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Wednesday Aug 13 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

An inside look from Tahoe at Outside Lands music festival

From left, Tahoe Vista resident Ryder Kelley, Incline Village resident Amanda Gray, and Glenshire resident Christy Lynn-Taylor brought some Tahoe-Truckee flavor to the 7th annual Outside Lands music festival Friday through Sunday at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.


Related Topix: Tahoe Vista, CA, Truckee, CA, Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Houston Press

Marco Antonio Solis at Toyota Center, 8/10/2014

Hailing from the beautiful Mexican state of Michoacan, Marco Antonio Solis is the epitome of a Latino superstar.


Related Topix: Marco Antonio Solis, Dance, Pop/Rock, Pitbull, Hip-Hop

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Like a Villain, Dropping Gems Showcase, Bevelers & More

DROPPING GEMS SHOWCASE: BONE ROCK, BREAK MODE, BROWNBEAR, CITYMOUTH, DJAO, GHOST FEET, NATASHA KMETO, PHILIP GRASS, RAP CLASS In the last several years, Dropping Gems has gone from a small group of electronic producers and hiphop heads playing Evergreen State College dorm parties to an internationally recognized label and party crew based right ... (more)


Related Topix: Evergreen State College


Beyonce responds to divorce rumors by posing for sexy photo wearing...

Beyonce and Jay Z just wrapped the North American leg of their joint On the Run tour, but the couple still faces incessant rumors about a possible divorce.


Related Topix: Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Francisco

New York Daily News

Healthy celebration new health facility

Stichie, the dancehall reggae pioneer-turned gospel singer, will help open the new Morris Heights Health Center facility in the Bronx on Aug. 16. The Bronx-based Morris Heights Health Center group is celebrating a birth next week - the establishment of a new MHHC facility.


Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, The Mighty Sparrow, Brooklyn, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Napoleon Perdis says he's not averse to cosmetic assistance as he...

Courtroom bursts into applause as judge jails mother and grandparents before trial for starvation of boy, 8, after shocking images of his 25-pound 'walking skeleton' body are revealed 'The United States of America cannot turn a blind eye': Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq to protect U.S. officials and refugees trapped by ISIS rebels 'Teen sex ... (more)


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Napoleon

Something Else! Reviews

Something Else! sneak peek: MoeTar, "Regression to the Mean" from Entropy of the Century

It's extremely hard to stand out in the field of progressive rock these days, when the genre had the raced out the gate with King Crimson's In The Court of the Crimson King in 1969 and had realized nearly all its potential by 1975 or so.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, King Crimson, Porcupine Tree, Francisco, Zappa

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Review: Beyonce, Jay Z show fails to live up to potential

It seemed inevitable that Jay Z, the king of the co-headlining tour, would one day team up with his wife Beyonce for a blockbuster road show.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Francisco, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Reggae artists flock to Toronto

Jamaican reggae artists converged on the Greater Toronto Area and even further on Saturday and Sunday hosting various events and performances into the weekend as revellers from the event officially known as the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival sought out the evenings top parties.


Related Topix: The Mighty Sparrow, Reggae, Marcia Griffiths

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Marcia Griffiths, The Mighty Sparrow headline Jambana 2014

The Mighty Sparrow is hnonured shortly after his performance at Jambana on August 3, 2014 at Markham Fairgrounds in Markham, Ontario.


Related Topix: The Mighty Sparrow, Marcia Griffiths, Reggae, Canada, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Bob Marley

All About Jazz

Musings on Jazz, Blues and the Sabbath

Margie Baker Sings With So Many Stars Consolidated Artists Productions 2014 Margie Baker didn't begin her career as a jazz and blues vocalist in the San Francisco area until she was nearly 40, but she made up for this delayed entry with endurance: She was often featured at the Monterey Jazz Festival and as in Festival road shows led by 's favorite ... (more)


Related Topix: Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Review - Neil Sedaka in Concert

"You can see this show is 'live' and not lip-synched," Sedaka laughingly told the crowd at Ocean Grove, New Jersey's Great Auditorium last Saturday night.


Related Topix: Neil Sedaka, Pop/Rock, Ocean Grove, NJ, Jennifer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Museums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy

Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo's career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition planned for Washington and Florence, Italy.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Italy, World News, Entertainment

Silver City Sun-News

Dwayne Johnson holds surprise 'Hercules' screening

Johnson, who plays the title character in the film, said he booked three San Diego theaters for the special screening and invited everyone in the exhibition hall.


Myrtle Beach Online

Museums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy

This image provided by Firenze, Galleria degli Uffizi, Alinari / Art Resouce, NY via National Gallery of Art shows Piero di Cosimo's "Liberation of Andromeda."


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Painting, Arts, Entertainment

Oakland Post

Tower of Power Still Making Legendary Sounds After 46 Years

The legendary sounds of Tower of Power are coming to the stage at the Concord Pavilion on Tuesday, July 29. Having launched their new album "Hipper than Hip," TOP is part of the "San Francisco Fest - On Tour Together for the First Time Ever," with Journey and The Steve Miller Band.


Related Topix: Francisco, The Steve Miller Band, Pop/Rock, Oakland, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Chicago Tribune

Review: Jack White concert at the Chicago Theatre

"Blunderbuss," the title of Jack White's first solo album, suggests a scattershot approach to American music rather than a focused exploration.


Related Topix: Jack White, Pop/Rock, Blues, Muddy Waters, The White Stripes, Music, Entertainment

Happy birthday, Jennifer Lopez! See her starsign...

Happy birthday, Jennifer Lopez ! As Jenny from the Block turns 45, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Jennifer and you... Must all choices be stark? Must all options be mutually exclusive? Why are some people so insistent that the middle way can only ever be a road that leads to nowhere and that compromise is just a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Out of Sight, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer, Ben Affleck, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vibe & Direct blowing minds with elevator-friendly experience

Vibe & Direct - Marty Calkins, Danny Giannetto, Michael Miller and Doug Rab - is getting ready to release its next EP, "Liquid Atmosphere."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jazz, The Wave, The Grateful Dead, Music, Entertainment

Trumpet-piano tandems II

With their fine and refined album Duocracy , trumpeter Ian Carey and pianist Ben Stolorow have a fresh and rewarding musical partnership.


Related Topix: Francisco, Thelonious Monk, Jazz