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Coming shows: Normal Heart, Timberlake, Kristen Ford

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'Normal Heart' on HBO in '14

HBO announced that it will adapt the Tony-winning Larry Kramer play The Normal Heart, according to . The movie will star Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in the key roles, along with out actor Matt Bomer (White Collar).

Glee creator Ryan Murphy will direct the film, which will feature Roberts as Dr. Emma Brookner, the paraplegic physician who treats several of the earliest victims of the disease. Ruffalo portrays Ned Weeks; Bomer plays Felix Turner, a reporter who becomes Weeks' lover. The Normal Heart will run in 2014.

Jay-Z, Timberlake at Soldier Field July 22

Musicians Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake will perform at Chicago's Soldier Field Monday, July 22, as part of their "Legends of the Summer" tour.

The tour will begin July 17 in Toronto at the Roger's Centre and continue through Aug. 16 in Miami at Sun Life Stadium. Tickets for all dates except New York go on sale to the public Thursday, Feb. 28, at .

Fans can visit to RSVP for early access to presale tickets available Feb. 27.

Singer Kristen Ford in Chicago March 5, 11

Singer Kristen Ford will perform at two venues in Chicago.

Ford will be in Tuesday, March 5, at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St., at 8 p.m., and Monday, March 11, at Red Line Tap, 7000 N. Glenwood Ave., at 8 p.m.

Ford has been described as "a genre-hopping singer-songwriter from Boston." For more, see .

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