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Pixie Lott says George Michael’s music ‘feels like home’ | Entertainment
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Pixie Lott says George Michael’s music ‘feels like home’ | Entertainment

Pixie Lott says George Michael’s music “feels like home”.The 31-year-old pop star grew up listening to the ‘Faith’ superstar - who died from heart disease on Christmas Day in 2016 aged 53 - and says his body of work is “steeped in nostalgia” for her.She said: “For me, George Michael is steeped in nostalgia and anything steeped in nostalgia just feels like home, or the warmest hug.I grew up listening to him all the time because my mum would always play his albums in the car and throughout the summer. There’s something about the album”The 'Mama Do' hitmaker - whose real name is Victoria Louise Lott - went on to recall the time she had a “brief hello” with Geo...
Out & About | Arts & Entertainment
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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

The McKinney Center and Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts will host an open house for fall classes Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is underway for all upcoming classes. Faculty will be present for questions and demonstrations. Registration will be open until Aug. 20 for most classes. Students can register online at mckinneycenter.com. For more information contact McKinney Center Director Theresa Hammons at theresah@jonesboroughtn.org or 423-753-0562.The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in T...
Picks of the Week July 28 | Entertainment
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Picks of the Week July 28 | Entertainment

Thursday, July 28Jazz, Wine Tasting and Cocktails6 p.m.; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly.Grey Sail Brewing will host a Jazz, Wine Tasting and Cocktails networking event featuring music from The Paula Clair Special Edition Jazz Band and Rich Lataille & Doc Chanonhouse from the Knickerbocker All Stars.; Skurnik wines and spirits and hors d’oeuvres. For more information, visit knickmusic.com.Friends of the Library Pop-Up Book Sale10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.The Friends of the Westerly Library will hold Pop-Up Book Sales on Thursdays on the esplanade of Wilcox Park through Aug. 26. Cash or check only accepte...