Taking the stage at the Columbia

Taking the stage at the Columbia
The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts hosted two operas, both written by American composer Dan Shore. The tragedy “Works of Mercy” kicked off the show on Feb. 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. followed by the comedy “The Beautiful Bridegroom.” Staff …
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Get out and do something | Feb. 16-18
CCM Philharmonia: Fun and Games: “CCM’s Sesquicentennial Celebration welcomes back CCM alumna and former faculty member Annunziata Tomaro (DMA Orchestral Conducting, 2014) for a can’t-miss concert!” reads the event description on CCM’s website.
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Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra Concert Honoring Leonard Bernstein
The highly acclaimed Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra will be honoring Leonard Bernstein on his 100 year birthday performing selection from “West Side Story.” Bernstein, a musical renaissance man, died Oct. 14, 1990, at age 72. He was a composer of …
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Video Footage Of DELAIN Bassist’s Testicle-Rupturing Stage Mishap

Video Footage Of DELAIN Bassist’s Testicle-Rupturing Stage Mishap
Bassist Otto Schimmelpenninck of Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN is recovering after undergoing surgery for a ruptured testicle, suffered during the band’s November 26 performance in Birmingham, England. Schimmelpenninck writes on Facebook: “After what …
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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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8 Great iOS Apps For Guitarists & Bassists
iOS is the musician’s mobile platform of choice, thanks to the low-latency rock-solid foundations laid by Apple and an incredible number of apps and accessories. If you’re looking for iPhone and iPad apps to enhance the time you spend with your four …
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‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Syracuse Stage celebrates the great jazz pianists

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ at Syracuse Stage celebrates the great jazz pianists
The music conjures images of late night rent parties in Harlem and impromptu “cutting” competitions featuring the finest Jazz pianists of the day: the great James P. Johnson, the incomparable Willie “The Lion” Smith, and the teenage prodigy Thomas Wright …
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Puget Sound Piano Trio next in UPS Concert Series
She has performed on radio in New York City, Moscow, and Croatia, and she appeared in the television program In Praise of Women Pianists. Stambuk has been featured in recital at Merkin Concert Hall, in New York City; Academy of Music, in Philadelphia …
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53 young pianists to compete in Bachauer piano competitions
SALT LAKE CITY  When it came time to select the 53 young pianists from around the world who will compete for the title of Gina Bachauer Gold Medalist in two competitions this month, said Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation public relations …
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Andersen, Hill sharing stage

Andersen, Hill sharing stage
Since the release of Weightless in early 2014, Andersen has received a Juno nomination for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year, a CIMA Road Gold award, and was once again named Male Vocalist of the Year at the most recent Maple Blues Awards. His ninth …
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Martin Nievera, Lani Misalucha promise soundtrack for lovers with Valentine show
Individually, the singers dubbed as the Concert King and Asia’s Nightingale … Martin was honored during the recent PMPC Star Awards for Music with the Male Concert Performer of the Year award for the concert “Royals” which he headlined with Regine …
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East Texas Male Quartet
Male quartet singing 26 years has opening for a tenor vocalist. Must know harmony and parts. “NON PAID”. But expenses are covered. Must be sold out to sing anywhere in Northeast side of state on weekends up to twice a month. No vices please.
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The Hellhole Gravel Grind Stage Race Report and Results

sportThe Hellhole Gravel Grind Stage Race Report and Results
The roads of Francis Marion are littered with car sized, bike swallowing potholes, megafauna such as bear, snakes, boar (and chupacabra…), and trail sections along the Palmetto Trail that are difficulty rated, in Roubaix-like fashion, by the race …
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LOMBARDIA ’15: Roadside With Pez!
lombardia15-01pez My second time back in two years – Il Lombardia was better than ever, with great racing, epic weather, and a course around Lake Como worthy of this Monument – my day chasing the race was a fitting end to the 2015 race season.
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Velo magazine — October 2015
While the contingent of American racers has never been stronger, the domestic race scene is a discombobulated mix of races in USA Cycling’s sprawling Pro CX calendar. Spencer Powlison considers what should be done to improve the circuit for fans and …
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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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NBA PM: Rivers Steps Up on Biggest Stage

sportNBA PM: Rivers Steps Up on Biggest Stage
He hasn’t been perfect, losing a crucial turnover at the end of Game 2 and taking some questionable shots at times, but he is playing the best basketball of his NBA career and providing the Clippers with some much needed bench scoring to complement …
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WATCH: LeBron James beats the Bulls with last-second shot in Game 4
Zach Harper talks LeBron and Cavs. CBSSports.com NBA columnist Zach Harper joins Doug Gottlieb to discuss the Cavs vs Bulls Eastern Conference Semifinals and if David Blatt will keep his job if the Cavs don’t make it to the championship.
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NBA’s All-Time Best Playoff Buzzer Beaters
With Olajuwon out (he’d been ejected with five minutes left in the game), the Rockets decided to whip the inbounds pass into Ralph Sampson, who barely even looked at the basket as he fired up a prayer over Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Just for the sake of …
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