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MONDAY AUG. 15

FILM-JACKIE'S JFK — How much of John F. Kennedy's public persona was privately molded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis? Quite a bit, according to a new documentary, "JFK: Fact and Fable." The film examines the role she played in reshaping the modern presidency by popularizing the Camelot image. By William J. Kole. SENT: 460 words, photos.

PEOPLE-THERON-MCCONAUGHEY — Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey take on parental roles in their new film, "Kubo and the Two Strings." Off-camera, the two Oscar winners discussed their real-life approach to raising kids. By Ryan Pearson. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

TV-Q&A-TARAJI P. HENSON — Taraji P. Henson is back as Cookie in "Empire," has an autobiography out in October and stars in a movie about a real-life NASA mathematician in January, and says she's just getting started. By Entertainment Writer Michael Cidoni Lennox. SENT: 700 words, photos. Video planned.

THEATER-MUSIC FESTIVAL — This fall, the Coney Island boardwalk will host some special hot dogs — from Broadway. The second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating theater stars, is set for Sept. 5. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 550 words, photo.

ARMCHAIR OLYMPICS — Another Olympic great, Usain Bolt, lives up to his billing with a star turn on NBC's coverage. By Television Writer David Bauder. SENT: 740 words, photos.

SOUTHWEST ART MARKETS — Thousands of people descend on Santa Fe, New Mexico — the art mecca of the American Southwest — for a week of artisan and antiquities markets that contribute about $100 million each year to the state's economy. By Mary Hudetz. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m., photos.

PEOPLE-STELLAN SKARSGARD — Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard says his sons are talented actors, but it's more important to him that they're "nice people." By John Carucci. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m., photos and video.

PEOPLE-JUSTIN BIEBER — Justin Bieber is threatening to go private on Instagram after getting negative comments from fans of ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez on pictures he posted alongside Sofia Richie. SENT: 100 words, photos.

DARTMOUTH FRATERNITY-BRANDING — Candidate wants Dartmouth College to reinstate "Animal House" fraternity. SENT: 125 words.

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UPCOMING:

WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE — A turning point in modern Peru, a bloody 2009 confrontation over the Amazon rainforest is told with gripping immediacy in the documentary "When Two Worlds Collide." By Frank Bajak. UPCOMING Tuesday: 700 words by 5 p.m., photos.

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REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 650 words by 11 a.m. Tuesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-WAR DOGS. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 650 words by 6 p.m., Tuesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-BEN-HUR. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. EMBARGOED by studio until 8 am Wednesday.

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: "Hands of Stone," ''Mechanic," ''Southside With You."

GAME REVIEW-NO MAN'S SKY. By Lou Kesten. UPCOMING Wednesday: 500 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO, BY AMY SCHUMER. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. UPCOMING Monday: 400 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-RISE THE DARK, BY MICHAEL KORYTA. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Monday: 240 words, photos.

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VIDEO:

COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS (to be available on APVUS):

LONDON — Pop star Imani Williams releases her debut single.

BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE (also on APVUS):

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Taraji P. Henson talks about her upcoming memoir and big-screen biopic.
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