Ellie Goulding sings "Your Song," which she dedicated to the late Amy Winehouse, at NPR headquarters in Washington D.C., on July 25. Amy Ta /NPR hide caption

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Ellie Goulding's Music 'Lights' Up U.K., U.S.

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e-Geaux: Social Networking Without The Social Or The Networking

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New Film Shows Pains, Gains Of Female Friendship

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Reed Martin (from left), Austin Tichenor and Matt Rippy reduce the entire history of athletic competition to a two-hour comedy show. Meghan Moore/ Megapix Photography hide caption

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'Bad Boys Of Abridgement' Reduce World Of Sports

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A scene from the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of As You Like It in the specially constructed theater at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Stephanie Berger hide caption

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The RSC In NYC: 41 Actors, Five Plays, Six Weeks

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Paul Provenza And The Art Of Stand-Up

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Elaine Paige's Musical Life, Lived On Stage

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'In The Blink Of An Eye,' A Change In Racial Identity

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Music Festival Tunes Into Social Transformation

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Milos Karadaglich says as soon as he held his father's rusty, old guitar, he knew it was the instrument he would play. Olaf Heine hide caption

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'New Hero' Of Classical Guitar Shares His Passion

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Reeve Carney appears onstage at the curtain call for the opening night performance of the Broadway musical Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Stephen Colbert: In Good 'Company' On Broadway

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Reeve Carney (left) as Peter Parker and Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane Watson on the Spider-Man set at the Foxwoods Theatre. Carney previously starred in Taymor's film The Tempest; Damiano earned a Tony nomination in 2009 for her performance in Next to Normal. Jacob Cohl hide caption

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At Long Last, Curtain To Rise On 'Spider-Man'

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Kansas Cuts Public Funding For The Arts

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