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Stage Tube: Cady Huffman Talks 'Revolution in the Elbow'

A new video debuted today on YouTube featuring Tony Award winner Cady Huffman discussing her role as Manuela, the slightly evil Mayor of Elbowville, in Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter .


Related Topix: Cady Huffman, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Biography Movies, Capote

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

4 Spooky Series to Fill the 'True Blood' Void

After seven scary, campy seasons, HBO's cult hit True Blood went down for the long dirt nap August 24. For fans of the series' supernatural themes - vampires, werewolves, witches, and more - that means they're going to have to find another way to scare up some fun.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Supernatural, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Banbury Guardian

Pub arts venue celebrates first anniversary

Staff at Banbury's Castle House on Market Place are toasting their first anniversary after opening as a pioneering pub/arts venue a year ago.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

Mon Aug 25, 2014

'The Midnight Special' DVD Review:

It was on August 19, 1972 at 1:00 a.m. right after Johnny Carson and 'The Tonight Show' that America welcomed the show called 'The Midnight Special' .


Related Topix: The Midnight Special, Entertainment, Television, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Independent

Scottish independence: Salmond and Darling gear up for round two of referendum TV debate

Loveday Morris is an award-winning freelance journalist currently based in Beirut and covering the unfolding crisis in Syria.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Can Lowell Kill Her Unusual Past and Become a Future Kanye West?

A month before the release of her debut album, Lowell is feeling pretty good about where her career is headed.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Canada, North America, World News, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Emmys 2014: Award show highlights how far TV has come despite being weak itself

This image released by HBO shows Matthew McConaughey, left, and Woody Harrelson from the HBO series "True Detective."


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Oscars, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Photo Flash: 'Revolution in the Elbow,' Starring Cady...

Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle head the cast of the world premiere musical Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter , with book, music & lyrics by var Pll Jnsson, based on a story by var and Gunnlaugur Jnsson.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Cady Huffman, Comedy Movies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Flanders and Swann Plays the Pleasance, Now thru Aug 25

G'ninth G'normous year at the Pleasance! Tim Fitzhigham and Duncan Walsh Atkins return for one week only with their award-winning, hilarious show.


Related Topix: Flanders and Swann, Cabaret, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

Guitar World

's Guide to Stevie Ray Vaughan's 30 Greatest...

This is an excerpt from the October 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the rest of this story, plus the rest of our Stevie Ray Vaughan Top 30 feature, Yes, the 60th anniversary of the Fender Strat, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear from TC Electronic, Seymour Duncan, Prestige Guitars and more, check out the October 2014 issue at the Guitar World ... (more)


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie


Gerard Way reveals video for new song 'No Shows' - " watch

'Hesitant Alien', Gerard Way's debut solo album, will be released on September 29. Way recently stated that the album is inspired by acts including Pulp, Blur, David Bowie, Morrissey and Pixies.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, Pulp, David Bowie, Blur, The Pixies


Artist/Producer Big Swede To Release First Single With New All Star Rock Project 'Refurbished'

Producer/artist Big Swede is releasing the first single with his all star rock project ' Refurbished ', on August 19th, 2014 .


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, David Bowie

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Robots Take Over London's Tate Britain After Dark

People got a robot's-eye view of 500 years of British art this August, as machines took over London's Tate Britain by night.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Space


Gerard Way announces Reading & Leeds warm-up gig in Portsmouth

The former My Chemical Romance frontman is in the UK to perform at Reading & Leeds Festival this coming weekend and will play the warm-up show for just 400 fans.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, My Chemical Romance, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Bipasha Basu gears up for her debut international film - News

August 18, 2014 2:43:15 PM IST updated August 18, 2014 2:47:25 PM IST By Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham Editorial Four year long wait for Bipasha Basu would finally be over.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Thriller, Josh Hartnett, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

No Rock&Roll Fun

What the pop papers say: Legacy and stances

In a week when it's been announced that the entire NME readership is lower than the average home gate at Portsmouth, it's time to take one of our semi-regular dips into the magazine.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Sat Aug 16, 2014

PR :: The Midnight Special Collector's Edition on DVD Sep 9

In the period between American Bandstand and MTV, several shows tried to bring rock 'n' roll to television.


Related Topix: The Midnight Special, Entertainment, Television, The Ed Sullivan Show, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Reo Speedwagon, Rock-N-Roll

Fri Aug 15, 2014


This Day in Music History: August 15th

When Death visited Frampton's house, Frampton said Death should be at Keith Richards' house, which was a joke pitched by Frampton himself.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, Peter Frampton, Keith Richards, Progressive-Rock, Iman

August 15th-17th: Weekend Screenings and Shows for Burbank

Looking to catch a show in the Burbank area this weekend? Whether it's a screening under the stars or in an air conditioned theater, a play, or some comedy, there are several choices to pick from.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Burbank, CA, Drama Movies, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, The 80'S, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Audiences Already Voting on Scottish Independence at Arts Festival

Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile on August 14, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Conservatives (UK), Theater, Arts


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