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Check out this week's video featuring Natalie Cole performing Lush Life only on McQsJazz.com...

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Mardi Gras Spills Open in New Orleans

Mardi Gras Spills Open in New Orleans

by Eve Troeh On a sunny Sunday in New Orleans, barbecue stands and ice-filled coolers line a closed-off street. Central City is not a tourist zone,...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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Introducing Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation

Introducing Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation

Regular visitors to Jazz at Lincoln Center know Marcus Roberts the pianist — as a former member of Wynton Marsalis' bands and the Jazz at Lincoln ...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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'You Have To Be Bored': Dan Deacon On Creativity

‘You Have To Be Bored': Dan Deacon On Creativity

by NPR Staff When you think about composers, you might imagine someone agonizing at a piano with a quill poised at a blank sheet, tugging at hi...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Gerald Albright performing Wine Light only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Candy Dulfer performing Every Time only on McQsJazz.com...

Eric Reed Plays Coleman Hawkins

Eric Reed Plays Coleman Hawkins

His instrument is now synonymous with jazz, but Coleman Hawkins was the first to carve out a place for the tenor saxophone in the music. A burly-t...

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Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Team Up To 'Get Hard'

Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Team Up To ‘Get Hard’

by Andrew Lapin Get Hard, a new Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart buddy comedy about a white-collar investor about to enter prison, is funnier than the poster image of a white man in cornrows makes it appear. In an era where most comedies are eith...

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Television

Race on TV: Casting directors respond to Deadline's 'ethnic casting' article

Race on TV: Casting directors respond to Deadline’s ‘ethnic casting’ article

by The Frame Staff “Black-ish” is just one of the shows in the current TV season that represents a new — perhaps unprecedented — level of diversity on television. “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Empire” and “Jane the Virgin” h...

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A Photographer's Eye For Tragedy And Hope In 'Salt Of The Earth'

A Photographer’s Eye For Tragedy And Hope In ‘Salt Of The Earth’

by Ella Taylor The Salt of the Earth, a documentary about famed photographer Sebastiao Salgado, ends with tranquil images of his family farm in Brazil, a leafy earthly paradise restored from the ravages of severe drought. That's where...

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Arts

Do-Si-Don't: China To Regulate Outdoor Square-Dancing

Do-Si-Don’t: China To Regulate Outdoor Square-Dancing

by Sam Sanders China.org.cn, China's national online news service, is reporting that the country's General Administration of Sport and Ministry of Culture are planning to regulate outdoor square-dancing in China. The news website says th...

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Food

Why There's A Big Battle Brewing Over The Lean Meat In Your Diet

Why There’s A Big Battle Brewing Over The Lean Meat In Your Diet

by Eliza Barclay Never underestimate the power of a footnote. When a panel of nutrition scientists tasked with updating the government's guidelines on healthy eating released its 500-plus-page tome on Feb. 19, one particular 52-word foo...

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Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

by Blake Farmer A stack of research suggests that all the classroom technology in the world can't compare to the power of a great teacher. And, since we haven't yet figured out how to clone our best teachers, a few schools around the cou ...

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San Francisco deputies forced inmates to fight, official says

by AP An official says San Francisco sheriff's deputies forced jail inmates to fight each other, gambling on the bouts and telling them to lie if they got hurt. Public Defender Jeff Adachi tells The San Francisco Chronicle that at least ...

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Stop and Say Hi To Your Friends

Hey Ladies, I want to say to all of my friends, I love you. I get so busy at times with all of my responsibilities, I forget to stop and acknowledge my friends. Friends are special people, they are not your blood, they know all about you, ...

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Something You Have Never Done Before

Your life is where it is because of what you do; good and bad. Your life can head in a different direction because of what you dream of. But a car does not change paths just by turning the steering wheel, and neither will you. To have a d ...

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NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth

by Nell Greenfieldboyce Later today, a Russian rocket is scheduled to carry a Russian cosmonaut and an American astronaut to the International Space Station, where they will live for a full year, twice as long as people usually stay. No ...

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Police Departments Open Up ‘Safe Lots’ For Craigslist Transactions

by Patrick Skahill The online classified site Craigslist updated its safety page this week, encouraging users to make exchanges at local police stations. Some police departments across the country are already offering up their headquarte ...

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Heinz, Kraft Announce Merger

by Krishnadev Calamur H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group said they are merging to create the world's fifth-biggest food and beverage company. The new company will be called The Kraft Heinz Co. and will be co-headquartered in Pittsburg ...

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Affordable Care Act Makes This Tax Season Painful For Many

by Michelle Andrews This tax season, for the first time since the Affordable Care Act passed five years ago, consumers are facing its financial consequences. Whether they owe a penalty for not having health insurance , or have to figure ...

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Here Comes ‘The X-Files,’ Back For More Mulder, More Scully, And More

by Linda Holmes Everything old really is new again. Even aliens. Fox announced today that The X-Files, which ran on television from 1993 until 2002 and was accompanied by feature films in 1998 and 2008, will be back as a six-episode "ev ...

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Retired Oakland Police Officer Recruits Locals To Police Their Own City

by Tara Siler Police departments around the county are under more and more pressure to diversify. In Oakland, Calif., officials say police-community relations also might be improved by increasing the number of cops who actually live in t ...

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