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Cleveland Arts listings for July 15-21: Two productions this weekend by Mercury Theatre Company & More - cleveland.com

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 04:20 PM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Arts listings for July 15-21: Two productions this weekend by Mercury Theatre Company & More
cleveland.com
155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or valleyartcenter.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Exhibits: "Annual Student & Faculty Art," Michael Steinberg's photography exhibit "Pour" and "En Plein Air Art" exhibitions ...

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Community news: Linton events - Cambridge News

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Community news: Linton events
Cambridge News
On sale were items made by the students in food and technology classes and included cakes and flapjacks, bird feeders and key rings. GRANTA ... To finalise the weekend, there was a quarter peal rung on the bells by St Mary's team of bell ringers.

Hadstock community news: annual fete raises nearly £5000 - Cambridge News

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 12:19 PM PDT


Hadstock community news: annual fete raises nearly £5000
Cambridge News
St Botolph's Church would like to have some more bellringers. At present only two Hadstock residents ring he bells and the rest and the rest of the team is made up of vounteers from Saffron Walden, Hempstead and surrounding villages. The Saffron Walden ...

After Chilcot, The Brexit Inquiry - Huffington Post

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 10:01 AM PDT


Huffington Post

After Chilcot, The Brexit Inquiry
Huffington Post
Complicit in this was a steady drip feed of distorted press coverage - from claims that the EU decided on the curvature of bananas to the banning of a barmaid's cleavage, a barrister's wig, the pealing of church bells, brandy butter and double decker ...

Colwall villagers set for one big weekend party - Malvern Observer (press release) (blog)

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 09:08 AM PDT


Colwall villagers set for one big weekend party
Malvern Observer (press release) (blog)
The festival day will begin with a peal of church bells at 11am followed by the arrival of the Classic Car Cavalcade. Throughout the day there will be great ... under 16 allowed in free of charge. For further information visit www.colwallalehouseevents ...

King's Lynn festival breaks box office record - Lynn News

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 08:40 AM PDT


Lynn News

King's Lynn festival breaks box office record
Lynn News
After the Festival service at the Minster Church on Sunday the start of the Festival will be marked by the ringing of St Nicholas Peal onthe newly-restored eight bells of St Nicholas' Chapel where the first peal was rung in 1766. This celebratory peal ...

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The Sacredness of Now - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 04:37 AM PDT


The Sacredness of Now
Patheos (blog)
... to ring just outside my window for Vigils, 3:15 am prayer, and I couldn't help but roll over to doze off again until the next round of bells would awaken me a few hours later. I'm not sure how I was so lucky to receive a room with a view of the ...

Pensioner from Suffolk suspected of being victim of mercy killing by husband - Daily Mail

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 03:21 AM PDT


Daily Mail

Pensioner from Suffolk suspected of being victim of mercy killing by husband
Daily Mail
Tower captain Dave Ward, who is in charge of the bell ringers, said: 'This poor lady had a medical condition which meant she was very sensitive to sounds. 'We were extremely sympathetic to [her husband] and it was my job to call and let him know if we ...

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Memoirs Of A Medieval Time Traveller - Londonist

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 03:01 AM PDT


Londonist

Memoirs Of A Medieval Time Traveller
Londonist
Went to Bankside and saw a spot of bear baiting, drank deep in a riverside ale-house, and was nearly led astray by a Winchester Goose. Back in the City, the bells sounded for curfew: the men left the ale-houses, women their workshops, ships came ...

Brewood serves up a heady brew of music at weekend festival - Staff Newsletter

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 02:56 AM PDT


Brewood serves up a heady brew of music at weekend festival
Staff Newsletter
Visitors to The Mess can hear Jamey Davey, and should check out the venue for more details. Brewood Bellringers will ring in the festival from 7pm. On Sunday Brewood's Market Square is the backdrop for an afternoon of entertainment from 2pm onwards.

Couple celebrate 70th anniversary with blessings from Queen Elizabeth II - Exeter Express and Echo

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 02:27 AM PDT


Exeter Express and Echo

Couple celebrate 70th anniversary with blessings from Queen Elizabeth II
Exeter Express and Echo
Wilfred is a keen bellringer and until recently was actively involved with ringing at both Saint Peter's & Saint Paul's churches in Tiverton. The couple attribute their long and happy marriage to a positive outlook on life and a belief in hard work ...

Pensioner investigated over the death of his sick wife who was driven to despair by noise of church bells - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 01:29 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Pensioner investigated over the death of his sick wife who was driven to despair by noise of church bells
Telegraph.co.uk
The village bell ringers also used to call him to warn him so he could fix the boards if they were due to peal the bells on any other occasion like weddings or a concert. Mrs Taylor, who is believed to have been virtually housebound for the last five ...

