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How ‘driver’s license’ gave Olivia Rodrigo confidence in her songwriting ‘voice’

Red lights and stop signs can’t stop this award-winning performer. In 2021, Olivia Rodrigo released her first original single – “Drivers License”. Since then, Rodrigo has become a Grammy-nominated musician. She gained recognition for her album Acid and the “Good 4 U” music video. Part of what gave Rodrigo confidence …

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Young musician accuses BYU Radio of racism

PROVO, Utah (ABC4) – After 15-year-old Neveah Valdizan recorded and produced an entire music album on her phone during the COVID shutdowns, she received local media attention and was hailed as a prodigy of technological music. The young musician was also named Timpview High School’s 2020/21 Rising Star and received …

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The Musical throws the 20-year-old producer into the deep end

Heathers: The MusicalARA Darling District TheaterFebruary 11thUntil March 5★★½ Mitchell Old is clearly ambitious. Barely 20 years old, in 2020 he set up an entertainment company for emerging artists and baptized it with his name, declaring his arrival on the scene. Certainly, Heathers: The Musicalof which Old serves as creative …

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Former Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel plays US national anthem at Dublin Gaels basketball game (video)

Old MACHINE HEAD and current VIOLENCE guitarist Phil Demmel performed a “heartbreaking” rendition of the US national anthem last Thursday night (February 10) Dublin Gaels basketball game as part of the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL). Video of her appearance can be seen below. Demmel and his VIOLENCE bandmates will …

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Davenport singer-songwriter, 21, dubbed ‘a rising star’ by MTV Music News

If you watch the wonderful video of CJ Parker performing his song “Invisible” last year at The Spot in downtown Rock Island, you’ll see a star in the making – cool, confident, charismatic and commanding. It’s obvious online, but the 21-year-old Davenport native has also been blessed by MTV Music …

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Emmanuel Christian Academy Student of the Week

February 6—Name: Jarod Savard School: Emmanuel Christian Academy Class: 12th Age: 18 years old Extracurricular: PACL Claim to Glory/Honours: Servitude The Words You Live By: Work As Hard As You Can Hardest Challenge: Staying Motivated Biggest Influence: Church School rituals: I take the day’s lesson per class, then I go …

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Billings Symphony receives $1.5 million in two separate donations | Local News

The first time Janet Carpenter supported the arts came in the summer of 1948 when, as a newly married parent, she was given the job of doing Leonard Bernstein’s laundry. All these years later, Janet is recognized for the $448,833 endowment that her late husband Vincent Carpenter set up to …

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Trixie Mattel and Katya Scream “Squid Game” Music in New YouTube Video – “None of the Musical Girls Do It Like Squid”

squid game has some famous fans – Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova among them. For a YouTube series, the RuPaul’s Drag Race the queens reacted to the music (and story) of this Netflix original series. Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ Featured Original Soundtrack By Jung Jaeil And Other Artists Trixie Mattel and …

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Lucy Rowan Mann, dean of a classical music first prize, dies at 100

Lucy Rowan Mann, whose Walter W. Naumburg Foundation guidance and influential awards helped propel a string of great classical music careers for 50 years, died Jan. 16 at her Manhattan home. She was 100 years old. The cause was Covid-19, said her daughter, Lisa Mann Marotta. Ms. Mann was the …

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Around Town: Helena Area Arts and Entertainment News Released January 27 | Local

Story Loud Times in Butte Journalism Thursday, January 27 at 4:30 p.m. Charles Rankin discusses the “battle for Butte journalism” and argues that the beginning of big money dominance over Butte mining and politics began long before 1883, at a time noisy and more chaotic for Mining City newspapers. This …

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Fleetwood Mac Legend to Bring New 13-Song Musical Drama to Fox

For many years, music-centric movies and TV shows were big business, and that seems to be the case again, as Fox said. 13 songs in development with creative and musical help from Fleetwood Mac legend Mick Fleetwood. Although the show is a drama series, it will clearly feature a lot …

