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Michael Franti Talks Yoga at Soulshine Yoga & Music Festival

Renown Yoga instructor Honza Lafond leads festival goers through a yoga practice as musician MIchael Franti plays guitar.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Hip-Hop

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bay Guardian

Jimmy Cliff high-kicks his way through 50 years of music at the Fillmore

Jimmy Cliff is a goddamn maniac. It's about 45 minutes into his 90-minute set at the Fillmore on Saturday night [July 19], and while the sheer volume of ganja smoke in the packed room is making real movement - beyond the standard shuffle/sidestep, white reggae fan head-bob, and occasional 30-second pogo accompanied by the triumphant fist-in-the-air ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jimmy Cliff, Fillmore, CA

Hastings Today

Choir raises hospice funds

The popular Hastings based Melodians Choir has raised more than 625 after holding three concerts in aid of St Michael's Hospice this summer.

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News Observer

Lauryn Hill's reggae got soul

She'd just run through a terrific version of "To Zion," amping up the 1998 original's slow-burn balladry to propulsive rock, topped off with her lead guitarist playing a fiery solo.

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Related Topix: R-N-B, Lauryn Hill, Black Entertainment, The Fugees, Hip-Hop, Bob Marley

Now Toronto

Chinese reggae band does Beaches Jazz Fest

For coming all the way from Beijing , Chinese reggae giants Long Shen Dao landed the headlining spot on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Fat Freddy's Drop, Bob Marley

Isle of Wight County Press

Around the world with Rhythmtree

A WEEKEND of music from around the world ended last night with the infectious rhythms of Columbian Latin funk courtesy of La Chiva Gantiva.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England

Jamaican View

Bunny Wailer: reggae warrior

There are certain things which get Bunny Wailer very angry, but we'll come to them in a bit.

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Related Topix: Bunny Wailer, The Wailers

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Reggae royalty plays at festival

David Del Rio and Rivka Schaffner dance to Kulcha Knox at the Oroville Rock Reggae Jamfest July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: David Del Rio, Chico, CA, Bob Marley

WNYMedia.net

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad Comes Home to Rochester and Kills It

The rochester based reggae group played a free hometown show at the Public Market in Rochester July 18th and certainly didn't disappoint.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

The Wave

Ziggy Marley and band uphold father's reggae legacy

How much is he his own man Ziggy, and how much is he the eldest and best-known son of the most famous reggae singer in modern music history? Ziggy Marley didn't really answer that question Saturday night, but he did please a welcoming crowd at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa.

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Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Costa Mesa, CA

Cambridge Evening News

Ali Campbell, UB40: "It was a bit of a slap in the face"

ELLA WALKER tries to get her head around the two factions of UB40 , with help from original founder Ali Campbell So, there are two UB40s these days: the UB40 led by original founding member Ali Campbell, and then there's the eight man "dark side" featuring Ali's usurping elder brother Duncan The original UB40 though, the ones behind worldwide hits ... (more)

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LiveScience

New Tech Sheds Light on the Future of Fooda

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Agriculture, Science

Jamaica Observer

Saluting Randy Chin

The 17th staging of Tribute To The Greats takes place July 26 at the Chinese Benevolent Association in St Andrew.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Burning Spear

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Gladiators improve to 16-1 by rocking Jacksonville Sharks, 62-20

Shane Austin completed 24 of 34 passes for 345 yards and six touchdowns, and the Cleveland defense posted a second-half shutout as the Gladiators boosted their record to 16-1 in a 62-20 rout of the Jacksonville Sharks in an Arena Football League game on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: The Gladiators, Cleveland, OH

LiveScience

The Problem of False Balance in Science Reporting

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Journalism

Live Science

Risks of Flu Research Demand Openness From Labs

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, University of Wisconsin Madison

Halesowennews.co.uk

Steel Pulse preparing for reggae fun in the sun at Simmer Down

Amlak Tafari, Steel Pulse bassist, said: "Everyone in the band are looking forward to this homecoming gig at the Simmer Down Festival.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Malmesbury students learn a new rhythm for WOMAD appearance

The spirit of Bob Marley has been alive, well and kicking up some unfamiliar but decidedly heady rhythms in Malmesbury over the past week and a half as the town has gone reggae crazy.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Bob Marley

Jamaica Observer

An ode to Africa

AFRICA, the spiritual home of Rastafari and cradle of civilisation, is the central theme of a 12-track compilation set entitled Reggae Loves Africa.

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Related Topix: Beres Hammond, Dennis Brown

Isle of Wight County Press

Reggae stars at Rhythmtree

Now in its fifth year, the family-friendly festival is one of the most musically diverse in the country, featuring an eclectic line-up including afrobeat, reggae, funk, blues, folk, Latin and country music.

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