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Throwback Tunes You Should Get To Know: 27 Club
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Throwback Tunes You Should Get To Know: 27 Club

By: Becca Carlson & Kelli Green Amy Winehouse September 14, 1983- July 23, 2011 Amy Jade Winehouse is best remembered for her soulful blending of Jazz, Pop and R&B into her own unique sound. In 2006, Winehouse received critical acclaim for her Back to Black album which won 5 Grammy’s including Best New Artist, Record...

New RPG Rolls Critical Success on Funding
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New RPG Rolls Critical Success on Funding

By Rebecca Carlson and Michael Blackwell Photo provided by Grim and Perilous Studios   Pensacola local Tanner Yea still can’t believe that the tabletop Role Playing Game (RPG)  he co-authored raised 860% of their funding goals on Kickstarter. Gamers have voted with their dollars, and they say it’s time for a new RPG.   Yea,...

Sonia Manzano Captivates Pensacola
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Sonia Manzano Captivates Pensacola

By: Kelli Green On the evening of September 13th, 2016, Sonia Manzano stepped into the VIP room a little after 6:00 p.m. She was dressed in a black dress, red blazer and black and white heels that certainly turned heads. The people in the room welcomed Ms. Manzano, introducing themselves, taking photos and making small...

From Sesame Street To Pensacola!
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From Sesame Street To Pensacola!

Since the 70’s, Sonia Manzano has been a well known presence on several televisions. As Maria, on Sesame Street, she has served as an inspiration and teacher to several children. Manzano starred as Maria, for 44 years and received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd Daytime Emmy’s in 2016. She retired from the show in 2015....

Throwback Tunes You Should Get to Know
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Throwback Tunes You Should Get to Know

By Becca Carlson and Kelli Green Duets: Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell Any of their amazing songs are a must, but especially “You’re All I Need to Get By”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing.”    Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel These guys were prolific both together and as...

“As they say in Corsica….Goodbye”
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“As they say in Corsica….Goodbye”

By: Minnie-Lee Bush “As they say in Corsica….Goodbye”- Gene Wilder It is with great remorse that America weeps once again for the loss of one of the great American Actors. Gene Wilder lost his life on August 29, 2016 due to difficulties with Alzheimer’s Disease. Though his death was unexpected, his memory will truly be...