first_img Spring Awakening View Comments The White House continues to employ the Broadway community to make the arts accessible. Before a number of shows take part in Broadway at the White House on Thanksgiving, the entire cast of Spring Awakening will perform at the White House for “Americans with Disabilities and the Arts: A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusion.”The November 18 event, which will be live-streamed on Whitehouse.gov, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act. The cast members of the Deaf West revival will perform several numbers and lead a workshop for 100 local students in the D.C. area.The production, which incorporates American Sign Language in the dialogue and choreography, stars Austin P. McKenzie and Sandra Mae Frank. Additional cast members include Oscar winner Marlee Matlin, Camryn Manheim, Patrick Page, Andy Mientus and Krysta Rodriguez.The revival, directed by Michael Arden, is scheduled to run through January 24, 2016 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 24, 2016last_img read more

first_imgBy Yolima Dussán / Diálogo March 24, 2020 On February 21, 2020, service members of the 24th Infantry Battalion of the Colombian Army’s 22nd Jungle Brigade, together with units of Colombia’s Anti-narcotics Police, located and dismantled a lab that produced about 1,323 pounds of cocaine hydrochloride a month in Miraflores municipality, Guaviare department.The 24th Infantry Battalion of the Colombian Army’s 22nd Jungle Brigade destroyed a “kitchen,” a makeshift lab, easy to set up and difficult to locate, used to produce coca base paste, on February 21, 2020. (Photo: Colombian Army)The lab, known as a “kitchen,” is used to produce coca base paste. The makeshift lab is a cheap, and easy to set up structure.“The cocaine hydrochloride production here was valued at $1.5 million a month,” Colombian Army Colonel Norberto Salgado Zubieta, commander of the 22nd Jungle Brigade, told Diálogo. “With this operation, we affected the economy of Estructura Primera, a residual group of the FARC [Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia], whose members are also largely responsible for the deforestation in the area.”This operation adds to the results obtained in the military offensive against narcotrafficking in Guaviare, underway since January 2020.“In different military and interagency operations, we’ve managed this year [2020] to destroy 22 cocaine base paste labs and to eradicate more than 546 acres of coca plantations manually; and we’ve arrested 30 people,” Col. Salgado said.According to the 22nd Jungle Brigade’s press office, the impact on the finances of residual armed groups in the area includes the location of 108 greenhouses with coca seedlings containing about 16 million plants, representing a monthly loss of around $63 million for those illegal groups.The military offensive has extended to controlling environmental crimes. Recent interceptions prevented the felling of about 3,489 acres of protected jungle, where criminals use the land to plant coca and other illegal crops, said the 22nd Jungle Brigade.last_img read more

first_imgProposed civil rules amendment Proposed civil rules amendment Along with the adoption of the two-year-cycle amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure proposed by the Rules of Civil Procedure Committee, the Supreme Court conditionally adopted an amendment to Rule 1.525. See In re: Amendments To The Florida Rules Of Civil Procedure (Two Year Cycle), Case No. SC05-179 (Dec. 15, 2005).The change is as follows: Rule 1.525. MOTIONS FOR COSTS AND ATTORNEYS’ FEESAny party seeking a judgment taxing costs, attorneys’ fees, or both shall serve a motion within no later than 30 days after filing of the judgment, including a judgment of dismissal, or the service of a notice of voluntary dismissal.Interested persons have until February 13, 2006, to file comments with the Supreme Court, 500 S. Duval St., Tallahassee FL 32399-6556. January 1, 2006 Regular Newslast_img read more

