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Jeff Kready Begins Performances in A Gentleman’s Guide on Broadway

first_img A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Written by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder follows Monty Navarro, a long-lost member of a noble family who stands to become the next Earl of Highhurst—if he can eliminate the eight other relatives (all played by Jefferson Mays) who precede him in line for the title. The tuner received four 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Additional cast members include Lisa O’Hare, Catherine Walker and Carole Shelley. Related Shows View Comments Kready made his Broadway debut in Les Miserables, and has also appeared on the Great White Way in Sunday in the Park with George and Billy Elliot. His additional stage credits include Tokio Confidential and Carousel. Fun fact: he’s married to Broadway favorite Nikki Renee Daniels! Jeff Kready will temporarily assume the role of Monty Navarro in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder on January 20 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The Broadway show’s original Tony-nominated headliner, Bryce Pinkham, is taking a leave of absence to star in The Heidi Chronicles. Kready, who currently appears in the ensemble of the tuner, understudies Monty. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 17, 2016last_img read more

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Brookfield Floating Bridge Restricted to Pedestrian Use

first_imgBrookfield Floating Bridge Restricted to Pedestrian UseMONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announced May 15, 2008, that the Brookfield Floating Bridge along Route 65 over Sunset Lake will be closed to all but pedestrian traffic for the foreseeable future.VTrans closes the bridge to vehicular traffic each winter. When the Agency went to reopen the wooden bridge this spring, it showed a loss of buoyancy and settling into the water. The Agency determined it to be unsafe for vehicular traffic, but can remain open to pedestrian use.The 330-foot bridge, which uses 380 flotation devices to remain on top of the water, was last reconstructed in 1978 using a combination of new wood as well as material from the preexisting structure, which dated back to 1936.”The wood, some of which is now more than 70 years old, along with the flotation devices have become waterlogged to the point where the bridge is beginning to sink,” said VTrans Secretary Neale Lunderville.”Unfortunately a simple fix is not possible, and we will have to close to bridge to vehicles indefinitely.”Motorists using Route 65 will be detoured 2.7 miles along local streets, the same detour that is used during the winter when the bridge is traditionally closed.last_img read more

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TakeAim Cycling: letting people off the hook

first_img Feature image and above image by Joe Foley. Would you believe me if I told you that giving people permission to “not” do something is one of the best pieces of advice I pass to people as a mountain bike skills coach? I own TakeAim Cycling, a skills company that has coached riders and new instructors for almost 10 years from Vermont to Florida. I started this business thinking that I’d be showing people how to ride bikes better but I quickly learned that I’d also be spending a lot of time letting people off the hook from the world’s pressures to perform and to help them redefine success. Here are a few conversations I often have with clients that have helped them turn their fear and frustration into flow.  Speaking of struggling with expectations, let’s talk about the next scenario that a recent client struggled with. After only about a year of riding he decided to try to ride the Shenandoah Mountain 100. He came to me and we started working on an eight month plan to get him ready to have a successful race. One day he mentioned how he was really struggling on a section of the course and how frustrated he was to not be able to ride it. Once I realized where he was struggling I quickly reassured him that few people actually ride those technical climbs and even fewer would burn matches to try in the middle of a 100 mile race. Since he didn’t ride with others, he assumed that most people must ride it. We then went out and rode other tough sections of the trail together and I showed him where it’s better to get off and walk than waste energy or risk injury. This rider had no perspective on what was hard for others and assumed he was doing something wrong. Even if he had gone out with a couple riders, they may have been the 1% of those able to ride certain sections and he’d still be wondering why “everyone” can ride it but him!  Often I’ll have a client beating themselves up about how they can’t stop braking in corners and that if only they could master going brakeless they’d reach some riding nirvana. Gently I’ll break the news to them that the dogma of “just letting go” will not solve all their problems. I’ll then explain that the main issue is suddenly “adding” braking forces in the middle of a corner. So we practice braking more before the corner and either maintaining or letting off the brakes through the corner. The result is they suddenly flow more through corners and then we can work on other skills that help them brake even less. Reframing what “braking” is lets us stop hating the action and begin using it with more intention to find more flow in every corner.  Enjoying the process is a big part of success in mountain biking but unfortunately getting into it can be intimidating. In all of these cases I get to help people reframe their goals in a way that leads to more fun and flow everytime they ride. Let us know what you’re working on and we’ll help you tackle your goals no matter your skill level. TakeAim Cycling provides private group and individual instruction, as well as open camps and clinics. Check us out on the web and Instagram.  These days access to dirt jumps is easier than ever but that doesn’t mean you have to jump them to have fun and find flow. I’ll point at a series of tabletop jumps and tell people to just ride them but not stress about jumping. So many people are blind to this option and just telling them they don’t have to jump is a major shift in their perception. I’ll have them start by rolling and pumping jumps with wheels down at slower speeds and they’ll immediately be having fun and improving skills without the worry of needing to jump. I always tell people you’ve “got to roll it to know it” and drop all other expectations. last_img read more

