Monthly Archives: January 2022

Liu from Fox Chapel Area, a piano virtuoso with international titles

Growing up, Fox Chapel Area junior Lawrence Liu only had one CD to listen to – “Essentials” by Michael Jackson. This album featured Jackson’s top hits, from “ABC” to “Beat It,” and was the starting point for Liu’s musical accomplishments. The teenager recently won top prizes in several international piano competitions, including: – Grand Prize winner of the Pittsburgh International ...

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Music app Elora aims to help kids sing the pandemic blues

ELORA – Thirteen children’s songs are touring the world from Elora in a new app to help families locked down by the pandemic. Kids can sing along to the Treetop Tunes album. They can play with chord and lyric sheets. They can color illustrated songbooks. “I think there’s a lot of stress for kids right now and a lot of ...

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Best piano pop songs for beginners at best

Source: 4freeprintable.com Scott Joplin’s 1902 melody is definitely one of the most popular piano songs. March 27, 2020, 10:03 | updated: Here are some useful websites where you can find sheet music for all of the piano pop songs above. It’s a piano pop song that’s very easy to play. Pachelbel’s “canon in D” is ...

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🌱 Riverhead Daily: Three arrested for stealing credit cards

Stand up and over to them, Riverhead! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know to start your day. Here’s what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and less cold. High: 31, low: 21. Here are the best stories in Riverhead today: Here’s a sampling of the latest batch of new homes for sale in the ...

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A Cairns Woman’s TM Journey

How a chance encounter in the United States led a woman from Cairns to embrace Transcendental Meditation and find the practice she had sought all her life. A CHANCE encounter during a trip to the United States almost ten years ago was enough to catapult Cairns woman Treya Yew Ling Tan deep into the world of Transcendental Meditation. “I met ...

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The Phoenix theme rises

In short Open day Who: University of Arkansas What: Officials commemorated the 150th anniversary of the first day of classes at UA, which was held on January 22, 1872. When: January 21 Where: Student Success Center on the UA campus in Fayetteville Info: uark.edu Opening reception Who: Fenix ​​Fayetteville What: The exhibition “Women to Watch: Paper Routes” continues until February ...

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🌱 Riverhead Daily: State of emergency declared + IHOP stolen

Happy Saturday, people of Riverhead! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know to start your day off right. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Blizzard, stacking 8-12″. High: 28, low: 15. Here are today’s top stories in Riverhead: The National Weather Service says a blizzard warning has been ...

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At the age of 5, he took his first course at the town hall of Darien. At 9, he won international piano competitions.

DARIEN — When fourth-grade student Christopher Li was 5, he took a keyboard class at Darien Town Hall that earned him a love of tickling ivories. Now Li, a student at Hindley Elementary School, can call himself a piano champion after winning first place in an internationally broadcast piano competition last month. Li was the top performer for her age ...

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Regional Jazz Exhibit Inspired by Disney and Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Coming to National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Editor’s Note: Check out this timely exhibit to be held at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. New Yorkers and many others should plan their visit. Disney’s regional jazz exhibit, “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure,” opens at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on Feb. 10, coinciding with Black History Month. Visitors are joined by Joe Gardner – ...

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Athens Library Grants Showcase Opportunity to OU Faculty of Music

The Athens Public Library, 30 Home St., hosts the Ohio University Piano Trio on Saturday, January 29. The trio is made up of OU teachers, with Emely Phelps on piano, José Rocha on cello and Christine Li on violin. This concert is the first official performance that the group will do together. Phelps said the event had been in the ...

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Penrose & Associates helps patient recover from four medical issues

DIn his previous experience with physiotherapy, Jeff Lynch never wanted to ask about his treatment or his condition because the staff juggled three or four patients simultaneously and he didn’t want to add to their stress level. This was before he discovered Penrose & Associates physiotherapy. Thanks to his treatment at Penrose, Jeff Lynch was able to recover from a ...

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Gainesville STAR student thanks his teacher for shaping him

Lakeview Academy senior Garv Gaur may have been named a STAR student at Gainesville, but he’s quickly sharing the limelight with his favorite teacher. Gaur was named the Gainesville District winner for Student Teacher Achievement Recognition Wednesday afternoon at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. To be eligible, high school students must have the highest SAT score on a single test ...

