Eric Krasno Trio Announces Chicago Dead & Company After-Shows

first_imgEric Krasno Trio has announced a three-night run at Martyrs’ Live set to take place Thursday, June 13th through Saturday, June 15th, with the latter two nights clocking in after Dead & Company finishes out of Wrigley Field. Chicago-based bluegrass/pop cover band Bluegrassify will open up the festivities on night one, with Arbor Creek supporting on night two and The North 41 opening on night three.The trio consists of drummer Eric Kalb and organ player Eric Finland, with Krasno on guitar and vocals. The group debuted last year with three shows in New York, at Rockwood Music Hall, Garcia’s at The Cap, and the Blue Note. The shows were all met with overwhelmingly positive reviews from Krasno’s diverse following, who have long enjoyed his body of work with a variety of different musicians including virtually every member of the Grateful Dead as well as funk fusion bands Lettuce and Soulive, blues rockers Tedeschi Trucks Band, hip-hop heavyweights 50 Cent and Talib Kweli, and so many more.Eric Krasno Trio setlists have varied with covers of The Beatles, Allman Brothers Band, and the Grateful Dead, as well as old-school funk and jazz standards, but there’s no telling what they have in store for this upcoming run. Special guests from past shows include John Scofield, Jeff Coffin, Eric “Benny” Bloom, James Casey, and more.Tickets to Eric Krasno Trio Chicago tickets are on sale NOW at martyrslive.com.last_img read more

Investigators seek motive after car rammed into German carnival parade

first_imgBild and other media reported that the German man, arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, was not in a fit state to be questioned on Monday. He was suffering from a head injury, some German media reports said.”There are so far no indications of politically-motivated criminality,” Bild cited an investigator as saying.”But we think that the perpetrator acted with intent, and that psychological problems may have played a role,” the investigator added.Several German media outlets, including public broadcaster ZDF, reported that the man was believed to have been under the influence of alcohol or possibly drugs but investigators have so far declined to confirm this.Spokespeople for the police and state prosecutors also declined to comment on media reports that a second person had been arrested in connection with the incident. Germany’s Deutschlandfunk radio reported the second person had filmed the incident, but it was unclear how they were involved.Rose Monday is the height of the carnival season in Catholic areas of Germany, especially in the Rhineland where tens of thousands of people dress up, drink alcohol and line the streets to watch parades and satirical floats.Topics : Investigators were hoping on Tuesday to question a 29-year-old man suspected of ploughing a silver Mercedes car into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volksmarsen, injuring 30 people including children.The incident on Monday shook Germans still struggling to take in last week’s racist gun attack in the town of Hanau which left 11 people dead.”What is happening in our country?” asked top-selling Bild newspaper on its front page.last_img read more

Lady Pirates Win Semi-State-Advance To State Finals

first_imgThe 3A #2 Greensburg Lady Pirates defeated The #7 Danville Lady Warriors 61-52 in The 3A Southern Semi-States at Jeffersonville. The Lady Pirates will now be playing for The 3A Girls Basketball State Finals next Saturday Night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.last_img

Ministry Slashes NFF Subvention to N60m to Cover Debt

first_imgTHISDAY learnt that Dalung has adopted the First Line Charge approach by first debiting the NFF’s account to offset outstanding debts before remitting the balance.Such is the size of NFF’s liability that it is on record that the national teams are indebted to hotel operators aside the backlog of unpaid salaries, allowances that are owed to coaches and players.Recently, the National-U23 team was thrown out of its hotel in Abuja because of failure of football officials to settle a N7 million debt.It was to address the cash squeeze that informed the recent decision by NFF Technical Committee to place all national teams’ assistant coaches and technical staff on part-time employment only when there is a national assignment, a departure from the old order where they were appointed of full time arrangement.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Olawale Ajimotokan in AbujaThe Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is cringing under the full impact of the cut in its monthly subvention by the Ministry of Sports to settle outstanding debt.The Glass House is entitled to N150 million per month as grant for its recurrent and football related activities.But THISDAY checks revealed last night that in the past three months, the federation ‘s allocation has been drastically pegged to N60 million, a 60 percent cut of its monthly vote.It is understood that the shortfall is set aside at the end of every month to indemnify creditors.Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has directly been disbursing the allocation of NFF following the scrapping of the National Sports Commission (NSC).last_img read more

Former Miss Florida, wife of Tarzan actor brutally killed by son

first_imgFormer Miss Florida and the wife of “Tarzan” actor Ron Ely was stabbed to death by their 30-year-old son, who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies, shortly after.Police arrived at the scene and found 62-year-old Lundeen Ely dead with multiple stab wounds shortly after 8 p.m., Tuesday evening.The deceased suspect is identified as Cameron Ely.After killing his mother, he is heard in a chilling 911 call, alleging that his father was responsible for the attack.Authorities confirmed Ron Ely was home during the gruesome incident but could not communicate with officers because of his compromised speech from a medical condition.The 81-year-old was not injured but taken to a local hospital for evaluation.He is known for playing the title character on the NBC series “Tarzan,” which ran from 1966 to 1968.He was also the host of the Miss America pageant in 1980 and 1981, where he met his wife.Before marrying Ron, Valerie competed in the Miss Florida competition in 1981, representing the city of Miami.She went on to compete at the Miss USA beauty pageant later that year but did not win.The couple had three children and were married for about 35 years.Besides their son Cameron who reportedly lived with his parents, the couple shared two daughters, Kirsten and Kaitland, 32.Kirsten, a social media influencer, referred to her mother as her best friend in a 2010 blog post. The family has not spoken out at this time.It is unclear what events led to the tragedy, or whether Cameron committed suicide by cop.An autopsy for both Valerie and Cameron is pending.last_img read more

