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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Sadie Frost on new book Nourish: Mind, Body & Soul

Feed the body, nourish the spirit and beautify as you do so. This is the ethos behind the latest health and wellbeing book, a compendium of tips for feeling good, by London-based Amber Rose, Sadie Frost and Holly Davidson.


Related Topix: New-Age, Body + Soul, Recipes, Fitness, Yoga, Life, Food, Nutrition

4 hrs ago | Tay FM

Barbara Streisand Admits To Suffering Nerves

Partners, out on Wednesday, includes songs with Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie, and a 'virtual' duet with Elvis Presley. In a rare interview, the performer told Sky News: "I loved working with all the guys, and being surrounded by so much talent, it was fun actually.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Classical, Andrea Bocelli

5 hrs ago |

Rock Hall Anniversary: Issac Hayes' Hot Buttered Soul

AUGUST 5: Isaac Hayes performs on the Open Air stage during the third day of the Big Chill music festival at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills on August 5, 2007 in Herefordshire, England. In the 1960s, R&B and soul music was defined by labels such as Motown and Stax, as well as artists including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and the Temptations.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Motown, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, The Temptations

6 hrs ago | USA Today

Robin Thicke 'high and drunk' making 'Blurred Lines'

Robin Thicke 'high and drunk' making 'Blurred Lines' He says he was high for every interview he did last year, too - including Oprah. Check out this story on It has been a rough couple of months for Robin Thicke.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Marvin Gaye

8 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Soul Track Mind: Unbreakable

Sharon Jones ' new millennial emergence put sweet soul music back into the mainstream.


Related Topix: Bettye Lavette, Lee Fields, Mayer Hawthorne, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

9 hrs ago |

Stevie Wonder to perform classic album on rare tour

Stevie Wonder will perform his classic album "Songs in the Key of Life" in full as he embarks on a rare tour across North America starting in November. File photo of Singer Stevie Wonder performing onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Feb 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Pasadena, CA

13 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

Playwright Tom Stoppard Brings The Real Thing Back to Broadway

The great man met me for a light lunch at Orso, the showbiz hangout in the heart of Broadway, during a break from rehearsing the revival of his Tony Award-winning 1982 play, The Real Thing. A congenial, reserved, charming man, he still loves the unequaled, frenetic excitement of Broadway, less so its pneumatic drills.


Related Topix: The Real Thing, Theater, Arts

17 hrs ago |

Brian Grazer honoured at Deauville

Brian Grazer was joined on stage by Sir Mick Jagger as he was honoured for his film career in Deauville. The producer collected a career award at Deauville American Film Festival before the European premiere of his James Brown biopic Get On Up, which he made with the Rolling Stones star.


Related Topix: Brian Grazer, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Get On Up

21 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies

File- This July 2, 2006, file photo shows jazz pianist Joe Sample performing during the special event "Hommage to Nesuhi Ertegun" of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival at the Stravinski hall in Montreux, Switzerland. Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died at age 75. His manager, Patrick Rains, said Saturday, Sept.


Related Topix: Jazz, Joe Sample, The Crusaders, Montreux, The Jazz Crusaders, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Randy Crawford

Sun Sep 14, 2014

'Motown the Musical' singing up a storm on Broadway

Motown The Musical , based on Berry Gordy 's autobiography "To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown", is in its theatrical run on Broadway in New York City, along with touring nationwide. And it is a winner.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross, Dance, Michael Jackson, The Temptations

X Factor 2014: Watch Andrea Faustini 'perfectly' nail Try A ...

X Factor hopeful Andrea Faustini has flown through to the next round after a slick performance of Otis Redding's Try A Little Tenderness. "It's moments like this with somebody like you that makes this job worthwhile," said Louis.


Related Topix: Otis Redding, Entertainment, Television, The X Factor


Will Beatle Paul Twist & Shout For Broadway-Bound Musical About Unknown Legend Bert Berns, Tunesmith?

Mention "Twist And Shout" to a Boomer and you'll get a shake of the thinning hair or shaved scalp along with recollections of the Fab Four on The Ed Sullivan Show . The more knowing response may even be the Isley Brothers, who recorded it first, in 1962.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, The Isley Brothers, Van Morrison, Pop/Rock, Short, Music!, New York, Vassar College

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Tonight's Concert Picks: Goodnight Texas @ World Cafe Live

World Cafe Live is getting a treat tonight Americana folk-rock band, Goodnight Texas . No, bandmates Avi Vinocur, Patrick Dyer Wolf, Alex Nash, and Bobby Kendall are not from Texas.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Black Entertainment, Gladys Knight

New York Daily News

On Broadway, actresses play troubled actresses

Check out Stockard Channing in 'It's Only a Play,' Blythe Danner in 'The Country House,' and Maggie Gyllenhaal in 'The Real Thing' A recurring theme this fall on Broadway finds famous actresses - including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Blythe Danner and Stockard Channing - playing performers who aren't always on their best behavior. Very meta.


Related Topix: The Seagull, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Blythe Danner, The Real Thing, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Pick Six: Aretha Franklin, Imaani, Rosanne Cash, more

Aretha Franklin, State Fair. The 72-year-old Queen of Soul lived up to her billing: soulful, spiritual and sassy, an American treasure.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Music, Entertainment

Lily Tomlin to receive Kennedy Centers honor: first lesbian honoree

Detroit born Lily Tomlin is among this year's Kennedy Center Honors honorees to receive award. Tom Hanks, Sting, soul singer Al Green and ballerina Patricia McBride are also being honored at the 37th Annual Kennedy Ceremony Honors to celebrate the careers of five extraordinary American artists December 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Entertainment, Television, Detroit, MI, Al Green, Black Entertainment, Wayne State University

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Smokey Robinson: 'God Saved Me From Cocaine'

Smokey Robinson has written some of the most beautiful and tender pop songs of the modern age, but he didn't get where he is today by being soft. When he first met Berry Gordy - the man who would found Motown, with Smokey standing right alongside him from day one - Gordy rejected all but two of the dozens of compositions in the young writer's notebook.


Related Topix: Drugs, Black Entertainment, Smokey Robinson

The Big Lead

UMass Embarrassed Vanderbilt With a Touchdown on a Fake Punt

Things could not be going any worse for Vanderbilt. The Commodores lost their first two games in sad fashion and currently trail UMass, 14-0.


Related Topix: The Commodores

Hustle Belt

Massachusetts Minutemen at Vanderbilt Commodores: Game Time, TV Schedule, Radio, Streaming and More

After a close loss to the Colorado Buffaloes, the Massachusetts Minutemen look to keep the momentum going against the Vanderbilt Commodores. The Commodores are coming off two straight losses where they have yet to get an offensive touchdown.


Related Topix: The Commodores

Detroit News

Stevie Wonder's 10-city tour includes stop at Palace of Auburn Hills

Motown legend Stevie Wonder will launch a special 10-city tour, the 'Songs in the Key of Life Performance' this fall, with a stop Nov. 20 at the Palace of Auburn Hills. For this tour, Wonder will perform special 'live adaptations' of one of his most successful albums, 1976's 'Songs in the Key of Live,' starting in New York at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 6, and winding up in Oakland, Calif.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Auburn Hills, MI, Entertainment