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Comedy Community Mourns The 'End Of An Era' As UCB Closes New York Locations

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| Upright Citizens Brigade, the improv mainstay and launchpad for many comics, will no longer have a physical space in New York City. Despite UCB's flaws, "people are grieving," a former UCBer says.

Tony Award-Winning Actor Brian Dennehy Has Died At The Age Of 81

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Two-time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy was a towering figure on stage - artistically and physically. He died yesterday of a non-COVID-related heart attack in a Connecticut hospital.

Postcards From The Pandemic

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Over the past weeks, most us have had to adapt to a new normal. We reached out to a few TED speakers to ask how their lives have changed and what they're thinking about these days.

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SXSW Film Festival Heads to Amazon

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The SXSW Film Festival joins other cancelled or postponed film fests looking for alternate ways to screen their movies.

Famed Opera Singer Plácido Domingo Hospitalized Due To COVID-19 Complications

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Domingo's reported hospitalization comes days after he posted a message on Facebook saying it was his "moral obligation" to reveal he tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus.

The Frame: For Marc Maron, Timing Is Everything

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David Biello: A Journey Into Uncharted Territory

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There's so much we've yet to explore—from outer space to the deep ocean to our own brains. This hour, Manoush goes on a journey through those uncharted places, led by TED Science Curator David Biello.

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After Woody Allen's Memoir Was Signed, Book Publisher's Employees Walk Out

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Two days after Ronan Farrow announced he "can't work with" Hachette Book Group after its acquisition of Woody Allen's memoir, employees of the publishing house walked out in protest as well.

Academy of American Poets Receives $4.5 Million Grant

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The grant, thought to be the largest-ever from a philanthropic institution for poetry, will enable the academy to fund its Poets Laureate Fellowship program for the next three years.