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  1. These maps show how far $50 of gas will get youRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    ... List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues and John Belushi as Jake Blues of the Blues Brothers (Photo by: Al Levine/NBC) Elwood: It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's ...


  2. Best Movie, Worst MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | ISeeekGolf

    ... a top ten (in no particular order): 1. The Third Man 2. The Wild Bunch 3. Rififi 4. Dr Strangelove 5. The Blues Brothers 6. Apocalypse Now. 7. Pulp Fiction 8. Sons of the Desert 9. Hard Boiled 10. Vertigo Tarantino divides opinions (and that's got ...


  3. 'Blues Brothers' drive rebirth of Mandeville Mardi Gras season kreweRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 |

    John Lawrence, captain of Mandeville's Original Krewe of Orpheus, poses with boxes of throws stored at his law office on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. The krewe will roll Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 for the first time since 2012.


  4. Portland Institution Sewick's To Close After 36 Years in BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Eater

    When WWeek broke the news that Sewick's , located on the corner of SE Hawthorne and 49th Avenue, would close after 36 years in business, regulars, and even the children of former regulars, let out a collective lament on the dive bar's Facebook page and in the comments of the WWeek article. Below are some of the reactions to the news.


  5. JD Simo: Guitar heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Creative Loafing

    It was something between seeing the charisma of Elvis and the swaggering cool of the Blues Brothers on TV that hooked JD Simo on music. Growing up in Chicago, Simo found something he could not only relate to, but something he wanted to be - a musician and a performer.


  6. Super Bowl halftime shows: Carol Channing? Mickey Rooney? 9 weird choices from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 |

    ... It was in 3-D. It involved a card trick, and ... yeah, you get the idea. Jim Belushi performs as one of the Blues Brothers during halftime of Super Bowl XXXI Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in New Orleans. Dan Aykroyd is in the background on the right. (AP ...


  7. February fun in Cameron ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Village Life

    ... rendition of the legendary characters of Joliet Jake (John Belushi) and Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) -the Blues Brothers. This show brings back memories of the hit movie as they duplicate all aspects of the music and fun of the original Blues ...


  8. Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret Announces Show LineupRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 |

    ... on Saturday, February 27th at 8pm (continues Saturdays through April 9th). A Blues Brothers tribute - The Blues Brothers Bootleg Roadshow returns to Lannie's on Fridays in March at 8pm. ...


  9. The Chicago Blues Brothers to play Scunthorpe Baths HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | This Is Scunthorpe

    Complete with trademark pork pie hats and sunglasses, the legendary Brothers are back and on a new mission. Armed with a new stage set, new moves, and freshly laundered jailsuits, Jake & Elwood are returning to the UK in 2016 with their brand new Jailbreak Tour! Featuring an elaborate nine-piece live band, the Chicago Blues Brothers' show is packed with over two hours of the very best Blues, Motown & Soul music with side-splitting comedy thrown in for good measure! It was back in 1978 that John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd first unleashed the might that was to become The Blues Brothers on the NBC show 'Saturday Night Live' coast to coast in the United States.


  10. It's Sweet Home Chicago - all the way to Bradford - for Blues Brothers star ChrisRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... suits, the boys are in Bradford next month with a new show, a re-vamped set and extra dance routines. The Blues Brothers began in 1976 on America's Saturday Night Live, as a band fronted by Belushi and Aykroyd. It later developed into an album and ...


  11. VIDEO: 'Everybody Dance Now' Mashup Features 92 Great Movie Dance ScenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Cybercast News Service

    YouTube user Robert Jones has uploaded a "mashup" video featuring dance scenes from 92 movies, including "Mary Poppins," "The Blues Brothers," "Footloose," "Grease," and "Hairspray." The soundtrack is C+C Music Factory's 1990 hit "Gonna Make You Sweat ".


  12. Singer excited for return to Quay TheatreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Sudbury Today

    ... my comedy partner Patrick Mortimer. "Our show entertained people all over the country with our take on The Blues Brothers where we would dress in outsized costumes. We also had numerous other comedy routines. "It was during this time that several ...


  13. The Blues Brothers ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | This Is Leicestershire

    The Blues Brothers started out in 1978, created by comedy actors Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on the American TV show Saturday Night Live . It wasn't long before the band released their first album, Briefcase Full of Blues , with a Hollywood film created about them not long after.


  14. New lease of life for Medway's Beacon Court TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Kent Online

    The Beacon Court Tavern is set to become a haven for live music fans once more with tribute bands and new original acts set to grace its main stage and a new smaller stage over the forthcoming month. Owner Joe McCormack said the main stage would continue to show rock tribute acts while smaller bands and other entertainment, such as open mic events, could take place on the new stage.


  15. Linkin Park's In The End sounds epic when it's sung by 183 different moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Radio Times

    ... to sing the now "classic" noughties track. Stars of films like Big, Pinnochio, The Lego Movie and The Blues Brothers belt out the lyrics thanks to some very slick editing. By signing up you are agreeing to's terms and conditions . You ...


  16. BRIDES Chicago: Windy-City Inspired Seating ChartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bride's Magazine

    ... movie-buff couples, Chicago-set cinema has a lot to offer by way of inspiration. Include classics like The Blues Brothers , Ferris Bueller's Day Off , or The Fugitive if you feel so inclined - or stick with local love stories like While You Were ...


  17. What's unique about open source peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Red Hat Magazine

    ... with virtually anyone you might imagine in it. XPRIZE board president, Bob ( Robert K. Weiss ), produced The Blues Brothers movie. It felt like I was leveling up in a brave new world I new little about, which was exciting, if also a little ...


  18. The 2016 Winter Blues Festival and FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 |

    ... setting up and breaking down the sets and the bar. Serino said, "The Rabbi and I are kinda like the Blues Brothers. Over the past seven years, we really have become great friends. We're on a mission from God! I put together the music side of things ...


  19. The Blues Brothers ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | This is Derbyshire

    The Blues Brothers Experience recreates all the iconic atmosphere of a live performance of The Blues Brothers - capturing the essence of both the music and the film - in a stage show / concert experience that electrifies! The Blues Brothers started out in 1978, created by comedy actors Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on the American TV show, Saturday Night Live . It wasn't long before the band began to take on a life beyond the confines of television, releasing an album in 1978, Briefcase Full of Blues , and then having a Hollywood film, The Blues Brothers, created around its characters in 1980.


  20. 24 things to do in the North East in FebruaryRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. After all, the North East has a lot to offer whether you're in the mood for music, comedy or even just something tasty and local to eat.