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The Ongals: Babbling Comedy - Chortle

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 11:46 PM PDT


The Ongals: Babbling Comedy
Chortle
Juggling, mime, balloon animals, even bellringing and whip stunts are all bought into play - and that's before we get to the expert beatboxing. It's all done with a remarkable skill, and in a way just different enough from what you may have witnessed ...

Immanuel Lutheran celebrating 125 years - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 06:20 PM PDT


Immanuel Lutheran celebrating 125 years
Princeton Union Eagle
The church was organized in 1891, and in 1894 the first church building was built just south of today's church. The church was spared from a series of cyclones and a hailstorm with hail “the size of chicken eggs” over a two-day period in 1897 that ...

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Letter from Los Angeles - The New Yorker

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 04:27 PM PDT


The New Yorker

Letter from Los Angeles
The New Yorker
They held their weddings and funerals in Protestant or Catholic churches and did not, on the whole, know people who lived on the West Side, in Beverly Hills and Bel Air and Brentwood and Pacific Palisades, many of the most prominent of whom were in the ...

Have the perfect retreat in Schull home for €1.35m - Irish Examiner

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 03:16 PM PDT


Irish Examiner

Have the perfect retreat in Schull home for €1.35m
Irish Examiner
The so-able Swede has run the historic Colla Road guest accommodation, restaurant and art hub with verve and good vibes, buying the 1880s built former rectory and hotel over a decade ago, taking it on just before the economy imploded. ... In Grove ...

Historic Arvonia buildings will be open for tours April 23 - Topeka Capital Journal

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 02:48 PM PDT


Topeka Capital Journal

Historic Arvonia buildings will be open for tours April 23
Topeka Capital Journal
Susan Evans Atchison, who owns the property on which Arvonia's historic wooden schoolhouse and stone church stand, said those two buildings, the town hall and the Humphrey/Atchison home will be open for tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A donation of $5 per ...

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Kalamazoo Ringers share gift of music - The Hillsdale Daily News

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 10:06 AM PDT


Kalamazoo Ringers share gift of music
The Hillsdale Daily News
The Kalamazoo Ringers, the oldest continuously operating community handbell choir in the country, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hillsdale First United Methodist Church, 45 North Manning St., Hillsdale. Admission is free. A reception will follow ...

Beginner English change bell ringing classes set for April 23 - Wicked Local

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 09:50 AM PDT


Beginner English change bell ringing classes set for April 23
Wicked Local
A beginners class in English change bell ringing will hold its first session at 10 a.m. April 23 at the Memorial Bell Tower, adjacent to the Old Ship Church, 107 Main St., Hingham. Classes will be on Saturdays for 10 weeks. The class might have some ...

Virginia Tech shootings, nine years later: "It doesn't get any easier" - Richmond.com

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 09:13 AM PDT


Richmond.com

Virginia Tech shootings, nine years later: "It doesn't get any easier"
Richmond.com
Andy Goddard wipes away a tear as family and friends gathered as the bell rings 32 times in the Capitol Square Bell Tower at 9:43 a.m. to mark the ninth anniversary of the killings at Virginia Tech. Goddard's son was injured in the shootings.

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Rites of spring: Historic St. Mary's Mission opens season with Celebration of Mass - Ravalli Republic

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 07:11 AM PDT


Ravalli Republic

Rites of spring: Historic St. Mary's Mission opens season with Celebration of Mass
Ravalli Republic
With his feet providing the power, John Winthrop makes an antique pump organ sing in the balcony of the St. Mary's Mission in Stevensville Friday during the Celebration of Mass ceremony that traditionally accompanies the official opening the historic site.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Amazing Annie, still volunteering at 99, gets thanks from PM - Grantham Journal

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 06:31 AM PDT


Grantham Journal

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Amazing Annie, still volunteering at 99, gets thanks from PM
Grantham Journal
I became involved with the local church, so as not to be lonely, taking up bell ringing and becoming well known for my tapestry and embroidery work. It was the vicar at the time that put me in contact with the group in Swinstead, and I have been part ...

Church to raise £120000 so famous bells can continue ringing - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 04:48 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Church to raise £120000 so famous bells can continue ringing
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
“We urgently need to replace the Victorian iron bell frame, which has been rusting as the church tower roof was leaking, but this also presents an opportunity to add two more bells,” she said. “Blockley has one of the Cotswolds' best peals of bells and ...

Heart of Hackney: tour guide Sean walks us through our hidden history - Hackney Gazette

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 04:05 AM PDT


Hackney Gazette

Heart of Hackney: tour guide Sean walks us through our hidden history
Hackney Gazette
“As the population of Hackney grew, the church wasn't big enough to take all the people,” he says, as we climb, “so they decided to build a new church at the end of the 19th century – which we now know as St John's. “But when they completed St John's ...

