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Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
LOS ANGELES -- It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two eras of suburban slashers, first in the 1980s with his iconic "Nightmare on Elm Street" and its indelible, razor-fingered villain Freddy Krueger. He did it again in the 1990s with the self-referential "Scream."...
Taylor Swift wins Video of Year at MTV event
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards. After Swift won the top prize for "Bad Blood," Cyrus was backstage speaking and hiding behind a curtain, but one of her breasts appeared onscreen before the camera cut away...
MTV Video Music Award winners
Here is a list of the winners of Sunday night's 2015 MTV Music Video Awards in Los Angeles: Video of the Year: Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood." Male Video: Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk." Female Video: Taylor Swift, "Blank Space."...
Country duo Dan + Shay to bring 'high energy' show to SEMO District Fair
Newcomers to the country music scene Dan + Shay will perform on the grandstand at the SEMO District Fair. "Our live show is very, very high energy and a lot of fun," Dan Smyers said. "We try to hype the crowd up, especially in the summertime." The duo will take the stage on the grandstand at the SEMO District Fair at 8 p.m. Sept. 16...
Little River Band will bring long list of hits, new songs to Cape
Little River Band bassist Wayne Nelson says the band's upcoming show in Cape Girardeau will be an "interactive scrapbook" of its music. "The show is very much fan- and audience-interactive," he said. "It's intended to be a party, not just a presentation of the music."...
Bryan Hayes brings Americana to Cup 'n' Cork on Sept. 4
Memphis, Tennessee, musician Bryan Hayes' songs are laced with vignettes about life, and his style, known as Americana, is a mix of folk, blues, country and rockabilly. "Our music is honest," he said. "It's about experiences we've lived." In 2010, Hayes was deployed to Iraq, and several of the songs on his most recent album, "Farther Down the Line," were influenced heavily by that experience...
Local sculptor's work to be on display at River Campus
"Nathan Pierce: Transition Spaces 15.1" will be displayed beginning Tuesday in the Crisp Museum at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 4, with an artist's talk at 6 p.m. The exhibit will be on display until Oct. 25. Admission is free...
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