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Yesterday | Slate Magazine

A Panda, a President, Woody Guthrie, and a Flag Walk Into a Bar a

On The Gist, Slate editors and special guest Brooke Gladstone from NPR's On the Media debate American icons from the Smithsonian Summer Showdown contest.

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Related Topix: Folk

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Monday | CTNow.com

TheaterWorks' 'Woody Sez' An Uplifting Musical Tribute

First impressions: To those who know Woody Guthrie as simply the guy who wrote "This Land Is Your Land" and the dad of Arlo Guthrie, this bio-tale is a revelation of the man's committed life and his breadth of music.

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Related Topix: Folk, Arlo Guthrie, Theater, Arts

Monday | Examiner.com

Hartford Theaterworks' showcases singer-activist's music and life in 'Woody Sez'

For the baby boomer generation, Woody Guthrie was known primarily as the father of folk singer Arlo Guthrie .

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Related Topix: Alice's Restaurant, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Folk, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Prince George Citizen

What's happening

The paintings of Erica Hawkes are on display now at Groop Gallery. The Prince George painter, now living in Kelowna, has broken into the ranks of professional artist.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Blues, Son House, Folk, Slim Whitman, Country

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Age

Melvins' singer flies solo as King Buzzo

This Machine Kills Artists is Buzz Osborne's first solo acoustic album after, oh, about 50 or 60 out front of his pioneering sludge rock outfit from Seattle, the Melvins.

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Related Topix: Folk

Tue Aug 12, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fridays After 5 offers two-fer in final concert of 2014

Foster first picked up the guitar at age 28 after his late grandfather expressed his desire for him to play.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Folk

Fri Aug 08, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Folio Weekly

Need something to do tonight? Head down to St. Augustine to see Ellis Paul:

No American art form has perfected the marriage of idealism and pragmatism better than folk music.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pete Seeger, Boston, MA, John Gorka

Thu Aug 07, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Mi2n

Ellis Paul Sets 14-song 'Chasing Beauty' For 9/1, Produced By...

Ellis Paul Sets 14-song 'Chasing Beauty' For 9/1, Produced By Kristian Bush Of Sugarland, And Brandon Bush ; Major U.S. Tour Underway Website: http://www.ellispaul.com/ A 'Modern-Day Woody Guthrie', Ellis Paul Chronicles '26 Years on the Highway' with Crackling "Chasing Beauty" -- Produced by Kristian Bush of Sugarland, and Brandon Bush Parallel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Folk, Sugarland, Country, Johnny Cash

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Folio Weekly

Dancing Close to the Truth

No American art form has perfected the marriage of idealism and pragmatism better than folk music.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pete Seeger, Boston, MA, John Gorka

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Shorewood

Seniors Theater Outing

The Glendale Senior Citizens' Club will attend the Stackner Cabaret's production of "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie on Wednesday, January 29. The bus leaves the upper parking lot of Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W. Mill Road, at 5:45 p.m. in time to arrive for dinner.

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Related Topix: Folk

Sat Aug 02, 2014

TwinCities

Manny Roth's club launched Dylan, others

"Just got here from the West," the gangly 19-year-old told Manny Roth, owner of the New York nightclub "Cafe Wha?" "Name's Bob Dylan.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Folk, Ojai, CA

The Columbus Dispatch

Dublin Irish Festival: Stages alive with tunes, airs, ballads

Ambitious plans for this weekend's Dublin Irish Festival are likely to be humbled by the size of the venue, the wealth of international and local talent, and the bounty of cultural immersion.

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Related Topix: Celtic, Solas, Folk

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Charlie Parr performs blues, spirituals at Green Frog

Minnesota musician Charlie Parr performs folk blues and traditional spirituals at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Blues, Charley Patton, Folk, Leadbelly

Examiner.com

Gann Brewer: 'Peddlers & Ghosts'

Mississippi born, singer-songwriter Gann Brewer is, indeed another in a line of American everyman folk singers inspired by the likes of Woody Guthrie , John Prine and Hank Williams.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, John Prine, Folk, Hank Williams, Country

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

XPoNential Artist Spotlight: Keeping mountain minstrelsy alive with Marah

The underdog set of this XPoNential Music Festival belongs to Marah - one known as a raucous Philadelphia rock band, now a raucous Central Pennsylvania folk band.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, Hard-Rock, Philadelphia, PA, Folk

Thu Jul 24, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Rediscovers the Value of Words

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Related Topix: Folk, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Linn's Stamp News

U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected

Figure 1. Germany issued this Jim Morrison semipostal in 1988. It is one of four stamps in the German set honoring well-known rock stars.

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Related Topix: Folk, Pop/Rock, The Doors, John Lennon

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