Does ‘Dreamgirls’ Offer Lowdown on Motown?

Does ‘Dreamgirls’ Offer Lowdown on Motown?
The movie Dreamgirls tells the story of the rise of a small black record label and the ups and downs of its star girl group. The plot draws quite a bit from the story of Motown Records, its founder Berry Gordy Jr., and the Supremes. But how much of the …
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Jimmy Ruffin, Motown Hitmaker, Dead at 78
Singer Jimmy Ruffin, who had hits with “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” and “Hold On (To My Love),” died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital, according to The Associated Press. He was 78. No details were immediately available about the cause of death.
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Motown lives again with ‘Masters of Soul’
If you are able to take these selections and run with them (no judgment if you’re off-key), then you are heading in the right direction for Saturday night’s “Masters of Soul” concert at the Oxford Performing Arts Center. The ensemble music revue …
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“We use sustainable development goals and are producing healthy food”

“We use sustainable development goals and are producing healthy food”
The grape season in North America went well for Don Limón, the second year for the company’s grapes in Canada. “However, the European season, which has finished by now, was much more difficult. The year was good, volume-wise – we doubled our imports to …
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2 Boston Restaurants Shut Down Over Health Code Violations
The restaurants were each cited for 19 health code violations. These included allegedly storing raw chicken next to prepared food at Café Med and evidence of rodent activity at Back Bay Sandwich, according to WCVB. Other violations were for employees …
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What does the administration?s FY2018 budget mean for food politics”
Made with deliciously simple whole-food ingredients, this banana ?yogurt? from Nutrition Stripped is dairy-free. The banana blends with healthy fats f … You may not recognize John Mackey?s name, but you definitely know his business. Mackey is the …
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SuperSport Rugby Challenge: A lifeline to domestic rugby

SuperSport Rugby Challenge: A lifeline to domestic rugby
PRETORIA – Domestic and amateur rugby has been handed a lifeline with the launch of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge. The competition will help in bridging the gap that was left by the now defunct Vodacom Cup with all of the 14 rugby unions including Namibia …
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Thanks But No Thanks To Super Rugby
The big talk around the water cooler yesterday revolved around comments made by SANZAR boss Greg Peters in regards to possible expansion of Super Rugby into North America. Super Rugby is, without doubt, one of the top professional competitions on the …
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Major League Rugby coming in 2018
It’s unclear at this time how this will affect the future of PRO Rugby, which remains sanctioned as the exclusive professional domestic 15-a-side competition despite currently having no players or coaches on contract, and no immediate plans for a 2017 …
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5 Ways Pop Culture Has Transformed Photography

5 Ways Pop Culture Has Transformed Photography
Thanks to the ever improving quality of smartphone cameras and photo-sharing social media outlets like Instagram, everyone is now a photographer. Instagram filters and editing apps like Snapseed and VSCO Cam allow users to quickly create sometimes quite …
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Action figure & toy models photography tips
Action figure / toy photography is a relatively new genre of photography that has risen in popularity in recent years. Photos often feature well-known characters in unusual situations, or playing characters from different ‘universes’ off against one another.
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13 Tips For Beautiful & Tempting iPhone Food Photography
Food makes an excellent subject for still life iPhone photography, and you can achieve some incredibly artistic results. But great food photography means more than just snapping what’s on your dinner plate. Just like any other photography genre, there …
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Spin names the 100 greatest guitarists of all time

Spin names the 100 greatest guitarists of all time
(CBS News) Who are the greatest guitarists of all time? Eric Clapton? Slash? Jimi Hendrix, perhaps? Think again. Spin magazine came up with the top 100 guitarist of all time, and none of them made the cut. Neither did classic guitarists Keith Richards …
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10 Overlooked Japanese Metal Guitarists That Deserve Your Attention
At the very core of a good heavy metal band, especially in sub-genres such as power, speed or thrash metal, is a guitarist who can set the tone, leading the way for their respective bands with creative riffs and exciting solos. This holds true especially …
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Rolling Stone fucks up big-time with its 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
The once-revered Rolling Stone magazine released its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” on its website today, and man, does it suck. “We assembled a panel of top guitarists and other experts to rank their favorites and explain what separates …
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Why I transitioned to a vegan diet and how I did it

