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  • Oscars Not So White: Most Diverse Nomination List in a Decade

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    Tuesday’s Oscar nominations offered up the most nonwhite nominees in over a decade, on the heels of a major diversity push within the academy and a two-year # ...

  • Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

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    The album introduced fans to their fusion of blues, ... Wilson Pickett and with Eric Clapton on the classic "Layla ... "We used to write songs in a graveyard in ...

  • Bob Dylan, Jack White Celebrate Chicago Blues in New Doc

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    Directed by John Anderson — who helmed the concert portion of Brian Wilson's Smile — the film recently launched a ... Lincoln Center and the Chicago Blues ...

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    Equally adept in the smooth blues sound or rock-and-roll ... in addition to writing or co-writing many of the ... Brian Douglas Wilson is an American ...

  • "The 27 Club": Musicians who died too young - msn.com

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    Growing up in a London family that included several jazz musicians, Winehouse was already singing and writing songs by her mid-teens. Her debut set, “Frank ...

  • 2017 Golden Globe Nominees -- See their reactions

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    "I am so grateful to be recognized for the work brought to life by August Wilson. ... two insanely talented women who are as easy to root for as they are to write for.

  • The Rolling Stones: Career in pics - msn.com

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    Ronnie Wood, who turns 70 on June 1 this year, has been the member of The Rolling Stones since 1976. We look back at the illustrious career of the band.

  • Grammy Nominations 2016: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd ...

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    The Grammy Award nominations for 2016 have just been announced, and predictably, Taylor Swift’s 1989 and Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly have racked up many ...

  • Stars Who Became Fathers This Year - msn.com

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    In August, Derek became a dad when his wife, ... writing, "Shai Aleksander Chmerkovskiy 01/04/17 5:34am." ... Russell Wilson.

  • '90s 'It' girls: Then and now - msn.com

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    As Alicia Silverstone celebrates her 40th birthday on Oct. 4, 2016, we take a look at some of the most popular female personalities of the '90s and what they are up ...

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  • NPR Intersections: August Wilson, Writing to the Blues

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    Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson has spent more than 20 years writing a cycle of plays that chronicle black life in 20th-century America, decade by decade.

  • August Wilson - Wikipedia

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    NPR Intersections: August Wilson, Writing to the Blues, March 1, 2004, audio interview (6 mins). Interview with Wilson, Believer Journal, November 2004.

  • August Wilson and the Blues | English Language Arts and ...

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    In this video from August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand the playwright discusses the influence that the blues has had on his writing. The clip also features a ...

  • August Wilson: Writing and the Blues. (eVideo, 1988 ...

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    Get this from a library! August Wilson: Writing and the Blues.. [Films Media Group.;] -- Everyone has to find his own song, says Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright ...

  • August Wilson’s Blues Poetry | Humanities

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    August Wilson's Blues Poetry By ... August Wilson's ten-play century cycle, ... Before writing a single book, ...

  • August Wilson : writing and the blues (eVideo, 2005 ...

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    Everyone has to find his own song, says Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, and he found his in the blues. From music and literature he has shaped a ...

  • Films Media Group - August Wilson: Writing and the Blues

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  • 11 Things You Should Know About August Wilson - The Greene ...

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    Wilson credited blues great Bessie Smith’s “Nobody in ... Wilson often said he didn’t write for black or ... 11 Things You Should Know About August Wilson;

  • The Believer - Interview with August Wilson

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    Born Frederick August Kittel in Pittsburgh, ... AUGUST WILSON: I’m not sure what ... What music did you eventually listen to while writing King Hedley II? AW: Blues.

  • August Wilson’s century in blacks and blues - US news ...

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    In creating his sweeping cycle of black American life, August Wilson worked in the idiom of black America, but his genius lay in universalizing that experience for ...

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