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Father of Norfolk women arrested over murder of wife in Suffolk 'assisted suicide' probe - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 14 Jul 2016 12:46 AM PDT


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Father of Norfolk women arrested over murder of wife in Suffolk 'assisted suicide' probe
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Mrs Taylor had been in poor health and Mr Taylor would put up sound-proofing at their home when the bells were rung at the parish church, St Nicholas, because she was so sensitive to noise. David Ward, tower captain at the church, said: “He had a lot ...

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Paul Simons: a timely blast from the past from Tim Bell - More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 11:53 PM PDT


More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising

Paul Simons: a timely blast from the past from Tim Bell
More About Advertising | Insights into Advertising
What I did think after seeing the Bell interview, which did make me smile, is that the UK advertising industry doesn't have the characters any more like Tim Bell. It has all become too middle ground, neutral colours and safe. Where is the colour ...

Lazorik gives first-hand account of realizing her dream - Ashland Daily Press

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 05:10 PM PDT


Ashland Daily Press

Lazorik gives first-hand account of realizing her dream
Ashland Daily Press
Each year, the Boston Athletic Association offers a “Runner's Jacket” with the unicorn logo and stripes down the arms and different colors. Throughout our ... They were one to 10 deep, on both sides, cheering, ringing bells and holding signs made out ...

Deacon's music a bell-towering achievement - KCAW

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 03:26 PM PDT


KCAW

Deacon's music a bell-towering achievement
KCAW
The bells at St. Michael's Orthodox Cathedral in Sitka are ringing again after a temporary hiatus. Thanks to a new deacon with musical abilities and no fear of heights, you'll hear them ringing most days at 11:55. KCAW's Katherine Rose spent some time ...

A major problem with the electric company in Merida - The Yucatan Times

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 01:43 PM PDT


A major problem with the electric company in Merida
The Yucatan Times
The bell rang at our door this afternoon and it was the electric company requesting that we turn off our breakers so that they could replace the meter. I am from Canada and have had experiences where is the service company replaces something, it ...

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Transgender Person Arrested for Taking Photos of Women in Target Dressing Room - MRCTV (blog)

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 01:28 PM PDT


MRCTV (blog)

Transgender Person Arrested for Taking Photos of Women in Target Dressing Room
MRCTV (blog)
A man who identifies as a transgender woman has been arrested after taking photos of women inside a Target dressing room in Ammon, Idaho, reports ABC Local News 8. “On Monday the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office responded to the Ammon Target ...

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Finding ourselves in doing for others - The Daily News Journal

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 12:15 PM PDT


The Daily News Journal

Finding ourselves in doing for others
The Daily News Journal
Tutors, builders, gleaners, bell ringers — civil servants all — can be any age. The only qualification is that caring must be part of a person's DNA. Enter your teenager! How many of us dads get irked at the time our teenagers waste? They may be ...

Litigious Societies - Salt Lake City Weekly

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 12:09 PM PDT


Salt Lake City Weekly

Litigious Societies
Salt Lake City Weekly
More and more churches ("hundreds," according to a June Christianity Today report) offer hesitant parishioners a "money-back guarantee" if they tithe 10 percent (or more) of their income for 90 days—but then feel that God blesses them insufficiently ...

​Gower Festival review: Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet at St Hilary's Killay - South Wales Evening Post

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 10:57 AM PDT


​Gower Festival review: Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet at St Hilary's Killay
South Wales Evening Post
JAZZ often finds a place at the Gower Festival and it was certainly present in the Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet's lively and entertaining concert at St Hilary's Killay on Tuesday evening. With sunshine streaming through the West window of the church, ...

War games come to streets of Flookburgh - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 07:07 AM PDT


NW Evening Mail

War games come to streets of Flookburgh
NW Evening Mail
HOW authentic-looking street fighting came to a Furness village more than 70 years ago features in these childhood memories from Flookburgh fisherman Jack Manning. He writes: "That Sunday morning in 1941 started like any other Sunday morning with ...

Noise. Church. Flesh.: Or, For Coltrane Church, For Pulse - lareviewofbooks

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 07:01 AM PDT


lareviewofbooks

Noise. Church. Flesh.: Or, For Coltrane Church, For Pulse
lareviewofbooks
Unlike the noise of church bells, one could not set a clock to such flesh noise; one would not know when it would erupt, interrupt, disrupt in the cause and practice of worship. Unlike the .... Some play horns or drums or chimes, as a meditation. This ...

Pictured: Pensioner, 73, investigated for murder after being suspected of helping seriously ill wife, 70, who was ... - Daily Mail

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 06:51 AM PDT


Daily Mail

Pictured: Pensioner, 73, investigated for murder after being suspected of helping seriously ill wife, 70, who was ...
Daily Mail
She required round the clock care and was unable to leave her home in Rattlesden, near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. When she ventured out she was 'covered up with a big mask and googles on' and 'looked like Michael Jackson'. ... Mrs Taylor also had an ...
Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in RattlesdenEast Anglian Daily Times

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Tempe teacher's Bell Camp rings true for people of all ages - East Valley Tribune

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 06:04 AM PDT


East Valley Tribune

Tempe teacher's Bell Camp rings true for people of all ages
East Valley Tribune
The 12th annual Bell Camp brought campers ages 7 to 82 to the one-day event that culminated in an evening concert. Leslie Franzmeier of Tempe, seen directing the group, is the bell choir director at Ahwatukee's Mountain View Lutheran Church where the ...

