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3 hrs ago | Free Republic

Is We're the Millers perhaps the funniest film ever made?

It was funny, and a lot better than I though it would be, but funniest movie ever? No.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film

Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs

The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

ArtSplash 2014: Tualatin's annual festival offered paintings, jewelry and the odd space bounty hunter

There was a little something for everyone at Tualatin Commons this weekend. While Claire and April Johnston of Aloha doodled on the ground with chalk paint, Meylan Thoresen carved away on a new wood slate.

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ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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OregonLive.com

ArtSplash 2014: Tualatin's annual festival offered paintings, jewelry and the odd space bounty hunter

There was a little something for everyone at Tualatin Commons this weekend. While Claire and April Johnston of Aloha doodled on the ground with chalk paint, Meylan Thoresen carved away on a new wood slate.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda hosts the blues during charity festival this weekend

"Bang'n Blues," a benefit blues music festival, is Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, on Bangs Lake in Wauconda.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Life, Charity , Blues

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Dancing duo places sixth at nationals

Courtesy Photo: The Blues Brothers perform at the national Dance Machine Inc. contest held recently in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Blues, Franklin County, NC, Arts, Dance, Celebrities, John Belushi, Wilkesboro, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...

Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago

It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bass Player

Donald "Duck" Dunn's Dynasty

If you're under 50 years old, you most likely became aware of him as the pipe-smoking, red-haired bass player in the Blues Brothers movie.

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Patch.com

SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore

Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

New Johnny Winter Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Joe Perry and Billy Gibbons

'Step Back,' produced by Winter sideman Paul Nelson and due September 2 via Megaforce Records, is Winter's first recording since a massive career-spanning compilation set earlier this year - and the follow up to 2011's 'Roots.'

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Start your engines for Haverhill's first motor show

The Retired police 1974 dodge Monaco from 'The Blues Brothers' is coming to the Haverhill Motor Show in July 12. The event, organised by St Edmundsbury Borough Council, will be incorporated into the town's weekly market on July 12. Vintage vehicles, fast cars and some of the latest models from Drive Vauxhall, the town's local dealership, will be on ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Last chance to see 'Hollywood Costume'

This is the last weekend to catch the 'Hollywood Costume' exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, which closes on Sunday, July 6. Last chance to see 'Hollywood Costume' This is the last weekend to catch the 'Hollywood Costume' exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, which closes on Sunday, July 6. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1lzO3IE ... (more)

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Franklin News-Post

Independence Day Festival set for Thursday

File Photo: The Rocky Mount Rotary Club is expecting another large crowd at its annual Independence Day Festival on Thursday, July 3 at FCHS.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The News Tribune

Freedom Fair and JBLM Fest offer weekend of patriotic fun

Make room for the boom. Freedom Fair will fill the land and air on Tacoma's waterfront Friday .

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Life, Food, Food Festival, Non-Profit, Blues

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Lynn News

Festival Too opening to go off with a bang in King's Lynn

Tomorrow night will see the first of Festival Too's acts taking to the stage for another summer packed with top musical talents and family entertainment.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Blues

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee movies off the grid: June 27-July 3

"The Blues Brothers": Jake and Elwood are on the road - including Milwaukee's former "road to nowhere" - in the 1980 movie starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as blues-loving, troublemaking legends who get a little help from some of the biggest music stars ever - Ray Charles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Cab Calloway - and lots of ... (more)

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