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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

New exhibit addresses gender imbalance in art

"YWAs: Young Woman Artists," on view through Aug. 24 at Wonder Fair in Lawrence, features artwork by 16 women accompanied by figures from these gallery surveys.

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Related Topix: Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, Painting

6 hrs ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

Andy Serkis as Caesar in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

You can officially forget Dr. Zaius . In fact, if you think Rupert Wyatt 's impressive Rise of the Planet of the Apes from 2011 was the best that particular series could possibly do, you can forget that, too.

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Related Topix: Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Theater, Let Me In

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Musicians deny orchestrated attack on opera

The Hartford Wagner Festival planned to perform "Das Rheingold" in August without an orchestra by using digital samples from instruments to play the notes in the score.

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Related Topix: Opera, Wagner

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Calne students' showcase of art attracts the crowds

Around 300 people visited an exhibition set up to showcase the work of sixth form students at John Bentley School in Calne last week.

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Related Topix: Photography

ACC TOP 40

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver", Watch Her ...

Taylor Swift's "Head Is Spinning" After Seeing "The Giver", Watch Her at the Premiere at a Theater Near You Taylor Swift filmed her role in the movie The Giver quite some time ago, but she recently go to see the finished product -- and boy, did she like it.

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Related Topix: Theater

Myrtle Beach Online

McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

The governor's office announced Friday that Valeria Macon will be the state's new poet laureate.

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Related Topix: Poetry, North Carolina, Entertainment

CNN

Stunning photos of the night sky

Gokhan Saymaz is a part-time professional photographer. He created this dazzling image of star trails above Esentepe, in Cyprus.

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Related Topix: Photography, US News

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

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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Related Topix: Theater

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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