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HIP National Orchestra Announces Largest Ever Season

HIP National Orchestra Announces Largest Ever Season

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra launches its 2021 season with programs of exquisite music, featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists, and outstanding youth music education programs.

The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra has announced its largest ever season, featuring three mainstage programs and three Voyage of Musical Discovery presentations together with their established and celebrated education programs for young and emerging musicians.

Co-artistic directors Rachael Beesley and Nicole van Bruggen are delighted to feature acclaimed Australian soprano Jacqueline Porter and British/Australian natural horn virtuoso Anneke Scott as part of a season including works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Britten and Tchaikovsky, as well as lesser-known composers like Franz Berwald and Christian Cannabich.

Spanning more than 200 years of music, from the beginnings of the Classical era to the mid-twentieth century, and playing period instruments in historically-informed performance (HIP) style, the orchestra aims to deepen and enhance audiences’ understanding and appreciation of the

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What we’ve learned about COVID-19 by running largest New York health system

  • Northwell Health has treated more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases since March and we’ve learned valuable lessons. 
  • While we wait for a vaccine, we need to keep researching new treatment therapies, establish a governance structure at each research enterprise, and stop politicizing therapies. We also need to increase investments in vacccines and new therapies. 
  • COVID-19 is not a one-time event. We need to be ready for the next pandemic. 
  • Michael J. Dowling is president & CEO of Northwell Health, New York’s largest health system, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, is president & CEO of Northwell’s Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the authors. 
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As COVID-19 passes its first birthday, the virus is surging again to record levels throughout most of the US, threatening a continued lethal and expensive assault on the nation’s health and

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‘Supernatural’ Finale Delivers Largest Audience Since April 2019

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“Supernatural” signed off after 15 seasons on Thursday night with a decent audience bump.

Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles’ final appearance as the Winchester brothers drew 1.4 million total viewers to the CW, which represents the show’s largest audience since April 2019. It narrowly beats the previous final season high of 1.3 million pairs of eyeballs. Ratings-wise, the final two episodes both scored a 0.3, matching the average of the show’s final batch of episodes.

Elsewhere, “Grey’s Anatomy” topped all scripted on the night with a 1.2 rating and 5.7 million total viewers, a small drop from last week’s premiere in both metrics. Fellow Shondaland show “Station 19” took a larger tumble, dropping 25% from its premiere to a 0.9 rating and 5.5 million viewers this time around. “A Million Little Things” premiered its third season to a 0.7 rating and just under

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Inside The Covid-Era Creation Of The World’s Largest Independent TV Producer

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EXCLUSIVE: It was October 2019 and, in this different world, French millionaire Stéphane Courbit had just realized a years-long ambition in seizing control of Endemol Shine Group. His plan was simple: combine his company Banijay with his new $2.2BN asset to create a globe-straddling super producer. Sources at the time described it to us as a “patient pursuit,” but Banijay chairman Courbit would be forced to wait just a little bit longer to finally get his deal over the line.

A six-month regulatory process was stretched out to eight months as the coronavirus pandemic exploded across the world, with every one of Banijay/Endemol Shine’s 200 business units caught within the blast radius. As competition officials deliberated over the new entity’s potential market dominance, the two groups had to work through unprecedented times while remaining in something of a limbo.

There were crisis

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The World’s Largest Radio Telescope Is on the Brink of Collapse

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Photo credit: UniversalImagesGroup – Getty Images

From Popular Mechanics

  • A crucial cable at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico recently broke—the second such cable to snap in three months.

  • The loss of the cable puts the giant telescope on the verge of collapse.

  • The observatory plans to begin repairing the telescope next month, but is awaiting funding.

Is there an astronomy gremlin lurking at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico? For the second time this year, an important cable broke at the world’s largest radio telescope, damaging the reflecting dish and putting the structure at the brink of collapse. The second cable snapped on November 6, just three months after an auxiliary cable failed at the same facility.

🌌 You love badass space stuff. So do we. Let’s explore the universe together.

