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  1. Crash Kings with My Goodness to Play Vancouver, Seattle, Bellingham, and PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northwest Music Scene

    Crash Kings is a three piece alternative rock band missing one key rock element, a guitar. The band is lead by keys player Tony Beliveau who plays piano and supplements the lack of guitar with a clavinet, with a castle bar.


  2. Get your wiggle on for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    ACTION for Children have teamed up with The World of Eric Carlea and are encouraging children's centres, nurseries and groups for under 5s in Wales to host a giant wiggle on Thursday, March 19. The event will bring together under 5s to wiggle along in giant caterpillar conga lines, encouraging them to help others, and opening up their imaginations through storytelling and creative activities. Action for Children provides early year's child development, learning and childcare services to thousands of tots throughout the UK, through its children and family centres.


  3. Wiggle your way to help children with The Very Hungry CaterpillarRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bedford Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Youngsters across Bedfordshire are getting ready for the Giant Wiggle to celebrate the popularity of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and raise funds for a children's charity.


  4. Fifty Shades of Lana Del ReyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hyperallergic

    In a world where pop superstars perform in flashy costumes, stiletto heels, and headset mikes, with giant screens broadcasting their every move to sprawling audiences of a hundred thousand people or more; in a world where the most widely respected celebrity alive keyed her Video Music Awards show to the word "FEMINIST," in all caps, towering in the background behind a stage full of backup dancers and elaborate lighting; in a world where your dress, shoes, hairstyle, and/or pantsuit can inspire more journalism than the contents of your platinum album; in a world where the inspirational ballad has become a cash cow; in a world where virtually every woman who sings melodic pop songs with upbeat electronic backing does so in Madonna's shadow - given our present musical climate, the emergence of a countertype was all but inevitable.


  5. Q&A: Nashville's Laura Benanti, Who's Bringing a Cabaret to Wolf TrapRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper

    When D.C. calls, Laura Benanti comes. The Tony-winning singer and Nashville star is one of those entertainers who turns up around here a lot.


  6. Cameron Matthews Band to make debut appearance at Granite Falls Brewing Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Located at 47 Duke Street , in Granite Falls, NC, GFBC-an already strong supporter of top-notch local music -has built its one-of-a-kind brewing reputation on also serving great food, providing great service via its wonderful staff, and by providing strong, philanthropic support for the local communities-also with selective consideration for supporting local commerce. As for CMB, Cameron Matthews is blessed as an exceptionally talented musician, singer and songwriter, with twenty years of experience.


  7. One man, one mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Mercury

    After growing up in flat-as-a-pancake Wagga Wagga in NSW, Clemens moved to Hobart with his family when he was 15. "Coming, as I did, from the flat riverland of the Murrumbidgee, seeing the Wellington Range for the first time coming through Pontville was a defining moment for me. "Within 18 months I was bushwalking in Tasmania."


  8. Lee Students Depart For Semester In UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    The semester study-abroad program offers participants the opportunity to earn 15 credit hours while living in the city of Cambridge.


  9. Seattle City Hall (with protesters), 1972Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Seattle Times

    THEN: Friends of the Market president, architect Victor Steinbrueck, leads a cadre of Friends marching for Pike Place Market preservation in front of Seattle City Hall, most likely on March 18, 1971. NOW: The new City Hall was completed in 2003.


  10. Things to do in NYC This weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Albany Times Union

    American Museum of Natural History: 'Countdown to Zero' Smallpox is the only human disease to have been eradicated, but what about Guinea worm, polio, malaria and other diseases? This exhibition, presented in collaboration with the Carter Center, examines international efforts to control and wipe out diseases. Daily from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Central Park West and 79th Street, 212-769-5200, .


  11. Westone: XS-10 [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 |

    It's a pretty good sounding guitar for the price. The guitar's sound is pretty good for almost any genre of music.


  12. Vancouver producer lands coveted Steve Albini mentorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    In just under a month, Vancouver's Jordan Koop will be getting on a plane to France. To hang out with Steve Albini.


  13. When Agencies Don't Appear on the SG's BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PrawfsBlawg

    When the Solicitor General files briefs in the Supreme Court, the briefs always bear the names of other lawyers from the Department of Justice. In special cases, however, officials from other agencies sometimes sign on, too.


  14. Ben Shapiro: Obama's Broken PromisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tony Phyrillas

    "Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics. You can have the most advanced and efflorescent of cultures.


  15. #Tay4hottest100: the collision between pop and altRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ABC News

    Is the great pop and alternative divide now just a hairline fracture? Taylor Swift wouldn't be the first Billboard chart topper to find her way into triple j's Hottest 100, writes Mark Pollard. While for many the campaign to get Taylor Swift into the Hottest 100 might simply be a light-hearted jab at perceived cultural elitism, it has nevertheless made us reassess where exactly the line is between alternative and mainstream music.


  16. 11-year-old Sophia Grace's new single Best Friends is your party anthem of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Remember rosy-cheeked Sophia Grace who found fame on Youtube after her mum uploaded a clip of her amazing Superbass rap? The one who performed on the Ellen DeGeneres Show with her 'hype girl' Rosie and idol Nicki Minaj? Well, her second single is sure to be the party anthem of 2015 and the music video will make you wish you were 11 years old. The music video of Sophia Grace's second single Best Friends has been online for 14 days but YouTube has gone cray-cray for it.


  17. 1/28-31: Phoenix Open Coors Light Birds Nest concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on 1/28: Capital Cities: These modern-rock-radio chart-toppers crashed the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their double-platinum breakthrough single, "Safe and Sound," from "In a Tidal Wave of Mystery," their first full-length release. The album contains a guest appearance by Andre 3000 of OutKast on a track called "Farrah Fawcett Hair."


  18. DA Promises Horror in "The World of Hugo Selenski"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Prosecutors at Hugo Selenski's double murder trial told the jury "what you will hear will shock you, will horrify you, and will break your heart." Prosecutors and the defense are giving their opening statements Wednesday morning at the trial of one of our area's most notorious criminals.


  19. Profiting From CheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 |

    I am a fellow at Harvard University's Institute for Quantitative Social Science and author of "What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data -- Lifeblood of Big Business -- and the End of Privacy as We Know It." I am now researching the business of medical data.


  20. The 20 Most Overrated Live Acts in MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | LA Weekly

    It's happened to all of us: You plunk down your hard-earned cash on expensive concert tickets to see your favorite band, only to have your expectations crushed by bad sound, a weird set list, lackluster showmanship or all of the above. Every band deserves a pass every once in awhile, but some just consistently underperform, or have been coasting for far too long on past glories.