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Channel Guide MagazineHere are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – Sunday is your last chance to check out the College Football Hall of Fame, at least in South Bend. The National Football Foundation is moving the Hall to Atlanta as we've known for years now. The Hall opened here 17 years ago, but...
Tags: College Football, Football, Sports
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...
Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined,...
Tags: Anthrax, Slayer (music group), Glen Campbell, Music, Evanston
Quick, name Chicago's Nobel Peace Prize winners. President Barack Obama and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams are two. But the third? That would be former Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, who lived in Evanston and whose lakefront mansion is now the...
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
For a third straight year, DJ Chris Cowles will be on the airwaves, playing seven straight hours of some of the best music ever recorded. Cowles’ show, which he co-hosts with fellow radio personality Tom Shaker, is called the “Soulsville...
Tags: Mavis Staples, Albert King, Memorial Day, Music, Human Interest
WGN NewsCharles 'Skip' Pitts, member of Isaac Hayes's band and creator of the iconic guitar riff in "Theme from Shaft," died of lung cancer in Memphis, May 1. He was 65 years old. Pitts is resonsible for the unique "wah-wah" pedal sound featured in the 1970s...
Tags: Music, Bo Diddley, Movies, Lung Cancer, Entertainment
The experience of SXSW is about information almost as much as music - the peerless Pocket Guide presents in ActualPaper the who, where, when, but not listed is the realtime hype, whether you should take that recommendation from the guy in your taxi,...
You've probably seen Del Casher, sporting a yachtsman's cap as he cruises around town in his fire-engine-red sedan, and never given him a second look. But the 73-year-old musician, who operates a sound studio on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, is one of...
Lehigh Valley MusicAny non-believers in the powers of blues guitarist extraordinaire Buddy Guy could have been converted in the first 10 minutes of his show Sunday at Allentown Symphony Hall. Guy opened to a standing ovation from the smallish crowd of 600......
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Dec 29, 2012 |Story| WSBT-TV
Aug 13, 2012 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Jul 19, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 22, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 21, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
May 25, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
May 3, 2012 |Story| WGNTV-LTV
Mar 16, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
Dec 2, 2011 |Story| Glendale News Press
Nov 7, 2011 | Allentown Morning Call
Mar 29, 2011 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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