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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Spring 2014 Parents’ Choice Audio Awards

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Spring 2014 Parents’ Choice Audio Awards

                  Just in time to (finally) usher in spring, Parents’ Choice announces the Spring 2014 Audio Award Winners. These selections of storytellers and songbirds will delight, surprise and inform ears of all ages.  Appalachian storyteller Adam Booth’s  […]

Time Shift Your TV – The Sound of Music

Time Shift Your TV – The Sound of Music

The 1965 family classic movie, The Sound of Music, is getting an update this week. Singer Carrie Underwood will tackle the Maria role that Julie Andrews made famous, and actor Stephen Moyer is going to take Christopher Plummer’s role as Capt. Von Trapp in a […]

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

“Are we there yet?” Ah, those dreaded four words, launched from the backseat in varying tones of hope and discontent. Especially during the holidays, when family visits can mean extended road trips. Why not try some mood-lifting musical distraction, courtesy of top-of-the-line, award-winning family artists? […]

Announcing the Fall 2013 Parents’ Choice Audio Award Winners!

Announcing the Fall 2013 Parents’ Choice Audio Award Winners!

Announcing the Fall 2013 Parents’ Choice Audio Award winners! Fall arrives with lively, hilarious, and touching new music from talented children’s musicians.

Nostalgia Sounds Good: The Return of Golden Records

Nostalgia Sounds Good: The Return of Golden Records

Beyond the rush of nostalgia and the excitement of celebrity voices, the new Golden Records recordings like The Magic Continues and The Magic Lives On provide us with an antidote to the twenty-first century’s cynicism and tech-overload.