Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Entertainment News Updates

American Idol News

American Idol’s Chris Daughtry Sued for Plagiarism for “Feels like …
Associated Content – Denver,CO,USA

By saul relative, published Sep 22, 2008 American Idol alumnus Chris Daughtry and Apple are being sued by an individual that maintains that Daughtry’s song …read more

Broadway News

Arts, Briefly
New York Times – United States

Lisa Kron (“Well”) will be the host for Monday night’s fourth annual New York Innovative Theater Awards, honoring achievement in Off Off Broadway theater…read more

Canadian Idol News

General Entertainment News

SanDisk, defying downloads, debuts CD replacement
Reuters – USA

By Franklin Paul NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) – In an age when consumers are buying more and more songs by downloading to their portable music player, …read more

New physical music format to ‘rival CD’ launched – UK

A new physical music format that allows people to buy music that has been preloaded onto SanDisk memory cards is set to launch. slotMusic has the support of …read more

Television News

Cable Makes a Statement as Television Hands Out Its Emmy Awards
New York Times – United States

By EDWARD WYATT LOS ANGELES — The theme of the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday was a celebration of the Golden Age of television…read more

Live From the Emmys
New York Times – United States

The five-headed reality-host ensemble – Tom Bergeron of “Dancing With the Stars,” Ryan Seacrest of “American Idol,” Howie Mandel of “Deal or No Deal,” Heidi …read more

‘Amazing Race’ beats ‘Idol,’ wins 6th Emmy
The Envelope – Los Angeles,CA,USA

Defeat for “American Idol” came despite the show’s dramatic showdown, when “The Two Davids” — Cook and Archuleta — battled it out for the “Idol” crown…read more

After the Emmys, it’s time to party
USA Today – USA

I really do. It’s a great year for TV.” He compared today to his show’s setting, 1962, saying, “It’s a very similar time, where we are as a country…read more


Obama gets early endorsement
Boston Globe – United States

After the New York Post endorsed Republican John McCain two weeks ago, the Seattle Times came out Sunday for Democrat Barack Obama…read more

Bill Clinton: Hillary Never Wanted to be Obama’s VP
ABC News – USA

… be vice president, Hillary Clinton never really wanted to be Barack Obama’s running mate, her husband former President Bill Clinton told ABC’s The View…read more

Obama moves ahead in polls as economy hurts McCain
Irish Times – Dublin,Ireland

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama laughs as he is applauded by supporters at a rally in Jacksonville, Florida. Photograph: Phil Sandlin/AP US: …read more

Special thanks to Wadahoot for this wonderful idea. I welcome your news items in the comments section below this article.

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

One Response to “Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: Monday, September 22nd, 2008”

  1. Thanks MCL and wadahoot — after 13 hour work day, and spending alot of time on FOD — I can come here and get the news in one neat package — and watch the View at midnight!.


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