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  1. Italy: The birthplace of opera (and a great travel destination)

    Verdi died nearly 60 years after “Nabucco,” 300,000 people lined the streets to watch his funeral ... Commons/Public domain) GIOACHINO ROSSINI  (1792-1868)  Rossini wrote hit after hit, making him the most famous ... opera composer in all of Europe.  For 15 years Rossini ruled opera. “The Barber of Seville,” ...

    Classical · Blog Post
  2. February 4- 10

    the People What They Want Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings EP-2 Pixies After the Disco Broken Bells ...

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  3. Pledge drive memories: When grown men wept tears of gratitude in Studio 4A

    contributions of all shapes and sizes, when word came in that we’d received a pledge from a 6-year-old named ... with this request: Please take this contribution and add it to the 6-year-old’s pledge of $24, making ...

    Classical · Blog Post
  4. Remembering the Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

    their company-owned homes after going on strike against the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. The United ... Ludlow. (Photo: Courtesy of the Denver Public Library) ludlowmassacre8.jpg On April 20, 1914, after ... labor relations, took place 100 years ago on the prairies of southern Colorado and killed 20 people, ...

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  5. January 28- February 3

    & the Jicks EP-2 Pixies Give the People What They Want Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings After the ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post
  6. Community Advisory Board Members

    Joanna Rosenblum, Chair Ms. Rosenblum recently retired from Hewlett-Packard after a 24-year ... a company he founded in 2008 after many years in oil and gas exploration.  He is a member of many shooting ... regional director of the Environmental Defense Fund. Dan served six years in the Colorado House, and was ...

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  7. Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Unity Move

    a unity government with the rival Hamas movement after a seven-year rift. Israel and the West consider ... Mark Memmott One day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was calling off his ...

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  8. Weekly Music News: SnowBall Music Festival, The Unicorns, De La Soul, and more

    artists The SnowBall Music Festival will return for a fourth year from  April 4-6. F or the first time, ... this year.   New releases: Conor Oberst, Savages,  Thee Oh Sees,  Little Dragon Bright Eyes-mastermind ... Savages will release a currently untitled new EP this year to follow up last years "Silence ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post
  9. Three Americans Dead After Shooting At Kabul Hospital

    Sean tells our Newscast Desk: "Attacks on foreigners have been on the rise this year. Last month, ... has been working in the hospital for seven years and "his two guests," who were a father and ...

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  10. After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress

    Jim Zarroli After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress One year ago Thursday, ... booming garment industry. In the year since then, some of the world's biggest retailers have begun ... wouldn't get paid. So she reluctantly went upstairs. "A half hour after we started work the ...

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