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The Bookseller – Rights – Wellcome Collection picks up Summerscale’s ‘deeply human’ take on phobias

Wellcome Collection and Profile Books have arrived The book of phobias and manias: a history of the world in 99 obsessions by Kate Summerscale. Worldwide rights, including audio, were acquired by Georgia Garrett’s Wellcome Collection publisher Fran Barrie from RCW. Described as a “fascinating compendium of our deepest fears and …

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10 Completely Silent Musical Compositions

Perhaps the most important aspect of music is sound. The Oxford English Dictionary defines music as “the art or science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds to produce beauty of form, harmony…etc.” When people think of music, they may think of short, melodically pleasing pieces that comforted them in childhood. …

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Bheemla Nayak Box Office Collection Day 6: Pawan Kalyan’s Film Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

Bheemla Nayak by Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati, directed by Saagar K Chandra, is about to complete a week in theaters. The film’s box office collection grew on Monday and continues to grow thanks to positive word of mouth and rave reviews. Besides India, Bheemla Nayak is also doing exceptionally …

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Daily Life of Tuskegee Airmen: The Lieutenant Rayner Collection

In 1982, the National Air and Space Museum inaugurated the exhibition Black Wings: American black in aviation and the accompanying book was published the following year. The exhibit relied heavily on donations of historic photographs, including a set of black-and-white copies of U.S. Army Air Force photographic negatives donated by …

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The 9 Best Phantom of the Opera Adaptations

The classic horror novel by Gaston Leroux The Phantom of the Opera has been an integral part of film history since the early days of cinema. The story has a timeless quality that has led the filmmakers to return to the tale again and again. RELATED: The 5 Most Accurate …

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Holocaust victim’s opera stored for years in a vault finally premieres | Germany

An opera score salvaged from a basement in San Francisco had its world premiere in a German theater, exuberantly enlivened by more than 150 musicians and performers nearly 80 years after its composer was assassinated by the Nazis. Grete Minde, a late romantic opera of 1920s jazz-inspired melodies and grand …

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CSU Pueblo Festival of the Winds will feature original compositions

When Mark Connor premieres his musical composition at Colorado State University Pueblo’s 14th Festival of the Winds, he will pay a moving tribute to his nephew, who died of an overdose two years ago. “I didn’t want to write something that was just dark and dark,” Connor said. “That’s not …

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What’s in a Name: Moss Performing Arts Center | Western Colorado

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The New World School of the Arts High School named “National Magnet School of Excellence” by Magnet Schools of America

The New World School of the Arts has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association of magnet and subject schools. MSA’s National Merit Awards program recognizes the top magnet schools in the United States. These awards recognize magnet schools that demonstrate …

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Pamplin Media Group – Canadian Opera Lesbians: Get Used to Them

The US premiere of chamber opera ‘When the Sun Comes Out’ finally hits the Portland Opera studio stage Composer Leslie Uyeda was amazed when she realized there had never been an openly lesbian opera: “Two women falling in love,” as she succinctly put it. She was determined to write one, …

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Morris Performing Arts Center Launches 100th Anniversary Celebration

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (WNDU) – This is the year the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend turns 100, and Friday was the day the party started. “This is an important step. Very, very few theaters in the United States are 100 years old, ”said Aaron Perri, artistic director of …

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Vernon and District Performing Arts Center hosts strong January lineup – Vernon News

Shows galore in Vernon Got a case of winter – and COVID – blas? You can relieve some of the stress with several shows in January at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Center. The fun begins with Frazey Ford, January 16 at 7:30 p.m. The Vancouver-based singer-songwriter is on …

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Gulfshore Opera offers an inspiring season 8 program

KEARNS The 8th season of the Gulfshore Opera sees the return of large-scale productions, exciting new venues and touring productions. The Bat’s Revenge (Die Fledermaus), Opera Meets Broadway and Tosca will tour the three counties of the Gulfshore Opera Southwest Florida region: Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. Anthony Kearns in …

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Carlos Marin, member of the Il Divo pop opera quartet, dies at 53

NEW YORK (NTYTIMES) – Spanish singer Carlos Marin, a member of the successful multinational quartet Il Divo, died in Manchester, England on Sunday (December 19), according to the band and local media. He was 53 years old. “It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that our friend …

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Sailor Circus Academy Returns With ‘Let It Snow’ Holiday Show | Arts and entertainment

The music is booming, the lights are shining and the students are playing without a net. It’s just another day at Sailor Circus Academy, a seven-decade institution in Sarasota, and a whole host of rehearsals are going on at the same time. There are children who attack the trapeze and …

