Monthly Archives: September 2022

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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The best music learning apps for Android

Learning music is a lifelong pursuit. The best musicians are still learning new things, even into old age. Thus, there is no quick and clean way to learn music. It takes constant practice and patience. Your phone can help you. There are a variety of consistent tools you can use to enhance your music education. Here are the best Android ...

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Chit Chat Corner: Transcending the typical | Lifestyles

When you’re greeted with laughter at the start of a conversation, you know things will be fine. When that laughter follows with the peace of the Lord, you know things are as they should be. Laughter erupted when the email was first read, “He’s not the typical…” And later, when confronted on the phone, that laughter came in full force ...

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The Wesleyan Argus | Keys to learning, notes to success

c/o NPR I remember in middle school, everyone and their brother seemed to play the piano. Although I have heard my fair share of complaints from classmates about their classes, this has never deterred me from wanting to learn. My earliest piano memories date back to 4th grade when I downloaded a piano app on my iPad. This particular system ...

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Conan Gray Talks ‘Superache’ Album, Trauma and BTS at Grammy Museum

Before Conan Gray took the stage at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (September 7), the singer took the time to stroll through the carpeted hallways. You could hear “oohs” and “ahhs” as he walked past the illustrious attire of Dolly Parton and music stars long before her time. Gray himself was dressed to impress, sporting a ...

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Dorothy Roop Roberts obituary

Dorothy Roop Roberts of Pulaski, died September 6. She was born on August 22, 1927 in the Beckley WV area. She just turned 95e birthday. She was born to Reverend Ellis and Madelene Nunn. She grew up in a large family that settled in Draper, Virginia. She graduated from Draper High School and later attended Bluefield Secretarial College. In high ...

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MDC kicks off 25th anniversary Jazz at Wolfson presents with saxophonist Jamey Aebersold on September 14

Miami, September 7, 2022 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) The Department of Arts and Philosophy celebrates the 25e birthday of his popular Jazz at Wolfson presents, the longest running free jazz series in Miami-Dade County. The 2022-23 season will begin at noon, Wednesday, September 14, with NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Jamey Aebersold, at the MDC Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. ...

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Fresh produce from Jamie Hinckson

Jamie Hinckson KEYBOARDIST/PRODUCER Jamie Hinckson hopes his latest work, Fresh productswill bring calm to the listeners. “I just hope this new album will bring some serenity to a world full of chaos. After being locked away for years, I want my Fresh products album to serve as a fresh start for anyone looking for a lifeline. Instrumental jazz reggae is ...

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As beach season ends, four lifeguards look back on a ‘year of rebuilding’

Evanston was rocked earlier this year by an independent report which revealed ‘pervasive’ sexual misconduct by managers of the town’s six beaches. The report was sparked by a 2020 petition signed by more than 50 women that details allegations of sexual harassment on beaches. To create a new culture of working on the beaches, the city has hired Audrey Thompson ...

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The young South African singer and actress represents South Africa at IMTA New York 2022

Jade Beeby writes: I started playing the recorder in 4th grade (10 years old), that’s when I learned music theory and later I learned to play the piano. At the age of 16, I had my first guitar and I am mostly self-taught. I have always loved music. This love comes from my grandfather who could play any instrument with ...

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News from the Theater: Gabriel Byrne, Funny Girl, Leopoldstadt, 1776, Death of a Salesman, The Piano Lesson and Topdog/Underdog

News from the Theater: Gabriel Byrne, Funny Girl, Leopoldstadt, 1776, Death of a Salesman, The Piano Lesson and Topdog/Underdog Just in time for Halloween, Irish actor Gabriel Byrne will return to Broadway in his acclaimed solo show, walk with the ghosts, adapted from his bestselling memoir of the same name. Directed by Lonny Price, this limited engagement begins ...

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Album reviews: Tyshawn Sorey Trio, Madonna and The Phantom Blues Band

Tyshawn Sorey Trio “Mesmerism” (Music Yeroz7) One of the most acclaimed, versatile and adventurous American musicians of this century, Tyshawn Sorey is – at 42 years old – almost stunningly multi-faceted. Recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Foundation “Genius Fellowship”, he is a percussionist, pianist and trombonist who has composed heartbreaking works for orchestras, chamber ensembles and opera companies. His music, ...

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John Legend bet on himself

“I’m not dressed for public consumption,” John Legend apologized, before turning on his Zoom camera. He was wrapped in a flower-on-black robe, sitting outside what looked like a tasteful villa: tiled roofs, cream-colored walls covered in ivy. The legend was a three-day family vacation to Lake Como, he told me. But I already knew that. The press had breathlessly covered ...

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Hired Raleigh grad ghost mover, flees with all his belongings

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — Moving can be frustrating. But if you pay for a mover and never get your stuff back, it can turn into a complete disaster. That’s what happened to a recent college graduate when she moved from her school in St. Louis to come home to Raleigh. “We have already spent thousands of dollars buying him new ...

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Business Beat: Restaurant, entertainment coming soon to The Crossing at Main and Main | business beat

A two-story restaurant and bar plans to move inside The Crossing at Main and Main development at Loop 281 and US 259 ​​in Longview. A building permit application filed with the town of Longview shows that Cargo’s construction value would be close to $2 million. The restaurant would include an open terrace on the third floor. Plans filed with the ...

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Veronica Pellegrini’s superb composition, La Vaguada for 4 cellos, will be performed at the prestigious Cellistiko festival

Veronica Pellegrini, a rising composer, is getting the greatest recognition for her work, as her suite for 4 cellos, La Vaguada, will be performed at the prestigious Cellistico Music Festival. On Sunday August 4, the piece written by Veronica Pellegrini will be premiered during the concert and performed by the festival faculty. The concert will take place at the Carnegie ...

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Breaking Stereotypes: Madhumita Agrawal (CEO and Co-Founder, Oben Electric)

The pace at which the automotive industry is growing has made way for a number of female leaders. Although the automotive industry is not something that many women would choose as a career path, there are a few who work their way to the top by breaking stereotypes. We are talking to Ms. Madhumita Agrawal who is the CEO and ...

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Teach yourself a new skill with one of these training sets

TMZ may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. It’s fun to learn things, whether it’s playing an instrument, a classic board game, or a new language. However, getting started is not always easy. We rounded 5 lessons (and an educational identification app) to help you learn something new and exciting. NatureID Plant ...

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Samara Joy, a young vocalist who creates today’s standards : NPR

Samara Joy Meredith Truax hide caption toggle caption Meredith Truax Samara Joy Meredith Truax Jazz night in America launches a new mini-series titled young bloodswhich will highlight five emerging artists who are forging new paths with their distinct points of view. Our first Youngblood is singer and songwriter Samara Joy, a now blossoming artist who was nurtured like a seedling ...

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