Concert Papers

  • The Live Earth Concerts 2007 As A Case Study For New Politics

    4325 words, 18 pages

    In this study I shall use the 2007 Live Earth concerts as a case study to investigate the way in which Live Earth is an example of "New Politics" and "Life politics". Implicit to the study of Live Earth concerts are the complex relationships between the local and the global, individual and the collective. In this investigation I will also explore the factors of "eco citizenship", consumption, identity and the use of new media forms in the delivery of the Live Earth concerts. These shall be explored in depth below. Live Earths use of pop culture takes us beyond convent

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    Pink Floyd A Saucerful Of Greatness

    1700 words, 7 pages

    Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Greatness “Welcome to the Machine.” What comes to one’s mind when they hear that? The individual could think of several things to be certain, such as industrialization, factories, robotics, and so on. Not commonly would someone think of lyrics arguably one of the greatest rock bands in all of history. Pink Floyd could be looked at as a machine, though it may not have always been well-oiled or have run very smoothly. Pink Floyd, who started in England in 1965 under the original name of “Tea Set”, has never really been a dominating force in the musical world.

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    Literature And Community

    1145 words, 5 pages

    Literature and Community Darren Carr ENG 125 Prof. Katie Newbanks March 29, 2010 When we read literature the perceptions, interpretations, and elements within a story allow us to be able to identify some part of the story to instances we may have in our own lives. In our lives we experience a multitude of situations, whether they are beneficial or unpleasant, but it is what we do with that experience that matters. For us, as human beings with a sense of morality and commitment we must remain conscious, compassionate, authentic, and able to connect to those around

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    Woodstock 1969

    1006 words, 5 pages

    Woodstock was revolutionary because it was the largest rock concert in history, the biggest gathering without any violence, and a huge bend in the law enforcement because the police were allowing things that were illegal. They were promoting peace, not war, and showed us that we can all live in peace if we really tried. In a festival of about 500,000 people, there were many instances of drug use and disputes between law enforcement and people attending the festival, but in all actuality, there hasn’t been another example of true peace since that day. It was the largest

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    Music Poster Analysis

    1001 words, 5 pages

    BACKGROUND The Loud Tour was the fourth overall and third world concert tour by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. Performing in over twenty countries in America and Europe, the tour was launched in support of Rihanna's fifth studio album Loud (2010). The tour ran all the way from June 4th, 2011 in Baltimore, USA at the 1st Mariner Arena until December 22nd, 2011 in London, England at the O2 Arena. The tour was officially announced on February 9, 2011, when North American data were revealed. The tour was described as an all new production, costumes and stage design creating a visual and a

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    Societys Child

    1011 words, 5 pages

    Have confidence in yourself and your possibilities when someone is giving you a hard time. Only that way you will stand tall when facing the challenges the world will bring you. This is the main problem that Janis Ian meets in the extract of her autobiography when a part of the crowd at a concert forces her to take a break and temporarily get of the stage. And how do you deal with death threats and people raging over a song you have written as a teenage star? All this, which often comes along with being a famous artist, is a huge shock for Janis Ian and almost causes he

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    Festival Of 1969: Woodstock

    1250 words, 5 pages

    Woodstock attendee Joni Mitchell said “Woodstock was a spark of beauty where half-a-million kids saw that they were part of a greater organism” (“About Woodstock 1969”). Director Ang Lee wanted to put this beauty into a film and did so by portraying one man’s experience of Woodstock. The film Taking Woodstock is based off of Elliot Tiber’s role and experience at Woodstock. The main people responsible for putting on Woodstock are John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfeld, and Mike Lang. The oldest of these four men was only 27 years old (Rosenberg 1). Although Taking Woodstock did not dem

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    History Of Led Zeppelin

    1260 words, 6 pages

    Led Zeppelin Research Topic Led Zeppelin was an English rock band active in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Formed as The New Yardbirds in 1968, the band consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones and drummer John Bonham. Led Zeppelin are frequently recognised as the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock and they have also had a significant cultural impact. In 1966, Jimmy Page joined the blues-influenced rock band, The Yardbirds, replacing bassist Paul Samwell Smith. Page wanted to form a supergroup so h

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    Analysis Of Two Kinds By Amy Tan

    1264 words, 6 pages

    In the story “Two Kinds”, the author, Amy Tan, intends to make reader think of the meaning behind the story. She doesn’t speak out as an analyzer to illustrate what is the real problem between her and her mother. Instead, she uses her own point of view as a narrator to state what she has experienced and what she feels in her mind all along the story. She has not judged what is right or wrong based on her opinion. Instead of giving instruction of how to solve a family issue, the author chooses to write a narrative diary containing her true feeling toward events during her childhood, which offer

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    My Music Story

    1493 words, 6 pages

    According to Billboard Magazine’s Hot 100 number-one singles of 1986, the number-one single the day I was born was “Amanda” by Boston. Little did I know at the time, Boston being in the number-one spot on the day I was born would make sense and influence my musical tastes throughout my life. Boston has been one of the most influential bands in my life, and I have my parents to partially thank for their influence. I know most ‘kids’ hate to admit that their parents had any kind of influence on their musical tastes, but I will be the first ‘kid’ to admit that they influenced me. Besides, growin

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    How Does The Author Create And Sustain Tension And Fear Throughout The Red Room And The Tell Tale Heart

    1523 words, 7 pages

    The Red Room and The Tell-Tale Heart are both gothic stories about men who at the beginning of story are very arrogant and sure of themselves, who find their views and their plans turned upside-down over the course of the story. In the Red Room, the main theme is that of the unknown lurking in the shadows and the things which you can and can’t see. The running theme in the Tell-Tale Heart is definitely madness. But both stories have the same themes of the supernatural, fear of the unknown and these themes are used to keep the tension and suspense running throughout th

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    Neil Diamond And The American Dream

    1515 words, 7 pages

    As a person living in the United States today, what would you say would be the depicted “American Dream” for this decade? What do all Americans want to accomplish in their lives in this time period? It could possibly be trying to establish more advancements in technology or new medical and scientific practices. Whatever your version of the American Dream may be, it is clear that all Americans yearn for some type of accomplishment or goal in life. Throughout the previous years in the history of the United States, there has always been a varying interpretation of the American Dream for diffe

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    The Beatles

    1756 words, 8 pages

    In the Webster’s New Dictionary, ‘mania’ is defined as “unreasonable desire, excitement, or enthusiasm.” That describes Beatlemania almost perfectly. In that brief, but unforgettable time The Beatles found their way into almost every facet of life. The hold that the band had over the public has yet to be matched in popular culture. Though the group changed drastically over the near-decade they were together, they remain to be one of, if not the most influential bands in history. It all started in Liverpool. On July 7, 1940 Ringo Starr was born as Richard Starkey. Not much later, on October

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    Jason Mraz’s Public Persona Breakdown Paper

    1788 words, 8 pages

    “Are You Prepared To Take a Dive Into the Deep End of My Head?” As human cultures produce endless pictures, media has become the prime source for celebrities to define themselves and for fans to receive informations regarding their idols. In his book Celebrity and Powers: Fame in Contemporary Culture, David Marshall says: In the public sphere, celebrities are given greater presence and a wider scope of activity and agency. They are allowed to move on the public stage and allowed to express themselves quite individually and idiosyncratically. Moreover, the celebrity status also confers on

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