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  • Squigs Sketches Cinema Magic at The Flick

    first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 10, 2016 About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. Related Shows View Commentscenter_img Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick will call “cut” on its off-Broadway return early next year. Before the Sam Gold production wraps on January 10, 2016, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson stopped by to catch a performance and pen this sketch of the current cast in their movie theater finest. Pictured left to right is Nicole Rodenburg as Rose, Danny Wolohan as Sam and Kyle Beltran as Avery, with Brian Miskell lurking in the back as the Dreaming Man. Check it out above, brush up on your movie trivia and check them out at the Barrow Street Theatre! The Flicklast_img read more

  • Blessing of Being Alone?

    first_imgWe all have had the experience of being alone.Maybe just for a few days. Maybe for years. Our roommates, partners, spouses etc. are sometimes allowed out of our immediate reach to explore, visit and relax on their own. Often, we chose to live alone or life decides such a path for us.But do we act differently when we are alone? Do our habits change, get worse or better?My other has been traveling for work lately, leaving me at home with our 4 pets for days at a time. Although in theory I like the idea of this kind of freedom, I am actually ashamed at how I have handled it.I have wasted it. I watched too many movies to mention, failed to explore, exercise, fellowship and grow as I had planned.I turned to the useless noise of TV over the calming sounds of music. Rather than walk my buddies so we would all get some exercise, I have confined our travels to the back yard.I am not experimenting in the  kitchen but rather relying on take out.WHY I am regressing? Do I care for myself only to impress my husband? NO. So why then do I fail to care for myself in his absence?Truthfully, I am ashamed and resolved to stop these bad lonely induced habits.The reason I do these things is irrelevant.I vow, next time I am alone, to:Do laundry / cleaning and wash my window blindsmake sorbet or sherbet from scratchwalk my dogsrun myselfVisit a farmer’s marketwrite in my journal (every day)visit with friendsGo out – enjoy being outNOT watch TVNot be such a wussWhat do you do alone that you won’t, can’t, don’t do with others around? Any advice?Do you go for a long hike? Run? Bike ride?Do you make souffles and cakes just for fun?I welcome your advice.last_img read more

  • Jones Beach Theater 2013 Concert Calendar Brewing

    first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Dave Matthews Band playing in Melbourne, Australia (Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0)Fans of jam band icon Dave Matthews, Canadian rock legends Rush and country rock star Blake Shelton rejoice: Tickets for these performers’ Jones Beach Theater concerts this summer go on sale soon.The early draft of the 2013 concert season lineup started taking shape when dates were set for British boy band One Direction, British-American classic rock quartet Fleetwood Mac and the mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band. The venue usually announces much of its lineup at once in the spring when more dates are set. The schedule is a good sign that the waterfront theater, which was flooded during Superstorm Sandy, is being repaired.Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Monday for three Nikon at Jones Beach Theater dates: Rush’s Clockword Angels Tour stop on Sunday, June 23, country stars Rascall Flats & The Perry Band show on Friday, May 31 and the Sunday, July 21 concert featuring Shelton with Easton Corbin & Jana Kramer.Tickets for Jimmy Buffet’s concerts on Tuesday, Aug. 20 and Thursday, Aug. 22, can be purchased starting 10 a.m. Monday, March 4.Dave Matthews Band ticket pre-sales begin 10 a.m. Monday, March 18 for Citi Cardmembers and members of his fan club, the Warehouse Fan Association, going to the pair of DMB concerts Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26. Ticket sales open to the public 10 a.m. Friday, March 22.One Direction concert ticket pre-sales start 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14 before they go on sale to the public 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21. They’re set to play two back-to-back shows Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29.Already on sale are tickets for the Fleetwood Mac concert Saturday, June 22 and the Tuesday, July 23 concert starring ’90s pop rockers Train on their Mermaids of Alcatraz Tour with The Script and Gavin DeGraw.Tickets can be purchased through www.ticketmaster.com or calling Nikon Jones Beach Theater 866-558-8468.The 10th anniversary Jones Beach Air Show is set for Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. This year’s show stars the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy F-18 SuperHornet.last_img read more

