Meet the Fortnite CEO, a 47-year-old ‘Weird Computer Guy who spends his millions saving forests

Any guy between the ages of 10 and 40 with a pulse and a Wi-Fi connection will tell you that summer 2018 is all about Fortnite, the enormously popular battle royale video game that has swept the country over the last year. Teenagers, rappers, and athletes alike are enamored with the free multiplatform game, spending hours watching broadcasts, customizing their ...

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Empowering Through Music – Oak Park

When Darlene and Howard Sandifer founded the Chicago West Community Music Center (CWCMC) in 1999, it was because they saw what decades of disinvestment in the city’s youth had created. Budget cuts to Chicago public schools in 1979 resulted in generations of students not being exposed to music and arts education. Today, Darlene is the CEO and Howard the Executive ...

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BITS & BYTES: Thanksgiving House Hustle; Mary Ann Palermo & First Take Band; concert Castle of our skins; Winter lights; Groundwater Depletion Conference

Thanksgiving Housy Hustle: First-Ever Rail Run/Walk Event Open to Everyone Great Barrington– On November 24, On Thanksgiving morning in Housatonic, the first-ever “Housy Hustle” Fun Railroad Trail Race takes place at 9.30 a.m.beginning and ending at St. Bridget Cemetery on Van Deusenville Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. behind the Sainte-Bridget cemetery. The walk/run is informal and not timed. Organized ...

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Accelerando Appoints Steven Raft as Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Accelerando Names Steven Raft Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer It’s great to be back in the music industry and for such an innovative and dynamic music education technology company. I am thrilled with this wonderful opportunity to work with such passionate teams at MatchMySound and RealTime Audio. LITCHFIELD, Connecticut (PRWEB) November 21, 2022 Accelerando, LLC, today announced ...

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Designer of the day: Ellen Pong – SURFACE

Here we ask designers to take a selfie and give us a glimpse into their lives. Age: 26 Occupation: Ceramist and designer. instagram: @ellen.pong Hometown: Bellevue, WA. Studio location: Ridgewood, NY. Describe what you make: Sculptural furniture and other (semi)functional objects. The most important thing you’ve designed so far: I don’t think anything I designed was particularly important. Describe the ...

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Nathan Eck tickles the ivories on his journey to graduate school – Luther College Chips

The sounds of Bach, Beethoven and more reverberated from the Noble Recital Hall at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 11. The performance gave a student, Nathan Eck (’23), the opportunity to put his skills to the test; Eck’s piano showcase was just one stop on his greatest musical journey. Eck is a senior majoring in philosophy and music. His recital ...

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The heroic last days of an American mezzo-soprano – SlippediscSlippedisc

Norman Lebrecht November 17, 2022 New York opera expert Paul Padillo shares the memories of a great soprano who died 29 years ago, aged just 54: One of the greatest concerts of my life was a Giulio Cesare with Tatiana Troyanos in partnership with the young June Anderson as Cleopatra. The response from the audience was close to heckling. If ...

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OASIS Initiative provides $1.7 million for UCR research projects

UCR’s Office of Research and Economic Development (RED) announced competitive funding of more than $1.7 million for faculty research projects as part of its Opportunity to Advance Sustainability Innovation and Social Inclusion, known as OASIS. Projects range from examining the severity of COVID-19 infection in Riverside County to agricultural sustainability and resilience; finding ways to extract the lithium needed for ...

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Christmas season is about to STEAMROLL in Savannah | Interview | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

If you were asked which artist is the best-selling Christmas artist, the answers would invariably range from Elvis Presley and Bing Crosby to Mariah Carey, Josh Groban or Kenny G. But that honor actually goes to Mannheim Steamroller, whose dozen Christmas albums (and more) have racked up 31.5 million sales worldwide to date. And while Mannheim sounds like the name ...

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6 expert-approved apps and games for kids under five

Watching your children grow into well-rounded adults is a source of joy and fulfillment. And one of the best ways to do that is to give them a solid educational foundation. Although most parents and guardians recognize this, some still do not appreciate the place of hobbies in a child’s upbringing and development. Fortunately, there are now hundreds, if not ...

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Hit’n’Mix Announces RipX DeepCreate Module

Hit’n’Mix Ltdthe company responsible for RipX DeepRemix and DeepAudio has announced DeepCreate, a new RipX module. Here’s what they say… DeepCreate is a unique, easy-to-use yet powerful audio system that inspires you to generate original ideas and create music from scratch using any instrument, MIDI/MPE controller, microphone or samples. DeepCreate seamlessly integrates with DeepRemix stem separation and DeepAudio professional ...

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Lauren Spencer Smith uses TikTok to connect with Gen Z

Think of Lauren Spencer Smith as a one-stop-shop for Gen Z’s most pressing emotional needs. “Whatever you cry, I will validate it,” the 19-year-old Canadian pop singer told her young, mostly female audience at a recent sold-out concert – her first-ever headlining gig – at the Troubadour. in West Hollywood. “Because I cry over everything.” Dressed in high-waisted jeans and ...

