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3 hrs ago | Reuters

James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves

At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up."

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Arts, Dance, Black Entertainment, James Brown, 42, Octavia Spencer

5 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.

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

5 hrs ago | KFVS12

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

COLUMBUS, Ohio - There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Harvard University

5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Drummer Gene Dunlap is serious about setting the 'groove'

Growing up in Detroit, Dunlap says he was a major James Brown fan, with mad love for the drummers in the godfather of soul's band.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Marcus Miller, Jazz, George Duke, Earl Klugh

13 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Mansfield 'Super Warriors' to tackle mud and fire

A superhuman effort will be needed by a group of friends who are hoping to raise cash for a good cause this weekend.

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Related Topix: New-Age, Body + Soul

14 hrs ago | Women's Wear Daily

Daryl Brown Talks 'Inside the Godfather of Soul'

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Get On Up

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News and Tribune

Keys of the kingdom: Jeffersonville church organist celebrating 50 years of service

Barbara Brewster is the only founding member of Faith Lutheran Church still in the congregation, but she's rarely found in a pew on Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: The Temptations, Jeffersonville, IN

HipHopDx

[News] Common Compares "Be" To "Nobody's Smiling," Would Redo Serena Williams Relationship

During an interview on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show , Chicago rapper Common joined the likes of those who have compared his newly-released album, Nobody's Smiling to his 2005 LP, Be .

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Related Topix: Common, Black Entertainment, Erykah Badu

SFGate

Aretha Franklin storms out of restaurant

Music icon Aretha Franklin stormed out of a fast food restaurant in Ontario, Canada, last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Life, Food, Fast Food, Lewiston, NY, Hamburger, Entertainment

LA Daily News

Russell Thompkins, Jr. and The New Stylistics a Steppin with Stylea at Ontario Convention Center

Russell Thompkins, Jr., the voice of world-famous 1970s R&B group The Stylistics, has never stopped singing.

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Related Topix: The Stylistics, Pasadena, CA

Lake Country Sun

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, who stars as James Brown in "Get On Up," a movie based on the life story of "the Godfather of Soul" is interviewed in Madison, Miss., prior to a screening of the film, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: 42, The Express, Persons Unknown, Get On Up, Entertainment, Television, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, James Brown

Northern Michigan News

A double-header of biopics for Chadwick Boseman

To become James Brown for the film "Get on Up," Boseman needed to rely on an entirely different skill set.

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Related Topix: 42, The Express, Persons Unknown, Entertainment, Television, Chadwick Boseman, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

IcNetwork

Soulful second show announced for Live @ The Corran

The Corran Resort and Spa gets set to welcome Sister Sledge and The Real Thing to Laugharne this August, as part of its new series of outdoor concerts.

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Related Topix: The Real Thing, Disco, Sister Sledge, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

Philly.com

New and Noteworthy: Movies

Get On Up Chadwick Boseman, having played baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42 , tries on a different kind of legend: the Godfather of Soul.

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Related Topix: 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Chris Pratt, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Good Gawd! James Brown through the years

Singer James Brown performs as part of HM Tower of London Festival of Music's inaugural jazz and opera festival on July 4, 2006, in London.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, Arts, Opera, Music, Aiken County, SC, Aiken, SC, Beech Island, SC, Entertainment

BleacherReport

How Are Cricket Bats Made?

After the resounding success of " What's Inside a Cricket Ball? " it is time for round two of this fascinating series - how are cricket bats made? In his play The Real Thing , the Czech-born English playwright Tom Stoppard, although actually referring to writing, said this about the cricket bat: This thing here, which looks like a wooden club, is ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Real Thing

The Northern Echo

Hip Hop legends steal the show at North East music festival

Teer Dunn Pam Green and Trish Roach all of stockton enjoy the music and the sunshine at the Riverside Pic Keith Taylor MUSIC lovers were served up a treat over the weekend when a two-day music festival took over a North-East town.

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Vancouver Sun

Aretha Franklin slams Canadian server for not showing any R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The "King's sport" may be front and centre at this event, but taking one's eyes off the fashionable crowd, nattied up in three-piece suits and Gatsby-inspired dresses, to focus on the races can prove to be one of the more pleasurable challenges of the summer.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Canada,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Singer Aretha Franklin got no respect.

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin

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