The rare violin is known as the Lipinski and was on loan to the lead violinist Frank Almond
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Wednesday 07 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
TC Boyle's previous fiction has included books about John Harvey Kellogg, inventor of the corn-flake, and Alfred Kinsey, the trail-blazing sexologist.
Friday 26 March 2010
Friday 26 February 2010
Having penned his own misery-lit in the shape of a childhood memoir, Robert Goolrick's fictional debut takes its inspiration from some of the grimmer anecdotes of life in the pioneering mid-West.
Thursday 25 February 2010
A US teenager convicted of using Facebook to blackmail dozens of classmates into sex was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Tuesday 16 February 2010
A new study has raised doubts about the creation of "ethical" all-purpose stem cells for use in research and treatments.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Wednesday 07 October 2009
A central Wisconsin couple who prayed rather than seeking medical care for their 11-year-old dying daughter were sentenced yesterday to six months in jail and 10 years probation in the girl's death.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's patenting arm has settled its infringement lawsuit against computer chip maker Intel involving technology used in a popular computer processor.
Thursday 10 September 2009
Raymond Williams once said: "To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing". Many now feel despair. We feel great loss. The things that we took as given have abruptly gone – like growth.
Les Paul: Influential guitarist whose technical innovations helped create the sound of rock 'n' roll
Friday 14 August 2009
Les Paul, the "Wizard of Waukesha" was, perhaps, the most influential guitarist of the twentieth century.
Sunday 02 August 2009
A man accused of killing his 11-year-old diabetic daughter by praying instead of seeking medical care has been found guilty of second-degree reckless homicide.
Friday 24 July 2009
Philip D. Curtin, who died on 4 June at the age of 87, was an historian best known for his work on the slave trade, and for changing the way the subject is taught.
Thursday 02 July 2009
The back story that accompanied Bon Iver's debut album For Emma, Forever Ago has already made the 28-year-old star from Wisconsin a legend in contemporary folk-rock. After a relationship breakdown, Justin Vernon retreated to his father's log cabin in wintry Wisconsin for three months, killing deer to feed himself, and in seclusion wrote the record that topped critics' lists of albums of last year.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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