This Oct. 11, 2019 photo shows singer, songwriter John Hiatt during an interview in New York to promote his box set “Only the Song Survives,” available on Friday. This Oct. 11, 2019 photo shows singer, songwriter John Hiatt during an interview in New York to promote his box set “Only the Song Survives,” available on Friday. Photo: Richard Drew, AP Photo: Richard Drew, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 This Oct. 11, 2019 photo shows singer, songwriter John Hiatt during an interview in New York to promote his box set “Only the Song Survives,” available on Friday. This Oct. 11, 2019 photo shows singer, songwriter John Hiatt during an interview in New York to promote his box set “Only the Song Survives,” available on Friday. … [Read more...] about John Hiatt looks back and how he lets the music magic happen
Groundhog day the musical
The three music teachers — armed with a violin, a guitar and a drum — are ready for class. But the elementary school students jump around the room, screaming and laughing.“Quiet! Stand up straight!” one teacher shouts.“OK,” another says. “Who remembers this song? Leticia — silence! Kenji, come on, we’re gonna make music.”The scene plays out at a school in Tokyo’s industrial hinterland, but all the chatter is in Portuguese. The students and teachers are Brazilian, and the music includes samba and bossa nova. Advertisement The class is part of a project called “Music Without Borders,” the brainchild of Rafael Kinoshita, a 35-year-old Brazilian who endured a difficult childhood here as an outsider and believes music can help spare his students from that kind of distress.Japan has long considered itself the unique homeland of a single race: the Japanese. But when the economy faced an industrial labor shortage … [Read more...] about Brazilian immigrants have it hard in Japan. Can music be a solution?
Photo: Via YouTube Photo: Via YouTube Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Via YouTube YouTube Reveals 2019 Top-Trending Videos, Most-Viewed Music Videos 1 / 1 Back to Gallery YouTube is out with its year-in-review lists for 2019, documenting the top videos, trends, creators, musicians, games and more. Leading the list of U.S. top-trending videos was beauty influencer James Charles’ “No More Lies” (pictured above), his video response to accusations of betrayal and misbehavior by vlogger Tati Westbrook. After the controversy blew up in May, Charles was targeted by “cancel” culture and his YouTube channel lost millions of subscribers; after he apologized his subscriber counts rebounded. More from Variety Karim … [Read more...] about YouTube Reveals 2019 Top-Trending Videos, Most-Viewed Music Videos
Country superstar Brett Kissel opened up about the treasured handwritten note he received from Johnny Cash on the day the legendary singer died. “I always loved Johnny Cash,” the 29-year-old country singer shared about the note he got as a young boy from the Man in Black, according to Fox News in a piece published Wednesday. (RELATED: Country Stars Remember Las Vegas Victims During CMT Awards) View this post on Instagram A post shared by B R E T T K I S S E L (@brettkissel) on Nov 28, 2019 at 12:52pm PST “So Johnny Cash music was always in the house and especially something that my grandparents played,” he added. (RELATED: Why, 2017?! Celebrities We Have Lost This Year [SLIDESHOW]) The “We Were That Song” singer went on to share that when Cash’s wife, June Carter, died in May 2003 he decided to write the “Ring of Fire” hitmaker. “I was so sad for him and I felt like I knew him, so I wrote him a letter from an address that … [Read more...] about Country Superstar Brett Kissel Reveals Handwritten Note He Received From Johnny Cash The Day The Legend Died
The Prince William County Landfill will host its annual Prince William Recycles Day event on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event will feature "edutainment" by the Chesapeake Mermaid, tours of the xounty's landfill, lots of fun games and activities, prizes, face painting, free food, music, recycled art display, equipment and truck displays. The landfill is located at 14811 Dumfries Rd. in Manassas, and tours will take place throughout the day. Prince William residents are encouraged to attend this family-friendly event to learn about the changes to recycling in Prince William County and the importance of recycling, reuse and waste reduction to the environment and the economy. The Chesapeake Mermaid will tell her tales from the bay and introduce her wildlife friends. There will be interactive story time, a meet and greet, and photo opportunities. Mermaid showtimes are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Her audience will explore through activities, songs, movement and imagery. They … [Read more...] about Recycles Day Event Planned At Prince William County Landfill