  • Noah Farrelly Run postponed until 2021, replaced with virtual event

    first_imgThe memorial says runners who already signed up for the event will be offered a range of options to participate in the virtual event. It has been replaced by a virtual event, The Noah Farrelly Virtual Run & Walk”, which will take place on June 14. (WBNG) — The Noah Farrelly Memorial Fund announced it has postponed the in-person “Noah Farrelly Run & Southside Field Day.” The in-person event will be held June 13, 2021. For more information, click here.last_img

  • Why Liverpool signed Fabinho over Arsenal star Lucas Torreira and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho

    first_img Read More Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Liverpool signed Fabinho rather than Lucas Torreira and Jorginho (Picture: Getty)Liverpool rejected the chance to sign current Arsenal and Chelsea stars Lucas Torreira and Jorginho to prioritise a deal for Fabinho, according to reports.Brazilian midfielder Fabinho spent three productive years at Monaco and won a Ligue 1 title before completing a £39million move to Anfield last summer.The 25-year-old took time to adapt to Premier League football but improved as the season went on and helped Liverpool win the Champions League and finish second in the Premier League.Fabinho has largely impressed this season, starting three of Liverpool’s four matches, with his side enjoying a perfect start to the new campaign to climb to the top of the table.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Liverpool were keeping tabs on Jorginho at the time (Picture: Getty)Jorginho also joined the Premier League around this time last year, leaving Napoli to join Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.Liverpool proved too strong for Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday, beating Unai Emery’s side 3-1 thanks to a Mohamed Salah brace and a Joel Matip header.Speaking after the win, Klopp said: ‘It was a performance full of power, energy, greed and passion, which I think you need against a team like Arsenal.‘The last 10 minutes I saw the possession – 53 to 47% or something like that – but over 80 minutes it must have been completely different. We were completely in charge of the game.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Top articles Read More Skip Ad / PLAY SPONSORED Video Settings Advertisement Read More Read More More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityLiverpool initially expressed interest in signing Fabinho in 2013 when the then-teenager was on loan at Real Madrid Castilla.Scouts from Anfield were then impressed by Fabinho during Monaco’s title-winning season in 2016-17, with Jurgen Klopp informed he would be an ideal addition, both on and off the field.According to The Athletic, Liverpool were also keeping tabs on Torreira and Jorginho at the time but Fabinho’s physical presence meant he emerged as the Reds’ primary target.Uruguay international Torreira was playing for Italian side Sampdoria at the time and made a £26.4m move to Arsenal last summer.center_img Coming Next Full Screen Why Liverpool signed Fabinho over Arsenal star Lucas Torreira and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho by Metro About Connatix V67539 Metro Sport ReporterMonday 26 Aug 2019 1:31 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Comment Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip Fabinho was preferred to over Torreira (Picture: Getty) Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Jurgen Klopp press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 4:51FullscreenLiverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Jurgen Klopp press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/liverpool-3-1-arsenal-jurgen-klopp-press-conference-1992222/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. 1 min. story 1/1 Advertisementlast_img read more

  • Goading, filming of teachers ‘particularly nasty’

    first_imgOtago Daily Times 18 Nov 2011School pupils are deliberately goading their teachers to breaking point and then posting film of the resulting meltdowns online. More than one in 10 New Zealand teachers have been or know a victim of “cyberbaiting”, says the Online Family Report published by internet security company Norton. Secondary Principals’ Association president Patrick Walsh said it was extremely worrying and frustrating for teachers who became victims. “It’s not a major problem … but when it does happen, it’s particularly nasty and insidious, and particularly damaging to the teacher’s reputation and wellbeing.”The survey also found 25% of New Zealand teachers were friends with pupils on social networks. But 85% of all teachers believed such friendships exposed them to risks. Mr Walsh said he was about to put out a president’s comment to principals next week on the issue.The disciplinary tribunal of the Teachers’ Council, of which Mr Walsh is a member, had noticed inappropriate teacher-pupil relationships often started through text-message or Facebook contact. “It leads to a breakdown in the professional relationship between students and teachers. So unless it’s for professional reasons, we would caution against that.” Mr Lyon said many teachers used social media to bolster pupils’ learning, but it could be safest to create a distinct profile to do so. The Norton report was compiled after more than 19,000 adults, children aged between 8 and 17, and teachers in 24 countries filled out online surveys in February and March.http://www.odt.co.nz/source/nz-herald/187135/goading-filming-teachers-particularly-nastylast_img read more

