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BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents
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BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents

From Nov. 14 to 18, while some students were studying numbers, working on scientific projects or learning foreign languages in Baruch College’s 23rd Street Building, other students were creating magic in Baruch’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Directed by Baruch’s very own Christopher Scott and presented at the Bernie West Theatre…

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The Lion King, based on the 1994 Disney film, celebrated its 20th year on Broadway. The celebratory performance was joined by director Julie Taymor and over 100 cast alumni, as well as a surprise appearance by the composer Elton John himself, who performed the show’s famous song “The Circle of Life.” Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will reprise…

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Disney has announced the cast for the upcoming live-action version of The Lion King, which comes during the month of the Broadway musical’s 20th anniversary. Joining Donald Glover, who will play the voice of Simba, are Beyoncé, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Eric Andre and others. James Earl Jones will reprise his role…

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Spacey faces retaliation after assault allegations

In a time when sexual assault and sexual harassment are finally becoming vocal topics in Hollywood, another prominent celebrity is joining Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly in the shameful club of sexual predators. This time, it is Oscar, Tony and Golden Globe winner Kevin Spacey. One of Hollywood’s most beloved stars, Spacey came under the…

BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents
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BPAC’s Shakespeare update showcases Baruch artistic talents

From Nov. 14 to 18, while some students were studying numbers, working on scientific projects or learning foreign languages in Baruch College’s 23rd Street Building, other students were creating magic in Baruch’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Directed by Baruch’s very own Christopher Scott and presented at the Bernie West Theatre…

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Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 4, in Minneapolis. Timberlake will become the first person to perform at the Super Bowl for a third time. He first appeared in 2001 as part of N’SYNC, alongside Aerosmith and his former girlfriend Britney Spears. The next time was in 2004 with Janet…

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The American Music Awards have announced their 2017 nominees. Bruno Mars leads the parade with eight nominations, while Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and The Weekend received five nominations each. The AMAs have already received criticism, as female artists either received nominations only in female categories such a Favorite Female Artist, or as…

Time and the Conways makes disappointing return to Broadway
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Time and the Conways makes disappointing return to Broadway

John Boynton Priestley’s theatrical works receive praise all over the world and are common guests on New York stages. Nevertheless, one of his most well-known plays, Time and the Conways, has not been produced on Broadway since its original run in 1938. The current revival by the Roundabout Theatre Company, which is playing at the…

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Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released the single “Almost Like Praying,” to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. The song has the same tune as  “María” from West Side Story, but it has different lyrics and includes vocals from Latino artists such as Marc Antony, Gloria Estefan, Luis Fonsi and Jennifer Lopez. _______________________ Cardi…

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