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Cher: "If Trump's elected I'm moving to Jupiter"

Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.

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Christopher Lee, 93: the Count bows out

Lee, whose 70-year career spanned multiple mediums of art and several generations of audiences; his life was nearly as colorful and interesting as his later film roles would be.

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Today in history: Stan Laurel is born 125 years ago

Laurel and Hardy became friends with inimitable comic chemistry, and huge audience pleasers at the box office.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announces Music for Peace

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced a Music for Peace concert, in the wake of recent unrest resulting from Freddie Gray's death.

 

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"Words by Ira Gershwin": Where’s the man behind the legendary lyrics?

The show's tagline is "Meet the man behind the legendary lyrics." But after over two hours spectators will learn precious little about Ira.

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Today in history: 'Wizard of Oz' songwriter & socialist Yip Harburg is born

"I am a rebel by birth," Yip said, "I contest anything that is unjust, that causes suffering in humanity."

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Today in women’s history: Queen Latifah’s birthday

Dana Elaine Owens was born on this March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey.

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Today in women’s history: Musical theater diva Julia Migenes is born

Julia Migenes, the American mezzo-soprano working primarily in musical theater repertoire, was born on this date.

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NYU exhibit highlights Communist role in American music

A new exhibit highlights the CPUSA's role in the renaissance of folk music and U.S. popular music in general during the 30s and beyond.

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Today in African American history: Happy birthday, Fats Domino!

World-renowned performer Antoine "Fats" Domino was born on this date in New Orleans in 1928. 

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