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Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations to Launch a National Tour

first_img from $49.00 Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations Broadway’s ‘Ain’t Too Proud'(Photo: Matthew Murphy) Related Showscenter_img View Comments We didn’t even have to beg! The first national touring production of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations will officially launch at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, in July 2020. The traveling production of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical will play more than 50 cities coast-to-coast for more than 100 touring weeks, including a homecoming to The Temptations’ roots in Detroit, and a triumphant return to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.“We have been so blown away by the reception for Ain’t Too Proud—not only on Broadway, but also from our pre-Broadway engagements—that we can’t wait to bring the show back to audiences across America,” said producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce, in a statement. “Feedback from cities we have already been to has been extraordinary. When we first played D.C.’s Kennedy Center it was in the Eisenhower Theater; however, for Christmas 2021, they are welcoming us back to their largest venue, the Opera House.”Ain’t Too Proud is the electrifying new musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one. The rest is history—how they met, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest. This thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal is set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including “My Girl,” “Just My Imagination,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” and so many more.Ain’t Too Proud, written by three-time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, and featuring choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo, now brings the untold story of this legendary quintet to irresistible life on Broadway. Ain’t Too Proud is currently playing Broadway’s Imperial Theatre and was recently nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Orchestrations.last_img read more

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Riding the Mexican wave

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What will new building safety legislation look like?

first_imgGet access to premium content subscribe today SUBSCRIBE for UNLIMITED access to news and premium contentA subscription will provide access to the latest industry news, expert analysis & comment from industry leaders,  data and research – including our popular annual league tables. You will receive:Print/digital issues delivered to your door/inboxUnlimited access to building.co.uk including our archivePrint/digital supplementsNewsletters – unlimited access to the stories behind the headlinesSubscribe now  SUBSCRIBE to access this storylast_img read more

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Livingston complete move for Angolan forward Dolly Menga

first_imgHe said: “Dolly has been in the pipeline for a week or so and was in training with the club last week. He really impressed and we were keen to get him on a contract.“He can play on either wing. but predominantly the right; and can play up top as a 9 or second striker. He is a strong, powerful player with a great turn of pace.”New Lions boss Gary Holt said the move had already been pushed through before his arrival.He added: “As Davie has said, Dolly was tied up before I got the job and I’m more than happy with what I have seen from footage, and what I have been told from the coaching staff. We have an extremely competitive squad now and I’m excited to start working with them.” Livingston have signed Angolan forward Dolly Menga on a two-year deal.The former Blackpool attacker impressed on a training stint with the Lions last week and has now been handed a contract by the newly-promoted Premiership outfit.Menga, 25, follows midfielder Steve Lawson through the entrance at the Tony Macaroni Arena after the Togo international also penned a deal following a successful trial period.Assistant manager David Martindale said the move came about as a result of Livi extending their scouting networks over the summer.last_img read more

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Marshfield softball sweeps two from Big Rivers teams

first_imgBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterMAUSTON – The Marshfield softball team improved to 3-0 this season with a pair of victories over Big Rivers Conference competition on Saturday at Woodside Sports Complex.Marshfield whipped Eau Claire Memorial 14-4 and Menomonie 4-3 in nonconference action Saturday afternoon.Marshfield started out the game against Memorial on fire, scoring 11 straight runs with one out in the bottom of the first inning to take an 11-2 lead.Megan Donahue had an RBI triple and a two-run double in the first inning, and Caitlin Kozik added an RBI double in the rally.Kozik earned the win, striking out two and not allowing a walk in a complete-game effort.The Tigers fell behind 2-0 in the first inning of the second game as well, but quickly rallied and held on late for the win over Menomonie.Marshfield scored twice in the bottom of the first to tie it, and had single runs in the fourth and sixth to pull ahead by two. The Mustangs scored once in the seventh, but Donahue closed out the win. She had nine strikeouts and three walks to earn the victory.Lexi Dupee was 3-for-3 with two doubles and a triple, and finished with five hits overall in the two games.“The top of the batting order, especially at the beginning of the games, have really been coming through,” Marshfield coach Mike Voss said. “Overall, the offense is doing a pretty good job. We’re getting girls on base, moving them around and coming through with big hits to score some runs.”Marshfield hosts Stevens Point at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marshfield Fairgrounds.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Tigers 14, Old Abes 4Eau Claire Memorial 200 02 – 4 8 3Marshfield (11)03 0x – 14 11 3WP: Caitlin Kozik. LP: Miah Peterson.SO: Peterson 1, Dani Mestelle 2; Kozik 2. BB: Peterson 3, Mestelle 1; Kozik 0.Top hitters: M, Megan Donahue 2×2, 2B, 3 RBIs; Kozik 2B; Melissa Roberts 2 hits; Lexi Dupee 2 RBIs.Records: Marshfield 2-0; Memorial 0-2.—Tigers 4, Mustangs 3Menomonie 200 000 1 – 3 5 1Marshfield 200 101 x – 4 5 3WP: Donahue. LP: Manor.SO: Manor 3; Donahue 9. BB: Manor 0; Donahue 3.Top hitters: MAR, Dupee 3×3, 2 2Bs, 3B; Emily Draeger 2B.Records: Marshfield 3-0; Menomonie 0-3.last_img read more

