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  • PASSINGS: Deke Richards

    PASSINGS: Deke Richards
    Deke Richards, 68, who as part of the songwriting and producing team known as the Corporation was responsible for many of the Jackson 5's early hit songs for Motown Records, died Sunday at a hospice in Bellingham, Wash., of esophageal cancer, according to...
  • Frank Wilson dies at 71; Motown writer, producer

    Frank Wilson dies at 71; Motown writer, producer
    Motown's Frank Wilson wrote and produced hit records for such big names as the Supremes and the Temptations, but he was best known for a single recorded in Los Angeles that featured his own voice — and was never released. Copies of his "Do I Love...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're pressed for time, so let's get started, shall we? Here's your countdown of the Top Five Stories making news on this 13th day of September. 1. We're on the ground in Philadelphia this morning......
  • Fifth Dimension singer Florence LaRue says good songs gave group success

     
    Motown Records was a hit factory for black musicians in the early 1960s, churning out smash after smash R&B song. So hoping to follow that same path to success, the fledgling vocal group that singer Florence LaRue joined in 1965......
  • Season Preview: Mad Cow Theatre

    Season Preview: Mad Cow Theatre
    Mad Cow Theatre's next season will combine classic plays such as"Death of a Salesman" with the big-name musical "Dreamgirls" and the just-closed Broadway offering"Other Desert Cities." It's a season high on name recognition with works by Neil Simon,...
  • 'Sparkle' review: Better than the original, still a little worn

    'Sparkle' review: Better than the original, still a little worn
    **1/2 (out of four) With his first feature screenplay, Joel Schumacher (who went on to direct, uh, classics like “Batman & Robin” and “The Number 23”) loaded the 1976 melodrama “Sparkle” with painfully inauthentic...
  • Motown Museum spotlights girl groups

    Motown Museum spotlights girl groups
    DETROIT — For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville U.S.A. That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey...
  • Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum

    Girl groups sparkle at Detroit's Motown Museum
    DETROIT - For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville, U.S.A. That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey both...
  • RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars goes to the girl (groups)

    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars goes to the girl (groups)
    When last we met, squirrelfriends, “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” had done us ill. Very, very ill, unless you happened to be an Alexis Mateo/Yara Sofia fan and you hated Latrice Royale or Manila Luzon. In which case, you are clearly...
  • Our Pick: Mary Wilson of the Supremes at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts

    Our Pick: Mary Wilson of the Supremes at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
    The Supremes were the ultimate girl group — and though Diana Ross garnered the most fame, Mary Wilson was responsible for one third of the group's output. She's also the only Supremes member that was part of the group for its full 18 year run. She'...
  • 3/26/2013-It's Over

    3/26/2013-It's Over
    I saw the beginning of the end of the traditional Grand Old Party back in 1980 when the Reagan campaign invited the religious right to occupy a central role in Republican politics. Until then, they had been dismissed as a fringe element too extreme for...
  • Mayo: Should Supreme Court have live broadcasts?

    Mayo: Should Supreme Court have live broadcasts?
    The eyes of the world (or at least much of the nation) will be on the U.S. Supreme Court the next two days as it hears oral arguments on gay marriage equality, but don't bother looking for any video of the proceedings. The U.S. Supreme Court still...