berry gordy

It has been more than a month since my father Norman Brokaw died at the age of 89. My father was beloved by so many in show business because he truly cared about people and treated clients, colleagues and even his competitors as family.
White, a former Billboard editor, has collaborated with Barney Ales -- the right-hand man of Motown founder Berry Gordy almost
Rhonda Ross just wrapped up a summer tour which brought her to large, iconic festivals in Aspen and Chicago and to smaller venues dotting America's heartland.
Photo by Oliver Bokelberg This contemporary dance production includes graffiti and art by muralist John Valadez. During the
The Times Square subway station was packed. With the steamy July heat, tensions were high. It was a daunting obstacle course just to reach the steps to exit. I was anxious to get to the air conditioned coffee shop to meet with Broadway star Allison Semmes. Agitated and a bit fatigued, I made my way to the sidewalk. That's when I glanced to my left and there she was, dressed in a red romper with flowing sleeves.
The show first began performances in March 2013 at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre and closed this January after over 700 performances.
Some nights of theatre are pure magic. Whether it's the performance, the material, the audience, the theatre, a mix of all of the above, some nights are special and you know you're having a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Last night on Tavis Smiley's PBS TV show, a singer named Cassandra Wilson was talking about her new album in which she 'interpreted' some of the songs familiarized by the legendary Billie Holiday.
"My first few albums, I didn't put black faces on them," he says. "Oprah's Master Class" airs on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network
As a musical sampling of the sounds that emerged from Motown, one can't do better than starting with "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Bye Bye Baby," "I Heard It Through The Grapevine," and moving on through the catalog to "I'll Be There," "What's Going On," and "You Are The Sunshine of My Life."
Tonight on PBS, I talk with Berry Gordy, the legendary founder of Motown, and Suzanne de Passe, the executive who moved the label into television and movie production, resulting in a slew of awards, including Emmys, Oscar nominations and a Peabody.
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Motown the Musical" is taking a break from Broadway. Producers said Friday the $18 million show will play
Don't ask Brandon Victor Dixon what sleep is, because he doesn't know the answer. In 2013, Brandon formed WalkRunFly Productions with friend Warren Adams.
He was the greatest mayor Detroit would ever know. Hazen S. Pingree, an avowed social reformer and enemy of major corporations
Every Motown fan has heard Mary Wells sing about "My Guy," but most don't know this standout track, which features an incredible
Following a 14-year union with the iconic crooner, Anna divorced Marvin Gaye in 1977. The public split inspired the recording
When Gordy appeared on "Oprah's Master Class," he opened up about a Temptations album he didn't want to release -- an album
Berry Gordy has been privately sticking up for Oprah Winfrey in Hollywood since she was snubbed by the Golden Globes. Read
hese men got the whole world dancing, swaying, singing along (and they still do). Mr. Robinson's angelic vibrato may sing words, but in attempts to define it, it defies them! And words cannot convey the beauty and import of this event. But for you, I'll give it a go.