Rage Against The Machine, Cypress Hill & Public Enemy Members Announce Major Tour

first_imgThere’s been quite a lot of hype surrounding Prophets Of Rage, the new supergroup featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Cypress Hill and Public Enemy, and for good reason too. The band has made a considerable splash at their first three performances, including two in Los Angeles and one in Brooklyn, NY as a makeup for a rained out, last minute Governors Ball set.Today, the group has announced a major tour schedule with 35+ dates, stretching from August through October and stopping at arenas all across the country. The first date on their schedule is an interesting one, July 19th in Cleveland, OH, where they’ll be on hand to protest the Republican National Convention. One month later, the band will hit venues nationwide, including stops in Brooklyn, Red Rocks and more.Check out the full schedule below. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 10th, and can be found here.July 19Cleveland, OhioTBDAug 19Fairfax, VAEagleBank ArenaAug 20Camden, NJBB&T PavilionAug 21Mansfield, MAXfinity CenterAug 23Harford, CTThe Xfinity TheatreAug 24Toronto, ONMolson Canadian AmpitheatreAug 26Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts CenterAug 27Brooklyn, NYBarclays CenterAug 28Wantagh, NYNikon at Jones Beach TheaterAug 30Noblesville, INKlipsch Music CenterAug 31Burgettstown, PAFirst Niagara PavilionSep 01Clarkston, MIDTE Energy Music TheatreSep 03Tinley Park, ILHollywood Casino AmphitheatreSep 04St. Louis, MOHollywood Casino AmphitheatreSep 05Kansas City, MOProvidence Medical Center AmphitheatreSep 07Morrison, CORed Rocks AmphitheatreSep 10Auburn, WAWhite River AmphitheatreSep 11Ridgefield, WASunlight Supply AmphitheatreSep 13Mountain View, CAShoreline AmphitheatreSep 15Los Angeles, CAThe ForumSep 17Phoenix, AZAk-Chin PavilionSep 25Dallas, TXGexa Energy PavilionSep 27Nashville, TNBridgestone ArenaSep 29Virginia Beach, VAVeterans United Home Loans AmphitheaterOct 01Tampa, FLMidFlorida Credit Union AmphitheatreOct 02West Palm Beach, FLPerfect Vodka AmphitheaterOct 04Atlanta, GAVerizon Wireless AmphitheaterOct 05Cincinnati, OHRiverbend Music CenterOct 07Tulsa, OKBOK CenterOct 08Houston, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell PavilionOct 09San Antonio, TXAT&T CenterOct 11El Paso, TXEl Paso County ColiseumOct 12Albuquerque, NMIsleta AmphitheatreOct 14Las Vegas, NVMandalay Bay Event CenterOct 16Chula Vista, CASleep Train Amphitheatrelast_img read more

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Space Kadet Shares New Single “Deep Cheeze” [Premiere]

