Apopka Weekly Arrest Report

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate TAGSAPDApopka Police DepartmentArrest Report Previous articleArt and Foliage Festival – The Crazy Hats are backNext articleNew delivery service comes to Apopka Claire Haslett RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 APD Arrest Report ~ March 20 – March 27The Apopka Police Department reported the following statistics for the week ending March 27th:Calls For Service           1574Traffic Citations                85Crash Reports                    23The Apopka Police Department reported 18 arrests for the week ending March 27th.  2 juveniles were arrested.Arrested and charged were 5 adults from Apopka, 5 adults from Orlando, 1 adult from Conway, 1 adult from New Port Richey, 4 adults from Sorrento, 1 juvenile from Apopka, and 1 juvenile from Orlando.All of the arrests are listed here:ARROYO, JORGE FRANCISCO (26) of ORLANDO – Marijuana PossessionCOLEMAN, RADLEY REESE (31) of APOPKA – BatteryCURTIS, MARK (29) of CONWAY – DUIEDWARDS, KENDRICK DAVID (27) of ORLANDO – Multiple charges including Orange County WarrantFORD, JAMILA ZAKIYA (34) of APOPKA – DUIGOMEZPEREZ, JAIME (22) of NEW PORT RICHEY – Multiple charges including DUIJENKINS, NIGEL W (18) of ORLANDO – Multiple charges including BurglaryKISS, BRENT ERNO (22) of SORRENTO – Multiple charges including Grand TheftKISS, DAVID (27) of SORRENTO – Multiple charges including Grand TheftMCLAUGHLIN, KEITH A (29) of ORLANDO – Out of County WarrantMITCHELL, D`ANDRE MARKEL (23) of ORLANDO – BatteryMORRIS, TABATHA DAWN (22) of SORRENTO – Multiple charges including Grand TheftREVIAS, JOSE REYES (38) of APOPKA – BatterySALAZAR, MIGUEL ANGEL (29) of APOPKA – Petit TheftSANCHEZ, JOSE LUIS (27) of SORRENTO – Multiple charges including DUIVERA, RAYMOND RAFAEL (53) of APOPKA – DUIJUVENILE (17) of ORLANDO – Probation ViolationJUVENILE (13) of APOPKA – BatteryArrest report details provided by the Apopka Police Department Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img

House in Sugie / Horibe Associates

first_imgHouse in Sugie / Horibe AssociatesSave this projectSaveHouse in Sugie / Horibe Associates Projects House in Sugie / Horibe Associates Architects: Horibe Associates Area Area of this architecture project Naoko Horibe Houses Save this picture!© Yohei Sasakura+ 32Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Lead Architects: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/899910/house-in-sugie-horibe-associates Clipboard Area:  121 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project daikanekomuten Year:  Japan “COPY” Photographs Construction: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/899910/house-in-sugie-horibe-associates Clipboard 2018 ArchDaily CopyHouses•Japan Photographs:  Yohei Sasakura Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Structure Consultants:Syunya Takahashi Structural Building Research InstituteCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Yohei SasakuraRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaText description provided by the architects. The house is sited on a path. Where old houses and tradition remain. At the end of the path is a Shinto shrine. Every year, omikoshi are carried along this path during the festivities of the Naginata Matsuri. For this residential project, we aimed to create a house which harmonizes with its con- text in both materiality and geometry.Save this picture!© Yohei SasakuraSave this picture!© Yohei SasakuraSave this picture!Plan + SectionSave this picture!© Yohei SasakuraThe house is in the hiraya style, composed of 3 consecu- tive kirizuma roofs. Through slits and apertures, blue skies are visible from the interior. Two gardens are born from shifts in spatial composition. One for “tranquility” and family. The other, for “movement” and hospitality.The house is conscious of time and contextual identity— to facilitate peaceful life and relationships.omikoshi – mobile shrinehiraya – Single-story Japanese Housekirizuma – Japanese sloped roofSave this picture!© Yohei SasakuraProject gallerySee allShow lessRenovation of Cotton Lab in Changzhou / Atelier ArchmixingSelected ProjectsArkansas Bear Claw / modus studioSelected Projects Share Manufacturers: Aica, Sanwa, Wood Long Eco, daiwajuko, kobe style “COPY” CopyAbout this officeHoribe AssociatesOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesJapanPublished on August 13, 2018Cite: “House in Sugie / Horibe Associates” 12 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalSinkshansgroheBasin FaucetsPaintSTAC BONDComposite Panel Finishes – MetallicsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 70 ADUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Hinged Door | AlbaWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BlockGreen FacadesSempergreenLiving Wall – SemperGreenwallMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Potential tourism uses for Old Courthouse being explored