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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Broadway Show Times

1o days and counting. For tourists and New Yorkers, going to a Broadway show is normally at the top of your vacation list. Here’s a guide to what is and isn’t playing. November 23 & Juliet, Hadestown, Into the Woods, MJ and take me out do not have evening shows. Chicago and Phantom of the Opera are the only shows ...

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Concert with music by Fermanagh composers in honor of artist JB Vallely

An unusual aspect of next week’s concert at the Ardhowen Theatre, featuring the wonderful Fidelio Trio with piper Uilleann Cillian Vallely, is that the 10 composers whose works will be performed all recognize that JB Vallely’s paintings, in particular of musicians, have inspired their musical compositions. As each piece is performed on Friday, November 18, beautiful color images of Brian ...

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One contest, two crowns. Announcement of Miss PRCC 2023 and Miss Pearl River County 2023 – Picayune Item

One contest, two crowns. Announcement of Miss PRCC 2023 and Miss Pearl River County 2023 Posted 3:18 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 Miss PRCC 2023 Savannah Faith Sylvest and Miss Pearl Rive County 2023 Britney Diaz POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Twelve ladies competed for the titles of Miss PRCC and Miss Pearl River County on Thursday, November 10 at the ...

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Before the Curtain: Arts on Campus Week 10

The final week of showcases and performances highlights the work that students have prepared throughout the term. by Elle Muller | 11/11/22 02:15 Friday November 11 The Hood Museum of Art is hosting a talk on the “No Gold Can Remain” exhibit at 4 p.m. The lecture will introduce grief and the range of experiences it can bring. The exhibit, ...

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D4vd and its glorious imagination: “Now I have a vision, I feel that I am becoming an artist” | Interview

Already, d4vd feels an affinity with certain sounds more than others – and none of them would appear on your bingo card. He is passionate about jazz and Steven Universe soundtrack: “I could play this all day, every day,” but also went through a Jersey club phase after coming across his particular corner of TikTok. But above all, he loves ...

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What 3 toys have been inducted into the New York Toy Hall of Fame?

The National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York has announced its Class of 2022! Did one of your favorites enter? ! The 2022 inductees were announced Thursday morning, Nov. 10, by the Strong Museum of Play, home to the National Toy Hall of Fame. There were 12 finalists for induction this year (which you can see at the ...

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College of Charleston Opera Workshop explores “What If”

Above: Meleana Cabales, far left, rehearses with her castmates for the upcoming ‘What If’ opera workshop showcase. Life is made up of many moments and decisions that lead to the next. But how would things have turned out if we had made a different choice, taken a different direction, decided to pursue another opportunity in a different city? Charleston College ...

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Local artists will bring real meaning to “home for the holidays” at the Joliet Theater – Shaw Local

“Home for the holidays” is a long-standing sentiment at this time of year. And the Rialto Square Theater wants to celebrate that as the holiday seasons begin. On Nov. 21, the Joliet Theater will perform “A Very Rialto Christmas… There’s No Place Like Home,” a show that people of all ages will enjoy, according to Stacy Sienko, the show’s musical ...

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Scott Woods prepares an old-fashioned Hoedown

Nationally acclaimed Canadian violinist Scott Woods presents his high-energy variety show, Scott Woods Old Fashioned Hoedownat the Arden Theater in November. “It’s a show. It’s all laid out, but it’s very laid back. It’s like big laughkinda cheesy but a lot of fun,” Woods said of his Tuesday, Nov. 8, show. The two-time Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Championship winner has ...

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Kacy Clopton, cello. – Luther College Tokens

On Friday, October 28, the Noble Recital Hall filled with students and community members as Assistant Professor of Music Kacy Clopton took the stage as part of the Faculty’s Artist Series. Clopton performed an array of classical and contemporary pieces, ranging from the romantic sounds of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, to a more classical sound of Ludwig van Beethoven ...

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I want to look as good as Gary Barlow at 40, says Rob Beckett who reveals he struggles with his weight

HE may be one of the biggest stars in showbiz, but Rob Beckett wants fans to see him less. The presenter and comedian – a brilliant semi-double act starring Romesh Ranganathan – wants to lose weight and get buff by his 40th birthday. 9 Rob Beckett says he wants to be in top shape before he hits 401 credit The ...

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James Corden Accused of Stealing Ricky Gervais Joke: ‘Word for Word’

James Corden is receiving more and more criticism online, this time after being accused of plagiarism after apparently using one of Ricky Gervais’ jokes on Corden’s late night talk show. Gervais even spoke about the incident on Twitter but has since deleted his tweet. As Corden opened the Halloween show of The late show on SCShe started talking Elon Musktakeover ...

