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Legendary santoor exponent Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, believes in the purity of music while discussing his newly released book, Shiv Kumar Sharma: The Man & His Music As he strides into the room, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma has already commanded everybody's attention with his imposing presence. And the fact that he has been learning music since the age of five adds to his aura.
The "Almost Famous" star tells the new issue of Women's Health magazine that the couple often jumps on a plane so they can spend a little quality time together, and she never worries about the distance between them. Hudson says, "We are not that long distance.
Billboard's album sales chart has a new entry in its No. 5 spot: Legend , the greatest hits record by Bob Marley and the Wailers.
What: To raise awareness for childhood cancer, Chase After a Cure has teamed up with Blackbeard's Cove for a 'Hole Lot of Fun.' This family friendly event includes unlimited golf, Go-Karts, jump castles and the climbing wall.
Beyonce smiles with Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy after accepting the Video Vanguard Award on stage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California. The Crazy in Love performer's husband Jay Z ignited rumours his wife is carrying their second child when he reportedly changed lyrics to his song Beach Is Better.
'Now, personally I wouldn't mind going to an Eighties disco, all Smiths records and Coal Not Dole badges, Go-Betweens B-sides and Red Wedge banners ... 'Now, personally I wouldn't mind going to an Eighties disco, all Smiths records and Coal Not Dole badges, Go-Betweens B-sides and Red Wedge banners ... That was my Eighties, maybe yours, too, but it's not the official version of the decade, is it? The official version is - yawn - spandex leggings and Duran Duran, puffball skirts and mullets, shoulder pads, Dynasty, yuppies and Tories, Tories, Tories!" In 1983 I had a grey overcoat, the original 7" of The Smiths' What Difference Does It Make? and a guilty secret. The guilty secret was that I didn't really hate Duran Duran.
Hollywood's annual awards season may be months away yet, but for many the race for Oscars gold has already started, with strong contenders emerging from key film festivals this month. While it is too early to talk of frontrunners -- unlike last year when "12 Years a Slave" established itself early in awards season -- several movies and actors are already generating buzz in Tinseltown.
Oscar nominee TARAJI P. HENSON has blasted movie industry executives for failing to recognize her career achievements, insisting she is constantly treated like a "D-list" celebrity. The Hustle & Flow star, who scored an Academy Award nomination in 2009 for her role alongside Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, claims she still struggles to stand out from other black actresses despite winning critical acclaim for her past work, including her part in the Emmy Award-nominated TV movie Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story in 2011.
Legendary producer and engineer Al Schmitt was presented with a Berklee honorary doctor of music degree by the college's president Roger H. Brown last night at a ceremony at Capitol Records' famed Studio A in Los Angeles. The event also commemorated the 25th anniversary of Berklee Today - the college's alumni magazine.
In his career, he's moved with apparent ease through realms of blues, jazz, cajun, blues, roots and the singer-songwriter idiom, and, in his own unique way, been true to all of them. He sings, he plays fiddle, mandolin, accordion and piano and he tinkers, endlessly, with other instruments and musical ideas that take his fancy.
Every week here at 303 Magazine we like to review some important events that have occurred recently in the music world. Here are three things that we felt were important to report on this week.
The Bodyguard, the acclaimed romantic thriller musical is coming to Cardiff from 16-27 June 2015, direct from London's West End. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from Tuesday 2 September 2014.
Annie Lennox was the star of a Q&A at the 20th Century Theatre in West London to promote the upcoming release of her sixth solo album, “Nostalgia.” The latest project is her second consecutive album of cover songs . Among the wide variety of hits and standards she covers are Duke Ellington's “Mood Indigo,” Screamin' Jay Hawkins' “I Put a Spell on You” and three co-written by Hoagy Carmichael, including “The Nearness of You.” The 59 year-old Scottish-born recipient of the Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth confessed that her 2007 CD, “Songs of Mass Destruction” may prove to be her final album of original songs, reports Rolling Stone.
Chart-topping artist Christopher Cross returns today with a new album called Secret Ladder. And if he's not showered with Grammy nominations as a result, he says he won't be too worried -- he's already been there, done that.
Adam Sandler has said he believes in his movies and he will continue to try to make people laugh because he loves doing it. The Wedding Singer star has had a string of comedy flops in recent years - with films like Jack And Jill, Grown Ups 2 and Blended, which he produced as well as starred in, being panned by critics.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:51 am
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