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/Film
Richard Pryor Biopic Finally Happening, Eddie Murphy JoinsAfter kicking around development hell for years, The Weinstein Company is final
Richard Pryor Biopic Finally Happening, Eddie Murphy Joins
/Film / Posted 22 hours ago
After kicking around development hell for years, The Weinstein Company is finally getting a biopic about legendary comedian Richard Pryor off the ground, and the cast has been finalized for production to begin in March. As reported just over a year... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Anne, Rhap Salazar in live lip sync battleKapamilya star Anne Curtis and singer Rhap Salazar put on one hell of a perform
Anne, Rhap Salazar in live lip sync battle
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kapamilya star Anne Curtis and singer Rhap Salazar put on one hell of a performance on Saturday as they went head-to-head in a live lip sync battle on "It's Showtime." The 30-year-old Curtis kicked things off with a performance of Celine Dion's "All... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Loretta Devine Talks New Show, Waiting To Exhale & MoreI just have to be real with y’all. Loretta Devine is like an auntie in my head.
Loretta Devine Talks New Show, Waiting To Exhale & More
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 5 days ago
I just have to be real with y’all. Loretta Devine is like an auntie in my head. In addition to her profound talent, she always seemed like a sweet spirit. So I was extremely excited and a little nervous to get the chance to speak to her on the phone... Read more
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Black Press USA
Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha Franklin for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Hudson arrives at The 20th Annual
Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha Franklin for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer
Black Press USA / Posted 7 days ago
In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Hudson arrives at The 20th Annual Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hudson will debut on... Read more
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DNA Info
18 Things To Do in Your Neighborhood This WeekCheck out the funky 12-person brass band, Breakdown Brass in Penn Plaza after w
18 Things To Do in Your Neighborhood This Week
DNA Info / Posted 7 days ago
Check out the funky 12-person brass band, Breakdown Brass in Penn Plaza after work on Monday. The Brooklyn-based horn band combines hip hop, afro funk, and balkan beat to make groovable, enticing tunes. View Full Caption These listings were compiled... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Dream role: Jennifer Hudson in talks to play Aretha Franklin in new biopicOscar-winner Jennifer Hudson is in early discussions to take on the role of Are
Dream role: Jennifer Hudson in talks to play Aretha Franklin in new biopic
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson is in early discussions to take on the role of Aretha Franklin in a new biopic from the producer of box office hit Straight Outta Compton. The long-gestating biopic, currently called Untitled Aretha Franklin Project,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Marion County singer places first in Vocal ThrowdownPaige Brown, 18, was nervous. She didn’t realize until the week before that sh
Marion County singer places first in Vocal Throwdown
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
Paige Brown, 18, was nervous. She didn’t realize until the week before that she needed to choose a new song for the finals of the Indiana State Fair’s Vocal Throwdown on Saturday. She couldn’t use “At Last” by Etta James, an old favorite she used to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Disney offers early looks at 'Jungle Book,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Pirates 5,' morea fleeting final shot of Pete's hand stroking something enormous and furry. Be
Disney offers early looks at 'Jungle Book,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Pirates 5,' more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
a fleeting final shot of Pete's hand stroking something enormous and furry. Beauty and the Beast Directed by Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls"), this live-action reworking of the 1991 hit animated musical stars Emma Watson as Belle opposite Dan Steven as... Read more
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The Columbian
Six TV projects to get excited aboutThe Television Critics Association press tour, from which I've been reporting f
Six TV projects to get excited about
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
The Television Critics Association press tour, from which I've been reporting for the past couple of weeks, is winding down at the Beverly Hilton. And while the tour is designed to give critics and industry reporters a closer look at the shows that... Read more