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Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal

first_img About Connatix V67539 Inaki Cana Pavon also been added to Arteta’s team as Arsenal’s goalkeeping coach and will work alongside Sal Bibbo.The 44-year-old, who will work alongside Sal Bibbo, has previously coached in Spain, Denmark and, most recently, at Brentford.‘Really excited to be joining Arsenal, it’s a great honour to be part of such an amazing club,’ Cana tweeted.‘Thanks to Brentford for the last few years and good luck for the future.’MORE: Arsenal plot move for Moussa Dembele to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 24 Dec 2019 10:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link797Shares Top articles PLAY Skip 1/1 Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Video Settings Full Screen Read More Read More Steve Round didn’t hesitate about joining Mikel Arteta at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Steve Round is confident Mikel Arteta will be a ‘really top manager’ for Arsenal and says it’s a ‘great opportunity’ to work alongside the Spaniard as assistant head coach.Arsenal officially announced their new coaching staff on Tuesday evening, with Round and Albert Stuivenberg joining Freddie Ljungberg as Arteta’s assistants.Round has a stellar reputation in the game and has previously coached at Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Everton, Manchester United and England.He was also Aston Villa’s director of football from 2016 to 2018.ADVERTISEMENT Arteta’s coaching team was announced on Tuesday (Picture: Getty)‘He’s obviously impressed enough for them to give him the job.It is a bold decision because he is young and it’s his first time but having spoken to him and found his ideas on football and his philosophy, the way he wants to build a culture, he sounds to me like a really experienced guy already.‘I had the privilege of coaching him at Everton for a few years and he was an outstanding professional then and we always got on well and it’s great to be back.’ Read Morecenter_img Bournemouth v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre-match 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 9:07FullscreenBournemouth v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre-match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/bournemouth-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-pre-match-press-conference-2075672/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.Arteta only made contact with Round earlier this week about the job but the 49-year-old did not hesitate with his answer.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Mikel called me during the week and asked if I wanted to join his staff and I jumped at the chance straight away,’ he told talkSPORT.‘It’s a great opportunity. A magnificent football club and just having the brief conversations with Mikel that I’ve had up to now, I think he is going to be a really top manager.‘They’ve obviously gone through a proper formal process of interview and he has gone in there and presented and shown them his vision and where he wants to take the club in the future. 1 min. story Advertisement Read More SPONSORED Comment Advertisement Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal Skip Ad by Metro / Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Coming Next Read Morelast_img read more

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Wolf Administration: Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Awards Funding to Support Business Expansion and Job Creation in Three Counties

