How to spend it in … Houston

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. Houston is a vibrant city, a port city, so it has always welcomed the world – and it will soon be the third largest city in the United States. There is a culture of optimism and possibility here. This spirit brought me ...

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As Foothill reopens campus, a quarter of students return in person | New

Foothill resumed face-to-face teaching this week, with 3,180 of approximately 11,500 students expected to come to campus in the fall term. So far, the campus has been largely closed, with the exception of related health programs like respiratory therapy and pharmaceutical technology which have been carried out in person throughout the pandemic, the vice president said. training associate Kurt Hueg. ...

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The 6 best iPhone and iPad apps for musicians

Being a musician can be an expensive hobby, especially with the amount of equipment and tools you might need to purchase to improve your skills or record your songs. However, there are many amazing iPhone apps that can replace expensive equipment without sacrificing quality. After all, most people have smartphones. Why not download the best music apps to improve your ...

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Family of boy killed during Yom Kippur fundraiser for his “firefighter robot” project

Big ideas and undiminished dreams have been a big part of the short life of 12-year-old Barak Houry. He was an avid musician, artist, competitive swimmer, knitter and sewer, and in the past year a self-taught amateur coder, electronics technician and robotics engineer. After being killed by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike last week on Yom Kippur, ...

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Women can have it all

FASHION CEO Amanda Barker, 44, has a relatively tidy house, runs a basketball team, prides herself on being a great wife, and is a mom to – wait – EIGHT children. But it doesn’t come easily – with Charlee’s mum, 19, Cash, 18, Call, 16, Codee, 14, Cruz, 12, Cooper, 10, Clancee, eight, and Covington, six. years old, admitting that ...

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UAH – News

Former music student Danaë Xanthe Vlasse in consideration GRAMMY. Courtesy of Danae Vlasse After graduating from the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), part of the University of Alabama System, in 2003 with a degree in piano performance, Danaë Xanthe Vlasse pursued her compositional aspirations. musical in Los Angeles, California, where she experiences a level of success that many musicians ...

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UK Theater Alum explores fairness on Broadway

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 22, 2021) – As Broadway returns to the stages of “The Great White Way,” the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts has caught up with theater former student Kristin Stultz Pressley, Ph.D, to talk about another issue taking center stage in the world of theater – equity – and one of the pioneers of this art ...

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Alim Beisembayev wins Leeds piano competition 2021

Alim Beisembayev, the A 23-year-old pianist from Kazakhstan, is the winner of this year’s Leeds International Piano Competition. The contest bestowed the top prize on Beisembayev in the contest final on September 18, in which he faced four other finalists. The final took place at Leeds Town Hall over two evenings – on September 17 and 18 – and the ...

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Studio Academy’s James Fauntleroy and Larrance Dopson Help Black Students Succeed in the Music Industry

Although school success rates have changed relatively, racial disparities – especially among those with a bachelor’s degree or above – have remained the same. According to the Journal of Black in Higher Education, “… only 48 percent of all black students who entered bachelor’s degree programs at four-year institutions in 2013 graduated in six years. Further, “the college graduation rate ...

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