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ICYMI Dan Feuerriegel Interview – Soap Opera Digest

After nine months of working at DAYS, Dan Feuerriegel finally shows off his best face – and his best physique – as EJ DiMera. His hair is longer, his body is leaner, and he wears facial scarves. “My appearance during my initial hearing was quite similar to what I have …

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Short story collection by Inuit author Norma Dunning wins one of Canada’s top fiction awards – Eye on the Arctic

“Norma Dunning’s masterful storytelling uses artful detail to engage compelling characters who confront the prejudices, misogyny and inequity of southern Canada with humor and tenacity,” read a statement on the Governor General’s Literary Awards website. (Courtesy of Norma Dunning) Inuit writer Norma Dunning won one of Canada’s top literary awards …

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Yellowstone Could Be the Perfect Political Soap for Our Divided Era | Opinion

By Fletcher McClellan and Andrew Furman Last week the modern western series Yellowstone kicked off its fourth season on the Paramount Network with a bang. The first of two episodes drew more than eight million viewers, the largest audience for a scripted cable series since 2018. Yellowstone is the co-creation …

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Gather on stage to revive the performing arts

“All Together Now” brings together local theater artists for a special weekend November 11, 2021 11:08 p.m. LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – From high school students to middle school to local professionals, theatergoers across the capital have the chance to celebrate theater live by performing together. Presented by Music Theater International, …

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Longtime Marketing Specialist and Art Producer Joins San Diego Rep as New General Manager

Abigail “Abby” Buell, who has spent the past 16 years in the theater and performing arts in New York City as a marketer and producer, has joined the San Diego Repertory Theater as the new CEO. Buell joined the representative’s team three weeks ago. She replaces Larry Alldredge, who resigned …

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Akshay Kumar star records his biggest score ever

Rohit shetty Sooryavanshi is witnessing an unshakeable box office record run, with cinemas seeing crowded shows even on day three. The crime drama takes full advantage of the extended Diwali weekend by bringing audiences back to theaters after a long hiatus due to COVID-19. Early estimates say the film achieved …

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Here’s what a liberal arts degree can do for your career

A recent report from the Association of American Colleges and Universities found that 80% of employers want their employees to have some experience studying the liberal arts. No wonder why. These subjects are known to teach students sought-after skills that make a professional productive. Liberal arts degrees are a broad …

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Konstantin Petrosian honored and his compositions performed in Yerevan

YREVAN – An evening dedicated to the works of famous composer and conductor Konstantin Petrossian was held at the Komitas Chamber Music Center in Yerevan on September 14. Petrossian is the author of numerous compositions, including symphonic, choral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works, many of which have been published and …

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Working together on magical compositions: these are the artists Valerie Ahneman and Jay Sweeney

With unique talents and plenty of industry experience, emerging artists Valerie Ahneman and Jay Sweeney have worked together for years and are bringing something new to the table. Emerging artists Valerie Ahneman and Jay Sweeney are incredible forces to be reckoned with in the music world. Through multiple collaborations and …

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Call for compositions: Festival of New Musicals in the United States

Now in its 33rd edition, the annual event is the cornerstone of the organization’s mission to be a catalyst to nurture the development and production of musical theater. NAMT supports the development of all forms of musical theater, including musicals, song cycles, opera and hybrid works. Each year, eight musicals …

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The 6th Magnolia Arts Festival features over 100 visual and performing artists this weekend in Peachtree City

Artists from across the United States will once again converge on the shores of Lake Peachtree in Peachtree City, Georgia for the 6th annual Magnolia Fine Arts Festival. Over 100 visual and performing artists will showcase their talents on Saturday October 16 and Sunday October 17. It is the largest …

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Paul Taylor Dance Company – Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Paul Taylor Dance Company Friday September 3 at 8 p.m. In the theater – limited capacity. Masks required. Participants will be asked to show proof of vaccination upon admission. Read the updated security guidelines for more information. TICKETS $ 20 – $ 95 Discount event for Mahaiwe members $ 20 …

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British musician whose compositions have 30 million album sales

Paul Statham describes himself as a sound artist Credit: Paul Statham EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with a multi-talented British musician whose compositions have sold 30 million albums by the biggest names. Paul Statham is a great mathematician who plays piano, keyboards, drums and guitar and even teaches songwriting and production classes at …

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Upcoming Honolulu rapper Chris Chaney wins hearts with his soulful rap compositions

