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Archive for February 17th, 2013

  • Review: The brawl’s the thing in ‘Donnybrook!’

    February 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by Shirley Herz Associates shows, from left, David Sitler, Jenny Powers, Kathy Fitzgerald, Ted Koch and James Barbour, in a scene from the musical “Donnybrook”, performing off-Broadway at the Irish Repertory Theatre in...

  • SD museum with rare instruments seeks $15M revamp

    February 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Cleveland Johnson, new director of the National Music Museum, stands in front of some historic keyboard instruments in the museum’s Abell Gallery, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Vermillion, S.D. The museum is embarking upon a $15 million expansion to...

  • Striking new look for ‘Parsifal’ at Met in NYC

    February 17, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Jonas Kaufmann rehearses the title character of Wagner’s “Parsifal,” Feb. 8, 2013 in New York. Though traditionalists may object, this is a “Parsifal” to treasure, elevated to the highest...

  • Overseas slice of ‘Pi’ flips Hollywood formula

    February 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity photo released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel taking in the bioluminescent wonders of the sea in a scene from the film, “Life of Pi.” With 11 Academy Awards nominations, second only to “Lincoln” with 12, and...

  • Utility says pipeline power won’t be done in 2014

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    From center to right; Bill McKibben, Fiona McRaith, Leah Qusba and Maayan Cohen join a march from the National Mall to the White House in Washington during a rally on calling on President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, as...

  • Maker’s Mark to restore alcohol content of whiskey

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This file still frame image made from video provided by Maker’s Mark Distillery Inc., shows a bottle of Maker’s Mark in an advertisement. After a backlash from customers, the producer of Maker’s Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to...

  • Runoff called in Cyprus’ presidential election

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man votes in the Presidential election in southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Cypriots are voting Sunday for a new president who must tackle a financial crisis that has forced the country to seek international rescue money to stay...

  • Masked intruders raid Greek gold mining company

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A burnt truck of Hellas Gold, stands at a mining facility near the village of Skouries, located on the northern peninsula of Halkidiki Greece, on Sunday, Feb. 17 2013. About 40 masked attackers raided the facilities of a prospective gold mine in northern...

  • Submerged superstorm debris threatens tourism

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Feb. 5, 2013, photo,shows a home in the middle of Barnegat Bay, that was washed into the Bay from Mantoloking N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. States hit hard by Sandy are gearing up to remove tons of debris from waterways, including houses, vehicles,...

  • Big protests in Spain against health care reforms

    February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Protesters march as they hold a banner reading “Health care system not for sale” during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 17,...