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‘Encore Cabaret’ mixes Broadway, jazz and more at Appleton PAC

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Hybrid vigor is on display in “Encore Cabaret,” a show with roots in Broadway musicals and branches everywhere. In the branches are young voices and top instrumental jazz musicians. Broadway songs are performed in a jazzy way. The show is an offshoot of Fox Cities Performing …

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Long-time Fairfield resident to lead new music education program at the University of the Sacred Heart

FAIRFIELD – The new music education program at the University of the Sacred Heart aims to create a vibrant community of forward-thinking teachers, its director said. Frank Martignetti was recently appointed assistant professor and director of SHU’s new music education program, according to the university. The 42-credit graduate program will …

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Goan who helped revive Marathi natyasangeet has passed away | Goa News

[ad_1] Margao: Famous classical singer and veteran Marathi theater artist Ramdas Kamat passed away on Saturday evening in Mumbai. He was 90 years old. Kamat is one of the few Goan to revive Marathi Natyasangeet in the 1960s, when the art form was going through difficult times. Born in Sakhali, …

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Harry Reid Memorial in Vegas draws top Democrats in the country

[ad_1] President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s response to the wildfires, during a visit to Louisville, Colorado, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden met with families and visited an affected Louisville neighborhood by a recent forest fire. (AP Photo / Susan Walsh) Susan walsh PA …

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Syrian classical guitarist receives new scholarship

[ad_1] Sako Dermenjian is a classical guitarist of Syrian descent studying at the Sydney Conservatory of Music, but that description certainly does an injustice to his multifaceted talent. He recently won the new Greta Davis Equity Scholarship, designed for students who study performance and who may demonstrate a disadvantage; Dermenjian …

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Obituary of Ethan Aitken (1971 – 2021) – Township of Rostraver, Pennsylvania

Ethan Daniel Aitken, 50, died suddenly at his Washington residence on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. He was born March 27, 1971, the youngest of six children, to Pauline Dran Aitken and the late Robert Lee Aitken of Fellsburg, Rostraver Township. Ethan graduated from Belle Vernon Area High School in 1989 …

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Top 6 Favorite Sarasota-Bradenton-Charlotte Concerts, December 9-15

[ad_1] Where to watch the performances of musicians who live or visit the Sarasota-Bradenton-Charlotte area. Selwyn Birch After performing at the Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival last week, Florida native and guitarist / singer-songwriter Selwyn Birchwood returns to the area for a performance at Sarasota County Restaurant and Englewoods …

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Teenage boy from Marin sets up non-profit organization to bring music to young people

[ad_1] Aidan Williams, 17, of Mill Valley, said he wanted to make musical instruments and education accessible to children who would not otherwise have access. With that in mind, Williams launched Crescendo Connect, a nonprofit designed for it. It was an idea that started as part of a second English …

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Northbrook Orchestra Receives Anonymous Million Dollar Gift

[ad_1] The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra has received an anonymous donation of $ 1 million, he announced Thursday. The donation to the rare professional municipal orchestra will establish the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra Endowment Fund. “This is an affirmation of our importance to the community,” said James Karagianis, Chairman of the Board …

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NY Professor UTEP’s El Paso Work Keeps Her Sharp

It’s a busy and exciting time for Georgina Hernández Escobar, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Theater and Dance at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). His latest efforts began in New York and El Paso within days of each other. “Alebrijes,”A bilingual play Le Jour des …

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor spoke of her rape at age 17.

