Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers will embark on a summer tour through part of the East Coast and Midwest in June and July before wrapping things up with a few shows in Colorado in August. The group will be supported by The Wood Brothers and Los Lobos at a few of their upcoming stops.Hornsby’s summer run will kick off a couple of weeks after he wraps up a five-show stint at City Winery locations in Nashville and New York City. The keyboardist, who is–among other things—known for his late ’80s and early ’90s collaborations with the Grateful Dead, will also play a pair of solo gigs in March.As previously reported, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers’ summer tour includes a stop at the Telluride Jazz Festival, where they will join a bill that includes Irma Thomas, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, and more.Pre-sale tickets for Hornsby’s new tour dates will go on sale at 10 a.m. local time on Wednesday, March 21st.Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers Tour Dates:May 23rd – City Winery – Nashville, TNMay 24th – City Winery – Nashville, TNMay 26th – City Winery – New York, NYMay 27th – City Winery – New York, NYMay 28th – City Winery – New York, NYJune 15th – Meadows Casino – Washington, PAJune 18th – bergenPAC (Bergen Performing Arts Center) – Englewood, NJJune 19th – ArtsPark Amphitheater – Lewiston, NY #June 22nd – Funhouse Fest – Williamsburg, VAJune 24h – Lime Kiln Theatre – Lexington ,VAJune 26th – Pisgah Brewing Company – Black Mountain, NCJune 27th – Gaillard Center – Charleston, SC #June 29th – Wolf Trap – Vienna, VA #June 20th – The Freeman Stage – Ocean View, DE #July 7th – Music By The Lake – Williams Bay, WIJuly 14th – Knight Theater – Charlotte, NCJuly 16th – Mayo Performing Arts Center – MPAC – Morristown, NJJuly 18th – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Hampton Beach, NH %July 19th – State Theatre – Portland, ME %July 20th – Flynn Center for the Performing Arts – Burlington, VT %July 21st – Indian Ranch – Webster, MA %August 3rd – 5th – Telluride Jazz Festival – Telluride, COAugust 4th Mishawaka Amphitheatre – Bellvue, COAugust 8th – Denver Botanic Gardens – Denver, CO# – w/ The Wood Brothers% – w/ Los LobosView All Tour Dates
Saint Mary’s recently established an improvisational club called Comedy Creators, or C-Squared. This club stands as the new sister club to the Notre Dame Humor Artists, co-creator and junior Megan Steron said. The founders’ love for making others laugh inspired the club, Steron said. “Comedy Creators was developed to be a low-key, approachable and self-esteem-building opportunity for anyone interested – with or without experience,” Steron said. “It is a misconception that improv is extremely difficult and scary, so I wanted to diminish that idea.” Steron said there is a strict open-door policy at C-Squared, as well as a good community environment. The meetings are started with warm-ups and simple exercises to make the improv games easier for their new attendees. “It does not matter if your schedule only allows you to come once a month, for an hour only, or even the last 30 minutes,” Steron said. “We are an optional stress reliever.” Junior and C-Squared member Payton Moore said she has thoroughly enjoyed the club so far, since it is a fun way to expand her acting skills. “There is no such thing as a stupid idea or a failed improv here,” Moore said. “It isn’t about performance; it is about improvement and having fun. Feeling stressed? Go to Comedy Creators. Feeling sad? Go to Comedy Creators. You really can’t go wrong by attending.” Junior Claire Stewart said the best aspect of the club is the overall atmosphere. “The impression is meant to be silly, goofy, undignified and most importantly, wonderful,” Stewart said. Freshman Kimberly Orlando said attempting improv was scary at first, but the positive atmosphere of the club allowed her to step out of her comfort zone and open up to a new community on campus. “I saw the booth for Comedy Creators and Megan [Steron] explained it to me as being a bunch of students having fun and playing improv games like those seen in ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’” Orlando said. “The first meeting, I was a little nervous, but after a few ice-breakers, everyone opened up and was having a lot of fun.” Orlando said the meetings are a good, alternative way to relieve stress. “The whole meeting was two hours of games and laughing, which is pretty awesome,” she said. “Some people put it all out there, and no one was judged for how far they went. It’s just a fun way to let loose for a few hours and get over the stresses of tests and upcoming midterms.” Contact Chelsey Fattal at [email protected]
The spokesperson says safety and academic functions are the university’s top priority as the semester nears its end. A spokesperson for the university says it is looking into any effects this may have caused but can confirm its business information systems have been affected. They say it’s early in the investigation, but the university will notify persons who have had their data affected by the attack. VESTAL (WBNG) — Binghamton University confirmed that it was the target of “malicious activity” that forced its IT department to take its servers offline. Statement from @binghamtonu about malicious activity on their servers — the school is still investigating @WBNG12News pic.twitter.com/h8vXxqDUci— Katie Jones (@KatieJonesTV) November 12, 2020 The university says it’s making progress bringing systems back online as ‘quickly as possible”
Former France international Anthony Reveillere has joined Sunderland for the remainder of the season, the club have confirmed. Press Association The 34-year-old full-back, who has been training with the Black Cats in recent weeks, is a free agent after being released by Italian side Napoli during the summer. Reveillere began his career at Rennes, but enjoyed his most successful spell with Lyon, for whom he made almost 300 appearances and won five Ligue 1 titles. He has been drafted in by head coach Gus Poyet, whose already meagre defensive resources have been stretched by an injury to summer signing Billy Jones. Reveillere, who will wear the number 15 shirt, could go straight into the squad for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League clash with Arsenal at the Stadium of Light, provided his international clearance is received in time, as Poyet’s men attempt to bounce back from their 8-0 mauling at Southampton.
