Latest Roller Derby News

Blind Pig benefit will aid fledgling Derby Dimes roller derby league
Roller derby was punk rock before there was such a thing. So it only stands to reason that a benefit concert to raise funds for Ann Arbor’s fledgling Derby Dimes roller derby league should be just as rough and tumble. And that’s how it should be, O …
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Where’s Shane? At the roller derby
Today, Shane is out at the Carousel Skate Center. It’s all for the Team Kansas Roller Derby Border War going on Saturday, January 14th! Team Kansas will be taking on Team Oklahoma at Carousel Skate Center for some serious bragging rights. He’s learning …
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Midday Fix: World Roller Derby Week
Athletes from across the Midwest will launch World Roller Derby Week, Aug. 13-20, on the 82nd anniversary of Chicagoan Leo Seltzer presenting his creation, Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935.
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Highly anticipated movies of the season

Highly anticipated movies of the season
• “Black Panther” 2/16/18: Does this movie need an explanation as to why it’s so heavily anticipated? This star- studded movie showcases black excellence and is already admired online from the previews alone. “Black Panther” is the Marvel …
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The Margot Robbie movies nobody knows about
2014’s Suite Française is a drama about Lucille, a French villager (Michelle Williams) who enters a romance with Bruno, a Nazi soldier (Matthias Schoenaerts) who is part of the force occupying her village during World War II. Margot Robbie plays Celine …
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Hope 4 Johnstown plans night at movies for students
Hope 4 Johnstown will host a screening of the superhero film “Black Panther” Friday at Richland Cinemas, 420 Theater Drive, Richland Township. The organization, which consists of local citizens and city officials who are taking steps to combat the city …
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Heavenly music at a divine price! The Campbell Brothers play ‘Sacred Steel’ in Flushing

Heavenly music at a divine price! The Campbell Brothers play ‘Sacred Steel’ in Flushing
It’s a family affair…with a very talented family…and a nice price. The Campbell Brothers — the world’s biggest purveyor of a fiery genre that is completely American, supremely spiritual, and absolutely rocking — will perform at Flushing Town …
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5 concerts to look forward to at Fort Collins’ newest music venue, Washington’s, this year
Sporting 5 albums since their 2011 self-titled EP, The Oh Hellos are a Texas-based folk rock band consisting of siblings Maggie and Tyler Heath. If you decide to see them at the Washington’s this March, expect to hear some nice, laid back folk jams from …
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THERAPEUTIC SOUNDS: Harpist’s calming music soothes patients
There’s something about the almost magical strains of a well-tuned harp. She can’t put her finger on all the reasons, but soon-to-be certified therapeutic harpist Donell Archer frequently sees the music’s effects in her work as an intern at Green Valley …
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Harbor craft beer brewery planning to open

Harbor craft beer brewery planning to open
ASHTABULA — Ryan Sposito said he started brewing beer five years ago in his Harbor District apartment — he first made a simple, no-malt recipe cooked up in a home bag kit. This year, he looks to make his mark with his own local nanobrewery. Sposito …
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Skål Beer Hall is coming to Old Ballard
Over the years, Ballard has slowly lost Scandinavian mainstays like Olsen’s Scandinavian Foods, the Scandinavian Bakery and the Viking. New apartment complexes appear with Scandinavian names, slogans and design flourishes — which the city’s design …
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Cedar Springs Brewing Co. medals in 5th Annual Best of Craft Beer Awards
Cedar Springs Brewing Company is kicking off 2018 with another International beer style receiving recognition. Eire (“Air”), a traditional Irish dry stout created as a seasonal, was awarded a bronze medal in the ‘Irish-Style Dry Stout or Export Stout …
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It’s In Their Blood: Siblings Eye 1st Mixed Curling Gold At Winter Olympics

It’s In Their Blood: Siblings Eye 1st Mixed Curling Gold At Winter Olympics
When Matt and Becca Hamilton are on the ice together, it’s pure chemistry. The brother and sister compete in curling, the “roaring game” where players take turns lunging down a sheet of ice, pushing a 44-pound rock. They sweep the ice with a special broom …
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Olympic Sports: Curling A Popular Sport in Central Minnesota
BRAINERD — The sport of curling is getting a lot of media coverage again this year during the Winter Olympics. Most of team USA is made-up of people from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mary Jo Hamilton is the chairman of the board for the Brainerd Lakes …
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U.S. Curling Team Beats Russian Athletes To Kick Off Pyeongchang Olympics
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony is Friday, but the first competitions are already under way. The U.S. curling team of Matt and Becca Hamilton led off a mixed doubles tournament by defeating a team from Russia. There was a smattering of …
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Latest Theatre News

