Tedeschi Trucks Band Taps Eric Krasno & Tash Neal For SPAC Encore [Audio/Video]

first_imgOn Tuesday night, Tedeschi Trucks Band rolled into the beloved Saratoga Performing Arts Center in New York with The Marcus King Band and Drive-By Truckers for the fourth stop on their 2018 Wheels of Soul tour, following shows in Jacksonville, Tuscaloosa, and Charleston. While the previous two tour stops saw collaborations from both support acts and their headlining hosts, the SPAC show marked the first to welcome special guests from outside the tour’s billing.One of the greater parts about the annual Wheels of Soul tour is the freedom it allows for Tedeschi Trucks Band to explore: TTB decides who they want on the road, they show everyone why with stand-out sit-ins across all three sets, and both the artists and the fans benefit from the pristine interactions. So, on the night before July 4th, it’s no wonder TTB welcomed out some more friends to celebrate. Following sit-ins from Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood on Wings‘ “Let Me Roll” and Marcus King on Charles Segar‘s “Key to the Highway”, frequent collaborators Eric Krasno (Lettuce/Soulive) and Tash Neal (The London Souls) joined the twelve-piece ensemble for a rocking “Statesboro Blues” to close out the night.Thanks to videographer Sean Roche, you can check out videos from the collaborations below:“Statesboro Blues” with Eric Krasno & Tash Neal“Key To The Highway” with Marcus King“Compared To What” with Marcus King“Let Me Roll It” with Patterson Hood And, thanks to Adam Z, you can listen to the full show below:Setlist: Tedeschi Trucks Band | Saratoga Performing Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY | 7/5/18Tell The Truth, Part Of Me, Don’t Know What It Means, The Letter, Little Martha/Midnight In Harlem, Down In The Flood, Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever, I Want More, Let Me Roll It*, Laugh About It, Key To The Highway^, Shame, Bound For GloryE: Statesboro Blues&*w/ Patterson Hood^w/ Marcus King&w/ Eric Krasno and Tash Neallast_img read more

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McDonald Center for Student Well-Being opens

first_imgThis semester, the University officially opened the Rev. James E. McDonald, C.S.C., McDonald Center for Student Well-Being in Saint Liam Hall. The facility, known as McWell for short, was endowed last year by a $10 million gift from 1979 alumnus Mark Gallogly and his wife, Lise Strickler.Kelly Hogan Stewart, Director of the McDonald Center, said the center aims to increase the well-being of campus as a whole.“We are prevention, not treatment,” Stewart said. “So treatment is more about putting back together what may have become fragmented, broken or fractured. Well-being is really about increasing a person’s capacity and their ability-thriving.”Stewart said the center, housed at 204 Saint Liam Hall, hopes to positively impact the campus through the implementation of its mission and the scope of its vision. She cited “wellness enhancement” and “risk reduction” as key elements in increasing well-being for college students, who are at an imperative time in their lives in terms of learning how be well.She said the new center’s current priority is gaining recognition on campus through pushes like engaging students with creative events and programs throughout the year.“We’re doing things like pet love, wellness expos or a spin-off cash cab,” she said.Beyond events, Stewart said the center will work to provide students with resources to pursue well-being.“A truly robust health promotion department on any college campus is very connected to many resources, whether it be the academy, the community, any other departments within student affairs, so that could include a variety of departments like RecSports, the Gender Relations Center, MSPS,” Stewart said.Moving beyond the walls of Saint Liam, well-being commissioners within the residential halls will address the wellness needs of their own dorms and promote the mission of the center, Stewart said.“It really is our opportunity to provide services and resources directly into the residential halls,” Stewart said. “The commissioners will be the point people and engage with our department as another avenue for students to tell us what they need in their residential communities.”Stewart said that in order for the center to be successful, students need to know how health promotion functions and works with students and other factors that affect health dynamics at Notre Dame.“The way I explain what is health promotion is it’s really making the healthier choice the easier choice. It’s allowing people to live balanced within an imbalanced life,” Stewart said.The McDonald Center for Student Well-Being is looking to change the way Notre Dame addresses health and in effect change how students here address health for the rest of their lives, she said.“In the United States, our health care system and our mindset is structured to focus on the broken and then they think the absence of being broken is health,” Stewart said. “But that’s just one piece of it. High quality health and well-being is actually living a life which is filled with flourishing and thriving.”Tags: McDonald Center, Saint Liam’s, student well-beinglast_img read more

