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  1. Morning Ragas at Tihar Jail pay tribute to Girija DeviRead the original story

    Friday | Nerve News

    Morning ragas at Tihar Jail on Friday paid tribute to eminent classical singer Girija Devi. Morning Ragas is an initiative to rehabilitate inmates of Asia's largest prison complex.

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  2. Camp where Debbie Friedman began Jewish folk movement to celebrate 50th anniversaryRead the original story

    Friday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... memories are about to turn 50 years old. The URJ's Kutz Camp, known for being the birthplace of modern spiritual Jewish folk music, celebrates its 50th anniversary this Fourth of July weekend. Hundreds of Kutz alumni will join Union for Reform ...

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  3. Ongoing Fancy some ink?Read the original story

    Friday | Telegram

    If you've ever considered a tattoo on your ankle or a full-on Sailor Jerry-type chest piece, now might be a good time to take the plunge. The city's first-ever tattoo convention starts today at the Bella Vista and runs until Sunday, with some of the country's top tattoo artists working their ink.

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  4. Gormley: Sask. should step up on Joni Mitchell legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    As accounts emerge on the health of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, following an aneurysm in her Los Angeles home, the thought occurred that she will likely never again return here. She is one of the most often cited musical influences for folk, rock, pop and blues musicians.

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  5. What's on this weekend: 11 things to do in south east London and north KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Shopper

    Translated into 'abundance of goodwill' in Zulu, Inala incorporates a spirituality elevating concoction of dancing, song and music in a collaboration between Grammy winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo and top choreographers. Go to orchardtheatre.co.uk Best-selling author, Giovanna Fletcher, will be meeting fans and signing copies of new book, 'Dream a Little Dream'.

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  6. 24 songs from Wales which should be the soundtrack to your weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    ... shakes. More wonder-inducing enchantment from the Welsh John Martyn - who appears to be able to conjure up magical folk songs at the drop of a (sorting) hat. The project of North Wales-dwelling, former Late Of The Pier frontman Sam Dust. This is ...

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  7. Opening opportunity for P.E.I.'s Irish MythenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Guardian

    ... the door all the time," says the Charlottetown-based singer-songwriter. Starting with an official showcase at the 2015 Folk Alliance in Kansas City in February, her good fortune followed her to the East Coast Music Awards in St. John's in April, ...

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  8. P.E.I.'s Festival of Small Halls wraps upRead the original story

    Friday | The Guardian

    ... turn in the road. Eventually, though, that road did lead me to St. Mark's Hall, where the show began with 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee/2009 Music P.E.I. award winner, Celtic singer Colette Cheverie, accompanied by Tim Chaisson on acoustic ...

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  9. Sources: Comcast indirectly fuels massive change at CBS3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    The catalyst behind a massive overhaul at CBS3 - that included axing Chris May , Kathy Orr and Beasley Reece - is a surge in investment at competitor NBC10 that began when Comcast Corp. acquired the local TV station's parent company several years ago, multiple sources told the Philadelphia Business Journal. "We noticed it right away," said a CBS3 employee who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

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  10. A Patriot's StoryRead the original story

    Friday | Wizbang

    As Americans celebrate the birthday of the USA, it is fitting that we take time to remember the blood, sweat and tears shed by the American colonists who fought in the USA's war for independence, a.k.a. the American Revolution. . . .

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  11. 'We Shall Overcome': Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Democracy Now

    We end our Fourth of July holiday special remembering the late legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger. For nearly seven decades, Seeger was a musical and political icon who helped create the modern American folk music movement.

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  12. Jolie HollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This Is Bristol

    Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jolie Holland blends together a century of American song, imbuing her searingly truthful and emotionally powerful lyrics with elements of jazz, blues, soul and rock 'n' roll. Holland was one of the founding members of the Be Good Tanyas, but then struck out on her own, recording a series of demos in a band mate's living room.

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  13. Extended interview & video: The Damn Quails flying back to Okemah's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsOK.com

    Bryon White's memories of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival range from eating a piece of folk legend Arlo Guthrie's birthday cake to watching the movie "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" with acclaimed singer-songwriters Ellis Paul and Don Conoscenti. "Those are the highlights -- and that was all before I even had any kind of professional record out," White said.

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  14. Mothers furious after school makes children as young as 12 learn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Mothers furious after school makes children as young as 12 learn 'sexist' play with outrageous chat-up lines and advice on how to bed Essex girls by getting them drunk Parents have condemned a school's decision to make children as young as 12 learn a 'sexist' play which features outrageous chat-up lines and advice on how to bed girls by getting them drunk. Pupils at The Warriner School, in Bloxham, Oxfordshire, were given the play Too Much Punch for Judy by Mark Wheeller to take home to revise last weekend.

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  15. Whitby's Tim Watson - still a young man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DurhamRegion.com

    Singer/songwriter Tim Watson will release his debut album, the country/folk Still A Young Man, on July 18 at Oshawa Little Theatre. The title refers to Watson's sense that although he is 27 years old, as an artist he is still a young man.

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  16. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Friday | Inland Empire Weekly

    Imagine the fragile bravery of a comic: One man, one mic, and an audience - what other art is as perilously codependent for success? Michael Addis' documentary, produced by and starring Jamie Kennedy, kicks off by examining the potential cruelty of the audience-stand-up relationship as pretty much every comic in the biz from Andy Milonakis to Bill Maher share the times strangers felt justified shouting "You suck!" and threatening to kill their families. Are hecklers drunk, needy, or opponents of the First Amendment? Addis unearths clip after clip of stress-induced meltdowns - in one instance, Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada explains what happened to Michael Richards, and Arsenio Hall is allowed a rebuttal.

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  17. Settle's Victoria Hall welcomes The Mighty Doonans to its monthly folk nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cravenherald.co.uk

    ... tunes, the group also performs song with tenderness and depth that tug at the heartstrings. As usual, Sunday's folk night will be introduced by comedian, singer and presenter Mike Harding and there will be music from the resident William Small Small ...

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  18. Music History for July 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... and more. 1943 - Judith Durham - Australian singer and musician who became the lead vocalist for the Australian popular folk music group The Seekers in 1963. 1946 - Victor Unitt - guitarist and singer who was an original member of the Edgar ...

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  19. Heine on Friday: Folk legend joins fight to preserve swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Oxford Mail

    ... and Calum. Their performance at the QEH got rave five-star reviews. The Guardian hailed her by saying: "She may be folk royalty, but there's nothing either reverent or nostalgic about this joyous and intimate performance." Now, she's giving a ...

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  20. Weekend Blues Festival kicks off tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thunder Bay's Source

    ... has generated significant buzz since the lineup was unveiled. Reid, an award-winning country crooner who blends in a folk sound, marks the first time organizers have courted that genre. "I think that's going to bring out a new crowd that hasn't ...

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