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All’s Quiet on the Classroom Front?

The ongoing dispute between BC Teachers and the Liberal Government is about to get a lot quieter as Vancouver School Board considers cutting all music programs in elementary schools to make up a budget shortfall.

The ongoing dispute between BC Teachers and the Liberal Government is about to get a lot quieter as Vancouver School Board considers cutting all music programs in elementary schools to make up a budget shortfall.

The Ancient Mariner

Renowned British Conductor, Neville Marriner turns 90 April 15th

Renowned British Conductor, Sir Neville Marriner turns 90 April 15th

Einstein: “Happy Birthday to me”

Albert Einstein, born March 14th, 1879, plays "Opus 135"

Albert Einstein, born March 14th, 1879, plays “Opus 135”

Horse-Hair Thieves!

Thieves have stolen the tail-hair from 5 horses in Duncan. [Police should DNA test the horse-hair in the bows of local string-players!]

Thieves have stolen the tail-hair from 5 horses in Duncan. [Police should DNA test the horse-hair in the bows of local string-players!]

“Pill-popping makes perfect”

Study finds that the Epilepsy drug, Valproate, can give people the ability to acquire perfect pitch

Study finds that the Epilepsy drug, Valproate, can give people the ability to acquire perfect pitch

Raising the Titanic Violin

A Violin recovered with the body of the Musician Hartly who went down with the Titanic, sells for £900,000 in auction

A Violin belonging to Titanic musician Wallace Hartley, which was recovered with his body after the ship sank, sells for £900,000 in auction

Burkhardt fiddles while Lac Mégantic burns

Edward Burkhardt, CEO of Maine and Atlantic Railway,  makes flippant jokes mere days after a massive explosion, caused by his company's train derailment,  destroys the  town and kills up to 50 people.

Edward Burkhardt, CEO of Maine and Atlantic Railway, makes flippant jokes mere days after a massive explosion, caused by his company’s train derailment, destroys the town and kills up to 50 people.