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  1. 'The Buddy Holly Story' rings out the old and brings in the new year in JAXRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Back by popular demand, "Buddy -- The Buddy Holly Story" will play at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining - America's longest running professional dinner theater . Jacksonville will have another chance to learn about, and celebrate the life of the young man who met an untimely deatha in 1959a that changed music forever.

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  2. From left: Wendy Sarasohn, BHS' Hall Willkie and Corcoran's Pamela LiebmanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    Wendy Sarasohn, a top-ranked agent at the Corcoran Group, joined Brown Harris Stevens today, The Real Deal has learned. Sarasohn, who sold $100 million in real estate in 2012, is bringing daughter Jamie Joseph with her to BHS.

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  3. Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets brought their 'Quality Holiday' tour to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    The sprawling, 29-song set kicked off with Lowe once again in solo mode, shifting gears effortlessly from the power pop of "Heart" to the poignant "A Dollar Short of Happy" to the revved-up rockabilly classic "Seven Nights to Rock." But when Los Straitjackets - led by guitarslinger and Rensselaer native Eddie Angel - joined him onstage for nuggets like the Tex-Mex flavored "Half a Boy and Half a Man," the perfect pop of "Cruel to Be Kind," the rollicking "Raging Eyes" and as Lowe described it, the "frat house, soul music thing" of "Not Too Long Ago," things really kicked into high gear.

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  4. A little Sopranos flavour from the Jersey BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    After the disappointment of Clint Eastwood's bland-tasting Jersey Boys film earlier this year, what better way to cleanse the palate than with another draught of the original zesty stage show? Happily, the mega-popular musical is back on tap in Toronto, playing a short holiday-season engagement. It's no secret that local audiences have a thing for this Tony Award-winning showbiz docudrama, directed by native son Des McAnuff - after all, it played an extended run at North York's Toronto Centre for the Arts from 2008 to 2010.

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  5. Policy set on meeting participation by absent board members via electronicsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    From left, Finance Director Dawn Norton, Town Administrator Tom Stadler and Selectmen Seth Jones, Robert Mallozzi and Nick Williams at a meeting Tuesday morning, Dec. 16, 2014, at the New Canaan Police Department, New Canaan, Conn. At the meeting, the board unanimously approved a policy regarding electronic meeting participation for appointed members of town bodies.

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  6. Pig and Prince to Ring in 2015 with 1950's 'Rockabilly' Sock HopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Montclair New Year's Eve celebration will feature a nine-piece "Rockabilly" Band, 50's inspired cuisine and open bar. Pig & Prince Restaurant & Gastrolounge will host an all-inclusive New Year's Eve Rockabilly Sock Hop fit for the King of Rock n Roll himself.

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  7. Twelve Questions: Brent HansenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Brent Hansen was 29 when he left New Zealand with his wife Philippa Dann for a trip around Europe. The Radio With Pictures producer was instead hired by the new MTV Europe channel where he rose to become editor-in-chief.

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  8. Rock-N-Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive - January 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KIII

    Rock-N-Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive is Saturday, January 10, 2015! From 10:00 am - 7:00 pm head to the Cavender's Boot City parking lot and a donor store, a Sonic coupon and will be entered for a chance to win great prizes! Support the Blood Center of Corpus Christi and have a great time! Refreshments provided by Blue Bell Ice Cream

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  9. Top 10 Albums Of 2014 [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The results of UG Awards vote in the Best Album of 2014 category are officially in! You guys heavily debated the matter, we summed up your votes and can steadily kick off the rundown that will bring us to the finest guitar-driven effort of the year. Before getting this one started, a shout out to the funny boys, as " Metallica - 1000 Riffs/97% Done Album " and QOTSA - " Songs for the Deaf " reeled in a hefty amount of upvotes.

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  10. The Sidekicks -- new song, dates, BV-presented release show w/...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    As discussed, The Sidekicks are releasing their new Phil Ek-produced album, Runners in the Nerved World , on January 20 via Epitaph. You've already heard "Deer," and now they've got another single, "Summer Brings You Closer to Satan."

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  11. New Year, New AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Time

    A special series of events beginning Jan. 7 at Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home, will celebrate what would have been the rock-'n'-roll icon's 80th birthday. In addition to private parties and tours, the museum is hosting an auction of 67 Elvis artifacts, including two diamond necklaces.

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  12. Firefighters save Scroogea s homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Henley Standard

    HENLEY firefighters staged their version of A Christmas Carol - just two hours after attending an emergency call. The comic performance at the fire station in West Street on Saturday night was the 13th event of this year's Living Advent Calendar, a charity initiative sponsored by Higgs Group, publisher of the Henley Standard.

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  13. Antiques Roadshow The Boomer Years Followed by Phoenix, AZRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

    The "Baby Boom" of the mid-20th century created a generation of people who grew up witnessing the rise of television, space exploration, and rock 'n' roll. In celebration of the "Boomer Years," ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is looking back with nostalgia at the vintage treasures from the 1940s, 50s and 60s, including a 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee that was found during a home renovation; a 1958 Martin Luther King, Jr. letter purchased for $20 at the estate of a Richard Nixon biographer; and Charles Schulz comic strip art, ca.

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  14. 20 years ago: the Rolling Stones play Vancouver on the Voodoo Lounge tourRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    My ex, who I'm still amicable with, is a post-Mensa brilliant, horny, obnoxious mindfuck of a human being who can drink 10 straight shots of Iris I convinced you, a vegan, to eat an entire plate of poutine after you'd consumed a mere 2 pints of ubiquitous local microbrew. What other crazy hijinks could I lure you into... Twenty years ago last Wednesday--on December 17, 1994--the Rolling Stones played in front of 50,000 fans at B.C. Place Stadium.

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  15. Saturday night's action from week nine of the Major Arena Soccer LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Week nine of the 2014-2015 Major Arena Soccer League continued Saturday night with six games being played. Action from the Pacific, Central, Eastern and Southern divisions were in play along with an interdivisional game.

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  16. Rangers' fans silence is deafening after Ally McCoist's departure leaves more questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    The full-time whistle was still echoing inside a rapidly emptying Ibrox when a Christmas classic boomed from the PA system. According to denim-clad 80s favourite Shakin' Stevens, this is 'the season of love and understanding'.

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  17. The Boomer YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KQED

    Cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. AR packed a trunk full of additional treasures from the 8 cities that made up its Season 18 tour.

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  18. Rolling Stones hint at 2015 tour in new 'Thank You!' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    The Rolling Stones official message thanking fans who came out to see the band on the 14 ON FIRE tour. The Rolling Stones played 3 continents, 19 countries and 29 shows to 1,159,882 of you! The Rolling Stones have given fans some hope for a 2015 tour in a newly posted 'Thank You!" video.

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  19. Senior Circle members get a Christmas surprise, and it wasn't SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    CARLSBAD >> Members of the Senior Circle were taken back a few decades as the king of rock 'n' roll himself entered the room to perform for the small group at their Christmas party. Dressed in the expected jumpsuit, rhinestones and tassels, with full on sideburns, Elvis entered the building only a few minutes late.

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  20. Our Critics' Top Picks for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Stranger

    X and the Blasters @ El Corazon Even on their now-34-year-old debut records, X and the Blasters had deeper musical roots than their peers, with X powering their punk with rockabilly beats and deep folk harmonies and the Blasters mining the golden intersection of rock 'n' roll and country and western. Now they're the elder statespersons they started out emulating, and they're still kicking hard.

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