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6 min ago | CBC News

Music legend Bill Henderson says 'no' to Vancouver music cuts

Chilliwack lead singer Bill Henderson is calling on the Vancouver School Board to save elementary school strings and band programs.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Canada

4 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen News: Dave Francis Williams and Jordan Smith prepare for An Evening With Fawlty Towers.

The trails and tribulations of hotel owner Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese, were wildly popular when first aired on BBC in the 1970s and the sitcom has been voted Britain's favourite comedy.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Celebrities, John Cleese, BBC

8 hrs ago | Gazetteherald.co.uk

Great expectations for restored museum

MALTON'S links with Charles Dickens have been given a further boost with the refurbishment of the Counting House Museum.

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Related Topix: Charles Dickens

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bond star calls his 007 performance 'quite tame'

Pierce Brosnan has bemoaned his time as James Bond, saying that he never felt "good enough" in the famous role.

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Related Topix: Skyfall, Activision, GoldenEye, Video Games, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Ian Fleming

Monterey County Herald

Mandy Patinkin, coming to Carmel, looks for stories in song

Carmel >> Mandy Patinkin is a lucky and fun-loving man who relishes a good story.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Princess Bride, Adventure, Homeland, Chicago Hope, Soap Opera, Sunday in the Park with George, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Mandy Patinkin

Examiner.com

Top 6 Henry James books adapted for the screen

Writer Henry James would have turned 170 years old this April 15. In honor of his birthday, let's take a look at six great film adaptations of Henry James's classic books .

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Related Topix: Henry James, The Wings of the Dove, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

World Premiere of Pride & Prejudice, Billy Elliot and More Make Up La ...

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire 's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pride & Prejudice, Europress, Koch Media, Video Games, Jane Austen

Broadway

Odds & Ends: Kathie Lee Gifford Heads Into The Woods, How to 'Let It...

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kathie Lee Gifford is Heading Into The Woods We'll drink to this! Today Show co-host and wine connoisseur Kathie Lee Gifford will voice the role of the Giant's Wife in an upcoming D.C. area production of Into the Woods .

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Related Topix: Into the Woods, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Kathie Lee Gifford, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Herndon, VA

Joannejacobs.com

Critical readers

As for Charles Dickens' Great Expectations , a one-star reviewer writes: "Dickens is a jerk.

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Related Topix: Charles Dickens

Examiner.com

New evidence emerges that Monroe planned to reveal JFK saw crashed UFOs

New evidence has just been released supporting the authenticity of a leaked CIA document allegedly of wiretaps of Marilyn Monroe and her friends shortly before her suspicious death on August 4, 1962.

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Celebrities, Marilyn Monroe, US Military, US Air Force

Los Angeles Times

Bill O'Reilly snarks on Stephen Colbert's new gig

Bill O'Reilly says conservatives won't watch Stephen Colbert. Papa Bear is angry that his acolyte is leaving, it seems.

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Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, The Colbert Report, Comedy, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly

BroadwayWorld.com

Ebony Repertory Theatre Extends Paul Robeson with Keith David Through 4/27

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today that Phillip Hayes Dean 's powerful and moving play PAUL ROBESON has been extended by popular demand for three more performances and will now play through Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. The production, directed by Mr. Dean, stars two-time Emmy Award-winner Keith David with accompaniment by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Paul Robeson, Rutgers University

BroadwayWorld.com

David Sedaris Will Return to the State Theatre, 10/29

David Sedaris , internationally acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and National Public Radio humorist, returns by popular demand for his annual visit to the State Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Books, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

On Social Marketing and Social Change

Is Birdemic Worse Than Sharknado?

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Related Topix: Hitchcock, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Birds, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock, Movies, Entertainment, Park City, UT

WWWM-FM Toledo

Did Ed Sheeran Record "Sing" in the Presence of...Mr. Spock?

If Ed Sheeran 's new single "Sing" sounds perfectly logical to you, perhaps that's because it was reportedly recorded in the presence of the world's most famous Vulcan: Mr. Spock.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Leonard Nimoy

BroadwayWorld.com

National Tour of C.S. Lewis' the Great Divorce to Play Alliance Theatre, 6/5-15

Max McLean , Artistic Director of Fellowship for Performing Arts, announces that C.S. Lewis ' THE GREAT DIVORCE will be presented from Thursday, June 5, through Sunday, June 15, at the Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: C. S. Lewis, Theater, Arts, New York

Spin

Watch John Calipari Defuse Bill O'Reilly on 'Hip-Hop Stuff'

The worlds of music and sport have long tended to collide , but it's refreshing when the jocks stand up for the musos.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, University of Kentucky

Daily Mail

Clink78 hostel offers a night in prison cell at court where The Clash were fined

A hostel in London is offering brave tourists the chance to pay to stay in an original prison cell for the night.

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Related Topix: The Clash, Punk, Charles Dickens, Travel

KWTX

Good Morning

Arthur Rothstein took this iconic photo of a farmer and his son in the midst of a dust storm in Cimarron County, Okla., at the height of the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Holidays, Passover, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, Arts, Literature

Mon Apr 14, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester talk Steinbeck & Broadway

For James Franco, it was almost the one that got away. Four years ago, Franco was approached by Anna D. Shapiro, the Tony Award-winning director of August: Osage County, about appearing in a stage production of Of Mice And Men.

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Related Topix: Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester, Hot Chicks, John Steinbeck

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