first_img Pinterest Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Facebook Potential tourism uses for the Old Courthouse in Letterkenny are being explored by Donegal County Council.The local authority has confirmed that they have engaged with Failte Ireland in relation to developing the building and feedback from a workshop for local tourism operators in Letterkenny held earlier this year, is being considered.Donegal County Council say they have committed to work closely with the tourism body to bring options forward for assessment and implementation.Local Councillor Ciaran Brogan is hopeful funding to develop the landmark building can be secured:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/brodfdfgdfgdfganweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Potential tourism uses for Old Courthouse being explored WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+center_img By News Highland – September 15, 2018 WhatsApp Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Previous articleHarps secure 2nd place finish: Ollie Horgan ReactionNext articleDonegal man who assaulted police officers to pay compensation News Highland Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR cliniclast_img read more

Young Tories call out sexism and harassment in OUCA

first_imgMultiple solutions were suggested to rectify the issues raised. These included banning from events members “guilty of groping and harassment”, and mandating sexual assault prevention courses for all officers and committee members.The creation of a new welfare officer role was also proposed for members not comfortable bringing concerns to senior officers such as the President or Returning Officer.The signatories stated: “Our aim is not to cause trouble for the Association but to change it for the better.”OUCA president Timothy Doyle told Cherwell: “The Association takes allegations of misconduct at its events very seriously indeed. Where the Association receives an allegation of an incident of sexual harassment at one of its events, the only action it can take is to refer it to the University authorities.“I am not aware of any Member’s [sic] having been discouraged from making a complaint for the sake of avoiding bad publicity. I should deplore such an attitude.“I am grateful for these suggestions, which I began to implement at last night’s Port and Policy. I’m currently looking for suitable candidates for appointment as Welfare Officer, and am investigating the availability and viability of sexual harassment prevention courses for our Officers.“I am pleased to see progress being made on an important aspect of our Members’ welfare. The association expects all attendees of its events to behave respectfully and appropriately at all times, and take allegations of misconduct very seriously indeed.”At second week OUCA council, committee member Lewis Roberts submitted a similar statement condemning the association for being “more concerned with its own image than equal rights.”Roberts is now suspended from OUCA committee, awaiting a disciplinary hearing. Historic blog posts were cited as the reason for his suspension. President Doyle would not comment on ongoing disciplinary matters.An Oxford University spokesperson told Cherwell: “All registered University clubs and societies are expected to act in accordance with an agreed Code of Conduct and with the University of Oxford’s Policy and Procedure on Harassment.“This states clearly that all members of registered clubs are expected to treat other members with dignity and respect, discourage any form of harassment by making it clear that such behaviour is unacceptable, and support other members who feel that they have been subject to harassment.“Students across the institution can seek support from University or College harassment advisors, college deans or other officers with pastoral responsibilities, the Common Room welfare or equal opportunities officer or a student peer supporter, the University Counselling Service, or OUSU’s [sic] Student Advice Service.“Club members can make a formal complaint in writing to any Committee member, and where Club activities are found to be in breach of the University’s disciplinary regulations, the Proctors may hold Club officers or organisers responsible.” Half of Oxford University Conservative Association’s (OUCA) current officeholders have slammed “a problem with sexism” in the society, claiming that multiple allegations of groping and harassment are “not being dealt with”.The statement, seen by Cherwell, was submitted by eleven current and former OUCA officeholders at a meeting of the society last Thursday. It was presented by the most senior female officer in the association, Social Secretary Lucy Boland. Signatories include Treasurer James Olney and Political Officer Connor Beattie.It claims “there is a common perception that the association has a problem with sexism, and that this perception is right”, and that there are a “number of members who feel able to treat women with disrespect and discourtesy”.The statement cites “numerous reports” that several attendees at last week’s Port and Policy event “groped, touched, kissed (or attempted to), or otherwise harassed female guests”. It also alleges that this has been a recurring issue.However, when these issues were raised to other senior officers, it is claimed they were “dismissed due to fears of bad PR.”The signatories claim “that senior members of the association have been ignoring sexism and misogyny, not because they are themselves sexist, but because they are worried about the public image of themselves and the association.“Members have been afraid to speak out about harassment because they fear that nothing will come of their complaints, resulting in no action being taken against the minority who behave inappropriately.“This has created a downward spiral in which victims are further discouraged from speaking out because it appears futile.”The statement read: “one may easily dismiss reports of harassment of unnamed women but I am sure that if one of the victims was one of your own sisters you would feel very differently, and you should extend the same concern to all of our members.”last_img read more

