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  1. The Losers: Debra Granik Deserved an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Film School Rejects

    In this entry, Lauren Schacher from Chicks Who Script chimes in on a director who launched a superstar. I will never forget watching Winter's Bone for the first time.

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  2. Music this week: Sonny & the Sunsets, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and ArkellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Canada.com

    Lots of randomly played new songs on the iPod these days, and virtually every time our attention is thoroughly won over, we note that it's another one of Sonny & the Sunsets' groovy, tambourine-shaking tunes tempered with quasi-mystical sonics. The bent beach-pop band's fifth album, Talent Night At The Ashram, is lyrically fun and melodically ambitious.

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  3. What to do if you're just not feeling the loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | NEWS.com.au

    AN Australian special-forces dog handler is overseeing training and puppy breeding at Iraq's dogs of war training academy, which will be used to fight ISIL. AN Australian man who defected from the Islamic State death cult has revealed he was uncomfortable with the beheading of westerners, although stoning adulterous couples wasn't a problem.

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  4. Tributes paid to 'special lady'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Mary Garside saw 19 prime ministers take office and four monarchs sit in the throne during her lifetime, which she filled with memorable events and a large, loving family, who last week said she was "our special lady" who "will be remembered and loved by us all forever". She grew up in Knockin, where her parents ran the Post Office and studied at Oswestry Girls School before training to be a teacher, taking up a post in Liverpool.

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  5. Non-Chemical Water Conditioners Prevent Scaling, Improve Equipment OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Environmental Leader

    Fluid Dynamics' catalytic technology can prevent and remove scaling without chemicals and in a way that doesn't harm the environment, the company says. The company says its most recent success is on the West Indian island of Barbados where the water is very hard but care of the environment is paramount.

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  6. "After the Fire Is Gone": A Near-Forgotten Willie (and Tracy) Nelson ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Houston Press

    To hear Tracy Nelson tell it, her decision to ask Willie Nelson to sing a duet with her on "After the Fire Is Gone" was mostly just kismet meeting standard industry practice.

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  7. Rhythm N' Blooms Releases Artist Announcement For April 10-12 FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Chattanoogan.com

    The following acts will join those previously announced for the 2015 Rhythm N' Blooms music festival, taking place April 10-12 in Knoxville's historic Old City.

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  8. Woven Entity: Woven EntityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Even by the standards of the increasingly improvisational Babel Label, the self-titled Woven Entity is an unusual release. With a core group of three percussionists and a bass, the Woven Entity quartet includes Lascelle Gordon, formerly with the acid jazz band, The Brand New Heavies.

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  9. Eddie Roberts Payback Coming To DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | JamBase

    The New Mastersounds guitarist Eddie Roberts series of The Payback benefit concerts continues on March 20 and 21 at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver. Roberts has put together a ridiculous supergroup for the performances that will see him joined by bassist Oteil Burbridge , Meters drummer Zigaboo Modeliste , Greyboy Allstars keyboardist Robert Walter and The Motet horns of Gabe Mervine and Matt Pitts .

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  10. The Ultimate '90s Playlist: Get The Music From Episode 2 Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | VH1

    Episode two of Hindsight featured a shell-shocked Becca adjusting back to "real" life but back in 1995, instead of you know, present day. We are attempting to keep up with the totally rad '90s music as we long for those days of Reebok Pumps and playing Dookie on rotation, on our Discman.

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  11. Funk legend Chaka Khan and Malaysian indie star join SingJazz 2015 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Straits Times

    American soul/funk veteran Chaka Khan and Malaysian indie singer Yuna have been added to the line-up of the second edition of the Singapore International Jazz Festival, also known as SingJazz 2015. The gigs are set to take place on various stages at Marina Bay Sands from March 5 to 8. Khan, a 10-time Grammy winner known as the Queen Of Funk, will headline the Gala Night on March 5, which also includes a set by British acid-jazz pioneers Incognito.

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    Jan 10, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Lenny Kravitz will join Katy Perry to perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix on Feb. 1. Kravitz's addition to the lineup was announced during a halftime interview with Perry during Saturday's NBC telecast of the National Football League's AFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, Kravitz rose to stardom following the release of his 1989 debut album, "Let Love Rule," which featured San Diego jazz-funk saxophonist Karl Denson of the Greyboy Allstars.

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  13. Award winners kick off 2015 season for jazz at the ArmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bedford Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Nigel Price brings an exciting and personal approach to his own improvisations and arrangements and will be at the pub's jazz night on Monday, January 5. Nigel led his organ trio to pick up the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Award for best jazz ensemble and during 2014 he has toured with his group who are tenor saxophonists Vasilis Xenopoulos and Alex Garnett.

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  14. Oz on Film, Part Sixty-five: The First Television Series of Oz, Part EighteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    We return you now to the episodes of Tales of the Wizard of Oz which can be viewed on YouTube, beginning with "The Family Tree." Depressed by the gloominess of her underground lair, the Wicked Witch of the West decides to take over the more cheerful confines of Dandy Lion's den.

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  15. Shenandoah Issues New Holiday EP, "Christmas Comes Alive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Country Weekly

    Shenandoah fans are getting a special Christmas gift this year. The Grammy winning country band has a new holiday EP, Christmas Comes Alive , which marks the first time lead vocalist Marty Raybon has recorded with the band in 17 years.

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  16. Robert C. Morris, Appellant v. The State of Texas, StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    On May 2, 1997, appellant Robert C. Morris pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft pursuant to a plea bargain, and in accordance with the plea bargain, the trial court sentenced him to 180 days' confinement and a $100 fine. a On July 15, 2014, Morris filed a "Motion for Nunc Pro Tunc Order," requesting that the trial court delete assessed attorney's fees from its written judgment because Morris is indigent.

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  17. the Florida Bar v. GassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    John F. Harkness, Jr., Executive Director, the Florida Bar, Tallahassee, FL and Adria E. Quintela, Staff Counsel, and Ghenete ElaineWright Muir, Bar Counsel, the Florida Bar, Sunrise, FL, for Complainant. Kevin P. Tynan of Richardson & Tynan, P.L.C., Tamarac, FL, for Respondent.

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  18. Casting for Steppenwolf's Garage Rep 2015 AnnouncedRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Now in its sixth year, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Garage Rep 2015, featuring three cutting-edge Chicago companies producing bold work in rotating repertory for ten weeks under Steppenwolf's banner. This year's Garage Rep features Cold Basement Dramatics' production of Heat Wave, Pride Films and Plays' production of Angry Fags and Red Tape Theatre's production of The Walk Across America for Mother Earth.

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  19. Kids add laughs to RCT's - Family Tree'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    Some of the laughs are planned for the limber antics and facial expressions of Todd Burk as the Elf on the Shelf. But some of the funniest moments are the unexpected actions of the children on stage.

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  20. Mass MoCA unveils lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Mass MoCA, the contemporary art mecca in North Adams, Mass., has announced its winter and spring lineup of live events, including jazz singer-songwriter Kat Edmonson , alt-country star Steve Earle , and, on their "last tour for the foreseeable future," indie-neo-psychedelia band the Neutral Milk Hotel.

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