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IIt was well past midnight when the tawny owl began to screech. Without wind, the sound seemed unreasonably loud and within reach; he was probably perched in the tall beech tree in the corner of the garden. A few minutes passed before the first calls were returned by another, more distant owl. Hyacinths carpet the …

Here are the main events taking place in San Diego from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15. Thursday May 12 Field workers harvest buttercups from the flower fields east of Interstate 5 in Carlsbad on Friday, February 28, 2020. (John Gibbins/John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune) flower fields Good news: The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, …

The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto says it has identified seven probable cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin. The Research and Pediatric Hospital, also known as SickKids, says the mystery cases were identified between October 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022 and reported to Public Health Ontario. Dr. Upton Allen, head of …

Max and Iggor Cavalera co-founded Sepultura in Brazil in 1984, influenced by a myriad of different styles popular in rock and metal as well as the underground. Taking us back to those early days, each brother picked out five of their favorite albums when they were teenagers. There has been a lot of thinking in …

Terry Guest/Photo: David Hagen Thanks to the power of the tricky little cell phone, many blissfully ignorant Americans (let’s be generous and give them the benefit of the doubt) have begun to discover how easy it is for a colored man to be killed by those who are responsible for serving and protecting the collective …

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include contributions from former Director of Jazz Studies Ruth Naomi Floyd, who will be featured in an upcoming article in the Courier Times and Intelligencer. Sweet, mellow melodies filled the chapel of Cairn University’s Smith Administration Building as professional saxophonist Daniel Bennett offered guidance to an intimate …

Good morning! This is our daily roundup with everything you need to know in one concise read. Sign up here to receive it every morning in your inbox. Trudeau says Canada supports Ukraine in seeking justice for Putin’s ‘heinous war crimes’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a surprise visit to Kyiv on Sunday, meeting with …

If I remember correctly, there was a post punk outfit called the whore or something else or related. On second thought, now that I googled it, the band name was the damned. Well, pretty close. Ah, and it wasn’t post punk, it was one of the pioneers of the punk movement. Never mind, never heard. …

dark city is a dark sci-fi film directed by Alex Proyas (I robot, the crow) and released in 1998. Although it received many positive reviews at the time, it was a complete financial failure, with Proyas himself call him a “box office disaster”. But in the 24 years since its release, dark city became an …

I always love going to Hot Springs, but this time my Percy Jackson avid son insisted we had to go see THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL with the Hot Springs School District 7-12 Theater Troupe presented in the beautiful Joyce L. Littleton Craft Auditorium, 401 Emory Street, Hot Springs, and I’m so glad …

The first thing you notice in Nilüfer Yanya’s music is his voice. It’s smoky yet ethereal, jumping seamlessly between its low register and delicate falsetto voice. It’s inviting, but contains a hint of menace, like gentle ocean surf hiding jagged rocks below. On her recent album, “PAINLESS”, Yanya’s vocals are often doubled, creating an even …

EarthQuaker Records, based in Akron, Ohio, launched the epic prog-punk from Actual Form’s debut album Hyperzone about an unsuspecting, open-eared world on limited edition vinyl. As the walls between musical genres continue to fall or at least be ignored by many, the ears of today’s music lovers are more open than they have ever been. …

If you did the work, you got the degree, but graduating without the pump just doesn’t feel like the circumstance. Thankfully, the pageantry and fanfare of University of Connecticut graduation ceremonies are back after a two-year hiatus, thanks to the UConn Herald Trumpeters. Trumpeters don’t just bring the fanfare; they play it. “The marching band …

SALAMANCA — History or black comedy buffs should head to the Ray Evans Seneca Theater to catch performances of the five-time Tony Award-winning musical “Assassins” during the first two weekends of May. With around 20 actors, many of whom are familiar with the scene, director Jake Riggs said rehearsals went well. He said they were …

Deep in the desert, the sound of distortion rattles the windows. It’s not new to locals, but for those hearing it for the first time, it’s understandable that it causes concern. The “ughs!” and “blegh!” emitting space are accented by chainsaw guitars and bone-smacking drums. The intensity makes you feel like you’re sinking into a …

Although it’s not quite summer movie season, May is already delivering some highly anticipated horror movies, like Fire starter and Men. Meanwhile, TV is leaning heavily into the true crime genre, adapting series based on the murders of Kathleen Peterson and Betty Gore. Plus, there’s the return of a few popular genre series, including fan-favorite …

The company behind the Eatons Hill and Sandstone Point hotels has unveiled plans for a new music festival site in southeast Queensland. As live music emerges from the dark days of the pandemic, the Comiskey Group wants to create a 150-hectare festival site in Coochin Creek, around 35 minutes south of Maroochydore and an hour …

2021-05-03 Fight From Within – Story by Anne Erickson, photo by Joshua Davis Photography This edition of Local Music Beat features an interview with downtown New York metal band Fight From Within Hailing from central New York, the guys from Fight From Within make a special brand of heavy metal they coined as “ninja core.” …

Kendall Jenner’s Met Gala gothic beauty look is an entire vibe. The model chose an extravagant dress from Prada for this year’s gala, combining a traditional ruched design with some recent fashion and beauty trends. The piece featured a sheer mesh bodice with floral detailing, worn over a full black skirt with ruched decoration reminiscent …

Arcade Fire formed in the early 2000s and became an immediate sensation in the underground rock world when they released their 2004 debut album, “Funeral”. But it soon became clear that this scrappy band, fronted by frontman Win Butler and occasional singer Régine Chassagne – they met in Montreal, where the band formed, later married …

Song Joong-ki played several characters over the course of a decade – from a vengeful lover seething with bitter rage in Nice Guy, to the handsome and smooth Captain Shoo-jin in Descendants of the Sunor the sturdy Eun-Seom in the fantasy series, The Arthdal ​​Chronicles. Still, his portrayal of the deadly Italian-Korean crime lord in …

Pauley Perrette played Abby on CBS’ NCIS for fifteen seasons and here is her personal favorite episode, which comes from the third season. This is Pauley Perrette’s favorite episode of NCIS. Like much of the cast, Perrette’s Abigail “Abby” Sciuto was featured during the show’s backdoor pilot on the legal drama POINT. The Naval Criminal …

He was the king of reggae, a giant of Jamaican music whose life was cut short in 1981, aged just 36. Now, Bob Marley will be celebrated on the big screen with a film that will be shot this fall in London and Jamaica. Kingsley Ben-Adir, a rising star in British cinema and theatre, whose …