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'Back to the Future' stage musical in the works

'Back to the Future' stage musical in the works

LONDON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A West End stage musical based on the 1985 science-fiction comedy movie "Back to the Future" is being developed, producers announced Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.
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Guitar stolen from Chuck Berry's home

Guitar stolen from Chuck Berry's home

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Three men have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing rock 'n' roll musician Chuck Berry's Missouri home and stealing an electric guitar, police said.
Chuck Berry lawsuit settled

Chuck Berry lawsuit settled

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A 2009 lawsuit filed in St. Louis, Mo., against rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry has been settled, the lawyers involved in the case said.
Historic Howard Theatre reopens this week

Historic Howard Theatre reopens this week

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- The Howard Theatre, a historic African-American arts landmark in Washington, is reopening this week after a $29 million renovation and 32-year hiatus.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011.
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Chuck Berry statue unveiled in St. Louis

Chuck Berry statue unveiled in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, July 31 (UPI) -- Rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry told the crowd on hand for the unveiling of a statue in his honor in St. Louis it was "an honor just to have you walk by."
Missouri to get Chuck Berry statue

Missouri to get Chuck Berry statue

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo., June 28 (UPI) -- A bronze statue of rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry is to be installed in University City, Mo., this week, officials said.
Chuck Berry falls ill at concert

Chuck Berry falls ill at concert

CHICAGO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- An ambulance crew from the Chicago Fire Department checked rock legend Chuck Berry after he fell ill at a concert at the Congress Theater, officials said.
Chuck Berry's house listed as historic

Chuck Berry's house listed as historic

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The St. Louis, Mo., home where Chuck Berry lived when he recorded "Johnny B. Goode" and "Maybelline" is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008.
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Musician, singer Bo Diddley dead at 79

Musician, singer Bo Diddley dead at 79

ARCHER, Fla., June 2 (UPI) -- U.S. rock 'n' roll icon Bo Diddley has died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Fla., a family spokeswoman said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007.
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Hendrix, Richards top rock guitarists list

LONDON, March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. guitarist Jimi Hendrix, with hits such as "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady," was crowned the "wildest guitar hero" by Britain's Classic Rock magazine.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006.
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Red Sox sign Javy Lopez

BOSTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox have signed catcher Javy Lopez of Baltimore off the waiver wire.

Starbucks adds video sales

SEATTLE, June 1 (UPI) -- The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee house chain -- already established as a music retailer -- is adding DVDs to its line.

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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2005 with 74 to follow.
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ZZ Top guitarist publishes book

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons is using the pen as well as the guitar these days, publishing "Billy F. Gibbons: Rock and Roll Gearhead."

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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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BMI to honor the Gap Band as BMI Icons

MIAMI, June 2 (UPI) -- Broadcast Music Inc. will honor the soul/funk group the Gap Band as a BMI Icon during the organization's 5th annual Urban Awards ceremony Aug. 26 in Miami.

BMI honors Paul Simon's lifetime of work

HOLLYWOOD, May 18 (UPI) -- Paul Simon sang "Slip Slidin' Away" to cap tributes Tuesday as the BMI Pop Awards honored his lifetime of achievement during black tie Hollywood ceremonies.
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