Megyn Kelly Panel Gets Into Heated Battle Over Obama Attending ‘Anti-American’ PSY’s Concert

TJ Walker Interactive

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Madonna booed after touting Obama in La. Concert – USA Today

TJ Walker Interactive

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How to talk to each other when you don’t agree

Kate's Voice

It’s the story of an Egyptian band that plays a concert in a small Israeli village and what happens there. The other night, I was in New York City where we saw a new play on Broadway called The Band’s Visit.

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The paradox of performance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jan Dalley writes in the Weekend FT on the paradox that in an age of increasing digitization of our culture (via music downloads, YouTube video and more) people still seek out the unique personal experience of attending live performances: at literary festivals, rock concerts, and lectures.

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10 Ways to Love Your Voice!

Kate's Voice

There are concerts, voice clinics and festivals in various [.]. This Friday, April 16, is World Voice Day. World Voice Day is a day to celebrate your remarkable voice. It was started in 2002 by otolaryngologists and other voice professionals who wanted to focus awareness on the use, care, and problems associated with the human voice. singing Speaking vocal delivery vocal health vocal power World Voice Day

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Performing Arts Perform Inspiration

The Presenter's Blog

This past weekend I attended the annual Hartford Symphony Christmas Pops concert, led for the first year by new conductor, Carolyn Kuan. Kuan radically reengineered her audience’s expectations of a Christmas concert. Whether it be a play, a concert, a night at the ballet, or a choir singing on a street corner, there is inspiration to be found all around us.

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French students are revolting

The Presenter's Blog

They rush off as excited as if heading for a rock concert. Sarkozy supporting students are on the street, leafleting anybody within 20 paces. Every fifteen minutes another bus load leap to the pavement, eager for instructions and a hand-full of leaflets.

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J'Ouvert Festival State of Mind - Of Course, I Didn't Go to Canfield Fair, Here in OH

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Sure, during my youth, I was a regular at the free outdoor concerts. Again, the annual J'ouvert Festival has been the setting for violence. As the New York Post reports, an hour after it kicked off, a man was shot in the back. In 2015, there were two fatalities.

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The why of presentations–getting results

PowerPoint Tips

I remember watching a video of a presentation given to some reporters in the context of a concert that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gave in New York City a few years ago. To get the best results from a presentation, you need to think about the “why.”

2015 156

The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

I remember listening to a recording of a presentation given by a research scientist at a press conference before a 2009 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Global Terrorism - Brandname Facilities Targets

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That could be a concert hall or hotel. It was in the brandname Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali that the terrorism took place. Likely the terrorists' agenda includes discouraging human beings from being in a brandname edifice.

Terrorism - How The 21st Century Began, Going On Since

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Parents can never be confident that their children going to school, to a concert, or a job will ever return home. The horror of the 20th century was war. The big kind. Then the 21st century began with terrorism - sophisticated, organized.

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Marco Rubio Is Repeating Himself… and So Should You (Public Speaking Tips)

Succeed Speaking

Think about it this way: If you’re an Eagles fan who loves “Hotel California” and their other hits, what songs do you want to hear them play when you go see them in concert? Embed from Getty Images.

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Marco Rubio Is Repeating Himself… and So Should You (Public Speaking Tips)

Succeed Speaking

Think about it this way: If you’re an Eagles fan who loves “Hotel California” and their other hits, what songs do you want to hear them play when you go see them in concert? Embed from Getty Images.

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Presentation Tip: Don't Memorize

Professionally Speaking...

Memorization works well for a lot of things: telephone numbers, Latin verb endings, the song lyrics for the holiday concert. Memorization doesn't work so well for presentations. Yet far too many times, presenters -- novice and experienced alike -- resort to memorizing their material.

2010 169

Lady Gaga: Back to performance weight

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's a nice Ourbodies/Ourselves meme but it aint going to sell tickets to concerts. From the time of the Roman gladiators, the performance business was a tough one.    Lady Gaga knows that. 

Why do we clap? A short history

Speaker Confessions

I know, first hand, that Bruce Springsteen fans yell “Bruuuuuce&# at his concerts, which to many people new to his concerts, sounds exactly like people booing. If aliens landed at a lecture they’d be very confused about what’s going on at the end. Why is it we strike our hands together violently to indicate we’re appreciative of what someone did? It’s an odd thing, an arbitrary cultural act that could have been just about anything.

6 public speaking tips for your next protest rally speech

The Eloquent Woman

Lean in, part one: Sound systems vary at outdoor protest rallies, from bullhorns to platforms with mics and concert-level sound systems. With protests rising in number worldwide, public speakers need to dust off--or just learn for the first time--the skill of addressing a public protest rally.

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Communication is Easy and Difficult: An Exercise

The Communication Blog

Tweeting about a favorite celebrity’s concert. I'm developing this exercise for possible use in the new edition of Human Communication and I thought it might be of interest more generally for just about any course in speech communication or interpersonal communication. The ten items I have below can be changed and probably should be changed to better reflect the specific students in the class.

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Beware of personalization

Speak Schmeak

Like when you go to a concert and the singer shouts, "Hello, Santa Barbara!" Driving down State St. last week, hubby and I spotted a sign in the window of a soon-to-open Pinkberry: "Pardon our dust as Santa Barbara awaits Pinkberry's flagship store."

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After London Bridge - Will Ordinary People Hunker Down at Home?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As those at the Manchester music concert, the folks on London Bridge were there to have fun. The Drudge Report used all its tabloid tactics to communicate how the alleged terrorist attack on London Bridge and other parts of the city unhinged the world.

