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March 2, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgBy 1969, Jimi Hendrix had found fame and success with the Experience after playing Woodstock, but he wanted more. Unfulfilled by the fame, Hendrix left his band and recruited drummer Buddy Miles and bassist Billy Cox for a new ensemble, The Band Of Gypsys. The guitarist totally reinvented his image with the new crew, abandoning his previous catalog and focusing on a more blues-based approach.The Band Of Gypsys made their triumphant debut on the final day of the 1960s, performing at The Fillmore East in New York, NY on December 31st, 1969. Now, nearly 50 years later, the recording of Hendrix’s early show on 12/31/69 is coming out for a new release. Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69 is due out on September 30th.To get you in the groove for this new album, Yahoo! has premiered the first track from the new album. Listen to “Izabella,” streaming below.Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69 Tracklist1. Power Of Soul2. Lover Man3. Hear My Train A Comin’4. Changes5. Izabella6. Machine Gun7. Stop8. Ezy Ryder9. Bleeding Heart10. Earth Blues11. Burning Desire[H/T JamBase]last_img read more

January 18, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on June 28, 2015 The Audience follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II from 1952 to the Diamond Jubilee in 2012. For 50 years the Queen has sat with all of England’s Prime Ministers for private, weekly meetings at Buckingham Palace. The Audience breaks the silence on these highly secretive meetings. Morgan is apparently contemplating adding Tony Blair, who didn’t feature in London, to the New York line-up. Her Majesty is coming to Broadway! As previously speculated, Oscar winner Helen Mirren, who reprised the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the acclaimed 2013 West End production of The Audience, will star in a New York mounting of Peter Morgan’s new play. The Daily Mail reports that Mirren has confirmed that she will begin rehearsals in mid-January next year, with the show starting previews in February. The drama will officially open at a Shubert theater to be confirmed in March. Morgan wrote the screenplay for the hit 2006 film The Queen, which also starred Mirren as Elizabeth II; her performance won her the Academy Award. She earned Tony nominations for A Month in the Country and Dance of Death. Mirren’s London theater credits include Teeth ‘n’ Smiles, The Seagull, Henry VI, The Roaring Girl, Two Way Mirror and Some Kind of Love Story. Her additional film and TV credits include The Debt, Excalibur, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Frasier and a cameo as Becky’s Inner Voice on Glee. Related Shows View Comments The Audiencelast_img read more

January 17, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgLandowners, farmers or sportsmen who want to increase the value and benefits of the land they own, manage or hunt should attend the 2009 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day Sept.17 at the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. Federal and state experts in the fields of wildlife and forest management will be on hand to present the most up-to-date research-based information. The field day will include both management recommendations and real-life technique demonstrations. More than 25 topics will be discussed, including food plots, pond management, timber marketing, prescribed burning, cost-share programs, invasive insects, disease and plants and wild turkey, dove, quail, deer and small game management.Participants will be transported to field day sites via tram and will receive a booklet with topics and speaker information. Continuing education credits in forest pest control, right-of-way and logger will be available.This event is sponsored by the Georgia Forestry Commission, the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Georgia Department of Natural Resources-Wildlife Resources Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and Fort Valley State University.Registration costs $30, which includes the field day program and lunch. For more information, visit the AWFD Web site at University of Georgialast_img read more