… Half Mile Bulls bounce backBEHIND the shooting of Stephan Gillis, Pacesetters chalked their second win in this year’s Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) National Club Championships, with an entertaining 74-68 victory over Plaisance Guardians, when the tournament continued on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with a double-header.Pacesetters’ Stephan Gillis scores one of his four three-pointers on the night against Guardians.Half Mile Bulls rebounded from their 94-55 opening night’s loss to Bounty Colts, and emerged 81-53 winners over Rose Hall Jammers, thanks to a ‘double-double’ (31 points, 10 rebounds) performance by Michael Turner.Coming into the game, Rose Hall Jammers had the perfect start in the tournament when they came out 64-60 winners over Ravens and were hoping to carry over their sensational play in the showdown with the Linden side (Bulls).However, the Bulls came to Georgetown ready to play and were led by Turner’s ‘two-way’ game and the shooting of Terron Welch.Welch, who ended the game with 20 points, scorched the Jammers in the first half, leading the Bulls to a 23-14 first period score, and 46-22 at the end of the first half.Combining for 51 on the night, Turner and Welch rallied the Bulls to a great third quarter, where they out-scored the Jammers 23-14, to head into the final stanza leading 69-36.Michael King, who was the Berbice team’s best performer on the night, fought hard for his 12 points and the Bulls in the fourth quarter had already taken their feet off the pedal as they cruised to a well-deserved win.Meanwhile, the night’s second game was entertaining from the first toss of the ball, despite Pacesetters being in control throughout the night.With Gillis and emerging star Nathan Saul causing trouble in the back court for the Junior Hercules-coached Guardians, Pacesetters raced to a 20-8 lead in the first quarter but the Plaisance team rebounded well in the second (period) to enter the second half still trailing 26-36.Power forward Trenton Woolford (15) and point guard Colwin Nurse (13), along with the lanky Akeem Crandon (13) tried valiantly to keep the Guardians in the game upon the resumption of the second half, but Gillis and Saul had already found a groove.Pacesetters led 54-40 at the start of the final quarter and though the Guardians had a 24-point quarter, as compared to the winning side’s 22, it was not enough to see them pick up their first win, having lost 59-82 to Victory Valley Royals on night one.The tournament will continue tonight, with a Linden invasion, when Bounty Colts take on Amelia’s Ward Jets from 19:00hrs and Victory Valley Royals oppose Retrieve Raiders in the second game.
Life is all about luck. If you want to convince me otherwise, I would invite you over, sit you down, show you the 2006 American League Championship Series and have you explain to me how the Detroit Tigers’ run to the World Series wasn’t luck. Much like the players on the diamond — including Magglio Ordóñez — journalists sometimes get lucky. And just like luck works in favor of the Tigers, sometimes journalists get unlucky, too. This conversation might sound eerily similar to something you might hear along 28th Street from a group of students who claim, “They didn’t just get in because their parents went here.” But I implore you to stick around and listen to the other side of journalism politics. This past weekend, I was on Instagram (as usual) and I came across the profile of a woman who is the daughter of one of the Los Angeles Rams’ assistant coaches. For background, she works at NFL Network and Fox Sports as a production assistant, and also happens to interview Rams players from time to time. She was posting about how there are people out there who make her feel bad for getting access to the Rams simply because her father is one of the coaches. She claimed that while everyone else was vacationing during summers and spring break, she was working hard and covering Rams training camp, sacrificing her vacation time. This presents an interesting discussion about nepotism inside the world of sports media and whether or not journalists deserve the jobs we have. This brings to mind broadcasters Kenny Albert, Joe Buck and countless others whose parents were former on-air reporters and media members.Just like Albert, the coach’s daughter was lucky. For whatever reason, she was in a position that most aspiring sports journalists would love to be in. While nobody deserves to be lambasted for circumstances out of their control, complaining about getting heat for it on social media is extremely disrespectful to those who have had to struggle more for success. She undoubtedly works hard, but a lot of other journalists work just as hard, if not harder, and will never even see the inside of the Coliseum because they aren’t the daughter of an NFL coach. Now, I can confidently say that I did not deserve some of the jobs I’ve received, and there are others who agree.Even though I am columnist here at the Daily Trojan, there’s is no doubt that there are more talented and qualified writers out there. Regardless, I’m thankful and lucky that I have this position. We should all act humbly. None of us deserve anything more than what we’ve worked for and past that, we should be thankful for the opportunities that luck brings our way. Getting a leg up from your friends or family might be a little controversial but in this industry, it is all about who you know and I don’t blame her for taking advantage of her dad being a coach — she would be a fool not to.The first major gig I landed in the summer before my freshman year of college was because of someone I knew. I worked for free every weekend that summer at the Del Mar race track as a production assistant. But I only has that opportunity because a guy named Eddie B., who I met calling my high school’s baseball team, knew someone at the network that broadcasts all the horse races.If I hadn’t met Eddie, would I have the job at TVG Network based on my skills alone? Most certainly not, and that’s unfair. It’s unfair to people who have to work minimum wage jobs to support their families and can’t take unpaid internships in the summers and during the school year. And while I shouldn’t necessarily feel guilty about getting that gig, I should still be thankful and appreciative of the opportunities I’ve been given and the connections I’ve made because not everybody is as lucky.We journalists have to stick together. It’s a rough situation with this current job climate.Although some may want to protect their own interests — and for good reason — we must ensure that the most prominent reporters are recognized for their talents. Nepotism should not be the way talented individuals achieve success. In the wise words of Amy Hempel, “There’s no such thing as luck. Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.” Keith Demolder is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism. His column, “Keith’s Keys,” runs every other Tuesday.
