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Daily Mail
Is Downton's Dowager really Kenneth Williams in drag? Biography reveals the inspiration behind Countess of Grantham Maggie Smith wa
Is Downton's Dowager really Kenneth Williams in drag?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Biography reveals the inspiration behind Countess of Grantham Maggie Smith was launched to fame by Carry On's Kenneth Williams The comic met Smith after she starred in The Prime of Miss Jean... Read more
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Daily News
The Bard goes speechlessIt has been a quiet revolution. This man penned a few scripts, and continue to
The Bard goes speechless
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
It has been a quiet revolution. This man penned a few scripts, and continue to cast his influence on many generations to come. William Shakespeare has been dominating the world scene of drama for about six centuries. And that is not without... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Festival 2016: Ageing venues and trains make Bertels' job difficultSydney Festival director Lieven Bertels at the launch of this year's event. Pho
Sydney Festival 2016: Ageing venues and trains make Bertels' job difficult
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels at the launch of this year's event. Photo: Daniel Munoz The Sydney Festival missed out on a "high-profile show" for next year's event because of the poor state of the Theatre Royal in Sydney's MLC Centre. The... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
John F. BurleighA recent headline in the New York Times announced: “Metropolitan Opera Says Its
John F. Burleigh
The Weekly Standard / Posted 14 days ago
A recent headline in the New York Times announced: “Metropolitan Opera Says Its ‘Otello’ Tenor Will Not Wear Blackface.” Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Met, made clear that the decision not to use any dark makeup on its white tenor Aleksandrs... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
P.C. at the MetThat the Met’s Otello won’t wear blackface is thus not really the issue, but th
P.C. at the Met
The Weekly Standard / Posted 14 days ago
That the Met’s Otello won’t wear blackface is thus not really the issue, but that he won’t wear any makeup at all. The sweeping rationale seems to be that this country’s protracted blackface tradition of demeaning caricature was so hurtful and... Read more
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The Age
'I didn't want to come back': Toni Morrison on life, death and DesdemonaToni Morrison says the most important thing in writing Desdemona was to remove
'I didn't want to come back': Toni Morrison on life, death and Desdemona
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Toni Morrison says the most important thing in writing Desdemona was to remove Iago's 'white male gaze'. Photo: New York Times Toni Morrison is telling me about the time she died several decades ago, and making it sound strangely appealing. "I left... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Meltdown over Bachelor’s pashIT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a b
Meltdown over Bachelor’s pash
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a beach date brings the belly flops, and a tiny peck on the mouth can mean the end of civilisation as we know it. It’s early morning, and Heather is planning her impending... Read more
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Perth Now
Meltdown over Bachelor’s pashIT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a b
Meltdown over Bachelor’s pash
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a beach date brings the belly flops, and a tiny peck on the mouth can mean the end of civilisation as we know it. It’s early morning, and Heather is planning her impending... Read more
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21d
Daily Telegraph
The Bachelor recap: Wait. Sam did what?The Bachelor: Sam kisses Snezana in front of girls 1:17 The girls are taken ab
The Bachelor recap: Wait. Sam did what?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
The Bachelor: Sam kisses Snezana in front of girls 1:17 The girls are taken aback when they see Sam give Snezana a goodbye kiss in front of them. Courtesy: Channel Ten/The Bachelor The totally natural, totally normal date planned by Heather.... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
25 things to do in Boulder County today, Aug. 6, 2015Travel from New York to Paris and back again without leaving your seat. Enjoy a
25 things to do in Boulder County today, Aug. 6, 2015
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 21 days ago
Travel from New York to Paris and back again without leaving your seat. Enjoy an eclectic mix of French and American favorites including the "Overture" to Bernstein's opera "Candide," Ravel's exquisite "Piano Concerto" for the "Left Hand," George... Read more
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Herald Sun
The Bachelor recap: Wait. Sam did what?IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a b
The Bachelor recap: Wait. Sam did what?
