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Louis C.K. delivers dark but hilarious comedy

Although comedian Louis C.K. has gained prominence in the last few years for his leading role on the critically praised FX television series “Louie,” C.K. continues to reach out to live audiences across the country.

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Concert review: Dave Chappelle is wiser and just as funny

Comedian Dave Chappelle hit Eugene, Ore. with only a few days’ notice on July 23, performing to a sold-out crowd at the McDonald Theatre. Appearing to do improv for most of the show, Chappelle pleased the crowd with anecdotes and wit that was, at times, subtle and profound.

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Concert review: Bonnaroo highlights the best of entertainment

Concert review: Bonnaroo highlights the best of entertainment

Once my weekend at the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. was over, the only question I had to ask was … why was this my first?

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Jim Gaffigan stands up for fast food, bars, Ohio State

Jim Gaffigan stands up for fast food, bars, Ohio State

From Subway to McDonald’s, comedian Jim Gaffigan had a score of menu items to serve up to almost 2,000 Ohio State students Wednesday night.

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Concert review: The Black Keys leave fans ‘Howlin’ for more

Concert review: The Black Keys leave fans ‘Howlin’ for more

The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys performed in Houston on Tuesday at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

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Tupac lives (through technology)

After more than fifteen years in the grave, rapper Tupac Shakur joined Snoop Dogg on the Coachella stage to perform “2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted.” And he did it via hologram.

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Concert review: Nickelback far from rock stars in Columbus tour stop

Concert review: Nickelback far from rock stars in Columbus tour stop

For a moment, the members of Nickelback rose to the sky, almost as if they had left this life and gone on to another one. Sadly, that wasn’t the case.

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Comedian Lewis Black brings laughs

Comedian Lewis Black brings laughs

With a string of curse words and a long list of rants about many of the problems with the world, Lewis Black performed before a student-filled audience at Penn State U. last night.Upon stepping out on the stage and receiving a round of applause, Black made jokes about how the students in the audience should [...]

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Concert review: MUTEMATH displays typical excellence

“We have a lovely show planned for you tonight,” said MUTEMATH frontman Paul Meany awkwardly into the microphone at the House of Blues in Boston on March 7. Meany and the rest of the band appeared to be nervous early on, and their first few songs sounded stiff. However, the band started to communicate with [...]

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Concert review: Black Keys display muscle and finesse

Dan Auerbach, one half of the blues-rock duo The Black Keys, steadies his guitar and launches the Keys into the 2003 song “Thickfreakness.” Auerbach’s riff dominates the track.

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