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Upcoming film will follow Seattle-based bata drummers for their historic performance in Nigeria

Two local documentarians are bringing the Afro-Cuban bata drumming tradition to the screen.


By Breeanna Hare CNN

Rumors are circulating that American Idol plans to bring back Jennifer Hudson and other former Idol stars...


Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison for performing a song critical of Putin

(CNN) -- A Russian court denied parole for Maria Alyokhina, a jailed member of the Pussy Riot punk band, state news agency Itar-Tass said Thursday.


High School Drummer, Tobias Kelly, chosen for internationally competitive spot in world-class music performance program

For the past 27 years, the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass., has hosted a five-week Summer Performance Program. Young musicians from around the world vie for the opportunity to participate and only few are chosen.


Prince will be honored with the Icon Award at 2013 Billboard Music Awards May 19


Oprah magazine is holding contest: prize is visit to farm with Oprah

Oprah shows E! around her Maui farm. She plans to eventually sell the produce.


Choreographer: AEG considered pulling the plug on Michael Jackson Show

AEG Live considered pulling the plug on Michael Jackson's comeback concerts 11 days before the pop icon died, the show's choreographer testified Tuesday. Travis Payne, who worked closely with Michael Jackson in his final days, earlier testified that in Jackson's last rehearsals before his death, he was not at show standards but he was rehearsing, he was processing.


VIDEO: Author will speak May 15 about The Secrets of Mary Bowser

Author and education expert Lois Leveen will speak at Allen Temple CME Church, May 15, to lead a conversation on Learning From History. Leveen will share what she learned from the real life heroes and heroines who inspired her acclaimed historical novel "The Secrets of Mary Bowser."


Results confirmed Jackson had 'vitiligo' and some facial features tattooed

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Jurors hearing the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial got a stark look at the dead pop icon after a lawyer showed them an autopsy photo.


The veteran Portland music mogul is releasing his new album 'Bars' on May 11

The veteran MC and Portland music mogul shares his insight on everything from Portland hip-hop history to the business side of music to growing the local rap scene. He will be releasing his latest album "Bars," on May 11, which also happens to be his birthday.


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