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2014/04/21 22:50
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Below, check out our comprehensive list of 400 shows, from American Routes to Zigaboo, from early afternoons to the wee hours. Backbeat Foundation Jazz Fest series (all shows at Blue Nile unless...
2014/04/21 22:50
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2014/04/21 21:49
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Cyril Jordan is the only part-time usher at The Orpheum in San Francisco who also had The Ramones open for him. Jordan's band Flamin' Groovies — the protopunk and power-pop outfit that inspired...
2014/04/20 01:39
2014/04/20 01:39
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Forty-five years ago, the gathering of a few hundred music lovers at Congo Square by the Municipal Auditorium for the inaugural New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was a novel idea. The addition of...
2014/04/19 15:13
2014/04/19 15:13
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What is American music? It's earthy and real, down-home and straight-ahead, by turns gutsy and gentle and simple as a gospel song or complex as a jazz fiddler's solo. A thousand different beats and...
2014/04/17 07:36
2014/04/17 07:36
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The boardmembers of the Marjorie Luke Theatre have shown they know how to turn a junior high school auditorium into a major community resource, and on Saturday, April 26, they plan to show that they...
2014/04/16 23:10
2014/04/16 23:10
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Saintseneca branches out on Dark Arc The Wexner Center 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19 1871 N. High St., Campus Also playing: Way Yes and Old Hundred Saintseneca’s major label debut, Dark Arc (Anti),...
2014/04/16 03:05
2014/04/16 03:05
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This summer’s Red Butte Garden outdoor concert series promises everything under the sun, or stars, with 29 shows that cover rock, pop, blues, country, R&B and jazz. "We don’t feel like we want to be...
2014/04/14 05:43
2014/04/14 05:43
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Nicholas David/ Star Tribune photo by Kyndell Harkness Jamey Johnson, Jonny Lang, Los Lobos and hometown hero Nicholas David top the list of the second announcement of acts playing at the Music in...
2014/04/13 07:15
2014/04/13 07:15
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When Mavis Staples was a skinny little 8-year-old visiting her God-fearing grandmother in Mississippi, she sang the blues classic “Since I Fell for You” in a school talent show, to a round of...
2014/04/10 20:30
2014/04/10 20:30
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Honoring the legacy of a former president he's barely mentioned previously, President Barack Obama on Thursday cast Lyndon B. Johnson's push to end legal segregation as a factor in his own ascension...
2014/04/10 19:27
2014/04/10 19:27
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Obama wraps himself in civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Johnson AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Barack Obama wrapped himself on Thursday in the civil rights legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson, the 1960s...
2014/04/10 10:12
2014/04/10 10:12
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Print this ArticleEmail this Article Folk legend Joan Baez, singer-songwriter Tori Amos, country rockers Montgomery Gentry and comic Brian Regan are among the acts coming to the Britt Festivals in...
2014/04/10 05:06
2014/04/10 05:06
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Without Lyndon Johnson, no Barack Obama. That's one obvious way to consider the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (initiated by John F. Kennedy; strengthened, lobbied through Congress, and signed...
2014/04/10 05:06
2014/04/10 05:06
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Sen. Leticia Van de Putte exchanges a laugh outside Travis Heights Elementary School, with her sister Annabelle Garcia (l) and mother Belle Ortiz. The lieutenant governor candidate ended her statewide...
2014/04/09 22:15
2014/04/09 22:15
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Denver Botanic Gardens summer concerts announced The Denver Botanic Gardens announced its summer concert lineup, and as usual, it's a list of must-sees. The series starts June 24 with Marc Cohn and...
2014/04/09 07:53
2014/04/09 07:53
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FORT WAYNE – The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is continuing its new strategy of bringing bigger-ticket acts to the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, with this summer’s lineup including...
2014/04/09 03:42
2014/04/09 03:42
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AUSTIN -- Former President Jimmy Carter addressed the audience on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. The summit opened Tuesday and marks the...
2014/04/09 00:32
2014/04/09 00:32
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AUSTIN -- Music may not be the first thing that comes to mind when discussing the civil rights movement, but on Tuesday at the Civil Rights Summit two Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members talked about...
2014/04/08 17:32
2014/04/08 17:32
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Moderators: John Avlon Speakers: Theodore B. Olson, David Boies As the issue of gay marriage is decided in courts across the country, two ideologically disparate attorneys discuss their joint effort...
2014/04/08 11:35
2014/04/08 11:35
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STABBING DEATH-STILETTO HEEL Texas shoe stabbing trial close to going to jury HOUSTON (AP) Jurors are expected to soon get the case of a Houston woman accused of stabbing to death her boyfriend with...
2014/04/21 22:50
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