Perhaps most famous for its search for extraterrestrial life (as depicted in the movie Contact), Arecibo is

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Charlie Chaplin To Receive Largest China Retrospective At Hainan Island International Film Festival





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EXCLUSIVE: This year’s Hainan Island International Film Festival (December 5 – 12) will host China’s biggest retrospective of Charlie Chaplin films.

The event will host 20 screenings of Chaplin films across the island, encompassing five of his classic comedies: Modern Times, The Kid, City Lights, The Great Dictator and Monsieur Verdoux. The fest is also looking into touring the films around major Chinese cities at a later date.

Chaplin visited China in 1936 and 29 of his films were released in the country between 1919 and 1924. Despite that connection, there has yet to be a significant retrospective of his works in the country to date. Last year’s Hainan film festival hosted a screening of Chaplin’s The Gold Rush.

The deal was brokered by the UK-China Film Collab with Trinity CineAsia, a leading distributor of Chinese films in Europe,

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Charlie Chaplin To Receive Largest China Retrospective At Hainan International Film Festival

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EXCLUSIVE: This year’s Hainan International Film Festival (December 5 – 12) will host China’s biggest retrospective of Charlie Chaplin films in collaboration with Trinity CineAsia and Mk2.

The event will host 20 screenings of Chaplin films across the island, encompassing five of his classic comedies: Modern Times, The Kid, City Lights, The Great Dictator and Monsieur Verdoux. The fest is also looking into touring the films around major Chinese cities at a later date.

Chaplin visited China in 1936 and 29 of his films were released in the country between 1919 and 1924. Despite that connection, there has yet to be a significant retrospective of his works in the country to date. Last year’s Hainan film festival hosted a screening of Chaplin’s The Gold Rush.

The deal was brokered by Trinity CineAsia, a leading distributor of Chinese films in Europe, and

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Chinese state media on the signing of world’s largest trade deal

China’s Premier Li Keqiang (center) looks on as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan (right) signs the massive trade agreement, as seen on a TV monitor, during the ceremony for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact at the ASEAN summit that was held online on Nov. 15, 2020.

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Chinese state-backed tabloid Global Times claimed on Sunday that the signing of the world’s largest trade deal over the weekend proves that China is not the “expansionist empire” that the U.S. and Western countries have made it out to be.

Instead, the mega pact — the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP — showed that China can work with other countries “in an effective and mutually beneficial way,” the tabloid said on Sunday.

“This is the fundamental way for China’s development. China has been seeking a win-win and all-win mode from the very

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Texas Opens America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark As Coronavirus Cases Surge

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The largest indoor waterpark in the United States opened to the general public just outside of Austin, Texas, on Thursday, the day after the state became the first to count 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections and as Texas grapples with growing numbers of new cases and hospitalizations.

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The long-awaited Kalahari Resorts Texas held its grand opening Thursday in Round Rock, Texas, on schedule after more than two years of construction, despite the coronavirus pandemic. 

The day before the park opened, Texas became the first state to reach a seven-figure sum of confirmed coronavirus cases as state statistics show that the number of new daily cases and hospitalizations have spiked to levels not seen since the Texas outbreak’s summer peak.

But even in the middle of a pandemic, Kalahari owner Todd Nelson

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The stock market has an ‘overflowing river of liquidity’ from the previous stimulus, the co-CIO of the worlds largest hedge fund says

  • Bridgewater’s Bob Prince told CNBC on Wednesday that the stock market is facing an “overflowing river of liquidity” from the combination of government spending to replace lost income and high rates of saving. 
  • The hedge fund’s co-chief investment officer said the US administration post election will only “re-route” the river and the liquidity is unlikely to go away with a Biden presidency.
  • However, the benefits of the liquidity don’t affect all assets equally, he said.
  • “You have store holds of wealth whether they be equities or gold that benefit from the liquidity effect, and you have other types of assets that are hurt by the contraction in incomes,” said Prince. “So until the virus effect on spending goes away that will just be really a persistent pressure.”
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The stock market is facing an “overflowing river of liquidity” from spending, and

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