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Dawkins tix for Charlotte NC still available

As you may recall, Richard Dawkins will be speaking this Wednesday, October 14th, at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, as part of an arrangement with Charlotte Pop Fest.  A few tickets are still available for an exclusive meet-and-greet with … Continue reading

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Charlotte Pop Fest happening now!

The Charlotte Pop Fest is underway right now, September 24-26!  Proceeds from this non-profit fest will benefit the Richard Dawkins Foundation.  If you’re within striking distance of Charlotte, NC and want to attend, there’s more info at CharlottePopFest.com. Not surprisingly, … Continue reading

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Knack out, Smithereens confirmed for Charlotte Pop Fest

For those disappointed that The Knack have bowed out of Charlotte Pop Fest (due to lead singer Doug Feiger’s battle with cancer), you’ll be excited to hear that legendary rock band The Smithereens have been confirmed as the headline act … Continue reading

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Podcast #62 – Freethought and Power Pop

We talk to James Deem, organizer of Charlotte Pop Fest (Sep 24-25), a power pop music festival in North Carolina.  Why should freethinkers care about a pop music fest?  Because in an unprecedented partnership, proceeds from CPF will benefit the … Continue reading

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Meet and greet Richard Dawkins

As we reported earlier, the proceeds from this year’s Charlotte Pop Fest (September 24-26, 2009) go to the Richard Dawkins Foundation.  In an associated event, Mr. Dawkins will be lecturing at Queens University of Charlotte (North Carolina) on October 14th.  … Continue reading

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Podcast #59 – Bill Maher Stand-up Tour

David gives us a report on Bill Maher’s stand-up tour; specifically, Maher’s recent appearance at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. We also give listeners a heads-up on several upcoming events, including: Atheist Alliance International 2009 Convention (Oct … Continue reading

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Charlotte rocks Dawkins

Charlotte Pop Fest is a multi-day music festival that will feature well-established internationally known artists in addition to local and regional indie artists in the “power pop” genre. The event will take place in the Fall of 2009 in Uptown … Continue reading

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