The music never stops in the Twin Cities. Third Man Records' Pokey LaFarge makes a trip to the Cedar Cultural Center while singer/songwriter Lissie (above) plays a sold out show at the Varsity Theater. Soundset 2013 takes place this Sunday with a pre-party Saturday night at the Triple Rock and an af ... More >>
Photos by Rick MasonNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalMay 6-8, 2011New Orleans Fair GroundsBY RICK MASONAs the searing Louisiana sun sagged through the gathering Delta dusk west of New Orleans' Fair Grounds last Sunday, the electric atmosphere in front of the towering Gentilly Stage arced a ... More >>
So, what's the difference between a fiddle and a violin?
"Well, when you're buyin' it, it's a fiddle; when you're sellin' it, it's a violin."
How 'bout another?
"The difference is in the nut that holds the bow."
"No one cries when they spil ... More >>