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2 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Gerson: 'The Giver' is serious stuff for a teen literature movie

In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia, suicide, sexual awakening and infanticide.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Vocal, Lois Lowry, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 27-Aug. 2

July 27: TV producer Norman Lear is 92. Actor Jerry Van Dyke is 83. Singer Bobbie Gentry is 70. Actress-director Betty Thomas is 66. Singer Maureen McGovern is 65. Guitarist Duncan Cameron is 58. Comedian Carol Leifer is 58. Country singer Stacy Dean Campbell is 47. Singer Juliana Hatfield is 47. Actor Julian McMahon is 46. Actor Nikolaj ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Coach, Bobbie Gentry, Jerry Van Dyke

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brett Eldredge Explains Why Working Out Is Essential to His Life on the Road

Brett Eldredge works out constantly to look good onstage, but it turns out the exercise is essential to keeping up with his hectic tour schedule.


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CBS Local

Shania Twain Announces Final Shows

Country superstar Shania Twain says she'll end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she began performing at Caesars Palace.


Related Topix: Shania Twain, Las Vegas, NV

WMUS-FM Muskegon

Keith Urban Hologram Touring Australia

While Keith Urban performs for fans across North America, he's also putting on virtual shows for fans in his homeland.


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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Cole Swindell Clears Up the Misunderstanding About His Latest Hit, "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight"

Cole Swindell extends a sexy invitation to an old flame in his latest hit, "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," but quite a few people have misunderstood his intentions in this song.


Evening Sun

'Simpsons' producer jokes about crossover show

"We're doing a crossover with Scooby-Doo to find Casey Kasem's body." - "The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean on whether there would be a crossover with "The Simpsons" and "Futurama."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL, Dance, LeAnn Rimes

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines


THIS DAY IN 1987: Guns N' Roses, seen here at the MTV Awards in 1992, released their debut album, "Appetite for Destruction."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Willie Nelson, Red Headed Stranger, Western, Kay Starr, Vocal, Patricia Elliott

WFAA-TV Dallas

Rimes applauds skimpy bikinis at Miami Beach show

Country singer LeAnn Rimes attended the Mercedes Benz Fashion Swim shows in Miami Beach and says she was wowed by a selection of skimpy swimwear on the walk.


Related Topix: Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Entertainment

Hills News

Country music festival, Bella Vista

Tickets are now on sale for the Sydney Country Music Festival at Bella Vista Farm park on Saturday, November 8. Golden Guitar winning duo McAlister Kemp, ARIA-winning trio The McClymonts and huge country talent Beccy Cole will headline a sensational line-up which features Luke O'Shea, Wagons, The Viper Creek Band, Chelsea Basham and Ashleigh ... (more)


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Ed Sheeran tops British album chart, sets 2014 record

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran topped the British album chart for a fourth consecutive week on Sunday, setting a record for the longest run in the top spot this year, the Official Charts Company said.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton

Drunk on a plane: Don't get left standing at the altar

Over these past 32 years we have heard many sad stories about love gone bad. Frankly, all to often a potential marriage partner is left standing at the altar all alone.


Related Topix: Wedding, Dierks Bentley, Nashville, TN

Country-fried Fenway at Loretta's Last Call

What for A New England honky-tonk experience. You'll find fried chicken, moonshine, and a country soundtrack in the shadow of Fenway Park.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Ricky Skaggs, Trisha Yearwood

Merced Sun-Star

Bill Cosby, Trace Adkins anchor Turlock Community Theatre season

Four of the six performers on the season's bill have been contestants on reality competition shows.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Cosby, The Cosby Show, Drama, Animated TV, I Spy, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, Children TV, Trace Adkins

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

36th Watermelon Fest to feature concert by country star Aaron Tippin

An annual Smith County festival which celebrates a favorite fruit and benefits a local fire department is taking place this weekend...rain or shine.


Related Topix: Aaron Tippin, Smith County, MS, Life, Fruits, Food, Food Festival

Detroit News

Rains don't keep country fans away from Faster Horses

Early morning rains parted and didn't dampen the party at Faster Horses' second day Saturday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.


Related Topix: Joe Diffie, Juke Box

Refinery 29

Who Wins When Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran Fight Over Music?

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are best friends. They laud each other's success on Instagram.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

WDRB-TV Louisville

Country music group Alabama to play Kentucky State Fair

Adam Gregg was reported missing Thursday from Louisville. Oldham County Police say he is the victim of an apparent homicide.


Related Topix: Alabama, Oldham County, KY, Louisville, KY

WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

At 2014's Newport Folk Festival, 5 Discoveries To Stretch Folk's Limits

From its legendary beachfront locale to its celebrations of folk music's past, the Newport Folk Festival draws on more than half a century of celebrated traditions.


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Garth Brooks: Songs he should -- and shouldn't -- play in concert

Garth Brooks, the biggest country music of all time, is finally returning to the road.


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