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11:43am

Fri June 15, 2012
The Two-Way

An L.A. Preschool Graduation Turns Into A Brawl

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 1:09 pm

A screen shot of a Youtube video.
Youtube

As the father of an almost 3-year-old, I know the preschool years can get pretty rowdy.

But what happened during a Los Angeles preschool graduation ceremony is almost unbelievable:

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10:13am

Fri June 15, 2012
The Record

A Cover Album Is A Tiny Museum Of Songs

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 5:40 pm

The cover of Justin Vivian Bond's album Silver Wells, on which the cabaret performer uses other people's songs to construct a plotline that echoes the Joan Didion novel Play It As It Lays.
Courtesy of the artist

6:12am

Fri June 15, 2012

4:32am

Fri June 15, 2012
The Two-Way

Heart Surgery Goes 'Very Well' For 'Little Darth Vader'

In this screen shot provided by Volkswagen of America, Max Page stars as a "Little Darth Vader" who thinks he's used "the force" to start a VW Passat.
AP

We've got good news to pass along regarding the open heart surgery performed Thursday on seven-year-old Max Page, the child actor who captivated viewers as "Little Darth Vader" in a 2011 Volkswagen commercial.

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3:24am

Fri June 15, 2012
All Songs Considered Blog

Youssra El Hawary Scales A Wall With A Wink And A Smile

Originally published on Mon June 18, 2012 2:48 pm

Egyptian singer/songwriter Youssra El Hawary.
Courtesy of the artist

I try my best to keep up on new sounds out of the Middle East and North Africa, but the name Youssra El Hawary was completely new to me until just a couple of weeks ago. But now, I'm totally hooked on music by this 28-year-old folkie-ish, indie-ish, chanson-ish singer/songwriter from Egypt armed not with a guitar, but ... an accordion.

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