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Age is not a cage: 90-year-old musicians go strong
NEW YORK

Age is not a cage: 90-year-old musicians go strong

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
There's an upcoming concert at Baruch College, but it has nothing to do with students. The performers are in their 90s, and one is even older than the Manhattan school founded in 1919.
 
Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails
SAN DIEGO

Radcliffe now into indies, but 'Potter' trails

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter short story last month. And Daniel Radcliffe braced himself once again.
 
World War I: the war that inspired innovative art
NEW YORK

World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
World War I was unique for the art it inspired, and for the art's disillusion with war itself; winners and losers both despaired.
 
Dobro master Jerry Douglas goes from valued sideperson to star

Dobro master Jerry Douglas goes from valued sideperson to star

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
A number of sidemen (sorry, sidepersons), the indispensable, often unknown players who toil behind the stars, will be performing with their own bands in the area this weekend.
 
Lincoln Center chamber group to debut at SPAC
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Lincoln Center chamber group to debut at SPAC

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
For the first time in the history of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, an internationally known chamber music organization will make the Spa Little Theatre its home.
 

Timothy Murphy Players to present musical in Middleburgh

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
“Here at the Timothy Murphy Playhouse,” says Dove Karn of Cobleskill, “it really is, truly, community theater at its best.”
 
Actress Elizabeth Aspenlieder says play skillfully portrays human condition

Actress Elizabeth Aspenlieder says play skillfully portrays human condition

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Elizabeth Aspenlieder couldn’t wait to get to rehearsals each day at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass.
 
Moviemaking action comes to Schenectady's iconic Peter Pause
SCHENECTADY

Moviemaking action comes to Schenectady's iconic Peter Pause

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
“Fourth Man Out,” an independent comedy about a 20-something car mechanic who comes out as gay to his three blue-collar best buds, has been filming in and around Albany for the past few weeks.
 
Texas artist crafts homeless signs into advocacy art
PHILADELPHIA

Texas artist crafts homeless signs into advocacy art

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
Texas-based artist Willie Baronet is embarked on an unusual, long-term project, purchasing the signs of homeless people and turning them into exhibits, seeking to make people consider the meaning of home. It’s called “We Are All Homeless.”
 
A digital and divisive redesign of 'Ninja Turtles'
SAN FRANCISCO

A digital and divisive redesign of 'Ninja Turtles'

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" features a completely computerized version of the four sewer-dwelling superheroes, leaving behind the rubbery renditions from the 1990s live-action films.
 
Crafters find togetherness can inspire, nourish

Crafters find togetherness can inspire, nourish

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Crafting retreats and gatherings attract artists seeking sense of community, finding that togetherness feeds the creative process and improves skills.
 
Scrabblers rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way
NEW YORK

Scrabblers rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
5,000 words will be added to "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary," out Aug. 11 from Merriam-Webster. The dictionary's last freshening up was a decade ago.
 
Keke Palmer to be Broadway's 1st black Cinderella
NEW YORK

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's 1st black Cinderella

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
Keke Palmer will be stepping into the title role in "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" starting Sept. 9 at the Broadway Theatre. She will become the first African-American to play the part on the Great White Way.
 
Body-paint artist blends models into NYC landmarks
NEW YORK

Body-paint artist blends models into NYC landmarks

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
Trina Merry creates remarkable images that seamlessly camouflage her mostly nude models into New York City's skyline, blending them into the details of the Empire State Building, the Manhattan Bridge, Central Park and other famous landmarks.
 
'Guardians of Galaxy' has big $94M opening
LOS ANGELES

'Guardians of Galaxy' has big $94M opening

Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014
“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office with a $94 million haul, setting a record for an August opening.
 
 

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