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  1. Singer/actor Donovan Leitch has wed actress Libby Mintz and they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheIndyChannel

    ... for divorce last summer (14). Little Donovan is the couple's first child together, but Leitch, whose father is British folk rock icon Donovan, has a 10-year-old daughter from his 13-year marriage to Hume.

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  2. The Thrill: Raffi on Lois, Ben Affleck, pop-culture crushesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MacLeans

    Our pop-culture podcast asks Raffi what makes a great kids' entertainer, discusses Affleck's fiasco, and reveals our first pop-culture crushes This week, our pop-culture podcast-Adrian Lee, Emma Teitel and Julia De Laurentiis Johnson-rang rang rang up Mr. Bananaphone himself, the children's entertainer Raffi, to talk about the legacy of Lois Lilienstein of Sharon, Lois & Bram fame, who died on Thursday at age 78. Then, we examine the tempest over Ben Affleck's efforts to squelch a segment of PBS's Finding Your Roots after the revelation that his ancestor owned slaves and ask: Just how poorly did he handle that? Then, in memory of Jonathan Crombie, best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in CBC's Anne of Green Gables -and who was, for so many people, a first pop-culture crush-we reveal our first pop-culture crushes and figure out whether they say anything about us now, as adults.

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  3. Has the Internet killed politicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    Four years ago, in the full bloom of the Arab Spring and the Occupy movement, it was taken for granted that the Internet, through social media, was resurrecting politics. But today, with the withering away of both, the reverse seems to be true.

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  4. Inside Rhiannon Giddens: A folk star's breakout momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... Giddens, lead singer of the old-timey, Grammy-winning trio Carolina Chocolate Drops, to perform at a 2013 all-star folk concert for the Coen brothers' film "Inside Llewyn Davis." She stole the show, and he soon enlisted her to join Elvis Costello, ...

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  5. 23 songs from Wales which should be the soundtrack to your weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    ... Club. Political apathy runs riot on this grizzled anthem from everyone's favourite frayed-edged peddlers of world weary folk pop. You'll all be singing it by polling day. (*Warning contains swearing) Supercharged power pop abounds on the lead track ...

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  6. Live expands its mission with 2015-16 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stanford

    Next year's Stanford Live season will feature three events with Anna Deavere Smith and a new work by Stanford composer Jonathan Berger for the Kronos Quartet. Other highlights include appearances by Chick Corea and Bela Fleck, Bernadette Peters, Arlo Guthrie and scratch DJ Kid Koala.

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  7. Donovan Leitch is a father and a married man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsNet5

    ... for divorce last summer (14). Little Donovan is the couple's first child together, but Leitch, whose father is British folk rock icon Donovan, has a 10-year-old daughter from his 13-year marriage to Hume.

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  8. Assembly of a fuselage for Arctic version of Mi-8 helicopters is being completedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Avia.Ru

    Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is developing Mi-8AMTSh-VA helicopter designed for operation in the Arctic Region, Voenno-Promishlenniy Courier reports. He noted that the Arctic version of the helicopter differs from the traditional vehicles: it has upgraded navigation system, special flight preparation system, which uses TA-14 auxiliary power unit, as well as additional equipment designed to make the crew more comfortable.

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  9. Celebrated Folksinger and Autoharp Virtuoso to Play Phippsburg Congregational ChurchRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... Frog Song," are so obscure that no one else sings them anymore. Frank Hamilton, co-founder of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago and former member of folk quartet The Weavers says, "His performance is truly entertaining and riveting. He's ...

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  10. Folk Duo Dana and Susan Robinson to Perform May 9 at WinesellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... but that mantle might be better entrusted to musicians like Dana Robinson, who embody both the heart and the soul of folk music." The Classic Wineseller presents local, regional, or national talent each week on Friday and Saturday night. The retail ...

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  11. Haley Reardon Performs At ArtisTree FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Vermont Standard

    Hayley Reardon is full of heart, and what's even better is that she has proven her ability to share that heart and make an audience feel her songs and stories just as strongly as she does. It's hard to believe that she can be considered a seasoned folk artist before even completing high school, but the impressive career she has built thus far is only the beginning.

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  12. Panoply 2015: 4 bands you may not have heard of before, but should check out this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Panoply is an arts festival, so the the performance schedule includes sets from a magician, puppet troupe, various dance ensembles and theatre groups. Music fans already know they need to catch headlining performances from Grammy-winning Southern-folk combo Indigo Girls and harmony-blessed Muscle Shoals duo Secret Sisters .

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  13. Mogul Maponya gets DUT honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Business mogul Richard Maponya, who received an honorary doctorate from the Durban University of Technology on Thursday, has urged young South Africans to doggedly pursue an education and rid themselves of a sense of entitlement. Maponya has been a leading entrepreneur for decades.

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  14. Carrott tops the bill at DarlingtonRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Northern Echo

    ... people don't realise the feeling between Macams and Geordies," he says. The man who ended up as compere of the Boggery Folk Club in the 1970s, when his comedy took off and his singing didn't, says he never dreamed about a folk career. "I wouldn't be ...

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  15. Funniest man in England' is ready to take centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thetelegraphand Argus

    With a resume that reads folk singer and songwriter, poet and playwright, comedian and broadcaster, fell-walker and fly-fisherman, it's hard to pigeon-hole Mike Harding. Described by Billy Connolly as the "funniest man in England" and acknowledged as the Grandfather of Folk, Mike's current focus has shifted to his poetry and, in particular, an opportunity to share his work with a live audience.

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  16. Lois of Sharon, Lois, and Bram has passed away, a shocking Grey's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spirit of Rock CHOM

    Maureen Holloway chats entertainment every morning at 6:20am. This morning a full slate with news of the passing of Lois Lilienstein from Sharon, Lois, and Bram.

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  17. Caledonia composer Dougie MacLean says he is delighted with Amber Festival line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    SOME of the headliners for the event which runs for ten days include Dallahan, Emily Smith, Rura, Ross Ainslie, Blazin' Fiddles, Karine Polwart, Benny Gallagher and The Wrigley Sisters. Folk legend Dougie MacLean told the Blairie he is "delighted" with the line-up for this year's Amber Festival.

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  18. Award Winning Theatre Personality Frans Swart Locked Out Of His Studio To Present His Radio ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Well-known radio and theatre personality Frans Swart was locked out of his Afrikaanse Treffers Studio at East Rand Stereo 93.9FM on Thursday night, preventing him from presenting the programme. Swart is a founder member of East Rand Stereo 93.9FM which has been on air for 20 years this year.

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  19. Head to Head: Sean Lakeman and Kathryn Roberts are at Dorchester Arts Centre on Saturday, May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    IT'S time to grow a beard, pull on your torn grungy cardy, buckle up your adidas Jerusalems and stick your finger in your ear. Yep, there's hey-nonny-no getting away from the absolute avalanche of folk music heading this way like a runaway horse and cart with no brakes.

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  20. Donovan Leitch Is A Father And A Married Man AgainRead the original story

    Yesterday | WENN Blog

    ... filed for divorce last summer. Little Donovan is the couple's first child together, but Leitch, whose father is British folk rock icon Donovan, has a 10-year-old daughter from his 13-year marriage to Hume. A simple gesture can make a huge positive ...

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