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11 Obscure References in Classic Songs—Explained! We've all heard these classic pop and rock hits a thousand times. But even if you know all the words, do you know what they were about? 1. "You’re So Vain," Carly Simon Paul Klein (art activist) Paul Klein (born 1946) is an American art dealer. He was chosen 2006 Man of the Year by the Chicago Society of Artists.[1] Klein works for the Briddge Group providing financial and legacy planning for collectors. He was the first executive director of the Chicago ART Project.[2] From 2004-2008 he was the art curator for the 2,500,000-square-foot (230,000 m2) expansion of McCormick Place,[3] the editor of ArtLetter,[1] and wrote for "Chicago Life" which was distributed regionally in the New York Times.

offical homepage of naoki kenji Naoki Kenji Biography By the time he was 13, in 1982, his parents sent him to boarding school in Germany to improve his educationFar from his homeland, Naoki discovered the electric guitar and became a member of the school band. The band’s concerts proved a washout, but his first gig convinced Naoki that music would determine his life. Guido of Arezzo Statue of Guido in Arezzo Guido of Arezzo's house with plaque Guido was a monk of the Benedictine order from the Italian city-state of Arezzo. Recent research has dated his Micrologus to 1025 or 1026; since Guido stated in a letter that he was thirty-four when he wrote it,[1] his birthdate is presumed to be around 991 or 992. His early career was spent at the monastery of Pomposa, on the Adriatic coast near Ferrara. While there, he noted the difficulty that singers had in remembering Gregorian chants.

70 maps that explain America by Max Fisher and Dylan Matthews on July 1, 2015 The United States of America is many things. It is the world's most powerful country, and one of the largest. Protest art Protest art is a broad term that refers to creative works that concern or are produced by activists and social movements. There are also contemporary and historical works and currents of thought that can be characterized in this way. Social movements produce such works as the signs, banners, posters, and other printed materials used to convey a particular cause or message. Often, such art is used as part of demonstrations or acts of civil disobedience. These works tend to be ephemeral, characterized by their portability and disposability, and are frequently not authored or owned by any one person. The various peace symbols, and the raised fist are two examples that highlight the democratic ownership of these signs.

··· BASSNECTAR ··· Download the Bassnectar biography: Download Bassnectar is one of the longest standing and most respected artists in American electronic dance music, commonly referred to simply as the EDM scene. He is the original long hair behind the tables, having been in the game well before most of his contemporaries and amassing an epic fan base and having sold over 220k tickets to his solo shows alone in 2012.

Cowboy Junkies Lee Harvey Osmond and The Good Family nominated for Sirius XM Indie Awards We're excited to announce that two Latent artists have been nominated for 2014 Sirius XM Indie awards: Lee Harvey Osmond in the Roots Category and The Good Family in the Country Category. The winners are voted on by the public so we could use your help. Click here to cast your vote…..vote now and vote often!!! If you haven't had a chance to listen to either band you can do so for free by using their streaming players on their websites: Lee Harvey Osmond and The Good Family. Why American teenagers are having much less sex Teens appear to be waiting longer. (Photo by Flickr user Leo Hidalgo) The sex life of the American teenager is apparently far less busy than it was in generations past. Less than half of teens older than 14 said they’ve had intercourse, a sharp drop from rates in the '80s, a new CDC study found. The majority of those who do choose to become sexually active are using some form of protection.

Artivism Artivism is a portmanteau word combining "art" and "activism". Artivism developed in recent years while the antiwar and anti-globalization protests emerged and proliferated. In most of the cases artivists attempt to push political agendas by the means of art, but the focus on raising social, environmental and technical awareness, has increased exponentially as people has started to lose faith in politics and the current socioeconomic system. Besides using traditional mediums like film and music to raise awareness or push for change, an artivist can also be involved in culture jamming, subvertising, street art, spoken word, protesting and activism.[1][2][3] Artivist Eve Ensler has stated: ...

DiinchMusic's Channel Upload Subscription preferences Loading... Working... Carole King's Gershwin Prize Awarded By President Barack Obama - The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, saluting Carole King's five decades as an award-winning singer-songwriter, said Wednesday that music often is a place where people seek comfort and inspiration during trying times. Two days after much of Moore, Okla., was flattened by a powerful tornado that killed 24 people, Obama pledged anew that the nation will assist with the town's recovery and rebuilding for as long as it takes. "Eventually, life will go on and new memories will be made. New laughter will come. New songs will be sung," he said during a tribute concert for King in the East Room of the White House.

Artivist Film Festival & Awards The Artivist Film Festival & Awards is an international film festival and awards ceremony dedicated to recognizing activist efforts of filmmakers, specifically in the areas of human rights, child advocacy, environmental preservation, and animal rights.[1] Background[edit] The Festival is held annually and tours internationally. Its mission is to strengthen the voice of activist/artists ("artivists"), while raising awareness for global causes.[2] The festival is produced by Artivist Collective, a nonprofit organization founded in August 2003 by Diaky Diaz, Bettina Wolff, and Christopher Riedesel.[3] The first Artivist Film & Awards Festival was held April 27, 2007 at Hollywood's Egyptian Theater.

Blind Ear Records its First Album by Blind Ear Music Who Are We? Blind Ear is a group of musicians and composers who combine new music with cutting-edge technology. We blend improvisation, electronics, and traditional composition in our interactive concerts. Jakub Ciupinski and Cristina Spinei founded Blind Ear two years ago as a way to bring contemporary concert music to larger audiences. How Do We Work? Blind Ear is about developing a new way of composing and performing music.

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