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Michael Jackson: On the Wall - an exhibition, plenty of voices

Michael Jackson: On the Wallis currently on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London until October 21st. In the words of Nicholas Cullinan, the National Portrait Gallery director and the curator, the exhibition seeks to convey the artists’ ‘[…] fascination, solidarity or sympathy for what Jackson represented, what he did and what was done to him. 521 more words

Essays

“Peace This Thing Together” from Jupiter in Velvet leads off this week’s Show, Check it out!

via Good Underground Radio Show September 16 2018

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The Importance of a Comma

Kimberley Thomspon, former drummer for Beyoncé, is seeking a restraining order against her former employer.  She alleges that the superstar has tormented her with “extreme witchcraft, dark magic,” including “magic spells of sexual molestation,” even the “murder of my pet kitten.” 56 more words

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Essay on George Michael's Work: Free This Weekend on Kindle

I’d like to thank the people who have read any of my five e-books.  The books aren’t written for money, and the satisfaction for me is when they’re read. 242 more words

Old wine in new wineskins

The impression was immediate. The music was a reflection of the Scottish mountains through which I was driving – big, bold, imposing and unforgettable. It confronted my hearing in the grand manner of the Scandinavian symphonies of Anton Bruckner and the Germanic orchestral music of Richard Strauss. 859 more words

Irvin Berlin, Bing Crosby and a White Christmas

Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. Born in Imperial Russia he arrived in the United States at the age of five and published his first song, … 851 more words

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A KISS Goodbye

KISS has announced its (final?) farewell tour:

Are these the last days (and nites) of the party?

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