| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:06 PM
She lived on the Eastern Shore for 30 years and generally loved the place, but one thing Janie Meneely, an Annapolis-born folk musician, never quite got used to was that it rarely snowed on Christmas.
She responded as any holiday-loving singer-songwriter...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:24 AM
The Lake County Folk Club is pleased to host Lee Murdock and the group ETC Sunday April 1, 2012, at 7 pm.
Noted as a fluent instrumentalists on the six and twelve string guitars, Lee Murdock combines ragtime, Irish, blues and folk styles withhis flair...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:39 PM
It was the spring of 1963 — 49 years ago.
The Smothers Brothers blazed incandescent on the national college concert circuit. They visited my campus, Orange Coast College, for a concert that year.
I was 18, my buddy, Joe, 19. Ten months later, I...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Art alliance awarded grant
The Laguna Beach Community Foundation has granted $3,500 to the Laguna Beach Alliance of the Arts (LBaa), a grouping of 22 local arts organizations.
The grant will help the 10-year-old alliance manage its spending while...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 12:39 PM
“Kentucky Crafted: The Market,” the award-winning arts marketplace, will feature two full days of musical performances March 3-4 on the Kentucky Stage at the Lexington Convention Center.
The Market also offers a series of hands-on...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
On Sunday afternoon, Northern State University will present a winter concert featuring NSU low brass instructor Jessica Perkins.
The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. There is no...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:21 PM
"Lonesome Traveler" had plenty of company Saturday at the Laguna Playhouse gala opening.
The Rubicon Theatre Co.'s ode to American folk music had the sold-out audience spontaneously singing along and the enthusiasm didn't end when the curtain came down....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Folk music, that most uniquely American art form, takes center stage at the Laguna Playhouse with the world premiere of "Lonesome Traveler," covering four decades of the evolving genre.
Starting with the mid-1920s and ending in 1965 — when Bob...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:06 AM
James Smith, one of the three members of The Spring Standards, has instructions on how to listen to the indie folk-rock band’s newest release, “Yellow//Gold.”
Released on May 1, “Yellow//Gold” is actually a set of two EPs;...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:13 AM
When a group of crabs is placed in a bucket, the crabs will instinctively grab and pull down any crab that tries to climb out of the top to escape.
This type of behavior is a good metaphor for people who attempt to bring down anyone who achieves success,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
David Wax Museum
July 12, 7 p.m., free, Ridgefield Concerts in the Park, Ballard Park on Main Street, Ridgefield, (434) 981-4209
For years, David Wax Museum have co-opted the traditional music of our neighbor to the south — Mexico — and...