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  • Rock Guitar version of Pachelbel Canon in D

    For those who like Rock-n-Roll versions of classical pieces.
  • Tell me what you get when you say: "Hey Google, play some patriotic music"

    05/26/2018 1:15:06 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 52 replies
    26 MAY 18 | self
    How frustrating. I asked google home (gift from brother) to "Hey google, play some patriotic music". What I got was a bunch of condescending bluegrass crap. No battle hymn of the republic, no star spangled banner, no lee greenwood, no armed forces western.....just a bunch of crap that only the CA libtards actually think is patriotic music.
  • Bob Hope Quotes

    05/26/2018 1:41:12 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 30 replies
    Bob Hope was born 5/29/1903 and died in 2003 at age 100. On his death bed they asked him where he wanted to be buried. His answer was, "Surprise me." ON TURNING 70 'I still chase women, but only downhill.' ON TURNING 80 'That's the time of your life when even your birthday suit needs pressing.' ON TURNING 90 'You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.' ON TURNING 100 'I don't feel old. In fact, I don't feel anything until noon. Then it's time for my nap.' ON GIVING UP HIS EARLY CAREER, BOXING...
  • Egyptian Fayum Portraits of the Ptolemaic Period - 332-30 BC

    05/26/2018 12:37:38 PM PDT · by mairdie · 17 replies
    Egyptian Fayum Portraits of the Ptolemaic Period - 332-30 BC. To music from Michael Atherton's album "Ankh - The Sound of Ancient Egypt." The Ptolemaic Kingdom was founded by Ptolemy and ended with the death of Cleopatra VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC. Fayum portraits were painted on wooden panels and mounted into the bands of cloth of a mummy so that they showed over the face area. They were either done in encaustic (wax) or in tempera. There have been around 900 portraits found, often still retaining their bright colors.
  • Ancient Egyptian Art to Ancient Music

    05/25/2018 11:37:19 AM PDT · by mairdie · 24 replies
    An art history look at Ancient Egyptian Art to 'Sumerians, Egyptians and Greeks' and 'Ankh, the Sound of Ancient Egypt'. From Pre-Dynastic Period to Late Period.

    05/25/2018 10:08:53 AM PDT · by BBell · 96 replies
    James Caan says society is in a strange place ... because it's nature's way that men and women are supposed to be attracted to each other. We got the movie legend Thursday night in WeHo leaving Craig's, when our photog asked about sexual misconduct allegations against Morgan Freeman.
  • Karen Carpenter's tragic story

    05/25/2018 9:42:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 102 replies
    guardian ^ | October 23, 2010 | Randy Schmidt
    The Carpenters were one of the biggest-selling American musical acts of all time. Between 1970 and 1984 brother and sister Richard and Karen Carpenter had 17 top 20 hits, including "Goodbye to Love", "Yesterday Once More", "Close to You" and "Rainy Days and Mondays". They notched up 10 gold singles, nine gold albums, one multi-platinum album and three Grammy awards. Karen's velvety voice and Richard's airy melodies and meticulously crafted arrangements stood in direct contrast to the louder, wilder rock dominating the rest of the charts at the time, yet they became immensely popular, selling more than 100m records. Richard...
  • "Hair’ live musical heading to NBC Next Spring

    05/25/2018 9:20:54 AM PDT · by Captain Peter Blood · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | 05-25-2018 | Erik Pedersen
    NBC has set the counterculture classic “Hair” as its live musical presentation next spring. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive produced all of the network’s live musicals since “The Sound of Music” revived the genre — including this year’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”— will do so again.
  • ‘Hair Live!’ Will Be NBC’s 2019 Spring Musical; Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Producing

    05/25/2018 6:21:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | May 24, 2018 | Erik Pedersen
    NBC has set the counterculture classic Hair Live! as its live musical presentation next spring. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive produced all of the network’s live musicals since The Sound of Music revived the genre in 2013, will do so again. Hair Live! will be produced by Universal Television, MGM Television, and Zadan/Meron Productions. NBC has not officially ended its holiday musical tradition, though the network shifted its live musical events to spring for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 season. It aired Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. starring John Legend, Sara Bareilles and Alice Cooper, on Easter...
  • America's Got Talent 2018 - Live Thread

    05/24/2018 11:23:14 PM PDT · by Netizen · 36 replies
    NBC ^ | 5-25-2018 | Netizen
    After a record-breaking Season 12, summer phenomenon "America's Got Talent" is back on Tuesday, May 29 with Creator and Judge Simon Cowell returning alongside Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Supermodel, entrepreneur and business CEO Tyra Banks joined the team last summer as host and melded effortlessly with the judges, bringing her unmistakable personal flair and verve to the show. excerpt
  • Charlize Theron to Play Megyn Kelly in Film About Women of Fox News

    05/23/2018 7:01:30 AM PDT · by bgill · 73 replies
    decider ^ | May 22, 2018 | Patrick Hipes
    Charlize Theron has been set to play Megyn Kelly in Annapurna Pictures’ untitled movie that will focus on the women of Fox News Channel who worked there during the tenure of Roger Ailes, the chairman and network architect who resigned in 2016 amid a sexual and workplace harassment scandal. Jay Roach is directing the pic written by The Big Short scribe Charles Randolph in a project that has been in the works since before Ailes’ death a year ago. It will feature an ensemble cast with characters portraying Ailes and those at FNC during the scandal, which began when ex-host...
  • Coast casinos break record for April earnings, reports say

