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Peal of bells was part of colonial village life - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 01:48 PM PDT


Santa Fe New Mexican

Peal of bells was part of colonial village life
Santa Fe New Mexican
When Juan de Oñate colonized New Mexico in 1598, he carried in his wagon train six church bells. They were described as being “of the usual size” and donated by the king. Upon taking possession of the new land at the site of El Paso, Oñate conducted an ...

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Michael Palin sends message of support to Sudbury 'Clangers' - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 25 Jun 2016 02:08 AM PDT


East Anglian Daily Times

Michael Palin sends message of support to Sudbury 'Clangers'
East Anglian Daily Times
When a group of handbell ringers got together seven years ago, naming themselves after the whistling hand-knitted 1970s TV characters The Clangers seemed a perfect choice. Share. Comment. Email this ... The group initially formed in 2009 after a set of ...

The bell tolls for Newburgh - Fife Today

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:39 PM PDT


Fife Today

The bell tolls for Newburgh
Fife Today
Assets in Newburgh's Common Good Fund are to be liquidated to pay for a survey of the town's belfry and tower at the former Town Halls. Members of Fife Council's north east area committee agreed the move this week after hearing that an initial survey ...

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, Pope tells Armenians - Catholic Herald Online

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 11:22 PM PDT


Catholic Herald Online

Faith, tried and true, gives hope for future, Pope tells Armenians
Catholic Herald Online
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.

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Community calendar from June 25 - Troy Record

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 10:18 PM PDT


Community calendar from June 25
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 ...

Trail Dust: Peal of bells was part of colonial village life - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 10:13 PM PDT


Santa Fe New Mexican

Trail Dust: Peal of bells was part of colonial village life
Santa Fe New Mexican
From that day forward, the sound of bells has remained a familiar part of Southwestern village life. In times past, before the noise level of modern civilization eroded the normal silences of rural New Mexico, the peal of the church or mission bell ...

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Maldon, All Ss, Essex

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Work completed, now ringing again; revised tenor wt awaited

Rainhill, S Bartholomew, Mers

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tue practice start time is 19:30 not 20:00

Shanklin, IoW

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN info added

The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton - Edmonton Journal

Posted: 24 Jun 2016 02:01 PM PDT


Edmonton Journal

The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton
Edmonton Journal
Today, all three bells are used in a one-minute peal before weekend masses, at noon on weekdays and as newly married couples leave the church. The largest bell is tolled at the conclusion of funeral masses. The Church with its Casavent pipe organ (40 ...

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
Florida Georgia Line's “H.O.L.Y.” and Carrie Underwood's “Church Bells” — songs that reference religious symbolism in earthly stories — are both in the top 10. Craig Campbell's “Outskirts of Heaven” resides at No. 50, and two other titles that played ...

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 ...

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 ...

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
A spokesperson for North Perrott Parochial Church Council said: “This exciting turnaround in fortunes for the church will ensure that the building is once again weathertight and in a condition where it is able to take its place as the hub of numerous ...

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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
Built in 1959 as part of the Griffith Fine Arts Building's original blueprints, the bell tower currently houses 15 bells. The restoration project will add 10 bells to create a carillon, a two-octave musical instrument that consists of 25 cast-bronze ...

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


The Hindu

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 singin
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