first_imgKeep up with Space Kadet on their Facebook page, and be sure to catch the band on tour throughout the year. Dates can be seen below.Space Kadet Tour DatesMarch 17th and 18th @ Shamrockers Funk Ball Tampa, FL w/ Andrellien, Yheti, Zebbler and moreMarch 31st @ Martin’s Jackson, MSApril 23rd @ Aisle 5 Atlanta, GA (Jubee and Friends super jam w/ members of Higher Learning and more)June 2nd @ Tapp Room Boone, NCJune 3rd @ Aisle 5 Atlanta, GA supporting The Russ Liquid TestMany more dates to be announced!Cover photo by Ervin Elzie.Artwork by Josh Hamby. Atlanta based jamtronica band Space Kadet continues to explore many genres on the instrumental spectrum, strongly emphasizing the creation of a spacy funky vibe. The culmination of musician friends Rohan Prakash (drums and samples), Alex Etheridge (Bass and Synths), Kyle Gissendaner (Guitar/samples) and Phil Ordonez (Percussion), their sound caters to any variety of music lovers ranging from down tempo abstract dubs, drum and bass, deep dub, electro jazz, high energy funk and more.The future is bright for Space Kadet, recently sharing the stage with praised acts like Zoogma, Sunsquabi, The Werks, Elliot Lipp, Mr. Bill, Govinda, Late Night Radio, Higher Learning, Modern Measure, Stratosphere All Stars, and appearing on festivals like Purple Hatters Ball and Zen Awakening.Today, the band shares their newest release, a single titled “Deep Cheeze.” Alex Etheridge tells us how the song came to fruition. “Our guitarist Kyle and I were playing around with recording different vocal stems. Initially we weren’t taking it too seriously, but over time, the more we picked at it, the more and it started to reflect all of us collectively. There was a tipping point once Rohan had a look at it when we all finally had that ‘a-ha’ moment and knew somebody needed to hear this. Shortly after, Rohan added some touch ups on drums and percussion which resulted in the final product we have now.”Rohan Prakash adds, “We have a a few tracks that we’ve been getting ready to release far before this track was written, as well as different styles and genres we have been playing with, but the longer “Deep Cheeze” sat on our speakers, the more energy we had towards trying to get it out. This is the first of many releases to come as well as a new EP coming soon.”We’re excited to premiere this new single! Listen to Space Kadet’s “Deep Cheeze,” streaming below.last_img read more

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Film Study Center offers fellowships

first_imgThe Film Study Center (FSC) at Harvard University offers fellowships for the production of original film, video, photographic, and phonographic projects, from the ethnographic to the experimental, which interpret the world through image and sound. FSC-Harvard fellowships are open to Harvard faculty, graduate students, teaching assistants, and postdoctoral and research fellows. Applicants must be affiliated with Harvard during the fellowship year for which they are applying.Fellows are part of a community of makers, and participate in monthly gatherings where works in progress are shared and discussed. Fellowships include access to cameras and other production equipment, postproduction facilities, and technical support, as well as some funding.The deadline is Feb. 15.last_img

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A gathering to battle cancer

