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A football fan’s dream: Headed to Houston to help cover Super Bowl 51

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene If you watch “This is Us,” then you remember the episode when Kate explains to boyfriend Toby that her love of football was cultivated by her dad. Now that...

Film Scores That Will Keep You Calm In Trump's America

I've been trying to find ways to keep from freaking out about every Trump-related piece of news that comes through the pipeline. It's a hard task in an industry that requires me to stay glued to Twitter, certainly, but anyone feeling...Show More Summary

Emmanuelle Riva obituary

Actor celebrated for her intellectual performances who achieved early success in Hiroshima Mon Amour For her brave, unsentimental performance as an elderly woman agonisingly declining physically and mentally in Michael Haneke’s Amour (2012), Emmanuelle Riva, who has died aged 89, became the oldest best actress Oscar nominee ever, at 85. Show More Summary

Concert review: Alan Jackson bolsters authentic country music

It all started in 1989. Those were the first words audience members at the Infinite Energy Center heard while patiently waiting for Alan Jackson to take the stage Saturday night. Those words kicked off a...

A Post-National Framework for Peace and Stability in the Middle East – by Sam Farah

A Post-National Framework for Peace and Stability in the Middle East Sam Farah – txtwxe@google.com For Syria Comment – January 2017 The Syrian crisis, about to enter its sixth year, has created the largest humanitarian disaster since the Cold War, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths and creating the worst refugee crisis of our generation. Show More Summary

Dunwoody Homeowners Association annual meeting is Sunday 3 pm at the High School

Have you paid your dues to support their fine work? Annual MeetingSunday Jan 29 at 3 p.m. Dunwoody High School Auditorium The Dunwoody Homeowners Association annual meeting will take place this Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm in the auditorium at Dunwoody High School at 5035 Vermack Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338. Show More Summary

Senator Maria Cantwell on Betsy DeVos: "I Will Be Voting NO"

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Yeah, no. Courtesy of Senator Maria Cantwell As Zoë Carpenter said over at The Nation, Betsy DeVos failed her education secretary test last week. During the process, the radical Christian and billionaire revealed her ignorance of common debates in education and of existing federal laws. Show More Summary

Ablatives, Albert Hall and up the Albion | Brief letters

Michael Fallon and Syria | Latin grammar | Weetabix | More disappearing articles Michael Fallon criticises the passing Russian aircraft carrier (Report, 26 January). His government was one of those that incited a Syrian uprising with public statements of “Assad must go” then failed to support the rebels when they did. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Will Trump Assist Seattle If the Big One Hits? Seattle's Airport Is Getting Busier

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Who will rescue me? Maybe not Trump. VITORIANO JUNIOR/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM On January 26, a 9.0 Earthquake Shook the Pacific Northwest Like a Spoiled Brat With a Rag Doll: The following day, January 27, Japan was hit by a wave that appeared to come from nowhere. Show More Summary

Video purports to shows prisoners offering protection and escape help to drug lord 'El Chapo'

A group of men claiming to be incarcerated in a federal maximum security prison in California filmed a video message for Mexico’s drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, pledging to protect the captured drug lord and help him escape. The YouTube video, which includes profanity, shows five men,...

Watch: Car Seat Headrest, a Rising Seattle Rock Band, Break-In KEXP's New Live Room

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Wholly Toledo—Car Seat Headrest are on fire. Car Seat Headrest—led by Seattle-via-Virginia transplant/songwriting prodigy Will Toledo—played the first ever set at KEXP's new Live Room on January 10, and the station benevolently uploaded the performance to YouTube yesterday. Show More Summary

Travis Tritt reminds fans about ‘Falcons Fever’ with rousing song

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene With the Atlanta Falcons set to take on Tom Brady and the Patriots machine on Feb. 5, it’s the ideal time for Travis Tritt to remind fans about his country-rock anthem, “Falcons Fever” (hear it below). Tritt, a Marietta native, wrote the song in 2004. Show More Summary

An SPD Report Says Two Seattle High School Protesters Assaulted Officers. This Video Challenges That Narrative.

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Hundred of Seattle Public Schools students protested in downtown Seattle on Nov. 14, 2016. ASK A week after Donald Trump was elected to serve as president, hundreds of Seattle Public Schools students walked out of class to protest the hatred, racism, and misogyny normalized during his campaign. Show More Summary

8 Simple Health Tweaks (That Don't Require A Cleanse or Whole 30)

January is the month of abstinence for many people, and part of me watches this unfold every year with admiration. But the reality is, I’m a person of moderation. I still like my treats. I’m not interested in giving up sugar and cream in my coffee. Show More Summary

Home Biogas from SolarCities

via Solar Cities Introduction to Solar C³ITIES from Dominik Jais on Vimeo.

George Michael Has Been Dead for a Month, and I'm Still Not Over It

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle The scruff. The cross. The fist. The leather. What the hell? It's been a month since George Michael was found dead on Christmas Day, and it's still unclear how he died. I, for one, don't care—nor do I get why...Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: Music from the Underground, Part 8

Photo courtesy of Wicklow Atwater Listening to Wicklow Atwater is a pure adrenaline rush, like having a chair smashed over your head during a bar fight. It's brash, hard-hitting and not the least bit subtle. None of these are criticisms though as it's a lot of fun to tap into so much pure Id. Show More Summary

Quincy Jones, Macklemore, Portia Sabin to Deliver Keynote Speeches at Upstream Music Fest + Summit

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Billionaire Paul Allen's Upstream Music Fest + Summit has tapped legendary soul-jazz composer/arranger/producer Quincy Jones, Grammy Award-winning/thrift-store-frequenting rapper Macklemore, and Kill Rock Stars president/cultural...Show More Summary

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