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Finalists Announced for 2022 NTD International Piano Competition

Dozens of pianists have joined the 2022 NTD International Piano Competition in New York, with preliminaries taking place October 29-30. The semi-finals took place on October 31, where the pianists performed “The Sacred Journey», specially commissioned for the competition. Six finalists have been announced. Baryshevskyi Antonii from Ukraine is a soloist at the National Philharmonic of Ukraine and winner of ...

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Musicals based on real events

“Historically,” historical films tend to do very well at the box office. Maybe it’s because we like to look back and see how far we’ve come or remember the events that led us to the society we are today. Whatever the reason, there have been plenty of historical films made over the years about a wide range of things, from ...

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Toy Piano Virtuoso Margaret Leng Tan: ‘I Played Beethoven in Beethoven’s House – Eat This, Schroeder’ | Music

AAt her last count, Margaret Leng Tan owned 18 toy pianos – but these days she is content with “lots and lots”. The 76-year-old musician, once called “the world’s first toy piano virtuoso” by the New York Times and “the formidable dean of the avant-garde” of the Washington Post, finds her pianos everywhere, from garage sales to garbage cans. “I ...

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What went wrong during the development of NecroBouncer: lack of planning and other mistakes to avoid

Andraz Orazem Hi! My name is Andraž Oražem, the only developer behind NecroBouncer, a roguelike title about a necromancer working as a bouncer at a dungeon nightclub. The game is partly based on my own life experience, as I live in a cozy Slovenian dungeon. While working on NecroBouncer, I had to overcome a variety of obstacles. I’d like to ...

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The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 28

The only best-selling independent books chart published and available in New Zealand is the Top 10 list recorded each week at Unity Books stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington. AUCKLAND 1 Bedrooms: portraits of remarkable New Zealand interiors by Jane Ussher and John Walsh (Massey University Press, $85) Renowned local photographer Jane Ussher has pulled out a ...

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Todd Field and Cate Blanchett dig deeper into ‘Tár’

When Cate Blanchett walked out of her first screening for “Tár,” she wanted to immediately go back and see it again. Sure, she might be a little biased considering she stars in the film (and learned to speak German, conduct an orchestra, and play the piano for the role), but that’s not either. an unusual feeling. Writer-director Todd Field’s dense, ...

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Former quarterback went viral as balcony opera singer to perform at ASU

October 25, 2022 Gus Farwell’s journey from soccer field to opera comes full circle Gus Farwell is known as the former quarterback who went viral for singing an opera from his seventh floor balcony in Barcelona, ​​Spain during the pandemic shutdown in 2020. Farwell’s life — from high school football player to ASU Sun Devil to opera guy on the ...

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“We can recover from terrible events, and my music expresses this hope”

SATOKO FUJII has achieved a century of albums, a remarkable feat for a jazz pianist born in Shinjuku, Tokyo, in 1958. His family life as a child was full of music, warmed by his mother who, she tells me, “loved dramatic music like Italian opera and Argentine tango.” “I improvised on my sister’s piano even before taking piano lessons. I ...

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‘Stop talking, it’s not me’: Hulk Hogan’s daughter exposes online scam in his name

Hulk Hogan once ruled the wrestling world in its heyday with his charm. Hogan had immense charisma and an equally good physique. Those two traits were enough for Hogan to come in and lead the wrestling world. For a long time he remained the face of the WWF and one of the most popular professional wrestlers. ADVERTISING The article continues ...

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Transform Your Small Business – Forbes Advisor

Transform Your Small Business – Forbes Advisor Search for the best SME products and services on the market Reviews and comparisons to keep you informed Helping you find the right tools for your team Our top picks Accommodation vpn Legal VoIP Project management Payment gateways Comments The Forbes Advisor editorial team is independent and objective. To help support our ...

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Community Calendar | Local News | heraldpalladium.com

Current events Storytime with Miss Doni: 11 a.m., South Haven Memorial Library, 314 Broadway Ave., South Haven. Read and Rhyme Story Time: 1 p.m. every Tuesday, Covert Branch Library, 33805 M-140 Hwy., Covert Exhibition Everything Folds and Unfolds: The exhibition continues until November 23 at the South Haven Center for the Arts, 600 Phoenix St., South Haven. October 23 – ...

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The Sagamore | John Magee

John Magee is a 10th grade high school chemistry teacher. Prior to his teaching career, Magee was a part-time software developer and musician. In his spare time, Magee enjoys writing original songs that have been played on SiriusXM radio, which can be found on YouTube music or Spotify (see below). Magee enjoys cycling, surfing and has recently taken up snowboarding. ...

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Philip Dybvig, Nobel laureate, on his time at Indiana University

A recent Nobel prize winner who began his post-secondary college career in Bloomington said he fondly remembers his time at Indiana University and said it proved pivotal to his future. Philip H. Dybvig said he loved Bloomington and thought it was a great place to study. He came to IU in the mid-1970s to study the two things that interested ...

