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  1. Return of the Get-Whitey Movieby Armond WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | National Review Online

    In this horror-comedy, 26-year-old middle-class black photographer Chris Washington imitating the slave-era terror of 12 Years a Slave . Peele's plot jacks up that film's existential paranoia, a modern response to the helplessness of enslavement that politically naA ve kids now dread as a modern American reality.


  2. Pensioner Rediscovers Himself As Rapper 'T Dogg' After Being Told He Had Days To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Small World News Service

    A 65-year-old is preparing to take on the likes of Jay Z and Kanye West - after discovering his RAPPING talents. Trevor Ryder, or better known by his stage name T Dogg, has built up a die-hard fan base after spitting lyrics during a weekly rap slot on his local radio station.


  3. Winner and loser of the week: Rihanna named Harvard University's 2017 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Home Page

    Turning 29 this week meant also celebrating her asstounding 30th top-10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Riri's Love on the Brain helped break her third-place tie with Michael Jackson, who had a total of 29 top-10 singles as a solo artist.


  4. Beyonce Pulls Out Of Coachella Headline SlotRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago |

    Pregnant superstar Beyonce has pulled out of headlining Coachella in April. Speculation has been rife that the expectant mother, who announced she was pregnant with twins earlier this month, would not be able to make the show.


  5. Erykah Badu Says She's Taking a Hands-On Role Planning Her Birthday Show This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Dallas Observer

    Erykah Badu isn't known to play small when it comes to her birthday parties. "This year I'm putting more energy into it because I have the time, and it's a very special year, and I want to treat it that way," she tells the Observer .


  6. RECORDING: Saxophone Maestra Fostina Dixon Blends Contemporary Jazz,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    First Single "Prayer of Jabez" is a Tribute To Marvin Gaye, Whom She Toured with for 4 Years Upcoming March/April Shows at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia and Ubon in Wilmington , DE Wilmington, DE: As a highly-regarded, in-demand composer, vocalist and jazz soloist who plays soprano, alto and baritone saxophones, flute, and clarinet, Fostina Dixon has been honing her craft for decades as a guest soloist with , Bobby Vinton, Sammy Davis, Jr. , and Marvin Gaye, with whom she toured with for four years. She was also a member of the and Leslie Drayton big bands, and, most recently, joined trumpeter Arnold Hutt for a special celebration concert for former Vice President Joe Biden upon his return home to Delaware after leaving office.


  7. Trading in 7th tranche of SGB to start from Monday: BSE, NSE29 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    New Delhi, Feb 24: BSE and NSE have announced that trading of seventh tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds will begin on Monday, giving investors a bigger choice to diversify their portfolio without having to buy the metal in physical form. "BSE's online bidding platform for Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2016-17 Series 4 will be open for subscription from February 27 to March 3, 2017 for trading members to subscribe to the issue for their clients," BSE said in a circular.


  8. Jayalalithaa birthday: Tributes pour in for the late Tamil Nadu Chief ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    J Jayalalithaa was born on February 24, 1948. The Indian actress-turned-politician served as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister multiple times in her career and was a true leader of the masses.


  9. AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should winRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep. The Nominees : "Arrival," "Fences," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Hell or High Water," "Hidden Figures," "La La Land," "Lion," "Manchester by the Sea" and "Moonlight."


  10. AirItOutRadio & Ntune Entertainment Group Present "Its My Turn...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Philadelphia, PA, February 24, 2017 -- -- Air It Out Radio & Ntune Entertainment Group join forces to create the "It's my Turn Now Showcase" a one of a kind experience for independent artist to not only network with major players in the music industry but also win their very own customized billboard. Dj Drewski of Hot 97/ Love & Hip Hop New York will be the host and the event will include a panel of industry judges to choose the billboard winner.


  11. Jennifer Lopez -- 02/24/17 at Planet HollywoodRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    J.Lo wraps her latest All I Have run at Planet Hollywood Friday and Saturday; she's back in May. Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.


  12. Beyonce, Caitlyn slam Trump's anti-transgender policyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Los Angeles, Feb 24 - Singer Beyonce Knowles and reality TV personality Caitlyn Jenner have spoken out against US Presidant Donald Trump's anti-transgender policy. Beyonce and Caitlyn are not happy after Trump rolled back laws protecting transgender children's right to choice of bathroom, reports


  13. Beyonce postpones Coachella performance to 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The organizers of Coachella better hope Beyonce isn't entirely irreplaceable: The superstar has dropped out of the festival's 2017 lineup on advice from her doctors, Coachella announced Thursday. "Following the advice of her doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule in the coming months, Beyonce has made the decision to forgo performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival ," read a statement posted to the festival's official Facebook page on Thursday .


  14. Beyonce cancels gigs doctor's orders - Twitter reactsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The 35-year-old singer, who is pregnant with twins, has confirmed she will no longer be headlining the annual event in lndio, California, in April, after being advised to "keep a less rigorous schedule," but will take to the stage there in 2018 instead. The 'Pray You Catch Me' hitmaker's management company Parkwood Entertainment released a joint statement with festival producer Goldenvoice , saying: "Following the advice of her doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule in the coming months, Beyonc has made the decision to forgo performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.


  15. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's the latest wrap-up of the week's assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Singer Jeanne Trevor and pianist Dave Venn's gig Saturday night at Jazz at the Bistro was touted by St. Louis Post-Dispatch/ columnist Joe Holleman . * Elsewhere in the P-D , theater critic Judith Newmark reviewed Max and Louie Productions' staging of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill , which continues through Saturday, March 4 at the Kranzberg Arts Center.


  16. Cool JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    Submitted a SPhoto Trumpeter, arranger and vocalist Steve Veikley stands beside flutist and vocalist Terri Aldrich. Veikley and Aldrich make up the jazz duo known as Cool Beans.


  17. Trumpeter Duane Eubanks thrives on 'spontaneous creation'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Duane Eubanks is the younger brother of Kevin Eubanks, the longtime band leader of the 'Tonight Show with Jay Leno.' To Duane Eubanks, there's something spiritual about music that many of today's young musicians just aren't quite grasping.


  18. Kelly Rowland flaunts washboard abs in a bikini in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Enjoying life as a regular citizen: Michelle Obama feels the burn at SoulCycle in Washington DC after former first family returns home from a long weekend ski trip to Aspen 'Get out of my country!' White Navy veteran 'shoots Indian immigrant Garmin engineer dead and wounds two others while yelling racial slurs' Reince Priebus is accused of asking FBI Director James Comey to say reports linking Trump to Russia were not true Chicago out of control? People are being murdered in the city at even FASTER rate this year than in record setting 2017 after seven people are shot dead in a single DAY Wisconsin's butter crackdown: Fans of Irish Kerrygold are forced to leave the state to get their hands on banned dairy product Kim Jong Un's half brother was killed by a NERVE AGENT: Malaysian police say 'North Korean assassins' used deadly banned chemical weapon - but how they avoided being ... (more)


  19. Harvard names Rihanna its humanitarian of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Rihanna may be best known as an R&B superstar, but on Wednesday she was named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year for her charity work. The 29-year-old singer from Barbados will be given the award in person on campus on February 28, the university announced.


  20. President Trump used to live-tweet the Oscars and thought he would make the perfect hostRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    "The Academy Awards last night were absolutely terrible," he said in an Instagram video. "Terrible, boring, ugly sets, everything.