Shia LaBeouf arrested in movie theater

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Police say actor Shia LaBeouf has been taken out of a New York City theater for being disorderly and causing a disruption.

It happened Thursday night at Studio 54 in Manhattan during a performance of the Broadway show “Cabaret.”

According to a police source, LaBeouf was drunk and acting erratic during the performance. He was also smoking a cigarette inside the theater.

A spokesman for the show says LaBeouf was “disruptive during act one” and was escorted out of the theater at intermission.

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Renowned poet, author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

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#TaniaOnTheScene — Celebrated poet, novelist and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou has died at age 86, her publicist said Wednesday.

She died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., Helen Brann said.

A professor, singer and dancer, among other things, Angelou’s work spans different professions. She spent her early years studying dance and drama in San Francisco, California.

After dropping out at age 14, she become the city’s first African-American female cable car conductor.

Angelou later returned to high school to finish her diploma and gave birth to her son a few weeks after graduation. While the 17-year-old single mother waited tables to support her son, she acquired a passion for music and dance. She toured Europe in the mid-1950s with “Porgy and Bess,” an opera production. In 1957, she recorded her first album, “Calypso Lady.”

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"My Mother Has 4 Noses"

#TaniaOnTheScene - This 90 minute off-broadway play was written and performed by Jonatha Brooke is a must see!

Jonatha’s mom did have 4 noses, at least as many names, and an indomitable sense of humor. She was a published poet, a clown, a Christian Scientist, and she had Alzheimer’s. In their final two years together, Jonatha and her mother would mine the daily goings-on for theatre. “Boolie (Jonatha’s nickname), are you getting this down? We should make a play out of it!” My Mother Has 4 Noses is the result.

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Free Cookies from DoubleTree by Hilton To Kick Off Worldwide Cookie Care Tour & Celebrate 300 Millionth Cookie Milestone

#TaniaOnTheScene - DoubleTree by Hilton will be kicking off a year-long Cookie Care Tour in New York City, where they will deliver their signature chocolate chip cookies during high-profile events and key moments in time globally throughout 2014. 

Did your city’s team just win the World Series? Are you celebrating the Queen’s birthday?  They want to share the Cookie Care in celebration of these occasion.  After all, nothing helps brighten your day more than a chocolate chip cookie. 

 

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'The Waltons' Star Ralph Waite Dies

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#TaniaOnTheScene - The iconic TV dad and New York native has died. Ralph Waite, who played the father in the tv series “The Waltons” died yesterday in Palm Desert, California. The cause of death was not released. Waite starred on the Waltons for 9 years and then became a minister at the United Church of Christ in Garden City, Long Island. He was 85 years old.

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VH1′s Superbowl BLitz with TLC

#TaniaOnTheScene - TLC will be performing live at the Beacon Theater for the VH1 Superbowl BLitz.

The VH1 Super Bowl Blitz is the ultimate music fan’s pregame party featuring today’s hottest artists making stops at six different venues, six nights in a row. Rain or shine, snow or hail, the show must go on. Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler will join some of music’s biggest names on stage as the official hosts for the VH1 Super Bowl Blitz.

When: January 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Beacon Theater
2124 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Cost: Free

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Broadway Week Returns!

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Broadway Week returns with 2-for-1 theater tickets to 26 Broadway shows & more than any previous iteration of the campaign. The promotion will run from January 21 through February 6, but tickets go on sale 10:30 am today, Jan 6th.

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