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  1. Six of the Best: Cultural highlights not to miss this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening News

    Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer reprise their West End roles in Daytona, Olivier award winning company OperaUpClose return with their dazzling La Traviata, 1980s hit-maker Nik Kershaw plays an intimate solo date, Tayo Aluko tells the life story of actor and singer Paul Robeson and there is ridiculous line dancing and slapstick parody of the western film genre Once Upon A Time In A Western. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this week.


  2. Pump it up: Jimmy Cassidy wins last year's Golden Rose aboard Zoustar.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Age

    ... stage show Show Boat . Many of the world's finest singers have recorded it, the most famous rendition being by Paul Robeson in the 1936 film version of Show Boat . Chris Waller's new training strategy with his two-year-olds attracted plenty of ...


  3. Name change controversey opens team's past racist woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 |

    ... Virginia, Marshall was a vocal remnant of the old South's customs and attitudes concerning race. Fritz Pollard, Paul Robeson, and eleven other African Americans played at one time or another in the National Football League from when the league was ...


  4. Kenneth Turan's DVD Pick of the Week: Songs In Their HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Be sure to wake me when its over. Most venerable of the lot is 1936's "Show Boat," based on the Jerome Kern - Oscar Hammerstein II show, which features the unforgettable sight and sound of Paul Robeson singing "Old Man River."


  5. Elder Music: Transforming a SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Time Goes By

    ... entertaining to me to hear both versions. I hope it will be for you as well. I'm afraid that if I start with PAUL ROBESON , it'll be all downhill from here on. Well, so be it. Paul performs the song he's best known for, from the musical "Show Boat," ...


  6. Prized African-American treasures on display in Houston: Not about struggle, but achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | CultureMap

    Paul Robeson in the Song of Freedom , 1936, Song of Freedom Inc., offset lithograph, 42 1/2 by 29 inches.


  7. Victor Velazquez to give voice training at Jersey City's Greenville branch library Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... He also directed & produced works such as "The Story of Gospel", "Musical Tribute to Whitney Houston", and "Paul Robeson: The Man & His Music". Everyone aged 13 and up is welcome to take part in the voice training program. For information, call ...


  8. CLR James and ToussaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    ... in 1934. It was performed twice in London in March 1936, with the famous African-American actor and singer, Paul Robeson, in the title role. Of course it is closely linked to James's famous non-fictional account of the Haitian Revolution, The Black ...


  9. Best Bets: Nightmares on Wax, Video Games and Meat and ThreeRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    This 1942 film features narration and singing by Paul Robeson, an African-American actor who became controversial at the time for his civil and worker's rights activism.


  10. Arts events for this weekRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and to purchase tickets, visit . This 1942 film features narration and singing by Paul Robeson, an African-American actor who became controversial at the time for his civil and worker's rights activism. "Native Land" is a ...


  11. Terry-Thomas, Jimmy Tarbuck And The Diamond Cigarette Holder HeistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Anorak

    ... Terry-Thomas used his vocal range of four and a half octaves to mimic the singers; including NoA l Coward, Paul Robeson and Yma Sumac before meeting his Waterloo withthe entire Luton Girls Choir. It was an extremely popular routine and he would ...


  12. Georgia Museum of Art to show masterworks spanning 200 years of American artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... on Copley and Benjamin West. a- A film series consisting of John Ford's "Young Mr. Lincoln," July 10 at 7 p.m.; Paul Robeson's "Native Land," July 17 at 7 p.m.; and Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times," July 31 at 7 p.m.;


  13. Could President Barack Obama be heading to the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | IcNetwork

    US President has been invited to celebrate the venue's link with American singer, actor and civil rights activist Paul Robeson US President Barack Obama has been invited to the Grand Pavilion to celebrate the venue's link with singer and civil rights activist Paul Robeson.


  14. Georgia Museum of Art to screen film series on American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... suppression of the organized labor movement. Through documentary, stage reenactments and narration and songs by Paul Robeson, this film looks at violations of Americans' civil liberties and served as a call to action for exploited workers around the ...


  15. James Whale's Original Show Boat Film Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 |

    ... Bennett and Victor Baravalle ), not to mention a star-studded cast of vets of various stage incarnations ( Paul Robeson , Helen Morgan , Charles Winninger , Sammy White , Francis X. Mahoney , Irene Dunn e, Allan Jones ), Show Boat is as close as you ...


  16. Show BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | EDGE

    ... darker moments, and they flesh out every joyous minute of lively comedy as well. Following in the footsteps of Paul Robeson as Joe, Morris Robinson gives his own memorable interpretation. His big and fluent bass has no trouble filling the ...


  17. Stars in their eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Marlborough Express

    ... and sang For Good from musical Wicked. Isaac van Velthooven gave a stunning rendition of Ol' Man River, as Paul Robeson in Show Boat. The show was brought to a close with Annabelle Lewis, 17, singing People Help the People as British ...


  18. 1936 'Show Boat': A Multiracial, Musical Melodrama, Now Out On DVDRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... The Invisible Man and The Bride of Frankenstein, restored the prickly racial issues. As the stevedore Joe, Paul Robeson - long before he was blacklisted for his pro-Soviet politics - sings the show's most memorable anthem about how the mighty ...


  19. This weekend is your last chance to catch the 'Tallest Tree' atRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 |

    ... and performed by Daniel Beaty and earning him Obie and NAACP awards, the play is about a giant among men: Paul Robeson . This weekend is your last chance to catch this production. Robeson was a man who garnered academic and athletics honors and ...


  20. Bahamian singer set for Father's Day concertRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 |

    ... show songs and big band classics, on Sunday, June 15. He is often compared to the great American singer Paul Robeson and made his operatic debut in the world premiere of Our Boys, the first Bahamian opera in 1987. His latest programme of songs will ...