Handel Messiah Comfort Ye Every Valley. Stephen Wall tenor. George Shangrow conducting from the harpsichord. J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Orchestra Seattle – Seattle Chamber Singers George Shangrow, Music Director Seattle is in mourning today and for all time on the death of George Shangrow. Seattle area conductor George Shangrow was killed in a car crash [...]
I was going to wait until the uploads were finished to announce this but Google is already indexing my audio – so you can download audio I’ve written and produced at http://www.ConradAskland.net It’s the “dot net” version of my name. The site you’re on now is “dot com”. I split the downloads into a new [...]
Olberman slams Pat Robertson and Rush Limbaugh for their comments on Haiti.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer printed it’s last newspaper on March 17, 2009. It will now only be available online as an internet newspaper. Excerpt: The paper published its final print edition Tuesday (March 17, 2009) as the P-I makes a transformation into an online-only news outlet. A skeleton crew of 20 to 25 staffers will remain [...]
CNN reports that police in Harwich, Massachusett received a report of a piano in the middle of the woods. A woman discovered it at the end of a dirt trail. The piano is in tune, in fine working order and includes a bench placed in front of the piano as if someone was about to [...]
I’m not very much into politics. Partly because I have heard too many political rantings from people in my life. Armchair quarterbacks spouting off all the absolute truths of how things are, so convinced of how brilliant they are. I used to ask what they were doing about it, and get no fulfilling answer. They [...]
I’ve received quite a few emails lately from longtime retailers that want to continue selling my CD’s but have run out of stock. I’m giving thought to options about the direction to take for distribution in the future. Will keep you updated.
Â OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a family member who will be very upset about William Petersen leaving CSI… http://edition.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/TV/07/16/petersen.csi.ap/index.html
Starbucks coffee announced it will be closing 600 stores and relocating employees to existing stores.Â Very sad news for all us coffee lovers. A moment of silence? http://edition.cnn.com/2008/BUSINESS/07/01/starbucks.closings.ap/index.htmlÂ
TOKYO, Japan — When Yosuke the parrot flew out of his cage and got lost, he did exactly what he had been taught — recite his name and address to a stranger willing to help. Lost in Tokyo, Yosuke the parrot was able to give his name and address to get taken home. Police rescued [...]
HOLYHEAD, Wales – A man who dressed up as Darth Vader, wearing a garbage bag for a cape, and assaulted the founders of a group calling itself the Jedi church was given a suspended sentence Tuesday.
Â A 13 year old from Texas who stole his Dad’s credit card and ordered two hookers from an escort agency, has today been convicted of fraud and given a three year community order.
Here is my personal “Conrad update” post that I’ll keep stickied on the top of my blog until our Cirque show opens. Click the “Read the rest of this entry” link to read current status, or the rest of the blog for tidbits on our new Cirque Du Soleil adventure in Macau, China. Sorry, no [...]
This is the face of pure evil you are looking at. This young man committed a sinful crime so grevious that it would not surprise me if the Pope himself had to get involved on this one. Please only read on if you have a strong stomach – this is quite violent.
HipHopSwordsmen have been booted from YouTube. They had uploaded 1,500 videos, all classic, real Hiphop from the 90′s with over 6,000+ suscribers. No word on the official reason but would assume it’s copyright violations.
ELIZABETH, New Jersey – Two inmates escaped from a county jail, hiding the holes they made in the walls by putting up photos of bikini-clad women, officials said. The men helped cover up the break by placing dummies under their bed blankets, and hiding the wall holes with magazine photos of women in bikinis, authorities [...]
Â Hmmm….and not one quote from Tom Cruise in the article. Strange. Read the full article on CNN.com EXCERPT: BERLIN, Germany – Germany’s top security officials said Friday they consider the goals of the Church of Scientology to be in conflict with the principles of the nation’s constitution and will seek to ban the organization. [...]
AOL released a list of “Oprah Top Blunders of 2007.” Number nine on the list was her endorsement of “The Secret” – a prosperity themed book and visualization technique. I won’t get into the hairy details here, but you can find plenty of dark, ugly things that have surfaced about THE SECRET since it was [...]
You have probably read that members of the Westboro Baptist Church caused emotional distress to the father of a Maryland Marine killed in Iraq by picketing his funeral and must pay $2.9 million in damages, a jury found Wednesday. Of course there will be appeals. I’m not very much into politics, but I did run [...]