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The USTA announced today that the BallenIsles Country Club at Palm Beach Gardens, the Plantation Bay Golf and Country Club in Ormond Beach, and the Star Island Resort in Kissimmee, were 3 of the 33 winners of the USTA Outstanding Facility Awards Annual Programwhich recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout …

The School of Community Music at Southeastern Louisiana University held its annual summer camp in early summer. The camp was led by Robert Schwartz, director of Southeast Bands, with the help of some students from the Southeast College of Music and bassoon faculty member Adrian Fonseca-Tellez. Daily camp activities included wind bands, chamber bands, master …

This photo shows the facade of the Colegio de San Lorenzo in Quezon City (Google Images/Screenshot) Students and employees at a college in Quezon City were shocked after the school was announced to close on the first day of class, Monday August 15. In a letter, College of San Lorenzo (CDSL) said that the financial …

BECKET — A good dance class guide can be hard to find: it’s a calling. John Heginbotham, a longtime former dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, and now a choreographer with his own namesake company, knows good accompanists. (Morris’ choreography is celebrated very specifically for its musicality.) For Dance Heginbotham’s performances this week at …

Over the past two decades, a quiet revolution has taken place in Indian higher education. The handful of well-funded, high-quality private non-profit universities that have recently been founded have already achieved considerable success. Azim Premji, Ashoka, Shiv Nadar, OP Jindal Global, Krea and Ahmedabad universities attract ambitious students and excellent faculty – in some cases …

Last December, Joe Troop and Larry Bellorín reunited during a residency Troop was producing at The Fruit in Durham and became the duo Larry & Joe. “When he came in and we started playing music, we both realized that was what we were going to do,” Troop said. “‘We’re going to play music together.’” They …

The “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to encourage people to bring Tiranga home and hoist it to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s independence kicked off today. The campaign launched as part of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, will run …

Placeholder while loading article actions A well-meaning but uneven drama of death, lies, swearing. “Summering” is a “Stand By Me” type drama about four 11-year-old girls who find a dead body the summer before they start college. While there’s far less violence, language, and suggestive humor than in this 1986 classic, it’s still a potentially …

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu By JOHN ONAH, Abuja – The federal government reiterated its desire to further transform the teaching profession in the country, noting the place of education as a human right that must involve equity, inclusion, quality and relevance. The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. David Adejo, …

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — As a new school year approaches — or, for some, underway — a local doctor reminds parents that every year is a fresh start. Dr. Tynisa Giles of Chesterfield County Public Schools encourages parents to let children join in the conversation and help answer questions such as “What does morning look …

Guwahati: With the aim of making educational institutions self-sufficient in solar energy, IIT Guwahati, in collaboration with AICTEcompleted the solar power installation projects in the northeast, which generate 416 KW of electricity to help laboratories, offices and streetlights operate without interruption in 27 AICTE affiliated institutions.Government Polytechnic Laying in Kurung Kumey district in Arunachal Pradesh, …

Two talented young musicians from Dalmellington joined 150 fellow musicians from Scotland’s largest brass band school. Lillie McCluskie and James Wilson (pictured) recently attended the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) residential summer course at Strathallan School from July 31 to August 6. They joined other musicians from across Scotland who descended on the …

Week 5 in Saratoga is building up as the Budweiser Clydesdales make their highly anticipated return after more than 15 years. The legendary and beloved Clydesdales will be parked at select Saratoga gateways to greet fans from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and parade through the paddock after race three. The horses were originally introduced …

I must have seen the 1972 movie Cabaret 30 times. I watched it with people who didn’t like musicals, a guy who thought Liza Minnelli looked like a duck (whom I don’t talk to anymore), kids so young that I started trying to explaining the Weimar aesthetic, only to realize halfway through that I had …

Arlington, Virginia – For more than 50 years, Marie Dennis has wondered, as a middle-class white woman who once worked for the United States Navy, how she could respond as a Catholic to the calls for justice from people around the world. It’s not an easy question to explore, she admitted to the Catholic News …

