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18 hrs ago | The Countywide

Berclair residents happy post office isn't closing

The majority of the approximately 30 Berclair-area residents who attended July 24 informational meeting were satisfied with the U.S. Postal Service's decision to reduce the Berclair Post Office's operation hours to two per day.


Related Topix: Berclair, TX, Pop/Rock

Yesterday | NME

Former Lostprophets member on Ian Watkins abuse: 'How could you know? How would you know?'

The former members of No Devotion - the band comprised of the former members of Lostprophets plus Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly - have answered persistent comments about whether they knew about the crimes committed by former frontman Ian Watkins before his 2012 arrest.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lostprophets

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Before Eagles come to Grand Rapids this fall, Grand Rapids Symphony...

What: Picnic Pops When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, July 31-Aug. 1 Where: Cannonsburg Ski Area, 6800 Cannonsburg Road NE Tickets: Lawn tickets are $24 adults, $22 students and seniors, $10 children ages 2-15; $34 for reserved chairs, and $49 for reserved table seats in advance.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, Symphony, Arts, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Friday, Entertainment


France offers asylum to Iraqi Christians

Hundreds of people demonstrated Thursday in Arbil, capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, to condemn the forced displacement of Iraqi Christians and call for their protection.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Christians, Jesse McCartney, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Now, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson

Fri Jul 25, 2014


New Bedford looks to help hoaders; letting go hard to do

Understanding why hoarders stockpile things and what their collections mean to them is key to helping someone break the cycle of compulsive collecting, Lee Shuer said Thursday at a city-sponsored workshop on hoarding.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Pop/Rock, Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Barnstable County, MA


Emmy-winning 'Project Runway' presents Season 13 premiere

Right from the start on the premiere of Lifetime 's " Project Runway " Thursday, Heidi and company chose their selected fashion designers for lucky Season 13. After they settled into their new workspaces at Parsons , it was time to reveal a returning veteran designer from a past season.


Related Topix: Project Runway, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Pop/Rock, Valentine, Dance, Maroon 5, Modern Family

The Spokesman-Review

10 under $10 - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 PST

"Impropera" 7 p.m. Saturday, Blue Door Theatre , 815 W. Garland Ave. A mash-up of two things that should never meet: improv and opera.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Film, Pop/Rock, Metaline Falls, WA, Spokane, WA

The Spokesman-Review

Stage listings - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 PST

Arbor Crest Hot Summer Nights Get your Gatsby on and come as a flapper, flyboy, gangster or doll .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rare Earth, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Hayden, ID, University of Idaho

The Daily Republic

Bay Stage filled with entertainment at Solano County Fair

The Solano County Fair's Bay Stage will again offer entertainment all day, every day at this year's fair, which opens Wednesday and closes Aug. 3. One for talent and dance on Aug. 1 and the "Solano Stars! Vocal Competition" Aug. 2. Both get underway at 5 p.m. Hypnotist Steve Bayner, who performs all over the United States, as well as abroad.


Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Stars, Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Southtown Star

25 years of Ridge Fest to fill the weekend

The 25th edition of Ridge Fest will bring a mix of music and, Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar is hoping, better weather Thursday through Sunday.


Related Topix: Chicago Ridge, IL, Pop/Rock, Ted Nugent, Friday


Conjunto Legend Flaco Jiménez Teams Up with Max Baca at Skirball's Sunset Concerts, 8/14

On Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., the Skirball Cultural Center's eighteenth annual Sunset Concerts continue with legendary accordionist Leonardo "Flaco" Jimnez, who has led the way in bringing conjunto music from his community in San Antonio, Texas, to audiences around the world.


Related Topix: August, Pop/Rock, Legend, Antonio Flores, Dwight Yoakam, Country

WTEN-TV Albany

Two teens reported missing in Adams while hiking a mountain

The teens, one male and one female, were reported missing around 2 p.m. Thursday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Watch The Vamps Sing 'Somebody To You' On 'Today': Yeah, You

The Vamps are everywhere! These guys seriously don't stop . Brad, Tristan, Connor and James took over the "Today" show on Thursday morning to perform their hit "Somebody to You."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, America

San Juan Islander

Finn and Boulton July 24 at SJCT Summer Music Festival

Two island singers/guitarists highlight the next edition of San Juan Community Theatre's Night Music summer concert series on Thursday, July 24. Both Daniel Finn and Ian Boulton got their musical start at the age of 12. Finn says he's been writing songs in a kind of "crypto-pop/rock/soul-skidded groove" since then and has been performing them on ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Finn, Self, The Who

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Countywide

It takes a village to reduce post office hours

This sign hangs on the wooden wall outside the Normanna Post Office. The hours this office are open is expected to be cut as part of a cost savings measure.


Related Topix: Normanna, TX, Pop/Rock, Berclair, TX, Fannin, TX


5 Seconds of Summer: Album Predictions + Performances

In the meantime, of course, the band is stoking the fire surrounding the album drop with a huge TODAY Show appearance today, a block party on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday and other splashy stuff.


Related Topix: Album, Pop/Rock, Forum, Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment, Television, Abc, Online Music

Tue Jul 22, 2014

This Week Community News

Fischer's Fab 10

The Ohio State Fair , in all its glory, has begun, with main stage entertainment at the Celeste Center getting underway Thursday, July 24, with the kings of '90s New Jack R&B Boyz II Men , with opener Christon Gray , an up-and-coming R&B singer and Columbus native.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R&B, R-N-B, The Beach Boys, Foghat, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts


Former Lostprophets make their debut as No Devotion

The band formed out of the ashes of Lostprophets made their live debut in Cardiff - two years after they last played live Then, of course, they were renowned as one of the world's premier rock bands but little did they know the fate that was to befall them.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lostprophets


5 Takeaways from the Sara Bareilles Concert at The Mann

When I found out I was going to the Sara Bareilles concert at the Mann last Thursday, I reacted with the type of feverish panic that only female pop artists can awaken in me.


Related Topix: Sara Bareilles, Pop/Rock, iPhone, Sara


Theater review: 'Piece of My Heart'

Schedule: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Friday, Pop/Rock, Carole King