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Thursday | UnionvilleTimes.com

On Stage: Free member show at Longwood

The Quebec-based progressive folk group Le Vent du Nord will perform a free show for Longwoof Gardens members, Friday.

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Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Thompson Twins

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Erie Times News

Tube Time: Your guide to must-see episodes, Aug. 21-27

A parking garage explosion causes widespread chaos in the season five finale of this crime drama.

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Related Topix: Rookie Blue, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Peter Capaldi

BroadwayWorld.com

PBS's Great Performances at the Met to Feature 'La Cenerentola', 9/7

Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Flrez as her dashing prince.

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Related Topix: Great Performances at the Met, Entertainment, Television, Rossini, Opera, Classical, Conductor, Arts, Drama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of National Anthem live on PBS

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at 8 p.m. ET on PBS .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, Kristin Chenoweth, Symphony, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Joel Grey & More Featured on Great Performances' Rejoice with...

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on THIRTEEN 's Great Performances, airing Thursday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Classical, Itzhak Perlman

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Noms for the Emmys

So, the Emmy Awards are happening on Aug. 25. Just as television buffs raced home from work for their favorite series' premieres, hosted viewing parties for every new episode or binged watched entire seasons solo , the same living-room-crowding sentiment will be echoed during the awards show next week.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Life, Food, Recipes, Drama, Home Gardening, Home

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kristin Chenoweth, US National Parks, Fort Mchenry National Monument And Historic Shrine, Nature, American Masters

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Little Big Town and Kenny Rogers to Help Mark 200th Anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Most of music's big stars have, at one time or another, been tapped to sing our national anthem at a sporting event.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Train, Jordin Sparks, Melissa Etheridge to Help Mark 200th Anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Most of music's big stars have, at one time or another, been tapped to sing our national anthem at a sporting event.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Labor strife at Met could leave hole in classical stations' schedules

The Met performs "La Boheme" on PBS and WNET's Great Performances . Union disputes could result in a lockout at the venerable opera institution.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Arts, Opera

Playbill

"Anything Goes!" Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Will Duet on "Great Performances"

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! will be broadcast as part of PBS' "Great Performances" series Oct. 24 at 9 PM.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Jazz, Tony Bennett

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

New acts, including Smokey Robinson, added to Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

Motown legend Smokey Robinson, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves-Montgomery and performers from the off-Broadway show "Stomp" have been added to the talent lineup for Sept.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Kristin Chenoweth, Pentatonix, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Annapolis, MD

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Thirteen's Great Performances to Present Rejoice with Itzhak...

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on THIRTEEN 's Great Performances, airing Thursday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Classical, Itzhak Perlman, Luciano Pavarotti, Theater, Arts

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Public Broadcasting Service

Sting: The Last Ship Encore Broadcast Friday

See images from Sting's home town and hear him perform songs from his new album and forthcoming musical The Last Ship.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Bowie: Five Years' on Showtime

Masters of Illusion This new series gives magic a new television showcase. Host Dean Cain presents escape artists, mentalists and others who make the impossible seem possible - often with a comedic touch.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Masters of Illusion, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

James Levine Leads a Youthful Cast in Mozart's Joyful and...

's barbed romance Cosi fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancees' fidelity.

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Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, Theater, Arts, Great Performances at the Met, Entertainment, Television, Drama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Public Broadcasting Service

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Verdi's Birth

The Los Angeles Philharmonic's acclaimed performance under the stars in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth interspersed with archival footage.

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Related Topix: Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Giuseppe Verdi, Opera, Arts, Entertainment, Drama, Television, 9

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Lady Gaga unveils rehearsal footage from upcoming TV special with Tony Bennett

Lady Gaga rehearsing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' with the Brian Newman Quartet for her upcoming PBS Great Performances episode with Tony Bennett scheduled to air in October Lady Gaga appears jazzed about her duets album with Tony Bennett and with their upcoming live PBS television special taping in New York.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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