Across the Universe

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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The rock, twang, jazz and tango of 'No One Will Ever Know'

January is Jeff Riales' month. He's in the midst of a monthlong residency, every Thursday night at Abilene Bar & Lounge. And Friday night at...
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Wed, 01/08/2020 - 7:14am
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The E Street Band's Jake Clemons: The rules have changed

Jake Clemons is the son of a U.S. Marine band director, a kid who grew up in a strict Southern Baptist household. "We listened to a lot of marching-band...
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 6:53am
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Lewis Black, GOING TO HELL! with the most optimistic man in the room

I've learned from past experience that, if you want to catch Lewis Black when he is calm and displaying socially acceptable behavior, it must be in the...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 9:48am
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After 36 years, vibraphonist Joe Locke revisits The Little

Music is a time machine. Thirty-six years, "It's hard for me to get my head around that … " says Joe Locke . It's been almost four decades since the...
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Wed, 11/20/2019 - 4:24am
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Joe Dady is still here, as are Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison

It was 2005, and Joe Dady had been rushed to the hospital. It was a ruptured aorta of the heart, the situation was dire, the heart of this big-hearted...
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Wed, 11/13/2019 - 4:52am
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