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Philly.com
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77Kristin E. Holmes, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 201
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Kristin E. Holmes, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 6:00 PM D. Dodge Thompson, chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., has called Mr. Shanks "the most talented contemporary traditional... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Katrina’ actress, 14, is serious about her role: ‘They lost everything ... and I’m going to tell their story’Maya Horton is 14, the same age of the leading character she plays in UpStage T
‘Katrina’ actress, 14, is serious about her role: ‘They lost everything ... and I’m going to tell their story’
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Maya Horton is 14, the same age of the leading character she plays in UpStage Theatre’s one-night production of Jason Tremblay’s drama, “Katrina: The Girl Who Wanted Her Name Back.” ‘Katrina: The Girl Who Wanted Her Name Back,’ UpStage Theatre’s... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Dusenbery Family Singers patriarch had zest for lifeEugene “Papa Gene” Dusenbery died Wednesday at age 88. “Papa was a joyous spir
Dusenbery Family Singers patriarch had zest for life
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Eugene “Papa Gene” Dusenbery died Wednesday at age 88. “Papa was a joyous spirit,” said granddaughter Shanell Sanders. “His favorite pastime was making people smile. ... He inspired thousands of people to let love and music into their hearts, and I... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Dusenbery Family Singers patriarch had zest for lifeEugene “Papa Gene” Dusenbery died Wednesday at age 88. “Papa was a joyous spir
Dusenbery Family Singers patriarch had zest for life
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
Eugene “Papa Gene” Dusenbery died Wednesday at age 88. “Papa was a joyous spirit,” said granddaughter Shanell Sanders. “His favorite pastime was making people smile. ... He inspired thousands of people to let love and music into their hearts, and I... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Power of song by Berks Opera Company’s ‘Faust’ puts spotlight on addictionBerks Opera Company is intent on making a difference in the community by being
Arts Around Town: Power of song by Berks Opera Company’s ‘Faust’ puts spotlight on addiction
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Berks Opera Company is intent on making a difference in the community by being a bridge between the arts and social commentary to relevant issues. Taking a major step toward achieving that goal is its innovative production of Charles Gounod’s opera,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Reflecting on a long and storied careerBurnett's "off-the-cuff" banter with the audience, "Laughter and Reflection," i
Reflecting on a long and storied career
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Burnett's "off-the-cuff" banter with the audience, "Laughter and Reflection," is a format that grew out of the Q&A sessions she engaged in with her studio audience on each episode of "The Carol Burnett Show." This very special performance at the CAC... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Doniphan Dance Project: Company aims to expand joy of movementBy M. Scott Morris TUPELO – A dance is of the moment. It’s a here-and-now thin
Doniphan Dance Project: Company aims to expand joy of movement
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
By M. Scott Morris TUPELO – A dance is of the moment. It’s a here-and-now thing. But if the movements are performed with power and grace, the dance and the emotions it evokes can create a place in an audience member’s memory. Art, as they say, is... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Showcasing the artsThe festival will be in a format of two evening concerts, each with a different
Showcasing the arts
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 22 days ago
The festival will be in a format of two evening concerts, each with a different theme or focus, followed by a day of master classes. Doors open for the concerts at 6:30 p.m on both Aug. 20 and 21. The performances begin at 7 p.m. Master classes will... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Firelands Symphony Orchestra plans free pops concert Aug. 30The Firelands Symphony Orchestra will welcome Grammy awardwinning banjo virtuos
Firelands Symphony Orchestra plans free pops concert Aug. 30
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 22 days ago
The Firelands Symphony Orchestra will welcome Grammy awardwinning banjo virtuoso Alison Brown and her quartet for its sixth free outdoor pops concert, Aug. 30 on the BGSU Firelands campus in Huron. The quartet has toured throughout the United States... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprisesTraditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to d
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprises
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Traditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to describe the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s 70th anniversary season, which opens Saturday, Sept. 19, at Bridgeport’s Klein Memorial Auditorium, according to Kevin Carroll,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprisesTraditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to d
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprises
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
Traditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to describe the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s 70th anniversary season, which opens Saturday, Sept. 19, at Bridgeport’s Klein Memorial Auditorium, according to Kevin Carroll,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprisesTraditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to d
GBS heads for its 70th season of classics, surprises
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
Traditional, but not stuffy. Innovative, but not far out. That is one way to describe the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s 70th anniversary season, which opens Saturday, Sept. 19, at Bridgeport’s Klein Memorial Auditorium, according to Kevin Carroll,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Dancer turned doctor landed in second dream job after injuryLife After: This is part of a series of stories about personal transformation
Dancer turned doctor landed in second dream job after injury
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Life After: This is part of a series of stories about personal transformation It was the final, tragic scene of Romeo and Juliet and the on-stage chaos was emotionally charged. To the agonizing strains of Prokofiev, friends and colleagues were... Read more
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Reality TV World
Lady Gaga teases new albumteased plans for her new album Monday on Instagram. ADVERTISEMENT The 29-year-
Lady Gaga teases new album
Reality TV World / Posted 27 days ago
teased plans for her new album Monday on Instagram. ADVERTISEMENT The 29-year-old singer shared a selfie on the photo sharing site with the simple caption "LG5 time." The news comes just two days after Lady Gaga brought her Cheek to Cheek tour with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown company invents air bags for your hipsMost entrepreneurs struggle to get anyone to take them and their ideas seriousl
Allentown company invents air bags for your hips
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
Most entrepreneurs struggle to get anyone to take them and their ideas seriously. But Not Drew Lakatos of Allentown. His idea — a wearable air bag, similar to those in cars, that inflates to protect the hips of a falling senior — immediately piqued... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Lady GaGa Surprises Tony Bennett With Early Birthday Cake on StageAugust 02, 2015 23:07:05 GMT The birthday cake, bore two figurines that were m
Lady GaGa Surprises Tony Bennett With Early Birthday Cake on Stage
AceShowbiz / Posted 28 days ago
August 02, 2015 23:07:05 GMT The birthday cake, bore two figurines that were modeled after GaGa and Bennett, was presented on stage at their show at the Kennedy Center on Saturday, August 1. Tony Bennett will be turning 89 years old on Monday,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ramsey Lewis has big plans at 80Ramsey Lewis seats himself at the Steinway grand in the living room of his down
Ramsey Lewis has big plans at 80
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Ramsey Lewis seats himself at the Steinway grand in the living room of his downtown home, opens his score, ogles it, then unfurls a series of expansive, gorgeous chords. Soon he's off and running, improvising on his theme, his music evoking the... Read more

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