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The Broadway musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” opens Friday. Not to be confused with an actual spelling bee, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is an original musical. The drama unfolds as six middle school tweens not only deal with difficult and possibly made-up words, but also overcome their own challenges …

A budding teen rock band is aiming for heavy metal stardom in new trailer for Metal Lords. Slated for release on Netflix, the film comes from the producers of game of thrones and Harold and Kumar and is expected to bow on April 8. Ahead of the streaming debut, you can watch the official trailer …

Since 2019, the six local jangle-pop musicians CalicoLoco have released singles whose intelligent and rigorous songwriting sensibility reminds Gossip Wolf of 80s British indie-pop masters such as Prefab Sprout and Aztec Camera. Last month, the group released their most edgy single to date, “The Bad Hair Day,” tinged with emotion and ready for radio. On …

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 6-12: March 6: Dancer Carmen de Lavallade turns 91. Actress-screenwriter Joanna Miles is 82 years old. Actor Ben Murphy is 80 years old. Drummer Hugh Grundy of The Zombies is 77. Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour is 76. and the Beautiful”) is 75 years old. Actor-director Rob Reiner …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — This time of year, there’s really only one place you’ll find Grand Chef Joseph “Monk” Boudreaux: At his New Orleans home, sewing beads with a needle and thread as he assembles the elaborate outfits worn by the townspeople. famous Mardi Gras Indians. Almost every year since childhood, Boudreaux has come out …

The Beckville ISD board of directors held a special meeting Monday night, primarily to hold a workshop on a proposed bond election and build that the bond would pay. No decision was made at the special meeting. The Board of Directors will vote on the election of the proposed bonds at its next meeting, scheduled …

What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a difficult question that many children really have to answer. If they haven’t seen many careers up close, how can they know what a job looks like or what it will take to get there? Luckily, there are many local programs where kids …

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January 27, 2022 Music has been a part of Emma Broyles’ life for as long as she can remember. Broyles, a music minor at ASU’s School of Music, Dance and Drama, was crowned Miss America 2022 during the 100th Anniversary pageant on December 16, 2021. Representing her home state of Alaska, she received a record …

The first photo I share shows the Bandon High School football stadium, better known as Dave Miller Field, which was located on the north side of 11th Street, south of the high school complex. Several years later it had fallen into disrepair and was demolished. The seats were replaced with steel risers on both sides …

A high-tech anime riff on Beauty and the Beast set between the virtual and the real, the scintillating new film from Oscar-nominated Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Mirai; Wolf Children) is a fable for the age of reality. increased; a study in digital self-performance that doubles as a pretty neat pop star fantasy. Belle takes her …

Kei, former member of Lovelyz [ILGAN SPORTS] The musical’s “Death Note” production company confirmed on Wednesday that Kei, a former member of now disbanded girl group Lovelyz, had been cast as Mia. The production team had to confirm the news as Kei posted several photos of herself in Mia’s costumes earlier this month revealing the …

The debating room created in the former Royal High School for a future Scottish Parliament will be used this summer for Edinburgh’s Hidden Door festival. The neglected monument will be reborn as a cultural venue in June when it is taken over for 10 days in June. Spaces in and around the A-listed building will …

CHAMPAIGN – James W. Marchand, 95, of Champaign died of Lewy body dementia at his home on Friday, December 31, 2021. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeanne, and his brother, Frank Marchand. He is survived by his sister, Jestine Morris; five daughters, Susan Slay, Denise Pakala, Jeannette Marchand, Jeanne Marchand and Melanie Manner; two …

AKRON – Tonia Anne Milhoan, 66, of Akron, passed away peacefully at home on January 1, 2022. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio on March 25, 1955 to Anthony “Tony” and Margaret (Jones) Leone. After attending Cardinal Mooney High School, Tonia earned an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Youngstown State University. She eventually …

Editor’s Note: The Underground Workshop is a collaborative network of student journalists from across Vermont. Registrations are now open for our big project this spring: “A climate report for our schools”. We also look forward to posting more stories like this one promoting the arts: reviews of student performances, profiles of distinguished student artists, photo …

OTIS – From a home here in this mountain town, a daring, dangerous, complicated and ultimately successful rescue effort was coordinated from last August. He did international news. It is music to the ears of the world. The outcome came on December 13, when a community of schoolchildren in the Afghan National Institute of Music …

SHELDON — The seeds have been sown and Sheldon is about to reap the rewards of his new sports field which will be shared by the public school district and Northwest Iowa Community College. The project is within $ 100,000 of its goal of $ 1.4 million, which will replace natural turf with artificial turf …

