NEW MUSIC: Nelly Furtado releases a mix of dance and pop tracks with Loose, while Keane returns with its latest, Under the Iron Sea.
GEORGIA MUSIC TEEN CONTEST: The deadline is July 11 for entering the 2006 talent contest, sponsored in connection with the Georgia Music Hall Fame awards. Entrants must be 15 to 18, a single performer, a Georgia high school student and a Georgia resident. Send two songs on a CD along with a rsum that includes your name, address, telephone number and a recent photo to: Entertainment Resource Services Inc., P.O. Box 1469, Tucker, GA 30085. Any kind of music is acceptable. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and get to perform at the 28th annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards in Atlanta on Sept. 16. Visit www.gamusichall.com.
REMOTE CONTROL: Ever wanted to rush through things or back things up? Adam Sandler plays a dad who can do just that in his latest flick, Click (hey, that rhymed). Of course, all that power can backfire, as it certainly does.
SUMMER CLASSIC MOVIES: See Casablanca, the 1942 classic about Nazis, freedom fighters and lost and found, on the big screen at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Showtimes are 4 p.m. or 7 p.m. and admission is $4 for adults and $3 for students, seniors and military.
TECH ED DEAL: The Technical Scholars Initiative at Aiken Technical College offers free tuition and books, plus a part-time job in six technical careers for 10 students. Applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED, be at least 18 years old at the beginning of the semester of admission and meet all academic entrance requirements for their selected program. Deadline for applications is June 28. Call Tom DesRocher at (803) 593-9231, ext. 1391, for details.