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  • Rhythmic Circus brings amazing feet and feats to Columbia Festival

    Rhythmic Circus brings amazing feet and feats to Columbia Festival
    If performers generally need to be quick on their feet, that's especially the case for Rhythmic Circus. Its energetic show "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" — part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts that runs through June 29 — is likely to get the...
  • '50 Shades! The Musical' to play Hippodrome in May

    '50 Shades! The Musical' to play Hippodrome in May
    The racy, mega-selling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," by E. L. James, has spawned a stage parody that is heading to Baltimore.  "50 Shades! The Musical," which has been quite a hit in Chicago, New York and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will be performed...
  • Mini-Fringe Festival to spice up Women's Expo

    Mini-Fringe Festival to spice up Women's Expo
    For the past 10 years, the annual CCBC Women's Expo has attracted 1,200 to 1,500 people per day for a weekend of motivational speakers, workshops and booths for and by women. This year, organizers want to give the number a boost. "We've been pretty...
  • A quick stop in Columbia on the road to stardom

    A quick stop in Columbia on the road to stardom
    Summer is a good time to catch professional dancers with Howard County roots on hometown visits between gigs. Some are now dancing professionally in other parts of the country, and others are gearing up for big fall tours. Ashley Blair Fitzgerald is...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 29-Sept. 1

    Fest planner: Aug. 29-Sept. 1
    Bummed that you're not heading out of the city for the long weekend? Instead of dreaming up lies about yachts, glamping and other nonexistent Labor Day weekend plans, head to one of the five festivals going on around Chicago this weekend. There's plenty...
  • 7-night Caribbean cruise for $549, and more travel trips and tips

    7-night Caribbean cruise for $549, and more travel trips and tips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: A seven-night Caribbean cruise with a balcony cabin for just $549 per person double occupancy is a good deal. The Online Vacation...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival's 2014-15 board of directors

     Orlando Fringe Festival's 2014-15 board of directors
    The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the oldest Fringe Festival in the United States, announced its officers and board members for 2014-15 following its annual board retreat this month. This next Fringe, by the way, is May 13-26, 2015,...
  • Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'

    Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'
    EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers. They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
  • Annapolis Fringe Festival starts Kickstarter campaign before return Oct. 4

    Annapolis Fringe Festival starts Kickstarter campaign before return Oct. 4
    Organizers of the Annapolis Fringe Festival have launched a crowdfunding campaign leading up to the October event. With the fourth Fringe Festival scheduled for Oct. 4, event organizers said Thursday they are hoping to raise $5,200 through a Kickstarter...
  • Irish-American Bishop learns Chinese to break down comedy walls

    (Reuters) - An Irish-American stand-up comedian has dramatically increased the size of his potential audience by learning to perform his act in Mandarin Chinese. Des Bishop, 38, left his home in Dublin and moved to China in 2013 for a year to immerse...
  • Having an entire year to binge on Fringe

    Having an entire year to binge on Fringe
    Anyone who loves theater in the Orlando area knows instantly what the word “Fringe” means.  Just say the word to a theater-going crowd, and someone will say the full title: the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, held every May...