<![CDATA[Entertainment News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT Entertainment 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Fred Armisen’s entertainment realm ranges far and wide http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74437752.html#storylink=rss From Prince impressions to “Portlandia,” the comedian is a regular on-air presence

He played Prince on “SNL” so he could meet the music legend

He’ll be in KC on Saturday at Ink’s Middle of the Map fest

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Bloody, brilliant ‘Green Room’ shines with plausible horror: 3.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article74234242.html#storylink=rss A struggling punk act is booked to play a dodgy gig for an even dodgier audience

Then comes a blood-spattered night that tests the band members’ survival skills

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A small audience basks in curative pop music from three bands at the Madrid Theatre http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74376437.html#storylink=rss Magic Man, the Griswolds and Panama Wedding played to about 300 fans Wednesday night

Although Magic Man headlined, most of the audience came to hear the Griswolds

The night was a testament to the uplifting power of pop

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Watching ‘Papa’ is almost like meeting Hemingway: 3 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article74241422.html#storylink=rss For those with an interest in Ernest Hemingway, “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba” is a treat

The biggest kick of all is the performance of Adrian Sparks, who is as close to the actual Hemingway as you can ever hope to find

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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Zac Brown Band to perform at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in September http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article74500002.html#storylink=rss First concert in K-State’s football venue since 1987

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Chrissy Teigen gets real about post-partum life, is blasted by judgmental parents http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article74412492.html#storylink=rss Chrissy Teigen gave birth to Luna, her daughter with John Legend, on April 14

On Twitter, she’s been sharing the not-so-glamorous parts of post-partum life

But she’s had a great sense humor about all the criticisms

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:34:12 CDT

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Fred Armisen is best known for comedic roles on “Saturday Night Live” and “Portlandia.”

Before that he was a musician, including a 10-year stint as a drummer with the Chicago band Trenchmouth.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:51:08 CDT

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Prince was carried unconscious by bodyguard from private jet http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74363972.html#storylink=rss Emergency landing in Moline, Ill., was six days before singer died

Paramedics reportedly gave Prince a shot of opioid antidote Narcan

Cause of death won’t be made public for weeks pending autopsy results

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 22:34:49 CDT

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Kansas City Repertory Theatre closes season with first OriginKC: New Works Festival http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article73985552.html#storylink=rss Festival features two plays in rotating repertory

OriginKC program seeks to help playwrights develop works

Festival runs through May 22 at Copaken Stage

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT

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Ink’s Middle of the Map film fest boasts a diverse lineup http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article74183292.html#storylink=rss Sixth annual festival expands into a 10-day collage of film, music, art, comedy and ideas

Cinematic section boasts a lineup of 27 diverse features and two shorts collections

Here are 10 MOTM films that are generating plenty of advance buzz

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This weekend in Kansas City: AIDS Walk, Woofstock, Fred Armisen and the Parkville Microbrew Fest http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73935532.html#storylink=rss Ink’s massive Middle of the Map Festival gets underway April 28

Also look for R. Kelly, WWE Smackdown and Kansas Cowboy Jubilee

Say hi to Coedie and Burra the koalas, who will spend their summer vacation at the Kansas City Zoo

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:00:00 CDT

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Movies opening this week: ‘Mother’s Day,’ ‘Keanu,’ ‘Green Room’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article73801347.html#storylink=rss Jason Sudeikis joins an ensemble cast for a Garry Marshall romantic comedy

Key & Peele go gangsta to retrieve their kidnapped kitten; Patrick Stewart gets violent as a club owner

Also opening: “Ratchet & Clank,” “Louder Than Bombs,” “First Monday in May,” “Papa: Hemingway in Cuba”

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The best music this weekend: Black Lillies, Guided by Voices, George Clinton and the Who http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article73931447.html#storylink=rss Guided by Voices play Lawrence’s Bottleneck on Monday, May 2

Middle of the Map starts on Wednesday, May 4, at various venues

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:00:00 CDT

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Chyna died of accidental overdose, manager says http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74314317.html#storylink=rss Ex-wrestler’s brain to be examined by ‘Concussion’ doctor

Manager denies suicide rumors, says Chyna killed by combination of Ambien, Valium

Los Angeles coroner says toxicology results from autopsy could take months

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Looking ahead to Cinco de Mayo in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73967392.html#storylink=rss Here’s a roundup of Cinco de Mayo music, fiestas and events

Ozomatli performs with Making Movies on May 5 at Kansas City Live! in the Power & Light District

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:00:00 CDT

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‘Ratchet & Clank’ feels like a long Saturday morning cartoon: 1.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article74246217.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

The movie is based on the popular Playstation game

The film is a basic hero story about Ratchet, a young, cat-like lombax who dreams of joining the Galactic Rangers

The obsession with guns in a movie aimed at children is troubling

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KC rapper’s video celebrates new downtown streetcar http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74189687.html#storylink=rss Kemet the Phantom collaborates with city on “Get Out (The Streetcar Song)”

Rapper was part of the duo that made “Straight Outta Kauffman” tribute to the Royals

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:36:48 CDT

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The stars are lovely but the storytelling is lacking in ‘Mother’s Day’: 2 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article74194702.html#storylink=rss There’s a certain charm in watching all these handsome people go through the motions

Ultimately, “Mother’s Day” is low-risk, high-profit dreck

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