first_imgPianist Holly Bowling continues to impress listeners and phans everywhere with her unique interpretations of Phish’s music as solo piano compositions. Bowling’s ability to take a multi-layered jam session and capture it, as a solo artist, truly makes for a spellbinding listening experience.Today, Bowling has made an exciting announcement of a new album, capturing two such jams: the “Chicago Wedge” and the “Glens Falls Twist.” Taken from the 7/20/14 Chicago and 10/23/13 Glens Falls performances, each stand out as two fascinating improvisational experiences in the Phish catalog. Bowling’s interpretations are sure to make for a great listen.Watch Bowling walk fans through her methods for creating the “Chicago Wedge” transcription below.The album is available now as a limited edition, 500 LP set, printed on red vinyl. The artwork for the vinyl is the counterpart to Bowling’s last release, which captures her interpretation of the “Tahoe Tweezer.” You can check them out below, and be sure to catch her album release party at the PhanArt Show in San Francisco on July 19th! Details here.last_img read more

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — The term “rebuilding” seems to be verboten around the building now known as Oracle Park, but make no mistake, that’s what the San Francisco Giants, winners of three titles this decade, are doing after 187 losses in the last two years.That, of course, means that the 2019 version of the Giants, barring a minor miracle, is likely going to push the team’s three-year running loss total well above 270.Yes, this is likely to be another lost season, but unlike the last two campaigns, …last_img read more

first_img12 December 2013Women of all religious groups have been invited to reflect, pray and celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto outside Johannesburg on Thursday.Hosted by the Gauteng provincial government, the event aims to recognise “the ways in which Tata Madiba promoted women’s development and emancipation”, Collins Chabane, Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, said at a media briefing on Wednesday.The interfaith women’s day of prayer forms part of the 10-day national mourning period for the former president, who died last Thursday at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg.Mandela was passionate about women’s equality, Thebe Mohatle writes on the Gauteng Province’s website. “Cognisant that women bore the greatest brunt of the apartheid system, former president Nelson Mandela has throughout his life strived to promote women’s development and emancipation”.The programme includes representatives from different religious groups, including Christians, Muslims, Bahai, Jewish, Hindu and African Independent Churches, Chabane said.The government has invited South Africans to form a guard of honour along the memorial route between 1 Military Hospital and the Union Buildings, where Mandela will lie in state until Friday.Source: SAnews.govlast_img read more

first_imgChelsea captain Azpilicueta tells Pulisic to keep his head upby Paul Vegas22 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has told Christian Pulisic his chance will soon arrive.While the American has been less involved of late, Azpilicueta stressed he will have a crucial part to play in the coming months.He said, “As the manager said, we are a group, we are all important on this long path, we are only in October. Sometimes the manager has to make decisions, but I see him [Pulisic] working hard in training.”What I can say is to encourage him to keep working, because we know it is a new country, a new team, a bit of time of adaption is needed. I see him with the character working hard in training, and I’m sure he will be very important for us for the season.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

first_imgMichigan and Jumpman logo seen side by side.Jim Harbaugh is excited for Michigan to become a Nike school. Really excited, apparently.The Wolverines are holding a Nike kickoff event in Ann Arbor, Mich. tonight at The M Den, the school’s official merchandise dealer. Michigan’s $173 million contract with Nike starts at midnight and the store will begin to start selling Nike and Air Jordan gear at that time.Michigan has gone all-out for the start of the contract, holding a type of pep rally outside the store.Harbaugh has made an appearance and, in this video from ESPN’s Darren Rovell, you can watch him emphatically sing The Victors.Jim Harbaugh at @TheMDen an hour before store opens to sell 1st Michigan-Nike product pic.twitter.com/W1QrS75BzC— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 1, 2016Harbaugh is just the best.last_img read more

center_img Prominent recent films like “American Hustle,” ”Black Mass,” ”Joy” and “Patriots Day” would likely have bypassed Massachusetts if not for the credit’s current structure, he contends. Advertisement Advertisement “It’s hard to look into the face of a single mother and tell them that we cannot afford to provide them with the childcare voucher but we can afford to pay 25 per cent of the salary of Tom Hanks or Will Ferrell,” Rodrigues said. Higher thresholds for spending and time spent filming in-state are also increasingly common, though a 75 per cent minimum would be an outlier, Bails added. And local policymakers are looking at other ways to revamp the programs. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Bails predicts the Louisiana bill, which ultimately didn’t clear the state Senate, is a harbinger of things to come: “States will eventually have to evolve in order to start getting a direct return on investment.”Courtesy of:  Philip Marcelo  – The Associated Press Sen. Michael Rodrigues, the Westport Democrat who proposed curtailing the credit, says his qualm isn’t with “Ghostbusters” specifically.Too much of the program’s benefit, he says, is flowing to out-of-state companies and being used to supplement the salaries of high-paid actors. The film tax credit is equal to 25 per cent of a production’s in-state payroll and production costs. And some critics of the program have pointed to recent big budget Hollywood films like “Ghostbusters” — which scored one of largest tax benefits in the program’s history at $26.7 million — as prime examples of why the benefit needs to go. He wasn’t able to readily quantify the economic impact of “Ghostbusters” and the film’s producers didn’t immediately comment. Facebook The state Senate has proposed a budget paring back what’s considered among the most generous of the 36 states currently offering tax incentives to film companies.last_img read more

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first_img State Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar Lake today announced his September in-district office hours schedule. Rep. Lower will be available on Monday, Sept. 18 at the following times and locations:9 to 10 a.m. at the Crystal Lake Café, 216 W. Lake St. in Crystal; and11:45 to 12:45 p.m. at Dogtown Restaurant, 206 S. Main St., in Sheridan.“In addition to traveling across the district every week, I am committed to holding regular office hours in order to stay accessible to anyone who has a concern, question or problem regarding state government,” Rep. Lower said.No appointments are necessary. Those unable to meet during the scheduled times may contact Rep. Lower’s office at (517) 373-0834 or via email at [email protected] 11Sep Rep. Lower to host September office hours Categories: Lower Newslast_img read more