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Lean & Hungry Theater's Romeo & Juliet

Lean & Hungry Theater presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in modern day Verona, Calif.

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Lean & Hungry Theater: The Twelfth Night, Part 2

Lean & Hungry Theater presents William Shakespeare’s The Twelfth Night.

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Lean & Hungry Theater: The Twelfth Night, Part 1

Lean & Hungry Theater presents William Shakespeare’s The Twelfth Night.

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'Guilt Trip': Streisand On Songs, Films And Family

In her new movie, singer, actor, writer, director and producer Barbra Streisand plays a well-meaning if overbearing Jewish mom. The star says her own mother both encouraged her talents and was jealous of them.
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No. 1 At The Box Office? Four Reasons Why It Doesn't Matter

Every weekend, movies compete to be No. 1 at the box office. But a No. 1 ranking means less about whether a movie will be profitable — and more about a fleeting cultural moment.
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Sticking With The Sunshine State

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with "F" and the second word starts with "LA."
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Hunt For Bin Laden More Than Just One Woman's Fight

A new movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden focuses on a female intelligence officer that the filmmakers say is based on an actual young woman.
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'Rock Me, Mercy': A Poem Written In Mourning

The heartbreaking loss of lives in Newtown, Conn., moved the Louisiana-born poet Yusef Komunyakaa to put his emotions into words. The global distinguished professor of English at New York University knows too well how it feels to lose a child and poetry's power to calm and heal.
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No Orcs Allowed: Hobbit House Brings Middle-Earth To Pa.

At the request of a lifelong Lord of the Rings fan, architect Peter Archer has built a cottage modeled after those of the Shire. Like any good hobbit-hole, this dwelling was built for sitting comfortably and imagining great adventures — but it took a lot of skill to put together.
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NIH Director Francis Collins Plays Not My Job

We've invited Collins to play a game called "OWWW!" Three questions about athletes and the surprising new ways they find to injure themselves.

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