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Heather Christian’s choral work is a study of time. Patience, too.

On an eerily heartwarming morning in early March, composer Heather Christian visited the Ars Nova space in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, for the first time in two years. The bright sun, radiating the warmth of a spring day, was enough to make her momentarily forget that she was frozen. Once inside, …

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Jamie Call Blankinship Receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence

Jamie Call Blankinship, an alumnus and longtime faculty member of UNCSA, has been named the recipient of the 2022 University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. Blankinship is Director of the Stage Management Program at UNCSA’s School of Design and Production (D&P). She is …

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La Jolla Playhouse innovates theatrically with the musical “Bhangin’ It”

Most Americans may never have heard of bhangra, the energetic and expressive form of Indian folk dance and music. But the creators of a new bhangra-centric musical at La Jolla Playhouse hope that will change. Sam Willmott, the composer of “Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical,” believes the show has …

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Ron Miles, discreet master of the jazz cornet, died at 58

He started playing the trumpet in college, as part of a summer music program, and dedicated himself to the instrument as a student at East High School. Mr. Miles played in the jazz band alongside future actor Don Cheadle, who played saxophone, and soon began an apprenticeship with respected Denver …

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Mary Frances Haugse Hornbeek

November 9, 1944 — March 7, 2022 Longtime Davis resident Mary Frances Haugse Hornbeek died at home on March 7, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Her beloved husband of 54 years, Larry, was by her side in the final moments. Despite the difficult challenges of Parkinson’s disease, …

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NOCCA offers virtual summer session for Louisiana high school students across the state

The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), Louisiana’s arts conservatory for high school students, proudly announces an incredible opportunity for students across the state. A one-of-a-kind virtual summer program where students can take classes remotely with NOCCA teacher-artists. NOCCA invites students from all corners of the state to be …

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Edward Walter Larkosh – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Jazz teacher, artist and musician Ed Larkosh passed away peacefully at his home in East Providence, RI on March 14, 2021, with his son Dan Larkosh and grandson Oliver Larkosh by his side. Ed was born March 2, 1936 in Pawtucket, RI He liked to joke that he was born …

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Weehawken jazz master Barry Harris leaves a rich legacy | Appreciation

By Michele Drayton Barry Harris was taken aback when he found out he was one of three jazz pianists up for the GRAMMY organization’s President’s Merit Award. “What is it? I don’t know what it is,” Harris recalled during an interview on Florida’s WMNF-FM radio in 2005. “But when I …

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News from the Côte-Nord in brief | News

Salem Democratic Caucus March 5 On Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m., Salem Democrats from Wards 1-7 will meet via Zoom to elect 32 delegates and 28 alternates to represent Salem at the 2022 Democratic State Convention. Registered and pre-registered Democrats ages 16 years old on February 4 can vote …

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AKA Sisterhood Defines a Continuum of Excellence

The legacy of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority spans from founder Ethel Hedgemon Lyle, whose grandparents were slaves, to Vice President Kamala Harris. Its reach spans college campuses nationwide, including the University at Albany. “Before becoming a member, I wanted to be like the women in this organization and I want …

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Black Culture Festival concludes eventful week for Hope Station to celebrate Black History Month | Carlisle

At the start of last week, Hope Station executive director Safronia Perry was “tired”, but “excited”. At the end of that weekend, she was “happy”. Hope Station held three events last week to celebrate Black History Month: an OB-GYN collage workshop on Tuesday night, a Black Girl Chronicles learning series …

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American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will teach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).

Next month, American Idol season two winner Ruben Studdard will give a masterclass for performing arts majors at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The course, which will take place March 7 and 28, will include first-hand experience from Studdard on how to prepare for the music industry while …

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Spencer Schillerstrom – DePauw University

Spencer Schillerstrom began his musical journey learning to play many instruments, including the piano, cello and flute, before falling in love with the tenor saxophone at the age of 12. With the support of family, friends, and early childhood educators Johnathan Ball and Brayer Teague, Spencer’s love and dedication to …

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Two Medway High School Choir students win seats at the 2022 All-State Music Festival

For immediate release MEDWAY – Principal John Murray and Choir Director Ashley Nelson-Oneschuk are pleased to announce the selection of two Medway High School Choir students to the All-State Music Festival. The festival is organized by the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA), an association of the National Association for Music …

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming Events in the Danville Area | Lifestyles

As this section is free, community events are likely to be held depending on available space. Articles on religion are posted on the Saturday church page. Email events to [email protected] TODAY, FEB. 9 WEDNESDAY CLUB TO MEET: South Pole Adventure: Shelly Calabrisi, former Supervisor of Science and Engineering Project Services …

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Lior Poly overcame a lifetime of challenges to become a rising star

