July 25, 2016

Arts and Culture

Sunday Musical Brunch Open Thread: Songs that Embody the Black Struggle

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Today's thread will highlight the power of music and the messages it conveys. The biggest cultural export from African-American culture is our music.  Sit back and enjoy these songs that did evoke thought, dialogue and action at various times. To … [Read more...]

#TGIT Week 11: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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Saturday Open Thread: We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite

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#TGIT Is Back: Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder

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Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUPER BOWL SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, check out Nancy Wilson at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1987: … [Read more...]

Sunday Musical Open Thread: Canadian Imports-Soul Singers

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Today's open thread will highlight some great R&B singers from our neighboring country up north. Jully Black (born Jullyann Inderia Gordon; November 8, 1977) is a Canadian R&B singer–songwriter and actress. She has collaborated and … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, POU! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Sassy Sarah Vaughan, live in Sweden (1958 and 1964) and Holland (1958).   … [Read more...]