Idyllwild Arts Foundation Will Celebrate 70th Anniversary

first_img Community News Business News Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Idyllwild Arts Foundation, in honor of its 70 th Anniversary milestone,continued to celebrate its seven decades of “Changing Lives Through the Transformative Power of Art” with the Grand Opening of the William M. Lowman Concert Hall. Over 300 valued donors, alumni,board members, friends, and community members were on hand to celebrate the opening of this $ 6.4 million dollar Concert Hall, which is now the centerpiece of this acclaimed arts institution.Since 1996, Idyllwild Arts Foundation recognized the need for a modern performance space which would not only complement the beloved but outdated IAF Theatre, but would give a clear indication to audiences of the school’s vision and future as it approached the new millennium. “Tonight’s event marks a new chapter for the Idyllwild Arts Foundation and the continuing fulfillment of its mission,” stated President and Head of School, Pamela Jordan. “This new hall, with its world-class acoustics and performance stage 60% larger than any other campus venue, opens up exciting new opportunities for our students. This space makes our campus worthy of the incredible talent of our students and faculty. On behalf of our board, our faculty, staff, and the students who benefit from this new space, I am enormously grateful to our many loyal donors who made this hall possible. Your generosity turned our collective dream into a reality. We have looked forward to this special evening, which propels us into our next 70 years and helps us change lives through the transformative power of art,” Jordan continued.William M. Lowman’s towering contributions to the success of Idyllwild Arts deserve a monument, and now he has one in the form of this new Concert Hall. Bill Lowman arrived on campus with his wife Carolyn in 1985, and was immediately faced with a deteriorating summer program, deficit budgets, and cancellation of some classes due to lack of enrollment. He ultimately revitalized the summer offerings, but knew he had to make some other tough decisions. Working with Buzz Holmes, and Dr. Richard MacNeal, Bill convinced the Board to take an even more courageous step and form a high school arts academy. This turned out to be harder than anyone would have imagined, but before the end of the decade, Bill presided over the only fully-accredited independent boarding high school for the arts in the west. Students came from the U.S. and from all parts of the world. Today, Idyllwild’s student body boasts over 300 students representing 30 countries.The new William M. Lowman Concert Hall, which seats 298, was designed by award-winning Architect Whitney Sander of Los Angeles, and acoustically engineered by ARUP North America, world famous for its spectacular design of the Sydney Opera House. ARUP engineers designed the hall to be acoustically brilliant, with its acoustical qualities being inspired by some of the most renowned halls in the world. The scale and acoustical properties are equivalent to the Musikverein in Vienna. In all stages of development , Idyllwild Arts made the acoustics its first priority.This 8,000 square foot gem in the heart of the Idyllwild Arts Academy campus, is sheathed in 67 thousand pounds of rusted corten steel panels that blend with the cedar siding of surrounding campus buildings. The jagged topography of the steel evokes the mountain landscape of Idyllwild, while the silhouette of the building represents an artist’s conception of the musical score “Xtal” by Richard James. The shape of this building also resembles Tahquitz Rock, which it faces to the east.The interior finish includes hundreds of kiln dried Douglas fir beams that are designed to appropriate the densely wooded forests of the San Jacinto Mountains. 80 wooden “ribs” are hung vertically along each side of the hall and connect across the ceiling in a saw tooth pattern, each beam placed at specific and varying angles that are not only aesthetically captivating but contribute to the finest acoustic effect. Being 60% larger, this new Hall is able to simultaneously accommodate a full symphony orchestra and chorus, as well as jazz concerts and chamber music performances.About the Idyllwild Arts FoundationIn 1946, Idyllwild Arts Foundation carved out its niche in the world and began fulfilling its mission, “Changing Lives Through the Transformative Power of Art.” Today, 70 years later, Idyllwild Arts has become home to generations of global artists who have been inspired to make a difference in the world.In addition to its nationally-acclaimed “Jazz in the Pines,” Idyllwild Arts offers two dynamic programs consisting of The Idyllwild Wrts Academy and The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program. For more information, please call Idyllwild Arts at (951) 659- 2171 or visit www.idyllwildarts.org Top of the News 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Herbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Fashion Tips Are Making Tall Girls The Talk Of The TownHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.center_img More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Gatherings Idyllwild Arts Foundation Will Celebrate 70th Anniversary By MADELINE ZUCKERMAN Published on Monday, September 26, 2016 | 4:40 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDSlast_img read more

