The legendary jazz alto saxophonist Lee Konitz was joined by his New Quartet, comprised of Florian Weber on piano, Jeff Denson on bass, and Dan Weiss on drums. This performance was on the main stage at the 2013 Halifax Jazz Festival.
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Focus on French jazz with two piano trios: Thomas Enhco, Chris Jennings and Nicolas Chartier; and Rémi Panossian, Maxime Delport, and Frédéric Petitprez.
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In which I describe my experiences with Partners for Healthier Weight, a comprehensive, year-long obesity treatment program offered through the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The New York Times investigative journalist Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit is a lively and engaging read that teaches you about the neurophysiology of habit formation through a series of page-turning anecdotes from various sectors of society.
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Our sense of self is achieved by specialized modules in the brain working in loose formation with one another in the absence of any real self at all. They make us identify the brain’s thoughts as our own, even when the cause is known to be external control of our brain via transcranial magnetic stimulation.