Sheldon Harnick

To life! ‘Fiddler’ at 50, lyricist Sheldon Harnick at 90

The musical is still a hit, and the lyricist is an ex-fiddler who keeps his hand in the musical business.

    Dave Grohl comes home -- highlights from the D.C. episode of “Sonic Highways”

    Dave Grohl comes home -- highlights from the D.C. episode of “Sonic Highways”

    The latest episode of his HBO rockumentary series shines a light on go-go and punk.

    Festival Pablo Casals Prades Collective falls short

    Festival Pablo Casals Prades Collective falls short

    Performance by the touring group at Freer and Sackler Galleries was a slog.

    Brazil’s rich musical heritage on display at film festival

    Brazil’s rich musical heritage on display at film festival

    Brazilian Film Week features documentaries about a singer, a composer and bossa nova.

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    PBS’s ‘Death Comes to Pemberley’: The Darcys get a clue

    PBS’s ‘Death Comes to Pemberley’: The Darcys get a clue

    TV REVIEW | Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin star in this adaptation of P.D. James’s novel.

    TV listings: Weekend of October 25-26

    TV listings: Weekend of October 25-26

    Jim Carrey hosts “SNL” and a tough crew approaches Rick and the gang on “The Walking Dead.”

    ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Teaser trailer debut sets studio record: 35-million.

    ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Teaser trailer debut sets studio record: 35-million.

    Within first day, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” teaser trailer sets studio record with nearly 35-million views.

    Ageless on stages

    Ageless on stages

    Performing careers sweeping into the 70s, 80s and beyond.

    A brief history of secret shows and standing in long lines to see bands

    A brief history of secret shows and standing in long lines to see bands

    Tonight’s “secret” Foo Fighters gig at the Black Cat is the first surprise show of the Twitter age.

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    Nothing tried and true, thank goodness

    Nothing tried and true, thank goodness

    For its first program of the season, the Washington Ballet chose its offerings well.

    Tomorrow’s pop charts may soon belong to Becky G

    Tomorrow’s pop charts may soon belong to Becky G

    The young breakout star, who hits the Fillmore on Tuesday, is paying her dues while scoring hits like “Shower.“

    Was ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ inspired by a French painter?

    Was ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ inspired by a French painter?

    On the 50th anniversary of the musical, there is dispute over which work of art the title may be based on.

    Time travel: Dancer ‘remembers’ 60-year career

    Time travel: Dancer ‘remembers’ 60-year career

    Legendary Carmen de Lavallade performs her theatrical memoir, ‘As I Remember It,” at Kennedy Center.

    In search of the origins of ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

    In search of the origins of ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

    As the Halloween classic turns 48, we learn the inside scoop on the “Peanuts” gang.

    In the galleries: A mapmaker goes bold in show at Gallery A

    In the galleries: A mapmaker goes bold in show at Gallery A

    Michael Francis Reagan’s paintings mix avian and literary themes with images from dreams and nightmares.

    The Fleetwood Mac you remember

    The Fleetwood Mac you remember

    A primer on the band, touring with its heyday lineup for the first time in 16 years, before its D.C. show Friday.

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    Trailer: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    Ultron tries to tear apart Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the rest of the world in the first official teaser trailer for Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," in theaters May 1, 2015.
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    Life cycle of candy corn

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    What Tyson Beckford finds sexy

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    The making of Petri's 'Campsite Rule'

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