Archive for May 24th, 2016

Wanted: Amateur musicians to play Last Night of the Proms (on the kazoo)

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016:

Baddiel said he was the “target” audience for the project, being a keen music fan who could only have dreamt of playing at the Proms until now. “The idea is that lots and lots of people can play a little bit but have never had a chance to play with an orchestra in what is normally considered to be quite a formal thing,” he said. “It’s something an ordinary person with ordinary musical abilities can do.” Cassian Harrison, channel editor of BBC Four, said: “Get Playing aims to ignite and celebrate a new wave of amateur music making across the […] Read More →

UPDATE 3-Brazil police probe U.S. Steel venture, Tenaris pipe unit

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016:

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazilian police said on Tuesday they investigated local units of three international steelmakers in a second-straight day of raids probing graft at the country’s state-controlled oil producer, Petroleo Brasileiro SA. Police and prosecutors allege that Apolo Tubulars, which is 50 percent owned by United States Steel, and Luxembourg-based Tenaris SA’s Brazilian unit Confab were involved in a bribery scheme to win work from Petrobras, as the oil company is known. Tenaris is part of Italian-Argentine steel group Techint. Brazil’s largest-ever corruption investigation has unveiled a scheme in which local construction and engineering firms colluded to overcharge […] Read More →

Tips for Renting Party Halls

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016:

When searching for party halls, there are so many things that you need to consider. Available facilities, location, size, quality and price are just some of the things you need to consider. Considering finding the perfect room for your event is a multi-faceted task, you need to know the full details of your options before making your choice. Understanding the key aspects that are involved in finding the best halls could make work easier for you.   Things you have to do The first thing you have to do is get recommendations from family, friends and coworkers. If someone in […] Read More →

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