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Stratford girls basketball beats Northland Lutheran for fourth-straight win

first_imgTigers open Marawood South schedule with 16-point victoryBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterKRONENWETTER — Savannah Schillinger made 9 of 11 free throws and scored 15 points to help the Stratford girls basketball team to its fourth-straight win, a 48-32 victory over Northland Lutheran on Friday night at Northland Lutheran High School.Macie Frueh added 14 points, six rebounds, and five assists, and Kaylee Hollatz and Andie Zuelke each had 10 rebounds for Stratford (4-0, 1-0 Marawood Conference South Division).Northland Lutheran is now 2-2 and 0-1 in the conference.Stratford ended up 21 of 36 at the free throw line, while the Wildcats made just six shots from the field and was 20 of 29 on free throws as the two teams combined for 50 fouls.Stratford plays at Wausau Newman Catholic on Tuesday.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com)Tigers 48, Wildcats 32Stratford 21 27 – 48Northland Lutheran 11 21 – 32STRATFORD (48): Savannah Schillinger 3-12 9-11 15, Taya Nett 0-2 0-0 0, Sammy Griesbach 3-6 4-6 10, Macie Frueh 4-15 5-8 14, Chelsey Gliniecki 1-4 1-4 3, Anna Goldbach 0-0 0-0 0, Kaylee Hollatz 0-1 0-0 0, Andie Zuelke 2-6 2-7 6. FG: 13-46. FT: 21-36. 3-pointers: 1-11 (Frueh 1-7, Schillinger 0-4). Rebounds: 40 (Hollatz 10, Zuelke 10). Assists: 11 (Frueh 5). Fouls: 22. Fouled out: Frueh. Record: 4-0, 1-0 Marawood Conference South Division.NORTHLAND LUTHERAN (32): Beka Edelburg 2 6-10 10, Hannah Kloehn 0 4-4 4, Mesa Haag 0 0-0 0, Sidney Moore 0 0-0 0, Halley Engelbrecht 1 4-8 6, Erin Gast 1 2-2 4, Hailey Russ 0 0-0 0, Melissa Neumann 2 4-7 8. FG: 6. FT: 20-31. 3-pointers: none. Fouls: 28. Fouled out: Edelburg, Haag, Engelbrecht. Record: 2-2, 0-1 Marawood South.last_img read more

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Augmented Reality Maps and Directions Coming to iPhone

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting john paul titlow Image courtesy of Patently Apple. Tags:#Apple#web Related Posts In the not-too-distant future, iPhone users may be navigating around using an augmented reality interface that overlays all kinds of data relevant to their immediate location, as well as turn-by-turn traveling directions from one location to another. Instead of navigating as a little blue dot along a purple line on a 2D, birds-eye-view map, think of the future version of the iPhone’s native Maps and Compass apps as something a bit more like Google Street View meets Yelp’s mobile augmented reality feature Monocle. Apple has applied for a patent to do exactly that, according to a post on Patently Apple. The patent also includes details that point to Google Goggles-style visual search functionality. Just as people can use Google’s mobile visual search feature to look up recognizable objects and barcodes, in the future, the iPhone’s camera will be able to pull up relevant local data about an intersection or landmark. So for example, if you’re navigating the streets of a new city, holding your phone up in front of you, the screen will display a live video feed of what’s in front of you and overlay information about what’s nearby, as well as what your next move is in order to get to where you’re headed. Presumably the feature would also work on iPads, whose bigger screens might be even better suited to cramming several graphical visualizations of data about nearby places and things. Of course, there are already turn-by-turn GPS apps for iOS, Android and other operating systems, but having an augmented reality-based navigational system that’s native to the phone is pretty unique. And while other vendors may come out with apps that have similar functionality, having this feature baked right into such a widely used device by default could make this futuristic-sounding equivalent to the map and compass approach near-mainstream status as quickly as a new version of the iPhone can sell. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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Marketing Day: Scaling website analytics, future of agencies, marketers and IoT in 2019

