January 24 in Pop Culture History 41 – Roman Emperor Caligula was assassinated. 1848 – Gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, Coloma, California by James W. Marshall. 1899 – The US patent (#618128) for a rubber ‘safety heel’ was issued to Humphrey O’Sullivan 1922 – The ‘Eskimo Pie’, an ice cream centre covered in chocolate, […]
(PCM) Morley, Hollywood’s favorite brand of fake cigarettes has quite the fascinating history. The brand made it’s first appearance on the big screen in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho and ever since Hollywood has been pay homage to the brand with countless references throughout the history of TV and film. iphone 8 Morley’s have appeared… Read More
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The always spectacular “Riverdance” is a show like no other, so we were absolutely thrilled to learn that the “Riverdance-25th Anniversary Show” would be returning to Philadelphia presented by the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus for a strictly limited engagement at the Merriam Theater from January 21 – 26, 2020, as part of the Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia 2019-20 season and the 2019-20 Family Discovery Series. It is hard to even find the words to describe the performance that the “Riverdance” troupe has put together, as it is a true sensory experience. The music and dancing blend together perfectly to tell an intricate story that plays out over the course of the nearly two-hour show. The visuals are hypnotic as you witness the immense talent of both the dancers and the musicians alike. The show flys by like a whirlwind giving the audience barely enough time to catch our breath. “Riverdance – 25th Anniversary Show” is “Riverdance” as you’ve never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning score …
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January 23 in Pop Culture History 1556 (Earthquake) Shaanxi, China. Over 800,000 people may were killed. 1571 – The Royal Exchange opened in London. 1793 – Humane Society of Philadelphia (America’s 1st aid organization) founded. 1870 – US cavalry men killed 173 Native Americans, mostly women and children, in what is known as the Marias […]
(TRR) – The Rocklahoma 2020 lineup is here, and Slipknot, Five Fiver Death Punch, and Staind are set to headline. Other featured acts include Papa Roach, Anthrax, Alter Bridge, Body Count, Badflower, Motionless In White, Dirty Honey, John 5 and The Creatures, BONES UK, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and others. The three-day… Continue reading
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(TRR) – Pearl Jam have premiered a brand new song “Dance of the Clairvoyants.” The track is the first taste of their upcoming new album Gigaton. Listen to the official audio below. “‘Dance’ was a perfect storm of experimentation and real collaboration,” bassist Jeff Ament said of the song. “We’ve… Continue reading
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The annual DIMEBASH is an all-star jam honoring the life and legacy of “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, the late co-founder and guitarist of Pantera and Damageplan, and the unofficial kickoff party for the NAMM convention. Jose Mangin and Riki Rachtman co-hosted the event on January 16, 2020 at The Observatory OC in Santa Ana, California. Over …
ALICE COOPER ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2020 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES TOUR FEATURES TESLA AND SPECIAL GUEST LITA FORD Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced his Summer 2020 tour plans. Cooper will be touring North America with Tesla and special guest Lita Ford. Cooper has extended his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which debuted in the Summer of 2019, into 2020.The Summer 2020 leg …
(TRR) – Rammstein have officially announced their 2020 North American Tour. The band’s highly-anticipated return to the continent was teased several days ago via a graphic on the band’s social media. Now, all dates, cities, and venues have been confirmed. See the complete tour itinerary below. Tickets on sale this… Continue reading
January 21 in Pop Culture History 1472 – The Great Daylight Comet of 1472 was visible in daylight for 8 days. 1790 – Dr Joseph-Ignace Guillotin proposed the guillotine to the newly formed National Assembly of Paris as a “humane” method of execution. 1799 – Edward Jenner’s smallpox vaccination was introduced. 1807 – The London […]
(PCM) Just thinking about today being National Cheese Lovers Day is already making me hungry! It is about time there is a national holiday observation to give our beloved cheese the respect it finally deserves. Cheese is one of the most highly consumed and loved foods all over the world. There have been many rumors… Read More
January 20 in Pop Culture History January 20, 1992 was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube. 1265 – 1st English Parliament was called into session by Earl of Leicester. 1835 (Volcano Eruption) Cosigüina 1920 – American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded. 1929 – In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed […]