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2 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Klein notches third win of season at Belle-Clair

Daryn Klein posted his third feature win of the year last Friday as he took the checkered flag in the UMP Late Model feature race at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Madison County, IL, St. Jacob, IL, Alton, IL, The World of

9 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

NYC tops world's best restaurant wine lists

Forget Paris, Rome or even Napa. The World of Fine Wine's inaugural World's Best Wine Lists 2014 finds New York is tops when it comes to restaurant wine selections.

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Related Topix: The World of, Thomas Keller, Life, Food, Chefs, Mario Batali

13 hrs ago | Spin

Arcade Fire Cover Creedence, Help Fan Propose in California

Arcade Fire's Reflektor tour has been chock full of excellent covers of songs by famous local bands.

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Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Creedence, Pop/Rock, Echo & the Bunnymen, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Both

Incompatible on paper, Aimee Mann and Ted Leo once again accomplish that which they've spent respective careers proving: everyone wrong.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Aimee Mann, Music, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Tokyo Film Festival Sets Hideaki Anno Showcase

A showcase of around 50 productions from animator Hideaki Anno , including full-length films, shorts, TV series, commercials and promo videos, will be featured at this year's Tokyo Film Festival, as the event increases its focus on anime.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, The World of

Hyperallergic

Gilbert & George's Sculptural Life on Film

Gilbert & George, "The World of Gilbert & George" , 16mm color film transferred to video "Art for All" is at the core of artist duo Gilbert & George's work, a slogan they champion in aiming to break from the trappings of an art scene they find elitist.

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Related Topix: The World of

Music-News.com

Macy Gray announces new album & single

Internationally acclaimed artist Macy Gray has today announced that her new studio album The Way will be released on October 6th, 2014.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Macy Gray

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.

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

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.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Music-News.com

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".

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: The World of, World News, Slovakia

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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

Louisville.com

Louisville Library Life

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

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

IGN

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 .

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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?".

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

TMZ.com

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.

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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)

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hyperallergic

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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, The World of

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