RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Etta James

A collection of news and information related to Etta James published by this site and its partners.

Top Etta James Articles

Displaying items 25-36
  • Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music

    Film Review: 'Muscle Shoals' strength is in the music
    Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
  • "Muscle Shoals," a film about a legendary recording studio, plays at The Naro

    "Muscle Shoals," a film about a legendary recording studio, plays at The Naro
    The Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk wants to take you back in time to the funky, soulful heyday of a legendary Alabama recording studio. "Muscle Shoals" is a film celebrating the music created at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., where countless rock...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!

    'American Idol' recap: Last stop, Omaha!
    "American Idol" handed out a few final golden tickets -- 21 of them, to be precise -- as it wrapped up its Season 13 auditions on Thursday in Omaha. Along the way, Keith Urban reconnected with an old pal he hadn't seen in years, Harry Connick Jr. had...
  • I saw a Saint dancing at BET's 'Golden Soul'

    I saw a Saint dancing at BET's 'Golden Soul'
    I saw a saint on Sunday night. He danced with another saint. And, for the record, the dance was not entirely chaste. So are saints allowed to dance? Well, at Black Ensemble Theater, dance they do. And why not? The saints in question here were of...
  • 'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music

    'Muscle Shoals' review: Behind the great, great music
    ***1/2 (out of four) Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
  • Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond

    Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond
    Talk about the best birthday present ever. You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president. Ask your...
  • Rock pioneer delivers authenticity, displays legacy at Sellersville Theatre

     
    In a world where audiences revere old blues singers for their authenticity and legacy to the music’s origins, rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson should be a queen. Wanda Jackson Not only did she single-handedly kick off the female presence in rock.......
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!

    'True Blood' recap: Sookie learns the truth about Ben - he's Warlow!
    Warlow revealed! Andy’s faerie kids dead? Governor’s daughter goes vampire! Sam gets a new girlfriend – and a human one at that? So much to recap in “True Blood” Episode 64. Ironically titled “At Last,”...
  • Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues

     Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues
    When Shoshana Bean put on the green greasepaint to become Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked," she had a built-in fan base — theatergoers who loved the character and the show. Parlaying her theater success into a singing career means...
  • Katey Sagal, 'Sons of Anarchy' band, cast coming to Chicago

    Katey Sagal, 'Sons of Anarchy' band, cast coming to Chicago
    You probably know Katey Sagal as the tough-as-nails Gemma Teller Morrow on "Sons of Anarchy," but did you know she's also a helluva singer? The multi-talented star is bringing her tour, "Katey Sagal: An Evening of Music and the Cast of Sons of Anarchy,"...
  • Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'

    Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'
    Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out. Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...