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  1. Planner: Performers and presentations across South Sound this weekend.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | The Olympian

    See Ibrahim Kelly and the rest of the Dusu Mali Band perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Olympia Ballroom. Sarah McQuaid brings her original songs plus traditional Irish and Appalachian folk songs, 1930s jazz numbers and guitar instrumentals to Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art on Saturday.


  2. FWC intends to revoke king cobra license of Dragon Ranch ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officials have sent a notice of intent to revoke the license of the owner of the king cobra that was recently captured after it went missing for about a month. "We are unsure if he's received this notice yet," FWC spokesman Greg Workman said in an email Friday.


  3. Review: 'RFK' an engrossing look at iconic politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 8 | Inside Bay Area

    While touring a Brooklyn tenement, Robert Kennedy met a little girl with a mangled face. She and her family lived in such squalor that rats had gnawed at her while she slept.


  4. James Blake covered Simon & Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Brooklynvegan

    ... ind of sparse arrangements he had on his first album. As you may remember, it's not the first time he covered a classic folk song.


  5. Worshipers of An Angry, Evil GodRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Balloon Juice

    More than 47 years before last week's shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, Senator Robert F. Kennedy passed through the town on a presidential campaign stop and spoke about the need for stricter gun control measures. He appeared on the Douglas County Courthouse steps on May 27, 1968, before a crowd of about 1,500.


  6. Native son Tony Furtado on stage at Firehouse SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton native and nationally celebrated artist Tony Furtado returns to the Tri-Valley for a special concert appearance with his trio at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Firehouse Arts Center. Joining Furtado are current Grand National Fiddle Champion Luke Price, and Sam Howard on acoustic bass.


  7. Folk duo performs at city libraryRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Capital Weekly

    Folk duo Simons and Goodwin will perform Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Rockland Library; for more information, call 594-0310. Simons and Goodwin got their start back in the 1960s when they met while performing in the Boston and Cambridge coffeehouses.


  8. James Blake performs aching cover of Simon & Garfunkel 'The Sounds"So of Silence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Dubstep minimalist James Blake stopped by BBC Radio 1 Residency yesterday where he was joined by Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon. They discussed music, festivals - particularly Vernon's own Eaux Claires Festival, which he curated with The National's Aaron Dessner - and Vernon even did a Bob Dylan impression.


  9. FWC to revoke king cobra owner's license to own venomous reptileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Click Orlando



  10. Sloane Crosley Made Us a Playlist Paired With Her New NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Wired

    Hrishikesh Hirway is the Los Angeles composer and musician behind the podcast Song Exploder . In a new series, Imaginary Playlist, he'll speak to notable creators - writers, filmmakers, and artists - about the music that, in their minds, goes along with their work.


  11. NewsJames Blake and Bon Iver cover Simon & Garfunkel's 'The Sound of Silence' - " listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | NME

    James Blake has covered folk duo Simon & Garfunkel , with help from Bon Iver 's Justin Vernon. 'The Sound of Silence' was originally written and released in 1964, with Blake and Vernon airing their rendition on the former's BBC Radio 1 Residency Show on Thursday .


  12. RFK' brings back memories of turbulent timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    It starts nine months after the Nov. 22, 1963, assassination of Kennedy's older brother, President John F. Kennedy, when RFK says he won't be President Lyndon Johnson's running mate. He and Johnson never got along during JFK's presidency, when RFK was attorney general and his brother's principal adviser.


  13. Menston musician to sing out for homeless charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Wharfedale Observer

    ... Virgin trains, the birth of his first granddaughter to the death of a close family member, Paul has matched up a bluesy/folk style with storytelling in a lyrical, musical exploration of the world around him. He is backed on the album by guest vocals ...


  14. The Return Of 'Unbreakable' Superhero Janet JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Houston Press

    As luck would have it, my childhood and adulthood were at a crossroads last Friday.


  15. Reminder: Joe Topping and Scott Poley at Craigmore this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Oct 9 | Buteman Today

    ... guitars, has been described as "a cross between Ry Cooder, Woody Guthrie and Paul Brady"; growing up in the American folk scene, his music has also been influenced by Americana and blues from around his native land, on adventures which have included ...


  16. Donovan review: Singer turns the clock back at the Tyne Theatre & Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Chronicle Live

    ... the good old days, have a few drinks and generally put the world to rights. The man - labelled variously as a pop star, folk troubadour, the new Bob Dylan and a flagbearer for all things psychedelic - seemed to be relishing the chance to rewind. He ...


  17. 10 Pieces of Dallas Public Art We LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Dallas Observer

    The county had put a plaque on top of the remnants of the prohibitive sign, but she decided to replace that with a video showing civil rights protesters being pounded by water for fighting for the rights to do simple things like drinking out of a public water fountain. Some argued that the sculpture would be better placed in a museum, but this challenging work of art undoubtedly makes a larger social impact in a public building.


  18. Scott: Orchestra season off to a fine startRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... for the organization, rehearsing the orchestra, producing the concerts, sometimes bringing in dancers, acrobats or folk singers. She has made the orchestra better and better, and we all hope she will be staying for a long time. She has conducted ...


  19. The Other Half, The Old Market, Upper Market Street, Hove, Thursday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | The Argus

    It was impossible to tell whether The Other Half at the Old Market was a book launch, a country and western concert or a play. There were some interesting monologues, some slick guitar and some pleasant vocals but otherwise there was no discernible story line and the message seemed to be one of depression and pointlessness.


  20. Meet the man down by the Henry MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... When I started playing as a career, I was doing open sing nights at the Riverboat in Yorkville and at the Mariposa (Folk Festival)." Those days are encapsulated on McLauchlan's famed song Down by the Henry Moore , which references the famed ...