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If you’re in the South, this is a great weekend for you if you like music. R. Kelly and several other acts are touring throughout the South this weekend. Sci-fi fans can check out Walter Mosley’s latest and if you’re into hip-hop, The BET Hip-Hop Awards repeats this weekend. Football is on the horizon on any given fall Sunday and this Sunday the Pack and the Texas battle it out. Director Lee Daniels is controversial once again in “The Paperboy" and director Ava Duvernay’s “Middle of Nowhere” hits theaters as well, both in limited release. Check out what else is happening this weekend.
All Times Eastern
Friday, October 12
“Baby Boy” on BET at BET at 9 p.m.
John Singleton directs Taraji P. Henson and Tyrese in this insta-classic
Saturday, October 13
BET Hip-Hop Awards at 10 p.m. on BET
The ever-popular 2 Chainz and the rest of the hip-hop industry converge on Atlanta for a night of hip-hop award granting and performances.
Sunday, October 14
“Football Night In America: Packers at Texans” on NBC at 8:20 p.m. on NBC
Aaron Rodgers goes up against Texans QB Matt Schaub who burned the Pack for 414 yards passing in a 2008 victory.
Lee Daniels direct yet another controversial story about a group of low-rent characters set in 1969 Florida. Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron play brothers Ward and Jack Jensen, who are roped into investigating the wrongful conviction of Charlotte Bless’ (Nicole Kidman) incarcerated fiancé. Kidman apparently uses her sexual wiles to keep everyone in line and things go predictably bad. If you thought Daniels was too into black pathology in “Precious” reviewers, mostly mixed on the movie, said this one gives white pathology equal time.
“Middle of Nowhere”
The first black female to ever scorea win at Sundance, Ava Duvernay releases her second film “Middle of Nowhere” about a med students who faces tough choices when her man is incarcerated. Check out https://www.facebook.com/MiddleofNowhereMovie for trailer, info and theaters
Click here to listen to Nikki Woods' interview with Omari Hardwick about "Middle of Nowhere."
Ben Affleck directs this true story of six Americans hiding out during the Iran hostage crisis and the creative way a plan is worked out to rescue them. With Bryan Cranston and Adam Arkin
Marty is a struggling screenwriter with friends willing to provide him inspiration by any means necessary in this comedy caper
With Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell
“Merge/Disciple: Two Short Novels from Crosstown to Oblivion”
By Walter Mosley
Better known for his detective novels, Mosely heads into the sci-fi market with a new work of two novellas.
Friday, October 12
BATON ROUGE, LA
Baton Rouge River Center Arena
Saturday, October 13
R. Kelly on the Single Ladies Tour (with Tamia)
Sunday, October 14
Me’Shell Ndege Ocello Tribute to Nina Simone
R. Kelly – Single Ladies Tour
BJCC Concert Hall
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (10/7-10/14)
25 photos Launch gallery
1. Nite | to the tune of @cnn 😞
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2. Got so much work to do but I just wanna stay in bed and binge watch #Gameofthrones and start the new season of #OnceUponATime. I know I can't be the only one. Right? Ha 💤🦁🍂 #saturday
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3. Mommy's weekend turn up ❤️👶🏾💕🍼 Wouldn't trade it for nothing. #TeamNoSleep lol #HesMyBiggestBlessing ✨
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4. One of them oh shit mont we made it feelings … this shit still be unreal 💯💪🏾 @remyboymonty1738
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5. Tickets Available October 14 @ticketmaster.
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6. People magazine Home edition has raided my house! Get a sneak peek into the bedroom life of the Leakes and see other parts of my home now at PEOPLE.COM
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7. They want to kick you when you down, but kick it when you up
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8. Got my advance copy of #Mafia3 at @gamestop. Get yours via link in the bio #Mafia3 #Ad
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9. This is some of the cast and our diverse team of writers in the writer's room creating funny sh*t for @nbcmarlon what a fun room! Lots of jokes, great stories and having a great time doing what we love... making people laugh and feel something. Look out for our show next year @nbcmarlon we bringing sitcoms back to NBC
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10. #HappySunday☀️Thank you @4everbrandy101 💛💡💛
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11. Happy to be back in Central Falls, RI breaking ground for the One Stop Health Center and hosting a local community event with #Vaseline.
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12. Thank you all in advance 💋💋💋 #Repost @urbansvintage・・・#TarajiPHenson's memoir #AroundTheWayGirl will be available everywhere TODAY October 11th! Will you be purchasing a copy? #UrbansVintage
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13. Moms got my back
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14. @galore dinner party glo ✨ thanks to @styledbygiigii
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15. 🌹#ThisIsWhatTheTruthFeelsLikeTOUR #forevereve
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16. Yes, all those videos I've been posting have led to this: the introduction of skincare to @TYRABeauty! This is the rundown on the new line:Years of research and beauty tips I live by led me to produce the most effective and delightful skincare out there. I'm all about taking really good care of my skin, so I can look like I'm aging in #TyraYears and go filter free on Instagram when I feel like it! Now, it's your turn. ✨My Mama always told me not to wash my face with just my hands. "Tyra, girl, you're just moving the dirt around!" And I've listened. First up is The Clean Machine.... ...a 3-in-1 foaming face wash that cleanses, removes makeup and purified your skin. It has patented technology - a attached Turbo Cleansing Tool - to give you that deep clean that makes your skin feel super fresh. Wanna know more? Yeah, baby. Click that link in my bio.
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17. On set of #beingmaryjane like... ❤️😬💃🏾
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18. #carouselofhope@yvetteshelton100@makeupbylatrice @thestacetheface@marialuciahohan24
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19. I refuse to let a little cold stop me from my daily routines to greatness. #onlythestrongsurvive #warriors
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20. Big things begin with big THINKING... #BusinessEthics #SetLife 🎥
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21. Goodnight - here's a song
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22. Words can't explain the feeling that I have right now.....God is good. look momma I made it. #Harts #Blessed #WhatNow #comedicrockstarshit #4DaysAway
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23. I tried to get a better video with out the nasty bib but she started getting mad at me..lol! Big cuz @the_queen_caitlin trying to show her what to do. #MamasToots #HeirBear👑💜
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24. Gorgeous Serena joined Beyoncé in Formation last night on stage in New Jersey!!!
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25. 😜 @lifeofdesiigner & @rockohill
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