Is Medicaid Expansion Near a Tipping Point?

first_imgIs Medicaid Expansion Near a Tipping Point? By Christine Vestal of Stateliness NewSupporters of Republican Gov. Gary Herbert’s Medicaid expansion plan rally at the Utah State Capitol. Legislators rejected his plan last year. This year, Herbert and other proponents of expansion may wait out the presidential election before pushing the issue again.Louisiana this month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to expand Medicaid health insurance to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act.At least one other state — South Dakota — is expected to extend Medicaid coverage this year. But in the lead up to the November presidential election, supporters of the ACA aren’t holding out much hope that more states will join in extending Medicaid coverage to more people — although the governors of Alabama, Virginia and Wyoming say they want to, as do key legislators in Maine and Nebraska.Meanwhile, newly elected Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky and Republican lawmakers in Arkansas are threatening to roll back or modify their states’ existing expansion programs.After a new president is elected, the situation could change and more states could join in expanding coverage, predicted Joan Alker, executive director of Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families, which advocates for greater health care coverage for the poor.Ever since the Supreme Court’s 2012 decision making Medicaid expansion a state option, the issue has been more political than practical. Many Republican governors and lawmakers have rejected the deal, fearing they would lose their jobs if they were seen cooperating with President Barack Obama on a law most conservatives abhor.With Obama out of office, that could change. “The ideological opposition to the president will have to start fading when he’s out of office,” Alker said. “At that point, the facts and the evidence will start to matter more.”Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, agrees. If a Democrat is elected president, the new administration could be expected to continue the Obama administration’s approach of approving proposals from Republican-governed states to shape expanded Medicaid programs to fit their individual state needs and politics.Even greater flexibility could come if a Republican is elected president, Salo said. In that case, the GOP-led states that have so far shunned expansion would likely seek authority to revamp their programs more radically than the Obama administration has allowed. Until then, Salo said, “Governors are probably thinking, ‘Maybe I’ll just keep my powder dry.’ ”Congress voted 60 times on repealing the ACA before successfully passing legislation earlier this month to undermine the law and phase out Medicaid expansion. Obama vetoed it. Would a newly elected Republican president instead sign it and eliminate health coverage now extended to millions more poor people? Most analysts doubt it and predict expansion will endure, even if other parts of the ACA are changed.Hard to Take BackSo far, 31 states and the District of Columbia have taken the federal government up on its offer to fund all but a fraction of the cost of providing health care to about 8 million low-income adults not previously eligible for the federal-state program. Of them, 10 states were run by Republican governors at the time of expansion.Defunding or eliminating Medicaid expansion would mean taking away billions of federal dollars from the states and their ability to provide health care for their residents. It also would mean cancelling health coverage for millions of people, many of whom could be sick and in need of immediate care. That’s not something any administration is likely to do, Salo said.For similar reasons, it will be difficult for Arkansas and Kentucky to roll back their Medicaid coverage. Kentucky’s Bevin promised during his fall campaign to dismantle the state’s Medicaid expansion, which is among the nation’s most successful at reducing the uninsured rate and cutting state health care costs.But in December, Bevin changed his mind and announced he would not eliminate the expansion, but instead transform the way Medicaid is delivered. Without providing details, Bevin said a new system would be in place by the beginning of 2017.In Arkansas, Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was elected in 2014, has supported the state’s expansion, but said he was willing to make changes to the program to satisfy critics in the GOP-dominated Legislature. Because of Arkansas unique requirement that at least 75 percent of lawmakers must approve any appropriation and its conservative legislative majority, the future of the state’s Medicaid expansion has been shaky from the start.Greater FlexibilityUnder the Medicaid expansion, the federal government pays the full price of covering newly eligible adults with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level ($16,242) through 2016 and then gradually lowers its share to 90 percent in 2020 and beyond.Opponents of expansion in the states say they fear the 10 percent share states will have to pay will burden their budgets over the long run and force