Julie Constantini would love to see a day when the best high school actors and musicians combine for a countywide musical. “For a very long time, I thought it would be great to have an All-County type musical so the kids could have the opportunity to perform under different directors, in a different …

The United States Embassy in Dhaka is inviting applications for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program 2023-2024. Interested candidates were invited to apply by September 10. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program aimed at fostering mutual understanding between the United States and other countries around the world. …

Posted: Aug 07, 2022 8:00 AM The second summer session of the SMART (Summer Music and Art) camp ended on July 29 with a presentation of the talents and creations of the students. SMART, offered by Newtown Continuing Education, was led by Katherine Abrego for the second session of the program this summer. This year, …

What’s in a name? What is called a roseUnder any other name would smell as good. – ‘Romeo and Juliet’, II.ii To the world, Visva-Bharati is Tagore’s university, but the name of the institution bears no obvious connection to his – and for a reason. Juliette’s view on the matter was not that of Rabindranath …

By JABEZ BERNIARD, The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One. Two. Three. Four. A. Of them. Ready. To breathe. For a brief moment, it’s quiet as a roomful of elementary school students breathe and wait for a signal. With a wave of his hand, their manager, Lawrence Rawlins, lines them up and …

ASIA/PAKISTAN – Civil society’s call on the government: don’t teach hatred towards minorities in schools Karachi (Fid Agency The Constitution of Pakistan states that “no person attending any educational institution shall be bound to receive religious instruction, participate in any religious ceremony or attend any religious worship, if such instruction, ceremony or worship relates to …

WAM presents escaped alone at the Mount LENOX—As part of the Fresh Takes Play Reading series, WAM Theater will present escaped alone at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox, the Sunday August 7 at 2 p.m. Picnic on the grounds of Mont. Photo by Sarah Kenyon escaped aloneby iconic feminist playwright Caryl Churchill (Top …

You’ve heard it before. Jefferson County ranks among the three least healthy counties in Oregon. The county’s low doctor-to-patient ratio puts a bad mark on our report card. A new residency program promises to bring doctors to the region and more. Now the county is a shortage area for medical professionals. Counties are rated on …

Louise Whelan RMS is an electronic music school and entertainment company that offers DJ lessons, music production, audio recording, editing skills and also caters to corporate and private events. Located behind the Ringsend and Irishtown Community Center (RICC), it is run by local entrepreneur Pierce Rooney and has grown over the past six years. Pierce, …

A dedicated supporter of emergency medical training in his community was honored this summer by ELCO school district officials. “The ELCO School District has offered an EMT program to our high school students for 40 years,” explained District Superintendent Julia Vicente. The district recognized David Kirchner, who founded the program, “for his years of dedicated …

From left to right: Ava Attar, Lorien Britt, Audrey Attar, Aurora Attar ROCKWALL, TX (August 2, 2022) The Rockwall Music Teachers Association recently announced the recipients of its new Glynda King Piano Leadership and Service Scholarship. The scholarship, which was open to the entire community, was established in honor of Glynda King – a beloved …

The auditorium fell silent as the Webster University Choir took the stage in all-black attire and began the first song of an evening full of musical appreciation. The Webster University Choral Ensembles Concert was held at the Community Music School Concert Hall on April 29 at 7 p.m. The show featured three ensembles: the Webster …

Albany, NY, Aug. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Numerous polls, before and after the disruptions caused by the pandemic, show that more than half of Americans believe it is essential for them to receive training and develop new skills. Yet labor experts say Americans are still struggling to earn those degrees, creating a mismatch between …

Louis Edward “Lou” Decker, 44, of Gonzales, Texas, made his heavenly debut in the Almighty Lord Musical Revue on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, after slipping the surly bonds of his earthly body at The Heights of Gonzales following a brief illness. Louis was born August 22, 1977 in Gonzales to Louis Douglas “LD” Decker Jr. …