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Walt Frasier to Play Room 53, 8/29

There is a hot new room in town for music and cabaret. Room 53 is a no cover, no drink minimum wine bar with amazing food influenced by French and Moroccan Cuisine.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Blues, Black Entertainment, The Blues Brothers, Theater

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

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's The Claudettes Perform Free Show Tonight at The McKittrick Hotel

Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Blues, Black Entertainment, Mose Allison, Jazz, Michigan

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales

Soul music is often defined as the moment when gospel and blues met and formed a new sound.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Chuck Berg: Trombonist Bill Watrous opens new Topeka Jazz Workshop season

For jazz fans, the opening concert of the Topeka Jazz Workshop season saw the triumphant return of all-star trombonist Bill Watrous.

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Related Topix: Bill Watrous, Jazz, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Blues, Black Entertainment, Quincy Jones

The Globe and Mail

Henry Stone gave voice to the Miami sound

Henry Stone, who produced early recordings by Ray Charles and James Brown, was the man behind the Florida company, TK Records, a fountain of disco in the 1970s and the source of what came to be called the Miami sound.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Soul, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Disco, KC & the Sunshine Band, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

'Retro' hotel finds niche with Beaches tourists

Ron Whittington for Shorelines The breakfast room at the Palms Retro, with its checkerboard pattern and furniture from a 1950s diner, was converted from a garage when owner Hank Staley renovated the hotel in 2009.

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Related Topix: Atlantic Beach, FL, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Vocal, The Rat Pack

Tue Aug 12, 2014

CTV

10-year-old Quebec boy sings the blues in viral video

Move over, Ray Charles. A Quebec boy's got the blues in his soul, and like some of the greatest blues legends, this young musician is blind.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Charley Patton, Robert Johnson

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Examiner.com

An unknown hero of rock and roll

So much has been said endlessly about who contributed what to the history of rock and roll.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Edmonton Journal

Folk Fest: Tony Joe White still loves singing Polk Salad Annie

Those are the two instruments most needed to put across the Swamp Rock he's been playing since moving to Nashville in 1967.

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Related Topix: Tony Joe White, Blues, Oak Grove, LA, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Black Entertainment, John Lennon

BroadwayWorld.com

First Look - Legendary Singer Janis Joplin Honored with USPS Music Icon Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service today added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park.

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Related Topix: Janis Joplin, Pop/Rock, Blues, Black Entertainment, Alexandria, VA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Developing a Lifestyle Brand: How 3 Companies Created Deeper Customer Experiences

With each advertising decision your business makes, you need to consider the culture you are creating for your customers.

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Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment

City Pages

Paul McCartney at Target Field, 8/2/14

If there's a guy who could rightfully complain about being too popular, it's Paul McCartney.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Blues, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Marketing, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

'Get On Up' Review: Brilliant Biopic, Dazzling Lead Performance

To begin with, there is no question Chadwick Boseman has earned himself a Best Actor nomination.

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Johnny Cash, Country, Blues

Thu Jul 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's The Claudettes to Perform Free Shows 8/10 & 8/20 at The McKittrick Hotel

Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Blues, Black Entertainment, Mose Allison, Jazz, Michigan

CBS News

Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in new biopic

The Oscar-winning "Django Unchained" star has signed on to portray Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic about the notorious boxing figure, according to Variety .

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Related Topix: Django Unchained, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment, Blues

Detroit Free Press

5 more music biopics that dig deep in portrayals

"Get on Up" wows with Chadwick Boseman's virtual channeling of James Brown, but it also succeeds as a psychological portrait of what drove his genius.

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Blues, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Chanson, Edith Piaf

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Erie Times News

the List More soul power

Jamie Foxx inhabited music great Ray Charles with such authenticity there was never any doubt he'd walk away with an Academy Award.

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Related Topix: Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Black Entertainment, Blues

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ComingSoon.net

CS Video Interviews: Bringing James Brown Back to Life in Get on Up

There have been many great musical biopics in recent years, everything from Ray , for which Jamie Foxx won an Oscar playing Ray Charles, and Walk the Line , which got Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Johnny Cash.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Ray, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Jamie Foxx, Walk the Line, Blues, Entertainment

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

The Blue Notes at The Wild Goose

Sax players Detlef Eisman and Michael Vannice, drummer Chicken Hirsch, pianist Dal Carver and bass player Jeff Addicott will play blues, soul and R&B by such artists as Louis Jordan, Jimmie Witherspoon, Ray Charles, Jimmy Rushing and others at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at The Wild Goose Cafe, 2365 Highway 66. There is no cover.

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Related Topix: The Blue Notes, A-Cappella, Blues, Black Entertainment

River Front Times

The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2

This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kings of Leon, Punk, Bums, Blues, Black Entertainment, Otis Redding, Soul, Isaac Hayes

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