Performing arts

April 10, 2017 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts (all times local): 3:10 p.m. "Sweat" by Lynn Nottage, which explores working-class resentment, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for drama. The play that explores how the shutdown of a Pennsylvania factory leads to the...
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In this March, 21, 2017 photo, Mexican actor Marco de la O plays drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman during the filming of "El Chapo" in Tabio, Colombia. The life of the Mexican drug kingpin is being brought to television screens in a drama co-produced by Netflix and Univision. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
TABIO, Colombia (AP) — While the real Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is locked up in a cold, tiny cell in New York, his career as a drug lord apparently over, his fictional counterpart is free and in top form in Colombia, where the Univision network and Netflix are filming a television series about his...
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In this March, 21, 2017 photo, Mexican actor Marco de la O plays drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman during the filming of "El Chapo" in Tabio, Colombia. The life of the Mexican drug kingpin is being brought to television screens in a drama co-produced by Netflix and Univision. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
TABIO, Colombia (AP) — While the real Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is locked up in a cold, tiny cell in New York, his career as a drug lord apparently over, his fictional counterpart is free and in top form in Colombia, where the Univision network and Netflix are filming a television series about his...
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Amanda Holden poses for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in central London, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
April 09, 2017 - 3:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" cast its spell on British theater's Olivier Awards Sunday, winning eight prizes in the first half of the ceremony, including best new play. It could add to the tally later in the evening. "Cursed Child," which opens 19 years after the finale of J.K...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 2:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 7:10 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has won six trophies at the Olivier Awards — and still has nominations in five categories to go. The stage sequel to J.K. Rowling's magical stories has taken prizes for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 1:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Billie Piper has been named best actress at Britain's Olivier Awards for "Yerma." Piper won raves for her performance as a woman whose desire for a child has devastating consequences. The show — adapted by...
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In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo, fabrication, art and costume departments for the "New Water Music" performance pose on the barge along with Delaney Martin of New Orleans Airlift and composer Yotam Haber on Bayou Sauvage in New Orleans. "New Water Music" features composer Yotam Haber on a floating barge with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and visual presentations by New Orleans Airlift arts collective. (Sophia Germer /The Advocate via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 6:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 's upcoming performance of "New Water Music" will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans...
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Alison Bechdel visits the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., where she was appointed Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont, Thursday April 6, 2017. Bechdel also was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant in 2014, which honors people who show "exceptional creativity" in their work and the likelihood of more. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
April 06, 2017 - 5:13 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's new cartoonist laureate has made a career out of illustrating the complexities of same-sex relationships and says the world has changed around her and is now much more accepting of her work. Alison Bechdel's memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2008 file photo, Don Rickles is honored for best individual performance in a variety or music program for "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project," at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Rickles, the hollering, bald-headed "Merchant of Venom” whose barrage of barbs upon the meek and the mighty endeared him to audiences and his peers for decades died, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 06, 2017 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed "Mr. Warmth" whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died...
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April 06, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The upcoming Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra concert will literally be on the water. Musicians will perform from the decks of a moored barge and moving shrimp boats on Lake Ponchartrain (PONCH-uh-trane) — the big tidal basin bordering New Orleans. More than a dozen additional...
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