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Cantorum to present ‘Home Sweet Home’

The Jefferson City Cantorum, celebrating its 49th year, will be bringing its choral sound to audience members Saturday at its spring concert.

Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B

Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment.

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From the Stacks: A tale of revenge, madness on historical backdrop

A mystery within a mystery with a few secret plots thrown in for good measure is one way to describe “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

Prince’s sister says musician had no known will

Prince’s sister believes the superstar musician didn’t have a will and has asked a Minnesota court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his multimillion-dollar estate, according to court documents filed Tuesday that could signal a looming fight over Prince’s assets.

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Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra concert to feature young, acclaimed pianist

The Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra will welcome the winner of its 2016 Piano Concerto Competition to play at its final concert of the season.

Prince planned pop-up concerts in St. Louis this week

If not for illness, Prince would have performed a surprise set of shows in St. Louis this week.

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Kansas City to consider $27M for jazz district improvements

Kansas City leaders called Thursday for $27.6 million in public funds to help complete revitalization of the historic 18th and Vine jazz district.

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1990s WWE wrestling star Chyna dies in Southern California

Chyna, the tall, muscle-bound, raven-haired pro-wrestler who rocketed to popularity in the 1990s after taking on both women and men in the ring and later revealed her struggles with addiction on reality TV, has died, authorities said.

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From the Stacks: Steinem’s ‘My Life on the Road’ details famous feminist’s early days

Brian Bray reviews Gloria Steinem's "My Life on the Road" in Missouri River Regional Library's weekly From the Stacks.

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Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home

Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57.

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Barbecue fundraiser back for 10th year

For the last nine years, the Capital City Cook-off has been considered the premiere barbecue fundraiser in Mid-Missouri, raising more than $130,000 for the Special Learning Center.

Documentary featuring JC artist to screen at Capitol City Cinema

“If You’re Really Ugly…” an award-winning short film documentary from James Hinkle of Cinemaddact LLC, was recently honored in the Every Picture Tells a Story film competition sponsored by the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City.

Herb Sturm Memorial Jam to benefit St. Martins Catholic School

Before Steve Sturm became a successful musician who played at the Grand Old Opry and toured with Travis Tritt, he grew up in a music-loving household where his folks often held jam sessions with other musicians.

A sweet, comical event returns to local church

Tickets still are available for the second showing of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church presentation of “Sweet Live! Dessert Comedy Theater” at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

JCHS Theatre to perform 'Wonderland'

Jefferson City High School Theatre will bring audiences into a whimsical world during its upcoming production of “Wonderland,” an adaptation of the classic story of “Alice in Wonderland.”

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