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SEASON 4 OF HELL ON WHEELS GETS PREMIERE DATE

The launch date for the fourth season of Hell on Wheels has been announced. The acclaimed Western series will return to AMC on Saturday, August 2nd at 9pm (ET/PT). Launched in 2011, Hell on Wheels dramatizes the creation of the Union Pacific transcontinental railroad westward in the immediate years after the US Civil War. A…

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AMERICAN MUSEUM OF WESTERN ART OFFERS SPECIAL GUIDED TOURS

The American Museum of Western Art, located in Denver, Colorado, has announced special guided tours of the Anschutz Collection on the first Monday of each month this summer. The Monday tours, dubbed “Artful Insight” and led by museum staff, allow visitors to take in information about specific artists, artworks, and topics. The American Museum of…

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TARANTINO ENVISIONS MINI-SERIES FOR DJANGO UNCHAINED

Speaking at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in France, Quentin Tarantino has stated the potential for his Western film Django Unchained (2012) to be expanded into a four-hour mini-series. Set two years prior to the US Civil War (1861-1865), the well-received film stars Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave sought by dentist-bounty hunter Dr. King…

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A&E PREPS FOR SEASON 3 OF LONGMIRE WITH MINI-MARATHONS

A&E is prepping audiences for the June 2nd Season 3 premiere of Longmire with two consecutive Season 2 mini-marathons on its network. On Saturday, May 24th, A&E will show the first six episodes of Season 2, followed by the remaining seven episodes of last season on May 31st. Each mini-marathon will start at 10am (EST).…

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AMTRAK EXHIBIT TRAIN VISITS CHEYENNE, WYOMING

Since 2011, the Amtrak Exhibit Train has travelled the United States to showcase the 40 plus year history of Amtrak, its current railway operations, and its future goals for high-speed passenger travel. On Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th, that train will visit the historic Cheyenne Depot Museum in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Amtrak Exhibit…

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HELL ON WHEELS SEASON THREE DVD – EARLY NEWS

While there has yet to be an official announcement from AMC or Entertainment One, the respective network and studio, early information about the Season Three DVD for Hell on Wheels has emerged. Some online retailers – including Amazon – are now accepting pre-orders for a July 15th DVD and Blu-ray release of the third season. …

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AMTRAK CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAIN DAY ON MAY 10

Amtrak is set to mark its 7th annual National Train Day with events across the United States on Saturday, May 10th. National Train Day is designed to bring train enthusiasts together and highlight the importance of train travel to communities. Amtrak operates a number of Western US passenger routes with a variety of colorful names.…