fight over the makers of a digital currency called Coinye.
The life of a big-time dance-music producer seems easy enough. You travel the world, hang out with your buddies, meet adoring fans, and you make tons of money while doing it.
Helen Mirren is reprising her role as the Queen yet again for a stint on Broadway which she has admitted she would "prefer not" to do.
Charlie "Bird" Parker has been called the greatest saxophonist who ever lived, a jazz legend who not only spearheaded the bebop movement but also laid the foundations of modern jazz.
Composer John Adams often has described his transformation from born-and-bred New Englander to born-again West Coaster.
A plaque marking the George Harrison Tree, planted in 2004 in Griffith Park. The original tree died recently, the result of an infestation of beetles.
Steven Seagal of the Steven Seagal Blues Band performs on stage Saturday in Leeds, U.K..
If Toronto was music festival city last summer, 2014 started out packed and is now becoming somewhat of a joke - or would be if local music fans weren't so thirsty for the word "festival."
Summerworks music line up announced Summerworks' performance fest is on August 7-17, and the eclectic and solid music series will feature Weaves, Army Girls, Lido Pimienta, Light Fires, Adam Lazarus, Natasha Greenblatt, Cara Spooner, and Allison Cummings.
Does Tori Amos belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Think carefully before you answer that question.
It's been six years since Estelle first blasted her way on to U.S. radio with "American Boy."
De Paicely and Erika Aldridge seemed like the perfect couple to interview for a story about the kooky contrast unfolding Sunday night outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
When Blonde Redhead fans crowd the outdoor stage at The Denver Post's 14th annual Underground Music Showcase on July 27, they'll see a band consumed with artistic purity and delicate moods, a band renowned for its mysterious melodic gifts.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:10 am
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