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Mara Liasson In Town Thursday

Tonight at Brown University, NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson will deliver the 10th annual Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 8, in the Salomon Center for Teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium. The presentation, titled “The View from Washington,” is free and open to the public. The lectureship, sponsored by Brown University and the […]

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NPR Streaming Entire Fever Ray Live Album

The first solo album by the Knife’s Karen Dreijer Andersson (recorded under the name Fever Ray) is one of the year’s best.  Creepy beats, absurdly distorted vocals, and a persistent sense of fear don’t make for easy listening, but the album is compelling from start to finish.  The videos for the singles are also amazing,

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Is a new ‘Providence Sound’ in the works?

As Deer Tick and the Low Anthem keep writing great songs and march towards national recognition — with plaudits from critics all around — Providence is going to start to signify something a bit different to music fans: A little less new-wave and noisy, a little more “roots rock,” “pure Americana,” Waits, Dylan and Guthrie.

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Time for the Dems to Stand UP!

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson (former CEO of Goldman Sachs) just wants us to trust him with this $700 billion that we are going to borrow from someone somewhere… or just print up.  According to The Washington Post, the Bush administration is resisting all oversight in the bailout plan being hammered out, including a provision being

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“the next man on the moon will be chinese”

music by Andrew WK/lyrics by John McLaughlin And if you think I’m gonna illustrate this post with a picture of John McLaughlin you’re not even paying attention. Face it, by all objective criteria, and when he’s not making faces, Andrew WK is dreamy. He is also completely daft and usually making faces. Musical update, he

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