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Earle M. Chiles, longtime Portland Pilots supporter, dies at 83 - OregonLive.com

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:50 AM PDT


OregonLive.com

Earle M. Chiles, longtime Portland Pilots supporter, dies at 83
OregonLive.com
Earle M. Chiles, a member of the University of Portland's Board of Regents since 1975, died Thursday following a long illness. Chiles, 83, provided the main donation to build Chiles Center, named after his parents Earle A. and Virginia H. and the ...

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Country Music Turns to God In Turbulent Social Period - Billboard

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:39 AM PDT


Billboard

Country Music Turns to God In Turbulent Social Period
Billboard
The latter is even part of the Country Music Hall of Fame's structure, with the circular rotunda — where its members are enshrined — bearing “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” above the bronze plaques while the outside of the building has the actual shape ...

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, pope tells Armenians - Catholic News Service

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 08:29 AM PDT


Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, pope tells Armenians
Catholic News Service
His entrance into Holy Etchmiadzin, as it commonly is known, was heralded with the pealing of church bells. As the pope and patriarch processed down the aisle between crowds of flag-waving faithful, a deacon led them, swinging an incense burner. For ...

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June 24, 2016 in Features: Master strategist at Chateau Angélus - Sommelier India (blog)

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 03:50 AM PDT


Sommelier India (blog)

June 24, 2016 in Features: Master strategist at Chateau Angélus
Sommelier India (blog)
It is said that in the old days here you could hear the church bells of no less than three churches sounding the Angélus; hence the château's name. (The Angelus is a prayer that recalls Christ's Incarnation and was traditionally recited three times a ...

Workshop rings a bell - Daventry Express

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 03:22 AM PDT


Daventry Express

Workshop rings a bell
Daventry Express
Ringers are invited to meet in the porch of Holy Cross Church in Market Square ready for a 10.30am start. Bellringer Geoff Pullin, of Badby, said: “Climb the short spiral stair to the ringing room ... while a quietened bell is raised and rung for you ...

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'The day Sussex died' ... 100 years ago - Eastbourne Herald

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 02:56 AM PDT


'The day Sussex died' ... 100 years ago
Eastbourne Herald
On June 22, a group was due to cycle from Richebourg to the Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress collecting a fragment of the bell from Richebourg Church which was destroyed during the war. The mayor and deputy mayor of Richebourg will be presented with the ...

Years Ago: June 23 - Blair Enterprise Publishing

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 12:17 AM PDT


Years Ago: June 23
Blair Enterprise Publishing
Father Gene Walding, Pastor of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Charter Oak and St. Mary's in Ute, was honored with a reception at the Ute Town and Country Club, sponsored by St. Mary's Parish. Special guests ... Communities, churches, schools, fire ...

June 24-25: SFDanceworks, Monster Drawing Rally, Midwayville, Circus Bella, Mustache Harbor, The Freedom to Marry - San Francisco Examiner

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 12:01 AM PDT


San Francisco Examiner

June 24-25: SFDanceworks, Monster Drawing Rally, Midwayville, Circus Bella, Mustache Harbor, The Freedom to Marry
San Francisco Examiner
Sonos, S.F. Boys Chorus: The chorale and bell-ringing ensemble pay tribute to SFBC founder Madi Bacon in a concert including a new work by Sonos director Jim Meredith. [7:30 p.m,, Cathedral of Christ the Light, 2121 Harrison St., Oakland]. Carolina ...

Somme marked in Hillsborough - Ulster Star

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 11:39 PM PDT


Ulster Star

Somme marked in Hillsborough
Ulster Star
This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact the Editor by clicking ...

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What's Pixie Day in Ottery St Mary? It's a scream! - Sidmouth Herald

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 11:16 PM PDT


What's Pixie Day in Ottery St Mary? It's a scream!
Sidmouth Herald
Children of the town take centre stage for the Pixie's Revenge in the Square at 6.30pm, when scores of screaming youngsters run through the town to capture the bell ringers in the parish church. According to legend, Pixie Day dates back to before the ...

Community calendar from June 24 - Troy Record

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 10:26 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 24
Troy Record
The event will be held at the church, located at 385 Grange Rd. (Rt. 142) in the town of Brunswick on Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. For more information, call Brunswick Baptist Church at 237-1932. .... This free event begins at 11:30 a ...

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Ocean City church under renovation - Ocean City Today

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 08:34 PM PDT


Ocean City Today

Ocean City church under renovation
Ocean City Today
St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church began its restoration project about a year ago with the demolition of the adjacent rectory in addition to repairs to the bell tower and its estimated renovations will take at least two years to complete on the corner ...

Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL amended

Great Wilbraham, Cambs

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing again now & from gallery; toilet facility indicated

Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Ringing suspended ('for some weeks': tower & ringing rm wk)

Double grant to fund church roof repairs in North Perrott - View News

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 07:57 AM PDT


View News

Double grant to fund church roof repairs in North Perrott
View News
It is dedicated to St Martin and is of cruciform structure with a tower, supported by four arches, and containing a clock with Westminster chimes, and six bells, which were completely restored and retuned in 2009. A spokesperson for National Churches ...

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SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project - Gilmer Mirror

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 07:53 AM PDT


Gilmer Mirror

SFA Board of Regents approve Griffith Fine Arts Carillon Bells Project
Gilmer Mirror
The Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents recently approved a project to restore and enhance the bell tower located atop the Griffith Fine Arts Building on campus. With funding provided by the Charles and Lois Marie Bright Foundation ...

Rhythm of the ring | Chennai NYOOOZ - NYOOOZ

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:40 AM PDT


NYOOOZ

Rhythm of the ring | Chennai NYOOOZ
NYOOOZ
In a ceremony known as Joya no Kane, people queue up to ring the temple bells 108 times, which is done as part of the Japanese New Year celebrations. The temple ... Gionato, a friend, said that church bells were rung for various reasons. The bell's ...

Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 04:31 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Lammas, near Aylsham, invaded by gnomes from around the world
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The weekend will start with a quarter peal of bells from the tower, where there is ample parking and visitors can pick up a Gardens Open map. The Lammas Gno-Gno-Gnome trail is one of the attractions of a fundraising weekend. There will be singers in ...

Rhythm of the ring - The Hindu

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 03:57 AM PDT


Rhythm of the ring
The Hindu
The bonsho was also used in a modern composition, 'Olympic Campanology,' for the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964. In a ceremony known as Joya no Kane, people queue up to ring the temple bells 108 times, which is done as part of the ...

1000 years on, Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 23 Jun 2016 01:51 AM PDT


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

1000 years on, Sherston commemorates the battle between Cnut the Great and King Edmund
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
The entertainment kicks off in full on Saturday at 10.16am at the Recreation Ground however, with a bar, BBQ, weapons display, bellringing and the much-anticipated re-enactment of the Battle of Sherston. Children will also have the opportunity to get ...

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:01 PM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Big Birthday bash this weekend for historic milestones
LoughboroughEcho.net
... 20th anniversary of the Loughborough Council of Faiths, 40 years of the Geeta Bhawan Centre, 50 years of Rosebery St Peters, nearly 50 years of Human Rights and Equalities Charnwood and 30 years since John Taylor's Bell Foundry opened its museum.

Community calendar from June 23 - Troy Record

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 10:20 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 23
Troy Record
This free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Shaker Pointe, One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet. If you're interested in learning more, ... FIRST FRIDAY SERVICES: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, located at 600 State Street, (corner of State and Lafayette ...

Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening - New Haven Register

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:52 PM PDT


New Haven Register

Carillon concert series begins at Yale Sunday evening
New Haven Register
As it's explained on Wikipedia, the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America defines a carillon as “a musical instrument consisting of at least two octaves of carillon bells arranged in chromatic series and played from a keyboard permitting control of ...

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June 23: Explore the day's history through photos - Fayetteville Observer

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 09:07 PM PDT


Fayetteville Observer

June 23: Explore the day's history through photos
Fayetteville Observer
The first of 104 new bronze traffic control towers, which will line Fifth Avenue, New York City, from Washington Square to 60th Street, was unveiled in front of the New York Public Library at 41st Street, June 23, 1931. Photo shows principals .... Anti ...

Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2 - vtdigger.org

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:25 PM PDT


Norwich University Bell Concerts Kick Off July 2
vtdigger.org
The largest musical instrument in the world, the carillon is played with both hands and feet. Notes are played by striking levers stoutly wired to the clappers of a tower's many bells. Norwich's carillon, one of only two such instruments in the state ...

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Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University - Reading Eagle

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:56 PM PDT


Adding their names in Old Main at Kutztown University
Reading Eagle
The Kutztown State Normal School, the campus' first building, was built in 1866. It was demolished and the current Old Main building was opened in 1893. The clock was added to the tower as a gift from the Class of 1910. The original 1866 bell cracked ...

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour - Mason City Globe Gazette

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:51 PM PDT


Mason City Globe Gazette

Music, art featured in Mason City garden tour
Mason City Globe Gazette
Sponsored by the Trinity Lutheran Church Bronze Bell Choir, it is a fundraiser for Lissa Pohlman, a ringer in the bell choir, who is a breast cancer patient. Admission is a freewill offering. The tour features photography by Bruce McKee and music ...

