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Rabbi leads vigil outside Met to protest opera

October 21, 2014 NEW YORK — A globally prominent rabbi led Jewish teenagers in a prayer vigil Monday outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists. more »»

Fallon’s picture book inspired by daughter

October 21, 2014 NEW YORK — Forgive Jimmy Fallon if his new book is a story of wishful thinking. more »»

Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

October 21, 2014 NEW YORK — Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series. more »»

NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

October 21, 2014 NEW YORK — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor. more »»

Archaeologists seek movie set in Calif.

October 19, 2014 GUADALUPE, Calif. — Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — but these are made of plaster. more »»

Manhattan Transfer founder dies at 72

October 19, 2014 NEW YORK — Tim Hauser, the founder and singer of the Grammy-winning vocal troupe The Manhattan Transfer, died Thursday from cardiac arrest, band representative JoAnn Geffen said Friday. He was 72. more »»

Lucas fills in details on Chicago museum

October 19, 2014 CHICAGO — George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco. more »»

Examiner: Body that of missing actress

October 18, 2014 SEATTLE — The King County medical examiner has confirmed that a body found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage... more »»

Bono: I wear sunglasses due to glaucoma

October 18, 2014 LONDON — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. more »»

Hip-hop improv group takes riffs to TV

October 18, 2014 NEW YORK — As a Tony-winning composer and writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda sees nothing of spending five years writing a show, or months on just a few lines of dialogue. more »»

Al Pacino to return to Broadway

October 17, 2014 NEW YORK — Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in a new play by David Mamet written with the Oscar-winner expressly in mind. more »»

Elaine Stritch memorial set for next month

October 17, 2014 NEW YORK — A one-night-only Broadway tribute to the late theater icon Elaine Stritch next month will feature Bernadette Peters, Patti Lupone, Hal Prince, Betty Buckley, Christine Ebersole and Michae... more »»

Grohl’s challenge to band results in series

October 17, 2014 NEW YORK — Dave Grohl doesn’t think small. more »»

Breaking Adam premiering album at Stepping Stones

October 16, 2014 TIMES-REPUBLICAN Breaking Adam is coming to Stepping Stones on the Debut Album Release Date, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 21. They will be in the Grinnell location from 3 – 6 p.m. more »»

Neil Patrick Harris says he'll host 2015 Oscars

October 16, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Neil Patrick Harris is going for an awards-show trifecta, set to host the 2015 Oscars after four hosting stints at Broadway's Tony Awards and two at TV's Primetime Emmy Awards. more »»

Mochrie and Sherwood’s Two Man Group to Stephens Auditorium

October 16, 2014 TIMES-REPUBLICAN Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood’s Two Man Group will entertain Iowans at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the CY Stephens Auditorium on the Iowa State University campus. more »»

Judge finalizes divorce of Heidi Klum and Seal

October 16, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Model Heidi Klum and Grammy-winning singer Seal are officially divorced. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Juhas finalized the pair's divorce judgment on Tuesday. more »»

Regurgitator Stevie Starr to perform at ISU

October 16, 2014 TIMES-REPUBLICAN Professional regurgitation artist Stevie Starr will perform at Iowa State University Oct. 18. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. for the 8 p.m. more »»

CNN cuts end Mitchell’s show on HLN

October 16, 2014 NEW YORK — Jane Velez-Mitchell and her staff have been laid off due to budget cuts at CNN, ending her nightly program on the HLN network. Her program, which aired for six years at 7 p.m. more »»

‘Fury’ brings a barrage to the big screen

October 16, 2014 The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer’s World War II tank drama “Fury” begins immediately. A lone horseman approaches on the grim horizon of a foggy, corpse-strewn battlefiel. more »»

 
 
 

 

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