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Seiho's rise out of the clubs results in 'Collapse'

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Seiho Hayakawa knows how to work a room. After his show at Black Bear Bar in Brooklyn — a performance that saw him thrashing his long hair back and forth to electronic beats — the Osaka-born musician takes a walk through the crowd. He chats with the locals and poses ...

Hospice choirs provide peace and comfort

May 24, 2016

Hospice choirs provide peace and comfort

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The singers enter single file, taking slow, deliberate steps as they intone a soft melody. Norman Doelling, an 85-year-old who recently suffered a stroke, is there waiting, an audience of one, eased into a recliner in the home where he has lived for decades ...

If Trump held a concert, who might perform?

May 15, 2016

If Trump held a concert, who might perform?

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While Elton John and Katy Perry have hit the stage for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, and supporters of opponent Bernie Sanders include Bonnie Raitt and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Rolodex of musicians-slash-friends is short. ...

Soul music's icons bow down to King

May 8, 2016

Soul music's icons bow down to King

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In 2011, consummate music curator Questlove tweeted how impressed he was by the debut EP from Minneapolis-based soul trio King. And according to its members — twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend Anita Bias — the compliment took them from obscurity ...