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To celebrate New York City’s reopening and Father’s Day, Pat Labez, in collaboration with Step Forward Entertainment, will be offering a Father’s Day afternoon at a special book signing of Turn on the possibilities. Ignite the possibilities is a compilation of stories from individuals around the world sharing their soul-awakening “Ignite Moment”. These real life …

Broadway’s Best Shows Spotlight on Plays ends June 17 with virtual reading by Sarah Ruhl Dear Elisabeth, with Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. ET with stage directions voiced by Polly Noonan. Kate Whoriskey (Ruined) conducts Ruhl’s play based on letters compiled between poets Robert Lowell and Elizabeth …

AUTOS CarGurus has a new member of the Board of Directors The online auto marketplace CarGurus Inc. has recruited Yvonne Hao, former executive of PillPack, to join the Cambridge company’s board of directors. Hao has been Managing Director of private equity firm Cove Hill Partners since July 2019. Prior to that, she was COO and …

The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is about to usher in a new political and social situation in the country. Earlier in this three-part blogging series, I detailed four possible scenarios for Afghanistan’s future and analyzed the internal factors that shape their probabilities. In this last piece, I analyze where external actors have a leverage …

Virtual fundraiser for actors’ fund with poetry, music and in-depth discussion WHEN Ongoing until June 23, 2021[days & times] Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays noon – 1 p.m. OR Virtual Menu AGE All ages COST Free – $ 12 To buy tickets Artistic Director of the Collingwood Summer Music Festival Daniel Vnukowski will …

https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-riz-ahmed-talks-sound-metal-evelyn-glennie-podcast-2021-06-16 Riz Ahmed, Oscar-winning film star The sound of metal, is the guest of the last episode of percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie’s podcast. He talks with Glennie about the film, in which he plays a punk-metal drummer who begins to fall apart when he suddenly loses his hearing and his identity. Glennie performs on the …

STURGEON BAY, Wisconsin (WFRV) – Third Avenue Playhouse will close its “PlayWorks 2021” season this week with Kenneth Jones’ drama “Two Henrys”. The live reading show begins at 7 p.m. on June 18. Tickets are free and donations are accepted. Info: thirdavenueplayhouse.com. The direction is by James Valcq, co-artistic director of Third Avenue Playhouse. The …

Stars in the lodge, the daily live-air concert series created by Playbill correspondent and SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and producer James Wesley, reunites the cast of the 1992 Tony Tony-winning revival Guys and dolls June 16. Guests include winners Tony Nathan Lane and Faith Prince, as well as Peter Gallagher, Josie de Guzman, Walter …

The 63rd episode of Jim CarusoThe Pajama Cast Party will air on Monday, June 21 at 8 p.m. ET, and will feature lively discussions and performances by stage and pop singer (and Pajama Cast Party producer) Ruby Locknar, jazz singers Luke Carlsen and Laura Anglade, and Philippe springer, the 95 year old songwriter of “Santa …

Report released by European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights reveals scale of money spent on anti-abortion and anti-LGBTIQ initiatives From 2009 to 2018, 54 organizations spent $ 702 million on anti-gender activities in Europe – annual anti-gender spending in the region quadrupling during this period, new data has revealed. The “tip of the …