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    Variety Earns 98 Nominations at L.A. Press Club’s 2021 NAEJ Awards

    Variety has scored 98 nominations for the 2021 National Art and Entertainment Journalism awards, leading all publications. The awards are presented yearly by the Los Angeles Press Club. “Thank you to the NAEJ for recognizing the hard and wonderful work of our great team of writers and editors. We’re so honored,” said Claudia Eller, editor-in-chief of Variety. Variety was nominated twice for print entertainment publication, for its “Hitmakers” and “Gamechangers” issues. Variety.com was nominated for entertainment website. Senior vice president Tim Gray and features editor Chris Willman both earned nominations for print journalist of the year, while deputy  

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    Check out these 10 venues to support Topeka business, musical artists

    It may be cold outside, but the live music scene in Topeka is hot. With venues from bars and restaurants to concert halls and coffee shops, local and regional musicians are sharing their talents across town. Conquer the dreary winter months by enjoying local fare, drinks and good company while enjoying some tunes and supporting Topeka-area musical artists. Address: 510 S.W. 49th St. Enjoy Happy Basset Brewing Co. craft beers alongside a wide selection of live music weekly. Food trucks provide fare on Fridays and Saturdays, and guests can listen to music indoors or while sitting outside under the  

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    Hyde Park Art Center’s MLK Day event goes virtual | Arts & Entertainment

    “An Unapologetic Dream,” the Hyde Park Art Center’s (HPAC) Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, will take place virtually on Monday because of the recent COVID-19 omicron surge.  The event, which spotlights local artists and filmmakers and was put together with the South Side Community Arts Center and the University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life, was initially set to be held at the Greenline Performing Arts Center. Ciera McKissick, public programs coordinator with HPAC, believes that the event will have more of an impact now that it is virtual. “Before with it being in person, you have to be  

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    Mississippi art shop sees deluge of orders after HGTV show | Entertainment

    OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi art shop is shipping artwork across the U.S. and as far as Canada and Germany after a Walter Anderson print was featured on the HGTV show “Hometown.” Show hosts Erin and Ben Napier help homeowners renovate historic properties, The Sun Herald reported. They brought a camera crew to visit Realizations Ltd. in Ocean Springs last summer to learn how to make a silkscreen print with Anderson’s iconic designs, shop manager Mary Jo McCollins said. Napier was taught by Carolyn Anderson, Walter Anderson’s daughter-in-law, who has been making prints with his designs for  

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    Looking ahead at 2022 in arts and entertainment in Sarasota | Arts and Entertainment

    This season has lots in store for audiences. Here are a few of our favorite picks not to miss.    ‘Ruby’ When: Opens Jan. 26 Where: 1012 N. Orange Ave. Tickets: $45 adults, $20 children Info: Visit WestCoastBlackTheatre.org. “Ruby,” an original piece penned by Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Director Nate Jacobs and his brother Michael, aims to tell the story of Ruby McCollum, a real-life true crime story that occurred in Live Oak in 1952. The story, a musical, is told on behalf of Ruby, who was charged with the shocking killing of a doctor. The music is inspired by  

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