Hothfield, Kent

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation - The Providence Journal

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 02:20 PM PDT


The Providence Journal

Warren church steeple project a lofty goal for congregation
The Providence Journal
There, at the pinnacle of the seaside town's skyline, towers the steeple of the 171-year-old First United Methodist Church of Warren and Bristol, long a navigational aid for mariners. Unlike its glory ... In 2014, a consultant examined the conditions ...

Interview: Enos McLeod (Part 1) - United Reggae

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 01:42 PM PDT


United Reggae

Interview: Enos McLeod (Part 1)
United Reggae
In the lawless atmosphere of the Kingston and London recording industry, Enos experienced repeated knocks and indignities that were as hard to take as the punches he faced in the ring. ... I mean the Heptones were just over there, Rick Towers up the ...

Carillon music will fill the valley Tuesday evenings in July during summer series - AU News

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:12 AM PDT


AU News

Carillon music will fill the valley Tuesday evenings in July during summer series
AU News
Visitors are also welcome to climb the 69 steps to the top of the carillon tower to watch the artist play. There is an information ... The Davis Memorial Carillon, named after the late AU President Boothe Colwell Davis, is a 47-bell instrument. The ...

The anchor of Wellesley Hills Square: The Isaac Sprague Tower - Wicked Local

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 11:09 AM PDT


The anchor of Wellesley Hills Square: The Isaac Sprague Tower
Wicked Local
Perhaps Shaw's greatest contribution was the clock and bell he gave to a new schoolhouse at the corner of Forest and Washington streets in 1874 — the same clock and bell that are now in the Sprague Memorial Tower. ... Having already impacted the ...

She's So Unusual! 6 Modern Ways to Channel Cyndi Lauper's Iconic Style - Vogue.com

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 08:19 AM PDT


Vogue.com

She's So Unusual! 6 Modern Ways to Channel Cyndi Lauper's Iconic Style
Vogue.com
Even today, ringing in her 63rd birthday sporting a swirl of cotton-candy pink hair, Cyndi Lauper remains a singular stylistic force. The squeaky-voiced girl from Queens, who rose ... Flags strung across the cobblestone streets flutter in a gauzy ...

90 Years Ago (1926) - Belleplaineherald

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:54 AM PDT


90 Years Ago (1926)
Belleplaineherald
A Sacred Heart Church took place the marriage of Kathleen Lynch and Maurice Walsh. Genevieve Lynch and Matt Walsh were the attendants. The Scandia Bellringers, booked to give a concert at West Union Lutheran Church north of Belle Plaine, failed to ...

History of Randwick's grand old church - dailytelegraph.com.au

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 07:06 AM PDT


dailytelegraph.com.au

History of Randwick's grand old church
dailytelegraph.com.au
Ron Ringer's latest book, Summoned by Bells: a history of St Jude's Church Randwick, 1865-2015, has the inside story on this historic church and its heritage precinct. St Jude's bell tower and church. The old St Jude's Church Randwick- Randwick Library.

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The Idea of Europe - Open Democracy

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 06:31 AM PDT


Open Democracy

The Idea of Europe
Open Democracy
After an extreme twentieth century, Europe must look to its intellectual and cultural heritage to re-imagine its identity. An ancient building in Athens, Greece The Acropolis of Athens. (Fair use) .... There are stretches of arid, forbidding terrain ...

Tastemakers: Thylacine - Music Week

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 06:30 AM PDT


Music Week

Tastemakers: Thylacine
Music Week
From rhythmic, techno train wheels to choir singers, bell ringers and singing shaman's daughters, Transsiberian melds stunning field recordings with tracks of rich, melodic ambience and pounding, evocative electronica—signalling the arrival of a ...

A moving musical tribute to the thousands killed in the Battle of the Somme will receive its world premiere at the ... - The Big UK Newsroom

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:23 AM PDT


A moving musical tribute to the thousands killed in the Battle of the Somme will receive its world premiere at the ...
The Big UK Newsroom
These sounds include the creaking floorboards of Salford Lads' Club – used as a recruiting station – the peal of bells at Sacred Trinity Church – the parish church of the Pals – natural sounds from The Cliff in Broughton, Conwy Morfa, Catterick, and ...

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News from the Hill - The Northfield News

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 05:21 AM PDT


News from the Hill
The Northfield News
Longtime Norwich University carillonneur George Matthew Jr. will perform a varied program of songs, many of which have never been heard on the Charlotte Nichols Greene Memorial Carillon, such as, “In Flanders Fields” by Sebastion Johnson, “The Bells of ...

'Pretty Little Liars' Season Premiere- “Tick-Tock, Bitches” Review (Season 7 Episode 1) - TV Equals

Posted: 22 Jun 2016 03:21 AM PDT

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