<![CDATA[Entertainment News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:04 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:04 CDT Entertainment 60 Not baaad: ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ is wild and woolly: 3 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article29866627.html#storylink=rss Aardman Animation’s clever, big-hearted sensibility is in every moment of “Shaun the Sheep Movie.” The animated adventure hits theaters Wednesday.

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Movies opening this week: ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Ricki and the Flash,’ ‘The Gift,’ ‘Dark Places’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article29929804.html#storylink=rss But wait, there’s more: Woody Allen’s “Irrational Man,” Robin Williams’ “Boulevard” and the animated “Shaun the Sheep.”

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Kenny Chesney gives Blue Springs teen a birthday surprise: A KC Chiefs helmet (with video) http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article29883433.html#storylink=rss In front of more than 57,000 fans at Arrowhead on Saturday, Kenny Chesney pulled Ashley Veach of Blue Springs on stage, gave her a hug and handed her a Kansas City Chiefs’ helmet with his autograph.

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Kenny Chesney says Arrowhead audience was ‘electric’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29853994.html#storylink=rss The country star’s Saturday show at Arrowhead Stadium broke the venue’s previous attendance record: Pink Floyd in 1994. Chesney took time Monday to praise his fans.

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Walt Disney experts rebut dogged anti-Semitic allegations http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article29842285.html#storylink=rss Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said.

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Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean draw a record-breaking crowd to Arrowhead http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29791735.html#storylink=rss Kenny Chesney's Big Revival Tour, featuring co-headliner Jason Aldean and Brantley Gilbert, stopped at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday night and broke the venue's concert-attendance record, set by Pink Floyd more than 20 years ago. For more than two hours, Chesney and his band fired one hit after another at the throng that surrounded them, and each time it responded like fans watching their favorite sports team win a playoff game.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:26:37 CDT

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KC’s Tanner Tolbert had an intimate date on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article29861290.html#storylink=rss Tanner Tolbert, 28, is one of the contestants on “Bachelor in Paradise,” which premiered Sunday. The show, filmed in Mexico, features former “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” contestants who are looking for a second chance at love.

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Report: Subway spokesman Jared Fogle paid to have sex with 16-year-old girl http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article29851249.html#storylink=rss The FBI is investigating whether former Subway spokesman Jared Fogel paid to have sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to Business Insider.

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Accelerated pace of Kansas City Public Library’s book-culling process upsets volunteers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article29819890.html#storylink=rss The Central Library downtown has already weeded out more than 30,000 volumes as it makes room for a new technology center on the first floor. Volunteers say they can’t keep up as they try to save books worth keeping from “the chipper.”

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:40:19 CDT

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'Mission: Impossible' star Rebecca Ferguson: ready, set, action http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29522902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By MADELEINE MARR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29522902.html 'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29792422.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:59:08 CDT By LINDSEY BAHR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29792422.html Smarts and heart: The great divide in contemporary plays http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article29564812.html#storylink=rss The recent KC Fringe Festival and the Invasion theater festival provided examples of playwrights who appeal directly to the emotions and others who seek to engage the intellect. Some can do both. But neither approach is easy.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Art house films: ‘See You in My Dreams’ reaches blockbuster status http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article29553544.html#storylink=rss “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” starring Blythe Danner as a California widow who gets a brief second chance at romance with a gruffly charming older gent (Sam Elliott), now can be considered a modest art house blockbuster. It’s a small film, but one that resonates strongly with the aging demographic that frequents the art house scene.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:17:00 CDT

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Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29526544.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:49:06 CDT By FRAZIER MOORE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29526544.html The Classical Beat: Summer Music at the Cathedrals makes August Sundays cooler http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article29533585.html#storylink=rss As welcome as a cherry Popsicle and a cool breeze, Summer Music at the Cathedrals has provided been providing relief to sweltering Kansas City music lovers every August since 1982. This year, once again, the Gothic interiors of Grace & Holy Trinity and Immaculate Conception cathedrals will be filled with the cooling sounds of classical music every Sunday in August.

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Atom bomb survivors tell painful, riveting stories in ‘Nagasaki’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article29474242.html#storylink=rss Author Susan Southard follows five survivors of the Aug. 9, 1945, nuclear attack on Nagasaki, Japan, to tell their stories of devastation, healing and reclaimed lives.

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Hunter S. Thompson haunts a disappointing ‘Gonzo Girl’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article29159155.html#storylink=rss Cheryl Della Pietra’s debut novel is inspired by her real experiences as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant. The mix of novel and memoir, which could have been good, got caught up in clunky writing and too much self-awareness.

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‘The Dorito Effect’ gets 5 stars for showing how science changed food http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article29416207.html#storylink=rss In his delightful book “The Dorito Effect” — which takes its name from the tortilla chip that became a nationwide sensation once it was flavored to have a taco taste — journalist Mark Schatzker examines the reasons science developed bland tomatoes, and the consequences of that revolution.

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Readorama: Explorer William Clark had dubious dealings before he was famous http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article29474659.html#storylink=rss Columbia lawyer and historian Jo Ann Trogdon cross-references Spanish records with William Clark’s sparse journal to find that the famed explorer crossed paths with a Kentucky conspirator. Trogdon will speak Wednesday at Central Library.

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Tanner Tolbert of KC talks Kaitlyn, ‘Bachelorette’ and ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29689708.html#storylink=rss Kansas City’s Tanner Tolbert finally spilled the beans about his time on “The Bachelorette” and said what happened on the reality show was actually … real.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:08:56 CDT

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Today’s cute: Sneezing Pomeranian, Tonkey the bear dog, baby elephant http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29945526.html#storylink=rss In the realm of social media, these three animals are the most recent stars, each having attracted thousands of views and followers over short periods of time.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:52:46 CDT

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‘Real Housewives’ star Kim Richards jailed, accused of shoplifting http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29935817.html#storylink=rss “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member Kim Richards is out on bail after she was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in Los Angeles.

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Restaurant inspections for Kansas and Kansas City for Aug. 4 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29934575.html#storylink=rss Area food establishments with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Jazz a Louisiana Kitchen in KCK, To the Hoop Bar & Grill, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in KCK, On the Go, Amigo’s Grill & Cantina, Chai Shai, Anita’s, Johnny Cascone’s, China Wok, Parallel BP, Santora’s Pizza, Sonic Drive-in in Overland Park, Sully’s Pub, Sushi Mido and Twisted in Shawnee.

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50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article29927059.html#storylink=rss Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.

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Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29924161.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:43:06 CDT By SADIE GURMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29924161.html Willis, Stewart, Lively among cast for Allen's next film http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29948460.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:33:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29948460.html Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29947995.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:58:06 CDT By HANNAH DREIER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29947995.html Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29925586.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:17:32 CDT By ROB GILLIES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29925586.html Zooey Deschanel marries Jacob Pechenik, delivers baby girl http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29945562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:52:24 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29945562.html Invite young people into the Cecil conversation with books http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29946879.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:06:59 CDT By LEANNE ITALIE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article29946879.html