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Music, From the Amens to the Fa-La-La-La-Las - New York Times

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 03:18 PM PST


New York Times

Music, From the Amens to the Fa-La-La-La-Las
New York Times
Corpus Christi Church (Roman Catholic) 529 West 121st Street, Morningside Heights. “A Virgin Unspotted,” a program of medieval songs from the Codex Las Huelgas, Montpellier Codes and Canigas de Santa Maria that praise the Virgin Mary, performed by ...

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Fox Valley charitable giving making a comeback after economic downturn - Appleton Post Crescent

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 02:05 PM PST


Fox Valley charitable giving making a comeback after economic downturn
Appleton Post Crescent
“That's keeping donors home and also bell ringers,” said Robb Waugus, director of communications and financial development with the Salvation Army-Fox Cities. “With that, we still have the same number of match days each year, and that's really been the ...

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Salvation Army major sets world record for handbell ringing - Fontana Herald-News

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 01:29 PM PST


Salvation Army major sets world record for handbell ringing
Fontana Herald-News
Despite very cold temperatures, Salvation Army Major Butch Soriano set a new world record for the longest continuous hand bell ringing by an individual -- 105 hours -- at a store in Colton last week. Beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m., Soriano ...

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Pro Wrestling Chaos Theory - Grantland

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 01:16 PM PST


Pro Wrestling Chaos Theory
Grantland
I was sitting on my couch, half-asleep, and then suddenly Punk started worked-shooting and I was literally on the edge of my seat. ... It seemed painfully obvious that they were foreshadowing the one ending no fan wanted to see — each man grabbing a ...

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Skydiggers: Angels - Cashbox Magazine Canada

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:59 PM PST


Skydiggers: Angels
Cashbox Magazine Canada
Wise enough to know about less being best, they've confined themselves to five tracks of seasonal songs; two covers, two traditional songs and a surprise new offering. The party kicks off with the seldom heard “2000 Miles” from The ... The quirky ...

School massacre remembered with Washington vigil - GlobalPost

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:52 PM PST


School massacre remembered with Washington vigil
GlobalPost
"As Christians, we follow one who died at the hands of human violence," said the Episcopal cathedral's dean Gary Hall, noting that more than 30,000 have died this year in firearm-related incidents. "We call our elected leaders to find the moral courage ...

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Middle Street Walk features art, music, and stories from the past - Wicked Local

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:44 PM PST


Middle Street Walk features art, music, and stories from the past
Wicked Local
“We are hoping the weather holds off long enough to be able to have the Bell Ringers on the Trinity Congregation Church lawn, rather than inside the church,” says Parsons. “And of course, making S'Mores, coffee and cocoa and selling Christmas trees ...

Book Review: The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of ... - American Muslim

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:29 PM PST


Book Review: The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of ...
American Muslim
Notable American poet, Charles Upton, notes in the foreword that these documents—letters, covenants, treaties—which Morrow accesses “have largely been neglected by both traditional Muslim and modern western scholarship, and are practically unknown to ...

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Kent community calendar | Dec. 12 - Kent Reporter

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 11:41 AM PST


Kent community calendar | Dec. 12
Kent Reporter
If you have any questions, please call the parish office at 253-859-0444, ext. 14, or Antonio M. Morales at 915-252-7874. Fore more information, email ... Valley Mothers of Multiples Club: First Christian Church of Kent, 11717 SE 240th St. Free ...

Life and Arts Announcements, Dec. 15 - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 11:36 AM PST


Life and Arts Announcements, Dec. 15
Knoxville News Sentinel
Tuesday Morning Musical Club: St. John's Cathedral Bellringers, soprano Bettie McDavid Mason, violinist Mary Ann Fennell, violist Pam Robertson, organist Becky Kidd, pianist Charles Parham, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, Westminster Presbyterian Church, ...

Why Ellesmere church bells won't ring out this Christmas - shropshirestar.com

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 11:13 AM PST


Why Ellesmere church bells won't ring out this Christmas
shropshirestar.com
Why Ellesmere church bells won't ring out this Christmas. Bells which have hung in a church tower for more than 200 years have been taken down and sent away to be refurbished as part of a £90,000 restoration project. St Mary's Church in Ellesmere ...

