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Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing for a photo in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in an apparent suicide. Williams was 63. (AP Photo/Reed Sa…

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Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

FILE - This March 23, 1998 file photo shows Robin Williams holding his Oscar high backstage at the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles after won Best Supporting Actor for "Good Will Hunting." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for…

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Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO — Robin Williams, a brilliant shapeshifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or harness it into richly nuanced work like his Oscar-winning turn in “Good Will Hunting,” died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

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Polanski's 'Venus in Fur' a commanding presence

Polanski's 'Venus in Fur' a commanding presence

'Venus in Fur' is a movie-within-a-play.

July 23, 2014 12:12 pm Photos

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Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

This photo released by IFC Films shows Emmanuelle Seigner as Vanda and Mathieu Amalric as Thomas in director Roman Polanski’s "Venus in Fur," a Sundance Selects Release. (AP Photo/IFC Films, Courtesy Guy Ferrandis)

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Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

In his latest stage adaptation, Roman Polanski’s wife Emmanuelle Seigner plays actress Vanda, who dominates her director, a younger Polanski doppelganger Mathieu Amalric.

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This week on TV: Dec. 15-21

This week on TV: Dec. 15-21

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Downtown theater, Beowulf Alley, closes

Downtown theater, Beowulf Alley, closes

The final curtain has fallen for the scrappy Beowulf Alley Theatre. The last show, “Savage Bond,” by Tucsonan Steve Holiday, completed its run Nov. 24.

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Cirque du Soleil resumes Vegas show after death

LAS VEGAS — The Cirque du Soleil show “Ka” has reopened on the Las Vegas Strip 17 days after an acrobat fell to her death in its closing scene.

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Review: Chamber Music Plus "Sister-In-Law Beethoven"

Review: Chamber Music Plus "Sister-In-Law Beethoven"

Performance closes out group's ninth Tucson season.

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Chamber Music Plus brings Margot Kidder back to Tucson

Chamber Music Plus brings Margot Kidder back to Tucson

Show on Sunday looks at Beethoven's dark secret.

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Tucson's lone magic shop closing Sunday

Tucson's lone magic shop closing Sunday

Williams Magic spent nearly 25 years in the same building.

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Preview: Joshua Bell's new Beethoven recording

Preview: Joshua Bell's new Beethoven recording

CD came out Tuesday.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Barbara Cook postpones Tucson concert

Barbara Cook postpones Tucson concert

Cites illness.

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Former UA diver Grado making name for himself in Cirque du Soleil

The Russian Swing sounds like a torture device or a World War II tactical maneuver.

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Tucson's Rogue Theatre snags top honor

The Rogue Theatre is a young 'un, but it hasn't gone unnoticed on the national scene: The American Theatre Wing(they're the folks who do the Tony Awards) has presented The Rogue with its National Theatre Company grant ... The Rogue was one of 10 theaters in the country to receive a tidy $10,…

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