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  1. How The Art of Cool reimagined and struggled with the model of music-festival fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    ... Art of Cool Festival, which will commandeer downtown Durham theaters, clubs and public greens on Friday and Saturday. Funk legend Maceo Parker shares space with soul voyagers The Foreign Exchange. Sophisticated singer Amel Larrieux offers a low-key ...

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  2. Bomb Squad sets sights on another titleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Baxter Bulletin

    The Mountain Home High School robotics team, the Baxter Bomb Squad, will be competing in the FIRST World Championship at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, starting with qualification matches Thursday.

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  3. Holiday APP-workRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Newindpress

    Suitable for kids from the ages of six to 11 and older, the Fantastic Dinosaurs app has a collection of over 130 dinosaurs and other pre-historic reptiles.

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  4. Skerik's Bandalabra: Show PreviewRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | SF Weekly

    ... harmonies, steady presence of clave - but the group, according to bandleader and saxophonist Skerik, is inherently "a funk band." "There isn't a concerted effort to emulate any one thing," Skerik said. "All rhythmic musics are eligible for use in ...

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  5. Soul miningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    ... reaching out to the rock audience that came of age in the late 1960s. By this time, Davis had started listening to the funk of James Brown, Sly & the Family Stone, the Chambers Brothers and Jimi Hendrix -- all great soul acts -- as well as the ...

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  6. The Howard Stern Show - Monday, April 21, 2014Read the original story

    Monday | MarksFriggin.com

    Another Unnamed Vacation Special. 04/21/14. 6:00am Howard is in Los Angeles shooting America's Got Talent so the show is off this week.

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  7. Watch Chromeo Flood 'Kimmel' With 'White Women'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Spin

    ... Gold two-piece Oliver are on this album somewhere, meaning many more surprises are coming our way. Well, t he electro-funk duo from Montreal continued to bring the noise to Coachella this past weekend, and, last night, David Macklovitch and Patrick ...

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  8. Oh now there is no sound...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | Funkin.com

    OK, things are quiet in the world of Jamiroquai . The band performed quite a few gigs in 2013 but there were no albums, no 'proper' tours etc.

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  9. Bootsy CollinsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Sound of Young America

    As a member of James Brown's band, The J.B.'s, Bootsy helped create the revolution that was funk.

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  10. Election Night Blog: Gray concedes, Bowser takes primaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Mayor Vincent Gray concedes to Muriel Bowser, who leads 44 percent to 33 percent with 127 of 143 precincts reporting as of 12:05 a.m. DC Mayor Vincent Gray conceded the 2014 democratic primary to Muriel Bowser.

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  11. Little Mix announces first headlining North American tour, 'Today' show concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    On April 21, 2014, Little Mix announced that the group is headlining its first North American concert tour , which takes place from Sept.

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  12. News & Notes: Lupe Fiasco to perform at Dartmouth's Green KeyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Princetonian

    ... of Cornel West GS '80. He performed in McCarter Theatre with singer and activist Harry Belafonte, as well as funk musician George Clinton. In May 2008, Lupe Fiasco headlined Lawnparties. Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson opened for him at Quadrangle ...

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  13. 20 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week (16/4/2014)1Read the original story

    Yesterday | NME

    Baby Strange - Distance Yourself Baby Strange haven't shared any new material since last year but 'Distance Yourself' shows they've not been slacking off in the meantime.

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  14. Relix Magazine - Live Acoustic Performance For Mitch Kaneff And Jake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mi2n

    ... first-rate vocals of Chaplin.' And, 'Penultimate cut 'Dripping With Honeysuckle' rises on the wings of an airy organ, a funk backdrop and Chaplin's inspired timbre.' Other reviews have praised the CD as containing 'crunchy cool,' 'searing' vocals ...

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  15. Bermagui U3A off to great startRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bega District News

    One of the "characters" who turned up at the U3A Bermagui and District's Health and Well Being Forum held in January this year.

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  16. Third 'Brass Blast' Event In Southington Is CanceledRead the original story

    Monday | The Hartford Courant

    A lack of interest has killed the 2014 Brass Blast, an annual attempt to gather trumpeters and other brass players to break a world record for the largest gathering of trumpeters, the event's founder said Monday.

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  17. LIer Chuck D named 'ambassador' of Record Store Day 2014Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Like many musicians and music fans of a certain age, Chuck D has no trouble remembering the first record he bought with his own money.

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  18. Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights Album 'Good Egg' Out 6/24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... "I've never been one to stay stuck in any one particular musical style because I know kids love 'em all -- rock, pop, funk, soul, ska, go-go, gospel, country -- and frankly, so do I!" An exceptionally versatile artists, Joanie Leeds is gifted with a ...

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  19. Rufus Before Chaka KhanRead the original story

    Monday | The Stranger

    I'd bet most'a y'all know the group Rufus from their '70s smash " Tell Me Something Good ," but I bet y'all didn't know they began in 1969 and in Chicago, without Chaka Khan , as a soulful horn rock group called the Smoke .

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  20. First listen: Michael Jackson's posthumous 'Xscape'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    First listen: Michael Jackson's posthumous 'Xcape.' The eight tracks, recorded between 1983 and 1999, capture MJ in fine, familiar voice.

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