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Jazz is PHSH & The James Brown Dance Party To Take Over Garcia’s At The Cap This Weekend

first_imgTickets for James Brown Dance Party and Jazz is PHSH show on Saturday, June 3rd are currently on-sale and available at the venue’s website. For show updates and additional information, join the Facebook Event page.Enter To Win Tickets + A Meet & Greet Below! Next week’s scheduled Jazz is PHSH and The James Brown Dance Party on June 3rd is moving to Garcia’s at The Cap. Brothers Adam and Matthew Chase (Jazz is PHSH) have recruited Eric Bloom (Lettuce, The Shady Horns), Carl Gerhard (Giant Country Horns), Felix Pastorius (Cindy Blackman, The Mu’tet), Josh Thomas (With Lions), Adam Dotson (Rubblebucket, Slavic Soul Party), Jay Rodriguez (Miles Davis, Groove Collective), and Chris Rob (Talib Kweli) for the fun. Due to a scheduling conflict, Fred Wesley and Kofi Burbridge will no longer be performing. All tickets purchased to The Cap will be honored at Garcia’s.When Strange Design’s Adam Chase and Matthew Chase decided to put together their Phish and James Brown tributes, Jazz Is PHSH and The James Brown Dance Party, it was anybody’s guess that both concepts would take off as much as they have. But performance after performance, the Brothers Chase have brought in some of the most talented musicians from across the jam, funk, and jazz spectrum, and each show is always a treat for spectators who can’t get enough of Phish and James Brown‘s music. With the June 3rd show bringing together some of the best, we can’t wait to get down at Garcia’s (purchase tickets here).last_img read more

Advancing 3rd Platform Strategies on Modern Infrastructures in 2015

first_imgOn Monday, I discussed how enterprises can extend their IT environments in 2015 to deploy big data and analytic workloads including enterprise Hadoop. In today’s blog, I envision the requisite evolution of data centers that are better suited to drive value from third platform applications in 2015 and beyond.Why is the third platform so significant and disruptive? In the last decade, IT has progressed to drive higher levels of availability, performance, security and adaptability for organizations to run business applications. This has created significant value to businesses, but still IT operations have been impeded by the rigid processes, siloed organizations and challenges of accessing and extracting value from structured and unstructured data.The third platform is the next step in digitizing assets for the business. It is vital for organizations to embrace mobile assets and data with locational context, exchange information across private or public clouds, manage larger, faster data sets regardless of format, and incorporate exceptional insight from social media into operational activities.The stakes are even higher for IT to empower businesses to differentiate themselves with the third platform applications, instead of simply getting to the baseline of running the second platform applications.  We also see customers interested further in implementing enterprise Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to simplify deployment and scaling for a large number of emerging applications.In the last year, VCE has helped customers become more competitive – and not only through innovative solutions – but also from the organizational and process transformation of running IT on an integrated system.Often enough, organizational changes, such as adapting processes to suit new technologies, can be more challenging for enterprises than technological advancement. Many organizations continue to rely on legacy technologies because it’s risky and challenging to change how the business operates.Cultures and behaviors are often even harder to adjust in getting value from the third platform. Being at the forefront of IT infrastructure evolution, VCE recognizes the importance of incorporating the most innovative, value driving advancements from our investors into the VCE solutions.  Our pre-validated, factory-built approach with VCE support help our customers focus on transforming the business, while VCE makes IT simpler, more predictable and more repeatable when deploying and expanding the converged infrastructures across the enterprise.VCE naturally extends this principle to the third platform applications. As business requirements and demands increase, customers can easily expand through VCE’s modular and flexible approach. The Vblock Systems and VCE™ technology extension for EMC® Isilon® storage provide the breadth and depth of technologies needed to optimize for dynamic business needs.To further study the industry shifts, VCE sponsored IDC’s technology spotlight on “The Importance of a Modular and Flexible Approach to Integrated Infrastructure.”[footnote]IDC Technology Spotlight: The Importance of a Modular and Flexible Approach to Integrated Infrastructure, November 2014[/footnote] This IDC Technology Spotlight examines converged infrastructure systems that provide modular and scalable options for changing business demands. IDC specifically examines the VCE Vblock® System 540 with EMC XtremIO scale-out all-flash arrays and VCE™ technology extension for EMC® Isilon®.These solutions drive lower latency and aggregate traditional and new types of workloads without compromising enterprise features. In particular, a modular, flexible architecture with easy upgrades, expansion and reusability has been the core tenet in increasing business value with insight and transactions from billions of users and millions of applications generated on the continuous basis.“With expanded use of unique scale-out, architecture, using all-flash and file-optimized storage solutions, IT can implement integrated infrastructure as an efficient way to provision systems at the project onset. Such modern use can also help IT meet or exceed service levels, empowering business to act on time-sensitive patterns, reliably complete high-volume transactions, and maintain continuity across data centers. “Ashish Nadkarni, Research Director, IDCShareWe expect 2015 to be the pivotal year for organizations to solidify their third platform investment strategies, including the reexamination of the infrastructure as part of the next progression of running IT for value creation. Breakthrough business models and discovery of new opportunities with run rate businesses rise through the effective use of third platform applications. VCE is excited to be part of this transformational journey by continuing to innovate on the modern infrastructures.“Contribute to the Conversation – What is your organization’s top business priority? How can IT aid the business through emerging applications and workloads that augment your existing investments? How do scale-out, consolidated solutions with low migration risks fit into your IT infrastructure?Sharelast_img read more

