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Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

August 1st, 2014 5:40 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Live Nation's partnership with Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans. The series, which began with the Dave Matthews Band in mid-July, offers free, high-quality concert footage

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Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold will celebrate four decades of preserving old-time country music this weekend with a two-day festival honoring the influence of the First Family of Country Music.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

August 2nd, 2014 12:36 am by J. H. Osborne

A trip through the museum might take a few hours, but it will lead visitors on a journey from the summer of 1927 — when Bristol was the scene of "the Big Bang of country music."

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Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

August 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Gunslinger flavored Wild West street shootouts, a sham bank robbery, a parade, a model train layout to die for, inflatables for kids, a talent show, all that and more will be on display in downtown Appalachia on Saturday.

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Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

August 1st, 2014 10:15 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," she fears: "Oh my God, is it going to suck?"

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Dave Bautista wrestled with his role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Dave Bautista wrestled with his role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

July 31st, 2014 3:09 pm by By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee (MCT)

Most actors in movies based on comic books can look through loads of material to get clues to playing their character. Professional wrestler-turned-actor Dave Bautista found little to help him understand Drax the Destroyer

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Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

July 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television's most popular comedy for CBS, said that Wednesday's scheduled first day of work after the summer hiatus has been postponed.

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Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

July 30th, 2014 7:59 am by Associated Press

A movie theater chain says it is reviewing complaints after a theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for youngsters.

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Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

Birthplace of Country Music Museum set to open

July 29th, 2014 11:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Bristol museum's grand opening event begins Friday and runs throughout the weekend, offering discounted admission, free live concerts, vendors, family activities and a live show at the Paramount.

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Claire Lynch Band to showcase latest album at Kingsport concert

Claire Lynch Band to showcase latest album at Kingsport concert

July 29th, 2014 8:16 am by Staff Report

Claire Lynch's latest album, "Dear Sister," was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association's 2013 Album of the Year, and Lynch won the IBMA's 2013 Female Vocalist of the Year awar.

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Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

July 28th, 2014 10:13 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.

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