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  Inventory of the Carolina Folk Festival Records, 1946-1953
The Carolina Folk Festival was established in December 1947 as an activity of the University's Folklore Council.
The records of the Carolina Folk Festival consist of files of Russell Marvin Grumman, Director of the University's Extension Division and Chairman of the Folklore Council.
The records of the Carolina Folk Festival consist of files of Russell Marvin Grumman, Director of the University of North Carolina Extension Division and Chairman of the University of North Carolina Folklore Council.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/uars/ead/40175.html   (310 words)

 Festival Records - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Festival Records was founded in 1958 by Herb Abramson after he left Atlantic Records.
In the 1960s the label was acquired by News Corporation.
This article about a record label is a stub.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Festival_Records   (87 words)

 Women's Jazz Festival (WJF) Records (KC314)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first Festival was launched in March of 1978, and continued through 1983, attracting internationally-known female jazz performers.
The 1984 Festival was canceled due to monetary problems; however, the organization continued to award scholarships and hold its yearly combo competition.
The collection includes the administrative records of the Women's Jazz Festival and includes minutes; correspondence; financial records; public relations; grant applications and other fundraising records; planning materials for the festivals, competitions, and scholarships; and a small number of slides and photographs.
www.umkc.edu /whmckc/collections/iKC314.htm   (162 words)

 Festival Mushroom Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Festival Mushroom Records is the record label which started when News Corporation merged Mushroom Records with its Festival Records.
This merger happened because News had acquired the Mushroom label, but not the name of the label.
Melbourne-based Vicious Vinyl joined Festival Mushroom Records late 2002, but split again after just over a year, on December 1, 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Festival_Mushroom_Records   (100 words)

 EMI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Hammersmith in London, in the United Kingdom.
The Sex Pistols were briefly signed to the label from October 8, 1976 to January 27, 1977 in a relationship that was fraught with controversy, and that had lasting repercussions for the history of the music industry.
Along with the estimated $20 million advance she received, this is the highest amount a record label has ever paid an artist for a single album.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/EMI   (531 words)

 BRITISH FESTIVAL OF MINNESOTA: An Inventory of Its Records at the Minnesota Historical Society
The festival was organized through efforts of the British government, the British Council (the UK cultural exchange agency), and many Minnesota arts, cultural, business, and religious institutions.
The festival was planned as a series of closely related music and theatrical performances, art exhibits, and literary events in the Twin Cities.
The festival was funded by $100,000 grants from both the British Council and the Honeywell Foundation (supplemented by additional fund raising), and was organized and led by a steering committee composed largely of local business and arts leaders.
www.mnhs.org /library/findaids/00562.html   (1123 words)

 MILESAGO - Industry - Record Labels - Festival Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Throughout the period covered by MILESAGO, Festival Records was the top local company in the Australian recording industry, and much of the credit for the establishment of the current industry belongs to the artists, producers, engineers and other staff who recorded and worked for Festival in the '50s, '60s and '70s.
The Beat Boom of the mid-60s was the golden era for Festival, although many of the classic recordings of the period were made by the independent labels it distributed.
Robert Iredale was their first, from the 50s and mid- '60s and he recorded many eary classics with local acts like O'Keefe and a young british-born vocal trio called The Bee Gees.
www.milesago.com /Industry/festival.htm   (1300 words)

 Gibb Songs : "Take Hold of That Star" (1963)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bee Gees on the other hand were in the recording studio for not only their own sessions, but as backing singers for quite a variety of other Festival artists, on disks still being discovered nearly forty years later.
It was also their first record release outside Australia: in 1996, a fan reported a copy released in 1963 or 1964 on the Olga label in Scandinavia.
It was the practice at Festival to use featured artists and bands as uncredited help on other records, so the Bee Gees turn up as backing singers on records like this where their contribution is barely audible.
www.columbia.edu /~brennan/beegees/63.takehold.html   (1242 words)

