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  1. Actress Audra McDonald to appear in Billie Holiday...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Rock102online.com

    Six-time Tony-award winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the hit Broadway show "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" in a special for HBO, the cable network said on Wednesday. McDonald will begin filming the play before a live audience in New Orleans this month.

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  2. An Updated 'Annie' And The Tradition Of Nontraditional CastingRead the original story

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    That lovable moppet with the red dress, the curly hair, the big dog, and the even bigger voice is back. This time, though, Little Orphan Annie is back with a difference: Quvenzhane Wallis is playing an African-American orphan in an ethnically diverse, up-to-date world.

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  3. Jeff Kready Is A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder's Newest Monty as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Broadway

    There's a new Monty in town! Jeff Kready will temporarily assume the role of Monty Navarro in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder while the show's original Tony-nominated headliner, Bryce Pinkham, takes a leave of absence to star in The Heidi Chronicles . Kready, who currently appears in the ensemble of the tuner and understudies Monty, will begin performances full-time on January 20, 2015 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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  4. Audra McDonald brings Billie Holiday to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Audra McDonald brings Billie Holiday to HBO The Tony winner's 'Lady Day at Emereson's Bar and Grill' will be filmed as a special. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AI4M5I As announced today by the network, McDonald will film her hit Broadway show, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans this month.

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  5. The great battle in The Hobbit's climax overshadows dear BilboRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Martin Freeman stars in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, opening in theatres across the province. "You are only quite a little fellow in a wide world, after all," Gandalf reminds his companion at the end of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

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  6. Grammy Museum Adds 200 AKG Custom Headphones For Exhibits & ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ProSoundWeb

    Part of the LA LIVE downtown complex, the museum is an interactive celebration of the power of music, occupying four floors and 30,000 square feet of exhibits, interactive experiences and films that provide museum-goers with perspective on the history of music, the creative process, the art and technology of recording, and the history of the Grammy Awards. To deliver clear and immersive audio to its visitors, the facility turned to AKG, whose headphones and microphones are used by some of music's most accomplished artists and producers.

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  7. The soaps, celebs and scandals that kept us enthralled in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mail & Guardian

    From body politics to black bodies in chains, from BeyoncA to Banting, these are the stories that sent the internet into overdrive this past year. Beyonce reacts as Jay-Z carries their daughter Blue Ivy onstage to present the Video Vanguard Award during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

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  8. George HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Austin Chronicle

    The Quiet Beatle might have inspired alternate modifiers in the waning days of the Fab Four and into the first half of his solo career.

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  9. Soul Daughter SingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    At 39, Neshama Carlebach says she is seeing herself clearly for the first time. The daughter of the legendary "Singing Rabbi," Shlomo Carlebach, and a successful vocal artist in her own right, she will perform at Beth Shalom Congregation in Columbia on March 8. As Beth Shalom's scholar-in-residence, and in observance of Shabbat Across America and Canada - a continentwide event to unite Jews of all denominations - Carlebach also will participate in and perform at a congregational Shabbat dinner on Friday night, March 7 and during Friday and Saturday morning Shabbat services that weekend.

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  10. David Foster looking to secure Tony Award, Oscar to complete his setRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | Neepawa Press

    Though he's famous for his sweepingly grand adult pop productions, David Foster in person can be punk-rock blunt. Take, for example, the answer issued by the decorated Canadian producer - who has earned 16 Grammy Awards, five Junos, an Emmy, a Golden Globe and three Academy Award nominations - when asked why he decided to pen the music for an as-yet unproduced musical based on Depression-era cartoon sex symbol Betty Boop.

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  11. Now Showing: Not that wild about "Wild"Read the original story

    Wednesday | Crosscut.com

    Wild is the lukewarm and fitfully engaging movie version of author Cheryl Strayed's radiant and absorbing memoir. The movie would like to be loved like the book was loved.

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  12. 55 Amazing Things That Happened In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Genesee Country Express

    It was a year for standing up for what you believe in , setting records , and making a meme of everything . Before we " Let It Go ," let's take a look at the year's highlights in entertainment, tech, business, science, and world news.Gay marriage became legal in 18 more US states.

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  13. Hozier Says It's "Surreal" to Have Adele, Taylor Swift & Colin Farrell as Celeb FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WXLO-FM Worcester

    A year ago, few people in the U.S. knew who Irish singer/songwriter Hozier was. Now, thanks to his hit "Take Me to Church," he's got a Grammy nomination, he sang on The Voice finale last night and he's got a bunch of celebrity fans.

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  14. Shattered Globe to Present the Rose Tattoo at Theater Wit; Performances Begin Next MonthRead the original story

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 24th season with Tennessee Williams ' Tony Award-winning comedy/drama THE ROSE TATTOO directed by Greg Vinkler , playing January 15 - February 28, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org , in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling 975-8150 .

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  15. Actress Audra McDonald to appear in Billie Holiday...Read the original story

    Wednesday | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Six-time Tony-award winning singer and actress Audra McDonald will reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the hit Broadway show "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" in a special for HBO, the cable network said on Wednesday. McDonald will begin filming the play before a live audience in New Orleans this month.

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  16. INTERVIEW: Nicki Minaj Opens Up About 'The Pinkprint' and FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hot Mix 101.9

    Superstar Nicki Minaj stopped by to celebrate her new album The Pinkprint . The 3rd full-length album for the rap star gets more personal than anything we've heard from her before.

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  17. Kate Hudson cast as Richard Pryor's wife in biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FOX16

    The "Almost Famous" star will take on the role of Jennifer Lee Pryor alongside Mike Epps as the funnyman, while media mogul Oprah Winfrey will play his grandmother. And Daniels cannot wait to get started on the movie, saying, "I'll start pre-production in January and shoot at the end of March, beginning of April, in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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  18. 15-Year-Old Claire Danes On Getting Famous: 'I Just Want to Be a Sane Person'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ETonline

    While we're waiting for Homeland 's fourth season to wrap, let's rewind to a simpler time, back when Claire Danes was a smiling teenager ... on rollerblades? Yep, in this 1994 footage from the ET archives, a 15-year-old Danes is seen blading on the Venice Beach boardwalk and musing about newfound fame being just around the corner. "It's a little frightening, but I don't want to be afraid of it," Danes said at the time.

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  19. Turtlenecks, Apple Watch and no Seahawks in the Super Bowl: Bing's 2015 predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    This guy is going to have to find himself a turtleneck and a new hairstyle if Bing's predictions for 2015 come true. In 2015, we will be wearing Apple Watches and turtlenecks, and eating hummus while we watch a Super Bowl that doesn't include the Seahawks.

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  20. Bing Does 2015 PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ubergizmo

    While we did cover what the top searches of 2014 by Google was all about yesterday , here we are with something that the Bing team has done - by looking forward to make predictions on what 2015 will bring in terms of trends and the ilk. Bing figures that 2015 will be the year of the turtleneck, in addition to other memorable 1970's fashion statements.

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