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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Professor Wayne Biddle’s pop culture picks – The Johns Hopkins Newscinema. Mass destruction of the patriotic myths deployed — still deployed — to
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted an hour ago
cinema. Mass destruction of the patriotic myths deployed — still deployed — to justify nuking Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Listen closely as you might think you hear the tiniest bit of ragtime. No accident Scott Joplin was called the American Schu... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Danbury native Colleen Gallagher in ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ at Waterbury PalaceI have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville Coll
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
I have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville College, Gallagher has been in such shows as “Ragtime” and “Brigadoon,” and has been entertaining people for as long as she can remember. “I’ve been singing ever since I... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Danbury native Colleen Gallagher in ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ at Waterbury PalaceI have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville Coll
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
I have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville College, Gallagher has been in such shows as “Ragtime” and “Brigadoon,” and has been entertaining people for as long as she can remember. “I’ve been singing ever since I... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Goodspeed Musicals’ ‘Rags’ tells stories of immigrantsunion organizer. Calling the show “newly minted,” with a blend of contemporary
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
union organizer. Calling the show “newly minted,” with a blend of contemporary and traditional music, klezmer, jazz and ragtime, with reworked lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Thompson confirms that at least a third of the show has been reexamined.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Danbury native Colleen Gallagher in ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ at Waterbury PalaceI have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville Coll
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
I have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville College, Gallagher has been in such shows as “Ragtime” and “Brigadoon,” and has been entertaining people for as long as she can remember. “I’ve been singing ever since I... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Danbury native Colleen Gallagher in ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ at Waterbury PalaceI have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville Coll
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
I have ever played.” A graduate of Danbury High School and Manhattanville College, Gallagher has been in such shows as “Ragtime” and “Brigadoon,” and has been entertaining people for as long as she can remember. “I’ve been singing ever since I... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Julia McHugh: A visit to 'Boo at the Zoo'; explore art through your sensesat 3 p.m. in the Library’s Faulkner Gallery. The focus is American music spanni
Santa Maria Times / Posted yesterday
at 3 p.m. in the Library’s Faulkner Gallery. The focus is American music spanning the past 100 years, with a special nod to ragtime, including piano works by Scott Joplin and several modern-day American composers who have been inspired by him. Also... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Atlantic Beach places in Expedia’s ‘America’s Favorite Beaches in 2017’locals and travelers like to take life a little easier,” the article said. The
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
locals and travelers like to take life a little easier,” the article said. The article also lists The Beaches Town Center as a major reason Atlantic Beach is so relaxing. The article also lists businesses such as One Ocean Spa and Ragtime... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Pianists set lively tempo for festivalThe 2017 DREAM Festival has planned a big first weekend. Classic ragtime hit ‘
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
The 2017 DREAM Festival has planned a big first weekend. Classic ragtime hit ‘The Entertainer’ and themes from movies set the mood for the start of a big weekend of creative celebration. Act after act showed the talent of local people at the DREAM... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Pianists set lively tempo for festivalabout 20 musicians to perform at Pianos on the Pavement, part of the DREAM Fest
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
about 20 musicians to perform at Pianos on the Pavement, part of the DREAM Festival program. Photo: Paul Andrews. Classic ragtime hit ‘The Entertainer’ and themes from movies set the mood for the start of a big weekend of creative... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC jazz legend Thelonious Monk honored in Congress. He would have been 100 on Tuesdayhand plays a bass note or octave on the strong beat and a chord on the weak bea
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
hand plays a bass note or octave on the strong beat and a chord on the weak beat. The style developed in Harlem out of the ragtime genre in the 1920s, musicologists say. Robert Trowers, A lecturer in the NCCU School of Music, said Monk was... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Events at Marcellus LibraryCommunity Room. Bare Bones Trombone Quartet will perform selections from differ
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Community Room. Bare Bones Trombone Quartet will perform selections from different genres of jazz including: Tin Pan Alley, Ragtime, Blues, Dixieland, Swing, Roaring Twenties and Big Band. Refreshments with a meet and greet with the artists will... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
For this homeless man, playing Union Station's free piano brings respect and an appreciative crowdand he was wearing these worn-down overalls. “As a piano player myself, it was
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
and he was wearing these worn-down overalls. “As a piano player myself, it was magnificent. I watched him jump from ragtime to classical to bluesy stuff.” It was Taj, in fact, who was seen jumping in for an impromptu duet with Shaver on a... Read more
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The Current
Hardcore Gamers and Old-school Fans, Meet Cupheadby Kristofer Maddigan. The soundtrack features almost three hours of songs reco
