Thursday, December 14, 2017

Afeemi – Sanah/Jigar – Sachin-Jigar | Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017)

video
Movie: This song appeared in 2017 Yash-Raj Films’ romantic drama Meri Pyaari Bindu (My Lovely Bindu) produced by Aditya Chopra and Maneesh Sharma and directed by Akshay Roy. The movie featured Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra, etc. Abhimanyu Roy (Ayushmann Khurrana) and Bindu Shankaranarayanan (Parineeti Chopra) are best friends since their childhood. Abhimanyu has always been in love with Bindu much...

Peelo aaj peelo – Mohammad Rafi – Shankar-Jaikishan – Shashi Kapoor | Patanga (1971)

video
Movie: This song appeared in 1971 moderately successful K R Films’ romantic drama Patanga (Moth) produced by Kedar Kapoor and R S Sharma and directed by Kedar Kapoor. The movie starred late Shashi Kapoor, late Vimmi, late Ajit, late Rajinder Nath, etc. Shyam (Shashi Kapoor) is Kunwar Amar Singh (Ajit)’s servant’s son. But, the Kunwar considers him his own younger...

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees represent cross-section of popular music

video
It might be difficult for an institution like the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to please all fans. But when a class of inductees represents different eras and styles, their inclusion is significant. From Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Bon Jovi, there is a band and a style for almost every taste. Sister Rosetta Tharpe I think of Sister Rosetta Tharpe...

Raj Kapoor would have been 92 today

video
Born Ranbir Raj Kapoor in Peshawar to Actor Prithviraj Kapoor, he acted in, produced and directed several movies. He is called the ‘greatest showman’ of Bollywood. He won several awards and accolades for his contribution to the Hindi Film Industry. The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award has been named after him. 1971 and 1987 saw him being awarded the Padma...

Blues on the 22nd: Gene Deer plays the State Street Pub

video
Bluesman Gene Deer Plays the State Street Pub on December 22nd. The Blues. A quintessentially American form of music, but possessed of a universal appeal just the same. While nowhere near as popular as it once was, it still has an audience. And on December 22nd that audience will take itself to the State Street Pub to hear Gene Deer...

Earth, Wind & Fire to play Fort Wayne’s historic Embassy Theatre

video
An already exciting season of performances just got a little more interesting. Legendary pop-soul band, Earth, Wind & Fire is set to play Fort Wayne, Indiana's Embassy Theatre. The performance is scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The Embassy is located at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. The coming year, 2018, marks the theater's 90th anniversary. The roster of stellar...

That Old-Time Religion: Men in the Fire play the Jazz Kitchen

video
Gospel Quartet Men in the Fire Play the Jazz Kitchen on December 17th. Even if you're not religious in the slightest, you must conceded that there's plenty of good religious music out there. From Gregorian masse and motets to the spirituals of Hall Johnson, many have given their faith voice through music. And done a fantastic job of it. Speaking...

The Latest: Some in GOP cheered by Moore loss in Alabama

The Latest: Some in GOP cheered by Moore loss in Alabama
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Alabama Senate election (all times local):9 p.m.Some establishment-minded Republicans are cheering Roy Moore's loss in Alabama's Senate race.The prospect of a high-profile Republican senator dogged by sexual misconduct accusations had unnerved a GOP that's fearful of an albatross on its candidates in next year's campaigns.Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby says Moore would have...

C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer

C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A cat with an unlikely name has an important job at a training center for dogs.Support Dogs, Inc. in St. Louis took in the black and white cat over the summer and named him D-O-G (dee-OH'-jee). He's more than a mascot - officials say he plays a key role getting the dogs comfortable around other...

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues.As officials prepare for the games in and around the small mountain town of Pyeongchang, there are lingering worries...