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  1. Penguin Random House Makes Changes at Top | PubCrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Library Journal

    In three post-Labor Day memos to Penguin Random House staff, CEO Markus Dohle detailed the formation of the Penguin Publishing Group, consolidating all Penguin adult trade publishing under one roof. He named Madeline McIntosh, U.S. president and COO of PRH, to head the new entity and said that longtime Penguin president Susan Petersen Kennedy would be leaving at the end of the year.


  2. Veteran performer Lynn Jackson comes west to do show at the ZoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... fully formed - I let the songs lead me into whatever direction they want to go," she says. "I guess I'm considered a folk-roots artist, but if my writing and ideas take me outside the genre, I'm not afraid to stretch out creatively. There are no ...


  3. Drug lord brothers 'turned Park Hill into a war zone,' prosecutor says in closing remarks at federal trialRead the original story w/Photo

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    For 20 years, Anthony and Harvey Christian ran the Park Hill Avenue Apartments like a crack-dealing fiefdom, using one building as their "fortress," and engaged in brutal machine-gun fights and murder to keep their dominion intact, a federal prosecutor argued to close out the brothers' trial Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Trowel laid out the government's case before the jury, arguing that testimony from co-conspirators and rivals, as well as from law enforcement officials, wiretapped conversations, 911 calls and physical evidence essentially weaved a tapestry proving the brothers ran a murderous racketeering operation.


  4. Vancouver preview: Lightfoot savours time on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    "I really like to work in front of an audience," Gordon Lightfoot says. "I've always felt that way, always liked to perform."


  5. Tuffer Than LeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pordland Mercury

    KYLE THOMAS is the bastard child of pop culture, just as his alias King Tuff has bastardized garage rock, metal, and glam over the course of three full-lengths. It's been years in the making, going back to Thomas' numerous early projects like Witch, his stoner metal band with Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis.


  6. Sinead to bring new sound to WomadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... player, and his son Sidiki, the instrument's emerging star bring the mesmerising sounds of the instrument to Womad. Folk lovers will also be keen to hear UK guitar legend Richard Thompso. New Zealand bands Trinity Roots and Tahuna Breaks join the ...


  7. beachboys2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    TODAY IN 1966: The Beach Boys' song "Good Vibrations" was released. At that time, it was the most expensive single ever recorded, costing $40,000 dollars to make.


  8. Events, Friday, Oct. 24: Zoo pumpkins, 'BloodyVox', Corn mazesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... The Stellar Fellars, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Meals on Wheels People present a Harvest Hootenanny with music from the 1960s folk era. Firstenburg Center, 700 N.E. 136th St., Vancouver; Free. 360-597-5711 or 24/7 band, 9 p.m. ...


  9. William Kennedy Smith is in an ANC dogfightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The world's most intriguing advisory neighborhood neighborhood commission race played out in a 200-square-foot room in the Watergate complex Tuesday evening. The only scheduled forum in ANC race 2A04 - pitting lawyer Thomas B. Martin against physician and business executive William K. Smith, the "K" being for Kennedy - covered the expected ground for a Foggy Bottom civic event: schools, sidewalk repair, the homeless, relations with George Washington University.


  10. Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle revisits Newfoundland upbringing in Where I BelongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JAM! Showbiz

    Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea performing at the RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa. July 12,2013.


  11. Dear Stoner: What's Up With the New MMJ Cards?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Westword

    Dear Stoner: I saw they are getting rid of the red card for a new, smaller card. What's up with that? Dear Blue: It's true.


  12. What's Happening: Entertainment BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... Hurricane Ridge Runners in the late '70s, Graham went on to tour with Kevin Burke's Open House and The Kings of Mongrel Folk, among other musical greats. Along the way he discovered the music of Sydney Bechet and added the jazz clarinet, forging a ...


  13. Pop, Americana, Oldies, Gypsy Jazz in November Music Schedule at Classic WinesellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... opened for such greats as Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, and Santana. Aaron Burdett. Burdett's original Americana music blends folk-rock, bluegrass, and blues into a new sound through his heartfelt, thoughtfully crafted songs. In October 2012, Burdette's ...


  14. George Ezra wows crowd at O2 AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Bristol

    ... to pin one on the 21-year-old. He nails that the singer-songwriter clichA but he has much more in his locker. The folk and blues element shines through in most of Ezra's tracks and it's pleasing not to see him sticking to the conventional one ...


  15. Today in Media History: In 1962 President Kennedy announced the discovery of Soviet missiles in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Poynter Online

    At 7 p.m. on October 22, 1962 , in a televised speech to the nation, President John Kennedy announced the discovery of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba. According to the JFK Library , "for thirteen days in October 1962 the world waited - seemingly on the brink of nuclear war - and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis ."


  16. Reviews of Falla s Most Buzzed About MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Sidelines

    Aphex Twin's first album in ten years lacks the bizarre, entertaining personality of his earlier works Come to Daddy or I Care Because You Do. However, fans of these ambient albums will be more than pleased with Syro's endless intricate details and Dramamine-dosed sonic landscapes.


  17. Recalling the rarest of breeds: A newspaperman who brought down one...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Golf World

    The Internet has been overflowing with tributes to Ben Bradlee , the charismatic former executive editor of the Washington Post who died Tuesday at 93. Bradlee was arguably the most important newspaper editor in history, presiding over the Post's groundbreaking coverage of Watergate while also publishing the controversial Pentagon Papers that detailed the United States war effort in Vietnam. Although hardly the only newsman to score a tee time with a Commander-in-Chief -- our Dan Jenkins, for one, has written about his rounds with President George H.W. Bush -- Bradlee's relationship with the former President predated Kennedy's ascent to the White House to when they were neighbors in Washington in 1958.


  18. Mary Chapin Carpenter Fans Hearing New Versions Of Her HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... be proud of during a lengthy and enviable career. The Princeton, N.J., native, who emerged out of the Washington, D.C. folk scene during the mid-'80s, has quietly had one of the most consistent careers in the business. The cerebral songsmith has a ...


  19. Top acts line up for Sodbury music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gazette Series

    Mike Hurst and the Springfields, the Pasadena Roof Orchestra and the Pee Wee Ellis Assembly are just some of the performers to star in the main event next June 5-7. The festival team is also negotiating to bring Fairport Convention to Chipping Sodbury Town Hall next Autumn as part of proposals to extend the music beyond jazz and blues.


  20. 10-22 12pm Garland, HackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Garland talks to Riley Walters from the Heritage Foundation's Center for Foreign and National Security about all of the recent information hacks plauguing American Consumers. Or just got to consume bid hacking.