Monthly Archives: January 2019

Thursday Open Thread

Hope all you mid-westerners are keeping warm and safe from the artic blast. Did some video searching yesterday, while home from work. Dig in if you dare! And I’ll leave you with this classic interview.

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Wednesday Open Thread | James Ingram

This thread is dedicated to Signer/songwriter James Ingram. Bless you, for all the joy and heart-opening music you’ve brought to lives, Mr. Ingram. Grammy-Winning Singer James Ingram Dies at 66 from Brain Cancer James Ingram is a singer, keyboardist and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Classical Music Composers

Happy Tuesday, Everyone. today’s featured composer is Florence Beatrice Price. Florence Beatrice Price    Florence Beatrice Price was an award-winning pianist and composer who became the first African-American woman to have her work performed by a major symphony. Synopsis Born … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread- Black Composers of Classical Music

Happy Monday, Everyone.   I spent most of my weekend traveling and took in a few live classical music concerts. Soul needs soothing and healing, and classical music was my healing balm. This week we’re featuring  classical music from Black … Continue reading

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Kamala Harris Officially Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

(CNN) Kamala Harris officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday in her birthplace of Oakland, promising to be a fighter “for the people” and stating that it is time to restore what she views as the loss of American values … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. You know I like to bring happy stories in on Saturday…things that will make you smile…and might get a little dust in your eyes… LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO THIS … Continue reading

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