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ABBA-FAB: Tribute band will perform hits of Swedish supergroup Saturday at Elks

Their 'ABBA Fab' tribute concert plays Saturday at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

'See that girl, watch her scream, kicking the dancing...

Many belt out the above line during Dancing Queen when the Swedish pop group are in fact singing: "See that girl, watch that scene, diggin' the dancing queen" It may have notched up millions of sales - but Abba's smash hit Dancing Queen has the most misquoted lyrics ever.

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Daily Mail

As a teenager Radio 2's Jeremy Vine was so desperate to be cool he...

As a teenager Radio 2's JEREMY VINE was so desperate to be cool he sneered at Sweden's most famous export.

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Eastern Daily Press

Phil Collins and ABBA tribute acts on Cromer Pier

Tribute band And Finally...Phil Collins will be performing in The Best of Phil Collins show at the Pavilion Theatre for the first time tomorrow at 7.30pm.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

LA Daily News

Steve Smith: AC/DC retirement rumors; Abba turns down reunion offer

Mark Gable, front man for another veteran Australian hard rock group, The Choirboys, and close friend of the Aussie rock stars, told Australia's ABC radio that AC/DC's 61-year-old rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is seriously ill - so much so that he will never perform live again.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Holidays, Christmas, 9, Beverly Hills, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: OLIVIERS 2014 - Red Carpet Part 2, Davis, Dench, Freeman, Hiddlestone and More

Catch the stars on the Oliviers red carpet with part one of our photo coverage from Sunday's ceremony! The show was presented by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan , and big winners included The Book of Mormon.

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Related Topix: Theater, The Book of Mormon, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: OLIVIERS 2014 - Red Carpet Part 1, Arterton, Goodman, Lindsay and More

Catch the stars on the Oliviers red carpet with part one of our photo coverage from Sunday's ceremony! The show was presented by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan, and big winners included The Book of Mormon.

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Related Topix: Theater, The Book of Mormon, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Pop/Rock

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers

British actor Mark Strong and US actress Kristin Davis pose for photographs backstage after presenting Best Director to Lyndsey Turner during the Olivier Awards at the Royal Opera House in central London, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Othello, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Laurence Olivier, Pop/Rock

Metro

NEWRory Kinnear, Book of Mormon triumph at Olivier Awards

The comedy musical bagged awards for best actor in a musical for star Gavin Creel, while his co-star Stephen Ashfield was awarded best performance in a supporting role in a musical.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Almeida, MORMON and National Theatre Big Oliviers 2014 Winners

The winners of the 38th Olivier Awards with MasterCard , the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight in front of a packed audience at a glamorous ceremony at London's Royal Opera House hosted by Stephen Mangan and Gemma Arterton .

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera

Washington Examiner

Judi Dench, Jude Law up for UK's Olivier Awards

Britain's actress Dame Judy Dench, centre left, attends a State Banquet in honour of the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, at Windsor Castle Tuesday April 8, 2014, in Windsor, England.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Theater, Arts, Othello, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Radio Times

The Olivier Awards 201410:15pm ITV, STV, UTV

Recently the arts editor of a national newspaper fulminated in print about the fact that this year's showpiece for theatre wasn't going to be televised.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bjorn Ulvaeus

Daily Mail

If you Brits want to win Eurovision, write a decent song! Abba star...

If you Brits want to win Eurovision, write a decent song! Abba star hands out advice to hopeless UK contestants Our Eurovision Song Contest acts over recent years have suffered the ignominy of propping up the table and even scoring the dreaded 'nul points'.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Terry Wogan

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Batavian

Byron-Bergen rallys support for bill to make Greek yogurt the state's official snack

New York has several State symbols: the sugar maple is the state tree and the state gem is a garnet.

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Related Topix: Bergen, NY, Pop/Rock, Lorde, Genesee County, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Touring Cast of Mamma Mia! Visits Disneyland

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the dynamic cast of Benny Andersson and Bjo?rn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returning to Segerstrom Hall in Orange County from April 8 to the 13th, 2014.

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

Daily Mail

ABBA admit turning down A 1billion for reunion

Kathleen Sebelius STILL can't say how many of the 7.5 million enrollees already had insurance before Obamacare took effect Now ANYONE can be a glasshole: Google set to sell Glass to the public for 24 hours EXCLUSIVE: Bill Clinton woos campaign donors for Chelsea's embattled mother-in-law who is accused of exploiting women's charity to lease herself ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Bjorn Ulvaeus

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Trojan

'Mamma Mia' hits Los Angeles

Forty years ago this week, ABBA got its big break when the Swedish pop band won the Eurovision Song Contest.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Interviews: So. Cal's Alex Mendoza Answers Our Silly Query While On Tour with Mamma Mia

So. Cal resident Alex Mendoza is celebrating a career milestone: he is now in the midst of his national tour debut as part of the traveling troupe of MAMMA MIA, that popular, crowd-pleasing jukebox musical now currently on stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for a special one-week-only return through April 13. But many ... (more)

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Pop/Rock, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

The Straits Times

Abba celebrates 40 years: 8 things you need to know about the evergreen Swedish group

Music Group: Abba's album, The Singles, is ranked No. 80 in the recently-published Spin Alternative Record Guide.[Music group, Abba] The Swedish pop group that made spangled bell bottoms and platform boots big in the 1970s celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday night with a party at the Tate Modern gallery in London.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Antioch Herald

April at Antioch's historic El Campanil Theatre

Saturday April 12, 2014 8:00 pm Tickets: Adults: $27 Seniors : $25 Youth : Free With Paid Adult or Senior RESERVED SEATING El Campanil Theatre is thrilled to be able to return this amazing show - in between their performances in Vegas, Reno and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Francisco, CA, Stockton, CA

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