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Sitting at Bar...Extroverts Edition

Every year, I try to get to two or three Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) performances. I tend to go by myself because even though several friends express an interest in seeing the Symphony, they can’t commit to make it happen…or I can’t wait for them to make the commitment. 676 more words

Musings

Enjoying Spring and Staying Vigilant

After one of the wettest winters we can remember, we’re relishing the scents of spring and every sun break. And as we think of all the rain that has fallen in recent months, we’re so grateful that deep wells of standing water are not in front of our community’s homes. 137 more words

Chicago artist you should know: Tomeka Reid

Chicago-based cellist, composer and educator Tomeka Reid joins Justin to talk about her career creating music in Chicago, being named “Chicagoan of the Year” in jazz by the Chicago Tribune, who inspired her to play the cello, Chicago’s great history with jazz and classical music, the challenges of going back and forth between playing classical music and jazz, how being a side musician has helped her in leading a band, her… 64 more words

The Download

Jonathan’s Ex-CSO Dead After Massive Heart Attack

Gordon Obuah, former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan (GEJ) (photo below: left with GEJ), is dead . . . 189 more words

EFCC

Former President Jonathan’s CSO, Godwin Obuah dies of heart attack

Godwin Obuah, former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is dead. According to TheCable, Obuah died at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering a “massive heart attack”. 61 more words

AFRICA

Only 5% of Irish people use public transport

By: Zainab Boladale

Public transport is a last resort for Irish people, suggests a survey released by CSO last Friday.

The travel data which was collected from October 2016 – January 2017 proved that 15% of Irish people’s main mode of travel was walking or cycling whereas only 5% used public transport. 230 more words

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