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Five Minutes, Five Questions: Jim Yester, The Association

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com You might not know the name of the band, but if you were around in the 1960s — or ’70s, or ’80s — you’ll remember the songs:

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Study In Contrasts

Musicians find common language in Bach concerto BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It only takes hearing their names to know that Zsolt Eder and Miho Oda Sakon are going to be a

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Six Minutes, Six Questions With The Steel Woods

JOCELYN MURPHY NWA Democrat-Gazette Southern rockers The Steel Woods stop by George’s Majestic Lounge at 9 p.m. March 7 in support of their new album “Old News,” out in January.

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Three Minutes, Three Questions: Ordinary Elephant, Nick Nace, Ali Holder & Megan Palmer House of Songs musicians

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The House of Songs Bentonville — the music collective started in Austin that seeks to link songwriters from all over the world — hosted seven songwriters

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Four Minutes, Four Questions: Victor & Penny

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Victor and Penny are neither characters nor alter-egos for Jeff Freling and Erin McGrane. Rather, Victor & Penny is the name of the band the two formed

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Three Minutes, Three Questions APO Maestro Steven Byess

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Love comes in all shapes and sizes, flavors and fantasies — and all of them come together every year for Valentine’s Day. According to its music director,

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Love Is Love

‘Falsettos’ challenges definitions of love, family JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com It’s a tale as old as time: Boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy divorces girl when he realizes he is

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A Date With Destiny

Pianist reconnects with Steinway of his choosing BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It’s not exactly a blind date. Andrew Tyson has met this particular temptress before, but their relationship was brief. Now,

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Silence Is Golden

Chaplin’s classic ‘City Lights’ brings orchestra centerstage BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com John Jeter loves old movies — truly old movies, like those made in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s. In fact, he calls

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The Gypsy Genre

Jazz players swing into WAC JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “We love playing for dancing because jazz started as party music. A lot of people don’t know this — they think you