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An evening in America (in Dublin)

I challenge you to spend an hour listening to banjos masterfully played and not feel happy.

I suggest it’s an impossibility.

It certainly was for me, and apparently everyone else at the Residence of the United States of America Ambassador to Ireland last night. 1,505 more words

"daddy when I grow up I wanna be a banjo player!!"                                            "umm what??" 

So A few days ago I went to a concert…

…..with my grandpa

………to see the actual ‘best banjo player in the world’ play as his duo act. 330 more words


A little rain, a lot of greatness: The start of ROMP 2015

ROMP has become our yearly tradition, something I very much look forward to. The smallness of the festival (in comparison with lots of other festivals) is attractive. 349 more words


The best of the best for June's Waterfront Wednesday

We’ve been out and about since school ended, road-tripping across the country out west and then back again. What better way to be welcomed back home than to attend one of this city’s favorite extracurriculars? 279 more words


Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Muncie, Indiana is fortunate to have a beautiful community/ cultural center located in the heart of the city. Minnetrista supplies countless exhibits, beautiful gardens, and an impressive number of free entertainment options. 172 more words

Abigail Washburn

The many meanings of seduction: The talks in Session 3 of TEDWomen 2015

Seduction happens in many forms. The speakers in this session highlight unexpected twists on the topic — a romance of dueling banjos, the allure of insects, and our ever-widening definition of love.  1,084 more words

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