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9:00am

Sat April 19, 2014
marc on the blues

'Hawkeye' Herman Teaches Children How The Blues Had A Baby

Hawkeye Herman at the Blues Foundation's office in Memphis, Tenn., 2006.
Robert Stolpe courtesy of the artist

Michael “Hawkeye” Herman passes along his love of the Blues and lets young people know the importance of the music in the development of American culture through the Blues in the Schools program.

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8:05am

Sat April 19, 2014
Music

Rufus Wainwright Takes A Look Back

Rufus Wainwright performing at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, 2008.
Alterna2 Flickr - Creative Commons

Canadian-American singer songwriter, Rufus Wainwright’s new retrospective Vibrate: The Best Of contains what one would expect of the title, 17 of Wainwright’s finest. There's also one new song that holds an interesting story.

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9:00am

Sat April 12, 2014
marc on the blues

Musicians Aren’t the Only Stars, Songs Can Be Headliners Too

St James Infirmary, a local watering hole in Reno, NV - also the name of an oft-covered blues classic.
Thomas Hawk Flickr - Creative Commons

For possibly three centuries the song “St. James Infirmary” and its antecedents have been widely played and loved. Musicians in a wide variety of genre have interpreted the basic idea under a variety of names.

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6:18am

Wed April 9, 2014
Arts & Life

Google Trains Its Lenses On Cambodia's Ancient Temples

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 7:39 am

A Cambodian technician carries a backpack-mounted "Trekker" device housing 15 cameras as he demonstrates the technique used to digitally map the Angkor complex in Cambodia.
Christophe Archambault AFP/Getty Images

Google has created a virtual trek through Cambodia's jungle temples that aims to transport cyber-travelers to a wonder of the ancient world.

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4:30pm

Mon April 7, 2014
Shots - Health News

Play It Again And Again, Sam

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 6:57 am

Rick Blaine, the sentimental tough guy in Casablanca, pined for "As Time Goes By."
The Kobal Collection

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