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'Straight Outta Compton' conquers box office with $56.1 million opening

'Straight Outta Compton' conquers box office with $56.1 million opening

August 17th, 2015 9:25 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

"Straight Outta Compton" lifted the box office out of its August funk, debuting at No. 1 in the U.S. and Canada with an estimated $56.1 million.

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Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

Titanic violin to go on display at two U.S. museums

August 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press

A sea-corroded violin believed to have been played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the ocean liner sank is headed to two U.S. museums next year: one in Branson and one in Pigeon Forge.

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How Donald Trump was present at the TV Critics meetings

How Donald Trump was present at the TV Critics meetings

August 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP television Writer

As a TV star turned presidential hopeful, billionaire developer Donald Trump was a regular topic of discussion at the just-concluded Television Critics Association gathering.

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Monroe Crossing to perform at the Carter Fold this weekend

Monroe Crossing to perform at the Carter Fold this weekend

August 14th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert by bluegrass band, Monroe Crossing, on Saturday, Aug. 15. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $1 for children ages 6 to 11; and free for children younger than 6.

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Showtime president: 'There may be too much good TV'

Showtime president: 'There may be too much good TV'

August 14th, 2015 3:00 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

"There may be too much good TV," Nevins conceded, though quickly adding, "There's never enough great TV. And we're trying hard to make great TV."

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Amy Schumer soars with the rise of the supercomic

Amy Schumer soars with the rise of the supercomic

August 14th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

"I want to make women laugh. I want them to use their voice. And I want a jet," Schumer was quoted as saying, deftly hitting public service, empowerment and justified self-gratification all in three simple declarative sentences.

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"Farm-to-Fork Dinner" coming to Blountville Historic District

"Farm-to-Fork Dinner" coming to Blountville Historic District

August 14th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

Guests will enjoy a six-course, open-air dinner prepared by the Sullivan Central High School Culinary Arts Team.

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Movie review: Brainy, funny but aloof, Mistress America' is not all it seems to be

Movie review: Brainy, funny but aloof, Mistress America' is not all it seems to be

August 14th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Rebecca Keegan, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

At the center of the film is the interesting idea that we're all putting on performances for each other; unfortunately, the manner in which "Mistress America" explores that theme also makes it a movie where moments of authenticity are scarce.

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Sammy Davis Jr. pendant among Elvis artifacts auctioned

Sammy Davis Jr. pendant among Elvis artifacts auctioned

August 14th, 2015 12:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A diamond and gold pendant Elvis Presley gave Sammy Davis Jr. was among 160 authenticated artifacts sold Thursday evening during an auction at the King of Rock 'n' Roll's longtime Memphis, Tennessee, home.

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Are there signs of Kardashian Fatigue? Ask John Brown

Are there signs of Kardashian Fatigue? Ask John Brown

August 14th, 2015 11:00 am by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

John Brown, an anchorman in Florida on Fox's "Good Day Orlando," reached his limit of non-story Kardashian stories three days ago when he walked off the set upon news of the rabbit, and the rabbit's name.

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