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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Actor and bestselling author Hill Harper will be the keynote speaker for Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration. Harper is scheduled to speak Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom on the university’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Harper is best known for …

Author Tracey Laird is set to speak on her recently published book Austin City Limits: A History in the Center for Popular Music on Wednesday. The lecture is expected to discuss the history of the longest running music show on TV, it’s impact on popular culture over the last 40 years, including the annual Austin City …

By Jamie A. Cooley// Staff Writer The documentary Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice: Preserving the Gift of Black Sacred Music was shown in the Student Union Theater to kick off MTSU’s 2015 Black History Month. The film is based around the roots of African-Americans’ ancestral past and learning to preserve the customs and traditions of African slaves …

In Two Days, One Night, Marion Cotillard (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) plays Sandra Bya, a young mother who awakes one morning to find that her coworkers have voted to have her laid off in exchange for a 1,000 euro bonus. A friend at the factory organizes a second vote, and Sandra visits her coworkers one by …

Almost every Super Bowl commercial break for the last decade has been dominated by slap-stick Doritos spots, risqué GoDaddy ads and vapid luxury car commercials. This year however, the trend was to either shock or inspire. These are the five most note-worthy and unconventional Super Bowl commercials of 2015. The first and most jarringly funny …

Bob Pondillo is a generous, warm-hearted man, nestling into the laid-back cool of his retirement in a hoodie and jeans, a salt-and-pepper beard framing an eternally youthful face and a worn ball cap with the Human Rights Campaign logo stitched in. So, when he talks about directing short films, it isn’t all that surprising that he doesn’t …