Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 2 Oct 2014 04:43:06 EDTThu, 2 Oct 2014 04:43:06 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBennett sets mark as oldest act with No. 1 LPhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577363.htmlNEW YORK - Even at age 88, Tony Bennett is still reaching No. 1 on the charts. The singer is once again the oldest performer with a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 for "Cheek to Cheek," his jazz duets collaboration with Lady Gaga.Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFernando Varela to Perform in Marshalltown Oct. 7http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577331.htmlTIMES-REPUBLICAN Fernando Varela and his soaring voice have been turning heads around the world, including as the feature tenor in "America's Got Talent" finalist "Forte." He will perform an intimate night of popular and opera classics at 7 p.m.Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Interstellar' to be released 2 days early on filmhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577364.htmlNEW YORK - Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" will open two days early in theaters projecting the movie on film, rather than digital. Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. announced the unusual pre-release on Wednesda.Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTIowa's Film Festival to return to Mason Cityhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577332.htmlTIMES-REPUBLICAN Movie fans of all interests are being invited to experience the nearly 40 productions that will be screened at this year's Iowa Independent Film Festival. Running from Oct.Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TVhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/577365.htmlLOS ANGELES - Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.Thu, 2 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT