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Review: 'Leaving the Pink House' by Ladetter Randolph

Details Review: 'Leaving the Pink House' by Ladetter Randolph "Leaving the Pink House" by Ladette Randolph, University of Iowa Press, $18...

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L. Kent Wolgamott: Subtle winter paintings at Darger HQ; Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum now open

Details L. Kent Wolgamott: Subtle winter paintings at Darger HQ; Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum now open Lights adorning a tree stand out against the night, trees are seen in blacks and grays, and houses become at times mere outlines in the painting of Leigh Tarantino....

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Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations

Details Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't …...

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Review: 'Worlds of Fantasy' the stuff of memories

Details The cars may have been the mechanical marvel of Disney on Ice “Worlds of Fantasy,” but it was the spectacle of skating and favorite stories beautifully staged that will make the production a m…...

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Statement: Bill Cosby's lawyer criticizes media

Details NEW YORK (AP) — A statement issued Friday by Bill Cosby's lawyer, Martin Singer, in response to allegations of sexual assault against the comic:...

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John Stamos lights up Elvis Presley's Graceland

Details MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sporting Elvis Presley-like sideburns, actor John Stamos helped flip the switch Friday on the colorful display of holiday lights adorning Graceland, Presley's home-turned…...

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South Carolina man wins 'Jeopardy!' tournament

Details NEW YORK (AP) — A technology consultant from Florence, South Carolina, has bragging rights as the king of kings on "Jeopardy!"...

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More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Details More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Performances by Bill Cosby in Las Vegas, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of…...

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Round-Abouts restaurant closing

Details Round-Abouts restaurant closing Round-Abouts restaurant announced Friday that it will close its location at Clocktower Shopping Center. Tuesday will be the last day....

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Review: Larson, NJO make for a good combo

Details Friday night at the Cornhusker Marriott, the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s featured guest, Tom Larson, gave a packed house a nice memento -- his music....

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Fair officials working on outdoor concert plan

Details Fair officials working on outdoor concert plan GRAND ISLAND — Nebraska State Fair officials are working on a plan to book a bigger musical act for a large, outdoor concert for next year....

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Review: Lawrence marvelous in 'Mockingjay -- Part 1’

Details Review: Lawrence marvelous in 'Mockingjay -- Part 1’ The three Oscar nominations Jennifer Lawrence has picked up were for the deeply dramatic “American Hustle,” the quirky “Silver Linings Playbook” and the emotionally powerful “Winter’s Bone.” E…...

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Review: Kurt Elling channels Sinatra, with a twist

Details With a bit of retro showmanship, stylish stage patter, a Sinatra tonal quality and a superb backing ensemble that combined members of his own band with local talent, singer Kurt Elling gave th…...

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Angels Theatre Company to stage 'Eleemosynary'

Details Angels Theatre Company to stage 'Eleemosynary' When people have finished eating and shopping next week, they will look for entertainment options, so that’s why the Angels Theatre Company is producing a play during the Thanksgiving holiday....

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Hacienda Real a must-try for Mexican food

Details Hacienda Real a must-try for Mexican food Hacienda Real is, well, the real deal....

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Your guide to this year's hot holiday movies at the theaters

Details Your guide to this year's hot holiday movies at the theaters On Friday, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1” hits theaters, kicking off the Thanksgiving through New Year’s holiday movie season....

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Performing arts news, events: Nov. 21-27

Details Performing arts news, events: Nov. 21-27 The following is a rundown of performing arts news and events for the week of Nov. 21-27....

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CBS news chairman stepping down

Details NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager says he is leaving that role after four years to go back to his former full-time job as top producer at "60 Minutes."...

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Tech N9ne visits his 'second home' this weekend

Details Tech N9ne visits his 'second home' this weekend Tech N9ne is a Kansas City lifer, but when he comes up to Lincoln this Sunday for a show at the Bourbon Theatre, he'll be in familiar country. He plays here frequently, but sometimes he heads …...

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Disney show latest chance for sign language interpreters to shine

Details Disney show latest chance for sign language interpreters to shine Last Friday, Carla Engstrom and Bethany Bubar went to Fringe and Tassel to find Mickey and Minnie Mouse costumes. The selection at the Haymarket costume shop was a little limited -- you need D…...

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James Nesbitt as a father whose child disappears

Details James Nesbitt as a father whose child disappears NEW YORK (AP) — "The Missing" is a thriller etched into a portrait of the parents of a 5-year-old boy who, with his family on holiday in a quiet French village, disappears without warning....

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Movie times, 11/20

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Review: 'Through the Perilous Fight' by Steve Vogel

Details Review: 'Through the Perilous Fight' by Steve Vogel “Through the Perilous Fight” by Steve Vogel, Random House, 534 pages, $17...

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Local paranormal expert on 'Ghost Stalkers'

Details Lisa Kovanda, a Lincoln author and paranormal investigator, will be featured on the Destination America series "Ghost Stalkers" at 9 p.m. Thursday on satellite providers DirecTV and DISH....

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Don Lemon regrets comments to alleged Cosby victim

Details Don Lemon regrets comments to alleged Cosby victim NEW YORK (AP) — CNN newsman Don Lemon apologized Wednesday for his sexually charged interrogation of one of the women who has accused Bill Cosby of assault....

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TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup

Details TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward …...

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Hard-rocking Bobaflex to take it to the people

Details Hard-rocking Bobaflex to take it to the people When he was 8 years old, Marty McCoy spoiled Christmas but found what turned out be a career....

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Nine movies leaving theaters

Details Nine movies leaving theaters With “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” opening Friday and “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Horrible Bosses 2” coming to theaters Tuesday evening and Wednesday, at least nine films are leaving…...

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Disney on Ice trucks into Lincoln with 'Cars,' more

Details Disney on Ice trucks into Lincoln with 'Cars,' more The first time you see Bryan Santiago’s character in Disney on Ice’s “Worlds of Fantasy,” he’s doing something that seemingly might not appeal to the core audience of a Disney show -- cleaning…...

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Young Lincoln band Oketo to release debut EP

Details Young Lincoln band Oketo to release debut EP The guys in Oketo sat on couches and chairs in the living room of the old central Lincoln house they share, ready to talk about the EP they’re releasing on Friday just a couple of weeks before…...

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