Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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With 'Jersey Boys,' Clint Eastwood feels lucky

With 'Jersey Boys,' Clint Eastwood feels lucky

June 19th, 2014 2:05 pm by By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The film highlights both the appeal and the challenges of taking a modern stage smash and recalibrating it for the multiplex.

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A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry

A lack of leading ladies haunts game industry

June 19th, 2014 9:33 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

At last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, video game developers hyped upcoming titles featuring super-soldiers, assassins, bank robbers and secret agents. They all had one thing in common: They're men.

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Through the garden gate: Tour to showcase seven Abingdon gardens

Through the garden gate: Tour to showcase seven Abingdon gardens

June 19th, 2014 9:31 am by Entertainment staff

Visitors to historic Abingdon, Va., on Saturday, June 21 can get a sneak peek inside seven of the town's most beautiful gardens during the Abingdon Garden Club's 16th Annual Home and Garden Tour.

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Review: Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' catchy but uneven

Review: Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' catchy but uneven

June 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

What's rather curious, though, is that with all the talent involved — not only Eastwood as director, but an excellent cast plucked from "Jersey Boys" stage regulars — the film is distinctly uneven, hugely appealing at times and oddly pedestrian, even chee

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34th Fun Fest set to usher in new events

June 18th, 2014 2:10 pm by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Six new events were announced as well as changes to the festival this year. The new Fun Fest mobile app will be available in app stores at the end of this week and will include information about tickets, events, concerts and activities.

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Storytelling favorite offers eclectic mix of tales

Storytelling favorite offers eclectic mix of tales

June 18th, 2014 1:10 pm by Entertainment Staff

Willy Claflin — a folk musician, ballad singer, humorist and puppeteer — will be the next performer in the International Storytelling Center's popular Storytelling Live! series.

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The Situation charged in fight at tanning salon

The Situation charged in fight at tanning salon

June 18th, 2014 7:37 am by Associated Press

It was gym, tan, jail for the former "Jersey Shore" cast member as he was arrested Tuesday after a fight at a tanning salon.

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Book review: 'Mr. Mercedes' is classic Stephen King novel

Book review: 'Mr. Mercedes' is classic Stephen King novel

June 17th, 2014 6:30 pm by KIM CURTIS, Associated Press

What's billed as King's first true detective novel captures the story of Mr. Mercedes, a killer so-named because he used a stolen car to plow through a group of hundreds standing in line before dawn to attend a job fair.

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DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube Channel

DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube Channel

June 17th, 2014 8:28 am by By Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movie franchises, has launched a family-oriented channel targeting the Internet generation.

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Dragonfly Day lands at Warriors' Path

June 16th, 2014 9:46 am by Entertainment staff

Dragonfly Day offers a chance to observe, photograph and identify the insects, as well as gain deeper insights into their life histories and how they can teach us to protect our region's resources.

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