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Entertainment Briefs

Published April 29. 2010 05:00PM

The story continues of Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha as they struggle to manage their love lives, friendships and careers in New York City.

Fans of the hit HBO series "Sex and the City" know what that means.

It means "Sex and the City 2" will be hitting theaters in less than a month.

It's scheduled to open in theaters on May 27 and stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, and Chris Noth.

Two artists performing

locally receive awards

Keith Urban, who is performing at the Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 3, and Mel Tillis, who's coming to Penn's Peak on Friday, were recipients of special Academy of Country Music Awards.

Urban has been recognized with a special ACM Award for his efforts in spreading country music internationally. He was announced as the recipient of the organization's Jim Reeves International Award. The honor is named for the late country music star whose popularity in the 1950s and 1960s led to No. 1 hits such as "He'll Have to Go," "Distant Drums" and "Billy Bayou."

Tillis and the late Marty Robbins were recognized with the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award for their early contributions to country music.

Blondie is given

special recognition

Blondie, coming to Penn's Peak on Sept. 1, was among the stars of rock and roll honored at the "8th Annual TV Land Awards" that were held earlier this month on the historic stage 15 of the Sony Studios Culver City lot.

The band received the Icon Award for its contributions to music and pop culture through their long and successful career in the music industry.

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, music, style and pop culture icons and best selling recording artists, Blondie emerged from the late '70s new wave punk scene in New York City and defied easy categorization.

Lead singer, Debbie Harry went from the pages of Punk magazines to the cover of just about every mainstream publication on the newsstands. Hits include "The Tide Is High," "Heart of Glass," "One Way Or Another," "Call Me," "Rapture" and "Maria."

'Snapped' has new

episodes starting Sun.

Detectives follow a cyber trail to uncover the identity of one man's deadly stalker in an all new one-hour episode of Oxygen's "Snapped," premiering Sunday, May 2 at 10 p.m.

Each chilling installment offers gritty details, interviews and a deeper look into the minds of the women who snapped.

In the aftermath of her spouse's messy affair, Anne Stout of Darby, Montana manages to regain stability only to have her world shattered once again.

Despite her husband's claims that his illicit affair is truly over, Stout and her family find themselves allegedly stalked by his scorned ex-mistress.

When Stout's husband is unexpectedly found dead in their home, detectives immediately point fingers at the supposed stalker.

But is she the killer?

"Snapped" features everyday average moms, wives and girlfriends who in a fit of rage 'snap' and allegedly commit murder. Did they really do it? And if so, why? Was it a cheating spouse, years of constant abuse or that dirty dish in the sink? Whatever the situation, the women share a common bondthey all SNAPPED!

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