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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Fire-breathing gypsy

Sasha The Fire Gypsy has the ability set the stage on fire. Not literally, of course — safety is one of her main concerns. Sasha is a fire-breathing, burlesque-dancing, high-flying (with the help of
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Vibes vet Jen Durkin

If the Gathering of the Vibes had a Hall of Fame, Jen Durkin would among its first inductees. Durkin, the longtime vocalist of Connecticut jam band Deep Banana Blackout, is celebrating her 19th year
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Double bubble

They looked like shimmering nebulas floating in the afternoon sun. A gaggle of children admired them — only for a moment — then they popped them. “The kids say, ‘Pop them!’ I say, ‘No!’” Jade Moon
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Teen guitar master Bobby Paltauf

Pictured: Bobby Paltauf performed at Gathering of the Vibes Friday. (Photo/Autumn Driscoll) For the second straight year, Redding’s Bobby Paltauf had his own showcase on the School of Rock stage at
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: All the rage

As I made my way through Seaside Park Friday, I saw them popping up everywhere — tall, Shaman-like staffs decorated with all sorts of colorful objects, from flowers and teddy bears to luchador masks
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Dark Star shining

  Pictured: Dark Star Orchestra performed at Gathering of the Vibes Thursday, July 31, 2014. (Photo/Christian Abraham) Meaning no disrespect to Thursday afternoon’s bands, but it didn’t feel like
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Ryan Montbleau returns

Ryan Montbleau performed on the Vibes’ Main Stage for the 10th straight year Thursday. “They were putting me on the Main Stage when I didn’t belong playing the Main Stage,” he said, modestly.
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Artist-in-residence Stanley Jordan

For the second straight year, the Gathering of the Vibes has a noted jazz guitar master as its artist-in-residence. Last year it was John Scofield. This year, it’s Stanley Jordan who will perform with
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