The Current / Posted 11 days ago
by Kristofer Maddigan. The soundtrack features almost three hours of songs recorded live by a 13-piece big band, a 10-piece ragtime ensemble, a solo pianist, a vocalist, a tap dancer, and a few others. So, while “Cuphead” is not a game for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Move for bigger and better Darwen Livespread in the town. “We want to see an Edinburgh Festival-style ‘fringe’ to ma
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
spread in the town. “We want to see an Edinburgh Festival-style ‘fringe’ to main events in the town centre with ragtime and jazz bands,poetry and performance artists in the street around the main stage. “We area looking at other... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Music by Handel, Vivaldi on Bachtoberfest programin music by Béla Bartók and Alban Berg (the latter from his early career before
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 13 days ago
in music by Béla Bartók and Alban Berg (the latter from his early career before he adopted the 12-tone technique). Three ragtime-inspired works are presented: a "surreal" violin sonata by George Antheil, the "Graceful Ghost Rag" by William Bolcom... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Kim, Chien debut as coupleIves’ Second Sonata (1903-10) is as unusual and oddball as its composer. “Based
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Ives’ Second Sonata (1903-10) is as unusual and oddball as its composer. “Based, to a large extent, on the old ragtime stuff,” according to the composer, the work patches together myriad familiar tunes and bits of them in unexpected... Read more
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IGN
Cuphead Review– it’s a near-unbelievable achievement for an art style. The sound work is an
IGN / Posted 17 days ago
– it’s a near-unbelievable achievement for an art style. The sound work is an ideal match: a huge jumble of high-tempo ragtime, swing, big band, and jazz (the list of musicians is almost as long as the rest of the credits combined) pummels away... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Come to ‘Thank you’ concert Thursdaysome modern pieces! Don’t be surprised if you hear such pieces as “Spaghetti R
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 17 days ago
some modern pieces! Don’t be surprised if you hear such pieces as “Spaghetti Rag” or “Grace and Beauty,” numbers from the ragtime period. Or maybe the ubiquitous “Entertainer.” Or, perhaps, Joplin’s “Solace.” If we jump forward a bit, you might... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Q&A with UNC senior and music composer Noah BalamuckiBuster Keaton, one of the greats. It’s a comedy film, so the music isn’t all th
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 17 days ago
Buster Keaton, one of the greats. It’s a comedy film, so the music isn’t all that serious, but it’s got a sort of bluesy, ragtime-y, Gershwin feel to it. Something that hopefully feels like the time period, even if it’s not necessarily exactly... Read more
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IGN
Where's IGN's Cuphead Review?check out our archived livestream of the full game (above), then compare that w
IGN / Posted 20 days ago
check out our archived livestream of the full game (above), then compare that with the very first Cuphead trailer, from E3 2014? Joe Skrebels is IGN's UK News Editor, and he has ragtime music in his head. Who could guess why? Follow him on Twi... Read more
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Games Radar
Cuphead review: 'Stands tall among the best 2D shooters of all time'the lavishly animated action). And the soundtrack is an absolute hoot, bursting
Games Radar / Posted 20 days ago
the lavishly animated action). And the soundtrack is an absolute hoot, bursting with jazzy big band numbers and sprightly ragtime ditties. Perhaps it was the high of finally downing some particularly tough bosses, but the tune accompanying the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical: New music festival at Lehigh Universityon the program is the Ives. “It’s a monumental work, combining folk tunes, quot
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
on the program is the Ives. “It’s a monumental work, combining folk tunes, quotes from Beethoven, choral works, ragtime and marches,” Salerni says. “Then it deals with Transcendentalism and spirituality — which is where the ‘Beyond’ in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The song behind the Richmond Tigers theme songlaunched a lot of stars but then [they] faded out quickly because the only thin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 days ago
launched a lot of stars but then [they] faded out quickly because the only thing to do was do the Ziegfeld Follies."Ragtime Jimmy from Tin Pan Alley New York songwriters would compete to sell their songs to the Follies, at a time when... Read more
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Newsmax
Jan Triska Dies: Actor Fell From Prague Bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Glen Street season of varietywith the Stars), the pair go on a voyage of discovery with a swagful of nostalg
Daily Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
with the Stars), the pair go on a voyage of discovery with a swagful of nostalgic classics from Alexander’s Ragtime Band to Bing hits such as White Christmas, You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby and Red Sails in the Sunset. A... Read more
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BC Local News
First time in Chilliwack for Mud Bay Blues Bandand blues stylings abounding. Their sound reflects a wide range of influences —
BC Local News / Posted 23 days ago
and blues stylings abounding. Their sound reflects a wide range of influences — classic Chicago blues, country, Cajun, ragtime, rock, soul — all finding common ground inside well-crafted, inventive songs. Proud to have been forerunners of the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
First time in Chilliwack for Mud Bay Blues Bandand blues stylings abounding. Their sound reflects a wide range of influences —
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 23 days ago
and blues stylings abounding. Their sound reflects a wide range of influences — classic Chicago blues, country, Cajun, ragtime, rock, soul — all finding common ground inside well-crafted, inventive songs. Proud to have been forerunners of the... Read more
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BC Local News
Sizzling country tunesCoffee House favourite who recently opened for the Company B Jazz Band at the C
BC Local News / Posted 23 days ago
