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    The Apollo Theater: 80 Years of History

    FEBRUARY 25, 2014 · CULTURE · TAGGED:After 80 years, Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater is still making history for their innovative work and performers who’ve graced the stage and rubbed the iconic Tree of Hope. It’s hard to believe that just over 80 years ago, the building that housed the iconic stomping ground for black performers was a segregated…

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    Stax Museum of American Soul Music

    Book Signing for « I’LL TAKE YOU THERE: MAVIS STAPLES, THE STAPLE SINGERS, AND THE MARCH UP FREEDOM’S HIGHWAY 03/01/2014 2:00pm What: Book signing with author Greg Kot Where: Stax Museum of American Soul Music When: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 2 – 5 pm Admission: Free with purchase of the book or $12 regular admission without…

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    HAPPY 75th BIRTHDAY to « Roberta Flack »

    HAPPY 75th BIRTHDAY to « Roberta Flack » (born February 10, 1939) who is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is notable for jazz, soul, R&B, and folk music. She may be best known for her Hot 100 #1 singles « The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face   « , « Killing Me Softly with His Song », and…

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    Twelve Years a Slave

    Twelve Years a Slave Les États-Unis, quelques années avant la guerre de Sécession. Solomon Northup, jeune homme noir originaire de l’État de New York, est enlevé et vendu comme esclave. Face à la cruauté d’un propriétaire de plantation de coton, Solomon se bat pour rester en vie et garder sa dignité. Douze ans plus tard,…