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Livestream Music Festival 'to meet you where you are'

Idle hands are the devil's tools. Unless we place a musical instrument in those hands. The coronavirus pandemic has put virtually every musician in the...
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Wed, 04/01/2020 - 6:57am
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CoronaVirtual concert a dream deferred; where's your show?

For this moment, a dramatic response was called for. It was time to come up big. Matt Ramerman had what he calls a local "power roster" of musicians...
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 7:22am
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Joywave's 'Possession,' found and lost again

Coronavirus' vast, leathery bat wings are slowly encircling the planet, casting a shadow across the globe, choking out light, our culture. Go home, draw...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 2:58am
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UPDATE: Madrigalia cancels shows; a world of ills goes on

As the winter solstice rolls around, the pagans have decided that bows and arrows simply won't do, they'll need cannons to vanquish their foe. And so...
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Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:03am
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Caroline Vreeland is an open book, and it ain't the Bible

Caroline Vreeland is on the phone, fresh out of the shower. Usually it's the other way around; people want a shower after they talk to me. She is the...
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Wed, 03/04/2020 - 6:05am
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Songwriting and the art of distraction; Ethnic Heritage Ensemble returns

No square on the calendar seems to have escaped. "Extraterrestrial Abduction Day" is March 20. Entire months have been claimed. November is NaNoWriMo....
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 7:46am
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Joe Pug's tenuous grasp on reality; stained glass with an edge

Two questions into this phone interview, where Joe Pug is at his home in Maryland, he's called away to an emergency. "I have to go poopy." A few minutes...
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Wed, 02/12/2020 - 4:40am
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Hubby Jenkins, drinking from the giant stream

What Hubby Jenkins was hearing on a cable TV news show had reached an obscene level of sanctimonious nonsense. At a rally in Virginia, attended by 22...
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Wed, 02/05/2020 - 8:48am
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New Math revival adds up for South Australia benefit show

Fire, drought, rain, flooding, ash rain, giant hailstones. At least 28 people killed, 3,000 homes destroyed, an estimated billion animals dead. It's an...
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 4:29am
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