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NATALIE MERCHANT live on letterman 'o2 - Sally Ann

Natalie Merchant - performing Sally Ann on David Letterman.

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More Mystical Photography by Brooke Shaden

More Mystical Photography by Brooke Shaden | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
Los Angeles-based photographer Brooke Shaden definitely knows how to capture mystically surreal moments, as we've seen in the past. She manages to find a somber beauty in the unusual realms she creates with attention to coloring and composition. There is a painterly quality to her work that translates beautifully through the camera, awarding each image the ability to tell its own story.
Shaden's portfolio indicates an acute attention to detail that does not go unnoticed. She is just as aware of her models and the environments she places them in as the flow of their attire and the positioning of props. The talented photographer's series of works exhibit a playfulness with fabric, allowing skirts and attire to drape and flow with the wind. This visual technique heightens the expressive content's ability to communicate emotion. It takes great skill to achieve the masterful storytelling Shaden exhibits through her atypically represented tales of "what it means to be alive." Every shot…

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Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it

It’s always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. For Korean artist JeeYoung Lee the question was how to utilize her small studio space in Seoul measuring 11.8′ x 13.5′ x 7.8′ (3.6m x 4.1m x 2.4m) that was proportionally miniscule to the scale of her boundless imagination. Instead of finding a new location or reverting to digital trickery, Lee challenged herself to build some of the most elaborate sets imaginable for the sake of taking a single photograph.

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The Ruth Moody Band - Dancing in the Dark (Official) - YouTube

The Ruth Moody Band "Dancing in the Dark" (Bruce Springsteen) Recorded Live, April 2013 Victoria, BC Ruth Moody: voice, guitar Adrian Dolan: viola, voice Ada...
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A great version of a Springsteen tune. I like it!

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Folk Alley's Top 10 Folk And Americana Albums Of 2014

Folk Alley's Top 10 Folk And Americana Albums Of 2014 | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
From solo acoustic sketches to orchestral arrangements, the year had great roots music for everyone.
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A nice list of great albums to check out this month...

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Shakespeare Globe Goes On-Demand

Shakespeare Globe Goes On-Demand | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
There’s no shortage of niche video-streaming platforms, but the Shakespeare’s Globe has just announced a new super-niche service that lets you rent or buy recordings of performances from the famous... Keep reading →
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Video streaming of performances from the Globe Theater?  Sign me up!

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15 Tiny Texas Towns That Are Totally Worth The Trip

15 Tiny Texas Towns That Are Totally Worth The Trip | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it

The Lone Star State is a haven for the small and quaint. Make sure the journey is as fun as your destination. Born of sports car heritage, the new Porsche Macan is almost too much fun to drive. .

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I used to live in Texas for a number of years....and miss driving around the unique places there. This is a great article about the small quaint towns that one could visit......makes me want to get in a car and start driving!

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‘Tween Earth and Sky – Becky Buller

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In baseball, a five-tool player comes along once every decade or two. Anyone who hits for average and power, has speed, is terrific defensively and has a rifle arm is revered. In bluegrass, the best of the best are three-tool players.


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After listening to a few videos and clips.....this performer is the real deal.

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"In bluegrass, the best of the best are three-tool players. They play at a high level, sing superbly and write songs that are among the best in the business. There are many fine folks who are among the very best in one of the three categories, and a few who are near the top in two. But there are few who excel in all three." Becky Buller is one who excels at all three.
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Ghostly Animated GIFs of Historical Black-and-White Photographs

Ghostly Animated GIFs of Historical Black-and-White Photographs | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
Artist, designer and art director Kevin Weir turned to history for inspiration for his latest GIFs. Using historical black-and-white photographs from the Library of Congress online archive, Weir created some very eerie and rather frightening GIFs. Weir got his start in making incredible GIFs like these by mastering design software while in graduate school.

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These are interesting, intriguing, and imaginative GIFs. You will find yourself thinking about how it was done. 

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Norah Jones, Catherine Popper & Sasha Dobson of Puss n Boots talk No Fools, No Fun and covering Wilco

Norah Jones, Catherine Popper & Sasha Dobson of Puss n Boots talk No Fools, No Fun and covering Wilco | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
Replays Tuesday 7/15 at 8 pm ET and Thursday 7/17 at 11 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Puss n Boots, aka musicians Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper, stopped by SiriusXM Outlaw Country to discuss the formation of their … Continued
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Acoustic Hot Tuna - Good Shepherd - Live at Fur Peace Ranch

The acoustic Hot Tuna trio, performed a to a SOLD OUT crowd at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch! Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, and Barry Mitterhoff perform Go...
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This is an exquisite performance from "Acoustic Hot Tuna". Crank it up, grab a cup, and enjoy!

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Nate Clarke at Fourth Line Films | Our latest for #boxcanyonsessions. Lori Chaffer...

Our latest for #boxcanyonsessions. Lori Chaffer (from Waterdeep) and Sandra McCracken perform “It’s Alright” in the Texas Hill Country
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London Life looks at the 10 best poems about spring

London Life looks at the 10 best poems about spring | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
From Shakespeare to Larkin, Kate Kellaway chooses her favourite celebrations of spring
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A poem for Spring.

which one would you choose?

