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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit native Tom Skerritt comes home Tuesday to reflect on his life, Hollywood times

Tom Skerritt figures he was 8, maybe 9, years old when he attended Saturday-morning cultural programs intended to give Detroit public school kids their first glimpse of the city's arts gems.

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4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Grant calls for end of prisoner exchanges

LIBRARY OF CONGRESSIn April 1864, Ulysses S. Grant issued an order calling for a halt to prisoner exchanges with the Confederate government.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Massachusetts

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Quinn Staying Out Of Debate On Obama Presidential Library Subsidy

Governor Quinn is staying out of the argument over Thursday's unusual Illinois House Executive Committee vote on state financing for an Obama presidential library.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Townhall

Tax Day Shows Need for Tax Reform

The Titanic sank on that day in 1912 . Abraham Lincoln died after being mortally wounded the day before.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Tax, Opinion

BroadwayWorld.com

Award Winning Leslie Uggams to Star in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, 7/10-20

According to The Courant, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Lesli Uggams will be starring as Mama Rose in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre's upcoming production of Gypsy.

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Related Topix: Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Emmy Awards, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Television, 10-20

Filmexperience.blogspot.com

I Met Thelma Schoonmaker at the TCM Film Festival

Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference to The Film Experience in terms of stability and budget to dream bigger.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Raging Bull, Black Narcissus, Music!, Family, The Red Shoes, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Michael Powell

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Elmira's connection to Lincoln's assassination

If only they had known there was a spy in their midst. Right in Elmira. Someone who was implicated in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Elmira, NY, Canandaigua, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Rattlestick's Ode to Joy Ends Extended Run Today

David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that following strong reviews, the world premiere of Ode to Joy , written and directed by Craig Lucas , ends its run today, April 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre , 38 Commerce Street.

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Related Topix: The Dying Gaul, Drama Movies, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oz, George Wallace, Comedy Movies, What About Bob?

Fri Apr 18, 2014

EDGE

Peter Cincotti Does It His Way

When Peter Cincotti was seventeen years old, he sat down at a piano to play one of the biggest gigs of his life.

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Related Topix: Music!, Beyond the Sea, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles, Blues, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Hudson Hub-Times

Lincoln locomotive replica won't visit Columbus

A full-size replica of a steam locomotive that pulled Abraham Lincoln's funeral car won't stop at the Ohio Statehouse as scheduled next week.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Springfield, IL

The Daily Beast

Met Gala Gets Even More ExclusiveBy The Fashion Beast Team

Anna Wintour Wants "More Exclusivity" at Met Gala: For this year's Metropolitan Museum Gala and Costume Exhibit, high fashion and exclusivity is a top priority for Anna Wintour.

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Related Topix: Marie Antoinette, Drama Movies, Arts, Photography

NME

New 'Godzilla' featurette revealed - watch

A new Godzilla featurette has been revealed - scroll down and click to watch. The clip includes an interview with director Gareth Edwards, who discusses his approach to the film and reveals that he wanted to treat the monster blockbuster "seriously".

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Related Topix: Monsters, Kick-Ass, Aaron Johnson, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, David Strathairn

Radio Times

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Ian Fleming?

Is Benedict Cumberbatch about to become the latest actor to portray Ian Fleming? According to Hollywood insiders The Tracking Board , the Sherlock star has been offered the role of the James Bond creator in a new biopic exploring the origins of his famous secret agent.

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Related Topix: Hawking, Drama Movies, Ian Fleming, Benedict Cumberbatch, Vocal, Source Code, Moon

Ain't It Cool News

So, what's Steven Spielberg's slate looking like these days?

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Ever since Robopocalypse was put on hiatus last year everybody has wondered what The Beard has been up to.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Liz vs. Jim: What happened to Johnny Depp?

Actor Johnny Depp poses on arrival for the Los Angeles Premiere of the film 'Transcendence' on April 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: The Rum Diary, Western, The Tourist, Action Movies, The Lone Ranger, Cry-Baby, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Ed Wood, Musical Movies, Edward Scissorhands

Switched

This Edgar Allan Poe Statue Is As Intense As You'd Want It To Be

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston announced this month that sculptor Stefanie Rocknak's "Poe Returning To Boston" will officially be unveiled Oct. 5. The piece features the writer holding an open briefcase with a large raven beside him.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Raven, Comedy Movies, Arts, Poetry

The Daily Page

Sen. Dale Schultz exits, shaking his head

Dale Schultz tells a story he heard about a recent meeting of Republicans in the state's 6th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

Sheffield Star

Sheffield university student revives lost Broadway musical

A forgotten Broadway musical will get its European premiere after a University of Sheffield student worked through boxes of neglected manuscripts to reconstruct the score, which has not been heard anywhere in the world since 1962.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Gypsy, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Journalism, New York

KFVS12

Lincoln Log Cabin marks poetry month with speaker

Author Dan Guillory is scheduled to give a program of poems, notes and stories at the site's Visitor Center Auditorium on April 26. He is an emeritus professor of English at Millikin University in Decatur and the author of "The Lincoln Poems."

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Arts, Poetry, Millikin University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

force/collision Presents Jarman (All this Maddening Beauty), Now thru 4/27

Inspired by queer avant-garde artist, activist and filmmaker, Jarman invades the mind and artistic aesthetic of Derek Jarman to create a poetic and visually dynamic mash-up of video and live performance.

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Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Blue, The Tempest, Edward II, Caravaggio, Wittgenstein, San Francisco, CA

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