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Costa Rican capital stars in composer’s musical odyssey
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican capital stars in composer’s musical odyssey

Emilie Pons - August 7, 2015

When I spoke with trumpet player and composer Etienne Charles outside the upper Manhattan club Smoke a few weeks ago, he told me about his latest project.…

Swedish police briefly hold US rapper Snoop Dogg
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Swedish police briefly hold US rapper Snoop Dogg

AFP - July 26, 2015

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg was briefly arrested by Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs, police sources said Sunday. "Police carrying out roadside controls…

Michael Jackson fans: 20 unfinished tracks are stored on sound engineer’s computer
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Arts and Culture
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Michael Jackson fans: 20 unfinished tracks are stored on sound engineer’s computer

AFP - July 23, 2015

PARIS – Michael Jackson's sound engineer said Thursday he has 20 unfinished tracks by the late pop star on his computer -- but he isn't allowed to let…

Super Mambo, featuring Costa Rican vibraphonist Felipe Fournier, pays tribute to Tito Puente at New York City Blue Note Jazz Festival
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Arts and Culture
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Super Mambo, featuring Costa Rican vibraphonist Felipe Fournier, pays tribute to Tito Puente at New York City Blue Note Jazz Festival

Emilie Pons - July 1, 2015

NEW YORK – Ear-drum-blasting music envelops you as soon as you enter the club. The large, beautiful basement is lit up with red light and displays warm brick…

Arts and Culture
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Video: U2 loves Costa Rica, as Bono gives a lucky Tica fan in Chicago the best concert ever

L. Arias - June 29, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFgLsppQmiw Bono, lead singer of legendary Irish band U2, last week left an unforgettable impression on a Costa Rican fan who climbed onstage waving a Costa Rican flag during a…

Santana and Neil Young aren’t coming. Untangling the great, Deadhead acid test mess
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Santana and Neil Young aren’t coming. Untangling the great, Deadhead acid test mess

Geoff Edgers | The Washington Post - June 18, 2015

Never trust a prankster, Ken Kesey, the late author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," used to say, a credo that either spoke to his loosely…

Arts and Culture
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Mathematics tracks the hip-hop ‘revolution’

AFP - May 6, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5TUqdxqHS0 PARIS – Of all the music styles to emerge in the last 50 years, none took the world by storm quite like hip-hop, said researchers Wednesday who…

Blues legend B.B. King in new health scare
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Blues legend B.B. King in new health scare

AFP - May 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES, California – U.S. blues legend B.B. King said Friday he is being treated under hospice care at home in Las Vegas, in the latest health scare for…

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan to write pro wrestling story lines
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Arts and Culture
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The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan to write pro wrestling story lines

AFP - April 27, 2015

NEW YORK – The Smashing Pumpkins' frontman Billy Corgan on Monday was named senior producer of a professional wrestling program and said he would try to push boundaries…

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Selena died 20 years ago – why we’re still talking about her

Soraya Nadia McDonald | The Washington Post - March 31, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qbpbz1moGYM For at least one day every year, Selena-ness is next to godliness. That's because March 31 marks the anniversary of the death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the…

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