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British Baker blogger appears on BBC’s Alex Polizzi – The Fixer

first_imgGerhard Jenne from Konditor & Cook made a guest spot on last night’s episode on BBC Two, in which presenter Alex Polizzi attempted to save Torquay business, the Singing Kettle tearooms.The TV crew visited Konditor & Cook at its site in The Gherkin, London, where Jenne gave the struggling business owners advice about how he runs his cake business by listening to customers’ needs.He was also seen making some scones for the show. Yet despite the sterling advice, the show concluded with the tearoom’s owners partly going back to their old ways.The BBC described the show as including a “visit to luxury bakery Konditor & Cook reveals what today’s cake-buying customer desires”.On the show, Jenne told the business: “I think a successful tearoom needs to distinguish themselves with their cakes.“They don’t have to reinvent the wheel but they need to do simple things really well, with the wow factor, I mean that’s what we strive for.”Jenne writes a weekly blog for British Baker, which appears online. Read his own account of his small screen appearence here.last_img read more

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GLMS reappoints Ludovici Calvi as President

first_img Lottomatica’s Ludovici Calvi has been reappointed as the President of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) at the association’s most recent AGM in Antwerp. Joining Calvi, a number of other members have been elected to the Executive Committee for the upcoming 2019-2021 term. Kauhanen Sami from Veikkaus OY has been appointed, alongside EL Mechrafi Younes from MDJS as well as Lee Ilho from Korea’s KTOTO.Calvi celebrated his re-election: “I am extremely honoured to have been appointed as the President of the Association for yet another term. I am proud of GLMS many achievements of the last term and I am privileged to carry on the mission of growing GLMS network worldwide and disseminating its core values while guaranteeing continuity and strengthening the association.“I strongly believe that protecting Sport Ethics means safeguarding the passion and integrity of our children and therefore the future of our society. I am fully convinced that GLMS represents a tremendous vehicle not only for our network and its members but also for all other key interested stakeholders, our communities, and our society as a whole. “I assure all our members, public, private stakeholders and partners, that I will continue with the same energy, passion and dedication to make my best efforts for the global success of GLMS.”The new committee, as set out in its company statutes, also appointed new members who had been chosen by the founding members.  Bolingbroke Rupert, HKJC, was re-appointed to the Executive Committee as the group’s GLMS Vice-President. Danske Spil’s Folmann Niels Erik, Garcia Fabian from La Banca as well as Maillet Gilles from FDJ were all elected to the committee. “The new executive committee is a geographically diverse powerful group of leaders that will work together on the implementation of our vision and strategy for GLMS,” Calvi added.“I would like to thank the GLMS General Secretariat and all staff members of GLMS in our 2 hubs for their hard and relentless quality output, setting new standards of excellency for the whole sport integrity sector.” Share Share GLMS monitors North American integrity with Montreal Hub June 23, 2020 Related Articles Submit IGT records dire 2020 opening as COVID-19 impacts all primary revenues   May 18, 2020 StumbleUpon IGT sanctions capped $300m senior debt note sale June 9, 2020last_img read more

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Hardik Pandya ‘lends an arm’ to Shreyas Iyer in hilarious social media post

