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(Maui News)   Teacher at small Catholic school secretly taped students, but that's okay, because it was in band and the tape got them invited to play at Carnegie Hall, on the USS Intrepid, and at the Statue of Liberty   ( mauinews.com) divider line
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2013-03-21 08:50:55 AM  
This on time at Band Camp
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2013-03-21 08:52:09 AM  
That must be one hell of an Aristocrats show
 
2013-03-21 08:52:42 AM  

ChipNASA: This on time at Band Camp
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Damn, beat me to it.
 
2013-03-21 08:56:53 AM  
Playing Carnegie Hall is one of those things that's a big deal if you're an amateur, but once you realize it's available for rent, suddenly "playing Carnegie Hall" loses its sheen. It's a nice venue, though.

Reminds me of the old joke.

A tourist stops a New Yorker on the street and asks for directions.
"USS Intrepid?" says the New Yorker, "That way" and he points off to the left.
"Statue of Liberty?" he goes on, "That way" and he points off to the right.
"Carnegie Hall?" he stops for a moment and thinks, "Practice, Practice, Practice."
 
2013-03-21 09:09:25 AM  
Good On Band, & on Director for videoing them for audition!  Spouse Plumbicon & I both sing, so natch I approve of this! Votied for it along with someone else, simultaneously. Also owned by 10 cats, which leads directly to this below:
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2013-03-21 09:10:05 AM  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGPjmJ0R-kQ

Only video I could find of them.   They sound exactly like...

a middle/high school band.
 
2013-03-21 09:10:51 AM  
How much did that "secret tape"cost each parent? New York isn't free you know and aren't there laws against secretly taping students? It's the letter of the law not the spirit.
 
2013-03-21 09:16:33 AM  
A festive cyo party with crepe paper streamers, contestants for the broom dance, the hokey pokey, baked goods, & father riley making sure the lights don't go down too low.
 
2013-03-21 09:46:08 AM  
So let me get this straight, no one got naked, there was no sexy time and the kids are unhurt... so how did this get greenlit?
 
2013-03-21 09:47:29 AM  
The Intrepid?  I hear Vulcans are a really tough audience.  Good luck, kids!
 
2013-03-21 09:51:13 AM  

Phoenix_M: How much did that "secret tape"cost each parent? New York isn't free you know and aren't there laws against secretly taping students? It's the letter of the law not the spirit.


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"We guessed it would take about $125,000 to cover everything," he said.
Since December 2011, the band has raised about $114,000, with a "big chunk" coming from alumni and businesses, he said. Students held benefit concerts and carnivals, along with writing solicitation letters to local businesses. They sold chocolate bars, selling a majority of them outside of church after Mass.
"We had a few students pay for their whole trip just selling chocolates," Yamashiata said.

/rtfa
 
2013-03-21 09:51:24 AM  
 
2013-03-21 12:51:12 PM  
But also put semen on their reeds, so there's that.
 
2013-03-21 12:53:33 PM  

karlandtanya: The Intrepid?  I hear Vulcans are a really tough audience.  Good luck, kids!


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2013-03-21 12:56:17 PM  
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// hot. like Pon Farr
 
2013-03-21 02:58:42 PM  
AverageAmericanGuy:
A tourist stops a New Yorker on the street and asks for directions.
"USS Intrepid?" says the New Yorker, "That way" and he points off to the left.
"Statue of Liberty?" he goes on, "That way" and he points off to the right.
"Carnegie Hall?" he stops for a moment and thinks, "Practice, Practice, Practice."



If you're going to tell an old joke, at least tell it right: "How do I get to Carnegie Hall?" "Practice, practice, practice." Keep the joke simple. Your version is basically saying "Can you give me directions to Carnegie Hall?"  "Practice, practice, practice."  Doesn't make sense.
 
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