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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 09/08/2011

 

“Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star,” “Contagion,” “Creature,” “Inside Out,” “Warrior” and a number of independent and foreign films

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‘The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975’

 

During the Black Power Movement back in the Sixties and Seventies, most folks only got to know its leaders by way of sound bites disseminated by the mass media.

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Oh baby! VMA show gets a Beyoncé bump

I didn’t watch the Video Music Awards this past Sunday night, however, thanks to modern technology and YouTube, no one ever has to be bound by television schedules these days.

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Jonathan Blanchard: Bass vocalist? No problem

 

Fresh off of a performance at The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, bass vocalist Jonathan Blanchard shared some new thoughts with me about the Negro Spiritual “Ol’ Man River.”

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 09/01/2011

 

“Apollo 18,” “The Debt,” “Seven Days in Utopia,” “Shark Night 3-D” and a number of independent and foreign films 

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 08/25/2011

 

“Columbiana,” “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” “Our Idiot Brother” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Nick Ashford: We remember

Nick Ashford, half of the singing and songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, passed away from throat cancer on Monday (Aug. 22).  He was 70.

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Group settles in to support black females in music & entertainment

 

Women of various professions were on hand for the re-launch of the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment, Inc.’s Memphis operations.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 08/18/2011

“Conan the Barbarian,” “Fright Night,” “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World” and a number of independent and foreign films

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Work with me, the weekend’s coming

“Final Destination 5” is no joke. Not only is it intense, it is also in 3-D. This film is not for the faint of heart. I’m still having chest pains.

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Keelyn Ellis: From North Memphis to North Africa

 

Memphis born-and-raised musician Keelyn Ellis was just back from a trip to Tunisia Africa and was happy to do an interview for the readers of The New Tri-State Defender.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 08/11/2011

 Final Destination 5

“30 Minutes or Less,” “Final Destination 5,” “Glee: The 3-D Concert Movie,” “The Help” and a number of independent and foreign films 

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Glamour in the slammer, guitar blues and destiny

Why do so many celebrities seem to think it is OK to go to jail? Well, let me rephrase that. Why does it seem that celebrities think it’s OK to do the things that would land one in jail?

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