Country music at The Big E

musicCountry music at The Big E
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Continuing our coverage of the Big E Centennial Celebration, The Big E and country music have always gone hand and hand. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, you’ll find some of the biggest acts in country music …
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Forever Country Music Video Features 30 Top Country Music Artists
The Forever Country Music video celebrates 50 years of the CMA Awards and features 30 of the Top Country Music artists. This year will be the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards event that honors top Country Music artists each year.
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Country Music Promotes American Values
Country music, a genre whose roots grew from traditional American values, is popularizing patriotism more than ever as its artists gain momentum, according to a story in the August issue of Townhall Magazine. Rob Weiner, a pop-culture historian at Texas …
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Some big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause

cusineSome big-name SC chefs, all military veterans, will cook a meal for a cause
Brandon Velie is the chef and owner of Juniper restaurant in Ridge Spring. He is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served four years as a cook after entering the military at age 18. Velie will partner with other military veteran chefs – some with …
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Nonprofit that helps aspiring chefs fund school partners with Norfolk restaurant for event
At a fundraiser called Elementum, Norfolk restaurant Toast will showcase fine arts and fine cuisine. Via the Crop Foundation, the event will benefit the peers of the people who created the menu for it: high school students. “Half of them can cook better …
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Flour + Water, Hawker Fare Chefs Popping Up at Stones Throw and More A.M Intel
Chef Carlos Altamirano (Parada) is bringing two new Peruvian eateries to the East Bay, the first of which is the fast-casual Paradita, coming to the Emeryville Public Market. Expect organic salads, grilled anticuchos (meat skewers), traditional Peruvian …
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Roller Derby and Diversity

sportRoller Derby and Diversity
In 2007, I attended a roller derby bout in Atlanta, GA for the very first time. Outside of the pageantry of the many derby personas and fast hits, one thing stood out to me: there were only 2 black skaters on the track. At the time, there were five active …
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Roller Derby Chicago – The Local Leagues
If you trace history back to the late 1800’s, you may be surprised to find that there are roller derby Chicago origins. That is correct, roller derby was essentially formed in Chicago – although, it has evolved over the years. During the 1930s is when …
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Roller Derby
When you think of roller derby you might picture a fierce competition of players colliding at high speeds as they skate around a track, but it’s not just a sport of brute force and skill on wheels. Today the Hamilton Area Roller Derby put on a special …
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Latest Exploration News

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????The hunt for new stores of oil and gas has been dramatically curtailed amid a global crude slump, with exploration budgets at the largest oil companies expected to tumble 50 percent next year from their peak levels in 2013, according to a new analysis.
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Nevada Mining Exploration battered by withdrawals, sage grouse, bonding hikes
RENO, Nevada–A gathering storm of proposed federal land withdrawals including proposed sage grouse habitat, as well as stiffer mining bonding requirements under consideration by federal regulators is wreaking havoc on dwindling U.S. exploration programs.
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ES.240 Composing Your Life: Exploration of Self through Visual Arts and Writing
In this interdisciplinary seminar, we explore a variety of visual and written tools for self exploration and self expression. Through discussion, written assignments, and directed exercises, students practice utilizing a variety of media to explore and …
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Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert

Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert
Three visiting virtuoso guitarists will perform a free noon concert at the University of HawaiÊ»i Maui College on Friday, July 25, 2014. University administrators say the concert is planned to help shed a light on opportunities to study music at UHMC …
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Expo Notes: Fishman’s TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat
You can turn your favorite axe into a wireless midi controller with Fishman Tranducer’s TriplePlay Wireless Guitar controller. The company gave me a look at the $ 395 package at Macworld/iWorld this week. The TriplePlay controller comes with a hexaphonic …
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Guitarists promise talent and versatility in Civic Music Association concert
OTTUMWA — Frank and Vinny are guitarists. Very good guitarists. That’s why Ottumwa Civic Music Association is bringing them to St. John Auditorium Monday at 7:30 p.m. Ottumwa Civic Music is in its 87th year of bringing class acts to Ottumwa audiences …
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Survey: Consumers want more seafood in restaurants

