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11 hrs ago | Nippertown!

LIVE: Regina Carter @ The Egg, 3/29/14

If you're lucky, you learn something new every day. For instance, during a break in Regina Carter's appearance at The Egg's Swyer Theatre , I learned that Carter's exploration of her family heritage had included getting her DNA tested.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Gapers Block

Heritage and Heart: Regina Carter and Mavis Staples at Symphony Center, 4/18

Regina Carter emerged first, flanked by an accompaniment of accordion, guitar, an upright bass, and drums.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Today's Best Bets

Known primarily as a jazz violinist, Regina Carter crosses over into other musical genres.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Fri 4/18: The Kid, Todd Barry, and Regina Carter

The Silent Film Society of Chicago, as dedicated as ever to its mission, presents a screening of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid , with accompaniment by the 40-piece Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Symphony, Arts, Theater, Chicago, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Regina Carter digs at the deep roots of her family tree

Regina Carter's DNA in her music-and for once we're not talking in metaphorical terms.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Maywood, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Regina Carter brings her 'Southern Comfort' tour to Bay Area

The Great Migration that saw some 6 million African-Americans leave the rural South for urban destinations in the North and West wasn't always a one-way journey.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, African-American, Alabama

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Dr. John highlights American Heritage series

The Southern undercurrent of the upcoming Mondavi season is manifested in the American Heritage series with the appearance by New Orleans artist Dr. John; also a concert by violinist Regina Carter.

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Related Topix: Dr. John, Blues, New Orleans, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Regina Carter's 'Southern Comfort' quintet to perform at Zipper Concert Hall

Regina Carter is among the foremost jazz violinists of her generation being celebrated for her virtuosity today.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

World Magazine

Jazz violinist Regina Carter's musical coal mine

African-American jazz violinist Regina Carter remembers taking baths in a tin pail on the front porch of her grandmother's home in Alabama, where she spent several childhood summers.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Jazz, Ancestry

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Helen Sung keys in on her music

It's been three years since Texas-born, New York-based pianist Helen Sung last performed in San Diego - she returns for a free concert early Thursday afternoon at Palomar College - and her artistic growth has been impressive.

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Related Topix: Texas, Paquito d'rivera, Jazz, Black Entertainment

Tue Apr 01, 2014

East Bay Express

Regina Carter

If one were to view the history of American music as a collection of rivers, there would be many points where tributaries cross.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Classical

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Albany Times Union

Carter brings Hank

For her second song of her Saturday evening concert at The Egg, jazz violinist Regina Carter and her crack band uncorked a seriously bluesy, funked-up rendition of the old Hank Williams country roadhouse classic, "Honky Tonkin'," and you can bet your boots that Hank never done it that way.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Hank Williams, Country, Classical, Entertainment

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Nippertown!

3/29/14: Today's Tips: Saturday

THEATER : "Who's Hungry?" @ MCLA's North Adams Puppet Lab , North Adams. It's thought-provoking, experimental puppetry based on the oral histories of homeless and hungry individuals, directed by puppeteer extraordinaire Dan Hurlin .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Albany, NY, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Troy, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY

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