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I am like a parachuter: Gioconda Vessichelli
Says Italian singer, theatre actress and dancer Gioconda Vessichelli, adding that she may just take up a Bollywood offer that suits her sensibilities Truly, when it comes to music, there are no boundaries.
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The Detroit News
Black Women Rock! highlights African American female musicians
Detroit -- When hometown musician Steffanie Christi'an takes the stage Saturday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American history, she'll be doing what she does best.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
The Messy, Misunderstood Glory of David Lynch's Dune
The deeply flawed film version of Frank Herbert's novel was universally hated when it premiered 30 years ago, but it still successfully brought much of the classic sci-fi novel to life.
WNYC-AM New York
The Cajun Influence
For this New Sounds, we'll sample music that shows the influence of traditional Cajun music from the fiddling, the accordion, the triangle and other instruments, in somewhat unusual contexts.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Twin Peaks Action Figures Are Sadly Not Real
It's too bad that Twin Peaks didn't last longer on TV. It had some quirky characters and plenty of dark and bizarre goings-on.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
VIDEO: The sci-fi classic that never got made
One of the most ambitious projects was the failed film adaptation by director Alejandro Jodorowsky of the 1965 sci-fi novel Dune, written by Frank Herbert.
Cape Cod Times
The environmentalist ghost dance
Since conservation morphed into environmentalism a generation ago, efforts to save something or dismantle something else increasingly resemble crusades to revive impossible dreams, rather than grapple with difficult trade-offs.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
David Lynch Sounds Less Creepy on Moby's 'The Big Dream' Remix
David Lynch is a master of the bizarre and unsettling, to make an understatement.
Imarhan Timbuktu at Balliceaux
Since the collision of cultures spawns creativity, it's no surprise that Mali has become a center of musical innovation.
Vogue's racially insensitive editorial
Here we go again with the racial insensitivity/dunder head-ism in fashion: Vogua Italia has published an editorial featuring Dutch model Saskia de Brauw in blackface.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
'Vogue Italia' shows Dutch model posing in blackface, ethnic wear
The controversy surrounding blackface has been reignited after another high-fashion magazine has engaged in an act that has been deemed racially-insensitive as part of a newly-released fashion spread.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Steve Goddard's History Wire
FOCUS: A Little of This, A Little of That -- Over the River and...
FOCUS: A Little of This, A Little of That -- Over the River and Through the Wood / Sheva's Promise / Roman Guardsman 62-BC -- AD 324 Over the River and Through the Wood -- An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century American Children's Poetry , Johns Hopkins UPress '14 paperback.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Northwest Music Scene
Kyle Eastwood and Solas among acts to Perform in March at Kirkland Performance Center
Kirkland Performance Center, the Eastside's premier live performance venue, is thrilled to welcome the following performances this March 2014: This year, HAPA celebrates its 30th anniversary.
HAPA at the Narrows Center tonight
Often encapsulated as the "Sound of Maui", HAPA's music evokes a place that many people at different times have referred to as heavenly.
The Des Moines Register
Your Students, Your Schools -- West Des Moines and Waukee
Crestview Second-graders are learning about concepts of balance, counterweights and stable positions through science exploration.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Preview "In Dreams" Collection Inspired by David Lynch...
Spoke Art is launching "In Dreams", an art exhibition inspired by the work of David Lynch , on Saturday, March 8. The collection of original paintings, sculpture, and limited edition prints from over 50 artists will be on display until March 29. The stated goal of the exhibit is to present "a closer look into the unsettling, yet hypnotizing realm ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Fantasia on the rebound
Fantasia, who will perform Friday night at Chrysler Hall, says she's taking better care of herself and her voice, exercising twice a day and drinking lots of water.
Confab: Yakassai, Aregbesola, Ubani, others prescribe the Awolowo formula
BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE, IF Nigerians had taken the prescriptions of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, on fiscal federalism, regionalism and devolution of power to the federating units, the country would have frog-jumped the unending search for a people's constitution and the attendant socio-economic and political retardation.
Making sense of David Lynch
Kimberly Chun , who wrote this week's cover story on the David Lynch tribute show opening this weekend at Spoke Art, decided to revisit some of Lynch's movies in preparation for her story.
Third Annual Cupcake Decorating Contest
Peddler's Village will celebrate the sweet art of cupcake decorating at the Third Annual Cupcake Decorating Contest on Saturday and Sunday, March 8th and 9th at the Cock n' Bull Restaurant.