Exciting Time for Local Resident and Reggae Promoter

Exciting Time for Local Resident and Reggae Promoter
This is a exciting time for local resident and Reggae Promoter – Lady Mich Promotions (Michelle Brissette) with the upcoming PEABO awards which Ms Brissette has been nominated in several categories. The PEABO Awards is ongoing event held in Cambridge …
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MOBO Awards 2017 – Best Reggae Act Nominees Announced
It’s the six subsequent nomination for Popcaan since 2012. He won the award two times. Chronixx & Alkaline scored their third nomination while Aidonia is nominated for the first time. Damian Marley, MOBO Award Winner 2005 (see photos below), is on the …
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The Crucial Reggae Social Club
WVBR is a local commercial radio station broadcasting from Ithaca, New York to the Counties of Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Cayuga, Seneca, Schuyler, and Chemung. WVBR is run by the Cornell Media Guild, Inc – a non-profit student organization that is …
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Local college hoops: Eastern Michigan, WMU men, UDM, Oakland women win

Local college hoops: Eastern Michigan, WMU men, UDM, Oakland women win
9-7). Calvin 86, Hope 83: Cam Denney scored 21 points as Calvin won the MIAA title game at Hope. State women Detroit Mercy 83, Youngstown State 67: Rosanna Reynolds scored 21 points to help lead the Titans over the host Penguins. Brianne Cohen added 17 for …
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Japan Uses Speed, Not Size, to Take Women’s Basketball to New Heights
TOKYO – For two quarters during a game at the Rio Olympics in August, Japan made the vaunted United States women’s national basketball team appear mortal. Late in the first half of their quarterfinal game, Japan even cut the Americans’ lead to 2 …
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NDSU Women’s Basketball Opens Summit League Tournament Play March 4
Tournament Bracket (PDF) ELMHURST, Ill. – (TheSummitLeague.org) Western Illinois enters The Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship as the top seed after claiming the regular season title with a win over South Dakota on the final day of the regular …
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Grammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students

musicGrammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students
The orchestra hall at Lubbock High School was filled with the distinguishable sound of mariachi music Wednesday, Feb. 5, as students showed off their best skills to guest instructor Jesus “Chuy” Guzman with a rendition of “Los Laureles.” Guzman …
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor Returns To The Spotlight
The 37-year-old singer chose Puerto Vallarta to frame her 2017 return due to the regions luscious landscapes, unique culture, vibrant colours, Mariachi musical beats and friendly locals. It is perhaps why all of the production talent involved throughout …
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A Night of Mariachi Music
Mariachi Fresno State will have an hour long performance tonight at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The band will showcase a romantically themed concert billed “Noche de Amor,” or “Night of Love,” for Valentine’s Day. Tickets are $ 15 …
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China’s Plans in Myanmar at Odds With Local Expectations

trendChina’s Plans in Myanmar at Odds With Local Expectations
“The economics of it are all about China. The geostrategic aspects as well,” he said. “The expectations of local people are way out of whack with what’s coming their way.”
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£5,000 donation for economics dept
Ann Zammit, wife of eminent economist who headed the former Dr Manmohan Singh Chair Professor at Panjab University (PU), Prof Ajit Singh, has donated 5,000 UK Pound to the PU’s department of economics as an endowment. The endowment would finance an annual …
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Trump Win Keeping Gold’s Safe-haven Appeal Alive – Capital Economics
(Kitco News) – Gold is losing some of its shine after a 5% rally overnight as Republican candidate Donald Trump secured his position as the new President of the United States; however, one firm is expecting gold to continue to push higher. Following Trump …
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Local chefs incorporate foraged foods into restaurant menus

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This story appears in Birmingham magazine’s October 2016 issue. Subscribe today! Most people miss what Tim Pfitzer sees everywhere in Alabama’s urban and rural landscapes. He sees food. Pfitzer practices the ancient and once-common art of foraging—eating …
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In good fun: 15 chefs cook their hearts out for the Center of Excellence
Everyone loves a good meal. An exciting night out watching teams of casual cooks, led by local chefs, cook themselves to victory is a treat all its own. Friday night, Tampa Bay chefs Ferrell Alvarez of Rooster & the Till, Tyson Grant of Parkshore Grill and …
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An In-Depth Look at the Legal Fight Between the Trumps and D.C. Chefs
Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants, women, and minorities have done more than hurt his polling numbers. They’ve hurt his brand, too. But when chefs began pulling out of his most recent hotel project in Washington, DC — inside the …
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Area restaurants serve local and fresh on a plate

