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Music review: Bob Dylan, American Idol

...poet.But on this record he sounds like a mere vocalist, some pathetic hopeful waiting backstage to audition for American Idol.? Jim Hale can be reached through his website at
Reality show star visits Eagle River school

...and was chosen by three judges: Shakira, Usher and Blake."The Voice" is a singing competition similar to "American Idol" where the judges turn their chairs away during auditions so that physical appearances don't sway votes.Mickens...
In the Stacks: New young adult fiction compete on American Pop Sensation, no, this is even better. If you're the kind of reader who cringes at the American Idol judges' critiques of performers, you'll stand up and cheer for Olivia,Wen, Stella, Charlie, and Mo as they let...
Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

...most of them."Among those who died in Musi-Cafe was Genevieve Breton, a 28-year-old competitor on Quebec's American Idol-like TV reality show "Star Academie." She had been on the verge of putting out her first album when she was killed...
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Today in history

...Country singer Brad Mates (Emerson Drive) is 36. MLB All-Star pitcher CC Sabathia is 34. Singer Blake Lewis ("American Idol") is 33. Rock musician Will Berman (MGMT) is 32. Rock musician Johan Carlsson (Carolina Liar) is 30. Actress...
Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...returned to television - for appearances on "Saturday Night Live," for "Friends," for comedy specials, for "American Idol," where in 2008 he pretended to be a "Russian idol" who belts out a tuneless, indecipherable "My Way."Williams...
Today in history 33. Actress Spencer Grammer is 31. Actor Tyler James Williams is 22. Country singer Scotty McCreery (TV: "American Idol" winner) is 21.Thought for Today: "It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize...
'Idol of the Masses' plays Centennial Hall

...5, he made his television debut on "The Happy Hour," a competitive talent show similar to "Star Search" and "American Idol," and won. By age 12, he was singing in international competitions and was known as "The Michael Jackson of the...
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Alaska Digest

...fixtures and a freezer door. Police estimated the damage at $1,400. Alaska auditions for 'American Idol' off ANCHORAGE - Alaska is out as an "American Idol" contender. The popular reality television show that gives unknowns a shot at pop stardom...
Win the fair game students or recent graduates looking for their big break. Even though a career fair can often feel like the "American Idol" of job recruitment, it's still important to clearly and concisely sell your personality and skills to potential...


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