Sun Ra

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Name: Sun Ra
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Full Lecture and Reading List From Sun Ra’s 1971 UC Berkeley Course, “The Black Man in the Cosmos”

http://blog.sensitiveskinmagazine.com/wp-content/audio/Ra-Sun_Berkeley-Lecture_1971.mp3A pioneer of “ Afrofuturism ,” bandleader Sun Ra emerged from a traditional swing scene in Alabama, touring the country in his teens as a member of his high school ... [Published Open Culture - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Vortex Beyond: Man or Astro-Man?

Alibi PicksListen up, humans of Earth: There is surf rock in outer space. Like the otherworldly music of Sun Ra, it passed through Alabama before spreading like a crazy, unavoidable virus across this material realm. If you find yourself befuddled by the ... [Published Alibi - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Sun Ra, Airlock, Black Hole
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

NRBQ's enduring musical stew

6:30 a.m.Terry Adams is the kind of omnivorous music fan who's always eager to hear every new thing, and soak up every little nuance of pop culture. That's the sort of disorder that often leads folks to become music writers, but Adams took a better path, ... [Published Milford Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

In Culture News: Blindfold Gallery to Close, Sun Ra Rises Again, and Local Filmmakers Earn Praise

Blindfold Gallery to Close at the End of This Year : One of the bright spots of Capitol Hill's fragile art scene is closing in December after a 2 1/2-year run. Blindfold Gallery first opened on the ground floor of the painting studio shared by Laura Hamje ... [Published Stranger - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Alphabet Street – Y – Y

Thursday 17th July / posted by Adam Trainer Peter BarrEasy as 123 as we alphabetically rollY is for Yo!,  as in Yo La Tengo! A band who’s career has spanned over thirty years, and have consistently released both beautifully atmosphereic pretty ... [Published RTR FM - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Stream the second of FACT’s Best of the 1970s list mixes

Following on from yesterday’s #100-81 session , here’s the second of our  100 Best Albums of the 1970s  mixes.We’re counting down the finest albums of the 1970s over the course of this week, with the full list being revealed on Friday. In addition, we’re ... [Published Fact Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Smith Public Trust appeals to a growing neighborhood in NE

By July 10 at 7:00 AMThe dining room includes artwork of famous pioneers like Meek Mill and Sun Ra.In opening Smith Public Trust in Brookland last month, owner Miles Gray wanted to cater to the rapidly developing neighborhood while paying homage to the ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Summertime – and if the living ain’t easy, at least the sun’s out. Oh, hold on…

(Or: ten things to do in Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Leeds and beyond this summer.)Summer. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and each evening stretches into the night as dreamily as a Sunday morning lie-in. Or: everyone’s hot, grumpy and ... [Published CreativeTourist.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

This Planet is Doomed: A Sun Ra Celebration

When: Thu Jul 10 - Thu Jul 10 , 7 - 10 pmPrice: FREEGenre:   MusicIn celebration of the 100th anniversary of Sun Ra’s arrival on Earth, The Galleries at Moore and Ars Nova Workshop (ANW), in partnership with the University ... [Published Philadelphia City Paper - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Glastonbury Day 5: Watch the Sun Ra Arkestra’s full performance

Space-jazz cadets – the Sun Ra Arkestra ‘s full set from Glastonbury , Friday June 27 is online.The Arkestra are always a delight live, and you can watch the full performance here . For more Sun Ra, read FACT’s Mr. Beatnick’s Guide to The Essential Sun ... [Published Fact Magazine - Jun 29 2014]
Entities: Sun Ra
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kendal Rautzhan: Help kids develop their personal database

Making good choices isn’t always a simple task. In making decisions, the wise individual relies on the information that is before them, information collected from past experiences, and the ability to project future consequences from the current action ... [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Angelic musician

I WONDER what Jeremy Paxman would have done. You've done the introduction, you're in the middle of your first question, and your guest stops and corrects you: "I am not a man; I'm an angel."The moment when the jazz legend Sun Ra tried it on the music ... [Published ChurchTimes - Jun 27 2014]
Entities: Sun Ra, Jeremy Paxman

