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Behind the bells: Univ. of Denver's hidden instrument - 9NEWS.com

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 03:44 PM PDT


9NEWS.com

Behind the bells: Univ. of Denver's hidden instrument
9NEWS.com
Williams Tower, the 215-foot landmark of the campus, is home to a unique instrument many have heard, but few have heard of. Carol Jickling-Lens is the keeper of ... The largest of its bells weighs 65 tons. The clapper for that bell is a whopping 150 ...

Glasgow: Bells ring again after 50 years - Independent Catholic News

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 02:31 PM PDT


Glasgow: Bells ring again after 50 years
Independent Catholic News
All of the churches in Glasgow were asked to ring their bells at 2014hrs (8.14pm) on Wednesday 22 July to mark the opening of the Friendly' Games. “This was a challenge for us as our bells were last rung in the 1960s,” said parish priest Fr Tim Curtis ...

9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery - Nassau News Live

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 01:23 PM PDT


9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery
Nassau News Live
Kymberly Stone, an associate carillonneur at Brigham Young University, hits a wooden keyboard to coax music from a bell tower. Julie Rose/WFAE. The Carilloneur. Why bang the drums when you can hammer on bells? Some 180 carillon bell towers dot the ...

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9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery - NPR

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 01:12 PM PDT


NPR

9 To 5 Not For You? Try T. Rex Puppetry Or Aquatic Mail Delivery
NPR
Some 180 carillon bell towers dot the U.S., mostly at churches and college campuses. To make the bells chime ... Brigham Young University has carillon recitals every afternoon — often performed by students who have only recently discovered the instrument.

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Haunting words of Great War poet Wilfred Owen - expressandstar.com

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 09:56 AM PDT


Haunting words of Great War poet Wilfred Owen
expressandstar.com
His mother Susan received the telegram informing her of his death on Armistice Day, as the church bells were ringing out in celebration. At the time of his death he was virtually unknown – only four of his poems were published during his lifetime – but ...

How the nation will commemorate WWI - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 07:20 AM PDT


Sydney Morning Herald

How the nation will commemorate WWI
Sydney Morning Herald
Representatives from Serbia, Austria, Germany, Italy, Hungary, the US and Japan will each ring one peal of the bell. The next day the town will also mark the 70th anniversary of the Cowra breakout, in World ... John Robertson will attend a wreath ...

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A View of Santa Barbara, California from a Tall Ship by Henry Dana, Jr. - Santa Barbara View

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 05:05 AM PDT


A View of Santa Barbara, California from a Tall Ship by Henry Dana, Jr.
Santa Barbara View
With the Pilgrim coming to town, a replica of the ship made famous by Henry Dana in Two Years Before the Mast, here is his recount of Santa Barbara in 1835… “Lie the mission and town of Santa Barbara, on a low plain, but little above the level of the ...

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Russia May Invade Ukraine This Weekend - Daily Beast

Posted: 02 Aug 2014 04:00 AM PDT


Russia May Invade Ukraine This Weekend
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

World War One events in Wells area - Wells Journal

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 11:21 PM PDT


Wells Journal

World War One events in Wells area
Wells Journal
AS the centenary of World War One grows closer a number of special events are taking place in the Wells area from plaque unveilings to candle light services. Linda Phelps will be performing Where Poppies Grow with the support of the combined Church ...

Search on for 1884 bell stolen from Puyallup school - KOMO News

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 08:15 PM PDT


Search on for 1884 bell stolen from Puyallup school
KOMO News
PUYALLUP, Wash. -- A historic school bell is gone, with fears that it may be headed to the recycling yard. The brass bell dates back to 1884 when Washington was still a territory. It's believed thieves took it from in front of Woodland Elementary ...

European secularism a bad fit for India - Niticentral

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 07:31 PM PDT


European secularism a bad fit for India
Niticentral
In the main clock tower in Prague Square there is an animatronic display that takes place on the hour. Here we Death, in the form of a skeleton, ringing the bell, while assorted sins are shown in human forms. Greed is depicted by a Jewish money-lender ...

