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3 hrs ago | Hyperallergic
The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson's "Trampin'" filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art.
6 hrs ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes
Trumpeter Chris Botti is coming back to St. Louis next year to perform with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra on Friday, June 5 at Powell Symphony Hall.
8 hrs ago | Boston.com
Nixon had plenty to say about Senator Edward Kennedy in recently released private conversations: "If he gets shot, it's too damn bad."
11 hrs ago | Hellenic News of America
"300: Rise of an Empire" movie mesmerized many Americans. The Chinese community of Queens New York was fascinated by Greece's heroic fight for freedom and Democracy against the super power Persia.
12 hrs ago | Billboard
Not even the threat of thunderstorms, torrential downpours, and Friday afternoon bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 could get in the way of Newport Folk Festival ringing in its 55th year -- or soul icon Mavis Staples her 75th.
12 hrs ago | 7x7
We're only one week away from Outside Lands week, but we wouldn't classify this busy week as the quiet before the storm.
14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Minnesota musician Charlie Parr performs folk blues and traditional spirituals at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. in Bellingham.
16 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times
Singer Steve Knightley says this year's Village Pump Folk Festival was a resounding success - and can still get bigger and better.
16 hrs ago | Banbury Guardian
Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Oxfordshire's longest-established rock festival, has sold all the available tickets ten days before the gates open.
17 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Texas based Americana folk singer Slaid Cleaves will be back this month for a homecoming concert to benefit the building fund for the South Berwick Public Library.
There are many performers in the entertainment industry who are extremely talented and humble and a great example to others.
In life, the moments when "it all comes together" sneak up on you. For singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Mark Erelli, that moment happened one random afternoon in his basement studio.
It was during one of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's obligatory celebration-of-song workshops on a sunny Saturday afternoon when singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier turned to Jon Langford and his assembling Waco Brothers and asked "Does it have to be loud?" Apparently, it does.
"As long as the audience is interested and keeps sustaining us then we'll deliver what we can", he said on the 25th anniversary of the label.
The award-winning musician brings her rich, musical style to the St. Johns City Park Performance Shell July 30 in the weekly Concert in the Park series.
We rely on the Supreme Court to defend the Constitution from the endless assaults on it that chip away our liberty.
My daughter, Thea, a cellist, is spending the summer in Montgomery, Ala. She was thrilled to land a job there playing in the orchestra at Montgomery's Shakespeare Festival.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:37 pm
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