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En Vogue, Lalah Hathaway, and Yola Choir Join the Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl, 9/3
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM, hosted by actor and comedian Craig Robinson .
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Reader's Agenda Tue 8/19: Summer Music Film Festival, 'Phantoms...
Tonight is the final evening of the Summer Music Film Festival, a celebration of movies that celebrate music.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A 30-years-later look at Prince's 'Purple Rain'
The Prince tribute band the Purple Ones, led by trumpet player Morty Okin , will play Prince's 1984 album "Purple Rain" in its entirety Saturday at Harlow's nightclub in Sacramento.
Prince tribute band features the real thing
Matt "Doctor" Fink doesn't seem to find it weird to be playing himself in a Prince and the Revolution tribute band.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Get set for the Summer Music Film Festival
If you, like me, prefer your rock 'n' roll at night in cool, dark places free of the broiling sun, drenching rain, and oppressive obnoxiousness of the festival scene, you'll be glad to hear that Sound Opinions has once again partnered with the venerable Music Box Theatre on Southport to present the fourth annual Summer Music Film Festival, starting ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Prince to play Birmingham concert as part of UK tour
Rock legend Prince has revealed he will play a show in Birmingham next month as part of a limited set of UK gigs.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Summer rewind: Looking back at 1984
"What's Love Got to Do With It?" In the summer of 1984, pretty much everything. Tina Turner's second single from the "Private Dancer" album was her first Billboard Top 10 single since the 1970s.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
30 years ago, Prince's 'Purple Rain' soaked pop culture
The classic soundtrack for his film Purple Rain , released in June of that year, hit No.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Singer Laura Mvula moved by Prince's admiration
Mvula, 28, who supported the Purple Rain star Prince on tour, told Stella magazine: "On Twitter he said he wakes up to Green Garden every morning.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Withering Glance: 'Purple Rain' the perfect '80s soundtrack
Prince performs in his debut movie "Purple Rain," the 1984 rock opera about a young man's search for artistic accomplishment and love.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Lil Wayne Really Loves Prince
We know Lil Wayne has been influenced by guys like Jay Z and 2Pac, but one of his greatest musical influences may surprise you: Prince .
Item World: Rick James remembers Prince; Chris Lawrence hooks up with ...
St. Paul-reared Chris Lawrence , 25, has signed with Pitbull's imprint Mr. 305 Ent., and he's already generating a buzz with his tender heartbreak single "Withdrawal."
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Blinded by the Blizzard of Hashtags
Robby Facer was at the gym on a recent Saturday morning with his iPhone music app on shuffle when Prince's "Purple Rain" came on.
Maya Rudolph, Craig Robinson & More to Bring the Black Movie...
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM.
[News] Timbaland Says "Opera Noir" Shows He's "The Greatest Who Ever Did It"
When Timbaland is asked about his next album, the producer says he thinks of it as his Purple Rain, a reference to Prince's critically acclaimed album.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Kesha Admits She Once Broke Into Prince's House
Kesha 's had no problem getting people to listen to her music since going all the way to #1 with her song "TiK ToK" in 2010, but there was a time in her career when she had to resort to desperate measures.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Purple reigns everywhere but online
Millions of music fans already own Purple Rain , the multi-platinum, Grammy-winning soundtrack album from the 1984 movie.
'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band
Bryn Terfel as Wotan in the Met's production of Wagner's Ring cycle, one of the productions that has been criticized by some as too costly.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Prince's movie 'Purple Rain' turns 30
It is hard to believe but Prince's film "Purple Rain" was released in July 1984, just a month after the hit soundtrack.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
This Weekend: The 30th Anniversary of Purple Rain
Has it really been 30 years? Apparently so! On Saturday, July 26 at 8 p.m., Slim's presents The 30th Anniversary of Purple Rain .