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Everett Herald
From 'Just Kids' to 'Better Things,' get excited for these six TV projectsFrom ‘Just Kids’ to ‘Better Things,’ get excited for these six TV projects By
From 'Just Kids' to 'Better Things,' get excited for these six TV projects
Everett Herald / Posted 16 days ago
From ‘Just Kids’ to ‘Better Things,’ get excited for these six TV projects By Alyssa RosenbergThe Washington PostBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. � The Television Critics Association press tour, from which I�ve been reporting for the past couple of weeks, is... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Jennifer Hudson Shaves Her HairAugust 15, 2015 15:26:18 GMT The 'Dreamgirls' actress shows off her newly-shav
Jennifer Hudson Shaves Her Hair
AceShowbiz / Posted 16 days ago
August 15, 2015 15:26:18 GMT The 'Dreamgirls' actress shows off her newly-shaved head on Instagram in a series of pictures taken from her trip to Germany. Jennifer Hudson has a new buzz haircut. The finalist of "American Idol" season 3 shaved her... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Screen stars love to bare souls on stageNicole Kidman is joining a glittering list of Hollywood elite baring their soul
Screen stars love to bare souls on stage
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Nicole Kidman is joining a glittering list of Hollywood elite baring their souls on stage | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website Nicole Kidman is making... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jennifer Hudson debuts new buzz cut hairstyleTop of the crops! ... as she shares a poignant memory about Whitney Houston Sh
Jennifer Hudson debuts new buzz cut hairstyle
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Top of the crops! ... as she shares a poignant memory about Whitney Houston She's had nearly as many hairstyles as hits - and that's a lot. Jennifer Hudson revealed her latest look on Instagram on... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
‘Full House’ stage parody in Toronto, NYC has Tiers tieBob Saget has had a schizophrenic career. He was lovable, preachy, bit wimpy da
‘Full House’ stage parody in Toronto, NYC has Tiers tie
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Bob Saget has had a schizophrenic career. He was lovable, preachy, bit wimpy dad Danny Tanner on “Full House,” then later gained notoriety as the antithesis: an edgy, foul-mouthed stand-up comic. Sounds like a perfect person to parody, and a new... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Pageant' shows how mainstream Miss Gay America Beauty Pageant has becomeThe message of Pageant, a documentary about the Miss Gay America Beauty Pageant
'Pageant' shows how mainstream Miss Gay America Beauty Pageant has become
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
The message of Pageant, a documentary about the Miss Gay America Beauty Pageant, is how mainstream this drag-queen contest has become. After 35 years, the rabid fundamentalist protests about the event have died down. The controversy over it seems... Read more
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New Now Next
Lee Daniels' "Dreamgirls" Style Musical Series About Girl Group Is Coming To FoxLee Daniels’ “Dreamgirls” Style Musical Series About Girl Group Is Coming To Fo
Lee Daniels' "Dreamgirls" Style Musical Series About Girl Group Is Coming To Fox
New Now Next / Posted 20 days ago
Lee Daniels’ “Dreamgirls” Style Musical Series About Girl Group Is Coming To Fox Empire creator Lee Daniels is set to bless television with a much-needed musical drama — a la Dreamgirls — about a girl group’s rise to success and the challenges... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Beyonce takes heat, gets praised for #MikeBrown postBeyonce poses with her three Grammys for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance
Beyonce takes heat, gets praised for #MikeBrown post
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
Beyonce poses with her three Grammys for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance as well as for the more technical Best Surround Sound Album. Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP / Getty Images Beyoncé performs at the 2015 Grammys finale. Photo: ROBYN BECK,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Beyonce takes heat, gets praised for #MikeBrown postPhoto: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP / Getty...
Beyonce takes heat, gets praised for #MikeBrown post
Houston Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP / Getty... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Fans urge Beyonce to defend HERO measurePhoto: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP / Getty...
