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Thursday, May 6, 2010 12:06 pm
Coming up on the first full weekend in May and I can only say there is so much going on, no one subject trumped another. Therefore I will proceed with an amalgam of offerings at various venues and upo...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 02:30 pm
What with all the wonderful weather how could anyone concentrate on entertainment and the like? The time has come for heading outdoors to hear live music.The first official outdoor music event (correc...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 08:56 pm
We’ll start this round off with a salute to the Rock the House Blues Bash that happened Wednesday, April 21. Yeah it already blew by and I hope you didn’t miss it. With a great lineup from...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 01:37 pm
Without whining too much about the state of the music business and how it’s controlled by an industry-wide conspiracy that only allows a select few company artists access to the billions of doll...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 01:35 pm
Once upon a time, folksingers and musicians everywhere used voices and music to righteously rail and necessarily knock unfair and overbearing public and private wrongs. Believe it or not, people liste...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 01:55 am
If you’re reading this on Thursday, April 1, I’m very proud and happy for you: if it happens to be on another day, just pretend it’s April Fool’s Day. Either way, always rememb...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 09:50 am
Last Thursday a dear friend and fellow musician passed away. The loss is nearly incomprehensible, completely shocking and devastating. As easy as it is to say people die every day, and they do, when a...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 03:39 pm
During the 1970s when Illinois became a battleground as a pivotal state in the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment, many women and men spent a great deal of time and energy at the Capitol attempting ...
Thursday, March 11, 2010 01:46 am
Here comes the middle of March with the most famous Ides of all, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and other assorted diversions, the best of all being a feeling of spring in the air. As an astute ...
Thursday, March 4, 2010 04:38 am
Just when you thought it was safe to stay at home, look at the long list of hopped-up happenings this week. Then next weekend everyone goes green for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities and the ce...


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