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Charo in Concert and More Things to Do in Wilmington October 20-23

Tony Rivenbark, longtime manager of the historic Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington, died earlier this year after leading the site for more than four decades. But while Rivenbark may be gone, the legacy he created in making the Hall one of Wilmington’s most vital cultural institutions lives on. The Hall’s annual series of touring acts kicks into high gear this ...

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Lakeshore PBS Earns Chicago Emmy Nomination for Third Straight Year

“Eye on the Arts” is a half-hour program that features a wide range of local artists, arts organizations and events. The show is made possible thanks to the financial support of the Legacy Foundation, NIPSCO, Purdue University Northwest, South Shore Arts, The Indiana Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts. The nominated segments were produced by Lakeshore Public Media ...

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Remembering Violet Briggs – Appalachia

Editor’s note: App State’s counseling and psychological services are free and available to those seeking support or advice. The center can be reached at 828-262-3180 or by visiting the Miles Annas Student Services Building during their hours of operation. Violet Briggs, 18, a freshman at App State, died Oct. 1 in her dorm. Violet, also known as “Vi” by family ...

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Should ‘Halloween’ be penalized for cutting?, by Rob Kyff

I don’t mean to sell “Halloween” short, but this word provides a good example of a linguistic process called “cutting”. The word “Halloween” is short for “All Hallow Even”, which, in turn, is short for “All Hallowmass Evening”. The language, unlike football, imposes no penalty for cutting, although the trampling of lawns on Halloween (often condensed to “trampoleen”) can sometimes ...

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An animal science major takes on the role of lead shepherd in the sheep unit

Michelle Borges story Growing up around farming throughout his father’s career, Manny Lopez became passionate about veterinary science. His father worked as a farm laborer on a cattle farm and as a mechanic on a farm in his area. Raised in the small town of Smith Valley, Nevada, Lopez also worked on that farm during her high school summer and ...

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SAR participates in the Woodstock Apple Festival – Royal Examiner

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department announces upcoming programs, beginning in November. To see if any of these programs are eligible for online registration, visit their website at parksandrecreation.warrencountyva.net. Tiny Tykes Basketball League Registration will take place until November 18, 2022 This program emphasizes learning basic skills, fundamental teamwork, sportsmanship and positive participation with the goal of providing a ...

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Summary of Orange County Library System Events in November 2022

The Orange County Library System (Facebook | Website) has unveiled its event lineup for the month of November 2022. This post uses copy directly from a press release. November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the rich histories and traditions of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Orange County Library System will feature programs and events that ...

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Transatlantic Connections: How a Ukrainian Pianist and a St. John’s Violinist Connected through Music

When Ukrainian pianist Alla Melnychuk performs with violinist Maria Cherwick on Sunday, it will be her first sold-out concert in Canada. The duo met through a Facebook group connecting newcomers from Ukraine with residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. They are now preparing an evening of classical music for piano and violin by Ukrainian composers. Cherwick is a fixture in the ...

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Check out these 5 new books this fall

We’re in the midst of fall book release season, my friends, and the hits are falling like leaves. I picked up a few for you today. Let’s go. 1. “Newsroom Confidential: Lessons (and Worries) from an Ink-Stained Life”, by Margaret Sullivan. If you know a journalist, you know that the Hollywood version of a newsroom is often just that – ...

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Nevada DRIVE Research Assistantship Recipients | Search | The doctoral school

Adea Badivuku, doctoral student in piano performance Adea Badivuku is a concert pianist from Kosovo. She grew up listening to classical music, while her favorite styles are romantic and contemporary. As a pianist who recently performed at Carnegie Hall and won first prize in the New York International Piano Competition, she is privileged to be the first US piano doctoral ...

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Lights illuminate the Maine woods on this mystifying walk

One of the fastest growing attraction ideas in the Northeast is to take unused wooded areas and trails and turn them into something that lights up the night and captures the minds of children and adults alike. . The pandemic has forced many businesses to create new and innovative ideas with their outdoor space and it turns out that people ...

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Young pianists from around the world will participate in the Honens International Piano Competition in Calgary

Links to the breadcrumb local arts Publication date : October 13, 2022 • 14 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Vancouver-born pianist Jon Kimura Parker, artistic director of the Honens International Piano Competition. Photo by Tara McMullen /.jpg Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases ...

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Folk artist William Florian will kick off Five Nights

MARION—Marion’s The Ohio State University Five Nights on Campus performing arts and entertainment series opens the 2022-23 season Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. with folk guitarist William Florian at Morrill Hall Auditorium. Florian has had an incredible musical journey, starting at the age of 11 when he received his first guitar after seeing the Beatles perform on Ed Sullivan’s ...

