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WIN Kerry Politzer's New CD 'Diagnol' ... TODAY!

For those not in the know, Kerry Politzer is a Portland-based jazz pianist and composer.

She received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Piano from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she studied improvisation and composition with jazz guru Charlie Banacos.

The pianist has released six CDs as a leader, including Blue in Blue, which featured saxophonist Donny McCaslin and was termed a “first-rate jazz outing” by AllAboutJazz.com.

Kerry has also been a featured sideman on albums of George Colligan, Laura Dreyer, and the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble. Furthermore, Kerry’s 2005 CD Labyrinth was a finalist for Best Jazz Album in the 2007 Independent Music Awards.

Now the highly-lauded pianist releases her sixth jazz album entitled Diagonal: A Tribute to Ferreira.

A modern tribute to the late Brazilian jazz guitarist/composer Durval Ferreira, for this quite wondrous new album - which features eight reworked Ferreira compositions as well as three originals inspired by him - the pianist has assembled a fine cast of sidemen: John Nastos (Dianne Schuur, Esperanza Spalding) on saxophone, flute, and clarinet; noted pianist George Colligan, here on drums; Seattle bassist Tim Carey (Jovino Santos Neto); Ben Graves on acoustic and electric guitars; and Simon Lucas on Brazilian percussion.

1. 'São Salvador'
2. 'Chorinho No. 2'
3. 'The Day It Rained'
4. 'Diagonal'
5. 'O Gato'
6. 'Moça Flor'
7. 'Batida Diferente'
8. 'Tema Pro Durval'
9. 'E Nada Mais'
10. 'Cliché'
11. 'Estamos Aí'

If you would like to win an AUTOGRAPHED copy of this CD, just answer this easy question about the lady herself, Kerry Politzer: Which of her songs won Third Prize, Jazz Category in the 2000 Mid-Atlantic Song Competition and an Honorable Mention in the 2000 John Lennon Songwriting Competition?

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these wonderful Diagonal: A Tribute to Ferreira CDs AUTOGRAPHED by Kerry herself!

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WIN 'The Real Story: The Da Vinci Code' on DVD!

The Hollywood blockbuster 'The Da Vinci Code' captivated audiences worldwide while outraging the Catholic Church.

Its plot line, suggesting Jesus was married and fathered children, is presented as fact but how much of the movie is really true?

Join our team of real-life code breakers, Renaissance experts, and professors of religion and language as we uncover the truth behind this controversial film here in the new PBS documentary series 'The Real Story: The Da Vinci Code.'

If you would like to win a copy of this intriguing DVD, just answer this easy question: Who wrote the book 'The Da Vinci Code' that the film is based off of?

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE DA VINCI CODE DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN 'Nova: Great Escape at Dunkirk' on DVD!

Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II's epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.

As France fell to the German armies in May 1940, 300,000 Allied troops were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk. Their annihilation seemed certain - a disaster that could have led to Britain's surrender.

But then, in a last-minute rescue dramatized in Christopher Nolan's recent film, Royal Navy ships and a flotilla of tiny civilian boats evacuated hundreds of thousands of soldiers to safety across the Channel - the legendary "miracle of Dunkirk."

Now, NOVA follows a team of archaeologists, historians, and divers as they recover the remains of ships, planes, and personal effects lost during the epic operation. Featuring an exclusive excavation of a newly-found Spitfire wreck, NOVA debunks the myth and highlights the essential role that the RAF's iconic fighter played in reversing the desperate stakes that played out in the air above the beleaguered men.

If you would like to win a copy of this revealing DVD, just answer this easy question: Among many examples of Germany’s evil genius for psychological warfare, one of the most famous was the decision to equip its Ju 87 dive bombers with air-powered sirens that emitted a shrieking, unearthly wail as the plane went into attack.

The siren was known as the ******* *******?

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WIN 'The Eugenics Crusade' (PBS) on DVD!

'The Eugenics Crusade' tells the story of the unlikely - and largely unknown - campaign to breed a "better" American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.

Populated by figures both celebrated and obscure, 'The Eugenics Crusade' is an often revelatory portrait of an America at once strange and eerily familiar.

A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning "well" and "born," the term eugenics was coined in 1883 by Sir Francis Galton, a British cousin to Charles Darwin, to name a new "science" through which human beings might take charge of their own evolution.

The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of the unlikely - and largely unknown - movement that turned the fledgling scientific theory of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.

Perhaps more surprising still, American eugenics was neither the work of fanatics, nor the product of fringe science. The goal of the movement was simple and, to its disciples, laudable: to eradicate social ills by limiting the number of those considered to be genetically "unfit" - a group that would expand to include many immigrant groups, the poor, Jews, the mentally and physically disabled, and the "morally delinquent."

