Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ coat is up for auction

This image released by Profiles in History shows a black and white blazer with leather sleeves, worn by Prince in the 1984 film, "Purple Rain." The item will be auctioned on June 29, along with costumes worn by Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys and a Swarovski crystal studded glove from Michael Jacksons 1992 Dangerous world tour. (Charlie Nunn/Profiles in History via AP)

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince’s 1984 classic film “Purple Rain” is hitting the auction block.

Lonely Island aim for a ‘Spinal Tap’ for today

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Andy Samberg appears in a scene from "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping," in theaters nationwide on June 3. (Universal Pictures via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Lonely Island, the trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, has technically already made the leap to the big screen in 2007’s wannabe daredevil comedy “Hot Rod.” But it won’t be until “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” hits theaters that the full experience of Lonely Island — in all their seductively wrapped male anatomy glory and seafaring glee — lands at the movies.

Comcast buying DreamWorks for $3.55B

FILE - In this Thursday, July 19, 2012, file photo, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, center, plays with Madagascar characters, Alex the lion, right, and Kowalski the penguin, left, during a groundbreaking opening of DreamWorks studios in Redwood City, Calif. Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, the companies announced Thursday, April 28, 2016. DreamWorks will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures. Once the deal closes, DreamWorks co-founder and CEO Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media. He'll also serve as a consultant to NBCUniversal, a unit of Comcast Corp. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment.

Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra performs concert

Kevin Call, the Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra director (incognito as Darth Vader), poses with concertmaster Richard Ferguson in advance of Wednesday’s concert, “May the Fourth,” scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Rexburg Tabernacle. The concert will feature a music medley from “Star Wars.” courtesy photo

“Dreams of spring and summer” is the theme of the Wednesday concert of the Rexburg Tabernacle Orchestra.

Ready for their closeup

Musicians with Yesterday and Today (The Interactive Beatles Experience) perform at the Colonial Theater during the 2013-2014 season. The group’s set list for the night is made up entirely from the audience’s requests, “guaranteeing that the show is different every time you see it,” its Facebook page said. courtesy David Epps

The Idaho Falls Arts Council is turning 25 and it’s celebrating that milestone with a “Live at 25” variety show featuring performances from the best the region has to offer.

Autopsy to determine Prince’s cause of death

A woman kneels by the memorial at First Avenue Friday, April 22, 2016, in Minneapolis where Prince often performed. The pop super star died Thursday at the age of 57. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An autopsy began Friday to determine what caused the death of the iconic musician Prince, though officials said it could take days or even weeks before results are publicly released.


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