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Watching Mark Rylance play a man of basic decency getting swallowed up by an evil world — and a sadistic Johnny Depp — in “Waiting for the Barbarians,” I absent-mindedly jotted down in my notes: “Nobody does basic decency like Mark Rylance.”

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Weekly columnist Jesse Davidson shares what he’s listening to this week. Click the link below to hear for yourself.

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The Stooges, a late ’60s Rock band widely regarded as a seminal proto-Punk act, receive the remastered treatment for the 50th anniversary of their second album, “Fun House” (1970), with the newly released box set “1970: The Complete Fun House Sessions.”

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The old adage, “too many generals and not enough soldiers” applies perfectly to the plight of our local music scene. 

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“Summerland“ might look like something you’ve seen before: A scenic story about a schoolchild who must leave London during the war and take up shelter with a reluctant caregiver. But while it is comfortingly familiar in many ways, and a little cliche and overwrought in others, it also has a …

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PALMDALE — The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., will host a Happy Birthday Harry Potter End of Summer Giveaway from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday.

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It was dirty work, Marie and Pierre Curie’s discovery of radium and polonium. To investigate uranium at their Paris laboratory, Marie acquired several tons of pitchblende, a black ore, and the industrial waste product left over when uranium was removed from it. They ground the rock and disso…

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PALMDALE — In celebration of July being Parks Make Life Better Month, the City of Palmdale’s parks and recreation department is inviting Palmdale artists ages 12 and under to participate in a poppy coloring contest.

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A new entry in a still-budding musical career, UK singer/programmer Alfie Templeman explores styles and displays creative tendencies on his new EP, “Happiness in Liquid Form.”

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Throughout this pandemic, I have been covering the tumultuous future of the live event industry. 

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Weekly columnist Jesse Davidson shares what he’s listening to this week. Click the link below to hear for yourself.

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Enter a time machine and strap in. Alternative rock band Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard dishes out Glam Rock nostalgia on their first project, “The Non-Stop EP.”

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The first Tehachapi Symphony Concert will be at 4 p.m., Sept. 13 at Country Oaks. Rehearsals will begin at 6:30 p.m., July 21 and will be held at the Methodist Church located at 20400 Backes Lane. 

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Typically, David Lee Roth spends his days, or at least his nights, “in tactical spandex, moving at 134 beats per minute,” he said. But now Roth, the 65-year-old Van Halen singer, is just like the rest of us: Stuck at home and obsessing about pandemics.

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Well, it’s Groundhog Day at the movies...again. But instead of the icy winter of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the time-loop romantic comedy has been transported across the country to the desert resort city of Palm Springs where Andy Samberg is permanently stuck as a plus one at 

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The recording process for every band is different. Sometimes it’s effortless, other times arduous. 

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Hi all. As you’ve heard, it was another rough week with more rollbacks of openings. All of this week’s offerings are indoors. Well, as the Brits say, “keep a stiff upper lip” and let’s press on. 

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Weekly columnist Jesse Davidson shares what he’s listening to this week. Click the link below to hear for yourself.

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British Synth-Pop/R&B group HONNE bring you into their Downtempo world and explore the confines of their sound on their new mix tape, “No Song Without You.”

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Hi folks. I hoped to be reporting on more openings, but instead, the spike in COVID-19 cases forced the closure of the few places that were opened and further postponed the re-openings of others.

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Weekly columnist Jesse Davidson shares what he’s listening to this week. Click the link below to hear for yourself.

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The expanding of one’s mind does not happen overnight. It is a lifelong journey of constantly learning new things, questioning information, the world and yourself. 

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“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga,” Will Ferrell’s goofy and highly quotable parody of the long-running European spectacle, is the first great comedy of 2020 and it couldn’t have come soon enough. There hasn’t been much to laugh about lately. 

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Music and Kids received notice of two grant awards to help the organization continue providing music education programs to students in Palmdale and the Antelope Valley. 

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It’s easy to see why people in Guatemala and other Central American nations are willing to leave what little they have for a long, difficult and dangerous trek to try to slip into the United States. Guatemala’s economy and social systems barely function, gangs demand protection money from sh…

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Weekly columnist Jesse Davidson shares what he’s listening to this week. Click the link below to hear for yourself.

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Michael Franti & Spearhead invite you to dance the doldrums away underneath a shining sun on their new album, “Work Hard and Be Nice.”