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12 hrs ago | De Kalb Midweek

Stage Coachers auditioning for 'White Christmas'

SYCAMORE – Auditions for Stage Coach Players' production of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" will be held at the Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave. in Sycamore, from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 and from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 25. "White Christmas" is based on the 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Sycamore, IL, Jazz

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

Unraveling a mystery: Where is Bing Crosby's storied denim tux?

Ramblin' Jack Elliott buttons up the double-breasted Levi's tuxedo jacket that was either Bing Crosby's or a replica.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Folk, Nicasio, CA, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

A Second Look at 'The Country Girl'

The author has written about 1954's The Country Girl before, but in the wake of Robin Williams ' suicide , it deserves a second look.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Country Girl, William Holden, Celebrities, Grace Kelly, Jazz

The Winnipeg Free Press

Thou shalt not miss this movie

In the Golden Age of Hollywood, the priest was generally a figure of benign, good-hearted authority.

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Related Topix: Spencer Tracy, Celebrities, Going My Way, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Guard, Calvary, Jazz

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Washington Post

TV listings: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

"Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin' With Frank & Bing" profiles the composer who wrote such classics as "Swinging on a Star" and "Come Fly With Me."

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Examiner.com

Disney's 'Ichabod And Mr. Toad' on Blu-ray, 'Detour' and other film noirs on DVD

Disney is making another bid for your hard-earned buckaroos outside the park this summer with five first-time Blu-ray releases today, including some oldies but goodies.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Detour, Animation Movies, The Wind in the Willows, Family, Adventure, Jazz, Basil Rathbone

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Rock Hall Anniversary: Death of Les Paul

These days, Les Paul is perhaps best known for the solid-body guitar that bears his name, one that would result in not only numerous versions of the instrument, but also a field of players.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Jimmy Van Heusen; Swingin' With Frank and Bing Music TV Special on PBS/WNET

JIMMY VAN HEUSEN : SWINGIN' WITH FRANK & BING celebrates the four-time OscarA -winning composer whose musical genius created dozens of beloved classics for the American Songbook.

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Related Topix: Going My Way, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Family, The Bells of St. Mary's, Jazz, Chanson, Frank Sinatra Jr.

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Alternative Press

Infernos Lit Up Berkeley Heights With Classic Hits

Last night, music lovers from all over Union Country came to the Berkeley Heights Summer Concert Series where the wildly poplar band, The Infernos, performed and set Memorial Park on fire.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KUAT-TV Tucson

Jimmy Van Heusen at home in California with his Emmy Award and four Oscars.

Celebrate Oscar-winning composer and test pilot Jimmy Van Heusen, who wrote high-flying songs for his legendary pals: "Swinging on a Star" and "Moonlight Becomes You" for Bing Crosby and "Come Fly With Me" for Frank Sinatra, plus "Call Me Irresponsible," "The Tender Trap," "All the Way," "High Hopes," "Here's That Rainy Day" and many more.

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Related Topix: Jazz, The Tender Trap, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Holiday Inn Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/7

Cherished Christmas movie musical classic HOLIDAY INN is set for its Blu-ray premiere later this year and is now available for pre-order.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Holiday Inn, Musical Movies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, White Christmas, Jazz, Celebrities, Fred Astaire

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Lighting 105 candles for Loretta

Not many people can say that they've lived through both world wars or have been alive for seven Red Sox World Series titles, but Loretta Allison can.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin, Jazz, New Bedford, MA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

New York Daily News

When Bing and Bowie harmonized

The 1977 duet of "Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth" between Bing Crosby and David Bowie, a radio standard every Christmas, almost didn't happen.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Christmas, Chorus, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Bing Crosby's kids recall dad's duet with Bowie

David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Jazz, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chronicle Live

Wallsend couple celebrate 60 happy years - with a pop concert

Young-at-heart couple Kath and Bill Bell are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary - by taking in their first ever pop concert.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Wedding

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