Today's introduction to poet, memoirist, playwright, nonfiction writer, and musician Joy Harjo includes a video of her performance of her famous 'Eagle Song':
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I saw Prince in concert for the first time this week. This was a huge deal for me. I have loved Prince since I was a teenager; his sexy, funky music was instrumental in helping me begin to connect with my own sexuality (as you can see in this essay I wrote for Nerve several years ago). Every time a Prince concert toured over the years, I was either too broke or busy to go. When I saw the announcement of a new…Continue
Every once in a while I feel a rage day coming on. Thankfully, a parking spot and a musically infused subway ride saved me the other day. Who knew? The subway could have such an uplifting effect.
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The star of today's Wednesday Wonder is the theremin, an early 20th Century invention that is played by moving the hands back and forth in the surrounding air. Pamelia Kurstin shows us how the instrument sounds.
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I've posted Kahlil Joseph's award-winning "Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes" for today's Saturday Short.
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The National Cherry Blossom Festival begins next week in Washington, D.C. To celebrate, I've posted Haiku Chronicles' video "Blossom Storm", featuring poetry, dance, music, and cherrry blossoms.
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The digital library JSTOR has implemented several noteworthy initiatives, including a program called Register and Read. Today's post takes a look at that program and another called Books at JSTOR.
I wasn't able to post Saturday or Sunday; here are the posts I…Continue
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Check out this fun kid's music CD Review! Big, Band, Boom, Because I said so
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All week I have been sharing information about local artists and venues that support them.
Today is First Friday in many communities, including Doylestown. All through town you will find great food and music. Some of the stores in town are big supporters of the arts.
If you are a frequent reader of this blog you…Continue
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Yesterday's rehearsal was bad. Beyond bad. Let me clarify. My playing was beyond bad. Everyone else was just dandy. As the first violin, however, I anchor the group, and if the anchor isn't set into solid ground, the whole boat drifts, no matter how sound it might be.
I had no focus. Passages that I'd played…Continue
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What can you do to join the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring"? I offer some ideas in today's post.
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Meet wine glass harpist Robert Tiso. He's today's Wednesday Wonder:
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Last night as we sat in comfy chairs and munched on good cheese, crackers and wine, one of the many topics my girlfriends and I mulled over included the power that a beautiful painting can carry into an environment. The one who supervises a maternity ward is also an artist and she is exploring the subtle ways that she can "lift"…Continue
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