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Who should play Boy George in upcoming biopic? The singer wants to be 'impressed'

Hastings Tribune 21 Apr 2021
A staple of pop music's New Romantic era in London, Culture Club members Boy George, Jon Moss, Roy Hay and Mikey Craig were a force on the '80s charts with hits "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me," "Time (Clock of the Heart)," "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" and, of course, the biopic's title track.
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Boy George is looking for someone to play him in upcoming biopic

Gulf News 21 Apr 2021
A staple of pop music’s New Romantic era in London, Culture Club members Boy George, Jon Moss, Roy Hay and Mikey Craig were a force on the ‘80s charts with hits ‘Do You Really Want to Hurt Me’, ‘Time (Clock of the Heart)’, ‘I’ll Tumble 4 Ya’ and, of course, the biopic’s title track.
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Bristol's Hellier brothers' music to be revived

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
Rose Hinton, who grew up in Suffolk and lives in Kent, said she felt a personal responsibility to keep the music alive ... Having followed in their footsteps by studying at London's Royal Academy of Music - where she received a first-class honours degree - Ms Hinton is fundraising to record an album of five pieces that Cyril and Clifford wrote.
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‘Mr Bruce’ remembered: An indelible first impression led to a lifelong friendship

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Apr 2021
In the meantime, like many creative people during that period, he had gone into exile, living first in Sweden before settling in London, where he established himself on the European music scene ... For a while Bheki thought of quitting music ... For a while he had steady work teaching at the local technikon’s light music department, but only once a week.
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San Francisco to support music, entertainment venues with recovery fund amid pandemic

China.dot.org 20 Apr 2021
San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday announced the city's 3-million-U.S.-dollar Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund will begin accepting applications for grants ... "These music and entertainment venues are part of what makes San Francisco such a special place to live and visit," said Breed.
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Karma Chameleon: Boy George Biopic Moves to Millennium Media

Coming Soon 20 Apr 2021
Production on the musical drama film is expected to start this coming summer in London and Bulgaria ... This is more relevant today than ever and we are so proud to have Sacha lead the charge on this musical journey.” ... The film will feature the groundbreaking singer’s library of music as well as the band’s biggest hits.
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Who should play Boy George in upcoming biopic? The singer wants to be ‘impressed’

The Los Angeles Times 20 Apr 2021
A staple of pop music’s New Romantic era in London, Culture Club members Boy George, Jon Moss, Roy Hay and Mikey Craig were a force on the ‘80s charts with hits “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” “Time (Clock of the Heart),” “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” and, of course, the biopic’s title track.
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Boy George Biopic Karma Chameleon to Start Filming in Summer 2021

Spin 20 Apr 2021
Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen, but the film, which is produced by Millennium Media, is tentatively set to begin filming in London and Bulgaria ... “This is more relevant today than ever and we are so proud to have Sacha lead the charge on this musical journey.”.
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Jim Steinman, Master Of Pop Bombast, Dead At 73

Stereogum 20 Apr 2021
Jim Steinman, the producer and songwriter responsible for some of the most operatically maximalist hits in pop music history, has died ... Steinman, a New York native, got his start in musical theater ... He wrote Hulk Hogan’s theme music ... The staged production Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, built from Steinman’s songs, opened in London in 2017.
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'Missing my braids, a two-piece and a rum punch!' Alexandra Burke leaves little to the ...

The Daily Mail 20 Apr 2021
The former X Factor winner, who will star in a forthcoming run of the popular West End musical, left little to the imagination in a colourful Tommy Hilfiger bikini while taking a dip in her hot-tub ... Not only does her casting marks Alexandra's London Palladium debut, but it is also the first time a black performer has taken on the role.
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Jim Steinman, Rock Composer for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, Dies at 73

The Wrap 20 Apr 2021
He was once dubbed by the Los Angeles Times as the “Richard Wagner of Rock” (and self dubbed “The Lord of Excess”) for his theatrical musical flair ... The play had two runs on London’s West End and toured extensively in the U.S.
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Bonnie Tyler leads tributes to late Jim Steinman

Music News 20 Apr 2021
Bonnie Tyler has led tributes to late rock hitmaker, Jim Steinman. The prolific songwriter and producer passed away in Connecticut on Monday ... "I am absolutely devastated to learn of the passing of my long-term friend and musical mentor Jim Steinman ... The Musical, which enjoyed a run in London's West End in 2018. .
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Bheki Mseleku: An activist on his own terms

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Apr 2021
In 1985, I met Bheki Mseleku in Botswana. In April that year there was an event called Freedom Melody ... He was just very musical ... “But hey, you are not playing South African music?” ... with Bra Hugh and Bra Jonas, we were playing struggle music ... Whereas Bheki was always For example, when I went to London and I saw him some place and I said ... “Where’s home?”.
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London elections 2021: Your candidates questioned

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
A record-breaking 20 candidates are running to become the next mayor of London ... London needs a fresh start ... I have a plan to give London a fresh start to move in the right direction ... I think the mayor of London needs to call for an end to lockdown and an opening up of businesses, shops, theatres and music venues without restrictions.
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Vortex discussion 51 -’ Speaking to the soul’ - 21/04/2021, 5.30 pm.

The Jazz Mann 20 Apr 2021
Oliver Weindling of The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London mediates this Zoom discussion asking "Can music not just speak to, but also heighten one's inner awareness?" ... .

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