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Theater Review: "Avenue Q"

“Avenue Q” plays through July 1, 2018, at New Village Arts, 2787 State Street, Carlsbad.

“They” are Jeff Whitty and Robert Lopez, jointly responsible for the hilarious puppet musical “Avenue Q,” which has been around amusing audiences since 2003. A sparkling production is back onstage for a run through July 1 at New Village Arts in Carlsbad.

Theater Review: “The Madres”

“The Madres” plays through June 10, 2018, at Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Boulevard in the SDSU area. 

Playwright Stephanie Alison Walker’s “The Madres” memorializes the public protests of Argentinian women against the repressive (and murderous) rightwing junta that deposed Isabel Perón in 1976, and promptly proceeded to eliminate opposition by means of arrests, imprisonment, torture and murder. Some 30,000 “enemies” just disappeared and were never seen again.

Ellen stops entire show over "laurel" vs. "yanny" debate

The internet is debating over what they hear in an audio clip: "laurel" or "yanny."

A few years ago, people were at odds with each other about the color of a dress, making most of the world wonder if they were a part of some global practical joke. It was so polarizing science had to step in to explain it.

Mercury lives in the official 'Bohemian Rhapsody' trailer

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in "'Bohemian Rhapsody."

The new trailer for the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” has just been released.

Rami Malek (Night at the Museum, Old Boy) takes on the role of the Queen frontman, his uncanny resemblance to the iconic stadium rocker created buzz among fans since the first images of him appeared online early this year.

Netflix taps RuPaul and 'Sex and the City' creator for new comedy series

RuPaul Charles and Michael Patrick King go to Netflix for comedy road trip series.

For those of you who are wondering what writer Michael Patrick King's next project will be after the cancellation of "2 Broke Girls" the answer lies in Netflix. That's right, the streaming giant is bringing the Sex and the City and The Comeback writer on board for a new series starring RuPaul Charles called "AJ and The Queen."