first_imgImage Courtesy: Instagram(@shreyas41)Advertisement xvNBA Finals | Brooklyn VszvcWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eamcv( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) cfsmnrWould you ever consider trying this?😱xh97Can your students do this? 🌚81q5tRoller skating! Powered by Firework With the South Africa ODI series cancelled and IPL 2020 postponed to 15th April, the Indian cricketers have some idle time to spend. The younger generation of the squad who are known for their wits and jests on social media, are no wonder keeping their fans entertained, as in comes Shreyas Iyer. The young run machine was seen in a social media post flexing a tattooed forearm, which was revealed to be actually of India’s superstar all rounder Hardik Pandya, who ‘lent an arm’ to his teammate for q quick selfie!Advertisement Yesterday, Shreyas Iyer posted two photos on his official Instagram. In the first pic, the 25 year old is seen with his forearm covered in tattoos and a gold watch, surprihttps://www.sportsindiashow.com/t20-world-cup-hopefully-go-ahead-planned-cricket-australia/sing to fans, their idol doesn’t bear any mark of ink on his body!Advertisement Iyer captioned the pic with: “Expectation vs Reality….👊🏽😂 Swipe left👈🏾 @hardikpandya93” because the Twist was in the second pic.Image Courtesy: Instagram(@shreyas41)In the second photo, Pandya is seen putting his left arm around Shreyas in a mirror selfie, so it appears as his hand instead. A clip was also included in the post of the two funny teammates putting up the hilarious picture.The witty joke got the attention of the followers, and even from some teammates who jumped in with their funny remarks.“Ohhhhh jeesssuuuuuuuusssssss @hardikpandya93 @shreyas41 🤣😂” Team India’s social media star Yuzvendra Chahal commented.KL Rahul came in to remind them to keep their hands clean amidst the Coronavirus pandemic: “Wash your hands boys @hardikpandya93 @shreyas4”However, Shreyas himself has been vocal about tackling the virus outbreak, and showed his concern towards the safety of the ppulation amidst the woeful situation.“Namaste 🙏 and stay safe 🙂 #CoronaVirus” the Delhi Capitals star recently posted on Instagram.Following a lengthy gap from international duty, Hardik Pandya was finally set to don the Men in Blue kit again when facing the Proteas. Unfortunately, the 26 year old didn’t get the chance to make it back to the 22 yards again after cancellation of the series.However, the superstar all rounder is all set to march to the pitch for Mumbai Indians next month, in a new all jacked up avatar, as Pandya has reported gained 7kg of muscles ahead of the blockbuster cricket tournament.Also read-T20 World Cup to (hopefully) go ahead as planned: Cricket AustraliaSachin compared fight against Coronavirus to Test cricket in plea to public Advertisementlast_img read more

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Segall Honored for Patriotic Sunset Ceremonies

first_imgThe Daughters of the American Revolution Shrewsbury Chapter presented a community service award this week to Ed Segall, who operated the Sea Gulls’ Nest restaurant and bar at Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook for nearly 50 years. “When we thought of the community service award, his was the first name that came to mind,” said Laura Cramer, the chapter’s corresponding secretary, during the chapter’s meeting, held at the Shrewsbury Historical Society, 619 Sycamore Ave. Segall received the award to honor his longstanding tradition of conducting a daily sunset service, honoring members of the military and veterans, accompanied by patriotic music in the background and ending with the Pledge of Allegiance. The Sea Gulls’ Nest was not open for business this summer, due to the damage caused by Super Storm Sandy last October. Pictured left to right are: JoAnn Slocum-Massucca, DAR chaplain; Janet Tartaglia, treasurer; Rita Kline, vice regent; Segall; Liz Durrell, chapter regent; Cramer; and Kathleen Evans, recording secretary.last_img read more

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Ohio Crop Progress — August 20, 2018

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Warm and wet weather continued for most of the State, according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician, USDA, NASS, Ohio Field Office. There were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending August 19. Corn progress remained well ahead of the 5-year average for dough and dent stages. Soybean condition improved slightly to 75 percent good to excellent. Field work included making hay, tilling fields, and hauling manure. Livestock reportedly benefited from cooler temperatures in the mornings and improved pasture conditions. Oats were nearly all harvested by the end of the week.Click here to read the full reportlast_img read more

