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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Should You Try a Vegan Diet?

Should You Try a Vegan Diet?
How did a “meat-and-potatoes, backwoods boy from Minnesota” like Scott Jurek become a vegan, ultra-marathon endurance runner? Simple: He realized that his multiple-times-a-week fast-food habit wasn’t helping his career, and worse, might have been killing …
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What Is Vegan Food?
To some folks, vegan food is a mystery. But it really isn’t! vegan food is everything that you have always eaten. Vegan food has always been your food, minus the animals. Fruit, vegetables, grains, rice, pasta, potatoes, nuts, beans, a lot of dark …
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Former West Pittston residents Sandra Sellani and Susan Sellani-Hosage publish vegan cookbook
“I was a vegan later in life,” said Sandra … I’m working on it and I’m working on more plant-based foods into my diet.” The book came out April 4 and was published through Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. It’s already earned two awards …
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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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The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race

The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race
Aidan Coleman rode Native River to glory at Newbury races in February, 2017. Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images The Cheltenham Festival reportedly attracts 150 million of betting money every season, but where should you place your wager? The Gold Cup on …
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Post Time: Racing across the globe this weekend
This weekend’s thoroughbred racing calendar includes the richest night in racing in Dubai and three key prep races on the road to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. At Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates races with purses totaling $ 27 …
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Street-Sense left, and Great-Hunter Dubai Picture
Street Sense and Great Hunter, who traded Grade 1 wins as two-year-olds last fall, will cross paths again on Saturday in a final stop leading into the spring classics in the $ 750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland Race Course. Great Hunter won …
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How much video game time should kids get?

How much video game time should kids get?
Kids who play video games much more than an hour a day may experience behavior problems, a Spanish study suggests. Children who limit gaming time to an hour or two a week, however, may experience cognitive benefits such as faster responses to visual cues.
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Reggie Miller blames millennials for lack of defense in All-Star Game
But, he says, part of the reason they aren’t is due to the fact the NBA is made up of a newer generation of players, or the “video game generation.” “That’s what we saw last night was a video game,” Miller said. “It’s all scoring and there’s no defense.
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10 most controversial violent video games
“I think of it as a teenage shooter game that tries to get attention by being gross, obscene and sexually charged,” CNN.com video-game contributor Larry Frum wrote when it was released. “It is funny at first, but after a while, it becomes tired.”
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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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Should Surfing Be In The Olympics?

Adriano-de-Souza-joli-QAB7481.jpgShould Surfing Be In The Olympics?
Last week, Fernando Aguerre, President of the International Surfing Association, submitted a formal bid to the International Olympic Committee, trying (not for the first time) to get the sport of surfing recognized as a sanctioned event at the 2020 Tokyo …
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Drone Surfing Hawaii
This cool video comes our way via Vimeo. “The team decided to give drone surfing a try and it worked out better then we thought! This is the kinda stuff you think of when you’re a kid, something not possible. We towed David Sterman into some waves …
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Fascol Launches Surfing Scooter in New York & Los Angeles
Pomona, CA — (SBWIRE) — 12/14/2016 — Fascol has launched a new surfing scooter in pink for the little adventurer. The sturdy looking kick scooter is not only tough but is a good pick for children who like adaptable gears. The unique C-shape bumper …
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Why You Should Serve White Wine With Your Cheese Plate

cusineWhy You Should Serve White Wine With Your Cheese Plate
If you’re not sure what type of wine you should serve alongside that fantastic looking cheese plate from your local deli, reach for your favorite bottle of white. Here’s why. While researching flavor combinations and tasting experiences at the Centre …
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Agricola Gian Piero Marrone
After tasting wines at the local enoteca regionale of Barolo, we headed to the charming “cellars” of Agricola Gian Piero Marrone in La Morra. We were to have a “light lunch” along with tasting another5-6 local wines, this time from a much for …
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Light up the Vines in Summerland expands
Visitors will enjoy wine tastings, sparkling lights, refreshments and music while stocking up on some of the region’s best wines and ciders for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. While touring collect stamps from five wineries to complete a Light up …
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Should rugby follow NRL into television bunker?

sportShould rugby follow NRL into television bunker?
Rugby has borrowed many things from its 13-man spin-off over the years and it seems rugby league’s latest development, the video-replay bunker, has also worked its way onto the World Rugby radar. While technology and the use of the Television Match …
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Football and rugby hit by ticket fraud
The figures, from the City of London Police National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and awareness group Get Safe Online, suggest that fans of the Rugby Union World Cup and Premier League football were targeted in more than a quarter of ticket scam cases.
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Video: Rugby player given a red card and a one-week ban after throwing a
ACT Brumbies’ Josh Mann-Rea saw red lat the weekend for landing a number of punches on an opponent during the Super Rugby clash with the Cape Town Stormers. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. The 35-year-old caught …
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