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6 hrs ago | Broomfield Enterprise

Parent-tot workshop returns to Broomfield library

The Children's Library at Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library has announced the fall dates for its Parent Toddler Workshop.

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Related Topix: Broomfield, CO, Toddlers, Family

10 hrs ago | Hebdenbridge Today

U.S. music label showcase sheds light on a great Yorkshire talent

When music reissue label Light In The Attic decided to organise their first promotional event out of North America, they decided to do it in idiosyncratic style.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Michael Chapman

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NME

Finding Fela - Film Review

Calling this film about Fela Kuti, the great Nigerian afrobeat musician/revolutionary, Finding Fela sets it up as a kind of Fantastic Man , Vice's excellent recent documentary about the mysterious William Onyeabor, also from Nigeria, or Searching For Sugar Man about forgotten, then discovered, US folk rock musician Rodriguez.

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Related Topix: Rodriguez

Rocky Mount Telegram

Nonprofit group comes to young musiciana s aid

Watermark for Kids, a national nonprofit organization committed to helping local kids thrive, recently awarded a musical instrument and 20 private music lessons to Tarboro teen Ty'Sean Phelps.

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Related Topix: Tarboro, NC, The Fountains

Thu Aug 21, 2014

LongmontFYI

Colorado visit a high point for George Lopez

George Lopez returns to the Budweiser Events Center for the first time since 2012, the year he served as host of the ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif.

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Related Topix: Alma, Loveland, CO, Entertainment

The New Zealand Herald

Tour news: Sugar Man Rodriguez plans sweet NZ shows

He'll perform at Aotea Centre in Auckland on October 13, and the Wellington Opera House on October 16. He played for the first time here in March of last year.

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Related Topix: Rodriguez

Daily Camera

'Sin City' sequel is a slice of nihilistic noir

Though the women are secondary characters in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," Jessica Alba's stripper narrates part of the film.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Rodriguez, Frank Miller, Bruce Willis, Blues, Entertainment

The Ashland Daily Tidings

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Festival Noons:   Noon to 1 p.m. at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St. Professor Michael Warren of the University of California, Santa Cruz, will present a lecture, "Late Shakespeare: 'The Tempest.'

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Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, Talent, OR

Broomfield Enterprise

Broomfield Workforce Center Job Club meeting Tuesday

The Broomfield Workforce Center's free Job Club will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Eisenhower Room at Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Road.

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Related Topix: Broomfield, CO, Story

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pridesource.com

Worship Songwriter Vicky Beeching Comes Out As Gay

British star of the American Christian rock scene, Vicky Beeching came out as gay Aug. 13 in an interview with the U.K. newspaper, the Independent.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Anglican, God, Christian Music, Jennifer Knapp

Daily Camera

Rapper Wiz Khalifa draws an autograph-seeking crowd to Broomfield mall

Tesfayohannes and James Wells were among several fans looking to get a glimpse of Wiz Khalifa outside of FlatIron Crossing mall Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Story, Entertainment

Broomfield Enterprise

Broomfield High peach pickup is Thursday

Thursday is the day to pick up Palisade peaches ordered from the Broomfield High School Family and Consumer Science Department.

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Related Topix: Story

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Juan Rodriguez: Make music, not categories

Is it rock or is it jazz? Is it heavy metal or death metal? Is it trip-hop or ambient, dance hall or ballroom, lounge or emo? Grunge or jangle pop? Is it neo-psychedelic or dream pop or math rock or paisley underground or, simply, shoegazing? Is it minimalist classical or postmodern baroque? Hey, let's call it fusion! Yeah, but what category of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rodriguez, Inventions, Science / Technology, Classical

Mon Aug 18, 2014

96.1 The Rocket

Bob Seger: Will "Ride Out" This Fall

Ride Out includes a cover of John Hiatt's "Detroit Made" -- which was released last week -- as well as his own "All of the Roads" and a cover of the Billy Bragg and Wilco song "California Stars" which uses lyrics from Woody Guthrie.

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Max to me it always sounds a bit like they are singing . Well here they actually are singing.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Entertainment Briefly: Singer-songwriter Stuart in Port Townsend on...

Singer-picker to strum way through Port Townsend PORT TOWNSEND -- An in-law to country music royalty, Nashville, Tenn.-born singer-songwriter-guitar picker Mark Stuart brings his twangy tunes to Better Living Through Coffee, 100 Tyler St., on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Joan Baez, Folk, Country, Freddy Fender, Steve Earle, The Paperboys

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The London Free Press

Royal Wood chronicles personal life in new album release

Canadian singer-songwriter Royal Wood performs on a scissor lift as a promotion in front of the Grand Theatre on Richmond Street in London on Wednesday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Crofton adds a little soul to a special summer performance next week

Nick La Riviere, arguably Victoria's hottest trombonist, brings his 14-piece community band Soul Source to Crofton on Sunday, Aug. 24 for some hard-driving classic R & B. La Riviere, who performs somewhere almost every day and frequently tours across Canada, the U.S. and Europe, plays regularly with the international touring band The Paperboys and ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, Jazz

The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Jen Chapin finds inspiration at The Ovens

Musician Jen Chapin, performs on Friday at The Company House in Halifax and Saturday and Sunday at The Ovens Natural Park outside Lunenburg.

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Related Topix: Jen Chapin, Activism

Examiner.com

Maryland's Biggest Children's Music Fest : Chessie Jam Supports Non-profits

In addition to the national touring artists, Chessie Jam will have other fun and interactive activities for children such as face-painting, a children's drum circle, Circus Games by Port Discovery, a moon-bounce, a photo-booth, tie-dying, the Oriole's mascot onsite, and more.

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Related Topix: Justin Roberts, Painting, Arts, Ellicott City, MD, Best of 2007, Family, Kids

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