Eugenio Derbez (‘CODA’) on ‘Dead Poets Society’ inspiration, ‘Whiplash’ for teacher character [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Eugene Derbez plays a different role in the new Apple TV + movie “CODA”. The mostly comedic actor plays Bernardo Villalobos, a tough choir teacher who gives private lessons to Ruby, an aspiring singer who is the only hearing member of his family. It was an exciting role for Mexican Derbez, who was mostly given stereotypical roles when he moved ...

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From Germany to Baldwin City – The Baker Orange

Freshman Bea Weinpel is an international student from the city Isny im Allgäu in southern Germany. Although Weinpel is from Germany, this is not his first time in Kansas. She spent some time in Kansas during her high school studies where she discovered Baker University. Weinpel felt like he knew how Kansas worked and what to expect. “I was prepared ...

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Percussionist James Beauton takes on a new career as a conductor

James Beauton went from percussionist to conductor on the podium, wielding a baton for the Villa Musica Chamber Players. In 2012 Beauton won the Grand Prize of the Southern California Marimba International Artist Competition and since then has worked both as an educator and as an entertainer, expert in playing the xylophone, marimba and other percussion instruments. . Beauton, who ...

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RELIGION NOTES Events November 6-14: Abendmusik, Jason Max Ferdinand Singers at First-Plymouth; Adult Bible Studies at the First Lutheran Church in person; Craft Fair at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, November 6 | Faith and values

Barnabas – 9 am-10am (Saturday), free breakfast to take away; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. free shopping in the store, 931 Saunders Ave. Barnabas – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Tuesday), free in-store shopping. Barnabas – 3 pm-5pm (Thursday), free in-store shopping; 5:40 pm worship service broadcast live; From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., free take-away meals. Brock’s Boutique Event – 9 ...

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Benefit from 3 months of piano lessons with a high-end Roland digital piano

Online music education – boosted by the pandemic – is flourishing. Adults have used the confinement time to learn new instruments or to begin practicing long-abandoned instruments; a July 2021 report from UK Music found million adults took instrument during lockdown. Families also began to learn to play instruments together. It’s easier than ever for beginners to start playing the ...

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Grade 2 Kreitner teacher wins Emerson Excellence award

COLLINSVILLE – John Parciak, a second grade dual language teacher at Kreitner Elementary School, has been selected as one of the recipients of Emerson’s 2021 Teaching Excellence Award. Parciak is one of more than 80 teachers in the Saint-Louis metropolitan area who are recognized this year as part of the annual program that honors “truly exceptional educational excellence”. He taught ...

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Piano Sundays return to the Old Capitol Museum

Piano Sundays is a collaboration between students, faculty and West Music at the University of Iowa School of Music, which will present four performances from November through April. Grace Kreber Pictured is the historic grand piano from the old captiol named “Rose” where students and teachers showcase their skills as Piano Sundays return to the Old Capital Museum for the ...

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Nelson Freire, piano virtuoso of warmth and finesse, dies at 77

Nelson Freire, a solitary pianist whose legendary technique and sensitive and subtle musicality made him a legend among pianophiles, died Monday at his home in Rio de Janeiro. He was 77 years old. His manager, Jacques Thelen, confirmed the death. He said Mr Freire was suffering from trauma after a fall in 2019, which resulted in surgery on his upper ...

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