If you've ever wondered how to say "May the Force be with you" in Navajo, you're in luck. On July 3, a new translation of Star Wars will be unveiled on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona. The 1977 classic has been translated into many languages, and the latest effort is the brainchild of Manuelito Wheeler, director of the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz.
Three for a Song is a performing trio with a love for the 1930s, during which some of the greatest songwriters who ever lived wrote music that would enter the canon of American popular song. But the group has recently added a quirk to its repertoire: performing songs that were never popular.
"You will always hear Burton Lane's 'How Are Things in Glocca Morra?' " says the trio's pianist, Alex Hassan, who is also a pop-music archivist. "But you will not hear an incredible torch song that he wrote for a 1935 MGM flick that never got made."
Last year, a snapshot of a frowning feline went viral, emblazoned with captions like: Of all the nine lives I've lived, this is the worst. Within months, Grumpy Cat, that's her nom de plume, had a book deal. Now the feline face that launched a thousand memes has a movie in the works. So how does a cat make it into the pictures, turns out she has a great agent - the same one who represents another online star, Keyboard Cat.
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