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Steel Magnolias Steelasophical

By |2016-12-23T12:56:17+01:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

Steel Magnolias Steelasophical Steel Magnolias Steelasophical A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold. It is the image of a small, blonde-haired all-American boy beaming in the Easter sunshine that flashes up at the end of Hollywood classic Steel Magnolias – and stays with you long after the credits have rolled. As writer Robert Harling explains, many new fans will not even know that the movie is rooted in truth and that boy is, in fact, based on [...]

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Gay Marriage Law UK Steelasophical Advice

By |2016-12-09T21:33:33+01:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

Gay Marriage Law UK Steelasophical Advice Gay Marriage Law UK Steelasophical Advice land mark date in history was the 29 March 2014, this was when the UK law changed to give same sex couples the right to get married in England and in Wales. Linzi Bull and Emily Grosvenor-Taylor, from prestigious London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explain who can get married or enter a civil partnership in the UK, and what the legal requirements are for foreign nationals wishing to come to the UK to enter a same sex marriage, and what protocols must be followed. Steelasophical Supports LGBT For your wedding day music solutions Info@Steelband.co.uk  GAY MARRIAGE IN THE UK: [...]

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David Bowie RIP dies of cancer aged 69

By |2019-01-07T01:15:58+01:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

David Bowie RIP dies of cancer aged 69 David Bowie RIP dies of cancer aged 69. David Bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer, the singer's son has confirmed. Duncan Jones wrote on Twitter: "Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all." Statements were posted on the star's official Facebook and Twitter accounts saying the star died on Sunday. They read: "David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. "While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief." Bowie released his 25th album, called Blackstar, on Friday [...]

Trinidad Steelband Panorama winners 1965 through 2015

By |2016-11-20T20:15:36+01:00January 10th, 2016|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

Trinidad Steelband Panorama winners 1965 through 2015 LARGE Conventional Trinidad Steelband Panorama winners 1965 through 2015 Panorama began for TT carnival season 1963. The size in membership of the Large Conventional category, TT National Steelband Panorama competition, ranges between 95 to 120 (2014). The Large category was introduced into Panorama in 2004. The * indicates that the maximum includes the count of ALL instrument players; not just pan-players alone. Trinidad Steelband Panorama winners 1965 through 2015 Trinidad Steelband Panorama winners 1965 through 2015 Year Top Rank Steelband Tune Singer (Composer) Arranger 2015 1st Massy Trinidad All Stars Unquestionable (2015) Sheldon Reid (Clive Telemaque) Leon 'Smooth' Edwards 2015 2nd [...]

When hiring musicians explaining value

By |2016-11-20T20:15:37+01:00January 6th, 2016|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

When hiring musicians explaining value When hiring musicians explaining value Source: https://www.theknot.com How would you describe your style? What You Want to Know: If their style will work with the vibe you're going for. If you want an elegant cocktail party with lots of casual conversation, a band that describes itself as “really rockin' and rollin' with a whole lotta edge" is a music mismatch. Can we come take a quick peek at a wedding you're working?   What You Want to Know: What you should expect on game day. Seeing them perform live will give you the best idea about what your wedding entertainment would actually sound and feel like. Do you know our reception space and its acoustic, power and [...]

Steelband Magazine

By |2018-12-10T20:58:07+01:00December 30th, 2015|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

Steelband Magazine Steelband Magazine Steelband Magazine Featured Posts of The Month Steelband Magazine Steelband Magazine Steelband Magazine High Tenor The high tenor (also known as a soprano pan) is the highest pitched of the steel drums (steel pans) with a pitch range of D4 to F#6, that is, up to two octaves and a major third from D above middle C (C4). Its predecessor actually contained fewer notes which were within the tenor range. However, the name "Tenor" was kept despite the higher range of its descendant, [...]

Christmas Horse

By |2018-11-15T00:40:28+01:00December 29th, 2015|Categories: News and Views|Tags: |

Christmas Horse Xmas Horse Christmas horse Here’s to learning something new today. 1. Leonardo da Vinci liked to draw horses. 2. An adult horse’s brain weights 22 oz, about half that of a human. 3. Horses can not vomit. 4. The first cloned horse was a Haflinger mare in Italy in 2003. 5. Until the 1960’s Dartmoor ponies were used to escort prisoners from local prisons while they were on outside duties. 6. The word chivalry comes from cheval the French word for horse. 7. Chariot racing was the first Olympic sport in 680 B.C. 8. The Dubai World Cup is 6 million dollars, the richest horse race purse [...]

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