Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Tennessee Titans players taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after NFL football practice in Nashville, Tenn. Former Titans linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS and visited the facility and witnessed the event to raise money and awareness to battle the disease. The phenomenal success of the fundraising craze is making charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors, specifically through social media. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

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Ebola outbreak revives interest in ‘The Hot Zone’

NEW YORK (AP) — The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston’s “The Hot Zone.”

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‘Motown the Musical’ to take a break from Broadway

This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Sydney Morton as Forence Ballard, Valisia LeKae as Diana Ross and Ariana DeBose as Mary Wilson of The Supremes in "Motown: The Musical," performing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York. Producers of “Motown the Musical” said Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, the $18 million show will play its final performance at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre on Jan. 18 and intends to reopen in July 2016 at a still-to-be-announced Nederlander-owned theater. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Motown the Musical” is taking a break from Broadway.

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Bell, Blount play after arrest, Steelers lose

Pittsburgh Steelers' LeGarrette Blount (27) is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Trent Cole (58) and others during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount played in a preseason game one day after they were arrested for marijuana possession.

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Guide on TV’s ‘Wild West Alaska’ pleads guilty

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet’s “Wild West Alaska” television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls “paperwork violations.”

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