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An Orphaned Play Finds a New Home at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

“My Name Is Gideon,” a production by All for One Theater that was canceled with the abrupt closure of Soho Rep’s theater, is back on.
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Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Iran's first purchased Airbus 'A321', in its first flight is scheduled to leave Tehran for the holy city of Mashad on Tuesday with the families of martyrs and war v
Students are peeved with the province over its new 10 per cent tax on reading material as they hit the book store to buy already expensive textbooks.
Sanandaj, Jan 16, IRNA - The short film “Fish” directed by Saman Hosseinpour has found its way into the 5th Spain Mice Film Festival in Valencia, it was announced on Monday.
Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – The 32nd Fajr International Music Festival is to welcome Iranian and foreign music bands, pop and traditional singers and hybrid (mixed) music.
Documentary films dedicated to the 27th anniversary of Black January, one of the most brutal crimes committed against humanity.
Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Salvage archeological exploration in Pir-Michaeil area of Roudbar Seymareh has resulted in the discovery of a tomb building, architectural space along the river, the old aquedu
Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - Existence of a significant amount of azure stones in different shapes in the ancient areas of Iran and Mesopotamia as well as the contents of ancient Sumerian texts show that t
Baku will host the Month of Francophonie in April to celebrate French language and cultural diversity with a series of cultural events involving music, literature, film and history along with debates
Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency.
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
The new production in London of Yasmina Reza’s play about a painting has a sting. But the revival of Shaw’s portrait of Joan of Arc feels bland.
The world has too many models to count! So we have found some of the best Azerbaijani models.
A commemorative event dedicated to world-famous Azerbaijani composer Fikret Amirov was organized at Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles on January 13, 2017.
In honor of Martin Luther King’s Birthday, stream “13th,” Ava DuVernay’s film about the mass incarceration of African-American men. Or take your pick of civil rights documentaries on TCM.
“The Affair” got back to Montauk with an Alison-and-Cole episode.
A revival of Martin McDonagh’s play features Marie Mullen as the mother, Mag; almost 20 years ago she played Maureen, Mag’s daughter.
Things aren’t so happy though, despite the nice brownstone, and the return of Quinn.
Confirming an unusual number of deaths in a given year is tricky, since celebrity is a subjective quality. But several media tallies point to a trend.
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theaters left in Europe, which remained open even as Romania was gripped by anti-Semitism during World War II.
In HBO’s absorbing new drama The Young Pope, Jude Law plays the title character, American-born Lenny Belardo.
The U.S. Presidential inauguration has attracted some major talent in the past. Here's a look back at some of the most memorable performances
Major star power is behind the upcoming Women's March on Washington, D.C.
Money from the estate of the socialite has been donated to Lincoln Center Theater, the Morgan Library & Museum and other institutions.
Zahedan, Jan 15, IRNA – German Federal Police Chief, Dieter Roman, said on Sunday that Iran's measures in fight against drugs smuggling and terrorism are 'positive and highly effective.'
Zahedan, Jan 15, IRNA – German Federal Police Chief, Dieter Roman, said on Sunday that Iran's measures in fight against drugs smuggling and terrorism are 'positive and highly effective.'
Qom, Jan 12, IRNA – The First International Conference on Iran-Arab World Cultural Dialogues on Moderation and Rationality will be held in Qom from January 22-23.
Sari, Jan 15, IRNA – Experts from ten European and Asian countries have voiced readiness to take part in Mazandaran International Industries Engineering Conference slated for February 22-23, said pr
Mr. Rosato’s comedy career, which began in Toronto with the Second City troupe, ground to a halt because of mental illness and a long incarceration.
The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world.
The powerhouse producers behind the iconic Inuk film Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner are partnering with the Haida First Nation to make a first-of-its-ki
Mention the words "Queen Victoria" and an instant image of a dowdy widow comes to mind. But there's another image of a younger, feistier Victoria tha
Growing up in Scarborough and born in the Philippines, Francis Manapul perfected his English inside the DC universe with the likes of Superman and Ba
Growing up in Scarborough and born in the Philippines, Francis Manapul perfected his English inside the DC universe with the likes of Superman and Ba
Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA - The first season of archeological explorations in the Anjiri Cave in Marv Dasht, Fars Province, was brought to an end with the discovery of stone hand cuttings dating back to th

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TV Picks for Jan. 16: action and drama on ‘Scorpion’

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Kenyan artist’s $1,000 Obama portraits were a hit; Trump, not so much

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan artist Evans Yegon is sad to see President Barack Obama leave office. The artist has made a name for himself painting $1,000 portraits of Obama and he’s finding the
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Rozenko: No commitment from Ukraine to raise retirement age

Ukraine has not made a fixed commitment to raise the retirement age under the pension reform, so the government will not make any moves in this direction, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko
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Shareholders of FinBank (Odesa), the key of whom, according to the National Bank, is a citizen of Ukraine Oleksandr Hranovskiy, intend to liquidate a financial institution, the bank said in the disclo
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U.S. Vice President urges Kyiv to strengthen anti-corruption institutions to root out cronyism

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Minister of Social Policy says what Ukrainian should expect from pension reform

The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the framework of the pension reform proposes to reduce the periods of insurance for the retirement age up to 15 years as of January 1, 2018, which will allo
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After Vatican controversy, McDonald's helps feeds homeless in Rome

ROME (Reuters) - McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but on Monday the fast food giant accepted a challenge to adopt...
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Facebook Launches Fake News Filter; It Won't Work, But It's A Start

Caving in to pressure from the German government ahead of this year's elections, Facebook is launching new tools to help weed out fake news stories. But it isn't going far enough.
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Take in Diego Rivera's 'Flower Girl' painting at the Norton Simon, then step outside and reflect with real lilies

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Dos países, una economía

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Save money on your hotel or home rental and live a little

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These unlikely stores are battling McDonald's for your business

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European stocks extend losses, Essilor and Luxottica surge on merger news. For more see the European equities LiveMarkets blog

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Live coverage of European markets now available on cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
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Turkish banks use 11 bln lira from central bank's late liquidity window -data

ANKARA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Turkish banks have used 11 billion lira ($2.91 billion) from the central bank's late liquidity window at 10 percent after it tightened funding taps to try to shore up the cu
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Canada home resales rise in December -CREA

OTTAWA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sales of Canadian homes rose 2.2 percent in December from November, a report from the Canadian Real Estate Association showed on Monday.
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