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Full Lecture and Reading List From Sun Ra’s 197... [Published Open Culture - Jul 21 2014]
The Vortex Beyond: Man or Astro-Man? [Published Alibi - Jul 18 2014]
NRBQ's enduring musical stew [Published Milford Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Remembering East London Before You Came and Rui... [Published Vice UK - Jul 18 2014]
Local Color: A mural collective aims to give th... [Published al.com - Jul 18 2014]
In Culture News: Blindfold Gallery to Close, Su... [Published Stranger - Jul 18 2014]
KMSU host brings the smooooth jazzzz [Published Mankato Free Press - Jul 17 2014]
Premiere: Stephon Alexander and Rioux recruit N... [Published Fact Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Alphabet Street – Y – Y [Published RTR FM - Jul 17 2014]
Stream the second of FACT’s Best of the 1970s l... [Published Fact Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
The 100 greatest South African songs [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 15 2014]
Davey Williams Plays At AVA July 25 [Published Chattanoogan - Jul 14 2014]
Trip The Light Fantastic With This Cosmic Digit... [Published Vice UK - Jul 10 2014]
Smith Public Trust appeals to a growing neighbo... [Published Washington Post - Jul 10 2014]
Summertime – and if the living ain’t easy, at l... [Published CreativeTourist.com - Jul 10 2014]
Alphabet Street – X – X [Published RTR FM - Jul 10 2014]
This Planet is Doomed: A Sun Ra Celebration [Published Philadelphia City Paper - Jul 08 2014]
OSPAC GUITAR FESTIVAL [Published Newark Patch - Jul 06 2014]
Letter: East Lansing's jazz festival was anothe... [Published Lansing State Journal - Jul 03 2014]
"The Shadows Took Shape" [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 03 2014]
ROBB ALLAN: How did I get here and other digres... [Published Audio Pro International - Jul 01 2014]
Glastonbury Day 5: Watch the Sun Ra Arkestra’s ... [Published Fact Magazine - Jun 29 2014]
Kendal Rautzhan: Help kids develop their person... [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Jun 29 2014]
High School Jazz Cats Get a Radical Awakening [Published TheTyee.ca - Jun 28 2014]
Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for July 201... [Published Pop Matters - Jun 27 2014]
Angelic musician [Published ChurchTimes - Jun 27 2014]
Glastonbury Festival 2014: The Bands and Locations [Published International Business Times Australia - Jun 27 2014]
‘Jazz at Market Square’ ramped up by festival o... [Published Guelph Tribune - Jun 26 2014]
NEA 2015 Jazz Masters – who stretched “jazz” [Published Arts Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Alphabet Street – W – Scott Walker [Published RTR FM - Jun 26 2014]
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Happy 100th to Sun Ra [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - May 22 2014]
The Ra arrived on Earth 100 years ago today . One of the most inventive and amazing people in the history of American music, Sun Ra managed to balance experimental noise with a band that still swung. In a sense he was on his own trajectory, not only ...
the birth of Sun Ra [Published 3quarksdaily - May 06 2014]
Stefany Anne Golberg at The Smart Set: The birth of Herman Poole Blount on May 22, 1914 was, for him, the least significant of all his births. Blount begat Bhlount and Bhlount begat Ra and Herman begat Sonny and Sonny begat Sun. Sun Ra left Alabama ...
Reverberance, Reverence, Deliverance: Echoing t... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 14 2014]
by Gautam Pemmaraju Save locus voci resonat conclusus (How sweetly the enclosed space responds to the voice) —Horace, Satires I, iv, 76 (quoted in Doyle, P, Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording, 1900 – 1960; 2005) The ...
Old Money’s Mothership Is Here to Save Us All [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Apr 07 2014]
Dutty Artz , the New York-based record label I run and release music with, just put out a new EP by Old Money . This morning I put my remix of the title track ’Mothership’ on Soundcloud, and for a limited time it is available for free download . To ...
The Jazz Diaspora: Fletcher Henderson's Necessa... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 04 2014]
Sun Ra and Benny Goodman are worlds apart in the vast landscape of jazz history and yet they have a common link in Fletcher Henderson. Goodman would rise to great fame and claim the title "The King of Swing" by employing Henderson to write arrangements ...
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