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TLC cancels ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’

The TLC network says it is canceling “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family. TLC would not explain why the series was being shelved. But this week TMZ reported that the girl’s mother, June Shannon, was in a relationship with a man who was convicted of child molestation.

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For Courtney Barnett, the truth and creativity pay off

Barnett, 26, who performs at the Riot Room on Tuesday, is a songwriter in the midst of a breakout, playing theaters and concert halls and festivals like Coachella and appearing on programs like National Public Radio’s “World Cafe,” all thanks to music that is at once as unique as it is personal and familiar.

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For Courtney Barnett, the truth and creativity pay off

Barnett, 26, who performs at the Riot Room on Tuesday, is a songwriter in the midst of a breakout, playing theaters and concert halls and festivals like Coachella and appearing on programs like National Public Radio’s “World Cafe,” all thanks to music that is at once as unique as it is personal and familiar.

For Courtney Barnett, the truth and creativity pay off

Barnett, 26, who performs at the Riot Room on Tuesday, is a songwriter in the midst of a breakout, playing theaters and concert halls and festivals like Coachella and appearing on programs like National Public Radio’s “World Cafe,” all thanks to music that is at once as unique as it is personal and familiar.
 

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‘What Wars Leave Behind’ tells stories of forgotten people

“I come from a social services background, and I have always been attracted to the grassroots lives of people who fall below the radar of the news,” said author J. Malcolm Garcia, a former Star reporter. “They are in the news when something really bad happens and then the news moves on. But those people are still in that bad situation.”

KC textile innovator Jason Pollen is honored with a 30-year retrospective

Jason Pollen has designed textiles for Chanel and Donna Karan, chaired the fiber department at the Kansas City Art Institute and achieved a significant reputation as an artist. His prodigious and inventive output is being featured in a two-part retrospective, “Jason Pollen Unfurled: Thirty Years in Kansas City,” at the Central Library.

‘What Wars Leave Behind’ tells stories of forgotten people

“I come from a social services background, and I have always been attracted to the grassroots lives of people who fall below the radar of the news,” said author J. Malcolm Garcia, a former Star reporter. “They are in the news when something really bad happens and then the news moves on. But those people are still in that bad situation.”

KC textile innovator Jason Pollen is honored with a 30-year retrospective

Jason Pollen has designed textiles for Chanel and Donna Karan, chaired the fiber department at the Kansas City Art Institute and achieved a significant reputation as an artist. His prodigious and inventive output is being featured in a two-part retrospective, “Jason Pollen Unfurled: Thirty Years in Kansas City,” at the Central Library.

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