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Join – The Lincoln Senior Chorus

The Lincoln Senior Chorus is starting its singing schedule again.  The chorus was organized in 1967 and has been singing ever since.  The group has about 35 members and always looking for more.

The chorus practices on Monday mornings for an hour at the F Street Recreation Center at 13th ad F  Streets and sings a regular monthly schedule at senior citizen facilities.  The chorus also performs several special bookings.  The program for the regular schedule consists of hymns, happy songs, songs that the residents will recognize and can sing along.  A different program is sung at the other bookings.

The director is Jack Cole who has had much experience teaching and directing musical groups.  Susie Cook is the accompanist for thr group.

This is a great opportunity to volunteer and reach many people while doing something that you enjoy.

If you like to sing and would like to be part of this group or book a performance, contact Darlene Barnett at 402-466-6925 or Jack Cole at 402-483-7813.

Join – Lincoln Senior Chorus – YouTube

The Lincoln Senior Chorus is starting its singing schedule again.  The chorus was organized in 1967 and has been singing ever since.  The group has about 35 members and always looking for more.

The chorus practices on Monday mornings for an hour at the F Street Recreation Center at 13th ad F  Streets and sings a regular monthly schedule at senior citizen facilities.  The chorus also performs several special bookings.  The program for the regular schedule consists of hymns, happy songs, songs that the residents will recognize and can sing along.  A different program is sung at the other bookings.

The director is Jack Cole who has had much experience teaching and directing musical groups.  Susie Cook is the accompanist for thr group.

This is a great opportunity to volunteer and reach many people while doing something that you enjoy.

If you like to sing and would like to be part of this group or book a performance, contact Darlene Barnett at 402-466-6925 or Jack Cole at 402-483-7813.

 

Unbelievable performance by 2 young children | Art – BabaMail

This will bring tears to your eyes – keith —->
When these two cute children took to the stage, their performance of the son “You Raise Me Up” blew everyone away!

Source: Unbelievable performance by 2 young children | Art – BabaMail

When These Cute Kids Took to the Stage, No One Expected This

Chinese TV show Super Union is famous for producing incredible child stars. In the beginning of October 2015, a couple of very young kids stepped up to the stage and proceeded to give the most amazing rendition of Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up”, blowing the crowds away!

 

‘Civil War Voices’ returns for Abe Lincoln celebration : Ground Zero

This is a great production. Senior Tix are $10. -keith

“Civil War Voices,” the musical written by local attorney and playwright Jim Harris, will return to Lincoln for the city’s annual Abraham Lincoln Birthday Celebration. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Feb. 13 and Feb. 18-20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 14 and 21 at the Haymarket Theatre, Eighth and Q streets.

Source: ‘Civil War Voices’ returns for Abe Lincoln celebration : Ground Zero

Sunday, Jan 24th 4 pm – Abendmusik at First-Plymouth

The South Dakota Chorale will breathe new life into two lost Masses for choir and organ by composer Marcel Tyberg, who was tragically killed at Auschwitz during the Holocaust.   Artistic Director Brian Schmidt will lead the singers of the Chorale in the premier performances of Tyberg’s Masses as part of concerts in Sioux Falls, SD, Minneapolis, MN and Lincoln, NE. St. Olaf College alum Christopher Jacobson will be the organist for these landmark concerts.

The South Dakota Chorale is a professional chorus based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Founder and Artistic Director Brian A. Schmidt is a Minnesota native and graduate of SDSU who completed Masters and Doctoral studies at the University of North Texas and currently works at Duke University Chapel in Durham, NC. In its six-year history the Chorale has prepared concert programs and masterclasses, performed at a National ACDA Conference, signed an international recording contract and released two professionally-produced recordings on major classical labels to international critical acclaim. 

Tickets and full story at the Source: Abendmusik at First-Plymouth

THE GOSPEL HEIRS will travel and Sing for you

THE GOSPEL HEIRS are a music ministry that will come to your church or nursing home and sing and bring the Gospel of Jesus to your location FREE of charge. To have us come to you please contact Paul at 402-721-3659.

Dear Keith;
 My name is Paul Chatterton and I am from Fremont and I found your paper at RUSS’s SUPERMARKET. The reason I am writing you is that I have a music/ministry group called THE GOSPEL HEIRS. We go to churches and nursing homes and play,sing and preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. We do not charge any money for doing this. What I am asking you is if you would place a small add for FREE for us so that we could go to other churches and nursing homes for free and bring our ministry to them.  Here is an example of our add but you are free to change the wording if you like.
Thank You in advance

Lindsey Stirling – Take Flight [Official Music Video – YTMAs] – YouTube

– Great music. Great Symbols of light and sound. Spiritual Journey takes flight through doors, ladders, boats, clouds. Follow the flight of the flower. -keith —

Published on Mar 23, 2015
The new music video for Take Flight by Lindsey Stirling from her album “Shatter Me.” Made in Everdream. Presented by the YouTube Music Awards.

Almost reached 2 million in two days; woohoo! Thanks for your amazing support!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAD0BtEv6-Q

 

A dance unlike any other | Video – BabaMail


If you like Dance, you will love this video. This video takes the art of dancing and brings it into the 21st century.

