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The Bacon Brothers are rolling through Charlotte on Monday as part of a short summer tour, and their mode of transportation may surprise you.

Editor’s note: This film is available via video-on-demand services and iTunes.

Ariana Grande is a triple threat and her new single with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J, “Bang Bang,” topped the iTunes charts. “Problem” is spending its 13th consecutive week in the Top 10.

Piedmont Playlist: "Bright Lights of Elkin" by Charlotte country rock band the Turnstiles. The group plays the Double Door on Aug. 2 to celebrate new album “Souvenir Summer”.

Twin brothers in California use reclaimed pieces of redwood trees for one-of-a-kind creations in the new Animal Planet series “Redwood Kings.”

TOUR THE WORLD IN CHARLOTTE FOOD

  • Looking for culinary adventure? We pulled together a sampling of international cuisines around town. Get packing.

Marvel adds humor, takes no chances with the outer-space formula.

Sympathetic, warts-and-all depiction of James Brown is capped by a dazzling performance by Chadwick Boseman.

One-of-a-kind-film, shot over more than a decade, ranks among the year’s best.

But when it does, this mix of science fiction and spirituality finally coalesces.

It Looks SadFriday  10 p.m., Snug Harbor, 1228 Gordon St., $5, www.snugrock.com  The Charlotte ba...

Sound Bites
Let’s peek at two, long-awaited, that opened in the past week and a half: Earl’s Grocery and littleSpoon.

On the way: Gastropub Draught Charlotte in the former Hartigan's spot at 601 S. Cedar St. near th...

On Dining
It’s impossible to look away when Maggie Gyllenhaal delivers a richly nuanced performance as a woman whose personal life and family legacy become entangled in the impenetrable labyrinth of Middle Eastern politics.

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