  • Jerry L. Shelton

    first_imgJerry L. Shelton, 77, of Elrod passed away at 11:45pm Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. He was born at Milan on September 2, 1938 the son of Frank Leroy and Mildred Mae Johnson Shelton. Survivors include two sons Andy Shelton of Osgood and Mark (Lupe) Shelton of Vacaville, California; one daughter Polly (Tony) Woods of North Vernon; 4 grandchildren; one brother William (Mary) Shelton of Osgood; three sisters Judy (William) Jackson of Greendale, Ethel Herrin of Lynn, and Connie Shelton of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Rita Mae Shelton. Mr. Shelton was a 1956 graduate of Milan High School. He was employed with Schenleys in Lawrenceburg for 29 years and retired from Fernald Feed Materials Production Center near Harrison, Ohio. Jerry had attended the Washington Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 12th at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Michael Cammack of the Bethany Baptist Church in Osgood officiating. Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery at Elrod. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9am until time of services. Memorials may be given to the Washington Cemetery or the Activities Fund of the Manderley Health Care Center in care of the funeral home.last_img read more

  • Dick Advocaat quits Sunderland role

    first_img Press Association Sport understands the former Holland boss, who refused to discuss his future after the game, had decided to go whatever the result. It leaves the Black Cats in a state of flux once again with sporting director Lee Congerton understood to be working a period of notice after tendering his resignation. But as he departed, Advocaat said: “I want to thank everyone who has stood behind me. This is a very special football club with so many great people, but I feel it is the right time to do this – not for me, but for the club. “I have made the decision to go after only eight games as I felt it was important to give everyone time to turn things around – like we did last year. I am thankful to the chairman (Ellis Short) for understanding my feelings and I remain on good terms with everyone at the club. “I wish Ellis, Lee, all of the staff, players and of course the supporters, who made me feel so welcome here, the very best of luck for the rest of the season. I have some wonderful memories to take with me and I hope I will return to see everybody again in the future.” Advocaat’s number two Zeljko Petrovic has also left the club. Short, who is now embarking on the search for a replacement, said: “I am truly saddened by Dick’s decision, but I respect him for his honesty and for doing what he feels is right for the club. “He is a man of integrity and a true football person. He was hugely respectful of the club in taking this decision and he acted 100 per cent in our best interests. Dick Advocaat has left his job as Sunderland’s head coach just four months after being persuaded to delay his retirement plans for a year. “It is also testament to his character that he has foregone any kind of a financial settlement, something which is very unusual in football. “I want to place on record my sincere thanks to Dick. He will be remembered with great affection by everyone at Sunderland and there will always be a warm welcome for him here at the Stadium of Light. “While this isn’t a situation any of us envisaged being in, what is important now is that we regroup quickly and focus on the rest of the season.” Former Black Cats defender Sam Allardyce, who has been taking a break since leaving his post at West Ham at the end of last season, figures prominently on an early list of candidates being drawn up by Short. Sunderland are also considering up-and-coming managers, as they did when they appointed Paolo Di Canio and his successor Gus Poyet, with the names of Burnley’s Sean Dyche, Karl Robinson of MK Dons and Burton’s Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink having been mentioned in dispatches. Former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is available, while there is a romantic school of thought touting Wearside goal hero Kevin Phillips as an outsider. However, Allardyce’s availability, proven track record and connections with the club make him an attractive proposition. The 60-year-old, who had a brief and ill-fated spell with derby rivals Newcastle earlier in his career, was linked with the job during the summer after Advocaat had rejected Short’s initial advances, but he admitted at the time that he was planning to take an extended break from football. Only time will tell if the vacancy at the Stadium of Light is the right one for Allardyce, but what is certain is that it is a big one. The current season is the club’s ninth since their return to the top flight under Roy Keane, and they are now looking for their seventh permanent manager or head coach since the former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland skipper resigned in December 2008. They can boast only one top-10 finish during that period – they secured 10th place with 47 points under Steve Bruce at the end of the 2010-11 campaign – and have flirted with relegation in each of the last three seasons with Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat each dragging them back from the brink. Indeed, they have won just 26 of the 114 Premier League games they have played since the start of the 2012-13 season, and with the new £5.14billion broadcasting deal due to come into force next year, life back in the Sky Bet Championship is simply not an option. The international break will give the club time to recruit a replacement, who would ideally be in place some time before the trip to West Brom on October 17. His second game would be a home clash with the Magpies, who coincidentally provided the opposition for Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat at the same stage of their respective tenures with all three enjoying famous victories. The 68-year-old Dutchman, who was parachuted in to mastermind a nine-game rescue mission at the end of the last campaign, has walked away with the club sitting in 19th place in the Barclays Premier League on three points after winning none of their opening eight fixtures following Saturday’s 2-2 draw with West Ham at the Stadium of Light. Advocaat’s departure was confirmed in a club statement which said: “Sunderland AFC has announced that Dick Advocaat has left his position as head coach at the club. The Dutchman informed the chairman of his decision to step down from his role and departs the Stadium of Light with immediate effect.” Press Associationlast_img read more

