<![CDATA[Entertainment Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/ 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 Columns & Blogs 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Jim Gaffigan is KFC’s newest Colonel Sanders http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article59120238.html#storylink=rss Gaffigan took the reigns from comedian Norm Macdonald

The comedian was introduced as Colonel Sanders in a Super Bowl ad

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Porn actress drops $500,000 assault lawsuit against Josh Duggar http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article59155663.html#storylink=rss Ashley Stamm-Northup is a San Diego woman known as Danica Dillon in adult films

Evidence shows her claims were fabricated

Duggar’s reality TV show was pulled over revelations he molested his sisters

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Twitter fell hard for 'hot' referee Clete Blakeman during Super Bowl 50 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article59109593.html#storylink=rss During Sunday’s game, fans watching noticed referee Clete Blakeman

Viewers admired Blakeman’s good looks and physique

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Coldplay’s Super Bowl halftime show leaves viewers cold http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article59063363.html#storylink=rss Coldplay headlined with appearances by Bruno Mars and Beyoncé

Visually, the show lacked much punch or panache

Coldplay leader Chris Martin has a goofball charm, but his performance paled in comparison with his co-stars’

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Beyonce announces 2016 Formation World Tour http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59053313.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 20:05:59 CST By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59053313.html Beyoncé releases new song day before Super Bowl appearance http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article58991783.html#storylink=rss ‘Formation’ is a gritty street anthem that has lyrics that express black pride

Line about her man’s sexual prowess earning him a trip to Red Lobster had the chain trending on Twitter

Video features a brief cameo from her daughter, Blue Ivy, who dances with a group of young girls

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Alicia Keys gives positive vibes at pre-Super Bowl show http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59003598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:22:01 CST By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59003598.html Kip Moore gives Uptown crowd a heavy dose of country steeped in roots rock http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58851558.html#storylink=rss Georgia native is touring off “Wild Ones” record

He drew a crowd of more than 1,500

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Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:49:35 CST

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Bernie Sanders makes ‘SNL’ appearance with Larry David http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58965928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:20:00 CST

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58848973.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:47:02 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58848973.html Dave Mirra, who broke barriers on a BMX bike, dies at 41 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58543063.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:57:00 CST By JOHN MARSHALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58543063.html Bonner Springs amphitheater gets a new name and a new look http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58675263.html#storylink=rss It is now the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

$2 million renovation project includes VIP club, updated restrooms, seating and stage

First show is Ellie Goulding on May 17; other shows have been announced, including Dave Matthews

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Janelle Monae joins a pile of KC celebs in Super Bowl ads http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58643198.html#storylink=rss Watch the singer from KCK dance her way through a Pepsi commercial, set to air before halftime

Paul Rudd and Tech N9ne also have ads during the game

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:02:43 CST

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KC rapper Tech N9ne donates 550 bras to domestic violence shelter http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58659628.html#storylink=rss Fans toss their lingerie onstage at concerts across the country

Hope House shelter can put those bras to good use

The rapper says he once lived in a home with domestic violence

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:15:08 CST

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Coldplay is a strange, random choice for halftime entertainment http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58513938.html#storylink=rss British band’s music is primarily midtempo and pleasant

A record 118 million watched Katy Perry’s memorable show in 2015

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:00:00 CST

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Ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress gets probation for tax evasion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58648258.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:57:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58648258.html Japan deports star of Oscar-winning dolphin documentary http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58590463.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:01:01 CST By YURI KAGEYAMA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58590463.html Tech N9ne narrates Sporting KC’s local Super Bowl ad http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58520653.html#storylink=rss Commercial will air during first half of Super Bowl on KCTV

Kansas City rapper Tech N9ne is its narrator

Team’s new secondary jersey will also be unveiled

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:50:52 CST

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‘Everybody loves Paul Rudd’: Actor appears in Bud Light Super Bowl commercial http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58212723.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST

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‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ bites off more than it can chew: 2.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58166738.html#storylink=rss Film is based on best-selling mashup of Jane Austen gentility and horror

Director Burr Steers handles the different genres skillfully

But problems with the story’s concept are tough to surmount

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Coen brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’ is goofy but threadbare: 2.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58205943.html#storylink=rss Josh Brolin plays a studio fixer searching for a kidnapped star, played by George Clooney

Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Jonah Hill and Frances McDormand also star

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Bob Elliott, of comic duo Bob and Ray, dies at 92 http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article58368373.html#storylink=rss Comedy duo entertained on radio, television for 45 years

Late-night hosts tweet their respects to Elliott

Comedian was father of actor Chris Elliott

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Thu, 04 Feb 2016 02:01:37 CST

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‘The Choice’ is typical Nicholas Sparks’ adaptation, but not the best: 1.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58243918.html#storylink=rss All the hallmarks of a Nicholas Sparks movie are there, but something’s missing

Anyone not expecting any more than another simple entry in the Sparks catalog will not be disappointed

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Halftime at the big game is among the top culture http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58218433.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:27:03 CST By DAVID BAUDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58218433.html ‘Notebook’ author Nicholas Sparks could have been a Jayhawk http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58233548.html#storylink=rss The best-selling writer chose Notre Dame over KU, but ran with Jim Ryun

His latest film, “The Choice,” opens Friday

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:04:47 CST

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Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde have romantic Valentine’s Day plans http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58190613.html#storylink=rss Jason Sudeikis told Ellen DeGeneres his plans for Valentine’s Day

The KC native and his fiance, Olivia Wilde, have a son together

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:55:19 CST

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Viewers were really creeped out by John Travolta in 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58173913.html#storylink=rss “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” premiered Tuesday night

John Travolta’s portrayal of Robert Shapiro had fans talking

Viewers also were riveted by Selma Blair as Kris Kardashian and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:13:16 CST

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Pamela Anderson’s teen son makes his modeling debut with YSL http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article58138758.html#storylink=rss Anderson’s son was featured in a teaser for fashion brand YSL

Dylan Lee, 18, is described by YSL as a surfer and guitarist

Lee shared images from the ad on his Instagram account

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:27:21 CST

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Four bands demonstrate the magnitude of heavy metal at the Midland http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article58130603.html#storylink=rss Four powerful purveyors of extreme sounds — Lamb of God, Anthrax, Deafheaven and Power Trip — pummeled an audience of almost 2,000

Lamb of God headlined the show and played 15 jagged songs in 80 minutes

Anthrax delivered its aggressive music with affable charm

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:44:55 CST

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The best music in Kansas City this weekend: Marrow, the Roseline, Kip Moore, Trae tha Truth and the Hillbenders http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article57901723.html#storylink=rss KC’s Organized Crimes will promote its new music in two shows

Keys N Krates performs next week at the Granada

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