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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insurgent’ Can’t Beat ‘Divergent’ Opening

What does a movie studio want out of its sequels? Is a sequel a failure if it simply matches its predecessor or does it need to make more money? That’s the big question that’s swirling around Insurgent, which made almost exactly as much as Divergent did one year ago. Seriously: there’s only a $500,000 difference in their opening weekends. So is Insurgent a success or a disappointment?

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Aerosmith Hits Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Insurgent’ and ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ [Video]

A couple of big-name franchises lead the way for this week's new releases as Insurgent and Muppets Most Wanted hit the big screen.

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‘The Sound of Music’ Coming Back to Big Screen in April

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the biggest movie musicals of all time, TCM Presents: The Sound of Music, in partnership with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Twentieth Century Fox, to select U.S. movie theaters on Sunday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

The good news is that Grand Rapids has been chosen as one of the markets to show The Sound of Music, at href="https://celebrationcinema.com/">Celebration! Cinema North.

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Ain’t Gonna Be Nothin’ But Finger-Lickin’ Good Chicken Served at King of the Wing

On Wednesday you may see more people reaching for a glass of milk or extra ranch dressing to cool the burn!

It's hard to believe it’s already time for the third annual King of the Wing. It's at Grand Woods Lounge, 77 Grandville Avenue SW in Grand Rapids, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday (March 25).

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Broadway Grand Rapids Announces Spectacular New Season [Video]

WOW! That's all I can say, wow! What a spectacular 2015-16 season Broadway Grand Rapids just announced.

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Does President Obama Read Mean Tweets About Himself? He Sure Does [Video]

Does President Barack Obama read any of the tweets about him?

Last Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel had a very special guest, President Barack Obama.

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Who Won This Jeopardy!? It Was Easy to Pick [Video]

Did you happen to catch Jeopardy on Wednesday night this past week? The show experienced a rare occurrence as host Alex Trebek put it, it was "not one of our greatest days."

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Run All Night’ and ‘It Follows’ [Video]

It's a good weekend for new movies, with Disney's retelling of Cinderella leading the way.

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Circle Theatre Kicks Off with ‘Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin’

Circle Theatre produces an annual theatre and concert series that features many of the area’s best vocalists and musicians. Live performances in an intimate setting gives all audience members an up-close and personal experience unique only to Circle Theatre.

Kicking off the season on April 3 is the concert Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin.

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Conductor Bob Bernhardt Leads Grand Rapids Pops for ‘Best of Broadway’ This Weekend [Video]

New Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will join the Grand Rapids Pops in his first performance in his new role on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Grand Rapids.

Bernhardt will be joined by Michigan native Doug LaBrecque and Lisa Vroman for Best of Broadway, a Fox Motors Pops series concert featuring the Broadway stars from Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.

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Carly Rae Jepsen Teams with Tom Hanks for Music Video [Video]

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen has a new, single out.

The Canadian artist had her first monster hit, "Call Me Maybe," a couple of years ago.

Now, with her sophomore album out, it looks like she might have another hit on her hands.

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