first_imgWolf Administration: Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Awards Funding to Support Business Expansion and Job Creation in Three Counties Economy,  Press Release Governor Tom Wolf announced four new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the purchase of new technology and equipment; construct new warehouses, distribution facilities, and business parks; and support the creation of new full-time jobs across the commonwealth.“Now, more than ever, our business owners and developers need to be equipped with all available resources to grow their companies, create jobs and stimulate the local economy,” said Gov. Wolf. “The investments made today will help Pennsylvania businesses bounce back from this unprecedented global pandemic, put people back to work, and develop buildings and land parcels for productive use.”In 2020, PIDA has approved $15,592,714 in low-interest loans that have resulted in $30,869,532 in private investment and supported 1,010 created and retained full-time jobs.The following loans were approved:Lackawanna CountyProtecall LLC, through the NEPA Alliance, was approved for a 15-year, $250,000 PIDA loan at a 0.75 percent reset rate, to purchase a 0.8-acre parcel of land and construct a 9,600-square-foot facility that will consist of 7,800 square feet of warehouse and light manufacturing space and 1,800 square feet of office space. Protecall LLC, formerly Protecall Coatings LLC, is a New Jersey-based business that modifies factory HVAC systems. The company was recently acquired by new owners, who will relocate the business to Scott Township. The light manufacturing and warehouse space will allow the company to apply protective coatings in-house, store the units and distribute them as needed. The total project cost is $500,000 and the project will relocate seven full-time jobs from New Jersey to Pennsylvania within three years.Lancaster CountyHigh Properties, through EDC Finance Corporation, was approved for a 15-year, $2 million PIDA loan at a 0.75 percent reset rate, to construct a new industrial park, to be known as Greenfield North, located at Willow and Greenfield Roads in East Lampeter Township. The project site is contiguous to the borrower’s developed 650-acre Greenfield Industrial Park, and the new park will total 51 acres and will be divided into four lots for development. Two lots are included in the PIDA project scope, identified as Lots 4 and 5, and encompassing 28 acres. PIDA funds will be utilized for site development work, required to be completed before construction of the main access road into the park, and site development work at lots 4 and 5, required to make the two sites shovel ready for future development. The total project cost is $2,714,165, and site development is anticipated to be completed in the spring of 2021.Novelty Manufacturing Co., through EDC Finance Corporation, was approved for a 10-year, $400,000 PIDA loan at a 1.75 percent fixed interest rate to purchase machinery and equipment for its facility at 1330 Loop Road in Manheim Township. The company manufactures top-quality PVC and polyethylene lawn and garden goods such as planters, pots, watering cans and gardening systems. The company has continued to grow and expand its business which has created a need for additional equipment, and the equipment that will be purchased includes a new blow molding machine. The total project cost is $828,865, and the company will retain 39 full-time employees over the next three years.Westmoreland CountyWeaver Investments Inc., through Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland, was approved for a 15-year, $2.25 million PIDA loan at a 0.75 percent reset rate, to construct a 100,000-square-foot warehouse/flex space multi-occupancy building with an additional 100,000 square feet of parking space. The project, expected to be completed in spring 2021, will be located on Lot #17 at 1400 Randall Court in Penn Township. Weaver Investments Inc. is a privately held family corporation specializing in the development and leasing of office and industrial space. The total project cost is $4.98 million, and 75 percent of the property will be leased to MedCare Equipment Company LLC, which provides a wide variety of medical supplies to health care facilities such as physicians’ offices and long-term, assisted living and personal care facilities.For more information about the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority and other DCED initiatives, visit dced.pa.gov.Ver esta página en español. August 05, 2020center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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PKA chief executive succeeds Macdonald as IIGCC chair

first_imgPeter Damgaard Jensen, chief executive at Danish pension fund manager PKA, has taken over from Donald Macdonald as chair of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), with Macdonald also retiring as a trustee of the £46bn (€56bn) BT Pension Scheme.Damgaard Jensen became chair of the IIGCCC on 1 January.Macdonald had been its head for just over five years.PKA, which runs three labour market pension funds in the social and healthcare sectors, has been a member of the IIGCC since 2010, and Damgaard Jensen a member of its board since 2013. Commenting on his appointment, Damgaard Jensen said the IIGCC’s membership and influence had grown over the years to make it “an organisation that policymakers and governments now take seriously – as became particularly clear during the climate negotiations at COP 21 that delivered the Paris Agreement.“With the Paris Agreement in force, it is paramount institutional investors now put words into action to deliver sustainable investments both in Europe and emerging markets, where there are huge opportunities and a great need for such investments.”In addition to stepping down from his role at the IIGCC, Macdonald is this week retiring from his role as a trustee director of the pension scheme for UK telecommunications company BT.He will have been a trustee of the BT Pension Scheme for 19 years. Macdonald was the inaugural chair of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), having been its head from September 2006 to December 2010.He is staying on as a non-executive director at Inflection Point Capital Management (IPCM), an investment advisory firm focusing on sustainable investing research that is owned by IPCM and Group La Française.Macdonald told IPE he was looking forward to his retirement but that he has enjoyed the work he has done.“I’ve particularly enjoyed doing the work with IIGCC,” he added. “That’s been a considerable challenge, but we have built up the organisation, and we now have a very strong relationship with the European Commission and the member state governments, and I think we helped to mobilise investor opinion in a way that helped to shape the Paris accords on climate change.”last_img read more