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Live Covid updates: Omicron news, vaccines and more

PictureOfficials said Letitia James, the state’s attorney general, filed a motion to stay the ruling that the mask mandate violated the state constitution.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times ALBANY, NY – New York State’s indoor mask mandate will remain in effect after an appeals court judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling from a day before that ...

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Bangalore’s musical child prodigy, Mangaluru dancer, receives Prime Minister’s Bal Puraskar

The city’s Western music prodigy Syed Fateen Ahmed and Bharatanatyam dancer Remona Evette Pereira were among 29 children who received the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar award on Monday. Fourteen-year-old Fateen, who began learning music at the age of three, is now a Western classical pianist, guitarist and singer trained by international teachers. Remona, 17, received the award in recognition ...

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Lucille DiRubio, RN | obituary

Lucille J. DiRubio, RN June 27, 1934 – January 15, 2022 ACTON – Lucille J. (Thériault) DiRubio, RN, 87, a longtime resident of Paxton, died January 15, 2022 at the Life Care Center in Acton, after enduring multiple health issues with grace and determination. Lucille was born in Salem, Massachusetts on June 27, 1934, the youngest child and beloved daughter ...

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Real-time Analytics news for the week ending January 22

In this week’s Real-Time Analytics news: Solace introduced new offerings to advance the use of EDAs in enterprises, new Dell offerings aim to accelerate the move to multi-cloud, and more. Keeping up with news and developments in the real-time analytics market can be a daunting task. We want to help you by providing a summary of some of the things ...

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Thanks to a teacher, a Satara school passes the Covid test, remains open

AS schools across the country struggle to stay open for more than a few days at a stretch, a primary school in Satara district has not closed for seven months now. Professor Balaji Jadhav taught where he could on site, under a tree, on the veranda, crouched in the yard, to make sure his 38 students got their lessons. The ...

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Western Nevada Notes: Spring Semester Begins Monday

Even though the spring semester begins Monday at Western Nevada College, there is still time for individuals to register and pursue or resume their educational goals at Western’s three campuses and online this spring. By Western Nevada College Saturday, January 22, 2022 Just because the spring semester starts Monday at Western Nevada College doesn’t mean you’re too late to enroll ...

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Passionate artist and pedagogue | The Manila Times

Germany-based pianist, Dr Abelardo Galang 2nd Our featured artist today is Germany-based pianist Dr. Abelardo Galang 2e. He teaches at the Berlin Piano School and directs the graduate program in performance at the Philippine Women’s University (PWU). He has given numerous solo recitals and chamber concerts in Europe and Asia, the Middle East and Egypt. It was presented at the ...

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Sterling High School students rack up honors – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Sterling High School flautist Johnny Strohmeyer, pictured here at a First Friday @ First Presbyterian concert, has been selected to participate in the Colorado All-State Band. The students of the Sterling High School group, under the leadership of Shauna Snyder, are having great success this year with a number of students selected to show off their skills at different events. ...

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Learn to tickle ivories with Simply Piano

My wife is an excellent pianist and has taught the piano her entire adult life, so she’s been dying to teach our 8-year-old son, Harris, to play for ages. Predictably, he has shown no interest and is passionate about sports, unlike his parents. That’s why we were floored when Harris begged to try JoyTunes’ Simply Piano. We were even more ...

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Casio has created a super fun singing keyboard

Casio hasn’t been a serious player in the synthesizer world for quite some time. Gone are the days of the beloved CZ series, while today’s range lacks the lo-fi charm of classic keyboards like the SK-1 and VL-1. But for the past few weeks, the company has been teasing what seemed like a return to real synths, possibly with a ...

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“Phoenix Ascending” for Haas, Schmidt – The Free Weekly

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN [email protected] If you read about the lives of pianist/composer Heather Schmidt and Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Music Director Paul Haas, you might wonder how they ever found the time to perform together. Haas, as his fans in Northwest Arkansas know, conducts not only SoNA but the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra in Canada and guest conducts orchestras across the ...

