“Wind up the world the other way…”

Another love letter! And yes… it comes from the amazing website “Letters of Note“. This letter here is written by Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker to his long term lover Chan Woods. This letter grabbed me the first time I read it and I keep thinking about the words. It’s so unbelievably poetic and romantic and articulates

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Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

A couple weeks ago I wrote about a new movie coming out about three contemporary folksy bands touring on a train. One of the bands on the train, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, is coming out with a new album this spring. The album is called “Here” and this is one of the tracks

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The dodos, concert at Bates

(Source) So this weekend a band is coming to play at Bates. The Dodo’s are being brought to Bates by our amazing student run radio station WRBC. Who, not surprisingly, have been rocking it this year. I’m pretty excited and I hope the rest of you from Lewiston Maine reading Hart Beat are as excited.

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Nicole Atkins

A couple of years ago I found this song somewhere, please don’t ask where, I really have no idea. Anyway, I think it’s pretty amazing and I want to share it with you all Hart Beat out there. Wait, scratch that last bit, I remember where I found it! Gottcha didn’t I? Heard of Daytrotter

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An affair to remember

(Source) Well, that was a productive sunday. I just finished watching the movie “An Affair to Remember” for the first time. Have you seen it? If you’re interested it’s on streaming on Netflix. Here’s the trailer: The movie stars my favorite actor of all time, Cary Grant, in one of the most romantic movies I’ve

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Post gala sunday

Hi Hart Beat. How was your night? I think that this past gala has to be my favorite of all my years at bates. I had so much fun dancing the night away, did you? Today is a nice relaxing sunday here in Maine and the perfect day to just hang out, maybe watch some

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Tonight! Bates!

Guess what’s happening tonight? If you go to Bates you already probably know what I’m going to say, but for those of you who do not have the privilege of living in Lewiston, Maine, here you go…… it’s Gala tonight!! Who’s excited to swing dance? You know I am. Who’s excited for some chocolate fountains?

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A letter and some love poems for you

Dear Hart Beat, Hi. How are you? I hope that you are enjoying this breathtaking spring weather and do something relaxing this weekend. I really cannot believe that this semester is coming to a close and that my thesis has been turned in. To celebrate this weekend I thought I would share some poems with

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Spring/(summer?) is here!

As those of you at Bates know, spring has sprung into summer pretty fast this year. Lewiston has been H.O.T. It was 80 degrees today and the same yesterday. I remember being in southern spain this time last year and wearing pants but this year, in Maine of all places, people have been walking around

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