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2013-06-06 23:03:11

Predominance LLC offers a free library on its website available for the Tommyknocker Digital doorbell. Aside from standard doorbell chimes and bell samples, the new library features a collection of Air Force Military Band arrangements of J. P. Sousa marches. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Predominance LLC offers a free library on its website available for the Tommyknocker Digital doorbell. Aside from standard doorbell chimes and bell samples, the new library features a collection of Air...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The President's Own" United States Marine Band will depart Washington, D.C., Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, for its annual fall concert tour, performing 29 concerts in 31 days throughout Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. The band will perform its first concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1 at Harrisonburg High School in Harrisonburg, Va., and will conclude its...

2008-08-20 03:00:28

By Anonymous The circus came to the Fulton Sunday, but the animals and the acrobats stayed home. But the New Holland Band's concert, "An Afternoon at the Circus," did throw in a few clowns for laughs. The master of ceremonies, WGAL news anchor Dick Hoxworth, asked the audience to go back in time and remember that one dusty, vacant lot where something "magical" happened at least once a year. Alternating conductors Robert Shauback and Jere W. Fridy were at the helm and Frank J. Kaderabek...

2008-07-14 18:00:25

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: President's Own: U.S. Marine Band Public Affairs Office, +1-202-433-5809, marineband.publicaffairs@usmc.mil WASHINGTON,July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Presidents Own United States Marine Band will celebrate its 210th anniversary and the conclusion of its Living Historyseries in a gala concert conducted by John Williams, Academy Award-winning composer and Conductor Laureate of the Boston Pops, at 8 p.m., July 20, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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