first_img Physician-researcher welcomes shift in screening guidelines, notes recent findings on diet and disease recurrence Amid alarming projections that global cancer rates will skyrocket, researchers from around the country gathered at Harvard on Monday to share their latest findings and to launch a center whose aim is to boost early detection and prevention.By 2040, deaths due to cancer are expected to rise 60 percent in the U.S., 79 percent in China, and 106 percent in sub-Saharan Africa, according to Timothy Rebbeck, Vincent L. Gregory Jr. Professor of Cancer Prevention at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the School’s new Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention. The center was launched Monday on World Cancer Day.“I think that we have the very clear picture that … while we have many interventions and treatments and ways of approaching cancer, we’re still not anywhere near dealing with the coming onslaught of the cancer burden,” Rebbeck said.In the last century, Rebbeck pointed out, medical science has made inroads against several of humanity’s top killers, including infectious disease and heart disease, but cancer has proven stubborn.A look at the top 10 killer cancers shows that, while the disease is a burden around the world, the mix of cancers varies by region. In the U.S. and China, for example, lung cancer is the top killer, while in sub-Saharan Africa it is cervical cancer, a sign that the latest treatments are slow to be distributed there. An effective vaccine against the human papilloma virus — one of the top causes of cervical cancer — has been available for more than a decade.In addition, Rebbeck said, although smoking rates are falling in many places, that’s not the case in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean, where the rates are rising. As a result, rates of smoking-related cancers are expected to rise there as well.Rebbeck made his comments at the new center’s inaugural symposium, “Reinventing Cancer Prevention and Early Detection for the 21st Century,” held in Harvard Medical School’s New Research Building. The all-day gathering featured experts from around the country discussing the latest findings in their work to prevent cancer and detect cancers earlier.Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams said the center’s aim fits well with public health’s broad philosophy that “it’s far better to prevent illness than treat it.”When it comes to most types of cancer, Williams said effective prevention seems a distant goal, but she hopes for a time when cancer is seen like smallpox is today — a once-dreaded disease fading from view.“Imagine some day in the future, it might be possible that we no longer need symposia like this, or that we would need a World Cancer Day to draw attention to the devastation of this disease,” Williams said. “Perhaps because of the scientific advances sparked by the work of this interdisciplinary center … future generations will look upon cancer as a disease of the past.”The center, Rebbeck said, will encourage innovations in methods, technology, and tools to combat cancer. It will encourage multidisciplinary teams to bring broad perspectives to bear, and will make health equity and global dissemination of innovations a goal. It will offer a new grant program for researchers doing innovative work at Harvard and a second grant to African scientists conducting “catalytic research” on that continent. The center will support cancer prevention education and training, and create two endowed chairs in cancer prevention and early detection, one for a full professor and a second for an assistant or associate professor.,During the discussion, Sanjiv Gambhir, chair of Stanford Medical School’s Radiology Department, said early detection is the key to cancer survival, yet most of the health care industry’s efforts are directed at later stages of the disease.For example, the five-year survival rate for lung cancer that has spread throughout the body is just 3.5 percent, while the rate for the same cancer if detected when still localized rises to 52.9 percent. Despite that dramatic difference in survivability, just 15 percent of lung cancers are caught early. That low early detection rate is replicated for other cancers. That results in more cancer deaths, and also 100 to 1,000 times more money being spent on treatment for patients in late stages, as opposed to early stages.“We have this huge opportunity to start to now think about how we shift to catching these cancers early,” Gambhir said.Gambhir described a suite of technologies in development that aim to catch cancer early, and he drew a picture of a future when homes, cars, and electronic devices regularly monitor health and pick up cancer-related changes in their early stages.He used as an analogy the intensive monitoring of jet engines, which once were checked just every six months. Routine checks were first increased in frequency, and then sensors were integrated into the engines to provide constant monitoring. Today, he said, jet engines have 100 sensors that check their status every 30 seconds. The sensors send data back to technicians, who evaluate the readings and decide whether and what intervention is needed. In addition, Gambhir said, each engine has a virtual twin on a computer that can be used to predict how changing conditions will affect performance in the future.Something similar may one day be possible for humans, Gambhir said. Inexpensive sensors are being developed that can be deployed in the body to provide early warning of cancer.Early detection efforts are using biomarkers, molecules given off by tumors or by the body fighting cancer. But the current suite of biomarkers can be difficult to spot, particularly early on when detection is most useful. The tumors are small and the biomarkers few. 40% prevention rate for colorectal cancers Seeking a culprit behind rise in colorectal cancer among younger adults Related Aspirin found to reduce overall cancer risk To remedy that, researchers are developing synthetic markers that can be injected into the body and react in a way that is easily detectable when cancer is present. Gambhir described detection technology developed by his lab that can detect biomarkers for cancer at very low levels. The technology is used in concert with a low-dose CT scan, used to look for lung cancer in smokers, and can reliably identify the false positives that are common with the CT screen.Eventually, Gambhir said, a person’s home or car could be brought into the monitoring scheme. He described a “smart toilet” that routinely samples urine and feces to help build a personal health profile, and then monitors a person over time to detect changes that might indicate early cancer growth.Before that, he said, we need a better understanding of the earliest changes showing cancer growing in the body.“If we don’t invest in the biology, we can never solve the early detection problem,” Gambhir said. “None of these tools can work miracles unless they know what to look for.” Effect strongest against colorectal, other gastrointestinal tumors Colonoscopy screening offers detection in two regions of colorectum last_img read more

