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Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Intersection between food-music: Rappers becoming fixtures on food scene
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Snoop Dogg furiously stirred flour into a creamy bechamel sauce, a whisk in one hand and a microphone in the other during a cooking demonstration with chef Guy Fieri.
Friday, April 7, 2017

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Millikin School of Music hosting Trombone Day April 3
DECATUR, Ill. — The Millikin University School of Music will host Trombone Day, featuring the Trombones of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO), on Monday, April 3, beginning at 3 p.m. All events will be held in Kaeuper Hall inside Perkinson Music Center on Millikin's campus. Trombone Day is free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Come Join The Students At THS Next Weekend For 4 Performances

Owen Lasswell

Breeze-Courier Writer

TAYLORVILLE — According to Taylorville High School Director of Vocal Music  Keith Chase, this year’s spring musical represents the 50th anniversary of musicals at THS. 

Chase says the school performed plays before that time, but not musicals.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Books: 'Refugees' timely telling of human stories

"The Refugees" (Grove Press), by Viet Thanh Nguyen

(AP) — Viet Thanh Nguyen's new book, "The Refugees," is both timely, given the current debate about refugees in America, and timeless in its exploration of universal human struggles

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Popular Irish baby names and their origins
It has been said that everyone becomes Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, when scores of people celebrate St. Patrick in parades and pubs while decked out in their best ensembles of Kelly green. 
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Get a pint and experience a pub when visiting the Emerald Isle

DUBLIN — St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in countries across the globe. Each March 17, St. Patrick’s Day celebrants of all backgrounds are infused with the spirit of the Emerald Isle, prompting many to book vacations to visit this stunning country loaded with personality and history.


Thursday, March 9, 2017

If traveling to Ireland's not in the budget, throw an Irish party
DUBLIN — Turn your St. Patrick's Day celebration into a chance to enjoy Irish heritage with hearty foods and a lively atmosphere. When it's the one day each year it's acceptable to pinch non-conforming friends and family, it'd be a shame not to go all out. 
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Some sights to see when in Ireland
DUBLIN — The festive atmosphere that often dominates St. Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations compels many celebrants to plan trips to Ireland. St. Patrick is the primary patron saint of Ireland, and, as a result, March 17 has become not just a celebration of St. Patrick, but also of the Emerald Isle.
Thursday, March 9, 2017

John Lithgow keeps you guessing, and laughing, in NBC's 'Trial & Error'

NEW YORK (AP) — Did he do it?

    He does it. John Lithgow, who stars in NBC’s daffy new comedy “Trial & Error” as a poetry prof who may or may not have murdered his wife, is clearly guilty of making viewers laugh.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Little Big Town return to roots, but stay in neutral

Little Big Town, "The Breaker" (Capitol Nashville)

(AP) — Regular scheduled programming has resumed for Little Big Town.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Drabble confronts old age in 'Dark Flood Rises'

"The Dark Flood Rises" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Margaret Drabble

A car races along a British motorway. The driver, Fran Stubbs, is gainfully employed in her 70s — in fact, an expert in her field — on her way to a conference on housing for the elderly.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

A 'Beauty and the Beast' with a new dimension
The Disney “live-action” remakes, of which the new “Beauty and the Beast” is but one in an assembly line, are starting to resemble an iPhone software update. Click a button and that old cartoon interface changes Belle into Emma Watson, the Beast into Dan Stevens and maybe fixes a few bugs in the system.
Thursday, March 9, 2017

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