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Catch a rising star in alt-country as Bros. Landreth band releases debut album

Yes, we know we’re harping on this band of brothers — and we’ll give it a rest after this — but we don’t want you to miss out on musicians who capture the attention of critics at Billboard, CMT and beyond, thus proving they were no Americana Music Association flash in the pan. Consider this your last call to see a band on the path to hitting it big.

Clint Eastwood, left, and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu speak at the Producers Guild Awards Nominees Breakfast hosted by The Hollywood Reporter at the Saban Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for The Hollywood Reporter/AP Images)

Arab group ADC to Clint Eastwood: ‘American Sniper’ ratchets ‘Islamophobic tensions’

- The Washington Times

Members of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee have turned to Clint Eastwood, director of “American Sniper,” and actor Bradley Cooper, who played the lead role of Chris Kyle in the mega-buster movie, to denounce anti-Muslim rhetoric that’s been seeping around social media — and to accept responsibility for driving some of the ethnic and religious hatred.

Sofia Vergara arrives at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

- Associated Press

Oscar hopes for “Birdman” got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner “Boyhood.”

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U.S. actor Johnny Depp kneels down to give his autographs to fans as he and his fiancee Amber Heard arrive at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 for his latest film "Mortdecai" promotion. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Image of Asia: Greeting Johnny Depp at the Tokyo airport

- Associated Press

In this photo by Shizuo Kambayashi, actor Johnny Depp kneels to give autographs to fans as he and his fiancee Amber Heard arrive at Haneda international airport in Tokyo to promote his latest film. "Mortdecai," also starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor, went into wide release in the U.S. over the weekend and opens in Japan on Feb. 6. The eccentric heist comedy tanked at the box office, making an estimated $4.1 million in North America and $5.2 million elsewhere, adding to a string of duds for Depp. The actor was greeted at the airport by about 1,000 screaming fans, some of them wearing mustaches in imitation of Depp's film character.

Whereabouts of Thomas Hart Benton painting concealed

Associated Press

A Thomas Hart Benton painting given to a suburban Kansas City school in the 1950s has been a cause of concern for years as its value continues to grow but it is stored out of public view. Some former students who remember donating the painting want to know where it's being kept.

From left to right, Author/producer Lawrence Wright, former Scientology church member Spanky Taylor, director Alex Gibney, Sara Bernstein, Senior Vice President of Programming for HBO Documentaries and former Scientology church member Mike Rinder attend the premiere of "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

Sundance documentary pulls back curtain on Scientology

- Associated Press

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house - not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection.

In this Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 photo, University of Phoenix Stadium, site of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, is seen here at sunset in Glendale, Ariz. The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

- Associated Press

The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch demonstrates Sling TV, a live television streaming service, at the Dish Network's news conference at the International CES, in Las Vegas. The Sling TV option, an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than Dish Network's regular service, is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

- Associated Press

Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.

Clarification: Super Bowl-Neon Carnival Party story

Associated Press

In a story Jan. 26, The Associated Press reported that the party Neon Carnival, which is held during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, will host an event two days before the Super Bowl. Neon Carnival is not affiliated with the Coachella festival.

Celeb birthdays for the week of Feb. 1-7

- Associated Press

Feb. 1: Actor Stuart Whitman is 87. Singer Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) is 81. Actor-comedian Garrett Morris is 78. Singer Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 78. Singer Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show is 78. Bluegrass singer Del McCoury is 76. Actor-writer-director Terry Jones (Monty Python) is 73. Guitarist Mike Campbell of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is 65. Actor-writer-producer Billy Mumy ("Lost in Space") is 61. Keyboardist Dwayne Dupuy of Ricochet is 50. Actress Sherilyn Fenn is 50. Singer Lisa Marie Presley is 47. Comedian Pauly Shore is 47. Drummer Patrick Wilson of Weezer is 46. Actor Michael C. Hall is 44. Rapper Big Boi of Outkast is 40. Singer Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT is 32. TV personality Lauren Conrad is 29. Actress-singer Heather Morris of "Glee" is 28. Singer Harry Styles of One Direction is 21.

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, attends a pretrial hearing in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd.  A jury is expected to be seated for opening arguments in his murder trial as early as Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Judge Susan Garsh had cleared 53 potential jurors after individually questioning them to weed out people who are biased, have a hardship or have a valid reason to be excused. Lawyers from both sides will have the chance to eliminate 18 people each from the final pool on Monday for any reason. Eighteen jurors will be seated. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool, File)

Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

- Associated Press

A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge pushed back opening statements until at least Thursday because of a blizzard bearing down on the region.