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The Kinsey Sicks: Outrageousness tinged with outrage

Attitude is a hallmark of the Kinsey Sicks, the rudely vivacious “drag-apella” comedy quartet. On the occasion of their latest show, “Things You Shouldn’t Say,” those heavily mascara’ed masks they wear, of wisecracking clowns utterly unmindful of the censor, are lacquered with a fresh
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Look who’s missing from James Patterson’s upcoming children’s book

James Patterson, the highest-paid author in the world, thinks it’s important for children to mind their manners. Perhaps he feels the same way about his co-writers. For his 2016 children’s book “Give Please a Chance,” the best-selling novelist teamed up with TV personality Bill O’Reilly to
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‘The Defenders’ is the Marvel team-up you hoped for — Iron Fist and all

“The Defenders” is the type of superhero streaming that we’ve come to expect from Netflix’s live-action Marvel productions. Well worth the wait, the new show is every bit the event that Marvel fans hoped it could be.  The coming together of the streaming service’s four superhero shows 
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‘Thurgood’ serves Justice Marshall in George Stevens Jr. tribute drama

As Antonin Scalia thunders from the right in “The Originalist” at Arena Stage, Thurgood Marshall now balances the scales with the liberal lovefest “Thurgood” at the Olney Theatre Center. If John Strand’s “The Originalist” softens the late conservative justice’s portrait, the purring
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Sarah Vaughan finally gets the biography she deserves

Along with Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan is part of the triumvirate of classic jazz vocalists. Together they laid the foundation of contemporary jazz singing and as such, helped to shape all of popular music.Holiday has been the subject of several significant biographies, and the
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The Latest: Bennington’s housekeeper found him hanging

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on announcements related to the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. (all times EST):6:29 p.m.Police in Palos Verdes Estates released audio Monday to The Associated Press of a hired driver’s 911 call in the death of Chester Bennington.The driver told authoriti
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TV highlights: ‘Bizarre Foods’ returns for Season 18 on Travel

(All times Eastern.) The Fosters (Freeform at 8) Callie and Aaron go on their first official date. Dance Moms (Lifetime at 9) Abby Lee Miller talks about her impending prison sentence (for bankruptcy fraud) in this two-hour episode. Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark (WETA and MPT at 9)
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A gentler Thurston Moore sprawls out at Rock & Roll Hotel

Two days shy of his 59th birthday, Thurston Moore was showing his age. The alt-rock stalwart, who played Sunday at the Rock & Roll Hotel, still appears boyish, and he retains his adolescent enthusiasm for guitar noise. But one thing indicated that Moore’s not a kid anymore: He read the words
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The 25 biggest Comic-Con trailers, ranked: From ‘Justice League’ to ‘Westworld’

THE POINT of a good Comic-Con-tailored trailer is less to tell a tale, and more to evocatively tease.The pop-culture convention offered dozens of fresh Hollywood trailers, and their ability to effectively tease ran the gamut.So while we still wait for that “Avengers: Infinity War” Comic-Con trai
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Volunteers needed at the National Book Festival

The 17th Library of Congress National Book Festival is just a few weeks away — on Sept. 2. More than 100 bestselling authors and illustrators will be on hand talking about everything from kids books to cookbooks, mysteries, poetry, novels, biographies and history. We’ll publish a special issue
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