KwesÃ©, the exclusive broadcast partner of the NBA in sub-Saharan Africa, is kicking off the new season with its 100 reasons campaign. The programme will ensure that one lucky subscriber will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip to the NBA All-star final event next year in Los Angeles, USA. This once in a lifetime experience is only open to KwesÃ© TV subscribers.The NBA in partnership with KwesÃ© Sports have launched #NBASundays, which will see games broadcast between 9pm to 12am every Sunday on KwesÃ© Sports. This is great for fans who usually stay up late to catch live games. The 2017-18 NBA season has gotten off to an explosive start with great performances from African players, in particular, Nigerian-Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo who has already started setting records.NBA All-Star 2018, taking place from 16-18 February 2018, is every basketball fanâ€™s dream. It is a fun-filled, action packed weekend consisting of a variety of basketball events including the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, exhibitions, and performances culminating in the NBA All-Star Game held on the Sunday night. KwesÃ© is giving one die-hard fan exclusive access to this one of a kind experience.This amazing competition is open to subscribers in KwesÃ© territories including Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia.The competition closes at midnight on 30 November 2017.The winner will be selected in a random draw and announced live on NBA Live Games on Sunday 10 December 2017.The NBA is exclusive to KwesÃ© and fans will need to purchase a KwesÃ© TV satellite dish and decoder to make sure they donâ€™t miss any of the action.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
Current champion of B&H FC Sarajevo is celebrating its 69th birthday today, and a birthday video was published on that occasion.Video is partly a summary of the history of FC Sarajevo, a beautiful Bordeaux story which lives up to this day. Focus is on the newly built training center, academy, work with young, talented players and plans for future, but also on the women football club SFK 2000.Moreover, in the video the first team players and players from younger categories wish a happy birthday to their beloved team, and the video also contains the addressing of the president Edis Kusturica.(Source: klix.ba)
By A. Trokon TarrI have known Abdullai for 20 plus years, from the University of Liberia days to the Press Union of Liberia. Some of my colleagues have known him more than that.As it is natural in any organization, our respective relationships with Abdullai have varied a good deal. To some, he has been the boss, to be addressed as “Chief.” Others have known him just as “Abdullai.” To others again, he has been simply “Kamara,” and to a few intimate colleagues he has been “KAK.” But his attitude to us has never reflected these differences.A lot of my media colleagues will agree with me that Abdullai was one of the most tolerant Muslims in Liberia. He was humble, peaceful, compassionate, kind, hardworking and merciful. Those qualities came from above.I felt comfortable, equal, and had a very good relationship with him. He was always ready to go the extra mile when called upon. Abdullai was a hard working person (call it a workaholic) and he loved to get things done orderly, timely and professionally. He was a true Muslim, a leader, an editor, unifier, a real development communications specialist, a champion for journalists and media freedom and a great pen pusher.Abdullai would go the extra mile to assist you or call someone to do the same if he couldn’t, just to make sure that you were comfortable. I never heard him raise his voice. He believed in fairness. When there was a conflict he had to deal with, he dealt with it in a humble way. Strife was not part of his life.I do not want to say much about his value to the media in Liberia, because that is a matter of which we shall be reminded, often painfully, for a long time to come.No one is indispensable, but there are some people it is very difficult to do without, as I fear we are shortly going to discover.We are going to miss our former PUL President – but moreover we are going to miss K. Abdullai Kamara (KAK), the man.Those days at the University of Liberia and Press Union are gone, but not forgotten. It’s really hard to accept a sudden death like his, and we will never get accustomed to it.Gone before us too soon, K. Abdullai Kamara (KAK). Certainly, the precious memories of you would remain in our hearts. In everything, we all can say, May Allah’s blessing and peace be upon you. Rest in peace, KAK.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
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