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OK, We Get It, Dude

Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy

Oh, you know, just a man on a unicycle playing an accordion, while supposedly lost in the woods. This week's contender for best unexpected instrumenta...

Happy National Accordion Awareness Month

Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts

In February North Korean accordionists stunned the world with their jaw-dropping cover of A-Ha's "Take Me On." In honor of National Accordion Awarenes...

7,000+ Attend Outdoor Ethnic Studies Class in Downtown Houston

Tony_Diaz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices

Of course, I don't want the organizers to get in trouble for violating City of Houston Fire Codes, so let's say 6,081 attended this amazing Ethnic Studies Class in Downtown Houston.

POLL: Which Of These Accordion Video

Posted 01.20.2013 | Weird News

Anyone who suffered through high school (and that's everyone) inevitably looks back and says: "If only I played an instrument, I would have been cool....

Celina Da Piedade: Do You Have Time to Listen to a Beautiful Song?

Michal Shapiro | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

I wandered about with my camcorder, and happened upon a lovely surprise: Celina Da Piedade was singing and playing accordion, and it was so good I had to videotape it.

Christina Hendricks Discusses the Three Best Things in Life: Jon Hamm, Ryan Gosling, and Pie

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Christina Hendricks has the old-world, but never old, sex appeal of our Marilyn, and is perhaps our first red-headed pin-up since Rita Hayworth. And she has major acting chops.

Cajun Dancing in Midtown Manhattan: 2 Songs From Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

I developed a taste for Louisiana's Cajun music pretty early on in life when I attended a concert by the Balfa Brothers. The band, fronted by Dewey Balfa, totally charmed me with their personal warmth and humor.

From WOMEX: Accordion Meditations with Danças Ocultas

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

The accordion is an instrument that contains its own hand-pumped air supply. These mechanical "lungs" bring out a physical response in me.

Astoria Characters: The Octogenarian Activists

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

On the emerald green front door of Stanley and Kathleen Rygor's 1890 cottage, there's a Claddagh knocker whose well-worn brass shows that it's no stranger to visitors.

One American Travels Afghanistan Armed With An Accordion And Johnny Cash (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Gregory Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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