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' We have to remember that night in history, that night before his assassination, and everything leading up to it '

artsDuring the current commemoration of Martin Luther King and his 'I Have a Dream' speech, critics are drawing attention to the difference between the idealized King we revere today and King, the man. A new play at Portland Center Stage, "The Mountaintop," focuses squarely on the latter.

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Local MC discusses his journey to Portland, music and building unity amongst artists

One of the first things you'll see on Rasheed Washington's Twitter page is, "Don't follow me on twitter, follow me in real life…"

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Tyler says she camps and snowboards but has no rythym and can't dance

Aisha Tyler is not your typical comedian.  The 42-year-old is a 6 foot tall woman who snowboards, camps, raps about her lack of a rear end, and can't dance. Her new book "Self-Inflicted Wounds" details her most embarassing moments


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Jackson's mother and children are suing the concert promoter in the pop icon's death

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The doctor convicted in Michael Jackson's death did not appeared to be pressured by AEG Live, an expert hired by the concert promoter testified Friday.


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Verse of disses brings new energy to hip hop

Two hip hop stars respond to Kendrick Lamars Control verse. The kicker? They are not the ones he dissed.


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Debbie Rowe, mother of Michael Jackson's two oldest children, returned to the witness stand Thursday for a second day of testimony in the AEG Live death trial in Los Angeles court. She was forced to testify about the singer's drug use by lawyers for the concert promoter being sued by Jackson's mother and three children.


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Brown reached a civil compromise with car owner

A judge dropped a hit-and-run charge against Chris Brown after the singer reached a "civil compromise" with his accuser Thursday. It was not immediately clear if the dismissal would stop the revocation of Brown's probation he has faced since the traffic charges were filed last month.


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Jazz legend Thara Memory's Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra is rehearsing this week with Esperanza Spalding for a benefit performance Sunday at the Gerding Theater.


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The concert promoter is using Randy Jackson's testimony in the wrongful death trial

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Michael Jackson's youngest brother made an unsuccessful effort to reach the singer in his last weeks because of family concerns about his drug use, according to testimony in the AEG Live wrongful death trial.


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Swiss store clerk tells billionaire media mogul handbag is too expensive for her

Oprah to get Presidential medal of Honor along with Bill Clinton and 14 others  


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