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24 min ago | The Advertiser

Richmond book features, drawings, poetry, fables and walking guide

A FORMER Richmond School pupil has penned a book featuring his own pen and ink drawings, poems, local fables and walking guide.

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Related Topix: Poetry

4 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Indian actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal dies

Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102.

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Related Topix: Zohra Sehgal, World News, India, Cinema, Bollywood

Thu Jul 10, 2014

GPB.org

After Losing An Only Child, Chinese Parents Face Old Age Alone

A man looks at the painting Better To Have Only One Child at the China National Art Museum in Beijing.

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Related Topix: Painting

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Stories Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Explores Fault Lines Of Faith

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist, actor and screenwriter. And when his first play, Disgraced, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2013, he also became one of the most talked about new voices in American theater.

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Marin Independent Journal

Alec Baldwin to star with Tom Cruise in next 'Mission Impossible'

Baldwin would play the director of the CIA, while "The White Queen" star Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly play a villain, an individual familiar with the Paramount project told TheWrap.

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Related Topix: Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Alec Baldwin, Theater

Berkshire Eagle

David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

This image released by The O and M Co. shows Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos in "Here Lies Love," with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, at The Public Theater in New York.

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Related Topix: Theater, New York, Talking Heads, Pop/Rock

KMIZ

Zimmerman trial: Where are they now?

On July 13, 2013, a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense, Painting

Spenborough Guardian

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Opera, New York, Classical, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

Myrtle Beach Online

Cairo cinema gives Egypt home for alternative film

Instead look for a small blue doorway, marked by a discrete neon calligraphy sign and sometimes an old Peugeot parked across the street playing films projected onto its windshield.

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Related Topix: Cinema, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Scientists join world of crowd funding

This undated photo provided by Duke University shows the fast-growing aquatic fern called Azolla.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Photography, North Carolina, Agriculture, Science

The News Tribune

Rooftop is part of Indiana theater's restoration

City and Embassy officials lined up on the theater's stage Tuesday to take turns symbolically breaking down the walls of the former Indiana Hotel, part of the Embassy building - a celebration of the beginning of construction on a $10 million renovation project involving six floors.

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The News Tribune

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, US Marine Corps, Theater

KHOU-TV Houston

Pedestrians watch artists work in NYC storefront

Two painters are temporarily working out of an empty storefront at New York City's famous Brill Building, allowing thousands of passing pedestrians to watch them create scenes of Times Square.

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Reuters

A Minute With: London's reigning queen soprano DiDonato is a kickboxer too

On stage and off, you don't want to tangle with Joyce DiDonato - American soprano extraordinaire and practiced kickboxer too.

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Related Topix: Opera, Donizetti

BroadwayWorld.com

Excerpts from Broadway-Bound Standard Time & More Set for 2014 Fire...

Critically acclaimed choreographers Larry Keigwin and Jerry Mitchell will host the 20th Anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival , the most anticipated cultural event of the season on Fire Island.

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Related Topix: Dance, Ballet, Modern Dance

Watford Observer

Hundreds flock to Bushey Festival party in Bushey Rose Garden

Rose planting left to right: Rose gardener Ami Cowley, Norman Vincent and Diana Brown from The Friends of Bushey Rose Garden, and the Mayor and Mayoress Families flocked to Bushey Rose Garden on Sunday for the second event of its kind, which included music from Watford Brass Band, a magic show, a mini funfair, face painting, a tombola and various ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England, Painting,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Van Dyck portrait fails to sell

A member of Christie's staff looking at a portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, which failed to sell at auction.

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Related Topix: Painting, Antiques Roadshow, Entertainment, Television

Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester Poetry Festival to be launched in parishes across county

THE organisers of Winchester Poetry Festival are taking poetry into the market towns and villages over the next few weeks.

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EDGE

Lone Survivor

Based on the true story of a team of Navy SEALs on a mission to intercept an Al-Qaeda agent and the only member of the team that made it out alive , "Lone Survivor" is a visceral account of the courage of fortitude of those individuals serving in our armed forces.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Mark Wahlberg, Terrorism, Theater

The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

Pace University Student To Star In Atlantic Theater Company Production

Victor Almanzar, a Pace University student, will be starring in Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play "Between Riverside and Crazy" at the Atlantic Theater Company with the first preview taking place this week on Thursday, July 10. Almanzar is a native of the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Theater, Pace University, Victor, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US Military, US Marine Corps

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