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Arts & Life

Hurricane Harvey Flooded Houston's Theater District, But It Won't Stop The Shows

Bayou water and sewage flooded the city's opera, ballet, and theater companies, ruining wigs, costumes and props. Losses and costs to rebuild may total more than $60 million.

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Merci, Johnny: Remembering Rocker Johnny Hallyday, Beloved By France

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J'ai oublie de vivre Johnny Hallyday
Sweet Sensation Bo Jacobson

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Hurricane Harvey Flooded Houston's Theater District, But It Won't Stop The Shows

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Varberg U137
After Slice Ivory Waves

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SpongeBob's Bikini Bottom On Broadway — And In Danger

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"Reds" share some of their concerns with fellow conservatives during a so-called "fishbowl" exercise run by Better Angels. Chas Sisk/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Group Uses Marriage Counseling Methods To Help Bridge Political Divide

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Tired Road
Dark Between Stars The Polish Ambassador
Take Wing The Polish Ambassador
Rained the Whole Time Shlohmo

Oobah Butler created an imaginary London restaurant, The Shed at Dulwich, which he successfully got verified on TripAdvisor after providing a phone number, address and website for the eatery. It soon became one of the city's top-rated restaurants. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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How A Fake Restaurant Became London's Top Spot On TripAdvisor

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Run It Back (Instr) Genesis B.L.U.
Dreams Joakim Karud
Canals