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Sandvik gets umbilical tubing order worth over $85M

first_imgSwedish engineering group Sandvik has signed a contract for the supply of stainless steel tubes required for 250 kilometers of umbilicals, linking a subsea development to an existing offshore platform.Sandvik said on Tuesday that the contract value was approximately 700 million SEK (about $85.4 million) and that the delivery would take place from the end of 2017 and during the first half of 2018.The company added that the parties agreed not to disclose the name of the project nor the customer at this point. The order was booked during the fourth quarter of 2017.Michael Andersson, head of product area tube within Sandvik Materials Technology, said: “We are proud to have been selected as the umbilical tube supplier for this prestigious contract which confirms our position as the leading producer of steel tubes for umbilicals.”Umbilical systems are connections used to transport energy, data, and liquids between oil and gas installations on the seafloor to offshore facilities or platforms.Sandvik Materials Technology will also be supplying umbilical pipes for one of the largest offshore gas projects in the Mediterranean – the Leviathan. The order, announced back in April, was valued at about 44 million U.S. dollars with deliveries scheduled for 2017.last_img read more

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South Korea’s KOMIPO launches LNG cargo tender

first_imgSouth Korean power company KOMIPO is reportedly seeking a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo for delivery in November.The LNG cargo is for delivery between November 16 and 21, Reuters reported on Friday citing a tender document.The tender will close on July 24, the report said.In a separate report, Reuters says that South Korean imports of LNG are set to ease from record levels racked up in the first-half of the year, with appetite for the fuel from utilities seen fading as a raft of nuclear power stations come back online.The country’s imports of  LNG rose nearly 16 percent year-on-year to a record 22.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2018, boosted by demand from power firms.But with an average of only six reactors expected to be offline over the rest of the year, analysts say shipments of LNG into the world’s No.3 importer of the fuel are likely to decline, the report said.last_img read more

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Dominican reggae artiste Aima Moses signs with Donsome Records

first_imgEntertainmentLocalNews Dominican reggae artiste Aima Moses signs with Donsome Records by: – June 14, 2012 Sharing is caring! 28 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Share The beautiful island of Dominica is known for its unspoiled natural beauty. But its musical offerings have also made this tropical island one of the more popular among Caribbean nations. Reggae artiste Aima Moses is quick to point out that music has always been a source of refuge for him.“I am a musical person and I love all genres of music. Growing up in a poor family I got introduced to a lot of different genres from through my parents”, Aima explained.The talented artiste has his sights set on making a name for himself in international music circles. “Musically, I am bringing a breath of fresh air to the table. More food for thought and this is one of the things my fans have told me over and over again. More righteousness in the music”, he said reassuringly.One of three children, Moses learned from an early age that sacrifices had to be made to achieve one’s goals. He and his siblings raised themselves after their mother migrated overseas.“Mom went to foreign trying to make things better for us as a lot of mothers from the Caribbean do. Now as for our father well that’s another story. That was part of what made me go towards music and writing about my struggles and what I know about”, he said. Born Amaziah Moses, he got the name Aima as a nickname while he was still a child. He was quite active on his school’s choir and honed his musical chops, preparing himself for the musical journey that he would later embark on.“I was involved in choirs during my primary and high school years. I see every artist as having a gift from the most high which we should all use for the benefit or our nation and the world”, Moses explained. He has been recording professionally since 2005 when he made his debut with the single Fire Fire. That same year he released his debut album No Barriers.Among his better known songs are, I Smoke, Lady You, Come Closer, Can’t Stay, All the Same, My Love, No place and Keep it Real. Aima Moses has worked with a number of producers in reggae music not only across the Caribbean but across Europe.“I have worked with producers including DeYoung Norville, Black Kings, Gold Cup Records from Italy, Red Boom, Mani Bwoy and Harmoney from Jamaica; Ras Bruno from the UK, and Ayun Productions from Miami”, Aima revealed.The artiste recently signed with Donsome Records to take his career to the next level. “The relationship with Donsome is wonderful and I admire the way they work with the business. When you are working with people there has to be a certain spirit and chemistry that inspires you, and I feel that with Donsome Records”, Aima confided.He is currently working on an album for Donsome Records. Some of his current singles include One in a Million on the Queens rhythm; and Can’t Stay.Press Releaselast_img read more