Coffee House favourite who recently opened for the Company B Jazz Band at the Caetani Cultural Centre. The Okanagan-based ragtime trio — now including mandolin from Liam McIvor — Meagan May and Plain Jane share their upbeat and comical renditions... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Sizzling country tunesCoffee House favourite who recently opened for the Company B Jazz Band at the C
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 23 days ago
Coffee House favourite who recently opened for the Company B Jazz Band at the Caetani Cultural Centre. The Okanagan-based ragtime trio — now including mandolin from Liam McIvor — Meagan May and Plain Jane share their upbeat and comical renditions... Read more
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CBS News
Actor Jan Triska dies after Prague bridge fallclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
CBS News / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jan Triska, Star of ‘Ronin’ and ‘Ragtime,’ Dies at 80 After Fall From Bridge in Czech RepublicJan Triska, a Czech actor who starred in such Hollywood movies as “Ronin” and “
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
Jan Triska, a Czech actor who starred in such Hollywood movies as “Ronin” and “Ragtime,” has died after a fall on Saturday from Prague’s iconic Charles Bridge. He was 80 years old. According to the Associated Press, Prague theater director Jan... Read more
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FOX News
Actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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FOX News
Actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Actor Jan Triska dies after fall from iconic Prague bridgein dozens of movies, including John Frankenheimer's Ronin and Bryan Singer's St
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
in dozens of movies, including John Frankenheimer's Ronin and Bryan Singer's Stephen King adaptation Apt Pupil, as well as Ragtime and The People vs Larry Flynt, both directed by his fellow Czech, Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgein dozens of movies, including John Frankenheimer's Ronin and Bryan Singer's St
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
in dozens of movies, including John Frankenheimer's Ronin and Bryan Singer's Stephen King adaptation Apt Pupil, as well as Ragtime and The People vs Larry Flynt, both directed by his fellow Czech, Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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Island Packet
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridgeclose friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and
Island Packet / Posted 24 days ago
close friend, dissident playwright Vaclav Havel. He settled in Los Angeles and appeared in dozens of movies, including "Ragtime" and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" by his fellow Czech Milos Forman. After the anti-Communist 1989 Velvet Revolution... Read more
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The Columbian
Sutter Creek a golden getawaytown of Sutter Creek on a summery Saturday, the air filled with sunshine, delic
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
town of Sutter Creek on a summery Saturday, the air filled with sunshine, delicious aromas — is that bacon? — and plinking ragtime tunes, courtesy of pianists stationed in courtyards around town for the Ragtime Festival. The sidewalks are already... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Well Played: ‘Cuphead’ is the cat’s pajamasupon layers of characters, platforms and backgrounds. For the soundtrack, deve
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
upon layers of characters, platforms and backgrounds. For the soundtrack, developers used a 13-piece big band, 10-piece ragtime ensemble, a solo pianist and singers who recorded original jazz live in a studio. According to Studio MDHR, there is... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on September 24, 2017officials told the United press. CAMP LEWIS – Twenty thousand men here today a
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
officials told the United press. CAMP LEWIS – Twenty thousand men here today are learning to be soldiers to the tune of ragtime, popular ballads and grand opera. Music’s in the air, from one end of the camp to the other, from early morning until... Read more
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Philly.com
Puerto Rican Day Parade, Fringe's biggest show, a Corgi meetup, and other things to do in Philadelphia Sept. 22 to 28have a new record, Onward! Up A Frightening Creek, arriving Friday, presenting
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
have a new record, Onward! Up A Frightening Creek, arriving Friday, presenting their distinctive mélange of styles from ragtime to rock to reggae. Check out the bouncy “Going Home Again.” You’re welcome. — M.H. The mandolin virtuoso, best known... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Date Set For Inaugural Jazz Festivalthat it brought together strictly jazz musicians, adding the trust was planning
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
that it brought together strictly jazz musicians, adding the trust was planning to make it an annual event. "From blues, ragtime to dixieland, swing to bebop, cool jazz to experimental, fusion to contemporary, township jazz, afro jazz to all... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Inaugural Zim Jazz festival on Saturdaythat it brought together strictly jazz musicians, adding the trust was planning
New Zimbabwe / Posted 27 days ago
that it brought together strictly jazz musicians, adding the trust was planning to make it an annual event. “From blues, ragtime to dixieland, swing to bebop, cool jazz to experimental, fusion to contemporary, township jazz, afro jazz to all... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Playhouse celebrates 10 years of exceptional theater, educationin its productions as a whole. This season, for example, selection was heavily
The Daily Californian / Posted 28 days ago
in its productions as a whole. This season, for example, selection was heavily influenced by the election. Shows such as “Ragtime,” a musical set in the early 1900s that follows the life of a Black pianist in upper-class New York City, have a... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
September 21, 2017Ragtime concert supports Habitat for Humanity LAPEER — Oregon Township’s Bob M
Lapeer Area View / Posted 28 days ago
Ragtime concert supports Habitat for Humanity LAPEER — Oregon Township’s Bob Milne will perform a ragtime piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 22) at Trinity United Methodist Church to benefit Habitat for Humanity Lapeer-Tuscola. Tickets are... Read more
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