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    • READ | WATCH | PHOTOS: With direct input from several of the principals, we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the original airing of the CBS television special Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, featuring Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett.
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    • READ | WATCH | PHOTOS: Today Carnegie Hall celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of the CBS television special Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, featuring Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett. To commemorate this occasion, we reached out to several people involved in the original production, including Ms. Burnett and Ken Welch. Their recollections help tell the story of the special's creation from the other side of the camera, from its genesis through to the night of the taping on March 5, 1962.
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    • READ | LISTEN | PHOTOS: Carnegie Hall has been a venue for major comedy performances for more than a century. Generation upon generation of comedic giants have performed on the main stage. It is fitting, then, that this week's Live from Carnegie Hall celebrates the anniversary of the final performances by two legends of radio, television, and live comedy for more than half a century, Bob & Ray.
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    • READ | PHOTOS: Today is the 25th anniversary of the opening night of Liza Minnelli's record-breaking 17 consecutive sellouts at Carnegie Hall. Gino Francesconi, Director of the Carnegie Hall Archives and Rose Museum—who was there when Liza set the earlier record for consecutive sold-out appearances at the Hall in 1979—recently spoke with Ms. Minnelli to reminisce about both occasions.
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    • READ | PHOTOS: Carnegie Hall has a long history of presenting unconventional ensembles, including—on this day in 1935—the International Marimba Symphony Orchestra which, itself, was just one of several examples of the marimba taking center stage at the Hall.
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