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Matilda Movie Musical May Start Shooting in 2016

first_img Related Shows Matilda View Comments Those revolting children could be heading the to big screen earlier than the previously reported 2019. Director Matthew Warchus is already in pre-production for the film adaptation of the hit musical Matilda. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the movie will probably begin filming at the end of next year.We already knew that Tony winner Dennis Kelly, who wrote the book for the tuner, had been tapped to adapt the show for the silver screen, but it had been thought that contract stipulations would prohibit any film version appearing within six years of the musical’s opening on Broadway. The Royal Shakespeare Company production, helmed by Warchus, premiered in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2010 before transferring to the West End and winning seven Olivier Awards. The musical opened at the Great White Way’s Shubert Theatre on April 11, 2013 and received four Tonys (in addition to honorary awards for its four original young stars).Directed by Tony and Olivier winner Warchus, Matilda is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel of the same name, the musical also features music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.The Broadway company currently includes Alison Luff as Miss Honey, Karen Aldridge as Mrs. Phelps, Matt Harrington as Mr. Wormwood, Lesli Margherita as Mrs. Wormwood, Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, along with Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder and Alexandra Vlachos sharing the title role. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 1, 2017last_img read more

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Vermont State Colleges selects CCV president as chancellor

first_imgCommunity College of Vermont President Tim Donovan will be the next Chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, VSC Board Chairman Gary Moore announced today.”We are excited about Tim’s selection and believe that he brings exceptional abilities to lead our state college system in delivering affordable, high quality, student-centered and accessible education, fully integrating professional, liberal, and career study, Moore said. Our five state colleges are key drivers of Vermont s economy and also serve as cultural centers for the regions in which they are located.  In addition, the VSC serves Vermont and Vermonters through the Small Business Development Center, the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center and Vermont Interactive Television.   Moore added, Donovan brings outstanding strategic thinking, fiscal management and an energetic, collaborative leadership style that will help us fulfill our mission.Vermont s state colleges enroll more than 12,000 students and employ 2,200 faculty and staff statewide.Board Vice-Chair Richard Marron of Stowe chaired the search team, which included six trustees and thirteen representatives from the five colleges. The search team referred three finalists on to the Board of Trustees.The Board selected Donovan by public vote on Thursday and Donovan formally accepted the position this weekend.The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Vermont State Colleges and serves as the chief spokesperson for the five colleges with the Board of Trustees, the governor, state agencies, and the General Assembly.Donovan, 57, will become the 7th Chancellor of the state colleges system created in 1963. He rose through the ranks of the state colleges system, becoming President of CCV in 2001.His accomplishments there include expansion of CCV s collaborative partnerships with high schools, development of extensive distance learning programs, improvement and ownership of several CCV facilities, including the 65,000 square foot flagship facility currently under construction in Winooski and the recent purchase of the former Woodbury College campus on Elm Street in Montpelier. Enrollment at CCV has grown more than 40% during Donovan s tenure as President.While administrative dean for CCV, Donovan led the VSC s strategic technology planning initiative, which introduced a new integrated administrative information system for the colleges. He is known as a leader in the adoption of technology for academic and administrative uses in the VSC.Longtime residents of Montpelier, Donovan and his spouse Mary Tharp have two grown children.Donovan begins the position on July 1st, succeeding Robert G. Clarke, who announced last year that he would retire from the office in June 2009 following a twenty-five year VSC career as President of Vermont Technical College and Chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges.Vermont’s state colleges include Castleton State College, Community College of Vermont, Johnson State College, Lyndon State College and Vermont Technical College. The Office of the Chancellor is in Stanley Hall, in the State Offices Complex in Waterbury.last_img read more

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Dam Dilemma

first_img Ash Hole: a photo of the dam breach by John Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeeper Update 12.30:The EPA has released a report indicating that toxic substances have been found in the Emory River. The statement said,” Environmental data of the fly ash release so far indicates that several heavy metals are present in the water slightly above drinking water standards, but below concentrations the Agency knows to be harmful to humans.  The one exception may be arsenic.  One sample of river water out of many taken indicates concentrations that are very high and further investigations are in progress. Other than the arsenic concern in the river water, fly ash can be irritating to the skin and respiratory passages.”Video from KnoxNews.comUPDATE 12.30.08: New video footage of the spillUpdate: 12.30.08: A video collage and explanation of the severity of the TVA spill by United Mountain Defense.More from United Mountain Defense:Ash Hole: a photo of the dam breach by John Wathen, Hurricane CreekkeeperAsh Hole: a photo of the dam breach by John Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeepercenter_img A 40-acre pond used by the Tennessee Valley Authority to hold coal slurry that’s generated by a coal-fired power plant burst through its earthen dam last week, leaving 12 houses damaged and turning the surrounding rural land of Harriman, Tenn., located just 50 miles from Knoxville, into a dangerously drenched sludge pool. Read more in the Associated Press.last_img read more

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Bellmore Man Charged With 8 Burglaries in 5 Weeks

