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The Capitolfest will be back at the Capitol Theater in Rome, 220 E. Dominick St., from Friday to Sunday, August 13-15. Every summer since 2003, with the exception of 2020 due to COVID-19, Capitolfest has brought classic moviegoers from around the world to Rome for a three-day film festival that showcases the silent and talkative …

Forecasters are predicting fiery weather to subside a bit and just in time for weekend events. The county’s cultural institutions are going all out with outdoor events across the city. COVID-19 conditions encourage social distancing, but with music, food and fun in the sun, there is plenty of space to celebrate during this time. Below …

Claire Danes & Leonardo DiCaprio in “Romeo + Juliet” (1996), performing at the Miller Outdoor Theater this month | Courtesy of 20th Century-Fox Catch virtual or live performances this summer with our roundup of theatrical and artistic productions online and in person in August 2021. This month, the festival celebrating the Great Bard returns to …

EVENT OF THE WEEK Kilkenny Arts FestivalAugust 5-15, kilkennyarts.ie This year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival aims to bring people together (in a safe way) with a mix of online and live events that, once again, will showcase the strong vein of creativity and innovation running through the marble county. The festival kicks off with a bang …

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of three drag queens traveling through the outback on a journey of self-discovery – a great Australian road trip with no COVID-19 border restrictions, simply faaaabulous daaarling. Key points: Tickets for new adaptation of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (The Musical) sell out in days Film critic …

Alex Neff, center, stars as Galileo in Mills’ upcoming Masks production of the Queen musical “We Will Rock You”. Ken Whitacre, center, stars as Buddy in “We Will Rock You”. Also in the scene, from left to right, are Jeannie Lorimor, Deb Spencer, Dana Cutshall, Gable Thompson, Cordelia Gray, Don Vinkenberg and Isaac Morrison. Jeff …

A few weeks ago, George Mount, artistic director of the Seattle Shakespeare Company, went to a rehearsal room to start work on the production of “The Comedy of Errors”. When he entered he started to cry. Almost a year and a half ago, Mount was in that same rehearsal space, about to start the tech …

Santa Barbara Opera Das rheingold at the Lobero Theater on Sunday was a perfectly enchanting back-to-school performance for live music inside Santa Barbara. Challenging, beautifully designed and executed, and, most importantly, great fun, this production will be remembered by anyone who has seen it for many years to come. Thanks to Kostis Protopapas, Crystal Manich …

Some of today’s biggest movie stars rose to fame thanks to World Wrestling Entertainment. The Rock, John Cena, Bautista, how did they take the plunge? Movie stars come from a variety of backgrounds including television, commercials, and the theater. But nowadays, many of the most beloved and successful movie stars have first made their mark …

ZACH Theater has announced the return to full-capacity live theater with five Mainstage productions as well as the family series and a holiday add-on as part of the 2021-22 season. Three productions include the ZACH360 Experience, ZACH’s new artistic initiative to create dynamic theatrical experiences that are immersive, eye-opening and fun. The actors engage the …