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  1. Katrina Books: A Time Line: Hurricane Katrina 10th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Publishers' Weekly

    Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster , by Michael Eric Dyson . Sociologist Dyson, then a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, examines the historical context for, and racial and class politics of, the disaster.


  2. South Pasadenaa s Stella Abrera American Ballet Theatre dream comes trueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    Stella Abrera performs in 'La Bayadere' with the American Ballet Theatre. The South Pasadena native was recently promoted to the rank of principal dancer with ABT in New York.


  3. Great Conversations: Steve ZahnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    I interviewed character actor Steve Zahn, one of film's most visible faces over the past twenty years, in 2009. He was memorably funny, energetic and self-effacing, much like the characters he tends to play.


  4. Five Reasons Not to Miss The Last Dragon Midnight This Weekend at BelcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    The Last Dragon is a martial arts, action-comedy/musical - from the '80s! - that truly has to be seen to be believed. This movie, produced by the one and only Motown Records founder, somehow found its way into theaters during the mid-'80s, where it was mostly slammed by critics, only to later find cult-classic status thanks to people stumbling across it on cable on video.


  5. Hairspray holds up well in TUTS productionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Expect many a coiffed updo when Theatre Under the Stars takes on Hairspray: The Musical at Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl July 10 to Aug. 22. Hannah Williams plays Tracy Turnblad's best friend Penny Pingleton in Theatre Under the Stars' new production of Hairspray. The classic teen musical will play in repertory with Oliver! during TUTS' 75th anniversary season this summer.


  6. Southwark's in the Heights Headed to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    WhatsOnStage has confirmed that Southwark Playhouse's IN THE HEIGHTS will transfer to London. No word yet on dates or a venue, but BroadwayWorld will bring you the news as soon as we have the official details! Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, IN THE HEIGHTS is an exhilarating journey into Washington Heights, one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities - a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.


  7. Toronto's Kinky Boots, Starring Alan Mingo Jr., Extends Into NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The Toronto Star writes that the Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS, which opened June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, has been extended through November 8, 2015. Tickets for the added six weeks of performances go on sale July 6. Kinky Boots brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper .


  8. Rec Report: Acting and music aplenty at Veterans' Memorial TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    For the past 12 months, the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble has been planning the production of "Twelfth Night," and for at least the past 12 days, the crew has been laboring to create the directors' vision on the Veterans' Memorial Theater stage. "Twelfth Night" is a staple in summer Shakespeare festivals.


  9. Rob Lowe declares 'victory' over Air CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Lowe responded to a tweet from Patrick Khoury, senior director of U.S. sales for Air Canada, announcing the reintroduction of Business Class seats on its Rouge planes. A little more than a year ago, Lowe took Rouge to task on Twitter , poking fun at its small seats and "jaunty" hats.


  10. The Key's ultimate guide to North American summer music festivals - Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    It's late June, and you know what that means: we're about halfway through festival season. We're sure you got fired up at Firefly , danced at Governor's Ball and shook your knees at Shaky Knees already, but here at The Key, we're just getting started.


  11. Peaches Geldof on April 3, 2014 in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Access Hollywood

    The 25-year-old TV personality, daughter of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof, was found dead on April 7, 2014 at her home outside London. Police discovered heroin and syringes in the house, and a coroner ruled that Geldof had died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug.


  12. Suffield Academy Announces 2015-2016 MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    We are thrilled to announce that the 2015-2016 musical will be SPRING AWAKENING! An angsty, rock musical adaptation of the seminal play about the trials and tribulations of growing up. The winner of 8 TONY Awards, including Best Musical - told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade" - Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable.


  13. Review: AmyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    There's no higher purpose for a music documentary than to reveal the creative genius of a little known or under-appreciated artist. With millions in record sales and five Grammy Awards in 2008 for her Back to Black album, the late British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse can hardly be described as a cult figure.


  14. Grappling With Hormones, Dark Desires and Social ViolenceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    That the playwright, actor, cabaret performer, and satirist Frank Wedekind ran afoul of the authorities in Wilhelmine, Germany is hardly surprising. A sexual athlete who seems to have kept his fascination with homosexuality and sadism quelled through abundant consultations with prostitutes and by marriage to a much younger and amorously demanding wife, Wedekind found his most fruitful therapy where many have found it before and since: the theatre.


  15. Arctic Monkeys, Duran Duran honoured at Silver Clef AwardsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    From heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden to classical singers Il Divo, musicians of all kind were honoured at the O2 Silver Clef Awards on Friday, gathering for the annual luncheon that raises money for a British musical therapy charity. British rock band Arctic Monkeys scooped the "Best Live Act" award, winning the sole public vote of the event, which was held in London.


  16. Classic Hollywood: 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' Robert Walker and 'The Killers'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    And if you love the Golden Age of Hollywood you'll want to check out this week's movie milestone, DVD release, sneak peek of Sunday's Classic Hollywood story, notable births and the death of a two-time Oscar-winning actress. This holiday has always meant a lot to me.


  17. Dancing With The Stars channels the 80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    Hayley Holt, Candy Lane and Stefano Olivieri talk about their memories from the decade that gave us shoulder pads, lace gloves and big hair. Holt: Matching sweatshirt/skirt combos my mum used to make for me to wear to school, the day Mum came home with a perm, the amazing moustache my dad used to rock, MacGyver, and Jason Gunn and Thingee.


  18. Kate Hudson Stuns In Sexy Black Skirt At Serpentine Gallery PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    Kate Hudson arrives at The Serpentine Gallery summer party at The Serpentine Gallery on July 2, 2015 in London, England. The "Almost Famous" actress wore her blond locks down in loose waves and kept her makeup quite simple, highlighting her gorgeous complexion.


  19. Police end Peaches Geldof heroin inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | USA Today

    Police end Peaches Geldof heroin inquiry The 25-year-old died from a heroin overdose at her home in April 2014. Check out this story on Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof, was found dead at her home outside London on April 7, 2014.


  20. Rossendale actress Jane Horrocks to get Edge Hill University honourRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Renowned film director Terence Davies, actress Dame Janet Suzman and The Farm's Peter Hooton are other esteemed figures set to receive honorary degrees during this year's graduation. Each of the six recipients, leaders in a range of areas spanning music, theatre, film, law and neuroscience, will be recognised by Edge Hill for the contribution they have made to society, which resonates with the university's teaching and research.