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A Memorable Book About Forgetting

Melody Moezzi | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Melody Moezzi

Seasoned science writer and Scientific American opinion editor, Michael Lemonick, takes on the mysteries and miracles of human memory in his latest bo...

LONG WAY GONE Is a Good Book Not a Great One

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.05.2016 | Home
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper LONG WAY GONE by Charles Martin In the world of popular fiction Charles Martin has come to be known as...

Musicians And What They Carry By Cristi Catt

New England Conservatory | Posted 08.26.2016 | Home
New England Conservatory

Tunes, traditions, styles, perspectives -- one might think of us as the carriers of a DNA that can both stubbornly endure and spontaneously mutate as we meet other musicians and enter new realms.

Musician Laura Patiño Doesn't Care If You Call Her A Bitch

Katie Tandy | Posted 08.24.2016 | Home
Katie Tandy

She is equal parts kitsch and social commentary, her music -- produced with drummer Zander Kagle -- deftly toggling between undeniable rump-shaking rhythms and scathing swipes at what it's like to be a woman in the world, musically and otherwise.

Kevin Lucas: Born to Drum

Battersby Duo | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home
Battersby Duo

Although piano was his 1st instrument at the age of 7, Kevin Lucas became a nationally renowned percussionist and marimba virtuoso as a young man. The spine of this story however, is that Kevin Lucas, a marimba and World Drum Specialist, was Born to Drum.

'Is Our Society Crazy Like A Fox, Or Just Plain Crazy?'

Lisa Ellis | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Lisa Ellis

Washington Post Political and Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, Eugene Robinson, began the week on Monday with his column, "Is Donald Trump just plain...

Music And Photography Share The Spotlight!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 08.02.2016 | Home
Kathy Leonardo

In some ways music and photography are the same. They both share an artistic expression that appeals to almost everyone.

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

Keb' Mo': From Behind The Six String

Jason Landry | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Jason Landry

"I had been playing since I was twelve years old, but I didn't have that ah-ha moment until I was thirty-nine. The good thing is, I still got a good amount of life left."

Aging Is Easier When You Have Jagger, Dylan And Stewart

Janie Emaus | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
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.

The Magic of Music

New England Conservatory | Posted 06.03.2016 | Home
New England Conservatory

We know the power of artistic expression, and we know that music is essential to life, growth and our well-being, but do we really know how to share this gift of music?

Presenting Princess Shaw

Dwight Brown | Posted 05.25.2016 | Home
Dwight Brown

She, Samantha Montgomery, is a 39-year-old who works a 9-5 at a nursing home in a rough section of New Orleans. On her own time, she takes on the pers...

5 Quick Financial Facts About Top Entertainers

MoneyTips | Posted 05.23.2016 | Home
MoneyTips

Katy Perry was the highest-paid singer of 2015, raking in an incredible $135 million.

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

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 05.19.2016 | Home
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 ...

The Future of Music: The Language of Diplomacy

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Montclair Diplomats

Through the combination of diplomacy and technology we are becoming a more integrated society. Music is the proof and leading language used to help keep us mixing and interacting with each other and each other's content.

Prince's Death and the Music of My Life

Lisa Ancona-Roach | Posted 04.29.2016 | Home
Lisa Ancona-Roach

The death of Prince last week really knocked me for a loop. As I shared with my son the day of the sad news, his music was a thread woven through much of my young adulthood and beyond.

Musician Sara Niemietz Talks the Grand Ole Opry and Being On Tour With Postmodern Jukebox

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.28.2016 | Home
Ilana Rapp

'Listen a lot. So much of what I've learned has come from listening to old records, going to shows, and keeping my ears open. Be proactive! It's so important to hone your skills, but you can't exist in a vacuum. '

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash?

Quora | Posted 04.26.2016 | Home
Quora

What Caused Lynyrd Skynyrd's Plane to Crash? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by p...

The Best Quotes from Time Magazine's 18 Most Influential Artists of 2016

Chelsea Leigh Trescott | Posted 04.25.2016 | Home
Chelsea Leigh Trescott

This week Time Magazine revealed their 2016 list of '100 Most Influential People.' Included are 23 "Pioneers," 15 "Titans," 18 "Artists," 31 "Leaders,...

The Prince is Dead. Damn

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.22.2016 | Home
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Uncle. No really. We're down, God. You can stop now. Please, stop now. I mean, Prince -- are you kidding me right now? You're going to hear the history all over the place. TV and radio and the net have pretty much stopped broadcasting anything but that right now.

Raising a Rock Star

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 04.18.2016 | Home
Lisa R. Petty

My son is the type of person who would NEVER call himself a rock star. He is and will be a musician. To say that I am proud of my son would be like s...

Interview: Stormy Mondays

Anthony Tinsman | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Anthony Tinsman

(Randy Radic contributed to this interview) What's your favorite song to belt out in the car or the shower? Great question! I like to sing stuff tha...

This Musician Travels the World With a Piano, and the Result is Beautiful

Eric Douglas | Posted 04.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

While travelling internationally as a North American is by no means a novel concept, every so often someone does it a little differently, capturing the world's collective attention in the process. Few phenomenon stimulate the human spirit quite like music, and a unique example of using musical performance as a focal point of the travelling experience is the story of Outspeaker Dotan Negrin.

Highway to Hearing Hell: Musicians and the Danger of Deafness

Trevor Cox | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home
Trevor Cox

Deafness isn't only a concern for rock musicians, or drum and bass DJs - from classical violinists to pop singers, in recent years it's become clear that anyone around music a lot has reason to be equally worried.

'To End Gun Violence, We Must Focus on People,' Says 'The Voice's' Adley Stump in Interview No. 6 by Jessica Mindich

Jessica Mindich | Posted 03.09.2016 | Home
Jessica Mindich

Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and w...