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Dénes Várjon piano – Drogheda Classical Music

A Hungarian pianist, Dénes Várjon’s sensational technique, deep musicality, wide range of interests have made him one of the most exciting and valued participants in international musical life. For his first visit to Drogheda, he will perform popular works by Bach, Mozart and Chopin. Bach’s English Suite in A MinorMozart Rondo in D majorChopin Sonata in B minor This concert ...

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Dr. Chea Parton, young adult author, will present on rural settings

06 January 2022 The Maysville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of the 2021 Chamber Awards. For the first time in several years, the Chamber recognized outstanding businesses, organizations and community leaders. Nominees for Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, New Business of the Year, and Nonprofit of the Year were chosen by the ...

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Security flaws discovered in My2022 app for Beijing Winter Olympics

Photo: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket (Getty Images) An application that visitors to the Olympic Games 2022 in Beijing are forced to download is also a cybersecurity nightmare that threatens to expose much of the data it collects, according to a new report. MY2022, the mandatory app for visitors to this year’s Wbetween Games, offers a variety of services, including tourist recommendations, ...

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Poetica releases music video for “Sleep When I’m Fated”

Poetica has just released an official video for “Sleep When I’m Tired”, the final track from their self-titled album, available now via MPress/ILS/Universal. A musical concept album of spoken word, the new 18-track collection has been described as “magnetic and soothing… cinematic and stylistically expansive” (Parade). Filmed in New York’s Hudson Valley, the video – filmed by Michael Flanagan, directed ...

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Unlike in the past, the Chinese are spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment – Opinion

Local residents perform karaoke at a mini self-service KTV room in Shanghai. [Photo by Wang Gang/For China Daily] Editor’s note: Four decades of reform and opening up have not only made China the world’s second largest economy, but have also changed the way of life for Chinese people. A veteran China Daily reporter writes about the changing sources of entertainment. ...

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Kelowna Art Gallery Exhibit Connects Visitors to Residential School Survivors and Their Families – Okanagan

At the Kelowna Art Gallery, proudly stands an intricately woven blanket representing Canada’s dark past. It is a visual representation of the residential schools and the atrocities inflicted on the students, called the Witness cover. Indigenous artist and master carver, Carey Newman, who also goes by his traditional name of Hayalthkin’geme, created the 40-foot-long blanket made of western red cedar ...

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From South Charleston to the Kennedy Center: WV native works with legends as music director | Life & Arts

On a busy vacation afternoon at Capitol Market, Kanawha County native Kevin Struthers tried not to seem too excited about his job, but sometimes it’s nearly impossible not to get ecstatic. “I’m the director of jazz, chamber music and new classical music programming at the Kennedy Center,” he said with a laugh and adding, “It’s a bit of an unwieldy ...

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Can a gay cruise keep 5,500 people safe amid Covid?

Of the 2,700 rooms sold, Mr Campbell said only 35 had been canceled since January 1. For guests unable to travel due to government restrictions or closures, Atlantis is showing more flexibility and issuing credits for future cruises, Campbell said. Due to the rapidly changing circumstances of the pandemic, he said, the company is addressing cancellation requests on a case-by-case ...

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Announcement of St. Theresa’s 2022 Students of the Year | pelican post

Audrey Williamson, 5th grader of the year; Benjamin Jones, 8th grader of the year Student of the Year is an award given annually to a student in grades 5 and 8. Each school in the Diocese of Baton Rouge recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: leadership, citizenship, academics. Selected students must create a portfolio to highlight ...

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‘Attempted security threat’ disables software in some New York schools

An online platform used in some New York public schools has been down since last Saturday after a ‘security incident’ forced teachers to rely on more traditional ways of recording grades, tracking attendance and to contact students and parents. School officials were unable to provide a figure on how many schools were affected by the outage, but several teachers said ...

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Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform on January 29 at the Civic Center

January 14, 2022 LUMBERTON — The NC Cooperative Extension Robeson County Center has scheduled several classes for the months of January and February ranging from crop production and pruning to food safety. 2022 Tri-County Agricultural Production Meetings The extension will host three tri-county agricultural production meetings in 2022 at the Southeast Agricultural Events Center, located at 1027 US 74 E., ...

