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NOTO Live Festival is September 9 & 10

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The NOTO Arts and Entertainment District is bringing back NOTO Live, a weekend celebration packed full of performance art, live music, busking, and talent of all kinds. Performers will be sprinkled throughout ...

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Justin Bieber and crew pray as he resumes tour after health issues

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Justin Bieber has resumed performing after world tour dates were canceled. The health crisis, which precipitated the schedule disruption, was his diagnosis with Ramsay Hunt syndrome. The singer, 28, gave his first ...

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BRANSON CARES: How the entertainment industry is leading its community for global impact

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In the center of America’s heartland, Branson, Missouri, has embraced a mission to help children with severe disabilities across the globe through an initiative aptly titled BRANSON CARES. Dubbed “The Live Entertainment Capital ...

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Tony Dow, who played Wally on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ has died

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Tony Dow, one of television’s most iconic figures for his role in “Leave it to Beaver,” died Wednesday. The actor passed away while on hospice after it was announced his cancer had ...

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Marvel and DC’s war on God

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The first installment of a seven-part Marvel & DC’s War on God series has been released by Christian media company Good Fight Ministries. The company says the 150-minute film The Antichrist Agenda “documents ...

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5 Family-friendly things: for $6.99, Frndly streaming is an amazing deal

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Can a new streaming service called “Frndly” make a difference? For decades, satellite and cable companies maintained a large customer base by offering channels that families couldn’t get anywhere else. Then came ...

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“The Northman” is a sweeping Norse saga

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“The Northman” is a sprawling Viking revenge epic in the way of Terrence Malick‘s “The New World”. It is grand in its scale and beautiful its in scenery. Robert Eggers’ usual penchant ...

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Ben and Erin Napier to launch new show on HGTV

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Ben and Erin Napier are not shy about sharing their faith. The couple is finding a loyal following on social media and cable television giving viewers an inside view of their style ...

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Angel Studios has big plans to produce viewer-driven content such as “The Chosen”

Angel Studios, which works with the popular Christian series “The Chosen,” is just getting started. The family-friendly moviemaking powerhouse could end up disrupting how films and TV shows are funded and created. ...

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Everyone has heard a Wicked song, but have you seen the musical?

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Have you heard this one? “…Everyone deserves a chance to fly!” “Popular, you’re gonna be Popular! “I’ve heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason bringing something we ...

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Our Top 10 Thanksgiving movies

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Can’t “movie” from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. We’ve included a clip or the original movie trailer to check them out. ...

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‘Tootsie’ marks Broadway’s return to Kansas City

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We all need to laugh. And you will laugh with, and at, Tootsie. The latest iteration of the 1982 film starring Dustin Hoffman, will be presented by Broadway Across America and the ...

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Comedy Pet Photography releases finalist photos and they’re hilarious

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For many, their pets have been central to providing some levity during Covid, job loss, civil unrest and now an economy spinning out of control. Now, Comedy Pet Photography 2021 Awards in ...

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‘Cry Macho’ misses mark at being a great movie

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They say that cowboys are a breed tougher than nails and as strong as steel but in Clint Eastwood‘s “Cry Macho,” he recasts the myth. For a huge portion of his past, ...

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‘Show Me the Father’ movie explores good, and bad, parenting

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How do you think of your father?  With love, happiness and respect?  With fear, misery and anger?  Your relationship with your dad can influence your self-image and success.  The Show Me the ...

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Five Marvel superhero movies about family

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, is the latest superhero blockbuster from Marvel.  Here’s a quick peek at the movie’s biggest theme: It’s all about family. While Shang-Chi—like any superhero ...

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Singing in church prepared Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin

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Jennifer Hudson says her own connection to Gospel music helped her fill the role of Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic RESPECT. Hudson may not have taken on the “Queen of Soul” ...

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James Earl Jones says narrating the Bible was ‘greatest honor’

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It wasn’t the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars but the voice of the New Testament that actor James Earl Jones says was his “greatest honor.”  Jones, who’s iconic voice is ...

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Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kan. returns for 49th year

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The popular Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kan. will take place Sept. 15-19 with organizers releasing talent line-up. This year’s event will be the 49th annual and the public, eager for a ...

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“The Jesus Music” film traces history of contemporary Christian music

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A new documentary film schedule for release on October 1 will trace the history of contemporary Christian music. “The Jesus Music” takes viewers on a journey throughout the years as told by ...

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Zach Williams looking forward to baseball and music at Royals Faith & Family Night

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Although Zach Williams is from St. Louis Cardinals country in northeast Arkansas, he also was a fan of several Kansas City Royals. “Where I grew up, almost everybody roots for the Cardinals,” ...

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Hollywood in the heartland: Major entertainment studio coming to Missouri

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Missouri leaders this week announced plans to build the largest entertainment production services and rehearsal facility of its kind in the nation. The 32-acre, $111 million Gateway Studios development near St. Louis will include ...

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Mumford & Sons band member quits following left-wing attacks over comments

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A prominent member of the band Mumford & Sons has left the group because of political correctness. In a newly published post on Medium, Winston Marshall said he “failed to foresee that my ...

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Kansas City’s West Bottoms giving away free wedding package

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The summer wedding season is nearing, and many couples who delayed marriage during the pandemic plan to get married in 2021. Kansas City’s West Bottoms is helping out by giving away a ...

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From ‘The Chosen’ to ‘America Unearthed’: 9 things to watch now

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The best new thing to watch on television isn’t on Netflix, Disney Plus or broadcast television. In fact, you can’t even watch it on satellite or cable TV. It’s Season 2 of ...

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