At its peak in the 1920s, the movement was in every way mainstream, packaged as a progressive quest for "healthy babies." Its doctrines were not only popular and practiced, but codified by laws that severely restricted immigration and ultimately led to the institutionalization and sterilization of tens of thousands of American citizens.

Populated by figures both celebrated and obscure, The Eugenics Crusade is an often revelatory portrait of an America at once strange and eerily familiar.

If you would like to win a copy of this fascinating DVD, just answer this easy question: The first formal negative eugenics, that is a legal provision against the birth of allegedly inferior human beings, was promulgated in Western European culture by the Christian Council of Agde in what year, and which forbade marriage between cousins.

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE EUGENICS CRUSADE DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN '10 That Changed America' (PBS) on DVD!

In '10 Monuments that Changed America', explore the stories behind ten original American monuments and the historical moments that inspired them. In 10 Streets that Changed America, see how streets have connected the nation and divided communities.

In 10 Modern Marvels that Changed America, meet engineers who have scoffed at the laws of nature and defied naysayers with amazing feats of engineering!

10 That Changed America - Take a whirlwind tour of places where American history was made.

10 Monuments that Changed America - Explore the stories behind ten wholly-original American monuments and the historical moments that inspired them. From the Statue of Liberty to Mount Rushmore, and from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the AIDS Quilt, discover pivotal moments in the evolution of American monuments when daring artists found new ways to honor our history.

10 Streets that Changed America - Trace the 400-year evolution of Broadway in New York from a Native American road to a poster child for the "complete streets" movement of the future.

Also visit the Boston Post Road, St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. It's an episode about how streets have connected the nation, divided communities, and changed the way Americans live, work, and shop.

10 Modern Marvels that Changed America - Meet arrogant engineers who have scoffed at the laws of nature and defied naysayers by undertaking amazing feats of engineering.

Each story in this episode includes a fun physics lesson and a tale of human folly, from the Hoover Dam and the Interstate Highway System, to the Holland Tunnel and Eads Bridge.

Find out which 10 modern marvels made the list!

If you would like to win a copy of this fascinating DVD, just answer this easy question about one thing on that list re: the Statue of Liberty: The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor ******** ******* ********* (who though?) and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel.

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: 10 THAT CHANGED AMEDRICA DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN 'Frontline: The Mueller Investigation' on DVD!

For two years, special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election dominated news headlines and rocked Washington D.C.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with senior law enforcement officials, Trump insiders, attorneys, authors and journalists, FRONTLINE offers an inside look into the investigation that President Donald Trump has continually deemed a "witch hunt."

In 'The Mueller Investigation', award-winning FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk and his team (Putin's Revenge, The Choice 2016, Trump's Showdown) chronicle the dramatic events that led the White House and the nation to this historic moment in American politics.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with senior law enforcement officials, Trump insiders, attorneys, authors and journalists, the documentary examines President Donald Trump's unprecedented battle with the special counsel, the FBI, the Department of Justice and even his own attorney general.

If you would like to win a copy of this intriguing, and at times eye opening DVD, just answer this easy question: On May 9th, 2017, President Donald Trump dismissed the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ***** ***** (but who?), who had been leading an ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigation into links between Trump associates and Russian officials.

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE MUELLER REPORT DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN 'Frontline: The Gang Crackdown' on DVD!

A slew of killings linked to the MS-13 gang, and the crackdown that swept up immigrant teens. Some 25 bodies have surfaced since 2016.

Law enforcement is trying to stop the gang, but some immigrant teens have been unlawfully detained in the process.

In a spate of brutal violence that has become a focal point of President Donald Trump's stance on immigration and a priority of his Justice Department, some 25 dead bodies have been found on Long Island since 2016 - all linked to the violent gang MS-13.

Many of the gang's victims, like its members, have been immigrants.

FRONTLINE investigates the impact of both the gruesome killings and the resulting anti-gang crackdown on Long Island - home to one of the U.S.'s largest communities of unaccompanied minors, who fled gang violence in Central America only to face it here.

Drawing on interviews with murder victims' families, accused gang members, top Justice Department officials including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, local law enforcement and ICE leadership, and civil rights and immigration lawyers, 'The Gang Crackdown' explores the reasons behind the spike in violence on Long Island - and examines whether law enforcement and the government have overreached in trying to combat it.

Ultimately, the investigation finds that as part of the crackdown, many immigrant teens have been accused of gang affiliation and unlawfully detained.

