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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Robert Kennedy Jr. to marry actress Cheryl Hines

This March 21, 2014 file photo shows actress Cheryl Hines, right, posing with her fiance Robert F. Kennedy Jr., at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability's An Evening of Environmental Excellence in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Related Topix: Comedy, Soap Opera, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entertainment, Television, Suburgatory, Cheryl Hines, The Kennedys, Wedding, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

1 hr ago |

Robert Kennedy Jr. to marry actress Cheryl Hines

Robert Kennedy Jr. and ''Curb Your Enthusiasm'' actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Cheryl Hines, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, The Kennedys

5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Slow Walkers May Be On Their Way To Dementia

Wait a minute. Weren't we told by Simon and Garfunkel: "Slow down, you move too fast.


Related Topix: Simon & Garfunkel, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Neurology

7 hrs ago |

Westhoughton High School's 'fantastic' show commemorating World War One

A "FANTASTIC" show which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One has been showered with praise by town councillors.


Related Topix: The Houghton Weavers

12 hrs ago | NME

First Aid Kit compare Jack white to Willy Wonka as they cover his song - " listen

The Swedish folk duo recorded a single at White's Third Man studio in Nashville and spoke about their experience with the singer as they performed a session for Triple J's Like A Version show yesterday .


Related Topix: Buffy Sainte-Marie

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Age

Ruslana the performer singing 'Wild Dances' at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul.

Kiev: Ruslana, the Eurovision-winning warrior princess, is here with her MacBook to educate us on Russian propaganda and the importance of media plurality.


Related Topix: Ruslana, World News, Russia,

The Memphis Flyer

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and the Steep Canyon Rangers at Snowden Grove Amphitheatre Saturday

In 1976, Gong Show host Chuck Barris stood near a puddle of spilled milk and broken glass left by a family magic act called the Magicians Three and introduced the next performer.


Related Topix: Steep Canyon Rangers, Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass


Stage 8 Presents: Kala Farnham

Kala Farnham is a classically trained pianist, an active member of the Rhode Island Songwriters Association, a theater and church musical director, and a performing songwriter.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Joni Mitchell, Jazz, Tony Bennett

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Man accused of torching ex-girlfriend charged with murder

The man accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire has been formally charged with murder in the case.


Related Topix: The Kennedys

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Folkadelphia Session: Amy Ray

Goodnight Tender , the new solo album from Amy Ray , is not a record to be taken lightly.


Related Topix: Indigo Girls, Philadelphia, PA


Veterans groups fighting for a state law to be overturned

Two veterans groups joined the Wisconsin Asbestos Victims Network and state lawmakers to announce they support a bill that would overturn the law known as Act 154.


Related Topix: South Range, WI, Assembly

Black Country Bugle

Hilda is queen for the day on 100th birthday

Hilda at 100 holds court with the Mayor of Dudley, Margaret Aston on the right, and left to right back row Roger Beebee, John Holden , Mary Beebee , Sue Holden, and kneeling, granddaughters Louise Green and Emma Holden HEARTFELT congratulations filled Ashbourne Care Home in Dudley last Wednesday as resident Hilda Holden reached the dizzy heights of ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Country, Daniel o'donnell,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The American Scholar

For to Sound Folksy

Not long ago, listening to performers from Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music, I heard an unusual syntactic construction: for followed by an infinitive .


Related Topix: New York

The Citizens' Voice

'Dead' lyricist Robert Hunter a crowd-pleaser

Armed with just an acoustic guitar and harmonica, Robert Hunter brought the timeless tunes of the Grateful Dead to life.


Related Topix: Robert Hunter, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock


Elusive Van Morrison headlines 50th Cambridge Folk Festival

When Cambridge City Council decided to hold a music festival in the historic English university town back in 1964, few expected it to be going strong 50 years later.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Cambridgeshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Knitting, Hobbies

Bainbridge Island

Concert series at Battle Point Park continues with the Laura Love Trio

Concerts in the Park returns to Bainbridge Island's Battle Point Park through Aug. 20 with the Laura Love Trio.


Related Topix: Laura Love, Entertainment

Something Else! Reviews

'It's not supposed to be ballot by bullet': Inside...

"Long Time Gone," a standout track from Crosby Stills and Nash's debut, remains this fiery indictment of dreams lost - and a central emotional moment of any CSN concert.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Kennedys, Drama Movies, Contact, Science Fiction Movies, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Morristown Green

Lords of Liechtenstein and Jean Rohe, local favorites, get shot at folk fame at Falcon Ridge

THEY'VE GOTTEN SO BIG! The Lords of Liechtenstein-Noah and Dan Rauchwerk-performing in the tent at Festival Earth in 2013.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Banbury Guardian

Eclectic line-up for Fairport's Cropredy caper

This year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention promises a more diverse line-up than ever with acts as varied as Chas & Dave and Marillion set to take the stage at the ever-evolving festival.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Waterboys, Genesis, Fairport Convention

Navaho Hopi Observer

Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture Saturday and Sunday at Museum of Northern Arizona

More than 60 award-winning artists will travel from across the Navajo Nation for a weekend of cultural immersion at the Museum of Northern Arizona's 65th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture Saturday and Sunday.


Related Topix: Flagstaff, AZ, American Indians, Painting, Arts