Why High School Musicals Should Be As Respected As Sports Programs Are

Why High School Musicals Should Be As Respected As Sports Programs Are
When I was in middle school and high school, I felt like I lived for the musicals that my school orchestrated. For those of you who don t know, a musical is an onstage performance wherein actors take on roles that involve singing, and often dancing, to …
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Where are all the Australian musicals?
The Book of Mormon musical has taken the world by storm, and the Australian production was this week nominated for a Helpmann Award. Other nominees include Aladdin and My Fair Lady – all internationally acclaimed shows. Overseas musicals dominated the …
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Do Revivals Inhibit New Broadway Musicals?
Data doesn’t lie, they say, which is why I decided to take a data-based look at Broadway musicals. In the first part of my inquiry, I was trying to see whether musicals based on movies and “jukebox” musicals using scores created for other media were …
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What Is Mediterranean Diet?

What Is Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean diet is a modern nutritional diet inspired by the traditional diet plan prominent in Greece and southern Italy in the 1960s. This is also one of the most popular diets in the world. As a matter of fact, in late 2010, UNESCO actually …
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Mediterranean Diet May Have Lasting Effects on Brain Health
Summary: A new study reports older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume during a 3 year period than those who didn’t. Source: AAN. A new study shows that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain …
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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer with Poorer Prognosis
Following a Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of a less common type of postmenopausal breast cancer that is difficult to treat, compared to those who least follow this diet, suggests a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.
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Latest Soccer News

PFL Roundup: JPV stuns Global, seizes top spot; Davao, Ilocos battle to draw
JPV Marikina players celebrate after scoring a goal against Global Cebu FC. (Photo courtesy of the Philippines Football League on Facebook) Japanese midfielder Takashi Odawara struck twice as JPV Marikina edged Global Cebu, 2-1, last Sunday night to seize …
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Man Utd to drop Perisic for Bernardeschi bid
Manchester United could turn to Fiorentina talent Federico Bernardeschi if Inter don’t lower the €55m Ivan Perisic asking price. Jose Mourinho is believed to be a huge admirer of the Croatia worldwide, considering sanctioning a huge move for his …
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How Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology could swing the ruling in sports
One of the key elements in any sporting event is refereeing because it greatly determines the outcome of the game, the transparent activity, and the eventual result. But on numerous occasions, there are unfair decisions made on ground; either as a result …
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Latest Photography News

Wedding Photography Checklist
Hiring a professional wedding photographer will assure that you’ll get polished photographs with a particular detail and styling perfect for your big day. There are certain questions you’ll want to ask a wedding photographer before hiring them.
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Learn Photography Online for Free from Harvard University
Available as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by ALISON, Harvard University’s Digital Photography Course will teach you the fundamentals of photography, ranging from topics like composition, lighting, and even the software tools that can help …
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How to Teach Kids Photography
You all know that I LOVE taking pictures – and I love sharing that love with others. I was recently asked if I would teach a kids’ photography class, and I thought it was a great idea! It was seriously SO FUN, my favorite kids’ “craft” class I …
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2014 Is Totally the Year of Drummers

2014 Is Totally the Year of Drummers
I have always had a soft spot for drummers. When I go to see bands play live, the person I stare at the most is the one sitting in the back, keeping time. When I meet bands, I typically wind up talking most to the individual holding the sticks. When I …
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Robotic Third Arm Turns Drummers Into Beat Machines
The cymbalism of a three-armed drummer is obvious. Much of the focus on prosthetic limbs is about restoring ability, healing that which is broken or at least returning an injured limb to a semi-functional state. But the same technology that replaces a …
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Indian Street Drummers: Indian Percussion by EarthMoments
EarthMoments has launched Indian Street Drummers, a sample pack featuring ecstatic South Indian ceremonial drumming, raw and primal beats from the gullies of South India – a wildly unconventional bundle now made accessible to producers worldwide.
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Tex Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole

