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Marion Barry (1936-2014)

In 1972, as head of Blacks Against Narcotics and Genocide (BANG), then-DC School Board president and later-mayor Marion Barry organized a protest against the new… 65 more words

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Hard Time

I didn’t get very far into the premiere episode of State of Affairs before I turned it off. Not for me.

Still, I’m thankful that the show’s promos turned me on to this song by Seinabo Sey:

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Big To Do about Tiny Doo

San Diego rapper Tiny Doo, Brandon Duncan, has been charged in a series of nine gang shootings. There does not seem to be any evidence that he was directly involved in any of the shootings, but according to San Diego County District Attorney Anthony Campagna, Tiny Doo shares culpability because his album, … 217 more words

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Another weekend of fantastic live music ahead!

Tonight we have the fantastic Denis Primett Jazz Duo with us to set up the coolest way into the weekend!

Tomorrow the incredibly talented Sam Calver… 32 more words


LIVE SHOWS - KIMBRA - Live at The Metro Theatre, Sydney 20th November 2014

I really enjoy Kimbra as an artist for several reasons. She has many of the qualities required to be a successful top 40 artist. In fact she is, thanks to her 2011 collaboration with Gotye “Somebody That I Used To Know.” The song was a worldwide hit and helped establish Kimbra to the international market. 636 more words


1955 - Julie London - Julie is Her Name

Cover Critique: It’s a classic cover, though I’ve never warmed to it. I’m not sure you can. She’s got this dead-eyed, flinty stare that makes me very glad I don’t know what she’s thinking or who she’s thinking it about. 931 more words

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