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Celebrities gasp at Dior's hidden orchestra in Paris

Paris Fashion Hermes

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From behind a black curtain in the central catwalk, fashion powerhouse Dior pulled a surprise on its guests in unveiling a concealed orchestra at the start of the Paris menswear show. Read more

American University Museum features 'Locally Sourced' art

The American University Museum is opening new winter exhibits, including a display of "Locally Sourced" art from community supported art programs in six cities. Read more

High Desert Museum unveils "Brewing Culture" exhibit

Last weekend, the High Desert Museum south of Bend unveiled its newest exhibit, "Brewing Culture: The Craft of Beer," with a party that offered generous samples from local breweries, live music, food and fun activities for kids. Read more

Following news of split, Dempsey avoids attention at Daytona

Actor and racing enthusiast Patrick Dempsey is trying to keep a low profile at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read more

Nebraska State Fair planning 2 big concerts in 2015

Nebraska State Fair organizers are planning two big concerts this year, including one with internationally known entertainers. Read more

Quick Quote: Why U.K. director Rupert Goold cast Jonah Hill

2015 Sundance Film Festival - "True Story" Premiere

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"We had James (Franco) first up, and I found it difficult to cast the other role I actually have to admit...I just needed someone who was inherently sympathetic and who would deliver a kind of soulfulness and vulnerability and I think, for all his kind of high velocity kind of comedy, I think the... Read more

Quick Quote: Jeffrey Tambor talks binge watching

2015 Sundance Film Festival - "The D Train" Premiere

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"You push a button and it goes all over the world and on Sunday people are saying, 'Oh, I binge watched all 10 of them. Where's more?' and you go oh, the world has changed. It's not my dad walking to the television set and turning a knob to Ed Sullivan." Read more

Documentary about loud music killing case to air at Sundance

A documentary about the case of a Jacksonville teenager fatally shot by a white man after an argument over loud music is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more

Quick Quote: Jack Black on independent films

2015 Sundance Film Festival "The D Train" Premiere

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"'King Kong' or 'D Train'? I'm gonna go with 'D Train.' I'm not just saying that 'cause 'King Kong 'was five years ago and 'D Train' is right now. I'm saying it because it's true." Read more

Currier museum prepares 1960s, 1970s photorealism exhibition

New Hampshire's Currier Museum of Art is preparing to open an exhibition on life in the 1960s and 1970s. Read more

Quick Quote: Jason Segel's rewarding experience

"'Infinite Jest' really moved me. I think it's a tough book to get through and it requires a lot of commitment. It's very long, but it was one of the most rewarding experiences I've ever had." Read more

Coachella party Neon Carnival to make Super Bowl debut

The fair-like atmosphere of Coachella's Neon Carnival party is making a road trip to the Super Bowl. Read more

Quick Quote: When James Franco met Brad Pitt

2015 Sundance Film Festival - "True Story" Premiere

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"We fell in love last night. He's the coolest guy." Read more

Mars Hill University supervisor battles ginseng thieves

Mark Norwood plans to keep planting ginseng, even if people keep stealing the plants. Read more

Traverse City man makes musical art his business

Exchange-Sound Sculptor

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Tom Kaufmann stands in the kitchen of his work-in-progress home and deftly twists a sculpture from the coil of aluminum wire looped around his arm. Read more

Henderson couple to be featured on wildlife rescue series

Wildlife Rescue Series

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Linda Williams and Max Soaper usually turn into bed early — really early. The couple run the nonprofit Misfit Island, a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center located on 500 acres of property off Zion Road, across from Henderson County High School. Read more

'Deadheads' ask to camp out during band's Chicago concerts

Grateful Dead Chicago

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Fans of the Grateful Dead want a campout style atmosphere during three 50th anniversary concerts in July at Chicago's Soldier Field, but whether the venue will allow it is another question. Read more

Ex-Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly accused of fraud

Ted Lilly Insurance Fraud Baseball

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Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, according to a newspaper report. Read more

Sister of 'Mockingbird' author leaves books to famed writer

Mockingbird Author Inheritance

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The late sister of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, Alabama attorney and church leader Alice Lee, is leaving books and other personal items to the famed writer. Read more

Davenport begins process to buy back historic theater

Davenport is looking to buy back the historic Adler Theatre from a nonprofit group. Read more

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