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Dylan Fest honors a still living legend

In a year when the musical world is still mourning icons Prince, David Bowie and Merle Haggard, musicians of all genres and generations have been celebrating a still active legend — Bob Dylan — in an annual all-star concert series for 15 years.

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NYC Opera announces 1st full season after bankruptcy

The revived New York City Opera announced its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy, planning 28 performances of six works in 2016-17 that include the U.S. debut of Antonio de Literes' "Los Elementos" and area premieres of Peter Eotvos' "Angels in America" and Tobin Stokes' "Fallujah."

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Monkee business is happening

When the TV series "The Monkees" premiered on Sept. 12, 1966, by all rights it should have been nothing more than a effervescent bubble on the face of pop culture - something to be enjoyed now, because surely it would burst and quickly vanish.