FICTION Owl by Claire Oshetsky Tiny is pregnant. Her husband is delighted. “You think this baby is going to be like you, but he doesn’t look like you at all,” she warns him. “This baby is a baby owl.” When Owl was born small and with broken wings, Tiny worked tirelessly to meet her daughter’s …

Spectacular Gothic architecture, sublime gardens from the 1800s and centuries of rich history meet at Oxney Court in Margarets-at-Cliffe, Dover. The fascinating story of Oxney Court far predates the 17th century beginnings of the current property (not to mention its fresh appearance on the property market at £ 6.5m), with records showing a house on …

Longtime musician Stephen Parker’s first love was sports, he said, rather than music. “I took piano lessons from my mom when I was young and hated it,” he said. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in both Kalamazoo, Michigan and Wilmington, Delaware, Parker sang in church choirs but said he showed no real musical inclination …

In collaboration with Vanport Mosaic and Northwest Children’s Theater, Shalanda Sims is working on the production of a musical in 2022 In a quest to learn more about how, when, and why black people migrated to the Portland area, Shalanda Sims heard stories about Vanport, the lost community in the northern part of town destroyed …

A mother and son share their poignant story of mental health issues and methamphetamine addiction in an effort to help others. VICKI ANDERSON reports. Drugged on methamphetamine, Hunter “King Cass” Wilson knocked on a door at Burnham military camp and told police he unlocked a secret code to contact other worlds. Deep in a four-month …

The Cy-Hoops Invitational, sponsored by Houston Methodist, will take place December 9-11 at the Berry Center and Cypress Falls High School. Admission is free for all young people who wear their school or team jerseys at the event. On HoustonChronicle.com: Cy-Fair ISD teams, others set to participate in the annual Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational in …

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council has agreed for the Department of Education to partner with BancFirst to create a school savings program for UKB students. The program, discussed at a meeting on Saturday, December 4, will allow students to build up funds to attend college or trades school. The minimum deposit …

BRAFORD – Spectators lined up on Main Street for the Branford Veterans Day parade, which took place under sunny skies on November 7, after a two-year hiatus. “Between the return of the parade after two years and the beautiful weather, I couldn’t have been happier,” said Bill O’Brien, chair of the Branford Veterans Day Parade …

What is black art and who has the agency to create it? What does it mean to create? These are some of the questions asked by Almanac, a new musical created by Tufts seniors Harrison Clark and Ben Mizrach, which runs at the Cohen Auditorium through November 14. Inspired by the work of composer / …

Boise – Marnie Adamson Bernard passed away suddenly on Sunday October 24, 2021 at her home from a brief illness. Marnie was born on May 3, 1948 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. When she was four, the family moved to Sweet, Idaho. On an 800-acre ranch, with her two younger sisters, she roamed freely on daily …

November 2, 2021 Samantha nash Arranger, composer, trumpeter and educator Jamey Simmons grew up in Wisconsin, earning his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his Masters in Jazz Music and Contemporary Media from the Eastman School of Music. Simmons is currently Director of Jazz Studies at Middle Tennessee State University …

The lead vocalists of Birdtalker are eager to discuss their latest album, even though they find themselves in the most inspired indie location of all time. “Right now we’re in the parking lot of an auto parts store in Boulder, Colorado,” said Zack Green, who founded the group with his wife, Dani. Van issues aside, …

A world premiere musical, a musical revival by Bob Fosse, four new plays and two outdoor Shakespeare productions will highlight The Old Globe’s 2022 season, which was announced today. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein said San Diego’s oldest and largest theater will celebrate its survival from the pandemic with a season that honors community …

Are you in the mood for some spooky reads this fall? Look no further because this list is perfect for you. Myself, I love to read detective novels and thrillers, especially this time of year because it sets the tone for Halloween. This list includes some of my personal favorites, from young adult fiction to …

BOTTOM OF THE LAKE, Wisconsin (WFRV) – For its first full production, Impact Theater Company released a sharp sword from a musical – one that swings wildly. The story takes place in what amounts to being high school’s worst case scenario. Bullying. Salacious behavior. Obscene gestures. Intimidation. Arrogance. Sufficiency. Wickedness. Domination. And that’s before the …

Marshall’s Noon Optimist Club gathered on October 13 at Hutchins Hall at Cumberland Presbyterian Church to sample Domino’s Pizza with October Young Texans: Skylar Smith and Travis Bister. President Julie Brock asked Optimist Le Ila Dixon to lead the prayer, after which she led the commitment to the Flag and the Optimist Creed. Julie welcomed …

