HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ In Connecticut, becoming a troubadour doesn’t involve traveling back to the Middle Ages.
The state is seeking to appoint its next Connecticut State Troubadour, an honorary two-year position established in 1991 to promote music and culture among residents.
The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism says it’s accepting applications through Dec. 3 and will select the next State Troubadour in February 2011. The position pays $2,500 for each of the two years.
Connecticut’s current State Troubadour is Lara Herscovitch of North Guilford, a singer-songwriter who blends acoustic and folk music with pop, jazz, blues and Latin influences.
Application information is on the tourism agency’s website at www.cultureandtourism.org.
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