Honolulu’s next rapper Chris Chaney portrays his incredible power of blending hip-hop and R&B with a series of hypnotic tracks that leave audiences spellbound. Infusing a new character in hip-hop with his compelling style and appealing vocal quality, an artist who appears to be way ahead of regular rap competitors …

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How the Emmy-nominated drama collection and docu collection shed light on what historical past books failed to note

The troubled moments of HBO’s postmodern superhero miniseries Watchmen had nothing to be terrifying: a panicked black couple and their youngest son roam the fiery streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, witnessing – and narrowly avoiding – mass killings as white supremacists smash a neighborhood thriving regularly known as the …

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Serj Tankian launches ‘Cool Gardens Poetry Suite’, a collection of cinematic compositions with poetry

Serj tankian has published “Cool Gardens Poetry Suite”, a rich collection of four elegant cinematographic works superimposed on an intimate recital of poetry performed by Tankien. The Suite is available now on all major streaming platforms. The verses, which are taken from his first collection of poems of the same …

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Music: Bach’s compositions bring “comforting sound” to commercials, experts say

Works by Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach are used by advertisers to provide “a comforting sound” in television commercials, research shows. Musicologist Peter Kupfer of Southern Methodist University in Texas studied the context in which Bach was used in 19 commercials aired in the United States from 2009 to 2019. …

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Long Forgotten Pioneering Black Singer’s Songs Might Finally Have an Audience – Texas Monthly

Texans You Should Know is a series highlighting overlooked characters and events in Texas history. On May 11, 1941, the NBC radio network broadcast a concert from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home in Hyde Park, New York. With the president’s family in attendance, a baritone soloist and choir performed a new …

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Long-forgotten pioneering black singer’s compositions may finally have an audience – Texas Monthly

Texans You Should Know is a series highlighting overlooked characters and events from Texas history. On May 11, 1941, the NBC radio network broadcast a concert from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s home in Hyde Park, New York. In the presence of the President’s family, a solo baritone and an accompanying choir …

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Faculty and Staff Honors: Holocaust Remembrance, New Compositions, Top Local Album in 2020

Arts and entertainment | Politics and government | UW and the community | UW Notepad February 9, 2021 Recent honors and accomplishments from the University of Washington faculty include a keynote address at a national Holocaust remembrance event, an album of new compositions, and a musical nod from the Seattle …

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MLC wants you to sign up, save your lineups, verify your data – Billboard

When the music industry comes together powerful things can happen. We proved it in 2018, when a broad coalition of businesses and organizations joined forces to pass the first major copyright bill since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in 1998. The first time I heard about the possibility of this …

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The compositions show the multi-talented Jules Bledsoe more than ‘Ol’ Man River’ | Local News

Horace Maxile, an associate professor of music theory at Baylor University, finds the largely unknown compositions of star baritone Jules Bledsoe rich ground for study. For a video, including part of a composition by Bledsoe, go to wacotrib.com. …

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Researchers unveil AI that translates proteins into musical compositions

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) -activated system to translate protein structures into music and reconvert them to create new proteins never before seen in nature. The method developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States provides a systematic way to translate the …

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New album celebrates the musical compositions of movie star Charlie Chaplin, born 130 years ago today

Today 130e iconic movie star Charlie Chaplin’s birthday is celebrated with a new album, “Chaplin’s smile” a collection of his music specially arranged for violin and piano. The album features violinist Philippe Quint, who is joined on two tracks by his friend and collaborator, violinist Joshua Bell. Violinist Philippe Quint …

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Carl Maria von Weber’s German romantic opera Der Freischutz (The Marksman) returns to Melbourne

Chundy says, “We took inspiration from films such as Nosferatu and Metropolis, and painters such as van Gogh and Munch, who have given us creative ways to portray horror – the oozes and drips of paint, heavy lighting and shadow, color and gray. “ The magical scenes are in garish …

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My father’s geology lessons on the road now inspire my musical compositions

(The following was submitted by listener Ben Leeds Carson, composer and professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Receive the Geo Quiz by SMS to your phone and find out how you can submit your own quiz by sending “Geo Quiz “at 69866) As I was listening to The …

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Beloved “Boheme”: Puccini’s Romantic Opera has something for everyone

Brent Wojahn, OregonianSoprano Alyson Cambridge lights up the second act of “La Bohème” as the tumultuous Musetta. that of Puccini perhaps the most beloved work of all opera. Its romantic story of starving artists and Parisian courtesans falling in love and facing poverty makes audiences’ hearts beat faster. His great …

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