first_img Posted on 18th January 2019Digital Marketing FacebookshareTwittertweetGoogle+share HomeDigital MarketingMarketing Day: Scaling website analytics, future of agencies, marketers and IoT in 2019 Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.From Marketing Land:Get proven SEO & SEM tactics – attend SMX in San Jose in 2 weeksJan 17, 2019 by Marketing LandIn 2019, A.I., voice assistants, mobile-first, video, and visual search will reshape the picture of successful search marketing. Smart marketers who want to stay sharp in the New Year are attending SMX® West in San Jose, January 30-31… less than two weeks from now.Crawl, walk, run and fly: The 4 stages of scaling website analyticsJan 17, 2019 by Jeffery ChealIt’s time to identify where you are with your data practices and learn how to get to the next stage of your website analytics process.What working with tech brands taught me about the future of agenciesJan 17, 2019 by Ming ChanAs brands become more tech-integrated and act more like nimble startups, agencies must provide the agility, velocity and production processes to be successful.Here’s why you should take a deep dive into data to optimize your conversionsJan 17, 2019 by Laura RobinsonA thorough audit of tracking tools can improve your CRO framework because knowing your platform will help you think about how to best use it for your specific business strategy.How are marketers using IoT in 2019?Jan 16, 2019 by Robin KurzerTell us your IoT plans in our short poll; we’ll share the answers in a future story.Recent Headlines From MarTech Today, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Marketing Technology:New Salesforce tools let marketers create mobile apps without developersJan 17, 2019 by Barry LevineNow, marketers and admins can create and publish iOS and Android apps with pre-built components and a few clicks.Online Marketing News From Around The Web:CEO Activism: Inside Comms and Marketing, Weber ShandwickFacebook poaches Google’s AR/VR engineering lead to take over Portal team, TechCrunchHow Twitter Will Ensure Brand Safety For Video Advertisers In 2019, AdExchangerMarketing Psychology in 2019: Make Your Mark Digitally, MarketoMerkle Launches 2019 Marketing Imperatives, A CMO’s Roadmap to People-Based Marketing, Business WireOmnichannel Customer Experience: How Much Is too Much?, CMS WireRemoving Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from Russia, Facebook NewsroomWhat makes an email bounce? What marketers need to know, My EmmaThe post Marketing Day: Scaling website analytics, future of agencies, marketers and IoT in 2019 appeared first on Marketing Land.From our sponsors: Marketing Day: Scaling website analytics, future of agencies, marketers and IoT in 2019 Marketing Day: Scaling website analytics, future of agencies, marketers and IoT in 2019You are here: Related postsLytics now integrates with Google Marketing Platform to enable customer data-informed campaigns14th December 2019The California Consumer Privacy Act goes live in a few short weeks — Are you ready?14th December 2019ML 2019121313th December 2019Global email benchmark report finds email isn’t dead – it’s essential13th December 20192019 benchmark report: brand vs. non-brand traffic in Google Shopping12th December 2019Keep your LinkedIn advertising strategy focused in 202012th December 2019last_img read more

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Jordan Pickford allays fears over ‘daft’ hand injury after thumping knee

first_imgEngland “As long as you are set and in the right position, you give yourself the best opportunity,” he said. “The other keepers and I, and Marge [the goalkeeping coach, Martyn Margetson], work hard every day to make these saves become a bit easier.“We do about 600 saves a week just to make one save on a Saturday, and that’s what it’s all about. We don’t want to be going into a penalty shootouts every game, and that’s my job to help the team when I’m called upon by making those saves.“To win a shootout and go through all that emotion as a group, and now to beat a tough opponent in Sweden … that just shows you our mental strength and our togetherness going into games.” Share on LinkedIn Yet a moment of indecision in the second half led to Pickford momentarily losing his cool and attempt to thump the turf in frustration.“It was a daft injury by myself,” he said. “I went to punch the floor and ended up punching my knee and hurt my thumb. It was a bit of anger. But I’m a man, not a mouse. I’m fine and I’ll live another day, won’t I?“The award will go on my mantelpiece, that one. It’s about performing and getting better, and the more games you play the better you become. I feel this performance has put me in good stead.”Pickford’s penalty save from Colombia’s Carlos Bacca in the last‑16 shootout had demonstrated the 24-year-old’s qualities with his performance in Samara, watched by family and friends in the stand, underlying that pedigree. His first two saves from Berg and Claesson, in particular, took the breath away. Share on Twitter Sweden Jordan Pickford has allayed fears over his fitness for England’s first World Cup semi-final in 28 years, despite departing Samara clutching the man of the match award while sporting heavy bandaging on his left hand.The Everton goalkeeper’s trio of outstanding second-half saves, denying Marcus Berg twice and Viktor Claesson, secured England a first clean sheet of the tournament and smoothed their progress into the last four for the third time ever, where they face Croatia. Topics Read more Share on Messenger Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share via Email Jordan Pickford The Observer World Cup 2018 news England beat Sweden to reach first World Cup semi-final in 28 years ‘None of us fancied going home’ says Southgate as England reach semi-finals Share on WhatsApp World Cup Read more Reuse this contentlast_img read more

