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Thinking of You, Dad

Lynda Freeman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact
Lynda Freeman

As Father's Day approaches my thoughts turn to my dad. He passed away more than a decade ago at the age of 89. Dad was born in a village in Poland, the son of poor peasants who made their living peddling household goods.

Living Traces of Wales at Folk Alliance 2014

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Welsh music is either the poor stepchild of the Celtic world, or its best-kept secret. So I was glad to see a whole contingent of Welsh musicians showcasing and schmoozing at the Folk Alliance International in Kansas City.

WATCH: Who Knew Bagpipers Could Rock Out So Hard?

Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

Who knew bagpipers could rock out so hard? In this foot-stomping clip, watch as the cleverly named Red Hot Chilli Pipers -- a popular bagpipe group...

Carlos Nuñez and the Celtic Music of Spain (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 10.05.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

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An Open Letter to the Man Playing Bagpipes Outside My Bedroom, Daily, From 9 am

Monica Heisey | Posted 10.06.2012 | Comedy
Monica Heisey

The problem is this: you have chosen as your outdoor concert space the area immediately below my bedroom window. Therefore I have been awoken for the past several days by bagpipes, commencing with militaristic regularity at 9:00 am.