them to neglect other priorities. They also argue the federal government can’t afford higher Medicaid costs and could eventually renege on its promise to pay 90 percent of the bill.To entice more states to expand, President Obama asked Congress in his 2017 budget proposal this month to allow states to get a full three years of 100 percent federal funding if they take up the option this year or next. The Republican-controlled Congress is not expected to approve the proposal.In general, the Obama administration has been lenient in approving state requests to modify traditional Medicaid rules. Six states — Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Montana and New Hampshire — have expanded their Medicaid programs under so-called waivers to federal rules.The states have sought approval for a combination of changes that would allow Medicaid enrollees to purchase private policies on a state exchange, while requiring them to pay small copayments and premiums, engage in healthy behavior, seek employment and, in Indiana’s case, contribute to a health savings account. The federal government has approved most requests, but has drawn a line at allowing states to cancel a Medicaid enrollee’s policy for failure to meet any of the requirements.Some Republican-led states want to go further. Salo predicted that Texas, for example, might ask a Republican president’s administration for permission to operate an expanded Medicaid program much like a block grant, in which the federal government provides the money and the state sets most of the rules.The Issue Won’t Go AwayWhether to expand coverage has been a contentious point between not only Democratic governors and Republican-led legislatures, but between GOP governors and Republican legislatures. And some governors have sidestepped legislators to do it.After replacing Republican Bobby Jindal this month as governor of Louisiana, Democrat John Bel Edwards signed an executive order extending Medicaid to nearly 300,000 poor residents effective July 1. So far, the Republican-led Legislature has not pushed back.Governors in four other states — Alaska, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia — have approved Medicaid expansion without legislative consent. In Ohio it was Republican Gov. John Kasich, a presidential candidate.In South Dakota, second-term Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking the GOP Legislature to approve extending Medicaid to as many as 55,000 poor residents, including Native Americans. His proposal, which is contingent on federal approval, would for the first time allow Medicaid coverage for Indian health services both on and off the reservation.In Virginia, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is seeking expansion. So is Republican Gov. Matt Mead in Wyoming. But their Republican legislatures have rejected it before and are likely to again. Alabama Republican Gov. Robert Bentley has declared support for expansion but is not expected to push the GOP-dominated Legislature to approve it this year.Republican Govs. Gary Herbert of Utah and Bill Haslam of Tennessee pushed for it last year but ran into opposition from their Republican legislatures — an obstacle that remains this year.In some states, the opposition shoe is on the other foot. In Nebraska, a bipartisan bill was introduced last week that would expand Medicaid using the so-called “private option” pioneered by Arkansas, in which newly eligible beneficiaries would receive private insurance on the exchange rather than under the existing Medicaid plan. So far, Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts has opposed expansion.In Maine, two Republican senators — Roger Katz and Tom Saviello — have sponsored a bill to extend Medicaid. But Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who already has already vetoed five attempts to enact Medicaid expansion, vowed to do it again.Facts and EvidenceResearch shows that major fiscal and health benefits have accrued to states that have expanded Medicaid, and contrary to claims from opponents, job losses have not occurred. Hospitals also reported fewer unreimbursed expenses.A study published in the journal Health Affairs this month concluded that more patients got care for chronic illnesses and fewer residents said they skipped medications or had problems paying medical bills in states that expanded, compared to nearby non-expansion states.More than 6 million more people would become eligible to receive coverage under the health law’s Medicaid expansion if all remaining states opt in to the program, according to an analysis by Families USA, which advocates for expansion. But states like Florida and Texas, with the highest uninsured rates and the most to gain, continue to reject federal funding.Historically, health care has been a bipartisan issue, George Mason University professor of health economics Len Nichols said. And it could be again.“Once Obama is gone, it’s not ‘Obamacare’ anymore,” Nichols said. “It’s American law.” At that point, he said, it will be hard for any state to reject a deal that is “good for their budget, good for their economy and good for the health of their residents.”FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

