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1 hr ago | Bridgwater Mercury

REPORT: Avenue Q's 'Sesame Street for adults' wows Bridgwater

A QUIRKY hit West End puppet musical drew packed-out crowds to Bridgwater Arts Centre last week, with Pinstripe Productions latest experimental challenge, Avenue Q. The Tony Award-winning show has been likened to 'Sesame Street for adults' - a striking image if ever there was one.


1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

Counting sheep: Coffee that makes you sleep

"It's coffee to help you sleep ... Seriously ... ," he calls out, attracting more than a few smirking takers with raised eyebrows.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Supplement, Newark, NJ

5 hrs ago | New York Post

Fugitive predator tried to blend in with West Village a weirdosa

Fugitive child molester Charles Mozdir lived as "John Smith'' for at least a year and a half in the heart of Greenwich Village, posing as just A another quirky, shaggy-haired denizen amid the tourist-filled boutiques and seedy sex shops.


Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Simon Pegg attends 'Hector and the Search For Happiness' screenings

Yesterday on July 28, 2014, was invited to the New York Film Critics Series screening of "Hector and the Search For Happiness."


Related Topix: New York, Theater, Arts, Christopher Plummer, Celebrities


THEATER: Small, Quirky & Fun: "Gutenberg! The Musical!" @ the Theater Barn [Berkshire on Stage]

Gail M. Burns: Gutenberg! The Musical! is the kind of small, quirky musical that the Theater Barn in New Lebanon does extremely well, and that their audience just loves.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, New Lebanon, NY, Williamstown, NY


Process: Harry's

Early this year, just after we decided to do a collaboration with Harry's, the quirky startup taking on the shaving industry, the 9-month-old company did something rather stunning - they bought a 93-year-old razor factory in Germany for $100 million.


Silver City Sun-News

In Todd Parr's world, it's OK to make mistakes

This book cover image released by Megan Tingley Books/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers shows "It's Okay to Make Mistakes," by Todd Parr.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Berkeley, CA

Daily Mail

Lady Gaga goes bra-less wearing a VERY plunging neckline as she...

Lady Gaga goes bra-less wearing a VERY plunging neckline as she arrives with Tony Bennett for Cheek To Cheek performance in New York On Monday, Lady Gaga accompanied crooner Tony Bennett to a joint performance in New York City wearing a slinky black ensemble with a very plunging neckline.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pegasus Theatre to Present None of the Above, 8/14-30

None of the Above by Jenny Lyn Bader will be presented by Pegasus Theatre as a Churchmouse production at the Bath House Cultural Center August 14 - 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Berklee College of Music, Jackson-Heights, NY, The New School, Harvard University

BWW Reviews: Nymf's Zombie Strippers Needs Reworking Before Reanimation

Ryan Farnsworth , Wendell Bullen , Celeste Hudson , Sariah , Megan Misslin , Joshua Stenseth , Ellie Bensigner , Laura Otremba .


Winners of the 19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival Announced

July 26, 2014 - U. S. Premieres of foreign films took the top awards at the 19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival, ending Saturday night July 26 with a reception hosted by John Anderson, film critic and master of ceremonies.


Related Topix: Paris, Celebrities, Juliette Binoche, Body of Lies, Florida State University, Chapman University

Monterey County Herald

'Crazy Eyes' actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans

"People on the street, people on Twitter ask, 'Can I be your prison wife?' I'm like you know, 'Name the day and the time,'" Aduba joked.


Related Topix: Associated Press

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 7/27/2014

SHREK THE MUSICAL HATBORO-HORSHAM SR HIGH SCHOOL 8/1-8/2/2014 Click Here for More Information SCHUBERT THEATRE: Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 5/30-8/2/2014 Cinderella Click Here for More Information THE MUSIC MAN TOWN AND COUNTRY PLAYERS 7/18-8/2/2014 An affectionate paean to Smalltown, U.S.A. of a bygone era, Meredith Willson 's THE MUSIC MAN ... (more)


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Chambersburg, PA, Bucks County, PA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Magazine

Lyft CEO John Zimmer on the Company's New York Debut, Regulation, and the Taxi Industry

"I do think the pace at which were moving to create something new and the pace at which rules are created are at odds."


Related Topix: New York, Gramercy Park (New York, NY), Sports

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Francisco Magazine

The 2014 Best Chefs Awards

A husband-and-wife dream team, an impressively hirsute pastry genius, a Deadhead turned beer master, a soft-spoken up-and-comer, and a restaurateur in perpetual motion.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Dining, Los Angeles, CA


Social Media Week: Massy Arias Talks Fitness And Being @Mankofit

Thanks to Instagram, fitness has become a 24/7 lifestyle. You can pull up a quick routine with a double tap on your smartphone, or gawk and stalk your favorite social media fitness gurus.


Related Topix: Gold's Gym, Health Club

Thu Jul 24, 2014

RIFFNOTES Set for NYMF This Weekend

Prospect Theater Company will present RIFFNOTES: The Musical as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, New York


Brigid Reale

My voice has a unique style that can change to fit the need of the customer. I range from the smooth, commanding, feminine professional, to the offbeat, quirky, cartoon character, and everywhere in between.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

The Village Voice

What to Expect at The Gorbals, Now Open in Williamsburg

Ilan Hall has long dreamed of opening a restaurant here in New York City, his hometown, but it took establishing himself in L.A. to make that possible.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chefs, Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Urban Outfitters, Retail, Apparel

Daily Herald

Baltimore: Poe, painted screens, vintage treasures

It's not the TV shows "Homicide" and "The Wire" that come to mind when I think of Baltimore , though both offered an intense look at an American city's poverty, drugs and gangs.


Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Highlandtown (Baltimore, MD), Hampden (Baltimore, MD)


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