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Willie Nelson’s July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual.

Coronavirus concerns freeze Vanilla Ice show

Vanilla Ice has indefinitely postponed a Texas concert that was drawing fierce criticism because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died.

Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed...

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ again delays big summer release

Warner Bros. says it is delaying the release of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller “Tenet” until Aug. 12.

The Dixie Chicks officially change their name to The Chicks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks. The group...

The Dixie Chicks officially change their name to The Chicks

Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks.

Tennessee Aquarium and Other Downtown Attractions Expanding Hours for July 4th Weekend

The Tennessee Aquarium, Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, and the Chattanooga River Market have announced expanded hours of operations for the Fourth of July weekend.

Harry Connick, Jr interviews couple for TV special in Chattanooga

Mike and Kim Frazier drive for Covenant Transport.. watch the clip.

Joel Schumacher, director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ dies at 80

Joel Shumacher, who shepherded the so-called “Brat Pack” to the big screen in “St. Elmo’s Fire” and directed two 1990s-era “Batman” films, has died.

Beyoncé drops surprise single ‘Black Parade’ on Juneteenth

Beyoncé did not let Juneteenth pass without dropping one of her signature surprises in the form a new single called “Black Parade.”

AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.

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