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My dysfunctional relationship with pop music - or - handing my kids a loaded gun

So, I think I’ve made myself very clear on this. But, in case you are someone who doesn’t know me well, I’m not a fan of sugar coated, corporately designed music that is only made to latch on to the brains of our children like a parasite as it drains their creativity and funds. 1,078 more words


Boardman pub rocks for a good cause

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) — The Magic Tree in Boardman hosted a rousing event Sunday to benefit children across the Mahoning Valley.

Rock for Kids featured 10 area bands, raffles, food and prizes.  101 more words


Chicago's Other Music Box: The Story of Schubas Tavern

There is a quote that hangs above the music room at Schubas Tavern. Held in a bronze frame, the words come from “The Rest Is Silence”, an essay by Aldous Huxley: “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” 2,918 more words

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My whole world lights up when I see you come around
I just can’t wait for each new day I get to spend with you… 193 more words

Shorter than Everyone

Here’s a new one

Sometimes it’s good to see it from the perspective of little ones.

I think that it’s pretty easy to take them for granted and forget what they’re going through. 215 more words

Rare Lennon Guitar To Benefit Rock For Kids

As people around the world are celebrating John Lennon’s birthday today, Chicago’s Rock for Kids will honor the legend in a tangible way.

The organization will raffle off a rare John Lennon 70th Anniversary J-160E Vintage Sunburst guitar at their 25th Annual Rock and Roll Benefit Auction  Nov. 100 more words


Music4Good | Support Education, Listen to Rihanna.

The Minnesota-based trio inject the slow-moving ballad with their own brand of indie minimalism. Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk alternate singing duties (the latter filling the role of Mikky Ekko), sounding as if they’re the only people in the room. 56 more words