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  1. Marshall McLean Band show celebrates video release - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

    The stark imagery of the Marshall McLean Band's new music video seems to neatly encapsulate the simple, driving force of the group. It's merely three guys playing their instruments in a weathered, rustic setting - no frills about it.


  2. Hillary Clinton defends Bowe Bergdahl exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.


  3. SG slates debate community collaboration, involvementRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

    The three slates running for executive board positions in the Boston University Student Government engaged in a debate Thursday night in the Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, focusing on student body collaboration an increased presence on campus. TrueBU executive presidential candidate Andrew Cho said SG should initiate more collaboration with the variety of student groups on campus to achieve their initiatives.


  4. What's going on Friday? (Swervedriver, Title Fight, Patti Smith,...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    Swervedriver, Gateway Drugs @ Music Hall of Williamsburg Arguably the heaviest, most rocking of the original UK shoegaze acts, Swervedriver returned this year with their first new album since the '90s -- and it's pretty damn good. But expect to hear favorites like "Duel" and "Rave Down," too, at their NYC shows this weekend.


  5. Scott Gobrecht helps talented 17-year-old Chase Dietz get his start in 410 Sprint Car racingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Scott Gobrecht hired 17-year-old Chase Dietz to pilot his Sprint Car this year at Lincoln Speedway. (Jeremy Elliott Scott Gobrecht could have hired an experienced driver with a long resume of wins to sit behind the wheel of his Sprint Car.


  6. 'World of Tanks' (ALL) League Grand Finals Has $300K Prize PotRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

    In World of Tanks player teams are fighting action-packed PvP battles, featuring more than 150 armored fighting vehicles from the pre-WW2 era up to the Korean War. World Of Tanks is a team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare.


  7. Brownsville Song Coming to Philadelphia Theatre Company, 5/1-31Read the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with the hit of the Humana Festival brownsville song by Kimber Lee May 1-31. Co-produced with Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, CT, brownsville song is directed by Eric Ting , and features a cast including Sung Yun Cho , Curtiss Cook , Jr., Catrina Ganey, Anthony Martinez -Briggs, and Kaatje Welsh.


  8. MN Snapshot: Downs Food Group acquisition saves Fairmont plantRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Finance and Commerce

    The deal marks the second time the plant has been saved: Fairmont Foods was formed in 1988, after Omaha, Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods Inc. discontinued operations in an Armour food plant on the site.


  9. Bank on BanksyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    FALMOUTH Art Gallery has joined forces with Mount Hawke Youth Group to stage a stunning display of street art and skating culture. The Urban Uprising exhibition which opens on March 30 and runs until April 25 features artworks by Banksy, D*Face and Blek Le Rat among others.


  10. 'Apu Trilogy' Restored, PBS Gets 'Inside The Court...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    Janus Films has announced the release of new 4K restorations of Satiyajit Ray's Bengali-language cinematic milestone The Apu Trilogy . With the original negatives severely damaged in a nitrate fire in 1993, restoration of the trilogy, considered to be perhaps the greatest film in Indian film history, was long thought impossible.


  11. Silver Dollar Speedway: Outlaws, Forsberg headline Mini Gold Cup; first points race FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    Rico Abreu, racing during the 2014 Gold Cup, is one of the drivers looking to get another win over the World of Outlaws at the Mini Gold Cup on Saturday at the Silver Dollar Speedway. Chico >> Every year, the World of Outlaws come to town.


  12. Elton John & Tim Rice's 'Aida' comes to Mount Penn, PA, on March 27-28-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.


  13. Turkey cartoonists fined for insulting ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    A Turkish court has fined two leading cartoonists after convicting them of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a caricature referring to the increasingly tough environment for journalists in the country. Ozer Aydogan and Bahadir Baruter from the weekly satirical magazine Penguen were each initially sentenced to 11 months in prison by a criminal court in Istanbul on Tuesday.


  14. A Houston market celebrates 30 years with powerful women: These...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CultureMap

    Mark your calendars now for the The Houston Design Center's Spring Design Market, set April 7-8 at the facility, 7026 Old Katy Road. Ready to address "The Business of Design" at the annual event are interior designers extraordinaire Rachel Ashwell , Jan Showers and Barbara Westbrook .


  15. Movie of the Week: "Letter from an Unknown Woman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Yorker

    "The World of Yesterday," the memoir, by the Viennese author Stefan Zweig, on which Wes Anderson loosely based "The Grand Budapest Hotel," depicts a city where the social life is centered on sex and high culture. The German A migrA director Max OphA1 4ls's romantic drama "Letter from an Unknown Woman," an 1948 adaptation of a novella by Zweig, is equally anchored in both.


  16. Staff Recommendations: Early 2015 albumsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Square News

    With the first quarter of music releases of 2015 coming to a close, the WSN staff recommends albums released so far this year. Earl Sweatshirt makes it clear that he has more than his share of demons on the haunting "I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside."


  17. Fifty Shades of Grey to Get a Steamy Blu-Ray ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IGN

    Universal Pictures has announced that its steamy blockbuster hit Fifty Shades of Grey will be coming to DVD, Blu-ray, On Demand, and Digital HD in May. The Blu-ray edition contains exclusive bonus features, including both the unrated and theatrical versions of the film, character profiles, music videos, and an interview with Fifty Shades author E.L. James. The DVD boasts significantly less features, such as cast member profiles and behind-the-scenes footage.


  18. How to Watch an Unrated Version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    You knew it was, er, coming eventually, but now we've been handed official word that there will indeed be an unrated version of Fifty Shades of Grey arriving this May 1, when the film hits Digital HD, and then on May 8 when the DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand options become available. Indeed I did! The Blu-ray and Digital HD include an exclusive unrated version that features a never-before-seen alternate ending along with almost two hours of all-new bonus features, so you can basically spend a good part of your day all up inside this movie with plenty of freakishness to explore.


  19. Purchase tickets in a special presale on Thursday, March 26thRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WMMS-FM Independence

    Purchase tickets in a special WMMS presale on Thursday, March 26th from 10:00am - 10:00pm using the password: WMMS 311 defined the 90s with a style that many bands would come to embrace folding rap into more traditional forms like alternative rock and reggae. Their early 90s' hits "Down" and "All Mixed Up," tracks that carried their self-titled album to the No.


  20. Grandstand lineup at Illinois State Fair taking shape Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois State Fair management is pleased to announce Sammy Hagar and The Circle will take the stage opening night, Aug. 14. Hagar has been rocking the music industry for nearly 40 years. In addition to a successful solo career, Hagar is well known as the former lead signer of Van Halen and Montrose.