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Wednesday Aug 20 | Arkansas Times

UA faulted for analysis of charter schools

When the Walton-financed pro -charter-school department at the University of Arkansas turned out a study purporting to support the sea that charter schools produce better returns in test scores for the money, I discounted it for a variety of reasons.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Pop/Rock, Little Rock, AR, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Clover Herald

Regional to international performers coming to Clover

Alison Brown, 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Brown began playing the guitar at age 8 and picked up the banjo two years later.


Related Topix: California, Pop/Rock, Life, Veteran Affairs, Journey, The Difference, The Swingle Singers, Jazz

Mon Aug 18, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Fall arts 2014: Drake vs Lil Wayne, Lorde top pop music offerings

As soon as the summer begins to wind down in the Bay Area, the music scene seems to heat up.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Concord, CA, Entertainment


Merchandise stream new album 'After The End'

'After The End' is due for release on August 25 and is available to hear at NPR.org .


Related Topix: August, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Kids Culture 08.14.14

The Nelson Illusions Smoke and Mystery Tour will materialize at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Wednesday with shows at 1 and 5 p.m. The show, according to the museum, "combines rare and original illusions from around the world with award-winning, jaw-dropping magic."


Related Topix: The Kids, Pop/Rock, East Hampton, NY, Thursday, Montauk, NY


Blogging 'Bout The Band: Playing The Mercury Lounge

Nyack High School graduates Nate and Ben McCarthy, Anders Fleming and the late Jesse Yanko formed their band Regret the Hour before enrolling at Hunter College.


Related Topix: Hunter College, City University of New York, Lower East Side (New York, NY), Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 12, 2014


2015 Season of Composer Conversation Series Announced Featuring Kevin Puts, Bryce Dessner, and More

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra , Minnesota Public Radio , American Composers Forum and Minnesota Opera are pleased to announce the third season of the Composer Conversation Series, events of which will take place at Amsterdam Bar & Hall in downtown Saint Paul February 2015 through May 2015.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Pop/Rock


MTWorks to Present Sweet, Sweet Spirit, 10/10-25

MANHATTAN THEATRE WORKS , in association with the Theater Series at the 14th Street Y, have announced the world premiere of Sweet, Sweet Spirit by Carol Carpenter , directed by Joan Kan e .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Lafayette, LA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

Regional to international performers coming to Clover

Cellist and mezzo soprano Shana Tucker takes a break from performing in the Cirque du Soleil production of KA at Las Vegas' MGM Grand to perform in Clover in March.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sha-Na, California, Life, Veteran Affairs, Journey, Arts, Opera

Sat Aug 09, 2014


GRAMMY Award winning OK Go at Deluxe at Old National Centre Indianapolis

GRAMMY Award winning OK Go brings its popular brand of alternative power pop music to Deluxe at Old National Centre , 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, August 14th, 2014, at 8:30pm.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, OK Go, Los Angeles, CA, August, Thursday

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Why US Banned Anita, Secrets Revealed

Anita De Sooso "The Anti-Corruption Squad tracked Anita. I don't know what information they gathered on her but they flagged her when, instead of going for a conference in New York, she went to California.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


China Auto Sales Growth Slows in July

Passenger-vehicle sales growth slowed in China last month as showroom traffic thinned with the summer heat and the soccer World Cup .


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014


Anita Desooso banned from going to the USA

The National Women's Organiser of the governing National Democratic Congress , Anita Desooso has been allegedly banned from going to the United States of America by the US State Department.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ghana, Africa, World News

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Mired in controversy

Three months after Lalitpur district was declared total literate, Dudha Raj Lama of Pyutar VDC still wonders how the government could announce his place as completely literate when so many people he hobnobs with simply cannot read or write.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Nepal, India, Pop/Rock


Merchandise reveal new song and announce November UK tour

Merchandise have revealed new song 'Green Lady' and announced details of a November UK tour.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis


A northeast side neighborhood once plagued by burglaries, took to the streets Tuesday night to take a stand against crime.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Alligator, Science Fiction Movies

Mon Aug 04, 2014


1 dead, thousands stranded in S. California storm

About 1,500 residents of Oak Glen, and another 1,000 residents of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains were unable to get out because the roads were covered.


Related Topix: California, Forest Falls, CA, Weather, Pop/Rock, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

First Friday, lifeguards, Legwarmers

We have big features on Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails , but here's a list of more best bets for this weekend.


Related Topix: Friday, Pop/Rock, Soundgarden, Norfolk, VA, The Association, Virginia Beach, VA


Small businesses add workers for 10th straight month

Small businesses in July added more workers for the 10th straight month, marking the best string of job gains since 2006, according to a trade group.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Joan Osborne among 4 headliners in WYCE's Live at Wealthy Theatre concert series

Joan Osborne, The Bad Plus, My Brightest Diamond and Vieux Farka Toure are the four headliners of WYCE's 2014 Live at Wealthy Theatre concert series.


Related Topix: Ethnic, Pop/Rock, Entertainment