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Theater Review: Black Ensemble Theater’s ‘Sounds So Sweet’

Paying homage to great music is a staple of Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater; in Sounds So Sweet, the company’s latest production, music by some of the most iconic girl groups in history takes center stage. From The Bobbettes and The […]

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The 80s: Duran Duran’s ‘Big Thing’

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The 80s: “The Captain Of Her Heart”

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The 80s: The Top Ten of 1982

In the early 1980s the disco sound was dying while hip-hop was beginning its ascension and in between, the sounds of rock, new wave

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The Apollo Theater Recognizes Four Bold Soul Sisters

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Apollo Theater recently paid tribute to four legendary women in soul music as part of its monthly

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The 80s: ‘Wendy & Lisa’

Any true Prince fan—as well as anyone who saw the movie Purple Rain—is more than likely familiar with the duo of Wendy and Lisa,



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