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3 min ago | RTE.ie

Electric Picnic: Body&Soul acts announced

All this and a mobile sauna and a hot tub. Check out the full line-up - so far - here.

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Related Topix: New-Age, Body + Soul

2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

This week's new movies: 'Boyhood,' 'Magic in the Moonlight,' 'Get on Up'

"Get on Up": Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in a film biography of the famous soul star.

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Related Topix: Magic in the Moonlight, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Guardians of the Galaxy

6 hrs ago | Spokane 7

Friday's openings: Beyond the 'Galaxy'

Following Scarlett Johansson 's transition into the Internet - setting her up for, hmmm, her role in "Her" ? - sci-fi of sort continues as a theme this week in the nation's theaters.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Guardians of the Galaxy, 42, James Brown, Black Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Ten Of The Best Quentin Tarantino Movie Soundtrack Songs

Let's forget the controversy for a minute. In Django Unchained , Quentin Tarantino has managed to assemble another top draw soundtrack; established names like Ennio Morricone are including, as past and present soul and R&B stars like James Brown and Rick Ross, right up to modern contemporaries like John Legend - even Tupac makes an appearance.

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Related Topix: Django Unchained, Jackie Brown, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, Soundtrack, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Uma Thurman

Oakland Post

Bay Area Native Featured in Broadway Production of "Motown: The Musical" Show Opens August 15th

Growing up in San Francisco, Rodney Jackson knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to his passion and love for theatre.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, The Temptations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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