Latest Busking Stories

2008-12-08 16:01:00

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeless men from the Mariners Inn shelter and treatment center in downtown Detroit are once again launching an effort to help needy families this holiday season.

2008-12-04 07:02:00

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christmas House of Lights may be in Tennessee, but people the world over can enjoy its beauty via the web at http://www.thechristmashouseoflights.com.

2008-11-24 18:00:00

No matter what you see in the movies, archaeology isn't really about finding ancient temples or golden idols. It's about the day-to-day "stuff"— the material culture—of people's lives.

2008-11-20 17:31:32

Famed Welsh crooner Tom Jones recently spent some time busking in London as part of a charity competition. The Times of London said the 68-year-old performer set up his microphone on the South Bank of the Thames River near the Royal Festival Hall and sang songs like Green, Green Grass of Home, Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On, Great Balls of Fire and, of course, It's Not Unusual before a crowd of about 400 people. The mini-concert was organized by BBC Two's The Culture Show and was part of a...

2008-11-12 12:00:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kismet Evans' personal history with drug abuse, incarceration, and homelessness inspires her to provide support and guidance to youth and their families.

2008-10-30 12:01:03

CLEVELAND, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mental Health Services (MHS) announced the departure of its long-serving Executive Director, Dr. Steven Friedman, who will assume the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at The Cleveland Sight Center.

2008-10-08 15:00:24

PARIS - The juggling team of TWO will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Oxford Hills High School as a small thank-you to U.S. veterans. Matthew and Jason Tardy, both of whom grew up in Maine, have created a high-energy show that has captivated audiences across the country.

2008-10-08 15:00:17

The buses stop at Crossroads, Kennedy Plaza and the Providence Rescue Mission, then head to Cranston for some body and soul work. For some, it is a bus ride, a meal, a chance to sit and listen to some high energy music and a high energy preacher. It is one more stop on the homeless circuit.

2008-10-06 15:00:41

The two main candidates for Mayor in Vancouver's upcoming civic election - Peter Ladner and Gregor Robertson -- will face-off in a free public debate on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008.

2008-10-02 00:00:23

By Cherie Gordon The health of homeless people is being put at serious risk because they are not getting the support they need after being discharged from hospital, a survey has found.

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