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January 8, 2019 8:26 PM Lin-Manuel Miranda opening an NYC bookstore

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, a New York City native, has joined with several friends to purchase Manhattan's famous Drama Book Shop. The midtown store has long been a haven for the arts community -- it sells play and film scripts as well as musical scores, many of which are hard to find anywhere 106

January 3, 2019 6:42 PM 'Black Panther' and 'Dunkirk' actors among BAFTA Rising Star nominees

LONDON (Reuters) - “Black Panther” actress Letitia Wright and “Dunkirk” actor Barry Keoghan are among the five nominees for the 2019 EE Rising Star Award, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) said on Thursday. The annual prize, the sole award voted for by the public at the glitzy BAFTAs ceremony in London, recognizes “outstanding achievement 115

December 28, 2018 4:38 PM Kansas teen will high school, Harvard diplomas in same month

ULYSSES, Kan. – A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor's degree. The Hutchinson News reports Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both commencement ceremonies in May. He will become the only student to successfully pursue a four-year high school 97

December 28, 2018 2:30 PM Woodstock Site to Mark 50th Anniversary by Holding a 3-Day Music Festival

(BETHEL, N.Y.) — A three-day music festival will be held in August 2019 at the original Woodstock concert site to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced Thursday that it will host the golden anniversary event Aug. 16-18. The center says performers 123

December 21, 2018 5:55 PM Karate start-up league to hold 10 events worldwide next year

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Karate Combat, a full contact karate league, will hold 10 events across four continents next year as part of a campaign to bring the ancient martial art into the mainstream, it said on Friday. The New York-based league will hold its first fight of the year on Jan. 24 in Los Angeles, where Spain’s Igor de Castaneda will face the Dominican 102

December 5, 2018 7:43 AM 'The Wiz' fails to wow theater-goers in Louisville; some seeking refunds, report says

Audience members in Louisville say they were left "distraught" by a problematic production of the musical "The Wiz," and were demanding their money back, a report said Tuesday. After Island Entertainment KC of Kansas City staged two performances of "The Wiz" on Saturday at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts' Brown Theatre, dozens of customers 130

November 21, 2018 10:35 PM Great Expectations as Dickens portrait goes on show in London

LONDON (Reuters) - A youthful portrait of British writer Charles Dickens that went missing for 150 years will go on display in London this week after being found covered in mould next to a metal lobster at a market in South Africa. The miniature watercolor and gouache portrait by Margaret Gillies, valued at 220,000 pounds ($280,000), was painted in 1843 as the young 68

November 6, 2018 8:52 AM North Korea's Kim Jong Un Immortalized in Likely First Official Portrait

North Korea displayed what could be the first official portrait of Kim Jong Un on Sunday, signaling a new stage in the young leader’s cult of personality. The new likeness debuted during a television broadcast of a visit by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, NK News reports. The painting features a grinning Kim in a Western style suit and tie, and was hung alongside 87

October 24, 2018 3:58 AM Counselors provided day after student, 13, allegedly stabbed teacher with butcher knife

Police in Gwinnett County, Ga., are investigating a stabbing that occurred at a middle school on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Counselors and an additional police presence greeted students Tuesday at a middle school in an Atlanta suburb, a day after a 13-year-old student allegedly stabbed a teacher in the chest with a butcher knife. In an email sent to parents 83

October 23, 2018 11:17 PM US white nationalist Richard Spencer's wife says he abused her

The wife of US white nationalist Richard Spencer has accused him of being "physically, verbally and emotionally abusive", US media report. In papers filing for divorce, Nina Koupriianova said on one occasion in 2011 Mr Spencer dragged her down the stairs, resulting in bruises. She said that in 2014 he again "attacked" her when she was four-months pregnant 76