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The café even has an herb garden that it uses. Menu items include farm fresh eggs, house-made soups and sandwiches. Chef Brenden Jones said the café gets its local ingredients primarily from four main farms. The farms are Taproot Farm of Shoemakersville …
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Restaurant welcomes new chef
Known for its breakfasts and other home-cooked meals, fries, pies, soups, and hand-cut steaks for 25 years, the Bridge Restaurant has another reason to toot its horn; owner Lisa Cloutier has just welcomed a new chef to the staff. Dwayne LaFrance of …
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4 Brazilian Restaurants: Rio Away From Rio
Regina serves soups, cheese bread, fresh guarapa (iced sugarcane juice) and much more. The farm is a non-profit-making venture, which is only open to diners on Saturday.
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Global brewers push local beers to quench African palates

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KAMPALA/NAIROBI (Reuters) – International brewers in Africa are expanding their production of beers based on local ingredients, snapping up craft brewers and introducing more brands as low-cost beers gain popularity on the fast-growing but still poor …
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Belgian brew is true ‘Champagne of beers’
Belgian brew is true ‘Champagne of beers’ “The Champagne of Beers” is the frequently-used marketing slogan for the mass-produced, American Pilsner-like beer known as Miller High Life. You have to admit it is catchy motto, even if it is not entirely …
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When Bands Brew Beers
Call me simple, but on a Saturday in San Diego, my day is made when just two things come together: beer and bands. And when those bands have a hand in that beer (kind of literally?), well spin me around and call me Fred, because the time to tap is now.
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City Museum acquires six contemporary local pieces of art

trendCity Museum acquires six contemporary local pieces of art
Kiln cast glass; rusted metal inclusions, found handles, found frames, metal and fiber speak to the natural environment and lifestyles of Alaskans past and present and orbits around the mining and historic ruins we live amongst. The grant funded the …
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LumenLab Launches “Rememory Stories” Platform
LumenLab seeks to go beyond today’s industry, to begin with a deep understanding of people’s lives and lifestyles, and rewrite the role of insurance for Asians in the 21st century. Lumen, a measure of light, symbolises our commitment to illuminating a …
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Doug Juett, 62
and the Hy-Vee Triathlon underscore the company’s commitment to healthy lifestyles. Our corporate office is located in West Des Moines, Iowa. The Hy-Vee campus includes a 12,000-square-foot conference center for meetings, training and continuing …
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Local roller derby goes recreational

sportLocal roller derby goes recreational
Though it’s been some time since the past roller derby teams Mendo Mayhem and the Deep Valley Belligerents have flooded the the tracks at Skate City and the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, there are locals keeping the sports alive for the deepest of fans.
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Juggernauts Roller Derby Season Opener
… Saturday, April 16th, 2016 starting at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM MDT. Details Contact. Don’t miss the fast-paced, hard-hitting action as the Jackson Hole Juggernauts take on the Cheyenne Capidolls in their Roller Derby season opener. Family …
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‘Frenemy’ roller derby teams prepare for Leeds clash
Hot Wheel Roller Derby take on Middlesbrough Milk Rollers (MMR) at Leeds University as part of preparations for the Skate Odyssey tournament in Ghent, Belgium next month, while MMR travel to the USA in June for a tour of the East Coast. Hot Wheel …
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Local tennis pro Riske hopes for a better 2016

sportLocal tennis pro Riske hopes for a better 2016
For Riske, it provides an opportunity to start anew and reassert herself as a potent force in the world of women’s tennis. Coming off a year in which she battled injuries and saw her world ranking slip, Riske, a McMurray native and former Peters …
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Belton’s Maynard prepares for Southern Tennis Hall of Fame induction
Humor is something that for four decades now has helped the Belton resident navigate through the world of American tennis – from serving on boards at every level of the United States Tennis Association to a 35-year stint as director of the Palmetto …
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Junior Team Tennis
USTA Junior Team Tennis is a program for boys & girls ages 6-18 that allows kids to play on compatible teams of similar age and skill levels. Organizers, called Area League Commissioners, coordinate seasons of play with flexible league, team & scoring …
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