  • David Moyes on the hunt for a job despite ruling out Swansea position

    first_img “But the job for managers is nearly impossible now and, because of that, I think we’ve lost the plot a wee bit over the whole situation. “It’s difficult to have stability or vision at any club. I was fortunate to have my best years early on at Everton, but I had one good year and then one bad year until we sorted it out and got stable.” After his sobering eight-month spell as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor at United ended in April 2014, Moyes attempted to rebuild his career in Spain’s Primera Division at Sociedad. It did not prove a success as Moyes spent just under a year in the Basque Country, but the 52-year-old said he was delighted to see Gary Neville recently take the plunge into coaching at Valencia. “When I went to Spain I hoped more British managers would follow,” Moyes said. “We keep importing foreign managers on these shores and I used to say to the LMA (League Managers Association) why can’t we send our best coaches abroad, especially the best leagues in Spain, Italy and Germany? “We’ve been struggling to get into those leagues, so I’m thrilled Gary’s gone out there. “It’s a chance for him to showcase British coaches but Gary will encounter difficulty at Valencia because it’s an incredibly tough club. “We played them last year and lost 2-0 and the press there were asking me after: ‘Do you think we can catch Barcelona and Real Madrid?’ “I told them: ‘No chance’. They see themselves as competing with Atletico Madrid, but that’s impossible as well because they’re a really good team. “But it’s a great challenge for Gary and he will experience things that he’s not seen before.” Moyes, the former Everton, Manchester United and Real Sociedad boss, has been heavily linked with succeeding Garry Monk, who was sacked on Wednesday after overseeing only one victory in 11 Barclays Premier League games at the Welsh club. But Moyes told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT: “I’m not interested in the (Swansea) job, I let that be known earlier in the week that it wasn’t for me. David Moyes says he is ready to get back into management despite ruling out a return at Swansea. Press Association “When I was in Spain I was getting offered numerous jobs to come back to England “And since I’ve lost my job I’ve had several offers to come back here as well as offers to go back abroad. “I want to spend Christmas at home with the family if I can, but if the right job comes up that really excites me I’m ready to go. “I don’t need a rest or a break, but I want to make sure the job is the right one.” Bookmakers made Moyes among the early favourites to succeed Monk, but the Scot feels the 36-year-old was unfortunate to lose his job at the Liberty Stadium after steering to a best eighth-placed Premier League finish last season. “Swansea have had a really good model,” Moyes said. “But if you ask people where you would expect Swansea to finish – I know they were exceptional, in the last few years they’ve done a great job – but I think most people would say if they could even get close to the top half they’d be doing well. “Garry is a young manager who had a good year. He was having a sticky patch like Jose Mourinho and should have been given the chance to put it right. last_img read more

  • Teen left with lungs like ‘a 70-year-old’s’ due to vaping

    first_imgAn 18-year-old student says doctors told him he now has the lungs of a ’70-year-old’ due to his vaping habits.Adam Hergenreder was hospitalized last month with a lung illness after vaping both nicotine and THC products for a little over a year.“It was scary to think about that — that little device did that to my lungs,” Adam saidand is worried that his lungs will never be 100% and that the illness has put an end to his wrestling career.“I was a varsity wrestler before this and I might not ever be able to wrestle because that’s a very physical sport and my lungs might not be able to hold that exertion. … It’s sad,” Adam said.The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has reported 450 possible cases of the mysterious lung illness due to vaping and at least 5 deaths related to that illness.Investigators have still not been able to pin point exactly which ingredients are causing the illnesses, however, the Trump administration announced Wednesday that they plan to ban the flavoring in the e-cigarettes.last_img read more