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  1. Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    With fake-diamond studs lining his lips and ears, and a tattoo carved under his dreadlocks, Omar Sayut is hard to miss. " Down with Raul! Down with Raul! " he chants in a video performance, referring to the president of Cuba, Raul Castro.


  2. Musical Instruments from Around the World on Display at the Sheldon: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | River Front Times

    The Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries' long-standing reputation for championing the visual and performing arts in St. Louis has prompted an awe-inspiring donation -- a treasure trove of more than 2,500 exotic jazz, folk, ceremonial and indigenous musical instruments, including bizarre hybrids such as the Saxotrumpet and a ... (more)


  3. 'RuPaul's Drag Race' premiere recap: 'Born Naked'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    RuPaul's Drag Race is back for its seventh season, and for a reality show-a genre that typically ages in Lohan years-it's looking refreshingly UN-saggy, unlike some of its contestants . In a surprising twist, Drag Race didn't come up with an unnecessary opening twist and just let the latest batch of snatch speak for itself.


  4. Happy birthday, Josephine Hart - 3Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Times Online

    Fourteen years after the impromptu performance ofKiplingrecalled in yesterday's blog post, I found myself at Josephine Hart's Poetry Hour. Once again there was a small group of journalists, different ones but the same sort of folk, listening to the same story of the bitter "Baronite" whose son, instead of following him into ships and steel, had "muddled with books and pictures, an' china an' etchin's an' fans" and whose "rooms at college was beastly, more like a whore's than a man's".


  5. John Legend's Bahrain performance simply 'Glory'-ousRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Every so often, a true artist graces the stage and for the time you see them perform, it is simply magical. I'm not wont to describe things in such clichA terms usually, but there really isn't many better ways of saying it.


  6. Museum's $2-M tab for opening 'ridiculous': criticRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights spent almost $2 million for its opening-weekend events last September, its latest financial report says. The CMHR's third-quarter report was released Monday.


  7. Festival of Asian music and dance at Stretford MallRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

    AN actor and producer from Stretford who's rubbed shoulders on screen with the likes of Liam Neeson and Robert Carlyle, is about to launch Manchester's first indoor Mela festival at Stretford Mall. Subash Singh Pall is going back to his Bollywood roots to stage the Vaisakhi Mela 2015, a colourful celebration of Asian music and dance, at Stretford Mall in late May. He is using experience and contacts built up over years in the TV and film industry, to bring in traditional Indian and Pakistani performers, as well as Manchester grown Asian fusion acts.


  8. Brown's unity call to supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    FORMER prime minister Gordon Brown has urged Yes and No supporters to come together in a new community organisation to fight for social justice. In one of his final speeches before stepping down as an MP, Mr Brown said people on either side of the independence debate were equally motivated by a desire for change.


  9. Questioning the 'Nordic miracle': Book reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MacLeans

    ... of the clichA of a Scandinavian "superficial sameness," Booth visits politicians, academics, writers and ordinary folk, asking whether prosperity can smother ambition, coziness can lead to laziness, and insularity can encourage a distrust of ...


  10. Ryley Walker Artist To Watch - March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Walker is phenomenal guitar player whose music has a timelessness to it, even though, if you close your eyes and listen closely, he sounds as if he came from the late Sixties and early 70's British folk movement. Walker blends folk, swirling, dreamy jazz and touches of psychedelia, taking his musical cues from artists like Tim Buckley, Bert Jansch, John Martyn.


  11. D.a.S. Audio Appoints Robinson Business Development Manager-Installed SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pro Sound News

    D.A.S. Audio, a global leader in the manufacture of loudspeaker systems and related components for professional sound reinforcement, is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur 'Loren' Robinson to the newly created position of Business Development Manager-Installed Sound. In his new capacity, Robinson will be tasked with overseeing nationwide sales for the company's installed sound accounts.


  12. Area of police shooting long a haven for the destituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... the area was flooded with a new wave of migrants, including many escaping the Dust Bowl desolation of the Midwest. Folk singer Woody Guthrie, who spent time in Skid Row, declared it "the skiddiest of all Skid Rows" in his 1943 autobiography "Bound ...


  13. Eddie Owen Presents Amy Speace Album ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Championed by US folk icon Judy Collins, singer-songwriter Amy Speace matches crystalline vocal allure with fearlessly honest, vividly poetic lyrics. After glowing reviews for 2013's How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat, we celebrate her newest 2015 release That Kind of Girl.


  14. Jim Jones returns to Luna RossaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deming Headlight

    ... as his well-rounded knowledge of the West. A native Texan who makes his home in New Mexico, Jones follows in the great folk tradition of Woody Guthrie, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson and Chuck Pyle. Like those who have gone before, he is a ...


  15. On TapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Albert Gazette

    The Ringette Alberta AA provincials are in full swing for the host St. Albert Mission teams in the U14 tween, U16 junior and U19 belle divisions. Sunday's finals are 8:30 a.m. for tweens, 10 a.m. for juniors and 11:45 a.m. for belles at Go Auto Arena.


  16. The Rocky Road To DublinRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Session

    ... part as well. Does anyone know the words to this song? If they do, I would be grateful if you could post them. Beware a folk song is about to be perpetrated In the Merry Month of May From me home I started Left the Girls of Tuam Sad and Broken ...


  17. Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Independent Redistricting CommissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    Arizona commission attorney Mary O'Grady and Stephen Miller, a city council member, point to a possible redistricted map in 2011. The U.S. Supreme Court seemed closely divided Monday as it heard arguments testing how far states may go to prevent political parties from drawing congressional district lines to maximize partisan advantage.


  18. Tripura registers rise in crimeRead the original story

    Monday | The Telegraph

    Agartala, March 2: A sharp decline in the law and order situation in Tripura has emerged as a major issue of concern for people in the state. According to the latest official data, 63 people were killed across the state between August 1, 2014 and January 31, 2015.


  19. Grand opening cost CMHR nearly $2MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    OTTAWA The Canadian Museum for Human Rights spent nearly $2 million last fall on its opening ceremonies and connected events, the institution's latest quarterly financial report says. Released today, the report says the net cost of the opening ceremonies on Sept.


  20. The MonaghanRead the original story

    Monday | The Session

    Whoever thought Monaghan could be such a sinister-sounding place? This is one of those moody, E minor tunes. As with most multi-part tunes, a lot of the phrases show up in each part.