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a beach date brings the belly flops, and a tiny peck on the mouth can mean the end of civilisation as we know it. It’s early morning, and Heather is planning her impending... Read more
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22d
The Courier Mail
Bachelor smooch causes hysteriaIT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a b
Bachelor smooch causes hysteria
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a beach date brings the belly flops, and a tiny peck on the mouth can mean the end of civilisation as we know it. It’s early morning, and Heather is planning her impending... Read more
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Perth Now
Bachelor smooch causes hysteriaThe totally natural, totally normal date planned by Heather. IT’S episode four
Bachelor smooch causes hysteria
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
The totally natural, totally normal date planned by Heather. IT’S episode four of The Bachelor, in which Heather brings the jelly props, a beach date brings the belly flops, and a tiny peck on the mouth can mean the end of civilisation as we know... Read more
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23d
The Age
Milestone Melbourne Festival launched at Government HouseThe opening night crowd packs St Kilda Road for the fourth Melbourne Spoleto Fe
Milestone Melbourne Festival launched at Government House
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
The opening night crowd packs St Kilda Road for the fourth Melbourne Spoleto Festival in 1989. Photo: Fairfax Photographic Victoria's new Governor couldn't quite hide a wistful note in her speech on Tuesday as she launched the Melbourne... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Festival 2016: Toni Morrison, Tom Waits headline 40th anniversary yearThe 40th Sydney Festival will be launched in October with performances of Desde
Sydney Festival 2016: Toni Morrison, Tom Waits headline 40th anniversary year
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The 40th Sydney Festival will be launched in October with performances of Desdemona, Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison's re-imagining of Shakespeare's doomed heroine from Othello. Photo: Mark Allan It's only taken 400 years but one of Shakespeare's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Reigning diva to perform one-off show with NZSOWednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:43 amPress Release: NZSOGlamour will sweep into the
Reigning diva to perform one-off show with NZSO
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:43 amPress Release: NZSOGlamour will sweep into the capital when Grammy Award-winning super diva Renée Fleming makes her debut... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
14 things to do in Boulder County today, July 28, 2015Former U.S. Army Captain and New York Times bestselling author, Luis Carlos Mon
14 things to do in Boulder County today, July 28, 2015
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 30 days ago
Former U.S. Army Captain and New York Times bestselling author, Luis Carlos Montalvn and his Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, will read and discuss "Until Tuesday" tonight at the Chautauqua Community House. (Courtesy photo) Accompanied by his... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Review: Mabining Mandirigma, History as ‘steampunk’ entertainmentMANILA, Philippines - The first impression one gets upon seeing the title and p
Review: Mabining Mandirigma, History as ‘steampunk’ entertainment
Pilipino Star / Posted 1 months ago
MANILA, Philippines - The first impression one gets upon seeing the title and poster of the musical play Mabining Mandirigma at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is that here is a show about a gay noble warrior (“mabini” is a Tagalog... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Theatre review: The Hard ProblemOlivia Vinall and Vera Chok in The Hard Problem. This premiere production of t
Theatre review: The Hard Problem
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Olivia Vinall and Vera Chok in The Hard Problem. This premiere production of the first play in nine years by the distinguished Tom Stoppard marked the swansong of Hytner as director at Britain's National Theatre. The collective oeuvre of these two... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger bandWhen drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger band
Silicon Valley / Posted 1 months ago
When drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom into the studio to make her last album, 2013's critically praised "No Morphine, No Lilies" (The Royal Potato Family), she was contending with family illness and the loss... Read more
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The Mercury News
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger bandWhen drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger band
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
When drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom into the studio to make her last album, 2013's critically praised "No Morphine, No Lilies" (The Royal Potato Family), she was contending with family illness and the loss... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger bandWhen drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger band
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
When drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom into the studio to make her last album, 2013's critically praised "No Morphine, No Lilies" (The Royal Potato Family), she was contending with family illness and the loss... Read more
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The Daily Review
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger bandWhen drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom
Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger band
The Daily Review / Posted 1 months ago
When drummer/composer Allison Miller brought her prodigious band Boom Tic Boom into the studio to make her last album, 2013's critically praised "No Morphine, No Lilies" (The Royal Potato Family), she was contending with family illness and the loss... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
28 things to do in Boulder County today, July 24, 2015In a country at war, Othello the Moor commands with authority and nobility of
28 things to do in Boulder County today, July 24, 2015
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 1 months ago
In a country at war, Othello the Moor commands with authority and nobility of spirit, drawing strength from his bold and beautiful wife, Desdemona. But he has placed his trust in one of Shakespeare's most sinister villains, Iago, who would sow seeds... Read more
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Business Wire
‘The Met: Live In HD’ Celebrates 10 Years With 2015-16 Season, Opening With Verdi’s ‘Il Trovatore’ In Select U.S. Cinemas on October 3DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events are celebrati
‘The Met: Live In HD’ Celebrates 10 Years With 2015-16 Season, Opening With Verdi’s ‘Il Trovatore’ In Select U.S. Cinemas on October 3
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events are celebrating 10 years together with the new season of the Emmy® and Peabody award-winning series, “The Met: Live in HD.” The series of 10 cinema transmissions begins October 3 with... Read more

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