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News United States » Music: Massachusetts arts, music programs given over $1 million in grants

News channel or source: http://dailyfreepress.com/2018/02/14/massachusetts-arts-music-programs-given-over-1-million-in-grants/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Music and arts organizations in Massachusetts received $1,097,500 ... said in a press release that it was “energizing” to further the impact of arts programs around the United States. “At the National Endowment for the Arts, we believe that all ...

News United States » Music: Bringing joy and therapy to hospice patients through Jewish music

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/12/news-opinion/united-states/bringing-joy-and-therapy-to-hospice-patients-through-jewish-music
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Joelle Missry, a creative arts therapy intern, arrives with her guitar slung over her back and with her licensed music therapy supervisor by her side. She sits beside Brenda’s bed. For the next 20 minutes, Missry holds Brenda’s hand and sings a ...

News United States » Music: Florida school shooting: Little Steven Van Zandt asks 'What happened to us?'

News channel or source: https://www.app.com/story/entertainment/music/2018/02/15/florida-school-shooting-little-steven-van-zandt-asks-what-happened-us/339965002/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

That’s the question from Jersey music man Stevie Van Zandt in the aftermath of 17 ... There have been at least six school shootings in 2018 that have wounded or killed students in the United States, according to USA Today. "Life is getting cheap in ...

News United States » Music: Antigua Government Set to Launch “Pirate” Website To Punish United States

News channel or source: https://torrentfreak.com/antigua-government-set-to-launch-pirate-website-to-punish-united-states-130124/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Government of Antigua is planning to launch a website selling movies, music and software, without paying U.S. copyright holders. The Caribbean island is taking the unprecedented step because the United States refuses to lift a trade “blockade ...

News United States » Music: Music videos lead to arrest of Dallas rapper on federal firearms charges

News channel or source: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/02/23/music-videos-lead-arrest-dallas-rapper-federal-firearms-charges
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

"Upon his release from prison, Jay Mafia immediately began writing music about his life and creating songs in a story style format painting a picture of what he has been through in his lifetime," the bio said. Moore released his first recording in 2005.

News United States » Music: For all the right reasons, Charlie Sexton is Austin music’s MVP

News channel or source: http://www.mystatesman.com/entertainment/music/for-all-the-right-reasons-charlie-sexton-austin-music-mvp/iM0I6syjjwgNPTN8BKFcAJ/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Charlie Sexton is serving as music director for the Austin Music Awards for the fourth straight year. Sexton’s busy 2017 included helping to present a major Hurricane Harvey benefit at the Erwin Center. Sexton, who continues to tour as Bob Dylan’s ...

News United States » Music: Man gives gift of music to Las Vegas school

News channel or source: http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/man-gives-gift-of-music-to-las-vegas-school/988636781
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He is a doctor at UNLV's medical school. One of its top administrators, but not a doctor of medicine. "I'm a music teacher." Dr. Simanton is a surgeon of sound. He has 20 instruments at his disposal. And ones he can't play, he fixes so he can. Simanton's ...

News United States » Music: Renowned folksinger Dar Williams brings music and ideas about town revitalization to Colorado Springs

News channel or source: http://gazette.com/renowned-folksinger-dar-williams-brings-music-and-ideas-about-town-revitalization-to-colorado-springs/article/1621540
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

It'll somehow be related to a song." The concert plus speaking engagement formula is "starting to be the case: Music, then book. Combining this book with my music is a dream come true because the worlds are so different, have different audiences.

News United States » Music: 'Jersey Boys' brings music, language to Carson Center

News channel or source: http://www.paducahsun.com/news/local/jersey-boys-brings-music-language-to-carson-center/article_5861a689-a09f-539b-a255-2c56c7697dcb.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The songs are familiar to most music fans "of a certain age" -- "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," "Oh, What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." "Jersey Boys," the Olivier, Grammy and Tony award-winning Best Musical about Frankie ...

News United States » Music: New Music Ensemble

News channel or source: http://www.blouinartinfo.com/galleryguide/2745418/302436/event/2747537
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The New Music Ensemble provides student musicians with a valuable opportunity to engage with 20th and 21st century performance. Under their director, Daniele Rosina, the group perform a cabaret inspired first half, with the music of Kurt Weill, followed by ...