THE MAGAZINE OF THE STARS
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Interviews: -Linet Şaul -Melike Günal Kurtulmuş
Amazing Facts About Animals World’s biggest everything!
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Recepies: -COOKİE! 1 -HOT CHOCOLATE!
A FAMOUS OPERA SINGER: LINET SAUL How and when did you decide to be an opera singer? I decided to be an opera singer after I finished high school. At the beginning I could not decide between becoming an English teacher or an opera singer. So I studied both in the same year and at the end of that year, I knew I wanted to be an opera singer. Who effected you to be an opera singer? I have amateur musicians in my family that effected me. But my boyfriend at that time, who is my husband now had the biggest effect on me to take this decision. As a child what were your musical activities? I started singing in children's choir since I was 7 years old, and also I was always singing in the school orchestra. What kind of education did you take to become an opera singer? To become an opera singer, you should study voice in the conservatory for 5 years. You have to take these classes: Voice, harmony, sight reading, music history, opera history, dance, stage, acting, make-up, piano, languages (Italian, French, German), diction and chorus.
In these years you sing some concert and you get used to the stage. Do you think an opera singer should speak foreign languages? An opera singer must certainly know as many languages as she can. Because, operas are usually in Italian, German, French or Spanish. There are operas in Russian too. So if you know these languages and you understand what you are singing about, it helps you on you acting, and also this way you can express yourself better.
What are the important things that an opera singer should pay attention? An opera singer must take very good care of herself, like a sportsman. She must eat healthy food, and she must do sports. Smoking or too much alcohol is forbidden. She must not drink very cold or very hot beverages. She should not eat dinner very late and go to sleep immediately which is not good for the stomach and not good for the vocal chords. She must discipline herself to live a healthy life. Can you describe your feelings when you are at stage? Being on stage is a wonderful feeling. Especially when you can express yourself as you want to and you get a lot of applause at the end of your performance, there is not a better or more satisfying feeling in the world. Do you recommend young people to become opera singers? I certainly recommend "opera singing" career to everybody. For me music is the highest art of all the arts.
Who is Linet Saul? Born in 1970, Linet Saul has graduated from Hartt School of Music in Hartford, USA in the year 1995. She later continued her studies with the Italian Baritone, Licinio Montefusco. After becoming a finalist in the Leyla Gencer singing competition in Istanbul, she started her career with the role of Adina in Elisir d'Amore of Donizetti in Istanbul in 1995. Linet Saul has been performing in the Izmir State Opera since 1998 and some of her roles are: Don Giovanni (Zerlina), Faust (Siebel), Fidelio (Marzelline), Elisir d'Amore (Adina), Racconti di Hoffmann'Ă˝n (Giulietta), Barber of Seville (Rosina), Il Turco in Italia (Fiorilla), La BohĂ¨me (Musetta), Marriage of Figaro (Susanna), Idomeneo (Idamante), Carmen (Frasquita). The artist also gave sevaral concerts in Italy, Turkey and other countries. Among these are Boccherini's Stabat Mater with the Italian Baroque orchestra 'I Suonatori della Gioiosa Marca', C.P.E. Bach's Magnificat at the International Music Festival of Pordenone, a concert with Bonaldo Giaotti in Istanbul, Concert and radio recording at Tauromenium Auditrium of Pretoria, South Africa, and a recital in Montevideo, Uruguay.
BETTY BOTTER Betty Botter Bought some butter. “But” she said, “the butter’s bitter. If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter that would make my batter better”.
Summer, summer I love you summer I swim in the pool and ride my bike Summer, summer
So she bought a bit of butter, better than her bitter butter. And she put it in her batter, and the batter, was not bitter. So it was better Betty Botter bought a bit
I love you summer You are my favourite Season Summer, summer I am very happy To be in the Island
How good a tongue twister are you? 40 seconds and over: Too slow. Your gradparents could sy the poem faster. 30 to 40 seconds: Not bad. You’re probably a faster talker than the President. 20 to 30 seconds: Pretty good. You have been gifted with a fast pair of lips. 15 to 20 seconds: Excellent. You can out talk anyone around. 14 seconds or less:
Chocolate Chip Muffins How to cook: 1
With a mixer cream the margarine until soft. Add both sugars and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
Sift the flour and baking powder, twice. Fold into the butter mixture, add the milk.
Divide half of the mixture between the muffin pans. Sprinkle several chocolate chips on top,
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons dark Brown sugar
3/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking power
1/2 cup milk
1 cup chocolate chips
then cover with a spoonful of butter. 4
Bake for about 25 minutes, until lightly colored. Allow to stand for 5 minutes.
