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Salem-News.com (Oct-17-2017 18:50)

Legendary Rocker Tom Petty Remembered with Love and Laughter

A young landscaper learned to ask before moving Tom Petty's tree.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers On Oct. 2, we heard the shocking news that rock music legend Tom Petty had suffered cardiac arrest at his Malibu home and was on life support. This, just after the painful tragedy and loss of life at Las Vegas, seemed surreal, even unfathomable.

Not long later, an announcement no one wanted to hear: Tom Petty had died.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-07-2017 17:18)

Beatles and Stones Show Settles an Old Score in Salem

Abbey Road and Satisfaction tribute bands face off at the Elsinore Theatre

(SALEM, Ore.) - Sgt Pepper No doubt the 60s are long gone – but the mods and the rockers are it again in November.

Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown will pit Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction against rival Brit boys Abbey Road in an all-out musical showdown for rock dominance on November 4 at the Elsinore Theatre.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2017 00:51)

The Charms of Grassroots Music Festivals

There are a lot of small music festivals well worth your time and money.

(SALEM, Ore.) - music festival Recently the super festival known as WayHome landed in Canada, brought to you by the same people who created the mother of all music festivals: Bonnaroo. If you're young and energetic, it's not unusual that you'd put in a weekend of partying and go home feeling great, however, if you're looking for a more mellow experience, or if you need to take care of your kids, you may want to seek out a different experience altogether.

Grass-roots, community based festivals can be a great option for anyone, but especially for parents and for older concert goers who don't want to feel like prude grandpas and grandmas against a hedonistic backdrop.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2017 00:35)

2017 Oregon Country Fair Springs to Life

"The Oregon Country Fair is so much more than a party in the woods."

(VENETA, Ore.) - Oregon Country Fair Just one day and a wake up until the 48th Annual Oregon Country Fair kicks off. The three-day annual event runs from July 7 thru 9, 2017, on the Fair site near Veneta, Oregon.

Nestled on the banks of the Long Tom River, just west of Veneta, off Highway 126, the Oregon Country Fair features 18 stages of entertainment, more than 80 food booths, and nearly 350 craft booths featuring more than 700 vendors

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 17:04)

Movie Cast and Crew Call in Salem

"The new TV series 'Phase One' which will debut online, is an artistic counter-strike and a political response to changes in the US political policy and structure" - Tim King, Creator of the new show Phase One

(SALEM, Ore.) - Phase One movie The creator of a film under production in Salem says he hopes the film, which is part of a proposed hour long series, will go to Netflix.

The movie pilot for the hour long series called "Phase One" is set in an Oregon high school. It is a topical drama and very much a response to the changing national picture.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-22-2017 13:15)

Review of Oscar Nominated Short Films for 2017

The 89th annual Academy Awards will air live on ABC Sunday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. (PT).

(SAN FRANCISCO) - oscar short films Even dedicated film fans are often stumped at the Academy Awards when it comes to the short categories. When and where are they ever shown? And who has the chance to see them?

Well, each year, for the past ten years, a few theaters have screened the final list of Oscar nominated short films.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-13-2017 22:21)

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, A FILM REVIEW

I Am Not Your Negro is one of five nominations for best feature length documentary at the 2016 Academy Awards.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - I Am Not Your Negro Race in America is a tough persistent issue, and we often delude ourselves into thinking that we are progressing toward more inclusiveness and less racism.

It took political courage for President Truman to integrate the armed forces in 1948, an act many never forgave.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2016 16:45)

Most Anticipated Movies Coming to a Screen Near You in 2017

The months ahead are packed with movies to be excited about!

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com 2016 has been a great year for movies and with the Golden Globes and the Oscars on the horizon some of the biggest and the best are being released right now. Looking further ahead to 2017, things are only going to get better.

There’s the inevitable excitement about sequels, of course, and there are some great new titles on their way to Salem. These are some that fans can’t afford to miss.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-15-2016 21:32)

Meredith, Unconventional Studios Announce Video Content Partnership

Nationally Syndicated Daily Entertainment Television Show will Be Featured Across Meredith Digital

(NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ ) - Mark Berryhill Unconventional Studios produces branded entertainment content and experiences for video platforms spanning digital, mobile and broadcast television, with studios in New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

As part of the partnership, OK! TV will be rebranded "Celebrity Page" beginning March 28, 2016 and will feature lifestyle content from many of Meredith's most recognized brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Shape, Parents, Martha Stewart Living and Allrecipes.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-06-2015 16:25)

Music Calms the Savage Beast in Humanity

Playing For Change is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect and change the world through music

(SALEM, Ore.) - Playing for Change On July 5th, in honor of The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary and final show, Playing For Change released a brand new Song Around The World covering The Grateful Dead’s 1970 classic, “Ripple.” The song features an eclectic cadre of legendary artists.

"Our friends at JamBase asked us to turn the Grateful Dead's 1970 classic, "Ripple" into a PFC Song Around the world as part of their "Songs Of Their Own" series and after many miles on planes, trains and automobiles we can finally share it with all of you!" the group shared on facebook.

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