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Winter Songs: R.E.M.'s Dark And Brooding 'Sweetness'

"Sweetness Follows" helped novelist Thomas Mullen through his family's financial ruin.
Friday, February 24, 2012

DC Bluegrass Festival

The Boxcars, Sierra Hull and Highway 111 will be headlining the two-day DC Bluegrass Festival. The event features a band competition, instrument workshops, jamming and more.
The Boxcars, Sierra Hull and Highway 111 will be headlining the two-day DC Bluegrass Festival. The event features a band competition Friday night, and a full day of instrument workshops, jamming and more on Saturday.
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Will The Show Go On At New York City Opera?

The struggling company says it's surviving "one day at a time." But after failed mediation with its unions and a lockout in place, the clock is running out.
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Latin Roots: Salsa With A Twist

World Cafe kicks off the new series Latin Roots with all things salsa: the music, the beat and the culture.
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Janie Fricke: The 'Country Side Of Bluegrass'

Fricke was one of the most popular country-music vocalists of the 1980s. Between 1982 and 1984, she scored six No. 1 hits. Since then, her career has dimmed, but now she's back, having arranged some of her biggest hits with bluegrass instrumentation.

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