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Broadway slips with foreigners


The recent boom in Gotham tourism prompted a related spike in Broadway ticket sales to domestic tourists, according to a recent demographic report on the 2010-11 season from the Broadway League. But…

Spoleto sets Egoyan opera


A Chinese opera helmed by Atom Egoyan as well as stints from Off Broadway alums including Mike Daisey and troupe 7 Doigts are among the offerings on tap at the 2012 Spoleto Festival USA.

  • Film

California incentives bill in works


Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes is developing legislation that would extend California's film production incentive program and plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session.

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Sean Bonniwell dies at 71


Sean Bonniwell, lead singer of the 1960s Los Angeles garage-rock band Music Machine, died of lung cancer on Dec. 20 in Visalia, Calif. He was 71. The band had the hit single “Talk Talk” in 1966…

Kaye Stevens dies at 79


Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, who performed with the Rat Pack and was a frequent guest on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show," died Wednesday at the Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla.…

  • TV

MSG yanks content from TW Cable


In a dramatic finale to a vitriolic carriage dispute, MSG Network pulled its programming from Time Warner Cable at midnight Saturday after the two sides remained stalemated over fees.