Tex Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole
Here’s a recipe I used to make for my husband all the time when we first got married: Tex Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole This recipe has been tucked away in my files for such a long time. I don’t think I’ve made it since about 2001! We …
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Austin Apartments for Rent
Regardless of their atypical culture, Texas pride run deep in Austinites, and many of the city’s hip young entrepreneurs are more than happy to deal in classic regional products like Tex-Mex food, cowboy boots, and country music. Austin, TX has a …
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Try This Tex Mex Casserole That’s Easy & Delicious
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for details. Tex Mex Casserole : Looking for easy casseroles? This Tex Mex Casserole recipe is a super easy meal that’s layered with flavor and all things delicious. Even better …
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What is NASCAR?

What is NASCAR?
NASCAR Racing is one of the most popular sports in America today. This fast-growing sport reaches thousands of new fans every week. For those of you new to the sport here is a quick introduction. A modern NASCAR Sprint Cup race car has only a passing …
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NASCAR Racing 2003 Season demo available
If you’re anxious to put the pedal to the metal in a Mac auto racing simulator, you can try your hand at a demo version of NASCAR Racing 2003 Season. Mac game publisher Aspyr Media has just posted a demo of the new game for your enjoyment. NASCAR Racing …
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Stage racing injects intensity into NASCAR’s 2017 season
Before the 2017 season began, NASCAR announced wholesale changes to its points structure for the three national touring series, including the Monster Energy Cup Series. Each race now is broken into three stages with points awarded toward driver standings …
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VC Fund Economics

VC Fund Economics
Charlie O’Donnell, who was our first analyst at USV and who now runs his own VC fund, wrote a post yesterday outlining the economics of running a venture capital fund. Charlie’s fund, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, operates on the 2.5/20 model. That is 2.5% …
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Why should I study economics? A guide for community college students
This website is for community college students considering a major in economics. It provides information on: how best to major in economics at your community college what you can do with a major in economics For additional information consult the American …
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Full Disclosure in Economics— the Role of the Economic Associations
Last Thursday the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association (AEA) ratified a proposal of AEA President Robert Hall to establish a committee “to consider the Association’s existing disclosure and other ethical standards and potential …
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UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists March 26th

UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists March 26th
The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Music will once again hold “UT Tyler Saxophone Day,” Dr. Michael Thrasher, School of Performing Arts director, announced. The public event is 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, March 26 in the UT Tyler Center …
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Sun Ra’s 100th Birthday to Be Celebrated By 100 Sax Players
WASHINGTON PARK — Organizers are hoping for 100 saxophonists to gather in Washington Park on Thursday to celebrate what would have been jazz composer Sun Ra’s 100th birthday. “This is a historic opportunity to share our collective energy in honor of …
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Saxophone Summit brings together six stellar saxophonists
The Yale School of Music will present a Saxophone Summit featuring six great performers on the entire family of instruments, from the soprano sax to the rare contrabass. The stellar lineup includes Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Antonio Hart, Todd Bashore, Frank …
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Beer Drinkers Ranked These Craft Beers As The Best Of The Class

Beer Drinkers Ranked These Craft Beers As The Best Of The Class
Craft beer is an acquire taste. The bitterness of an over-hopped IPA or the coffee and vanilla hints of a brash porter don’t lend themselves to guzzling, like shot-gun-able cans of Natty Ice or Beast. They’re for savoring, pairing with food, and, yes …
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Top 10 Affordable Craft Beers
Let’s suppose, for a moment, that you’re the kind of lady or gentleman who likes an ice cold beer before a football game. The only problem is, if you’re anything like me, you’ve discovered that drinking beer can be a horribly expensive habit …
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The biggest new trends in craft beer
The IPA’s reign as the king of the Great American Beer Festival – and craft beer in general – is in no danger … Scott Whitley, president and CEO of MillerCoors’ Tenth and Blake division, told Fortune he planned to give sours a closer look this year …
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