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Death Metal On A Ukulele Seriously Rocks

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

If you've never heard death metal on a ukulele before, you don't know what you've been missing. Musician Rob Scallon, who's built a reputation for...

WATCH: Gay Aussie Diver Croons Dolly Parton

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Accompanied by his ukulele, Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham gave Dolly Parton's "Dumb Blonde" a multingual twist on YouTube. It isn't the first time...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's "Free to Love" Singer/Songwriter LP

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Listen to mainstream radio, and you'll find it difficult to tell one artist from the other. New hooks are old hooks. Recycled is the new original. Sur...

WATCH: Teens' Epic Ukulele Skills Reinvent A Classic

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

When it comes to TV theme songs, there are few as cheesy as the “Hawaii Five-0” theme. But chances are you haven’t heard it quite like this -- a...

Budget Waikiki Includes VIVE Hotel, Me's BBQ

Sandra Thomas | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

It's not easy, but with cheap flights out of Bellingham and a little research, budget-minded Canadians can still enjoy a tropical vacation to Waikiki Beach. And remember, the beach is a great equalizer where the rich and not-so rich can rub shoulders

WATCH: This Ukulele Cover Of Coldplay's 'Fix You' Will Touch You

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Whether you heard it first on the day of its 2005 release or if it has been a slightly more recent Spotify discovery, YouTube musician Austin Criswell...

Orangutan And Ukulele Probably Won't Be Friends

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green

Well, the verdict is in, give an orangutan a ukulele, and he will not instantly become the Israel Kamakawiwo'ole of the animal kingdom. He might, howe...

The Simple Antidote to Blaring Holiday Songs

Christine Chen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

I wondered: during our amped up holiday schedules and constant content on our phones, what's all of this sensory overload doing to our health?

This Is Probably The Best Ukulele Video Ever Made

Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts

Yes, we said it. This is probably the best ukulele video ever made. If you're thinking the claim is a bunch of hyperbolic nonsense, you haven't wa...

Grab a Ukulele: Sharing Music With Your Kids

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts
Deborah Stambler

Talking with Heidi Swedberg about her music makes me want to quit my job, learn how to play ukulele and follow her on her latest tour singing and playing.

Ukulele Hero Covers Adele And The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts

Believe it or not, the ukulele has been making a lot of noise lately. Last month we featured the hilarious Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, which p...

Tiki Oasis 12: Exotica, Espionage,GoGo Girls and Art Reflect Current Events

Lisa Derrick | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel
Lisa Derrick

It's a weekend of espionage and excess as Tiki Oasis 12 invades San Diego with 3,000 unconventional conventioneers hitting the town.

Singer Dedicates Heartwarming Song To Late Mother

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.13.2012 | Parents

Anirazanrun Firham, better known by her YouTube handle, The Shy Singing Doctor, recorded a special song, a cover of Muslim singer-songwriter Maher Zai...

On the Rise: Zee Avi Grows With ghostbird; Premieres New Video

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The pint-sized star with the retro-smooth voice will also kick off a tour -- ukulele fittingly in hand -- with her three-piece band in September. Not too shabby for a girl trying to find her way via a social networking juggernaut.

Astoria Characters: The City-Slicker Chicken Farmers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Deciding to raise chickens in an apartment that's smaller than a chicken coop isn't something Jules Corkery and Robert McMinn are doing on a whim.

Famous Ukulele Players Of History (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ukuleles are experiencing somewhat of a resurgence in popularity. Sales are quadrupling in some shops in Brooklyn, New York, and Kala, one of the worl...

Ukulele Craze Brooklyn

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Amanda Julius | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit in collaboration with The Brooklyn Ink at the Columbia Journalism School. In all corners of ...

Warren Buffett's Ukulele Gig In Los Angeles Tonight

Los Angeles Times | Geoff Boucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett, the world's richest man according to Forbes magazine, will appear Friday night at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles where he w...