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‘Captain America 3′ Recruits Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man to Begin Civil War Storyline

Well that certainly escalated quickly: over the last couple of weeks Robert Downey Jr. has played rather coy about what's next for Tony Stark and Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now it looks like we know the answer, as he's just been recruited for 'Captain America 3,' in a storyline that's said to bring Marvel's Civil War arc to the big screen -- which is a rather huge development.

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Neil Diamond Releasing ‘Melody Road’ Next Week, Heading Out on Tour in 2015 [Audio]

He may be a 73-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but Neil Diamond isn't showing any signs of slowing down any time soon.

Diamond is releasing a new album titled "Melody Road" on Oct. 21 and is going on tour next year, kicking off in Allentown, Pa., on Feb. 27 and ending up in Denver on May 31 -- with a March 20 performance at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills.

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Bank of Ann Arbor Not Closed On Columbus Day Because ‘Columbus Is In Ohio’

Those of us who have grown up in Michigan know that there has always been hatred towards Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio among Michiganders. Particularly from fans of the University of Michigan.

A bank in Ann Arbor has used that hatred to justify keeping their doors open this Columbus Day, which is generally a "bank holiday". They explained on their Facebook page:

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How ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Will Explain Wonder Woman’s Origin

We really don't know much about how Wonder Woman will fit into the plot of 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.' We do know that she's being played by Gal Gadot and that she will, somehow, get some screen time alongside Henry Cavill's Superman, Ben Affleck's Batman and Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor. But that's about it ... until now! Thanks to a tiny snippet (caught on Vine, no less) we now know that DC's Amazon warrior will forego her classic origin story in favor of her modern beginning.

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‘Ghostbusters’ Theme Song to be Re-Released On Vinyl; Will Smell Like Marshmallows

To commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary, Ray Parker, Jr.’s "Ghostbusters" theme song was reissued for April’s Record Store Day on glow-in-the-dark vinyl.

On Oct. 21, the song will be re-released again, but this time it will be on 12-inch white vinyl and will smell like marshmallows.

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Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2014 Movie Characters

October is in full swing, and Halloween is right around the corner. If you're a movie nerd who's into dressing up for Halloween, picking your costume can be some serious business. But with only a few weeks left before The Big Day, you've got some choices to make. Wanna bro down with your buds and go as the Robert De Niros from 'Neighbors'? Or maybe you're a lady who wants to ditch the animal ears and do something much cooler this year. If you need help figuring it out, we've got a handy guide to Halloween costumes inspired by 2014 movie characters to help you get it together in time for the upcoming holiday, including what to buy and where to buy it.

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Now I Know What ArtPrize Is! Thank You, Grand Rapids [Photo Gallery]

Three weeks ago, I was an ArtPrize neophyte, not having the slightest idea what ArtPrize was or what I should expect.

What I found was an event that is hard to pin down.

What is ArtPrize? It's a street party, it's an art show, and it's sitting in a bar with a pint watching a football game next to a wonderfully rendered painting of a nude woman.

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ICYMI: ArtPrize Winner Picked By Craig!

ArtPrize 2014 ended over the weekend, and, in case you missed it, the piece in the Grand Rapids Art Museum titled "Intersections" won not only the public vote, but tied for the judges' selection as well.

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