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Randy Bachman to Tour US with Guess Who
LDS rock star Randy Bachman's Guess Who collaborator Burton Cummings told the Canadian Press that the group is planning a US tour this year that will include shows in 50 cities. He also said that the group is working on an album of new material, their first since 1970. The tour and album come just months after the group finished a Canadian tour and a live album, released last fall.

New York Books See Mormons in the City
The Mormon presence in New York City is prominent in two new books on religion in the city. The most significant of the two is a chapter in the academically-oriented book "New York Glory: Religions in the City" part of the Religion, Race and Ethnicity Series from New York University Press. The second book, "Glory in Gotham" is a neighborhood guide to the architecture of more than 100 churches in New York City, including the LDS Church's recently constructed chapel in Manhattan's Inwood neighborhood.

AML Announces 2000 Literary Awards
At this past weekend's Association for Mormon Letters Conference, the annual AML Literary awards for works published in 2000 were announced.

Nunes' 'This Time Forever' Rockets to Top of LDS List
Rachel Ann Nunes' newly-released book "This Time Forever" jumped to the top of the LDS bestseller list in the new lists' second week, while LDS author James Michael Pratt's latest book, "The Lighthouse Keeper" appeared on the USA Today bestseller list, also just after it was released by St. Martins Press.

Science fiction, fantasy symposium at BYU March 1-3
"Life, the Universe and Everything Else," a science fiction and fantasy symposium, will be held Thursday to Saturday (March 1-3) in the Wilkinson Student Center at Brigham Young University.

March 2 First Fridays concert features FiddleSticks
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the First Fridays Concert for March at Brigham Young University will feature FiddleSticks, a four-person band playing Irish and other Celtic music.

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