GALLERY: Faribault's Beau Chant prepares for debut Christmas concert - Southernminn.com

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 09:25 AM PST


GALLERY: Faribault's Beau Chant prepares for debut Christmas concert
Southernminn.com
... at Bethel Ridge Lutheran Church. Directed by Dione Peterson, the concert will feature pianist Brett Eisenbeis, flutist Ellen Raaen, cellist Susan Oftedahl, Shattuck-St. Mary's Pre-Conservatory Strings, and the Bell Ringers from First English ...

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Christmas fun at Pioneer Village - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 08:54 AM PST


Christmas fun at Pioneer Village
Le Mars Daily Sentinel
More than 50 decorated Christmas trees fill Century Hall, put together by area churches, clubs, businesses and organizations. Refreshments available in Century Hall are: ... 6 p.m. -- Akron Care Center "Bell Ringers." Activity directors Toria Frerichs ...

Steve W. Brewer - Marquette Mining Journal

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 08:35 AM PST


Marquette Mining Journal

Steve W. Brewer
Marquette Mining Journal
Rd. PPR, Ishpeming, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Bell Hospital in Ishpeming following an apparent brain aneurysm. ... his education at Michigan Technological University (MTU) graduating in 1985 with a degree in mechanical ...

Calendar of Events, Friday, December 13 - Thursday, December 19 - Durham Herald Sun

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 08:23 AM PST


Calendar of Events, Friday, December 13 - Thursday, December 19
Durham Herald Sun
UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540. office@unitedchurch.org Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540 redens@unitedchurch.org -Youth Vesper Worship Service. Sunday, Dec. 15, (each 1st ... We meet in the ...

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Daily Times church events - Delaware County Daily Times

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 08:03 AM PST


Press-Enterprise

Daily Times church events
Delaware County Daily Times
The Covenant Ringers Bell Choir is under the direction of Kirk Schneider. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the church, entered from Saxer Avenue and on Springfield Road. The church is handicapped accessible and assistive hearing devices are ...
Christmas Celebrations Abound This Sunday Mountain News

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MacGillvray to enter Order of Canada - Cape Breton Post

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 07:42 AM PST


MacGillvray to enter Order of Canada
Cape Breton Post
Carillons were first built in Flanders around 1500 and are instruments of at least 23 bells that are played from a keyboard-pedal board. There is nothing electronic or even electrical in a carillon; it is an acoustic, mechanical and manual instrument ...

Entertainment Briefs: Music of Scotland, Ireland coming to Clatskanie - Longview Daily News

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 07:36 AM PST


Entertainment Briefs: Music of Scotland, Ireland coming to Clatskanie
Longview Daily News
Journey to Bethlehem, an outdoor walk-through experience that tells the story of Jesus' birth, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Journey Kelso-Longview Seventh-day Adventist Church ...

Singing their praises after 100 years of curtain calls - Herald.ie

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 07:30 AM PST


Herald.ie

Singing their praises after 100 years of curtain calls
Herald.ie
R&R mythology has it that the Count himself was briefly employed by the society in the 1914 production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard, in the pivotal task of ringing the tower bell sounded to herald the execution of Colonel Fairfax ...

40th Anniversary Handbell Christmas Concert is This Weekend! (AUDIO) - CNY News

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 07:01 AM PST


40th Anniversary Handbell Christmas Concert is This Weekend! (AUDIO)
CNY News
... Methodist Church in Oneonta. It is free and always draws a a huge crowd. John Jurgenson, who produces this annual tradition, stopped by this morning to chat. How much does a hand bell cost? How do you care for them? How old are the bell ringers?

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Brass band hopes concert will be a ding-dong-dandy - St. Albert Leader

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 05:07 AM PST


Brass band hopes concert will be a ding-dong-dandy
St. Albert Leader
This Sunday evening, the Mission Hill Brass Band presents “A Ding-Dong Christmas” at the St. Albert United Church, bringing the rich tradition of a full British brass band to the stage with a little bit of help from vocalist Ellen Doty. The featured ...

