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Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elton John has canceled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. John is scrapping all upcoming April and May dates of “The Million Dollar Piano” at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, as well …

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12 models to graduate from Strides Agency

Some of the Strides Modelling Agency graduands Showbiz ReporterTHE stage is set for the Strides Modelling Agency graduation ceremony that will be held on Saturday where 12 models are set to be capped with organisers saying they had to change the venue for logistical purposes. Ten years since the last graduation, the modelling agency popular for hosting much talked about …

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Preview: VR makes ‘Star Trek: Bridge Crew’ fans’ dreams come true

[embedded content] “Star Trek: Bridge Crew” was one of the best virtual reality experiences at E3 last year. The game had a simple premise: It put four players on the bridge of a Federation starship called the USS Aegis. Each person took over the station and together they had to control the ship. One player was the helm, which piloted …

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Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

By DAVE COLLINS BRISTOL, Conn. — Aaron Hernandez’s family and friends bid farewell to the former NFL star at a private funeral Monday, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over to his fiancee by the time he is buried. Dozens of mourners turned out for the invitation-only service in Hernandez’s hometown of Bristol, including …

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Review: Amusing ‘Terrorist’ makes unsettling points about immigration

“Autobiography of a Terrorist” is a hard play to describe, not because it’s so complicated (although it is), but because even explaining the basic premise gives a lot away. Making its world premiere with Golden Thread Productions at San Francisco’s Potrero Stage (formerly Thick House), the new comedy by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh takes the form of a loose work in progress, …

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Orezi to make Real Deal Experience debut in Uyo

Lagos, Nigeria– Nigerian music superstar Orezi will on Sunday the 30th of April 2017 make a first appearance on Legend Extra Stout’s annual nationwide tour, Real Deal Experience at the Discovery Park in Uyo. Orezi The Real Deal Experience, which kicked off, this year, in Nnewi in February, has been to Enugu this month and will visit other cities in …

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Who’s cuckoo? Piedmont bird callers make for a chirping good time

PIEDMONT — Piedmont’s 52nd Annual Bird Calling Contest is probably the one night of the year that high school students don’t feel they have to look or act cool. And Friday, the Piedmont High juniors and seniors who took to the stage for the contest looked and sounded downright goofy as they chortled and cawed like butcherbirds and owls. Take …

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W. Kamau Bell shares ‘awkward’ thoughts in his first book

Ever since Donald Trump’s unexpected election-night victory, scarily bleak “Mad Max”-like visions have haunted the mind of W. Kamau Bell. In the introduction to his hilarious new book, the Berkeley sociopolitical comedian likens the tone and feel of the country to the day before everything “turned into a post-apocalyptic desert and people began paying thirty bucks for an ounce of …

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2Baba excites football fans with Campari Senator

… watches Real Madrid vs Barcelona match in Lagos beer parlour Pop sensation 2Baba on Sunday April 23rd gave football fans their biggest surprise yet while watching their favourite match at Stalad Gardens in New Oko Oba Agege, Lagos. 2Baba joined fans to watch the 7:45 pm El-classico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona courtesy of the Campari Beer parlour …

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Celebrity photos: Chrissy Teigen, John Legend get real at VR film premiere

Singer John Legend and supermodel Chrissy Teigen partied at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the virtual reality animated film “Rainbow Crow,” for which Legend served as executive producer and voice actor. Also, Chris Pratt gets a Hollywood star, and Shay Mitchell and Taryn Manning attend the Shorty Awards. Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your …

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