SSSB organizes the Summon the Heroes concert | Lifestyles

After an 18-month hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, the Southern Stars Symphonic Brass is preparing a new season of “Premium Entertainment” concerts. This 30-piece professional instrumental ensemble will kick off its 2021-’22 season with a free concert titled Summon the Heroes on Saturday, September 4 at 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on The Grove’s new outdoor performance stage at ...

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Canada plans to ease restrictions on US border

Canada said on Monday it would start easing pandemic border restrictions next month, allowing U.S. citizens and permanent residents living in the United States who are fully immunized with vaccines authorized in Canada to enter for travel. non-essential without quarantine. The move, which takes effect Aug. 9, follows months of criticism from U.S. lawmakers across the political spectrum, business groups ...

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2021 Summer Jazz Academy Free Virtual Classes and Distinguished Teacher Announcement

Following the resounding success of its first Summer Jazz Academy in 2020, Jazz at Lincoln Center announces the Summer Jazz Academy 2021 course schedule and esteemed faculty. The donation-based virtual camp, led by members of the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and distinguished guest artists, will take place virtually July 26-31, 2021 on digital platforms accessible ...

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Technical University of Dresden highlights ten industrial design projects

A project that uses technology to improve piano learning and a subsequent one where plastic waste collects in rivers are included in Dezeen’s latest school performance by students from the Technical University of Dresden. A lamp made of recycled plastic and an augmented reality platform aimed at simplifying the programming of robots are also presented. School: Technical University of DresdenClasses: ...

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Thomas Crowell begins a new century

Thomas Crowell attributes his longevity to diet and exercise. Crowell, a retired chemistry professor at the University of Virginia, turned 100 on July 9 at a party surrounded by members of his extended family. “I eat oatmeal every day,” he said, wearing a beige and green plaid shirt and khaki pants, sitting in a veranda of his house surrounded by ...

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Q&A: Rick Steves on New Travel Special, “Europe Awaits You”, premiered August 19th

July 19, 2021 Alyssa beno Travel enthusiasts have spent the last year dreaming of where they would go after COVID-19. In a brand new special, Rick Steves’ Europe awaits you, America’s premier travel authority for Europe transports viewers to the continent’s bustling cities, quaint villages and scenic countryside. The show premieres at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 19 on PBS Wisconsin ...

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Music is in the air after a year of silence

When Octavio Mas-Arocas, of Spanish descent, first arrived at Michigan State University last July to lead the College of Music’s orchestral program, he was a little disappointed. How does a passionate young conductor begin to blow fire into his orchestra if there is no orchestra to conduct? Covid restrictions put a huge drag on his plans. “It was very frustrating ...

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