Stone District - week beginning December 12 - Staffordshire Newsletter

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 05:05 AM PST


Staffordshire Newsletter

Stone District - week beginning December 12
Staffordshire Newsletter
During the evening the church bell ringers will be ringing some carols on Handbells. BELL RINGERS: Over the past few months the band has been very busy, ringing for several weddings and taking part in the Six Bell Striking Competition at Barlaston, ...

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Editorial: Season is for giving and more giving - Monterey County Herald

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 04:11 AM PST


Editorial: Season is for giving and more giving
Monterey County Herald
'Tis the season in which we are besieged with opportunities to give to United Way, the bell ringers, Operation Christmas Cheer and so many others. So we give until we consider ourselves burned out from all the asking. But do we really give as much as ...

Shanghai is the modern face of China - The National

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 04:05 AM PST


Shanghai is the modern face of China
The National
And now is an exciting, albeit chilly, time to visit as the 14 million residents prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year at the end of January. ... But the occasion's spiritual roots with also be felt with people flocking to temples to pray and ring ...

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Ukrainian riot police withdraw after overnight move on demonstrators - Asharq Alawsat English

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 03:23 AM PST


Columbus Dispatch

Ukrainian riot police withdraw after overnight move on demonstrators
Asharq Alawsat English
Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang out from a cathedral about 2 km (about 1 mile) away, as in times of danger centuries ago. “He is spitting in the faces of the United States ...
Pro-EU protesters reject offer to talk Columbus Dispatch
Ukraine protests: US 'disgust' at heavy police tactics Channel 4 News

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Trees tell the story of Christmas - Bucks Free Press

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 01:44 AM PST


Bucks Free Press

Trees tell the story of Christmas
Bucks Free Press
The St Andrew's CofE Primary School Choir also sang, as did the Chinnor Crumblies and the Village Voices Choir. The festival runs all ... Choir at 2.30pm. On Sunday it is open from 2 to 4.30pm and the Aston Rowant Hand Bell Ringers will perform at 2.30pm.

Commentary: Joy fills this 'scrapbook of yesterday' - Alexandria Town Talk

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:56 AM PST


Commentary: Joy fills this 'scrapbook of yesterday'
Alexandria Town Talk
Many autumnal days I glare at dog-eared pages jammed with Santa's workshop marvels, longing for scooters, peddling cars or Lionel trains and gunbelt and holster and a cast-iron six-shooter with plastic handles fired by Charles Starrett that surely must ...

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Angels (Latent) - NOW Magazine

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:46 AM PST


NOW Magazine

Angels (Latent)
NOW Magazine
Take advantage of the one original tune, Church Bells Ringing (Christmas In The City), by making local references that make the listener feel special, then harmonize in a way that brings a single tear. 3. When you do cover a “traditional” Christmas ...

Christmas Celebrations Abound This Sunday - Mountain News

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 12:09 AM PST


Christmas Celebrations Abound This Sunday
Mountain News
The Chapel Ringers of Lake Arrowhead Community Presbyterian Church will present their seventh annual concert of Advent and Christmas music at 4 p.m. at the church. This group of 12 bell ringers, under the direction of Billie Weiss, will use five ...

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The Right to Dream: A one-person play about the Civil Rights Movement - Greensburg Daily News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:51 PM PST


The Right to Dream: A one-person play about the Civil Rights Movement
Greensburg Daily News
The Right to Dream is a one-person play that recreates an African American student's coming of age in Mississippi during the 1950s and 1960s, detailing the struggles and sacrifices for civil rights in America. This compelling story mixes live ...

Study questions movie ratings - Greensburg Daily News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:51 PM PST


Study questions movie ratings
Greensburg Daily News
The Right to Dream: A one-person play about the Civil Rights Movement Columbus, Ind. - In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Columbus Area Arts Council presents The Right to Dream at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 20, 2014 in The Commons, 300 Washington ...

Perth personalities share their tips to climb the property ladder - Perth Now

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:16 PM PST


Perth personalities share their tips to climb the property ladder
Perth Now
Heidi Anderson. What's the best real estate tip you ever received? When investing in your first house, don't make the mistake of shopping for yourself if you're going to rent it out. Who gave it to you and when? I think it was my Dad may have given me ...

