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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Hancock County woman works to open arts hub

As valuable to life as it is to canvas, Hanley's students say now is the time for that lesson to be spread to more students.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, IN, Life, Crafts, New Palestine, IN, Painting

5 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek.

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Related Topix: Veronica Mars, Entertainment, Drama, Television, House of Lies, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks, Musical Theater, Theater, Los Angeles, CA

8 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

California far exceeds projections for coverage

Allynne Noelle, 32, preps her feet for pointe work at the Los Angeles Ballet studio.

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Related Topix: California, Ballet, Healthcare Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Food, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Theater

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Guide to Laguna Beacha s Festival of Arts, Sawdust Festival, Art-A-Fair and Pageant of the Masters

When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Aug. 31. The yearly siren call from Laguna Beach is impossible to ignore, with three separate art festivals taking place within a short walk of one another and a nighttime pageant in which people dress up as figures in famous works of art.

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Related Topix: Photography, Las Vegas, NV

News Observer

Groundbreaking set for Graceland hotel

Elvis Presley Enterprises, the operators of Graceland, said Tuesday the groundbreaking for the 450-room hotel called The Guest House is set for Aug. 14. Once built, the hotel will include two restaurants, meeting and special events space, and a 500-seat theater for live performances.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Theater

Oxford Times

This teenage ballerina is dancing her way to top

A TEENAGER with childhood dreams of becoming a prima ballerina beat more than 250 other dancers to pirouette into a sparkling role in audiences' favourite The Nutcracker.

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Related Topix: Ballet, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The Newark Star-Ledger

Playground Theater Project Rehearses Lady Parts

Tess Abadrabo, top left, Gianna Marino, and Gracemarie Loretta laugh at fellow actor Kimmy Sheridan's character not being promiscuous during rehearsal.

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Related Topix: Theater

Inside Bay Area

Today's Music Picks: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration comes to Greek Theatre

Here's one that Deadheads definitely won't want to miss: The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Birthday Celebration is set for Friday at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley.

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Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Symphony

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Review: City Lights' 'Spamalot' a deliciously daffy production

And now for something completely different. The sublimely silly Monty Python spoof "Spamalot" is holding court at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose through Aug. 31. While Jeffrey Bracco's exuberant revival lacks the comic virtuosity of the original Broadway version, there's no denying the sheer giggle-inducing catharsis of spending a few ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Theater

WHDH

'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high

The show, co-starring Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly record gross at the Longacre Theatre and marking the first time the theater ever housed a show that crossed the $1 million mark.

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Related Topix: Theater, John Steinbeck, Vocal

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life ...

The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolors and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.

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Related Topix: Opera, Suicide, Theater

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Interiors: How to light your kitchen

Lighting your kitchen properly has many rewards. Reason No. 1 being so you don't cut your finger when chopping things, but also for the overall look and feel of your kitchen, proper lighting is important.

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Related Topix: Interior Design

The Island Packet

Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

VanBeck graduated from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester with bachelor's degrees in piano performance and mathematics.

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Related Topix: University of Rochester, Rice University, Symphony, Dentistry, Medicine, Benton Harbor, MI

Myrtle Beach Online

Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90

Bergonzi served in World War II in an anti-aircraft artillery unit, and was interned in a German forced labor camp for three years.

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Related Topix: Opera, Entertainment

The News Tribune

8 new dancers join Miami City Ballet

Rainer Krenstetter of Staatsballett Berlin joins the company as a principal dancer.

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Related Topix: Ballet, Damascus, MD, France, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rediff.com

Salman Khan's Kick sets box office on fire

The movie, Khan's second release of the year, raked in Rs 26.4 crore in India on the first day of release.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Cinema

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Los Angeles Philharmonic director scores his first movie soundtrack

What: Conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic conclude the Americas & Americans festival with a celebration of film composers and a special guest performance by Gustavo Santaolalla and a suite from Dudamel's own score to “Libertador.

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Related Topix: Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Conductor, Opera, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

GPB.org

With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier

Courtney Lockhart is appealing a death penalty sentence that a judge gave him in 2011, which overrode the jury's recommendation of life in prison.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Auburn University, Theater

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Live music to celebrate Wandle Park restoration

Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.

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Related Topix: Poetry

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