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  1. Taste of the Ridge offers culinary delightsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... grateful for the support we get from the community," she told the Love to love you, baby! The late disco diva Donna Summer would have loved living in 7201 Ridge Blvd. But the building's residents could sure use some earplugs. The Brooklyn Chamber of ...

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  2. SimpleMindsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

    ... atmospherics to a sound with its roots in a love of David Bowie, Kraftwerk and the electronic disco pulses of Donna Summer. Like their contemporaries and friends U2, they took Celtic soul into the world's biggest arenas. Now, almost three-and-a-half ...

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  3. Hear Britney Spears Take 'Tom's Diner' to the ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | RollingStone

    ... usually it's the other way, with the producer offering a song," said the artist best known for his work with Donna Summer. Though he couldn't reveal which song they had worked on together at the time, Moroder did note that that "it's a song which ...

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  4. Mayor Walsh to Host Second Annual Donna Summer Memorial Roller Disco Party on June 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | City of Boston

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the second annual Celebration of Summer to honor Boston native Donna Summer with a free roller disco event at City Hall Plaza on Friday, June 19 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. "The free roller disco event is a great opportunity for families to come out and have fun while honoring a fellow Boston native who is known around the world for her influence on music," said Mayor Walsh. The event will feature other Boston natives including DJ Kon of Dorchester, Elisa Hamilton, creator of Dance Spot Boston, Frieda Fries of Jacques' Cabaret and the Boston Derby Dames roller derby team.

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  5. Stingaree Band plays onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... young men and women in that classroom wanted to be nowhere else on Earth at that moment. After a rendition of Donna Summer's classic, disco hit, Heaven Knows, I asked the class what made the Million Dollar Band so special. Senior percussionist ...

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  6. Sonic Boom: Loud lovers annoy neighbors in Bay Ridge buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Love to love you, baby! The late disco diva Donna Summer would have loved living in 7201 Ridge Blvd. But the building's residents could sure use some earplugs. The six-story, 59-unit apartment building located in the northern end of Bay Ridge is sex central as far as the city's 311 system is concerned.

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  7. Lonnie Hanzon Stirs Up an "Equality Cake" for PrideFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Denver Westword

    In her hit cover of "MacArthur Park," gay icon and disco-music diva Donna Summer famously sang, "Someone left the cake out in the rain/I don't think that I can take it, because it took so long to bake it/And I'll never have that recipe again." Now a local artist is Kickstarting his efforts to make a giant symbolic cake that will be unveiled in Civic Center Park on Pridefest, rain or shine.

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  8. The 10 Most Scene-y Restaurants In NYC Nightlife HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Paper Magazine

    ... the ultimate disco, Studio 54. It wasn't even all that close to the nightclub, but after dancing till 4 A.M. to Donna Summer songs, everyone was adrenalized (and a lot of them were pumped up on other things, of course), so the trek was inevitable. ...

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  9. 9 Friends Who Made Me Who I AmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | New York Magazine

    ... with pink punch in a punch bowl, cheese cubes, peanut-butter-and-jelly "canaps." There was a disco ball and Donna Summer's double album on heavy rotation. Though completely sober, C. and I ended up punching each other through our sleeping bags until ...

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  10. 249 strippers sue club for taking half of their a private dancera tipsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Taking a line from the 1983 Donna Summer hit, “She Works Hard for the Money,” an attorney for nearly 250 strippers told a jury today that managers at Paradise Showgirls in Industry wrongfully took nearly half of her clients' tips earned from private dances with customers. “These women are dancers who have not been treated right,” K.L. Myles said in her opening statement in trial of a class-action suit brought by Quinece “Sparkle” Hills in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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  11. Hollywood Casino catches disco feverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Toledo Blade

    ... approached by songwriter Paul Jabara, who co-wrote the mega-hit with Paul Shaffer. Jabara had penned hits for Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand. He had to beg the two to record it. "Me, my naive self, just didn't think the public would buy it. Not ...

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  12. At Staples Center, Barry Manilow Brings On the Hits 'One Last Time': Concert ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... right so that the band didn't overwhelm Manilow's vocals on the opener and the disco version (popularized by Donna Summer) of "Could It Be Magic," but by the time Manilow performed a flawless rendition of bittersweet "Even Now," sustaining the last ...

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  13. a Sister Acta brings its joyful noise to Miamia s Arsht CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... her not ready yet but leaves her with a lavish Christmas gift: a blue fur coat. It's not the white fox of her Donna Summer disco dreams, but it seems nice enough, at least until she notices the name of Curtis' wife Cynthia embroidered into the ...

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  14. I Don't Want To Be Second Best: Who Was Jeannie Reynolds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... long been a favorite with the Chicago steppers crowd. But the album, released by Casablanca Records just before Donna Summer helped turn the label into a disco empire, has much more going for it than that delicious track. Long sought after by crate ...

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  15. Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway Will Bring Sibling Revelry to London HippodromeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of famous Broadway and pop duets including Bosom Buddies, A Boy Like That, Nowadays and the Barbra Streisand - Donna Summer disco hit, Enough Is Enough.

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  16. 249 strippers sue club for taking half of their a private dancera tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Taking a line from the 1983 Donna Summer hit, “She Works Hard for the Money,” an attorney for nearly 250 strippers told a jury today that managers at Paradise Showgirls in Industry wrongfully took nearly half of her clients' tips earned from private dances with customers. “These women are dancers who have not been treated right,” K.L. Myles said in her opening statement in trial of a class-action suit brought by Quinece “Sparkle” Hills in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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  17. Steely Dan played Coachella, Donald Fagen blogged about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Brooklynvegan

    ... of this genre happened 40 years ago: Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte's production, I Feel Love, featuring Donna Summer. Session players used to call this sort of thing a porn loop. Steely Dan's self-described "slammin'" set was a pretty ...

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  18. Years & Years, Mika and more to support Kylie Minogue at London's Hyde ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NME

    ... Minogue recently performed two tracks with Giorgio Moroder in Perth . The pair teamed up for a cover of the Donna Summer classic 'I Feel Love' and new track 'Right Here Right Now'. Elsewhere, Years & Years announced that their debut album ...

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  19. Inside Coachella: Donny's Southwestern Adventure, Part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | RollingStone

    ... of this genre happened 40 years ago: Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte's production, I Feel Love , featuring Donna Summer. Session players used to call this sort of thing a porn loop . Climbing onto the stage in front of an ocean of souls, many ...

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  20. Disco fundraiser for St. Paul's Hospital that helps with stayin' aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Canada.com

    A fundraiser based on the music of Donna Summer and the disco era is ste for the Edgewater Casino on April 24. Donna Summer and the disco era are being remembered in the one-time benefit song-and-dance show Reinvention of Disco, from Vancouver director-choreographer Leandro Mendez. The disco-era star's songs are sung in the show by U.S. Broadway performer Frenchie Davis, in a 1970s-set story takes its cues from Summer's own life - about coming out of nowhere, pursuing an ambition, and working to achieve wealth, power and fame at time of racism and homophobia.

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