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Here are some deets on Michelle Obama's big 5-0 party, which featured performances by Beyoncé and John Legend and guests like Paul McCartney and Samuel L. Jackson. Nice photos of the Carter family -- including Blue Ivy with Bo! -- c/o Bey's Tumblr.

And, speaking of the Obamas, if you want to hear what President Obama thinks about Girls and weed -- oh and foreign policy and the conservative agenda, too -- read this excellent New Yorker piece by Editor-in-Chief David Remnick.

Woot woot! Parks and Rec is officially getting a seventh season, y'all! In other great TV news, NBC, via Universal Television, has also signed a three-year producing deal with our cover girl, Amy Poehler. First up? A pilot co-produced by Poehler and starring Natasha Lyonne as "a woman trying to find where she fits in between her friends."

Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) will play Dan Aykroyd in a new biopic about the life of John Belushi, starring Emile Hirsch.

Kanye's designed another collection for A.P.C. More info (and a few photos of the looks) HERE and HERE.

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plays host to Whitney Houston Jukebox Musical: A Hastily Written Masterpiece Starring the Audience, which means, that you, dear readers/audience, will be given your 3.5 minutes to shine so long as you're up for belting out classics like "How Will I Know?" and "I Will Always Love You" in a musical concocted by UCB and Punderdome 3000 alums based on Whitney Houston's incredible catalog.

Carol Channing and Mx. Justin Vivian Bond are teaming up for a night of song (Bond) and stories (Channing) at Town Hall.

Ahead of the Muppets Movie, Union Hall is celebrating all things Gonzo with a night that includes Muppet Show screenings, sing-alongs, drink giveaways and more.


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