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Around the Community: Impressive cantata welcomes the season

Citrus County Chronicle 12 Dec 2022
CCCC Music Director Karen Medrano shared with us the challenges that she experienced narrowing the lengthy cantata down to a manageable concert length ... The choir provides scholarships to Citrus County students to assist in their continued music education in college ... The Tonga drumming and Sally Anne’s piano were both competing for our rapt attention.

Toa Samoa out for revenge against England in World Cup semi-final

RNZ 11 Nov 2022
It's been a long time coming for many Samoans in the neighbourhoods of South Auckland, who have had to endure years of loud Tongan music blasting from red flag adorned cars since Mate Ma'a Tonga's success at the 2017 World Cup and subsequent wins over Australia and Great Britain in the following years.

Final Drops of Festival Flavor

Salt Lake City Weekly 24 Aug 2022
We wanted to give you one more chance to soak up the sun with music fests still on our summer docket ... Moab Music Festival (Aug ... Enjoy folk music from Korea, Ukraine, Mexico, Kingdom of Tonga, Slovakia and the Basque region, all at this free single day fest at Sandy Amphitheater ... Americana Arts & Music Festival (Aug.

Art Notes: Coming up at Wilfred's Lounge

Napa Valley Register 21 Aug 2022
Wilfred’s Lounge in downtown Napa is now presenting music on Thursday nights from 6 to 9 p.m ... The group specializes in tiki, surf, spy, spaghetti Western and far-out stereophonic sci-fi music ... of Tonga.

Diamond jubilee of Pakistan’s independence celebrated across KP

Dawn 15 Aug 2022
PESHAWAR ... In the provincial capital, the day dawned with a 21-gun salute and prayers for the security and progress of Pakistan ... At Qayyum Sports Complex, the directorate of sports organised a car show followed by musical and dance performances, national sports heroes’ award ceremony, fireworks, tonga and rickshaw decoration show ... .

Sports events planned as part of Independence Day celebrations

The News International 12 Aug 2022
They said that on August 13, Mixed Martial Arts competitions, musical night and fireworks will be held in Mardan, while on August 14, Tonga Race will be held at Peshawar Sports Complex in Peshawar. Also, there will also be other competitions including display of Vintage Car, Tonga ...

Tonga reopens borders after 2-year Covid-19 closure, and returning islanders cry tears of joy

South China Morning Post 02 Aug 2022
The first arrivals at Tonga’s international airport were greeted with garlands, music and tears, as families were reunited. More than 3,000 Tongans were stuck overseas when the country’s borders shut in 2020 ... .

Raj Kapoor's favourite and also Benazir's: How Mukesh's melodious songs enthralled all

International Business Times 23 Jul 2022
Films banner or otherwise, it was all due to two musical titans who weaned him off being a Saigal clone ... Mukesh Chandra Mathur had displayed an interest in music right from his childhood, convincing his elder sister's music teacher to tutor him too ... His old schoolmate Roshan provided the music and Indeevar the lyrics. Tonga driver.

‘Pacific Cinewaves’: South Seas cinema at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

People's World 10 May 2022
This is an uplifting music video featuring dancers and musicians from Fiji, Tonga, Banaba, Rotuma, Marshall Islands and the Solomon Islands who are celebrating their ethnic identities and ancestral homelands through song, choreography and cinematography.

Listening to Lata Mangeshkar in Lahore

Indian Express 08 Feb 2022
As we stood on the roadside, waiting for the tonga to take us to school, the surrounding tea stalls all played Hindi filmi music ... their connections with music directors and lyricists; and to know some basic facts alongside, including that the two most familiar names of Hindi music, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, were sisters.

Joe Rogan, Spotify, and the difference between speech and association

Columbia Journalism Review 31 Jan 2022
The British singer James Blunt, meanwhile, jokingly threatened to release new music should Spotify fail to act ... Tonga is not for sale ... Some of the nuances of this debate are pretty specific—moderating audio is hard; Spotify also hosts music, which does not have the same needs as news—but it mostly boils down to a more fundamental conceptual question.

What's the Buzz: Drag queens and a polar plunge to brighten up your winter

The Daily Jeff 27 Jan 2022
From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone ... Happy Trails DJ service will be providing music, and concessions will be available for donation ... A full day of activities is planned, with a silent auction, art walk, and live music.

EXPLAINER: 5G and air travel

Caledonian Record 18 Jan 2022
CEOs of the nation’s largest airlines say that interference from the wireless service on a key instrument on planes is worse than they originally thought ... Here is a rundown of the issue from The Associated Press ... Both ... “If U.S ... +29. Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster. +3. Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88.

‘Not knowing is heartbreaking’: sleepless nights among Tongan diaspora after contact with country cut off

The Observer 17 Jan 2022
Since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Seini Taumoepeau has barely slept ... Tonga volcano eruption ... ‘We’re going to pray and play music and wait,’ so everyone was waiting online together through the night.” ... Tsunami-hit Tonga faces communication challenges, says Jacinda Ardern – video.

Criss Waddle accuses Joey B of failing to adhere to his promise

Ghana Web 12 Jan 2022
The ‘Tonga’ hitmaker in December performed at the first edition of the ... The artiste is the composer of the popular Ghanaian songs ‘Tonga’, ‘Strawberry’, ‘Cigarette’ among others and has been in the Ghanaian music scene for awhile with lots of collaborations with other artistes.

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