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2014/10/31 02:19
2014/10/31 02:19
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Carmen de LaVallade in "As I Remember It." (Christopher Duggan) At one point in “As I Remember It,” her stirring, history-rich autobiographical solo show, the great dancer, choreographer and actress...
2014/10/31 02:19
2014/10/31 02:19
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2014/10/30 18:38
2014/10/30 18:38
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KEYSER -- The Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the Church-McKee Arts Center on the campus of Potomac State College of West...
2014/10/30 11:37
2014/10/30 11:37
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The jazz community is saying goodbye to a local legend. Dr. Franks Adams passed away Wednesday at the age of 86. He loved jazz and he wanted to share that love with everyone around him. Dr. Frank...
2014/10/30 04:26
2014/10/30 04:26
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... he sounds humorous, but sometimes he sounds like Ezra Pound’s poetry,” Archie Moore said of Clay.Credit Photograph by Gordon Parks / Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery On the night of...
2014/10/28 18:14
2014/10/28 18:14
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The packaging is unadorned, the artwork rudimentary, the promotion nonexistent. Yet in an era in which artists feel liberated to produce and distribute their music in their own way — minus...
2014/10/28 05:42
2014/10/28 05:42
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The last eight years of John Coltrane’s life were a period of astonishing creativity. In 1960, he was leaving Miles Davis’ group after a stint during which it was widely understood to be among the...
2014/10/28 04:47
2014/10/28 04:47
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You can also hear egoless moments on recordings. In this list I’ve chosen artists—some of the great masters of this music as well as younger musicians—who represent the meaning of egoless playing for...
2014/10/27 11:52
2014/10/27 11:52
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Her avoidance of "if-you-were-a-tree"-style questions is one reason she regularly lands guests who tend to shy away from the media (among them, singer-songwriter Elvis Costello and composer Stephen...
2014/10/27 01:53
2014/10/27 01:53
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Archibald J. Motley Jr. was an artist intrigued by the night. It is there in a large number of his paintings, which tap into the joys and dramas of life after dark, onstage and backstage, in the...
2014/10/26 11:12
2014/10/26 11:12
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Robert Wyatt was born in Bristol in 1945 to a psychologist father and BBC producer mother. At 21, he joined prog pioneers Soft Machine; at 25 formed his own group, Matching Mole; at 29, he fell out of...
2014/10/26 02:06
2014/10/26 02:06
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Every time we say goodbye, I die a little. Every time we say goodbye, I wonder why a little…” I am sitting in a parked car in a country field under a starry sky, hours from anywhere, as Lady Gaga...
2014/10/25 18:05
2014/10/25 18:05
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Jack Bruce, Bassist for Cream, Dies at 71 A message on Bruce's official website Saturday confirmed, "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack:...
2014/10/25 13:38
2014/10/25 13:38
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The Beatles are pictured on "Thank Your Lucky Stars" on Oct. 20, 1963. The Beatles are pictured during the filming of "Magical Mystery Tour" on Sept. 12, 1967. Johnny Cash performs at the Wembley...
2014/10/25 02:16
2014/10/25 02:16
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On the cutting edge of pop in the 80s and 90s, Neneh Cherry paved the way for today’s sassy female stars. Now she’s back and heading to the Auckland Arts Festival in the New Year. Kate Mossman meets...
2014/10/24 15:19
2014/10/24 15:19
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The late pianist, bandleader and composer wrote “It Don’t Mean a Thing” and other big band hits. He signed the 1961 deal with Mills Music, predecessor of EMI, now part of global Sony/ATV Music...
2014/10/24 14:07
2014/10/24 14:07
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Waiting to take the A train in New York’s West Village, Sam Purdy said he was well aware that the subway line was used by a doctor who became the first in the city to test positive for Ebola. Upon...
2014/10/24 01:49
2014/10/24 01:49
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Rocker Neil Young muses on music, dogs and cars, and Dennis McNally travels Highway 61 to discover the roots of American music. Short stories by Kim Addonizio, poems by Diane di Prima, and the new...
2014/10/23 18:19
2014/10/23 18:19
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently made headlines for their $25 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. The young...
2014/10/22 20:57
2014/10/22 20:57
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By the age of 23, self-taught pianist and vocalist Tyler Yarema already had roughly 400 gigs under his belt. One of his most memorable early shows was playing with "the prime minister of the blues,"...
2014/10/22 14:43
2014/10/22 14:43
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DELHITheatreGo with the flow: Zorian Cross Productions and Art in Motion present Flow -- a form of theatre that combines the art of dance with storytelling. The performance will comprise six stories...
2014/10/31 02:19
2014/10/31 02:19
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