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Penelope Houston’s “Muzzlers” at La Luz de Jesus

From April 7th through the 30th, La Luz de Jesus Gallery presents “Muzzlers (The Accused)” by Avengers frontwoman and solo artist, Penelope Houston. The exhibit is a series of diptych oil paintings of mugshots from the 1920s and ’30s that … Continue reading

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Chris Morris Book Reading and Signing at La Luz De Jesus of Los Lobos: Dream In Blue

Long time music journalist, occasional radio host, American music aficionado and promoter Chris Morris has authored a new book, Los Lobos: Dream In Blue, released last month through University of Texas Press. Chris Morris is well known as the radio host of … Continue reading

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Sweet Sister’s Harmonies: The Haden Triplets Play The Skirball Cultural Center In Memory of Charlie Haden

I’ve had a soft spot for the Haden sisters since I received That Dog‘s eponymous release from Geffen Records back in the 90’s. So it was a no-brainer to attend this special show: especially, in light of the recent passing … Continue reading

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Live Review: Bonnie Montgomery at Grand Ole Echo

Last Sunday, Bonnie Montgomery headlined at the Grand Ole Echo, the weekly country music/Americana night at The Echo. The Arkansas-based singer/songwriter is classically trained in opera but plays country rock mixed with Americana and folk. Her training was especially noticeable … Continue reading

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Lucinda Williams’s Hard-to-Find Debut Album Reissued

If you’re a fan of country/folk singer Lucinda Williams, hailed by Time Magazine as “America’s Best Songwriter”, you may have noticed that her 1988 self-titled debut has become difficult to find. The album launched Williams’s long and impressive career, and featured the … Continue reading

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Live Review: A.A. Bondy at Bootleg Theater 9/29/11

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/embed/8FyIJmmHPrY[/youtube] Mississippi’s compelling A.A. Bondy performed at the Bootleg Theater last month, and memories from the show are still swirling around in my head.  When The Devil’s Loose is the kind of album that creeps up on you and slowly … Continue reading

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Other Lives On Tour With “Tamer Animals”

Other Lives, most of which were members of the former band Kunek, hail from Stillwater, OK, and are currently on tour for their new album Tamer Animals.  The perfect fantasy film soundtrack, the album is orchestral and mystical.  Singer Jesse … Continue reading

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