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Again Richard Thompson makes the case with his latest album, “Electric” (New West): He belongs with Bob Dylan, Neil Young and a handful of others in his ability to sustain a high level of artistic intensity and integrity in a career that has...
Tags: Howard Johnson, Music, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, Entertainment
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
Many have asked what it was like to be the 2012 Libertarian candidate for vice president, along with Gov. Gary Johnson as our candidate for president. I can say that on the one hand, it was a deeply humbling, uplifting, interesting and gratifying...
In “A Heap of Livin’,” playwright Elliot Shoenman surveys the minefield of family interactions, in this case between a widowed folksinger and his two very different daughters. In that, this undemanding comedy-drama recalls such...
Liz Smith"Mr. Sinatra ... I am an Italian!" said the comedienne Kaye Ballard, currying favor way back when. "And I'm an American," Sinatra shot right back. (Funny, the things that turn up in old files.) OUR friend Cindy Adams of the Post settled it once and...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGTen years ago, William Quigley stood at the back of Sellersville Theater 1894 and watched a performance by quirky cabaret singer Leon Redbone officially inaugurate the “classy Victorian theater” he had just spent a year and more money than he....
Bob Dylan’s voice is like a thousand porcelain vases getting run over by smog-belching tractors. Yet as he continues his weird, wonderful march into through the twilight of his career, it’s impossible to not admire the sheer gustiness with...
Tags: Music, Music Theater, Folk (genre), Entertainment, Bob Dylan
On Aug. 4, the nation rejoiced at news that engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory had landed Curiosity, its scientific vehicle, on Mars. But we awoke the next morning to learn that a racist bigot had murdered six Sikh worshippers within their own...
If you missed Rita Rudner's "Tickled Pink" or the folk music concert "Lonesome Traveler" at the Laguna Playhouse last season, you can catch a glimpse of them over the next two weeks. Rudner, the soft-spoken comic who co-wrote and took a small role in...
Cal ThomasPresident Obama's attempt to spin the latest discouraging unemployment numbers as "a step in the right direction" is like telling passengers aboard the Titanic to ignore the sinking vessel and listen to the live music. A Wall Street Journal analysis of...
Pop & HissClassic-film fans know all about Frank Capra’s 1941 political treatise “Meet John Doe.” Soon, music lovers will have the chance to “Meet Joe Smith,” and in the process get a little closer to dozens of the most important...
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