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Dancing priests become Internet sensation

Italy Tap Dancing Priests

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A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. Read more

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

People-Charli XCX

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Singer Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium. Read more

Obama, first lady to salute US troops on Nov. 6

Mary J. Blige and Willie Nelson are joining President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for a salute to U.S. troops. Read more

Sting and his 'The Last Ship' star go home

Sting and Rachel Tucker Portrait Session

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The actors in Sting's musical "The Last Ship" have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness. Read more

Iggy Azalea, 'Gone Girl' up for Logo TV awards

TV Logo Awards

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Rapper Iggy Azalea, actor Bryan Cranston and the film "Gone Girl" are nominees for Logo TV's 2014 New Now Next Awards. Read more

Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-free

Britain Wilko Johnson

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British guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live. Read more

Judge: Chris Brown following probation rules

People-Chris Brown

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A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August. Read more

'Little Dancer' musical readies for opening in DC

Theater LIttle Dancer

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"Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her. Read more

Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work

People Q&A Mick Jagger

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Song credits won't be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger's name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows. Read more

Elton John extends Vegas Strip show 3 more years

Caesars Entertainment officials say Elton John will keep performing at Caesars Palace for three more years. Read more

NY court backs EMI over Duke Ellington royalties

The state's highest court on Thursday sided with EMI in the music publisher's dispute with Duke Ellington's heirs, but acknowledged global industry consolidation has made contracts like his much more favorable to publishers. Read more

Motown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home

Theater Motown

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Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Yet they were mere proving grounds for its date with Detroit. Read more

Clarksdale on short list for museum

The Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame is considering Clarksdale as a possible location for a permanent home. Read more

Mexico banda musician found dead in northern state

A member of the popular musical group Banda el Recodo was found dead in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan early Wednesday, and his wife and her alleged lover were detained on suspicion of murder. Read more

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

Hong Kong Democracy Protest Kenny G

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Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces. Read more

Sax player behind 'Baker Street' solo dies at 60

Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. He was 60. Read more

Cinderella musical on tour stars a new mom

Theater-Cinderella Tour

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The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. She's got a bouncing baby boy. Read more

New U. Iowa art museum would be near music school

The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. Read more

Oil CEO in sad toll of famed plane crash victims

Plane Crashes Famous Names

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Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA whose silver handlebar earned him the nickname "Big Mustache," died late Monday at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, according to Russian investigators. Read more

Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google Mood Music

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Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet. Read more

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