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York What better way to celebrate the Independence Day than by attending one of the many fireworks shows hosted across Long Island this weekend? Round up the friends and family and make some Fourth of July memories at one or more of these events:Peconic Bay Medical Center Family Festival 6164 Route 25A, Wading River. pbmchealth.org. Free. 5-11 p.m. July 1-4.Annual Carnival and Fireworks Show Polo Grounds, Moores Lane Off Route 25, Greenport. greenportfd.org Free. Carnival opens at 6 p.m. July 1-5. Fireworks at 10 p.m., July 4-5.Children’s Main Street 4th of July CelebrationBay Shore Bandshell, Main Street, Bay Shore. bayshorecommerce.com Free. 1 p.m. July 2.Fourth of July Holiday ConcertConnetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia. connetquotlibrary.org. Free. 7-8 p.m., July 2Go Fourth On The BayGreat South Bay/Connetquot River, Oakdale. grucci.com Free. Sundown, July 2.Pyrotecnico Fireworks ExtravaganzaBethpage Ballpart, 3 Court House Dr., Central Islip. liducks.com $12-$15. When game ends, July 2-4.Old Bethpage Independence Day CelebrationCirca 1865 Independence Day Celebration, parade and ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Fourth of July. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. nassaucountyny.gov $10 adults, $7 children, seniors and firefighters. Kids under 5 free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 4, 5.Southhampton Fresh Air Home28th Annual American Picnic with Fireworks, 1030 Meadow Lane, Southhampton. sfah.org/american-picnic.html Free. Sundown, July 3.33rd Annual Bellmore Striders Independence DayPettit Avenue, Bellmore. bellmorestriders.com  $20 per adult. $10 per child. One-mile run for children at 8 a.m. 4-mile run at 8:30 a.m., July 4.Oakdale Firecracker 5K Dowling College, 150 Idle Hour Blvd., Oakdale. oakdalefirecracker5k.itsyourrace.com  9 a.m., July 4.South Hampton Arts Center Post-Parade PartySouthampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. southamptoncenter.org Free. 12 p.m. July 4.Southold 18th Annual 4th of July ParadeMain Road, Boisseau Avenue to Tuckers Lane, Southold. independenceday2015.org. Free. 12 p.m., July 4.Valley Stream’s Annual 4th of July Fireworks ShowFiremen’s Memorial Field, East Fenimore Street and Albermarle Avenue, Valley Stream Park. $5. Pre-fireworks show begins at 8 p.m. 6:30 p.m., July 4.July 4th Fireworks and ConcertPennysaver Amphitheater, 55 South Bicycle Path, Farmingville. pennysaveramp.com Free. 5 p.m. July 4.July 4th Fireworks CruiseCaptree State Park, Ocean Parkway, West Islip. captreepride.com $40-$50. 7 p.m. July 4.Stars Over MontaukUmbrella Beach, Montauk. montaukchamber.com Free. 9 p.m. July 4.Asharoken FireworksAsharoken Beach on Asharoken Avenue, Asharoken. asharoken.com Free. 9 p.m., July 4.July 4th Concert, Children’s Bicycle ParadeMorgan Park, 1 Landing Rd., Glen Cove. glencove-li.us Free. Fireworks at 9 p.m., July 4.East Hills Village Firework ShowVillage of East Hills, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills. villageofeasthills.org Free. 9:15 p.m. July 4.July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Jones BeachBack after a seven-year hiatus! Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. Jonesbeach.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.Sag Harbor Yacht Club FireworksMarine Park or Haven’s Beach, Sag Harbor. sagharboryc.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.Port Jefferson 4th of July Parade and Fireworks DisplayAnnual Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m. followed by a fireworks show at sundown. West Beach, Port Jefferson. portjeffchamber.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.25th Annual Southampton Firecracker 8K Run and 3M Walk 25 Pond Ln, Southampton. racewire.com Pre-registration fee: $25, $30 DOS. 8 a.m., July 5.Shelter Island Fireworks ShowCrescent Beach, Shelter Island. shelterislandchamber.org  Free. 9 p.m.  July 11.Rockville Centre Fireworks ShowMill River Park, Rockville Centre. rvcny.us Free. 9:15 p.m.  July 11.Salute to AmericaJohn J. Burns Town Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park. grucci.com. Free. 7:30 p.m., July 14.—Compiled by Kyla Stan and Daniela Weinsteinlast_img read more

