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19 Sep. 2014

Broadway’s PIPPIN tours San Francisco opens September 23


PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? The show is noted for many Broadway standards including “Magic To Do,” “Corner of the Sky,” “Glory,” “No […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Death of a King, Smiley’s latest book


A powerful portrait of a leader and visionary, DEATH OF A KING paints a narrative different from all that have come before, told in the present tense, with pace and power.  This is a glimpse into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life–one that adds a nuanced view of Dr. King’s legacy as an American hero, […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” strikes again!


Set in the Patty Hearst era of radical Black Nationalism, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolice—the supposed leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth—has kidnapped Rose Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara.  If the group doesn’t receive the money, weapons, and apology it’s demanded, “Rose Gold” […]

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17 Sep. 2014

September: Bay Area welcomes The Price Is Right and Patti LaBelle


San Francisco, Come On Down for your chance to win an appearance on THE PRICE IS RIGHT, CBS Entertainment’s Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show.  Rated at the network’s #1 daytime series and the longest-running game show, its annual nationwide contestant search is Sunday, Sept. 21, details to follow. Those chosen will appear as contestants during […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Herbie Hancock, 57th Monterey Jazz Festival


The internationally regaled musical extravaganza runs September 19-21, 2014, special pre-event on September 18. “Concert for Kids” Kicks off 57th Monterey Jazz Festival Weekend September 18th Monterey Jazz Festival kicks off the weekend’s activities this Thursday with another edition of the “Concert for Kids” at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, with Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation […]

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14 Sep. 2014

Hugh Jackman, Soledad O’Brien, Gayle King and others working to end poverty


The 2014 official host committee of the Global Citizen Festival will be led by Hugh Jackman, and will also include Adrian Grenier, Alek Wek, Allison Williams, Amani Toomer, Bonnie Wright, Bridget Moynahan, Connie Britton, Deborra-lee Furness, Dianna Agron, Erin Heatherton, Erin Richards, Eve Hewson, Gayle King, Jessica Alba, Katie Holmes, Kweku Mandela, Maxwell, Ndaba Mandela, […]

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14 Sep. 2014

Johnny Mathis Compilation, November 17


Johnny Mathis‘ near 60-year tenure as a core artist at Columbia Records was only interrupted once, when he founded his own production company, Global Records, for a four-year stay at Mercury Records from 1963 to 1967.  His entire album output for that label (virtually every title rare and out of print for decades) is brought […]

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10 Sep. 2014

37th Mill Valley Film Festival, Wayne Wang


Presented by the California Film Institute, the 37th Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) runs October 2-12, 2014.   With a reputation for launching new films and creating awards season buzz, MVFF has earned a reputation as a “filmmakers’ festival” by celebrating the best in American independent and world cinema, alongside high profile and prestigious award contenders. […]

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10 Sep. 2014

Chris Rock doing big things…again


Just announced, Paramount Pictures will distribute writer / director Chris Rock’s “TOP FIVE” worldwide, following rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Producer Scott Rudin along with partner Barry Diller and Brad Grey, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures explained, “Chris and I go back decades, both personally and professionally.  I am particularly […]

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10 Sep. 2014

Tracy Morgan in theaters September 26


Coming soon from the creators of “Coraline” and “ParaNorman” it’s “The Boxtrolls,” a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised a human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they’ve built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town’s villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), […]

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