Roots &Rhythm presents: OBSERVED & AMPLIFIED: The Art of Caricature

A multimedia presentation with JOHN KASCHT   June 12th 7pm (doors: 6:30) at THE COOPERAGE / 1030 Main Street in Honesdale / 570-253-2020 free of charge   “No red carpet stalker has observed celebrities more closely than caricature artist John Kascht.” – WENDY WICK REAVES, curator at The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery John Kascht’s satirical portraits have appeared in almost every publication you can think of, and on book covers, billboards and Broadway marquees. His work is in the…

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Roots & Rhythm Raffle Fundraiser Offers Stained Glass Guitar—and more!

Buy a raffle ticket to support the 10th annual Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival and you could walk home with $500 cash or a 32-inch flat screen TV or a stained glass guitar. Those are just three of eight prizes donated for this milestone year.   “We’re marking a decade this year for our all-volunteer, completely free, family-friendly festival,” says Brian Fulp, Roots & Rhythm chair. “And we want every part of…

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The Wall Street Journal To Premiere Meet Me In Bluesland Beginning Monday, May 25 Kentucky Headhunters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 21, 2015) – On Monday, May 25, The Wall Street Journal‘s Speakeasy blog will host the world premiere ofMeet Me In Bluesland, a previously unreleased 2003 recording by Grammy-winning Southern blues-rockers The Kentucky Headhunters with pianist Johnnie Johnson, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. These last recorded performances of Johnson’s career found the man Rolling Stone called “the greatest sideman in rock and roll” for his groundbreaking piano work with Chuck Berry playing some of the deepest…

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Wayne Co Commissioners Salute R&R on 10th!

Calling Honesdale Roots & Rhythm  a “gift to the community” and an “outstanding event,” the Wayne County Commissioners issued a Certificate of Recognition to the festival’s organizers on the occasion of the event’s 10th anniversary coming up on June 20th. “How many times have you been told over the years ‘this could never be done’?, Commissioner Jonathan Fritz asked Roots & Rhythm board members, several of whom have been with the event since day one…

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