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TV best bets: Sun., July 6

More than edibles are involved, since the more successful the relative novices are, the more cash they can walk away with.


Related Topix: The Untouchables, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Jazz: Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble) Barbican, London ?????

While the stage is peopled by futuristic mannequins and a spaceship hangs from the ceiling, Dammers is less interested in and arranged by Dammers, Ra's I'll Wait for You is reborn tonight as a haunting interstellar lament, while the big band revel in the drama of a bristling Soul Vibrations of Man.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, The Specials

Darlington and Stockton Times

Three sets of siblings to take to the stage

IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR STREET: Christian and Caitlin Calgie, from Great Ayton, preparing for their roles in Our House in York.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Madness

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Queens Crap

Another parking pad turned garden

From Cleanup Jamaica Queens : Here is a somewhat bright spot in Jamaica. The apartment building at 88-23 170th which for years was using the sidewalk and side of the building for illegal parking spaces while no one did anything about it has made a complete turnaround.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, The Untouchables

Daily Kos

Moses and the Drama Triangle: D'var Torah (Shabbat Chukat) Part 2

So I'd meant to post this a few weeks ago, but... Ah, well. Just like the Israelites wandering in the wilderness for forty years, we've gotten here eventually! :D In Part 1, we were looking at the famous scene with Moses and the rock .


Related Topix: The Israelites

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Bobby Shahlavi, Paula McGibbon and Tracy Lyons man Gascoigne Halman's stall

The event, which was based on the popular television show 'It's a Knockout' was held at Macclesfield Rugby Club and saw staff battle it out to win A 1,000 for the charity of their choice.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, The Untouchables

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre Tonight

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall tonight, 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the great ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz Jamaica, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, Travel, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, The Commodores, The Isley Brothers

New Jersey Jewish News

Zealotry in the name of faith is no virtue NEW

There are many definitions of fanaticism. Voltaire asked this telling question: "How can you answer a man who tells you that he would rather obey God than men, and who is therefore sure to deserve heaven in cutting your throat?" The classic story of zealotry in the Torah is that of Pinhas, grandson of Aaron the High Priest.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, The Israelites, Prison

Phoenix New Times

Voodoo Glow Skulls Keep it All in the Family

They say that family is the strongest bond and, when it comes to 25-year-old ska-punk veterans Voodoo Glow Skulls, a band which contains three brothers, the proof is in the pudding.


Related Topix: The Skulls, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Punk, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Flea

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Covenant & Conversation: Conflict Resolution

One of the hardest tasks of a leader from prime ministers to parents is conflict resolution.


Related Topix: The Israelites

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Courier News

The English Beat to play Point PleasantThe English Beat to play Point ...

The English Beat to play Point Pleasant Ska revivalists also hitting Englewood Check out this story on When the ska revivalists formed in 1978, the group came up with an identifiable sound, while led by vocalist-guitarist Dave Wakeling.


Related Topix: The English Beat, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Pop/Rock, Fine Young Cannibals, Entertainment

Star Tribune

Big Gigs: Jackson Browne, Gov't Mule, Black Flag, Keyshia Cole, Warped Tour, more

Already a few years older than the age of its average attendee, the Warped Tour marks its 20th anniversary with an all-day lineup that very much emphasizes it's for the kids.


Related Topix: Jackson Browne, Blues, Punk, Pop/Rock, Gov't Mule, Black Flag, Less Than Jake, Mice, Indie, Saves the Day, Music, Entertainment


Music After the Park: Li Xi, Everyone is Dirty at Cafe Stritch; Los Seis Pistos at Caravan

For those looking for more live tunes after the The Holdup, Finish Ticket and The English Beat wrap their sets at St. James Park at this evening's Music in the Park , there's just really one question: Do you feel like indie? Well, do you? What about punk? Either way, you won't have to go that far.


Related Topix: The English Beat

Book of Hebrews: Chapter 4

There is no break in thought from chapter 3 and chapter 4. The thought in chapter 3 was the Israelites not entering rest in Canaan land because of their rebellion.


Related Topix: The Israelites, Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism

Creative Loafing Tampa

Interview: a CL Holiday Auction winner talks to Less Than Jake

Amid the music-related items in CL's annual Holiday Auction to benefit The Children's Home, 'Interview Your Favorite Band' has been a much-bid-upon contender.


Related Topix: Less Than Jake, Jimmy Eat World, Pop/Rock, Florida

Jim Hill

When it comes to creating Aquabats merch for SDCC, Toddland always...

If you're a regular reader of JHM, then you might already be familiar with The Aquabats .


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Mountain Times

A Chat with David Watson

David Watson, brother of the late Doc Watson, is a regular fixture at the Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest 'n Sugar Grove.


Related Topix: Buck, Appalachian State University, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bluegrass, Music, Entertainment

Get ready for Brentwood Festival this weekend

As well as a mix of great local bands offering tunes from r'n'b to indie, reggae legends UB40 will close the weekend on Sunday with a set spanning their career including Red, Red Wine and Kingston Town.


Related Topix: Reggae, Ub40, The 80'S, Pop/Rock


Music in the Park Returns Thursday with the English Beat

The San Jose Downtown Association took a risk last year when they restored the the storied, and briefly shuttered, Music in the Park-bringing back the once-free summer concert series as an annual ticketed affair.


Related Topix: The English Beat, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Action Alphabet: 'The Untouchables'

Story types go in and out of fashion all the time, but stories of good versus evil are always en vogue.


Related Topix: The Untouchables, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert De Niro