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James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson Back on Broadway in ‘Gin Game’

Jones and Tyson are in a revival of The Gin Game, a two-person play originated on Broadway in 1977 by Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.

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16 Oct 2015 // 9:15 AM

Pinter, Shepard Works Play Broadway, With Varying Results

Harold Pinter and Sam Shepard, once bewildering to theatergoers addicted to stories with a beginning, middle and end, now have become part of Broadway’s luxury-gift basket.

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‘Best of Enemies’ Shows Brilliant People Behaving Badly

The film makes the case that these television debates up, entertaining and increasingly noisy, were “a harbinger of an unhappy future". That is, the future where we now live.

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Buster Poindexter Brings an All New Act to the Carlyle

The ultimate lounge lizard is bringing an all-new set of material to Café Carlyle for a residency beginning this week.

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24 Aug 2015 // 12:34 PM

The Tallest Man on Earth Isn’t Loneliest Man on Earth For This Tour

As he roamed the backstage area at the Eaux Claires Music & Art Festival last month, Kristian Matsson seemed to be right at home despite being 4,000 miles away from home.

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10 Aug 2015 // 10:28 AM

Mötley Crüe Is in the Home Stretch of Its Final Tour

Mötley Crüe is kicking off the last stretch of the final tour of its career, an 18-month global farewell that will culminate at the end of the year with three shows at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

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3 Aug 2015 // 8:44 AM

A Pop Music Milestone: The Beatles at Shea Stadium

The Shea Stadium concert was the first stop in an 18-day, 11-city tour that showcased the Beatles in front of a total of 300,000 adoring fans.

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29 Jul 2015 // 9:08 AM

Toronto Film Festival Looking Beyond Awards Season

What will it mean that Toronto is entering the second year of a policy meant to incentivize award-season hopefuls to head in its direction instead of stopping by the Telluride Film Festival first?

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24 Jul 2015 // 9:06 AM

Reaction to Nicki Minaj’s VMA Gripe Proves Her Point

“If I was a different ‘kind’ of artist, “Anaconda” would be nominated for best choreo and vid of the year as well,” Nicki Minaj wrote in one tweet.

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8 Jul 2015 // 9:11 AM

Outfest Explores a World of Transgender Experiences on Film

Of the 166 films from 33 countries premiering at Outfest from Thursday to July 19, about 15 percent center on the transgender experience or include transgender actors, looking beyond celebrities like Jenner and Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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