Nanovics donate building to ND

first_imgStudents of political science, economics and sociology can expect a new academic home in fall 2017. A gift from Robert and Elizabeth Nanovic, the largest in the history of the College of Arts and Letters, will fund Nanovic Hall on Notre Dame Avenue, south of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies. The building will contain classrooms, faculty offices and laboratory and research space for those three departments. John McGreevy, dean of the College of Arts and Letters, said the gift would be a “breakthrough” for Notre Dame’s social sciences. “We’ve never had a building for the social sciences at Notre Dame,” he said. “It’s going to have great space in the building with classrooms and faculty offices and space for research, so we’re going to get the kind of student contact – where students come out of class and go right to a faculty office or right to a research lab – that we don’t always get at Notre Dame’s academic buildings. I think it could be – to use an overused word – really transformational for those departments.” Robert Nanovic is a 1954 graduate of Notre Dame who has served on the advisory council of the College of Arts and Letters since 1993, McGreevy said.   “[The Nanovics] are longtime and extraordinary benefactors to the University. They’ve given money for scholarships, for programs, most notably thus far for the Nanovic Institute for European Studies,” McGreevy said.   McGreevy said the choice to combine economics, political science and sociology was aimed at consolidating the three departments into one location from buildings across campus. These departments also share a strong connection with the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, he said. “They’re the three departments that probably have the closest ties to our international institutes,” McGreevy said. Professor Rory McVeigh, chair of the Department of Sociology, said he expects more interchange among the departments and the international institutes. “I think that one of the main benefits will be bringing us closer together with colleagues in political science and in economics, but also bringing us closer together with the international institutes,” McVeigh said. “Several of our faculty members and students are affiliated with international institutes such as Kroc and Kellogg, and we are currently separated on opposite ends of the campus.” McGreevy said the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, which was funded by a gift from the Nanovic family in 1992 and is currently housed in Brownson Hall, will move to Nanovic Hall when it opens. “It will be neat to have the Nanovic Institute and Nanovic Hall right together,” McGreevy said. Professor A. James McAdams, director of the Nanovic Institute, said he is very grateful that the institute will have a new location. “We truly appreciate this extraordinary gift from the Nanovic family,” McAdams said. “Nanovic Hall will bring the Nanovic Institute to the center of campus, making it more accessible for all of our students. … Finally, we will have a permanent space to call our own.”last_img read more

Tammy Blanchard to Play Mama of a Murdered Drug Addict on TV’s Hoke, Starring Paul Giamatti

first_img Tammy Blanchard Star Files Blanchard garnered Tony nominations for her performances in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Gypsy, her Broadway debut. She will play evil stepsister Florinda in the forthcoming Into the Woods film, set for a Christmas 2014 release. She won an Emmy for her portrayal of Judy Garland in Me and My Shadows. Blanchard recently appeared in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. View Commentscenter_img Based on Charles Willeford’s detective novels Sideswipe, New Hope For the Dead and The Way We Die Now, the new series is adapted by Scott Frank. Hoke features Giamatti as Hoke Moseley, a homicide detective in 1980s Miami who investigates crimes while also grappling with his own midlife crisis. Blanchard will be a series regular, and her character is a key player in Willeford’s second book, New Hope For the Dead. Before Tony nominee Tammy Blanchard ventures Into the Woods on the big screen, she’ll go someplace even darker, reports Deadline.com. The How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying alum will play Loretta Hickey, the mother of a murdered drug addict, on the new FX detective drama Hoke opposite fellow Broadway alum Paul Giamatti. No airdates for the new series have been announced, but it is rumored to premiere in 2014.last_img read more

