Vashti


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Vashti

(văsh`tī), in the Bible, queen whom Ahasuerus deposed for disobedience.

Vashti

Old Testament the wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus: deposed for refusing to display her beauty before his guests (Esther 1--2)
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Vashti may be almost 70 but she sings like a young girl while the music sounds like every note and sound has been put together with utmost care.
TWISTERELLA: Venues around Middlesbrough FROM THE JAM: Forum Theatre, Billingham, PS20 CONNIE LUSH: Guisborough Rhythm and Blues Club, Guisborough Town Football Club, Howlbeck Road, PS12 SMOKIN GUNS: Ranch House Club, Thoralby Farm, Skutterskelfe, Hutton Rudby VASHTI BUNYAN: The Band Room, Farndale, North York Moors JOSHUA MANNION: Storytellers, Stockton, free COLDPLACE: Ku Bar, Stockton, PS5 SUNDAY ?
Rating VASHTI BUNYAN, Heartleap THE story of folk singer Vashti is a fascinating one: born in 1945, her debut Just Another Diamond Day flopped in 1970, and she disappeared from view, reappearing in 2000, by which time it had gained cult status and been re-released.
There will also be exclusive screenings introduced by 60s chanteuse Vashti Bunyan and Joe Boyd (Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, REM).
Orchestration will be by Fiona Brice who has provided arrangements for the likes of Roy Harper, Vashti Bunyan, Anna Calvi, Midlake, Placebo, as well as John himself.
For those who don't know the story, Vashti was banished from the kingdom because she refused to dance in the nude in front of her drunken husband and his friends at a party.
The burnt body of Vashti Seacat, 34, was found with a pistol at her side and there was a note for her husband and two sons.
Dad-of-two Andy was described as a "beautiful young warrior" in a tribute from his wife Vashti after he died in her arms.
Vashti Farrer's Mr Jonah's Whale tells the tale of a slightly eccentric taxidermist beautifully and with language which is perfectly suited to young readers.
He has recently been touring extensively with John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin and KT Tunstall as well as forming a central part of the Nick Drake memorial tour with Vashti Bunyan, Teddy Thompson and Scott Matthews.
A) FARRER, Vashti When the War Came ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee, 2012 112pp $9.
Vashti goes from thinking she cannot draw to acclaim at the school art show.