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Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles Local Blog

Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Los Angeles, a statement on the singer-songwriter’s website confirms. “Joni was found unconscious in her home this afternoon,” stated the website as of last night. “She regained consciousness on the ambulance ride to an L.A. area hospital. She is currently in intensive care undergoing tests and is awake and […]

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The Current Sessions Morning Show

George Ezra performs in The Current studio The Current Sessions Morning Show

George Ezra performs in The Current studio

In town to play a sold-out show at the Varsity Theater, singer-songwriter George Ezra chats with The Current's Jill Riley and plays a couple songs off his debut album, 'Wanted on Voyage'. Ezra explains how the album title was partially inspired by Paddington Bear, and how the song 'Budapest' has less to do with the Hungarian capital than with a visit to Sweden, the Eurovision Song Contest and a bottle of rum purchased from a stranger. Listen to the full session.

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The Current's Morning Show Daily Highlights Morning Show

On yer bike: A worldwide movement to pedal for 30 days The Current's Morning Show Daily Highlights Morning Show

On yer bike: A worldwide movement to pedal for 30 days

Patrick Stephenson is director of 30 Days of Biking, a program that encourages people to ride their bikes every day in April. Stephenson joins Jill Riley to talk about the global movement he and his friends started in Minneapolis in 2010. "It's not about distance," Stephenson says. "Just get on your bike at least once a day."

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