Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools
 

Eddie Van Halen

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

Ben Harper

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Lissie’s “Daughters” brings clean water to women in developing nations
 

Lissie

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Waterloo Community School Foundation Keynote Speech

Waterloo Community School Foundation Keynote Speech 

There is nothing more sacred than someone’s story. And I’m honored, humbled to share mine with you. Normally, it’s the other way around. Where I’m asking all the questions trying to find my way into a subject’s soul so that I can share their story with the world. It’s my calling. So bear with me […]

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MR. BRAINWASH

MR. BRAINWASH 

Two industrial-sized buckets full of pink paint rest on the floor of a dimly lit Los Angeles garage. Mr. Brainwash picks them up and grunts as he heaves the contents against two bare, off-white walls. The stomach soothing shade splatters everywhere. Much of it oozes like lava onto the pale concrete below. The artist grabs […]

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BIG SUR MARATHON 2011

BIG SUR MARATHON 2011 

I’ve been a producer at KSBW for ten years. The slide on Highway 1 in Big Sur was huge news– bigger than the hole that had just swallowed the road. When the video first came into the newsroom there was an audible reaction to the damage from the whole crew. “How in the world could […]

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JASON MRAZ

JASON MRAZ 

Ten years ago, Jason Mraz had a few t-shirts, some paper fedoras and a dream. He stuffed them into a worn backpack and travelled cross-country from his home in Virginia to California – a musical gypsy with a desire to share songs and expose his eyes fully to the world. His flawlessly accurate and controlled […]

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BLOG – “INTERVENTION OF A MUSIC HOARDER”

BLOG – “INTERVENTION OF A MUSIC HOARDER” 

“Hi. My name is Ben and I’m a musicoholic. Cover to cover Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks is my ecstasy. My marijuana is Bob Marley’s ‘Three Little Birds.’ Anything by Joss Stone serves as my crack cocaine fix. And who needs ED drugs when God gave us Marvin Gaye and Maxwell?” I’m told that admitting to […]

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Why Did You (Ba)Du That?

Why Did You (Ba)Du That? 

Erykah Badu has just been charged with disorderly conduct by the Dallas Police Department for the naked, public video she recently shot near the JFK memorial. The video for “Window Seat” has garnered all sorts of publicity – much of it negative in her home city of Dallas. Today (Friday, April 2nd), Sergeant Warren Mitchell said, […]

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