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Google 11/13/2018 10:59:53 PM

Jill Scott Isn't The First Female Musician To Embrace Her Sexuality & She Won't Be The Last - Bustle


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Jill Scott Isn't The First Female Musician To Embrace Her Sexuality & She Won't Be The Last
Bustle
Female pop musicians have been talking about their own sexuality at least since blues pioneer Bessie Smith sang "Empty Bed Blues" in 1928 ("He's a deep-sea diver, with a stroke that can't go wrong...He's got a new way of loving, almost takes my breath ...

Google 11/13/2018 10:48:46 PM

Class notes: 'Christmas at the Courthouse' schedule released - Chattanooga Times Free Press


Chattanooga Times Free Press

Class notes: 'Christmas at the Courthouse' schedule released
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The dance company also hosted a community performance at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center Monday. "CSAS and CSLA are proud to continue our exchange programs with the people of Tono, Japan," said Jim Boles, principal of CSAS Upper School, in a ...

Google 11/13/2018 4:18:45 AM

How Legendary Composer WC Handy Became The 'Father Of The Blues' - WBUR


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How Legendary Composer WC Handy Became The 'Father Of The Blues'
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He had become very sick, gone blind and was really just barely holding on. And then people like Bessie Smith started to pick up his songs and record them. And it marked a return to popularity that increased throughout the 1920s with a lot of recordings ...

Google 11/12/2018 4:43:51 PM

New Central Ave. Restaurant Promises a Return to South LA Decadence - Eater LA


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New Central Ave. Restaurant Promises a Return to South LA Decadence
Eater LA
And the Los Angeles' Central Avenue jazz scene is well-documented, with jazz musicians either staying or performing at the Dunbar, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Bessie Smith. Delicious at the Dunbar is open Monday through ...

Google 11/9/2018 9:23:19 PM

Raymond Smith, age 79, Rogersville - Therogersvillereview


Raymond Smith, age 79, Rogersville
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He is survived by his loving son, Rick Smith; daughters, Kim R. Herron (H.J.) and Debbie Gentry; grandchildren, April Lowe, Chris Gentry (Ashton), Wesley Smith (Emily), Cheyanne Smith, Brandy Smith, Brad Smith, Matthew Robinson (Danyelle), Ashley ...

Google 11/8/2018 3:17:00 PM

Phil Bredesen campaigns in Chattanooga Sunday - WTVC


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Phil Bredesen campaigns in Chattanooga Sunday
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U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen will visit Chattanooga Sunday. The former Tennessee governor is scheduled to attend an interfaith prayer brunch at the Bessie Smith Hall at 1:00 PM. “Recent events are a reminder that we must work together to find a ...
Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen holds prayer lunch in ChattanoogaWRCB-TV
Bredesen decries political 'blood sport' in politicsChattanooga Times Free Press
Stumping for Blackburn, Trump rallies base by blasting Bredesen, DemocratsThe Tennessean
The Daily Memphian (press release) -WUTC -Knoxville News Sentinel
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Google 11/4/2018 7:09:59 PM

Data examines impact of contraception on Southeast Tennessee - Chattanooga Times Free Press


Chattanooga Times Free Press

Data examines impact of contraception on Southeast Tennessee
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Contraception could save Southeast Tennessee $53 million a year in public money, according to data from the Guttmacher Institute that was discussed Thursday during a Contraception Matters event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. The data came from a ...

Google 11/3/2018 2:01:53 AM

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