Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking

Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking
Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking . . . if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business …
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4 ways technology will impact politics in 2012
Another presidential election year is a month away, and just as with every election cycle, technology will play a critical role in determining who the next President of the United States will be. Have your doubts? Just look at the last two elections.
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Financial Markets, Politics and the New Reality
Louis M. Bacon is the head of Moore Capital Management, one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. Last week, he announced that he was returning one quarter of his largest fund, about $ 2 billion, to his investors. The reason he gave …
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6 Saxophonists You Should Know About

Noname6 Saxophonists You Should Know About
In preparation for Supreme Sonacy (Vol. 1)’s August 7th release (our second album under the Revive/Blue Note Records imprint), we are showcasing six saxophonists who helped make our joint-compilation album possible. This is a continuation of our new …
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Trombonist, 2 saxophonists to enter jazz hall of fame
NEW YORK — Saxophonists Wayne Shorter and Ben Webster and trombonist J.J. Johnson have been chosen as the 2016 inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame. Shorter is equally renowned as one of the greatest living jazz improvisers …
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Michael Griffin headlines Wollongong Jazz Showcase on April 7
Michael is one of the country’s most exciting young saxophonists and it’ll be really exciting for the students to be able to see and hear someone so young play jazz at such a high level, Dunan said. That’s the beauty of these Jazz …
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Busting 10 Myths About Vegetarian Diets

Busting 10 Myths About Vegetarian Diets
When it comes to vegetarian eating, myths abound. And if you haven’t at least thought about slimming your steak habit in the last year, you are probably falling prey to them. Here, we uncover the truth about the top 10 veggie-eating myths. Meat doesn’t …
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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants In Chicago
Just because Chicago has a hackneyed, over-blown reputation as a city where everyone eats steaks and pork chops three meals a day doesn’t mean it’s true. In fact, there are a ton of great vegetarian restaurants in Chicago, and even meat-eaters could enjoy …
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Get The Facts About Vegetarian Diets
Is it true that switching to a vegetarian diet will automatically result in weight loss? Well, not necessarily. On the whole, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in calories and higher in fiber, making you feel full on fewer calories. They can definitely …
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6 Bassists You Should Know About

music6 Bassists You Should Know About
In an effort to raise awareness about up-and-coming musicians, we started an ongoing series showcasing six musicians. This month features 6 artists who are masters of the low end. While we’re almost certain that we might have missed your favorite …
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List of 10 richest bassists in music revealed
The wealthiest bassists in music in 2014 have been revealed, featuring the less surprising likes of Paul McCartney, Roger Waters and Sting – but there are a few surprises in there. After the 12 highest paid DJs were revealed by Forbes earlier this week …
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Dune In: Jazz music and talks are latest additions to the Magnetic Fields Festival in Rajasthan
I have curated a list of jazz musicians — vocalists, bassists, percussionists — that I think highly of and have worked with. There’s Manta Sidhu, Rahul Rai and Ruben Narain, among others,” says Gupta.
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Cy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World

musicCy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World
We mentioned Steve Reich a few weeks ago — now it’s Philip Glass’ turn. And you can celebrate his still-dexterous fingers as he joins four other pianists to play all 20 of Glass’ piano études. He’s working with a terrific team, including the …
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New music director named at Presbyterian Church
“My mother, grandmother and aunt sing in the choir. My uncle is a choir director. And my grandmother and cousin are exceptional pianists/organists. “My grandmother definitely was the one who inspired me most to ask to take piano lessons,” adding his …
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Philip Glass brings his monumental etudes to Stanford Live
Four pianists, in addition to Glass himself, will be performing the 20-piece work: Anton Batagov, Sarah Cahill, Aaron Diehl and Jenny Lin. The New York Times has called the 20 etudes some of Glass’ “best, most harmonically inventive music.”
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Ten facts you didn’t know about Woodstock on the anniversary of the iconic outdoor festival