This is part of the “In View Project”, where art is displayed in vacant downtown storefronts. The exhibition runs through November 17 and highlights works of art created by Mending Art artists throughout Connecticut. Artists work on well-being by connecting to themselves and the community through art. Amy Smith is the exhibition and Mending Art …

What there is to know An 18-year-old opened fire inside Mansfield ISD Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas, injuring four people before fleeing. Three of the four people were taken to hospital and the other person refused treatment. The alleged shooter, Timothy George Simpkins, is currently in custody. Throughout the day, parents wondered aloud in …

Hearing the drums outside our house is like hearing the ice cream truck. This means most of us are going to run out of the house to the end of the street where, at least once a non-COVID drop, we see a battery from what we assume is a local high school. Our next door …

When Seth Witcher was 8, he performed in front of his family, hoping for a positive reaction. Instead, her young cousin told her never to sing again. He didn’t – not until he was in his senior year at his school’s talent show. Witcher would later pursue a career in music. As a native of …

When the founders of our nation guaranteed freedom of religion in the First Amendment, they wanted the government to never define or enforce religious orthodoxy. It was never their intention that meaningless allegations of religious offense exempt people from laws that are necessary to achieve compelling government interests. Yet this appears to be the issue …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – In this week’s Miami Proud, an inspiring and musical trip to southern Miami-Dade, home to a large Mexican American population, including many farm laborers. The Mexican American Council has supported these families since 1984, working to break the cycle of poverty through education and access to the arts. CBS4 visited the Homestead …

INDIAN HILL – Their shirts say “where words fail, music speaks”. Most of the students are long gone after Friday class, but this student musical group is not like most. The band is called the power of music. Some students at Indian Hill High School use this time to practice with the music group that …

Philosophical and yet fully self-aware, Matt Gordon is a breath of fresh air in an often stifling political world. His passion for people and learning is immediately felt when speaking with him and his desire to constantly find ways to improve is admirable. Gordon was recently hired as the Executive Director and Main Street Director …

When Presentation High School senior Nishi Dharia was 13, she entered her college science fair with an idea inspired by her already nascent interest in medicine. She made a portable incubator for premature babies and set out to figure out which warming source would maintain the proper temperature the longest. Her experience didn’t impress the …

Vasquez-Villalta at the Skyline Conference which the NJCU men’s volleyball team won. Photo courtesy of Vazquez-Villalta. Jerlis Vasquez-Villalta immigrated from Morazan, El Salvador, America with his family when he was 8 years old. They came to America hoping to improve their lives and achieve their financial goals. Despite many setbacks, he played volleyball throughout his …

“My therapist once asked me if I wanted to be in love / And I said, ‘I don’t know? I guess, maybe? Kind of?”, Sings a teenage Mxmtoon (em-ex-em -toon) on his debut album of 2019, The Masquerade. It’s the kind of music that only a teenage girl can do – navigate raw emotion and …

The last of three Inland Empire Marines killed in the terrorist attack in Afghanistan five weeks ago was hailed Sunday September 26 by family and friends as a brave young man with a big smile that made a difference in life. Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, was killed in the bombing at …

Local group “Audiomelt” (Photo: Lorri Shipston) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —A new local group in the Cape Fear area is going viral on TikTok, gaining thousands of views and followers. The rock and metal band “Audiomelt” consists of four members, aged 15 to 20. Landon Clark is the band’s vocalist and plays guitar, Joshua Cook is …

Get the latest Syracuse news delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Jack Harlow’s rise in the mainstream may sound like the familiar tale of an industrial factory, but fame didn’t come overnight for the Louisville native. The Kentucky rapper has been striving to break into the rap game since he was …

51 years ago today, on September 22, 1970, filmmaker Hanelle M. Culpepper was born. Originally from Alabama, Culpepper grew up wanting to be an actress, until her parents reminded her that she was still directing her siblings in plays she herself wrote. Then, during her senior year of high school, she directed the play If …

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After the peak of grunge in the early ’90s, a void opened up in the market – one that was quickly filled by a disparate group of rock bands whose only common denominator was that they were British. A quarter of a century after the movement called Britrock exploded into the mainstream, back to the …

Call it a long intermission. The theater and music programs of schools in the region depend on in-person practices and live audiences just as much as their athletic counterparts. Rehearsing close harmony via Zoom is no easier than doing attack drills from a distance. For most of two school years, performing arts in local schools …

From William Prince and DJ Shub to Third Eye Blind and Jessie Reyez, Thunder Bay’s first post-pandemic music festival was an unqualified success. THUNDER BAY – DJ Shub truly believes music is meant to help heal the nation. “I believe music is medicine and that is what people really need. They need to come together …

