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  1. Camerata Pacifica explores the vocal nature of John Harbison's chamber musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... to these selections, I found myself reminded of an album I bought while in secondary school, Frances Faye Sings Folk Songs . This was a time when middle-brow tastes tended to identify folk singing with groups like The Weavers; and, when I bought ...

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  2. Associated Colleges organ recital in Potsdam on ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday | North Country Now

    The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley will present the second of two organ recitals celebrating the grand masters of the organ. St. Lawrence University's organist and musician in residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will perform what she refers to as "explosive" music for the organ.

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  3. Preview World Superbike-Supersport, Magny Cours, FranceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Paddock Talk

    HONDA RIDERS HAVE A LOT TO PLAY FOR IN FRANCE The penultimate round of the FIM Superbike World Championship will get underway this weekend at the regular SBK championship circuit of Magny-Cours, located near the town of Nevers in the centre of France. Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam have four individual races left in which to improve their championship positions when the series wraps up in just over a month's time in Qatar.

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  4. Man gets $500,000 for wrongful rape convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Thomas Kennedy has had a rough go of it since being exonerated and released from prison in 2012, but a $500,000 settlement should get him back on his feet. Under the state's new Wrongful Conviction Compensation Act, the Longview man will be paid for the decade he spent behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.

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  5. Folk/rock Duo Aztec Two-Step Perform Their "Classic Duos" Show Oct 25th At Acoustic CafeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mi2n

    Email: broehrer@optonline.net Website: http://www.cafeacoustic.org FOLK-ROCK DUO AZTEC TWO-STEP Aztec Two-Step performing their own AZTEC TWO-STEP classics plus songs of SIMON & GARFUNKEL and The EVERLY BROTHERS on Saturday, October 25, 2014 Renowned folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step will perform their own "fan favorites" as well as a tribute to the iconic Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers, October 25th at 8:00 pm/doors: 7:30pm, The Acoustic Cafe, OLM Academy, 25 Fremont Rd. Park Ridge, NJ 07656, Tickets: $25 advance $28 at door, http://www.cafeacoustic.org 201-573-0718 Bursting on the scene in 1972 with their critically acclaimed self-titled debut on Elektra Records, Aztec Two-Step's first album and three subsequent albums for RCA Records were staples of progressive FM and college radio, and helped usher the music of the 1960s into the '70s and beyond.

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  6. Port Fairy Folk Festival releases 2015 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Warrnambool Standard

    THE first big batch of artists for next year's Port Fairy Folk Festival have been announced, providing the usual mix of national icons, international stars and up-and-coming talent. THE first big batch of artists for next year's Port Fairy Folk Festival have been announced, providing the usual mix of national icons, international stars and up-and-coming talent.

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  7. Grammy Museum offers free admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... were all part of the scene. Black and white photographs shot by Nash himself as well as portraits by the former Modern Folk Quartet banjo-player-turned-photographer, Henry Diltz , and others, grace the walls of this show. Richie Furay from Poco was ...

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  8. Dairy-Free Huckleberry Coconut CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    Huckleberries are sometimes referred to as mountain blueberries. In North Idaho, they are also known as purple gold.

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  9. Sean Hayes Gives It Another Go in Hancock ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... out sooner and had his Hancock Park residence did up and done over by -- as per digital marketing materials -- the fine folk at Chris Barrett Design. It's current decorative iteration is certainly tasteful and, no doubt, every fitting and finish is ...

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  10. Nesse Wants Your VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    Huckleberries published a flyer by state Rep. Kathy Sims, R-Coeur d'Alene, last week. So it's only fair to publish one by her Democratic opponent Anne Nesse, a leader in the crusade to increase Idaho's minimum wage from a paltry $7.25.

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  11. Beating back the depression that can come with breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    One self-exam and one diagnosis changed Diana Escanaverino's sunny outlook on life. In November 2013, the vivacious singer and cosmetologist learned she had breast cancer, and it dragged her down into a dark place.

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  12. VIDEO: Meet Ghanaian opera singer NinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    He told Sophie Ikenye what his music is all about, before singing out the BBC's Focus on Africa programme with his rendition of Nessun Dorma, an aria from Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot.

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  13. Music Review: Leonard Cohen - 'Popular Problems'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Ever since his stark 1967 musical debut, Songs of Leonard Cohen , the Canadian performer, poet, and songwriter has earned more than his fair share of accolades and awards. He's sold over 23 million albums and published 12 books of verse.

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  14. Ray Johnson: I Know that VoiceRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Compass

    Ray Johnson is one-third of the musical comedy troupe known as Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers, including Kevin Blackmore and Wayne Chaulk. Ray is also known as the author of "... and I owe it all to Bridget and John," his autobiography in which he shows how he was "influenced by the stories, characters, music and songs passed on to me so many years ago."

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  15. Mom Busted For Hosting Underage Beer Pong Party In Her New York HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Smoking Gun

    A New York woman is facing child endangerment charges after she allegedly hosted a "beer pong" party in her home for underage revelers, police Responding to a telephone tip about a 9:30 PM rager underway at a Putnam Valley home, sheriff's deputies arrived at a Sunrise Drive residence to discover "under-aged persons on the premises who were reportedly drinking from a large assortment of alcoholic beverages." During police questioning, Laurie Kennedy, 50, reportedly admitted hosting the September 19 party and "knowingly approved of the minors' consumption of alcohol."

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  16. Davenham WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northwich Guardian

    John and Ailsa, through their harmonious singing of folk songs to guitar accompaniment, recital of poetry and literary quotations, took members on a journey closely connected to the rhythms of the agricultural year. Harvest time, the zenith of the farming year was celebrated in songs going back centuries and thanksgiving suppers were held across the shires, each having their own unique traditions.

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  17. David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger Set ...Read the original story

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... supporting and promoting the arts through education, exhibition, performance and outreach. Come and enjoy the greatest folk concert Long Island has seen in decades. The evening's performers will include David Amram and his quintet (David Amram, ...

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  18. $520K to Longview man for wrongful convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Thomas Kennedy has had a rough go of it since being exonerated and released from prison in 2012, but a $500,000 settlement should get him back on his feet. Under the state's new Wrongful Conviction Compensation Act, the Longview man will be getting paid for the decade he spent behind bars for a crime he didn't commit.

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  19. Martinborough to toast food as much as wine at annual partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dominion Post

    TREATING A STIR: Chef and author Julie Biuso will lead a workshop at the ever-popular Toast Martinborough festival on Sunday, November 16. Taking advantage of the foodie craze inspired by TV shows such as My Kitchen Rules, and to continue distancing itself from past tipsy misbehaviour, the 23rd edition of the popular food-and-wine festival on Sunday, November 16, is emphasising solids almost as much as liquids. "There has always been a focus on a quality food experience [as well as wine] but .

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  20. Trout Fishing in America at AcA's FPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Advertiser

    ... the "Lennon and McCartney of kid's music," Trout Fishing in America combines kid-friendly songwriting with their unique folk-rock sound. And not only that, guitarist Ezra Idlet and bassist Keith Grimwood wrote and perform one of my most favorite ...

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