Folk artist Elle Taylor set to release debut album

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Erie’s Elle Taylor is a folk singer/songwriter who performs in public regularly but still can leave people wondering who she is. Making appearances at open mics and even running one herself, the bashful artist stays musically reserved and stands firm on not giving the people too much music. But she offers just […]

The creepy new way to remember loved ones

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Braces yourself for this new style of macabre jewelry that incorporates the teeth of dead loved ones. Jacqui Williams owns the Australian company Grave Metallum Jewellery, which sells handcrafted pieces that integrate the remains of the dead. Williams also mixes hair and ashes into her jewelry line, which includes commemorative […]

Mapping the Universal Language of Music

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Musical talent must skip a generation; Mother was a brilliant pianist, but I have been trying to learn to play a single song on the banjo for years. Despite my own ineptitude, music has been a universal element of human civilization for countless generations. Every culture on every continent has […]

Aaron Burdett, Jamey Johnson, more

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Saluda-based singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett has been a member of Western North Carolina’s music scene for more than a decade, but the past two years has seen him garner his most chart success.  In 2020 Burdett’s “Rockefeller” was released and the track hung around the bluegrass charts for a while.  This […]

Part-Time Pedestrian Mall with Entertainment, Art and Special Lighting to Open in Downtown State College

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Calder WalkWay, a pedestrian experience on Calder Way every Thursday night beginning July 15, will include include “a dynamic lighting attraction” along with outdoor seating, movies, art and activities. Photo provided | Downtown State College Improvement District Calder Way in State College will become a part-time pedestrian mall this summer, […]

Magna Carda, Matthew Logan Vasquez

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Summer is heating up, but Austin’s live music scene is not slowing down. Our favorite shows for July 8-14 run the gamut from cumbia to jazz to hip-hop to folk to blues.  Thursday Monte Warden & the Dangerous Few at Parker Jazz Club: An Austin360 Artist of the Month not long after forming […]