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Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 2 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Read more

Artists to curate new performance series at Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Season

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A new performance series curated by leading artists will help define a new programming slate at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts under its new president, along with festivals celebrating Ireland and something unexpected: skateboarding culture. Read more

Statewide groups hosting "Meet Oklahoma" at SXSW in Texas

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and other groups are planning to give an estimated 65,000 South by Southwest attendees the opportunity to "Meet Oklahoma" at the conference tradeshow in Austin, Texas. Read more

Officials: Grateful Dead fans can't camp during concerts

Officials in Chicago say Grateful Dead fans won't be allowed to camp out during three 50th anniversary concerts over the summer. Read more

Transportation board considering reopening Buddy Holly crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. Read more

Cleveland spending $500,000 as host of rock hall induction

Cleveland will spend $500,000 toward the cost of hosting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 30th annual induction ceremony on April 18. Read more

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 2 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Read more

Carrie Underwood becomes a mom, gives birth to a boy

Carrie Underwood is a new mom, and like all proud parents, she's showing him off in a photo. Read more

NYC's last classical sheet music store to close

It's a sad day for classical music lovers. New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday. Read more

Man charged in deadly stabbing of Nicki Minaj crew member

A Philadelphia man already facing an attempted murder charge in the stabbings of two members of Nicki Minaj's tour has been charged with murder. Read more

Apollo Theater to honor Billie Holiday for 100th birthday

The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday. Read more

Chilina Kennedy on finding the 'joy' of Carole King on B'way

Theater-Q&A-Chilina Kennedy

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The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she's returned to play someone much more contemporary — songwriter Carole King. Read more

Classical music composer Ezra Laderman dies at 90

Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. He was 90. Read more

Borgata casino plans outdoor concert hall, new nightclub

The Borgata casino will open an outdoor concert hall this summer and a new nightclub this fall. Read more

Winona artist to try sleeping on bed of nails for 24 hours

Exchange-Winona-Bed Of Nails

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This March, Winona artist Billy X. Curmano will take a nap. Read more

'Black Madam' falls ill after 2 days of colorful testimony

Buttocks Enhancement Death

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An underground "body sculptor" charged in the death of a London dancer has tangled with a prosecutor who believes her ever-changing names, addresses and business ventures are the work of a classic con. Read more

Court hearing set in crash that killed Savannah jazz bassist

A Texas man charged in a car crash that killed Savannah jazz musician Ben Tucker nearly two years ago is scheduled to appear in court. Read more

Mumford & Sons bringing festival to small town of Salida

Mumford & Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado. Read more

Maxee Maxwell, member of girl group Brownstone, dies at 46

Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone — best known for the hit "If You Love Me" — has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday. Read more

Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

Books-Veronica Roth

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Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. Read more

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