Classical Studies

9ft Video Game Joystick Now Holds Guinness World Record

The giant controller is nearly 14 times the original size of a typical Atari CX40 controller, according to Flanagan. Commissioned for the House of Technologically Termed Praxis in London, the joystick was made from wood, steel and rubber. It is currently held at the ZKM Center for Art and Media …

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University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies curriculum changes help increase student retention and satisfaction

Changes to the curriculum and faculty structure within the College have yielded positive results PHÉNIX, November 03, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – University of Phoenix Doctoral Studies College Reports Increase in Student Retention and Satisfaction Following Implementation of Changes to Further Improve the Doctoral Student Experience and their academic background. The …

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New information on lead-free fully inorganic double alloyed perovskites

The development of lead-free inorganic double-alloy perovskites has revolutionized materials science and industry, according to the journal’s latest research The science of materials. To study: Unleaded Double Allied Perovskites: An Emerging Class of Materials Derived from Multibody Perturbation Theory. Image Credit: Niethammer Zoltan / Shutterstock.com The favorable properties such as …

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Nostalgia, camaraderie and dizziness: the annual Halloween concert

Halloween is versatile – it carries many different definitions depending on what type of person you are. For my brother, that means donning his store-bought werewolf cloak and chasing our neighbors’ Skittles and the occasional king-size Hershey’s bar. For high school students, that means either sketchy basement parties or handing …

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Facebook’s new corporate name is Meta

Facebook has had a makeover. Almost two decades since its inception – a life for social media – Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new business name after slight anticipation: Meta. The founder shared the news at the company’s annual Connect conference, as well as in an open letter. “We are …

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The Kresge Foundation among Detroit’s first arts and culture laureates

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan commemorated International Artist Day this week by announcing the inaugural Detroit ACE Honors, which recognize the achievements of artists and patrons who have served the arts scene for more than 25 years. and cultural heritage of Detroit. A ceremony, to be held in January, will award …

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Academy Museum to host Vienna in Hollywood Film Series and Symposium

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced Vienna in Hollywood, a new six-week program launched on December 10 that explores the history of the predominantly Jewish and Austrian community of filmmakers and professionals who helped shape the classical era. from Hollywood. Jewish immigrants from Eastern and Central Europe, including actor-director …

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College of Music concert series returns, featuring composers

For more than a decade, the College of Music has hosted the West Circle Series, concerts featuring artists from the university. The first concert in the series, “Lift Every Voice,” is scheduled for Monday, October 25 at 7:30 pm at the Fairchild Theater. “(Lift Every Voice) features music from under-represented …

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Ideastream now operates Kent State’s public radio station WKSU

Kent State University’s public radio station WKSU has now been run for weeks by Cleveland-based classical music and news broadcaster Ideastream Public Media. Full implementation and other changes will remain for months and will include Ideastream’s move of WCLV’s classical music programming from 104.9 FM to 90.3 FM, which currently …

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Pianist Hélène Grimaud will open the Palm Beach symphonic season in November

On Sunday November 7 at 3 p.m., Palm Beach Symphony will open its 48th season at the Kravis Center with musical director Gerard Schwarz on the podium and virtuoso pianist Hélène Grimaud for Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor. “Hélène is one of the greatest pianists in the world today,” …

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