Monthly Archives: October 2022

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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