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Northern Star
Top Ten things to do (and markets)1. Hamlet: Bell Shakespeare and Norpa partner up again to bring The Tragedy of
Top Ten things to do (and markets)
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
1. Hamlet: Bell Shakespeare and Norpa partner up again to bring The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It tells of the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius after the murder... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cult movies: there can be only one Directors short on inspiration often peruse the titles on the cult-movie shel
Cult movies: there can be only one
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Directors short on inspiration often peruse the titles on the cult-movie shelf that haven’t yet been butchered in the name of a remake and update Talent borrows, genius steals and Hollywood remakes. Directors and... Read more
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The Advocate
60 Music Videos That Raised LGBT VisibilityIn honor of this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, we’ve mapped out a timeline o
60 Music Videos That Raised LGBT Visibility
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
In honor of this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, we’ve mapped out a timeline of landmark music videos — by both straight and queer artists — that pushed the needle forward for LGBT visibility. Whether they depicted our lives, showed us in love (and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Grand Jury Report Stresses Importance Of ServingA final report from the Hamilton County Grand Jury stresses the importance of g
Grand Jury Report Stresses Importance Of Serving
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
A final report from the Hamilton County Grand Jury stresses the importance of grand jury service. DeAnna Anderson is the foreman. Here is the report: The Honorable Barry Steelman Judge, Criminal Court, Division I Hamilton County,... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Life’s Work in a Storage UnitJack Smith has been described as “the only person I would ever copy” (by Andy W
A Life’s Work in a Storage Unit
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
Jack Smith has been described as “the only person I would ever copy” (by Andy Warhol); “the only true underground filmmaker” (John Waters); and “the godfather of performance art” (Laurie Anderson). He appeared in Warhol movies and in Robert Wilson... Read more
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The Morning Call
10 fun facts about Dorney ParkLooking back at 125 years of family entertainment... 1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES
10 fun facts about Dorney Park
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment... 1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden roller coaster. The record-breaking coaster to be named "Hercules" would make good use of the... Read more
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herald ie/
Las Vegas-style neon sign lands Panti Bliss in hot water with city officials Panti Bliss, aka Rory O'Neill, has been issued with a warning by city planner
Las Vegas-style neon sign lands Panti Bliss in hot water with city officials
herald ie/ / Posted 6 days ago
Panti Bliss, aka Rory O'Neill, has been issued with a warning by city planners over a glitzy illuminated sign that is attached to what has fast become one of the capital's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dramatic snap reveals 'prey's eye view' of barn owl catching dinnerThe last face that shrew'll ever see: Dramatic photograph reveals 'prey's eye v
Dramatic snap reveals 'prey's eye view' of barn owl catching dinner
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The last face that shrew'll ever see: Dramatic photograph reveals 'prey's eye view' of barn owl catching its 'dinner' Animal trainers taught barn owl Lily to dive bomb an electric buzzer Photographer John Walters realised it was a great opportunity... Read more
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New Now Next
Eight Adult Film Actors Who Have Gone MainstreamThe adult film industry certainly has its highs and lows. On the plus side – co
Eight Adult Film Actors Who Have Gone Mainstream
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
The adult film industry certainly has its highs and lows. On the plus side – constant boning. On the minus side – constant boning. And there is the stigma attached to adult films, which can lead to negative repercussions in later life, and if you... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can the device of one actor playing two characters in a film ever avoid being gimmicky?I’m looking forward greatly to Legend, the new movie about the Kray twins, and
Can the device of one actor playing two characters in a film ever avoid being gimmicky?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
I’m looking forward greatly to Legend, the new movie about the Kray twins, and not only because it stars Tom Hardy, who has already appeared in two of my favourite films of the year (Mad Max: Fury Road and London Road). It bodes well that Legend is... Read more
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Salon.com
K-pop: Holding up a fast, fizzy funhouse mirror to American cultural imperialismKCon is to Korean pop culture what ComicCon is to the Marvel Universe: a public
K-pop: Holding up a fast, fizzy funhouse mirror to American cultural imperialism
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
KCon is to Korean pop culture what ComicCon is to the Marvel Universe: a public lovefest for a subculture based on rabid fandom. And, for better or worse, that subculture is rapidly going mainstream. First held in 2012 in California, It’s not just... Read more
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Miami New Times
Zac Efron Wouldn't Take a Photo with Me, But That's OK — No, Really, I'm FineI'm not totally empty inside, but I am a sucker for a pretty face and a slammin
Zac Efron Wouldn't Take a Photo with Me, But That's OK — No, Really, I'm Fine
Miami New Times / Posted 11 days ago
I'm not totally empty inside, but I am a sucker for a pretty face and a slammin' bod. I have this stupid joke I make (that I'm mostly serious about), that I want to be the ugly one in all my relationships. I want people to look at me and be like: Why... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Larry Ott: Emerling continues breakout yearFor the second time in just over a month, Patrick Emerling won a Sunoco Race of
