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'United Shades of America,' 'Parts Unknown,' 'My Nazi Legacy' - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 07:28 AM PDT


Los Angeles Times

'United Shades of America,' 'Parts Unknown,' 'My Nazi Legacy'
Los Angeles Times
Bell frames the darker stuff with jokes. He's a comedian, intrinsically. But the series is serious at heart. Along with art and music and quinceañeras, the East L.A. episode delves into issues of immigration and assimilation, ("When my people came we ...

Bells are ringing out once again at St Giles church in Wrexham - News North Wales

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 07:05 AM PDT


News North Wales

Bells are ringing out once again at St Giles church in Wrexham
News North Wales
In November, Ian Maycock, the ringing master at the church, made an appeal for funds in the Leader. He said about £10,000 was needed for work to prolong the life of the 10 bells that have been at the church since the 18th century. Following the ...

Historic Saint-Emilion in France has an underground church, a saint and macarons - Courier Mail

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 07:02 AM PDT


Historic Saint-Emilion in France has an underground church, a saint and macarons
Courier Mail
Catacombs now lead to the magnificent underground church, the largest in Europe. Carved into a sold limestone cliff in the early 12th century, the underground plan made good commercial sense – valuable limestone blocks were sold to build housing.

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Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong - New Statesman

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 04:06 AM PDT


New Statesman

Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong
New Statesman
Of course, “Big Ben” is the nickname of the Great Bell and the bell itself is not in bad shape – even though it does have a huge crack in it. The bell ... But a clock just doesn't stop – especially not a clock as iconic as the Great Clock at the Palace ...

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“Labour is an anti-racist party to its core," says leader. - New Statesman

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 03:02 AM PDT


New Statesman

“Labour is an anti-racist party to its core," says leader.
New Statesman
Repairs to the tower are long overdue. There is corrosion damage to the cast iron roof and to the belfry structure which keeps the bells in place. There is water damage to the masonry and condensation problems will be addressed, too. There are plumbing ...

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Thinking about Andalusia's bells and belles - Andalusia Star-News

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 11:03 PM PDT


Thinking about Andalusia's bells and belles
Andalusia Star-News
It is not known or recorded that the second Covington courthouse in Andalusia, a little square two-story frame building with four limestone chimneys, had a bell or not, but the third and majestic two-story brick courthouse built in the center of town ...

Fratton's May Fayre set to attract thousands of revellers to the city - Portsmouth News

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 10:02 PM PDT


Portsmouth News

Fratton's May Fayre set to attract thousands of revellers to the city
Portsmouth News
THOUSANDS of people are to descend on a Portsmouth church for one of the biggest community events in the city. St Mary's Church in St ... For the first time revellers will also get a chance to try their hand at the traditional art of bell ringing ...

Istria: 25 Things to Know About the Terra Magica - Total Croatia News

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 09:11 PM PDT


Total Croatia News

Istria: 25 Things to Know About the Terra Magica
Total Croatia News
The St. Blaise Church in medieval Vodnjan in Southern Istria houses close to 400 relics of over 250 different saints, including a fragment of the Holy Virgin's veil, a particle of Jesus' cross and thorns from Jesus' crown, but the church is visited by ...

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Carillon at Cleveland's Church of the Covenant keeps bells ringing musically for thousands - newsnet5.com

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 07:17 PM PDT


newsnet5.com

Carillon at Cleveland's Church of the Covenant keeps bells ringing musically for thousands
newsnet5.com
Ringing the bells was George Leggiero, Covenant and University Circle Carillonneur. At his lofty perch in the tower of the church, Leggiero was on the carillon, an instrument of levers and pedals, each connected by wire to individual bells overhead in ...

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Fun facts about the Big Ben - The Hindu

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 05:33 PM PDT


Fun facts about the Big Ben
The Hindu
Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster, the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. ... The tower was completed in the year ______ and Big Ben ...

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Battle commemoration a 'lovely' new tradition - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:46 PM PDT


Battle commemoration a 'lovely' new tradition
New Zealand Herald
The bell, a submarine bell gifted to the church by the Royal Navy, tolled 60 times - one for each of the men who lost their lives during the fierce battle. In addition to the bell ringing, the commemoration included prayers, speeches, a karakia, hymn ...

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Ambleside, Cumbria

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

www.amblesideonline.co.uk/clubs/bellringers/main.html

Bleadon, Som

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

Tenor note not G (nominal: F#+5c)

Westminster, S Martin, Gr London

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:00 PM PDT

URL amended

'Shtum', by Jem Lester - Financial Times

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 12:53 PM PDT


Financial Times

'Shtum', by Jem Lester
Financial Times
Shtum is named for, and about, silence — most obviously that of Jonah, who spoke as a small child but has lost his words now, and babbles sweetly: “If he had a speaking voice it would be like a mesmeric peal of church bells.” Jonah lives in a self ...

