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FOX 8 Cleveland
Singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer who had hits with such songs as “This W
Singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 3 hours ago
Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer who had hits with such songs as “This Will Be” and “Our Love” and recorded “Unforgettable … With Love,” a best-selling album of songs made famous by her late father, Nat King Cole, died Thursday evening. She... Read more
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The Buffalo News
EDITOR’S CHOICE: OLIVIA LAING’S ‘THE LONELY CITY’“The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone”by Olivia Laing, Picador
EDITOR’S CHOICE: OLIVIA LAING’S ‘THE LONELY CITY’
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 hours ago
“The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone”by Olivia Laing, Picador, 314 pages, $26. It should surprise no one that one of the most beautiful American songs about being alone was written by one of the most sociable and extroverted of jazz... Read more
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Daily Press
A Queen comes home for a new production of 'The Wiz'Four decades have passed since Queen Esther Marrow played Aunt Em in the origin
A Queen comes home for a new production of 'The Wiz'
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Four decades have passed since Queen Esther Marrow played Aunt Em in the original Broadway production of "The Wiz" — but the great singer from Newport News still knows all the songs, and still cherishes all the memories. She had been performing for... Read more
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First Coast News
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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USA Today
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
USA Today / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting ColoradoLINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that
Lincoln Hills offered resort for African Americans visiting Colorado
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
LINCOLN HILLS, Colo — History was made here among these snow-covered hills that once echoed with the voices and music of our country’s most famous African-American entertainers. Count Basie. Duke Ellington. Lena Horne. Billy Eckstine. All came... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?(CNN) -- In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
(CNN) -- In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?(CNN) — In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick L
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
FOX 31 Denver / Posted yesterday
(CNN) — In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-nominated album “To Pimp a Butterfly” wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn’t suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations,... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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News 8000
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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My EastText
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KSBW Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's G
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar's Grammy-nominated album "To Pimp a Butterfly" wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn't suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations, the... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?(CNN) — In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick L
Do the Grammys also have a race problem?
KWGN Denver / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN) — In an era in which the topic of race has taken center stage, Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-nominated album “To Pimp a Butterfly” wears its blackness as a badge of honor. Lamar hasn’t suffered for his forthright honesty. With 11 Grammy nominations,... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County is the place to be Valentine’s DayAre you in the mood for love, simply because … it’s that weekend? There’s no s
Clark County is the place to be Valentine’s Day
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Are you in the mood for love, simply because … it’s that weekend? There’s no shortage of special Clark County Valentine’s Day outings to share with your sweetie. Partake in a fancy meal and some special drinks, groove to smooth, romantic jazz — or... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
DTE donation helps Music Hall fundraising driveMusic Hall Center for the Performing Arts ahas nnounced that it has raised $1.5
DTE donation helps Music Hall fundraising drive
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts ahas nnounced that it has raised $1.5 M, ever closer to the goal of $1.7 Million, to secure the building into the future and settling with its primary creditors. Music Hall will continue to raise additional... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
The Historic Young Hotel: Exploring Its Past, Present & FutureMeridian, Miss. Strides are being made to restore in some way, what was once a
The Historic Young Hotel: Exploring Its Past, Present & Future
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
Meridian, Miss. Strides are being made to restore in some way, what was once a staple within Meridian's Historic Black Business District, and the area surrounding it. Compared to its former glory, only a shell is left of what was the former E.F.... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
The Historic Young Hotel: Exploring Its Past, Present & FutureMeridian, Miss. Strides are being made to restore in some way, what was once a
The Historic Young Hotel: Exploring Its Past, Present & Future
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 3 days ago
Meridian, Miss. Strides are being made to restore in some way, what was once a staple within Meridian's Historic Black Business District, and the area surrounding it. Compared to its former glory, only a shell is left of what was the former E.F.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Shows of loveIf you want to take your date beyond candlelit dinner this Valentine weekend, h
Shows of love
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
If you want to take your date beyond candlelit dinner this Valentine weekend, here are the activities in the metro you can check out with your significant other. Love Beats Musicfest at SM City Fairview Sing, dance, and party to the beat of your... Read more
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The Coast
The local roots of Canadian jazzCanada's rich black heritage and music history are closely linked, and today's
The local roots of Canadian jazz
The Coast / Posted 3 days ago
Canada's rich black heritage and music history are closely linked, and today's jazz fans have benefited from that strong union of culture and art. Jazz may have been born in New Orleans around the end of the 19th century, but it didn't take too long... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Don’t waste time waiting for ‘what might happen’— Don Gaskin, Creekside philosopher How many times do we wait and prepare for
