Free concerts coming to libraries in L.A. County

Free concerts coming to libraries in L.A. County
If you’ve ever wanted whoop, holler or cheer at the library, your chance is here. A free music series will turn these havens of solemn silence into festive, unlikely concert venues. From Americana and rock to Caribbean and soul, some 21 concerts will be …
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Reston Concerts Rock the Town
Aug. 26: David Akers and the Soul Shakers (Motown and more) Reston Concerts on the Town opened Saturday, June 3 with a performance by Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. The …
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Homegrown terrorists to target concerts, sporting events, Homeland Security warns
The nation’s top counterterrorism official testified Tuesday that the world’s army of terrorists is “broader, wider and deeper than any point since 9/11,” the day al Qaeda attacked America. Nicholas Rasmussen, who directs the National …
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Couch Q&A: Al Horford on the Boston Celtics, NBA free agency and Grand Ledge

Couch Q&A: Al Horford on the Boston Celtics, NBA free agency and Grand Ledge
Couch Q&A: Al Horford on the Boston Celtics, NBA free agency and Grand Ledge The Celtics’ big man, on the richest contract ever signed by a Lansing area athlete, talked Friday with LSJ columnist Graham Couch Check out this story on …
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The biggest winners and losers of 2017 NBA free agency
Now that the biggest names are off the board, here’s a look at the biggest winners and losers of the 2017 NBA free agency period. Now that we’re officially four weeks into the 2017 NBA free agency period, most of the big names are already off the board.
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NBA: Sacramento Kings sign JaKarr Sampson and Jack Cooley
The Sacramento Kings signed forwards JaKarr Sampson and Jack Cooley to a two-way contracts Saturday. The 6-foot-9, 207-pound Sampson, a 2017 NBA G-League Western Conference All-Star, spent last season with the Iowa Energy, where he accrued averages of 15.1 …
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Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert

Trio of Virtuoso Guitarists to Perform Free Maui Concert
Three visiting virtuoso guitarists will perform a free noon concert at the University of Hawaii Maui College on Friday, July 25, 2014. University administrators say the concert is planned to help shed a light on opportunities to study music at UHMC …
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Expo Notes: Fishman’s TriplePlay makes guitarists a triple threat
You can turn your favorite axe into a wireless midi controller with Fishman Tranducer’s TriplePlay Wireless Guitar controller. The company gave me a look at the $ 395 package at Macworld/iWorld this week. The TriplePlay controller comes with a hexaphonic …
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Guitarists promise talent and versatility in Civic Music Association concert
OTTUMWA Frank and Vinny are guitarists. Very good guitarists. That’s why Ottumwa Civic Music Association is bringing them to St. John Auditorium Monday at 7:30 p.m. Ottumwa Civic Music is in its 87th year of bringing class acts to Ottumwa audiences …
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Boating Safety with Kids {Free Printable Boating Scavenger Hunt}

Boating Safety with Kids {Free Printable Boating Scavenger Hunt}
As summer draws near our kids begin to look forward to our time at the lake with excitement and eager anticipation. Every summer we spend two weeks at the lake where my husband spent his childhood summers. It’s a fun and exciting time for all. The kids …

State of the Recreational Boating Industry
NMMA president Thom Dammrich provided insight on boating-related and general economic indicators impacting the industry. He also shared information for the show’s new venue, Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, for the 2016. Click here to download …

Friend expressed worries about boating with Marlins star Fernandez
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. A friend of one of the victims said he warned him …
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Kids Can Ski and Ride for Free in Colorado Ski Country

Kids Can Ski and Ride for Free in Colorado Ski Country
As part of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts commitment to providing an enjoyable and affordable ski vacation for families, many resorts offer free skiing for kids. By waiving a lift ticket fee for kids under a certain age or offering free lift …

Can a ski resort have too much snow?
For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it’s a good problem to have: too much snow. Recent storms that walloped mountains across the West dropped up to 10 feet of snow, creating thrilling powdery runs. But once avalanche danger emerged on roads …