    05/23/2018 5:47:39 AM PDT · by BBell · 4 replies
    SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - South Mississippi's casinos are already breaking revenue records before the peak summer season even begins. The Mississippi Department of Revenue released figures of last month's gaming gross revenue, boasting a total of $108.5 million dollars to Coast casinos in April. This marks a record-breaking 9 percent increase from April 2017, when Coast Casinos brought in $99 million. The second highest April earnings took place in 2007, when there was a large resurgence in business and revenue following Hurricane Katrina. That year, Coast casinos reported a revenue of $107 million.
  • Kendrick Lamar rebukes white fan who rapped n-word on stage with him

    05/21/2018 11:43:03 PM PDT · by BBell · 52 replies ^ | 5/21/18 | Michelle Robertson
    In American society, it is widely acknowledged that white people should not say the n-word. Nor should they rap it. Nor should they rap it on stage at a Kendrick Lamar performance in front of thousands of people. One white-appearing woman, identified in a video as "Delaney," learned that lesson the very public way at Alabama's Hangout Festival on Sunday. Lamar invited Delaney onstage during his song "M.A.A.D. City," which chronicles the rapper and recent Pulitzer Prize winner's experiences growing up in Compton. The song contains 15 instances of the slang word "n---a," three of which Delaney rapped with abandon....
  • Kendrick Lamar interrupts white fan after she raps the N-word on stage

    05/21/2018 2:16:52 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 69 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | 05/21/18 | Rachel DeSantis
    Kendrick Lamar was forced to step in after the white female fan he invited up on stage at a music festival dropped the N-word three times while rapping along to the star's song. Lamar, 30, was in the middle of his Sunday night set at the Hangout Music Festival in Alabama when he invited several lucky fans on stage to join him in performing his 2012 track "m.A.A.d city." After a concertgoer named Rohan "killed it," as one Twitter user said, and respectfully avoided rapping the racial slur, a young attendee named Delaney hopped on stage to join Lamar. Delaney...
  • SJW Star Wars - Solo Writer Mocks Fans, Admits Identity Politics Agenda

    05/20/2018 8:33:07 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 55 replies
    Geeks and Gamers via YouTube ^ | 5/19/2018 | Jeremy - Geeks and Gamers
    SJW Star Wars - Solo Writer Mocks Fans, Admits Identity Politics Agenda
  • Patricia Morison, Star of the Original ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ Dies at 103

    05/20/2018 12:35:16 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 20, 2018 | Mike Barnes
    Patricia Morison, the glamorous star who originated the role of the shrewish actress diva in the delightful 1948 Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, has died. She was 103. Morison, who also appeared on stage opposite Yul Brynner in The King and I in such films as The Song of Bernadette (1943), died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles of natural causes. With a mane of exuberant, dark hair that reached her hips, Morison often was cast as a villainess or “the other woman” on the big screen.
  • Las Vegas gets its first glimpse at high-tech, globe-shaped arena complete with [tr]

    05/20/2018 4:49:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 19, 2018 | Staff
    A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue is set to break ground this summer in Las Vegas. The venue is expected to open on New Year's Eve 2020 and will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple senses, officials announced Friday. The New York-based Madison Square Garden Company revealed details of the 18,000-seat, futuristic-looking facility it is developing in partnership with Las Vegas Sands, which operates two casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip adjacent to the planned arena.
  • To Understand Israel, Listen To Its Pop Music

    05/20/2018 2:07:04 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies
    The Globe And Mail ^ | 05/11/18 | Matti Friedman
    MATTI FRIEDMAN What I find most remarkable, having lived here for the past 23 years, is Israel’s bewildering and fast-moving society, the complexities of which are usually overlooked by observers. The question of what “Israeli” means in 2018, and how that’s changing and why, are particularly important ones at this anniversary. One good way to answer is to listen to pop music. But the singer in a shiny white gown who belted out a cover for a national TV audience was Sarit Hadad, one of Israel’s biggest pop stars and the queen of a genre called “Mizrahi,” or “eastern.” In...
  • A Gospel Choir Just Sang "Stand By Me" at the Royal Wedding and It Was Beautiful

    05/19/2018 6:22:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 181 replies
    Cosmopolitan ^ | 05/19/2018 | Sarah Weldon
    In one of the more beautiful moments of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, guests were treated to a performance of "Stand By Me" by Karen Gibson and the Kingdom Choir. The song was performed following Bishop Michael Bruce Curry's address at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. Watch and cry and sing along and watch and cry again: CBS This Morning ✔ @CBSThisMorning WATCH: "Stand By Me" performed by Karen Gibson and the Kingdom Choir. #StandByMe ✨#RoyalWedding #RoyalThisMorning #HarryandMeghan 7:35 AM - May 19, 2018 While everyone has 100% danced to the song at every wedding reception they've...
  • The 'Murphy Brown' reboot to be the anti-'Roseanne,' full of liberal laughs

    05/18/2018 1:52:42 PM PDT · by ethom · 90 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 17, 2018 | Ken Tucker
    I don’t know whether the Murphy Brown reboot planned for fall will be funny, but I do know it’s going to be political. At Tuesday’s CBS “upfront” — the annual unveiling of new fall shows for the networks to sell to advertisers — Candice Bergen was on hand to introduce a peek at the first new season of Murphy Brown since the show went off the air in 1998 after 10 seasons. Bergen, looking impish and energetic at age 72, said that “we wanted to stay really topical, so we didn’t shoot a pilot because if we did we’d already...