Source: A dance unlike any other | Art – BabaMail

21 songs that truly make you smile | Art – BabaMail

The power of music to make us feel happy is among the strongest powers I know in this world. The right song, the right melody and words, can make us feel happy, sad, uplifted or joyous. What better way to feel great than putting on that song we love so much, that reminds us of beauty, love, happiness and our own body’s need to move in rhythm? From Bobby McFerrin to Stevie Wonder, From Beethoven to the Rolling Stones, from Louis Armstrong to Paul Simon.  This is the list you want to listen to when you need to feel happy inside.     Instructions: Just click on the on the song name, and you’ll be able to watch the performance on THIS page without having to open a new window. Enjoy these happy, beautiful tunes and share with those you want to make happy as well!   Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry Be Happy Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World R.E.M Shiny Happy People Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Happy Day Katrina & The Waves Walking On Sunshine Turtles Happy Together The Rascals A Beautiful Morning Beethoven Ode to Joy Jackie Wilson Higher And Higher Stevie Wonder You Are the Sunshine of My Life Pharrell Williams Happy The Rolling Stones Start Me Up Charlie Rich The Most Beautiful Girl… Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl Three Tenors O Sole Mio Paul Simon You can call me Al The Beatles Here Comes the Sun Frank Sinatra Fly Me to the Moon Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline Burt Bacharach What The World Needs Now…

Source: 21 songs that truly make you smile | Art – BabaMail

Bobby McFerrin

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Louis Armstrong

What a Wonderful World

R.E.M

Shiny Happy People

Edwin Hawkins Singers

Oh Happy Day

Katrina & The Waves

Walking On Sunshine

Turtles

Happy Together

The Rascals

A Beautiful Morning

Beethoven

Ode to Joy

Jackie Wilson

Higher And Higher

Stevie Wonder

You Are the Sunshine of My Life

Pharrell Williams

Happy

The Rolling Stones

Start Me Up

Charlie Rich

The Most Beautiful Girl…

Wham!Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl

Three Tenors

O Sole Mio

Paul Simon

You can call me Al

The Beatles

Here Comes the Sun

Frank Sinatra

Fly Me to the Moon

Neil Diamond

Sweet Caroline

Burt Bacharach

What The World Needs Now...

Man on the Moon – BabaMail


With concerns raised across the world about the rising number of elderly people who are left isolated, this short film entitled ‘Man on the Moon’ reminds us all to reach out to the lonely or vulnerable and ensure that they are left with a smile on their face.

British retail chain John Lewis is famous for releasing seasonal adverts designed to pull at your heartstrings, and this year’s offering is no different.
This touching advert reminds us all that we should look out for the isolated and the vulnerable.

Source: John Lewis 2015 Man on the Moon Advert | Baba Recommends – BabaMail

Lincoln, ne | 2015 Top 10 Best Places to Retire

The city’s outdoor activities, strong economy, entertainment options and affordability make Lincoln, Neb., one of the top retirement destinations in the country. Home to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln is full of youthful energy that attracts young professionals, entrepreneurs and retirees. About 16 percent of the city’s population is age 60 or older, and while there are retirement communities and assisted living centers to choose from, homes in Lincoln cost less than they do in most mid-sized cities.

Related Content: Why Lincoln is a Best Place to Live

Being a college town, it’s easy to find things to do in Lincoln, whether it’s a sporting event, theatrical performance or a singer/songwriter playing in a bar. Downtown Lincoln continues to evolve into a trendy, artsy destination where people come to shop, eat and mingle. The Historic Haymarket District sees a lot of foot traffic and fills with people on weekends who meander among restaurants, shops and art galleries. Pinnacle Bank Arena hosts major concerts while the Lied Center for Performing Arts provides a stage for musicals, comedy shows and other performances. Attracting nearly 10,000 visitors each September, the Lincoln Arts Festival is the city’s largest art event. Residents are treated to art walks, free concerts and festivals throughout the year. Several nearby wineries and dairy farms make great day or half-day getaways.

Get Lincoln’s ranking on the Top 100 Best Places to Live.

While Lincoln may not offer the beach scene that lures many retirees to Florida or the coasts, it does feature plenty of waterfront, including lakes, ponds and streams filled with trout, bass and other trophy fish. Throughout the city and surrounding area are opportunities to encounter natural treasures, like Wilderness Park, Pioneers Park Nature Center and several trails and hiking paths. Lincoln is loaded with recreational facilitieswhere residents can play tennis, golf, swim, ice skate and cross-country ski.

It’s no wonder Lincoln ranked as one of the happiest cities in the country, according to a Gallup poll.

Find out where Lincoln landed on our list of the Top 10 Downtowns.

 

Source: Lincoln, ne | 2015 Top 10 Best Places to Retire

Birth of The Blues

link to – Birth of The Blues.

Birth of The Blues

This is supposed to be the ONLY time Carson sang in public! This show is at Kiel Opera House in St Louis in June, 1965 when Johnny Carson hosted the Tonight Show. The Rat Pack were playing Vegas, but visited Carson for this wonderfully entertaining performance. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Johnny Carson, and to top it off Quincy Jones was conducting the Count Basie band, and he is visible in the background.

It Could Only Be Italy – Video 12 min

I have never seen a more effect 12 minute video to make me want to go back to Italy. This one is worth the time.

Gate 1 Connections.

John Wayne 1970 – God Bless America 2:24

John Wayne 1970 – Legendary actor John Wayne in a clip from 1970 on the TV variety show he hosted celebrating America’s history. Many famous actors and actresses are featured in this video singing God Bless America including Ann Margaret, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, George Burns, Johnny Cash, Roy Clark, Bing Crosby, Phyllis Diller, Lorne Greene, Bob Hope, Forrest Lewis, Dean Martin, William Shatner, Tom Smothers, and many more. What a classic video this is

via John Wayne 1970.

Young Girl’s Original Guitar Composition – 3:57 Video

The guitarist, Jacky Bastek, wrote this for the Lowden Young Guitarist of the Year competition. Let’s hope she wins!

Get Ready To Be Floored By This Young Girls Original Guitar Composition – Digg.

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