DJ raises over ,000 for Civic Theatre
A Tri-State radio DJ raised $ 1,300 for an Evansville icon. 106.1’s Gavin Eddings had a birthday wish to give back to the Civic Theatre. His fundraiser was originally set at $ 200 but the final tally smashed his goal. He said some donated $ 10 and the biggest …
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Brevard College Theatre Presenting ‘Brother Wolf’ – Brevard, NC
On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., Brevard College Theatre will open their production of “Brother Wolf,” a musical drama adapted by Preston Lane with original music by Lauren Dossett. The show will run in The Porter Center for Performing Arts’ Black Box Theatre.
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Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen coming to Orpheum Theatre in 2018, 2019
The cast of ‘Hamilton’ celebrate on stage the receiving of GRAMMY award after ‘Hamilton’ GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards on February 15, 2016. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) The cast of ‘Hamilton’ celebrate on stage the receiving of …
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Latest Pop Vocalists News

Super Bowl national anthem singers: a history
There are only two artists who’ve ever sung the national anthem at the Super Bowl twice. One is Billy Joel: he sang it at Super Bowl 41 in 2007, and at Super Bowl 23 back in 1989. The other is Aaron Neville, in 1990 and in 2006. The first pop group to sing …
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A Salute to the Great Jazz and Soul Singers in Milford on Sunday
A Salute to the Great Jazz and Soul Singers in Milford on Sunday: In celebration of African-American History Month, on Sunday, February 11 at 2 pm, Milford Library, 57 New Haven Ave., welcomes the extraordinary vocal talents of Rhonda Denét. Accompanied …
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Down Town Glee Club Seeks Male Singers
Thinking about getting back to choral singing? Never sung with a group before? The Down Town Glee Club may be what you’re looking for. The all-male chorus has been performing American popular music for 90 years. Beginning with traditional choral music …
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Latest Italian Foods News

Matt Damon Goes for an Italian Feast in Boston—and Tips ‘Very Well’
Along with a group of friends and family, including several couples, Damon feasted on Italian cuisine. When it was his turn to order … They were laughing, reminiscing on old times,” one bystander told PEOPLE. “They said they will be back and want …
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Italian Ricotta Donuts
Mix flour and baking powder together. In a separate bowl mix ricotta, eggs and sugar till smooth. Stir in flour mixture, lemon rind and juice. Don’t over mix. Heat oil to 180C. Fry teaspoons of mix in oil till golden. These look and taste great, and while …
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A feast for lovers: Shower your loved one in food and affection
Recipes may be found with article at inforum.com or on Sarah’s blog at thelostitalian.areavoices.com. “Home With the Lost Italian” is a weekly column written by Sarah Nasello featuring recipes by her husband, Tony Nasello. The couple owned Sarello’s in …
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Latest Sport Fishing News

Valley Angler: Fly Fishing Film Tour to return to valley Feb. 24
These films are sure to catch the imagination of even your non-fly fishing friends. As any fly fisherman will tell you, there is a lot more to the sport than just casting a line in the water, and these films bring that home. This event is fun for the whole …
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Senate Natural Resources approves bare-handed catfish fishing
CHARLESTON — “Noodling” is the sport of catching catfish with your bare hands, and folks aching to do that in West Virginia may soon get the chance. The Senate Natural Resources Committee gave its approval on Feb. 5 to SB 416 to legalize noodling.
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2018 Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing Opens
The best part is it’s completely free; all you have to do is select five anglers. Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing follows the sport’s greatest pro anglers as they navigate a highly demanding season, including 10 Bassmaster Elite Series events on top …
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Dwayne Johnson to star in action comedy Red Notice

Dwayne Johnson to star in action comedy Red Notice
Dwayne Johnson and Rawson Marshall Thurber are teaming up for another action comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Central Intelligence director and star are set to work together again on the original property Red Notice. The movie’s title …
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It’s a week of February firsts, from stand-up comedy to swing dancing to brand-new recipes, on ‘The Chew’
All week long, “The Chew’s” Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall are trying things for the first time. From stand-up comedy to swing dancing to brand-new recipes that they’ve never tried … it’s a week of “February Firsts.
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Krater Comedy Club
Award winning comedy with top UK and international comedians. ‘A night full of fun and side-splitting laughter. I didn’t want it to end!’ The Latest SUN 11 FEB – Andrew Ryan, Catherine Bohart, ONE MORE ACT TBC, Charlie Baker, MC Stephen Grant SUN …
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