Nelson George

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Name: Nelson George
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Sixties - The Beatles and the British invasion

The Sixties - The British InvasionAired on 16 September 2014 on SBS ONE Expires on 16 October 2014, 9:30pm.The British Invasion - “The lads from Liverpool” led a musical cultural exchange that impacted everything from fashion to sexual mores to politics. ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Western Swing legends Asleep at the Wheel head East

Like an old pair of cowboy boots, there is something quite comforting about “Asleep at the Wheel.” After 45 years together, the group is widely recognized as country music’s premier western swing band. With nearly two-dozen albums, 20 charting Billboard ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Joining the ancestors: Bill Greaves, prolific filmmaker, dies at 87

[caption id="attachment_14118" align="alignright" width="300"] William Greaves[/caption]By Herb Boyd Special to the Michigan CitizenA native of Harlem and a prolific filmmaker, William Greaves, once remarked he thought he would be a hurricane in documenting ... [Published Michigan Citizen - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

John F. Stone, Sr., 67, Leonardtown, MD

advertisement John F. Stone, Sr., 67, of Leonardtown, MD passed away August 25, 2014 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.Born on April 27, 1947 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Joseph V. Stone and Mary Mildred Johnson.John proudly served ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Greaves, noted documentarian and Harlem native, dies at 87

A native of Harlem and a prolific filmmaker, William Greaves, once remarked that he thought he would be a hurricane in documenting Black history and culture but settled for the fact that he was “only a single rain drop.” That single rain drop made a considerable ... [Published Amsterdam News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lyft Meets Cease and Desist With Persistence

The popular ride sharing services Lyft and Uber recently found themselves out of favor with the City of Memphis after being served a cease-and-desist order in July due to city officials’ belief that they offer a vehicle-for-hire business which requires ... [Published Daily Helmsman - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

President's Weekly Address: Higher Education Affordability

Turning Anger Into Action After... Clip (08/12/2014)Remy Ma Exclusive: 'Life Doesn't End... Clip (08/11/2014)President's Weekly Address: American... Clip (08/11/2014)Protect and Serve? Clip (08/08/2014)Why We Root for Black Celebrity ... [Published Bet.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln Sponsors Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

The all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC shared the spotlight with emerging and independent filmmakers.DEARBORN, Mich.—  Lincoln Motor Company was the presenting sponsor of the 12 th Annual Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival which ... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

All the winners at this year’s Letham flower show

The Letham Gardening Club annual flower show was held on Sunday as part of the Village Dempster Day event.The trophies were presented by George Dempster to the following:-Letham Gardening Club Salver (most points vegetable section), I. Craib. Ian Cornford ... [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Texas' disappearing dance halls

Gruene Hall (Photo: Tyler Sieswerda / KVUE News)AUSTIN -- Some of the biggest stars in country music got their starts playing in small Texas dance halls.But some of these Texas institutions are fading into the past while others thrive and remind the next ... [Published KVUE News Online - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Run&Shoot Filmworks Screens 47 Films at Martha's Vineyard...

MVAAFF Welcomes Lincoln Motor Company as Presenting Sponsor. "A Ballerina's Tale" previews with Q&A with Director Nelson George, and much more! August on the Vineyard kicks off with a boom with the 12th Annual Martha's Run &Shoot Filmworks Vineyard African ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Previews: ‘All That,’ ‘Soul Train,’ And Shazam

CREDIT: Shutterstock –In author Nelson George’s latest book, we learn the history of ‘ Soul Train ,’ including Don Cornelius’ contributions to the show. –Apple is teaming up with Shazam to produce its own song recognition capability in iOS 8. ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]

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The Sixties - The Beatles and the British invasion [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Sep 16 2014]
Western Swing legends Asleep at the Wheel head ... [Published Pottstown Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
Joining the ancestors: Bill Greaves, prolific f... [Published Michigan Citizen - Sep 06 2014]
John F. Stone, Sr., 67, Leonardtown, MD [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
Bill Greaves, noted documentarian and Harlem na... [Published Amsterdam News - Aug 29 2014]
Lyft Meets Cease and Desist With Persistence [Published Daily Helmsman - Aug 26 2014]
President's Weekly Address: Higher Education Af... [Published Bet.com - Aug 18 2014]
Lincoln Sponsors Annual Martha’s Vineyard Afric... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Aug 13 2014]
All the winners at this year’s Letham flower show [Published Kirriemuir Herald - Aug 13 2014]
Texas' disappearing dance halls [Published KVUE News Online - Aug 06 2014]
Run&Shoot Filmworks Screens 47 Films at Martha'... [Published PRWeb - Jul 29 2014]
The Previews: ‘All That,’ ‘Soul Train,’ And Shazam [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
African-American Interest Adult Titles 2013-2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Dec 06 2013]
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