This week in entertainment: Music of the sixties and seventies will fill casinos

Mel Schacher

An American band

Blues rock band Grand Funk Railroad scored four top-five Billboard Hot 100 singles between 1973 and 1975. Initially a trio, original members Don Brewer and Mel Schacher are still in the group. Grand Funk Railroad plays Friday at the House of Blues Atlantic City in the Showboat Casino Hotel.

Other entertainment Saturday in Atlantic City includes the Sixties Rock Experience at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City and The Guess Who at the Tropicana Casino and Resort.

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Move over Katniss, a new teen film franchise is coming to theaters. "Divergent" is an action-adventure where people are separated based on human virtue. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group, which upsets the established order. The movie opens in theaters on Friday.

The other picture being released nationwide on Friday is the family comedy "Muppets Most Wanted."

'Crisis' debut

The kidnapping of the children of Washington D.C.'s elite sets the action into motion in the premiere episode of the new TV series "Crisis" at 10 tonight on WCAU-TV 10 and WMGM-TV 40. The show stars Dermot Mulroney, among others.

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