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Brandy, Deitrick Haddon, Johnny Gill Among Performers For African American Festival

Get “Happy!” That’s the theme for this year’s African American Festival, and the mayor has announced the entertainment lineup.

04/02/2014

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U2, Linda Ronstadt Among 25 Albums To Be Preserved

U2′s classic album “The Joshua Tree,” Linda Ronstadt’s “Heart Like a Wheel” and an early, influential Christian rock album will play on forever, or at least as long as the Library of Congress is around.

04/02/2014

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Ends After Nine Seasons

In its 208th and final episode on Monday, the CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother” finally revealed the mystery contained in its title and then ended with a twist designed to reward longtime fans.

04/01/2014

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Exhibit Explores Baltimore’s Banjo History

A new museum exhibit explores the history of the banjo in Baltimore, home to the first U.S. banjo factory.

04/01/2014

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Shakira And Blake Shelton To Perform Together At The ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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‘Friends With Better Lives’ Premieres Monday On CBS

The new CBS comedy series “Friends With Better Lives” premieres Monday after the hour long series finale of “How I Met Your Mother.”

03/31/2014

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ACM Awards Ceremony To Include Band Perry Performance, Merle Haggard Tribute

The Band Perry will kick off the 2014 ACM Awards with a performance of their latest single “Chainsaw.” Also, two Entertainer of the Year nominees artists will pay tribute to Merle Haggard. Who are they? And which fellow Country Hall of Famer will present Haggard with the award?

03/28/2014

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Hip-Hop Festival Opens With Sold Out Nas Shows At Kennedy Center

Rapper Nas is opening a hip-hop festival with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops this weekend at the Kennedy Center.

03/28/2014

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Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, More Added To ‘Salute The Troops’ TV Special

Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.

03/27/2014

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From Alaska To Baltimore To Hollywood: MICA Freshman Named Illustrator Of The Future

Most college students seem to need four years at school to be ready to get a job.

03/26/2014

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Film Festival Opens Thursday In Annapolis

Annapolis is preparing to host a four-day film festival.

03/26/2014

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Stacy Keibler Is Expecting A Baby

Baltimore native and newlywed Stacy Keibler is expecting a baby.

03/25/2014

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Celebs Who Started Out As Models

They’re more than just a pretty face! These celebs started out as models, but found their niche in the acting world.

Amiri Baraka was a revolutionary poet author and professor.  He was named Poet Laureate of New Jersey in 2002, but it was short lived amid public outrage and pressure for his resignation after his poem on 9-11 "Somebody Blew Up America?" was criticized for anti-Semitism.  
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POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

April is National Poetry Month, and CBSBaltimore.com is celebrating by highlighting some legendary, celebrity, local and controversial poets.

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Ranking Stephen King

Ranking Stephen King’s books from worst to best. His newest, Mr. Mercedes, will be released in early June.

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Famous Patricks

They may have little else in common, but these celebs all share the name “Patrick.”

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