Performing arts

September 19, 2017 - 2:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the now-closed Broadway musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" are keeping enthusiasm in the show going by opening a place to serve pierogis like the ones made for show attendees. The New York restaurant is called Samovarchik and is located on the Lower...
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September 17, 2017 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin McDonaugh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has won the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. The British playwright's film stars Frances McDormand as a mother who goes to war with police in her town after her daughter's murder. Toronto's...
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September 13, 2017 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Fashion Week drew to a close, Ralph Lauren threw a runway show unmatched in its opulence, bringing 300 guests to his private suburban garage, where they sipped champagne and watched models strut amid dozens of gleaming vintage sports cars from his famed — and rarely seen —...
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September 07, 2017 - 5:57 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees are just 3 1/2 games behind AL East-leading Boston and are fortifying their grip on the top AL wild card. Aaron Judge and Chase Headley hit two-run homers, Starlin Castro and Todd Frazier added solo shots and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 today for...
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September 07, 2017 - 3:32 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL season opens tonight in Foxborough, Massachusetts, with Tom Brady and the Patriots hosting Kansas City. Before the game, the Patriots will raise their Super Bowl championship banner in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — The NFL will...
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September 07, 2017 - 3:32 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL season opens tonight in Foxborough, Massachusetts, with Tom Brady and the Patriots hosting Kansas City. Before the game, the Patriots will raise their Super Bowl championship banner in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — The NFL will...
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This image released by HBO shows James Franco portraying twins Vincent and Frankie Martino in, "The Deuce," a new HBO series about Times Square in the early 1970s. (HBO via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become. That stretch between Eighth Avenue and Broadway just off Times Square: It's now a frothy family friendly cauldron of theaters, eateries and other tourist draws that many natives denounce as...
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This image released by HBO shows James Franco portraying twins Vincent and Frankie Martino in, "The Deuce," a new HBO series about Times Square in the early 1970s. (HBO via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become. That stretch between Eighth Avenue and Broadway just off Times Square: It's now a frothy family friendly cauldron of theaters, eateries and other tourist draws that many natives denounce as...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Theatre says its acclaimed production of "Angels in America" is heading to Broadway. Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane lead the cast of Tony Kushner's "gay fantasia on national themes," which opens at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York for 18 weeks beginning Feb. 23...
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In this undated handout photo, actor Moayed al-Nefaei performs in the Saudi short film "Wasati," or "Moderate." Saudi Arabia has no movie theaters, but young Saudi filmmakers are on course to change that. As the kingdom cautiously embraces greater forms of entertainment, local filmmakers are creating a new frontier in Saudi art, using the internet to screen films and pushing boundaries of expression -- often with surprise backing from top royals. (Telfaz11 via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 6:32 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With daring filmmakers, untold stories and entertainment-starved young people, Saudi Arabia has all the makings of a local movie industry — except for theaters. As the traditionally austere kingdom cautiously embraces more forms of entertainment, local filmmakers...
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