“Reba” Finally Reveals Herself At Phish Dick’s Night Two Performance

first_imgPhish | Dick’s Sporting Goods Park | Commerce City , CO | 9.2.17Set 1: Simple > Martian Monster, Reba, Sand, Crazy Sometimes, Limb By Limb > Wolfman’s Brother, Walls of the CaveSet 2: Everything’s Right > Fuego -> Steam > Chalk Dust Torture > Mike’s Song > Winterqueen > What’s the Use? > Weekapaug Groove > Slave to the Traffic LightEncore: The Lizards, Run Like an Antelope Load remaining images Following an overwhelmingly jam-filled opening night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Phish delivered yet another show at the beloved Colorado venue that will go down in the record books. Akin to the progression and ultimate culmination of the Baker’s Dozen run at Madison Square Garden, Phish ups the ante every time they step up to the plate at Dick’s. After all, we all know that Phish LOVES Dick’s, and Saturday night was no exception of that.Phish Gets Dick’s Swinging With Improv-Heavy 5-Song Second Set On Night One [Photos]Despite no spelling setlist tricks or Federal Donuts being handed out, Phish got the night started off in the most appropriate Dick’s fashion, delivering a “Simple” that the band quickly settled into for a high-charged fourteen minute ride. Trey Anastasio‘s scorching solo peaked up to the grandest of skyscrapers, before landing the plane and passing the torch onto Page McConnell. The familiar chilling, thrilling line, “You have been selected as the first astronaut to explore planet Mars” rang out, as the band took the 25,000 person venue on a soaring cosmic journey, before “Martian Monster” and the Vermonters safely landed the ship back at planet Dick’s.The biggest surprise of the night followed, as “Reba” popped out of the woodwork, making its first Colorado appearance since 10/11/2010 at the 1st Bank Center, and its first Dick’s appearance to date! With Anastasio grinning from ear to ear, the band dove into blissful-silky territory, as Chris Kuroda’s light rig orbited around the four mastermind musicians that have been on a mission since 2017’s tour opener at Chicago’s Northerly Island.A bouncy yet delicate “Sand” followed, with Mike Gordon hammering away, leaving room for Anastasio and McConnell to lock in for a brief period, before rolling back into the fan-favorite lick that Anastasio delivered with extreme confidence and determination that we’ve seen all summer. Next up was “Crazy Sometimes” off Gordon’s highly anticipated album OGOGO, getting ready for its September 15th release date. Marking its third time played by Phish, Gordon made sure to give the newcomer the special treatment, before trickling into “Limb By Limb”.“Limb By Limb” got some delicate and elegant guitar work from Anastasio, as the master navigated through a simple yet sweet rendition, backed by Jon Fishman holding down one of the most complex beats in the Phish repertoire.After a brief pause and some discussion between Trey and Page, the quartet put their money where their mouth is, with a “Wolfman’s Brother” that quickly dove headfirst into Type II improvisational territory. Trey put the team on his back, blazing through a fiery hot jam, highlighted by immaculate keyboard work by The Chairman of the Boards, and atomic Gordon bombs dropped one after another. The band could have easily ended first set with the scorching “Wolfman’s,” but instead decided to pull one last trick out of their sleeves for the first set, ending with a standard length, yet ballsy, “Walls of the Cave.”With the bar set high, Phish came back out for set two with the new Anastasio/Tom Marshall favorite “Everything’s Right.” As the lyrics, “everything’s right so just hold tight” rang out loud, Anastasio and company picked up the momentum, tenaciously charging through a song that has already found its perfect place in the regularly played Phish catalogue. Trey proved to continue his space-funk adventure on the Kaoss pad, finally relenting into the opening power chords of “Fuego.”Like the “Everything’s Right” that preceded “Fuego”, the Big Boat rocker took off into deep Type II territory, leaving no time for messing around, as it elegantly segued into a jaw-dropping “Steam>Chalkdust Torture.” This one-two punch provided the meat of the second set, despite the rather short length of both jams, particularly the “Chalkdust.” Time regularly translates to nothing on Planet Phish though, and the raucous “Chalkdust” soared like birds of prey, getting the “hose” treatment that every phan begs for.A “Mike’s>Groove” for the ages came out to play, with a delicately placed “Winterqueen” and dark and heavy “What’s the Use?” in between. The song selection in the “Groove” was absolutely spot-on, and the band’s hyper-focus and excitement was glowing, as Trey ripped through a “Winterqueen” on full-blast that is in discussion for best ever played.With a perfect set in the books, the band could have taken a bow following a euphoric “Weekapaug,” but similar to the first set, they four machines beautifully landed into a “Slave to the Traffic Light” to cap off an improv-heavy Saturday night Dick’s show that will be analyzed and listened to on repeat by fans for years to come.After a sensational “Slave” the band capped off a memorable night with an even more-so memorable encore. “Lizards” made its second appearance of the summer following the Baker’s Dozen, and fans were delighted by the impressive encore selection, with a massive cherry on top. Phish showed no signs of slowing down as all of the children of the Land of the Big Baboon boogied down, before Trey through an audible with a bubbly yet dark jam, eventually peaking into untouched territory for a Dick’s encore. As if the night couldn’t have ended right there, the opening notes of “Run Like an Antelope” began and we were in for one last charge on this most incredible of evening’s.Phish’s 2015 “THANK YOU” eight song encore went down in Phishtory, but last night’s grand finale may very well give it a run for its money.And remember the golden rule; NEVER MISS A SUNDAY SHOW!last_img read more

