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One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays is the comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” A new local theater company called Two Muses is staging it outdoors tonight and tomorrow – for free – at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is being staged at the ampitheatre inside Sherwood Memorial – which is a cemetery just off East Main Street. Show time tonight and tomorrow – weather permitting – is 6pm. Liz Bradley is the director:

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Country music stars Josh Turner, RaeLynn, and Jordan Davis will be at Elmwood Park this Saturday to kick off a new event. The Berglund Center will host its first-ever “Bud Light Dilly Dilly” concert. The center decided to host an outside summer event to provide something different. WFIR Intern Reporter Brandon Wells has the story:

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The man whose story inspired the movie “Good Morning, Vietnam” has passed away at age 79. Adrian Cronauer was a radio disc jockey, a community theater actor, an attorney and a Pentagon advisor who once worked at Roanoke FM station WPVR – now Wheeler Broadcasting’s Star Country. Robin Williams earned an Academy Award nomination for portraying Cronauer’s Vietnam disc jockey character in the 1987 film. Production Director Mitch Todd calls Cronauer a mentor:

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