December 20, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_img These efforts, plus another 1,000 Federal Police officers deployed in recent days, will focus on the southeastern area of the state, known as ‘Tierra Caliente,’ where governors, businessmen, and villagers live under the threat of extortion, kidnapping, and murder by criminal groups, mainly the cartel ‘Los Caballeros Templarios.’ By Dialogo May 22, 2013 Michoacán’s security “has been reinforced with an increased presence of the Navy Department and the Mexican Army,” Secretary of State Government Fernando Cano Ochoa, who preferred not to disclose the number of officers deployed in the area. Meanwhile, dozens of citizens from Coalcomán protested to demand the restoration of food supplies, after several companies decided to suspend the distribution of their products in the area due to threats from organized crime. A group of 5,000 Soldiers and Federal Police members arrived in the troubled state of Michoacán, an area in western Mexico, on May 20, in order to deter violence generated by drug trafficking cartels and armed groups, which present themselves as self-defense groups, official sources said. Last February, armed men arrived in the municipalities of Buenavista and Tepalcatepec, introducing themselves as self-defense groups, and blocking roads in the area in recent days. However, sources linked to the Secretary of National Defense and of the Federal Police, confirmed to AFP that 5,000 officers arrived to Michoacán, one of the poorest states in Mexico and a traditional route for drug smuggling, on May 20. Of the 5,000 deployed, 1,000 were Police, 2,000 were Soldiers, and 2,000 were Navy members. last_img read more

December 8, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgNeighbors say they were shocked when they saw the fire and immediately pitched in to help. “Material things can be replaced, my kids cannot be replaced. So I’m just grateful that my kids are alive,” said Colley. Colley says she and her family couldn’t contain their emotions as they watched everything they owned go up in flames. “I woke up to him screaming, I thought it was because he didn’t want to take his nap. But then it was that blood curdling scream and I went in and to my left I saw the fire on the bed. I immediately got my son, took him outside. My husband kept running and it immediately took over the room,” said Colley. HARPURSVILLE (WBNG) – A family of five is displaced after a fire ripped through their mobile home on Thursday. Broome County Fire Investigators say faulty electrical heat tape underneath their child’s bedroom was to blame for the blaze. “They broke down crying. Everything is gone right before Christmas,” said Colley. Friends and loved ones are accepting donations for family during this difficult time.center_img “I was here when the first fire truck showed up and I helped spread the hoses out, but man, it was just terrible,” said Chris Cole, a neighbor. Colley says while losing her home is painful, she is grateful that the situation wasn’t worse. Fire officials say the arrived at the scene shortly after 3 p.m. If you would like to help the family, you can donate by clicking here. Kayla Colley says she lived inside the home with her husband and three children. Thursday afternoon, while two of her kids were at school, Colley says the fire broke out in her four-year-old son’s room while he was taking a nap. “The entire home was charred from one end to the other with heavy smoke. There was quite a bit of fire in the center of the home near the origin of the fire,” said Harpursville Fire Department Chief and Broome County Fire Coordinator Jeffrey Buckler.last_img read more

November 18, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgThe European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have approved an initiative called “WiFi4EU”. Program, totaling 120 million euros for the period 2017-2019. It is intended for all EU member states, and the construction of WiFi infrastructure will be co-financed in one hundred percent. In order to strengthen local wireless connectivity and to promote the connection of citizens in public places, such as squares, parks, libraries, museums, public institutions, health centers, etc., the European Commission will begin in 2018 with the implementation of the plan “WiFi4EU” .It is an opportunity for municipalities or communities of communities, other bodies and institutions of public authority to enable the use of wireless internet with grants from European funds in places where a large number of people gather, or places that are considered centers of public life. Program, totaling 120 million euros for the period 2017-2019. It is intended for all EU member states, and the eligible beneficiaries are local self-government units, and the applicants can also be companies and institutions owned by local self-government units.The construction of WiFi infrastructure will be co-financed in one hundred percent, and will oblige support beneficiaries to ensure Internet connectivity of the Wi-Fi network and pay the costs of maintaining the received equipment for a period of 3 years. You can read more about the WiFi4EU initiative and frequently asked questions at connectors, while the promotional leaflet in Croatian can be found at connectors.Opportunity for tourist destinations through raising the quality of tourist infrastructureToday, it is no longer imperative to have WiFi in a hotel or family accommodation, and thus in tourist destinations, but WiFi is the standard as you must have electricity. Verbatim. It is imperative to provide a stable and high-quality WiFi network that covers all accommodation or hotels, and for WiFi to be of large capacity, because today’s tourists use the Internet more than ever via their tablets and mobile phones. As tourists share their pictures and videos on social networks, which are of better quality and much heavier per couple of MB, it is important to ensure that WiFi is fast and able to upload large images in an instant, especially when more guests connect to the network. , to avoid network congestion.Every image on the social network from your tourist facility or destination published by the guest is a free advertisement. That’s why investing in a quality WiFi network is an investment, not a cost.Related news: COMFORTABLE BED AND STRONG WIFI SIGNAL KEY FACTORS FOR BUSINESS TRAVELERS FROM CROATIAlast_img read more

