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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

From Bestival to Outlook, the top 10 summer music festival around the world revealed

From watching Arcade Fire performing in Spain, to dancing on the beach to Bobby & Steve in Dominican Republic, this year's line-up promises to be the best yet for festivalgoer.

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Related Topix: Amsterdam, Netherlands Travel, Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Travel, Netherlands, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, House, Australia, Oceania

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

MAD Cinema Series Documents Rise of NYC's 1975-80 Punk Music Scene, Beg. Tonight

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design presents its latest cinema series, Go Nightclubbing Archive, featuring selections from a historic video archive of the burgeoning New York punk scene from 1975 to 1980.

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Related Topix: Dead Boys, Punk, The Jerks, Theater, Arts

Daily Mail

Cody Simpson shares shirtless selfie after Dancing With The Stars elimination

After being eliminated from the US series of Dancing With The Stars on Monday night, Australian singer Cody Simpson is back to work.

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Related Topix: Cody

Examiner.com

Kaiser Chiefs, J Mascis, Mya Among Performers at 2014 Chicago Street Festivals

Chicago's biggest music festivals - Lollapalooza and Pitchfork - announced their full lineups weeks ago, but the many smaller street fests across the Windy City are just getting around to confirming their initial 2014 performance lineups.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Minus the Bear, Chicago, IL

Star Tribune

The Big Gigs for April 18-24

Eight years after Soul Asylum bassist Karl Mueller died of complications from throat cancer, local musicians are still lining up to honor his memory via Kill Kancer, an organization set up by his widow, Mary Beth, to help prevent cancer.

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Related Topix: Soul Asylum, Pop/Rock, Nat 'King' Cole, Jazz, Theater, Arts, Moore by Four, Minnesota, Entertainment

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Deadly new virus spread by mosquitoes

A deadly new virus, spread by mosquitoes enters the Western Hemisphere, and experts say there's a chance it could pop up in America this spring.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, African-American

Gapers Block

Arc Iris and The Fruit Flies Dazzle at Schubas

Arc Iris is a well-crafted tornado of musical genres, taking considerable cues from all over the place.

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Related Topix: Joanna Newsom

Bellingham Herald

Stephen Spinella on hair, bombs and his new play

The two-time Tony Award-winner is starring on Broadway in "The Velocity of Autumn" and also moonlighting on TV in "Royal Pains."

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Related Topix: Our Town, Family, Drama Movies, Stephen Spinella, Celebrities, Paul Newman, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Spin

Rhythm & Snooze: From Sohn to Chet Faker, A Global Group of Artists Explore the EDM-R&B Axis

Look, I hate to do it, I don't want to do it, but I have to do it. Reader, it's my job : I have to come up with a new term to encompass a clutch of music.

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Eugene Weekly

Crushed Graves

If you made it to Austin-based no-fi folk act Shakey Graves ' last Eugene show, congratulations - the line stretched around the block, and Sam Bond's quickly reached capacity.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Music, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Brooklynvegan

What's going on Thursday? (Loop, FKA twigs, I Break Horses, New...

Loop, Purling Hiss, Donovan Blanc @ Le Poisson Rouge Existing for a barely five years, UK psych band Loop were one of the most perfectly-named bands ever.

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Related Topix: Cloud Cult

Tallahassee Democrat

Dirty Skirty releases ode to Tallahassee

Tallahassee, like many college towns, has always had a vibrant and community-oriented music scene.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL

TechCrunch

Pinterest's "Choose Your Own Adventure" Could Be A Travel Product

Pinterest's upcoming news event, dubbed "Choose Your Own Adventure," may not be directly related to the company's efforts in the personalization space, but rather the announcement of a consumer-facing travel product, we're hearing.

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Related Topix: Choose Your Own Adventure

Live Design Online

A Retro Touch: Broken Bells On Tour

American Indie band Broken Bells is out on its second tour, After The Disco, featuring musical producer Danger Mouse and James Mercer .

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Related Topix: Broken Bells, The Shins, Pop/Rock

CBS Local

Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 14: 'How To Disappear Completely'

That's not Thom Yorke on the, ahem, "Motion Picture Soundtrack" for How to Disappear Completely .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Thom Yorke, Tindersticks, Theater, Arts, Weird

Stereogum

Motel Beds & Kelley Deal - "Tropics In The Sand"

Motel Beds are the latest entrant in Dayton's long line of indie rock greats, and for their contribution to a new Record Store Day split with Torres, they tapped one of their predecessors in that line.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Yo la Tengo

The Review

Tracking skills set bloodhounds apart from fellow canines

In the movie "Cool Hand Luke," one of the bloodhounds tracking the petty criminal Luke, played by Paul Newman, pursues him with such drive and singleness of purpose that the dog ends up dying of exhaustion.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cool Hand Luke, Celebrities, Paul Newman, West Virginia, Huntington, WV, Raleigh County, WV

DM News

A Post Office Lifer's 7-Point Survival Plan for USPS

The Postal Service talks about adjusting to digitization and the habits of a changing marketplace, but its culture remains mired in the habits of a "Golden Postal Age," when volumes ticked up like clockwork.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service

Cleveland.com

The Black Keys, Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' trailer and more on Troy's Playlist

This week's playlist highlights The Black Keys' new song "Turn Blue," the trailer for Zach Braff's next film "Wish I Was Here" and a best-selling book turned movie getting reprinted this week.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, The Shins, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Tax dawdler? NYC post office open until midnight

Do you thrive on the anxiety-ridden adrenalin burst that's triggered by mailing your tax return at the very last second? Super procrastinators can even get the coveted April 15 postmark after midnight - as long as they're in line before the witching hour.

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Related Topix: Tax, The Postal Service

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