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1 hr ago | Lifestyles

Journalist Peter Curtis arrives back in US 2 days after being freed by Syrian captors

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.


Related Topix: Journalism, Syrian

1 hr ago | Billboard

Richie Hawtin to Receive - Outstanding Contribution' AIM...

Richie Hawtin , the Canadian-born techno master whose trippy alter-ego Plastikman has melted minds for more than 20 years, is this year's recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the AIM Independent Music Awards.


Related Topix: Plastikman

Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Bay Express

No-Brow Underground

In 1964, the San Francisco Tape Music Center staged the world premiere of Terry Riley's In C. A seminal piece in the genesis of minimalist composition, the performance featured a host of Bay Area avant-garde luminaries, including Riley, the composer Steve Reich, and core Tape Music Center members Pauline Oliveros, Morton Subotnick, and Ramon ... (more)


Related Topix: Terry Riley, Classical, Steve Reich, Morton Subotnick, Mills College

Drum legend Terry Bozzio will roll into town with a big bang

Terry Bozzio may not be a household name, but chances are, you've marched to the beat of his drums over the years.


Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, Symphony, Arts, San Francisco Symphony, Classical, Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, The Mothers of Invention, Pop/Rock

Pacific Daily News

Mourning Foley's death not enough

To just mourn the brutal death of photojournalist James Foley ... seems not enough.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism, Syrian, Journalism, Opinion

Warrnambool Standard

Reid Oval netball change rooms open for finals

NETBALLERS playing in Warrnambool and District league preliminary finals on Saturday will finally have access to new change rooms at Reid Oval.


Related Topix: Oval


Robyn & Royksopp Video Interview: New Music, 'Do...

Last May, longtime collaborators Robyn and Royksopp released Do It Again , a wide-ranging "mini-album" that combined the best traits of the Swedish pop goddess and the Norwegian electronic maestros.


Related Topix: Royksopp

CNet News

Microsoft Enhances Security of Azure-Based SQL Databases

Enterprises have one less reason to be concerned about running their SQL databases on the Azure cloud computing platform, according to Microsoft.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA, Basic

WHO-AM Des Moines

Weekend Shooting in Northeast Iowa Led to Inmate's Suicide

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation released more information Tuesday about the altercation last Saturday involving a Fayette County Deputy Sheriff and an inmate who later killed himself.


Related Topix: Suicide, Fayette County, IA, West Union, IA


Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2018

Jim has over 25 years of experience as a youth and family ministry specialist, and has been on the HomeWord staff since 1998.


Related Topix: Beloit College, List, Azusa Pacific University, Pacific University, Family, Parenting, The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

R & D

Symphony of nanoplasmonic and optical resonators leads to laser-like light emission

By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new optical amplifier design, paving the way for power-on-a-chip applications.


Related Topix: Symphony, Illinois


White Bear male drowns at Alameda

A 43-year-old male from the White Bear First Nation has died during an apparent drowning at Alameda Dam.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Manitoba


Merchandise - 'After The End'

The end came on April Fool's Day 2013. According to Merchandise, on the day they released 'Totale Nite', their band changed forever.


Related Topix: The End, Punk, Nme

Kanye West 'ripped off' Aphex Twin

Kanye West has been accused of 'ripping off' a song by Aphex Twin for a sample featured on his 2010 track 'Blame Game'.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, The Aphex Twin, Aphex Twin, Avril

Business Journal

Women in Business - Shelley Hansel, Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce

Shelley Hansel says she's in sales. One of her first bosses says Hansel's skills run deeper than that.


First Aid Kit treat fans to a Base Sessions interview

Their family heritage may well have helped them find their way to fame, their father was a former member of rock band Lolita Pop and they went to kindergarten with the daughter of one of the members of Swedish electronic duo The Knife.


Related Topix: The Knife

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Dad of freed US reporter praises his son for wanting to 'bear witness' despite Syrian danger

PONT, France - The overjoyed father of the American journalist freed by Islamic militants said Monday that his son and others who venture into dangerous lands like Syria deserve praise for wanting to "bear witness ... tell the truth about what's going on."


Related Topix: Journalism, Syrian

Customer Interaction Solutions

Geisinger Medical Center Expands Use of STI Technology for Medical Waste Treatment

The STI Series 2000 from Biosafe Engineering has been a solution of choice for treating and disposing of regulated medical waste for decades.


Related Topix: Danville, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Navigator

Rape suspects burned alive in Guatemala

NEW York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo have paid $US3.2 million for a nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut.


Related Topix: Guatemala, World News, Central America, Dresden,

Nanaimo Daily News


Felix Buxton, left, and Simon Ratcliffe, of the electronic music duo of Basement Jaxx pose in this undated handout photo.


Related Topix: Dance, Basement Jaxx, Pop/Rock, Daft Punk