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Holidays will come alive at Dec. 14 concert - Bedford Minuteman

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 09:29 PM PST


Holidays will come alive at Dec. 14 concert
Bedford Minuteman
When several bells are hung in a belfry, they can be rung together, or one after another. This group of bells is known as a peal and consists of up to twelve bells tuned to different notes of the scale. By the 1700s tower bell ringing had become a very ...

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The “Bell of the Highlands” Turns 100 - Voice Tribune

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 09:09 PM PST


The “Bell of the Highlands” Turns 100
Voice Tribune
“The bell in that tower has rung over the Highlands for 100 years. It really is 'The Bell of the Highlands.'” St. James will commemorate the ... The belfry is 122 feet tall at its highest point. The interior of the church is a panoply of Catholic ...

Eyes from afar - GhanaWeb

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 08:24 PM PST


Eyes from afar
GhanaWeb
First, in December/January to take part in the midnight “Cross Over” church services of the 31 December 2012, dovetailing into the early hours on January 1, 2013. That was awesomely powerful! Second, in ... Most people were going about their different ...

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PD James: Who killed the golden age of crime? - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 08:14 PM PST


Spectator.co.uk

PD James: Who killed the golden age of crime?
Spectator.co.uk
Bodies were found in trains and aeroplanes, in church belfries, buried in an already existing grave, and were frequently found in rooms where door and windows were firmly locked. Victims were killed in a number of unique ways including being ... We ...

They Ring the Tower Bells [Watch] - University of Texas at Austin News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 07:13 PM PST


University of Texas at Austin News

They Ring the Tower Bells [Watch]
University of Texas at Austin News
The bells are a beloved campus tradition, although few get to see or play them, perched high in the Tower and spanning 4.5 octaves. With 56 bells, UT's carillon (called the Kniker Carillon) is the largest and heaviest in Texas, with the low B flat 2 ...

拥抱僻静之美西澳大利亚三日畅游 - 新浪网

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 06:49 PM PST


拥抱僻静之美西澳大利亚三日畅游
新浪网
珀斯(Perth)是西澳大利亚州的首府,给人的第一感觉是清新、闲适。市区依美丽的天鹅河(Swan River)而建,最具标致性的建筑物是河边的钟塔(The Bell Tower‎)。除此之外游客还可以去参观珀斯铸币厂,亲自动手铸个硬币或纪 ...

Healing haven unites families - Portland Tribune

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:39 PM PST


Healing haven unites families
Portland Tribune
It opened its doors this week at 3400 S.W. 103rd Ave. in the former Northwestern Christian Home for the Aged dating back to 1938 on the Cornerstone Church property. Garrett, who is ... The faith-based recovery program appealed to Bell, who wanted to ...

Commentary - Chaplain's Corner: December 11, 2013 - Sourdough Sentinel

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:36 PM PST


Commentary - Chaplain's Corner: December 11, 2013
Sourdough Sentinel
Of course the wise men just gave gold, frankincense and myrrh; and with those three gifts the tradition of giving gifts for Christmas was born. If we are ... But it is frustrating when the clatter of the receipt printer is more important than ringing ...

The bells are back in Henley - Stratford Observer

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:14 PM PST


Stratford Observer

The bells are back in Henley
Stratford Observer
On Wednesday (October 2), three ancient church bells came back to St Nicholas Church in Beaudesert Lane after a spell at a bell foundry in Loughborough. They were originally removed from the tower for restoration 14 months ago as part of a jubilee project.

Competition winning images are revealed - Evesham Observer

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:08 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Competition winning images are revealed
Evesham Observer
Second place was awarded to Katarzyna Urbanik Pociask, for her impressive shot of Evesham's Bell Tower. “We received some fantastic entries, which made choosing a winner a difficult job,” said CT Wong, store director at Specsavers Evesham. “But we ...

Grimsby, Lincs

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN changed (from every Wed): now alternates with Waltham

Waltham, Lincs

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

PN info modified (now only alt Wed)

The Almanac - Litchfield County Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 09:42 AM PST


The Almanac
Litchfield County Times
The Fine Arts Connections of Thomaston presents “Deck the Walls,” a winter-themed exhibit that includes paintings and photographs in black and white and color, large and small, with subjects ranging from portraits to landscapes. Included in the show ...

Ukrainian protesters defend square as police move in - Reuters AlertNet

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 12:59 AM PST


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