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8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Two weddings and a 'Funeral' at Fuji

It's hard to know what the organizers at Fuji Rock Festival were thinking when they decided to have Jack Johnson headline the main stage on the event's last day.


Related Topix: The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, The Arcade Fire, The Smashing Pumpkins

18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Today's Music Picks: Arcade Fire supports 'Reflektor' at Shoreline

Arcade Fire, one of the world's most popular modern-rock troupes, has been a regular presence in the Bay Area in recent months.


Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Oakland, CA, Funk, Tower of Power

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Arcade Fire share their sound

Win Butler doesn't mind other songs sounding like Arcade Fire as musicians are all "taking from the same well".


Related Topix: The Arcade Fire

Business World

Dublin in for E11m conference boost

Failte Ireland today announced the securing of four more conferences for the capital with a potential revenue boost of almost E11 million.


Related Topix: The World of

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Oxford Times

Music festival is a real family affair

THOUSANDS of people gathered on a meadow in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds to dance in the sun at the county's biggest free music festival.


Related Topix: The Standard, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Traditional Japanese dolls on exhibit in SNM

THE WORLD of Japanese Dolls comes to Bratislava this summer with 70 examples of Japan's most typical traditional dolls.


Related Topix: The World of, World News, Slovakia

Fri Jul 25, 2014

White Lung 'Deep Fantasy' review

Canadian noise-punks White Lung have crawled their way towards the top of that country's punk rock scene and garnered some lavish stateside praise.


Related Topix: Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock, Hole

Louisville Library Life

The World of Minecraft . There is an actual world. Lots of kids understand it. I do not.


Related Topix: Libraries, The World of, Louisville, NE, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 24, 2014


The Witcher 3 Getting a Coffee Table Lore Book

Nick McWhorter, vice president of media licensing at Dark Horse Comics, revealed to IGN today that his company is working on a lore book for The Witcher universe that catches fans up with everything through The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt .


Related Topix: The Witcher 3, _No Company, CD Projekt Red Studio, Video Games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, The World of

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Brandon Fuller

Nine Inch Nails @ Red Rocks

Last night was great! But when I said I was going a 2nd night, the critics said, "Why would you want to see the same show twice?".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Industrial, Nine Inch Nails, Head Like a Hole

Cara Delevingne & Selena Gomez -- Getting Wet Together

It's Selena Gomez 's birthday, but we're getting the gifts -- behold Selena and Cara Delevingne showering ... together ... in bikinis ... on a yacht.


Related Topix: SGS

Independent Weekly

The modest, mild origins of perhaps the only complete Merge collection

But there is one distinction he might share with just the label's founders, as far as he or anyone at Merge can discern: He owns every recording in every available format that the local label-gone-large has released, from MRG 001 - Winterspring , a cassette from co-founder Mac McCaughan's Bricks - to MRG 522, a caustic single by Chapel Hill trio ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Superchunk, Chapel Hill, NC, Wilkesboro, NC, Let's Active

Tue Jul 22, 2014


How a 19th-Century Painter Influenced Military Camouflage

Abbott H. Thayer's painting of a peacock camouflaged in the foliage in "Concealing-Coloration in the Animal Kingdom" The newest exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York examines the influence of nature on military camouflage.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, The World of


Pulitzer Prize-winning author to speak in Kennebunkport

Pulitzer Prize winning author David Oshinsky will speak at a special fundraising event for Kennebunkport's Louis T. Graves Memorial Library on August 22 at the Kennebunk River Club Casino.


Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, The World of

Mon Jul 21, 2014


iHeartradio And Radio Hauraki Present Head like a Hole

This time it is going to be one for all the rock'n'roll fans... iHeartRadio and Radio Hauraki presents Head Like A Hole! Head Like A Hole rose to notoriety in the 90s with hits such as Fish Across Face, Wet Rubber and their cover of Bruce Springsteen's I'm on Fire.


Related Topix: Head Like a Hole

The York Daily Record

These 6 links capture a big Williams Grove racing weekend

This past weekend at The Grove brought together The World of Outlaws and the Pennsylvania Posse to the 75-year-old Cumberland County speedway.


Related Topix: The World of, Cumberland County, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Goo Goo Dolls to perform hits

Where : Events Center at Harrah's Resort Southern California, 777 Harrah's Resort Southern California Way, Valley Center, 760-751-3100 Despite being the front man of a multiplatinum pop rock band for more than two decades, Johnny Rzeznik of the alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls still has the blue-collar work ethic he grew up with.


Related Topix: Goo Goo Dolls, Pop/Rock, The Goo Goo Dolls

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New Statesman

Last exit to nowhere: the lost world of Stefan Zweig

The passenger: Zweig on a bus in New York, 1941, the year before he committed suicide.


Related Topix: The World of

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The York Daily Record

Pittman holds off Montieth for Lincoln Speedway victory

Daryn Pittman continued his 2014 dominance at southcentral Pennsylvania tracks, starting on the pole, leading all 35 laps and scoring a victory Thursday night at Lincoln Speedway.


Related Topix: The World of, New Oxford, PA


Fitch Affirms Credit du Nord at 'A', Negative Outlook

PARIS/LONDON, July 17 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Credit du Nord's Long-term Issuer Default Rating at 'A' with a Negative Outlook, Short-term IDR at 'F1', Viability Rating at 'bbb+' and Support Rating at '1'.


Related Topix: SGS