Posts Tagged Music

Chilina Kennedy on finding the ‘joy’ of Carole King on B’way

This image released by the O and M Company shows Canadian actress-singer Chilina Kennedy who is taking over from Jessie Mueller in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on March 7. (AP Photo/The O and M Co., Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she’s returned to play someone much more contemporary — songwriter Carole King.

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Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

In this Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, file photo, Gerald Wilson, right, a former Navy Band member, conducts the Navy Band Great Lakes Jazz Ensemble as Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Dudzcenski, left, solos during concert at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill. The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles' own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father's big band, at the two-day festival that begins June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band.

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Maxee Maxwell, member of girl group Brownstone, dies at 46

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maxee Maxwell, a member of the 1990s girl group Brownstone — best known for the hit “If You Love Me” — has died after cutting herself in a fall at home, a representative said Monday.

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Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

In this Saturday, March 8, 2014, file photo, Veronica Roth, author of the book, "Divergent," poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Roth is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children’s Books told The Associated Press on Monday, March 2, 2015. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017. (Photo by Annie I. Bang /Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown.

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After 7 seasons, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ not slowing down

This undated photo provided by Denise Malone/World of Wonder Productions shows Season 7 contestant Sasha Belle on the set of the new series, "RuPaul's Drag Race," in Los Angeles. The show premieres on Logo TV,  9:00 p.m. ET/PT, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Denise Malone/World of Wonder Productions)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a drag queen aquarium.

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