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  • 'Walking Dead' Zombies Invade, 'Game of Thrones' Battle Ensues at TV Academy Concert

    The music behind some of the most popular shows on TV came to life on Wednesday evening during the Television Academy's "Score!," a concert celebrating music composed for television, sponsored by ASCAP. Composers including Ramin Djawadi of "Game of...
  • Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations
    With his fife's high-pitched notes soaring over the enthusiastic throngs that gather each year at historic sites to celebrate Memorial Day, Dave Embrey is an attention-getter. Clad in historically accurate attire, the longtime Savage resident performs...
  • Actors, musicians are big beneficiaries of Obamacare

    Actors, musicians are big beneficiaries of Obamacare
    In 2011, actress Lynda Berg didn't make enough money to qualify for health insurance through her union. And, on her own, she had trouble finding a plan she could afford because she's a survivor of breast cancer, considered a preexisting condition. The...
  • Miller Symphony Hall season to feature Pocono native jazz singer, Motown revue, more

    Pop-jazz singer Nellie McKay, a Pocono Mountain High School graduate who has worked with Cyndi Lauper and recorded an album of Doris Day’s songs, will play with Grammy-winning jazz string foursome Turtle Island Quartet as a highlight of this year&...
  • For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color

    For Bassist Linda Oh, Music Is Color
    With an album called "Sun Pictures," it's no wonder bassist and composer Linda Oh's music has a strong visual component. "I generally think of color," Oh told CTNow. "I love painter Mark Rothko. I think of music in color, and imagery is a big part of it...
  • Dirty Projectors' Nat Baldwin Takes Inspiration From Connecticut's Anthony Braxton

    Dirty Projectors' Nat Baldwin Takes Inspiration From Connecticut's Anthony Braxton
    Bassist Nat Baldwin is best known for his work in Dirty Projectors, a band that's largely a vehicle for singer/guitarist David Longstreth's compositional vision. Before meeting Longstreth, however, Baldwin was already performing his own music. Over...
  • Music festival "storm trooper" brings ABC under spotlight again

    The Nelson County Sheriff's Office accused the state's ABC law enforcement division of overly-aggressive tactics at a local music festival during a recent ABC hearing, according to an interesting piece in the Charlottesville weekly. One agent was...
  • Mailbag: Our police, firefighters are overworked

    Excessive work is a killer. Literally. Four years ago, a local firefighter collapsed and died of cardiac arrest while on the job. He had served an extraordinary amount of overtime during his 30-year career, his captain said during the memorial service I...
  • Music kept within reach

    Music kept within reach
    Can studying the benefits of an intensive after-school music program unlock the keys to a successful learning environment overall? That's partly what one documentary sets out to do. The 27-minute-long film, "I Am a Fine Musician: El Sistema's...
  • Live review: Gesaffelstein at the Fonda

    Live review: Gesaffelstein at the Fonda
    If anyone can bring back smoking on stage, it's Gesaffelstein's Mike Levy. On Thursday night at the Fonda, the French electronic music producer stood backlit by a few beams of amber light while a hazy cloud floated from his cigarette. Dressed in a black...
  • West is best for Caribbean fest

    West is best for Caribbean fest
    The 11th annual Palm Beach Jerk and Caribbean Culture Festival will boast a new venue and a broad range of musical talent. The celebration Monday will take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds, far from its previous home in downtown West Palm Beach....