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Bring in the Noise, Bring in the Punk: Dublin

Dublin has music in its soul, writes Museyon Guide James Hendicott, and today that spirit can be heard in the city’s Celtic punk scene. Brighter than its English sibling, yet too raw to go mainstream, Celtic punk is a blend of traditional Irish instrumentation with electric guitars and other sounds borrowed from rock ‘n’ roll. Join your guide as he ... Read More »

The Digital Domain: Argentina

Buenos Aires is synonymous with tango, but cumbia is what more Argentines dance to. Also known as tropicál, it’s the sound of small towns and working-class neighborhoods, and it serves to connect Euro-intoxicated Buenos Aires to the rest of Latin America. Museyon Guide Eve Hyman takes you on a tour that extends beyond the city’s limits — head to the outskirts of town to dance ... Read More »

Jazz Land: Chicago

Jazz may have been born in New Orleans, but Chicago is its home. Join Museyon Guide Peter Margasak on a tour of the Windy City and trace the evolution of Chicago jazz from its 1920s heyday to its revival in the mid ’90s. Meet hometown heroes from experimental innovator Sun Ra to contemporary flautist Nicole Mitchell, discover essential albums and find out where ... Read More »

Museyon. Coming in June to Bookstores Near You

Hey, blogs are fun but you want our book. Yes you do (just keep staring into this blog… that’s right… you’re getting sleepy…). Museyon: Film + Travel comes in three volumes and covers the whole world. The trilogy drops June 5, 2009. Just in time to plan your summer film pilgrimage to Europe, Asia, Africa … or maybe just around ... Read More »

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