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American Jennifer Grout fell just short of the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" competition after a remarkable run to the finals by a 23-year-old from Massachusetts who barely speaks Arabic.
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"If this were fiction, no one would believe it," historian David Nasaw quipped on NPR's Fresh Air about the extraordinary life of Joseph P. Kennedy , the subject of his new biography.
Richard Nixon was president, Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was Billboard's Top Song and Lance Hogan was 21 when the first ever Syracuse Plowshares Craftsfair and Peace Festival launched in 1970.
Z2 Entertainment will present Steep Canyon Rangers at the Boulder Theater on Friday, February 28th, 2014.
Grammy-nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton will perform with the Turtle Island String Quartet at Macky Auditorium.
Berklee College of Music presents Berklee Latino, the college's first-ever program to be taught in Spanish.
All along Guthrie's route, Shaw writes, "jukeboxes and radios had blared ' God Bless America ,' a hit for network radio star Kate Smith," and that recording's bludgeoning self-confident tone, reinforced by "a stirring march rhythm," was really starting to piss Guthrie off.
The Coen Brothers' new film sparks renewed interest in the journeyman singer long known as an early influence of Bob Dylan's.
Next weekend there'll be one ring to rule them all. But until "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" arrives, the box office will once again belong to " The Hunger Games: Catching Fire " and Disney's "Frozen," hot on the heels of a record-breaking Thanksgiving weekend.
BOYZONE heart-throb Shane Lynch delighted fans at the Boscombe 's Sovereign Centre yesterday when he paid a visit ahead of the band's BIC performance.
This week's column concentrates on a few mostly independent releases before I start finalizing the upcoming dose of 2013 highlights.
This photo released by The Weinstein Company shows Idris Elba, left, as Nelson Mandela, and Riaad Moosa, as Ahmed Kathrada, in the film, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
Nearly a month after most voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 5 general election, it appears that the State Assembly race in District 2 is complete, with Northfield Mayor Vince Mazzeo winning by the slightest of margins - only 39 votes - over incumbent John Amodeo of Margate - 25,127 to 25,166.
When local audiences first heard of Dubb Nubb, twin sisters Delia and Hannah Rainey were just wrapping up high school and charming stages with their sweetly sung but rough-hewn folk songs.
A hospital on Long Island, N.Y., says it's donating Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' birth records to the Kennedy library in Boston.