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Entertainment Socially Sparked®.  All things entertainment that Socially Sparked our lives. Music, Television, Theatre, Opera, Dance, Movies, Film, OTT, Digital Television, Video, and everything Entertainment-music in between.

Best Picture and Music – Smiling Happy Children
3 years ago

Best Picture and Music – Smiling Happy Children

“To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; No music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter”P. T. Barnum

The …
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She’s an American Girl Now and Forever
3 years ago

She’s an American Girl Now and Forever

First cousins: 22-year-old cousin #2 and five-year-old cousin #1 are American Girl's Now & Forever. She's an American Girl Now and Forever is the story of two first cousins -- ages five and 22 -- who share their recent American Girl Doll (AGD) experience with Socially Sparked News. Taking a page from the Truly Me™ collection and [...]
Farewell Princess Leia a/k/a Carrie Fisher
3 years ago

Farewell Princess Leia a/k/a Carrie Fisher

Farewell Princess Leia a/k/a actress Carrie Fisher. Of course, The Force is with you.

We are hearbroken at the devastating news of iconic actress Carrie Fisher’s passing today. Our thoughts go …
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Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters
3 years ago

Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters

 

 

We’re getting down to the roots deep in Muddy Waters with award-winning guitarist/vocalist Bob Margolin for a crystal clear picture of the man, his music and his vision. …
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Happy Holidays from Socially Sparked News
3 years ago

Happy Holidays from Socially Sparked News

Happy Holidays From Our Sparks To Yours

Happy Holidays from our Sparks to Yours. SOCIALLY SPARKED NEWS. Real News Driven by Sparks covers the people, places and causes who Socially …
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Nighthawks and Bob Margolin Get Muddy at Iridium
3 years ago

Nighthawks and Bob Margolin Get Muddy at Iridium

A Tribute to Blues Legend Muddy Waters is the order of the month. This week’s concert by the Nighthawks featuring Bob Margolin at New York City’s the Iridium ranks as one …
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Alan Thicke Dies of Heart Attack at Age 69
3 years ago

Alan Thicke Dies of Heart Attack at Age 69

 

Alan Thicke (69) one of everybody’s favorite TV Dads dies of a heart attack at today’s young age of 69. Best known as Dr. Jason Seaver in the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains, his …
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Jesse Malin and Friends Rock Out for Wheelchair Fund
3 years ago

Jesse Malin and Friends Rock Out for Wheelchair Fund

New York’s Jesse Malin and his music friends come together at Bowery Ballroom for a cause. Hometown NYC punker Jesse Malin — with the help of more than a dozen …
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Remembering John Lennon 1940 – 1980
3 years ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940 – 1980

Rembering John Lennon today 1940 – 1980. Thirty six years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost this music legend to gun violence, when he was brutally shot …
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RIP Grant Tinker: TV Icon Socially Sparked Our Lives
3 years ago

RIP Grant Tinker: TV Icon Socially Sparked Our Lives

RIP Grant Tinker, television icon, producer and former NBC Chairman, who passed away Monday in his Los Angeles home at the spritely age of 90. Tinker is perhaps best known …
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Lovely Lady: Actress Florence Henderson Dies at 82

Lovely lady, actress Florence Henderson, probably best known to most as everybody’s wholesome mom to love–dies at the young age of 82.  The portrayer of Carol Brady in the ’70s …
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I Left My Heart with Tony Bennett: Soundbytes
3 years ago

I Left My Heart with Tony Bennett: Soundbytes

I left my heart with Tony Bennett last night at New World StagesTheatre in New York City. The 19-time Grammy-award winner appeared for a one hour, up close and personal chat …
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The Original Hootchie Coochie Man of Modern Blues Lives On: Willie Dixon
3 years ago

The Original Hootchie Coochie Man of Modern Blues Lives On: Willie Dixon

The original Hootchie Coochie Man of modern blues – Rock ‘n Roll hall of famer Mr. Willie Dixon lives on through his music, his foundation and through Big Head Blues …
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Internet TV: Back to the Future Part II
3 years ago

Internet TV: Back to the Future Part II

When it comes to internet TV, it really is back to the future or what’s old is new again, as first reported in last week’s post, Back to the Future …
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Get Total Satisfaction at Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones
3 years ago

Get Total Satisfaction at Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones

Get total satisfaction with ‘Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones’ — the new exhibit about the beloved rock group — which made its North American debut in New York City on Saturday, November …
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Over the Havana Moon for Stones New Film
3 years ago

Over the Havana Moon for Stones New Film

Everyone will be over the Havana Moon for The Rolling Stones ‘ new documentary Havana Moon – The Rolling Stones Live in Cuba. Filmed by award winning director Paul Dugdale, the …
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Back to the Future with OTT
3 years ago

Back to the Future with OTT

In some ways, the future of Over-the-Top (OTT) appears to be following in its cable TV predecessors’ footsteps. That’s how I felt after hearing a panel on The Future of …
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Troll Rewind: Old School is New School
3 years ago

Troll Rewind: Old School is New School

Rewind to 1959 and the sixties: Troll Doll, a product of the ‘60s for the baby boomers of the ‘60s became one of the biggest beloved toy crazes in the United States. Yes, that would be the Troll Doll – originally created in 1959 by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam for his daughter. Personally, I have [...]
Baseball, Gaga, Classic Rock and Chicago Blues Hit Bleeker Street
3 years ago

Baseball, Gaga, Classic Rock and Chicago Blues Hit Bleeker Street

Gaga mania hit the west village last night as Lady Gaga returned to the place where it all began for her – The Bitter End – to perform six songs from her new album ‘Joanne’ (released at midnight). And, at the midnight hour, she treated the fans flooding Bleeker Street with more live Gaga from [...]
It’s all About that Influence in a Digital World
3 years ago

It’s all About that Influence in a Digital World

It’s all about that influence when it comes to building brand awareness, consumer engagement, fans and loyalty in today’s digital world. And, the key to long term success is the …
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