[ad_1] Trigger Warning: This article is about rape and sexual abuse, so it may be a trigger for some readers. In an excerpt from his new thesis, Rotating plates, Sophie Ellis-Bextor has revealed that she was raped when she was 17 years old. The Murder on the dance floor The …

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SR Symphony opens the season with Mozart

[ad_1] Violinist Julian Rhee, a 21-year-old at the New England Conservatory, spent most of the pandemic with his family in Wisconsin, doing soul-searching and homing work on his instrument. “Until March 2021, I was focused on why I make music and I have serious questions,” he said. “Being at home …

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Port Isabel graduate competing in the TV talent competition

September 26 – PORT ISABEL – From participating in church and school choirs to performing and competing with high school and college mariachi bands, 21-year-old Michael Bernard wows audiences with his vocal abilities for years. More recently, Bernard’s talents have led him to perform and participate in EstrellaTV’s “Tengo Talento, …

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today in history | | messenger-inquirer.com

[ad_1] Today is Thursday, September 23, the 266th day of 2021. There are 99 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s story: On September 23, 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and JW Milam, of the murder of black teenager Emmett Till. …

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Selections of art scenes: 23-30 Sep | News, Sports, Jobs

1/6 Good Company Theater presents again this weekend the hilarious, timely and stimulating play “Fremont Junior High is NOT Doing Oklahoma!”. For tickets, visit goodcotheatre.com. Photo provided, Benjamin Zack 2/6 Talia Keys and The Love will perform an outdoor concert at the Monarch this Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 6 …

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Graham High School Student of the Week

[ad_1] Claim to fame / honors: Junior and Senior Class President, National Honors Society President, CBC Athlete of the Month, Regional Finalist in 300m Hurdles, 1st CBC 300m Hurdles Team, 2nd CBC 100m Hurdles Team, 2nd CBC Soccer Team. Words you live by: It’s like that. Most difficult challenge: balance …

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Bassist Charnett Moffett returns to Oakland

[ad_1] Free Oakland news, written by the Oaklanders, delivered straight to your inbox. Don’t let Facebook’s algorithm control your news. Sign up to receive Oakland News for free to your inbox. Thank you for supporting The Oaklandside and being a part of our community. Your donation makes this and all …

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Kings Symphony plays hundreds

[ad_1] June 7 – HANFORD – Hundreds of people gathered outside the Hanford Civic Auditorium on Sunday for an evening of music and family fun. Returning for their first show since closing during the pandemic, the Kings Symphony Orchestra kicked off their 2021 season with their Pops Concert Under the …

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Entertainment News Roundup: Loud Italian glam rock takes Eurovision by storm; Graphic novel to tell the story of the life of Freddie Mercury and more

[ad_1] Here is a summary of current entertainment information. Italian rockstar Eurovision winner did not take drugs – Organizers The lead singer of Italian glam rock band Maneskin, who won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, took a drug test proving he had not taken drugs at the weekend’s event -end, …

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Become a member of the IF Arts community

[ad_1] The arts are part of a community that continues to thrive in Idaho Falls. A wide range of activities are available for kids and adults to get their feet wet, from participating in shows with the local theater to basic pottery and painting lessons. Idaho Actors’ Repertory Theater Founded …

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Kenneth Norman, Jr. | Obituary

[ad_1] July 19, 1943 – May 9, 2021 ROOT – Kenneth Norman Jr. passed away on May 9, 2021 from a brief but devastating illness. He is survived by his beloved son, Derek Norman, his brother Tom Norman and his sisters Mary Katherine Norman, Margaret Petrick and Paula (Joel) Goldsmith. …

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Chat on the porch: May 10, 2021 | Veranda News

[ad_1] Greetings dear readers and good friends and welcome back to the Front porch for our position Mothers’ Day visit, where we celebrate all our beautiful mothers and where the lilacs are about to burst into bloom. So much seems to be about to erupt in fact, now that we …

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Renowned rock musician who died at 63

[ad_1] Phil Naro, a local musician who performed with some of the biggest rock stars of the 80s and 90s, has passed away. His family announced his death a statement posted on Facebook Monday. Mr. Naro was 63 years old. “Phil has fought a valiant battle with cancer over the …

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