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Professor discusses nuances of autism

first_imgProfessor Michael Waddell, director of the master of autism studies program at Saint Mary’s, called for a more complete understanding of autistic identities — acknowledging both the struggles and gifts of individuals with autism — during a presentation Wednesday.In the lecture, Waddell read from his personal work exploring autism in relation to the Catholic faith and said he plans to publish a book on the subject in the future.“The task of my book is to search Catholic intellectual tradition for resources that can enrich the way we understand and respond to autism,” he said. Mary Steurer | The Observer Professor Michael Waddell speaks on autism and individuality during a presentation in Malloy Hall on Wednesday evening. The event was sponsored by the Notre Dame chapter of Minorities and Philosophy.Waddell opened his presentation by discussing autistic identity in context of the “Autism Rights” movement, which advocates for autism to be viewed not as a disability, but rather as a form of neurological diversity.Members of the movement believe that, for those on the spectrum, autism is an intrinsic part of the self, Waddell said.“Accordingly, the much-sought-after cure for autism has been condemned by some autistic self-advocates as an assault on a minority group that is akin to eugenics or genocide,” he said.Waddell said he looked to St. Thomas Aquinas and his writings on the metaphysics of identity and relationships to gain insight into how those with disabilities form their identities.He referenced a reflection on Aquinas’s writings by Fr. Terrence Ehrman, assistant director for life science research and outreach at Notre Dame, entitled “Disability and Resurrection Identity.”Waddell said Ehrman “goes so far as to explicitly deny that disabilities are intrinsic to a person’s identity” and “rejects the notion that healing a disability would destroy an individual’s identity” in his article.“Indeed in this way of seeing things, curing autism might even be thought to make a person’s life better,” Waddell added.However, he said, advocates of autistic identity would strongly object to the idea that their condition is a privation, instead seeing it as an inalienable part of themselves.Waddell said his research led him to view autistic identity as uniquely relational, defined by the way autistic individuals bond with one another.While those with autism are often misunderstood as antisocial by nature, Waddell said, in reality, they can develop profoundly meaningful relationships if given the opportunity to freely interact with others like themselves.“In this way, autistic identity is not merely a matter of being a subject of privation, or even a matter of a diagnosis — it’s an act of self-understanding that creates connections with others who become friends,” he said. “These relations that comprise autistic identity are real goods in the lives of autistic people.”With this in mind, Waddell said, public discussion of autism ought to focus on both acknowledging the struggles life with the disorder brings as well as celebrating the unique minds of those who have it.“I think that there’s room for meeting in the middle,” he said. “It allows us to have meaningful conversation in a way that’s not happening now.”Waddell added that Catholic Social Teaching can provide insight into how dialogue between non-autistic individuals — so-called “neurotypicals” — and those on the spectrum can be achieved.“Here I think the Catholic Church has even more resources to offer — teachings and practices about using power to serve those who are vulnerable, rather than to persecute them, about forgiveness and reconciliation in broken relationships, about understanding all people as having inherent identity,” he said.Tags: Autism, autism rights, Catholic Social Teachinglast_img read more

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CU2.0 Podcast – Episode 6 – Trudy Soucoup, Board Member WSECU

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr It’s the CU 2.0 podcast! CU 2.0 is excited to bring you the sixth in a series of podcasts from Robert McGarvey. Welcome to the CU 2.0 Podcast, regular interviews with credit union leaders, thinkers, movers, shakers and more.This week, Robert sat down with Trudy Soucoup, a member of the board of directors at Washington State Employees Credit Union, a top 100 institution with about $2.8 billion in assets. Trudy’s day job is as CEO of Homes First!, a nonprofit focused on low-income housing in Washington. The focus of this podcast: what’s it like to be a board member in 2018, a time of enormous flux for most credit unions.Hint: it’s a lot of work.You’ll hear about that and also a slightly embarrassing introduction to MRDC in this podcast. Board members are critical to the success of credit unions. But rarely are they heard from. So listen up.last_img read more

