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Topic - Duke Ellington
A three-story building in midtown St. Louis where jazz greats such as Count Basie, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington once played is facing demolition after being declared a public safety hazard.
Vanessa Williams wants to stay up after midnight.
A historic St. Louis ballroom is slated for demolition after sustaining heavy storm damage.
Researchers in Miami's Overtown neighborhood are looking for local youth volunteers to help snap photos of their surroundings as part of a study of the historic community.
Making a stylish Broadway debut, four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang has taken over for Fantasia Barrino as the special guest vocalist in the colorful music and dance revue, "After Midnight." Emceed by the affable Dule Hill, the show light-heartedly celebrates Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem.
If you're a little surprised to discover that alt-country star k.d. lang is coming to Broadway, so is lang.
If the walls of the Klamath County Museum could talk, they might sing, too; maybe songs performed by Johnny Cash, Duke Ellington or Fats Domino.
On Dec. 15, a friend and I went to a "Christmas" concert held at the Marine Barracks in Washington. This band, "the President's Own," regularly performs at the White House. There was no National Anthem sung, and not one Christmas song played — not even one of the secular variety. The audience was wished "Happy Holidays" after they were regaled by the Big Band music of Duke Ellington. While very well performed and pleasant to hear, it was most assuredly not about Christmas.
A bare brick wall alongside a store in Shaw drew little attention from passers-by Monday, but by the end of the week a larger-than-life woman wielding a pencil-shaped gun amid swirling colors will be watching over the Northwest neighborhood.
Grammy Award-winner Fantasia Barrino will star in the Broadway-bound "After Midnight," a musical revue celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem.
HORSE RACING: Secretariat film screening and benefit COCKTAILS: D.C. toasts the Black Mixology Club HORTICULTURE: World Bonsai Day CONCERT: Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival GALA: ZooFari
Armando Trovajoli, an Italian who composed music for some 300 films and whose lush and playful serenade to Rome is a much-requested romantic standby for tourists, has died at age 95.
Terri Lyne Carrington, "Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue" (Concord Jazz)
American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz mixed entertainment with education to become the first world-class entertainer in decades to perform in Myanmar, with a concert to raise awareness of human trafficking.
She says the archive will tell