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'Rent' to hit community theatre this summer

'Rent' to hit community theatre this summer

March 1st, 2015 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

Tennessee's oldest community theatre is spicing up this year's program by throwing a popular rock musical into the mix

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Leonard Nimoy, actor behind Mr. Spock, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, actor behind Mr. Spock, dead at 83

February 27th, 2015 12:36 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP TELEVISION WRITER

Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

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'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' inches into NPAC

'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' inches into NPAC

February 20th, 2015 8:46 am by Contributed

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" comes to NPAC on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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Canceled local entertainment shows

Canceled local entertainment shows

February 20th, 2015 8:42 am by Contributed

The Fiddlin' Carson Peters and Wolf Creek music benefit for the Jonesborough Art Initiative scheduled for Feb. 21 has been canceled due to inclement weather. A reschedule date has not been set at this time. For refunds, call the Jonesborough Visitors Cent

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Eddie Murphy refused to do Cosby sketch, SNL cast member says

Eddie Murphy refused to do Cosby sketch, SNL cast member says

February 19th, 2015 3:37 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

"Eddie decides the laughs are not worth it. He will not kick a man when he is down."

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'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

February 16th, 2015 8:56 pm by MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer

Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68.

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Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show

Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show - VIDEO

February 13th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City took a step back in time more than 100 years with flame eaters, acrobatics, beds of nails and magic Friday night.

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The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

February 10th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

After three Grammy nominations in the past five years, Greeneville-based The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Sunday night for best country group performance.

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Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 10th, 2015 9:18 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.

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Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes

Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes - VIDEO

February 5th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

A British jury on Thursday convicted former glam rock singer Gary Glitter of a string of sex abuse offenses against three young girls in the 1970s.

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