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The Grammys | GRAMMY.com

End of 2019, Charlie Puth heard the words no artist ever wants to hear: “your music sucks this year”. Worse still, they come from Elton John. Puth had released a trio of unique singles throughout the year, and his third album – the follow-up to his acclaimed 2017 set, Voice Notes – was in progress. But after John’s comment, the ...

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University of Washington economics professor receives Nobel Prize for insights into financial crises

University of Washington professor Philip Dybvig was among three economists to receive a Nobel Prize on Monday, October 10, 2022. ST. LOUIS — Three economists were awarded a Nobel Prize on Monday for their research on financial crises, including a University of Washington professor whose work on bank runs has become seminal in the field of economics. ...

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“Music is our life”: Ukrainian refugees join the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra – Winnipeg

Two Ukrainian brothers who recently reunited in Winnipeg share their love for music through the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Dmytro and Mark Kreshchenskyi are starting a new life in Canada after fleeing St. Petersburg, Russia, for Estonia in late February. The duo performed together in the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra in the eight years leading up to Russia’s 2022 invasion of ...

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Student Robotics Ideas Come to Life During Summer Research Program – USC Viterbi

This summer, visiting students from USC Viterbi’s REU Robotics and Autonomous Systems program toured NASA’s JPL with assistant professor of computer science Stefanos Nikolaidis (center). When Aditi Haiman, a computer science student at Columbia University, took a music theory class last year, something struck her. “Sitting at the piano, it’s hard to find something that’s original and not influenced by ...

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Bernice Horton Farley | obituary

March 16, 1937 – October 01, 2022 A woman of noble character who can find? She is worth much more than rubies. (Proverbs 31:10) Bernice Louise Horton Farley entered the presence of God on October 1, 2022. She was born March 16, 1937 in McMinnville, Tennessee to Lerel Vale (LV) and Ruth Comer Horton. On Thanksgiving Day 1954, she met ...

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Paddy Dennehy | The Music Diary

Paddy Dennehy is a folk singer-songwriter, originally from Limerick, now based in Cork. He recently announced a new album ‘Love and Be Brave’, which will be released in the spring of 2023, and shared the first song, ‘Heaven Not Far’. Stream the new single (Spotify): https://tinyurl.com/HeavenNotFar ABOUT PADDY DENNEHY: As a child, Paddy Dennehy would rush to get a guitar ...

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Gareth.T ushers in the era of R&B and Hong Kong pop

As anthems for Gen Z’s growing pains, an air of vulnerability shines through Gareth.T’s sweet melodies, a style that dates back to when he was in elementary school. That’s when he started playing piano and violin, “like normal Asian kids would,” he told VICE in a video call from Hong Kong. The musician sported a new look to match his ...

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Local teacher spreading his love of music

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Local private music teacher Christy Boersma offers a program called Music Together for children ages zero to five. Photo by Scott Nixon /jpg, LA Content of the article EXETER – Local private music teacher Christy Boersma takes her love of music and shares it in a program designed to help students develop their musical skills ...

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Gretchen Eileen (Pisel) Powles Obituary

Gretchen Eileen (Pisel) Powles, 83, died Oct. 2, 2022 at Highland Park Care Center in Alliance, Nebraska, following a massive stroke. She was born on August 4, 1939 in Alliance, Nebraska, to Edmund and Grace (Lamb) Pisel. Gretchen has lived her entire life in the Nebraska Sandhills, growing up on her family’s ranch which was part of the original Spade ...

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The Williamsville piano prodigy uses his talent for a good cause

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY — At 11, Will Deinzer could play the role of Franz Liszt Gnomenreigan, or “Dance of the Gnomes”, on the piano. It’s an incredibly difficult piece that only certain adults can perform, let alone a child. Now 17 and a senior at Williamsville North High School, Will is still a piano prodigy. So what to do with all ...

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The Big Read: Is Society Becoming Less Informed as Social Media Platforms Avoid Hard News?

BAD NEWS FOR NEWSROOMS – BUT IS THERE A SILVER LINING? According to those interviewed, the decision to further reduce the priority of news content on social media has longer-term ramifications for the news industry and consumers. Some of them warned that changes in the social media landscape could herald lower quality news. Ms Henson noted that social media users ...

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The Big Read: TikTok, TikTok… is time running out for informed societies as social media platforms shun hard news?

The concept of social media – where people connect with others by “adding” them as friends – arguably dates back to the era of Friendster and MySpace, both precursors to Facebook. Friendster, which allowed users to create a profile and connect with friends, amassed three million users within months of its 2002 debut. A year later, MySpace allowed users to ...

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Track a player’s progress | ChessBase

He presents daily in major media around the world: stories about world champion Magnus Carlsen’s accusations of cheating against young upstart Hans Niemann. Europe’s largest and most influential magazine and news portal has produced several reports – the latest features a portrait of the accused. It’s in German and behind a paywall. But we bring you excerpts, courtesy. The career ...

