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APRIL 2012


ROSE COUSINS RELEASES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “GO FIRST”

ROSE COUSINS RELEASE SHOW IN HALIFAX A MEETING OF MUSICIANS
In Halifax on April 22nd, a show happened at the Spatz Theatre. Not just any show. A gang of musicians from Boston who Rose Cousins has been performing and recording with drove to Halifax. And a gang of Halifax musicians were eager to meet them.

Rose Cousins Halifax encore (photo by Riley Smith)

Here is a list of the fine artists involved in this very special show.

AMERICANS:
Zachariah Hickman – producer, bassist, chef, snappy dresser
Austin Nevins – guitarist, photographer, juggler, lover of desserts
Laura Cortese – fiddler, singer, motivator, vintage fashionista, most positive person award
Dinty Child – multi-instrumentalist, singer, instigator, builder, driver and member of Session Americana
Billy Beard – Drummer, trouble maker, magic maker, charmer and member of Session Americana

CANADIANS:
Jenn Grant (2012 ECMA Nominee, 2011 Polaris Prize Nominee)
Dan Ledwell (2012 ECMA Nominee)
Carmen Townsend (ECMA 2012 Rising Star)
Ria Mae (ECMA 2012 Pop Recording)
Don Brownrigg (ECMA Nominee)
Mike O’Neill (Halifax Pop Rock Master)
Cyndi Cain (2012 ECMA Nominee)
Steve Gates (of Calendonia Band)
Zac Crouse (of Caledonia Band)
Stewart Legere (BEST ACTOR Halifax 2011)
Heather Green (Emerging with a Killer new record)
Margot Durling (Harmony goddess, designer)

MEG HUTCHINSON TO SPEAK AT SMITH COLLEGE & JOHNS HOPKINS SYMPOSIUM
Meg Hutchinson will return as a featured speaker at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine on April 24th to participate in a symposium of ground-breaking discussions pertaining to diagnosis, treatment and understanding of mood disorders. Among other speakers at the symposium, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, an internationally recognized author and Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, will discuss “Writers and the Many Faces of Depression.” Additionally, a family member of someone with a history of a mood disorder will be interviewed by Dr. J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr. the symposium’s founder. Dr. Karen Swartz, will discuss her commitment to the arts and education as a method for addressing stigma. Read more >>

ROSE COUSINS PLAYS “THIS LIGHT” FOR SOUTHERN SOULS