first_imgOzil being dropped from the squad was a huge talking point ahead of Arsenal’s defeat to Man City – something Mikel Arteta explained away as a ‘tactical decision’ after the match. ‘I have been very open with Mesut from day one,’ said Arteta. ‘Since I joined I thought that he was fit and he was willing and he wanted to perform at the level that he can do.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He has played every game with me I think. So that’s it. The moment I see that he is ready again to do that, I will treat him like anybody else. ‘I think I have been more than fair with him and I think he has responded in many games the way I want. That’s it.’Will Arsenal beat Brighton?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Ozil is back in the squad (Picture: Getty Images)Mikel Arteta has shuffled his pack for Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Brighton on Saturday afternoon, making five changes while Mesut Ozil was also recalled to the matchday squad. Arsenal were thumped 3-0 by Manchester City when the Premier League resumed on Wednesday night and Arteta has decided changes needed to be made. Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin, Shkodran Mustafi, Mateo Guendouzi, Bukayo Saka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have all kept their places in the starting XI. But Rob Holding, Sead Kolasinac, Dani Ceballos, Nicolas Pepe and Alexandre Lacazette were all handed starting berths. ADVERTISEMENTOzil is joined on the bench by academy graduate Zach Medley, with Gabriel Martinelli, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah providing attacking options for Arteta on the bench.AdvertisementAdvertisementBrighton are yet to play a match since the league restarted, with manager Graham Potter selecting Neal Maupay to lead the attack. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 20 Jun 2020 2:12 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link341Shares Advertisement Mikel Arteta makes five changes as Mesut Ozil returns to Arsenal squad for Brighton clashcenter_img Team news Brighton Ryan, Schelotto, Dunk, Webster, Burn, Mooy, Bissouma, Propper, Gross, Maupay, TrossardArsenalLeno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Kolasinac, Guendouzi, Ceballos, Saka, Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgIt’s not hard to see why so many overseas buyers were keen on Surfers Paradise. Picture: Nigel HalletOVERSEAS based buyers are keen on securing properties in Surfers Paradise more than any other part of Queensland.New analysis of where foreign buyers search for properties in Queensland is dominated by beachside suburbs and those close to universities.And while many think that China-based buyers are the group buying up big in our market, it is actually potential buyers from New Zealand who are searching in Queensland more than those from any other country.In the past six months, there were 29,494 overseas-based buyers who searched for properties in Surfers Paradise on realestate.com.au.Noosa was also a popular search location for buyers based overseas. Picture: Lachie MillardThe second most popular area was Noosa, which chalked up 19,687 searches followed by Broadbeach with 18,751.St Lucia, home to the University of Queensland, was the most searched Brisbane suburb with 18,199 searches by overseas buyers in the past six months.REA Group chief economist Nerida Conisbee said while holiday hot spots were popular, Queensland’s universities had earned a strong reputation and many overseas parents wanted their children to do their study here.As a result plenty were searching suburbs including St Lucia and Indooroopilly for places for their children to live while they studied.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:07Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:07 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenGlobal appeal: top Aussie suburbs searches01:07Ms Conisbee said buying close to good universities was a key criteria for potential buyers from China and Singapore.“They are very education focused,’’ she said, “while the rest of the world is all looking for Queensland beach suburbs.’’Ms Conisbee said New Zealanders were particularly keen on searching in beach suburbs and didn’t restrict themselves to the southeast corner.She said the restrictions on Chinese buyers moving money out of the country had, had an impact on how many were looking at property in Australia, although Queensland had not felt the downturn as much as other states.Being close to major universities such as the University of Queensland was important to overseas buyers.“We have seen a drop off of about 25 per cent nationally,’’ she said.“What is interesting though is Queensland has been the least affected. In Sydney it dropped about 44 per cent, in southeast Queensland it only dropped off around 10 per cent.“I don’t know why, maybe Sydney is now considered too expensive, Queensland has been pretty affordable.’’Ray White Surfers Paradise CEO Andrew Bell was not surprised Surfers Paradise was on the radar of overseas buyer.He said it had the highest profile of any suburb on the Gold Coast and it was a natural magnet for many overseas tourists.“I would suggest that when we consider buying it is natural to want to be as close to or part of all of those significant lifestyle choices that happen in central locations,’’ he said.Mr Bell said it also had a wide variety of property types and price ranges so was appealing to a broad cross section of buyers.He said there were a lot of new buildings under development at Surfers Paradise which meant it was the easiest buying option for foreign buyers.Not only because it was easier to get foreign investment approval, but because it could be safely locked up and left when they weren’t in the country“Most of our foreign purchasers are people who do not move here permanently but simply choose to have a holiday home here,’’ he said.John Newlands of Professionals Surfers Paradise said the area had all the amenity international travellers and buyers were looking for.From restaurants and high end hotels to the casino and golf courses plus high end international retailers.Mr Newlands agreed it was mainly investors and holiday makers buying at Surfers Paradise with not so many overseas based buyers making a permanent move there.Under Australian legislation foreign persons need to apply for foreign investment approval before buying residential real estate in Australia.It is generally for newly built properties with an aim of their investment helping to create construction industry jobs.Since May last year any foreign owner who leaves their property unoccupied for more than six months within a year will be charged an annual vacancy charge.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoWhile foreign buyers are generally not allowed to buy existing properties in Australia those who are temporary residents and need a place to live can purchase as long as they sell the property when they leave Australia.Temporary residents cannot buy established properties to rent out or for use as a holiday home.SUBURBS MOST SEARCHED BY FOREIGN BUYERSSurfers Paradise – 29,494Noosa Heads – 19,687Broadbeach – 18,751St Lucia – 18,199Southport – 18,134Mooloolaba – 16,092Burleigh Heads – 14,765Indooroopilly – 14,142Robina – 12,921New Farm – 12,668COUNTRY OF ORIGINNew ZealandUnited KingdomUnited StatesHong KongPhilippinesCanadaSingaporeJapanChinaSouth AfricaSource: realestate.com.aulast_img read more

