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Weekend Box Office Report: Liam Neeson and ‘Non-Stop’ Battle Jesus and ‘Son of God’

This weekend saw a brutal showdown between Liam Neeson, the current god of action cinema, and Jesus Christ, the current god of millions of human beings.

Since the box office is a "two may enter, but only one may leave" type showdown, the victory ultimately went to Neeson and 'Non-Stop,' which edged out the son of God and his movie, uh, 'Son of God' to win the weekend.

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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Breaks Twitter Retweet Record in Less Than an Hour

Billions of people watched the 2014 Oscars around the world, so it's no surprise that when host Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie with Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey, Bradley Cooper and more, it was going to be popular. How popular? It broke Twitter.

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Academy Awards: And the Winners for the 86th Oscars Are …

The stars come out tonight for the 86th Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards.

Recognizing the outstanding film achievements for 2013, the awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences are being presented at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., and are being broadcast by ABC starting at 8:30 p.m. EST. Ellen DeGeneres is the host.

The red-carpet pre-show on ABC starts at 7 p.m. EST.

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Lakeshore Art Festival Exhibitor Deadline Is Tomorrow

Just ran across this yesterday and wanted to share with you just in case...

The 2014 Lakeshore Art Festival is happening July 4th and 5th in Muskegon, but the deadline for exhibitors is tomorrow - Monday, March 3rd!

The festival has two categories for exhibitors and vendors:

Fine Art / Fine Craft: Art in the Park 
Art in the Park is held in historic Hackley Park, a green landscaped square block that features beautiful trees and flowers, interior and perimeter sidewalks, historic sculptures and a center circle. It is located in th

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Jimmy Fallon and Cameron Diaz Introduce the Three-Legged Pants Dance to ‘The Tonight Show’

If Jimmy Fallon is secretly competing for some kind of special title like "Late Night Talk Show Host Who Can Get The Most Famous People in the World to Do Insane Stuff on Television," he's already got that fictitious accolade in the bag after his first two weeks as 'Tonight Showhost.

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Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart Take Over ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’

Sure, Seth Meyers gets a few good-natured digs in before Ian McKellen flips the script and quite literally takes over his own 'Late Night,' but that doesn't mean that anyone was having a bad time on the show last night. Meyers, finishing up his first week as 'Late Night' host, welcomed everyone's favorite pair of best friends -- McKellen and Patrick Stewart -- and the results were both charming and quite funny.

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Grand Rapids Civic Thertre Announces Next Season Line-up

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre has been operating since 1925. It has been both the anchor of and the gateway to theatre in Grand Rapids for more than 85 years. That tradition continues in full force with the announcement of the 2014/2015 Season Line-up.

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Winter 2013-14 Second Snowiest on Record in Grand Rapids

It's the second snowiest winter on record in Grand Rapids and it's not over yet.

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Toronto Zoo Asking You To Help Name Baby Polar Bear

We share a lot of random cuteness with you on RiverGrandRapids.com.  Dogs, cats, ducks ... if it's an animal, we love it (mostly).

That carries to polar bears, too!

The Toronto Zoo is home to a baby polar bear

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Unique Beatbox Version of ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’

Bruno Mars is a superstar.  I've said that before and it would be difficult for anyone to argue with that since his performance at the Super Bowl in 2014.  We've even shared video of Bruno performing when he was 6 years old.

Oh,

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Horse and Pit Bull are BFFs

Last week, I posted something that said there's nothing cuter on the internet than babies and puppies.  Now that I've seen this video, I may say that horses and dogs rank right up there.

Meet Herbie the Pit Bull and Jabby the Horse

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Family Goes Homeless Instead Of Giving Up Their Pit Bull

Way too often, it seems the story is something like "the family gave up their animal(s), because they had to move."  As a dog lover (and someone who misses his now-departed best friend every single day), stories like those trouble me

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