Fans urge Beyonce to defend HERO measure
Houston Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP / Getty... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Straight Outta Compton': The 10 best music biopicsWith Straight Outta Compton hitting screens this week, we look back at some gre
'Straight Outta Compton': The 10 best music biopics
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
With Straight Outta Compton hitting screens this week, we look back at some great (and not so awesome) music biopics Rule number one about music biopics is simple, yet critical: Do not believe everything you see and hear. Rule number two is a... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Famed Director Accuses Netflix of Racially Grouping FilmsAs Bythewood’s frustrations began to circulate around the web, she made sure to
Famed Director Accuses Netflix of Racially Grouping Films
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 24 days ago
As Bythewood’s frustrations began to circulate around the web, she made sure to note (via Twitter) her focus wasn’t just on her film but other black flims as well. The director noticed the same pattern for films such as Fruitvale Station, Middle of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Empire co-creator Lee Daniels to create series pilot for FoxAnother ace up his sleeve! Empire creator Lee Daniels set to develop series pil
Empire co-creator Lee Daniels to create series pilot for Fox
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Another ace up his sleeve! Empire creator Lee Daniels set to develop series pilot about girl group On the heels of the major success of Empire, Lee Daniels is creating another music-centered TV drama for Fox. On Thursday, Daniels confirmed the news... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley join cast of 'The Wiz Live!'Uzo’s remarkable singing voice for those who know her solely as an extraordinar
Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley join cast of 'The Wiz Live!'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
Uzo’s remarkable singing voice for those who know her solely as an extraordinary dramatic actress.” Fatima Robinson of "Dreamgirls" and "Ali" will choreograph the show; Harvey Mason Jr. of "Dreamgirls" and "Pitch Perfect 2" will produce the... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
Oakland Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
The Fremont Argus / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
Inside Bay Area / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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The Daily Review
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for FoxBEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" c
'Empire' creator developing another music-centric show for Fox
The Daily Review / Posted 24 days ago
BEVERLY HILLS -- Fox hopes that musical lightning strikes twice with "Empire" creator Lee Daniels. The network on Thursday announced that it has ordered the pilot for a drama called "Star" from the prolific producer. Set in Atlanta, it's about three... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Fox Orders New Music Drama Pilot From 'Empire' Creator Lee DanielsAugust 06, 2015 17:21:13 GMT The new television show called 'Star' is announce
Fox Orders New Music Drama Pilot From 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels
AceShowbiz / Posted 25 days ago
August 06, 2015 17:21:13 GMT The new television show called 'Star' is announced to take place in Atlanta about three girls trying to make a name in the music world. A new show from "Empire" creator Lee Daniels is coming to Fox. The network... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Getting Political with The Tree Play and Robin Hood: An ElegyTheatre in summer can often feel like just a thicket of musicals. Every other s
Getting Political with The Tree Play and Robin Hood: An Elegy
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Theatre in summer can often feel like just a thicket of musicals. Every other show seems to be some all-singing, all-dancing spectacle, with crooning Okie cowpokes or boogieing Baltimore teens crowding the stage to lift our spirits in the dog days,... Read more
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Times News
Opposites attract: 'Holmes,' meet 'Amy'You couldn't ask for two more disparate films than "Mr. Holmes" and "Amy." Eac
Opposites attract: 'Holmes,' meet 'Amy'
Times News / Posted 25 days ago
You couldn't ask for two more disparate films than "Mr. Holmes" and "Amy." Each, for wildly different reasons, merits seeing. Those who see "Mr. Holmes" may not like "Amy," and vice versa. "Mr. Holmes" can be chiefly recommended for Ian McKellen as... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
David Alan Grier Will Play Cowardly Lion In NBC's The Wiz LiveDavid Alan Grier Will Play Cowardly Lion In NBC’s The Wiz Live Grier, 59, is o
David Alan Grier Will Play Cowardly Lion In NBC's The Wiz Live
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 26 days ago
David Alan Grier Will Play Cowardly Lion In NBC’s The Wiz Live Grier, 59, is one of the busier actors from the former Fox sketch comedy and has gone on to play a variety of roles in stage productions, film, and television. Deadline reported on... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Newcomer Shanice Williams cast as Dorothy in NBC’s holiday production of ‘The Wiz Live!’Rising star Shanice Williams, an 18-year-old New Jersey native who has been rai
Newcomer Shanice Williams cast as Dorothy in NBC’s holiday production of ‘The Wiz Live!’