ShooterGang Kony doesn’t do street rap per se. The subjects and moods of his albums include recollections of calling friends while incarcerated and an all-seeing attitude reminiscent of the Jacka. It’s not enough for Kony to rap about what happened on the streets, he talks about the effects it has had on his family. Kony …

There is doing something because you enjoy it and then there is something because it is your passion. For Cliff Schultz, his 30-year career as artistic and musical director of the Loveland Choral Society definitely falls into the latter. “I’m doing it because of the people,” said the 73-year-old Loveland resident. “Sometimes when I come …

The story of The Roots story begins at Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts where Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter were both students. The couple shared a musical kinship and made their street corner debut, rapping on pail drums. Their first “official” concert was a talent show in 1989 in …

Dance party in the Jazz Tent led by Wycliffe Gordon’s Nu Funk Dance Machine Party.Jack Affleck The Vail Jazz Party, a five-day event that wraps up the annual Vail Jazz Festival, begins this Thursday evening at the Jazz Tent in Lionshead Village. The Jazz Party will present more than 35 hours of live musical performances …

Kate Vargas is now a singer, but she played the flute as a child. This is how she entered Berklee College of Music, Boston, and escaped the rural romance of Corrales, New Mexico. “I played the jazz flute,” she says. “I did this in this amazing after-school jazz program at Outpost Performance Space in Albuquerque …

Welcome back to BCB After Dark: the jazz club for night owls, early risers, new parents and Bear cubs supporters abroad. Get out of the storm. Bring your own bottle. Make yourself at home. You’re probably home anyway. The hostess will seat you shortly. BCB after dark is where you can talk about baseball, music, …

A former student of the Cabarrus County School System received the “Jimmy Best Actor Award” at the National High School Musical Theater Awards, which is a celebration of outstanding student achievement. Bryson Battle, a 2021 Hickory Ridge High School graduate, won the award on Thursday. The Broadway League Foundation recognized Battle for its “vocal, dance …

Illustration by Hannah Good. Hi buddies! We have summer cocktails, local comedy, and outdoor movies. Learn how to make a new summer drink. Here’s what you should check out this week: Under the stars: Attend an outdoor screening of Wonder Woman 1984 to follow the superheroine on her journey to save the world across DC. …

The show is July 30 and July 31. Elvis Presley’s hits come to life on the Ocean City Music Pier stage in the new Broadway musical All Shook Up, starring the High School Jr Company of Ocean City Theater Company. This crazy musical based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, performed on July 30 and 31 at …

As red caps and baggy shorts fell out of fashion and nu metal took leave of MTV’s constant rotation in the mid-2000s, a new cultural phenomenon lurked behind the scenes ready to take its place. This time around, the kids involved replaced nu metal machismo with intense sensitivity – no emotion was left untapped, no …

Music has no borders for violinist Pedro Maia. At the age of 15, he made his debut with the ArtBrasilia Symphony Orchestra and currently performs with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. Maia will perform at TSO’s concert at the Celebrate America event in the city of Tallahassee on July 4th. This free community event begins at …

FALL RIVER – Tyler Bowe won’t be acting out when he shares the stage next month with cultural center owner Marc Dennis. “He’s one of my best friends,” said Bowe, who for nearly four decades has made a living as a West Coast actor in TV shows, commercials and music videos. “It will be an …

MARSHALL – The skies will be lit up in Marshall this weekend, as the community celebrates Independence Day. While there will be some changes to Marshall’s traditional schedule of events this year, the fireworks display at Independence Park on July 4th will continue. “We are delighted to be able to do it for families”, said …

Staff Photos / R. Michael Semple John Lacy, Executive Director of Business Operations for Warren Town Schools, stands on the stairs next to the offices on the first floor to the second floor of the former Warren G. Harding High School . The facade of the old school is in need of security repairs that …

With over 40 vendors, 13 beers and four concerts, the only thing missing from the fifth annual Fletcher Firefly Festival this Saturday will be the legendary Blue Ghost Fireflies. “The brewery doesn’t have any blue ghost fireflies, but we do get a lot of your typical fireflies / lightning bugs,” Jeremy Weber, general manager of …

Although it often goes unnoticed, Denver is home to a thriving metal scene that boasts some of the genre’s biggest hitters. Since local band Cephalic Carnage rose to fame in the early 2000s, many other memorable metal bands have planted their roots in Mile High, including Khemmis, Primitive Man, and Dreadnought. However, it’s not just …

Atlantic Highlands, in Monmouth County, has just entered the record books with its youngest residents. Atlantic Highlands Primary School joined children around the world last Tuesday in an attempt to have “the most children singing simultaneously and the most children signing a song” at the same time, according to ahherald.com . Mike Brant – Townsquare …