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Barter announces an amazing May

Barter announces an amazing May

March 6th, 2015 10:11 am by Contributed to the Press

Isaac Rathbone's "The Gnome," winner of Barter's 2014 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights, will open on Barter's Stage II on March 13 and run through May 16.

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Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

March 5th, 2015 8:40 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

The 72-year-old "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" actor is an aviation enthusiast who often flies out of the Santa Monica Airport.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

March 5th, 2015 2:11 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Within two hours of the announcement, animal rights groups took credit for the decision, saying that the pressure put on the circus ultimately led to the decision.

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Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

March 4th, 2015 9:45 am by Contributed to the Press

The play has been adapted for film and TV, most notably the 1950 film starring James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd

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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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