Category Archives: Music

Open Thread | 2023 Grammy Results

What happened last night on the Grammy Awards. Hold the line !!!!!!! Viola Davis just became EGOT #18 !!! Omg @violadavis U are absolutely everything ! Congratulations to a living LEGEND. Time to celebrate !!! pic.twitter.com/jwZZeY9y3a — Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Kennedy Center Honors Is Back!🤗

The Kennedy Center Honors is back and in Full Force!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Please join us in congratulating your 45th class of Kennedy Center Honorees. 🤩🌈✨ Tune in Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. EST as a star-studded #KCHonors lineup pays tribute to @U2, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More Political Happenings

Just reminding you of what’s been going on with election results. This is big! WOW! For the first time since 1934, this is the first midterms in which the party in power did not lose a single state legislative chamber. … Continue reading

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We Have Lost Two Legends : Loretta Lynn and Angela Lansbury

Within a week, we have lost both of them. They got to live long lives and made their impression. Their bodies of work will be with us. RIP, two Grand Ladies…. One of Country Music… The other of film, tv … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Lizzo Playing James Madison’s Flute

I saw this tweet earlier this week. The @librarycongress has the largest flute collection in the world with more than 1,800. It incl Pres James Madison’s 1813 crystal flute. @lizzo we would love for you to come see it and … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Arts Have Returned to the White House: Congratulations, Sir Elton John

After a long absence during the Dolt45 Years. Sir Elton John performed at the White House last week. On his final tour, Jill and I invited Sir Elton John to the People's House. I proudly presented @eltonofficial with the National … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | RIP, Lamont Dozier

I thought that we would take this weekend to remember Lamont Dozier, who passed away this week at the age of 81. Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81 By Brian Murphy August 9, 2022 at … Continue reading

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Open Thread | 2022 Tony Awards!

Black Excellence at the Tony Awards! 📷 | Myles Frost, Prince & Paris Jackson at the Tony Awards, 2022. pic.twitter.com/btmyi7Z1tS — 𝘕𝘈𝘌𝘋 ◡̈ (@mjjNAED) June 13, 2022 Jennifer Hudson has achieved EGOT status after her win at the #TonyAwards pic.twitter.com/SYmQXdeZiV … Continue reading

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Legendary American Musical Theater Composer Stephen Sondheim Dead at 91.

If you love American Musical Theater, you have to love Sondheim. I remember taking a Musical Theater course in college and the course was about those who changed the game. First time Sondheim was mentioned in the course was West … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend fully vaccinated, with family and friends. Awe😍🤗 I was so excited when someone told me that Lil Nas X had done my song #Jolene. I had to find it and … Continue reading

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