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Wednesday | UTV

Airport artwork honour for Seamus Heaney

American singer Paul Simon was at Dublin Airport on Wednesday to unveil a tapestry in honour of the late Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, U2, Arts, Poetry

Tue Apr 22, 2014

SFGate

Dancing in the streets, twerking in the park

'Twas the night before Passover and all through the San Francisco Jewish Community Center , creatures were stirring.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Berkeley, CA, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TV Technology

NAB Distinguished Service Award Goes to Paul Simon

Singer and songwriter Paul Simon will receive the 2014 Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundatio for his long-time commitment to providing healthcare to underserved children across the country.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Bay Guardian

Diamonds on the soles of their shoes: Bay Area artists start a dance...

For Paul Simon's 1986 hit album Graceland , both its production and its long-time success moved across boundaries of space, time, and genre.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, World News, South Africa, Africa, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Folk, Theater, Arts

Psychology Today

Answering the Big Questions Through the Small Ones

In his 1982 song "think too much" singer Paul Simon debated whether he overthinks things, or perhaps does not think nearly enough.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Guitar Player

Nashville Tele Master Jim Oblon's Radical Roots

In a town full of insanely great guitarists, Jim Oblon stands out by adding a deeply personal style to the usual blazing technique and tone to die for.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jim Keltner, New York

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Page

Screening at the Wisconsin Film Festival, Obvious Child is a funny...

The Wisconsin Film Festival feature Obvious Child centers on two not-quite-children: Donna , a cash-strapped young comedian struggling with the responsibilities of adulthood, and the fetus she discovers she's carrying after a one-night stand.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Progressive-Rock, David Cross

Brooklynvegan

Paul Simon was covered at Carnegie Hall, playing a Rainforest benefit ...

Songwriting legend Paul Simon was recently paid tribute to at Carnegie Hall and not long before that played 2 MSG shows w/ Sting .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Monster, Human Resources, The Butthole Surfers, New York

NME

12 Beautifully Poetic Lyrics About Nature

Wordsworth was famously rather good at writing about nature. "The ocean is a mighty harmonist," he said, for example.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Wed., April 9, 2014: Brett Dennen, Karmin

On Wednesday, April 9, the choices for live music in New Orleans include an acclaimed singer-songwriter from California, a tribute to the late Clark Vreeland, a hitmaking pop duo and a free show by one of the city's top blues 'n' boogie bands.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Dance, Pop/Rock, Karmin, Music, Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Paul Simon celebrates Masekela's 75th birthday

South African trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela celebrated his 75th birthday with a little help from some old friends - Paul Simon and Harry Belafonte - in the city where he began what turned out to be a 30-year exile from his homeland.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Pop/Rock, Hugh Masekela, Jazz, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Paul Simon celebrates Masekela's 75th birthday

In an April 29, 2006 file photo, Hugh Masekela performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Pop/Rock, New Orleans, Hugh Masekela, Jazz, Grammy Awards, Music

Thu Apr 03, 2014

New York Post

Hugh Masekelaa s most memorable musical moments

Legendary trumpeter/bandleader Hugh Masekela turns 75 Friday, so we asked how long he plans to continue playing and touring the world.

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Related Topix: Hugh Masekela, Jazz, South Africa, Africa, World News, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, The Byrds

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Little Tybee covers Paul Simon's 'Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes'

Atlanta folk troubadours Little Tybee have just released a live cover of the Paul Simon classic "Diamonds On the Soles of Her Shoes," off of his famous South African-tinged opus, Graceland .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'The Music of Paul Simon' Tribute Concert is Feelin' Groovy: Concert Review

A terrific line-up of established stars and talented up-and-comers delivered a memorable evening of the legendary performer's music, with only the guest of honor missing.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tribal, R.E.M., Entertainment, Music

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Paul Simon Carnegie Hall tribute is tonight -- check out pics +...

Tickets are still available for tonight 's Paul Simon tribute show at Carnegie Hall with Allen Toussaint , Angelique Kidjo , Ben Sollee , Bettye LaVette , Bob Mould , Brett Dennen , Dan Wilson , Isobel Campbell & Andy Cabic , Joe Henry , Josh Ritter , Joy Williams , Judy Collins , L.P. , John Doe , Madeleine Peyroux & Jon Herington , Sam Moore , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Stevie Nicks to Be Honored as BMI Icon at 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards

Broadcast Music, Inc. ), the global leader in music rights management, will bestow the BMI Icon Award to Stevie Nicks at its 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 13, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Related Topix: Stevie Nicks, Pop/Rock, Media, Broadcast Music, Music, Drama Movies, Music!, Songwriter, Carole King

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Refinery 29

Everything You Need To Know About Conscious Uncoupling: A Guide

Yesterday, Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site, goop, went down in a fiery hell storm after she posted news of her separation from husband, Coldplay singer and future judge on The Voice , Chris Martin.

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Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, Wedding

Independent Weekly

Rogue Band of Youth's Rogue Band of Youth

Will Clinton, the driving force of Wichita Falls, recorded Rogue's self-titled debut LP.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

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