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A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie sued Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in Los Angeles on Tuesday, claiming she’s a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the actress. Eunice Huthart, of Liverpool, England, is the first person to sue the media company in the U.S.
Hezekiah Walker, “Azusa: The Next Generation” (RCA/Verity Records)
It seems like a celebration of faithful endurance on Hezekiah Walker’s 14th album, “Azusa: The Next Generation.”
“Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns” (Simon & Schuster), by Lauren Weisberger
Who said fashion is all about the next new thing? Author Lauren Weisberger revisits her over-the-top characters from “The Devil Wears Prada,” including top magazine editor and ice queen Miranda Priestly, 10 years later in her latest novel, “Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns.”
Morgan Heritage, “Here Come the Kings” (VP Records)
With a batch of songs that feature their signature vocals mixed with a nice blend of traditional roots music and love songs, reggae band Morgan Heritage’s “Here Come the Kings” feels like a celebration.
Laura Marling, “Once I Was An Eagle” (Ribbon Records)
“I’m the first to admit that I’m still pretty young,” sang Laura Marling on her debut single, “New Romantic,” back in 2008.
“Work With Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Barbara Annis and John Gray
Unless you live and work at a monastery, chances are you work with both men and women. According to Barbara Annis and John Gray, however, we’re kind of bumbling when it comes to sharing office space with the opposite sex.
Alison Moyet, “The Minutes” (Cooking Vinyl/Metropolis Records)
Alison Moyet is not trying to impress you. True to her punk roots, the English artist didn’t make “The Minutes,” her first studio album since 2007, to please anyone.
No one is more surprised than Kevin Rahm that his “Mad Men” character Ted Chaough has become a major player in the AMC drama’s sixth season.
Three years after his death, Ronnie James Dio remains one of heavy metal’s most popular and enduring vocalists, and the stream of posthumous album releases shows no signs of slowing.
“The King’s Deception” (Ballantine Books), by Steve Berry
Cotton Malone returns in a thriller that combines history and gunfire in Steve Berry’s “The King’s Deception.”
In the span of American pop music, few performers have gone as unrecognized as the backup vocalists who harmonize and contextualize the songs of many a heralded lead musician. With “20 Feet From Stardom,” some of the most notable finally get their due, but more than a tribute, the film is a recognition of the talent and sacrifice that many of these vocalists have invested in often challenging careers.
A Kansas community is staking its claim as the hometown of one of the world's most recognizable superheroes with a temporary name change, but it hasn't ended the debate over where the Man of Steel grew up.
Laura Poitras' skill and boldness as a documentary filmmaker have gained her Oscar and Emmy nominations, Sundance Film Festival honors and a public TV showcase, even if her work fell short of making a "Super Size Me" splash. But her role as the first point of contact for disclosures about U.S. surveillance programs has drawn the glare of attention to the independent filmmaker who, abruptly, has pushed documentaries deeper into the realm of journalistic immediacy.
The annual Juneteenth Heritage Celebration will culminate with a festival at noon Saturday at Ellis Porter-Riverside Park in Jefferson City.
Today's event offers variety of activities
For Tim Tinnin, Angiepalooza is much more than a music festival. The family-friendly event today at the Jefferson City Jaycees fairgrounds honors his late wife. Bands include Shaman’s Harvest, Squigglefish, Neon Knight, The Dam Band, Soul Root, Double Down, Five Turn Knot, Complete Strangers and The Kay Brothers.