up·com·ing | \ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ \

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Upcoming events are posted on our Web site.

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Mack updated reporters on the Cards basketball team for the upcoming season, including Matt Hanna's departure. Fletcher Page, The Courier-Journal, "Isaiah Stewart on Chris Mack: 'He’s going to win, no matter what'," 13 July 2018 DC Universe, the forthcoming SVOD service, is officially building out its own universe. The platform has officially tapped April Bowlby to take on the role of Elasti-Woman in its upcoming live-action take on Doom Patrol. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Doom Patrol' Casts Its Elasti-Woman for Live-Action DC Universe Series," 13 July 2018 And neither the 12-inch MacBooks, nor the Mac Mini, are getting refreshed (although a new analyst’s report points to an upcoming Mac Mini). Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Apple's MacBook Pros Get Faster Chips, New Keyboards (Kinda)," 12 July 2018 The two then switched gears to talk about Quinto's upcoming project, In Search Of, a doc series that begins July 20 on the History channel. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, "Zachary Quinto Teases George Stephanopoulos for 'Star Wars' Spock Mix-Up," 12 July 2018 Emilio was in Miami composing music for upcoming film projects. Margaret Gray, latimes.com, "They're Gloria and Emilio Estefan, eight shows a week: How the stars of 'On Your Feet!' channel pop heroes," 10 July 2018 According to The Hollywood Reporter, Greta Gerwig will direct the upcoming project. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Saoirse Ronan and Timothee Chalamet Are Reportedly in Talks to Star in New Adaptation of Little Women," 29 June 2018 Before the Minerva image was released, Jenkins shared the first two photos from the upcoming project earlier this month, which teases the return of Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), who apparently survived that plane explosion at the end of the first film. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The First Photo of Kristen Wiig in Wonder Woman 1984 Is Here," 28 June 2018 In an upcoming Season 3 episode, the Miamian will be playing Mirtha, the younger sister (and arch nemesis) of Lydia, played by Rita Moreno. Madeleine Marr And Johanna A. Alvarez, miamiherald, "Gloria Estefan is making a move in her career. And it has nothing to do with singing.," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of upcoming

1943, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of upcoming

: happening or appearing soon


up·com·ing | \ˈəp-ˌkə-miŋ \

Kids Definition of upcoming

: coming soon the upcoming holiday

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