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Hunter Hayes concert, "Man of Steel" debut among Pop Essentials for this week

Main event

Hunter Hayes in concert at Gettysburg Festival

The word: He's toured with Carrie Underwood. His single "Wanted" became a huge hit. This is a great opportunity to see one of country music's rising stars.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday, Gettysburg Festival, Gettysburg College Memorial Field, 155 W. Lincoln Ave., Gettysburg, Pa. $25. 888-695-0888 or


Hot ticket

Rascal Flatts and The Band Perry in concert

The word: See two of country music's top groups together in one mega show during the annual WMZQ Fall Fest.

Details: Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday. Concert tis 4 p.m. Sept. 28. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow, Va. 703-754-6400 or


Big premiere: "Man of Steel"

The word: Henry Cavill is Clark Kent and Amy Adams is Lois Lane in this comic book tale of a child from a dying planet who arrives on Earth and becomes part-journalist, part-superhero.

Details: Movie premieres at 12:15, 3:45 and 7:15 p.m. Friday. Regal Westminster 9, 400 S. Center St., Westminster. $8-10.50. 410-857-1422.

Dropping: "Jack the Giant Slayer"

The word: After grossing more than $65 million in theaters, this PG-13 film starring Ewan McGregor will be released on DVD. The movie focuses on a reignited ancient war between a group of giants and humans.

Details: "Jack The Giant Slayer" will be released Tuesday. It retails for $14.99 via DVD and $24.99 via BluRay on

Couch potato

Season three of "The Exes" premieres

The word: Sure, cable channel TV Land shows a lot of sitcom reruns, but it's also home to some original comedies, including this one, which features Kristen Johnston of "Third Rock from the Song" fame starring as a divorce attorney.

Details: "The Exes" season premiere is 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on TV Land.