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Wednesday, July 8

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The University of Chicago is looking for a new carillon player for the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon. Job requirements include being able to play the carillon for 30 minutes straight and "ability to climb 235 winding stairs to reach the playing cabin without medical risk required." Pay? $50 per performance. [via]

The listing, for posterity (click to enlarge):


And a sample of what you'd be getting into:

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GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

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