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1 hr ago | Diabetes Mine
A Minnesota man who's been a lifelong advocate for Native American Indians has declared a "War on Diabetes" in the name of his native people, and to raise awareness about type 2 diabetes he's leading an 18,000-mile motorcycle ride across the United States.
5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Alison Fensterstock was inspired by GQ magazine's July roundup of the 21 best albums of the 21stcentury so far , creating a Louisiana-only list of the new millennium's best - from Louisiana only.
10 hrs ago | TheStreet.com
You don't need to insure a bus or subway pass, you don't have to pay thousands of dollars for a car-sharing service and you don't need a ride to amenities within walking distance - and that's all wonderful.
THE Edinburgh-born artist shot to fame after moving to the United States where she shared a flat with Bob Dylan and performed alongside the American star.
ASCAP President & Chairman Paul Williams announced today that ASCAP will confer its singular, once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Awards, to a select group of American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond.
The four-day event, that includes three days packed full of music, promises headline acts Eddi Reader, The South, Turin Brakes, Lloyd Cole, Sally Barker from the Voice and Nizlopi.
In a phone interview from his home in Judique in February, MacMaster said that he was honoured to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Folk Alliance International and to join a prestigious list of award recipients that includes Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Stan Rogers.
Garth Brooks has already received what seems like enough trophies to fill a warehouse during his career, but he's adding a pretty impressive honor to the collection this fall.
Sam Foster's former ministerial adviser has told how the Enniskillen bomb survivor was determined to work fairly with republicans, despite what they had done to his home town.
Convicted swindler Leo Joshua Kennedy, who has admitted sapping the life savings from dozens of families by stealing at least $13 million from Silicon Valley-based trust funds, will spend six and a half years in a federal prison.
During the folk revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s, musicians would gather in Washington Square Park, New York City.
Even at age 74, the Motown icon with the legendary falsetto sounds exactly as he did a half-century ago.
Tommy Fleming has sung on many of the world's finest stages, including Carnegie Hall in New York where he has performed numerous times as he has toured the world as lead singer with De Dannan or with Phil Coulter.
When Josh Brophy sits behind the baby grand at the Fox Park piano bar Keypers, where he holds court on Tuesday and Sunday evenings, he's more likely to spin out a song by Gram Parsons or Buffy Sainte-Marie rather than, say, suffer through "Piano Man" for the umpteenth time.
Americana fans were bummed when Austin, Texas-based The Gourds announced a hiatus after 19 years together.
Presented by John Sebastian, the lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful , Folk Rewind features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in more than four decades, plus new performances by artists who are still appearing in concert today.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:08 pm
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