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A little whine with your free U2 album?

Twitter never has been a land of particularly good manners. But last week, it seemed a lot of users needed to be reminded of that old saw, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.” The phrase means you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Olympics: NBC has work to do before Rio

As Brazil’s presentation rolled out during Sunday’s night’s broadcast of the Olympics’ closing ceremonies, commentators Bob Costas and Al Michaels noted that Rio de Janeiro is just one hour ahead of the United States’ East Coast time zone, which will … Continue reading

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Kickin’ back, with the Phil

The Lexington Philharmonic‘s inaugural Kicked Back Classics event started with a scene from the movie that has arguably done more for classical music than anything else in the the last quarter century (give a couple years): Amadeus. It’s the scene … Continue reading

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21st century symphony conference

The League of American Orchestras is taking a 21st-century approach to developing the agenda for the opening town hall of its June conference in Atlanta. The town hall will look at “how orchestras can be an increasingly vital part of … Continue reading

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Laura Bell Bundy has to work on country ‘cred’

At CMT’s blog, Alison Bonaguro gives Laura Bell Bundy a lot of credit for doing her own singing while dancing her — off. Like anything that happens on Live TV these days, Laura Bell Bundy‘s performance on the Academy of … Continue reading

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Following the Golden Globes on Twitter

Join me in following the Golden Globe Awards on Twitter tonight. How will our own George Clooney and “Up in the Air” do? How will Ricky Gervias do as the host? Will he be allowed to drink and host, or … Continue reading

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Jonas Brothers redux: your teen idols or theirs?

I got a lot of sympathy yesterday. It was all in good fun, as I posted on my Facebook page and Twitter that I was reviewing the Jonas Brothers show at Rupp Arena last night. “Ummm…sorry?” one local musician wrote, … Continue reading

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Political Junkie: Obama hasn’t kept those cards (texts) and letters (e-mails) coming

Yet another evening of ­kvetching about the health care debate was winding to a close Tuesday night on The Rachel Maddow Show when guest Bill Maher made a great point about President Barack Obama’s inability to get his message across. … Continue reading

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Tweeting and texting @ Ichthus

If texting and Twittering are the language of today’s youth, then Ichthus is speaking their languge. This year, Ichthus is rolling out several new social media communications tools festival goers can use in case of an emergency, or just to … Continue reading

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No, Twitter won’t destroy civilization

The video service Hulu, we are told in its advertising campaign, is “an evil plot to destroy the world.” That might be — he says, having been sucked into hours of watching ­reruns of Saturday Night Live and WKRP in … Continue reading

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