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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

BET to rebroadcast 'Gun Hill' starring Larenz Tate

"Gun Hill" will get another showing on BET this weekend. The television movie starring veteran actor Larenz Tate as twins on the opposite side of the law will re-air Saturday July 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Biker Boyz, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Love Jones, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Rescue Me, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Dead Presidents, Biography Movies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Inkwell

5 hrs ago | Advocate

Clash of the Classics: 'Trick' vs. 'The Adventures of Priscilla'

After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Trick, Priscilla, Pop/Rock, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Drama Movies, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Trombone Shorty mashes up the musical greats at Jazz Fest Friday

Trombone Shorty is a mosaic of musical styles -- a literal mix tape of jazz, funk, blues and hip-hop.

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Related Topix: Trombone Shorty, Syracuse, NY, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Entertainment

The Daily Democrat

'Better Call Saul' supporting cast announced

AMC is confirming that Michael McKean is joining series star Bob Odenkirk in "Better Call Saul," the much-awaited prequel to "Breaking Bad."

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Michael McKean, Bob Odenkirk, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Examiner.com

Hockey fans give Paul McCartney huge welcome in Chicago

Paul McCartney's concert at United Center in Chicago July 9 had an interesting local twist during his usual reading of signs written by the fans, according to Kit O'Toole, who attended the show.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Fargo, ND

MacLeans

Lee Grant's memoir 'a gutsy tale, told with naked honesty'

Across a circuitous career that spans eight decades, actress Lee Grant has worked with a who's who of Hollywood luminaries, stretching from Kirk Douglas to Warren Beatty.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Detective Story, Peyton Place, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Shampoo, In the Heat of the Night, Mystery Movies, Valley of the Dolls, Lee Grant

TIME.com

Songs of the Time: Richard Linklater on the Music of Boyhood

Think back: to your first high-school dance, to the first time a parent spoke to you like an adult, to the summer it seemed like your friendships would last forever, to getting in the car to drive away after your heart had just been broken.

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Related Topix: Short, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Drama Movies, Richard Linklater, Family of the Year

Firstshowing.net

Gus Van Sant Rumored to Take Over for Shane Black on 'Death Note'

It's been over three years since Iron Man 3 director Shane Black was attached to direct an adaptation of the popular Japanese manga Death Note .

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Related Topix: Iron Man 3, Psycho, Last Days, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Examiner.com

Animator brings memories of Beatles cartoons and 'Yellow Submarine' to show

Ron Campbell, who directed the legendary Saturday morning cartoon show "The Beatles " that aired on ABC from 1965 through 1969 and was an animator on the Beatles film "Yellow Submarine," told Beatles Examiner it's amazing that the 1967 film is loved by so many almost 50 years later.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Adventure, John Lennon

The Daily Republic

HA1 4sker DA1 4's ambitious legacy lives on as 'Zen Arcade' turns 30

In 1984, three of that area's most prominent artists of the day released career-defining work in a four-month period: R&B/funk legend Prince served "Purple Rain," hardcore punk trio Husker Du dropped "Zen Arcade" and The Replacements issued "Let it Be."

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Related Topix: Husker Du, Punk, Purple Rain, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, St. Paul, MN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Adam Lambert keeps Queen rocking in Houston

If there were any qualms from Houston fans Wednesday night about Adam Lambert slipping into the studded leather of the late, great Freddie Mercury - they were silenced when the "American Idol" finalist lent his swooping vocals to "Fat Bottomed Girls."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury

EDGE

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stolen hearts are all the rage. Director Tony Simotes, with a genial stroke of genius, has stolen all our hearts as he transplants Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" into New Orleans in the heart of its own jazz age.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theater, New Orleans, Jazz

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Usher to Perform at 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

The network has announced that the singer will join pop singer Ariana Grande and Australian pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer among the performers at the annual event, airing from the Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday, August 24 at 9 p.m ET/PT.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Inglewood, CA

7x7

Marilyn Monroe Fans Recreate Iconic Wedding

Hardcore Marilyn Monroe fans Erika and Robbie finally scratched their "Seven Year Itch" at San Francisco City Hall, the place where America's greatest sweetheart married Joe DiMaggio exactly 60 years before.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Vocal, Marilyn Monroe

Examiner.com

Rock Hall's Common Ground exhibit focuses on music festival history

From festival veterans to those who never plan to spend a day with thousands of live music lovers as they endure hot temperatures or rainstorms, there's something for you at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 's exhibit, "Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience," which runs through Jan. 31, 2015.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Common Ground, Live Aid

BroadwayWorld.com

Stax Records Musical in the Works from Producer Stuart Benjamin; Eyeing 2016 Broadway Premiere?

Billboard reports that Grammy-winning producer Stuart Benjamin , along with Concord Music Group, is developing a new musical based on the Stax Records music label, with book by Matthew Benjamin and sights on a 2016 Broadway bow.

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Related Topix: Ray, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Ray Charles

The Austin Chronicle

Willie Nelson

"Well, it seems that I've been here before/ So if this means that there is more bring it on."

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Beer for My Horses, Red Headed Stranger, Western, Drama Movies, Lonestar, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Zap2it.com

'Extant' premiere: Why did Halle Berry say yes to a TV show? One big name reason.

The Oscar-winning actress stars in the executive producer's home-screen latest project as CBS debuts the sci-fi thriller series "Extant" Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Science / Technology, Space

Seattle Times

Musical based on Queen’s music will rock you

Campy, flamboyant, tuneful and abundantly creative, the British hard-rock band led by singer Freddie Mercury formed in the early '70s and recorded one of the decade's rock masterpieces, the 1976 album "A Night at the Opera," and its signature song, "Bohemian Rhapsody" - as well as more than two dozen other hits before Mercury's death in 1991.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen, We Are the Champions, Freddie Mercury

WXLO-FM Worcester

5 Seconds of Summer to Perform at MTV VMAs

Last week, Ariana Grande revealed she'll be performing at next month's MTV Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, MTV Video Music Awards, Inglewood, CA

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