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Harpist-Storyteller Adds Acting To His Repertoire

Patrick Ball wears many hats. He's known as the world's premier Celtic harp player. He's also an adept storyteller of old Irish folklore and history. And at concerts, including last year's at The Met, Ball seamlessly merges the two talents.
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Sweet Adelines Opens Shop In Area

Barbershop music is an all but forgotten American music derivation. Long replaced by boom-boxes and roadside prophets, the '30s and '40s a cappella-style chorus music once wafted from urban street corners.
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Artists Sought For Sandpoint Fair

Applications for booth spaces at the Pend Oreille Arts Council's 25th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in Sandpoint are now available. This year's participants will be chosen by a panel of jurors.
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Sarcasm, Humor Beat Out Talent, Or So They Say

Type O Negative keyboardist Josh Silver says the popular misconception that people have about his band "is that we're good." "Everybody reads what they want to in music," Silver explains by phone from a tour stop in Portland. "Ambiguity is part of music. I don't mind when people misconstrue what we're doing because it usually makes us far more interesting."
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Prima Ballerina Offers Master Class

Galina Mezentseva, prima ballerina absoluta of Russia's Kirov Ballet Company, will conduct a master class for advanced ballet students at the Academy of Dance, 14214 E. Sprague, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday. Mezentseva will also perform with St. Petersburg Ballet at the Opera House on March 4.
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Nightcats Bring Top Blues To Coeur D’Alene Hotspot

Quintessential blues guitarist "Little" Charlie Baty and harmonica player-volalist Rick Estrin will kick out the jams with their band the Nightcats at the Waterin' Hole in Coeur d'Alene tonight. For two decades, Little Charlie and the Nightcats have been at the forefront of West Coast blues. The bands has churned out a battery of albums praised for seamless ventures into Chicago blues, Texas swing, rockability, R&B; and even surf rock. The band's arsenal of styles enables them to be among the more infectious blues bands on stage.<
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Indie Rock Trio Sebadoh At WSU

Indie rock favorite Sebadoh has omitted the Inland Northwest from its tours over the years, staying west of the Cascades. Thursday, the trio will finally make it to the Inland Northwest, specifically Pullman, where it plays at Washington State University's CUB Ballroom.
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Neurosis’ Performance Overshadows Pantera

Pantera Monday, Feb. 3, Convention Center Neurosis is the future of heavy music. Not since Pink Floyd has a band single-handedly assembled webbed, imagery-laced music, concepts and visuals into a provocative sensory experience.