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Flatley 'doesn't understand' why people wear tracksuits

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Flatley 'doesn't understand' why people wear tracksuits
Michael Flatley has said he doesn't understand why people in Ireland wear tracksuits.

Star Wars to shoot on Skellig Michael

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Star Wars to shoot on Skellig Michael
Part of the new Star Wars movie will be filmed on the Skelligs in Co Kerry.

Disenchanted with Putin, some Russians vote with their feet

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to dig up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia.

Willie Nelson, Farm Aid coming to N. Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina.

Darth Vader has better approval rating than 2016 US presidential candidates

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Darth Vader has better approval rating than 2016 US presidential candidates
Nate Silver's statistics site FiveThirtyEight polled people about the favourability of different Star Wars characters, and only Jar Jar Binks was less popular than Obama Continue reading...


Things to do this summer

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Things to do this summer
Banish any summer holiday boredom with our pick of the best children's and YA book events across the country Continue reading...

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes review the creativity of violence

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Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes review   the creativity of violence
This tale of a possessed killer in a town of repossessions shows that horror can be the best way to explain our unbelievable reality Continue ... more

My Sister Jodie by Jacqueline Wilson - review

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'Jodie means everything to Pearl. She's her sister, her best friend, all until they start attending Melchester College' Continue reading...

John Boyne's top ten child narrators

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John Boyne's top ten child narrators
From the brave and heroic Jim in Treasure Island to David Copperfield to poor Linus in The Bunker Diaries, John Boyne picks his top ten ... more

Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump review Tom Clark and Anthony Heath debunk recovery

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Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump review  Tom Clark and Anthony Heath debunk recovery
This rigorous examination of data on the crash and the recovery suggests that the Conservatives' optimism does not bear much relation to the grim economic ... more

Man shot peacock from Mercedes, cops say

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Man shot peacock from Mercedes, cops say
Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.         

Drivers keep relieving selves in woman's yard

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Drivers keep relieving selves in woman's yard
A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her back yard, and state police ... more

Teen in Auschwitz selfie defends her actions

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Teen in Auschwitz selfie defends her actions
An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Nazi Auschwitz concentration camp, is defending her actions, ... more

Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet

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Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet
A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.         

Principal busted smuggling drugs, cops say

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Principal busted smuggling drugs, cops say
A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison.         

'Ant-Man' Comic-Con poster: First Look

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By Anthony Breznican Illustration is a piece of pre-production concept art specifically made for event

Comic-Con '14: 10 hot movies in San Diego

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By EW Staff ''Avengers: Age of Ultron,'' ''Air,'' ''The Hobbit,'' and more enticing panels

Toronto Film Festival lineup announced

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By Jeff Labrecque World premiere of ''The Judge'' with Robert Downey Jr. among highlights

Summer sleepers: 14 unexpected movie hits

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By Lanford Beard ''Garden State'' and more underdogs that found box office glory in blockbuster season

Robert Downey Jr. on 'Iron Man': 'Why give up the belt?'

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By Anthony Breznican See what star told Anthony Breznican on set of ''Avengers: Age of Ultron'' about future

ArtsBeat: Rain Cuts Short Once-in-a-Generation Performance of ‘Hommy’

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The first performance in 40 years of “Hommy: A Latin Opera,” a 1973 album by Larry Harlow’s group Orchestra Harlow meant as a salsa rejoinder ... more

Coolio Is Signed to Pornhub Now

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If you thought Cooking With Coolio was the last you would hear from the 90s rapper, boy were you wrong...

Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy,' the 'Song of the Summer'

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With Saul Williams claiming that Tupac musicals are doomed to fail in a society that supoprts Iggy Azalea, the controversy surrounding the Southern-sounding rapper from Australia ... more

International Hacker-Scalpers Stole $1.6M From StubHub, Ticket Retailer

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StubHub, the eBay-owned online service for buying and reselling tickets, has been compromised by cyber crime, with 1,600 accounts hacked and $1...

Sad Jack White's Cubs Photo Is Part of a Disturbing Trend

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A photo of Jack White pouting at a Chicago Cubs game has inspired a lot of http://www...

Theater Review: ‘Shakespeare in Love: The Play,’ in London

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Theater Review: ‘Shakespeare in Love: The Play,’ in London
The Oscar-winning film that pondered the sexual and writing habits of William Shakespeare is adapted for the stage in “Shakespeare in Love: The Play.”

Music Review: Patti LuPone Goes Iconoclastic at 54 Below

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Music Review: Patti LuPone Goes Iconoclastic at 54 Below
The Broadway star Patti LuPone makes a declaration of independence with her disregard for the niceties of torch singing in a show at 54 Below.

Theater Review: World’s Fair Play Festival at the Queens Theater

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Theater Review: World’s Fair Play Festival at the Queens Theater
The World’s Fair Play Festival at the Queens Theater features short works inspired by the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs.

ArtsBeat: Learning ‘Lear’: Perform, Rehearse, Stagger Home

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ArtsBeat: Learning ‘Lear’: Perform, Rehearse, Stagger Home
John Lithgow recounts how it feels to perform in the first preview of “Lear.”

ArtsBeat: Women’s Project Theater Names New Producing Artistic Director

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ArtsBeat: Women’s Project Theater Names New Producing Artistic Director
Lisa McNulty has been named the new producing artistic director of the Women’s Project Theater.

Today's Pop List: 10 things that matter in pop culture

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Today's Pop List: 10 things that matter in pop culture
The buzziest items from today on the interwebs, picked just for you.         

7/23: 8 breweries toast new growler law at midnight

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7/23: 8 breweries toast new growler law at midnight
Growlers don't have to be made of glass anymore. Eight breweries are celebrating by hosting parties at midnight.         

Restaurant Gems: Rebooted Petite Maison retains charm

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Restaurant Gems: Rebooted Petite Maison retains charm
After four years, the Scottsdale restaurant unveils a modern French menu and updated look.         

Pop List: 10 things that matter in pop culture today

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Pop List: 10 things that matter in pop culture today
The buzziest items from today on the interwebs, picked just for you.         

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood reviewed

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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood reviewed
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game is dumb fun once you get past the ickiness of the story line.         

ArtsBeat: ‘Downton Abbey’ to Return With Season 5 on Jan. 4

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ArtsBeat: ‘Downton Abbey’ to Return With Season 5 on Jan. 4
As in previous seasons, the new episodes will appear in the United States several months after they run in Britain.

What’s on TV Wednesday

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Television highlights.

ArtsBeat: ‘The Leftovers’ Recap: What Kind of Despair Drives Self-Inflicted Pain?

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ArtsBeat: ‘The Leftovers’ Recap: What Kind of Despair Drives Self-Inflicted Pain?
Some deeply unsettling images ruin the holiday cheer.

ArtsBeat: ‘True Blood’ Recap: The Calm Before the Storm?

published Sun, Jul 20 2014 22:01 GMT
ArtsBeat: ‘True Blood’ Recap: The Calm Before the Storm?
Episode 5 of the final season’s 10 had a close-the-chapter feeling. But surely there’s plenty of danger ahead.

ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: Love, Competition and Glory

published Sun, Jul 20 2014 22:01 GMT
ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: Love, Competition and Glory
This AMC show has a strong episode for character and plot development.