Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Rapper Wiz Khalifa to perform at UND next week

Rapper Wiz Khalifa will perform at the University of North Dakota next week.

Khalifa's concert is scheduled for May 3 at the university's Alerus Center.

Discovery to air Everest documentary on May 4

Discovery Channel has announced May 4 as the airdate for a documentary on last week's Mount Everest avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides.

The 90-minute special, "Everest Avalanche Tragedy," will air at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir

George Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall.

Now, Hincapie is talking again about one of the darkest eras in cycling.

Armstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir

George Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall.

Now, Hincapie is talking again about one of the darkest eras in cycling.

Vanska returns as Minnesota Orchestra music head

After quitting last fall amid a protracted lockout of union musicians, Finnish conductor Osmo Vanska is returning as music director of the Grammy-winning Minnesota Orchestra, its board of directors said Thursday.

Vanska, 61, will lead at least 10 weeks of concerts for each of the next two seasons, the board said.

Law firm makes $50K donation to art museum

The Mississippi-based Butler Snow law firm has donated $50,000 to the Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama.

The firm, which recently expanded its Birmingham office with the addition of 20 lawyers, made the presentation Thursday at an event attended by city and state officials and representatives of the firm, including former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.

James Earl Jones returning to Broadway this fall

James Earl Jones is coming back to Broadway in a play that's almost as old as he is.

The 87-year-old two-time Tony Award-winner will star in a fall revival of the zany "You Can't Take It With You," the 1936 comedy about an engagement that forces a wealthy uptight family to meet an off-kilter one. It was written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.

Climate-change play funded by feds heats up the skeptics

A new play about climate change opened Thursday in New York that’s part-thriller, part-musical, part-educational and all-controversial.

It’s backed by Uncle Sam.

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