Get your antiques appraised this weekend at Fayetteville Arts Council fund-raiser

trendGet your antiques appraised this weekend at Fayetteville Arts Council fund-raiser
Items can be evaluated by a professional antiques appraiser or dealer, an announcement from the Arts Council says. The professionals will say what they think would be the fair market value of the items, but won’t make written appraisals for insurance …
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Photos: 2015 Brimfield Antique Show, September edition
BRIMFIELD — For more than 50 years, the Brimfield Antique Show has attracted antiques dealers, collectors and visitors from across the United States and abroad. The annual event appears three times a year — in May, July and September — with the help …
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Antiques market: Take the train to luxurious Atlantic City
Back in the 1930s, the long lines of cars headed to the beach traveled on rails instead of six-lane highways. This original Pennsylvania Railroad poster by Edward M. Eggleston promotes Atlantic City as “America’s Great Seashore Resort.” The veracity of …
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All that jazz in Scranton – jazz festival hits downtown venues this weekend

musicAll that jazz in Scranton – jazz festival hits downtown venues this weekend
One of those sure things is Grammy-nominated jazz fusion act Spyro Gyra. The group was part of the Scranton Jazz Festival lineup seven years ago, and Marcinko wanted to bring them back since they’re currently touring in celebration of their 40th …
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Burke bids farewell with final local show
Burke specializes in a unique blending of folk jazz fusion stylings, a richly textured musical tradition which traces its roots to the evolving American rock scene of the 1950s and ’60s, incorporating her unique lyrics from her own life experiences and …
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Dyn-o-mite! Comedian Jimmie ‘JJ’ Walker enters world of jazz
“People call it jazz, but I like to call it fusion, and the night will be a lot of great fusion.” After Walker’s routine, Foti and McChesney will return to the stage to wrap up the night with a second performance. The duo performed at the Newport Beach …
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Weekend APB results from junior welterweight & light heavyweight divisions

sportWeekend APB results from junior welterweight & light heavyweight divisions
Two outstanding Light Welterweight (64 kg) matches in AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Cycle I Round 1 delighted the watching crowd on Saturday night at Palazzetto dello Sport, Manerba del Garda Italy. In the main event of the evening, number one ranked Artem …
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Super featherweight Andy Vences improves to 12-0
Vences has committed himself fully to the sport of boxing as he travels two hours every day to Los Gallos Boxing Academy headed by Gabe Flores Sr. , a move that Vences says changed his life. Vences will most likely return to action on August 1st in …
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Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas results: Bradley dominates despite funny finish
Timothy Bradley took on the previously unbeaten Jessie Vargas on Saturday night from the StubHub Center in Carson California, televised live on HBO Boxing. Bradley took home a well-earned unanimous decision victory, despite a funny finish which lefty …
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UPI horse racing weekend preview

sportUPI horse racing weekend preview
Read all about the results in the Dubai section of Sunday’ UPI Horse Racing Roundup, authored by Richard Gross from trackside. Also worthy of note, the Emirates Racing Authority announced Terry Bailey, Racing Victoria’s Chairman of Stewards, will join …
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Horse racing in Georgia? All bets are off
Brandon Beach, takes a different tack than previous attempts to allow betting on horse racing. This measure’s backers say they’ve sworn off casino gambling, used by some racetracks in other states to drum up business, and would instead embrace Internet …
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Stewart Has High Hopes for Lemon Drop Title
In his aforestated first outing, the Kentucky-bred made an excellent appearance in the paddock alongside two ‘buzz’ horses, Stonestreet Farm’s Bret Calhoun-trained 8-5 race time favorite Harvey and Stewart Madison and Steve Landry’s Al Stall, Jr …
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Talented young pianists prepare for Mozart concert in Gateshead this weekend

musicTalented young pianists prepare for Mozart concert in Gateshead this weekend
Young musical talents are taking note of one of the world’s greatest composers as they run through final rehearsals for a Mozart concert this weekend. The 11 to 17-year-old pianists from across the region have been practising for weeks for Saturday …
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Pianists Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock to Reunite at Chan Centre, 3/15
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music’s most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, …
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Listen to the sound of old meeting new, with pianists Emanuel Ax and Jan Lisiecki
Age difference aside, the international piano superstar Emanuel Ax and Calgary-born teen sensation Jan Lisiecki have a lot in common. They’ve both played Carnegie Hall, collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and toured the world to showcase their mastery of the …
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Reggae weekend jammin’ 34 years

musicReggae weekend jammin’ 34 years
Saturday festivalgoers will enjoy the strong, positive feminist voice of Sister Carol, and Sunday’s lineup includes international reggae festival regulars from Sonoma County, Groundation. Proceeds help the center provide numerous free events throughout …
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Growing up in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in the mid-1990s, Scott Woodruff started to gravitate toward West Coast ska and reggae bands like Sublime and Slightly Stoopid. But when Woodruff decided to try his hand playing the music himself, he had a hard …
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Reggae on the up’
SINGER Tony Anthony has been a fixture on the Canadian reggae scene for over 20 years. He is an elder statesman in a market that lacks sustained careers. The St Catherine-born Anthony has lived in Toronto since 1992. He has earned a Juno Award (the …
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BYU volleyball team wraps up big weekend with another win over No. 4 UCLA

sportBYU volleyball team wraps up big weekend with another win over No. 4 UCLA
PROVO — The men’s college volleyball season is in its early stages, but if BYU’s performance against No. 4-ranked UCLA this weekend is any indication, the No. 7-ranked Cougars should be competing at a high level yet again throughout 2015. The Cougars …
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No. 10 Men’s Volleyball Drops 3-1 Decision at No. 13 IPFW
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – No. 10 Penn State men’s volleyball (0-4) dropped a four-set decision (26-24, 20-25, 21-25, 19-25) on the road at No. 13 IPFW (3-2) Saturday evening. Senior Aaron Russell and redshirt senior Nick Goodell led the team with double digit …
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Van Winden county’s top volleyball player for 3rd year in a row
For the second season in a row, she and the Vintage High School volleyball team’s seven other returning 12th-graders and two returning juniors overcame a strong Oakmont squad in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II semifinals, then struggled against …
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