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Silver Medal for the chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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As Chief Conductor of the RCO, Mr Jansons has been an important cultural ambassador for Amsterdam and the Netherlands – one particular high point being the RCO’s world tour to celebrate its 125th anniversary, which passed through six continents. Jansons, originally from Latvia, made his RCO debut as guest conductor in 1988. Serving as chief conductor from 2004 to 2014, he furthered the international reputation of the RCO with renowned performances of works by Bruckner, Mahler, Strauss and Brahms. The Silver Medal of the City of Amsterdam ... Read More »

The kidnapping of Inda Jackson by exciting Debut Author Cher Foth launches first of young adult archaeology adventure series

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Southern World Publishing announces the release of The Kidnapping of Inda Jackson, on sale, March 31st, at all major retailers. The Kidnapping of Inda Jackson, a contemporary young adult novel, is a compelling story, "deeply imagined and wonderfully atmospheric." A sweeping tale, spiked with intrigue, of romance, adventure, and self discovery, it demonstrates the reality that we are not locked in our own narrow world, but part of a vast spider web of human connections. The Kidnapping of Inda Jackson launches the first of an archaeology adven... Read More »

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers’ Association is featuring a 50th year anniversary concert at yearly convention near Salem

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Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers' are gearing up for their Annual State Convention to be held at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall Oregon. Highlighting this years convention will be a Traditional Fiddlers Program on April 10th Friday evening from 7 pm to 10 pm that will showcase some of the finest State and National Champion Fiddlers from Oregon. There are ten Districts throughout the state that will be sending their best performers to add to the event. OOTFA members gather once a year for their Annual Convention from April 8th to April 11th wher... Read More »

Italian Opera Cruises with European Waterways

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Before the cruise from Venice to Mantua begins, guests will be taken from their hotel in Padua to visit the fascinating Arena Museo Opera museum in Verona, followed by dinner in the delightful courtyard restaurant. And then the highlight, front stall seats in the magnificent setting of the Roman amphitheatre, the Arena di Verona, to watch a magical performance of one of the best-known and loved operas, either Puccini’s Tosca, or Verdi’s Nabucco. After spending a memorable evening in Verona, the next morning guests will be transferred from th... Read More »

South Camden Theatre Company announces 2015 – 2016 Season

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The South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey announces its eleventh season for 2015 and 2016 featuring works written by Robert Berger, Patrick Daniels, Irving Gregory, John Guare and Tennessee Williams. Opening the eleventh season October 16 - 31, 2015 is the regional premiere of CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO written by Robert Berger, Patrick Daniels and Irving Gregory and directed by Joseph M. Paprzycki. The Drama Desk award-winning drama is based on verbatim transcripts from six real ... Read More »

Kreeger Museum joins Iconic Houses network

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Pillars of the Washington DC arts and cultural community, the Kreegers' love of art, music and architecture live in the building today. The Kreeger Museum opened in 1994 and the Kreeger permanent art collection fills the upper and lower level galleries. ... Read More »

Iconic Houses: Welcome Casa Bofarull: a first Jujol!

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The huge and rustic house became an elegant, comfortable and attractive mansion. Highlights are the large blue gallery, the vast arch of 10 meters width and decorative elements such as brittle on the roof and engravings made by Jujol. ... Read More »

Iconic Houses: The Melnikov House: our first Russian member!

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It is with great excitement that we welcome our first Russian member, the house of avant-garde architect Konstantin Melnikov (1890-1974) in Moscow. ... Read More »

Iconic Houses Network: Work in Progress: Villa Cavrois

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History and architectural value of the Villa Cavrois Very last significant project conceived by Mallet-Stevens, the villa Cavrois has been ordered by a couple, Paul and Lucie Cavrois, with seven children, who wanted to live in the countryside, not far from the textile factories that Paul owned. It has been a true opportunity for the architect to build a Gesamtkunstwerk as he designed the whole project, at each step and level, from the garden to the furniture, the screws, the windows... He has worked in the Wiener Werkstätte spirit for creati... Read More »

The West: a Way of life-art by Keith Christie at The Orland Art Center Gallery

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Nationally renowned Fine Art painter and sculptor Keith Christie uses his unique artistry to capture the Western way of life. His genuine respect for the ranchers and their lifestyle authentically chronicles the real west. Friday, April 3 Artists Reception 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Refreshments and live music. Young musician Nick Leach at our baby grand piano Pop in Friday and meet the artists, or linger over refreshments, entertainment, and conversation and make an evening of it! Orland Art Center Gallery 732 4th St. Orland, CA 95963 1 to 6... Read More »

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