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August 04, 2017 - 2:44 pm
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Music fans are making their annual pilgrimage to the Newport Jazz Festival, which has a lineup that includes Bela Fleck, Snarky Puppy and The Roots. Friday is the first day of the three-day event. Performers include saxophonist Maceo Parker and actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 20, 2017 - 9:38 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2015 file photo, Tiler Peck, left, and Robert Fairchild attend "An Evening Honoring Valentino" gala in New York. Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers say the couple, who married in June 2014, is splitting. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The real-life fairy tale marriage of ballet stars Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck is over. Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers tell The Associated Press the couple is splitting: "We can confirm that Tiler and Robbie have decided to part ways. They wish...
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June 18, 2017 - 4:59 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a performance of "The Fantasticks." The walkout happened Thursday during intermission, The Laramie Boomerang reported. It wasn...
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June 18, 2017 - 2:23 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a performance of "The Fantasticks." The walkout happened Thursday during intermission, The Laramie Boomerang reported. It wasn...
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In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo, members of the Dallas Street Choir Debra Scott, left rear, Elizabeth Armstrong, center, and Toria Ellis, far right, raise their voices during a rehearsal for their performance at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday evening, at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. The group of homeless men and women recruited from streets and shelters in Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 14, 2017 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They're homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall is the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters that has been...
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Marchers gather to hear speakers at the end of the Los Angeles LGBTQ #ResistMarch, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 11, 2017 - 10:52 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT REPUBLICANS ARE TELLING TRUMP They're pressing the U.S. president to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and voluntarily...
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Bette Midler presents the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2017 - 10:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Select list of winners of the 2017 Tony Awards, announced Sunday: Best Musical: "Dear Evan Hansen." Best Play: "Oslo." Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics): "Dear Evan Hansen." Best Revival of a Play: "August Wilson's Jitney." Best Revival of a Musical: "Hello, Dolly!" Best...
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Ben Platt and the cast of "Dear Evan Hansen" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2017 - 9:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dear Evan Hansen," the touching, heartfelt musical about young outsiders, became very popular as the Tony Awards rumbled toward its conclusion, winning statuettes for best book, score, orchestrations and best featured actress. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who recently won Oscars for...
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Ben Platt and the cast of "Dear Evan Hansen" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dear Evan Hansen," the touching, heartfelt musical about young outsiders, became very popular as the Tony Awards reached its midpoint on Sunday, winning statuettes for best book, score, orchestrations and best featured actress. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who recently won Oscars...
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