For carillon player at Christ Cathedral, every chime's a charm - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 16 Apr 2016 01:02 AM PDT


Los Angeles Times

For carillon player at Christ Cathedral, every chime's a charm
Los Angeles Times
Weidner and Romeri decided to launch a seven-week Easter concert series highlighting the 50,000-pound carillon forged by the Royal Eijsbouts Bell Foundry in the Netherlands. The instrument was featured in the April 2015 memorial service for Schuller, ...

Construction a sign of growth for Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge - The Advocate

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 07:07 PM PDT


The Advocate

Construction a sign of growth for Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
The Advocate
A modern sound system will complement the peals of three antique bells, salvaged from a closed St. Louis-area Catholic church, that will be hung in the bell tower, Schatzle said. Stations of the Cross, rescued from a closed Catholic church in ...

Church celebrates new building - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 06:10 PM PDT


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Church celebrates new building
The San Diego Union-Tribune
... Catholic Church is putting on a Southern California Spring Ring at 4 p.m. April 16 with more than 20 handbell musicians from across Southern California, sponsored by the Handbell Musicians of America. The group will join the church's Tower Bells ...

New Albany church gets facelift - WHAS11.com

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 04:44 PM PDT


WHAS11.com

New Albany church gets facelift
WHAS11.com
“This bell has not seen daylight since 1852,” Second Baptist Pastor LeRoy Marshall said. “It's more than just a church bell. Slaves could hear that bell ring across the Ohio. They could look across from Louisville and Portland over here to freedom, but ...

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The moment of the bombings, three years later - The Boston Globe

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 04:38 PM PDT


The Boston Globe

The moment of the bombings, three years later
The Boston Globe
Just heads bowed in silence, beneath the heavy peal of the bell at Old South Church. For a moment, stillness halted the momentum of Boylston Street. The crowd thinned out slowly, unhurried, as it had gathered. A father asked his little girl, “Will you ...

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Historic NA church will ring in new look - The Courier-Journal

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 03:15 PM PDT


The Courier-Journal

Historic NA church will ring in new look
The Courier-Journal
Detailed figures possibly representing the arts and sciences circle the top of the bell with a row of flower-like figures circling beneath, while more raised detailing circles the base of the bell. Buckeye Bell Foundry, Cincinnati, Ohio, is emblazoned ...

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Calling all design enthusiasts and green thumbs: 2016 spring home and garden tours - Washington Post

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 02:39 PM PDT


Washington Post

Calling all design enthusiasts and green thumbs: 2016 spring home and garden tours
Washington Post
The Washington National Cathedral's 2016 Flower Mart includes floral and horticultural displays, an International Floral Exhibit, tower climbs to the bell-ringing chamber, shopping at more than 80 artisanal booths, and children's rides and games. May 6 ...

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Music? Queens hosts jazz, rock, show tunes, soul, and orchestras this weekend - QNS.com

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 01:50 PM PDT


QNS.com

Music? Queens hosts jazz, rock, show tunes, soul, and orchestras this weekend
QNS.com
Queens hits the high note again and again with countless live music presentations this weekend. To the east, to the west, and at various spots in between, aficionados will be able to enjoy jazz, rock-n-roll, string bands, bell ringers, choirs, crooners ...

The 10 Most Extravagant Weddings: How Billionaires, Celebrities and Royals Get Married - Forbes

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 01:12 PM PDT


Forbes

The 10 Most Extravagant Weddings: How Billionaires, Celebrities and Royals Get Married
Forbes
The ceremony at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church was elegant and traditional (the groom's daughter Ivanka read from the Bible), but the reception at Trump's oceanfront estate Mar-a-Lago in a ballroom, said to be modeled after Versailles, was ...

The bells of Anchor Bay - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 11:46 AM PDT


New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

The bells of Anchor Bay
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
In the poem, Poe relates how major life occasions, including births, marriages and funerals, would be marked by the ringing of bells. Not only used to accentuate celebrations, bells were also used to alert firefighters, signal the beginning of church ...

More Than It's Cracked Up to Be: Cal Crowds to 'Hear' World's Biggest Bell - CALIFORNIA

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 10:52 AM PDT


More Than It's Cracked Up to Be: Cal Crowds to 'Hear' World's Biggest Bell
CALIFORNIA
For Cal Day this year, the computer-simulated Tsar Bell tones will be loaded onto a special keyboard, allowing the simulated bell to play in duet with the Campanile's carillon. Extra speakers at the tower's base will pump the unique sound into the ...

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Beacons will blaze for Queen's big day - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 10:51 AM PDT


The Westmorland Gazette

Beacons will blaze for Queen's big day
The Westmorland Gazette
BEACONS are to blaze on fell tops across Cumbria and church bells will ring out as towns and villages join in the celebrations for The Queen's 90th birthday. The focus of the national festivities is the evening of Thursday, April 21, when most people ...

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What Does a 200-Ton Bell Sound Like? - KQED

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 08:50 AM PDT


KQED

What Does a 200-Ton Bell Sound Like?
KQED
The Tsar Bell captured the imagination of a team of researchers at UC Berkeley and Stanford, and they've come up with a computer simulation they're going to blast from Berkeley's Sather Tower today. That bell won't ring. (Photo: ... In 2013, they ...