Michigan ski areas offer learn to ski program in January
Michigan ski areas are offering an all-inclusive package to learn to ski or snowboard, Discover Michigan Skiing, in January. The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association announced that 26 ski facilities are participating in the annual program.
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BRC Global Standards Publishes New Food Safety Issue 7 Voluntary Module: AOECS Standard for Gluten Free Foods

cusineBRC Global Standards Publishes New Food Safety Issue 7 Voluntary Module: AOECS Standard for Gluten Free Foods
BRC Global Standards has published BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Voluntary Module 12 AOECS Standard for Gluten-free Foods on 12 September 2016. It has been developed in association with the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS) to enable …
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Great American Beer Festival gluten-free entries include Boulder triplets
Triplets Jennifer, Jessica and Jill Emich – known colloquially as “The Blissful Sisters” – came into the Great American Beer Festival competition at the weekend a double minority – not only as female owners of a brewery, but one that retails heavily in …

These goodies are perfect for your vegan, gluten-free holiday guests
Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar. $ 0.99 for first 4 weeks Subscribe Now Dallas Farmers Market vendor Jill Inforzato has a double-good fix for holiday entertaining when your guests are vegan or need gluten-free. Such …
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Dubai free fridge food campaign could go global

cusineDubai free fridge food campaign could go global
During the Holy Month, more than 100 fridges across the UAE were filled with food and drinks donated by the public to … are planning to spread the cause on a bigger scale in September. Moroccan expat Janine Bensouda, a member of the fridge sharing …
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Moroccan Paradise in Tempe Serves Poutine, Crepes, Gelato — and Moroccan Food
What do you get when you combine Moroccan food, gelato, and poutine? A stomach ache, maybe. But also, the newly opened Moroccan Paradise restaurant in Tempe. Brought to the same strip mall as well-loved Indo-Pak restaurant Curry Corner by an owner who …
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Banyan Tree opens Morocco’s first all-pool villa resort
The highlights, of course, will be the traditional Moroccan delicacies and comforting Mediterranean-inspired seafood dishes, which you can enjoy by the beach or under a traditional tent. In celebration of the opening, Banyan Tree will be offering a choice …


Bob Dylan Caves to Decades of Obnoxious Fans and Just F**king Covers ‘Free Bird’

musicBob Dylan Caves to Decades of Obnoxious Fans and Just F**king Covers ‘Free Bird’
And obnoxious song requests were never the same. For 43 years, people have been screaming “Free Bird!” at concerts. And not just Lynrd Skynrd shows—it’s been yelled at punk shows, at jazz shows, at hip-hop shows, at pop shows, and, yes, at Bob Dylan shows.
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Brookfield’s “Concerts in Park” begins this Friday
Brookfield’s “Concerts in Park” begins this Friday: Join us this Friday June 17th for the first of eleven free Friday night “Concerts in Park.” We are very please to welcome our concert series title sponsor for the 2016 season “Newtown Savings Bank.

’40s tunes kick off community band concerts
AUBURN — The Auburn Community Concert Band, under the direction of Milt Simon, will kick off its annual summer series of weekly outdoor evening concerts at Festival Plaza in downtown Auburn on Wednesday, June 22. The 7 p.m. performance is the first of 10 …
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Waxahatchee to headline free radio music festival

musicWaxahatchee to headline free radio music festival
The annual All Campus Radio Network music festival, Lobsterfest, will be held this weekend at different venues throughout Athens. Headlining bands will include Waxahatchee, Container, Suuns and Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) along with several …
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Top 10 Music Festivals: Spring 2016 Power Rankings
Back in January, we already had a solid forecast of the forthcoming festival season, thanks to early announcements by Coachella, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, and a dozen more banner names. Now, we’re looking ahead with 20/20 vision, and while there’s …
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The 7 best music festivals of 2016 in Asia, starting this weekend
Ultra is one of the biggest global electronic dance music festivals, and since being launched in Miami, Florida in 1999 it has branched out to a dozen more cities around the world, including Seoul, where it has exploded in popularity since its launch …
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How will NBA’s new television deal affect Lakers’ free agency?

trendHow will NBA’s new television deal affect Lakers’ free agency?
The NBA’s projected salary cap will balloon to record numbers in the 2016-17 season because of the league’s new television deal with ABC/ESPN and Turner through 2025 worth $ 2.67 billion per year. That money will trickle down to the players with an …
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The 17 Best Television Shows of the 2014-2015 Season
Defining the television season as anything other than the calendar year may seem silly these days, but the Primetime Emmys are still dictated by the old guard. So, with the hopes of helping out an Academy often lost in a sea of options, here are the …
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Ben J. Wattenberg, writer and television commentator, dies at 81
Ben J. Wattenberg, a writer, television commentator and self-described “old center-right Democrat” who defied easy political categorizations during nearly five decades as a public intellectual, died June 28 at a hospital in Washington. He was 81. The …
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