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Haylee Mota can only see light and shadows. Yet she sees so much more. – USC Viterbi

Haylee Mota, sophomore in mechanical engineering at USC Viterbi Haylee Mota remembers the moment well. She was a curious and inquisitive 7-year-old, an admirer of spacecraft, rockets and fighter jets at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, when she decided that one day she would become an engineer. However, the path to making this dream a reality ...

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14 Innovative Music Startups Helping Artists and Labels Build Businesses

Technology continues to change the way music is created, discovered and experienced. Insider asked industry professionals and readers to name the most innovative music startups to watch. Here are 14 companies that made our list and how they’re impacting the music world. Technology is constantly transforming the way music is created, discovered and heard. From the rise of radio to ...

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Apple is about to launch a classical music streaming app

Apple is reportedly set to launch its next subscription service – a standalone classical music streaming app. According MacRumorsApple Music Classical will be a standalone music app that will be available alongside the Apple Music app. The report points to a Tweeter which shows backend code referencing the classic streaming service and an app that will work independently of Apple ...

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Copper Country News | Gold Canyon Arts Council Announces 2022-23 Concert Lineup

The Gold Canyon Arts Council has released the lineup for its 2022-2023 Canyon Sounds Performance Series – a roster that will include a classical Irish pianist and a Canadian family of fiddlers and dancers. The series – five concerts presented annually by the Canada Council – kicks off Friday, November 18, 2022 with ‘piano poet’ John O’Conor, who earned the ...

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Douglas Scharf consecrated Coadjutor Bishop of Southwest Florida – Episcopal News Service

The Rt. Rev. Douglas Scharf is joined by his family during his ordination and consecration as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Southwest Florida on September 24, 2022 in Sarasota. Photo source: Diocese of Southwest Florida [Diocese of Southwest Florida] The Rt. Rev. Douglas F. Scharf was ordained and consecrated Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Southwest Florida on Saturday, ...

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LH School of Music: “Performance is the best reward”

Zach Galindo, founder and owner of the Lake Highlands School of Music Before the big-name headliners take to the main stage at Dallas Oktoberfest on October 1 to thrill 8,000 fans, Run for Cover will warm up the crowd. Run for Cover is the Lake Highlands School of Music (LHSM) student band, whose owner Zach Galindo, a graduate of Lake ...

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Jay Erick Magnuson, 68 – Austin Daily Herald

Jay Erick Magnuson, 68 Jay Erick Magnuson, 68, of Austin, Minnesota, died Thursday, September 22, 2022 at his home in Austin. Jay was born on April 28, 1954 to Erick and Evelyn Magnuson at Albert Lea Hospital. Jay grew up on the family farm in Hartland, Minnesota. He had many happy memories of playing outside with his siblings. Jay attended ...

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UMF’s Steven Pane performs works by Beethoven and Mazzoli, October 4-5 – Daily Bulldog

Steven PanePhoto credit: UMF Image FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to announce that music professor Steven Pane will perform Missy Mazzoli’s “Orizzonte” for electronic solo piano and Beethoven’s Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Opus 57 “Appassionata”. Performances will take place at Nordica Auditorium in Merrill Hall on the UMF campus on Tuesday, October 4 ...

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The shock and aftershocks of “The Waste Land”

And then this: A woman pulled her long black hair tightAnd music whispered on these strings By closing the book, you move on. The whispers, however, as well as the chirping of birds, ring in your mind’s ear. This loud and peculiar work, like a snippet of a song you overheard, or a nocturnal stab of shame at the thought ...

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The 3 Best Electric Pianos of 2022

Our choice Casio CDP-S150 The CDP-S150 is a compact 88-key digital piano that sounds great and is easy to play. It’s also great for lessons. Purchase options *At the time of publication, the price was $480. The Casio CDP-S150 is one of the slimmest keyboards available under $500, yet it still delivers an accurate piano feel (aka its key action, ...

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Classic Tipperary teenagers invited to apply for €5,000 prize

The Top Security/Frank Maher Classical Music Awards 2022 are now open for entries. With a prize of €5,000 for the winner, this is the largest competition of its kind for secondary schools in Ireland. The closing date for entries is Friday 7th October and Marty Whelan is emcee for the competition night in Dublin at the end of October. Last ...

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Obituary: Ronald D. Bourque – Portland Press Herald

Ronald D. Bourque VERO BEACH, Fla. – Ronald D. Bourque passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022. He was just 75 years old. He bravely battled pancreatic cancer for four years, never giving up on it, choosing to find joy in his day and continuing to be a bright, positive light to those who loved him…brave until the end. end. ...

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Vintage Theater Picks the Perfect Director to Tackle Issues of Culture and Identity in Chilling Thriller

period theater opened its season earlier in the month with the lighthearted musical The sleepy chaperonebut the next offering on the list is more serious: the regional premiere of At Julia Cho’s The piano teacher, a cleverly constructed, seemingly cozy room with darkness at its heart. The protagonist, Mrs. K, appears to be a typical kind piano teacher, now retired ...

