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Rosie shuts down her Broadway show

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- TV personality Rosie O'Donnell announced Wednesday she will close down the Broadway musical she produced at what is believed to be a $10-million personal loss.

Boy George musical 'Taboo' to close

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Producer Rosie O'Donnell is pulling the plug on her Broadway musical "Taboo," written by and starring gender-bending pop star Boy George.

'Men in Skirts' exposes a fashion foible

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Men wear skirts in many Asian, African, and Oceanic cultures but in Westernized society influenced by European style traditions, the male doffed his skirts in the mid-14th century and began wearing pants.
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Rosie O'Donnell, Boy George buoy 'Taboo'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Former TV show host Rosie O'Donnell's vanity production of "Taboo," a musical about the freak show club scene in London in the 1980s, looks like a real winner d
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Tourists return, but Broadway is ailing

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Domestic tourists have returned to Broadway, up 7 percent last season and now making up nearly 50 percent of the total audience, but the Great White Way is suff
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, June 14, the 165th day of 2003 with 200 to follow.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country singer Eddy Arnold, who was born in 1918 (age 85); pianist Erroll Garner, in 1921 (age 82); Trini Lopez in 1937 (age 66); Little River Band guitarist Graham Goble in 1947 (age 56)...
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for May 10-16.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 29-April 4.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 22-28.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for March 15-21.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Herbert Mills of the Mills Brothers, who was born in 1912; the late Marvin Gaye Jr. was born in 1939; Leon Russell in 1941 (age 62); Larry Coryell and the Fortunes' Glen Dale, both in 1943 (age 60); Kurt Winter, formerly
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Turtles bassist Charles Portz, who was born in 1945 (age 58); John Evans, keyboardist with Jethro Tull, and Milan Williams of the Commodores, both in 1948 (age 55); country's Reba McEntire in 1954 (age 48); and Cheryl "Salt" Jame
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include country singer and actor Jerry Reed in 1937 (age 66); Carl Palmer of Emerson Lake and Palmer fame and also of Asia, in 1951 (age 52); Jimmy Vaughan of the Fabulous Thunderbirds, and the older brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaugha
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Nat "King" Cole, who was born in 1919; John Sebastian, who was with the Lovin' Spoonful before going solo, and Them drummer Patrick McCauley, both in 1944 (age 59); War drummer Harold Brown in 1946 (age 57); Thin Lizzy's Scott Go
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Blood Sweat and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby, who was born in 1944 (age 58); Peter Criss of Kiss in 1947 (age 55); and "Little" Stevie Wright of the Easybeats in 1948 (age 54); Anita Ward and Billy Bragg, both in 1957 (age 45); an
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Dec. 14-20.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include longtime "American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, often called "the world's oldest teenager," who was born in 1929 (age 73); Paul Stookey of Peter Paul and Mary in 1937 (age 65); Ten Years After bassist Leo Lyons in 1943 (age 59); G
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Nov. 30-Dec. 6.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's Halloween birthdays include folk singer/songwriter Tom Paxton, who was born in 1937 (age 65); Argent guitarist Russ Ballard in 1947 (age 55); Bernard Edwards of Chic in 1952; Tony Brook of the Babys in 1953 (age 49); Simply Red's Tony Bowers in 19
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 26-Nov. 1.
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Rock News Two: The week in pop

New York Post columnist reported Madonna has a bit of theater critic in her. Boy George's semi-autobiographic play "Taboo," a hit in London and heading for Broadway, had a character that resembled Madonna in its original book before the Material Girl got
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

New York Post columnist Cindy Adams reports Madonna has a bit of theater critic in her. Boy George's semi-autobiographic play "Taboo," a hit in London and heading for Broadway, had a character that resembled Madonna in its original book before the Materia
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late singing cowboy and actor Gene Autry in 1907; rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis in 1935 (age 67); Jean-Luc Ponty (age 60) and singer/actress Madeline Kahn, both in 1942; Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner and guitarist Mi
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly Today in Music package for Sept. 28-Oct. 4.
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