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Business owners in downtown Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, are recycling historic properties into showrooms for their creativity.
Landmarks lighted for cancer telethon
NEW YORK -- More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon. Buildings that will be illuminated starting today include Rockefeller Center in New York, Toronto's CN tower and the Wrigley Building in Chicago...
Amazon to buy video game streaming platform Twitch
NEW YORK -- Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds are becoming increasingly lucrative. Twitch had 55 million unique visitors in July, most of whom went to the Twitch.tv website to watch other people play games -- competitions interspersed with advertising...
Parole denied again for John Lennon's killer
NEW YORK -- John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said...
Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting
LOS ANGELES -- Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said. Knight was one of three club patrons struck by gunfire about 1:30 a.m. at 1OAK on West Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard, said Sgt. C. Tatar, watch commander at the Los Angeles County sheriff's West Hollywood station...
Best Bet: Gary Sluhan
Gary Sluhan will bring his parrothead party to Stooges in Jackson at 7 p.m. Saturday. Sluhan is a master of crowd participation and performs most of Jimmy Buffett's catalog, as well as other 1960s, 1970s and 1980s classics. Reservations may be made by calling 204-7187 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org...
Grants to support Southeast arts, literary programs
The Missouri Arts Council recently awarded five grants totaling $23,717 to support a variety of arts initiatives in the coming year at Southeast Missouri State University. n $7,700 -- Jazz Dance Residency Program: The grant supporting the Jazz Dance Residency Program will allow the Southeast dance program to host the works of Paula David of Big Muddy Dance Co. and Nan Giordano of Giordano Dance Chicago. Both artists are nationally recognized and are Midwest dance companies...
Southeast recital series begins Sept. 2
The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music Faculty Recital Series will open its season Sept. 2 with a recital featuring cellist Sara Edgerton and pianists Matt Yount and Paul Thompson at the River Campus. The program will include music from the Baroque period to today, with include music by Italian, Hungarian, Czech and British composers. The 7:30 p.m. recital will be in the Shuck Music Recital Hall and is open to the public...
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