Telemarkfestivalen - an International Folk Music Festival in Norway

by Lexa Pennington / Jun 05, 2008 /
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Well, as you may have guessed from previous articles here on, I am addicted to music festivals! I am always searching for them, wherever I go. I recently found out about the Telemark International Folk Music Festival, or Telemarkfestivalen, in Bo, Telemark, Norway, held each July. This music festival presents authentic folk music from around the world, and offers more than 200 concerts and performances, as well as workshops and classes for all ages.

Spice Island Adventure: Grenada Seafaris

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When I was doing an interview for with Jason deCaires Taylor, artist and sculptor of the Underwater Sculpture Park in Grenada, I just fell in love with the beauty of Grenada. I love its history, as the Spice Island. I love the scenes - gorgeous coastline, blue blue waters, and the green of the island's interiors. As well, I have met some very friendly people!

June Book Review of the Month: Michigan State & National Parks

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Michigan is a beautiful state, and the state and national parks just serve to highlight that beauty. From camping along the Great Lakes, to wandering along rivers or in deep green forests, the land here is just incredible.

Michigan's Small Town Treasures: Johnny Blue and a Bit of Fun and Funk in Saugatuck and Douglas

by Julie Royce / Jun 01, 2008 /
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Johnny Blue and a Bit of Fun and Funk in Saugatuck and Douglas

Unite for Sight

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 31, 2008 /
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Europe for Visitors

by Bert Maxwell / May 31, 2008 /
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The Savonlinna Opera Festival

by Lexa Pennington / May 29, 2008 /
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CARLA: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 29, 2008 /
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I've been very lucky to attend the University of Minnesota, and meet the great folks at CARLA. I've helped at a CARLA Conference, and avidly read through yeras and years of their email newsletters. I'd like to introduce our members here at to CARLA! I will post more information from CARLA as it becomes available...look for it!

Edinburgh Festivals, Summer 2008

by Lexa Pennington / May 28, 2008 /
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There is nothing more lovely than Scotland in the summer. And, if you're going to be in Scotland, there is a plethora of festivals to attend! Edinburgh, that wonderful city, is just packed with festivals in the summer.

Here is a list of Edinburgh Festivals for Summer, 2008.

May 27- June 2

Spanish Language Training Courses

by Ed Forteau / May 28, 2008 /
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