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Tell Me Something Good: Buying Cancelled Weddings – Taboo or Brilliant?

Looking to get married in a flash? Want to save dough and take some of the planning pressure off your plate? Well now with Bridal Brokerage, you can! This company buys cancelled weddings from couples to help recoup some of the costs, then sells them to bargain-hunting brides and grooms. BB collects info from the…

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Music Monday: Modern Drift

Here’s a beautiful video of Efterklang performing “Modern Drift” to brighten up everyone’s Monday. This musical trio from Copenhagen, Denmark performs live shows with additional musicians and has released four full-length albums. In August of 2010 they traveled to Piramida, an abandoned coal-mining settlement on the island of Spitsbergen, to record an album-length film of…

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Tell Me Something Good: Music is More Than Just Entertainment

  Music is always an excellent backdrop for a casual get-together and a great form of entertainment for a wild dance party. However, it can also be used as an important tool in the healthcare industry. In this article on Huffpost, Ronna Kaplan of the American Music Therapy Association discusses the new music therapy program…

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Music Monday: Tyrone Wells, the Yodeling Wonder

You’ve probably not heard an artist quite like Tyrone Wells, our Music Monday artist this week. This Spokane, Washington native may look rough-and-tough, but he’s got a smooth voice and creative songs that will absolutely melt your heart. Oh yeah, and he can yodel. We’re listening to “And the Birds Sing” from his 2010 release…

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Tell Me Something Good: Pitchfork Potentials

It’s that time of year again. No I’m not talking about Daylight Saving Time, I’m talking about the initial lineup announcements for Pitchfork. They’ve already announced their three headliners (R. Kelly, Bjork, and Belle & Sebastian), and there are various sources reporting additional artists in this year’s lineup, including Angel Olsen, El-P, Chairlift, and Swans.…

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Music Monday: "Le Carnaval Des Animaux" – Camille Saint-Saëns

This morning, why not start the week off by trying something different. We’re listening to “Le Carnaval des Animaux,” or “The Carnival of the Animals” by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. This piece, composed in 1886 but not publicly performed until after his death in 1922, portrays a number of animals through a variety of instrumental…

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