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Gangstagrass Reveals Pocket Full of Fire Tour & New Live Album

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Gangstagrass reveals its 2018 'Pocket Full of Fire’ Tour and planned live album today to Socially Sparked News. The Bluegrass/HipHop Ensemble will be recording a brand new live album from the tour in 2018 (working title Pocket Full of Fire). Expect the live album to be released late 2018 or early 2019. The critically-acclaimed Gangstagrass [...]
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December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day

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December 10th shines blue for International Human Rights Day. The observance is held annually across the globe to mark the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Today kicks-off a year-long campaign to mark the 70th Anniversary of its signing. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution [...]
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Spotlight Artist Raul Midón’s Top Socially Sparked® Moments

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Socially Sparked News' Spotlight Artist Raul Midón reveals his top three Socially Sparked® moments of 2017. Throughout December, we revisit our Spotlight Artists and ask them to share what Socially Sparked® their lives this year. Socially Sparked News' Spotlight Artist - Bad Ass and Blind Man - Raul Midón reveals the top three moments of [...]
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Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980

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Rembering John_Lennon today 1940 - 1980. Thirty seven years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost music legend John Lennon to gun violence, when he was brutally shot and killed in front of his residence at The Dakota in New York City. John Lennon, 1940 - 1980. Photo taken off of the [...]
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Spotlight Artists Reveal Socially Sparked® 2017 Moments

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Socially Sparked News will revisit our 2017 Spotlight Artists for their top three moments that Socially Sparked® their lives in 2017. Throughout the month of December, we will share our Spotlight Artists' big reveal on their personal top three Socially Sparked® moments. First up is Socially Sparked News top three as revealed by its founder. [...]
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December Sparks Shine Light on Aids & Human Rights

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December sparks shine light on World Aids, Human Rights and Hope. It’s a magical month of the Festival of Lights -- filled with joy, hope, renewal and holiday cheer. The month of December brings us: WORLD AIDS DAY 2017 – Every December 1st, the world bands together to unite in the fight against HIV. It’s [...]
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Rockefeller Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Season

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The iconic Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony sparks the Holiday Season for the 85th year. This year’s tree stems from Pennsylvania -- a Norway spruce -- 75 feet tall, weighing 22,000 pounds. Nearly 50,000 multi-colored LED lights adorn the giant spruce. As in years past, the nationally televised musical extravaganza begins at 6:30PM ET with the [...]
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Recording Academy Reveals 2018 Grammy® Nominees

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The Recording Academy reveals 2018 Grammy Award® Nominees this morning with the top 4 field categories announced live on CBS This Morning. The big reveal starts the countdown to music's biggest night® and the 60th year of The Grammy Awards®. Singer songwriter Andra Day (Rise Up) led the announcements on the morning show. AND THE [...]
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Celebratory Festivities Roll Out for Grammys® 60th

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Celebratory festivities roll out in droves now for Grammys® 60th Anniversary. Fans and music lovers can expect the flurry of activity to ramp up loudly leading up to music's momentous and historic night on January 28th, 2018. SETTING THE STAGE Between now and January 28th, 2018, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of [...]
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16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

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The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a campaign that aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. The campaign runs from November 25th (International Day for the Elimination pf Violence Against Women and Girls) to December 10th (Human Rights Day). The theme of the 2017 campaign is [...]
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Grammys® 60th Celebrations in Full Swing

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The Grammys® 60th Anniversary celebrations are in full swing. Between now and January 29th when the 60th Annual Grammy Awards presentation and live telecast will be held at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of salutes, parties, retrospectives, news stories and activities leading up to the [...]
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‘Tis the Season to Get Shopping

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'Tis the season to get shopping. Thanksgiving marks the start of the shopping and giving season, with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday. SOCIALLY SPARKED™ SHOPPING DAYS BLACK FRIDAY kicks it all off with deals at every retail store large and small and online retailers getting into the act, too. The [...]
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Have a Socially Sparked Thanksgiving Holiday

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Have a Socially Sparked™ Thanksgiving Holiday! We at Socially Sparked News are thankful to our readers who have Socially Sparked our world this year!

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In Memoriam: David Cassidy Dead at 67

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In Memoriam: David Cassidy dead at 67 (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017). The teenage heartthrob, singer/songwriter and actor Socially Sparked our lives in so many ways. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge in iconic 1970's Television series "The Partridge Family." According to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen, Cassidy was in [...]
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Nothing But Net Neutrality Part 2

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Nothing but Net Neutrality! Part 2. Net Neutrality – a/k/a Open Internet – has Socially Sparked™ our lives. Currently, American consumers have equal and unrestricted access to the Internet and its services. The idea that our short-lived free Internet access could quickly be taken away is now much closer to reality. "We are in midst [...]
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Kids Take Over for World Children’s Day

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Kids take over the world today celebrating World Children's Day. That's the theme of this year's global event on November 20th. Children around the world will take over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted. November Sparks many [...]
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Holiday Season Brings Return of the Clowns

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This holiday season the return of the clowns in the Big Apple are front and center. There are a few key signs that the Holiday season has officially begun – The Macy’s Day Parade, The Ringling Brothers and Big Apple Circuses, the Rockefeller Tree Lighting and the Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday window. Earlier this year, [...]
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Socially Sparked News Anniversary Promotion

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As Socially Sparked News celebrates its anniversary, we invite our readers to celebrate our promotion with us. All year, we've Sparked your life with our passionate features on pop culture, entertainment, technology and advocacy. For 2018, we want your input. WHO SOCIALLY SPARKED™ YOUR LIFE in 2017? We want to know WHO or WHAT SPARKED [...]
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Spark Someone’s Life with Kindness Today

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Spark someone's life with kindness today for World Kindness Day. While kindness to others should be an everyday gesture, one November day is designated around the globe to perform an act of kindness annually. WORLD KINDNESS DAY is November 13th World Kindness Day is observed annually; this year on November 13th. The World Kindness Movement [...]
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Benefit Album Honoring Veterans Takes Action Higher

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A new benefit album honoring veterans takes aim to bridge the gap between vets and civilians beyond a ‘simple thank you.’ The brainchild of noted recording artist Marcus Goldhaber, the album “Carry You On” drops on Veterans Day. Veterans Day is officially Saturday, November 11th and the entire week has been devoted to saluting our [...]

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