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  1. Did Prince die of AIDS: Reports say singer was HIV positive since the 1990s.Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Examiner.com

    Prince died of AIDS and was HIV positive since the 1990s, the National Enquirer first reported on Wednesday. The superstar performer reportedly said that he believed God would cure him and declined to use HIV medications.

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  2. Prodyut Mukherjee, Kamal Sabri perform tabla-sarangi jugalbandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... it a memorable performance and specially after winning a GIMA Award this was my first full concert and that too a classical one. A classical concert is a true test of a musician and I love to perform in classical concerts. I feel that Classical ...

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  3. East Texas Symphony to debut chorus in Saturday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... the chorus gives the orchestra the ability to expand its repertoire. "Simply put, there is a large segment of the classical repertoire we simply wouldn't be able to perform without a chorus and I am loath to deprive East Texans of the opportunity to ...

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  4. Jared Goff, LA Rams give NFL Draft some a California LoveaRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Press-Telegram

    CHICAGO >> The Joffrey Ballet will perform at the Auditorium Theatre in two weeks. Not in attendance, most likely, will be a middle-aged man wearing a full Bart Starr retro uniform, topped by a foam cheesehead.

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  5. 'Elektra' at - Carib 5 tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    "A landmark of contemporary opera staging ... Nothing prepared me for the seething intensity, psychological insight and sheer theatrical inventiveness of this production." Tomorrow, director Patrice Chereau's new production of Richard Strauss' Elektra is LIVE in HD, direct from the Met Opera in New York.

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  6. Behold, the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The sea holds a special significance for all island nations. So it's ultra-fitting for Wellington that the Orpheus Choir's upcoming concert features three sea-focused masterpieces.

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  7. Broadway's CINDERELLA Stars Reunite for Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival 2016Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    A benefit concert featuring the original Tony-nominated stars of the recent Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA -- Laura Osnes , Santino Fontana and Victoria Clark -- and an evening of new work focusing on the award-winning, rising musical theatre writer Adam Gwon are among the highlights of Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival, today, April 29, through May 1. Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman , Alexander Fraser , Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler recently announced the new details on their second Oscar Hammerstein Festival, a weekend that celebrates the importance of lyrics in the creation of new musicals. The festival will be held at the historic playhouse in New Hope, Pa.

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  8. Market MoverFOR These Times, 'Threepenny Opera' is TimelyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of Recession-cum-Depression, modern politics, and today's headlines hit the musical theatrical stage in America. Since its very shaky start in previews in 1928, when the Threepenny Opera finally officially opened in Berlin it created a buzz.

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  9. Rams pick Cal QB Jared Goff as their leading man in gripping NFL draft scene and for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    Cal's Jared Goff was the No. 1 overall pick, made by the Rams, at Thursday's NFL Draft in Chicago.

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  10. Beatboxer Tom Thum and Queensland orchestra create fresh soundRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    World-renowned beat boxer and rapper Tom Thum is again combining his talents with the musical excellence of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra to bring to life a world premiere. Gordon Hamilton, the conductor of the new composition Prints of the Pigeons, said combining the modern vocal art form of beat boxing with classical music has resulted in an unlikely but wonderful synergy.

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  11. From the NSO, a pops concert that fizzledRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Pops concerts can be a lot of fun, but it is best to market them clearly as such. Thursday night's concert by the National Symphony Orchestra was a pops concert in all but name, provoking a few grumbles at intermission and afterward about programming that was decidedly lightweight.

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  12. Three-time Poetry Out Loud champ Courtney Stewart is well-versed on the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Think of: Stephen Sondheim's lyric ear turned outward through Lin-Manuel Miranda's cool command of the stage, all pulsing with a vibrant humanist heart. What caught our eye: Stewart, a Springfield High School senior, recites poetry, an art that demands more of its performers than you might think.

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  13. Fanshawe Chorus fetes German folk songsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Saturday's classical music mix has Fanshawe Chorus London celebrating German folk songs by Johannes Brahms and Western Don Wright music faculty-trained mezzo and opera star Krisztina Szabo as a Jeffery Concerts guest. For its night centred on Liebeslieder Waltzer, Op.

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  14. Meryl Streep in Florence Foster JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    ... who in the1930s and 1940s was a New York heiress and socialite. She was one of the stalwarts of the New York classical music scene, even founding and funding her own private musical society, The Verdi Club. She also obsessively pursued her dream of ...

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  15. Singer seeks a bigger stageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Border Mail

    A ROCK musician turned classical tenor who sang at this year's Opera in the Alps has earned the chance to develop his craft overseas. ON STAGE: Shanul Sharma entertains the crowds at January's Opera in the Alps at Beechworth.

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  16. Photo Flash: an American in Paris Stars Help Launch Repetto Boutique in SoHoRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS received 12 Tony nominations and won 4 including Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Set and Best Lighting Design. The musical also won four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Musical, the Drama League Award for Best Musical, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards and two Theatre World Awards.

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  17. Trump and Clinton: Ita s a tie at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Trying to follow the match between presidential front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is a lot like putting together a mosaic: lots of little pieces. But patterns emerge.

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  18. Rehearsals begin for a Catsa productionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    Andrew Lloyd Webber is an Englishman who is arguably the most famous composer of musicals in history. One of his most famous compositions is "Cats" which is our next production at the Sampson Community Theater and which had auditions this past Sunday and Tuesday.

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  19. Stage Tube: Fun Home Kids Perform 'Gee, Mr. Miranda' at...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, celebrating six weeks of fundraising by 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised a record-shattering $5,528,568 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the largest grand total from either an Easter Bonnet Competition or Gypsy of the Year fundraising campaign in Broadway Cares history. The company of Fun Home was runner-up for turning West Side Story's "Gee Officer Krumpkee!" into a plea to Miranda to write a show for them.

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  20. Shuffle Along' Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    In a year of corn-pone musicals, "Shuffle Along" exudes elegance and intelligence. It's big only in its ambitions, theatrical thrills, and the emotions it stirs A few years ago, director Bill Condon tried to bring Stephen Sondheim 's musical "Follies" to the big screen.

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