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The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl performs from a throne of his own making, after breaking his leg during a show in Sweden. A specially designed gurney allowed Mr. Grohl's chair to extend onto a catwalk to get him closer to the crowd, sometimes with bandmates joining him. "There was no way I was canceling this concert," Mr. Grohl told the enthusiastic crowd. (Associated Press photographs)

Let it rain, break a leg: Nothing can stop the force of a Foo Fighters celebration

- The Washington Times

Not even Mother Nature could stop the Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Blowout at RFK Stadium on Saturday. The band threw itself — and a crowd of 40,000 spectators — a rockin’ fiesta to coincide with the ruby anniversary of the release of its self-titled first album in 1995. Backed by a bevy of supporting acts such as Gary Clarke Jr., Buddy Guy, Heart, LL Cool J and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, the Foos celebrated both their music and America’s birthday in high-rock fashion.

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Death-defying acrobatics a sight in tour of Peter Pan

- The Washington Times

The Washington production of Threesixty Entertainment’s “Peter Pan” features 20 actors, personable puppets, thrilling flying sequences and the world’s first 360-degree computer-generated imagery theater set designed to astound all ages.

In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015, photo, Rebecca Ostrega, from Oswego, Ill., talks about her devotion to the Grateful Dead as she and her son Jake, visit an exhibit dedicated to the band at the Field Museum in Chicago. The Dead are scheduled to perform multiple shows over the July 4th weekend at Soldier Field. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

- Associated Press

The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.

AlPacino stars in Danny Collins, now avaialbel on Blu-ray from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: Danny Collins

- The Washington Times

Al Pacino stars as a debauched and aging rock star that found a creative spark from an unusual source in a heartwarming film now available in the high definition format.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams watches Michelle Lesco, left, and Miki Sudo, right, during a news conference to promote the upcoming Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot-Dog Eating Contest, Friday, July 3, 2015, at Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Miki Sudo defends Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating title

- Associated Press

Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women’s division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments.

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British born model Naomi Campbell, center, and Russian model Irina Shayk, right, attend Versace's fall-winter 2015/2016 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style

- Associated Press

Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris' fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week - that headlined with Versace. Here are the highlights, including Adeline Andre and Ulyana Sergeenko:

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Channing Tatum in a scene from the film, "Magic Mike XXL." (Claudette Barius/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office

- Associated Press

July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the holiday weekend.

FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, May 2, 2015,  showing Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge with their newborn baby, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, waving to the public as they leave St. Mary's Hospital in London.  The nine-week old Princess Charlotte, is to be christened at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate on Sunday July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, FILE)

Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate

- Associated Press

Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday - a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.

Founder of Utah's Shakespeare Festival keeps event growing

Associated Press

Fred C. Adams, the 84-year-old founder of southern Utah's annual Shakespeare festival, is still going strong, overseeing an event that has grown from a small production in 1962 to one that now draws 150,000.

FILE - In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Queen Latifah arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Latifah, Amy Schumer and Sara Evans headlined the first annual 4th of July Freedom Festival at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on Saturday,  July 4, 2015. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Queen Latifah, Amy Schumer headline Fourth of July festival

- Associated Press

Queen Latifah started with "The Star-Spangled Banner" and ended with a rap classic, Amy Schumer told raunchy jokes despite some children in the crowd and country singer Sara Evans was a vocal powerhouse when she covered Sam Smith.

Exhibit celebrates jazz legend's German heritage

- Associated Press

Kelly Lao said despite many books and articles written about Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke, the famed Davenport jazz legend remains somewhat of a mystery to many.

In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, a member of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra plays the violin during a rehearsal in Memphis, Tenn. After acknowledging a financial strain, the symphony saw the result of turnaround efforts and support from the public with a strong 2014-15 season. (Andrew J. Breig/Daily News via AP)

Memphis Symphony eyes move to Midtown

- Associated Press

Memphis Symphony Orchestra president and CEO Roland Valliere is not shy when it comes to talking about the future of the organization.