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Ableton Live 11 Lite: Working in Arrange Mode

Ableton Live is a JACKDAW which needs no introduction, and its combination of performance and production features means it’s as popular with artists and DJs as it is with creators. Live 11 Lite is a scaled down version of Ableton Live, with all the essential workflows, instruments and effects, but with a limited track count, and for many years this ...

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Best keyboards for beginners 2022: Top digital pianos for every budget

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Rolling Stone may receive an affiliate commission. The piano is one of the easiest and most fun instruments you can learn. But if you’re a beginner learning to read music for the first time, you might not be quite ready to commit to a full-size ...

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Local piano teacher wins international music cover contest and catches the eye of a rock icon

In the fall of 2021, David DeWolfe entered the online competition organized by Ultimate Guitar, normally an online resource for musicians maintained by its community of users. “Their catalog must contain millions of songs. Type in the name of any song and it will find the words and then the chords above for how to play,” DeWolfe said. Although the ...

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2020-too much? What Canadian Kids Think of the New Year | Item

Some kids say this year feels like a repeat of 2020 ⭐️ HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ⭐️ Some kids say 2022 feels like 2020 all over again. CBC Kids News reached out to four young Canadians to find out how they are feeling. They talked about going back to school online and tips for staying positive. Read on ...

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Fourth-year student at Hindley Christopher Li wins first place in international piano competition

Hindley School year 4 student Christopher Li has won first place in the 2021 International Piano Star Competition. At the event, which aired live on December 11, Christopher performed in Amateur Group B, competing against 37 players from 13 countries. The competition was judged by professional pianists and university professors. — an announcement from the Darien Public Schools Music Department ...

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Lynn Pettit Thompson Obituary – Asbury Park Press

Lynn Pettit Thompson Lynn Pettit Thompson, widow of Reverend Russell W. Thompson, Sr., returned home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 26, 2021. She was 100 years old. Born as “Mary Caroline” Pettit in Brooklyn, New York, Lynn spent her first eleven years in St. Petersburg, Florida, where her parents founded and operated the Cilley Foundational School, ...

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Hello world: Cape Breton’s Gaelic College now brings Celtic music and culture to the world

MABOU, NS – When it comes to promoting Gaelic music and culture, Ryan MacDonald follows in his father’s footsteps. MacDonald is the 24-year-old son of former Premier of Nova Scotia Rodney MacDonald, who since 2011 has served as CEO and President of Gaelic College Cape Breton in St. Anns. The elder MacDonald, who is also an accomplished fiddler with a ...

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War of ideas

With politics increasingly becoming a carpet of lies, broken promises and mirrors, the 21st century seems to be entering a Dostoevskian paradise. Perhaps Fyodor Dostoyevsky saw it coming when he said, “Don’t cry, life is heaven, but we don’t want to know it. His words were prophetic. He had accurately predicted how Russian revolutionaries would behave once they came to ...

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How to connect your digital piano to a computer

Modern digital pianos are incredibly sophisticated kit pieces, and for the most part, you might think they’re pretty self-contained. After all, at their most basic level of use, you sit in front of them, turn on and start playing. piano. Yet, while many instruments contain their own built-in features for learning and making music, a digital piano will really start ...

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Mary Ellen Sandersfeld | The Gazette

MARY ELLEN SANDERSFELD Amana Mary Ellen Sandersfeld, 88, of Amana, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Bird House Hospice Home in Johnson County, Iowa City. She was in the loving company of the family. Visitations will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on January 12, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. The funeral will be on January ...

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5 Affordable Hobbies to Embrace Today – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source of Information

(StatePoint) Have you ever been reluctant to try a new hobby because you were worried about spending a lot of money on equipment, supplies, and other start-up costs to lose interest? Here are five great ways to explore inexpensive hobbies: Language Exchange: Rather than buying expensive software or attending classes in person, consider finding a language exchange partner. Take turns ...

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Retiring on a university campus? Seniors’ communities see benefits in intergenerational living

Ruth Jones lives on top of the world – her world anyway. From the top nine stories, she can gaze out at a sun-drenched urban sprawl of Arizona with a school she began serving in 1981 – the top of an auditorium here, her last college office there. The former political science professor loves Arizona State University so much that ...

