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Timothy Caughman's cousin says his racist killer deserves death
Seth Peek has no words for the white supremacist who fatally skewered his cousin with a sword.
-1 points by Daily News | Ku Klux Klan Capital punishment Murder Marvin Gaye Motown Smokey Robinson The Temptations White supremacy
Universal Music Group Revives Polygram Label for Film and TV Production
Universal Music Group is reviving the Polygram Entertainment banner as the music giant seeks to expand its film and TV production activity. UMG said Saturday that Polygram will be tasked with producing movies and TV programs and financing documentaries, with an emphasis on projects tied to artists connected to UMG labels. The first project from... Read more »
657 points by Variety | Universal Music Group Marvin Gaye PolyGram American record labels Smokey Robinson Record label Motown Vivendi subsidiaries
‘One Night for One Drop’ guest stars include The Tenors, William Shatner, Grace VanderWaal, Redfoo
Two-time Emmy-winning actor William Shatner has joined the lineup of the fifth-annual “One Night for One Drop” benefit production imagined by Cirque du Soleil on March 3 at Zumanity Theater at New York-New York. It’s his first appearance with Cirque performers.
16 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Cirque du Soleil Performing arts William Shatner Berry Gordy Motown New York-New York Hotel & Casino Franco Dragone Guy Laliberté
The diva is back: Diana Ross says, ‘Working in Las Vegas is a very special and unique gift’
When Diana Ross returns to The Venetian on Wednesday night, it marks the start of her third nine-show mini-residency here. The still-glamorous 72-year-old diva was the founding member and lead singer of The Supremes who during the 1960s was Motown’s most-successful act.
458 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Diana Ross The Supremes Motown The Temptations Four Tops Berry Gordy The Jackson 5 Mary Wilson
Ford, UAW-Ford donate $6 million to Motown Museum expansion
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. and UAW-Ford are investing $6 million in the $50 million expansion of the Motown Museum in Detroit. The investment by the automaker and its collaboration with United Auto Workers members will fund a state-of-the-art performance center and other programming. Museum officials have said the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Ford Motor Company Hitsville U.S.A. General Motors Motown The Temptations Berry Gordy Henry Ford United Auto Workers
Motown Museum gets $6 million from Ford
The lead gift in planned $50-million project will fund the Ford Motor Company Theater at complex at current museum site        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Ford Motor Company Motown The Temptations Henry Ford President of the United States Dearborn Michigan The Supremes
Solid Gold Soul takes you back
Talented singers pay tribute to some of Motown's greatest acts.
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | The Supremes The Temptations Motown Martha and the Vandellas Marvin Gaye James Brown Diana Ross The Miracles
Motown Museum expansion gets $6 million from Ford
The lead gift in planned $50-million project will fund the Ford Motor Company Theater at complex at current museum site        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Ford Motor Company Motown The Temptations Henry Ford President of the United States Dearborn Michigan The Supremes
Motown star Smokey Robinson receives award, nods to Detroit
DETROIT (AP) - Motown star Smokey Robinson has reflected on his humble Detroit roots while accepting a prestigious lifetime contributions award in Washington, D.C. The Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2f4QBD2 ) reports that Robinson received the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song amid multiple standing ovations from an audience filled with political ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Stevie Wonder Paul Simon Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Washington D.C. Detroit Tin Pan Alley Motown
Smokey emotional as he gets top music prize
The Detroit-born Motown star was celebrated in the nation's capital for his life's songwriting work        
1436 points by Detroit Free Press | Stevie Wonder The Miracles Smokey Robinson Motown The Temptations Marvin Gaye The Jackson 5 Berry Gordy