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On the town

This past week has been filled with nights out at different hotspots in New York. Last weekend my roommate took me out to a lounge in the Lower East Side called Rockwood. 272 more words

Attorney: Patti LaBelle Had Bodyguard Beat Cadet

The attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that R&B Diva, great Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy. 21 more words

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Happy Birthday Jacob Lawrence

NAME: Jacob Lawrence
OCCUPATION: Academic, Painter
BIRTH DATE: September 07, 1917
DEATH DATE: June 09, 2000
PLACE OF BIRTH: Atlantic City, New Jersey… 610 more words

Gov. Chris Christie Parties in the Hamptons, Dances Like a Typical Dad

Governor Chris Christie thoroughly embarrassed himself in the Hamptons Saturday night and, thanks to Page Six, we can watch the video over and over again. 186 more words

Watch: Chris Christie gets down with Jamie Foxx

Perhaps it is time for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to be a contestant on So You Think You Can Dance.

The governor didn’t disappoint when actor Jamie Foxx encouraged him to let loose this weekend at the Apollo in the Hamptons charity event. 121 more words


August 16, 1957 - Buddy Holly & the Crickets at the Apollo Theater

On August 16, 1957, Buddy Holly and his band, the Crickets, opened their one-week gig at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City.  Holly made his start in the music business in 1955 opening for Elvis Presley.  381 more words


Apollo Theater

NYC landmark and historic music hall.   Many renowned performers started their careers at the Apollo:  Jimi Hendrix, Billie Holiday, James Brown, The Jackson Five, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughn, Aretha Franklin and many more.

~ Dolce Mela

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