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A new spin on an old idea

If you have watched much news on television lately, then you have undoubtedly heard of Twitter. Twitter’s rapid growth and new role in breaking news (such as “Twittering the USAirways Plane Crash” and “SoCal earthquake a powerful reminder of Twitter’s potential”) has garnered a lot of attention for the service. Some have said that the […]

Lots to do in Livingston

“New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music” had a fabulous opening last Tuesday at the University of West Alabama in Livingston! Ted Whisenhunt, a musician as well as an artist, performed with the Kudzu String Band. Children danced to the music and everyone enjoyed the festivity. The Smithsonian exhibition looks great in the galleries in the […]

Renewed view on music

As a young lad growing up in the shadow of a thriving textile mill, I found a virtual paradise among the creosote-covered houses of the village—swimming pool, baseball, basketball, scouting and music. All were free and within walking distance. It was music that caught my attention at a very early age. (more…)