‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut

‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut
Veteran singer Kim Wan Sun will be making a comeback! The ‘Korean Madonna’ will be holding a concert marking her 30th anniversary on April 15, where she’ll be revealing her new title song for the first time. According to an entertainment representative on …
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Pop diva Whitney Houston dies
Whitney Houston, the gospel-inspired pop singer who sold more than 140 million albums with her emotive renditions of such hits as Greatest Love of All and I Will Always Love You, and who struggled with drug abuse and a troubled marriage, died …
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Pop diva Katy Perry named woman of the year
Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the woman of the year title at the 2014 Elle Style Awards. The 29-year-old was presented with the award in London, in recognition of her efforts to empower women across the world and her huge success in the music …
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Boat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years

sportBoat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – You can see something on the St. Johns River this weekend that has not happened in 25 years: boat racing. Jacksonville’s Grand Prix of the Sea will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Boat racing was a fixture downtown for awhile …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach
The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with …
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New Year’s Eve at AZUR Restaurant & Patio (Live Shot – 1)

cusineNew Year’s Eve at AZUR Restaurant & Patio (Live Shot – 1)
An innovative restaurant that offers truly unique cuisine, AZUR delivers excellent service served in European ambiance. The restaurant prides itself as being different by serving the freshest food with the highest quality ingredients (local whenever possible).
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Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine restaurant opens in Mattoon
MATTOON –The Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine restaurant officially opened on Wednesday at 1320 Broadway Ave. East, in the former Cody’s Road House building. Owner Benny Qiu said the new restaurant offers the same menu and hibachi show-style cooking as his …
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McCrady’s Revamp Surprised Everyone in 2016
I love that they’re bringing modern cuisine to a broader audience by showcasing both the upscale and the everyday from the same kitchen. Chef Damon Wise peacing out after only a few months of his big restaurant openings. I chased this story for years (yes …
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Alberni collectors enjoy model trains in golden years

trendAlberni collectors enjoy model trains in golden years
It’s a hot Friday afternoon and Peter Beyer walks into his house from outside and heads for his play room. Inside, he turns on some switches, presses buttons on a controller and his dormant model train lights up, spouts steam from its stack and chugs …
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Model trains prove popular
Model trains prove popular The SeaSide Railroad Club brought a traveling model train layout to the Georgetown Library this month Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1m0gDv3
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25th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Group Exhibition
25th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Group Exhibition A showcase patron records a train layout the consist of stagecoaches at Tallahassee Model Railroad Group exhibition at the North Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday. Check out this story on tallahassee …
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Ford will add a ‘mini SUV’ and electric crossover in the next four years

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Ford will add a ‘mini SUV’ and electric crossover in the next four years
Ford is gearing up for an onslaught of the crossover kind. With the 2016 Chicago Auto Show as its stage, the company’s vice president of marketing, sales, and service, Mark LaNeve, announced that four new SUVs are coming to market in the next four years.
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What Used Equipment Has Bucked Lower Price Trends?
Auction prices have shown some signs of holding, but Q4 2015 was the first time since 2002 when auction prices went lower in the fourth quarter, Machinery Pete divulged to attendees of his “Trends in Used Equipment Values” seminar at the 2016 National …
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Technavio Announces Top Three Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Electric
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio’s latest report on the global electric insulator market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook through 2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has …
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Lemmy Kilmister lived the ultimate 70 years of sex, drugs and rock and roll

