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Prince Makes Nice With Warner Brothers Records, Releases New Single On Label

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In the mid-90's, one of the main reasons why Prince changed his name to 'The Artist Formerly Known As Prince" and that unique symbol was his displeasure with his label Warner Brothers. 

In 1993, during negotiations regarding the release of Prince's album The Gold Experience, a legal battle ensued between Warner Bros. and Prince over the artistic and financial control of Prince's output. During the lawsuit, Prince appeared in public with the word "slave" written on his cheek. Prince explained his name change as follows:

New Exhibition! Art Shay: Working

Event Date 
May 16, 2014 - 19:00 to August 17, 2014 - 19:00
Venue Name 
The Grohmann Museum
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Nihil sine magno labore (nothing without great labor) was one of the few things legendary photographer Art Shay learned in his year at Brooklyn College before service as a much-decorated lead navigator in World War II. Though he was unsure of the significance of the Latin phrase at the time, its impact surely was felt throughout Shay's career as a photographer forLIFE, Time, and Fortune magazines, leading to his work in a variety of labor situations.

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Blueburg Cafe Open Mic Night

Event Date 
May 7, 2014 - 19:00
Venue Name 
Cedarburg Cultural Center
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~~THE BLUEBURG CAFÉ OPEN MIC NIGHT

 First Wednesday of Every Month
 
 The Blueburg Café offers “Plug and Play” Open Mic nights on the first Wednesday of each month, showcasing musicians, singers, poets, dancers, comedians, filmmakers and story-tellers. Amplification and microphones are provided. All ages are welcome!

 $2 donation qualifies you for door prize entry!

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Indiana Green & Wauwatosa Artists Workshop Art Show

Event Date 
May 3, 2014 - 10:00 to June 22, 2014 - 05:00
Venue Name 
Cedarburg Cultural Center
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~~Saturday, May 3 – Sunday, June 22
Opening  Reception: Saturday, May 10, 6-9 pm

In its 5th exciting year, this regional group show was first organized by Frank Juarez in 2010 and held at the Frank Juarez Gallery in Sheboygan.  Indiana Green features a diverse body of work produced by artists working in Illinois and Wisconsin. Expect a showcase of works ranging from photographs to installation, paintings to collage, figurative to abstraction and needlework to mixed media as a result of personal exploration of materials, media and ideas in a contemporary practice.

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Rhythm Lab Radio's Record Store Day Picks

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  • Record Store Day Exclusive: Unreleased Gil Scott Heron

As you may know, tomorrow is Record Store Day. Over at the Record Store Day website, there is a huge list of some great releases.  I decided to look over the entire list and pick some Rhythm Lab Radio approved Record Store Releases. 

Here are 12 releases that you should definitley add to your collection. 

Rhythm Lab Radio's Record Store Day Picks

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The Lake Nokomis Maxi Single 

 

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