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Past the Pageantry: An Interview with Cinema Hearts Leader and Miss Northern Virginia Caroline Weinroth

Caroline Weinroth has stuck the pageant life with the rock star life, winning and serving as Miss Northern Virginia while leading her band, the Cinema Hearts. 2,082 more words


Classroom Clatter, Part 1 (March 20th, 2018, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri)

The students of my freshman comp / pop music class formally opened up their final unit with informal presentations on their research subjects. Not that this will thrill any readers, but here’s the research project they’re undertaking: 1,224 more words

Listening Diary

Falling Awake

Tarja is a Symphonic Metal singer. Clear, ringing soprano vocals backed by screaming guitars and thundering drums. What’s not to love? Since being “invited to leave” her original band, Nightwish, (and dropping her last name) she has had a successful solo career. 26 more words

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October 1978. I’ve just started a humanities course at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham. As an ice breaker I am invited to a cheese and wine party to meet the tutors. 838 more words

Rock Music

What I Am

Heard this on WXRT’s (“Chicago’s Finest Rock”) Saturday Morning Flashback a while back. I had almost forgotten about Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians. This is probably their best known song. 24 more words

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Going Under

Evanescence is a hard-rock band fronted by Amy Lee. Most people know the single “Bring Me To Life” from their 2004 album Fallen… 128 more words

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Nemo (not the fish)

Nightwish is a Finnish Symphonic Metal Band, (don’t worry, the song is in English) known originally for the soaring vocals of their lead female singer, Tarja Turunen. 74 more words

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