PR NewsChannel / Posted 26 days ago
Rising star Shanice Williams, an 18-year-old New Jersey native who has been raised and trained in musical theater, is the new Dorothy in NBC’s upcoming holiday production of “The Wiz Live!,” set for Thursday, Dec. 3. Williams was selected out of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Evolution of a Parent in SongLong before there were words, there was music. I imagine it must have been ther
Evolution of a Parent in Song
Manila Standard Today / Posted 27 days ago
Long before there were words, there was music. I imagine it must have been there from the very beginning, in the whistling of wind, the rustling of leaves, the whispering of waves. Perhaps there was even something slightly melodic in the grunts of... Read more
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Time
Get Ready for Abbi and Ilana From Broad City to Crush It on Lip Sync BattleAbbi Jacobson, co-creator and star of Broad City, has already proved that she i
Get Ready for Abbi and Ilana From Broad City to Crush It on Lip Sync Battle
Time / Posted 28 days ago
Abbi Jacobson, co-creator and star of Broad City, has already proved that she is a truly stellar musical performer. And it looks like she’s gonna show off her talents once again, this time on Spike’s Lip Sync Battle. Naturally, she’ll compete against... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Never grow up - Atlanta Lyric Theatre to present childhood favorite - The Atlanta Lyric Theatre kicks off its 36th season with the production of “Peter Pan” on Aug. 14 and will continue through Aug. 30. The metro area’s only professional musical t...The Atlanta Lyric Theatre kicks off its 36th season with the production of “Pet
Never grow up - Atlanta Lyric Theatre to present childhood favorite - The Atlanta Lyric Theatre kicks off its 36th season with the production of “Peter Pan” on Aug. 14 and will continue through Aug. 30. The metro area’s only professional musical t...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
The Atlanta Lyric Theatre kicks off its 36th season with the production of “Peter Pan” on Aug. 14, and will continue through Aug. 30. The metro area’s only professional musical theater company will entertain audiences in 2015-16 at the Jennie T.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Parenting keeps Hudson fitAPGrammy and Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson speaks at the ope
Parenting keeps Hudson fit
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
APGrammy and Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson speaks at the opening of "The Weight Watchers Jennifer Hudson Centre. Hudson has lost 80 pounds and is a spokeswoman for the company. Jennifer Hudson says parenting keeps her fit. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
East Liberty native steps off Broadway to bring ‘Kinky Boots’ homeAfter 23 years in professional theater, five Broadway shows, three single album
East Liberty native steps off Broadway to bring ‘Kinky Boots’ home
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
After 23 years in professional theater, five Broadway shows, three single albums and multiple performances of his first one-man show, Billy Porter's performance as Lola in “Kinky Boots” turned him into an overnight star. “I can pay my bills on time.... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Davis: Cruise is back in the latest Mission: ImpossibleTom Cruise is back as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation,
Davis: Cruise is back in the latest Mission: Impossible
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 30 days ago
Tom Cruise is back as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, the fifth entry of the successful franchise. Like the previous outings, it features fast-paced chase scenes, exotic locations and high-tech action sequences. When an... Read more
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Billboard
Beyonce in 'The Wiz'? Relive Her 5 Best Acting RolesPut on your freakum dress and get ready to celebrate, because Beyonce is report
Beyonce in 'The Wiz'? Relive Her 5 Best Acting Roles
Billboard / Posted a month ago
Put on your freakum dress and get ready to celebrate, because Beyonce is reportedly thisclose to signing on to play Glinda in NBC's live televised production of The Wiz. Joining an already-announced Mary J. Blige as the Wicked Witch of the West and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chekhov in theaters, 'Wait, Wait' in the park, Ari Brown at the MCAWhether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a pl
Chekhov in theaters, 'Wait, Wait' in the park, Ari Brown at the MCA
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
Whether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a play, we're here to up your cultural (and fun) IQ. Here are top picks for your cultural calendar for the coming week, the coming month and beyond. 1 This is the summer for... Read more

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