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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, December 6

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Antigone Rising lead guitarist Cathy Henderson says she and her bandmates "have a great time" at their shows.
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Antigone Rising lead guitarist Cathy Henderson says she and her bandmates "have a great time" at their shows.

Dec. 7: Antigone Rising
Tomorrow night you can head to Jammin Java in Vienna for a 6 p.m. concert featuring alternative country rock band Antigone Rising and Mama’s Black Sheep. Cathy Henderson is the lead guitarist of Antigone Rising. She says the all-female band’s sound is influenced by a mix of genres, with a focus on country, folk, southern rock and classic rock.

Dec. 6-7: Dark Star Orchestra
Dark Star Orchestra is playing at the 9:30 Club tonight and tomorrow at 8. The Grateful Dead tribute band aims to recreate the “deadhead” experience by using actual set lists from the Dead’s extensive touring career.

Music: “Cold Rain and Snow (instrumental)” by Grateful Dead

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The Role Of Music In Presidential Campaigns

Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs"...often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections. In the 1800s songs were used out of necessity: to reach potential voters who could not read. We investigate the history, evolution, and modern-day role of music in political campaigns.

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Yahoo CEO To Take Limited Leave After Giving Birth To Twins

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