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The Short Story - B.J. Novak Electrifies The Genre

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, celebrities who have passed over, like Frank Sinatra, perform in concert live, for free, and are available to meet backstage. "No One Goes to Heaven to See Dan Fogelberg" is one of the short stories in B.J. Novak's collection "One More Thing."

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Donald Trump = 21st Century Street Theatre of Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When Trump appears with the people the ethos is the same as the wild outpouring of emotion that took place at consciousness-raising sessions and music concerts. The late 1960s were the platform on which the Donald Trump campaign was built.

2016 56

Liz Mair's Super PAC - Money Can't Buy Freedom From Fear (why Trump prevails)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You could go to school, work, or a concert and be gunned down. "A Republican operative [Liz Mair] who is organizing an effort to torpedo Donald Trump's presidential campaign says she is starting a super PAC that could collect unlimited funds from individual donors." " - Beth Reinhard, The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2015. Here is the article. America is the world headquarters for capitalism. The Puritans started their own brand of it.

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Headspace - Will This App Kill The Buddha?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, we hung out at concerts most of our youth, extending adolescence to 30 years of age. Probably Baby Boomers like myself will still trudge to a Buddhist temple like Shambhala to meditate several times a week.

2015 56

FUN! When It Pulls Revelers toward Death

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

the Great White concert pyrotechnics ignited flammable foam used to soundproofing. On February 20, 2003, about 11 P.M., The setting was the crowded Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island. The place was overtaken with smoke and flames within 5.5 minutes.

2017 52

Famous Speech Friday: Taylor Swift's harassment testimony

The Eloquent Woman

As the New York Times put it , "She’s sold millions of albums and heard stadiums full of fans chant her lyrics at sold-out concerts around the world. It was courtroom testimony by a harassed woman the likes of which is rarely seen, and that's really the pity here.

Invisibility works for superheroes -- not for speakers

Speak Schmeak

Whether I''m watching TV, a movie or a concert, I''m constantly inspired by how the best entertainers are so real and comfortable in their own skin, and have their own unique style and way of communicating their message with the audience.

2014 177

Famous Speech Friday: Joan Baez's Rock Hall induction speech

The Eloquent Woman

Play to the entire audience: Baez relates how her own granddaughter didn't know how famous her grandmother was--until she took her backstage at a Taylor Swift concert. She called her induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "prestigious, and very cool."

2017 75

How to be an inconsiderate speaker

Speak Schmeak

I'm a fast talker, and I've made a concerted effort over the years to slow down so my audiences don't have to struggle to follow what I'm saying. I recently heard a speaker who acknowledged up front that: 1. He had 90 minutes of material for a 30 minute presentation, and 2. He talks fast.

2011 130

How to be an inconsiderate speaker

Speak Schmeak

I'm a fast talker, and I've made a concerted effort over the years to slow down so my audiences don't have to struggle to follow what I'm saying. I recently heard a speaker who acknowledged up front that: 1. He had 90 minutes of material for a 30 minute presentation, and 2. He talks fast.

2011 130

A tough room

Speak Schmeak

They also observe these formal rules of a concert: They face the stage, and they applaud at the end of the song, and they don’t talk during the song because that’s what makes them comfortable. Download audio here. We enjoyed a lively show by They Might Be Giants yesterday afternoon.

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A tough room

Speak Schmeak

They also observe these formal rules of a concert: They face the stage, and they applaud at the end of the song, and they don’t talk during the song because that’s what makes them comfortable. Download audio here. We enjoyed a lively show by They Might Be Giants yesterday afternoon.

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Own Your Industry - Book 23 of 52 in 52 - A Review of Douglas Kruger's latest book

Speak and Deliver

The first time I became acquainted with Douglas Kruger was on DVD - he was speaking in the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. He was extremely young, extremely thin, and had an extremely, exquisitely deep voice that anyone short of James Earl Jones would envy. That was in 2004.

2014 68

Robert Fripp Blast From the Past

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

If you want to hear Robert Fripp's spoken word concerts   Notes from Robert Fripp at APA. If you are familiar with my blog or speaking you realize my brother Robert Fripp often is part of my speaking schools and keynote events.

“You’ve Got to Get Naked on Stage”

Manner of Speaking

Here are some excerpts from the article: [T]he concerts that I have cherished the most are the ones that left me with very distinct memories. An entire evening’s experience recounted decades later, thanks to one action, one facial expression, or a moment of true, unconscious “aliveness” … When I play a concert, I want to create those memories for myself and for the audience. Dan Mangan is a Canadian indie folk-rock singer and songwriter.

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“You’ve got to get naked on stage”

Manner of Speaking

Here are some excerpts from the article: [T]he concerts that I have cherished the most are the ones that left me with very distinct memories. An entire evening’s experience recounted decades later, thanks to one action, one facial expression, or a moment of true, unconscious “aliveness” … When I play a concert, I want to create those memories for myself and for the audience. Dan Mangan is a Canadian indie folk-rock singer and songwriter.

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In Honor of Presidents’ Day: Public Speaking Lessons from George Washington

DeFinis Communications

Presidents’ Day, also known as George Washington Day, was the first federal holiday to honor an American citizen and was initially celebrated on Washington’s actual birthday, February 22.

Chautauqua: A new look at the original TED

The Eloquent Woman

For speakers, it's long been a mecca, featuring daily morning and afternoon lectures , as well as scores of plays, concerts, and more.

2011 70

Cute: Weak Communications Tool, Brands You Old

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They might deposit concert tickets or a Starbucks e-gift card on Facebook. When there's a conflict or a full-blown falling out, hipsters (i.e. Millennials) don't default into cute. Maybe they'll text a sincere apology.

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