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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – July 2015

It’s the middle of summer and by now, you’re probably looking for things to keep the summer fun coming without having to bear the 90 degree temperatures.

07/01/2015

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Julia Roberts Goes Vigilante In ‘Secret In Their Eyes’ Trailer: Watch

The trailer shows Jess and Ray finding her daughter’s body in a dumpster, capturing her soul-breaking emotional reaction.

06/30/2015

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Pretty But Troubled: ‘Madame Bovary’ Reviewed

While the most recent adaptation of “Madame Bovary” is no doubt pretty, director Sophie Barthes’ take on the classic Flaubert novel doesn’t quite feel like anything more than a bookish period piece. The dialogue is too flowery, the performances are mixed at best, and the film appears to be addicted to swooning over its delicate piano soundtrack.

06/30/2015

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‘Ghostbusters’ Director Posts The Ladies Uniforms For Movie

“If there something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call?”

06/30/2015

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Katy Perry is the Highest-Paid Female Celebrity in the World

Katy Perry definitely doesn’t have to worry about paying her rent, that’s for sure.

06/29/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Fourth of July Weekend

The Fourth of July is this Saturday and not surprisingly, it looks like many communities are going to have festivities all weekend. Besides the usual community fireworks and parades, there’s a lot to choose from around the state. If your Fourth of July plans take you out of the metro, you’ll find plenty to do. Here’s a sampling.

06/29/2015

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Keith Urban Coming To Minnesota State Fair

One of country music’s big stars is coming to the Minnesota State Fair in late August. It was announced Monday that Keith Urban is bringing his Raise ‘Em Up Tour to the State Fair Grandstand on Aug. 28.

06/29/2015

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Best Places To See Stand Up Comedy In Minnesota

Five Minnesota must-see comedy clubs are worth your consideration.

06/29/2015

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TV Actor Dustin Diamond Wants Delay In Bar Stabbing Sentence

Former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond is asking a judge to delay his sentence for a Christmas Day stabbing in a Wisconsin bar.

06/28/2015

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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”

06/26/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Weekend

From a free show at Bryant Lake Bowl to a a plethora of music acts at the Twin Cities’ Pride, here are the four local music shows & events to see this weekend.

06/26/2015

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‘Charlotte’s Web’ Opens At The Old Log Theatre

The classic children’s tale is coming to the stage! “Charlotte’s Web” opened at the Old Log Theatre on Tuesday, June 23.

06/26/2015

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Mesmerizing & Frustrating: ‘The Wolfpack’ Reviewed

The “Wolfpack” raises far more questions than it answers, and that’s both why the documentary is so compelling and, at the same time, somewhat frustrating.

06/25/2015

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Tap Talk: Sisyphus Brewing

Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota breweries have opened just since 2010. So, we decided to help […]

06/25/2015

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TV Actor Dustin Diamond Gets 4 Months Jail For Stabbing

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell,” was sentenced Thursday to 4 months in jail for a stabbing in a Wisconsin bar.

06/25/2015

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‘Charlotte’s Web’ Opens At The Old Log Theatre

The classic children’s tale is coming to the stage! “Charlotte’s Web” opened at the Old Log Theatre on Tuesday, June 23.

06/24/2015

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Minnesota State Fair Announces New Foods For 2015

It is the day many Minnesota foodies have been waiting for: The Minnesota State Fair just announced all the delicious new food for this year’s fair. The fair released the list Tuesday that features 40 new foods and 11 new frozen treats.

06/23/2015

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Who Is Tom Holland? He’s ‘Spider-Man’

Who Is Tom Holland? He’s ‘Spider-Man’

06/23/2015

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Nickelback’s Minneapolis Show Canceled Due To Medical Emergency

Fans of Nickelback — prepared to be bummed. The Canadian rockers have canceled the remaining dates of their North American tour due to a medical emergency. Live Nation says singer Chad Kroeger needs surgery after a cyst developed on his voice box.

06/23/2015

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Hundreds Ejected From Kenny Chesney Concert In Green Bay

Police say hundreds of people were ejected from Lambeau Field during a concert featuring country music star Kenny Chesney. Press-Gazette Media reports between 250 and 300 people were kicked out of Saturday’s concert.

06/23/2015

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7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015

Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.

06/23/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: FutureDude’s Jeffrey Morris

Science, education and the arts — you say those three words and you probably think of teachers or researchers. How about comic book writer and sci-fi movie producer? That’s the idea behind local company, FutureDude.

06/23/2015

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Good Question: How Much Do Artists Make From Music Streaming?

Chalk up another victory for the talented Taylor Swift — she wrote an open letter to Apple Music, calling them out for not paying artists for their music streamed during a free trial period, for their new streaming service. But how much do artists make off music streaming, anyway? Good Question.

06/22/2015

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Club: Lil’ Wayne Opted Out Of Show After Entourage Refused Safety Check

A downtown Minneapolis club says it’s in the process of issuing refunds to concert-goers after rapper Lil’ Wayne opted not to perform Sunday night.

06/22/2015

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Minnesota Orchestra To Perform ‘Celebrate Cuba!’ Concert

The Minnesota Orchestra is continuing its musical exchange with Cuba. After performing in Havana in May, the orchestra is holding a “Celebrate Cuba!” concert next month.

06/20/2015

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2015 Emmy Nominations

“Game of Thrones” earned a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations, but there were big nods for “Mad Men,” “Transparent,” and “Better Call Saul.” Here are the top nominations.

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World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2015

A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, was the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest.

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