Saxophone quartet shares wisdom with WSU students

Saxophone quartet shares wisdom with WSU students
FAIRBORN — It was a little like the Houston Astros giving tips on hitting and fielding to college players. In this case, it was acclaimed saxophone professionals sharing skills and insights with Wright State University music students. Project Fusion, a …
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First details announced for return of Ipswich Jazz Festival in 2018
Following the success of the 2017 festival, which returned after a one-year hiatus with more than 1,000 visitors, work has already been underway on next year’s event set for June 22-24. The not-for-profit weekend features live concerts from renowned jazz …
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Scores Of Birthdays – Many Playing with John Scofield + A Final Feature Look @ The Kenton Singers
Night Train marks the birthdays of pianist Jacky Terrasson, trumpeter Randy Brecker, composer and bandleader Maria Schneider and for Jimi Hendrix’ birthday a cover of one of his songs from the Hudson lineup with John Scofield. Also new music from Pat …
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Stars and students gather in Norfolk for Virginia Theatre Association’s annual conference

Stars and students gather in Norfolk for Virginia Theatre Association’s annual conference
Where do you think one of the largest theater conferences in the country takes place? New York? Los Angeles? The answer: Norfolk. The annual Virginia Theatre Association conference is expected to draw more than 2,500 people this week. Amateurs and …

Comedian Lewis Black brings his rants to Hershey Theatre Saturday
It should come as no surprise that Lewis Black’s latest tour, which is coming to Hershey Theatre Saturday night, is titled “Rant, White & Blue.” The guy has turned ranting into an art form. And you know Black’s got plenty to rant about these days.
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The Rochester Civic Theatre: as haunted as they come
Hammering resounds through the Rochester Civic Theatre late at night. A pause to assess. “That don’t hang straight,” someone says, and the work continues. If one looks behind the curtains for the workers, they’ll see an empty backstage, not a soul …
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Grammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students

musicGrammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students
The orchestra hall at Lubbock High School was filled with the distinguishable sound of mariachi music Wednesday, Feb. 5, as students showed off their best skills to guest instructor Jesus “Chuy” Guzman with a rendition of “Los Laureles.” Guzman …
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor Returns To The Spotlight
The 37-year-old singer chose Puerto Vallarta to frame her 2017 return due to the regions luscious landscapes, unique culture, vibrant colours, Mariachi musical beats and friendly locals. It is perhaps why all of the production talent involved throughout …
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A Night of Mariachi Music
Mariachi Fresno State will have an hour long performance tonight at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The band will showcase a romantically themed concert billed “Noche de Amor,” or “Night of Love,” for Valentine’s Day. Tickets are $ 15 …
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Niagara Culinary Institute continues growth with new program for NFHS students

cusineNiagara Culinary Institute continues growth with new program for NFHS students
CULINARY ARTS — Featuring topics such as nutrition, American and international cuisine, wines and sauces. • DISTILLERY OPERATIONS — Students will be work at local distilleries learning to select quality ingredients, fermentation procedures …
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Take a Culinary Tour of Latin America Through Miami’s ‘Wall Street’
Here, Mexican art deco details beautifully set off the folk art that surrounds … so he knows something about transmitting Acurio’s culinary perspective while creating a distinctly local experience. This is the first U.S. outpost of the famed Uruguayan …
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BPCC Culinary Arts Buffet Oct. 4 menu
Bossier Parish Community College Culinary Arts Program will offer buffets from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through Nov. 15 and on Thursday, Dec. 1 (Christmas buffet) in the Emmett E. Cope Student Services Center (Building F), 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City.
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Students compete in video game developing contest known as ‘game jam’

trendStudents compete in video game developing contest known as ‘game jam’
This year marked the second time Texas A&M’s Department of Visualization hosted what’s known as a “game jam,” where teams of college students interested in gaming and computer science race to develop a unique video game from the ground up before …
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ESports promoter ESL becomes world’s biggest videogame events company
This week, the nation’s largest video game company, Activision Blizzard Inc., announced the hiring of former ESPN and NFL Network Chief Executive Steve Bornstein to oversee new eSports initiatives. ESPN broadcast college games earlier this year.
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Anita Sarkeesian just created a cool new genre of video game review
Unless I’m specifically analyzing some aspect of them, I play blockbuster games for fun, and the biggest unnecessary barrier to that fun is boring racial and gender stereotypes. Obviously, these details appear in videos and essays all the time, but …
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