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Bloomsday Celebration Planned for Athens

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June 16 is celebrated around the globe as “Bloomsday,” the day forever immortalized in James Joyce’s highly regarded classic Ulysses. During the course of the novel’s plot, protagonist Leopold Bloom navigates a relatively “normal day” in Dublin circa June 16, 1904. For the first time, Athenians will have a chance to toast Joyce’s 265,000-word masterpiece June… Read More

Another Successful (and Sometimes Strange) Night for NMF ’16

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The second night of Nelsonville Music Festival was nothing short of lively. From inflatable balloons of the 17-year-old circada circling around the festival to the ever-growing vendor lines, the attendance was definitely up. While families were still present, an overwhelming majority were of the young adult demographic. Young festivalgoers bopped back and forth from Fruit… Read More

Town Mountain Brings Bluegrass to NMF ’16

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  Town Mountain hails from the hills of Asheville, NC, a community rich in songs and their concurrent writers. The self described “hard-drivin’ Carolina string band,” which released their latest critically acclaimed work Southern Crescent, on Low High Records earlier this year. The band decided to work with Louisiana-based producer and musician Dirk Powell (who has… Read More