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South Florida Sun-SentinelPoncho Sánchez ha recorrido el mundo como embajador del jazz latino. Pero últimamente se ha convertido en un historiador que busca llevar a sus seguidores a donde todo comenzó. Eso sería la ciudad de Nueva York en 1947, poco después del encuentro entre...
Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
It's not often in judging the biography of a great artist that you can just pick up the phone and call one of the people who knew him best — and remains a principal keeper of the historical flame. But that is exactly the case with Cab Calloway, the...
Zap2ItWithout Cab Calloway, it is hard to imagine there would have been a Michael Jackson or a Prince or hip-hop moves. If that sounds like hyperbole, tune in to PBS' "Cab Calloway: Sketches," an "American Masters" presentation airing Monday, Feb. 27 (check...
"History is the greatest narrative," the Rev. Heber Brown III told more than 20 people in the pews Feb. 17 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church. The church held a Black History Month event that was billed as "a celebration of north Baltimore's black history,"...
Clarence Clemons tribute concert in Norfolk will feature E Street Band members, Southside Johnny, Gary U.S. BondsAs reported this morning by Daily Press staffer and Bruce Springsteen enthusiast Mike Holtzclaw, Norfolk in January will host a pair of events paying tribute to the late sax player Clarence Clemons. Clemons, a key member of Springsteen's E Street Band...
Channel Guide MagazineHere are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
Tribune Media ServicesIt won't work. Talking to Barbara Walters, interviewer to the stars, Syria's bloody dictator acted as if he were just an innocent bystander to his country's sufferings. Rather than their cause. By now Bashar al-Assad's act may not fool even Bashar al-...
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has been importing high-quality, slightly-under-the-radar acts for years now. It's great to see that the series is still alive and kicking. Staff members announced the fall 2011-winter 2012 shows this week. As has been the...
By day she is Lily Hindrew, but by night she is burlesque seductress Nona Narcisse. The 26-year-old from Santa Fe, N.M., is one of the producers of Slow Burn Burlesque, a professional dance and variety show based in New Orleans. Once a fashion student,...
Tags: Al Pacino, Ella Fitzgerald, Apple iPod, Frank Sinatra
So at the Auditorium Theatre – the 3,929-seat Auditorium Theatre – one currently finds an Australian Elwood Blues, a British Jake Blues and aEuropean cover band, all working, along with a trio of women called the Bluettes, for Dutch producers....
Fox 5 San Diego StaffIt has its heart in the right place. It has a great cast. It will get nominated for lots of awards. It’s an entertaining film, but very flawed. It’s the story of black maids in Mississippi in the ‘60s, working for rich white families...
Tags: Salman Rushdie, Emma Stone, Movies, Alzheimer's Disease, Theft
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