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Dec. 6th. 2012 Movie: Mughal-E-Azam, classic, recently restored and in color. I.S.E. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 15:58
December 6th  2012.    7.00 p.m.
Independent Scholars' Evenings

Movie:
Mughal-E-Azam

Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Akbar, Emperor of Emperors, solved the problem of  his son and heir’s love for a woman not accepted in his court as the mother of  next heir. 

The movie shows his innovative, and culturally often repeated, methods of breaking the affair.

Additionally, the movie shows the intermix of  Muslim and Hindu cultures coexisting under his rule, his Hindu wife, the Queen and the Hindu culture in his court.

This is a classic movie, the biggest blockbuster ever when released originally in 1960,  restored recently, in color and with subtitles.

Classic Bollywood without the modern Western influences.

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light refreshments, wine and beverages are served.
Please join in.  Free and open to the public.
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Thunder Power announces "Volumes" release date, tour dates, and monkey video! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by mewmedic.com   
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 09:09
VOLUMES TO BE RELEASED 12/11/12
Thunder Power is excited to announce that their full-length debut Volumes on Slumber Party Records on December 11th, 2012!
You can stream and embed the single "Spiraling Sky" at http://soundcloud.com/thunderpower/thunder-power-spiraling-sky, and watch the video here.
or click this link...
You can also find the video for "Foreign Soil" from Volumes at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1To6eIhfj0.
Thunder Power is a band from Omaha, Nebraska whose tours have taken them from coast to coast over the last few years, including appearances at SXSW and CMJ. They have released a number of EPs on Slumber Party Records, an affiliate of Saddle Creek, and will release Volumes, their first full-length, on December 11th, to be followed by a tour supporting the new record.  Look for them at:
12/14 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown (album release at Omahype Holiday Rock-N-Shop)
1/18 Omaha, NE @ Side Door Lounge
1/19 Chicago, IL @ Uncommon Ground Edgewater
1/20 Ypsilanti, MI @ Woodruff’s
1/21 Jamestown, NY @ Labyrinth Press Company
1/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ Arsenal Lanes
1/24 Lafayette, IN @ house show
1/25 Columbia, MO @ The Bridge
1/26 Wichita, KS @ Kirby’s Beer Store
Thunder Power will follow up with a preview of the full album in the next week or so.
Please stay tuned for further updates, and contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with further inquiries.

 
2013 UNSIGNED ONLY MUSIC COMPETITION ANNOUNCES JUDGES AND MENTORS PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ms Shane Thompson   
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 14:09
Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders), Neon Trees, Iggy Pop, Ryan Bingham, Eve, Carly Simon, Hunter Hayes, and Many More Round Out Judging Panel

November 29, 2012 - Unsigned Only Music Competition today announced its judging panel for the 2013 competition, which is now accepting entries. The panel of judges consists of the top echelon of recording artists and music journalists, representing the ten categories of popular music covered by the competition.

Founders/Directors Candace Avery and Jim Morgan noted, "We are gearing up for another great year of Unsigned Only with even more judges, bigger cash prizes, and another great opportunity to bridge the gap between unsigned artists and the music industry executives who could potentially influence and elevate their careers."

Designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label record company, Unsigned Only's goal is to find an outstanding, talented performing artist: a band, singer, or solo artist...a newcomer or veteran...raw or polished - the "gem" that needs to be discovered. Unsigned Only is looking for the total package. The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded $10,000 in cash (plus additional prizes) and one-on-one mentoring by an elite group of record company executives. First Place and Second Place winners will also be selected in each category. Entries are being accepted now until March 14, 2013. Categories include: AAA (Adult Album Alternative), AC (Adult Contemporary), Christian Music, Country, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock, Pop/Top 40, Teen, and Vocal Performance.

Launched in 2011 by the founders of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC), Unsigned Only is a fresh and novel approach to other music competitions. Not only does it offer great prizes, recognition, exposure, and the chance to be heard by a group of judges consisting of high-profile recording artists and industry professionals, but it also takes it a step further and offers the Grand Prize winner the unprecedented opportunity to be mentored by a group of record company presidents, A&R reps, and more. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for an artist to directly network with the highest level of record company professionals and get guidance, advice, feedback, and networking opportunities.

2012 Grand Prize winner Lara Johnston states, "being the Grand Prize winner of Unsigned Only has been a definite high point of my career thus far. The mentoring opportunities provided by Unsigned Only are nothing short of incredible: I've had in-depth conversations and meetings with the uppermost gatekeepers and leaders of the music industry. Since winning Unsigned Only, I've garnered invaluable advice from a rich variety of perspectives, and I've had the chance to start relationships with people who can truly help me in my career. I'm excited to see where this all takes me and I would urge any aspiring artist to enter this year's competition - you never know, you might be the next Grand Prize winner!"

The judging panel is comprised of an impressive group of recording artists and top-level music journalists. They include: Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders); Cyndi Lauper; Iggy Pop; Carly Simon; John Oates (Hall & Oates); Eve; 3 Doors Down; Neon Trees; Brandi Carlile; Hunter Hayes; Manchester Orchestra; Black Francis (The Pixies); Ryan Bingham; Faith Evans; David Crowder; Craig Morgan; Robert Smith (The Cure); Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC); Of Monsters and Men; Wynonna; Aaron Shust; Kirko Bangz; G. Love; Jason Gray; Dustin Lynch; The Mountain Goats; Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone); Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine); Vanessa Satten (Editor-In-Chief, XXL Magazine); Christopher Weingarten (Senior Editor, Spin); and Chris Richards (Pop Music Critic, The Washington Post).

The panel of mentors who have signed on to participate is equally impressive. Included are: Monte Lipman (President of Universal Republic Records); Pete Ganbarg (Executive VP/Head of A&R, Atlantic Records); Shawn Holiday (Senior VP of A&R, RCA Records and Sony/ATV Music Publishing); Josh Bailey (Sr. VP of A&R, Word Label Group); Kim Stephens (President, Forward Entertainment and A&R/Capitol Music Group); Allison B. Jones (VP of A&R, Big Machine Label Group); Lisa Ramsey-Perkins (Senior Director of A&R, Sony Music Nashville); and more to be announced.

All entries must be original music except for the Vocal Performance and Teen categories, which allow original or cover songs.

SPONSORS
D'Addario, The Music Business Registry and Mrs. Fields Cookies

For more information, please contact Candace Avery at 615.251.4441 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For entry and general information, please go to http://www.unsignedonly.com

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Quad City Wind Ensemble Holiday Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCWE Publicity   
Monday, 03 December 2012 11:07

 
Chili and Celli PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCSO   
Friday, 30 November 2012 15:49
 

Start your weekend with a warm bowl of chili and a room full of celli. Tonight, November 30 at 5:00 p.m., cellists from around the Quad Cities will be gathering at the RME, along with guest principal cellist Nathaniel Yaffe of the Minnesota Orchestra, Conductor Mark Russell Smith, and other members of the QCSO cello section for a chili dinner and cello performance.

 

Chili will be available at 5:00 p.m., with the music beginning at 5:30. This event is free to the public and everyone is invited. Cellists, bring your instrument and a music stand.

 

The chili will be provided by Volunteers for Symphony and drinks will be for sale at the RME Café. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Rebecca Swartz, Education and Youth Ensemble Coordinator, at 563.322.0931.

 
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