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Freeman, Streisand receive Kennedy honors

Freeman, Streisand receive Kennedy honors

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The careers of Morgan Freeman, George Jones, Barbra Streisand, Twyla Tharp, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey were celebrated Sunday in Washington, D.C.
Caroline Kennedy to preside over 'Honors'

Caroline Kennedy to preside over 'Honors'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Caroline Kennedy has agreed to act as host of the upcoming "31st annual Kennedy Center Honors" in Washington for the sixth year running, CBS announced.
Freeman, Streisand set for Kennedy Honors

Freeman, Streisand set for Kennedy Honors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman, Barbra Streisand and Twyla Tharp are among those to be feted at the upcoming "31st annual Kennedy Center Honors," CBS announced Tuesday.

Creature creator Kermit Love dead at 91

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) -- Kermit Love, a former costume designer who helped create some of the most memorable non-human characters on TV's "Sesame Street," has died in New York.

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Former champ Ali gets honorary degree

PRINCETON, N.J., June 5 (UPI) -- Three-time heavyweight boxing champ Mohammad Ali was honored with an honorary doctorate of humane letters Tuesday at Princeton University's 260th graduation. Ali, 65, who suffers from debilitating Parkinson's disease, made a surprise on the Princeton camp

The Bob Dylan musical shuts its doors

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The Broadway musical based on the music of Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are A-Changin," directed and choreographed by Twyla Tharp, will close Sunday.

Bob Dylan praises Twyla Tharp musical

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Folk singer Bob Dylan says Twyla Tharp's Broadway show based on his songs is the "best representation" ever of his music.

Dylan and Tharp musical moves to Broadway

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- The Twyla Tharp-Bob Dylan collaboration, "The Times They Are A-Changing'," is set to begin previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York Sept. 25.

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Today is Saturday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2006 with 183 to follow.
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Dancer files second $100 million suit

MIAMI, June 30 (UPI) -- Dancer Alice Alyse has filed a $100 million suit in Miami, saying New York Actors Equity failed to defend her against harassment because of her breasts.

Billy Joel's 'Movin' Out' to close

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Billy Joel's musical "Movin' Out" will be moving out of Broadway before the year's end, it was announced Thursday.

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Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2005 with 183 to follow.
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Versatile composer Colombier dies

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Michel Colombier, composer of scores for more than 100 movies and TV productions and of 20 ballets, has died at the age of 65 at his home in California.

Bush presents arts, humanities awards

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Wednesday presented awards to recipients of the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal.

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Today is Thursday, July 1, the 183rd day of 2004 with 183 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2003 with 183 to follow.
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'Hairspray,' 'Journey' Tony's Top Winners

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- The campy new musical "Hairspray" and a revival of Eugene O'Neill's classic drama "Long Day's Journey Into Night" were the top winners at the 57th Annual Tony A
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'Hairspray' top Tony Awards contender

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- The musical "Hairspray" was the top scorer Monday in the competition for the 57th annual Tony Awards for the best of Broadway, winning 13 nominations including best musical of the 2002-2003 season.
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Canadian pop singer Bryan Adams says someone took a shot at him as he rode a motorbike through London.
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'Movin' Out' brings dance drama to B'way

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Choreographer Susan Stroman led the way toward a new form of entertainment with three dance playlets under the title of "Contact" at Lincoln Center last season,
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Ballet pays tribute to George Harrison

NEW YORK, D.C., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- An exciting new ballet danced to music by Beatle George Harrison is being given its world premiere by the American Ballet Theater, which commissioned four chore
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Today is Monday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2002 with 183 to follow.
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