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Reeling it in: Have some time off? The movies are on

...especially from relative new-comer Jack O'Connell as Zamperini. Also very good is Takamasa Ishihara, a Japanese actor and composer who plays "The Bird." He makes an excellent villain, his youth and delicate features playing well against his apparent...
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...overlaps with motifs within my own work," Fairey said.The still untitled piece will feature 17 dancers performing to Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu's "Piano Concerto No. 1," a roughly 35-minute piece of music for piano and strings that vigorously...
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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge celebrates Wilderness Act

...interpretations of wilderness On the wall of the visitors and cultural center hangs a white iPad with a musical piece by composer Stephen Lias. The world-renowned musician spent a week living in Denali National Park as part of the Denali Arts and Humanities...

NEW YORK - The songwriting team of composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens has lasted longer...take them and theatricalize them.AP: Any advice to upcoming composers and lyricists?Ahrens: This is the God's honest truth...
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School Briefs the 3rd virtual field trip of the year when they went to Manhattan School of Music for a presentation on the music and composers that helped shape Nationalism in the 17th and 18th century Europe. These same students will take their final trip in May...
Three Peninsula athletes set American powerlifting records

...Cipriana is a Mozart in the making," Schmidt said. "She's a masterful powerlifter that I'm comparing to masterful composers. "She's one of the most naturally talented individuals I have ever met." Castellano, competing at 16-17 under 165...
Photo feature: Make a joyful noise

...Shenandoah," "We are the Music Makers" by Jonathan Adams; Eric Whitacre's "Sleep" is dissonant; and ending with "Ngana" by Austrailian composer Stephen Leek. The cost is $4 for adults, $2 for students and senior citizens.
Performing Arts Society presents tribute to Verdi, Wagner

...concert tribute to Verdi and Wagner, opera composers who were both born 200 years ago this...singing arias and artsongs written by the composers and Osinchuk will be playing a transcription...Verdi "Since both Verdi & Wagner were composers almost exclusively of opera, they did...
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...The Aerosmith veterans will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June and will receive the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' Founders Award next week.Rocking out in long hair and leather when their baby-boomer peers...
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Musicians perform for area schools

...choir and band students. The women also performed a public concert Saturday as a tribute to Verdi and Wagner, two opera composers who were both born 200 years ago. Maria Allison, a member of the society, said the mission of the Performing Arts Society...


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