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Springfield to hold moment of silence on 3rd anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing - MassLive.com

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 08:03 AM PDT


MassLive.com

Springfield to hold moment of silence on 3rd anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing
MassLive.com
... line of the Boston Mararthon in Boston, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Boston marked the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings with a subdued remembrance that includes a moment of silence, the pealing of church bells and a call for kindness.

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Villanova Wildcats Basketball Team Rings Bell at New York Stock Exchange Bell Ringing - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 06:27 AM PDT


NBC 10 Philadelphia

Villanova Wildcats Basketball Team Rings Bell at New York Stock Exchange Bell Ringing
NBC 10 Philadelphia
Stars Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu and fellow seniors Henry Lowe, Kevin Rafferty and Patrick Farrell took part in the honorary bell ringing to usher in trading along Wall Street Friday. The stock exchange tweeted out video of the Wildcats' visit.
Villanova players ring NYSE opening bellPhilly.com (blog)

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Why the Flemish fairy tale town of Bruges is Europe's hidden travel gem - Gay Star News

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 06:00 AM PDT


Gay Star News

Why the Flemish fairy tale town of Bruges is Europe's hidden travel gem
Gay Star News
With the commanding, 12th century Belfry bell tower standing 83m tall in the background, it's impossible to take a bad photo here. Site-oud-sint-Jan---2. Our first stop, however, was the stunning 11th century Sint-Jan Hospital, next door to the elegant ...

The Role of Alarm Clocks in Getting Better Sleep - Huffington Post

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 05:12 AM PDT


Huffington Post

The Role of Alarm Clocks in Getting Better Sleep
Huffington Post
Over time, this fixture cemented it's position in the bedroom, incorporating additional features like radio receivers, cuckoos, snooze buttons and more. Modern alarm clocks continue to evolve, with everything from light-based alarms to clocks that run ...

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Virginia open houses April 16-17 - Washington Post

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 05:01 AM PDT


Washington Post

Virginia open houses April 16-17
Washington Post
2910 Chinkapin Oak Lane #186 2 pm to 4 pm $260,000. 22192. 3525 Belfry Lane 1 pm to 4 pm $250,000. 3108 Calloway Ct 1 ... 14740 Bell Tower Rd Noon to 4 pm $570,689. 14515 Kestral Ct Noon to 3 pm $449,900. 5263 Quebec Pl 1 pm to 3 pm $450,000.

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Villanova players ring NYSE opening bell - Philly.com (blog)

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 04:50 AM PDT


Philly.com (blog)

Villanova players ring NYSE opening bell
Philly.com (blog)
Members of the Villanova University men's basketball team and coach Jay Wright headed to Wall Street Friday morning to ring the opening bell for the New York Stock Exchange. Appearing with their NCAA trophy, senior players rang the ... The bell ringing ...

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Australia Barat: Perpaduan Keindahan dan Kelestarian - National Geographic

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 03:48 AM PDT


National Geographic

Australia Barat: Perpaduan Keindahan dan Kelestarian
National Geographic
Salah satu cara terbaik menikmati keindahan Perth berada di atas Bell Tower. (Aditya Wardhana). Australia Barat: Perpaduan Keindahan dan Kelestarian. Seagulls atau camar laut bermandikan cahaya sore yang tenang. Pembangunan Perth memperhatikan ...

Dark Souls 3: All Covenants and Rewards - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 01:41 AM PDT


USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)

Dark Souls 3: All Covenants and Rewards
USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog)
Covenants can be switched on the fly without penalty, allowing players to change up their methods when engaging in multiplayer activities. We have listed each of the available covenants below, in the relative order in which they are encountered in the ...

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Coach Sean Payton slams gun laws as ex-player dies in road rage shooting - IrishCentral

Posted: 15 Apr 2016 01:17 AM PDT


IrishCentral

Coach Sean Payton slams gun laws as ex-player dies in road rage shooting
IrishCentral
Payton told USA Today.com's Jarrett Bell in a phone interview. “The idea that we need them to fend off intruders … people are more apt to draw them (in other situations). That's some silly stuff we're hanging onto." “It was a large caliber gun. A .45 ...

4월17일은 "World Hemophilia Day" 세계 혈우병 환자들, 다양한 행사 - 미래 한국 신문

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 11:29 PM PDT


미래 한국 신문

4월17일은 "World Hemophilia Day" 세계 혈우병 환자들, 다양한 행사
미래 한국 신문
또한 호주 에서는 지역의 랜드마크라 할 수 있는 멜버른의 AAMI Park 축구장과 the 퍼스 지역의 Perth Bell Tower에 혈우병을 상징하는 붉은 색 조명을 켜는 행사를 통해 세계혈우인의날을 홍보할 계획이다.

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Church News - Brainerd Dispatch

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 08:15 PM PDT

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