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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

How Tak Mak connects the dots to make medical breakthroughs

'My quest for knowledge is very high, and what turns me on is to be able to listen to a presentation that someone is making and all of a sudden, in my mind, I say, "Oh my gosh, this is connected to something else I know,"' says Tak Mak, director of the Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research in Toronto.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Mozart

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Imogen Heap, Kimbra, Smokey Robinson and More

This week Imogen Heap comes back to release her first proper full-length album in five years, New Zealand-native Kimbra releases her adventurous second record, Smokey Robinson sings his classics with some famous friends, Wiz Khalifa has pretty much one thing on his mind, the members of Bishop Allen return with more of their mild-mannered indie-rock ... (more)


Related Topix: Kimbra, Pop/Rock, Imogen Heap, Entertainment

10 hrs ago |

An operatic double bill will take place at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.

FaA ade by William Walton is paired with Eight Songs for a Mad King by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies - who will also be at the Rose to give a pre-concert talk.


Related Topix: William Walton, Peter Maxwell Davies

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Seaside police file harassment complaint against chief

SEASIDE >> Capping a year of battling within the department, the Seaside Police Officers' Association has submitted a formal complaint to the city alleging workplace violence and harassment by Chief Vicki Myers.


Related Topix: Frank Martin


Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel among artists to receive ASCAP Centennial Award

Stevie Wonder , Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim are to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards to celebrate the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' 100th anniversary.


Related Topix: Stevie Wonder, Soul, Stephen Sondheim


Classical musicians face X Factor-style battle during new concert series

Harpist Catrin Finch has organised Classical Cafe as she continues in her bid to introduce the genre to new audiences With her bright pink electric harp and cool choice of stage outfits, Catrin Finch has long been breaking down the barriers to classical music.


Related Topix: Canada,

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

4 New TV Series Coming to TNT This Fall

TNT is adding a mix of unscripted reality shows and action-packed new dramas to their lineup this month.


Related Topix: Frank Martin, Entertainment

The Courier

What's on in Ballarat: August 23-24

Details: Eighty-six outstanding works on show including the work of Marcus Wills, a former winner of Australia's most acclaimed art award, the Archibald Prize in 2006.


Related Topix: Kiri Te Kanawa

Bridgwater Mercury

British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra at Weston's Playhouse Theatre

ONE of Britain's finest 33-piece orchestras will commemorate the 100th and 75th anniversaries of the First and Second World Wars in Weston this August.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition Winner Shen Lu to Play Carnegie Hall, 11/8

The Hilton Head International Piano Competition will present its 2014 First Prize-winner, Shen Lu, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 p.m. Mr. Shen will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Tan Dun , Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Scarlatti.


Related Topix: Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Tan Dun

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The FESTIVA season will begin on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 4:00 pm with organist Michael Shake.


Related Topix: Florence, SC, Erskine College, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, University of Georgia Clayton

Warrnambool Standard

Port Fairy Spring Music Festival celebrates 25 years of classical note

PORT Fairy's Spring Music Festival will celebrate 25 years of bringing culture and classical music to the south-west this October.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Brahms, Mozart

Cybercast News Service

Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors

Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honor Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Stephen Sondheim, Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Daft Punk

Brandon Sun

Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks among performers to receive ASCAP Centennial Awards

Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honour Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Stephen Sondheim, Dance, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Daft Punk


Outline Gto C-12 Performs With Classical Superstars

II Divo recently performed their 2013 album "A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live" to a capacity crowd of 18,000 gathered at Musgrave Park in Cork reinforced byt an Outline GTO line array system.


Related Topix: Il Divo

National Public Radio

A Perfectly Cromulent Classical Guide To 'The Simpsons' Marathon

From its start nearly 25 years ago, The Simpsons was different. Not only was it animated, it had a Murderer's Row of voice actors and writing talent .


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bizet, Jon Lovitz, Springfield, NE

The Age

Brainwave: Large screens plot the neurological activity of David...

Brainwave: Large screens plot the neurological activity of David Robertson, chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hillsboro Star-Journal

Community band to perform

The Flint Hills Community Band will perform a free outdoor concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Kaw Mission in Council Grove.


Related Topix: Council Grove, KS, Celebrities, Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Morning Call

Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone.


Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Moravian College, Music, Entertainment

Live Design Online

DPA Microphones Was The Impresario Of Aspen Opera Theater Center

Collection of company's mics were on hand for recording at Wheeler Opera House during the Aspen Music Festival and School ASPEN, CO Every year, professional and aspiring classical musicians and technical personnel from around the world head to the mountains of Colorado for an eight-week summer intensive retreat at the Aspen Music Festival and ... (more)


Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Theater, Arts, Opera, Tchaikovsky