Rebels, Leafs look to gain upper hand during home-and-home series

first_imgThe Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs don’t start for another few weeks but this weekend the Nelson Leafs and Castlegar Rebels will definitely try to build some momentum when the two clubs meet in a home-and-home series beginning Friday in the Sunflower City.The teams, scheduled to meet in the first round of the Murdoch Division playoffs, have split the regular season series right down the middle with each team winning three times, including a road victory.Nelson will be without netminder Andrew Walton who is unavailable due to personal commitments.That leaves backup Patrick Defoe to take charge between the pipes. Defoe played very well during a 4-1 loss in Castlegar the last time the teams met.The Rebels are led offensively by center Stuart Walton, who tops Castlegar in scoring 76 points in 49 games.Walton is currently riding a three-game point streak after having six-game streak stopped by the Leafs January 27 in Nelson. Another offensive threat is Anthony Delong, second in scoring with 73 points.Defensively, captain Erik Alden will keep the Leaf forwards honest with his bone-crunching hits.For the Leafs Brett Norman passed Nick Newman for the Nelson scoring lead. The Dawson Creek native, accumulating seven points in the last three games, leads the Leafs with 61 points, two in front of Newman.Patrick Martens, coming off a four-goal game against Spokane, is another sniper the Rebels had better pay attention to for the Leafs.On the blueline, look for Nelson captain Tyler Parfeniuk to carry the load for Nelson.Game time Friday in Castlegar is 7:30 p.m. at the Complex.Saturday, puck drop at the NDCC Arena is 7 p.m.Nelson concludes the weekend Sunday with an afternoon date against the Golden Rockets at 2 [email protected]last_img read more

White Rock Christian sweep past Cats at A Girl’s Volleyball Championships

first_imgFourth-ranked Mount Sentinel Wildcats open the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships Thursday in Duncan against Okanagan No. 4 Vernon Christian.The Cats, winners of the bronze medal in 2012, play Mulgrave of West Vancouver and White Rock Christian in pool play Thursday.”On the basis of the season play there seems to be a gap between the top three teams and next three or four,” Mount Sentinel head coach Joe Moreira said before departing for Vancouver Island.”We are clearly intent on closing the gap.”Friday, teams begin the playoff round before Saturday’s semi finals.The top seed in the 16-team tournament is Kelowna Christian Knights.City rival Immaculata is the second seed followed by Cedar Christian of Prince George.The final is set for Saturday at 7 p.m. The Mount Sentinel Wildcats were dealt a blow Thursday at the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships in Duncan after the Kootenay Champs lost in straight sets to White Rock Christian.The Cats, fourth ranked entering the tournament, lost 25-19, 25-12 in Pool D round robin action.The loss drops Mount Sentinel into second spot in the Pool standings.Mount Sentinel now meets A Pool third place Fernie Falcons in action Friday.The Wildcats opened the tournament by stopping Vernon Christian by identical 25-12 scores.The Cats, without a single senior on the team, then dumped Mulgrave of West Vancouver 25-19, 25-21 to finish pool play with a 2-1 record.Wildcats looking to close gap at Single-A Volleyball Championshipslast_img read more

BREEDERS’ CUP SPRINT WINNER RUNHAPPY HEADS FIELD OF SEVEN IN SANTA ANITA’S OPENING DAY, GRADE I, $300,000 MALIBU STAKES AT SEVEN FURLONGS THIS SATURDAY