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Harness The Funk For 2 Sold-Out Philadelphia Shows [Recap/Photo/Video]

first_imgPigeons Playing Ping Pong | Theatre of Living Arts | Philadelphia, PA | 11/17/2018 | Photo: Brady Cooling Pigeons Playing Ping Pong returned to Philadelphia last Friday and Saturday for two sold-out shows at The City of Brotherly Love’s Theatre of Living Arts. Consisting of guitarists Jeremy Schon and Greg Ormont, bassist Ben Carrey, and drummer Alex Petropulos, PPPP brought the funk all weekend, dazzling Philly with their entertaining theatrics and high-octane jams. With Pigeons’ dedicated fanbase, “The Flock,” showing up strong, it’s logical that Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will move onto Philadelphia’s The Fillmore the next time they return to town.On Friday night, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong kicked off their first set with “Too Long” and “Somethin’ For Ya” before working through a jam-heavy sandwich of “Time To Ride”/”Kiwi” sandwich. Schon and Ormont flexed some impressive interplay on their PRS guitars, buoyed by Carrey and Pretropulos holding down the steady rhythm section. The four-piece then worked their way through “Overrun”, followed by an impressive cocktail of “Melting Lights”, “Havana” and “Ghostbusters”. “Doc” brought the first set to a close, with Schon firing off on all cylinders.Following a brief set break, Pigeons came back out to open up the second set with “Porcupine” before charging head-first into “Burning Up My Time”. Ormont does an amazing job at captivating his crowd, regardless of the size or venue, and he shined brightly on lead vocals all weekend long. PPPP continued to push forward, offering up a hefty take on “Condenser”, “Su Casa”, back into “Condenser”, with the latter left unfinished. Following “The Hop”, “F.U.”, and “Drunk People”, PPPP invited up vocalist Haley Jane to lend a helping hand on “Love Fool” before moving back into “Drunk People”. Fan-favorite “Penguins” followed, before Pigeons brought the second set to a close with “Funkijam”, “Upfunk”, and “The Liquid”. “Avalanche” served as Friday night’s encore, with Pigeons asserting that there was plenty of gas left in the tank for Saturday night.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong – 11/16/2018With a rowdy crowd begging for more, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong opened up their Saturday show with “Totally” before moving into fan-favorites ” Bad For You”, “Julia”, and “Whoopie”. “Snake Eyes” was next, before PPPP dove into Lion King classic “Just Can’t Wait To Be King”, from their Disney-themed New Year’s Eve show last year. The quartet delivered a serious take on “Lightning” next, before bringing the first set to a close with “Ocean Flows”.Pigeons came back out to open up their second set with “Walk Outside”, before delivering a noteworthy rendition of “Henrietta”. With Petropulos laying down the foundation behind the kit, Schon took off with a scorching guitar solo as Ormont followed closely with the perfect rhythmic riff. An improv-heavy take on “Offshoot” into “Around The World” followed, before the band worked their way into “Funk E Zekiel” paired with “Drums”. Alex “Gator” Petropulos has been crushing the game ever since joining Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, and on Saturday night he ripped up his drum solo, with the faithful “Flock” cheering him on. The band reemerged for “Dawn A New Day” before bringing the second set to a close with “Horizon” into “King Kong”. “Shwanthem” served as Saturday night’s encore, as Pigeons showered their crowd with their psychedelic funk one last time.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong – 11/17/2018Below, you can check out a beautiful gallery of photos from the shows courtesy of photographer Brady Cooling.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong head to their hometown of Baltimore, MD this weekend for a two-night run at Rams Head Live!. Tickets are still available here for Pigeons’ Friday show, and here for tickets to their Saturday show.For more information on Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s upcoming tour dates and ticketing information, head to their website here.Setlist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | Theatre of Living Arts | Philadelphia, PA | 11/16/2018Set One: Too Long, Somethin’ For Ya > Time To Ride > Kiwi > Time To Ride, Overrun, Melting Lights > Havana > Ghostbusters, DocSet Two: Porcupine, Burning Up My Time > Condenser > Su Casa > Condenser^ > The Hop > F.U., Drunk People > Lovefool* > Drunk People, Penguins > Funkijam > Upfunk, The LiquidEncore: AvalancheNotes:^ unfinished* w/ Hayley Jane on vocals; last time played 9/25/2016Setlist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | Theatre of Living Arts | Philadelphia, PA | 11/17/2018Set One: Totally, Bad For You, Julia, Whoopie, Snake Eyes, Just Can’t Wait To Be King, Lightning, Ocean FlowsSet Two: Walk Outside, Henrietta > Offshoot > Around The World > Funk E Zekiel > Drums > Funk E Zekiel, Dawn A New Day, Horizon > King KongEncore: Schwanthem Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Jay Blakesberg Announces New Hardcover Jerry Garcia Photo Book, ‘Secret Space Of Dreams’

