Tetseo Sisters - Nagaland, India
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Candid conversation with the Tetseo Sisters of Nagaland

Posted January 16, 2013 by IMPress Archives

usic has always been rife and rich in the northeastern corner of India. The legendary Bhupen Hazarika and Lou Majao from the days of yore to contemporary favorites like ‘Soulmate’ and ‘Boomarang’, the lush greens of the North East has consistently produced music that is synonymous with brilliance. The last decade however, has witnessed its […]

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Culture & Art

Doha’s Sheikh Faisal Museum Blends Islamic Civilization with Qatari Heritage Treasures

Posted October 17, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  he open door of a castle wall beckons us into the Hall of Islamic Arts. I was unprepared for what was to follow during the next two and a half hours. I literally found something new around each corner leading into yet another new hall of artifacts. The Sheikh Faisal Museum is a place […]

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Entertainment

Johnny Rockets 1986 to 2015 We Visit A New Jersey Location

Posted August 30, 2015 by Len Rapoport

As our readers know I try to find new restaurants and eateries that I can recommend to our readers. They don’t have to be in Hazlet, but should be restaurants that Hazlet residents might visit. When shopping at the Monmouth Mall, we decided to stop by Johnny Rockets. Now I go back a long way […]

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Events

Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival 2013

Posted May 20, 2013 by John Soule

  The Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival, tagged ‘the sky’s the limit with Turf Valley’ was held in May in Ellicott City Maryland, just outside of Baltimore in Maryland.  The event is part of the pre-celebration of the Preakness horse race held at Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore each year and is part of […]

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35,000 Attend New York International Gift Fair 2012 – NYIGF

Posted August 24, 2012 by Len Rapoport

Probably the largest trade show we cover at IMPress. Over 35,000 attendees came to the NY International Gift Show to see what is new in gift items, table and housewares, jewelry and so much more. Our video and article will show your our picks for the Best of Show out of the thousands of items being displayed.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 – 30 Min Video in Full HD + Hi Res Photos

Posted November 30, 2015 by Len Rapoport

IMPress Magazine covers the 89th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with correspondent Andy Peeke and Publisher Len Rapoport. See our complete parade 30 minute HD video with great soundtrack and over 300 photos in high resolution. This is our best Thanksgiving coverage ever.

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Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore at the MET—Opera Buffa with Enlightening Elegance

Posted March 17, 2013 by Ellen Gilmer

This season’s Metropolitan Opera production of Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore is a dynamic and dazzling combination of vocal splendor, bright and engaging acting and compelling staging. With the brilliant and unparalleled principal cast of Anna Netrebko as Adina, the farm owner and great beauty; Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, a youthful villager; Mariusz Kwiecien as Sergeant Belcore; and Erwin Schrott as Doctor Dulcamara, this production is the epitome of the impassioned, yet effervescent and lighthearted comedic opera Donizetti and librettist Felice Romani intended it to be.

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Entertainment

Montreux Jazz Festival 2011 – opening week-end

Posted August 21, 2011 by Dominique Schreckling

Overview of the fantastic opening week-end The Montreux Jazz Festival takes place in the city of the same name on the border of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. What started in 1967 as a three day festival featuring Charles Lloyd and Keith Jarret at the top of the bill has become today a famous music festival. […]

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Art & Entertainment

‘Serene Moon’: Jiaoyue Lyu Performs Vibrant Guqin and Zhu Recital at Lincoln Center

Posted November 14, 2016 by Ellen Gilmer

In her recent concert in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center on Saturday evening, October 29, 2016, Jiaoyue Lyu enchanted and entranced her audience with a program rich in traditional Chinese poetic music selections. This enlightening concert was performed by Ms. Lyu on the ancient stringed instruments of Guqin and Zhu, both very significant in the traditions of Chinese music. Jiao’s exemplary affinity with and command of these fascinating instruments reveals their uniquely expressive and innately beautiful timbre and exquisite range of tonalities. As the evening progressed, she and her musician collaborators guided the concert with graceful expertise from ancient to contemporary music modes with the introduction of electronic amplification.

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