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Vulfpeck Cancels Scheduled Jam Cruise Appearance, Will Be Replaced By Twiddle

first_imgSome interesting news from Jam Cruise today, as the seafaring festival has announced that Vulfpeck has cancelled their scheduled performance and will no longer be a part of their upcoming event. While no reason has been given, the festival has revealed that Twiddle will be added to the lineup in their stead. Twiddle performed on the previous Jam Cruise, as you can see in the pro-shot video below.The festival’s announcement simply cites “forces beyond our control” for the Vulfpeck cancellation. We’re sorry to see them leave the lineup, but the festival is still filled with favorites like The Original Meters, moe., GRiZ, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Benevento Russo Duo, Lettuce, Kamasi Washington, The Motet, The Revivalists and more!You can see the Jam Cruise announcement below.last_img read more

Pope Francis celebrates first Holy Week

first_imgROME – Pope Francis, the first South American pope in Catholic Church history, celebrated his first Holy Week last week by challenging the faithful to serve one another and calling for global peace. On Holy Thursday, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, former archbishop of Buenos Aires, washed the feet of 12 young detainees in the Casal del Marmo, one of Rome’s juvenile prisons, according to the BBC. “Help one another. This is what Jesus teaches us,” the pope said Thursday, according to the BBC. “I do this with my heart because it is my duty, as a priest and bishop I must be at your service. But it is a duty that comes from my heart and a duty I love.” “I love doing it because this is what the Lord has taught me.” Pope Francis led a Good Friday service in Saint Peter’s Basilica and the Stations of the Cross at the Coliseum. He read aloud meditations composed by young Lebanese members of the Church, calling for peace in a region “torn apart by injustice and conflicts,” according to the BBC. Pope Francis has brought a new sense of simplicity to the Vatican, according to BBC’s David Willey in Rome. He wears plain vestments and has not taken up residence in the lavish papal apartments. Saturday night was the Easter Vigil held in Saint Peter’s Basilica. Capuchin friar Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa delivered the homily, referencing Franz Kafka’s “An Imperial Message” to illustrate the difficulty of spreading the Word of Christ to the worldly, according to the BBC. “We must do everything to prevent the Church from becoming Kafka’s castle, where it is impossible for the messenger to get word out to the world,” Cantalamessa said. “So, we must have the courage to knock them down and return the building to the simplicity and linearity of its origins.” Pope Francis delivered his “Urbi et Orbi” message to the city of Rome and to the world after the Mass. He emphasized the importance of love and peace for communities that are needy and war-torn. “What a joy it is for me to announce this message: Christ is risen! I would like it to go out to every house and every family, especially where the suffering is greatest, in hospitals, in prisons,” the pope said, according to the English translation offered by the Holy See Press Office. The pontiff said Jesus Christ’s triumph over death should transform Christians’ lives. “What does it mean that Jesus is risen? It means that the love of God is stronger than evil and death itself,” he said. “It means that the love of God can transform our lives and let those desert places in our hearts bloom.” Pope Francis invited everyone to “accept the grace of Christ’s Resurrection” and “become agents of this mercy.” He prayed specifically that the conflicts in the Middle East, Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, the Congo, Central Africa and Korea would be resolved. “Peace in the whole world, still divided by greed looking for easy gain, wounded by the selfishness which threatens human life and family, selfishness that continues in human trafficking, the most extensive form of slavery in this twenty-first century,” he said. “Peace to the whole world, torn apart by violence linked to drug trafficking and by the iniquitous exploitation of natural resources!” To conclude his address, Pope Francis quoted a passage from Psalm 117:1-2. “Dear brothers and sisters, to all of you who are listening to me, from Rome and from all over … the world, I address the invitation of the Psalm: ‘Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever,” he said. “Let Israel say: ‘His steadfast love endures for ever.’”last_img read more

Canadian ORPC branch seeks project manager

first_imgEMARQ, a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary of Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC), is recruiting for a project manager to oversee the development of marine renewable energy projects in Canada.The successful candidate will be accountable for the planning and execution of projects, including developing project scope, objectives, schedule and budget involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility, ORPC said.Requiring a minimum 5 years’ experience with project management in marine energy related projects, ORPC added that other responsibilities for the post include coordinating internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.EMARQ, short for Énergies Marines Renouvelables Québécoises, was established in 2015 with headquarters in Montreal.ORPC, a US-based hydrokinetic developer headquartered in Maine, has twenty-two employees working in three countries, according to the most recent available information.The company is developing tidal energy projects in Alaska, and Maine in the US, and across the Atlantic in Ireland. Illustration (Photo: ORPC)last_img read more

Results in the 2011 LIME National Basketball League Finals

first_imgNewsSports Results in the 2011 LIME National Basketball League Finals by: – September 15, 2011 Share Share The following is the 2011 Basketball results in the 2011 LIME National Basketball League Division one and Premier Division Finals, which was played at the Massacre Basketball Court last night.The evening’s action began at 7:00 pm with the 2010 Division one defending Champions, Wesley RAPTORS taking on the undefeated Goodwill STARZ in the Kubuli Vita Malt Division One Finals. The defending champions entered the finals with high expectations of regaining the championship. The Starz team were searching for replacements for their two key players, who were serving a two match suspension. The Raptors team quickly seized the oportunity by attacking the Starz on the interior. The Starz team was dealt a further setback when they lost their inspirational captain Daynes Peters, who suffered a dislocated left shoulder, while attempting to block a shot in the early stages of the second quarter.At the end of the first half the Raptors team had opened up a twenty one point lead (44-23). The spirited effort of Jeffery Gregoire who scored five 3 pointers could not slow down the dominance exhibited by the Raptors team. At the end of regulation Raptors defeated Starz by twenty two points (74-52).Leading the way for the Raptors team were Clem Telemaque 20, national team player Steve Oliver Hypolite 15, Devon Baton 14 and Curtis Akiel 11. For the Starz Jeffery Gregoire scored a game high 21, Straun Gregoire 13 and Kanrawn David 10. Raptors lead the best of five series (1-0).Game two featured the 2009 champions, Gatorade Blazers and the NO LOOK team in DOMLEC Premier League 2011 Finals. Before the biggest crowd for the 2011 basketball season thus far, the Blazers team took the early initiative and home support by ending the first half leading the NO Look team by eight points (38-30).Entering the third quarter, the Blazers team had no answer for the 7ft 2 center Garth Joseph, as he lead the NO Look team to draw the score even (52-52) at the end of the third quarter. Driven by the huge crowd, both teams battled for control of the game, but at the end of regulation it was the Blazers team who were victorious, with a winning margin of six points (77-71). Lester Langlais 25, Nathan Jno Jules 14, Thomas Felix 13, Javeed Joseph 12 and Sean Reid 11 lead the Blazers while Garth Joseph scored a game high 36 points, Ken Leslie 14 and Bernard Mills 13 for NO Look in a losing effort. Blazers lead the best of five series (1-0).The DABA Executive would like to thank the many supporters who turned up at the Massacre Hard Court to support the teams and would therefore solicit their support in game two to be held at the Lindo Park Hard Courts on Friday 16th September 2011 begining at 7:00 p.m. COME SUPPORT, LET’S MAKE BAKETBALL THE SPORT OF CHOICE.Gary BenjaminSecretary, Dominica Amateur Basketball Association Sharing is caring!center_img Share Tweet 34 Views   no discussionslast_img read more