first_imgFamed rock photographer Jay Blakesberg has announced his latest project in the form of a hardcover photobook which will give Grateful Dead fans a unique look at late guitarist Jerry Garcia.Titled JERRY GARCIA – SECRET SPACE OF DREAMS, the forthcoming book will include 208-pages filled with black-and-white photos captured by Blakesberg over the years, from 1978 until Garcia’s death in 1995. In addition to featuring photographs of the Dead’s beloved guitarist, SECRET SPACE OF DREAMS will also include essays penned by Dead & Company guitarist John Mayer, Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools, SiriusXM‘s Tales from the Golden Road co-host David Gans, and Jerry’s daughter Trixie Garcia.Related: Chris Robinson Brotherhood Recruits Jay Blakesberg To Direct New Video For “Chauffeur’s Daughter”According to the announcement shared by Blakesberg over the weekend, the book is currently in its final stages of production and is scheduled to head to the printer in the coming weeks. 175 fans will also get the chance to pre-order a limited-edition version of the book which comes with a custom clamshell box and a signed/numbered 8×10 photo of Garcia (signed by Blakesberg), in addition to autographs from Mayer, Schools, Gans, and Trixie Garcia.Blakesberg didn’t reveal the specific date on which his new book will arrive via Rockout Books, but fans who pre-order a copy should expect for it to ship out “around” September 15th. Until then, Deadheads and photography fans in the Los Angeles area can catch Blakesberg’s next scheduled photographic exhibit when his free Between The Dark and Light slideshow and storytelling event takes place at West Hollywood, CA’s Sunset Marquis Bar 1200 on Sunday, June 2nd.Fans can pre-order the forthcoming photo book for a manageable $60 here.last_img read more

Harvard launches data science initiative

first_imgA statistician and a computer scientist have been named co-leaders of Harvard’s new Data Science Initiative, the Harvard University Office of the Vice Provost for Research announced today.A University-wide program that will aid cross-disciplinary collaboration, the initiative will be led by Francesca Dominici, professor of biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and David C. Parkes, George F. Colony Professor and area dean for computer science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.“With its diversity of disciplines, Harvard has access to large data sets that record a staggering array of phenomena,” said Provost Alan Garber. “Researchers in our Schools of medicine, public health, business, law, arts and sciences, government, education, and engineering are already gaining deep insights from their analyses of large data sets. This initiative will connect research efforts across the University in this emerging field. It will facilitate cross-fertilization in both teaching and research, paving the way to methodological innovations and to applications of these new tools to a wide range of societal and scientific challenges.”As massive amounts of data are generated from science, engineering, social sciences, and medicine — and even from digitally augmented daily lives — researchers are grappling with how to make sense of all this information, and how to use it to benefit people. Data science applies the theory and practice of statistics and computer science to extract useful knowledge from complex and often messy information sources. Applications span health care, the environment, commerce, government services, urban planning, and finance. The initiative will make it possible to take methodology and tools from one domain to another and discover new applications. Data science for a new era Related A Q&A with co-directors of emerging Data Science Initiative Until now, Harvard’s growth in data science has been organic, occurring in distinct domains and an increasing array of applications. The initiative will unite efforts. A steering committee chaired by Vice Provost for Research Rick McCullough led the planning, and involved 55 faculty members and many of Harvard’s data science leaders,The initiative already has launched the Harvard Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowship program, which will support up to seven scholars over two years, whose interests are in data science, broadly construed, and include researchers with a methodological and applications focus.The first cohort of fellows will arrive in the fall; they will direct their own research while forging collaborations around the University. The program will offer numerous opportunities to engage with the broader data science community through events such as seminar series, informal lunches, mentoring, and fellow-led and other networking opportunities.The initiative has also launched the Harvard Data Science Initiative Competitive Research Fund, which invites innovative ideas from those with interests that span data science, including methodological foundations and the development of quantitative methods and tools motivated by application challenges.In addition, three master’s degree programs have been approved. The Medical School offers a master’s degree in biomedical informatics, and the Harvard Chan School has a master’s of science in health data science. A master’s in data science (Faculty of Arts and Sciences) and jointly offered by Computer Science and Statistics is planned for the fall of 2018.“The ability to apply the power of new analytics and new methodologies in revolutionary ways makes this the era of data science, and Harvard faculty have been at the forefront of this emerging field,” said McCullough. “Our researchers not only develop new methodologies, but also apply those methodologies to incredible effect. I am delighted that Francesca Dominici and David Parkes will be co-directing this new effort. They are both extraordinary scientists and exemplary colleagues.”Dominici specializes in developing statistical methods to analyze large and complex data sets. She leads multiple interdisciplinary groups of scientists addressing questions in environmental health science, climate change, and health policy.“Harvard’s Data Science Initiative will build on the collaborations that already exist across the University to foster a rich and cohesive data science community that brings together scholars from across disciplines and schools,” Dominici said. “I am delighted to be a part of an effort that pushes the frontiers of this important discipline and extends our ability to use data science for the good of people everywhere.”Parkes leads research at the interface between economics and computer science, with a focus on multi-agent systems, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.“The Data Science Initiative will strengthen the fabric of connections among departments to create an integrated data science community,” Parkes said. “Through these efforts, we seek to empower research progress and education across the University, and work toward solutions for the world’s most important challenges. I look forward to being a part of this exciting work.”The Data Science Steering Committee, in addition to Dominici and Parkes, includes: Alyssa Goodman, professor of applied astronomy, Faculty of Arts and SciencesGary King, director, Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science;Zak Kohane, chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School;Xihong Lin, chair of the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard Chan School;Anne Margulies, University chief information officer;Hanspeter Pfister, professor of computer science, Harvard Paulson School;Neil Shephard, chair of the Department of Economics and of Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.For more information about the initiative, visit datascience.harvard.edu.last_img read more

