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Debbie Allen's FREEZE FRAME...Stop the Madness is a musical featuring dance, video and visual art that explores gun violence in cities. Lee Tonks/Courtesy of Debbie Allen Dance Academy hide caption

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Debbie Allen's 'Weapons' To Stop Gun Violence Are Dance And Music

Director, actor and choreographer Debbie Allen's multimedia musical Freeze Frame examines the lives of young people living in cities with the backdrop of violence and police shootings.

Crowds of people take photos of the White House lighted in the rainbow colors in Washington on June 26, 2015. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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2016 Has Been A Mixed Bag For LGBT Politics

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Debbie Allen's FREEZE FRAME...Stop the Madness is a musical featuring dance, video and visual art that explores gun violence in cities. Lee Tonks/Courtesy of Debbie Allen Dance Academy hide caption

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Debbie Allen's 'Weapons' To Stop Gun Violence Are Dance And Music

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Bluegrass Police is a popular act at the Tokyo bluegrass club Rocky Top. From left to right are mandolin player Satoshi Hoshikawa (obscured), fiddler Yuuko Wakabayashi, bassist Tomonari Hiraizumi, banjo player Tatsuya Kuwahara and guitarist and vocalist Mitsutaka Sometaya. Naomi Gingold hide caption

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Meet The Musicians Behind Japan's Vibrant Bluegrass Scene

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For his latest documentary, Into the Inferno, filmmaker Werner Herzog traveled to volcanoes around the world, including this one in Vanuatu. Andrew Hreha /Netflix hide caption

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Director Werner Herzog: 'You Can Throw Anything At Me'

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