Acoustic Eidolon to perform at Blackfoot

Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire make up Acoustic Eidolon. Scott’s instrument is a custom-made double-neck guitjo, a combination of a guitar and a banjo. Alkire is a classically-trained cellist. The two have been performing together since 1998.

An idealized thing, a phantom, or an unstoppable force; there are many definitions for the word “eidolon,” and the music of Acoustic Eidolon is as varied and difficult to define.

Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

This product image released by Brands On Sale, Inc. shows a hazmat costume with a respirator. No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what's the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies and faux gear to ward off the deadly strain of virus. (AP Photo/Brands On Sale, Inc.)

NEW YORK (AP) — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween.

Review: ‘Book of Life’ celebrates death

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows the characters Manolo, voiced by Diego Luna, left, and Carmen Sanchez, voiced by Ana de la Reguera in a scene from "The Book of Life." (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s not surprising that a companion art book to the new animated film directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro has already been released.

Review: ‘Fury’ a barrage of heavy-handedness

This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Entertainment, Giles Keyte)

The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer’s World War II tank drama “Fury” begins immediately. A lone horseman approaches on the grim horizon of a foggy, corpse-strewn battlefield.

Medical examiner: Rivers died of low blood oxygen

FILE - This Oct. 5, 2009 file photo shows Joan Rivers posing as she presents "Comedy Roast with Joan Rivers " during the 25th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. Rivers, 81, died Sept. 4, 2014. She was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure. It is classified as a therapeutic complication, meaning that the death resulted from a predictable complication of surgery. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers died of brain damage from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure to check out voice changes and reflux, the medical examiner’s office ruled Thursday.

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