 News : wmg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Festival Mushroom Records was formed by News Ltd from the amalgamation of the operations of Festival Records Pty Ltd, Mushroom Records Pty Ltd and Mushroom Distribution Services (MDS).
Festival has often been referred to as the original home for rock and roll in Australia with the discovery and development of pioneer acts such as Johnny O'Keefe, The Delltones, Olivia Newton John, Peter Allen, Rolf Harris, The Bee Gees and Col Joye and the Joyboys.
Festival and Mushroom have always been synonymous with Australian music and the combined entity has a fantastic catalogue of Australian recorded music and Australian artists.
www.wmg.com /news/story.jsp?article=28220030   (543 words)

 Demers v. State (02/08/2002) ap-1788   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Those costs included $400 paid to the Festival's accountants for reviewing the Festival's books after the embezzlement was discovered and $5,000 for 200 hours of volunteer work performed by two of the Festival's board members who audited and reconstructed the Festival's business records.
Although the Festival was injured as a result of Demers's crimes, it did not incur any monetary damage or loss when the Festival's board members volunteered their time and effort to audit and reconstruct the Festival's business records.
Judge Collins found that the $5,000 restitution award was to reimburse the Folk Festival for the efforts of two of its board members to audit and reconstruct the financial records.
www.touchngo.com /ap/html/ap-1788.htm   (2421 words)

The festival is planned and organized by a committee within the Council of Spanish Organizations which works together with a president for the event who is chosen annually from the Puerto Rican community leadership.
By that time the festival was being managed by an executive committee, which consisted of a president, four vicepresidents, a secretary, treasurer, and thirteen subcommittees.
Administrative records concerning this program are available for research use; applicant intake forms and payroll records are not available for research use at this time.
www.balchinstitute.org /manuscript_guide/html/councilspanish.html   (6567 words)

 Festival financial records become hot topic at meeting - PittsburghLIVE.com
Patience Barnes — who recently filed a lawsuit against the borough over a disparity in the population of the three wards and who, for more than a year, has been asking for various borough records — said she was unhappy with a copy of the Glass Festival audit she was given by borough officials.
While admitting the festival committee is considered an arm of the borough for insurance purposes, council President Michael Tabita said the borough is not responsible for supplying detailed records from the committee.
He also said festival profits should not be used to offset borough expenses because, "These are volunteers, and they do not use general-fund money in their operation.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/s_74670.html   (564 words)

 The Musical World of Rocky Horror - 1974 Australian Cast
The Festival Records CD, originally released in 1984, was out of print for quite a while itself.
The original 1974 release of this LP by Festival Records in Australia came in a very nice gatefold jacket, featuring cast pictures and lyrics.
The 1975 release of this LP by Elephant Records in the U.S.A. on the other hand was a budget re-release, and did NOT come in a gatefold jacket.
www.rockymusic.org /vinyl/austr-74   (581 words)

 Festival / Mushroom Records Studio 'A' - Nick Launay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
My name is Nick Launay, I am a Record Producer who has been working in Australia for 20 years, I am fortunate enough to have worked with many of the top recording artists in Australia, amounting to seven no 1 records.
In my opinion Festival is, and has been for many many years, the best sounding recording studio in Australia, and I have worked in them all.
I have made many Hit records at Festival, all of them have been praised for their sound quality, a factor that is 100% due to it's acoustics...
www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au /launay.html   (311 words)

 Australian Music Online :: Labels :: Festival Mushroom Records
Media Release : Festival Mushroom Records was formed from the amalgamation of the operations of Festival Records Pty Ltd, Mushroom Records Pty Ltd and Mushroom Distribution Services (MDS).
Festival Mushroom Records is a fully owned subsidiary of News Ltd. Festival and Mushroom have always been synonymous with Australian music and the combined entity has the largest catalogue of Australian recorded music and Australian artists.
Festival and Mushroom have also always been committed to bringing the world's best independent music to Australia and New Zealand.
www.amo.org.au /label.asp?p=2&id=390   (437 words)

