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Newest Barter production is a comical play within a play

Newest Barter production is a comical play within a play

July 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Kathleen Bundy

"The Understudy" is a hysterically insightful comedy which seeks to pull back the curtain and look a little too closely at what goes on backstage to make a Broadway play come to life.

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Chris Brown confused about why he's stuck in Philippines

Chris Brown confused about why he's stuck in Philippines

July 23rd, 2015 2:00 pm by TERESA CEROJANO, Associated Press

In videos posted on Instagram, Brown clowns around, asking, "Can somebody please tell me what the (expletive) is going on?"

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Apple Music streaming service: Clunky, cool, catchy

Apple Music streaming service: Clunky, cool, catchy

July 23rd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Dan Deluca, The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)

Apple comes late to the streaming party - but it has the significant advantage of being the world's richest company, possessing the credit-card information of more than 800 million iTunes users.

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EU opens antitrust case against 6 major US movie studios

EU opens antitrust case against 6 major US movie studios

July 23rd, 2015 12:00 pm by RAF CASERT, Associated Press

The European Union has launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, and British satellite broadcaster Sky for restricting access across the 28-country bloc.

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Lambert sings at small club 2 days after announcing divorce

Lambert sings at small club 2 days after announcing divorce

July 23rd, 2015 11:00 am by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Country star Miranda Lambert jumped on stage and sang at a small club in Nashville, Tennessee, two days after announcing her divorce from husband Blake Shelton.

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Incoming late-night TV hosts appear less political than their predecessors

Incoming late-night TV hosts appear less political than their predecessors

July 23rd, 2015 10:07 am by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The incoming generation of hosts is generally less political than the one it is replacing, a shift that could have repercussions far beyond the office water cooler.

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Rhapsody tops 3 million paying music subscribers globally

Rhapsody tops 3 million paying music subscribers globally

July 22nd, 2015 3:00 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Rhapsody International, the operator of the Rhapsody and Napster streaming music services, says it has surpassed 3 million paying subscribers globally as more consumers realize the benefits of offline listening.

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Chris Brown's Manila departure delayed over fraud allegation

Chris Brown's Manila departure delayed over fraud allegation

July 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Associated Press

Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown's departure from Manila was delayed Wednesday because of fraud allegations against him and his promoter for a canceled concert last New Year's Eve.

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Paul Rudd OK with concerns about his playing Ant-Man'

Paul Rudd OK with concerns about his playing Ant-Man'

July 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Rick Bentley, The Fresno Bee (TNS)

"I enjoyed the fact that when I was cast, people went, Huh, really?' That you wouldn't necessarily think that," Rudd says. He didn't care about the general reaction because Rudd's certain the team at Marvel Comics like to go against the norm with casting.

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Movie trailer makers multiply as online viewing of previews soars

Movie trailer makers multiply as online viewing of previews soars

July 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm by By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Hollywood studios collectively spent $3.16 billion last year on U.S. marketing efforts to draw people to the theaters in the face of competition from new entertainment options, according to Nielsen.

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