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Joy

Joy!

Thank you, Karyl Lyne, for the following information. Joy! is a gospel Christmas celebration by well-known sacred music composer and arranger, Joel Raney. Raney writes, “Joy! tells the story of Christ’s birth through six choral anthems based on familiar Christmas carols and original material. There are upbeat blues-gospel numbers as well as slower ballads in… Read More ›

Viva Las Vegas! Sign at Charlie's

What makes Las Vegas special II

Earlier in February I wrote a post asking, “What makes Las Vegas special?” I posted a similar question on Facebook. I got such great feedback from the Facebook post, I decided to print all the responses here and share them. These responses tell the story of Las Vegas from the heart of the people who… Read More ›

Michael Lucarelli

A happy happenstance

Michael Lucarelli, a musician par excellence I hope Michael doesn’t mind me sharing this story before you get into reading his Q&A. He is first and foremost an artist worth listening to. Sharing his story is an honor. This began with an query from Michael that indicated he’d gotten the One Roof Publishing Q&A link… Read More ›

Aminata N. Mbodj

Aminata N. Mbodj: An Essay

Pure humanity extract, an elixir… Aminata’s resume is an amazing reflection of a young woman on a mission to be the best. Intelligent, courageous, creative, imaginative, and adventurous. When life took a train wreck of a turn, she reconnected with her love for music to center her, gain perspective and find new direction. She reached… Read More ›

Q&A: Ronald Maltais, artistic director of the Castañeda Concert Series

and Emmy Grimm, co-founder of EmiArteFlamenco The Feb. 18 EmiArteFlamenco event will feature singers Eva Encinias and Joaquin Encinias, guitarists icardo Anglada and Mario Febres, and dancers Elena Osuna, Nevarez Encinias and La Emi. The group will also offer two free Flamenco workshops in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom at noon for children ages six through thirteen… Read More ›

Joy in the Morning, Words of Hope and Encouragement, a tiny tome 31 pages long. Click on the Shop tab and download today for .99. Dismiss

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