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It’s the Rock in the building. This weekend he and Liam Hemsworth, better known as Miley Cyrus’s on-again, off-again fiancee (though we have a feeling it’s OFF this week) team up for the heist film “Empire State.” On the music side of things, Fantasia and Toni Braxton are on the road this weekend so be sure to catch the latest singer/reality show stars before their next wardrobe malfunction. MegaFest 2013 kicks off this weekend in Dallas and Cedric The Entertainer, Jennifer Hudson, Babyface and Mary Mary are among the performers. Here’s what else is going on in your area.

HOT ON TV:

All Times Eastern

Friday, August 30

“America’s Next Top Model”

CW, 9 p.m.

Paris Hilton guest stars

Saturday,  August 31

“Diary of a Mad Black Woman”

BET, 8 p.m.

Tyler Perry pits a wife against her abusive husband

Sunday, September 1

“Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny”

Comedy Channel, 9:34 p.m.

Standup king does his thing from Cleveland, OH

“La La’s Full Court Life”

VH1 10 p.m.

In a new episode, La La deals with the reality of her Hollywood aspirations

READ IT:

“Baggage Claim” by David E. Talbert

Novelization of stage play turned movie

SEE IT:

“One Direction: This Is Us”

Unless you’re the parent of a female tween or teen, this won’t likely be your choice, but if you are, get them tickets early

PG

“Empire State”

R

Eye candy alert with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Liam Helmsworth sharing the screen. Oh, yeah, it’s a heist movie

R

“Passion”

Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace get all cuddly when an ambitious businesswoman pulls another under her wing…and spell

R

IN CONCERT/EVENTS:

Friday, August 29

DALLAS, TX

MegaFest 2013 “T.D. Jakes Presents Just Churchin’ Comedy Concert

Dallas Convention Center

8 p.m.

BOSTON, MA

Emeli Sande

House of Blues Boston

7 p.m.

CLEVELAND, OH

Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites Record Release Show

Beachland Ballroom

9 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Maze f/ Frankie Beverly

7 p.m.

ATLANTA, GA

Toni Braxton

Chastain Park Amphitheater

8 p.m.

DALLAS, TX

MegaFest 2013 ” T.D. Jakes presents Women of Purpose Concert

American Airlines Center

8 p.m.

CHICAGO, IL

Eddie Griffin w/ Kym Whitley, G-Thang and Bruh Man

Arie Crown Theater

8 p.m.

Sunday, September 1

INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Rickey Smiley and Friends

Murat Theater at Old National Center

8 p.m.

BATON ROUGE, LA

Fantasia w/ Musiq Soulchild and Chrisette Michele

Baton Rouge River Center Arena

7:30 p.m.

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