Remembering Beloved Singer Ofra Haza Who Would Have Turned 60 Today

Remembering Beloved Singer Ofra Haza Who Would Have Turned 60 Today
I remember first hearing the Israeli singer Ofra Haza’s music in the late 80s. I was a college DJ in Montreal, and her “Im Nin’Alu” remix had just broken through internationally. Though Ofra was famous in Israel, she was new to me in Canada.

15 Female Celebs Everyone Loves But Should Hate
There are some celebrities that are universally loved, like Beyonce and Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts. It’s just not possible to hate them and we can all agree on that. If we bring them up with our best friends, it’s not going to start a big fight …

10 Nigerian Female Singers Whose Voices Are As Beautiful As Nightingale
It takes more than just the singing art or form to be conferred with such a revered yet simple title as being a vocalist and some female Nigerian musicians are definitely up to the task. First, she boasts a degree in professional music from …


Singer Geetha Madhuri Exclusive Interview

musicSinger Geetha Madhuri Exclusive Interview
Madhuri made her debut as playback singer with Kulasekhar’s film Premalekha Rasa.She became famous with the song “ninne ninne” from movie nachavule for which she won Nandi Award as the best female playback singer. She also won a filmfare award for …

Snow globes, first ice and Robert Fulgham
Soon afterward, American top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and ‘60s Connie Francis (Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero) and the very popular Ray Conniff Singers also put the song into the hearts and minds of American music listeners. As you …
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Join The Alexandria Singers Holiday Gift Drive To Support The Alexandria Community Shelter
Catherine Colosimo, Director of Marketing – 703.395.4170 Guide for physical gift giving through the Singers to the Alexandria Community Shelter: Please wrap your gift, label it either male (M) or female (F), and include the size of the item if applicable …


Berlin calling for young Calgary opera singer | Calgary Herald

musicBerlin calling for young Calgary opera singer | Calgary Herald
Regular patrons of Ducky’s Pub in Calgary’s Mission District, where Morrison will be busily slinging pints most nights this summer, are likely not among the most enthusiastic opera fans although, as one of the few remaining karaoke taverns in town …
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Bronwyn Bishop expense scandal: Speaker defends trips to the opera – Sydney
Under-fire Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has defended charging taxpayers thousands for expensive car trips on days when she went to the opera. A Fairfax Media analysis of Mrs Bishop’s travel entitlement claims between 2010 and 2013 showed the Speaker has …
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ‘On Opera and the Law’ at Glimmerglass Festival
The afternoon with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continued a tradition and expanded her repertoire in a devised program called “On Opera and the Law.” In the evening, the premiere in this hemisphere of the newly resurrected opera Cato in Utica proved a …
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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against

musicEx-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against
Donnie McClurkin, the pastor and gospel music singer who said God delivered him from “the curse” of homosexuality, is now under fire from critics after speaking out against last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which made same-sex marriage legal …
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Gurrumul’s gospel songs reflect the legacy of Christian missions
There were sung tales and traditional chants, with clapsticks beating constantly to keep the time, but there were other kinds of songs as well: Christian songs, gospel music — tunes from far away that were embedded in his surrounds. Every day in his …
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A Legendary Oedipus Gospel Musical Comes to West Adams
Lee Breuer and Bob Telson’s remarkable adaptation transplants this Greek classic into an African-American Pentacostal milieu, and spins it with a tapestry of spellbinding gospel music, with a smattering of blues and Motown as well. Under Andi Chapman’s …
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Denver Singer Excited For ‘Motown: The Musical’

musicDenver Singer Excited For ‘Motown: The Musical’
DENVER (CBS4) – “Motown: The Musical” is coming to Denver. The Broadway show tells the story of how Barry Gordy founded Motown Records and promoted some of the nation’s biggest musical acts. The musical features 40 of the biggest Motown hits.
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Motown: The Musical’ hits all the right notes
The show is all about the music – hit after hit after hit – but it gets its bones from the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, who saw Joe Louis beat Max Schmeling when he was 8 years old and then never stopped swinging for his own piece of the …
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In ‘Motown: The Musical,’ Gordy captures his life on stage
Luckily, we don’t have to live in that world. “Motown: The Musical,” a touring production of the Broadway show that opens for a three-week run at the Opera House on Tuesday, attempts to tell the tale of the storied record label through the eyes of the …
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