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RALPH SEASTROM (1935 – 2021) death notice – Woburn, MA

SEASTROM, Ralph S. Veteran, civil servant and student of Woburn, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at the age of 86. Son of the late Beatrice (Muse) and Sigurd A. Seastrom; brother of Linda, Paul and the late Robert. He was happily married to Dr Rosemary Torpey, who was a dedicated babysitter in recent years after Ralph was diagnosed ...

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Elton John’s “Philadelphia Freedom” isn’t just a gay anthem. It is a hymn of pride.

When most people think of “Philadelphia Freedom”, only one refrain comes to mind: “I lo-o-ove you / Yes I do!” They have a hard time remembering the rest of the lyrics, because like many Elton John songs, the lyrics are a bit slanted. He wrote the song in 1975 for Billie Jean King, drawing inspiration from his pioneering mixed tennis ...

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Electronic Piano Market Size, Reach, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Reports shows that the Electronic piano market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Electronic Piano report shows the likely direction of the market in the coming years along with its ...

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Make 2022 the year you finally get a musical instrument

At the very least, 2022 may sound better than what you leave behind if you are learning a musical instrument. Learning an instrument is one of the most rewarding skills you can develop, and it can keep your brain young! For new Year, Mac Cult has gathered amazing offers on everything related to learning music. There has never been a ...

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Wisdom on effective practice of four best violists and teachers

4 January 2022, 13:32 The rehearsal room is where violinists and violists make many of their most important discoveries, where movements become muscle memory, where musical concepts come to life in the form of sound. Examining how we spend our practice time can be of crucial importance in creating a formula for success, and the topic “Effective Practice” was the ...

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When art comes to life – Sidney Daily News

TROY – For the owner of Trojan City Music, music is more than an art: it’s life. “I’m a recovered addict, and music is one of those things that I could always be proud of, in good times and bad, and it connects me with people. I don’t know what my life would be like without it, ”said John Hendry, ...

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Instead of making a New Years resolution, try something new

“One thing I’m dying to try is cooking the foods that are already in my fridge. I don’t need it to become a habit. I just want to try it. Just once. Once in my stupid and useless life, I would like to skip the take out and say to myself, “OK, arrogant, needy, two-faced baritone, not funny and lewd, ...

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5 affordable hobbies to embrace today | Money

STATEPOINT MEDIA – Have you ever been reluctant to try a new hobby because you were worried about spending a lot of money on equipment, supplies, and other start-up costs to lose interest? Here are five great ways to explore inexpensive hobbies: 1. Language exchange: Rather than buying expensive software or attending classes in person, consider finding a language exchange ...

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30-Year-Old Big Band Kicks Off New Monthly Tradition in Manitou Springs | Pikes Peak Courier

It’s not often that you’ll see more than a few musicians, say five or six at the most, on stage in most concert halls in town. This is true for the upstairs listening room at Lulu’s Downstairs in Manitou Springs. A quick glance at the calendar lists concerts featuring solo musicians or groups consisting of a couple or three members, ...

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2021 Thumb Piano Market Size Analysis by Major Key Players

New Jersey, United States, – Market Research Intellect has been analyzing the technology and markets for Thumb Piano since 2018. Since then, through the research analysis of companies, we have been very close to the latest research and market developments. In addition, Market Research Intellect works closely with many clients to help them better understand technology and the market environment ...

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Two selected as Oxford Citizens of the Year

Molly bowers franklin Bringing more than music to the community, Molly Bowers Franklin provided a wide variety of music to the community as enjoyable entertainment during the pandemic, when any diversion was welcome. His dozens of daily Sequester series videos featured original musical vignettes, scenes from famous shows, comedy skits, and musical selections featuring local musicians, family and friends. Several ...

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6 spectacular retirement lifestyles perfect for travelers

It’s the start of another season, the time of year when we think about priorities and how we want to move forward in the years to come. You may be retiring soon or want to change the way you retired. Now is the time to take a break. My husband and I have used these breaks well over the years. ...

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