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Live From Mom’s House: Eliot Lewis Born to Rock
3 years ago

Live From Mom’s House: Eliot Lewis Born to Rock

Eliot Lewis Born to Rock Multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis was Born to Rock. Currently on tour with Hall and Oates plus solo gigs in between, the busy rock star takes five to chat on life at mom's house and her influence on his career. Born to rock, Eliot Lewis chats about growing up in his mom's [...]
Historic Seaport Museum Rings 50
3 years ago

Historic Seaport Museum Rings 50

New York's historic Seaport Museum rings 50 with kick-off to year-long 50th birthday celebration last Saturday with free admission to all the museum's offerings within the historic seaport district. April marked 50 years since the museum received its charter from the state of New York. The Seaport Museum celebrates the immigration that built New York [...]
April’s Finale Showers Unity for International Jazz Day
3 years ago

April’s Finale Showers Unity for International Jazz Day

April’s finale showers unity for International Jazz Day, a fitting ending to the month of Jazz Appreciation.

Today marks the sixth annual International Jazz Day which is celebrated in a …
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NY Seaport Museum Kicks-Off Year-Long 50th Celebration
3 years ago

NY Seaport Museum Kicks-Off Year-Long 50th Celebration

South Street Seaport Museum Turns 50. photo courtesy of South Street Seaport museum New Yorks South Street Seaport Museum kicks-off a year-long 50th birthday celebration today with free admission to all the museum's offerings within the historic seaport district. April marks 50 years since the museum received its charter from the state. The Seaport Museum [...]
This Spider’s Life is a Cabaret
3 years ago

This Spider’s Life is a Cabaret

Spider Saloff. Photo: Bistro Awards This Spider's life is a Cabaret of spirit, moxie, sultriness and all that jazz. The theme for April's Jazz Appreciation Month is women in jazz, in honor of jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial. Here, we feature modern jazz songstress, multiple award-winner and 2017 Bistro Award-winner Spider Saloff, who has been [...]
Picture Perfect Easter Sunday in the Park
3 years ago

Picture Perfect Easter Sunday in the Park

A picture perfect Easter Sunday in Central Park in New York City. Temperatures in the 80s, plenty of sun, bunnies, bonnets and children galore, you couldn’t ask for a more …
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Trailblazing Musician Mavens Send March Out Like Lionesses

March may have come in like a lion, but these Trailblazing Musician Mavens sent the month of March out like lionesses. This was clearly evident at The Iridium last month …
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Travelin’ Man Tinsley Ellis Total Recall
3 years ago

Travelin’ Man Tinsley Ellis Total Recall

Travelin' southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis at the Iridium in NYC. photo: Socially Sparked News, LLC Travelin' Man Tinsley Ellis' Total Recall tells the inside story of how his career began plus future predictions for the blues as a genre. The prolific southern blues-rocker is on top of his game today. But it wasn't always that [...]
Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education
3 years ago

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers – Music Education

Women Trailblazers and Pioneers continues our series in salute of Women’s History Month. This week, we feature two incredible women trailblazers and pioneers who have paved an inspiring path for women and children around the globe. Leaving a trail filled with determination, passion, inspiration and success is Grammy Award-winner Ella Jenkins. Her younger counterpart is [...]
Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion
3 years ago

Trailblazer Audrey Hepburn Quote About Compassion

Audrey Hepburn with Mel Ferrer. Photo by: Evers, Joost / Anefo [CC BY-SA 3.0 nl (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia CommonsTrailblazer Audrey Hepburn's quote about compassion is the Socially Sparked Quote of the Week. Actress, fashion icon and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn epitomizes the classic compassionate role model. As we continue to celebrate Women's History Month and the [...]
Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism
3 years ago

Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism

Chicago is getting total satisfaction with Exhibitionism, the next stop on the Rolling Stone’s U.S. Tour of its interactive exhibit. New Yorkers have through Sunday, March 12th to experience the …
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Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women
3 years ago

Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women

Allison Russell with daughter Ida Mauve on stage with Birds of Chicago Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women That They Can Do it All! They are forging the path for their fellow female artists contemplating touring with their infants and children. March is Women's History Month and this year’s theme honors Trailblazing Women in Labor [...]
He’s the Real Thing and Telling All – Kenny Kramer Memoir
3 years ago

He’s the Real Thing and Telling All – Kenny Kramer Memoir

The Real Kenny Kramer One thing Kenny Kramer is not is Fake. He's the Real Thing.   Kenny Kramer is many things -- a Comedian; the Real Kramer; a Jewelry Designer; a Tour Operator; a former Libertine NYC Mayoral Candidate; a single Dad; a Yankee fan, and soon to be Author of Kenny Kramer - [...]
Cheese Doodles Socially Spark Our Lives
3 years ago

Cheese Doodles Socially Spark Our Lives

Cheese Doodles socially spark our lives in so many ways. On behalf of National Cheese Doodle Day, here's a little background on the history of the cheesy snack. Invented in the 1950s by Yorie Mohai, the Cheese Doodle is a snack food made out of cornmeal that is puffed, baked, fried and coated with cheddar [...]
Laurence Juber’s Wind Beneath the Wings
3 years ago

Laurence Juber’s Wind Beneath the Wings

Legendary acoustic guitarist Laurence Juber's wind beneath Paul McCartney's WINGS blows mighty fierce. This two time Grammy®-Winner and lead guitarist in WINGS has been busy traveling to promote his new CD released today, =LJ Can't Stop Playing The Beatles< along with his recent Book, GUITAR WITH WINGS: A Photographic Memoir. He flew into the Big [...]
March Brings Awareness for Women’s History, Music Education and More
3 years ago

March Brings Awareness for Women’s History, Music Education and More

March brings awareness for Women's History, Music Education, Brain Injury, Reading and a host of other wonderful causes. Here are a few we highlight this month. Writing Women Back into History
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
3 years ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity. "Empathy plus action equals solidarity" -- Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist That was a recurring theme from singer/songwriter and grassroots activist Billy Bragg during a Keynote Speech last week at the Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City. Billy Bragg Ignites The Folk Alliance Conference with impassioned keynote speech [...]
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
3 years ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy plus action equals solidarity is the Socially Sparked quote of the week.

“Empathy plus action equals solidarity” — Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist

Activism is the …
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We’re in This Love Together: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week
3 years ago

We’re in This Love Together: Socially Sparked Quote of the Week

Al Jarreau at the North Sea Jazz Festival of 2006."We're in this Love Together" by legendary singer Al Jarreau is this week's Socially Sparked quote of the week. A tribute to the music icon who died today at age 76, just days after announcing his retirement and on the eve of music's biggest night. "...everytime [...]
Internet Television’s Next Wave
3 years ago

Internet Television’s Next Wave

Internet Television’s next wave. Is the next wave of choice in internet television with TVTibi? The playing field in the internet TV space continues to grow at lightning speed. While …
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