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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Thespian Elaine Stritch made her home on the stage

Elaine Stritch, seen here in this September, 2012, file photo, won a Tony award for her one-woman show Elaine Stritch at Liberty.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Small Time Crooks, September, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Elaine Stritch, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Stephen Sondheim

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Billy Joel to win Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Billy Joel , the regular guy from Long Island who insists he's not a very good piano player, will be the next recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song , the U.S. Library of Congress announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Gershwin, Pop/Rock, Billy Joel, Libraries, Travel

8 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Talented musician killed in road crash

A SHIPLEY musician who played with the area's best known brass bands before forging a successful career in London has been killed in a car crash.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, The London Symphony Orchestra, Symphony, Arts

12 hrs ago | The Age

classical-music-dinks

This concert of Piano Quintets offered an opportunity to see several prized possessions of the Australian Chamber Orchestra's instrument catalogue.

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14 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Joseph with Jeremy Kyle at New Forest Primary

JOSEPH and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat combined with The Jeremy Kyle Show for New Forest Primary School's latest production.

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Related Topix: Andrew Lloyd Webber

18 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Kanye West: Kim is my 'dinosaur'

Kanye West has cleared up some rumours about what really went on during his wedding day and explained why wife Kim Kardashian is his "dinosaur".

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Wedding, Andrea Bocelli

19 hrs ago | On An Overgrown Path

How the BBC is distorting the classical music market

Attention has been drawn by Norman Lebrecht to the poor ticket sales for Freiburg Opera performances of Parsifal and TannhA user this week at the Norwich Theatre Royal.

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20 hrs ago | The Age

Radiant solos: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge.

Together with the Wars of the Roses and three plays by Shakespeare, the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, is a notable and enduring part of the legacy of the troubled reign of Britain's King Henry VI.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

freeFall to stage One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' based on the novel by Ken Kesey, runs Aug. 2-31 at freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey, Stephen Sondheim, Opinion

Bangkok Post

The superior shredder

Ekachai Jearakul is so over competing in classical guitar competitions. His first place win at the 2014 Guitar Foundation of America International Artist Competition in Los Angeles, known as "the Olympics of classic guitar", will also be his last.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand,

Bangkok Post

Rock -

One of the best new bands I came across during my recent trip to the UK was the eight-member, London-based outfit, Ibibio Sound Machine.

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Related Topix: Watches, Williams, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Rock-N-Roll

The Campbell Reporter

John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival

Composer John Adams often has described his transformation from born-and-bred New Englander to born-again West Coaster.

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Related Topix: John Adams, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Beetle, Convertible, Hatchback, Arts, Opera, Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Music, Entertainment

NOLA.com

Vice is nice in 'Midsummer Night's Cabaret' devilishy delightful take on deadly sins

"I can resist everything except temptation," playwright Oscar Wilde famously wrote.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Stephen Sondheim, New Orleans, LA

EDGE

Maxwell Davies: The Lighthouse

The music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has always proven thought-provoking without ever crossing into presumptuousness.

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Related Topix: Peter Maxwell Davies, Arts, Opera

Crow

Hatfield House Battle Proms raises thousands for Combat Stress

A crowd of more than 7,000 invaded Hatfield House for the 14th annual Battle Proms open air picnic concert on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Minnesota Public Radio

Click on Classical: Sopranos speak out, reports from the Range, and rock meets Bach

Every Monday morning at 9:15, I join John Birge on Classical MPR to talk about a few of the stories we've been featuring on our website.

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Related Topix: Bach

IcNetwork

Review: The Classical Extravaganza Prom, St David's Hall, Cardiff

Our reviewer says it is 'completely unthinkable' that a venue that can host performances of this quality could ever be under threat of closure Before this superb opening concert in the 2014 Welsh Proms season began it seemed extraordinary to think the annual musical celebration in the nation's only purpose-built concert hall could be under threat.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, The Planets

Berkshire Eagle

Tanglewood: Nelsons departs on note of triumph

Andris Nelsons concluded his Tanglewood stay in triumph Sunday with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, which proved symbolic because of its struggle to reach that conclusion.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Joshua Bell, Brahms, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Site-specific art: John Adams at Greater Reston Arts Center

An art lesson from John Adams. Here is an instance when the catalogue picture doesn't tell the entire story.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 7/13/2014 - 7/20/2014

Below are BWWClassical MusicWorld.com's most popular articles from 7/13/2014 - 7/20/2014.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Weather, New York Philharmonic, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

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