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18 min ago | The Arizona Republic

8/23: 3 reasons to see Third Day at Chase Field

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1oSt9f8 Blending a Southern rock vibe with unabashedly Christian lyrics has worked well for Third Day.

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Related Topix: Third Day, Music, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Re-Imagined, Re-Inveted 'Pippin' Explodes On Stage

People didn't know what to make of the production but director Bob Fosse saw it as a disturbing journey while producers pushed the pop tones of the tremendous musical score.

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Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz

6 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Car flips into gas station

A car that turned left against a red light was hit and flipped over into a gas station early Wednesday morning at the intersection of Hazel and Madison in Sacramento County.

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Related Topix: The Light

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News Tribune

Broadway Center season includes Bill Cosby, Peking Acrobats, Jars of...

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Cosby, Theater, Arts, Tacoma, WA, Jars of Clay, Opera

Contra Costa Times

"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, Stephen Schwartz

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Harvest Crusades: a life transformed by a sermon

Harvest Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Greg Laurie tells the crowd of 40,500 how to never feel lonely again and to not fear death "because you know when you die you'll go to heaven."

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Related Topix: Skillet, Costa Mesa, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/17/2014

PIPPIN CROSSROADS SCHOOL 8/17-8/21/2014 Once upon a time, a young prince longed to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Schwartz, Arts, Dance, Anne of Green Gables, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Local music beat: Uproar Festival brings national rock acts to Michigan

The Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will bring a bevy of hard rock today to DTE Energy Music Theatre.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Pop/Rock, Alice in Chains, Pop Evil, Skillet, Seether, Hard-Rock, Buckcherry

The Las Vegas Sun

Ghost the Musical': Vocals, special effect soar

Molly and Sam embrace in their new apartment during "Ghost The Musical" at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Ghost, Drama Movies, Theater, Musical, Las Vegas, NV, Celebrities, Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore

Playbill

Patti LuPone and Sting Will Share Uprising of Love on Broadway

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Patti LuPone and 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sting will unite for Uprising of Love , a one-night-only concert to benefit LGBTI rights across the globe, Sept.

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Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Theater, Wicked, Drama Movies, American Beauty, Comedy Movies, Milk

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KBIQ-FM Colorado Springs

Winter Jam 2014 Kicks Off With All-Star Line-Up

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- NewSong 's blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular prepares to head West again this fall, headlined for the first time by groundbreaking Australian worshippers Hillsong UNITED .

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Newsong, Hillsong United, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Sacramento, CA

USA Today

Dove Awards spread nominees across Christian genres

Dove Awards spread nominees across Christian genres Mandisa, Casting Crowns among those who will be at the Nashville awards show in October.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Casting Crowns, Lipscomb University, Tobymac, Natalie Grant, Music, Entertainment

The Independent

Vicky Beeching, star of the Christian rock scene: 'I'm gay. God loves me just the way I am'

Beeching's God-fearing lyrics are sung by millions in America's Bible Belt. Here, the singer and religious commentator discusses her sexuality for the first time and reflects on the political ramifications of coming out as a lesbian Patrick is a freelance feature writer and commentator for a variety of newspapers including The Independent, The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Guardian, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Wedding

BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz .

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Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer, Theater, Wicked, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment, Liz Callaway, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

IndieLondon

Skillet announce first ever UK shows

They commented: "We can't wait to rock out with our fans on our first ever UK headline tour! Our UK fans have been so loyal and have been waiting for this for a long time! We are planning an incredible full length set with all the works.

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Related Topix: Skillet, Pop/Rock, Blues, The Black Keys

BroadwayWorld.com

Taco Bell Arena's Winter Jam 2014 Begins 11/6

NewSong's blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular prepares to head West again this fall, headlined for the first time by groundbreaking Australian worshippers Hillsong UNITED.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Newsong, Hillsong United, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Sacramento, CA

Playbill

Newsies Star Will Carry the Banner to Broadway's Pippin

As previously announced , the national tour of Pippin , starring Sasha Allen , will launch Sept.

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Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Music!, Tony Awards

Sun Aug 10, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Boiling Point's 'More' album review [VIDEO]

Boiling Point is a pop/rock band from Minnesota that celebrates the ideals of being a devoted Christian through their edgy tracks and clever lyrics.

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Related Topix: Relient K, Minneapolis, MN, Roseville, MN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Forward

Stephen Schwartz, of 'Wicked' Fame, A Hit at 54 Below

Stephen Schwartz, the only songwriter in Broadway history with three shows - "Wicked," "Pippin" and "The Magic Show"- to have run more than 1900 performances on Broadway, was center stage at the August 3 "Conversation with Music" at 54 Below - Broadway's Supper Club.

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Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Great Neck, NY, Slumdog Millionaire, Theater, Arts, Israel, World News, Middle East

Playbill

Diva Talk: Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Reflects On Pippin, Then and Now

Priscilla Lopez Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who created the role of Diana in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line , is back on The Great White Way in the Tony-winning revival of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre.

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