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Music, Hear This Candye Kane: Show Preview

Candye Kane: Show Preview

Some believe the blues can be properly realized only by people who have experienced some serious shit. By that criterion, Candye Kane is a totally authentic blues artist. At various points, the San Diego-based vocalist has been a teenage mom,…
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Calendar, Night&Day White No Lie

White No Lie

She shows up on radio playlists next to Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter. People constantly, incessantly compare her voice to Chan Marshall's. Her songwriting reminds us of the cryptic imagery of Neko Case's weird storytelling, and we're pretty sure…
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Calendar, Performance The Filth and the Fury

The Filth and the Fury

WED 10/29 Whether you're talking about the raunchy innuendo of early belters Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith, the '70s smut-peddling of musical comedian Blowfly, or the mainstream lasciviousness of Prince and 2 Live Crew, sex has always been a popular…
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Black Beauty

Call it a re-rebirth: A dazzling artistic legacy shines a second time this century with "Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance," an international touring collection of painting, sculpture, writing, photography, and archival film and sound recordings from the…
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REAL ASTROLOGY for an unreal world

Aries (March 21-April 19): This is sort of a Bessie Smith-Charles Baudelaire-Paul Krassner kind of week for you. Those three bon vivants, all born under the sign of Aries, are your patron saints. Need more info about them? Bessie Smith…
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