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Q&A: Meet 'Roxanne, Roxanne' breakout Chante Adams

Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic "Roxanne, Roxanne." Adams had no feature credits to her name and a background in theater. But the agent saw something in her at CMU's senior showcase, where students perform in front of agents, managers and casting directors, and sought her out.

Entertainment

A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches

If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight — and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.

Words & Deeds

Think summer! Outlaw Field announces its first outdoor concert

One day after the Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater announced its first major outdoor show of summer, here comes Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Classic rockers Santana will bring the Transmogrify Tour to Outlaw Field at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27. Tickets to the public go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Ticketmaster for $71.50 general admission.

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Curtis Stigers sings Leonard Cohen tribute 'Tonight Will Be Fine'

Boise's own Curtis Stigers sings "Tonight Will Be Fine" with guitarist Dave Manion during a Leonard Cohen tribute at the Record Exchange Thursday Jan. 12, 2017 in Downtown Boise.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Curtis Stigers sings Leonard Cohen tribute 'Tonight Will Be Fine' 1:36

Curtis Stigers sings Leonard Cohen tribute 'Tonight Will Be Fine'

Boise band The Runaway Hamsters go country 3:40

Boise band The Runaway Hamsters go country

'Friend and a Friend' by Korby Lenker and Molly Tuttle 3:27

'Friend and a Friend' by Korby Lenker and Molly Tuttle

Hotel California promotional spot 0:31

Hotel California promotional spot