Larry Ott: Emerling continues breakout year
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
For the second time in just over a month, Patrick Emerling won a Sunoco Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour event in his Western New York backyard. After winning the Holland 100 on July 11, the Orchard Parkk drive struck gold again – this time... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Michigan developer behind theater plans for MeridenMERIDEN — A developer who saved a historic building from the wrecking ball in d
Michigan developer behind theater plans for Meriden
The Record-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
MERIDEN — A developer who saved a historic building from the wrecking ball in distressed Pontiac, Michigan, is behind an ambitious plan to convert a section of West Main Street into an entertainment haven for statewide music and arts lovers. Blair... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fashion: Bad taste clashing - it's good to be badWhat defines good taste? This season, designers push it to the next level. From
Fashion: Bad taste clashing - it's good to be bad
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
What defines good taste? This season, designers push it to the next level. From granny, geek and "ugly" chic, take an irreverent spin with bad taste clashing. Think delinquent ra-ra skirts and cha-cha heels straight out of a John Waters movie or the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsEnvironmental Symposium, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Uni
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Environmental Symposium, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s University Center. Speaker is Earl Benton, CEO of Champion Brands, on “City of Jacksonville 50 Years of Environmental Stewardship.” Includes workshops, exhibits, networking,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTHURSDAY Auditions for the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, by appointment only
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
THURSDAY Auditions for the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, by appointment only, Thursday and Aug. 20 and Sept. 3, JCC offices, 225 E. Duval St.; Tuesday and Sept. 1, Orange Park United Methodist Church, 2051 Park Ave.; Aug. 29, Hendricks Avenue... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
3 Questions with Ethan BachInBodhi Life: A Transgender New Media Artist’s Digital Memoir, Ethan Bach, who
3 Questions with Ethan Bach
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
InBodhi Life: A Transgender New Media Artist’s Digital Memoir, Ethan Bach, who splits his time between Santa Fe and Denver, explores his own identity in the form of a digital chronicle some 30 years in the making. Bach debuts the immersive... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Walgreens Wellness Tour, presented by the National Urban League, 10
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
WEDNESDAY Walgreens Wellness Tour, presented by the National Urban League, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, 7224 Merrill Road; 2-7 p.m. Thursday, 11135 Lem Turner Road; noon-5 p.m. Friday, 1801 N. Davis St. Includes free tests that measure 10 key health... Read more
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New Now Next
Lincoln Center Screens Silent Version Of "Rocky Horror Picture Show"Queer cinema has always battled for cultural legitimacy, but only recently have
Lincoln Center Screens Silent Version Of "Rocky Horror Picture Show"
New Now Next / Posted 18 days ago
Queer cinema has always battled for cultural legitimacy, but only recently have LGBT movies been getting the credit they deserve: From last year’s John Waters retrospective to this summer’s Museum of Modern Art Bruce LaBruce exhibition, transgressive... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Broadway looks to Hollywood for hits, but adaptations can be trickyTheater There’s magic in the movies, and Broadway knows it. Popular films — t
Broadway looks to Hollywood for hits, but adaptations can be tricky
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Theater There’s magic in the movies, and Broadway knows it. Popular films — think 42nd Street and The Producers — have long served as inviting fodder for theatrical musical... Read more
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New Now Next
Henry Cavill Failed To Tuck For a Sex Scene, Larry Kramer Opposes "Stonewall" Boycott, Donald Trump Booted For Implying Megyn Kelly On Period: MEMEShowtime Henry Cavill says that while shooting nude scenes isn’t sexy at the t
Henry Cavill Failed To Tuck For a Sex Scene, Larry Kramer Opposes "Stonewall" Boycott, Donald Trump Booted For Implying Megyn Kelly On Period: MEME
New Now Next / Posted 21 days ago
Showtime Henry Cavill says that while shooting nude scenes isn’t sexy at the time, some things are out of a man’s control, like when he was shooting a sex scene for The Tudors. “It’s only happened to me once, and it was very embarrassing. A girl had... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Bobcat Goldthwait: 'I knew Robin would want me to finish the movie'Bobcat Goldthwait is worried. The bad boy comedian turned adventurous filmmake
Bobcat Goldthwait: 'I knew Robin would want me to finish the movie'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
Bobcat Goldthwait is worried. The bad boy comedian turned adventurous filmmaker has long prided himself on being edgy. Hell, John Waters himself awarded him with the Filmmaker on the Edge award at the Provincetown international film festival in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happenings“Clybourne Park,” dinner 5:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday; lunch 12:30 p.m., sh
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
“Clybourne Park,” dinner 5:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Friday; lunch 12:30 p.m., show 2 p.m. Saturday; dinner 5:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. Saturday; The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave. $20. (904) 356-6857 or cummer.org. Back to School... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Reading father-daughter take on Turnblads in Genesius' 'Hairspray'A mother, a daughter, and a dream to perform on the local TV teen dance program
Arts Around Town: Reading father-daughter take on Turnblads in Genesius' 'Hairspray'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
