VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE) – High school marching bands face an uncertain future in the Visalia Unified School District, according to staff, students and parents. Several VUSD marching band directors say it’s because the district issued new Covid-19 guidelines to teachers on Friday, which included unexpected Covid-19 restrictions on marching band and the performing arts. The …

MEN’S TOURNAMENT TEAM FULL REPLAY GK: Santos, Brazil. Brazil’s defense has been spectacular throughout the tournament, and you’ll see it in this Best XI. At the center of it was goalkeeper Santos, whose veteran leadership was fully demonstrated at several points in the knockout stage, including Brazil’s victory on penalties over Mexico in the semi-finals. …

NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL BANDELIER MONUMENT Do you wake up in the summer to an American robin singing it’s a beautiful, but sometimes annoying song, outside your bedroom window? Do you hang a hummingbird feeder in your garden to attract these colorful hovering artists? If you interact with birds in any way, you might want …

Concerts in the Park, a long-running and popular free outdoor series presented by the Vashon Park District, will return after a one-year hiatus at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays August 5-26 in Ober Park . This year, the local band lineup will intentionally showcase the richness and variety of Vashon’s music scene, featuring well-known island names, said …

Cliff Dawson, the new director of the Braden River High School marching bands, stood before four members of the marching band in a small room with the metronome. He listened intently to the band members perform their respective parts of a quartet that will be part of this year’s walking show, “Renewal”. When they finished …

Director Jeffrey MIndock and actor / singer Jeff Carney of Springfield Contemporary Theater joined us on KSMU’s “Arts News” to talk about SCT’s latest show, “Desperate Measures”, described as a Wild West musical based on ” Measure for Measure ”by Shakespeare. It will open next weekend and run August 13-15 and 19-22 on the TBS …

Listen to the full set of Tedeschi Trucks Band, including a medley from Sly & The Family Stone with special guest Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes. By Scott Bernstein August 6, 2021 • 10:29 a.m. PDT Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson was the special guest of the Tedeschi Trucks Band at a concert the …

Duran Duran has teamed up with Japanese rockers CHAI for their latest single ‘More Joy’. According to Nick Rhodes, Duran Duran’s keyboardist, the song was originally the product of a jam session between band members, Graham Coxon of Blur, and producer Erol Alkan. “It was such an unusual piece that we weren’t quite sure it …

A popular band draws crowds to a Toronto bar that, like most, has had no luck. Tonight Bar has not only endured the recurring blockages all businesses have had to deal with, the stretch from Queen to Parkdale where they are located has been closed to road repairs to streetcar tracks for months now, making …

HORNELL – The 2021 session of the American Legion Auxiliary Empire Girls State program, held virtually from June 27 to July 3, featured a pair of Hornell natives. Empire Girls State is a one-week hands-on educational workshop focusing on Americanism and the political process sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of New York State. The …