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Lemmy Kilmister lived the ultimate 70 years of sex, drugs and rock and roll
Some critics, lost in a cloud of snobbery and nicety, foolishly dismiss Motorhead as simplistic or juvenile, but the legacy of Lemmy – and his band – is the building of bridges between seemingly disparate points of music: 1950s rock ‘n’ roll, punk, and …
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Joe Houston, Pioneering Rock & Roll Sax Player, Has Died at 89
Joe Houston, the hard-charging R&B tenor saxophonist whose explosive early 1950s instrumentals not only anticipated but directly fueled the rise of rock & roll, passed away at a Long Beach assisted living facility on Monday, Dec. 28, due to …
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Rock ‘n’ roll doc offers tips for avoiding — and curing — hangovers
A holistic doctor to rock ‘n’ roll legends offers advice for making healthier choices at your end-of-the-year bash, as well as hangover cures in case your antics lead to a night of overindulging. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty… WASHINGTON — For 30 …
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16 Years of Respect: A Drum & Bass Playlist by Machete

music16 Years of Respect: A Drum & Bass Playlist by Machete
Dominic Angas created an instant classic with this track, destroying dance floors and punishing those who still may have wondered why Roland never turned up at the DJ gigs. Dom & Roland headlined our Respect 4-year anniversary back in March of 2003 …
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Watch Bruce Springsteen Join U2 for Final Madison Square Garden Show
U2 closed out their eight-concert stand at Madison Square Garden on stage last night (July 31) with Bruce Springsteen. Watch as a surprised crowd cheers them through collaborations on two songs, U2′s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and …
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Alan White on Chris Squire, Yes’ New Tour and Cruise to the Edge: Exclusive
But for White, the stage will feel somewhat empty from now on: Bassist Chris Squire, the other half of Yes’ dynamic rhythm section, passed away in June following a bout with leukemia. For Yes – and the music community, in general – the impact … There …
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Bloom town: Drought and recent rains deliver the best wildflowers in years

trendBloom town: Drought and recent rains deliver the best wildflowers in years
Photographers and flower-watchers should stay on trails to avoid tramping the very flowers they want to see, land managers said. Take your telephoto lens and shoot from a distance, suggested Hallie Jones, the executive director of the Laguna Canyon …
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Photographer Helped Expose Brutality Of Selma’s ‘Bloody Sunday’
He was 25, a photographer for The Birmingham News. He explains in a video from 1987 that he got the call because he was the youngest staff member and no one else wanted to go. That assignment would lead to his most famous work. “About midnight I get …
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Sports Editor Aaron Moody wins Hugh Morton Photographer of the Year Award
“I had to get pictures at a construction site and I stood out there for 20 minutes and couldn’t get the camera to work.” He credits much of his success to learning under “some of the best photographers around” – sports photographers Damon Thomas and …
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Reggae weekend jammin’ 34 years

musicReggae weekend jammin’ 34 years
Saturday festivalgoers will enjoy the strong, positive feminist voice of Sister Carol, and Sunday’s lineup includes international reggae festival regulars from Sonoma County, Groundation. Proceeds help the center provide numerous free events throughout …
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You are here
Growing up in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in the mid-1990s, Scott Woodruff started to gravitate toward West Coast ska and reggae bands like Sublime and Slightly Stoopid. But when Woodruff decided to try his hand playing the music himself, he had a hard …
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Reggae on the up’
SINGER Tony Anthony has been a fixture on the Canadian reggae scene for over 20 years. He is an elder statesman in a market that lacks sustained careers. The St Catherine-born Anthony has lived in Toronto since 1992. He has earned a Juno Award (the …
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Celebrating 25 years

musicCelebrating 25 years
… Award-winning musician Mark O’Connor will perform with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra on Saturday. He will also play alongside two other accomplished violinists, his wife, Maggie O’Connor, and LaGrange native and LSO member, Callie Hammond.
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Rachel Barton Pine, The Violin Virtuoso Who Cheated Death
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine’s life is a seemingly unending list of extraordinary achievements, from her soloist debut at age 10 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to her recent live performances of Paganini’s ’24 Caprices For Solo Violin’–a series …
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Passionate, playful, plus a lot of viola: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center returned to St.Cecilia Music Center for its second concert of the 2014-15 season on Thursday, Jan. 22, with (left to right) violinists Benjamin Beilman and Ani Kavafian, cellist David Finckel, and violists …
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