Cab Calloway

Type: Person
Name: Cab Calloway
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jackson Ward in Flux

Black History Museum / Richmond, Virginia, is home to one of the most important historically African American communities: Jackson Ward . Just like similar communities in Washington, D.C., Boston, and Chicago, Jackson Ward is close to a resurgent downtown. ... [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hepster's Dictionary

In 1938 the singer and band leader Cab Calloway became the first known African American to publish a book and call it a dictionary. His book of jive talk, Cab Calloway’s Hepster’s Dictionary, translated some of the lively and inventive slang being used ... [Published Ten Alps - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Northern York and Carlisle High schools fall short of podium in Tournament of Bands competition

Local high schools didn't wind this Sunday's open for the Tournament of the Bands, but the two schools put on great shows, according to event organizers.Northern York and Carlisle high schools placed fifth and tied for sixth respectively out of 12 schools. ... [Published PennLive.com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings San Antonio

For fans of big band, swing, Dixieland and blues, the San Antonio Symphony Pops orchestra delivered a show that hit the sweet spot.Southern California's Big Bad Voodoo Daddy joined the orchestra Friday for a high-energy, rhythmic extravaganza that never ... [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Student Performers A Smashing Hit At Awards Gala

The first Spirit of Excellence Business Awards Student Recognition Gala held at Savannah Marriott Riverfront on October 11 was positively successful. All student performers were a smashing hit and unsurpassed in their performances. The featured performers, ... [Published Savannah Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Big Read starts with big band bash

Calloway BrooksProhibition cocktails — is that an oxymoron? To kick off the townwide Big Read of The Great Gatsby , there will be live music, art, wine, and cocktails reminiscent of the red-hot Jazz Age — all at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, Oct. ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Let's put our heads together and find ways to save The Stanley

The very thought of the Stanley Center for the Arts being shuttered should send a shiver down the spine of every sensible person in this community. While such a thing isn’t likely to happen tomorrow, it’s a recurring nightmare experienced by Jerry Kraus, ... [Published Observer-Dispatch - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Westminster anniversary concert series continues

Greg Richter, a prominent jazz pianist in the Kansas City jazz circuit, who has been entertaining audiences for more than 20 years, will perform at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 3 p.m. Oct. 12.Richter lived for 14 years on St. Croix, performing regularly ... [Published Daily Chronicle - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

‘Alive Inside’ – how music impacts dementia patients

12:00 amI wanted to share with you a most inspiring documentary I had the privilege of seeing at a screening two weeks ago at Healdsburg Senior Living. This film is so encouraging to those of us caring for loved ones or families with dementia or Alzheimer’s ... [Published Community Voice - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wed 10/1: Birdy and the Bow Tie

Birdy and the Bow Tie (Alison Marae and Wil Forbis) plays vintage pop with their own originals thrown in the mix. They’re inspired by popular music from the first half of the 20th century, such as 1920s blues, 1930s jazz, black and white musicals, folk, ... [Published San Diego Reader - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Savior of jazz

=""/> Photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- New Orelans born Danny Barker, 1909-19914, was a jazz musician, raconteur, composer and author. He played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton and made numerous recordings with his wife "Blue" Lu ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

STARZ’s Innovative Comedy ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Emerges with Quality Acting (Watch)

STARZ ORIGINAL SHOW ‘SURVIVOR’S REMORSE’ CAST: (from left to right) Jesse Usher, Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold, Erica Ash and Tianna Parrish.“ Survivor’s Remorse ” is STARZ newest original show about a NBA star that moves to Atlanta to play professional ... [Published EURweb - Sep 26 2014]