From 1957-1978, the financial records of the Festival of Two Worlds were sent to New York for an audit of the Festival and of the Foundation.
The Festival of Two Worlds is represented primarily by financial records, art prints (alphabetical list), visual media, phonographic records, correspondence, and printed programs, but there are also substantial numbers of photographs, some information on the town of Spoleto, Italy, and its performance spaces, and similar material.
Some scattered groups of record such a board minutes, the correspondence of Menotti, the correspondence of General Managers, printed material, and photographs have been brought together to facilitate research, and when the same types of material have needed to remain within their original contexts, the index to the inventory helps to provide access.
www.cofc.edu /~speccoll/Spoleto.html   (844 words)

 ABC News - Pearl festival records $50,000 deficit
The organisers of Broome's famous pearl festival, Shinju Matsuri, have reported a deficit of $50,000.
The annual festival was held earlier this year and is seen as a major drawcard for tourists.
"As everybody knows out there, Shinju Matsuri is their festival and that's the reason why we put the festival on, just to entertain the people of Broome, and it would be great if the people, the community would support their Shinju, it would be fantastic," she said.
www.abc.net.au /news/regionals/northwa/monthly/regnwa-29oct2001-5.htm   (300 words)

 AXE - Special Collections - Little Balkans Festival Association, Records
The Association was organized to educate the general public as to the origin and development of the term "Little Balkans," widely used in political and cultural discussions of the role of Southeast Kansas in the state.
The records consist of by-laws, articles of incorporation, minutes, agendas, financial records, correspondence, committee and event records, committee membership, calendar of events, programs and tickets, news releases, newspaper inserts, posters, souvenirs, photographs, and other materials related to the Little Balkans Days Festival.
Also included are minutes of the 1984 festival organizational meetings that discuss developmental issues including, the selection process for the festival name, the donation of office space from which the Association would operate, and the monetary contributions or "seed money" from board members of the project.
library.pittstate.edu /spcoll/ndxlbfa.html   (1756 words)

 JCU - JCU Library Archives
Contents: Report on 3rd Festival held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 30 June to 12 July 1980.
Contents: Correspondence, reports, meeting records etc. on 4th Festival and preparations for 5th Festival in Townsville.
PAF/FILE/12 1987 6th and 7th meeting records of the Festival Board of Directors (21.9.87 to 14.12.87).
www.library.jcu.edu.au /Specials/Archives/pacificarts.shtml   (355 words)

 MCC BC Festival Breaks Records with over Half Million Dollars Raised
Thousands of people turned out for the Festival, which ran September 15 and 16 at the Abbotsford Exhibition Park, and included food, music, children's activities, craft and bake sales and the auction of quilts, vehicles, furniture, and other goods.
Another MCC BC record was broken when one of the quilts made by the MCC BC Quilters sold for $4700, the highest price for a quilt auctioned to date.
But whether festival goers spent 25cents to have their faces painted or thousands at the auction, all of their efforts contributed MCC's relief and development work in India, Sudan, Uganda, and Venezuela.
www.charitywire.com /charity96/01510.html   (391 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Festival documentation includes school records, programs, playbills, reviews, posters, other printed items, correspondence, and administrative records, from 1934 to the present.
A draft of the arrangement of the collection’s administrative and festival records is available on the web.
The three-part television series Free to Dance: The African-American Presence in Modern Dance was co-produced by the ADF and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in association with Thirteen/WNET New York.
www.americandancefestival.org /archive/collections.html   (1189 words)

