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Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 04:17 PM by
With different bluegrass styles abundant nowadays, and many younger players only slightly aware of the music's origins, this punch list offers a bit more insight into a genre with a narrative that's often oversimplied by fans and scholars with preconceptions. Read more...
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 10:13 AM by
Carol Moye         Keith prepares to serve meals to the needy at the Mazie Myles Thanksgiving Dinner. Christian Tabernacle Church. November 27, 2014.
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 10:00 AM by
Carol Moye         Alexis organizes deliveries of Thanksgiving dinners to shut-ins all over the East End of Pittsburgh for the Mazie Myles Thanksgiving Dinner. Christian Tabernacle Church, Hill District. November 27, 2014.
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 12:00 AM by
Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by clicking here. This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “It Takes a Choir,” “The Millers,” a local pre-emption… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:15 PM by
Thanks to reader Lin this Thanksgiving, who pointed me to my all-time favorite TV series, ABC's "Homefront" (1991-93), posted to YouTube. Usually I'm not wild about such postings since cast and creators don't get residuals, but since Warner Bros. has so far refused to make the show commercially available, better… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 04:45 PM by
This week's "Believe Your Ears" music podcast reviews Going Down To The River, the debut album by Doug Seegers, a 62 year old, Long Island-born Nashville street singer discovered by a Swedish documentary crew earlier this year.  A day after filming him, he was recording "River" in Cash Cabin, Johnny… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:43 AM by
Tonight at 10 cable's Destination America debuts "When Turkeys Attack," which sounds as silly as you might expect. Here's how the network describes the show:   Featuring home video footage plucked from real families terrorized by turkeys, WHEN TURKEYS ATTACK reveals what happens when turkeys decide their feathers have been… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:16 AM by
50 years ago, pianist Thelonious Monk, one of the creators of bebop and among the most important and during pianists and composers in jazz, offered a characteristically quirky tune perfect for the holiday: "Stuffy Turkey.  It appeared on the 1964 Columbia album It's Monk's Time.   Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 06:09 AM by
Clyde Harris         Anthony Morgan Inspirational Choir of Harlem performs at Saint Paul Cathedral, Oakland. November 7, 2014.
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 06:09 AM by
Clyde Harris         Anthony Morgan Inspirational Choir of Harlem performs at Saint Paul Cathedral, Oakland. November 7, 2014.