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The Rance Allen Group Will Perform on “Tavis Smiley” Friday

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The legendary trio, The Rance Allen Group, will perform songs from its 25th album, Live From San Francisco (Tyscot Records), on the Friday, October 6th edition of PBS’ “Tavis Smiley” television program.  177 more words

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What I Learned About Chronic Illness

When people talk about what it’s like to have a chronic illness, they typically use the spoon theory.  I think it’s very moving, well-written, and largely accurate.  665 more words

Tavis Smiley Planning Theater Show Based On King Book

NEW YORK (AP) — You think you know Martin Luther King Jr.’s story? Tavis Smiley is willing to bet you don’t.

To mark the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination next April, the radio and TV host is planning a nationwide tour of a theatrical production focusing on the last year of King’s life, a time when he was reviled by some for expanding his critique of America beyond its racism to poverty issues and the Vietnam War. 387 more words

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Snapshots & Whatnot: (lens-worthy) images


Today we’re taking a pictorial safari in Africa…

Pretty pink flamingos in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Meandering elephant in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

“Habari?” (How are things?) Ostrich in Kenya… 210 more words


Tony Bennett- Still Belting ‘Em Out at Almost 91

Just three weeks shy of his 91st birthday, legendary singer Tony Bennett graced the Hollywood Bowl for two nights of stylish entertainment. After talk show host Tavis Smiley warmed up the audience, Bennett, who practices scales every day to keep his voice limber, came onstage with a spring in his step. 427 more words


Streaming Sites Invade Paisley Park [OPINION]

Bear with me. This has been building up for quite some time now.

As you all know, on Jan. 30, Pitchfork announced that Prince’s entire backlog would become available on Apple Music, Amazon Music and iHeartRadio’s subscription services. 1,351 more words


SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS: ...contemplative turtles...

Virginia the Blogger has been getting her grooves back, sort of. Hard to believe Roses in the Rubble turns SIX in July! Originally started to review books, movies, music and artsy endeavors, this blog has veered more toward advocacy… inspiration… and faith. 265 more words