Glenn Close stars as Agnes in Edward Albee's play A Delicate Balance. Brigitte Lacombe/Philip Rinaldi Publicity hide caption

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Charlie Hunnam co-stars with Katey Sagal (center) and Drea De Matteo on FX's biker drama Sons of Anarchy. Prashant Gupta/FX Network hide caption

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The Café Edison serves what might be called Jewish soul food — blintzes, matzoh ball soup and kasha varnishkes. Jeff Lunden hide caption

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Daisy Armstrong began performing poetry when her mother took her to a youth poetry group. Soon, she was winning competitions — but she was also kicked out of school after a slam poetry tour. Daniel Schaefer/Courtesy of OutlierImagery.com hide caption

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Justin Hopkins sings during a tribute show for Booker Wright, who worked in a whites-only restaurant in the Mississippi Delta. Brandall Atkinson/Courtesy of Southern Foodways Alliance hide caption

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Mae West is said to have worn these super platform shoes both on screen and off. Brian Sanderson/Courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston hide caption

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"To utilize the chorus as the internal parts of characters ... is still fairly startling," says Stephen Sondheim. "The unsophistication of the writing, unfortunately, does it in." Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company hide caption

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Mike Nichols was an ultimate Hollywood insider who won every major show business award directing for stage, film and TV. But his life in America began as an immigrant from Germany. Nichols was honored with an AFI Life Achievement Award in June 2010. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI hide caption

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Hema Ramaswamy prepares backstage for her performance. She studied with Chitra Venkateswaran (right) for 4 1/2 years in preparation for this recital. Preston Merchant hide caption

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