Units from the U.S. military are not participating this year, but the Atlantic City Air Show still promises a day full of high-flying entertainment Wednesday. There will be aerial acrobatics and fly-bys featuring historic planes at the show, which runs from noon to 3:30 p.m. On Monday, the city will begin events leading up to the air show, with the annual Armed Forces Parade on the Boardwalk. The parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at Showboat Casino. It will end near the Atlantic Club.
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A Scottish singer, Sheena Easton, 54, has had a wide ranging career - from a No. 1 adult contemporary single with "9 to 5 (Morning Train)" in 1981 to the Prince-written No. 1 dance hit "Sugar Walls" in 1985. Easton headlines Saturday at the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel. All seats are $20.
Other entertainers in Atlantic City on Saturday include Tim Allen in Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and Ron White in Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.
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In the action drama, "White House Down," a capitol police officer, played by Vanity Fair cover boy Channing Tatum, has to spring into action to save his child and the president, portrayed by Jamie Foxx, from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders. The film hits theaters on Friday.
The comedy "The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the only other movie opening nationwide on Friday.
"Under the Dome," which premieres at 10 p.m. Monday on KYW-TV 3, is based on a Stephen King novel of the same name. The people living in a Maine town start to freak out when a mysterious invisible dome descends and cuts them off from the rest of the world.
Natalie in Spanish
Singer-songwriter Natalie Cole, 63, releases her first Spanish-language CD on Tuesday, titled "Natalie Cole en Espanol." Classical crossover singer Andrea Bocelli is a guest on the album. Cole sings a virtual duet with her late father, Nat King Cole, on the song "Acercate Mas (Come Closer to Me)."