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  • COLUMN: Johnny Mathis Performs at State Theater

    “Aged-Out” is the current music business and record industry jargon used to describe those of us who are no longer active enthusiasts of current or contemporary music. We don’t own, and have no plans of ever owning, any “Hip-Hop” or “Rap.”  We long for the days when listening to and purchasing music was far more personal...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'The Pyramid'

    Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. A team of U.S. archeologists finds a mysterious pyramid buried in an ancient crypt. As they unlock horrific secrets during this thriller...

  • This July 22, 2012 file photo shows U.S. singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing on at Early Bob Dylan Lyrics Fail to Sell at NYC Auction

    The lyrics of two early unrecorded Bob Dylan songs have failed to find a buyer at a New York auction. The typed lyrics including handwritten annotations were offered Thursday at Christie's...

  • Weekend Events: A Christmas Story, Old Fashioned Holiday Bazaar

    The weekend is upon us, TCL's Mike Marcotte stopped by KSTP to talk about his weekend picks for events...

  • In this Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 photo, a Marsala-colored wall, left, decorates office space at The Associated Press, in New York. Pantone Picks Marsala as Top Color of the New Year

    Let's hear it for Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, as chosen by Pantone. "Hardy, robust, satisfying, fulfilling. At the same time there's a certain glamour that's attached to this color," offered Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute...

  • Sundance Film Festival Announces Competition Films

    Films in next month's Sundance Film Festival's competitive categories feature such stars as Sarah Silverman, Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Nicole Kidman. Festival organizers revealed the slate of films Wednesday by American and international directors that will be in competition at the independent-film showcase, which runs Jan. 22-31...

  • Nurse Therese Serignese, 57, discusses her experience with comedian Bill Cosby at her home on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Boca Raton, Fla. More Bill Cosby Accusers Expected to Speak Out

    Three women who claim they were victimized by Bill Cosby are scheduled to appear at a press conference called by attorney Gloria Allred. Allred has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles and says she will propose a way the women can "obtain justice" despite statutes of limitations that would prevent criminal or civil cases from being filed...

  • Victoria's Secret 'Angels' Descend on London

    Rhinestones, feathers, glitter galore- the Victoria's Secret models have crossed the Atlantic for the lingerie label's first catwalk show in London. The 47 models are showing off the brand's most extravagant creations, including jewel-encrusted bras worth $2 million each and "angel wings" - the models are known as "angels" - made of gold...

  • Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean to Play 2 Mpls. Concerts; Tickets on Sale Friday

    Country fans in Minnesota can rejoice: Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean have added another show at Target Field in Minneapolis.  The two popular country singers are merging their tours in Minneapolis next summer. Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean were originally scheduled to play together at Target Field...

  • In this May 12, 2011 file photo Comedian Bill Cosby attends Temple University's commencement ceremonies in Philadelphia. Cosby Resigns from Temple University Trustees Board

    Bill Cosby, the popular face of Temple University in advertisements, fundraising campaigns and commencement speeches, has resigned from the board of trustees following renewed accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted more than a dozen women over many years...

  • Early Dylan Lyrics Could Get Up to $60k at Auction

    The lyrics of two early unrecorded Bob Dylan songs are going on the auction block. Christie's says the typed lyrics being offered Thursday include handwritten annotations. The original 1962 "Talkin Folklore Center" manuscript could fetch $40,000 to $60,000...

  • In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from 'Mockingjay' Tops 'Penguins,' 'Horrible Bosses'

    Moviegoers wanted another helping of "The Hunger Games." "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One" ruled the Thanksgiving box office for a second weekend in a row with $56.9 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The total haul for the latest installment of the Lionsgate dystopian series starring Jennifer Lawrence...

  • In this image released by Disney, a scene is shown from the upcoming film, Fans Go Wild Over 88-Second 'Star Wars' Teaser

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."...

  • n this April 29, 2014 Garrison Keillor pauses in his St. Paul, Minn., office. Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to “A Prairie Home Companion” on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Thile to Guest Host 'Prairie Home Companion'

    Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul...

  • 875 Hours of Holiday Programming on TV Last Year

    If it's anything like last year, television viewers won't have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming. The Nielsen company said Wednesday that some 875 hours of such shows were on broadcast and cable networks in late 2013...

  • Weekend Box Office: 'Horrible Bosses 2' and 'Penguins of Madagascar'

    Kim Tobin, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. This week, a kidnapping goes wrong for three fed up friends and some globe-trotting birds become super spies...

  • This Nov. 21, 2014 photo shows Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume and a three-sheet poster from 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion Costume Fetches $3M

    The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction. They were among Hollywood memorabilia offered at Bonhams on Monday...

  • In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's In Wake of Spotify Pullout, Music Industry Debates Streaming

    From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket...

  • Iggy Azalea, left, and T.I. accept the award for favorite rap/hip-hop artist at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. One Direction, Iggy Azalea Shine at 2014 AMAs

    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories...

  •  In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift performs on ABC's Taylor Swift to Receive Dick Clark Award for Excellence

    Taylor Swift is getting a special - and new - award from the American Music Awards. Dick Clark productions announced Friday that Swift would receive the Dick Clark Award for Excellence at Sunday's show...

  • More Cosby Shows Canceled as Women Allege Rape

    As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with shows canceled in six states, the embattled entertainer took to the stage Friday in Florida to a standing ovation from a sold-out crowd. Performances in Oklahoma, Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State, though, were called off as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago...

  • Nurse Therese Serignese, 57, discusses her experience with comedian Bill Cosby at her home on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Boca Raton, Fla. Florida Woman Latest to Accuse Cosby of Forced Sex

    A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas...

  • Mpls. Students Rehearse for Biggest Gig Yet with Grammy-Winning Group

    Students at South High School in Minneapolis are preparing Thursday for a performance they probably won't forget. Members of the school's varsity choir program are partnering with Grammy award winning musicians to sing this February. The first lesson these teenagers need before their biggest gig yet is to relax, then release...

  • Weekend Picks Nov. 21-23: Science, Santa and a Show

    The weekend is nearly among us and it's time to start making plans. Twin Cities Live's Mike Marcotte stopped by KSTP to give his weekend picks for events around the metro...

  • Director Mike Nichols arrives at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring Mike Nichols, presented at Sony Pictures Studios on in this June 10, 2010 file photo taken in Culver City, Calif. Mike Nichols, Crafter of Films, Plays, Dies at 83

    Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83...

  • This photo taken Nov. 6, 2014 shows entertainer Bill Cosby gesturing during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. TV Land Pulls 'Cosby Show' from Lineup

    NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her...



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