Synthetic ID fraud: It’s very real

first_img continue reading » Among the most fastest growing types of identity fraud is synthetic fraud, which has exploded with the proliferation of data breaches such as Equifax.“You need to be aware that this fraud is occurring and what the red flags are that can prevent it from happening to us,” says Sue Landauer, who provided an overview of synthetic fraud during a session Wednesday at the 2018 CUNA Bank Secrecy Act Certification Conference with NASCUS in Louisville, Ky.With synthetic fraud, the criminal creates a fictional identity and fabricates an identity by applying for credit. In a typical scenario, the perpetrator will obtain the social security number of another person and fabricate a name, says Landauer, a certified public accountant with Forensic Accounting Service. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Coffee lovers are flocking to this Chirn park cottage

first_img46 Musgrave Ave, Chirn Park.According to CoreLogic the house first hit the market in the early 1980s for $50,000 but has since been restored to channel a modern style. Mr Stephens said the property came with a cafe lifestyle. “The culinary centre of Southport is the perfect place to enjoy that cafe, restaurant lifestyle while still quick having access to schools, parks, transport, medical infrastructure and the Southport business hub,” he said. 46 Musgrave Ave, Chirn Park.WAKE up and smell the coffee in this picture perfect cottage. With a white picket fence, blue front door and a cafe next door this could be the coolest cottage in Chirn Park. The three-bedroom house at 46 Musgrave Ave oozes Queenslander style and will go under the hammer on November 18 at 3.30pm 46 Musgrave Ave, Chirn Park.center_img More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North3 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa22 hours ago46 Musgrave Ave, Chirn Park.Grant Stephens from Harcourts Coastal is marketing the property and said buyers should hurry because the property’s location was proving popular to breakfast enthusiasts and coffee connoisseurs. “It is a beautiful cottage with polished timber floors, high ceilings and Queensland ambience,” Mr Stephens said. “Whether you redevelop, renovate or just invest, this home is in an incredible location.” last_img read more

Aussie Open: Nadal labours past Delbonis to reach third round

first_img The Spanish world number one created 20 break point chances but was constantly denied by the Argentine before he wrapped up a 6-3, 7-6 (7⁄4), 6-1 win on Rod Laver Arena. Promoted ContentFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You10 Of The Dirtiest Seas In The WorldWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?The Absolute 10 Greatest Shows In HBO History7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth? The victory set up a third round clash with countryman Pablo Carreno Busta, his doubles partner at this month’s ATP Cup.“It was a tough match. I lost a lot of opportunities on break point but found a way to finally win the second set,” he said.“In the third I was more relaxed, more aggressive and found better play in that set.”Nadal had dropped only 10 games in three previous emphatic wins over 76th-ranked Delbonis, and defeat was never on the cards at Melbourne Park.But the Argentine, whose best Grand Slam result was the third round in Melbourne in 2016, made life hard for the 19-time Grand Slam winner, fending off 16 break point chances.Nadal looked on track for another straightforward victory after racing through the opening set, sealing it with a trademark crosscourt forehand.But he found it tougher going in the second, which went with serve up to the tiebreaker.Nadal, though, came through and Delbonis never recovered as the Spaniard asserted his authority to race home, but not before hitting a ballgirl on the head with a ball.Top seed Rafael Nadal battled his way into the Australian Open third roundHe rushed over to console her and gave her a kiss for good measure.“For her it was not a good moment, I was so scared for her, the ball was quick and straight on her,” Nadal said. “I’m very happy she is good. She is brave. Well done.”Victory in Melbourne would make Nadal the first man in the Open era – and only the third in history – to win all four Major titles twice, after Roy Emerson and Rod Laver.Read Also: Mud stops play: after smog, wind, rain, new challenge for Aussie OpenWhile he has won 12 titles at Roland Garros, four at the US Open and two at Wimbledon, his only triumph in Australia came in 2009 when he beat Roger Federer, with four runner-up finishes to his name.If he does win a second title in Melbourne, Nadal will equal the 20 Grand Slams crowns held by great rival Federer.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Top seed Rafael Nadal laboured past dogged fellow left-hander Federico Delbonis Thursday to take another step towards only a second Australian Open crown.Advertisementlast_img read more