'Assisted suicide' probe man held on suspicion of murder - Newmarket Journal

Posted: 13 Jul 2016 02:04 AM PDT


'Assisted suicide' probe man held on suspicion of murder
Newmarket Journal
David Ward, tower captain at the church, said: "He had a lot of sound-proofing. When he knew the bells were going to ring, he put the sound-proofing up so it would limit the effect on Mrs Taylor. "If there was going to be ringing outside the standard ...

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Bells of St Paul's church set to ring again after 23 years - Burton Mail

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 11:20 PM PDT


Burton Mail

Bells of St Paul's church set to ring again after 23 years
Burton Mail
"The bells are one of the best rings in the country and the second heaviest in the county, after Lichfield Cathedral. "I'm grateful to the vicar and churchwardens for allowing us to visit. "Whenever there is a poll as to the nation's favourite sound ...

$625000 renovation restoring towers at St-Vincent-de-Paul - The North Bay Nugget

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 09:22 PM PDT


The North Bay Nugget

$625000 renovation restoring towers at St-Vincent-de-Paul
The North Bay Nugget
“That is being addressed,” he said, although whether the bells will return to the towers will be up to the parish council. “There were a lot of places with big cracks in the mortar, between the big stones,” he said. The contractor, Empire Restoration ...

Carillon to sound above Union - Jackson Sun

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 06:11 PM PDT


Jackson Sun

Carillon to sound above Union
Jackson Sun
From molten metal to burnished bronze, bells have been cast in France's Paccard Bell Foundry since 1796. This week, 49 of those bells will sound over Union University's campus. “We're thrilled to have this set of 49 bronze bells in Miller Tower,” said ...

Ches Smith, Craig Taborn & Mat Maneri, Vortex Jazz Club, London — review - Financial Times

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 09:01 AM PDT


Ches Smith, Craig Taborn & Mat Maneri, Vortex Jazz Club, London — review
Financial Times
Drummer/vibraphonist Ches Smith smashed a small crash cymbal to sound like a bell; there was a scratch from Mat Maneri's violin; and, after due pause, the cymbal's bell-like sonorities were exactly replicated by Craig Taborn on acoustic grand. As the ...

Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in Rattlesden - East Anglian Daily Times

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 08:36 AM PDT


East Anglian Daily Times

Neighbours speak of their shock after man, 73, arrested on suspicion of murdering woman, 70, in Rattlesden
East Anglian Daily Times
It is also understood Mrs Taylor had suffered from a serious illness for around five years and needed around-the-clock care. One neighbour, who asked not to be named, said the couple were “madly in love” and had often enjoyed days out together before ...

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Meet the monks who mean business - Management Today

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 04:35 AM PDT


Management Today

Meet the monks who mean business
Management Today
Bells peal from a stone tower across a verdant valley. It's just rained, it's half-term, and the sense of timeless peace is palpable. I'm at Ampleforth, the top Catholic public school that has given us such disparate, high-achieving alumni as Julian ...

Church bell ringers pay centenary tribute to Delville Wood's fallen - Berea Mail

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 12:27 AM PDT


Berea Mail

Church bell ringers pay centenary tribute to Delville Wood's fallen
Berea Mail
According to Nola Mitchell, of the Durban Guild of Church Bellringers, the bell ringers of St Mary's pay special tribute to the fallen by tolling the Delville Wood (number seven) bell each year on the Sunday closest to 15 July. “Usually the bell is ...

Calgary Stampede: The New Millennium — Building toward a bright future | Chapter 10 - Calgary Herald

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 03:35 PM PDT


Calgary Herald

Calgary Stampede: The New Millennium — Building toward a bright future | Chapter 10
Calgary Herald
(The tower was removed in 2001.) Other traditions, however, continued to thrive, including the celebration of the Stampede's agricultural roots. The 2000s saw crowd and participant interest skyrocket in competitions that focused on sheep shearing ...

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Installation process begins in Union's bell tower - WBBJ-TV

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 02:06 PM PDT


WBBJ-TV

Installation process begins in Union's bell tower
WBBJ-TV
“Electronics are pretty well-made today, but it's hard to duplicate the sound of a thousand-pound bell ringing, reverberating with a speaker system,” said Stan Christoph with Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry. The foundry is handling the installation process.

Towering Sounds with the Carillon Bells of Princeton - New Jersey Monthly

Posted: 11 Jul 2016 11:58 AM PDT


New Jersey Monthly

Towering Sounds with the Carillon Bells of Princeton
New Jersey Monthly
Like church bells, carillon bells are housed in towers, often in churches. But church bells swing; carillon bells are hung stationary, with only the clapper moving. They are played manually—with no electrical ... The sound that <
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