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  1. Patty Griffin joins with Sara Watkins, Anais MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Advertiser News (South)

    Grammy Award-winning folk singer Patty Griffin joins forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Thursday, March 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29-$69. The Use Your Voice Tour is a special “singers-in-the-round” style show that features all three artists on stage together, sharing songs for the entire evening.

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  2. Los Lobos coming to MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Advertiser News (South)

    ... Mexico Americana Tour. Tickets are $39-69. Los Lobos will integrate live performances of both traditional Mexican folk songs and selections from their repertoire - “La Pistola y El Corazon” in particular - with the vibrant performers ...

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  3. Chelsea Hotel and One Night Only take different musical avenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Globe and Mail

    There are two unusual musical theatre options on the menu in Toronto at the moment. Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen , a creation of director and choreographer Tracey Power, has been playing to sell-out audiences since it was created at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver in 2012.

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  4. SC mulls motive in governor's moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 5: The Supreme Court today said it would examine whether the motive behind Arunachal Pradesh governor J.P. Rajkhowa's move to advance the Assembly session was "sinister" or "genuine". Rejecting repeated arguments of senior counsel Rakesh Dwivedi, who appeared for dissident Congress legislators, that the governor has absolute discretion in advancing the House, the five-judge Constitution bench dealing with the Arunachal Pradesh crisis asserted that the courts can interfere if there is a perceived "sinister" motive.

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  5. Folk duo got a lot of inspiration from Joni, Jerry and EllaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cincinnati.com

    Folk duo got a lot of inspiration from Joni, Jerry and Ella Smooth Hound Smith taps into the spirit of musical innovators and traditions that have come and gone. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1X8Rwmt Smooth Hound Smith taps into the spirit of musical innovators and traditions that have come and gone.

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  6. Arts News: New director at Stellar Quines, HebCelt unveil acts,...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Sunday Herald

    ... announced that it will also feature Scottish rock legends Runrig, international singing star Julie Fowlis, and folk trio Talisk. The largest exhibition of The Queen's dress and accessories shown in Scotland will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse ...

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  7. State News for February 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | McKnightsonline.com

    New Jersey provider organizations are raising concerns over a state bill that would create minimum staffing requirements for certified nursing assistants. The bill, which was approved by a state Assembly panel in December, would require nursing homes to have one CNA on duty for every eight residents on the day shift, one for every 10 on the late-day shift, and one for every 16 residents on the overnight shift.

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  8. Runrig close the book, but keep on with the playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sunday Herald

    ... own house and the houses round about. Radio Luxemburg added the Beatles and the Stones to the dance band music and folk groups they heard, such as Robin Hall & Jimmie MacGregor and the Joe Gordon Folk Four. "We were always singing and pretending to ...

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  9. The "Songs for 20 Somethings" Series features Amy Speace's "How To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... rehearsals to film and commercial auditions. She started putting her poetry to music and began appearing at local folk clubs. She was discovered by Judy Collins in 2005, and released her debut in 2006 on Collins' Wildflower Records, "Songs For ...

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  10. Attend Atlanta Pride Festival and Enjoy Special Saving at Hilton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport Hotel offers convenient accommodations to guests visiting Atlanta for the 2012 Pride Festival on October 13-14. NORCROSS, GA, August 28, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport Hotel announces a special promotion for guests attending the 42nd Atlanta Pride Festival.

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  11. Brasch WordsOBAMA'S Missing in Action in Labor StruggleRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2011 | American Reporter

    As you would expect, Michael Moore, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka were in Madison, Wisc., to support and rally the workers in their fight against the union-busting governor and Republican-dominated state legislature.

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  12. Cecil Sharp Appalachian Diaries to Inspire New MusicRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2011 | The Back Porch News

    English folk musicologist Cecil Sharp and his secretary Maud Karpeles spent several months of 1916-1918 on multiple trips through the Appalachian Mountains collecting folk songs, largely those Sharp believed to be of British origin. Sharp's Appalachian diaries are the focus of an upcoming residential project sponsored by the English Folk Dance and Song Society and the Shrewsbury Folk Festival .

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  13. Royal wedding in America; America's fascination with Chelsea ClintonRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The American fascination with the Chelsea Clinton wedding is hard for many in this country to fathom but when it comes to reality a multi-million dollar wedding for the daughter of a popular former US President is really not unlike the Royal weddings of Europe. The difference is we don't have Royals in this country.

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  14. Nancy Kerr and her folk band will be Sweet Visitors at Selby Town Hall on February 13Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | York Press

    NANCY Kerr, the 2015 BBC Radio Two Folk Singer of the Year, leads her Sweet Visitor Band at Selby Town Hall on February 13. In the line-up of folk luminaries at 8pm will be Nancy's duo partner James Fagan, from Cara Dillon's band and The James Bros; The Albion Band's Tom Wright; Rowan Rheingans, from Lady Maisery, and Tim Yates, the bass player in York's very own Blackbeard's Tea Party. Nancy, fine fiddle player and six-time BBC Folk Award winner, will be focusing on material from her long-awaited solo debut, Sweet Visitor, released in July 2014 with its contemporary narratives about love and conflict, migration, hardship and jubilation, and the tensions between rural and urban life.

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  15. Movie, concerts, elder pride workshop in Phinney-Greenwood this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Phinneywood

    ... SFS/PNA members, seniors and students; kids half price (all are $2 more at the door). Drawing from the traditions of folk, country, and bluegrass, The Debutones play little-known gems that tell compelling stories and weave beautiful melodies. The ...

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  16. Connecticut's State Troubadour Looking For Stars For New VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    ... to six albums and two EPs. She tours constantly, often logging 200 appearances a year, having shared the stage with folk stars Rusted Root, Dar Williams, Peter Yarrow and the late Pete Seeger. "I call it the Just Be Nice," she said, of her efforts ...

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  17. No Govt If Centre Does Not Support, Indicates MehboobaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Outlook

    Hardening her stance, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti today made it clear that she will not form the government with BJP in Jammu and Kashmir if the Narendra Modi dispensation does not create a "conducive atmosphere" by committing confidence building measures for the state. "There are problems within problems.

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  18. Patty Griffin joins with Sara Watkins, Anais MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Advertiser News (North)

    Grammy Award-winning folk singer Patty Griffin joins forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Thursday, March 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29-$69. The Use Your Voice Tour is a special “singers-in-the-round” style show that features all three artists on stage together, sharing songs for the entire evening.

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  19. Austin360 On The Record: Terri Hendrix, P.T. Banks, Brother NothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Austin American Statesman

    ... blazing across the Lone Star sky," as Hendrix puts it. (Preview the song below.) The music mostly bends toward country-folk instrumentation, but Hendrix pushes boundaries with the heavily rhythmic, Celtic-influenced opening track "Feel the Time." ...

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  20. Pitt med student graces Forbes' '30 under 30'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Pitt News

    When Chris Murawski injured his ankle playing baseball in high school, he didn't know the subsequent surgery would lead him to a career in orthopedic surgery - and to a spot on Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" list. By his senior year of high school, Murawski knew he wanted to go into medicine, but at the age of 25, Murawski, a medical student at Pitt, has published 52 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented his orthopedic research 61 times.

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