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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: In Rehearsal with Cast of Mixed Blood's Passing Strange, Opening 4/25

Identity and racial politics form the foundation of PASSING STRANGE, one of the seminal musicals of our time, and Mixed Blood Theatre's production honors that epic rock legacy, with the added dimension of the intimacy and immediacy of the Alan Page Auditorium.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Los Angeles, CA, Weird

7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Live Cover Of James Brown Filmed In One Take Is Seriously Smooth

The last time we checked in on music duo Pomplamoose , comprised of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, they blew us away with a unique mashup that brought together Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk with white foam board and a projector to create an amazing audio and visual experience.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Pop/Rock, Leon

11 hrs ago | Turf Show Times

The Turf Show Times 2014 NFL Draft Big Board

Help us make our big board for the draft. Please. Pretty please. Very much please.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sports, NFL Football

17 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

Chadwick Boseman Had No Intention Of Playing James Brown On Film

Director Tate Taylor had his work cut out trying to convince Chadwick Boseman to portray the late James Brown in a new biopic, because the actor was adamant he would never step into the Godfather of Soul's shoes.

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Related Topix: 42, Black Entertainment, Soul, Chadwick Boseman

21 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.15 Hour 2 - April 14-20, 2014, Segment 1

In hour 1, we'll hear the voices of youth extolling the virtues of James Brown and urging parents to "Trust Your Child."

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Gil Scott-Heron, Jazz

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KOVideo.net

James Chance Signs With True Groove Records, Records James Brown Cover

Chance hasn't lost his touch, the latest proof is the well executed cover of James Brown, where you can feel his original style all over the place.

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Related Topix: Funk, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Flea, Deborah Harry, Blondie, Comedy Movies

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Item

Kelly: The Rev. Al Sharpton - Always landing on his feet

AL SHARPTON is one of the most astute political strategists I've ever met. He may also be one of the most unlikable - and, yet, still anointed with a status in politics and the media that is frankly unfathomable.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Violent Crime, Teaneck, NJ, Englewood, NJ, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Paolo Nutini, Caustic Love

Paolo Nutini's second record, Sunny Side Up, topped the charts and sold 1.75 million copies in the UK but, to these ears, it was too restless, too keen to prove it could do anything - reggae, country, Celtic, jitterbug - to satisfy as an album.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Sam Cooke

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

ArtBeat: Juneau-raised author garners praise with dazzling book

The only reason Theresa Levitt's book "A Short Bright Flash" wound up on my desk was the mention of the author's experience working at the Alaska State Museum in the first sentence.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, Black Entertainment, Soul

Alabama Live

Roxy Roca blows up Lowe Mill dock with 'Dynamite Texas Soul'

The Friday night air boomed with the sound of 'Dynamite Texas Soul' as Roxy Roca blew up the dock with their soulful sound during Lowe Mill's concert series.

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Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

Politicians must stop dancing to the mantra of 'It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World'

In 1966, the "King of Soul," James Brown, proclaimed, "It's a man's, man's, man's world!" And ever since, there hasn't been a Brown biographer or reality singing competition that has not placed those lyrics front and center in American culture.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance

Examiner.com

Governor Rick Scott getting on the 'good foot' with Palm Beach County schools

The now deceased yet still iconic R & B artist James Brown recorded a musical piece advising us to "Get on the Good foot" and it would appear that maybe Florida's 45th governor is attempting to take the "godfather's" hand.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Palm Beach County, FL, Black Entertainment, Soul, Florida, Palm Beach, FL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Nuvo.net

Christian McBride's big, fat sound

Bassist Christian McBride has been a versatile force in jazz, R&B and rock music for the past 20 years.

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Related Topix: Joe Henderson, Jazz, Freddie Hubbard, Black Entertainment, Soul, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WIGM-AM Medford

Watch Adanowsky's Video for "Dancing to the Radio"

Adanowsky, son of filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, has led a charmed life. Want proof? He was given his first dance lesson by the Godfather of Soul James Brown.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Roxy Roca: 5 things to know about Austin, Texas funk/soul band playing free show at Lowe Mill's Concerts on the Dock series

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Roxy Roca song "Cornbread" is a direct sonic descendant of James Brown's 1969 funk jam "Mother Popcorn."

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Entertainment

The Huffington Post

Billy Valentine's Brit Eyed Soul

Brit Eyed Soul , Billy Valentine's forthcoming album of songs by British rockers inspired by the American soul music of the '50s and '60s, hearkens back to the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show a half century ago.

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Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, The Isley Brothers, Soul, Pop/Rock, Marvin Gaye, Solomon Burke, Black Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WTVM

Georgia Appleseed program receives grant

A Columbus advocacy group in the Fountain City is celebrating their first year with supporters.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Augusta, GA, Air Accidents, Valdosta, GA

WTVM

Uptown Concert Series returns to Columbus

A Columbus advocacy group in the Fountain City is celebrating their first year with supporters.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Augusta, GA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WTVM

Alabama Legislature approves bill on jobs, welfare

Police have arrested Donavan L. Taylor, 25, from Auburn, on felony warrants after he allegedly stole credit card information from three victims in Auburn, and used the information to make purchases totaling Police have arrested Donavon L. Taylor, 25, from Auburn, on felony warrants after he allegedly stole credit card information from three victims ... (more)

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, Augusta, GA, Violent Crime, Life, Veteran Affairs

Times Herald-Record

One man's musical Mount Rushmore: Beatles, Dylan, Duke, Aretha

A no-brainer for one of the four spots on my musical Mount Rushmore. From the blood-racing pop jubilance of "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to the mind-blowing rock perfection of "Abbey Road," nobody has ever crafted, sung or played better pop or rock songs.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Stone, Death-Metal, Black Entertainment, Soul

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