Lior Poly’s single “69 Letters”, released in August 2021, hit the Billboard charts and topped the iTunes charts. The music industry has become a bustling place for young talent in the age of social media and digitalization. Fortunately, passionate people don’t have to wait at the mercy of popular artists …

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February 8: Events in Mecosta County

Looking for something to do? The Stay Local Events Calendar posts a list of nonprofit and community events on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes as they may be canceled due to bad weather or COVID-19. If a …

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West Side Rag » Parents unhappy with local high school options, as application deadline approaches

Posted on February 3, 2022 at 7:01 p.m. by West Side Rag By Dena Twain District 3 parents are unhappy with the choices available to them as they face the March 1 deadline for New York City Department of Education (DOE) high school applications . The Zone 3 School District …

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Show Choir Performance Group Added to Vocal Music Program for 2022-2023 School Year – The Lancer Feed

Group to mix singing, dancing in a class, performance format which will require acceptance through an audition process A typical show choir is a mix of dancing, singing, bold costumes and music to soothe the ears. For the 2022-2023 school year, Lafayette will reintroduce a show choir to its offer …

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Johnson and Bleess are BEA’s 2022 Triple ‘A’ winners | News, Sports, Jobs

This may be one of the few times you’ll see Vern Johnson, left, and Lauren Bleess, right, seated. Blue Earth Area seniors are active in different ways. In addition to their time spent in athletics, the arts, and academics, Johnson and Bleess use their time and talents to make a …

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Teen of the week: Parkersburg teenager Nate McPeak has an affinity for nature | News, Sports, Jobs

Nate McPeak recently discovered the hobby of unicycling. (Photo provided) PARKERSBURG — Nate McPeak, 15, wants to get a degree in environmental science. “I hope one day to work in conservation and do research in the field”, McPeak said. “I want to keep the world I love beautiful.” McPeak said …

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A Crescendo of Opportunities – APU Articles

Nothing beats the satisfying feeling of unwrapping the perfect Christmas present or opening a long-awaited school acceptance letter. Azusa Pacific University alumnus Erick Quintanilla ’11, MM ’13, had the same magical feeling the first time he opened a saxophone case in his 7th grade band class. From the moment Quintanilla …

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The Avon High School musicians have teamed up to perform at the Educator Conference Feb. 3-5

AVON, Ohio — Three Avon High School musicians are very excited about their next chance in the spotlight. In fact, you could say they’re jazzed up. Senior Zack Britting, who plays baritone saxophone; junior Anthony Kwasny on trombone; and second Eli Leder, on bass, are among 17 Ohio students selected …

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Viennese Winter Ball Cotillon Set | News, Sports, Jobs

WHEELING – The Viennese Winter Ball, a major fundraiser as well as one of the most elegant social events of the season, is due to take place on February 5 at the Glessner Auditorium at Wilson Lodge, Oglebay. Organized by a 17-member committee, the ball generates funds for the Wheeling …

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A step-by-step ball-changing guide for Peacemaker’s intro choreography

Charissa Barton is an incredibly talented choreographer who has worked for The Grammys, America’s Got Talent, Dragone Productions Le Reve & House of Dancing Water, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” on Broadway, Lucasfilm Animation, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Camera West, BC Beat, The Juilliard School, co-owns Axis Connect, and has …

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🌱 Westhampton-Hampton Bays Daily: The Legacy of Cory Hubbard + MLK

Hi, Westhampton and Hampton Bays! There are times when, as a journalist in the communities you cover, you have to write about the unthinkable. When Westhampton Beach High School graduate Cory Hubbard died while in college in 2014, hearts were broken. Having known Cory since childhood, mine was too. Today …

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2 teenage instrumentalists named 2021 Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Young Artist

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has announced that flautist Abi Middaugh and violinist Lily Sullivan are the winners of its 2021 Young Artist Competition. Initially, twelve finalists competed on December 11, 2021 at Eastern Michigan University, with the winners having the chance to perform at one …

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BLITZ BORDER BOWL is January 15th | Community | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

WSAV recently announced the fourth annual Border Bowl Blitz to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. The Border Bowl Blitz is a high school football game that pits the best seniors in the South Carolina Lowcountry against the best seniors in the Georgia Coastal Empire. The Border …

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‘Jefferson Girls’ Book Club Talk at MFAH

Jan 5 – Feb 27 This winter, discover new ways of seeing form, light and shadow with the immersive art experience: Light mosaic by the artist collective HYBYCOZO in Discovery Green. The installation will be visible every day during the park’s opening hours from November 12, 2021 to February 27, …

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Carolyn EH Johnson | News, Sports, Jobs

