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David Carden

Gallery Assistant/ Musician, Manchester Art Gallery in Manchester

The Cheetah and The Stag

PRESENTED ON JUN 13, 2013
IN MANCHESTER @ VOL 5

David Carden serenades us with the amusing story of The Cheetah and The Stag. Based on a painting by George Stubbs, the story tells of a bet made by the Duke of Cumberland, in which he was later aided by the gift of a cheetah from his nephew, King George III. Delivered in the form of a high energy song.

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Breaking Into Song

BY LUKE DI SOMMA
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Luke Di Somma// musical director-composer// on breaking into song

Luke Di Somma explains why breaking into song is just the most natural expression of human emotion. He breaks down the cheesy myths around musicals and shows us how to love- and hate- through song.

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The Power of Song

BY SUE WILSON
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 13, 2015

Sue Wilson shares her passion for the power of song and singing. Singing together contributes to a positive state of mind and provides for a collective community of voices.

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Harp of Myth, History and Healing

BY DEBRA SAWYER
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 21, 2016

Debra Sawyer is a former Corporate Communications Designer who transformed into an evolving artiist/musician and educator. Her passion and intrigue unfolds in her PechaKucha " Harp of myth, history and healing".

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20 Song Titles That Totally Sum Up Your Life Right Now

BY SOCIAL MEDIA TODD
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

Social Media Todd (yes, that is his real name) returns to PKN Coventry with 20 Song Titles That Totally Sum Up Your Life Right Now, which does what it says on the tin (and *in* The Tin - geddit?).

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The Road Song Challenge

BY SCOTT CORBIN
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

On behalf of The Jank Guitar Store, Scott Corbin presents “The Road” song contest, which encourages and rewards excellence of creative expression. The contest not only gives young people of the Tri-Cities (Batavia, Geneva, and St. Charles, Illinois) an outlet for their creative aspirations, it also showcases the region’s amazing talent, as contestants interpret the song “The Road” by Casely and The Jank through a musical cover, musical remix, or dance performance.

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Music i(n)s life

BY MARIA BECERRIL BETEGĂ“N
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 08, 2017

María Becerril Betegón hablaba de Music i(n)s life. compartirá con todos cómo empezó a estudiar música y como ha descubierto que el aprendizaje de un instrumento es un medio de relajación que se ha convertido para ella en un gran reto de superación personal.

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The Artist's Dilemma

BY KEVIN ROMEO
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

Kevin Romeo gives a narrative built around the life of Johnny Cash with an underlying theme of artistic showmanship and autheticity. 

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A Brief History of Disco - From Dionysus to the Disco Duck

BY JOHN FEITH
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 09, 2017

What was the first disco song (around 1972) and why did it come to flames in Chicago's Disco Demolition Night (in 1979)? John Feith looks at some of the highlights from the rise and fall of disco.

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Fostering and Decorating Madison Musicians

BY BETH KILLE
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 09, 2017

Beth Kille believes that Madison has the talent and tenacity to become a power-player in the world of music and that this can be accomplished by providing fertile ground for the up-and-comers, and by honoring the accomplishments of our go-getters. She seeks to do that through her work as the Music Director for Girls Rock Camp Madison and as the Executive Producer of the Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) Awards. This presentation will provide an overview of the inner workings of these two non-profit organizations.