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Oscar-nominated 'Precious' director Lee Daniels to speak at ETSU

Oscar-nominated 'Precious' director Lee Daniels to speak at ETSU

February 14th, 2014 1:46 pm by Contributed — ETSU

An Evening with Filmmaker Lee Daniels will be held at East Tennessee State University on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the D.P. Culp University Centers Martha Street Culp Auditorium.

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Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

February 11th, 2014 7:46 am by MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.

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Daddy Daughter Dance

February 9th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Father Daughter Dance Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Father Daughter Dance at Memorial Park Community Center with a crowd of around 500 people.

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Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

February 7th, 2014 12:31 pm by AP

The private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman in Manhattan on Friday attracted a somber, star-studded audience.

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Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

January 27th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

Just minutes after it was announced that Snarky Puppy won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance on Sunday night, Elizabethton’s Justin Stanton, a horn player in the band, noticed his phone battery died from an overload of congratulatory calls and text

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Unicoi’s Johnson City Folk Festival sets dates

Unicoi’s Johnson City Folk Festival sets dates

January 27th, 2014 9:51 am by Staff Report

A new addition to the festival is the Meadow Stage, an added outdoor stage that can seat 5,000-10,000.

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Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

January 23rd, 2014 10:05 pm by Kristen Swing

Hannah Saults admits singing in front of the likes of Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez was a bit overwhelming as she auditioned late last year to be a contestant on “American Idol.” But the 23-year-old Jonesborough resident says it was al

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Bad Boy Bieber: Pop star arrested in Miami Beach on DUI, drag-racing charges; released from jail on $2,500 bond

Bad Boy Bieber: Pop star arrested in Miami Beach on DUI, drag-racing charges; released from jail on $2,500 bond - VIDEO

January 23rd, 2014 2:20 pm by CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities say Bieber was arrested after police saw him and R&B singer Khalil racing two luxury vehicles down the street at 4:09 a.m.

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Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

January 20th, 2014 9:54 pm by Tony Casey

Pizza N Gyro repeated as Pie Wars champions Sunday night, the first back-to-back champ in four years of the event’s existence.

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Community theaters to begin new year of plays

Community theaters to begin new year of plays

January 20th, 2014 10:12 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Exciting performances from local theaters.

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