Monthly Archives: January 2016

Latest The Pretenders News

Janet Hubert Disses the Smiths Again Over Oscar Boycott: 'They Are Such
Mama Banks is still reeling! Janet Hubert is slamming her former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, once more. The actress — who called out Pinkett Smith for boycotting the Oscars in a Facebook video earlier …
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Pittsburgh Penguins: Contenders or Pretenders?
Calling the 2015-16 season an emotional rollercoaster for the Pittsburgh Penguins faithful would be the understatement of the year. Expectations were launched into high gear this past summer when the Penguins acquired Phil Kessel, while seemingly …
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Duhatschek: Flurry of NHL trades separate contenders from pretenders
After three months of gridlock, and a whole of bunch of rumour mongering, finally some action Wednesday on the NHL trade front. Days after the Christmas trade freeze ended, the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Nashville Predators pulled off an …
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Blur singer Albarn to reunite Syrian orchestra for WWI concert

Blur singer Albarn to reunite Syrian orchestra for WWI concert
Albarn, frontman of Blur, said he had "watched from a distance and felt utterly helpless, wondering about all of the lovely people I've got to know" as orchestra members fled Syria while it descended into civil war following the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
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N+1 Singer Reiterates "corporate" Rating for Blur Group PLC (BLUR)
Blur Group PLC logo Blur Group PLC (LON:BLUR)'s stock had its “corporate” rating reissued by N+1 Singer in a report released on Wednesday, Market Beat Ratings reports. Blur Group PLC (LON:BLUR) traded up 1.56% on Wednesday, reaching GBX 16.25.
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5 Technologies That Blur The Line Between Robot And Human
The theme of this year's World Economic Forum meeting is the Fourth Industrial Revolution, “a fusion of technologies, blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres,” writes WEF founder Klaus Schwab. Confused? So were we. So …
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Can You Beat The Market With These Out-Of-Favour Stocks: Blur Group PLC
Controversial company Blur Group (LSE: BLUR) plunged to a 52-week low at the beginning of this week, as investors continued to express concern about the sustainability of the company's business model. However, the company's shares have rebounded in …
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Latest Grunge News

Rock Band 4 Adding These '90s Grunge Songs Next Week
Fans of '90s grunge music looking for new Rock Band 4 tracks to play are in luck. Harmonix has announced next week's lineup of DLC songs, which include three from some of the biggest grunge bands of era. You need a javascript enabled browser to watch …
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Top Five Live: Babes in Toyland extend grunge legacy
Picks from freelance writer Seth Johnson and Star reporter David Lindquist for the best Central Indiana concerts happening Jan. 22-28. Babes in Toyland. 9 p.m. Jan. 27, the Hi-Fi, 1043 Virginia Ave., $ 25, (317) 493-1209, …
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Latest R.E.M. News

REM GLEN HELEN RACE REPORT: UNITED NATIONS OF MOTOCROSS
Foreign riders, most who are in SoCal to get away from bad weather back home, were a forced to be reckoned with at REM this weekend (although most of the local Pros were drawn away to A2). They won the 250 Pro class (Toshiki Tomita), 250 Pro class …
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Rem Koolhaas' 2006 Serpentine Gallery pavilion was inflated like a balloon
The 2006 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas of OMA with Cecil Balmond and engineering firm Arup, featured a giant helium-filled canopy. "I had this image in my mind that the bubble might sort of float away off into …
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Watch John Paul Jones Join Members of REM, Wilco, and Sleater-Kinney On Stage
The festival, which took place at the Hotel California in Baja, Mexico, was founded by R.E.M. vet Peter Buck in 2011. “It started off completely amateur,” said Buck of the festival, which raises money for “educational opportunities, medical care and …
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Latest Gorillaz News

De Gorillaz à Radiohead et Frank Ocean, 10 albums très attendus en 2016
Difficile donc de connaître avec certitude la date de publication des disques. Cependant, certains signes avant-coureurs ne trompent pas. Gorillaz, Radiohead, Frank Ocean, James Blake, Missy Elliott, Suede, Breakbot, Kanye West, Pj Harvey et Red Hot …
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Pour House offers fresh crop of tribute shows this week, following local trend
“I thought that a Gorillaz tribute — they blend alternative and hip-hop like we're trying to do — would be a good way to sort of introduce ourselves as a hip-hop group in Charleston and to get people to come and see what we're all about if they don't …
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Frank Sinatra's first giant step was at Riverside — possibly

Frank Sinatra's first giant step was at Riverside — possibly
"The first time I heard him, we were onstage in Milwaukee, and I had not even met him," she said in the 2003 interview, quoted in James Kaplan's bestselling Sinatra biography "Frank: The Voice." □ Dorsey himself told Milwaukee Sentinel reporter "Buck" …
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Rare Frank Sinatra picture archive is portrait of a singing star made for movies
The voice that conquered Hollywood always did it HIS way, from his first scene to the final curtain. Frank Sinatra was already a world-famous singing star with a legion of fans when he made his film acting debut in 1941. And over the next three decades …
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Brendon Urie's Top Frank Sinatra Tracks: See His Playlist!
I dig the intense pace combined with Sinatra's casual tone.” “Nice 'n' Easy”: “It's a supermellow tune. This is my go-to song when I'm singing in the shower. You're picturing it right now, huh?” “That's Life”: “It reminds you that s–t happens and you …
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