Articles tagged political conventions

2 Sep 2008 // 5:18 AM

Does it matter who plays the conventions?

Every four years it’s the same story: The Democratic National Convention attracts all the cool rockers (whether party officials want them there or not)

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DENVER - Sen. Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday, a potentially pivotal moment that could help determine whether the party

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25 Aug 2008 // 4:05 AM

Conventions up their wattage with celebrity star power

DENVER - The spotlight may be focused on Barack Obama this week, but thanks to Hollywood’s long-standing off-screen love affair with politics, he won’

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24 Aug 2008 // 7:37 AM

Chances are that Monday’s tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy at the Democratic National Convention will end with a clip of his pledge to the 1980

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23 Aug 2008 // 3:02 PM

Television will provide a wide range of options for the Democratic National Convention (Monday through Thursday from Denver) and the Republican National Convention (Sept. 1-4

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21 Aug 2008 // 7:36 AM

WASHINGTON - Democrats claim that their convention in Denver next week will be the greenest ever. Anyone watching on TV probably won’t notice much.

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//Mixed media

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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