St. Joseph's park re-opens to the public - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 07:10 PM PDT


St. Joseph's park re-opens to the public
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
One of Rochester's oldest Catholic churches, which burned down and was later converted to an urban park, re-opened its iron gates Friday during a ceremony hosted by the Young Urban Preservationists at St. Joseph's park. St. Joseph's Cathedral ... bell ...

Uganda Ruling Good for Everyone But Gays - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 10:07 AM PDT


Uganda Ruling Good for Everyone But Gays
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

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Viral Vid: How to Lose $1M at Poker - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 09:13 AM PDT


Daily Beast

Viral Vid: How to Lose $1M at Poker
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

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County braced to mark a truly historic moment - Herald Series

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 09:12 AM PDT


County braced to mark a truly historic moment
Herald Series
St James Church in West Hanney will hold a remembrance service from 10.45pm. A half-muffled peal of bells will be followed by meditations, prayer and quiet reflection until 11pm, the time that Britain's ultimatum to Germany expired. EXETER College will ...

Don't Be Fooled: GOP Wants Impeachment - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 04:13 AM PDT


Don't Be Fooled: GOP Wants Impeachment
Daily Beast
There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm chasing, yodeling, glass blowing, and gold-panning... Then think about choosing your own personal enrichment. Whatever it ... The tanks in this video are either crossing into ...

Gaywood Great War exhibition gets £6k grant - Lynn News

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 03:03 AM PDT


Lynn News

Gaywood Great War exhibition gets £6k grant
Lynn News
From 10am until 4pm church members will read war poems and say prayers every half-hour. The vigil will be introduced by organising group member Neil Leggett and members of St Faith's Anglican and Methodist clergy. A muffled peal of bells will be rung ...

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Behold, a Game of Thrones Reality Show - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 03:03 AM PDT


Daily Beast

Behold, a Game of Thrones Reality Show
Daily Beast
The most suspenseful part of this artificial adversity is wondering which contestant's brand new training gear (consisting of taupe tunics, big leather belts, and awkward forearm pads) will get all gross and dirty. The losing team members must ... Of ...

James Brown, Conservative - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 02:54 AM PDT


James Brown, Conservative
Daily Beast
The film covers Brown's mammoth talent, teenage delinquency, violent nature toward women, and his gig in war-ravaged Vietnam. However, the movie barely touches on the soul-funk innovator's complex and (quite frankly) bizarre political views. Hell, a ...

Mystery Drone Over South Carolina Prison - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 02:48 AM PDT


Mystery Drone Over South Carolina Prison
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

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Pelosi to Boehner: Quash Impeachment - Daily Beast

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 02:48 AM PDT


Pelosi to Boehner: Quash Impeachment
Daily Beast
“You just have to say it was off the table, instead of appealing to the wink-and-nod crowd” as he is doing. Asked how she managed the sizable number of .... There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm chasing, yodeling ...

It is time to remember First World War soldiers in Waveney - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 01:18 AM PDT


It is time to remember First World War soldiers in Waveney
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The church is home to the town's war memorial – listing the names of 727 men who lost their lives – and on Tuesday there will be a special three-hour peal of its First World War memorial bells from 9.30am, followed by a poppy-laying ceremony at 11am.

Senator Calls on CIA Director to Quit - Daily Beast

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:01 PM PDT


Senator Calls on CIA Director to Quit
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

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Viral Vid: Warren G. Regulates Harding - Daily Beast

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:52 AM PDT


Daily Beast

Viral Vid: Warren G. Regulates Harding
Daily Beast
Slightly more creative than, say, extreme shopping or Netflix bingeing, instigate a playful riff with colleagues at the water-cooler about some of the more whimsical hobbies. There's competitive whittling and church-bell ringing, belly dancing, storm ...

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