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9 Lyme Disease Symptoms You Should Know About - Bustle

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 12:31 PM PDT


Bustle

9 Lyme Disease Symptoms You Should Know About
Bustle
But there are risks to be aware of when you're hanging out outdoors, even if you're not a nature fanatic who spends every summer weekend hiking — like Lyme disease, an illness transmitted through tick bites. The months of May, June, and July are high ...

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Wedding bells ring at Park Maitland School as 'Q' & 'U' get... - WKMG Orlando

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 10:50 AM PDT


Wedding bells ring at Park Maitland School as 'Q' & 'U' get...
WKMG Orlando
Wedding bells are ringing, not from the church tower, but the inside of Park Maitland School gym. The annual ceremony in front of the school's Pre-K students, celebrates the marriage of letters "Q" and "U." It's a memorable way to teach a spelling ...

Architectural gems dot Massillon's landscape - Massillon Independent

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 10:12 AM PDT


Massillon Independent

Architectural gems dot Massillon's landscape
Massillon Independent
The church at 322 Third St. SE was built in a Victorian Gothic style. Its asymmetrical elevation has a prominent corner bell tower. According to information provided in the church's application to the National Register of Historic Places, the exterior ...

Dinkel Series: Part I – For the Love of Music: The story of Crookston's early bands and bandleaders - Crookston Daily Times

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 09:55 AM PDT


Crookston Daily Times

Dinkel Series: Part I – For the Love of Music: The story of Crookston's early bands and bandleaders
Crookston Daily Times
Although the Congregational Church was formed in 1874, the congregation had no permanent structure until November of 1879. But when .... Vocalists and bell ringers appeared at the Opera House that year, as well, and there was a GOP rally held there in ...

PORTUGAL'S MOUNTAIN TOP POUSADAS: - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 09:24 AM PDT


Vancouver Sun

PORTUGAL'S MOUNTAIN TOP POUSADAS:
Vancouver Sun
But this switch-backing route ascends through rain-slicked, cobble-stone lanes, finally coming to a halt below a ridgetop, 13th century Portuguese fortress, its 30 metre-high tower a seemingly ominous apparition in the early evening's shrouded mist. To ...

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Orthodox Church celebrates Easter in Siouxland - Sioux City Journal

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 05:07 AM PDT


Sioux City Journal

Orthodox Church celebrates Easter in Siouxland
Sioux City Journal
A funeral bier decorated with white lilies and other colorful flowers will be carried aloft in a procession around the church. As parishioners enter the building amid the aroma of incense and the sound of pealing bells, they will pass underneath the ...
Easter in GreeceNeos Kosmos

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Peter Rhodes: Ding dong bell - and another £29 million spent - expressandstar.com

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:56 AM PDT


expressandstar.com

Peter Rhodes: Ding dong bell - and another £29 million spent
expressandstar.com
A VICAR in Leamington Spa has outraged some folk by planning to screen the “blasphemous” 1979 film Monty Python's Life of Brian in his church and charge £10 a head. And who wouldn't be outraged? As fans will recall from the film's encounter between ...

Faith Notes: May 1 - News & Observer

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:50 AM PDT


Faith Notes: May 1
News & Observer
A fish fry is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at St. Mark AME Church, 409 Bridge St., Smithfield. Bingo play to benefit the Johnston County Relay for Life is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Bethel Original Free Will ...

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Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong - The Conversation UK

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 04:07 AM PDT


The Conversation UK

Inside Big Ben: why the world's most famous clock will soon lose its bong
The Conversation UK
Repairs to the tower are long overdue. There is corrosion damage to the cast iron roof and to the belfry structure which keeps the bells in place. There is water damage to the masonry and condensation problems will be addressed, too. There are plumbing ...
Renewal plans set to silence Westminster's Big BenGlobal Government Forum

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Whittlesford News: Heidi Allen MP Opens Newton Road Housing - Cambridge News

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 02:42 AM PDT


Whittlesford News: Heidi Allen MP Opens Newton Road Housing
Cambridge News
The bells were rung before the service and many thanks are due to the band of ringers. A full church enjoyed a traditional service with a moving ... The Annual Meetings at St Mary and St Andrew, Whittlesford were well attended and Mrs Jill Taylor and ...

Bells fall silent after passing of church members - Llanelli Star

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 02:31 AM PDT


Llanelli Star

Bells fall silent after passing of church members
Llanelli Star
The 92-year-old climbed the steep bell tower three times a week to ring the bells on Thursday and twice on Sunday. Having started the job at the tender age of just 12, the choice was inevitable for Alwyn whose brothers had all been bell ringers before him.

