Monthly Archives: November 2022

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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