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  • 2017 June 25: Gentleman's Magazine

    June 25, 2015 10:30

    The Gentleman's Magazine was founded in London, England, by Edward Cave in January 1731. It ran uninterrupted for almost 200 years, until 1922. It was the first to use the term 'magazine' (from the French 'magazine', meaning 'storehouse') for a periodical. Cave's innovation was to create a monthly digest of news and commentary on any topic the educated public might be interested in, from commodity prices to Latin poetry. It carried original content from a stable of regular contributors, as well as extensive quotations and extracts from other periodicals and books. (more )

  • 2015 June 21: Michèle Tacchia

    June 21, 2015 10:30

    Michèle Tacchia is probably better known to us as the director of Symphonie Jeunesse — a youth orchestra hosted by our church. But she is also a professional cellist, and we hear her in that capacity this morning. Here is her official bio... (more )

  • 2015 May 31: Music, the Universal Language?

    May 31, 2015 10:30

    In the story of Pentecost, isn’t it interesting that instead of the Holy Spirit making it possible for everyone in the crowd to understand the One Language in which the Gospel was being preached, S/He* instead made it possible for everyone to hear the Gospel in their own language? Quite the argument for ‘multi-culturalism’. (more )

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