musicTen facts you didn’t know about Woodstock on the anniversary of the iconic outdoor festival
Jimi Hendrix, one of the greatest guitarists to ever strap up, was the one to close out the music festival. Hendrix had to wait until 8:30 a.m. Monday morning to perform because of the rain delays. The crowd that was once over 400,000 was just 30,000 by …
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Guns N’ Roses tour dates of Australia in 2017 leak early
He prepares himself, ready to go.” Even Guns N’ Roses guitarists Slash and McKagan, 52, gave their seal of approval at the AC/DC show in London earlier this year, with Slash tweeting: “ACDC/Axl gig at Olympic Stadium was nothing short of awesome last night!
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LA’s Gun Outfit and Limerick’s Fonda play Dolan’s tonight
Start the weekend early … like right now!!! this Tuesday Aug 16 for some outstanding rock indie acts from US and closer to home at Dolan’s tonight FORMED in 2007 in Olympia, Washington guitarists/ vocalists Dylan Sharp and Caroline Keith plyed …
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Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride talks about plans for Newport Jazz Festival

musicGrammy-winning bassist Christian McBride talks about plans for Newport Jazz Festival
New Orleans, swing, bebop, fusion, avant-garde — there’s a place for it all. Although McBride, like Wein, is a jazz guy through-and-through, he said he remembers watching a memorable set by the rapper Mos Def performing with a New Orleans brass band at …
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Concert review: Journey and the Doobie Brothers are a San Francisco treat
Having faltered early on as a jazz-rock fusion band, Journey hit on a formula in the late ’70s of elegant power ballads that get people’s arms waving. Thirty years later, it’s still working like a charm. The band headlined the San Francisco Fest 2016 Tour …
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Electro-pop, romantic drama on tap
Admission is $ 3. For more details, visit www.crowdpleaser.com. •Jazz fusion will be the flavor at this week’s Greenville Heritage FCU Main Street Fridays. The Shaun Ritchie Group, whose leader hails from the Greenville Fine Arts Center’s jazz program …
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Opposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech

Thomas Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The event, formerly known as the The Cable Show, has been the reimagined for doing business in the digital economy by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Thomas WheelerOpposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech
Nearly 30 percent of Americans still don’t have broadband at home, which remains too expensive for many of the nation’s poorest families. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission has updated a Reagan-era subsidy originally intended to help the …
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Bowser aide calls furor over St. Elizabeths chief executive ‘DC politics
The city official behind the selection of the chief executive of St. Elizabeths Hospital, who abruptly resigned this week amid questions about his qualifications, defended the choice to the D.C. Council on Wednesday. At a budget hearing for her agency, …
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For the Record: A hodgepodge of politics
We’ve finally wrapped our heads around the (not particularly surprising) Wisconsin results. And we’re ready to move on. Next up to the plate? Well, technically the Wyoming Democratic caucus on Saturday, but eh, no one’s really talking about it all that …
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The scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough

cusineThe scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough
Here’s some scary news about seafood: Most of us are not eating nearly enough of it. A whopping 80 to 90 percent of Americans do not get the recommended minimum of 8 ounces weekly, according to a recent USDA analysis. That means the vast majority of …
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Bethel Lutheran Church celebrates Shrove Tuesday
Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, observed Shrove Tuesday in its fellowship hall with feasting on pancakes and New Orleans-inspired foods and wearing of beads and masks. The event is old home week for Pastor Richard Kidd and his wife, …
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New Orleans Ups Security for Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. This quaint community packs costume balls, Cajun cook-offs, crawfish boils, a gator race and …
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Five World-Class Artists Talk About Why Photography Is Their Passion

trendFive World-Class Artists Talk About Why Photography Is Their Passion
As a part of the promotion for Photo London 2016, the exhibition team has put together a video with five fine art photographers who are interviewed about their love of photography. This short shows off some of their captivating work and really brings …
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Urbex Photography Taken to the Next Level: On Top of Christ the Redeemer
When looking at urbex photographer’s work, one can only wonder how they get in some places. Often these photographers will go to crazy locations just to get a single picture. Sometimes risking their life – or so it seems like – to get that adrenaline …
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Feature | Faces Of Photography: Walking The Line Between Art & Artifact
With the advent of digital photography, the act of constructing and recording life has become a language all its own as it can be created without cost in the hands of anyone who has a phone. Its very ubiquity demands a new level of discourse as our …
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