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  • Original 'My Fair Lady' Julie Andrews to direct Sydney show
    Stage and screen icon Julie Andrews will direct a 60th anniversary production of "My Fair Lady" at the Sydney Opera House, a show she first starred in on Broadway in 1956, it was announced Wednesday. The British actress rose to prominence as Eliza Doolittle in the original production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's […]
  • Billy Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseum
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel opened his final show at the soon-to-be shuttered Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out."
  • Report: Ai Weiwei says China promised he can return
    BERLIN (AP) — Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.

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  • Janelle Monae to Join Belgian Star Stromae at Madison Square Garden
    Janelle Monáe will join Belgian dance-pop star Stromae at his headlining gig at Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 1st. Stromae is the first French-language artist to headline the hallowed arena. The concert will conclude Stromae's North American tour, which kicks off September 12th at the James L....
  • Merle Haggard: 'Prison Is the Biggest Business in America'
    Merle Haggard has changed his stance on pot smoking since his "Okie From Muskogee" days. The former anti-hippy and right wing hero is now putting the bake back in Bakersfield with Willie Nelson on their recent collaboration, "It's All Gone to Pot." "At the time I wrote 'Okie From Muskogee,' I...
  • Pharrell Braces for Protests During South African Tour
    Pharrell Williams will face protests during his South African tour next months from a pro-Palestinian group that opposes his partnership with Woolworths, a major retailer in the country that has trade ties with Israel, Reuters reports. The South African branch of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS) — a movement...

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