A new, different and unusual promotional film of Rovinj

first_imgThe new video is at least different, unusual and certainly attracts attention. It is not offensive, and practically without a musical background, ie in fact a skillfully harmonized musical background that does not dominate, but just a natural sound, cleverly pulls you step by step from frame to frame. But as you watch the video, you are somehow constantly waiting for a “new turn” / frame behind which a strong message is hidden. An excellent example of a promotional video is also the recently released new promo video of Istria. Short, interesting, effective and clear. Number of guests per day 20.08. according to the latest situation in eVisitor, it amounts to 37.500 guests, which is 3% more than last year. This tourist traffic was realized with a total number of accommodation capacities of 38.536 beds, which is 1.150 beds more than last year (+ 3%). Personally, I am a fan of the AIDA marketing model, simple and clear, and which is one of the foundations of modern marketing. ( A attention (attention), I interest (interest), D desire i A action (action))  Great material to be broadcast somewhere in the hotel lobby or at a promotion, but how much it is commercially usable is a question, especially for the duration. As can be seen on the official website of the Rovinj Tourist Board, the mentioned video is the only recent work, and there is no shorter or any other version of it. On the other hand, certainly praise for a different approach and top production. Rovinj is in the period from 01.01. to 21.08. In 2019, it realized 525.000 arrivals and 3.018.000 overnight stays, which is an increase of 1% in arrivals and a decrease of 1% of overnight stays compared to last year’s realization. Thus, the three millionth overnight stay was realized on August 21.08, ie one day later compared to last year. However, the interesting news is that ten days ago a new promotional video of Rovinj saw the light of day. What is clear at the beginning is that this is a different video in every respect. A new, different and unusual promotional film of Rovinj Traditional main emitting markets are compensating for the decline in the number of overnight stays realized in early July, and therefore the German market, which is the first in terms of the number of overnight stays, still cumulatively recorded a minus of 3%, while the Austrian and Italian markets made up for the deficit. realized overnight stays, they point out from the Rovinj Tourist Board. Although the focus is on the phenomenal shots of Rovinj that are breathtaking, I am not sure how, although not a classic mosaic video, without some narrative and story, the full potential of the same was used. I may be wrong, but even though the production is top notch and different, I still needed to set up some narrative and ultimately the story. AIDA (Attention, Interest, Desire, Action)  Thus, the video must provoke attention and a reaction that leads to the research of the destination, and later the purchase, ie booking or arrival at the destination. On the one hand, it is never easier to reach a great reach today, due to social networks, and yet on the other hand it is never harder, because there is a lot of noise in communication, and the audience’s attention is hard to get and it lasts very short. That is why today the real art is to get the much desired attention and virality. Of course, one promotional video is not enough if the whole promotion strategy is not behind it, both offline and online. What is a trend today is to have one main promotional video, and several smaller ones that address a specific target group promoting a particular niche of tourism. The narrative and the story must be in focus, not just the mosaic images of the destination. In fact, it is commendable to have mosaic videos, but certainly not as the only or main promotional video. last_img read more