Enjoy it! 5
3 cups milk
90 grams milk chocolate, finely chopped
90 grams semisweet chocolate, finely
Is there anything better than hot chocolate on a cold winter day?
This is one of the best hot chocolate recipe. It is so easy. This hot chocolate is rich and creamy and is sure to become a family favorite.
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preparation time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Makes 4 servings
You can't stop drinking until you see the bottom of the cup.
Preparation: 1. Mix milk, milk chocolate, semisweet chocolate and cinnamon in a saucepan. 2. Over medium heat, stir constantly until mixture boils. 3. Remove from heat. 4. Pour the hot chocolate into four cups. 5. Garnish with a poof of whipped cream and chocolate curls. 6. Serve immediately.
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Interview with ballerina Melike Günal Kurtulmuş from Etiler Art Center When did you start to ballet? When I was six years old. Where did you start? I started in Adana with a German teacher. For how many years are you a balet teacher? 6 years. Is your job difficult? Yes, very difficult. You have to work hard and you have to love what you do. Why is ballet useful? First of all ballet has phsical benefits. Ballet helps to have a good posture. It increases your energy. It makes your muscles strong. Ballet also develops your brain. It makes you creative, helps you think fast and improves your memory.
Do you think that foreign teachers are better than Turkish teachers? Turkish teachers are good but foreign teachers are better. However the most important fact is that teachers should love their work in order to give good education to their students. Who do you like?
Why did you start ballet?
I like Ayfer Zeren and Murat Kurtulmuş in Turkey.
Because I saw ballerinas on TV and they were flying. Then I thought I could fly too.
What is your favourite ballet? La Bayadere is my favourite ballet. Choreographer is M. Petipa. What did ballet change in your life? Ballet changed my job and my diet in my life. I started to pay attention to what I eat and drink. I started to read more boks. I started to watch ballet and listen classic music.
Let’s Learn Amazing Facts About Animals Discover some interesting facts about animals which will amaze you. A large and unique collection of some really Interesting Animal Facts about Animals which you never know. These animal facts are collected to tell you more interesting things about animals. These animal facts are about all animals like Elephant, Tiger, Lion, Bird, Ant, Owl, Mosquito, Cat, Dog, Fly, Whale, Shark, Fish, Crocodiles, Chicken, Ostrich, Butterfly, Bear, Panda, Cow, Zebra, Hippos, Chimpanzee. All facts are really Surprising. Tell your friends about these Animal Facts and then ask them 'Did you know it', I am sure that the answer will be NO.
Did you know that …
Sleeping beauties! Gorillas sleep upto fourteen hours, a day.
The life of a housefly is only 14 days. A dog was the first animal to up in space. A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first animals to fly in a hot air balloon. The oldest breed of a dog known to mankind is the „Saluki‟.
A rat can survive longer than a camel without water. According to records, there are more dogs in Paris than there are people. The population of New Zealand is 4 million people and 70 million sheep. “Moo, moo,” says the cow everywhere in the world; and a pig says “Moo, moo” in Japan.
An elephant can smell water from a distance of three miles. Music lovers! Make a cow listen to music and there will be more milk in the bucket!
Never get a camel angry, for he or she will spit at you.
How many teeth does a bear have? 42 teeth.
There are crabs that are the size of a pea. There are known as „Pea Crabs‟
Is a zebra black with white stripes, or white with black stripes? Any guesses? Well, it‟s white with black stripes.
You do not need cotton buds to clean a giraffe ears. It can do so with its own 50cm-tongue. The small car on the road is probably the size of the heart of a blue whale. The length of an elephant is the same as the tongue of a blue whale. You can lead a cow up the stairs, but not down the
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Amazing 3-Ring Light Show When blue, red and gren are mixed together, they make black. When blue, red and gren light are mixed togetherâ€Ś a surprising thing happens! Can you guess what? You will need: 3 flashlights Same kind sheets Of cellophane paper or transparent plastic wrap â€“ 1 bule, 1 red and 1 green 3 rubber bands White wall Small table or bench 1 or 2 helpers
What to do: Using the rubber bands, fasten a different-colored sheet over the head of each flashlight. Now, place the three flashlights on a table or bench, org et one or two helpers or friends to help you, and aim the flash-lights at the wall. The two outside flashlights should be turned slightly toward the middle one, which sholud be aimed straight ahead. Then, turn on all three flash-lights, moving the two outer ones so that the three circles of light on the wall overlap.
What Happens: A rounded triangle of white light appears in the middle of the three overlapped colored circles.
Why: Light has within it all colors, which is why it sometimes makes something called a continuous spectrum, in other words, a rainbow. By passing the white light throuh the red sheet, only red light comes out. The same thing happens with the other color sheets, so you get the three primary colors: red, gren and blue. When all the colors come together again, in the middle of the