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A young Traveller woman and this year's Miss Ireland favourite has revealed that television programmes documenting Traveller life are not true reflections of reality.
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Readings for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time: IS 55:10-11; PS 65:10-14; ROM 8:15-23; MT 13: 1-23; Last week, on the 4th of July, Amy Goodman replayed an interview with the legendary folk singer, Pete Seeger .
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" The Joe DiMaggio line was written right away in the beginning. And I don't know why or where it came from.
For the last 16 years, Nashville-based roots band Old Crow Medicine Show have slowly risen the Americana ranks after being discovered busking in Boone, N.C. by bluegrass legend Doc Watson.
Dancers from the Judith Coleman School of Dance perform at the Canterbury Folk Festival in Ingersoll on Saturday HEATHER rivers/WOODSTOCK SENTINEL-REVIEW "You just never see such a group of talented singers and songwriters on one stage," explains Canterbury Folk Festival chair Brenda Boswell.
Update: Here is a link to the story of Seigenthaler being beaten while trying to protect Freedom riders in Alabama.
Singer Pete Seeger performs at the 2009 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize special outdoor tribute at Hunts Point Riverside Park on September 3, 2009 in New York City.
July is the time of nostalgia bands. We have The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards on the Green, Talking Heads and Hall & Oates tribute bands at Toad's and the authoritative '90s alt-folk rocker Freedy Johnston at Cafe Nine.
I always take Rambo, my German shepherd-husky mix out for a short walk in the park about 11:30 at night.
Andrew Peterson was a struggling songwriter with a passion for Rich Mullins music when the Christian band Caedmon's Call asked him to open for their shows in the late 1990s.
John Perez seemed to have it all as he ran for state controller -- a bankroll far bigger than those of his rivals, the political clout after four years as Assembly speaker and the Democratic stronghold of Los Angeles as his home base.
Israelis sit and pray together inside a street shelter, in anticipation of the Code Red siren alerting of incoming rockets, in the Southern Israeli town of Nitzan, on the fourth day of Operation Protective Edge, July 11, 2014 IDF tanks and soldiers in southern Israel near the border with Gaza, on the fourth day of Operation Protective Edge, July ... (more)
Born in Ottawa as Valdemar Horsdal, Valdy is bringing his friend and fellow singer-songwriter Gary Fjellgaard with him to the Marigold Cultural Centre on July 16. Valdy collaborated with Fjellgaard on one of his most recent albums - Contenders - with whom he has an "absolute blast" touring.
National news outlets are whipping Canadians into a formidable frenzy over reports of a giant -- like, 12 feet tall -- Hogweed, that can burn and scar your skin and leave you with permanent sight damage if contact is made with its clear, terrible sap.
Another several-night stand at Red Rocks this weekend: The Avett Brothers play three shows at the World's Only Natural Amphitheater.
It was 1962 - the early heyday of the folk club boom in Britain. Martin Carthy - who this year received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for his decades-long contribution to the genre - was touring little clubs around the country, just as he does today.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:52 am
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