You’re in a restaurant; dressed up, with friends, family, maybe a partner and halfway through your slap-up meal there’s a tap on your shoulder and “do you mind moving? it’s disgusting, no its just … you’re dribbling – it’s putting me off my food”. Had that said to you? Or been the one saying it? Or even just thinking it? Continue reading →
If you caught the concert last night – one day early – you were among the lucky ones
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at “In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement” in the East Room of the White House. Bob Dylan doesn’t need a weatherman to tell him which way the wind blows, even when there’s a blizzard. The folk rock legend and other top musicians didn’t let the snow in Washington, D.C., stop them from going to the East Room of the White House last night to perform as part of “In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement
Snow storms in Washington convinced the White House to move their February 10th free concert ahead one day to February 9th, 2010.
For those missed that announcement, PBS will re-broadcast a shortened version on Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. ET.
The concert was organized to celebrate the use of music in the Civil Rights Movement. Along with Dylan, performers included John Mellencamp, Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, and the Blind Boys of Alabama. Continue reading →