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Musician Releases Tribute Video on Boston Marathon Bombings

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Musician Releases Tribute Video on Boston Marathon Bombings

Local folk musician Brendan Brown has released “The Town That Always Returns,” a love letter penned to the city of Boston in the wake of the marathon bombing’s one year anniversary. Based on the classic folk song “Charlie on the MTA” by The Kingston Trio, “The Town That Always Returns,” pays tribute to Boston’s resilient [...]

Amazon Brings Fire TV for Your Living Room

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Amazon Brings Fire TV for Your Living Room

Amazon unveiled Wednesday its newest offering – Fire TV. It is a tiny box that plugs into your HDTV for easy and instant access to Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, Showtime, low-cost video rentals, and more. Fire TV also brings photos, music, and games to the living room. According to the company, Fire [...]

“Oh Sweet Lorraine…” Fred Wrote This Love Song When Wife Lorraine Died

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“Oh Sweet Lorraine…” Fred Wrote This Love Song When Wife Lorraine Died

After 75 years of togetherness, Fred’s wife Lorraine died. A month after her death, Fred, 96, captured their memories in this sweet love song, which he sent in an online singer-songwriter contest. The contest invited participants to upload their videos on YouTube. Fred sent his entry. The hosts Green Shoe Studio created a wonderful documentary: [...]

Gathering of Nations to Crown Miss Indian World

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Gathering of Nations to Crown Miss Indian World

The gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Albuquerque, N.M. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the North America, will host more than 700 tribes from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world. The three-day event [...]

Orchestra Festival at Incheon Airport in Korea

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Orchestra Festival at Incheon Airport in Korea

As part of its program to present cultural performances and art exhibitions year round, Incheon International Airport is offering a special music festival for this spring. It features world-famous artists to celebrate its 13th anniversary. They include virtuoso violinist Maxim Fedotov, Korean traditional singer Jang Sa-ik, and actor Kim Tae-woo. For this spring, the airport [...]

Guitarist Jimi Hendrix Honored with Forever Stamp

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Guitarist Jimi Hendrix Honored with Forever Stamp

  The U.S. Postal Service takes center stage on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park with the dedication of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp. Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and [...]

Acura and Panasonic Present Ben Folds LIVE Tour

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Acura and Panasonic Present Ben Folds LIVE Tour

Acura and ELS Studio Premium Audio from Panasonic will present the Ben Folds 2014 LIVE Performances Tour. The multi-platinum singer-songwriter is scheduled to launch his new live tour in March featuring orchestra-backed performances plus select solo shows across the U.S. The tour will be highlighted by a new Ben Folds piano concerto, as well as [...]

Absolut Karnival Opens in Trinidad and Tobago

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Absolut Karnival Opens in Trinidad and Tobago

Absolut has announced that its vodka will be unveiling its newest flavor and bottle, Absolut Karnival, at one of the world’s most prominent carnival celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago. The passion fruit and orange blossom-flavored limited edition Absolut Karnival will capture the transformative energy of Carnival. Absolut will be participating, or “playing mas” as it [...]

DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

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DJs to Crown McDonald’s Flavor Battle Champion

Music industry heavy hitters Spinderella, Just Blaze and DJ Clue will use their DJ’ing expertise to help crown the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle champion during an online broadcast today at 9 p.m. EST on FlavorBattle.com. The judges will watch as DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles, DJ Niena Drake of Chicago and DJ Erika B of [...]

Caesars Entertainment to Get Pure Monster Sound

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Caesars Entertainment to Get Pure Monster Sound

Caesars Entertainment, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Monster, which offers audio consumer electronics, are joining hands to bring new audio experiences and other offers to Caesars Entertainment guests at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The partnership will also create custom headphone designs to be sold at retail locations at more than [...]

Grammy-Winning Artist Alicia Keys Opens Toy Fair

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Grammy-Winning Artist Alicia Keys Opens Toy Fair

New York City was transformed into a magical playground when a slew of playthings were unveiled at the opening of the 111th American International Toy Fair. It’s said to be the largest toy marketplace ever held in the Western Hemisphere – taking place Feb. 16-19, 2014. More than 30,000 play professionals from 100 countries are [...]

Chrysler Commerical Wins YouTube Ad Blitz Poll

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Chrysler Commerical Wins YouTube Ad Blitz Poll

For the fourth consecutive year, one of the Chrysler Group’s commercials debuting during the Super Bowl ranked as the #1 automotive commercial by viewers in the 2014 annual YouTube Ad Blitz contest, says the company. The Chrysler brand’s two-minute “America’s Import,” featuring American musician / singer / songwriter Bob Dylan – who in a collaborative [...]

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