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Multi-million dollar sale of Gold Coast apartments settled

first_imgThe apartments at 2 Twenty Third Ave, Palm Beach, will be demolished to make way for Pacific Palm Beach. Renders of Pacific Palm Beach to be built on Twenty Third Ave.THE ink on the sale of a Palm Beach apartment block is dry, paving the way for a luxury waterfront development.The $6.685 million sale of the four-storey unit complex at 2 Twenty Third Ave settled in the past month. Renders of Pacific Palm Beach. The apartments at 2 Twenty Third Ave, Palm Beach, will be demolished to make way for Pacific Palm Beach.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoRay White Mermaid Beach agent Troy Dowker handled the sale.“That’s a pretty rare site, that one,” Mr Dowker said.“It’s definitely one of the best beachfront sites on the Gold Coast.”It will be demolished to make way for Pacific Palm Beach, another apartment development with 13 designer half-floor residences as well as a double-storey beach house and penthouse with exclusive rooftop terrace. Renders of Pacific Palm Beach.Synergy Property Partners is developing the site while Kollosche Prestige Agents are selling the apartments.One half-floor apartment remains on the market following a successful off-the-plan sales campaign.The development is expected to be finished in July next year.last_img read more

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RWE makes it easier for Sofia OWF future supply chain

first_imgThe offshore wind farm is anticipated to be fully commissioned in 2026. The suppliers portal will display contract opportunities with the Sofia project and its key contractors as they become available. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, who has signed a preferred supplier agreement for the project’s wind turbines, has an active potential and confirmed UK supplier base in a number of commodity areas and there will be opportunities for these firms, and others, to tender for a range of services particularly related to port and vessel activity, according to RWE. Offshore construction at the project site some 195 kilometres off the UK’s North East coast is expected to start in 2023. “Our key aim for the online directory is to provide a platform for suppliers to create their own presence, tailored to their offshore wind ambitions, and for others throughout the offshore wind supply chain to use it to search for the goods and services they need”, Mike Nolan said. The Sofia offshore wind farm will comprise 100 Siemens Gamesa 14 MW turbines, and will therefore become the first European project to install the model that will be market-ready by 2024. “We encourage all suppliers with an interest in working with the project to register their details online, and we will work closely with our Tier 1 suppliers to make sure they also fully engage with the features of the portal”, Nolan said. “We are keen to maximise the involvement of UK companies as the project progresses, particularly with onshore construction due to start in Teesside in the first quarter of 2021”, said Mike Nolan, Sofia Offshore Wind Farm’s Head of Procurement.center_img “As more suppliers come on board we will encourage their active participation in the portal to ensure it adds maximum value to the project, to our suppliers, and to potential suppliers across the supply chain”, Mike Nolan said. The portal also comprises an online open search directory, where suppliers can add their profiles. RWE has launched an online suppliers portal where companies can search for and find opportunities on the Sofia offshore wind project. The final investment decision for the 1.4 GW offshore wind farm is due to be reached in the first quarter of 2021, and the project will enter onshore construction immediately after that. With the directory, as well as the wider suppliers portal, RWE is aiming to boost UK supply chain opportunities, particularly in the North East, according to the developer. Furthermore, there will be opportunities for UK suppliers in the high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system package, which will be delivered by GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and Sembcorp Marine. A significant element of all the primary equipment will be manufactured and fabricated from GE’s Grid Solutions’ Stafford facilities, the developer states.last_img read more

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Still no bail for Yannick Lander

