| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HBO has acquired the James Brown documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" for the U.S. and Canada, with a premiere date set for Oct. 27 at 9 p.m.
The feature length documentary is directed by Oscar-winning helmer Alex Gibney and produced by...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help."
Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's aunt, will be in Zurich to...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Through words and recollections, the spirit of James Brown was resurrected Monday evening as local fans came to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse to learn more about a new biography penned by the famed singer's son.
Musician turned author Daryl Brown...
| Aug 29, 2014
James Brown reveled in tall tales, even though his incredible life story never needed any embellishment. For those who don't already know about how he rose up from rural poverty to wild acclaim across the planet, the new film "Get On Up" highlights...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It's not hard to figure out why the Rev. Al Sharpton, of all people, receives a strange new respect in President Barack Obama's White House. Every president needs a good "anger translator."
Fans of Comedy Central's "Key and Peele" show know what I am...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Fela Kuti’s life wasn’t boring. He created Afrobeat. He married 27 women at once and put a timetable on his door for when each spouse could enter his room. He was buried with a giant spliff in his hand. And that’s...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
It took a personal meeting with James Brown for singer Lee Fields to realize he was himself and not just a talented mimic called Little JB.
In 1973, Fields had been putting out Brown covers like "Bewildered" and energetically funky singles such as "Let'...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Percussionist Bernie Capodici of Doylestown has been a part of the Philadelphia jazz scene for more than 35 years.
For the past 15, Capodici’s passion has been the band Drivetime, which has released two albums that got airplay on smooth jazz...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Ernest "Ernie'' Ray Lancaster was president of the 1971 senior class at Mount Dora Bible, played high-school baseball and basketball, and was in chorus.
Then his life really became busy.
Lancaster wrote songs and played guitar on more than 40 albums...
| Jan 19, 2014
There's nothing like attending a concert while traveling. Not only do you experience great music, but you also catch a glimpse of local fashion, dances, drinks and customs. And isn't experiencing life like the locals what traveling is all about? Here's...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....