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Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies."

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Related Topix: Theater, Illinois

Wed Apr 23, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

REDCAT International Childrena s Film Festival and more special movie screenings in the L.A. area

I was crazy about cartoons when I was a child. I could never get enough of them in those pre-cable days.

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Related Topix: Theater, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Drama Movies, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock

EDGE

The Wholehearted

The one filmic technique that the theatre longs for more than any other is the close-up, in particular the close-up of the face.

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Related Topix: Theater

Northern Michigan News

Photos explore dynamics of youths' sexual identity

For many, it's difficult to understand Foster Noone's sexual identity. The 17-year-old uses the labels of bisexual, trans and gender neutral all at once.

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Related Topix: Photography, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

National Public Radio

Shakespeare's Globe Taking 'Hamlet' To 200 Nations

Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain's best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world.

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Related Topix: Theater

EDGE

Ex-Fox Exec Denies Allegations in Sex Abuse Suit

A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.

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Related Topix: Theater, Social Software

Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Painting, Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Kay Hagan

Whittier Daily News

L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: Classical, Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Opera

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: Neil Patrick Harris crushes it in 'Hedwig'

And it's not just trying on a new role. He is lowered to the stage in a jumpsuit and ferociously feathered blond wig and immediately begins the show's first rock-punk song, getting down on all fours, grinding into the microphone stand or licking the guitarist's strings.

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Related Topix: The Smurfs, Neil Patrick Harris, Musical Theater, Theater

Lamar Daily News

Indian film stars, Bollywood Oscars come to Fla.

The city is an unusual choice for the awards because it's not known for having one of the largest Indian-American populations in the U.S., but tourism officials hope it will be an economic boon.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema, Asian-American, Indian-American, Tampa, FL

CBS Local

Vegas Philharmonic Names New Conductor

A former Nevadan who's the resident conductor at the San Francisco Symphony has been named the new conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Las Vegas, NV

WRIC-TV Richmond

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.

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Related Topix: Theater, Poetry, Musical Theater

KURB-FM Little Rock

Despite Claim, Photographer Did Not Hear Madonna's New Album

Hey, did you hear? Madonna 's album is totally done...and a famous photographer has heard it! Except...it's not, and he didn't, and the whole thing is a lie.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Photography

Sun Journal

Maine State Music Theater says N.J. school ruined Spamalot costumes

A Maine theater company is suing a New Jersey school district with a complaint that the school damaged costumes loaned for a production of the musical comedy "Spamalot."

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Related Topix: Theater, Edison, NJ, Manasquan, NJ

Marshall Independent

Refusing to let catastrophic fall define a life

When someone told her to move out of the way during a scene change for "The Wizard of Oz," Tasha Schuh took one step back.

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Related Topix: Theater, Ellsworth, WI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Breckenridge American

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Associated Press, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Madison County, NY

Brush News-Tribune

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy

An assortment of established and up-and-coming musical theater composers are hoping to raise awareness of sheet music piracy.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Madison County, NY

Tri-cityherald.com

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse

Plaintiff Michael Egan III, center, 31, his mother Bonnie Mound, left, and attorney Jeff Herman take questions from the media during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment, Theater, Social Software

Anchorage Daily News

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

An unidentified guest wipes away tears during an homage to Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City, Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fine Arts, World News, Mexico

Journal-Pioneer

Canadian authors remember Alistair MacLeod as a great writer and person

The Canadian literary world is remembering Alistair MacLeod as not only a great writer but also an amiable person and gifted academic who inspired generations of students and scribes.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Literature

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