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October 21, 2015

Today’s Music News: Three Dog Night singer Cory Wells dies at 74

Singer Cory Wells has died, of undisclosed causes, at age 74. Wells was a founding member of Three Dog Night and one of the band’s three lead vocalists. “Cory was an incredible singer,” said bandmate Danny Hutton, “a great performer, he could sing anything. Cory was like a brother in so many ways. We had been together since 1965 and […]

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2015 Sound Unseen movie lineup, live performances announced

The lineup for the 2015 Sound Unseen festival has recently been announced. The festival runs from Nov. 11-15. As always, the event will feature a variety of music-based films and documentaries. Different movies will be shown at four locations: McNally Smith College of Music and Bedlam Theatre in St. Paul; and the Trylon Microcinema and Bryant-Lake […]

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‘Nosferatu’ to screen at Parkway Theater with live music accompaniment

The Parkway Theater will be showing a screening of the highly-acclaimed vampire film Nosferatu on Oct. 25. The showing will feature a live score from small orchestra ensemble the Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra Minnesota. Despite their name, the Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra Minnesota actually started in St. Louis. They have been accompanying silent films since […]

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