first_imgLocalNews Still no bail for Yannick Lander by: – April 10, 2012 Share Tweet 92 Views   3 comments Sharecenter_img Share Sharing is caring! Yannick LanderYannick Lander who has been charged for battery on Kyle David on March 20th, 2012 has been remanded for a second time by a magistrate.Lander was ordered to the Acute Psychiatric Unit (APU) of the Princess Margaret Hospital for two weeks on March 22nd by Magistrate Candia Carette-George as his attorney Zena Dyer told the Court that he was at the time “physically and mentally ill”.After the two week stay at the APU on April 5th, 2012 his application for bail was objected to by police prosecutor Michael Laudat who argued that he breached one condition of his bail which states that “he is to be of good behavior”.Lander was charged with the murder of Dwayne Pinard of Castle Comfort in 2008 and was granted bail by the High Court however the trial has not yet been commenced.It was the prosecutor’s contention that Lander ought not to have committed any other offenses while on bail however his attorney told the Court last week that her client did not breach his conditions as it did not state “do not commit any other offense”.Laudat also informed the Court that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions would make an application to the High Court on Tuesday 10th April, 2012 regarding Lander’s breach of his bail conditions.Magistrate Candia Carette-George therefore remanded Lander into custody until the matter has been dealt with by the High Court.Another application for bail was made before magistrate Ossie Lewis on Tuesday on Lander’s behalf and this was objected to by the Laudat who informed the Court that the application for breach of bail was filed at the High Court.Magistrate Lewis ordered that Lander be remanded until the matter is reviewed by the High court.Lander also complained to Mr. Lewis that he was being made to sleep on “just a sheet on the concrete floor” and requested that his concern be noted.Mr. Lewis ordered a police officer to look investigate Lander’s claim.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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O’Neill: Lafferty will be in demand

first_imgNorthern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill expects match-winner Kyle Lafferty to be a wanted man this summer after his first-half double downed Finland at Windsor Park. But he has struggled to have the same impact in domestic football. A summer move to Norwich failed to deliver regular game time up front and in January he moved to Turkish side Rizespor on loan – the 27-year-old’s fourth team in three years. And O’Neill thinks he might be on the move again after turning heads with another man-of-the-match display. “Kyle was outstanding again with two fantastic goals. He’s going on the pitch for Northern Ireland at the minute believing he’s capable of scoring every time he plays,” said O’Neill. “Anyone who watched this game, with Kyle in that kind of mood, on that kind of form, has to think if he’s not at your club how can you get him at your club. “There’ll be a lot of managers who will look at that performance and be very keen to explore the opportunity of bringing Kyle to their club if his future is not at Norwich.” Lafferty’s latest brace puts him second on his country’s all-time list with 14, behind only David Healy. Healy was another whose international record far outstripped a stop-start career in the leagues, going on to score 36 times for Northern Ireland despite a moderate record elsewhere. O’Neill is well aware of those parallels but would be delighted to have his very own Healy after searching long and hard for a regular scorer. He said: “It’s difficult for Kyle because he’s a bit in the David Healy situation where things at club level maybe aren’t going as well as he’d like, but when he’s pulled on the green shirt in this campaign he’s been outstanding. “He’s showed what he’s capable of on this kind of stage. I’m delighted for Kyle because I think there’s so much potential in him as a player and it’s nice to see him start to fulfil that. “I can’t comment on why club managers in recent times haven’t stuck with him but he is showing what he’s capable of against top-class European defenders.” As well as taking his side to the lofty heights of 12 points from a possible 15, there was a personal aspect to the result for O’Neill. It came at the expense of opposite number Mixu Paatelainen, who gave O’Neill his coaching break as his number two at Cowdenbeath. It was the Finn who came off second best on this occasion and he wished his friend well on the road for the rest of the campaign. “I hope Northern Ireland qualify now, certainly for Michael’s sake,” he said. “I think they will. They are a very powerful team with seasoned professionals in their side. “They have a good style – quite direct, but it plays to their strengths. “I must also praise Lafferty. He’s a powerful striker, he’s tall, he made a fantastic finish with the volley and he’s always a willing runner.” Lafferty scored twice in five first-half minutes to see his side to a 2-1 victory in Belfast, the first a brilliantly executed volley, the second a neat cushioned header. That took his tally in Euro 2016 qualifying to five in as many games, and it is his goals that are driving Northern Ireland towards a first major championship in 30 years. Press Associationlast_img read more

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