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3 hrs ago | Washington Square News

Staff Recommendations: Sept. 2

Although Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic "Get on Up" suffers from uneven storytelling and a lack of ambition, all is forgiven through Chadwick Boseman.


Related Topix: The Help, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Dance, The Matrix, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Citizen Ruth

7 hrs ago | The Tech

A lasting presence

The Smithsonian Institution announced in July that equipment belonging to celebrated producer J Dilla - a MIDI Production Center beat machine and a synthesizer custom-built for Dilla by Robert Moog himself - would be housed in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, slated to open in 2016.


Related Topix: J Dilla, Erykah Badu, Black Entertainment, Q-Tip, Hip-Hop, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, The Pharcyde

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Print Version

There were a lot of things both shiny and new making a debut in local nightlife during the month of August.


Related Topix: Motown, Games, Board Game

The Miami Herald

No. 18 Mississippi looks to improve running game

Ole Miss struggled on offense for three quarters before finally pulling away for a 35-13 victory over Boise State on Thursday.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, The Commodores

Messenger Newspapers

Ben E. King features on 'American Music Library - The Hits of 1961'.

This interesting new series of anthologies focusses attention on tracks which were sizeable hits in the U.S. of A. but failed to make any impression at all commercially on this side of the Atlantic.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, The Shirelles, Pop/Rock, Country, Patsy Cline

PanArmenian Network

Legendary performer James Brown bio "Get on Up" to open Zurich Fest

PanARMENIAN.Net - Get on Up , the biopic of legendary performer James Brown, will open this year's Zurich International Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter said.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, The Help, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Mark Phelan: Best cars for canines; Edmunds comes to Motown; origins of Chevy bow tie

As the summer road trip season winds down, automotive shopping website offers a list of the best vehicles for dog lovers.


Related Topix: Motown, Detroit, MI


Martha Reeves and the Vandellas helping The Jam House celebrate its 15th birthday

One of the Midlands' best-loved music venues is celebrating 15 years of entertainment as the first lady of Motown prepares to step on its stage.


Commercial Dispatch

Get On Up: James Brown biopic puts locals inside the world of movies

Kayla Gilmore of Starkville and "Get On Up" assistant director Ted Leonard pause for a picture in the Mississippi Coliseum earlier this year during filming of the movie about singer James Brown.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Starkville, MS, Life, Food, Dining, Theater, Arts, Natchez, MS

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Now Toronto

Wonder of Stevie

World-renowned DJ, Fondle 'Em label boss and sneaker freak, who co-hosted WKCR-FM's Stretch Armstrong And Bobbito Show, which introduced many of today's biggest hip-hop stars to the world, Bobbito Garca will be celebrating the magical music of Stevie Wonder with DJ Spinna at their popular Wonder-Full night at Revival , Friday .


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Hip-Hop, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Prince Harry turns 30: Watch celebration of world's most...

The former wild boy will turn 30 on September 15th and an ITV documentary will be taking a look at his life over the past three decades.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, Joss Stone


The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award recipients announced

The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: The month of September will be an exciting time for Louisville native and boxing icon Muhammad Ali and the center that bears his name.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, The Temptations

Something Else! Reviews

Forgotten series: RPM Records Sampler: How's About That Then?

An eclectic, mixed-bag sampler of a bunch of 1970s British pop music from RPM's stable of compilations and individual artists, RPM Records Sampler: How's About That Then ? featured everything from soul to pop to soft rock.


Related Topix: Labelle

The Day

Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests

Left, "Mother and Child"; oil on canvas, ca. 1825, attributed to Ammi Phillips and, right, Portrait of Laura Hall, ca.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Cooperstown, NY, Painting, Arts, Andes, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit News

48 Hours: The best of things to do in Metro Detroit

MARCH 10: Ernie Isley and Ronald Isley of The Isley Brothers perform onstage during the 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on March 10, 2007 in Pasadena, California.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, The Isley Brothers, Hamtramck, MI


200 Chart Moves: Smokey Robinson Scores Highest-Charting Album in 33 Years

R&B legend Smokey Robinson earns his highest charting album since 1981, while Amy Grant debuts on both the Christian and Dance/Electronic Albums charts- On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood arrived at No.


Related Topix: Smokey Robinson, Black Entertainment, Amy Grant, Pop/Rock, Christian Music, The Miracles, Kimbra

The Memphis Flyer

Classic Soul: Isaac Hayes' 'Walk On By'

Singer. Songwriter. Composer. Producer. Actor. Icon. These are some of the words that come to mind when I think about the late, great Isaac Hayes.


Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Isaac Hayes

The Fresno Bee

James Brown biopic not so boffo at the box office

"The hardest working man in show business" had a challenging Southern back story of abandonment and discrimination that cried out for a Hollywood treatment.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, 42, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, Barnwell, SC

Soul diva Martha Reeves bringing sounds of Motown to Bolton

WITH a career spanning more than 50 years, Motown legend Martha Reeves knows a thing or two about the music business.


Related Topix: Motown

Downtown Sounds Presents Soul Sound Revue in Glen Cove Friday

Soul Sound Revue will perform Motown hits at Friday's Downtown Sounds concert at the Village Square, located at Glen and Bridge Streets in Glen Cove, Friday at 7:30 p.m. The group has performed with, The Temptations, the Marvelettes, The Chi-Lites and Wilson Pickett, and performs regularly at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Uncasville, ... (more)


Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, The Temptations, The Chi-Lites