first_img–30– ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2015)–Fresh off victory in the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Sprint, owner James (Mattress Mac) McIngvale’s Runhappy heads a field of seven in Santa Anita’s Opening Day headliner, the Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs.Although the Sprint was Runhappy’s third consecutive graded stakes victory and fifth win in-a-row overall, trainer Maria Borell was terminated the morning after the Sprint on Nov. 1, following an apparent disagreement as to how the son of Super Saver would be managed that morning at Keeneland. As a result, the colt’s original conditioner, Laura Wohlers, is once again the trainer of record.Ridden to victory in his last three starts by the recently injured Edgar Prado, Runhappy will be handled for the first time in the Malibu by Gary Stevens, who has two lifetime Malibu wins to his credit. Blessed with eye catching speed, Runhappy’s lone career try at seven furlongs resulted in a four length triumph three starts back in the Grade I King’s Bishop Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 29.By all accounts, Runhappy has trained sensationally since his Breeders’ Cup win, with two bullet works in Kentucky at a half mile and five furlongs, and he followed those moves up with a bullet five furlongs at Santa Anita in 1:11.80 on Dec. 8. His most recent drill came here on Dec. 15, when he breezed seven furlongs in 1:25.40.A winner of the Grade II, seven furlong San Vicente Stakes here on Feb. 1, Bob Baffert’s Lord Nelson enters the Malibu fresh, as he’s been idle since running fourth in the Grade III Pat Day Mile at Churchill Downs May 2. A Kentucky-bred colt by Pulpit, Lord Nelson is owned by Peachtree Stable and would appear to be a dangerous commodity off the bench. In his only other start at seven furlongs, Lord Nelson ran a close second, two starts back, in the Grade III Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct April 4.Fourth, beaten 6 ½ lengths by Runhappy in the Grade I King’s Bishop two starts back on Aug. 29, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin’s lightly raced Watershed comes off a rousing allowance score going seven furlongs at Keeneland on Oct. 15 and has trained well locally since shipping in from South Florida earlier this month.A first-out maiden allowance winner going six furlongs at Saratoga Aug. 7, the Kentucky-bred colt by Bernardini has won two of his three starts, all in combination with Joel Rosario, who will fly in for the Opening Day assignment. Bred by Darley Stud and owned by their Godolphin Racing, LLC, Watershed is out of the Dubai Millenium mare Thousand Islands.McLaughlin will also send out another lightly raced colt by Bernardini, Godolphin’s home-bred Marking, who cuts back from a 5 ½ length allowance win going a mile on Nov. 4 at Aqueduct and is undefeated in two starts. Regular rider Jose Lezcano will ship in to stick with Marking, who drew post position two.The prestigious Malibu, which will be run for the 64th time on Saturday, has been won by a number of legendary horses, including A Gleam (1953), Round Table (1957), Hillsdale (1958), Native Diver (1962), Buckpasser (1966), Damascus (1968), Ancient Title (1974), Spectacular Bid (1980), Ferdinand (1986) and Shared Belief (2014).The complete field for the Malibu, to be run as the eighth race on a nine-race card Saturday, with jockeys and weights in post position order: Pain and Misery, Tyler Baze, 118; Marking, Jose Lezcano, 118; Watershed, Joel Rosario, 118; Runhappy, Gary Stevens, 123; El Kabeir, Mike Smith, 118; Bad Read Sanchez, Mario Gutierrez, 118, and Lord Nelson, Rafael Bejarano, 118.                First post time on Opening Day is at 12 noon. Admission gates open at 10 a.m.last_img read more

TAOISEACH DEFENDS APPOINTMENT OF SEANAD HOPEFUL McNULTY

first_imgKilcar man and FG Seanad candidate John McNulty.TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has defended a Donegal businessman on his appointment to a semi-state museums board so he can run for a seat in the Seanad.John McNulty has been at the centre of a political storm all week.“It is the right of the leader of the day to decide who is nominated. I have to decide who should be nominated. I have to verify all the nominations of all the candidates for General Elections and for the Seanad. The process is one Fine Gael has always followed,” said Mr Kenny on a trip to America. Mr Kenny added: “I hope that John McNulty will prove to be an outstanding Senator. He is a young man with considerable energy and potential. He is involved in a lot of different activities in an area that needs every help it can get. Where obviously rural Ireland needs every assistance it can get.”Mr Kenny also rejected an argument the appointment should have been given to a woman.“Well I saw some commentary about this about gender balance. The two candidates in the Dail by elections, Cait Keane and Maura Hopkins, speak for themselves and are well able to speak for themselves and hopefully will win those elections,” he said.TAOISEACH DEFENDS APPOINTMENT OF SEANAD HOPEFUL McNULTY was last modified: September 25th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Fine Gaeljohn mccolgan financial adviceSeanadlast_img read more

Gaming in the Cloud: OnLive Launches Tomorrow

first_imgOnLive, the cloud-based gaming service founded by Apple alum Steve Perlman launches tomorrow. The service hopes to mark a monumental shift in the way gaming works: no more downloads, no more patches, no more discs. Instead of running a video game locally, players on OnLive connect via broadband to a gaming system that runs and stores not just their data, but the entire game itself. OnLive enables video games to be played on Mac or PC and, using their “micro console device” on your TV.In a world where “lag” – latency due to Internet or graphics hiccups – means “death,” there have been a lot of obstacles to overcome in order to make cloud-based gaming feasible. Some eight years in development, OnLive’s vision of instant-access, on-demand gaming has necessitated huge tech developments in both the servers’ and in the broadband capabilities. The machines required to run these games, for example, have to have graphics capabilities not typically associated with servers. According to Venture Beat, the service will limit players’ access, depending on their location from a server and the processing power of their computer, in order to ensure gameplay that’s, well, playable.According to CEO Perlman, the launch marks “the first step toward a future where video game content is increasingly free from the restrictions of device and location, while showcasing the ability to instantly play the latest, most advanced games at the touch of a button.”OnLive promises over twenty games available at launch, including Prince of Persia, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, and Mass Effect 2. For a limited time, founding subscribers are being offered their first year of OnLive membership for free in a program sponsored by AT&T. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… audrey watters Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts center_img Tags:#Announcements#cloud Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more