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“The Diary Of Anne Frank” By Goodrich & Hackett

Center Stage Community Playhouse, a Bronx based theater company, is mounting an inventive production of the “Diary of Anne Frank” by Goodrich and Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, for its final show of the 42nd season.
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Bronx's Emerging Music Talent

Next Friday, April 1, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., some of Bronx’s best emerging talent will compete in the Bronx round of WNYC’s Battle of the Boroughs. Here is a sample of the diverse contenders taking part:...
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The Baby-Boy From Biggie's Album Cover Is Finally Found

The cute baby from Biggie Smalls' iconic Ready to Die album cover has been located. Keithroy Yearwood, who grew up in Bronx, is now an 18-year-old high school senior. He was paid $150 for the two-hour modeling agency shoot in which he posed in diapers and an impressive Afro. And here all were, thinking the cover was an early picture of Big himself! ...
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The Best Little Comedy In NYC

The Bronx comedy goes to Manhattan! After a sold out run at Pregones Theater in The Bronx, this Bronx Tale takes The Lower East Side by storm. Indulge this unique and funny experience!...
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Vin Keatin Releases Debut Ep Certified

Emerging R&B singer Vin Keatin is a break from the habitual hip-thrusting, pop-like music that passes for rhythm and blues today. ...
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A Night Of Papa At Manhattan Movement & Art Center

Former principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre, Stars of American Ballet, and Danish Royal Ballet, Phyllis Papa presents a night of four extraordinary works....
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Philharmonic Plays 5th-Grader's Work

Ten-year-old Nuha Dolby is heading to Lincoln Center for a performance by the New York Philharmonic of "Voices of Darkness" — her very own composition....
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A Hard Hitting Show About The Injustice In The American Justice System

A Bronx theater company mounts hard hitting show that explores the injustice in the American Justice System. Center Stage Community Playhouse continues its’ 42st season in February with Jessica Blank’s and Erik Jensen’s award winning play The Exonerated, directed by Holland Renton....
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Hip Hop Founder In Bad Health

Kool DJ Herc, the deejay many credit with founding hip hop music is very ill without health insurance to help him pay his medical bills. ...
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John Patrick Shanley Hits Provincetown

Playwright John Patrick Shanley, who won a Pulitzer Prize for “Doubt” and an Oscar for his screenplay for “Moonstruck,” was born in the Bronx, the setting for “Five Corners” (1987), which is being screened on Tuesday, February 1, 2011....
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Bronx Opera Company Returns

The 44-year-old Bronx Opera Company will be bringing their production of Auber's Fra Diavolo to Hunter College's Kaye playhouse in Manhattan tonight. After last weekend's performances at Lehman college the show has travelled to the island of Manhattan. ...
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American Idol Hopeful Slams Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz blasted “American Idol” for the portrayal of the Bronx as a drug-infested kill zone of gang violence when showing a video of contestant Travis Orlando. Is Idol’s portrayal accurate or overblown? Check out the video for yourself. ...
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The Ricanciliation

The Homeless Focus! Reel Players and Poets Club, Inc. presents "The Ricanciliation"....
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Bronx Resident Stars In Buffalo State College Theater Production

Bronx resident, Jamaican native and Buffalo State College student Daigi-Ann Thompson will be starring as a lead role in The Children's Hour, written by Lillian Hellman and presented by Buffalo State College and Casting Hall Productions November 10-20, 2010. ...
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Jay-Z & Eminem Turn Yankee Stadium Upside Dow

On September 13 & 14, hip hop legends Jay-Z and Eminem hit the stage performing the first ever concerts at the new Yankee Stadium as part of their Home and Home tour. The rappers sold out Yankee Stadium for both nights, playing to crowds of around 80,000 fans....
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Shooting Wraps On 'Gun Hill Road'

Shooting has successfully wrapped in New York's Bronx borough on Rashaad Ernesto Green's first feature-length film, "Gun Hill Road," its producers said....
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The Kora Player From The Bronx

Salieu Suso is one of the inconspicuous residents of the Bronx. His apartment on Hoe Avenue is nondescript as is his appearance. However, he is probably one of the residents who has made the Bronx very proud....
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Mike DeStefano - NBC's Last Comic Standing Finalist

Born in the Bronx, Mike’s fascinating life of crime and addiction is the template for his hilarious act, taking all the stories from his past and morphing them into a stand-up show that leaves no one safe from laughter. ...
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A Tomato Can’t Grow In The Bronx

Novelist, playwright and radio host Gary Morgenstein’s powerful new play, A Tomato Can’t Grow in the Bronx, will have its world premiere on Wednesday, September 22 through Sunday, September 26, at The Producers Club in New York City....
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Biopic About Linda Lovelace

Rumors that Lindsay Lohan has been fired from Inferno, the new movie biopic about Linda Lovelace, have been squelched by the producers. ...
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