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A Cleveland recording engineer who wants to show support for human rights is putting together a retro fundraiser for the ACLU of Ohio.

Concert photography has changed a lot in the era of smart phones and social media. But for Cleveland photographer Judie Vegh, it’s still an art form. For this week’s Shuffle, we see Northeast Ohio’s music scene through Vegh’s lens.

A 2014 reunion concert of Cleveland hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was the moment Judie Vegh realized concert photography was more than a hobby.

All Sides Weekend: Soundtrack to Horror

Oct 27, 2017
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Just as horror films throughout history have had a lasting impact on the artform, the terrifying music from these flicks have also evolved and contributed to popular music as we know it today.

On today's All Sides Weekend, guest host Clare Roth explores why music is so essential to the production of horror films and how it affects our psyche.

All Sides Weekend: Arts

Oct 20, 2017
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All Sides Weekend celebrates landmark anniversaries for some of Columbus' premiere performing arts groups with guest host Christopher Purdy. The Columbus Dance Theatre company celebrates its 20th season and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra its 30th. Join us for that and more on music and the arts in and around town.

If you really want to experience Akron’s local music scene, you'll have to go to some unexpected places. For this week’s Shuffle, WKSU’s Amanda Rabinowitz talked about Akron’s vibrant do-it-yourself community with The Devil Strip’s music editor Brittany Nader and Max Adams of the emo hardcore band CityCop.

Akron's DIY scene has been growing over the last few years. 

"School of Rock" Comes to Columbus

Oct 12, 2017
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Music education has been proven to have tangible benefits in the way that students interact and engage with their classmates, other academic subjects, and budding passions. Today, we discuss modern approaches to arts education in our schools.

Later, we are joined by cast members from the musical “School of Rock”, running this weekend at the Ohio Theater in downtown Columbus.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This second part of a collaboration between WKSU and the Huffington Post focuses on the impact of Bhutanese refugees on the music of Akron.

Punch Brothers is back in Northeast Ohio this week for the band’s fourth year as artist residents at Oberlin Conservatory. The group that mixes bluegrass, pop and classical is fronted by mandolin virtuoso and A Prairie Home Companion host, Chris Thile, and includes Oberlin College graduate Chris Eldridge on guitar. For this week’s Shuffle, Eldridge talks about the band’s ongoing residency.

When you see and hear a performance by Mandy Harvey, one of the final ten contestants in the latest round of America's Got Talent, the first thing you notice is her voice. Look down at her feet, though, and you might also notice she's not wearing shoes.

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