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at Your Library: Books for Mad Dogs and Englishmen

August often brings hot days, the sort of tropical weather featured in Noel Coward's 1931 song, "Mad Dogs and Englishmen."


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How to do Hyperlapse Photography

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scott Dreier Set for Doris and Me Tonight at 54 Below

DORIS AND ME is one man's quirky, lovable obsession with music and movie icon, Doris Day .


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Meet the newest Harry Potter character from J.K. Rowling

Here's something to drive Potter fans potty - J. K. Rowling has introduced the world to a new witch.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Broadway B.O.: $25.2M Week Is Down Even With Nine Perfs For 'Mormon' & `Wicked'

Rocky bowed out after its disappointing run, and the Broadway box office was off about 3% to $25,177,911 from the previous week's $25,926,516.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Broadway

Steven Richman revives Henry Mancini's effort to bring jazz to American TV

In the fall of 1958, television in the United States made a bold move into the genre of film noir .


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The Times of India

Rowling's stolen notebook reveals new Potter plots

Stories in Mocktale are works of fiction intended to bring a smile to your face.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Harry Potter


J.K. Rowling Pens 500-Word Piece on Minor 'Harry Potter' Character Celestina Warbeck

J.K. Rowling has written a 500-word piece about Celestina Warbeck , a character nicknamed the "singing sorceress" in the Harry Potter books.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 8/17/2014

CINDERELLA Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council 8/14-8/23/2014 The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Lesley Ann Warren

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 8/17/2014

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN UPSTAGE THEATRE 8/1-8/23/2014 IT'S ALIVE! From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation THE PRODUCERS comes this monster new musical comedy.With such memorable tunes as "The Transylvania Mania," "He Vas My Boyfriend" and "Puttin' On The Ritz," YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is scientifically-proven, monstrously good ... (more)


Related Topix: Broadway, Pop/Rock, The Who, Roger Daltrey, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Opera, New York

Door Reminder

Customer service - oxymoron or obsolete?

Customer service - oxymoron or obsolete? Columnist Jim Morrison examines what should happen when you call Check out this story on In addition to the inevitable stay on the line for next attendant, the message is, in many cases, music or a reasonable facsimile thereof.


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Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner Jerry Mitchell

On Monday, August 18th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-winner Jerry Mitchell .


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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/17/2014

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Richland Players 8/8-8/24/2014 The 'G2K' Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Theater, Arts, Broadway

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WETK-TV Colchester

Great Performances

Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind.


Related Topix: Broadway, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

East Anglian Daily Times

Ipswich: Is this Suffolk's very own Doris Day? Annika Rands creates ...

Doris Day, bearing mind that she is now in her 90s and living in America, may not perhaps be the first person you would expect to see gracing the stages of Suffolk any time soon.


Related Topix: Move Over, Darling, That Touch of Mink, Comedy Movies, Doris Day, Austin, TX

TV best bets: Saturday, Aug. 16

Harry, Ron and Hermione must find out what is causing people known as mudbloods to become petrified; otherwise, the school will be closed.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Scott Dreier Set for Doris and Me Next Week at 54 Below

DORIS AND ME is one man's quirky, lovable obsession with music and movie icon, Doris Day .


Related Topix: Broadway

History teacher runs for City Council; UnCorked; background checks for school volunteers: Forest Grove Watch

Tables and chairs on Main Street offer an easy listening opportunity to music provided by three bands at the 2013 Forest Grove Uncorked.


Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Peter, Education Etc.

Star Tribune

TV picks for Aug. 16-17: 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,'...

Hard to believe that "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," one of the best films in the J.K. Rowling-inspired series, came out a dozen years ago, with fresh performances from its young cast, including Daniel Radcliffe, who couldn't have been a better choice for the title character.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Mystery Movies, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Family, Books, Adventure, Authors, J.K. Rowling, Daniel Radcliffe, Entertainment, Television

68th Independence Day makes Bollywood get emotional with patriotic movies and songs

India is celebrating the 68th Independence Day and all the prominent personalities from all walks of life have greeted the people of the country.


Related Topix: Bollywood, A. R. Rahman

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead ...

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will reprise her role as Gertrude Hayhurst Sylvester Ratliff from the world premiere off-Broadway production, directed by Michael Wilson , who also directs the Alley Theatre production.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Tender Mercies, Betty Buckley, To Kill a Mockingbird