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This week, tours kick off with Rihanna, Alicia Keys and Maze, the hardest working group in show business, all on the road in the next week. Terrence Howard plays a badass in his latest movie “Dead Man Down” with Colin Farell and if you have kids or you’re a big kid yourself, you should enjoy the brand new “Oz” prequel in 3D out this weekened. Whatever you get into, be safe. Here’s what’s happening around your way.

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Friday, March 8

HARLEM CAPER

BET, 7:30 “Harlem Nights” Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx team up for this period comedy caper set in Harlem.

Saturday, March 9

FIGHT CLUB

HBO, 9:30 p.m. “Boxing: Cloud vs. Hopkins” Bernard Hopkins faces off against Tavaris Cloud from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Sunday, March 10
OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER
Chelsea Handler discusses life and love.
8 p.m.
SOLDIER’S STORY

9 p.m., Lifetime Singer/actress Ashanti stars in the new season of “Army Wives” which kicks off tonight

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“The Man In 3B” By Carl Weber Popular author releases latest novel about a man who affects the lives of several people in his Queens apartment building before he’s mysteriously murdered.

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OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD

“Oz The Great and Powerful”

PG

The “prequel” to “The Wizard of Oz” starring Mila Kunis and James Franco Critics say you’ll enjoy a solid family film, but not a classic that trumps the original

DOWN BY LAW

Terrence Howard plays a dangerous drug lord who does the cat and mouse with Colin Ferrell’s character who’s out for revenge. R If the trailer is any indication, expect lot of gunfights and explosions

Friday, March 8

IN CONCERT:

NEW ORLEANS, LA
The Buku Music Festival
Hip-hop singer Big Freedia (FREE’-duh) and an entourage of  “bounce” dancers are using a Mardi Gras float for a stage. The concert takes place at a huge studio and warehouse on the bank of the Mississippi River where Carnival floats are made. The lineup includes  Ohio rapper Kid Cudi, the British electronic music trio Nero, 1980s rap group Public Enemy and dozens of other acts.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

“Standing in the Shadows of Motown with Peabo Bryson and Leela James”

Howard Theater 8 p.m.

Motown is celebrated in this tribute show to the history-making record label that launched so many timeless stars.

GREENBELT, MD
Mardi Gras Celebration 2013
The Mu Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Presents: Mardi Gras Celebration 2013 W/The SOS Band.
10 p.m.- 2 a.m.

Saturday, March 9

ATLANTA, GA

Allstate Gospel Superfest with Byron Cage, Lady Tramaine Hawkins Dorinda Clark and more hosted by Wendy Raquel Robinson

8 p.m.

Georgia International Convention Center

Gospel superfest draws biggest stars of gospel to the South.

CINCINNATI, OH
Harriet Tubman Theater in the Freedom Center
join Jeri Tolliver in the live discussion,“Women and their Stories”, based on Civil Rights Activist, Marion Spencer and journalist, Majorie Parham.

ALBANY, GA

Frankie Beverly and Maze

Albany Civic Center

7 p.m.

Maze still rockin’ after four decades in the business.

Sunday, March 10

OAKLAND, CA

Alicia Keys Set the World on Fire Tour (with Miguel)

Oracle Arena

7:30 p.m.

Grammy winner kicks off tout to support her latest CD

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