Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

Friday TV: Broadway’s ‘Memphis,’ All Star Weekend Begins

As a singing, dancing extravaganza, the 2010 Tony Award-Winning “Memphis” has a lot more going for it than most Broadway musicals. But as a guide to the development of music in southwest Tennessee, it’s pretty misleading. There’s a trove of great blues and r&B and even country and rockabilly that came from the crossing musical […]

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‘Idol’ Makes Way for Boys

Guys already dominate the 2012 “American Idol” as the judges picked their Top 24 and made way to make it 25 to accommodate a 13th male. As the female candidates seem more generic and identical than past seasons, it was the group of males, with their unusual names and varied look that stood out. As […]

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