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Outrageous Fortune concert at First Parish in Concord, MA

Join Outrageous Fortune for a concert featuring innovative arrangements of early jazz, blues and jug band music. Audiences are wowed by their instrumental virtuosity, and are delighted by their smooth three-part vocal harmonies, their strong groove, and the abundant joy that infuses every performance.

Concert sponsored by The Thoreau Society. First Parish is located at 20 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA. (978) 369-5310

Tickets $15 at the door

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/10/2015 - 19:30

From Kids Gone Wild to the Myth of Ephraim Tutt

Date: 
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 9:00pm
Program: 

In recent years there have been a number of reports on television news programs of new wild teen sex practices. These lurid reports have focused on “rainbow parties” and “shag bands”. Oprah even covered these stories. These out of control sexual escapades by young teenagers were described in the news as very real and “widespread”. The only problem was that the stories were fictional, modern urban legends. Why did this happen and what do these stories tell us about how we think about technology, teens and sex?

John Miller

Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Bassist (played with Sinatra and Madonna) and Broadway musical coordinator, John Miller, discusses his first feature CD under his own name featuring his favorite Broadway tunes.

Bill Withers

Date: 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Born on the 4th of July, Bill Withers was born in the small town of Slab Fork, West Virginia. His songs "Lean on Me" and "Ain't No Sunshine" are two of the most well known pop songs ever recorded. But that just scratches the surface. Bill has recorded some of the most heartfelt soul music ever. And, this year he was finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate his 77th birthday. It all starts at 7pm!!

"Tre Corda" - Tre Corda

Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Sublime indeed.

4 time Grammy Award Winning cellist, Eugene Friesen was my guest for this episode of DreamFarm Radio along with pianist Tim Ray and trumpet player Greg Hopkins.

David Murray at Winter Jazz Fest

Date: 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 6:00pm

David Murray is known as one of New York's most monstrously talented and astoundingly prolific artists — a tenor saxophonist who has played and written for just about every imaginable context.  Hear highlights from three (3!) different David Murray concerts.  Featuring Geri Allen and spoken word from Saul Williams.

Tim Weiner

Date: 
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 10:30pm
Program: 

One Man Against the World  the new book by Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim Weiner paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of not only his cabinet and congress, but the American population at large. In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate controversy that brought about Nixon's demise were inextricably linked.

Liza Gardner Walsh: Muddy Boots

Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 3:30pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we get down and dirty making mud pies and stick forts and all sorts of other cool stuff that happens when children turn off the TV and computer games and just play outside. Our guest tonight is teacher, museum educator and writer LIZA GARDNER WALSH and we will be talking about her wonderful new book: MUDDY BOOTS: OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN. 

Ardis Cameron: Unbuttoning America: A Biography Of Peyton Place

Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 2:30pm
Program: 

When this novel was published in the early 1950s, it caused an extraordinary uproar. Conservatives thought it was filth; while liberals considered it lowbrow trash. The author did not conform to cultural ideals of what a woman novelist should look like or behave. But the novel was immensely popular because it spoke to women about things that were important in their lives but that were never mentioned in “polite society”.

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