Carolyn EH Johnson Carolyn “Connie” John-son passed away on December 27, 2021 at the Rouse Home in Youngsville, Pennsylvania. She was born on March 28, 1936 in Warren, Pennsylvania, the second daughter of Everett H. and Helen M. Eddy. Connie graduated from Warren High School in 1953. In 1957, she …

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Franklin High School students greeted with music

RPCHESTER, NY – Students at Franklin High School were greeted with smooth jazz at the school on Thursday. Grammy-nominated musician Jimmie Highsmith Jr. performed in the hallways as the students walked towards the classroom. The greeting was delivered by Fathers Initiating Restorative Engagement or FIRE. The organization is a group …

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Carbondale native Dakota Holden finds success in Nashville and takes time to devote to local projects | Music

Shawn Colvin, Darryl Jones, Jason Ringenberg – three examples of music notables who started their careers at Carbondale. This month, River to River Community Records draws your attention to a rising musical star who, unlike these top three artists, is a born and raised Carbondale native, clearly on his way …

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Students and alumni angry after episcopal school cancels dance performance featuring same-sex couple

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Jacksonville Episcopal School administrators receive backlash from a group of college students and alumni after a planned dance performance, featuring a same-sex couple, was pulled from a next recital. The dance number was a song from the musical / movie “The Prom,” in which a lesbian couple …

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Downtown Bakery Buyers + New Wine Festival + Freeway Pig Update

Hello everyone! I took a day off yesterday because I had something mean. Be careful there! I’m back today with your weekend edition of the Healdsburg Daily, filled with everything you need to know about what’s going on in the city. Here we are… First, your weather forecast for the …

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🌱 Ride Chaos + Threat to Elk Grove School + Caldor Fire Arrest

Welcome to the Sacramento Daily Patch newsletter! This is where you’ll find all the best news and events happening in Sacramento for Friday December 10! First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Quite sunny. High: 50 Low: 35. Here are the best stories today in Sacramento: A crash …

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I paid my NYU tuition with a music business I started in high school

Sam Guyton paid his school fees with money from a music business he started in high school. Today, he is the 23-year-old owner of Vali Entertainment, a corporate entertainment company. He explained how he started a thriving high school and new business during the pandemic. Sam guyton has music and …

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Wallet Hub – Montana Next to Last in Elder Abuse Protection

As a state with a large number of men and women over 65, financial website Wallet Hub says Montana comes second in the country when it comes to protecting our senior population. against abuse. KGVO spoke with analyst Jill Gonzalez on the issue of protecting people over 65. “Elder abuse …

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New Class at Greenville High School Engages More Students in Music

GREENVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Music lessons can sometimes seem boring to students who don’t tune in to older songs. In Illinois, the music director of Greenville High School designed a course called Modern Band to keep kids interested in the topic. “I love how we can come here all the …

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Alabama Man Crafts $ 750 custom hats | Alabama News

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AP) – Reginald Corbitt has a big head. Literally. A size eight skull. If we are talking about small-medium-large increments, this is an extra-large double. Growing up in Huntsville, Corbitt struggled to find many hats in his size. Even so, the hats became a signature for him. As …

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Dak Prescott’s Emphasis on Mental Health Awareness Is Caring For Others As Well As For Themselves – The Undefeated

FRISCO, Texas – The producer leaned forward in the chair, aware of Dak Prescott’s busy schedule and the 90 minutes he had allotted to the project. “What are you doing hard?” ” she asked. “I know we have a time limit. “When we’re done,” said the Dallas Cowboys quarterback calmly. …

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PCFMC Piano / Organ Program November 14

The Ponca City Federated Music Club will present a Piano / Organ program in the First United Methodist Church Shrine, 6th and Central on Sunday, November 14 at 2 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend this free program. This program is a continuation of the celebration of the …

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A Noblesville High School graduate returns home to take on a new position as Executive Director of Noblesville Main Street • Current Publishing

Kate Baker was born and raised in Noblesville. She calls the community of Noblesville her rock. So it seems fitting that the 41-year-old resident is the new general manager of Noblesville Main Street. According to its website, Noblesville Main Street is a nonprofit working to enrich the culture and community …

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🌱 Teacher under FBI investigation + Ertz traded eagles

Happy Saturday, people of Philadelphia! Here’s everything you need to know today. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Showers and more violent thunderstorm. High: 82 Low: 52. Here are the best stories in Philadelphia today: A Philadelphia cream private school teacher is subject to a FBI investigation …

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‘Jurassic Quest’ returns for ‘dinomite’ weekend

Entertainment options in Arkansas this weekend: AMUSING “Jurassic Quest” More than 100 “photorealistic” dinosaurs consist of “Jurassic Quest”, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Statehouse Convention Center on Markham Street and Main Street in Little Rock. The show includes dinosaur-themed …

