<![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 R. Kelly takes KC crowd on a weird and meandering tour of his hit-studded career http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74990732.html#storylink=rss His two-hour-plus show was filled with medleys

It also featured several video interludes

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Amid Beyoncé ‘Lemonade’ drama, Rachel Roy releases a book http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article74876412.html#storylink=rss California native used to work for Jay Z’s Rocawear

Recently came out with new book and website

Her go-to piece of clothing: a blazer

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 12:37:39 CDT

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The Who’s belated birthday show at the Sprint Center was worth the wait http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74864032.html#storylink=rss Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend delivered a memorable Sprint Center show

The two-hour show was filled with hits and best-known songs

The Sprint Center concert was rescheduled twice due to Daltrey’s illnesses

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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:41:16 CDT

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‘West Wing’ press secretary cameos in White House briefing http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74686437.html#storylink=rss Allison Janney, who played White House press secretary C. J. Cregg, mock-briefed the press corps Friday

She dropped references to “The West Wing,” suggesting real press secretary Josh Earnest had a root canal

Janney’s real reason for appearing: to highlight work combating the opioid epidemic

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:47:56 CDT

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Rob Riggle’s ‘Sportsbook’ ordered by TBS, Paul Rudd signs to play baseball player and WWII spy Moe Berg http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article74680722.html#storylink=rss Jason Sudeikis says “Mother’s Day” gave him a chance to work with Garry Marshall

And, how did KC wind up with two Avengers?

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:22:00 CDT

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Country star Luke Bryan coming to Bonner Springs this summer http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74663242.html#storylink=rss His Kill the Lights Tour will stop at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater in August

Little Big Town is also on the bill

Tickets go on sale May 6

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:15:23 CDT

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Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ jacket is up for auction http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article74626812.html#storylink=rss The auctioneer believes the blazer will sell for more than the asking price of $6,000 to $8,000

Prince wore black-and-white jacket while riding a motorcycle with co-star Apollonia Kotero

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:27:58 CDT

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'Maze Runner' shoot delayed further due to star's injuries http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74766242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:38:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74766242.html Pop classic 'Baby Baby' gets Tori Kelly reboot http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74722247.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:52:58 CDT By KRISTIN M. HALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74722247.html American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74663942.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:28:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article74663942.html Will Ferrell 'not pursuing' Reagan film, says spokesman http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74679022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:17:46 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74679022.html 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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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:22:32 CDT

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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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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:57:16 CDT

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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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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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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:39:21 CDT

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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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Pandora’s Music Genome Project architect Nolan Gasser on the power of music and Prince http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article74257777.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:48:32 CDT

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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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New KC concerts on sale: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, New Edition, Drake with Future, Cyndi Lauper, Alabama, Bonnie Raitt http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article73991837.html#storylink=rss Also on the way: Tegan and Sara, the Mountain Goats, Hotel California

Chicago will play in Topeka

The Grow Wild Tour, the Australian Pink Floyd Show and “The Price Is Right Live”

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:48:33 CDT

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Kid Rock mourns assistant killed in ATV accident http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73921527.html#storylink=rss Kid Rock’s assistant crashed late at night; his body was found the next morning

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:28:11 CDT

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Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi talks glamour and, of course, shoes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73904062.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARQUES HARPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73904062.html Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ out on iTunes as fans fixate on ‘other woman’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73720022.html#storylink=rss The singer’s sixth studio album first premiered on HBO as a collection of music videos

Lyrics imply husband Jay-Z was unfaithful

Fans target the woman they believe he cheated with

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:28:19 CDT

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Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour is coming to Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article73758992.html#storylink=rss Hip-hop star to perform at Sprint Center in July

Show will include performances by Future and other special guests

Tickets to go on sale the morning of April 29

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:24:52 CDT

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Beyoncé show in Miami will be patrolled despite calls for boycott http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73789617.html#storylink=rss Cops perceived “anti-police message” during Super Bowl show

They threatened not to work her worldwide tour kickoff in Miami

Police saw Super Bowl show as homage to Black Panther movement

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:33:10 CDT

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Bruce Springsteen offers free download of his Prince tribute http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73791102.html#storylink=rss The Boss paid tribute to Prince by singing “Purple Rain” at his April 23 concert in New York

Now an mp3 recording of the song is available for free

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:42:16 CDT

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Manziel's attorney says assault indictment to come Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73745222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:28:05 CDT By NOMAAN MERCHANT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73745222.html Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried among 'Twin Peaks' reboot stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73784632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:05:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article73784632.html Investigation of Prince’s death to ‘leave no stone unturned’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article73658422.html#storylink=rss An autopsy was conducted Friday and the body released to his family

Authorities said it could be weeks before the cause of death is released

Prince’s body was found by staff members who went to the compound they couldn’t reach him by phone

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:03:33 CDT

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Prince’s final shows: intimate, playful with a Bowie tribute http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article73652662.html#storylink=rss Prince’s last shows, in Atlanta, including a David Bowie tribute

The two shows in the 4,600 seat theater sold out almost instantly

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:24:58 CDT By RAVI NESSMAN

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Got $300? Those mini Royals World Series giveaway trophies have already hit eBay http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article73592032.html#storylink=rss Hundreds of Royals fans finally got their hands on those long-awaited mini World Series trophy giveaways at the game on Saturday

#WSReplicaTrophy trended on Twitter as fans showed off the tiny collectibles

And now, the trophies are being sold on eBay for hundreds of dollars

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:58:22 CDT

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