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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

The History And Meaning Of Boy Bands

The Boston-based group was patterned on The Jackson 5 by producer Maurice Starr and went on to become the model for boy bands like New Kids on the Block.


Related Topix: Dance, The Jackson 5, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, New Kids on the Block, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg

7 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

Wollongong gay couple's costume creation a thriller for Michael Jackson

Despite some awkward introductions, partners Ricky Milne and Robert Manzini have hit the big time with a commission for the King of Pop A COUPLE from the Illawarra - who have only recently started designing clothes - have had the commission of a lifetime recreating a Michael Jackson jacket to coincide with the launch of a compilation of the late ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Australia, Gay/Lesbian

11 hrs ago | MLive.com

The Jackson Five: Township raises, downtown street repairs, state merit exam results

Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jackson, MI, Jackson County, MI

15 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton production brings the King of Pop back to life

For many performers, the prospect of stepping into Michael Jackson's high-flying shoes - imitating the legendary King of Pop on stage - would be more than a little intimidating.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hampton, VA, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Did star lawyer botch suitcase murder case?Did star lawyer botch...

Did star lawyer botch suitcase murder case? Melanie McGuire blames attorney Joseph Tacopina Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1mlLajK Melanie McGuire - the former Woodbridge resident convicted of killing her husband, dismembering his body, packing it in suitcases and tossing it off a bridge in Virginia - says her former ... (more)


Related Topix: Virginia, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, State Prisons, Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, Prison

The Reporter

'Foreverland' hopes to thrill Michael Jackson fans

Foreverland plays Sunday at the Elks Lodge in San Rafael, July 24 in Concord and Aug. 14 in Walnut Creek.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Concord, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Marin County, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) among headliners at Viva! Pomona

Nic Offer, lead singer of Sacramento dance punk act !!! , doesn't feel like the mixed reviews for his band's latest album “Thriller” were fair as critics may have taken the album name a bit too literal.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Long Beach, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Livingston Taylor returns to Mechanics Hall

Livingston Taylor says he had his first professional job in Worcester in 1968, when he was 17. He sang at the former Y-Not coffeehouse near the YMCA on Main Street.


Related Topix: Folk, Livingston Taylor, Worcester, MA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock


Keith Urban Hologram Thrills Fans In Australia

The country star has been recreated in digital format with the same technology used for a hologram of Michael Jackson on stage at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas in May , five years after the King of Pop's death.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock


Michael Jackson documentary in fresh...

The makers of a Michael Jackson documentary are seeking an injunction against the late star's estate after alleging they have tried to block the sale and release of the film.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

WIGM-AM Medford

Listen to Dope New Usher Song "She Came to Give It to You" Featuring Nicki Minaj

Usher has dropped a dope as hell new song, this one featuring Nicki Minaj. It's called "She Came to Give It to You" and it reminds us of Thriller-era Michael Jackson.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

Up in the Air

Driving by on Seymour Avenue , you wouldn't think twice about the 65 years of history held within the building's walls.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Martin Luther King, Jr., Cincinnati, OH

Brandon Sun

Dispute on tiny Bahamas island pits ultra-wealthy against each other

A land development dispute between some of the world's wealthiest people in one of the world's most exclusive communities has escalated on a small island in the Bahamas.


Related Topix: Thunderball, Action Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Celebrities, Sean Connery, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Tracklist: Parquet Courts not interested in nostalgia

You see this book? This book tells the future. Tells the results of every major rapper event till the end of this century.


Related Topix: Country, Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Dance, Black Entertainment, Comedy Movies, The Princess Bride, Adventure


Container Store Crushed After 'Retail Funk' Flattens Sales

That isn't a line from a bad parody of The Jackson 5's 1978 hit song, but the explanation from Container Store Group CEO Kip Tindell for the results that have the stock reeling Wednesday.


Related Topix: Retail, Container Store, Household Products, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Jackson 5, Business News


The 11 Weirdest Pieces of Celebrity Memorabilia

Some fans are content with a signed photo, a prop from their favorite TV show, or, at most, a lock of their favorite celebrity's hair, others want something a little more personal and often a lot creepier.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Occidental Gypsy to appear at Soper Reese

The band is known for its mix of original vocal and instrumental pieces - most notably a "gypsyfied" take of Michael Jackson's "Thriller," according to Carol Hays.


Related Topix: Occidental, CA, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bishop, CA, Jazz, Wynton Marsalis, Lakeport, CA

The Modesto Bee

Land dispute erupts among ultra-wealthy in Bahamas

More than 100 people including actor Sean Connery have filed a legal complaint against the Bahamian government over an effort by eccentric fashion mogul Peter Nygard to redevelop his Mayan-themed compound on Lyford Cay.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Modesto, CA


Jeff Koons' Controversial Michael Jackson Sculpture:...

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles , 1998. Porcelain; 42 inches by 70.5 inches by 32.5 inches.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock


Skin Lightening: Michael Jackson, Sammy Sosa, and Neymar

Neymar Jr., the star of the Brazilian national soccer team who was severely injured by a knee to the back by a Colombian player in a World Cup quarterfinal, has been doing a Sammy Sosa in recent years .


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural