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2008-09-08 21:00:17

By Lydia Gehring ASHLAND -- The Ashland University Department of Theatre is pleased to announce its 2008-2009 season. The season opens in October with Arthur Miller's chilling classic tale of the Salem witch trials in "The Crucible." The Pulitzer-prize winning comedy "Crimes of the Heart" follows in November. "The Spitfire Grill," with rich melodies reminiscent of a classic all-American musical, warms up February. "The Shape of Things," an outrageously clever play, closes the season with...

2008-08-11 18:00:36

By ESTHER JACOBS The Spitfire Grill George Square Theatre **** MUSICAL DIRECTOR Sam Rapier deserves huge credit for this musical and its well-chosen cast. Only born stage actors could pull off this character-driven performance with the ease this young group manages. The story of The Spitfire Grill will have you laughing in some scenes and trying to hold back the tears in others. There is great chemistry between the performers and they would not be out of their depths on Broadway....

2008-07-20 00:00:23

By Bill Sobey A spitfire will tonight wow crowds gathered for Plymouth's Music of the Night with gravity-defying feats. The Spitfire PT462 pilot performed a daring dive, twist and loop in a four-minute show before the beginning of the musical extravaganza at the city's Royal Citadel on Thursday and last night. It preceded a night of music, song, dance, gunfire and fireworks, presented by 29 Commando and involving local performers. Spectator Karen McGill said: "It was really good, it...

2008-07-18 15:00:38

By Liam Rudden THUNDERING from the clouds, the roar of their engines ensuring every head below is turned skyward, some of the most spectacular civil and military aircraft in the history of aviation will fly- past East Fortune Airfield a week tomorrow, providing the highlight of the Museum of Flight's 2008 Airshow. Between 10,000-15,000 spectators are expected to attend the aeronautical celebration which, for Amanda Jopling, general manager at the National Museum of Flight, will be the...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.