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Umbria Jazz 2015: 10 Days of Music, Wine and Dance

Posted 2 days ago
Ever since 1978, each time I returned to my most beloved jazz festival, I left with with visions and sounds that are easy to remember.

By its eternal beauty, graceful human spirits and attraction to diverse forms of esthetics in music, Umbria Jazz Festival turns everyone devoted to this art form to move about in the mesmerizing streets of the central town of the region, Perugia, like someone ...
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Pizzarelli revives McCartney obscurities for jazz

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Paul McCartney will forever be identified with The Beatles, but jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli has attempted on a new album to revive some of the legend's lesser known solo tracks. "'It might be interesting for you to do a few of my songs that are lesser known than some of the others,'" Pizzarelli quoted McCartney as telling him in a letter. Pizzarelli, explaining the album in a ...
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Zoe Kravitz was deemed ‘too urban’ to get an audition for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Zoe Kravitz is really morphing into her mom, right? In some of these Nylon Magazine photos, it’s like the second coming of Lisa Bonet. Zoe has been getting some attention this week, because it seems like she has a new boyfriend. A boyfriend NOT named Drake, Chris Pine, Penn Badgley, Mos Def or Michael Fassbender. Her new boyfriend is George Lewis Jr., stage name Twin Shadow. He looks a bit ...
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Zoe Kravitz To Nylon Mag: 'I Don't Want To Play Everyone's Best Friend'

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Zoe Kravitz dr*pes herself in denim on the August 2015 issue of Nylon magazine.
Check out what the 26-year-old Divergent actress had to share:
On the dynamics of her racial identity: “I identified with white culture, and I wanted to fit in,. I didn’t identify with black culture, like, I didn’t like Tyler Perry movies, and I wasn’t into hip-hop music. I liked Neil Young ...
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Zoe Kravitz Admits She Didn’t Identify With Black Culture & Lost "Batman" Role Because Of Race

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Zoe Kravitz gets candid about her privileged life growing up with two famous parents rocker Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. While she seems more in touch with her "ethnic" side nowadays, back then, she says she didn’t identify with black culture...at all. Find out what she said inside….
Imagine growing up and your father is one of the most famous rockers of our time ...
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Zoë Kravitz On Black Identity And The Role She Was Too 'Urban' To Play

Posted 3 weeks ago
  Zoë Kravitz has seen a huge surge in both her music and movie careers in the past year, touring with her band Lolawolf and starring in critically and financially successful films like "Mad Max" and "Dope." But in a new interview, the 26-year-old starlet has revealed the struggles she's had landing roles in the past. In the August issue of Nylon magazine, Kravitz described how ...
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Zoë Kravitz On Black Identity And The Role She Was Too 'Urban' To Play

Posted 3 weeks ago
  Zoë Kravitz has seen a huge surge in both her music and movie careers in the past year, touring with her band Lolawolf and starring in critically and financially successful films like "Mad Max" and "Dope." But in a new interview, the 26-year-old starlet has revealed the struggles she's had landing roles in the past. In the August issue of Nylon magazine, Kravitz described how ...
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Welcome To The Dark Side: Zoe Kravitz Admits She Used To Identify More With White Culture “I Had To Un-Brainwash Myself”

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Zoe Kravitz Struggled With Eating Disorders And Racial Identity
We were thrilled to see our girl Zoe Kravitz on the cover of NYLON Magazine but kind of disappointed to discover that she wasn’t always so comfortable in her own skin.
Check out a few excerpts below:
On the root of her insecurities:
 Growing up as a self-described “chubby, awkward brown girl around a bunch ...
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Ann Zane Shanks, Photojournalist and Emmy-Nominated Producer, Dies at 93

Posted 3 months ago
Her camera captured the likes of Barbra Streisand, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Jason Robards and John Wayne.read more
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Blake Lively Wants To Go To Harvard Business School

Posted 3 months ago
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Yep.  It’s like legally blonde! But for REAL!
Blake Lively told the public at large one of her super deep and dark secrets (probably while wearing one of the Age of Adelaide costumes. What are we on? Like knit frock #79?). She recently admitted during an interview with Stylist (via Radar), that one of her dreams is to go to Harvard Business School. Yep, you heard right.

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