<![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 ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ can’t mirror the original: 2 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article79810342.html#storylink=rss The computer-generated world is quite a sight

But the uneven action goes all over the place, and Johnny Depp is no help

Best to lower expectations and enjoy the view

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Nada Surf delivers a steady wave of indie-rock bliss at Crossroads KC http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article80036362.html#storylink=rss New York band is touring on “You Know Who You Are,” its eighth studio album

Show drew a small but enthusiastic crowd of about 400

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Summer Fun: Our annual guide to some of the best music, art, theater and events in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79918177.html#storylink=rss Music: Guns N’ Roses, Dave Matthews, Snoop Dogg all are on the way to KC

Visual art: The Nerman features provocative works by American Indian painter Fritz Scholder

Theater: Shakespeare will loom large in Kansas City this summer

Plus: Sarah Silverman, Boulevardia and so much more

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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:55:52 CDT

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Depp asks court to rule he should not pay spousal support http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80057577.html#storylink=rss Johnny Depp has asked a court to determine that he should not pay spousal support to his estranged wife Amber Heard, who filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage.

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Jennifer Aniston announces death of mother Nancy Dow at 79 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80013402.html#storylink=rss Jennifer Aniston's mother, Nancy Dow, has died. She was 79.

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Watch Adele flub lyrics, curse, and the audience cheer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80015222.html#storylink=rss Adele has messed up lyrics during at least two performances on her “25” tour

But she graciously laughs it off, along with the audience

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Thu, 26 May 2016 09:31:18 CDT

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ is the worst of them all: 2 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article79836002.html#storylink=rss So many characters, so little of consequence

In a whirlwind of special effects, the acting is perfunctory

Michael Fassbender as Magneto is the one bright spot, but that’s not enough

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‘Love & Friendship’ makes Jane Austen wonderfully snarky: 3.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article79819472.html#storylink=rss Director Whit Stillman stylishly adapts a lesser-known novella

A conniving Kate Beckinsale rules this upper-crust society

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In ‘The Lobster,’ get married or get out: 3 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article79818687.html#storylink=rss In this dystopian future, single people get turned into animals

Colin Farrell plays against type as a docile outcast

The genre seems exhausted, but “The Lobster” is fresh enough to make it worth seeing

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Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79976842.html#storylink=rss Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin after an official says he violated the terms of his parole.

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Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79981517.html#storylink=rss One person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform, police said.

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Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79937107.html#storylink=rss Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:29:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79937107.html
Water-bottle-flipper shares secret that made him an Internet sensation http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79883192.html#storylink=rss High school senior Mike Senatore’s bottle flip has become a viral video

He planned the talent-show stunt for the entire year, and it worked perfectly

The secret? A certain kind of water bottle, and a specific amount of water

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Westport Roots Festival will be bigger and longer in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79600152.html#storylink=rss Three-day festival will feature more than 60 bands

This year includes a pre-party concert and a Sunday brunch

Festival showcases a variety of roots music: cowpunk, honky-tonk, bluegrass and others

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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:00:00 CDT

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‘Matilda’ imaginatively challenges the powerless to change their story http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article79758362.html#storylink=rss “Matilda: The Musical” opened its touring production at Starlight Theatre on Tuesday

It’s as charming and precocious as its heroine, with clever musical numbers, a fantastic child (and adult) cast, ingenious choreography and darkly caricaturized adult characters

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Florence + The Machine flirt with perfection in Bonner Springs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79752752.html#storylink=rss About 15,000 fans spanning several generations attended the concert by the British group

Although her theatrical gesticulations and interpretive dancing should have seemed preposterous, Welch’s boundless enthusiasm appeared to be unforced

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Actress Beth Howland, who played Vera on 'Alice,' dies at 74 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79745027.html#storylink=rss Beth Howland, the actress best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom "Alice," has died. She was 74.

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New movies: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass,’ ‘Lobster’ and ‘Love & Friendship’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article79278162.html#storylink=rss Oscar Isaac is an ancient Egyptian villain out to destroy the world

Johnny Depp is the Mad Hatter who needs help

Also opening: A quirky “Lobster” and Jane Austen’s “Love & Friendship”

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This week in KC: Zac Brown Band, Journey and Doobie Brothers, Celebration at the Station http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79382492.html#storylink=rss Also: Buck Night at Kauffman Stadium, Memorial Day weekend at World War I Museum

And Schlitterbahn opening day, “Heathers, the Musical”

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Guns N’ Roses, Selena Gomez, Drake, Bob Dylan and more heat up KC stages this summer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article79590142.html#storylink=rss Dixie Chicks, the Cure and Paul Simon return to KC

Arrowhead also sees the return of Kenny Chesney

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Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for May 26 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article80041347.html#storylink=rss Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations

Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection

Includes restaurants in Lenexa, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, and Kansas City, Kan.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:28:03 CDT

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Amy Schumer blasts ‘trolls,’ says she’s ‘strong’ and healthy’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80037157.html#storylink=rss The 34-year-old comedian posted a picture of herself on Instagram in one-piece bathing suit

The caption is directed to online “trolls” who she says write “unkind things”

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USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80121072.html#storylink=rss 1. "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes (Vi Keeland)

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80121007.html#storylink=rss Copyright 5/8/2016 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 5/22/2016, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2016 The Nielsen Company.

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Miranda Lambert closes Pink Pistol boutique in Oklahoma town http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80007662.html#storylink=rss Miranda Lambert is closing her Pink Pistol clothing boutique in the tiny Oklahoma town where she and her ex-husband, Blake Shelton, once shared a home.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80120337.html#storylink=rss Best-Selling Books Week Ended May 22nd.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:33:49 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80120337.html
Trump agrees to debate Sanders; Fox News is 'interested' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80118157.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump is welcoming Bernie Sanders' proposal that they meet in a debate but is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up millions of dollars for charity.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:28:28 CDT By LAURIE KELLMAN and DAVID BAUDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80118157.html
Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80118147.html#storylink=rss Here are some memorable words and definitions from the final rounds of the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Biological terms were particularly challenging, and shorter words often present a greater challenge than longer ones, which are made up of roots that spellers can piece together.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:28:36 CDT By BEN NUCKOLS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80118147.html
Cabela's plans to outsource its catalog and ad design work http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80068287.html#storylink=rss Cabela's said it plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:29:04 CDT By JOSH FUNK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80068287.html
The Latest: 'Shield' actor said he only wanted to wound wife http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80112652.html#storylink=rss The Latest on the murder trial of Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the television series "The Shield" (all times local):

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