By Mark Savage
BBC music reporter

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image captionPop newcomer Olivia Rodrigo won three prizes, including song of the year

The MTV Video Music Awards returned to New York on Sunday, with major wins for pop stars old and new.

Sparks flew before the ceremony when Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor and rapper Machine Gun Kelly were involved in an altercation on the red carpet.

Olivia Rodrigo then won best new artist and best song for Drivers License, while Justin Bieber won best artist.

The main award, video of the year, went to Lil Nas X

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If you are seeking for a straight-up documentary about the Fab Four’s increase to fame, you will not locate it in The Beatles Really like. What you will obtain is a beloved Cirque du Soleil magnificent, which reopens this week after staying closed for additional than a year.

Adore captures considerably of the spirit of the instances that influenced the group, popping with powerful acrobatics, dancing, and The Beatles’ tunes as you have never listened to it in advance of. It is all staged within a circular theater, where all sides of the viewers get equivalent-access viewing of the

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The Pasadena Playhouse has bought the defeat: The regional theater will kick off its 2021-22 time with a reimagining of “Head In excess of Heels,” the musical comedy that includes the hits of the Go-Go’s.

This “Head Around Heels,” functioning Nov. 9 through Dec. 12, will not be a reproduction of Michael Mayer’s 2018 Broadway output, which sets music like “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation” and “Mad About You” to the tale of Philip Sidney’s 16th-century prose poem “Arcadia.” Rather, the Playhouse staging trims the operating time to an intermission-a lot less 90 minutes (although holding the bulk of

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Worlds collide when a Texas church choir director inherits her late son’s drag queen club in San Francisco.


A sweet but ineffective comedy that cashes in on drag culture’s new mainstream fame. – Monica Castillo,

Glittery, aged-fashioned and big-hearted. – Tara Brady, Irish Occasions

If you failed to see the close coming, you just were not watching…there’s practically nothing to spoil, save for a pair of funny gags…it could have been a large amount far more adventurous, and

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A tented outdoor stage on the tennis courts of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester will be the site of a new collaborative performing arts series this summer.

The Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage will host a variety of concerts, theatrical performances, and film screenings, beginning on June 5 with an encore performance of “You’ve Got a Friend: The Music of Carole King and James Taylor” and concluding in September with Rochester Fringe Festival performances yet to be announced.

“I’m literally thrilled to stand here at the Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage and announce the arts are back,” Ralph Meranto, JCC

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  • Abby Wambach.

Jenni Werner moved to Rochester 10 years ago. She certainly knew the stories of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Everyone who has sat through a junior history class has encountered those two.

Yet there is so much more to be found here, in widely diverse ways that often depart from standard definitions of history-making.

“The stories are incredible,” Werner says. “Some of the most progressive movements in

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The strike musical participate in primarily based on ABBA’s tunes is scheduled to return to the are living stage with entire creation for a collection of performances this coming summer time.

Strike ABBA musical “Mamma Mia!” is returning for 23 performances in Leeds, England.

Producer Judy Craymer tells the Every day Mail’s Baz Bamigboye the total creation will get put on a specifically erected stage in the 100-acre grounds of Harewood Dwelling in August (21).

It marks the initial option for individuals to see the musical since its West Close and touring versions shut in

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NEW YORK – Phyllis Somerville, an actor with a lengthy career of roles in film, television and Broadway productions, has died. She was 76.

Somerville’s manager Paul Hilepo claims the actor died Thursday in New York Town of pure will cause.

A indigenous of Iowa, Somerville moved to New York in the seventies. She most not too long ago appeared onstage in the Broadway generation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

“She took pleasure in contacting herself a New Yorker but she had salt of the Earth mid-western roots which she was also happy of,” Hilepo claimed in an electronic mail.

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Leading on line wine purveyor Wine Entry is thrilled to announce its role as wine curator of SIDEWAYS THE Working experience, introduced by Alexander “Sandy” Marshall/Near Quarter Productions (Community) and the Peccadillo Theater Organization. Tailored by Rex Pickett from his acclaimed novel Sideways, the inspiration for the ensuing eponymous Academy Award-winning movie, SIDEWAYS THE Working experience will be an immersive gourmet food items and wine party integrated with a stage production.

Wine Entry will be curating a wine method that brings California wine country to Manhattan’s West forty sixth Avenue, and has partnered with

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