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James Lapine and Susan Stroman join Beowulf Boritt at The Drama Book Shop on October 11

The Drama Book Shop today announced a reading, discussion and signing for the new book by Tony Award-winning set designer Beowulf Boritt, Transforming Space Over Time: Set Design and Visual Storytelling with Legendary Broadway Directors. Hosted by Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, director and designer Elliott Forrest, Boritt will be joined in conversation with two of his collaborators on the book, legendary ...

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Learn how to perfect your sound in Pianist 128: available now

What’s in this number? ✔ Anna Fyodorova – The Ukrainian pianist talks about finding peace in music ✔ MORE THAN 40 PAGES OF SHEET MUSIC – 13 scores in total, including a Lyapunov Lullabya Haydn Presto, a Lyssenko Anguishby Bizet Dawn and the Polonaise op. 40 No. 1 by Chopin ✔ Step by step lessons – including Lucy Parham on ...

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Play more than piano with Casio’s new high-tech keyboard trio

Casio has just unveiled a new line of digital pianos with many high-tech features that transcend the world of musical instruments. After teasing these pianos earlier this month, the company is finally opening pre-orders for the Casio Privia PX-S5000, PX-S6000, and PX-S7000. Both top-tier pianos include 32-watt four-way speaker systems that promise to fill the room with spacious sound and ...

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Industry Profile: Nicola Ayan at Optimizely

Provided: Nicola Ayan Our industry profile takes a look at some of the professionals working in the advertising, ad tech, marketing and media sectors in Australia. It aims to shed light on the different roles and companies in the burgeoning industry. Nicolas Ayan: Director of Technology and Growth, Asia Pacific at Optimizely. Time in Current Role/Time Spent at Company:I started ...

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Dianne Evelyn Blake Croft – St George News

May 27, 1936 — September 18, 2022 Our beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Dianne Evelyn Blake Croft, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2022, surrounded by the love of her nine children in Hurricane, Utah. She was born with a twin brother on May 27, 1936 in Santa Monica, California to David Karr William Blake and Evelyn Pearl Brunet. She ...

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max korman profile

Maxwell Korman wakes up to a daily mountain of physics problem sets and computer classes. Somewhere in that pile are bits of sheet music — Korman’s prep for Boston College’s 30th annual Pops on the Heights gala. Korman, MCAS ’23, was chosen from dozens of singers from across B.C. who auditioned in April to perform at the annual fundraiser, which ...

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I learned to play guitar with Rocksmith+

rsp-home-promo-get_started-bg – Credit: Ubisoft try to learn an instrument from scratch can be daunting and painfully exhausting, especially if you worry about finding the right tutor and practicing daily. Whether it’s piano, guitar, or violin, you could spend weeks learning the first few notes, keys, or chords, never being able to play an actual song. Lucky for you, there’s new ...

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‘Toyota Dream Orchestra Car’ by Young Artist wins ‘Grand Prize’ at World Contest

Opening of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest in the United States October 1st PLANO, TX, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For a 15-year-old musician from Mercer Island, Washingtoncars of the future would include his “piano ship” vehicle, which performs classical music for passengers and bystanders while floating above and through the world’s lush landscapes. ‘Toyota Dream Orchestra Car’ by ...

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Greensboro Elementary School Teacher Wins Prestigious Teacher of the Year Award from Star Pianist Lang Lang | Education

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation has received dozens of nominations from teachers across the United States, and after careful consideration by their independent review board, they are proud to honor Mr. Davis Cahill of Jefferson Elementary School , in Guilford County, North Carolina, as the first Keys of Inspiration Music Teacher of the Year. Mr. Cahill has taught in ...

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A lone piper will play as the Queen’s coffin is lowered into the vault at Windsor, a Queen-approved detail

A LONE bagpiper’s lament is among the personal touches for the Queen’s final farewell this afternoon. As his coffin is lowered into the vault of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Pipe, Major Paul Burns of the Royal Regiment of Scotland will end the incarceration. 2 A lone bagpiper’s lament is among the personal touches in the Queen’s final farewell this ...

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Today’s Heardle Response: Sunday, September 18, 2022

Heardle, a popular browser game, regularly challenges music lovers around the world, testing their musical acumen and knowledge of pop music. Every day the app plays the intro of a song. Players are expected to guess the song from this intro. Only the beginning of the intro is played, so guessing can sometimes get a bit tricky if you’re not ...

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Austin community needs $40,000 to save 102-year-old Steinway B grand piano

AUSTIN — An old piano takes center stage as the Austin community raises funds for “Save the Steinway.” The Steinway B grand piano has long lived in the limelight with several spots on Austin high school stages over the past 101 years. Austin High School vocal music director Kalle Akkerman said the piano was likely purchased new and added to ...

