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Prayer Temple Church of Prayer for All People will have its annual Jubilee Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 4, at 3341 Plantation Circle in Marianna.

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Owens’ 2018 tale of a mysterious murder and a young woman who lives in a North Carolina marsh sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. “Surprise bestsellers are often works that chime with the times,” wrote Mark Lawson in The Guardian, noting that the book, though set in the past, “is, in its treatment of racial and social division and the fragile complexities of nature, obviously relevant. But these themes will reach a huge audience through the writer’s old-fashioned talents for compelling character, plotting and landscape description.” (Penguin, $14.99)

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Long before “Eye of the Tiger” (which didn’t come around until “Rocky III”), the music of the Rocky franchise had cemented its place in film history. Conti’s main theme managed to top the Billboard Hot 100, while “Going The Distance” feels like something ripped out of a historical drama.

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Two notes. That’s all it took for Williams to compose one of the most suspenseful sounds in film history. The main theme from “Jaws” is the ultimate mood setter. But Williams carries that style throughout an amazing score, ramping things up when the shark approaches and adding strings to embrace the captivating nature of the chase.

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You know the theme. That tenor saxophone is part of pop-culture history. Of course, the score to “The Pink Panther” is much more than just one sound. Mancini’s vision for slick, cool jazz thrives.

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If you want to explain the joy of westerns to someone, play them Bernstein’s main theme from “The Magnificent Seven.” It’s the ultimate setup for a movie about cowboys and gunfighters, settling their moral disputes and capturing the hearts of damsels in distress.

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The first truly great movie score that still holds up today as something special belongs to “Gone With the Wind.” The movie is still incredibly controversial for its portrayal of slavery, African Americans and the Civil War South, prompting HBO Max to pull it from its archive for a while until historical context was added. But Max Steiner’s stirring score is built around the iconic “Main Title” and its two mesmerizing love themes.

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Grand Ridge had to delay its Christmas parade and party in the park because of bad weather on the event’s original date, but the community cam…

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