Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

President Obama Speaks on a Strategy to Help Boost Tourism and Travel

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President Obama Goes to the World Famous Apollo Theater

capitalnewyork.com Where dreams are born & legends are made On Thursday night, after an evening event at the home of Spike Lee, President Obama will host a star-studded concert at the Apollo Theater, headlined by Al Green and India.Arie. At … Continue reading

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KODAK Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Kodak, photography pioneer, files for bankruptcy protection Read about it here. A little  KODAK history:  1878 – George Eastman was one of the first to demonstrate the great convenience of gelatin dry plates over the cumbersome and messy wet plate … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Showtime at the Apollo The Apollo Theater in New York City is one of the oldest and most famous music halls in the United States, and the most famous club associated almost exclusively with African-American performers. It is listed on … Continue reading

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