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6 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Being Single This Summer

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Single and don't want to be? Luckily, summertime can be one of the best times for flying solo. There's plenty to do, and it's hard not to have a positive attitude when the sun is shining and everyone is outside soaking it up.

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in West Palm Beach, Florida

Jacquelin Carnegie | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Jacquelin Carnegie

West Palm Beach was once the place where Palm Beach's servants and laborers lived. Lately, it's come into its own with an emerging arts scene, great new restaurants, and lots of lively outdoor happenings. Be sure to put the Norton Museum of Art and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens on your To-Do list, then add these other fun activities:

Aging Is Easier When You Have Jagger, Dylan And Stewart

Janie Emaus | Posted 07.05.2016 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

It's unbelievable to me that Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart and Joni Mitchell, to name just a few, are in their seventies. Yes, their seventies! It drives home the fact that we are no longer the younger generation and haven't been for quite some time.

Family, Fans & Hard Work are the Keys to Mihali Savoulidis of the Band Twiddle's Success

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Twiddle is a band that has been on my radar for years. I live in their home state of Vermont and they are the talk of the town. Many of my friends ide...

BottleRock kicks off with Franti's Do It For the Love Benefit

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Why would a musician give away tickets to live concerts of other artists? When I heard that musician Michael Franti and his wife Sara Agah created an ...

Some Thoughts on the Passing of a Prince

Matthew Fox | Posted 04.23.2016 | Religion
Matthew Fox

Thank you, Prince, for putting your royal personhood, your many gifts, on display so that all who chose to could be graced by them. Your work, your shamanhood and your priesthood, will continue long, long after your death. Beauty does not die nor should it.

Going to Live Concerts Linked With Lower Stress Levels, Study Shows

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

According to a study from the Centre for Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London, going to concerts can actually reduce anxiety.

What Are the Recent Innovations in Event Ticket Sales?

Quora | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Quora

Why has there been so little innovation (re consumer experience) in how concert/event tickets work? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge shari...

A Little Inspiration From Keyboardist Jamie Shields of the NEWDEAL

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

TheNEWDEAL first began in Toronto in 1999, quickly gaining support from Toronto's underground club scene as pioneers in electronica, recreating the DJ...

Can Stevie Wonder's Call for Higher Ground in Accessibility Be a Catalyst for Faith-Based Communities?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 02.18.2016 | Religion
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Most of us eventually develop disabling conditions related to age. I'm hoping with the influence of people like Stevie Wonder, disability will become our next equality discussion in all sorts of venues.

Discussing All Things Awesome With Jazz is Phish

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Adam Chase is the founder of Jazz Is Phish as well as an accomplished drummer, percussionist, song writer, teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is an incredibly inspiring human that we all could learn something from so I obviously had to interview him.

How to Follow Your Favorite Band Across the Country

CheapTickets | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel
CheapTickets

Following a band across the country shouldn't be done on a whim -- otherwise, you may run out of gas, get stranded, or show up to a sold-out show empty-handed. Before you hit the road, you need a plan.

Forget FOMO. This Is the Year of GOMO.

Julia Hartz | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Julia Hartz

Looking back, 2015 was about moving away from materialism, and towards experientialism. I've spent a lot of time thinking about the trends that contributed to this shift and these led to 10 predictions for this coming year. Spoiler alert: 2016 could be the year you see your mom at Coachella, wake up more enlightened than dehydrated, and leave your wallet at home on purpose.

Talking About the New Direction of Tribute Bands with Pink Talking Fish

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Eric Gould has been an accomplished player in the music business since the year 2000. He is the bassist and founding member of the band, Particle, who...

Actions Speak Louder Than Notes! Piano Prodigy Turns Sights on Philanthropy

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Not long ago, I was walking out of the Unitarian Church I attend in Princeton. From the chapel I could hear faint notes of beautiful music, piquing my...

Love and Life Lessons From an 80s Rock Band

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Although I'm a 41-year-old woman, thoughts of lead vocalist Joe Elliot belting out tunes about wine, war and wanton desire left me giddy inside. Suddenly, I found myself in a state of flux. In one hand I held an invitation to return to my 1980s youth and in the other, I held the electric bill.

Taylor Swift 1, Prudence Nil...

Dan Duffy | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dan Duffy

Taylor Swift came to town. As catchy as I find one of her songs (see: Blank Space), I'm a 43-year-old dad with two boys; Ms. Swift is really not in my...

It's a Perfect Summer

Brad Puet | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Puet

It's a Perfect Summer: An Interview with Quino of Big Mountain The Big Mountain in the 1990's took the world by storm with their reggae music. With h...

Mommy in the Mosh Pit: The Sequel

Holley Perry | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents
Holley Perry

People may look sweet, but they aren't. These same girls that could have been my daughter are also vicious fangirls. I saw a mob of girls trying to touch the singer for a band. They were relentless. They swarmed him until he disappeared into the fangirl vortex.

Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughan

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I was born in Chicago in 1965. That is both a fact and a play on the song Born in Chicago by the Paul Butterfield Blues band. Being born at that time and place, I fell in love with the sound of rock and roll at an early age.

In Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour, Expect the Unexpected

TueNight | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
TueNight

Where were you when you first heard Madonna? It's a question that pop fans who devoured the offerings put forth by MTV and top-40 radio during the Eighties and Nineties can probably answer without thinking.

A Grown-Up's Guide To The Best Music Festivals Of 2015

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.10.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Liz Logan Therese Carlson, 57, had never been to a music festival before last summer, when she attended Lollapalooza, a...

An Almost Deadhead Demands One More Show

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.08.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, stop unpacking. Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, put your instruments back on the truck. Cease counting the millions you made from your supposedly final Grateful Dead shows in Chicago this past weekend.

Musical Acts Announced for 2015 Illinois State Fair

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.01.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Illinois State Fair is only a few months away, and organizers already are getting Illinoisans excited for some of the musical acts. If you're a fan of country or classic rock, you'll definitely want to check it out.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How then 24 year-old Sameer Mehta Sold His First Startup to Mark Cuban then Cofounded His Second Startup with Blake Griffin and Kevin Love

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Not many people, let alone college students, would go out of their way to cold-email more than 100 seasoned entrepreneurs and investors asking for feedback on their startup.