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A new boxed set from Smithsonian Folkways recognizes the breadth in the music of Woody Guthrie, who would have turned 100 this month. On the television show Regards Croises, Haitians lampoon the class divisions in their society and offer a chance for
Subscribers can log in and access digital editions and our archive...So earlier in the day, Bragg went to a singalong on the Capitol lawn with Madison's Solidarity Singers. That's when he was doing what Woody did--traveling the country singing songs
Daniel Rosenbaum for The New York Times Dan Sheehy, director of the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, in Washington. S Woody at 100, a three- CD boxed set commemorating the centennial of Woody Guthrie's birth, begins, as it
Saturday with birthday cake and a performance by Caroline Johnson. Johnson is a local educator, musician and storyteller who will use washboards, tambourines and other instruments to accompany Guthrie's children's songs. The downtown library will
A long-held tenet of the Woody Guthrie story is that America's greatest folk singer and songwriter turned pointedly political in his music after he moved to New York in 1940 and fell in with the left-leaning East Coast folk community. But several
July 9, 2012 The legend of Woody Guthrie as folk singer is firmly etched in America's collective consciousness. Compositions like Deportee, Pastures of Plenty and Pretty Boy Floyd have become national treasures akin to Benjamin Franklin's Poor
Michael Ochs Archives/Redferns A novel by folk singer Woody Guthrie will be published next year, with help from Johnny Depp . House of Earth, which Guthrie finished in 1947 but never released, is being edited by Depp and author Douglas Brinkley.
30 a.m. tipoff against Minnesota at the BOK Center. The team will be celebrating the birthday of its mascot, Volt...It's "$2 Tuesday," with $2 general admission lawn tickets, Driller dogs, 21-ounce soft drinks, soft pretzels and pizza slices.
The New York Times reports that male jewelry enthusiast Johnny Depp has begun editing work on "House of Earth," a previously unpublished novel written by folk singer Woody Guthrie. The most surprising aspect of this story is not that an unpublished
Musician Bruce Springsteen said Woody Guthrie "acted as an agent for social and political protest" in honor of the folksinger's 100th birthday in Austin, Texas...Sure, it was about entertainment, but it acted as an agent for social and political