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Jenny and Tyler - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (Live) - For Freedom Tour - YouTube

Jenny & Tyler - For Freedom EP. On iTunes at http://bit.ly/jtfreed All proceeds go to organizations that fight human trafficking. Performance shot and record...
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a nice version of the this U2 hit....

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Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth

Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to visit for yourself.
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Wondrous. 

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With the snow on the way - thought I would share these ... Stunning photos!

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16 Absolutely Stunning Lakes Once They've Frozen Over

16 Absolutely Stunning Lakes Once They've Frozen Over | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
It sounds so simple, but have you ever just taken a look at a completely frozen over lake? They're like something out of a dream! Absolutely stunning.

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Some of these are stunning...

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Introducing Ruth Moody - New Country UK

Introducing Ruth Moody - New Country UK | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
This is another of our ‘Introducing…’ posts which may seem questionable to some, after all Ruth Moody has been releasing music since 1997 (when she was a member of the delightfully titled group Scruj MacDuhk!) and released her debut solo EP ‘Blue Muse’ back in 2012. However, to many mainstream Country fans, such as myself, …
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This article shares a great album from Ruth Moody. It's the perfect tonic after a challenging day. And for all of my friends in the UK - she will be touring there this month. Catch one of her shows if you are able...

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This may be the oldest surviving photo of a human

This may be the oldest surviving photo of a human | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
The earliest known photograph to show a person, a Paris street scene from 1838, was published online this week.
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Look in the photo's lower left corner and you'll see a man getting his boots cleaned on the sidewalk. The boot-cleaner is there too, although he is harder to spot.

 

The image has been posted online before, but it gained a higher profile after news site Mashable published a full-page version on Wednesday in partnership with Retronaut, a website that archives photos from the past.

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Excellent acoustic version of "Sultans of swing" - YouTube

Tommy Emmanuel, John Jorgenson, Pedro Javier González - "Sultans of Swing" Video directed by Maurizio Ongaro - (exastudios) https://getdpd.com/cart/hoplink/1...
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Good Morning Everyone. Here is a tune to get you into the groove on a dreary gray Wednesday morning! Thanks to my friend Paul Farrier for alerting me to this gem.

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Old Faithful: Warm And Intimate Photos Of Really Old Dogs

Old Faithful: Warm And Intimate Photos Of Really Old Dogs | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
Photographer Pete Thorne has discovered that, just as photographing the elderly can make for powerful portraits, the same can be said for old dogs as well. His “Old Faithful” photo series takes a warm an intimate look at man's best friends as they live out their golden years.
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These photos are heartwarming.....and strangely beautiful. 

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SHEL - Stained (Official Music Video) - YouTube

SHEL:  A very talented group of 4 sisters from Colorado who make great music with a sound all their own.  This is a recent video of their tune entitled "Stained". Give it a listen!

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SHEL is an interesting group of 4 sisters. I like some of their songs....and here is a great one. 

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The Stray Birds - "When I Stop Dreaming" (Echo Sessions EP) - YouTube

Written by Ira & Charlie Louvin Performed by The Stray Birds (http://www.thestraybirds.com) Maya de Vitry: guitar, vocals / Oliver Craven: mandolin, vocals /...
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I just 'discovered' this great trio while looking for new music on the internet. Great harmonies on this old Louvin Brothers song.

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The Good Lovelies - Old Highway - YouTube

A wonderful tune from the Canadian trio - The Good Lovelies. You need to check them out!

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The Meaning of Colour in Photography

The Meaning of Colour in Photography | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
The Meaning of Colour in Photography Colour in photography could definitely be seen as the most important factor. It can create mood, emotion, warmth, coldness and much more. Colour in an image can...

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Could be helpful teaching visual thinking and critical literacy.

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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading

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“We’re spending so much time touching, pushing, linking, scroll­ing and jumping through text that when we sit down with a novel, your daily habits of jumping, clicking, linking is just ingrained in you,” said Andrew Dillon, a University of Texas professor who studies reading. “We’re in this new era of information behavior, and we’re beginning to see the consequences of that.”

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This has been clear to many people in education already for years...

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One of the hallmarks of a leader is taking time to read good books on leadership.  I have suspected that the internet is changing the way that we read - and this article in not encouraging.

 

(From the article): “We’re spending so much time touching, pushing, linking, scroll­ing and jumping through text that when we sit down with a novel, your daily habits of jumping, clicking, linking is just ingrained in you,” said Andrew Dillon, a University of Texas professor who studies reading. “We’re in this new era of information behavior, and we’re beginning to see the consequences of that.”

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Photos of the Day: Beautiful Lake in Lofoten Norway

Photos of the Day: Beautiful Lake in Lofoten Norway | Organic Pathos | Scoop.it
This beautiful lake in Lofoten, Norway is one of the most scenic locations on the planet. Lofoten is part of a branch of islands in northwest Norway. Max Rive is a self-described adventurer from Europe with a camera.

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