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  1. Best Bet: Ladysmith Black MambazoRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago |

    Internationally acclaimed a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo's album "Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers" was nominated for a Grammy. Their tour celebrating the new release comes to the Carolina Theatre at 8 p.m. Wednesday. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit


  2. Mann Ki Baat LIVE updates: PM Narendra Modi to address the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the nation in the 29th edition of his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. In his last broadcast, on January 29, the PM had urged students preparing for exams to 'smile more and score more'.


  3. Chris Webster & Nina Gerber At The Black Bart PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Pine Tree

    ... beautiful and powerful. Together they're magic. With originals, tasteful covers-soulful ballads, jazzy tunes and sweet folk, a great show! Biography Chris Webster: A career that began nearly two decades ago as a teen-aged lead singer for one of ...


  4. Book review: The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Presidential historian Michael Hogan has written a truly remarkable book on a subject which you might imagine didn't contain much new ground to cover. There have been so many works published about the life and times of John F. Kennedy that they literally fill their own library, but Hogan's book is something decidedly different.


  5. Festival Place presents The Klezmatics 30th Anniversary ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    ... The Klezmatics have collaborated with numerous luminaries, including Pulitzer Prize playwright Tony Kushner and folk hero Arlo Guthrie to name a few. They have performed at some of the world's most storied venues and festivals and their accolades ...


  6. The Humours Of TullycrineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Session

    Also known as Bobby Casey's, Chuir Me Feisteas Ar Mo Theachsa, The Humors Of Tullycrine, The Humours Of Tullycrane, The Humours Of Tullycreen, The Humours Of Tullycryan, The Road To The Golleen, Sruthan An Chait, Straithe, Straithean An Chait. A friend taught me what almost the same hornpipe, calling it "Bobby Casey's."


  7. No. 1 Maryland men use delays to their advantage in 12-11 win over No. 8 YaleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    No. 1 Maryland's lacrosse game against Yale lasted more than four hours Saturday, but the Terps weren't complaining. In fact, Maryland coach John Tillman used nearly two hours in rain and lightning delays to his advantage as his team hung on for a 12-11 win over No.


  8. Joe Kennedy tells NAACP members of hope in - dark and difficult times'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    US Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III assured a crowd packing a Central Square church Saturday morning that President Trump's administration will not rewrite the "American story," as he encouraged the group to stand together in the face of potential oppression. "We gather this morning in some dark and difficult times," Kennedy said, listing actions on the part of the Trump administration that have stoked anxieties in some communities, such as criticism of the press, the stalled immigration order, a potential rollback of LGBT protections, and controversial Cabinet nominees such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions.


  9. Partisan Orioles Exec Wouldn't Want Trump Throwing Opening Day First PitchRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Earlier this week, Baltimore Orioles executive vice president and chief operating officer John Angelos said that he wouldn't want President Donald Trump to throw out the first pitch at his team's Camden Yards home opener until Trump "retract all these outrageous things that have been said and simply apologize ." As far as I can tell, Trump has expressed no interest in being involved, which would indicate that John Angelos's statement was a virtue-signaling, attention-seeking gambit.


  10. Another Soup-er talk from groups at Pembroke Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    ... across Wales to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Patrick Noel Shuldam-Shaw, to honour his contribution to folk dancing in Wales. The evening will end with a folk evening at The Long House, Freshwater East. Entry by ticket only. Adults A 3, ...


  11. Tift MerrittRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    Tift Merritt's music falls somewhere between folk and Americana, maybe even alternative country, but the real enduring trait of her nearly 20-year music career is poignant storytelling that speaks to everything from her days growing up in North Carolina to her times living in Paris, and more recently her experiences of motherhood. She's often compared to other singer-songwriters such as Joni Mitchell and Emmylou Harris, and she's worked with Elvis Costello and Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, who produced her latest album Stitch of the World.


  12. SF State to showcase Greek culture through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Golden Gate Xpress

    SF State's Center for Modern Greek Studies is thinking outside the box with unconventional ways to showcase Greek heritage. Teaming up with the Greek Chamber Music Project, the department is putting on a show full of traditional folk compositions, performed by Greek musicians, in Knuth Hall March 9. The Greek Chamber Music Project performs classical and jazz music by Greek composers, shedding light on little-known works, as well as visiting familiar songs in a new way," according to The Greek Chamber Music Project Ellie Falaris Ganelin, flutist for the music group, is organizing the event and believes this is a great opportunity for students to gain knowledge of other classical musicians beyond what is commonly heard.


  13. Collective marks milestones in Chile's music and struggle for democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... experience of nine Chilean-Canadians (one born here), two Peruvians, one Mexican and three Canadian friends, a mix of folk and classical musicians dedicated to airing these unique works. The group includes name musicians who have pursued other solo ...


  14. LBJ's WarRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Glittering Eye

    It is now more than 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson went all-in on the Vietnam War. At the New York Times Mark D. Updegrove muses : After the French left Vietnam in 1954 and the country was partitioned, Dwight D. Eisenhower and, after him, John F. Kennedy sent billions in aid and advisers to support the South Vietnamese government under Ngo Dinh Diem.


  15. Expect this yeara s Oscars to get politicalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... to tweet that the three-time Oscar winner is “one of the most over-rated actresses”? - it's that movie folk aren't shy about using acceptance speeches to express disdain for Trump. “I think it's going to be pretty hardcore and ...


  16. Impeachable: A New Kind Of Protest SongRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    ... about the love between our brothers and our sisters". No, we've not "gone away". We, and others who also come from the folk music/activist tradition, are solidly committed to using our music to generate community and consensus at our concerts and at ...


  17. Gallant bringing his show, "Searching for Abegweit", to SummersideRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ... "Searching For Abegweit" is a musical love letter to Prince Edward Island that stars Gallant. It presents his folk, roots and rock music, alongside comedic stories, Island legends and poignant tales in a multimedia format that utilizes film, and ...


  18. Football-4-All clinic todayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Courier

    Caleb Keele, an eighth-grader at Russellville Junior High School , knows the difficulties that face special needs children on a daily basis. He's watched his 12-year-old brother, who has fetal alcohol syndrome, struggle both mentally and physically.


  19. 7th Pay Commission: Announcement for higher allowances after Assembly election results1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    New Delhi, February 25: Almost eight months have been passed now and the Central government employees are waiting to receive higher allowances under the 7th Pay Commission recommendations in their paychecks. Some reports suggest that the government is likely to make an announcement on higher allowances after assembly elections results of five states which will be declared on March 11. In June 2016, the union government approved the recommendations made by the high-powered committee on 7th Pay Commission and promised to pay higher basic pay with arrears, effective from January 1, 2016.


  20. Annual Missoula Theatre visit produces another 'Treasure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Orléans Online

    Jim Hawkins, played by Daniel Everett, looks on as Long John Silver, played by MCT tour director and actor Jacob Hawk, addresses the audience durng the production of Treasure Island earlier this month. Fred Sherwin/Photo The Missoula Children's Theatre company made its annual visit to Orlans earlier this month, providing 60 kids with a theatre production experience they won't soon forget.