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Glen Hansard's Dynamic 'This Wild Willing' Tour

Glen Hansard's new musical approach to recording This Wild Willing provided a new balance to his live show.

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Glen Hansard: Beacon Theater in NYC (Photos)

Glen Hansard's sold out show at the Beacon was the final stop on his US tour for has Didn't He Ramble.

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"Living and Breathing": A Conversation With Glen Hansard

With a stellar new album out now, Glen Hansard expresses gratitude for the opportunities afforded to him by the success of Once, while at the same time has his eyes firmly set on the future.

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Iron and Wine & Glen Hansard in Los Angeles

A no cell-phones allowed show resulted in one of the best nights of acoustic music LA has seen in recent memory, and may also result in a touring duo.

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Glen Hansard: 16 September 2012 - Toronto

One need not worry about nominations and awards going to the head of Glen Hansard as the Irish singer-songwriter is just as authentic as ever.

Dave MacIntyre
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Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 24 June 2012 (Day 4)

Mandolin Wars, Fire on the Mountain, Levon Love, and John Fogerty: Telluride Brings the Heat.

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Glen Hansard: 29 June 2012 - New York

Glen Hansard offered New Yorkers a taste of his impromptu busking in the lobby of the Beacon before his show and then delivered a smattering of songs from his work, including the new album Rhythm and Repose on stage.

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The Cost of Success: When Lives Intersect With Fame

The Swell Season is one of the most intimate fly-on-the-wall peeks at the effects of stardom on two people at two very different points in their lives. It’s arguably the most accomplished music documentary of its kind since D.A. Pennebaker’s Don’t Look Back.

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Pearl Jam: 20 Years in the Rearviewmirror: 3 - 4 September 2011

Pearl Jam's great 20th Anniversary blowout festival was held in Alpine Valley.

Selena Fragassi
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Modern Troubadours: Eddie Vedder + Glen Hansard: 18 June 2011 – Hartford

Vedder’s solo show brought a fantastic evening of solo ukulele songs and some Pearl Jam favorites to Hartford. However, as he shared his softer side, Vedder was occasionally outdone by a loud audience.

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Eddie Vedder: Ukulele Songs

Ukulele Songs shows us a Vedder with nothing to hide behind.

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Tribeca Film Festival 2011: 'The Swell Season’ and ‘The Loving Story’

One great documentary is about a relationship that may eventually be forgotten, and another important documentary about a relationship which set a precedent on equal rights for marriage.

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The Swell Season + Josh Ritter: 19.Jan.2010 - NYC

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Once

A bittersweet but subtle musical, Once is well worth watching on DVD.

Rachel Kipp
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Once (2006)

Once celebrates the complexity of artistry and relationships, using methods as remarkably simple as they are effective.

Daynah Burnett
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