October 19, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgTwo Thai women convicted of smuggling methamphetamine into Bali have escaped a possible death sentence on the Indonesian holiday island after a court sentenced them to 16 years in jail.The district court in Bali’s capital Denpasar said Kasarin Khamkhao and Sanicha Maneetes — a janitor and an operator of a motorcycle rental shop in Thailand — had shown remorse for their crimes and deserved leniency.The verdict Wednesday comes four months after the pair were arrested by suspicious airport officials who found nearly a kilogram of methamphetamine hidden under their clothes after arriving on a flight from Bangkok. Muslim-majority Indonesia has some of the world’s toughest drug laws, including the death penalty for traffickers.At the time of their October arrest, police said the Thai women could face a firing squad if found guilty.Prosecutors, who had demanded a 19-year jail term, said Wednesday they may appeal against the lighter-than-requested sentences.The two Thais must also pay 1.0 billion rupiah (US$72,000) each in fines or have three more months tacked on to their sentence, the court said.Indonesia has slowed the pace of its executions in recent years despite broad public support for the penalty.A French drug trafficker briefly on death row saw his sentence reduced to 19 years on appeal.While death sentences are often reduced to long jail terms, Indonesia has executed foreign nationals in the past, including two Australian masterminds of the Bali Nine heroin gang who were shot in 2015.Topics :last_img read more

October 19, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgThe funds, some of which are targeted to the world’s poorest nations, can be used for medical equipment or health services and will include expertise and policy advice, the bank said in a statement.The virus that erupted in central China in December has killed more than 3,000 worldwide and infected over 90,000 people.Malpass said the money — $8 billion of which is new — will go to countries that request help. The bank has been in contact with many member nations, but he did not specify which are likely to be the first to receive aid.”The point is to move fast. Speed is needed to save lives,” he said in a conference call. The World Bank unveiled a US$12 billion aid package on Tuesday that will provide fast-track funds to help countries combat the coronavirus outbreak.”The goal is to provide fast, effective action that responds to country needs,” World Bank President David Malpass told reporters. He said it is critical to “recognize the extra burden on poor countries” least equipped in the struggle to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. “We want to make the best use of the World Bank’s extensive resources and global expertise and the historical knowledge of crises,” he said, citing similar crisis funding to combat the Ebola and Zika outbreaks in recent years.center_img Topics :last_img read more

October 19, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgDespite the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Bali, the island has no intention of implementing large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) similar to those that are enforced in Greater Jakarta to stop the virus transmission.Bali Governor Wayan Koster claimed that Bali had yet to face a situation where such restrictions would be essential to apply, citing that the province had not even reached a high number of local transmissions.In a Monday press conference, Koster said implementing the large-scale restrictions would require at least two conditions.“First, the region would need to record many COVID-19 cases. Second, the spread of the virus would need to be high and have a big potential to cause fatalities and other misfortunes.“For Bali, referring to such requirements and my calculations […], it is not yet the time [for us to implement the restrictions]. We’re still quite far [from such conditions],” said Koster, who is an Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) politician.Read also: COVID-19: Pekanbaru first area in Sumatra granted request to impose large-scale social restrictionsHe went on to say that Bali at the moment was not at the level of Jakarta, which is the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia with a high number of local transmissions. Koster said he was certain that the number of local transmissions in Bali was still low.Out of 81 cases recorded as of Monday, Koster claimed that only eight cases were caused by local transmission. “Most of the cases here are imported cases. Only eight people contracted COVID-19 through local transmission. I check the situation on a daily basis. The amount of local transmission is very small, in my opinion,” he added.Koster’s reasoning was based on what happened in Jakarta.Read also: COVID-19: West Java to request large-scale social restrictions for Greater Bandung“In Jakarta, the total number has reached 2,000 cases, and mostly from local transmission. “The capital is also connected with neighboring areas with high cases such as Banten, West Java — including Bogor and Bekasi — as well as Central Java,” he said.Koster claimed it was relatively easy to control the spread of COVID-19 in Bali as it is a small island. Nevertheless, his administration has applied limited access at all gates of Bali.The province is also focusing on repatriating thousands of Balinese migrant workers, considering that many COVID-19 cases were found in migrant workers who had just come home from working abroad.Topics :last_img read more