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AUSSIE BEACH GIRLS DRAW WITH THE MIGHTY BLUES

first_imgThe Australian Women’s Invitational Beach Footy Team recorded an upset draw against a star studded Blues line-up led by Rugby League superstar Mark Gasnier in the fourth round of the Harvey Norman Beach Footy Challenge at Sydney’s Maroubra Beach.The youthful Aussie girls caused the upset of the tournament with a stellar 4-4 draw.After losing yesterday afternoon to the Young Guns, the Aussie girls were determined to hit the sand full of running and test their games against one of the tournaments heavy favourites.The Blues team featured fleet footed Gasnier, fellow St. George Dragons champions Matt Cooper, Shaun Timmins, and Ben Hornby and Australian tri-nations Rugby league star Luke O’Donnell.The Blues scored first with a scorching try to the lightning fast Gasnier in the opening exchanges, but the Aussie girls hung tough and made some exceptional touches to keep them in the  hunt.Some quick hands by Dearne Cooper and Amanda “Skwarks” Skwarko put Belinda Hammett over in the corner.The Blues scored just before half-time.After oranges, the Blues came out and consolidated with an early touchdown, but the Women’s Team kept moving the Boys laterally and using sweeping plays to great effect.At 3-1 down Alyce “The Rat” Hulbert instinctively swooped on a loose ball and dived over to evade Matt Cooper’s attempted touch to reel the Blues back in at 3-2.The Blues scored next with a long range reply of their own and looked comfortable at 4-2 with 2 minutes left on the clock.A brilliant long-ball from Nicole Beck conjured a touchdown for Amanda Skwarko and the Women’s Team, clearly crowd favourites, responded to the enthusiastic cheering from the masses and produced a show stopping finish.A brilliant passing movement going through every set of hands on the field resulted in Skwarko snaffling touchdown number two.The full-time hooter sounded and the excited Women’s team celebrated a well-deserved 4-4 result.The Aussie girls made numerous super touches on speedsters Gasnier and Hornby with Emily Hopkin, Ash Dobins, and Belinda Hammett getting plenty of air to reel in their big name opponents with spectacular touches.The girls play their last round game at  1.30pm against a Celebrity Team led by Gordon Tallis and featuring two of the most exciting attacking players to grace a football field in recent history in Anthony Mundine and the ‘King’ himself, Andrew ‘Joey’ Johns.last_img read more

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NS premier to tout provinces LNG projects in Europe A real opportunity

first_imgHALIFAX – Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil headed to Europe Thursday to drum up business opportunities for the province, including two proposed liquefied natural gas projects.McNeil said he will meet with officials from German energy giant E.ON to pitch Nova Scotia’s LNG potential.Two companies have proposed LNG projects in Nova Scotia — Pieridae Energy Ltd. of Calgary and Bear Head LNG Corp., a subsidiary of Australia-based Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.“We believe there is a real opportunity for LNG plants in Nova Scotia. Germany has expressed a real interest of support around purchasing product out of those. This is my second visit in to see them,” McNeil told reporters Thursday morning.McNeil said both LNG projects are “doable.” An LNG megaproject slated for the West Coast — the $36-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project planned for British Columbia — was scrapped last July.The premier is also going to France and England before returning June 9.McNeil said he would also meet officials from the transportation logistics sector, in a bid to expand cargo capacity at Halifax’s Stanfield international airport.“It’s really a global step for us,” he said.The premier, who was scheduled to board a WestJet inaugural direct flight from Halifax to Paris, was also to meet with officials in the financial and information sectors.last_img read more

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Barrick Gold Corp deepens ties with Chinese miner Shandong Gold Group

first_imgTORONTO – Barrick Gold Corp. says it’s deepening its ties with Shandong Gold Group Co. Ltd. and will look at partnering with the Chinese company on potential acquisitions and asset sales.The new agreement builds on a deal last year that saw the Canadian gold miner sell a 50 per cent stake in its Veladero mine in Argentina to Shandong.The companies had said earlier they would evaluate joint investment in projects currently owned by Barrick or Shandong Gold.Under the deal announced Monday, the companies will choose one of Shandong Gold’s mines where they will share technical expertise and other information to improve operations.Barrick and Shandong Gold will also improve communication between management and technical teams.Shandong is also doing an independent evaluation of a potential mining project at Lama in Argentina.Companies in this story: (TSX:ABX)last_img read more

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