Mill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets

musicMill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets
What happens when a community orchestra teams up with a community chorus? The answer: three concerts by Mill Valley Philharmonic and Throckmorton Chorus. For the Mill Valley Philharmonic’s 17th concert season “Serenade and Salute,” which runs Friday …
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Hope Jazz Studies Program to Present Three Concerts across Nov. 14-17
The Hope College jazz studies area will present three concerts across Monday-Thursday, Nov. 14-17. Jazz chamber ensembles will perform on Monday, Nov. 14; there will be a vocal jazz concert on Wednesday, Nov. 16; and the Jazz Arts Collective, OGD Trio and …
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Rahat to hold 48 concerts in memory of legendary uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The concert series will kick off in Faisalabad, the birthplace of both Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan LAHORE: Renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan says he will hold a series of concerts in 48 cities across the globe to pay a tribute to his mentor Nusrat Fateh Ali …
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‘Octave’: Cosmopolitan Romanian Film Poised for Awards Consideration

trend‘Octave’: Cosmopolitan Romanian Film Poised for Awards Consideration
One independent film aims to show a new side of the Romanian film industry thanks to a cosmopolitan team of European talent both in front of and behind the camera. The project in question is a drama, years in the making, that centers on an aging man as …
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Prison Diaries Is Honored by the Webby Awards — But Who Won?
At the beginning of the month, Prison Diaries, the first newspaper column written by an inmate that morphed into a blog, was honored by the 20th Annual Webby Awards in the Weird Category. The Weird Category focuses on websites that “reflect a fresh …
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Bradford housing association scoops major prize at national awards evening
A BRADFORD housing association is celebrating after scooping a major prize at a national awards evening. Horton Housing was named Outstanding Landlord of the Year at the 2016 UK Housing Awards at a ceremony held in London. The awards were held …
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Artist Feature: New spin on film photography

trendArtist Feature: New spin on film photography
Jack Harper: I really just do photography, for the most part. And before I actually decided to go to UC, I was debating whether or not to go to film school. I always just really liked the idea of photography, especially because it is hard to manipulate …
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McPherson College photography students featured in exhibit
McPHERSON — Eight student photographers from McPherson College will be featured in a new exhibition at a McPherson coffee house. Many pieces have been included in major regional exhibitions, including the 5 State Photography …
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Cook County commissioners vote down 000 photography contract for embattled
Cook County commissioners on Wednesday voted down spending an additional $ 37,000 on a photographer for Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, the latest sign that the embattled veteran politician is not on the best of terms with her colleagues. Brown has …
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Test your stage IQ: Which musicals started in film?

musicTest your stage IQ: Which musicals started in film?
As Broadway and movie musicals become more interchangeable, it can be difficult to remember the origin of even the most popular productions: Did they start onstage or on-screen? Test your memory here in a quiz that dodges the entire cottage industry of …
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A pair of Big Apple musicals to catch
A visit to New York City last week found a pair of musical gems that may have missed your attention. If you’re unable to get tickets for this year’s well-deserved Tony Award winner, “Fun Home”, might I suggest two more modest offerings? “Fun Home” is a …
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Quiz: Where did these musicals get their start?
The musical version of “Once,” the tale of a Dublin street musician whose encounter with a young woman changes his life, has earned praise from critics and audiences alike: The show won eight Tonys, including best musical, in its initial 2012 Broadway …
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2015 Sundance Film Festival dining

cusine2015 Sundance Film Festival dining
So you are here for the great indie films but no one should watch anything on an empty stomach. And while the popcorn looks tempting (not), how about enjoying a real meal from one of Utah’s dining establishments instead. Here’s a handy list of some …
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The hot trend among Indy restaurants is no big thing
In New York, according to the website gayot.com, five of the year’s most fashionable new restaurants had ampersands in their names: Beauty & Essex, Humboldt & Jackson, Salt & Charcoal, Crimson & Rye and Cow & Clover. In Chicago, home of Dusek’s … But …
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Vegetables, fruits also a food safety threat
BEIRUT: While page after page of restaurants were implicated for contaminated meat and dairy products, agriculture experts say the public should think twice before seeking refuge in a vegetarian diet. Scientists and researchers say that fruits and …
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Whiplash: the film that puts the drummer in the limelight, at last

musicWhiplash: the film that puts the drummer in the limelight, at last
After years of being the butt of musicians’ jokes (Q: How do you know a drummer’s at the door? A: The knocking speeds up/He doesn’t know when to come in), at last the figure in the shadows to occupy front and centre of the cultural stage, courtesy of …
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Mystic Rhythms: Rush’s Neil Peart On The First Rock Drummer
All this week, Morning Edition is talking about drums and drummers. For the second installment in “Beat Week,” Steve Inskeep spoke with Neil Peart about his early fascination with Gene Krupa and the demanding requirements of his playing.
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VAN HALEN Settles Lawsuit With Drummer’s Ex-Wife Over Use Of Last Name
According to The Hollywood Reporter, VAN HALEN and its holding company, ELVH, Inc., have settled their lawsuit against Kelly Van Halen, the ex-wife of drummer Alex Van Halen (pictured), claiming that she has infringed on the band’s trademark by using …
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