A mother, a daughter, and a dream to perform on the local TV teen dance program that leads to overnight stardom, but don't turn that dial because the mother, Edna Turnblad, is being portrayed by a man, Reading's own LJ Fecho, whose real-life... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Peaches: ‘My video is not porn. It’s an incredible piece of work’Hi Peaches! It’s been six years since you last released an album. What have you
Peaches: ‘My video is not porn. It’s an incredible piece of work’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 days ago
Hi Peaches! It’s been six years since you last released an album. What have you been up to? So in 2010, I stopped touring I Feel Cream, then a theatre asked me to do a production, so I said I wanted to do Jesus Christ Superstar. Then they asked for... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Porthouse staging successful production of �Hairspray�By David Ritchey The musical, which is on stage through Aug. 16, is based on t
Porthouse staging successful production of �Hairspray�
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 23 days ago
By David Ritchey The musical, which is on stage through Aug. 16, is based on the film “Hairspray,” which was written and directed by John Waters. The musical version of “Hairspray” was written by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan (book), Marc... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
THE WEEKEND TEN1 SEEDS It's time for digging in and spitting seeds. The watermelons are ready
THE WEEKEND TEN
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
1 SEEDS It's time for digging in and spitting seeds. The watermelons are ready and two towns are holding their annual celebrations, with watermelons galore today-Saturday. • In Sharp County, the Cave City Watermelon Festival will feature crafts,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
Daily Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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Northern Star
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
Northern Star / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
The Daily Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
Queensland Times / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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News Mail
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizesTALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is diff
Ahead of the curve: Top fashion brands offer larger sizes
News Mail / Posted 25 days ago
TALKING about fashion in terms of size - be it plus size or size zero - is difficult. It's far too easy to forget that, rather than just clothes, we are talking about the women who wear them - women who come in all shapes and sizes. In his 1988... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Top 27 Baltimore mentions on 'The Daily Show'From morbid reinterpretations of city slogans to souvenirs boasting unofficial
Top 27 Baltimore mentions on 'The Daily Show'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
From morbid reinterpretations of city slogans to souvenirs boasting unofficial rat mascots, Baltimore knows how to laugh at itself -- and just like its citizens, Jon Stewart and his guests have relished poking fun at Charm City for 16 years on "The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Charles Village grocery store holds its own on St. Paul StreetI often drop into the Eddie's of Charles Village Market for a quart of milk and
Charles Village grocery store holds its own on St. Paul Street
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
I often drop into the Eddie's of Charles Village Market for a quart of milk and wind up discussing the neighborhood grocery history of Baltimore with the store's owner, Jerry Gordon. Gordon has been at this store, on and off, for 51 years. His late... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool's small cinema unveils August programmeLiverpool’s Small Cinema has unveiled a packed programme of events for August.
Liverpool's small cinema unveils August programme
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
Liverpool’s Small Cinema has unveiled a packed programme of events for August. The community project by arts collective Re-Dock was built earlier this year thanks to the donations of materials and the work of dedicated volunteers, with films... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The hitchhiker's guide to porn starsThe film director John Waters has written a book about hitchhiking across Ameri
The hitchhiker's guide to porn stars
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
The film director John Waters has written a book about hitchhiking across America. Half the book, as I understand it, is fiction, sketching the best and worst case scenarios of things that might happen to him on the road. His favorite fantasy: He... Read more
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New Now Next
Mimi Imfurst Salutes Drag Superstar Divine With New Play, "Divine/Intervention"Divine was the original superstar drag queen, with a career that spanned film,
Mimi Imfurst Salutes Drag Superstar Divine With New Play, "Divine/Intervention"
New Now Next / Posted 30 days ago
Divine was the original superstar drag queen, with a career that spanned film, music and stage before her death in 1988. Now, RuPaul’s Drag Race all-star Mimi Imfurst is praising John Waters’ muse—born Glenn Milstead—by directing... Read more
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Pitchfork
Profiles: All the Feels: Beach House’s Intangible TruthScally was raised in the Baltimore’s Mt. Washington neighborhood by parents who
Profiles: All the Feels: Beach House’s Intangible Truth
Pitchfork / Posted 30 days ago
Scally was raised in the Baltimore’s Mt. Washington neighborhood by parents who encouraged a musical fascination in both him and his older brother. High school heralded a trifecta of musical gateway drugs—Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan—that... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
11 things to do in Liverpool this weekendWe Are The Multitude, Lantern Theatre - August 1, 2pm, £10/50/£8.50 This drama
11 things to do in Liverpool this weekend
Liverpool Echo / Posted 30 days ago
We Are The Multitude, Lantern Theatre - August 1, 2pm, £10/50/£8.50 This drama/comedy about politics, isolation, social decline - and irritating colleagues - comes to the Lantern Theatre in Blundell Street as part of the Shiny New Festival which... Read more

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