Survey: Consumers want more seafood in restaurants
Many Americans would like to see more seafood on restaurant menus, and they’d rather it be wild than farm-raised, according to a study recently conducted on consumer attitudes toward fish and seafood by Datassential for the Alaska Seafood Marketing …
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Peruvian Seafood Stew with Cilantro Broth
Spicy, fragrant Cilantro Broth is the delicious base of this flavorful Peruvian Seafood Stew. Those of you who have been here a while will probably already guess how versatile this soup can be, even to the point of substituting the seafood itself.
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Korean Seafood Ramen Recipe & Video
Today I’m sharing super simple recipe that pretty much fool proof! It’s instant ramen noodles recipe! Don’t judge the recipe yet though! I had this memorable & delicious seafood ramen at Busan, South Korea while I was traveling the country.
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Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
“Most importantly we have got to know the ice – get used to it and know the rocks … due to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, where mixed doubles curling is making its debut on the programme, will be known after the conclusion …
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IBP Ice Center holds Curling Classic
The seventh-annual Sioux City Curling Classic took place this weekend at the IBP Ice Center. Twenty four teams hit the ice for the two-day tournament, which started Friday. The goal of curling is to slide stones down the ice, and, with the help of sweepers …
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Car curling tournament in Russia inspired by black ice accidents
A car curling tournament has been held in the Russian city Yekaterinburg. During the competition, four teams of 10 people each pushed small Russian-made Oka cars towards a target painted on an ice rink. Engines, gear boxes and other heavy parts of the …
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Latest Antiquing News

Antiquing a Mirror
A couple of years ago I did a post on How to Antique a Mirror. It’s a pretty bad post I’ll admit but it’s been super popular on Pinterest. I’ve been meaning to antique another mirror for the longest time and do an updated post and I finally had …
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Textured Pendant and Earrings Jewelry Set
A necklace and matching earrings are the perfect best friend jewelry set! Hand cut textured brass layered with an antiquing patina is the basis for the triangle necklace set. Rhinestones drops were added to both the necklace and earrings. The triangle …
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San Antonio restaurant of the year, top chef revealed at Tastemakers
Recently, we’ve introduced you to the top restaurant talent in San Antonio as part of our 2017 Tastemaker Awards. These outstanding nominees, selected by an expert panel of judges, represent the very best of San Antonio’s food scene. On Wednesday night …
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Latest Techno Pop News

More Fun To Compute: We Speak To Techno Luminaries Pan-Pot About Electronic Dance Music
Consisting of Tassilo Ippenberger and Thomas Benedix, Pan-Pot has been electronically getting people to dance for a decade now. Breaking out with their debut album Pan-O-Rama in 2007, the duo have been pushing the boundaries of techno and preaching the …
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Why Detroit Needs a Techno Club
Perhaps the last thing you think Detroit needs is a techno night club. But “techno tourism”—the ability to hop on a cheap flight to visit a storied nightclub and see a line-up of great DJs—is real, and it’s what German club entrepreneur Dimitri …
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Glastonbury 2016: The 1975 bring techno pop brilliance to the Other Stage
The 1975 took to the Other Stage at Glastonbury on Saturday night (June 25) and they didn’t disappoint – with a quirky, cool set perfectly encapsulating the band’s motif. Matty Healy led his band on stage, rocking a white suit and black platform combo that …
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Best of Houston: Tex-Mex restaurants

Best of Houston: Tex-Mex restaurants
Texas is known for its Tex-Mex food, and Houston is no exception. Houston-area residents have various opinions on which Tex-Mex restaurant is the best, but one thing’s for sure: There are more than enough options throughout the Houston area! We asked our …
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Tex-Mex Hash Breakfast Casserole
I’m super into enchilada sauce this week. I don’t really know why. Everything that’s coming to my brain includes enchilada sauce. I usually make my own enchilada sauce but thought I’d try out El Pato enchilada sauce this time. Holy crap, did you …
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5 Rules of Tex-Mex, According to The Homesick Texan
What’s not to love about Tex-Mex? The Lone Star State’s take on comfort food is saucy, cheesy, and all-around awesome — even if it is sometimes misunderstood. To help clear up what real Tex-Mex is and how to guarantee Tex-Mex success in your home kitchen …
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