 Pierre Bensusan Chronological Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Records with violonist George Al Safi, Lebanese composer and singer Wadih Al Safi's son...
Records with Didier Live au New Morning and tours UK and France.
Records in his home studio Intuite his 8th solo instrumental album.
www.pierrebensusan.com /chronobio.html   (1060 words)

 festival five records: press
Once upon a time, if you asked singer Dan Zanes what he thought of kids' music, he'd have looked at you as if you were speaking Swahili.
Zanes, however, the album that inspired him to give up rock 'n' roll was Not for Kids Only, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman's 1993 CD of old folk tunes.
It could be the kind of record I'd listen to if my daughter was around or not."
www.festivalfive.com /press/2001_02_01dallas_morning_news.shtml   (407 words)

 For immediate release: Monday May 5, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Festival Mushroom Records are ecstatic to announce that CHLOE LATTANZI has signed to the label.
Chloe Lattanzi is thrilled to embark on her music journey with Festival Mushroom Records and is honoured to use this exciting opportunity to share her music with the world.
Olivia Newton-John has been with Festival Records for her entire career, and there was no way that we were going to let her daughter go to another home.
www.onlyolivia.com /chloe/press/030512au_festival.html   (224 words)

 World Bird Festival makes and breaks records
Lebanon's celebration of the World Bird Festival centred on the IBA of Ebel es-Saki, a remote, ancient village in the hills of South Lebanon.
Nearly 20,000 Cranes were recorded along the coasts of the Baltic States.
The event was organised by BSPB (BirdLife in Bulgaria), and the opening ceremony was conducted by the UK ambassador to Bulgaria, who inaugurated a well built by BSPB and dedicated to the people of Capitan Petko Voivoda Village (Sakar Mountain IBA) for their contribution to the preservation of a pair of Imperial Eagles.
www.birdlife.org /news/news/2004/12/wbf_summary.html   (391 words)

 NASGA Message Board - Chatham Festival & World Records, WOW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was Kent Durso, the incredible flying geezer of MILO fame, with a record breaking 31'10" Breamar stone toss in the Masters class.
Chatham Sweet Corn festival was in the finest tradition of midwest county fairs; lots of good food (2,000 ears of really sweeeeeeet buttery corn), lots of healthy-looking people walking around, lots of good music from the pavilion ("i cain't get enough of your love..")
It was an awsome day, 5 world record attempts, numerous PR's and to see Chris Doyle back was almost as good as seeing Durso chomp down a cold ear of corn just before his world record throw...
www.nasgaweb.com /messageboard/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=3238   (1494 words)

 No Music 98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Entartete Kunst Records and The No Music Festival announce the release of The No Music Box The complete performances from the 1998 No Music Festival, recorded in London, Ontario on March 27 and 28, are now available in a 6-CD box set produced by Entartete Kunst Records.
The festival, organized to honor the singular and seminal 33-year career of the Nihilist Spasm Band, featured noise musicians and improvising artists from Canada, U.S.A., and Japan, including John Corbett/Terri Kapsalis/Hal Rammel; Thurston Moore; Jojo Hiroshige and Junko; Knurl; Alan Licht; plus the NSB.
In addition to the regular concerts (recorded in the superb acoustics of Aeolian Hall) the records include about 3 hours of unique site-specific configurations struck up amongst this impressive international assemblage of experimental musicians, gathered toether for the first time.
www.ek-records.com /nomusic98.htm   (304 words)

 The American Music Research Foundation: Boogie Woogie, Blues, and more
The AMRF produces an annual Motor City Boogie Woogie and Blues Festival, records it on video tape, and also records extensive interviews with the artists, such as Jay McShann, Johnnie Johnson, Alma Smith, and Harold McKinney to name just a few.
To collect, film, record, archive, restore, produce, master, edit, and distribute material relating to American music; particularly the blues, ragtime, boogie woogie, jazz and rhythm and blues.
These works include, but are not limited to: interviews and performances recorded on video, film, and audio tape, sheet music, letters, and other documents, player piano rolls, 78-, 45- and 33-rpm records, books, aural histories, photographs and other artifacts.
www.amrf.net   (325 words)

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