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Lacoste Gallery exhibits works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters

Lacoste Gallery presents works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Todd Snider Announces Fall Tour and Album Re-issues

The tour commemorates the 10th anniversary of Todd's critically-acclaimed album, East Nashville Skyline, and the 20th anniversary of his stellar 1994 debut, Songs For The Daily Planet.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

World Premiere of Emerald City Theatre's 'HANSEL &...

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre have announced the World Premiere of HANSEL & GRETEL: A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT, with music and lyrics by GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts and a book by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan .


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Shetland Today

Levellers to return next week

Folk punk legends The Levellers will be making their third trip to Shetland next week for what is hoped to be a sell-out concert in Clickimin on Wednesday.


Related Topix: The Levellers, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Jen Chapin's 'Reckoning' isn't just music, it's heart-rending stories.

Her music is difficult to categorize into a specific genre. Some of her songs are evocative of jazz and soul, while others are folky and alternative.


Related Topix: Jen Chapin, Folk, Harry Chapin

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Michael Franti, "The Voice" contestants to perform at...

Michael Franti & Spearhead are scheduled to perform Aug. 8 at Obliteride, a bike ride raising money for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Reggae, Hip-Hop, The Paperboys

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Harrison festival set to heat up summer

The 36th annual Harrison Festival of the Arts celebrates a long history of nurturing up and coming talent under the direction of the Society's new management team, Executive and artistic director Andy Hillhouse and general manager Mel Dunster.


Related Topix: Celtic, Highlights, Country, Juke Box, Folk

The Japan Times

'Children of the Revolution'

When asked by a comrade why the press had such intense fear and loathing of the Red Army Faction's female members, Ulrike Meinhof replied, "Women are at the heart of human reproduction.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Carlos, Terrorism

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Jeff Moehlis: Richard Thompson, Acoustic and Electric

There aren't many musicians who, from the 1960s to the present day, have consistently released first-rate material that's always worth a listen.


Related Topix: Richard Thompson, Santa Barbara, CA, Folk, Fairport Convention

Connect Savannah

Drivin N Cryin N Rockin

Before the Drive-By Truckers, before Jason Isbell, before Lucero, there was Drivin N Cryin.


Related Topix: Kevn Kinney


The Levellers announce greatest hits LP and UK tour

Levellers have announced plans to release their Greatest Hits LP on September 29, 2014, via their own On The Fiddle Recordings label, as well as a supporting UK tour.


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Mon Jun 30, 2014


What's going on Tuesday? (Beck, Martyrdoom, Pretty & Nice, Heaven's...

Beck @ Central Park Summerstage Beck put out his twelfth album this year, Morning Phase, which is his first in six years and he considers it the "companion piece" to 2002's Sea Change.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Beck, God

Veteran Irish punks are ready to rock

The Ottawa Jazz Festival's penultimate day will end raucously. At 10:30 p.m. tonight , Kingston's the Mahones will take to the Laurier Avenue Canadian Music Stage.


The English Historical Review

The Levellers: Radical Political Thought in the English Revolution, by Rachel Foxley

This is the first serious, full-length study of the Levellers as political thinkers.


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Vancouver Courier

27 things to do this Canada Day

Tons of action this year, centring on the main stage at Jack Poole Plaza. Eight bands perform throughout the day, including The Paperboys and Said the Whale .


Related Topix: Life, Canada Day, Holidays, The Paperboys, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Painting, Arts, North America, Canada, World News,

What makes Christian music Christian?

Christian music or as it is known Contemporary Christian Music or CCM is a broad range of music, from pop to rock from rap to top 40 radio.


Related Topix: Gospel, CCM, God

Fri Jun 27, 2014


The actor determined to Rave On as Buddy Holly

Around two-thirds of the new homes will be on brownfield land with the rest on greenfield but opponents say the plan is a 'broken promise' Roger Rowley is taking on the leading role in the Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story which comes to Wales next week Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, the multi award-winning West End production, returns to Cardiff next ... (more)


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Story, The Beatles

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Salt Lake City Weekly

Bat Manors

Life is full of philosophical quandaries and problems with unknowable, unforeseeable outcomes; the question is, how do you cope with them? For Provo band Bat Manors - and, more specifically, Adam Klopp, who is the lead vocalist and main songwriter and also plays guitar - music is the piercing light in the fog of the unknown, the thing that helps it ... (more)


Related Topix: Provo, UT, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), God

National radio of Ukraine

26-06-2014 14:42Over half of Ukrainians want their country to join EU

The First Channel includes information and news narrating events in Ukraine and abroad; cycle programmes on political and social-economic subjects; literary and musical programmes, programmes for children and youth Information-musical youth channel deals with the most urgent problems of young people in Ukraine, in particular it helps to get ... (more)


Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Toronto author shares God Loves Hair

Toronto author Vivek Shraya will read from his first book, God Loves Hair, on Saturday, 7 p.m., at Venus Envy, Halifax.


Related Topix: God