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Listen to “Songs for a Fall Day” at the Bradford Arts Center

Community invited to hear the voices of local artists on September 24 The Bradford Arts Center is hosting ‘Songs for a Fall Day’ next week with local singers for an afternoon of songs, spirituals and arias. Hear the voices of local artists Heather Faris, Michele Pearson, William Salinas-Crosby and Antonia de Wolfe. The event will take place at the Bradford ...

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Build a Web3 App with the Coinbase Wallet SDK

In 1977, the budding musician in me wanted to learn the piano after watching the movie “Star Wars.” My goal was to learn how to play the main theme from the movie everyone was talking about, so I bought the sheet music. We had a piano at home, a gift from my grandparents. The 10-year-old version of me was quickly ...

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Cade Thompson is “lost without you”

Cade Thompson (Image courtesy of Merge PR) Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:40 p.m. Thompson is touring with Building 429 this fall; finish his run as a headliner this weekend Red Street Records artist Cade Thompson’s latest song, “Lost Without You”, is now available on all DSPs following his previous single, “Arms Of Jesus”. Click on here to listen. Thompson co-wrote ...

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Where is Donda Academy? Everything you need to know about Kanye West’s mysterious private Christian school

Kanye West recently opened a private Christian school called Donda Academy. The institution is said to be located in Simi Valley, California, and is considered a “tuition-based” preparatory academy rooted in Christianity. The school news comes after West returned to Instagram and shared photos of students wearing school outfits in Gap and Yeezy designs. The musician collaborated with producer Malik ...

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Annapolis-born singer-songwriter Tori Tullier returns home for Songwriters Festival – Capital Gazette

When a group of Nashville-based singer-songwriters arrived in Annapolis for a music festival this weekend, one artist was heading home. Annapolis High School graduate Tori Tullier will perform Friday and Saturday at the Metropolitan Kitchen and living room as part of the first-ever Annapolis Songwriters Festival. The festival will welcome more than 50 artists who will perform in 13 venues ...

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Two NEISD Teachers Honored as Outstanding Music Teachers by Country Music Association

SAN ANTONIO — Two Northeast ISD teachers will be honored in Nashville next month as recipients of the Country Music Association (CMA) and CMA Foundation Music Teacher Achievement Award. Johnson High School band principal Jarrett Lipman and Roan Forest Elementary School music teacher Matthew Trevino will be honored at an event hosted by Country Music Hall of Famer Kix Brooks. ...

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Finding…Bill Blanchard Jr.

Bill Blanchard Jr., a public safety officer with Campus Safety since 1998, can tell you the location of the best pianos on campus. During breaks from his night shift, he would take a moment to improvise on the piano in Old Chapel or on a Steinway in one of the Taylor practice rooms. But he prefers the electric piano at ...

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Toni-Marie Montgomery to step down as Dean of the Bienen School of Music in 2023: For Journalists

Toni Marie Montgomerydean of Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University since 2003, will step down at the end of the 2022-23 academic year after a distinguished two-decade tenure, Vice President Kathleen Hagerty announced today. As Northwestern’s first African-American dean and the first female dean of its music school, Montgomery launched a host of initiatives that increased ...

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Family, friends remember Chicago jazz legend Ramsey Lewis – NBC Chicago

Friends and family remember jazz legend, Ramsey Lewis, who died Monday at his Chicago home. He was 87 years old. Lewis’ passion was discovered as a preschooler when he started taking piano lessons. He would grow to be one of the country’s most successful jazz pianists and composers, with a career spanning six decades, 80 albums, including seven gold records ...

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Famous jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis has died aged 87

CHICAGO (AP) — Acclaimed jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans during a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the musicians of most successful jazz artists in the country, has passed away. He was 87 years old. Lewis is revered in jazz circles for his 1960s hits such as ...

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Lavern Reid: Exceeding the Norms – Jamaica Observer

Laverne Reid WITHOUT a doubt, Lavern Communications Specialist Jacqueline Reid considers achieving International Certification by the Global Communication Certification Council as a Strategic Communications Management Professional (SCMP) in May this year to be her greatest professional achievement. nowadays. SCMP is internationally accredited to ISO (17024) and Reid says the certification attests to its skills in consulting and leadership, management, innovation ...

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Ian McEwan talks about his new novel ‘Lessons,’ his most personal yet

On the bookshelf Course By Ian McEwanKnopf: 448 pages, $30 If you purchase linked books from our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. As he reached his 70s, Ian McEwan realized he had lived enough and seen enough to write an epic. While he often incorporated the sweep of politics and history ...

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New line-up, new album for a band with New College roots | arts and entertainment

They went from New College kids to shrunken old heads from the Sarasota rock scene. And they did it in the space of two albums. Josh Scheibel and Caegan Quimby, vocalists and songwriters for Physical Plant, embarked on a brief musical exile during the pandemic that allowed them to hone their gear. They emerged with a veteran rhythm section with ...

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