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New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

March 31st, 2014 10:37 am by J. H. Osborne

There's lots of new live entertainment, including performers from around the globe, at Dollywood for this year's Festival of Nations, which continues through April 21.

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Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction

Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction

March 31st, 2014 8:30 am by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

The youngest daughter of director and writer Orson Welles is giving film buffs a chance to buy some of his personal possessions, including a camera, scripts and photos from the set of "Citizen Kane."

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One Direction cleans up at Kids' Choice Awards

One Direction cleans up at Kids' Choice Awards

March 30th, 2014 4:00 am by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

Robert Downey Jr. turned inspirational speaker at the Kids' Choice Awards, One Direction and Jennifer Lawrence cleaned up, and the green goo bath finally caught up with Mark Wahlberg.

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CNN's Savidge not ready to bust out of cockpit

CNN's Savidge not ready to bust out of cockpit

March 28th, 2014 8:00 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Thanks for the concern, but CNN's Martin Savidge says he's not looking to escape from the Canadian flight simulator where he has spent much of the past two weeks testing theories on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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The Steel Wheels roll into Kingsport

The Steel Wheels roll into Kingsport

March 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

The Steel Wheels will bring their "Slipstream" tour to Kingsport on Sunday, March 30, for a 7 p.m. show in the Renaissance Center Theater. Doors open at 6 p.m. Opening act is Hannah Aldridge.

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#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert accused of racism over Asian tweet

#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert accused of racism over Asian tweet

March 28th, 2014 3:20 pm by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Satirist Stephen Colbert is under fire for what some people are calling a racist tweet sent from the account of his show, "The Colbert Report."

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'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

March 27th, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is offering an opportunity to dine with New York Times bestselling authors Adriana Trigiani and David Baldacci in a special fund-raising event.

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1st production model Stratocaster sold for $250K

1st production model Stratocaster sold for $250K

March 27th, 2014 10:30 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

George Gruhn of Nashville sold the 1954 guitar on consignment for owner and guitar historian Richard Smith. Gruhn said Thursday that the guitar was shipped and the purchase finalized this week.

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Amazon expected to debut video device

Amazon expected to debut video device

March 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by By Jay Greene, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Rumors began circulating last year that Amazon was readying a streaming media device that would connect to televisions and compete with gadgets such as Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku.

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Trace Adkins' wife files for divorce in Tenn.

Trace Adkins' wife files for divorce in Tenn.

March 27th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

Adkins went into rehab in January after consuming alcohol during a weeklong Country Cruising cruise. The 52-year-old "Celebrity Apprentice" winner canceled his remaining performances on the cruise.

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