Capiz imposes curfew, strict travel control

first_imgNolasco cited the Executive Order 11 series of 2020 signed by Gov. EstebanEvan Contreras that enforces strict quarantine procedures and restricting entryin the province. The order took effect around 12:01 a.m. on Thursday.   Those working in the BPO’s provided theycan show proof of duty or duty hours are also exempted, the guidelines said. ROXAS City – The provincial government of Capiz have imposed a curfew and travel restrictions in a bid to prevent the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Maximum tolerance, by sending violatorshome, shall be observed by the law enforcers, however, RA 9271 and Vagrancy Lawunder the revised Penal Code shall be imposed on persons who refuse to abidethe law enforcers,” Nolasco said./PN “Entering individuals will be alsorequired to submit health declaration from prescribed by the Provincial HealthOffice and violators will be penalized under Quarantine Act of 2004,” Nolascoadded. Nolasco said the entry of commoncarriers of essential goods and medical supplies shall be allowed provided theypresent a valid (certified true copy) DTI Permit/Mayor’s permit indicatingtheir line of business that proof of delivery is presented. The boarder control will be conducted ona 24/7 checkpoints to be undertaken by the Philippine National Police and to beaided by the Provincial and Municipal Health personnel. Also exempted from travel restrictionsare patients vailing chemotherapy and hemodialysis in the province providedthat they present a health certification from their attending physicians and avalid referral. Patients, under the guidelines, are allowed to have onecompanion and a driver provided they present valid ID, driver’s license andhealth certification duly issued by a health practitioner. Police officers man a checkpoint on the border between Tapaz, Capiz and Calinog, Iloilo on March 18 as part of precautionary measures to curb the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019. PDRRMO CAPIZ Checkpoints will be carried out alongthe boundaries situated in the municipalities of Pilar, Tapaz, Jamindan,Dumarao and Sapian. “Travel restriction covers all personscoming in and out of the province including residents of the province,” Nolascotold Panay News.center_img The executive order also covers curfewhours in all ages from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. which already took effect Thursday inthe entire province.  All traders of goods, on the other hand, maybe allowed provided they present valid (certified true copy) DTI permit/Mayor’spermit indicating their line of business and delivery receipts as proof. All entering individuals are required toundergo mandatory thermal scanning and temperature check and to submit medicalcertificate showing no signs or symptoms like cough, fever, and difficulty inbreathing, or physically fit at the moment duly issued by the doctor, public orprivate practitioner. The restriction of the entry of peoplewill exempt government officials and employees,national or local, travelling in the performance/pursuit provided they willpresent their official and valid identification card issued by their respectiveagencies and instrumentalities and a duly approved travel order detailing thepurpose of their travel, the guidelines indicated. “During the curfew hours all persons arenot allowed to go out except law enforcers with specific mission orders,persons of authority who are performing their duties and functions such aselected local official provided they show their identification and missionorder,” Nolasco said. Dr. Ramon AlexNolasco, chief of the Asst. Hospital Management, said theimposition of the curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. was aimed at restricting theunnecessary interaction of people in public to avoid infection or spread of thedisease. Persons on emergency health situationsthat needs medical attention, government and private employees, includinghealth workers whose time of work are within the curfew hours provided theywill show their identification and a certification from their respective agencyor employer are also exempted. Persons who are working in Capiz but nota resident of the province may be allowed provided they present a valididentification card and a certification from employer, while medical personneland health workers, humanitarian workers performing functions in relation toCOVID-19 in the province are likewise exempted from the travel restrictionsprovided they present their valid agency or organization ID and current missionorder detailing their activities to do in the province. “The travel and conveyance of passengerswithin the province will be unhampered unless the LGU has imposed community quarantineor enhanced community quarantine disallowing entry,” Nolasco said.last_img read more

Duterte to PhilHealth: ‘Premiums for OFWs should be voluntary’

first_img“Sa ngayon po, habang meron tayong krisis, ang naging desisyon ng Presidente, wag na muna tayong magpataw ng karagdagang pahirap sa ating mga OFWs, lalong lalo na sa panahon na napakadami sa kanila ang nare-repatriate at nawalan na rin ng trabaho,” Roque added.With Duterte’s order, the Department of Health has suspended the item 10.2.c of the Implementing Rules and Regulation of the Universal Healthcare law that mandates the higher premium payment for OFWs.“Ang nililinaw ko lang ay, unang una, ang pagtaas po ay hindi three percent. It’s only .5 percent,” the Palace spokesman said. “At pangalawa, nakasaad po sa batas na ating sinulong na kapag hindi nakapagbayad ng premiums, hindi po ‘yan dahilan para mawalan ng benepisyo.” MANILA – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will no longer be required to pay premiums to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). This after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the PhilHealth to suspend the collection of higher premiums from OFWs and make their payment on a voluntary basis. Duterte’s directive came after thousands signed an online petition protesting PhilHealth premium rate hikes for the OFWs.“Ipipinapaalam po namin sa inyo na nag-isyu ng direktiba ang Pangulo sa Philhealth na gawing boluntaryo ang pagbabayad ng mga OFWs ng Philhealth premiums,” said Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.  center_img President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive comes after thousands signed an online petition protesting Philippine Health Insurance Corp. premium rate hikes for the overseas Filipino workers. GMA NEWS OFWs with an income of P10,000 to P60,000 are required to pay 3 percent of their monthly salary starting 2020, up from 2.75 percent the previous year, according to a memo circular that took effect last April 22.The monthly premium will increase by 0.5 percent every year afterward until it reaches five percent in 2024./PNlast_img read more

Area Girls Soccer Sectional Scores (10-4)

first_imgArea Girls Soccer Sectional ScoresThursday  (10-4)Class 1A @ Rising Sun.Switzerland County  2     Milan  1Oldenburg Academy  7     Rising Sun  0Class 2A @ Batesville.South Dearborn  7     Greensburg  0Batesville  3     Lawrenceburg  1last_img