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CHICAGO (AP) – Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers said Tuesday that the proceeds will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, which tries to prepare disadvantaged high school-aged girls to be future leaders.

The auction house plans a preview exhibit starting April 16. The auction will be held April 25, with bidding in person and online.

CHICAGO (AP) – Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers said Tuesday that the proceeds will benefit the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, which tries to prepare disadvantaged high school-aged girls to be future leaders.

The auction house plans a preview exhibit starting April 16. The auction will be held April 25, with bidding in person and online.

"Mr. Turner" is a film of stunning beauty.

At times, viewing director Mike Leigh's lovely film is like seeing a landscape painting put into motion.

Some scenes depicting British landscape painter, Joseph Mallord William "J.M.W." Turner (1775-1851) are outlined as a solitary stroll against the ocean, cliffs or fields. The movie-goer is given the point of view of what the painter might be seeing.

America, the band which had the hits "Horse With No Name," "Ventura Highway" and "Tin Man," is returning to Penn's Peak. The band still consists of founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. This is their 45th anniversary of performing. America will be in concert at 8 p.m. July 2. Tickets are $37 and $42. This is one of two concerts announced this week for Penn's Peak. The other is Jam on the Mountain at 7 p.m. May 31. Tickets cost $14 in advance and $19 on the day of the show.