If you or someone you know has a beard then you/they ought to hear all about Beardaments: teeny-tiny, ever so shiny Christmas ornaments that attach to one’s face fuzz. But that’s not all, the Beardaments folks make festive beard glitter...Show More Summary
Folks at the DTC Dynamic Test Center in Switzerland really got into the Christmas spirit by launching all sorts of glorious toys into a solid wall at 120 MPH. It was a festive break from their usual car safety routine where they send vehicles, filled with crash test dummies, careening into walls at high speeds....
Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with loved ones, eat lots of food, and all of that jazz, but once the festivities start to wind down, folks tend to head to the couch to watch whatever football is happening for Turkey Day. If youShow More Summary
Over the weekend, we joined flocks of Halloween- and music-lovers in Live Oak, FL, to attend the fifth annual Suwannee Hulaween. The music, camping, and visual arts festival inspired folks to bring out their best costumes and beauty looks. Show More Summary
Summer's over, which means the ramp up to the holiday season is in full-swing, starting with Halloween. As crafty folks and DIY junkies take to Pinterest for the festive new trends this season, there will inevitably be some failure. OK,...Show More Summary
He performed at Washington-area folk festivals for 65 years.
The leading French saxophonist Jean Aussanaire has died of cancer, aged 56. A member of many ensembles, working across the spectrum from folk music to modern jazz, he founded the Notes festival at Belle-Isle and made numerous recordings. Finis Terrae de Jean Epstein (1928), musique de Jean Aussanaire et Eric Brochard, Guidel 2016 from […]
Among people who keep an eye on movie news, Tulip Fever has been a bit of a folk tale. It was announced in 2013, and screened at the 2015 Venice film festival, but then its release dates kept getting pushed back and back and back. When...Show More Summary
The folks at All Things Comedy are putting on their first-ever ATC festival this October in Phoenix. The podcast network founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr will celebrate their wide-ranging community of funny folks from Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Stand Up Live in Phoenix. Lineup so far includes many of comedy’s most popular podcasts, […]
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Well my friends, the time has come – my annual free tickets giveaway to Music Midtown. Thanks to the folks at the festival, I have a pair of general admission tickets for...
Things will go BOOM! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... Whilst the Toronto International Film Festival is underway - there's business going on that will make new movies happening at the same time. Looks like Roland...Show More Summary
This week in music features ’90s emo vets, ’70s hard-rock revivalism and gothic folk. Friday, Sept. 15 Riot Fest Douglas Park 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. Riot Fest is one of the final big outings of Chicago’s music festival season. It debuted in 2005 as a multi-venue fest boasting the best in punk,...
Photo Credit: Harvey Robinson I had a re-awakening of sorts with Langhorne Slim last year. I was walking down the street on my first night at Newport Folk Festival and came upon a live show by Slim. My friend Nick and I ducked in to catch the set. We had a grand ol’ time remembering [...]
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Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Murray Lerner, who captured Bob Dylan defiantly going electric at the Newport Folk Festival and filmed Jimi Hendrix’s final concert performance, has died. Lerner died Sunday at his home in New York City. He was 90. He preserved some of the critical turning points...
Jim James was everywhere at Newport Folk Festival last month. In addition to performing with his own solo band, the My Morning Jacket frontman played with John Prine and Angel Olsen, among others. And while he was there, he also took some time to cover Jimmie Rodgers' "Prairie Lullaby" backstage for MyMusicRX, the Children's Cancer…
There's also Cold War intrigue here! So need this right now! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... Guillermo Del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER debuted at the Venice Film Festival and the reviews are spectacularly effusive... Show More Summary
Action horror! Folk horror! All-female horror! This festival is gonna be killer. Read more...
From the folks at the DBF… The Decatur Book Festival is just around the corner. It is Decatur’s largest special event and relies heavily on support from volunteers. There are many different types of jobs –working at author venues, merchandise and souvenir sales, and more – so invite your friends, neighbors and co-workers to […]
For a small village, Numeralla has a big reputation when it comes to its Folk Festival, held in January each year. It’s a three-day extravaganza of music, poetry, dance, markets and more. But there’s also plenty to see in Numeralla at any time of year. Numeralla was established in 1885 and used to be a […]