Waiting for the bells to ring - Blue Mountains Gazette

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 01:51 AM PDT


Blue Mountains Gazette

Waiting for the bells to ring
Blue Mountains Gazette
It's been a slow process renovating the tower and gaining the funds to purchase the bells, but thanks to community donations and partnering with the Australia and New Zealand Association of Bell-ringers, the church is another step closer to hearing the ...

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Waiting for the bells to ring | Blue Mountains Gazette - Blue Mountains Gazette

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 01:51 AM PDT


Blue Mountains Gazette

Waiting for the bells to ring | Blue Mountains Gazette
Blue Mountains Gazette
It's been a slow process renovating the tower and gaining the funds to purchase the bells, but thanks to community donations and partnering with the Australia and New Zealand Association of Bell-ringers, the church is another step closer to hearing the ...

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Sawbridgeworth set for May Fayre extravaganza - Herts and Essex Observer

Posted: 29 Apr 2016 12:52 AM PDT


Herts and Essex Observer

Sawbridgeworth set for May Fayre extravaganza
Herts and Essex Observer
The town's May Fayre is to take place from noon to 4pm on Sunday (May 1), featuring all manner of attractions, from fairground rides, live music and vintage cars to maypole and morris dancing, open gardens and a mini bell-ringing peal by Great St Mary ...

What's Up With That? The story behind the Spectrum bell - The Herald Journal

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 08:06 PM PDT


The Herald Journal

What's Up With That? The story behind the Spectrum bell
The Herald Journal
According to “An Encyclopedic History of Utah State University,” compiled by USU archivist Robert Parson in 2009, the original single bell at Old Main Tower was installed in 1904. ... It is an electronic device designed to simulate the ringing of bells ...

Co Down Catholic parishioners walk across Ireland for Protestant neighbours - the Irish News

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 05:13 PM PDT


the Irish News

Co Down Catholic parishioners walk across Ireland for Protestant neighbours
the Irish News
Eamonn O'Connor (61) and Mickey McKevitt (56), members of Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Rostrevor, Co Down, know affectionately as the two 'Warriors', will walk around 280 kilometres across the width of Ireland, finishing with a climb of Croagh ...

Orange Pealers' ringing in jubilation after long-awaited Cockatoo Shield win - Central Western Daily

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 04:28 PM PDT


Central Western Daily

Orange Pealers' ringing in jubilation after long-awaited Cockatoo Shield win
Central Western Daily
THE Holy Trininty Orange Pealers are continuing to ring the Anglican church bells at services and funerals after reaching their goal of winning the Cockatoo Shield recently. The bell ringers were thrilled to learn they had won the shield, which is ...

Group tolls bell for ailing courthouse in Salem - The Courier-Journal

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 03:46 PM PDT


The Courier-Journal

Group tolls bell for ailing courthouse in Salem
The Courier-Journal
The condition of the tower and structure that supports it led Indiana Landmarks, a statewide organization, to place the Romanesque Revival style building on its 10 Most Endangered, an annual list of significant Hoosier places badly in need of repair ...

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Theater Listings for April 29-May 5 - New York Times

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 03:21 PM PDT


New York Times

Theater Listings for April 29-May 5
New York Times
'The Dingdong' Occasionally hilarious and mostly harmless, Mark Shanahan's adaptation of Georges Feydeau's farce, produced by the Peal Theater Company, centers on a wife who won't commit adultery unless her husband strays first. ..... The Musical ...

Kings Park cable car backlash to be lead by Janet Holmes a Court - The West Australian

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 02:29 PM PDT


The West Australian

Kings Park cable car backlash to be lead by Janet Holmes a Court
The West Australian
But Ms Holmes a Court, who says she is a frequent visitor to the park, said the cable cars would ruin Kings Park and destroy an important and beautiful Perth vista. “I can't believe it ... “For the moment the public is debating it ... a bit like the ...

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The Bell Heard Throughout Montclair State History - The Montclarion (subscription)

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 02:05 PM PDT


The Montclarion (subscription)

The Bell Heard Throughout Montclair State History
The Montclarion (subscription)
The carillon (pronounced kah-ri-lon) an instrument composed of bells and an automatic mechanism that plays them — is part of the rich history of Montclair State University. The bell tower has become one of the most quintessential symbols associated ...

Renewal plans set to silence Westminster's Big Ben - Global Government Forum

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 07:58 AM PDT


Global Government Forum

Renewal plans set to silence Westminster's Big Ben
Global Government Forum
The chimes of the UK's iconic Big Ben bell, which tolls every hour in the Houses of Parliament's Elizabeth Tower, are to fall silent as the 160-year-old tower undergoes a major refurbishment programme. A £3.5m scaffold is to be erected around the 1854 ...
Fun facts about London's Big Ben: Do you know the musical note the bell chimes out?The Indian Express
Big Ben to fall silent for urgent repairsThe Japan News

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Community Billboard-April 28 - Orléans Star

Posted: 28 Apr 2016 06:23 AM PDT

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