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Artsy – This App allows users to browse hi-res images of 50,000 artworks from museums, galleries and foundations worldwide. Find something of interest? You can inquire about and even purchase artworks with the tap of your finger. for iPhone or for Android – The official headquarters for Broadway tickets and information, get tickets at all price points to every current and upcoming show, direct from the theatres’ official ticketing offices in real time without broker markups. The App also provides up-to-date show and theatre information in six languages as well as a guide to hotel and dining options in Manhattan’s Theatre District.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe for iPhone or Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Android – The official App for the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe – find nearby shows, search the complete listings and buy tickets to any of the thousands of performances.

Fresh Paint for Windows 8 – This App was made by Microsoft to showcase the potential of touch-screen devices running Windows 8.  It includes oil, watercolors, pencils and all of the appropriate tools needed for painting an original masterpiece.

iTheatreAn essential resource for theatre goers with listings, reviews and secure booking for all of London’s West End shows.

Internet Broadway Database (IBDB) –  A comprehensive database of shows produced on Broadway in New York City from the very beginnings of commercial theater through to the present day and into the future. IBDB presents all “title page” information from each production as well as other historical information and facts, all in a portable, easy-to-navigate format that allows access to IBDB’s vast database of content while on-the-go.

Poetry Mobile App – Access this web page to download this free App from the Poetry Foundation. You can search for old favorites or mix and match different themes and moods to find poems on a wide variety of topics. There’s also a “spin” feature which matches themes randomly for some fun and unexpected combinations.

Shakespeare – This App has the complete works of Shakespeare (41 plays, 154 sonnets and six poems, including doubtful works). It is searchable so you can find the exact word or phrase you’re looking for and with “relaxed” searching to find words close to your search term.


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