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Although his seminal 1977 album Bat out of hell would ultimately be his greatest contribution to pop culture, many fans’ first exposure to Meat Loaf as a performer came not through his own music, but through one of cinema’s great cult classics. The singer and actor, born Michael Lee Aday, made an indelible impression when …

Grant County Fairgrounds is expected to host a variety of events this year, including the annual Grant County Fair and the first annual Tribute Fest of the 90s, said Jim McKiernan, director of Grant County Fairgrounds. “To be fair, we’re going to announce the headliners in February,” McKiernan said, regarding the live music. Live entertainment …

Photo courtesy of FOWLWorkers are on schedule inside the new Winthrop Library. Construction continues in the multi-purpose building Barring any unforeseen delays, Winthrop’s new library is slated for a grand opening on June 4, Winthrop City Council announced at its January 5 meeting. Jill Sheley, executive director of Friends of the Winthrop Library (FOWL), told …

23% of students were absent on Tuesday The Bayfield School District has canceled classes and events and postponed community meetings due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. (Durango Herald file) The Bayfield School District announced Tuesday that classes, academic events and other scheduled activities have been postponed for the remainder of the week due to …

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Michigan – Michigan officials invested $17 billion in education in the 2022 budget, but the need is far greater than that. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosts listening sessions with educators across the state to get more information on how to improve the situation. Read: Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs $17.1 billion school budget for …

BROOKLINE, MA – All Brookline public libraries will return to a contactless pickup model beginning Tuesday, January 18 due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19. According to library director Sara Slymon, the city’s libraries are experiencing a daily absenteeism rate of up to 30% due to illness. “We regret having to close our physical doors …

Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres is not a complete history of American music, and it certainly should not be read as such. Rather, Kelefa Sanneh’s 2021 release should be consumed as a charcuterie plate of history, personal experience, legal battles, racial unrest, and industry insights through a musical lens. Even …

Happy Monday neighbours! Here’s what’s happening around Austin today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and warmer. High: 69 Low: 47. Here are today’s top stories in Austin: Today is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and “to commemorate the civil rights activist and his work” several events are taking place in the Austin area.o commemorate …

Marc Lenhardt Claiming to speak on behalf of teachers in Wyoming, the Wyoming Education Association recently joined the Wilderness Society in asserting that relying on oil and gas revenues to fund our schools (and teachers’ salaries) is “dangerous” and does not “provide for the health or well-being of our communities. As a Wyoming public school …

Steam’s library sharing feature is convenient, but has some downsides. Taylor Martin/CNET With its no-commitment approach and frequent sales, Steam, Valve’s digital game distribution service, makes it easy for gamers to build sizable game libraries. contrary to gaming subscription services (Xbox Game Pass, apple arcade, Google Play pass), you can purchase individual games on Steam …