Why I transitioned to a vegan diet and how I did it
Let me start off by saying that I am not an expert, nutrionist or doctor. I do not have a degree in anything human anatomy related – in fact, I pursued nursing for a hot two months my sophomore year of college, but quit after I failed my first two …
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Eating Vegan Food On a Low Fiber Diet
There are slight differences in what different doctors suggest not eating on a low residue/fiber diet, but the rules are generally the same, and may be off-putting to a vegan, especially at first glance. The list of foods to avoid that I received from the …
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The Vegan Diet and Weight Loss
The vegan diet involves eliminating all animal-based foods, including items like milk, eggs, and even honey. Learn about diet choices and the portion control needed for weight loss. We respect your privacy. Following a vegan diet means avoiding foods that …
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Grand Cayman & Cayman Islands Sport Fishing Charters

Grand Cayman & Cayman Islands Sport Fishing Charters
Just Fish’n offers a full service Grand Cayman sport fishing charter operation with all tackle and bait provided. As one of the most successful sport fishing charter operations on Grand Cayman, we would love to welcome your private party up to six anglers …
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Sport Fishing: Lets see your catch
OK, I know you’re fishing so i’m in. Whats the story? Click to expand… I kept a huge sand bass I caught once, it’s meat was crap compared to all the small ones. I throw back the big ones now… I had one guy on a sport boat ask me if he could have a nice …
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Reel Deal: Plenty of choices for local ocean sport fishing
With the option of targeting salmon, rockfish or halibut, ocean sport fishing is red hot right now, and spring chinook salmon on the Klamath River is just picking up. For shore-based anglers, redtail perch fishing in the surf continues to be very …
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Politics and business

Politics and business
There’s no such thing as politics as usual at the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. That’s because the chamber’s involvement in politics has evolved over time, and continues to do so, even to the dismay of some of its own members. Though the …
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Financial Markets, Politics and the New Reality
Louis M. Bacon is the head of Moore Capital Management, one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. Last week, he announced that he was returning one quarter of his largest fund, about $ 2 billion, to his investors. The reason he gave …
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Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking
Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking . . . if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business …
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How bluegrass music blossomed in Brown County

How bluegrass music blossomed in Brown County
Bean Blossom in northern Brown County is home to one of the most important institutions in bluegrass music — the Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival. Every June, about 20,000 fans of the oldest continuously operating bluegrass festival in the …
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Bluegrass returns to Old Mobeetie
The annual Old Mobeetie Music Festival kicks off Friday with a lineup of seven featured bands. Festivities open at 6 p.m. Friday at the courthouse square in Old Mobeetie, located about 33 miles east of Pampa off of Texas Highway 152. The lineup includes …
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Kids on Bluegrass
Guestblogger Marina Gorbis is executive director at Institute for the Future. The title of this post is actually the name of the program started by the California Bluegrass Association, an organization that brings together young pickers, ages 3 to 18, to …
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Does Indian Cuisine Have Mother Sauces?

Does Indian Cuisine Have Mother Sauces?
If you like it, save it! Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place. Despite all this, I welcomed the intellectual exercise. I asked myself: instead of “sauces,” does Indian cooking have essential wet curries, or a combination of spices …
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Why delicious Indian food is surprisingly unpopular in the U.S.
Yesterday, we told you the secret formula that makes Indian food so delicious. But if you think your love for Indian food is shared by everyone—or even most people—in this country, you might want to think again: Indian food may be awesome, but it’s …
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India pitches for FDI in food-processing industry
Pitching for foreign direct investment in the food-processing sector, India has asked the U.S. companies to take advantage of its liberalised foreign investment rules, ready made infrastructure and improving business environment. A high-powered team of …
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