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Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea planning world tour

01/23/2015 05:32 PM EST
NEW YORK >> Jazz greats Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock share much in common, but the last time they toured together was 37 years ago when Jimmy Carter was in the White House and Sony had just introduced the Walkman. 
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Sam Smith, Pharrell to perform at Grammys
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    Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea planning world tour

    01/23/2015 05:32 PM EST
    NEW YORK >> Jazz greats Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock share much in common, but the last time they toured together was 37 years ago when Jimmy Carter was in the White House and Sony had just introduced the Walkman. 
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    Sam Smith, Pharrell to perform at Grammys
    01/23/2015 12:52 PM EST - NEW YORK >> One sings about being "Happy," the other croons about being sad: Pharrell and Sam Smith will perform at the Grammys next month. Full Story

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    BSC casts actors for 10x10 Festival
    01/22/2015 04:33 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 4th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, opening Feb. Full Story

    Ragtag rebels create a nation
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