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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: The Temptations, Jeffersonville, IN

7 hrs ago | 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 .


Related Topix: Common, Black Entertainment, Erykah Badu

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: The Stylistics, Pasadena, CA

15 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


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

19 hrs ago | 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.


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

21 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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


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)


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin

James Brown on the screen was something to see

Famously, James Brown took the stage to a litany of nicknames: the Godfather of Soul! Soul Brother Number One! The Hardest Working Man in Show Business! But the best one of all might have been the one you've heard the least: Butane James.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, B.B. King, Blues, Movies, Entertainment

The BIG One

Thousands gather for Family Unity Day

It was a day of fun and relaxation as thousands gathered for the 11th 'Family Unity Day' at Luke Easter Park.The crowd was bigger then usual this year due to a performance by Rock Hall of Famers; The O'Jays.


Related Topix: The o'jays

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The State

The music is the magic behind the beat of 'Get on Up'

It took producer Brian Grazer more than a dozen years – and an assist from Mick Jagger – to finally get on the good foot and make a biopic out of the turbulent, triumphant life of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, music legend James Brown.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help

New York Post

The big-screen making of sex machine James Brown

Even when the cameras weren't rolling, the cast and crew addressed him as "Mr. Brown" on the set - and it's easy to see why.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment

Rolling Stones celebrate Mick Jagger's birthday with video retrospective

Mick Jagger celebrated his 71st birthday on July 26, enjoying a breather from The Stones' hugely successful 14 On Fire Tour and from promoting his James Brown biopic "Get on Up."


Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, James Brown, Black Entertainment

The Macon Telegraph

Coming Sunday: The Godfather of Soul's Macon connection

Singer James Brown performs with his band of musicians and dancers during a seaside concert in Beirut Sunday night, January 2, 2000.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Black Entertainment, James Brown

Bride's Magazine

Everything You Need to Know About Your Father-Daughter Dance

He raised you, and for that, your dad deserves the dance of his dreams! But when stepdads are involved or you want to switch up the traditional tune , father-daughter dances could get tricky.


Related Topix: The Temptations