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Bellmore man has been arrested for a burglary spree in which he broke into eight homes over a fix-week span, twice hitting two homes in one day, Nassau County police said.Sergey Fattakhov was arrested Monday and charged with eight counts of burglary after witnesses told police they saw the 23-year-old suspect fleeing burglarized homes and investigators found some of the stolen items in his house, authorities said.Seventh Squad detectives alleged he first unsuccessfully tried to break into a house and shed on Beech Street in Wantagh, but fled empty handed on June 26.He broke into a house on Centre Avenue in Bellmore, where he stole an iPad, iPod, cash and sports memorabilia photos between June 30 and July 2, police said.He fled another Wantagh burglary try July 8 after being confronted by the homeowner, police said.On July 23, he again unsuccessfully tried to break into a house on South Hewlett Avenue in Merrick, but later the same day burglarized a home on Whaleneck Drive in Merrick, where he stole a gold necklace and diamond bracelet, police said.Then on July 25, he entered a home on Harvest Road in Wantagh through an unlocked door and stole assorted jewelry and a laptop before a second unsuccessful burglary try later the same day on Tally Lane in Wantagh, police said.He was taken into custody after the most recent case Monday, when Fattakhov allegedly broke into a home on Eastern Avenue in Bellmore and stole a laptop, cash and jewelry.Fattakhov will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

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Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Orlando Shooting

first_img June 12, 2016 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Governor Wolf Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Orlando Shooting Flag Order,  Orlando,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA –  In accordance with President Obama’s proclamation, Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex, Commonwealth facilities, and all public buildings and grounds throughout the state lowered to half-staff, effective immediately. This order is to mark respect for the victims of the attack at an LGBT club that took place early this morning in Orlando, Florida.“Frances and I send our thoughts and prayers to the victims, their families, and the entire Orlando community for the tragic and senseless terror attack and hate crime that occurred early this morning in Florida,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “I ask all Pennsylvanians to participate in this tribute on behalf of all who were lost and injured.”Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on June 16, 2016 per President Obama’s proclamation.last_img read more

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​Norway floats rule changes to improve guaranteed pension outcomes

first_imgThe proposal includes the report of a working group formed in September 2018 from participants from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Finance Ministry and the Financial Supervisory Authority, which were tasked with assessing whether changing the regulations around these pension products would be a clear improvement for customers.The consultation involves two types of changes in the regulations for guaranteed pension products, the ministry said.One is to extend customer choice by letting pension providers compensate paid-up policyholders for swapping their guaranteed benefits for pension fund investment choices, as well as allowing faster payment of small paid-up policies if customers want this.The other type of change relates to pension providers’ business rules and is aimed at increasing the expected excess return for customers without jeopardising existing guarantees, it said.“In such cases, the changes will entail a somewhat higher risk on customers’ surplus funds, and the effect for customers will depend on market developments and suppliers’ adjustments,” the ministry announced.However, it said that such amendments to the rules – involving some transfer of risk from the company to the individual – would only be made if they could be adequately shown to be in customers’ interests.According to the consultation document, the FSA has proposed removing the right of providers to account for bond investments in customer portfolios at amortised cost, where the multi-annual return on the investment at the time of purchase is locked in as a fixed annual return until maturity.The FSA suggested replacing this with ongoing market valuation for the sake of “neutral transfer rules” and simplification, according to the document. Norway’s Finance Ministry has drawn up a set of draft regulatory changes designed to give guaranteed pension customers more choice and improve the returns they receive.The ministry announced last week it had sent out a consultation document on the proposed changes, with a deadline of 8 April for responses.“The goal of the consultation is to come up with solutions that make customers fare better than they do today,” it said.Guaranteed pension products include, among other things, defined-benefit occupational pension schemes and paid-up policies (fripoliser), the ministry stated.last_img read more

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Wanted: Barangay doctors

first_imgThe City Health Office at the secondfloor of city hall will be accepting applications. Addressing the health needs of cityresidents is a priority, said Treñas. The city government is also scoutingfor a two-hectare property as site for a proposed hospital. It hopes to receive applications most especiallyfrom pediatricians and general practitioners. The ideal ratio is actually one doctorfor every barangay health center, said Mayor Jerry Treñas. ILOILO City – The city government willbe hiring 15 doctors beginning next month to boost its delivery of basic healthcareservices to 180 barangays. The Department of Health regionaloffice will build it while the city government will shoulder the hospital’spersonnel requirement./PNlast_img read more

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Young Professionals Host Financial Forum Tuesday

first_imgThe Batesville Young Professionals Group will host a financial forum tonight at the Sherman House.Community members are invited to attend the meeting titled “Are You Financially in Order?” from 5:30-7 p.m.The forum is an opportunity to learn more about retirement investing options, purchasing a home and starting a small business. There is no cost to attend and it serves as a chance to connect with area financial experts.last_img

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