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Jackson Ward in Flux [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Oct 29 2014]
Hepster's Dictionary [Published Ten Alps - Oct 27 2014]
Northern York and Carlisle High schools fall sh... [Published PennLive.com - Oct 27 2014]
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings San Antonio [Published MySanAntonio - Oct 26 2014]
Whatever Happened To ... Elmheart Hotel? [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Oct 25 2014]
Student Performers A Smashing Hit At Awards Gala [Published Savannah Tribune - Oct 23 2014]
7 cartoons that will make your Halloween spook-... [Published SCPR - Oct 21 2014]
Twenty reasons to visit Washington DC [Published Melbourne Age - Oct 18 2014]
RCA Victor-made 'race records' of '20s infuse n... [Published News Works - Oct 17 2014]
Johnny Marr clearly on his game [Published Toledoblade.com - Oct 16 2014]
Jake & Elwood show [Published Erie Times-News - Oct 16 2014]
Lucille M. "Doonie" Brooks, music teacher [Published Baltimore Sun - Oct 16 2014]
Chaise Lounge set to swing at Croce's [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 14 2014]
SANDS OF TIME: American Beach nears 80-year ann... [Published Florida Times-Union - Oct 13 2014]
Joe Bev Produces 12 Halloween Specials, Airing ... [Published Prlog - Oct 07 2014]
Big Read starts with big band bash [Published Ridgefield Press - Oct 06 2014]
Hotel History - Roosevelt Hotel (1893), New Orl... [Published Hotel News Resource - Oct 06 2014]
OUR VIEW: Let's put our heads together and find... [Published Observer-Dispatch - Oct 05 2014]
Westminster anniversary concert series continues [Published Daily Chronicle - Oct 03 2014]
‘Alive Inside’ – how music impacts dementia pat... [Published Community Voice - Oct 03 2014]
Wed 10/1: Birdy and the Bow Tie [Published San Diego Reader - Oct 01 2014]
Savior of jazz [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 30 2014]
The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Sep 29 2014]
A 1932 Illustrated Map of Harlem’s Night Clubs:... [Published Open Culture - Sep 29 2014]
STARZ’s Innovative Comedy ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ ... [Published EURweb - Sep 26 2014]
Another loud, explosive ‘Transformers’ feature [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Sep 25 2014]
Nobody Asked Me, But… No. 129 Hotel History: Ro... [Published Hotel Online - Sep 22 2014]
Sunday Chat: Allison Stockel marks 10 years at ... [Published Connecticut Post - Sep 20 2014]
Not Too Cool For School: Tufts Offers Class on ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
The 10 Best Comedy Movies Of All Time [Published The Street Latest - Aug 16 2014]
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Not Too Cool For School: Tufts Offers Class on ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
College is fraught with all kinds of anxiety, not the least of which is social. Now Tufts University in Massachusetts has found a way to combine fear of failing your classes with fear of not being cool in a single, one-credit course called “Demystifying ...
5 Funky Films Featuring the Real James Brown [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 03 2014]
Get On Up, the Tate Taylor-directed biopic about music legend James Brown, made its debut in U.S. theaters on Friday. The film chronicles Brown’s journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to his eventual success as one of the world’s most influential ...
Changing the lives of people with Alzheimer’s, ... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Jul 22 2014]
Alive Inside , a documentary film being shown in selected theaters across the U.S., tells the story of a social worker using iPods and personalized playlists to bring new life to nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s. Dan Cohen puts together playlists ...
Hi Ho? [Published Irregular Times - Jun 20 2014]
“Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to work we go” — The Seven Dwarves “Hi ho, Silver, Away” — The Lone Ranger “Hidey ho” — Cab Calloway “Hi ho, Kermit the Frog here” — Kermit the Frog Given all these contexts, what the heck does “hi ho” mean? ...
Remembering “Bronze Buckaroo” Herb Jeffries, th... [Published TIME.com - May 27 2014]
Among Western stars of the late 1930s, white moviegoers saw their demographic reflected by Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and the young Duke, John Wayne. Black moviegoers had Herbert Jeffrey, also known as Herb Jeffries. A six-foot-seven cool drink of water ...
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