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Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders and two men in horse masks call for the replacement of New York City's horse-drawn carriages with electric cars. (Credit: CBS2)

Chrissie Hynde Endorses Plan To Replace Horse Carriages With E-Carriages

A legend of punk and new wave threw her support behind a plan to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City Wednesday.

11/05/2014

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens Cancels Beacon Theatre Show

Cat Stevens has cancelled his New York show at the Beacon Theatre from his upcoming tour in protest of inflated prices of tickets caused by scalping. The December 4th performance has been moved to Philadelphia’s Tower Theatre.

09/24/2014

Marvin Gaye is the focus of a new play, "My Brother Marvin," based on the memoir by his sister Zeola Gaye. (credit: CBS 2)

New Play ‘My Brother Marvin’ Looks At The Life And Death Of Marvin Gaye

A new stage production based on the memoir “My Brother Marvin” looks to go beyond the music and enlighten fans about Marvin Gaye the man.

04/14/2013

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The Allman Brothers Band Open ‘March Madness’ With Dylan, Beatles, Hendrix Covers

“It’s been twenty-four years!” declared Gregg Allman in a rare bit of on-stage banter at Friday night’s (March 1) kickoff to the Allman Brothers Band’s annual “March Madness” at New York City’s Beacon Theatre.

03/03/2013

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Boomer & Carton, Top Comedians Raise Over $80K For Sandy Relief

WFAN co-hosts Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason wanted to stand up for their neighbors affected by Superstorm Sandy — so they got together the top names in comedy for a one-night-only event.

11/23/2012

Boomer & Carton with Artie Lange (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Boomer & Carton Announce Huge Night Of Comedy For Sandy Relief Efforts

Artie Lange, Nick DiPaolo, Michael Che, Sherrod Small, John Pizzi and Colin Quinn are all scheduled to take the stage at Manhattan’s historic Beacon Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 21, with more names expected to join the lineup.

11/13/2012

Steve Kazee (C) and Christin Milioti (R) at opening night for "Once" on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre - New York, NY - Mar 18, 2012 (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

‘Once’ Leads 2012 Tony Award Nominations

The low-tech musical “Once” based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician and vacuum cleaner repairman in Dublin got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday.

05/01/2012

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‘The Book of Mormon’ Wins Big At Tony’s

The profane and hysterical “The Book of Mormon” took an early lead at the Tony Awards, snagging honors Sunday for best book, best direction of a musical, best featured actress and two technical awards.

06/12/2011

Tony Awards Logo Graphic (AP)

Tony Award Nominees Told To Keep Acceptance Speeches Short

Tony nominees are being told if they win Sunday night, they’ll have 90 seconds to offer up an acceptance. And that includes the time it takes to get from seat to stage.

06/08/2011