Don’t waste time waiting for ‘what might happen’
The Gadsden Times / Posted 3 days ago
— Don Gaskin, Creekside philosopher How many times do we wait and prepare for storms and calamities, only to be broadsided by the unexpected? In our area of “Tornado Alley,” we cannot afford to ignore the warnings, but to spend one’s life waiting... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Pianist John Mortensen, Sanctuary Series, Springfield concertThe piano keys will be aimed at plucking the heart strings for Valentine’s Day
Pianist John Mortensen, Sanctuary Series, Springfield concert
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
The piano keys will be aimed at plucking the heart strings for Valentine’s Day this year. Pianist John Mortensen will perform romantic jazz and classical numbers for the next Sanctuary Series concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at High Street United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HIFA, U.S. Embassy Collaborate to Bring Huntertones to ZimbabweThe U.S. Embassy Harare in collaboration with HIFA, announced that Huntertones,
HIFA, U.S. Embassy Collaborate to Bring Huntertones to Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Embassy Harare in collaboration with HIFA, announced that Huntertones, a Brooklyn-based musical band, will be in Zimbabwe as part of their 2016 international music tour sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The group will be performing... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Saxophonist Hamiet Bluiett lends his distinct style to the Ethnic Heritage EnsembleA handful of baritone saxophonists have liberated the large instrument from its
Saxophonist Hamiet Bluiett lends his distinct style to the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
A handful of baritone saxophonists have liberated the large instrument from its heavy look and low register. Others have been perfectly content to use it to blow some fat, low-end blues riffs. Hamiet Bluiett might be the only baritone practitioner... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Sound Of Film To Come: how jazz fell in love with the moviesBoth films were hits on the festival circuit and it’s somehow fitting that the
The Sound Of Film To Come: how jazz fell in love with the movies
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Both films were hits on the festival circuit and it’s somehow fitting that the Davis and Baker films will compete for movie audiences, just as their namesakes competed in life. Baker beat both Davis and Clifford Brown in the trumpet category in the... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Music Maker'Let me show you a couple of instruments to pique your interest," says John Knu
Music Maker
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 4 days ago
'Let me show you a couple of instruments to pique your interest," says John Knutson, reaching for the cases at his feet, "so you can get a feel for what I do." Seated in the corner of a noisy Santa Rosa cafe, Knutson pulls out his go-to instrument,... Read more
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The Advocate
Ain’t Misbehavin musical taps golden age of HarlemHe was a composer, singer and comedic entertainer, and his Harlem-stride style
Ain’t Misbehavin musical taps golden age of Harlem
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
He was a composer, singer and comedic entertainer, and his Harlem-stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano. A New Venture Theatre production WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Independence Park Theatre, 7800... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Erwin Helfer celebrates blues, boogie and his 80thChicago blues-and-boogie piano master Erwin Helfer played Barcelona toward the
Erwin Helfer celebrates blues, boogie and his 80th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Chicago blues-and-boogie piano master Erwin Helfer played Barcelona toward the end of last year, and he was struck by what he heard from counterparts on the other side of the ocean. "They play different there," says Helfer, whose music exudes the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ken Burns, perhaps the world's greatest documentarian, comes to Jacksonville University for an award and a presentationOn the second Tuesday of February, the day of the first primaries of 2016, Ken
Ken Burns, perhaps the world's greatest documentarian, comes to Jacksonville University for an award and a presentation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
On the second Tuesday of February, the day of the first primaries of 2016, Ken Burns flew away from New Hampshire and into Jacksonville. Great administrative forces at Jacksonville University had converged and decided to reward the filmmaker.... Read more
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The Daily Review
Local Happenings: Livermore library offering free tax helpThrough Feb. 14 "Good People" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Ro
Local Happenings: Livermore library offering free tax help
The Daily Review / Posted 4 days ago
Through Feb. 14 "Good People" -- 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Role Players Ensemble presents "Good People" by David Lindsay-Abaire about the story of Margie Walsh, who hits bottom after losing her job and facing eviction. Grounded in a... Read more
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People Magazine
Hamilton Joins the Very Short List of Broadway Hits to Ever Perform at the GrammysAmerican Idiot (2010)This Broadway hit is an obvious candidate for a Grammys cr
Hamilton Joins the Very Short List of Broadway Hits to Ever Perform at the Grammys
People Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
American Idiot (2010)This Broadway hit is an obvious candidate for a Grammys crossover – American Idiot was, after all, inspired by the Green Day album of the same name. The members of Green Day – Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool and Jason... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Talk Nation Radio: Elliott Adams on third party non-violent intervention in the West Bank2016-02-09Elliott Adams is a former Army paratrooper in Vietnam, Japan, Korea,
Talk Nation Radio: Elliott Adams on third party non-violent intervention in the West Bank
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
2016-02-09Elliott Adams is a former Army paratrooper in Vietnam, Japan, Korea, and Alaska; and former National President of Veterans For... Read more
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Philly.com
Monterey Jazz Festival tour brings stellar lineup of Clayton, Coltrane, Payton, Sanders, Midon and HutchinsonLaunched in 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival now stands as one of the longest-r
Monterey Jazz Festival tour brings stellar lineup of Clayton, Coltrane, Payton, Sanders, Midon and Hutchinson
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Launched in 1958, the Monterey Jazz Festival now stands as one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the world and has become one of the flagship events of the jazz calendar. It would be difficult to name a legend of the last six decades who... Read more
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