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Bill to Regulate All Charitable Organisations to be Tabled in Parliament

first_img Cabinet has given approval for a Bill entitled the Charities Act 2013, to be tabled in Parliament.The purpose of the Bill is to introduce a single piece of legislation to regulate all charitable organisations, whether intending to, or already operating in the country. It will also establish a comprehensive legal and institutional framework for that purpose.Speaking at a Jamaica House press briefing on September 18, Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, said the Act will facilitate the registration, regulation, administration and governance of the private voluntary sector operating in Jamaica.The Bill will also provide a definition for charitable organisations and the designation of the Registrar of charitable organisations by the responsible Minister, which will keep and maintain a register of all registered charitable organisations. Story Highlights A single piece of legislation to regulate all charitable organisations The Act will facilitate the registration of the private voluntary sector operating in Jamaica The Bill will also provide a definition for charitable organisationslast_img read more

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Valverde Hopefully Coutinhos brace will give him confidence

first_imgBarcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is hoping that Philippe Coutinho will receive a boost in confidence following his brace against Sevilla in their Copa del Rey quarter-final win.After losing the first leg 2-0 at Sevilla last week, Barcelona were ruthless in the return leg at Camp Nou with Coutinho’s double helping them to a 6-1 victory.Ivan Rakitic, Sergi Roberto, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were the other scorers on the night as Barcelona sealed their semi-final spot in the Copa del Rey with a 6-3 aggregate win over Sevilla.But, for Valverde, a big factor to take from the game was Coutinho’s brace at Camp Nou after the Brazilian playmaker’s form had been put into question following a lacklustre campaign so far.Blaugrana captain Messi even selflessly gave up a chance to score an early penalty for the team by instead allowing Coutinho to slot it home instead.“Leo has given it to him to take and he has taken a great responsibility and made it 1-0,” said Valverde, according to Fox Sports.“I hope the success gives him more confidence.”Gerard Pique, Neymar, BarcelonaLa Liga Betting: Match-day 4 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Despite it being very early into La Liga season, both Barcelona and Real Madrid have had unprecedented starts to their campaigns. With this in…Speaking after the game, Coutinho thanked Messi for allowing him to take a confidence-boosting penalty.“The penalty has come naturally,” said Coutinho. “Leo’s gesture shows how great it is.“Thanks to Leo, for letting me kick the penalty, that’s good for the confidence of the group.“We knew that to overcome, we had to be involved from the beginning.”Although the most pleasing factor for Valverde was the way Barcelona responded by rising to the challenge when it was necessary after losing the first leg of their quarter-final tie to Sevilla 2-0.“The best thing is that we have security and we confirm that we are a team that when we have to take a step forward, we do it,” he said.Next up for Barcelona is another home game against Valencia on Saturday in La Liga.last_img read more

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Books in the age of Candy Crush

first_imgWhen Jane Austen declared that ‘after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!’, she of course had never imagined something like a Facebook and Instagram. Technology has taken over our world. Go to a mall, a park, a subway, anywhere and you see everyone bent over their phones. Communication or face to face communication rather, has taken a backseat, and so has the simple pleasures of life. Like walking in the park and noticing a blooming flower, like riding to work and noticing fellow passengers and their lives on the bus, like reading a book. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Books have taken a backseat and the proof is the gradual disappearance of bookshops, book clubs and library cards. Honestly, when was the last time you used a library card (if it hasn’t already expired) for just the pleasure of going to the library and browsing through some old favourites? What happened to the book clubs that used to be such a rage in school?Somehow Internet, chats and social media has taken over the good old pleasure of sinking deep into a engrossing piece of literature. Instead of learning to read from picture books, toddler know how to operate an iphone. Reading extensively has been replaced by scrolling through posts on tumbler, memes have taken over comic books. Life has become more about instagramming than about actually enjoying it. Books are not discussed at home where family meetings are held in front of the television sets and a new Xbox or a selfie stick has become a better Christmas gift than a good old hard-cover. We may plead guilty and blame the scarcity of time as the reason for the withdrawal from books, but the lack of literature in life has its own disadvantages. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixThe kind of wing that words give to imagination is inconceivable through any other medium, written words penetrate the mind more than visual images as they stay there and cultivate ideas.Of course, books are being written and published still. Of course bookworms can still be found curled up in bed with a book, instead of livetweeting their lives, but they are a dying breed. Technology has indeed made the world an easier place to live in but let’s not sacrifice the simple pleasures of life over it.Between The Covers is a weekly column on reading up and rating downlast_img read more