Marvin Gaye’s family reportedly feuding over the $7.4 million ‘Blurred Lines’ payout

Mar. 27, 2015 - For Marvin Gaye’s family, the fight over “Blurred Lines” has apparently just begun.

After the family won a lawsuit against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke for the hit song’s musical similarities to “Got to Give It Up,” a new fight began over how to split the $7.4 million payout. Read more at

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President Obama interviews ‘Wire’ creator David Simon

Mar. 27, 2015 - It’s no secret: President Barack Obama is a huge fan of the HBO show ‘The Wire.’

Thursday, the president had an opportunity to interview the show’s creator, David Simon, in a candid conversation about TV, drug policy and law enforcement. Read more at

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Iyanla Vanzant says Karrueche Tran interview will give women ‘a voice’

Mar. 27, 2015 - Spritual life choach Iyanla Vanzant is sitting down with Chris Brown’s model/actress ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran for the first time in an emotional heart-to-heart interview on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

According to OWN, “Karrueche shares her deeply personal story following her recent high-profile breakup with the singer after he allegedly fathered a child with another woman.” Read more at

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Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Location: 620 1st Ave. S. in St.Pete

Contact: The Studio at 620 | phone: (727) 895-6620 | website:

The Studio wants to express our appreciation for the numerous volunteers who help make the 620 experience a reality in our community so we are hosting at Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on Tuesday March 31st. Please RSVP by calling 727-895-6620. Enjoy live entertainment from Nate Najar while nibbling some heavy hors-d'oeuvres and mingle with your fellow supporters of The Studio.

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NPR's Eric Deggans and USF's Roy Kaplan speak at Eckerd College

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Location: Environmental Sciences building, ES100, Eckerd College. 4200 54th Ave. So. in St. Pete

Talking ABOUT Race ACROSS Racial Lines: Eric Deggans, NPR TV Critic, and H. Roy Kaplan of the Africana Studies Department at the University of South Florida speak about the difficulty of talking about racial issues constructively in the age of Michael Brown and Fox News. Both men will also sign and sell copies of their newest books.

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1st Friday Live Jazz Concert & Dance featuring James Suggs

Friday, April 3, 2015

Location: The historic Manhattan Casino, 642 22nd Street S. in St. Pete

Contact: Henry Ashwood, Jr. | phone: (727) 417-8335

If you are a jazz enthusiast and have not heard Jazz trumpeter James’s the time! James performs with Nate Najar, Buster Cooper, John Lamb and numerous other high profile jazz musicians. After extensive tours from Europe to Brazil, James will be at the Manhattan performing live. Trust us, he can be-bop (modern jazz improvisation) with the best of them.

Purchase tickets at: Sylvia’s “Queen of Soul Food Restaurant,” 642 22nd Street South-St. Petersburg or Annie’s Beauty Supply  2104 34th Street South-St. Pete.

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