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Ken Burns on New Country Music Documentary: “You Join a Family” When You Become a Country Music Fan

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – Before a birthday cake was even handed out for Ken Burns ’66th birthday, the panel discussion on Burns’ new documentary series “Country Music” during Television’s 2019 Summer Press Tour Critics Association was a celebration of love. The 4-hour documentary, which premieres on PBS on September 15, is a fascinating journey through […]

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15 Free Weekly Outdoor Music / Movies Series To Enjoy This Summer (Updated)

Summer in Newport and live music, they go together like clam cakes and chowder. There is no shortage of live music and free movies every night in Newport. Here’s a rundown of everything that can be enjoyed outdoors this summer for free or for a small donation. Schedules subject to change. This story was originally […]

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Lisbon Beat review – energetic musical odyssey at the gates of the city | Music documentary

Jhere’s a short, sharp burst of energy in this brief musical documentary by DJ Rita Maia and cinematographer Vasco Viana on the Afro-Portuguese music scene in the suburbs of Lisbon, the “wavy villages” that emerged after the 1970s It’s not quite right to call it ghetto culture; the middle is more nuanced and complicated than […]

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What we know so far

The world is just a month away from the PBS premiere ‘ Country music, a massive documentary that explores the history of the beloved genre. The multi-part film is directed and produced by Ken Burns, co-produced by Julie Dunfey and written by Dayton Duncan, the brains behind PBS documentaries on everything from Civil War and […]