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Becoming a Film Composer: What Does It Take?

Becoming a Film Composer: What Does It Take?

Todd Thommes, a transplant for Los Angeles, has been trying to break into film scoring for two decades. He worked in Hollywood as a script reader and other jobs, while trying to make contacts in the music industry. Hollywood is a competitive environment and this was in an age before the proliferation of music on the internet. Mr. Thommes got a gig playing at the Sofitel Hotel. There he mostly played jazz piano. He met a few jazz greats, but none led to the big break.

Music is Magic: The Creative Journey

Music is Magic: The Creative Journey

Phoenix, AZ – Todd Thommes, a composer and musician, is an Arizona transplant from Los Angeles and has begun doing commissioned independent compositions for various people, especially those with podcasts. He began playing the piano at four years old – when he used to be awakened by his mother playing Chopin on the downstairs piano.

Hola: The Irish in Latin America

Hola: The Irish in Latin America

Phoenix, Arizona – The Irish Center in Phoenix, Arizona was established twenty years ago and has been important in informing the public about Irish culture, Irish language, and Irish history. The Irish Center currently has an exhibit – created by the Irish government – entitled the “The Irish in Latin America”. Thousands of Irish went to Latin America during the Famine and many more followed during the Irish Revolution.

Changing the World One Man at a Time

Changing the World One Man at a Time

PHOENIX, ARIZONA USA – Michelle Terrell, a Health and Wellness Coach since 1995, has made a practice of helping men navigate toxic relationships with women and believes she is changing the world one man at a time.

HOW CODEPENDENCY DESTROYS LIVES

HOW CODEPENDENCY DESTROYS LIVES

PHOENIX, ARIZONA USA – Michelle Terrell, a Health and Wellness Coach since 1995, said she has made a practice of helping men navigate toxic relationships with women. In her work, she said she has identified two types of men trapped in less than ideal relationships – the man who lacks leadership and the “nice guy”.

Baking Soda: The Hero in Plain Sight?

Baking Soda: The Hero in Plain Sight?

Baking Soda, a staple of most households for decades, is a product with a multitude of uses. Many of us remember the time when baking soda was placed in refrigerators to absorb odors. People still use it for this purpose. It was also, in many households, used for brushing teeth. It was a supplement to toothpaste. 

Men Trust: A Wellness Coach Helping Men Navigate Toxic Relationships

Men Trust: A Wellness Coach Helping Men Navigate Toxic Relationships

Michelle Terrell, a Health and Wellness Coach, provides support and counseling to men in toxic relationships or who are trying to extricate themselves from toxic relationships. Many of these men are fathers who are trying to protect their children and preserve their relationship with their children.

Libraries Are Not Dead

Libraries Are Not Dead

Phoenix, Arizona – The Phoenix area has a large network of modern libraries. One library is the Cesar Chavez library in south Phoenix. It is next to a large park and lake. The library is spacious, modern, and engages in community outreach. It is important for the surrounding community and is often a meeting places for groups. It is also a good place to reach out to if you are in need of reference materials as they have a full-time librarian.

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