If you would like to win a copy of this deeply eye opening DVD, just answer this easy question: Originally, MS-13 was set up to protect Salvadoran immigrants from other gangs in the Los Angeles area. Over time, the gang grew into a more traditional criminal organization. Indeed, MS-13 is defined by its cruelty, and its rivalry with which other named street gang?

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE GANG CRACKDOWN DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN 'The Great British Baking Show 5' on DVD!

12 amateur bakers head for the competition tent in the British countryside, hoping to be named the best by judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, alongside hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins.

Each episode has a Signature Bake, to test creativity and baking ability; a Technical Challenge, to make basic recipes with minimal instruction; and the Showstopper Bake, to display depth of skill and talent.

Each episode brings challenges in three categories: a Signature Bake, to test the contestants' creative flair and baking ability; a Technical Challenge, in which challengers receive basic recipes with ingredient lists and minimal instruction; and the Showstopper Bake, designed to display depth of skill and talent.

Includes ten episodes! Cakes, Bread, Tarts, Desserts, Pies, Puddings, Sweet Dough, Biscuits, Patisserie, The Final.

If you would like to win a copy of this deliciously, lip-smackingly divine DVD, just answer this easy question about Sue Perkins: Perkins and creative partner Mel Giedroyc (another fellow judge here) took their first steps into television under the name *** and *** (but what)?

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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WIN 'Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 2' on DVD!

1921. While communism and prohibition are debated in speakeasies, society will never be the same - and crime has never had it better.

A new age calls for a new kind of detective, and the women of Drake Private Detectives fit the bill.

Ep: 1 - The Old Switcheroo An old rival turns up selling antiquities, but Frankie's convinced it's all a scam. Can the team prove it before she takes the money and runs?

Ep: 2 - The Last Dance The team investigates a kidnapping gone wrong at the Palais Royale. They learn the victim is gravely ill and race to find him and save his life.

Ep: 3 - Radio Daze Mary is acting in a radio drama, but when she realizes the play is a cover for a heist, she must find a way to warn Frankie.

Ep: 4 - Emancipation Day When donations are taken from a colored girls' orphanage, civil rights hero Marcus Garvey hires the team to catch the thief and find the cash.

Ep: 5 - Dressed to Kill When famed French designer Coco Chanel is the target of a brazen assassination attempt, Drake Private Detectives are hired to protect her.

Ep: 6 - Extra Innings Frankie suspects sabotage when a baseball player dies mid-game. Her investigation puts her at odds with ruthless mobster Bessie Starkman.

Ep: 7 - Fifty Shades of Greyson Mary's job is threatened when she accuses Detective Greyson of hiding evidence. Has she overstepped her bounds, or is Greyson a dirty cop?

Ep: 8 - Diamonds Are a Gal's Best Friend What starts as a simple case of a missing horse leads the team into the gardens of Toronto's elite in pursuit of a murderous jewel thief.

Ep: 9 - Dealer's Choice Frankie and Trudy reluctantly take a case from mob boss Bessie Starkman, but things take a turn when Frankie's accused of murdering a mole.

Ep: 10 - Now You See Her When a magician's assistant is killed, Frankie goes undercover to find the culprit. But can she see clearly through the smoke and mirrors?

If you would like to win a copy of this wonderfully brilliant new DVD, just answer this easy question about Lauren Lee Smith ("Frankie Drake"): In 2008, Smith became a series regular in the ninth season on which long-running CBS forensics drama?

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WIN 'The Very Best of Victor Borge: Vol. 1' DVD!

The legendary Victor Borge entertained the world with his clever and unique blend of comedy and music.

This collection includes seven side-splitting specials from the archives, including comedy bits like Count Fall-Off-Of Play Something on the Piano, and The Mozart Opera, classical performances of Clair de Lune and selections from Carmen, and much more. A must-have for any Victor Borge fan!

A legend of radio, television, and live performance, Victor Borge entertained the world for over seven decades with his clever and unique blend of comedy and music.

Nicknamed "The Great Dane of Comedy," Borge's one-liners, pratfalls, double-takes, on-stage antics, and incredible musical talent never failed to make audiences of all ages howl with laughter.

Victor Borge: 100 Years of Music & Laughter!
Victor Borge: Comedy in Music!
Victor Borge: Then & Now
Victor Borge: Then & Now II
Victor Borge: Then & Now III
Victor Borge: An Eightieth Birthday Celebration
Victor Borge: The Great Dane of Comedy

If you would like to win a copy of this wonderfully hilarious new 3-Disc DVD, just answer this easy question about the man himself: His musical sidekick in the 1960s was ****** ****** (but who)?

Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before October 1st, 2019 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: THE VERY BEST OF VICTOR BORGE VOL. 1 DVDs to: exclusivemagazine@flash.net

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