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GET ON UP: Chadwick channels James Brown in nostalgic jukebox musical

GET ON UP: Chadwick channels James Brown in nostalgic jukebox musicalJust last year, Chadwick Boseman successfully channeled the spirit of Jackie Robinson in "42," a powerful biopic about the Hall of Fame great who made history when he integrated Major League Baseball in 1947. "In Get on Up," the gifted young actor is already impersonating another legendary African-American, the Godfather of Soul, James Brown (1933-2006).
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Steve Harvey and Morning Show presented UP's UPLIFT SOMEONE Award during 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend

Steve Harvey and Morning Show presented UP's UPLIFT SOMEONE Award during 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend(BLACK PR WIRE) – As Steve Harvey's 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards kicked off in Atlanta on Friday, August 8, UP TV's VP, Consumer Marketing Lori Hall (center) on-air presented Steve (left), The Steve Harvey Morning Show co-host Shirley Strawberry (right) and the entire Morning Show team UP's UPLIFT SOMEONE Award, which recognizes individuals and organizations who through their work and acts of positivity and kindness have encouraged and changed the lives for the better of people all across our nation.
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OPENING AUGUST 8: "When Momma Prayed" blends faith, belief, gospel, and blues

OPENING AUGUST 8: "When Momma Prayed," is performing to the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins.
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'Blacklist' actor Harry Lennix launches movie production company

'Blacklist' actor Harry Lennix launches movie production companyHarry Lennix, who played a general in "Man of Steel" and the assistant director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division on NBC's "The Blacklist," has quietly become a prolific producer with three movie projects already completed.
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Power List announces Best-Selling African-American books for Summer 2014

Power List announces Best-Selling African-American books for Summer 2014New York, NY, August 5, 2014

Autobiographies and books with political themes dominated both the hardcover and paperback non-fiction portions of the Power List, the quarterly compilation of best-selling books written or read by African Americans, which was released today. The one notable exception was a health-related book, 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 10 Days by nutritionist and certified weight loss expert J.J. Smith, whose book was #1 among paperback non-fiction books for the quarter ending June 2014.
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24 hours of "The Clock" at Walker Art Center

24 hours of Christian Marclay's cinematic masterpiece "The Clock" is on view at the Walker this summer through August 25 with two more chances to experience the work overnight in the gallery:
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The 30 hottest Minneapolis murals

The 30 hottest Minneapolis muralsWe often forget just how colorful the Twin Cities get when summer rolls in. Most of the time, our sister cities are blanketed in snow under gray, overcast sky. But underneath all the dreariness, lies hundreds of brilliantly painted murals.
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