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Obituary of Henry Kerwin (1934 – 2021) – Toledo, OH

(New stories)By Mark ZaborneyBlade staff writer Harry J. “Bud” Kerwin, Jr., a dance teacher and choreographer once widely known on the local performing arts scene, whose influence spanned from his high school in North Toledo to the university where he studied. made a career to the New York scene and …

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Football: Riverhead rings victory bell on homecoming day

Riverhead’s Gabriel Arruda got his hands on the ball but couldn’t hold back the pass while Central Islip’s Kevin Mills defended. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk) The sound is like music to the ears of a Riverhead High School football player. After each victory for Riverhead, the Blue Waves ring the victory …

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26 fun things to do this weekend in LA [9-24-2021 to 9-26-2021]

Natural History Museum dinosaur exhibit / Photo by: Christina Champlin As Los Angeles finds a way out of the pandemic and restrictions gradually ease, we continue our bi-weekly roundups of fun tasks, mixing the occasional online / virtual event with an ever-increasing in-person listening. culinary experiences and ideas. This weekend, …

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Music: “Nothing but love” | Roswell Daily Record

Submitted Photo Pictured left are Peter Hand, Matthew Parrish, Houston Person, Kathy Lyon, Lafayette Harris, Jr. and Vince Ector. A collaboration of renowned jazz musicians worked on Lyon’s new album, “Nothin ‘But Love”. Copyright © 2021 Roswell Daily Record “Nothin ‘But Love” album shows passion for jazz Celebrity jazz singer …

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A non-traditional educational path – InsideSources

As summer approaches, recent high school graduates across the country are planning the next steps in their lives. About 69 percent of these adolescents will choose the route of traditional higher education. Yet only four out of ten will graduate after four years. The truth is, the standard American education …

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Meet the young RadioActive producers of KUOW summer 2021

KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer its 18th annual summer introductory workshop for teens. In our second fully virtual workshop, fifteen teenagers, aged 15-18, will spend four weeks learning radio journalism and audio storytelling. The young participants will do all the research, interviewing, writing, voice and editing to …

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New principals, primary school principals

Fort Smith Public Schools have announced a series of new administrative hires for the 2021-22 school year. Tony Smith, Director of Secondary Education Tony Jones will serve as Director of Secondary Education for Fort Smith Public Schools. Jones has been Principal of the Belle Point Center since 2018. He has …

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My brother’s campus | Local News

ST. THOMAS – The students of My Brother’s Workshop are already creating a lot – from benches to cupcakes – and soon they will be picking up their hammers again to help build something that will impact thousands of Virgin Island youth for years to come: a campus that the …

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Broadway, record stars as mentor at Songbook Academy 2021

Grammy-winning singer Catherine Russell and stage and film stars Telly Leung and Solea Pfeiffer will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors during this year’s Songbook Academy Summer Intensive, the premier music program for young people of the country focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. . …

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SUNY Fredonia School of Music to Offer Free Summer Workshops for Middle and High School Students and Teachers | News, Sports, Jobs

A series of free online workshops and master classes for middle and high school students and teachers will be organized by the State University of the Fredonia School of Music in late June and July. Full schedule and registration information are online at fredonia.edu/summermusic Pre-registration is required for free sessions. …

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Play music for 40 hours as part of the annual fundraiser

Brent Duncan / Supplied Mountainview High School’s band Bring on the Chops are planning a unique 40-hour music against famine. Back left, Isa Creba, 17, and Sarah Duncan, 16, front left, George Duncan, 17, Matthew Creba, 16, and Josh Lovely, 17. The Mountainview High School band members performed World Vision’s …

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Seven get presidential scholarships

Seven students from the area received presidential scholarships from Monroe County Community College. They are: Brooke Benitez, Caleb Comstock, Alyssa Cousino, Evan Dyer, Brook Montri, Tori Potter and Josie Sonnenberg. Benítez de Monroe graduated in 2021 from Monroe High School. She will study nursing. Benitez was a member of the …

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Montgomery’s Beat Champ has the recipe for success

For Montgomery’s Beat Champ, stringing together a beat is more than just throwing sounds together. It’s even more than putting together a puzzle. Think of him more as a gourmet chef with a musical recipe, which he likes to prepare with quality ingredients. “If you’re picking out sounds that already …

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Boardman students celebrate end of school

The Austintown Farmers’ Market returns this week; Lit Youngstown offers writing camps, a workshop for teens BOARDMAN – The Boardman High School Jazz Program will feature the 2k21 “School’s Out” pop / rock show tonight at Boardman Park. 2k21 is a horned rock band that performs a wide variety of …

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