Dun Aengus: Irish Music and Revelry

August 30, 2014

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The first time I ran into the Irish music duo Dun Aengus was at McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, Florida in March 2010.  It was the last night of the Renaissance Faire and a handful of us met up at the pub for a drink.  They were a great band that night, playing a lot […]

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McGuire’s Irish Pub, a Pensacola Landmark

August 30, 2014

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McGuire’s Irish Pub is a Pensacola landmark, rich in atmosphere and tradition.  Located in the Old Firehouse at 600 E. Gregory St. Pensacola, Florida, McGuire’s boasts; “Feasting, Imbibery, and Debauchery 7 nights a week.”  Themed as “a turn of the century New York Irish Saloon” McGuire’s features nightly performances of traditional Irish Music and sing-along.  […]

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Pensacola, The Place I call Home

August 28, 2014

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I’ve called Pensacola home for the majority of my life.  I’ve lived plenty of other places, but my roots run deep in Northwest Florida. Casually strolling down Palafox Street, I’m often amazed at just how much history is packed into such a small space.  Along with art galleries, music venues, and bars that specialize in […]

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Native Tribalism in the Twenty-First Century

August 24, 2014

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In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries “Family Values” have been at the forefront of many a politician’s rhetoric in the United States.  Though these social servants may think that they mean well, in truth they often have done and do more to hinder family values than they do to help.  Indigenous family values have been […]

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A Look at Mass Media’s Effect on Anthropology, Nationalism and Native Awareness

August 24, 2014

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Modern anthropological studies are placing an ever growing amount of importance on mass media.  This interest came about in large part as a reaction to the up rise of nationalism leading up to World War II, and the growth of mass communication and media.  Since that time anthropology has shifted from the mere study of […]

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Lojah St. Patrick’s Day Greeting

March 11, 2014

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Hello friends and family of Lojah! St. Patrick’s Day is here again and spring is just around the corner.  It’s a good time to be Irish.  I’ll be performing at O’Connor’s Irish Pub in Navarre on March 17, from 4:00-6:30.  Come out and celebrate the Island. I am also working with Concerned Veterans for America […]

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New Year’s 2014 Update

January 11, 2014

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Hello friends and family of Lojah!   I hope you’re having an outstanding New Year!  With the Yule-tide behind us we can now focus on our goals for the year ahead.   I’ll be heading into the studio this month to start production of my next ep; Tripping on Roots, as well as heading up […]

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