Acclaimed Dance Artist Shamel Pitts Presents His Newest Production: Black Velvet -- Architectures And Archetypes

A collaboration with Brazilian dance artist Mirelle Martins and lighting artist Lucca del Carlo combines avant-garde, GaGa-inspired movements, and multimedia visual schemes to create Black Velvet - Architectures and Archetypes an original and all-new multidisciplinary dance production created by and featuring international dance artist Shamel Pitts.

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The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 100th Season; Returns to Carnegie Hall; Continues Youth Free Programs

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst have announced details of the upcoming 2017-18 calendar.  The season will be the ensemble's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century.  It is also the 16th year of the Orchestra's acclaimed partnership with Franz Welser-Möst.

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The VICTOR of Outdoor Concerts Announces California Philharmonic’s Final Outdoor Season; Orchestra To Continue Performing At Walt Disney Concert Hall

Maestro Victor Vener returns to conduct the 2016 Cal Phil line-up boasting three spectacular Saturday evening concerts outside and Under the Dome at Santa Anita Race Track and four cool Sunday afternoon matinées at Walt Disney Concert Hall. 

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Season Kicks Off Saturday, June 27 at Santa Anita Race Track and Sunday, June 28, At Walt Disney Concert Hall

California Philharmonic and the incomparable Maestro Victor Vener are turning the heat up on summer entertainment with a spectacular series of concerts featuring his world-class orchestra and a sizzling slate of special guests. The highly-anticipated season kicks off the last weekend in June.

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Join Maestro Victor Vener and His California Philharmonic Featuring Cedric Berry July 12 At Santa Anita

For Immedite Release Pasadena/Arcadia – Hold on to your hats music-fans because it's sure to be an unforgettably wild ride when Maestro Victor Vener and his California Philharmonic are joined by special guest, acclaimed bass baritone Cedric Berry, for Cowboys & Copland on July 12, 2014. 

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Farewell My Concubine: The Beijing Opera

To celebrate 35th anniversary of Sino-American diplomatic relations, the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and Television is presenting a new and innovative film to the United States, part of an exchange and exhibition of Chinese culture.  In conjunction with Dolby Laboratories, the film's director will showcase Farewell My Concubine:  The Beijing Opera before a special industry audience on May 30, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre.

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California Philharmonic Moves Forward as Local 47 Musicians Union Issues Statement of Support for New Owner Pasadena Entertainment

Pasadena - With the dynamic conclusion of California Philharmonic’s 2013 summer season comes exciting news for the world class orchestra. And, as it begins the next phase of its legacy, now owned and operated by Pasadena Entertainment, California Philharmonic is moving full steam ahead with the announcement that both of its summer homes, iconic venues Santa Anita Race Track and Walt Disney Concert Hall, are on board for 2014 and beyond. 

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  • The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Announces Major Gifts From Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg

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    Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

     
  • Cal Phil Concludes 2013 Summer Season On A High Note With Les Miz And Bernstein

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    Arcadia – Another memorable Cal Phil summer ends with a spectacular season finale, Les Miz and Bernstein, during Festival on the Green at Santa Anita Race Track on Saturday August 24, 2013. 

     
  • Strasbourg Christmas Market Terror Incident Leaves Three Dead, 12 Wounded

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    The terrorist attack in Strasbourg (eastern France) is believed to be the work of a radicalized offender. Three people died as a result of this attack, twelve others wounded. The Vigipirate plan was raised at the emergency level.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: The Real Dish on Bravo’s First Real Housewife Alex McCord

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    For Alex McCord and her hotelier husband Simon van Kempen, the roles of reality TV stars on Bravo's hit series, "The Real Housewives of New York" is not something they ever expected and initially turned down.

     
  • CNBC: The Clothing Rental Start-Up Rent The Runway Is Permanently Closing All Stores

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    Rent the Runway, the clothing subscription start-up that had operated five stores in major U.S. cities is closing all stores and said it does not plan to reopen, but instead will focus investments online and grow its network of drop boxes.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Returns from South Africa; June Job Numbers;Snowden Offered Asylum; Independence Day Celebrations

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    President Barack Obama returned to Washington this week completing a seven day trip to South Africa, ending his journey in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania where he was joined by former President George Bush.  

     
  • Emmanuel Macron, Essai de Définition

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    Qu'est-ce que le macronisme ? Sujet d'interrogation qui ne lasse pas de questionner quidams et politologues dans un monde bouleversé et en manque de repères. Et si justement, le macronisme était le fruit de l'absence de vision.  

  • John Carter - A Space Odyssey Adventure from Disney Pictures

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    JOHN CARTER, the Sci-Fi action adventure, from Walt Disney Studio Pictures, and Academy Award winning Director Andrew Stanton brings to the screen the ultimate intergalactic battle for planetary dominance

     
  • Pope Francis Allows Priests to Absolve Abortion

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    For the more than 1.2 billion Catholics worldwide, the word of Pope Francis, the most progressive and inclusive Pope in recent history, is a healing balm and his newest mandates will welcome women back into the fold as they seek reconciliation.

     
  • Diplomatie ou Sauve Qui Peut

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    La décision unilatérale des Etats-Unis de réactiver les sanctions d’essence onusienne contre l’Iran s’inscrit dans la politique sensationnaliste et provocatrice de Donald Trump. Mais le coup d’éclat ne révélerait-il pas une faiblesse du discours de l’actuel président?  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump’s State of the Union; Immigration; Border Wall; Gallery; Media Stats on SOTU; Castro’s Son Suicide

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    President Donald Trump addressed the nation this week in the annual State of the Union, which was met with great enthusiasm and dismay, as he emphasized key elements that reinforce his often polarizing view of a Great America.

     
  • A Cure For Wellness, LOGAN, ALIEN Covenant, War For The Planet of the Apes Showcased At Fox 2017 Slate Preview

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    Fox Films, 20th Century Fox,  and Fox 2000 hosted a select group of media and industry insiders to a pre-holiday showcase of the 2017 upcoming blockbuster films, two action adventure films, and two Sci-Fi thrillers.

     
  • L'ours et le Retour de Bâton

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    L'arrivée incongrue d'ours polaires dans l'archipel de Nouvelle Zemble interroge une fois encore sur les effets du réchauffement climatique mais elle met aussi en évidence l'inconscience et la vanité de l'être humain face à une nature qu'il a toujours cru pouvoir asservir.  

  • OJ Simpson Granted Parole in Nevada

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    Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson, the former football great, has been granted parole in Nevada where he has served nine years of a thirty-three year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping in conjunction with theft of sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.

     
  • Double Homicide Suspect Caught on Camera; Manhunt Widens

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    The main suspect in the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams, the two Indiana teens killed while hiking on Delphi Historic Trail, has been identified and his image was captured on park surveillance.