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Ani Difranco: The Connection

August 17, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir Ani DiFranco remembers a trip she took to Burma. “I had nothing in common with these people,” she recalls. “I was a privileged American, and these were people who had been imprisoned, tortured, and who were still fighting for democracy. People in refugee camps, women’s shelters… [...]

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Totally Awesome! Totally 80s!

August 10, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

1980s Dance Party Takes Over Town Hall by Steve Desroches It’s Carnival and time to fire up the flux capacitor and hop in the DeLorean time machine back to the era of Pac Man, Dynasty, and hair bands as the Hyannis-based WQRC 99.9 hosts So ‘80s: the Ultimate ‘80s Dance [...]

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From Orange County to the Big Apple

August 3, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Despite growing up in the sunshine of Orange County, California, Matthew Morrison had always had Big Apple dreams. While a student at Los Alamitos High School he studied musical theater with his sights set on Broadway. But at the same time, he excelled in sports and was [...]

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They’re Playing Her Song!

July 20, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches For over 50 years Lucie Arnaz has been in show business. To say it is in her blood is an understatement considering her parents were Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, two icons of comedy and music, respectively, and of course American television pioneers.  A career that began [...]

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The English Heart of an American Icon

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by Steve Desroches Just about a month ago Ronnie Spector played the famed Glastonbury Festival, a five-day music event in the countryside of South West England. Founded in 1970, the festival has grown to become one of the most important annual music events in the world, featuring artists from various [...]

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De Cuba Con Amor (From Cuba With Love)

July 13, 2016 2:39 pm0 comments

by Steve Desroches At this time of massive global change there seems to be a never-ending newsreel of monumental shifts in the order of our world. New ideas emerge, progress is made and at other times freedom is restricted, new rivalries are formed as others fade away. For children of [...]

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Tartan and Tonys

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Alan Cumming Returns to Provinctown by Steve Desroches Star of stage and screen Alan Cumming was a bit starstruck when he first came to Provincetown. The Tony Award winner was first in town in 2001 for the Provincetown International Film Festival where his movie The Anniversary Party had one of [...]

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The Doctor Will See You Now

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by Steve Desroches Listening to Phoebe Legere speak about her career thus far is akin to playing a fantastic game of pinball.  Each question sets off a silver ball that bounces off every concept and idea, releasing a symphony of bells and whistles in Legere’s voice as she talks about [...]

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REVIEW: Strings Attached

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by Rebecca M. Alvin It’s easy to tell when a performer really loves what he’s doing. It’s part of the reason seeing live music is still and always will be better than listening to music online or on a CD, or on whatever format they come up with, no matter [...]

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Shades of Blue

May 25, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

35 Years of the Indigo Girls by Steve Desroches It’s a rare feat for a musician or a group to maintain the longevity that both produces classic work that spans generations and is a soundtrack to the lives of long-time fans. Births, deaths, new loves and broken hearts, transitions, and [...]

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