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Saturday Sep 13 | Daily Monitor

Should Uganda emphasise arts or sciences? Here is what to do

Last week I discussed the need for a re-thinking and overhauling of the Ugandan education system. One of the debates over the last decade or two has been how or if to find the balance between the teaching of arts and sciences in our schools.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Pop/Rock

Fri Sep 12, 2014

BBC News

Tim Rice to receive BMI music award

The 69-year-old lyricist, best known for his theatrical collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be presented with the Icon Award next month. "Sir Tim Rice's extraordinary creativity has given the world some of the most beloved songs," said BMI President and CEO Michael O'Neill.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Pop/Rock, Elton John

Basingstoke Gazette

Join the ABBA party at an October night out in The Anvil

The show, on Thursday, October 9 at 7.45pm, is performed by the 1974 Abba Tribute Show, who all spent many years fronting the fantastic Bjorn Again show. In 1974, Swedish pop sensations Abba took the world by storm, winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with Waterloo.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

SurInEnglish.com

The ABBA Experience in Fuengirola

On 13 September at 8pm the Salon Varietes in Fuengirola opens for the new season with a return of the sell-out show, The ABBA Experience. The show is not only about the great music but also tells the story of the band's successes and failures and some interesting facts thrown in along the way.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Rock Hall Anniversary: ABBA: The Tour

By the late 1970s, ABBA was one of the biggest groups in pop music . But despite hits including "Mama Mia", "S.O.S.", "Fernando", and the chart-topping signature "Dancing Queen", the group wasn't really known much for touring.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, us Travel, Chicago Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets to Mamma Mia! at Clowes Memorial Hall Now On Sale

Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Clowes Memorial Hall October 3-5. Tickets are on sale now and available in person at the Broadway Across America Box Office downtown at 342 Massachusetts Avenue , Clowes Memorial Hall, The Old National Centre Ticket Office, online at BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com , or by phone at 1-800-982-2787 .

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Related Topix: Theater, Mamma Mia!, Pop/Rock

Wed Sep 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: Abba Wax Figures Make U.S. Debut at Madame Tussauds with the Cast of Mamma Mia

Madame Tussauds New York just hosted a spirited unveiling for the wax figures of worldwide music sensation ABBA as they make their stateside debut, with the help of the Broadway stars from the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! - Judy McLane , Lauren Cohn and Stacia Fernandez at Madame Tussauds New York, 234 W. 42nd St .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, New York

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Redditch Advertiser

TRIBUTE 1: Arrival UK will recreate the sight and sounds of top group ABBA.

TRIBUTE 2: Ga Ga! will help fans of Queen recreate the heady of days of Bohemian Rhapsody and other great hits from Freddie Mercury and co. So stand by for ABBA and Queen, well not quite, but probably the next best thing in the shape of two of the top tribute bands.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SecondStory Rep Opens Season 16 with CHESS Tonight

SecondStory Rep presents CHESS, running tonight, August 29-September 14, 2014, featuring music by Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice , based on an idea by Tim Rice .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

KURB-FM Little Rock

ABBA Wax Figures to Make US Debut in New York City Next Week

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of "Waterloo," the smash hit that helped make ABBA international superstars.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

SecondStory Rep to Open Season 16 with CHESS, 8/29-9/14

SecondStory Rep presents CHESS, running August 29-September 14, 2014, featuring music by Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice , based on an idea by Tim Rice .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

South Wales Guardian

Top Abba tribute act prepares for Grand Theatre gig

IT'S 40 years since Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning Waterloo, and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Chronicle Live

ABBA tribute act set to become Super Troupers at Consett's Empire Theatre

Formed in 1999, the show has packed out theatres and concert halls internationally and has toured the world in its quest to bring the music of the Swedish supergroup to their millions of fans, old and new.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Australia, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Super troupers set to mark 40th anniversary

AN ABBA tribute show, marking 40-years since the Swedish stars first wowed Eurovision Song judges with their smash hit Waterloo, is coming to Swanage .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

MLive.com

Free show from Alejandra O'Leary Saturday shows off pop/rock sound of her band's new CD

Alejandra O'Leary delights in opposites. So it's no surprise that her new CD, "Heartspace Timepiece," is inspired by both edgy rock and crafty pop.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Strokes, Ann Arbor, MI, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Eurailing Around Europe---As an Adult

WHEN I WAS 15 years old, with a summer and $100 to spare, I bought an unlimited Eurail ticket, a little brown booklet that let me visit as many Western European destinations as I could manage in a month.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Top 5 things to do in and around Bolton this weekend

The all-new, sequin-spangled production of Thank You For The Music, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the group's Waterloo Eurovision triumph, will be at the Octagon Theatre at 7.30pm on Friday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Life, Food, Food Festival, Anastacia, All Saints

This Is South Devon

40 years on... tribute production brings music of Abba to stage...

IT'S 40 years since the Abba classic Waterloo was released and it's fair to say the music of the supergroup is still going strong.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Theater, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

NewsReview.com

Pawn stars

Rising Tide Productions' Chess is at Reno Little Theater, 147 E. Pueblo St., on Aug. 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 24 & 31 at 2 p.m. $16- $20 When I first heard about the musical Chess , I thought to myself, "Wow, is there also a musical about doing your taxes?" Because I couldn't imagine a more unlikely, and less interesting, subject to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Opera, Pop/Rock, Reno, NV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -Mamma Mia

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months.

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Related Topix: Theater, Mamma Mia!, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Drama, Television

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