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The pairing of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope set the bar for “bromances” in comedy. Check out a clip of the two hamming it up from "Bing Crosby Rediscovered" with AMERICAN MASTERS.

The pairing of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope set the bar for “bromances” in comedy. Check out a clip of the two hamming it up from "Bing Crosby Rediscovered" with AMERICAN MASTERS.

Daniel Truhitte and Charmian Carr dance in the 1965 "Sound of Music." What is your favorite number from the classic movie? (photo: 20th Century Fox/Courtesy Everett Collection)

"The Sound of Music" at 50: The Hills Are Still Alive

Daniel Truhitte and Charmian Carr dance in the 1965 "Sound of Music." What is your favorite number from the classic movie?

WHOA! Lady Gaga's keyboard player, Brockett Parsons, built an incredible 360 degree keyboard, featuring 294 keys. Learn more with "Twisted Sifter".

Lady Gaga's shows are about to get a whole lot more awesome thanks to her lead keyboardist, Brockett Parsons, who has invented a wild circular keyboard with 294 keys that he and his team of inventors have called the Piano Arc (or the “Brockettship”).

Music star Annie Lennox performs Great American Songbook classics from her Grammy-nominated album "Nostalgia" in her GREAT PERFORMANCES special. Click to see more photos.

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Jay Leno is honored with the 17th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Pictured here with wife Mavis Leno on the Kennedy Center's red carpet in Washington, D.C. (photo: Scott Suchman)

Jay Leno is honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Pictured here with wife Mavis Leno on the Kennedy Center's red carpet in Washington, D.

Dancers Willa Mae Ricker abd Leon James dance the Lindy Hop in this photo published in LIFE on August 23, 1943.

The Best of LIFE: 37 Years in Pictures

Professional dancers Willa Mae Ricker and Leon James demonstrate how the Lindy Hop is meant to be danced. Originally published in the August issue of LIFE

A Swan Lake dancer from the English National Ballet during dress rehearsal. (photo: Gavan/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06 A dancer performs on stage during a dress rehearsal for The English National Ballet's 'Swan Lake' at the London Coliseum on January 2015 in London, England.

Arthur Miller, playwright, essayist and prominent figure in 20th-century American theatre, was profoundly influenced by the Depression and the war that followed. His dramas gave an honest view of the direction the country had taken.

Arthur Miller Biography

Author Arthur Miller (University of Michigan, wrote Death of a Salesman and The Crucible.

Diana Ross didn’t know her producers wrote “I’m Coming Out” for LGBTQ fans, in fact they even lied to her face. Learn more with @pbsnewshour.

Diana Ross didn’t know her producers wrote “I’m Coming Out” for LGBTQ fans. - How it became Pride anthem.

Elizabeth Taylor plays Cleopatra in the 1963 film "Cleopatra." Explore "the 18 best makeup moments from movies and TV" with Lucky Magazine. (photo: 20th Century-Fox Film Corp./Courtesy Everett Collection)

Elizabeth Taylor plays Cleopatra in the 1963 film "Cleopatra." Explore "the 18 best makeup moments from movies and TV" with Lucky Magazine.

How cute is this pair?! American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland cheeses with @sesamestreet's  Cookie Monster.

sesamestreet’s Cookie Monster & American Ballet Theatre’s Misty Copeland have choreographed something super sweet for you in advance of the February premiere of The Cookie Thief.

Run-DMC in Hollis, Queens, New York circa 1985. See other post-punk and hip hop icons before they made it big w/ @pbsnewshour.  (photo: Glen E. Friedman, courtesy of Rizzolli New York)

Photos capture post-punk and hip hop icons before they made it big

Run-DMC in Hollis, Queens, New York circa See other post-punk and hip hop icons before they made it big w/ (photo: Glen E. Friedman, courtesy of Rizzolli New York)

Misty Copeland, among many others, delves into the rich history of one of the world’s preeminent ballet companies, the American Ballet Theatre. Learn more with AMERICAN MASTERS.

Via Misty Copeland January 19 · Misty Copeland ( an soloist, graced us with her presence tonight. See her in the upcoming program “American Ballet Theater at May

Jimmy Fallon looks sharp at the 17th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor honoring Jay Leno. (photo: Scott Suchman)

Jimmy Fallon looks sharp at the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor honoring Jay Leno.

Ever wondered what ballet feels like? Former dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, Alicia Alonso has an idea! Learn more with AMERICAN MASTERS.

Ever wondered what ballet feels like? Former dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, Alicia Alonso has an idea! Learn more with AMERICAN MASTERS.

Setting the standard in violin playing for nearly a century, Jascha Heifetz’ name became shorthand for excellence for everyone from Jack Benny to The Muppets to Woody Allen.

Setting the standard in violin playing for nearly a century, Jascha Heifetz’ name became shorthand for excellence for everyone from Jack Benny to The Muppets to Woody Allen.

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