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Yesterday | YourObserver

Spotlight: The Players celebrate ABBA

It started last summer with the '70s music revue "More Than a Feeling" at The Players Theatre.

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Wednesday | Examiner.com

Summer Fun: San Francisco Symphony stirs in Pink Martini, Pixar, ABBA, and more

I understand that conductor Edwin Outwater , who directs San Francisco Symphony's summer concerts , went to college with Thomas Lauderdale , who founded and leads the one-of-a-kind group Pink Martini.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Pink Martini, Symphony, Arts, Pop/Rock, San Francisco Symphony, Classical, Movies, Entertainment, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

Mamma Mia! National Tour Coming to Fox Theatre, 9/23-28

Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Fox Theatre from September 23-28 as a special to the 2014/2015 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta series.

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Related Topix: Theater, Mamma Mia!, Pop/Rock, Fulton County, GA, West End (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

Why ABBA Turned Down $1 Billion To Reunite In 2000

ABBA has sold over 380 million albums and singles worldwide and is the third-best-selling group of all time , behind the Beatles and Queen and ahead of the Rolling Stones.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Bjorn Ulvaeus, S Club 7

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

EastEnders catch-up: Lee Carter returns and Johnny Carter gets advice ...

Never has anyone had such a good time with ABBA, a face mask and a cucumber as Linda Carter tonight, says our Ender-tainment stand-in In a demonstration of true love not seen in Walford since Fatboy and Denise found themselves horizontal, Mick arranged for Linda to spend her birthday with all her children - Lee included.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Herald

July 7: James Lumber Center's Jump Start July sale to kick off subscription sales

Whether your tastes include music, acrobatics, dance or comedy, you will enjoy plenty of great entertainment options in the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts 2014-15 Professional Touring Season at the College of Lake County.

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Related Topix: Lake County, IL, Grayslake, IL, Chicago, IL, Joy, IL, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock

Suria

Mick Jagger plans Rolling Stones museum

Frontman Sir Mick Jagger was so inspired by the interactive tribute to pop group ABBA in their home town of Stockholm, Sweden, that he plans to set up a similar venue for his own rock 'n' roll band in the English capital.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Sweden, World News, Entertainment

Tue Jul 01, 2014

EDGE

ABBA for Orchestra

Over the past 30 years, several conductor / composer have attempted to bridge the gap between classical arrangements and popular music.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Classical, Lorin Maazel, Benny Andersson

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'ABBAMEMNON' a fun, jam-packed hybrid

Aeschylus meets Agnetha, Bjrn, Benny and Anni-Frid in "ABBAMEMNON," the latest deconstruction from Troubadour Theater Company.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Albany, OR, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Jun 25, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Josh Groban Working on Not One but Two Albums This Summer

As if hosting the live show Rising Star every week won't keep him busy enough, Josh Groban is also working on not one but two albums this summer.

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Fleetwood Today

SLIDESHOW: Stars are out in force for a slice of pure ABBA gold

Singers, soap stars and television presenters took to the red carpet, which had been laid outside the Winter Gardens ahead of last night's event.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Star Online

Corny, goofy, endearing: YouTube stars Sam Tsui & Kurt Schneider set KL on 'Wildfire'

In their first concert in Malaysia, singer-songwriters Sam Tsui and Kurt Schneider show that they can command a stage as well as computer screens.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pitch Perfect

Blackpool Today

Smash-hit musical's big night bonanza

If opening weekend is anything to go by then bosses behind Mamma Mia's summer season in Blackpool are well on their way to success.

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

Blackpool Today

Packed house lapped up Mamma Mia! opening nights

Awesome, amazing, fabulous, brilliant - these are the verdicts of the thousands who filled Blackpool's Opera House to see Mamma Mia! on its opening nights this weekend.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The State

New Broadway in Columbia season announced

When Broadway shows began playing regularly at the Koger Center in the early 2000s, one show unexpectedly became a showstopper.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Pop/Rock, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Sister Act

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Telegram

Dinner, dessert and ABBA Photo

Spirit of Newfoundland 6 Cathedral St. St. John's Phone: 579-3023 I defy anyone to attend a Spirit of Newfoundland show and not feel cheerful afterward.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Canada, Celebrities, Meryl Streep, Terry Wogan

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Ventura County Star

2014 Summer Concerts in the Park

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The first summer concert is presented as a celebration of the 50th Anniversaries of the City of Thousand Oaks and the Beatles' U.S. invasion.

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Related Topix: Ventura, CA, Ventura County, CA, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Chicago

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Love Notes well played

These are just some of the adjectives that come to mind when trying to describe the Lights of Love Children's Choir's dramatic adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson story and Walt Disney's film The Little Mermaid.

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The Hartford Courant

Avicii At Mohegan Sun Arena

If you've followed pop music in recent years, you're probably aware of Sweden's rise to tastemaking dominance; we're not talking throwback acts like ABBA, Roxette or Ace of Base here, but au courant electronica-soaked artists the Knife, Icona Pop and Lykke Li ; super-producer Max Martin; metal pioneers Opeth; even indie-folk act and critical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music, Ledyard, CT, Entertainment

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Patch.com

Mamma Mia! ABBA Tribute Band at Violet Jam Friday Night

Arrival From Sweden , the top selling ABBA tribute act, will kick off the first weekend of summer with a live concert at The VERVE - Crowne Plaza Natick on Route 9. Having performed mor ethan 30 sold out tours in North America since 2005, Arrival From Sweden is the closest true ABBA aficionados will ever come to seeing the real deal.

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