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Rosalie Sorrels’ Grammy-nominated CD is a special live performance from Harvard’s Sanders Theater recorded in 2002. Sorrels grew up in Idaho wanting to be an opera singer. She became a renowned folk singer and member of the Beat Generation’s circle … Continue reading
John Gorka is a most unusual and talented singer-songwriter. His lyrics and music tug at emotions and feelings that linger beneath the surface of everyday conversations. His latest recording, "Old Futures Gone," is an uneasy meditation on the emotional life … Continue reading
Zero Church Street in Cambridge, MA, is the address of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue, founded by writer-playwright Anna Deavere Smith. Two years ago, Suzzy Roche spent time at the Institute where this CD of personal prayers … Continue reading
Loudon Wainwright III’s "Last Man on Earth" is a poignant, generous and at times lighthearted look at some of the hardest challenges a person can face at once: the passing of a parent; realizations of one’s own mortality and the … Continue reading
Singer-songwriter Lucy Kaplansky is a keen observor of the emotional ground people cross as they struggle with their lives and loves. On "Every Single Day," she sings heartfelt and delicately rendered songs of hope and sorrow, understanding and sometimes, redemption. … Continue reading