first_imgInternationalLifestyleNewsPrintRegionalTravel 300 tourists to arrive on first Beijing-Havana direct flight by: Caribbean Media Corporation – December 18, 2015 Sharing is caring! Share Tweet Sharecenter_img Share 134 Views   no discussions Air China will be flying direct to CubaHAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The first Air China direct flight from Beijing, China, is scheduled to arrive here on December 27.According to the Ministry of Tourism, the first flight will bring 300 passengers — the first of many who are expected to visit the island.The Ministry says one of Air China’s Boeing 777 aircraft will connect Beijing and Havana three times per week with a stop over in Montreal, Canada.According to the National Statistics officer here, between January and September this year, over 20,000 Chinese tourists travelled to the Spanish-speaking Caribbean island.last_img read more

first_imgFormer Liverpool striker Emile Heskey believes Roberto Firmino doesn’t focus on scoring goals, instead providing the ‘gel’ that glues his side together. Firmino receives widespread appreciation for his link-up play and work off the ball, but his lack of goals – particularly this season – is perhaps what separates him from other top forwards. “You see him chasing back and tackling, you see him playing left wing and chase the guy up and down the wing. Then you’ll see him up front, getting the ball and holding it up and bringing someone in. “It’s just a different variety of stuff that he does, he’s not just focused on “I must score goals”.” Particularly, there is one aspect of Firmino’s game that Heskey believes sets him apart from other strikers. “I’m a forward, so I look at the runs he’s making, the space he’s creating. He seems to get space where nobody gets space. “He creates his space, his first touch is brilliant because he takes it away from players, so he can have time to look around and assess what he’s got to do next. He’s great at that.” Loading… The Brazilian has scored just eight Premier League goals in 29 appearances this season and is yet to find the back of the net at Anfield. Heskey – who scored 60 goals in 223 appearances for Liverpool – believes Firmino has so much more to his game, however, insisting goals are not the 28-year-old’s primary focus. Speaking to 90Min, he said: “I just think everything gels properly when he’s playing. He’s not necessarily worried about ‘this is my job and I need to do this’.Advertisementcenter_img Read Also: COVID-19: Ronaldo urges fans to unite and support each otherPrior to the Premier League’s suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, Liverpool were on course for their first league title in over 30 years.If and when football in England does return, Liverpool will need just two wins from the remaining ten games to secure a historic season.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentThis Is Hachi, And He’s The Happiest Dog On Instagram8 Fascinating Facts About Coffee7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your Mind9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them10 Of The Best Places Around The World To Go StargazingCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtRihanna Is Getting Her Own Museum In Barbados7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It Appearedlast_img read more

first_imgBATESVILLE, Ind. — Southeastern Indiana Dance, Inc. has announced its spring concert is scheduled for Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 p.m. at the East Central High School Performing Arts Center.The concert is free, and everyone is invited.The concert includes ballet, modern, musical theater, jazz, hip-hop, and tap dances.Additionally, thirteen solos and two duets will be presented.Students are from Batesville, Bright, Brookville, Dillsboro, Greensburg, Guilford, Hamburg, Laurel, Milan, Oldenburg, Osgood, St. Leon,  Sunman, and West Harrison and range in age from 4-18.last_img read more

first_imgThe New Year is here, and many will attempt to make resolutions for a better year and decade.  According to Time Magazine, these are the top ten resolutions Americans make each year:Lose Weight and Get FitQuit SmokingLearn Something NewEat Healthier and DietGet Out of Debt and Save MoneySpend More Time with FamilyTravel to New PlacesBe Less StressedVolunteerDrink LessSo, are you wonder what kind of tips will help make your new resolution stick? How about these? Start small —Make resolutions that you think you can keep. If, for example, your aim is to exercise more frequently, schedule three or four days a week at the gym instead of seven. If you would like to eat healthier, try replacing dessert with something else you enjoy, like fruit or yogurt, instead of seeing your diet as a form of punishment.Change one behavior at a time —Unhealthy behaviors develop over the course of time. Thus, replacing unhealthy behaviors with healthy ones requires time. Don’t get overwhelmed and think that you have to reassess everything in your life. Instead, work toward changing one thing at a time.Talk about it —Share your experiences with family and friends. Consider joining a support group to reach your goals, such as a workout class at your gym or a group of coworkers quitting smoking. Having someone to share your struggles and successes with makes your journey to a healthier lifestyle that much easier and less intimidating.Don’t beat yourself up —Perfection is unattainable. Remember that minor missteps when reaching your goals are completely normal and OK. Don’t give up completely because you ate a brownie and broke your diet, or skipped the gym for a week because you were busy. Everyone has ups and downs; resolve to recover from your mistakes and get back on track.Ask for support —Accepting help from those who care about you and will listen strengthens your resilience and ability to manage stress caused by your resolution. If you feel overwhelmed or unable to meet your goals on your own, consider seeking professional help. Psychologists are uniquely trained to understand the connection between the mind and body. They can offer strategies as to how to adjust your goals so that they are attainable, as well as help you change unhealthy behaviors and address emotional issues.last_img read more