Newest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer
The 7th installment in the Star Wars franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens December 18th. Tickets went on sale earlier this week and presales crashed ticket sites like Fandango and AMC theaters. Experts are predicting that worldwide receipts for the global opening may top $615 million. An opening that big would easily top Jurassic World‘s $524 million, the current best-ever opening.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set 30 years after the events of 1983’s Star Wars Episode Vi: Return of the Jedi. Here’s what else is known thus far about The Force Awakens. For a full primer on the franchise, check out StarWars.com.
Jason Aldean Goes Back To High School For “Gonna Know We Were Here” Video
Country music star went back to his high school alma mater, Windsor Academy in Macon, Georgia, to film the music video for his latest singl,e “Gonna Know We Were Here”. The video features Aldean going through the halls of the high school and performing the song on the school’s football field. The video also uses actual footage from the school’s recent homecoming celebration as well as other Windsor Academy students. Before the video was officially released late last week a premiere party fundraiser was held in the Windsor Academy gym.
TechCrunch Features St. Louis Makes
TechCrunch featured St. Louis Makes this week on an episode of TechCrunch Makers. St. Louis Makes is a non-profit that operates out of the Lemp Brewery space in south St. Louis
Tracy Morgan Makes Saturday Night Live Return
Tracy Morgan made his return to Saturday Night Live over the weekend, a year after a terrifying car accident.
Here’s Tracy Morgan’s opening monologue from his hosting gig on Saturday Night Live featuring Tracy’s 30 Rock cohorts.
One Direction Releases “Perfect” Music Video
Boy band One Direction released the their music video for their new single, “Perfect”, last night.
Carrie Underwood Performs “Smoke Break” At The Grand Ole Opry
Carrie Underwood recently performed her latest single, “Smoke Break” at the Grand Ole Opry as part of the historic venue’s 90th Birthday Celebration.
Pokey LaFarge Performs At The Grand Ole Opry
Speaking of the Grand Ole Opry, local musical hero Pokey LaFarge debuted at the Grand Ole Opry back in late August. He performed “Actin’ A Fool” on the Grand Ole Opry stage. Here’s the video that hit YouTube this month.
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