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44 min ago | Examiner.com

Beatles' Japanese albums to be boxed in 50th anniversary set

Five Japanese Beatles albums from 1964 to 1965 will be issued on CD in June by Universal Music Japan in a limited edition set called "The Japan Box" to commemorate the Beatles 50th anniversary , the company announced April 12. The release of the albums as they were originally released in Japan is similar to "The U.S. Albums" box set released in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Short, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon

1 hr ago | Sunherald.com

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Feliciano was alone in his Jaguar when he hit a light post before dawn in the northern suburb of Cupey.

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Related Topix: Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Drugs, Fania All Stars

1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

In this June 20, 2008, file photo, Cheo Feliciano performs at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York.

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Related Topix: Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Drugs, Fania All Stars

5 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

fun. to Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

The members of the band fun. will be honored next Wednesday, April 23, with ASCAP's Vanguard Award at the performing-rights organization's 31st annual Pop Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Short

6 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Talking Pictures: 'Malcolm X'

The biopic - short for biographical film - chronicles the life and times of a real person; usually as comprehensively and accurately as possible.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Walk the Line, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Hit film 'Sister Act' becomes a musical blast from the disco past

If legendary composer Alan Menken hadn't been able to put his own stamp on the score for the musical 'Sister Act,' he might have turned down the job.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Sister Act, Theater, Alan Menken, Donna Summer, Disco

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Paul McCartney to play Nashville on 2014 tourPaul McCartney to play...

Middle Tennessee Beatle fans had to wait more than 40 years to see Paul McCartney perform in Nashville for the first time in 2010 - and they won't Tennessee Beatle fans had to wait more than 40 years to see Paul McCartney perform in Nashville for the first time in 2010 - and they won't have to wait nearly as long for his return.

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Related Topix: Short, Tennessee, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Anna Paquin's 'Rogue' Set for Cameo in X-Men: Days of Future Past

A 20th Century Fox representative confirmed to BuzzFeed today that Anna Paquin , whose character 'Rogue' had allegedly been cut from the upcoming X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, will now make a "cameo" appearance in the movie.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, The Romantics, Margaret, Almost Famous, Finding Forrester, She's All That, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure

Evil Beet Gossip

The Afternoon Links

Oh man, this is just awful. It was revealed on Monday afternoon that 25-year-old Peaches Geldof, daughter of the late Paula Yates and Live Aid organizer and musician Bob Geldof, had died suddenly.

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Related Topix: Live Aid

Vibe

RZA Confirms Raekwon Will Not Appear On Wu-Tang Clan's 'A Better Tomorrow'

For Wu-Tang's next project, the entire Clan won't be present. RZA confirmed to VladTV that Raekwon will be missing in action on the group's next album A Better Tomorrow .

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, RZA, Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang, Raekwon

Broadway

Don't Stop Them Now! Queen's Brian May Plans We Will Rock You Sequel

They'll keep on fighting 'til the endand then some! Queen band member Brian May has revealed on his blog that a two-week workshop of a We Will Rock You sequel has recently been completed in London's Belsize Park.

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Related Topix: We Are the Champions, Brian May, Pop/Rock, Queen

MTV India

TDIM - Akon's Birthday - 16th Apr

Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is a Senegalese American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer.

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Related Topix: Music, Grammy Awards, Album, Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher on 4/18

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen.

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Related Topix: This Is Spinal Tap, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Fran Drescher, Theater, Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CMT.com

Hall of Fame Expansion Ceremony...

Sure, there were speeches, but the songs that threaded through them were eternal and evergreen as Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrated a recently-opened addition Tuesday afternoon that more than doubled the institution's original size.

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Related Topix: Vince Gill, Lee Ann Womack, Ricky Skaggs, Country, Buddy Miller, Nashville Rebel, Waylon Jennings

Examiner.com

Marc Anthony Headlines Cambio De Piel Tour 2014 in September

Join us for an entertaining evening as Marc Anthony takes the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE stage as a part of his Cambio De Piel Tour 2014 .

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Related Topix: Marc Anthony, Latin, Salsa, Music, Grammy Awards

24 Hours

Pharrell cries during Oprah interview

Musician Pharrell Williams arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California January 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Music, Grammy Awards

Cinema Blend News

Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice Described As The Big Lebowski Meets The Long Goodbye

As follow-up to the critical darling The Master , Paul Thomas Anderson is bringing us Inherent Vice , a 1970s-set crime drama based on the Thomas Pynchon novel about a drug-fueled detective on a search for his missing ex-girlfriend.

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Related Topix: The Master, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Comedy Movies, A Prairie Home Companion, Maya Rudolph

St. Petersburg Times

'Flashdance the Musical,' 'Jekyll & Hyde' top Ruth Eckerd Hall's Broadway season

On the count of three, everyone run to the closet and grab a sweatshirt from the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Flashdance, Drama Movies, Jennifer Beals, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Swindon Advertiser

Strictly Come Dancing stars wow the crowds in Swindon

SINCE Katya Virshilas and Pasha Kovalev teamed up as a professional dance couple on the hit BBC television show Strictly Come Dancing in 2011, they have wowed audiences with their Ballroom routines and Latin dances.

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Related Topix: Strictly Come Dancing, Ubisoft, Video Games, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Shall We Dance, Musical Movies, Take the Lead, Katya Virshilas, Waterloo Road, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Modern Dance

Real Bollywood

Peaches Geldof produced mag about young stars' death

According to Daily Star, the TV presenter's dark magazine, featured an article titled 'Who will go next?', which talked about the '27 Club' of stars who met their end at that age where she even predicted Ashley Cole and Craig David, both 27 at the time, to die next.

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