September 26, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgNewsRegional Union leader starts racial row in Barbados by: – May 4, 2012 Roy TrotmanBRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Union protests against the firing of a handful of workers by an international jewellery store has taken on a different colour as prominent labour leader Sir Roy Trotman has been accused of racialising the dispute.During a fiery May Day presentation marking the annual recognition of Labour Day celebrations in Barbados, eminent trade unionist Sir Roy Trotman made targeted remarks about recent employment terminations carried out by an “Egyptian Jew” and linked the firings to attempts by those fired to join the labour movement. Sir Roy is reported to have further went on to make other targeted remarks about “foreign people” and sent the message that Barbados was not Syria, Damascus or Libya.The union leader’s remarks have been strongly condemned by the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which issued a statement yesterday (Wednesday) evening decrying the racialised statements and calling on Sir Roy to retract them.New York-based Diamonds International, which has several branches in Barbados and throughout the Caribbean, terminated seven workers at the beginning of this week out of their 130 employees across the island. While the firings by managing director Jacob Hassid, who is Jewish, came shortly after interest was expressed by several employees in bringing union representation to bargain on their behalf, the company has publicly stated through their attorney that the firings were in process before any union overtures were made and that they were in fact a response to unbecoming behaviour by the employees.The full text of the Chamber of Commerce’s reaction to the firing is contained below:“The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and industry is appalled by the statements attributed to Sir Roy Trotman in relation to one of our member companies Diamonds International.“Sir Roy is reported to have said that 20 workers at Diamonds International were terminated on Monday 30 April 2012 because they met on Saturday April 28 to discuss whether they should form a bargaining unit. He is also reported to have referred to the managing director of the company as an “Egyptian Jew” and called on all employers to “to tell these foreign people that this is not Syria, this is not Damascus, this is not Libya”.The BCCI fully supports the right of any employee to join a union of their choice and the principles laid out in the protocol of the social partnership. We also support the provision within the draft employment rights bill under section 30 which indicates that an employee should not be discriminated against on account of their race or religion and suggest that neither should an employer be discriminated against on a similar basis.“The BCCI has consulted with Diamonds International to ascertain the facts and they have reported that 7 persons had their contracts terminated following an extended period of consultation as a result of the recommendations of their immediate supervisors. Their termination is in no way related to any intention that they might have had to form a bargaining unit. In fact, the company stressed that it has informed staff that they are free to join any organisation that they choose, including a union, without fear of repercussion.“Over the last four years while the economy has been very difficult and many companies within Barbados have closed, Diamonds International has honoured the Protocol of the Social Partnership and has not laid anyone off as a result of the recession. In fact, Diamonds International has shown great commitment to the Barbadian economy by expanding during this difficult time, most notably by opening new stores at the Lime Grove Lifestyle Centre. The company currently employs 130 persons.“The managing director, Mr. Jacob Hassid, has lived in Barbados for 17 years and he and his wife have three children all of whom were born in Barbados. When someone has shown this level of commitment to our country, we should not be referring to them by race or religion and seeking to make them feel personally uncomfortable.“We would hope that Sir Roy would investigate the facts and, once he is satisfied that he has been mis-informed, would withdraw his uncalled for remarks.Caribbean 360 News 81 Views   one comment Share Sharing is caring!center_img Tweet Share Sharelast_img read more