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South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez Has a New Restaurant in the Works   

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South Philly Barbacoa’s Cristina Martinez is partnering with Dionicio Jimenez, of El Rey, for a new restaurant. The restaurant, which will be named Casa Mexico, is going […]

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Bloomsday’s Adult Happy Meals Are the Perfect Anti-Restaurant Week Stunt   

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We’ve said it before — we’re not big fans of Center City Restaurant Week. The deals are (sometimes) okay, but more often it’s a recipe […]

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The 2020 Philly Chef Conference: Sustainability, Restaurant Leadership and the Golden Age of Pasta   

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When Philly Chef Conference released its list of participants for the 2020 event, we knew it was going to be an excellent lineup. Now, the […]

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Look How Pretty Oyster House Is Now   

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Oyster House, the Philly institution known for fresh seafood and buck-a-shuck oysters, has reopened after closing on New Years’ Days for a quick refresh. It’s […]

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Look Inside the Fairview, Fergie Carey’s New Bar in Fairmount   

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On Thursday, Philly bar owner Fergie Carey (Grace Tavern and Fergie’s Pub) will open the Fairview, a neighborhood gastropub with an emphasis on plant-based food. The Fairview […]

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Here’s What’s on the Menu at Center City’s Newest Steakhouse   

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In April, another steakhouse will hit Center City. Steak 48, a concept from brothers Jeffrey and Mike Mastro, is the third outpost of the concept, […]

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Administrative Assistant for Lower and Upper School Principals | Norwood-Fontbonne Academy   

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An Introduction: Boston Theatre in the '10s and What it Means for the '20s   

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In a 2017 article for wheretraveler.com, entitled "Boston's Theatre Scene: What Makes it Hot and Why You need to Be There", 5 Boston playwrights discussed the state of theatre (specifically new works) in our city.

"Within the past 15 years, innovative fellowship programs at established theaters have aligned with plucky, upstart troupes and a supportive academic culture to nurture a community of playwrights that aims to write the new, great stage works of the 21st century.

'My hope is that we are able to continue to grow our audiences as well as our talent pool and head into a theater renaissance,' says playwright Melinda Lopez, herself a leading light of the scene. Her voice rising in enthusiasm, she cites the heralded Chicago theater world of the 1980s as a precedent.

'That's Boston in the 2020s-people saying 'That was a heyday of new plays in Boston, that's when it was all happening.' I feel like that could be where we're going.'"

As we embark on our voyage through the 2020s, it will be exciting to see if Lopez's lofty ambitions become a reality. After all, Boston theatre has just come through a huge decade of change in which our city's pertinence to the theatre world has grown. Let's look at how our relevance as a city has changed in regards to theatre as an art form in the past decade:

10 years ago, Diane Paulus took over The American Repertory Theatre and, love her or hate her, you must give her one thing: everyone in town has an opinion on her. She brought with her a decade long run of The Donkey Show (same principle applies, love or hate, we've all got something to say), a slew of shows streamlined to take on New York (from Broadway revivals, to Jagged Little Pill and premieres of new works like Endlings), a generous partnership with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (who sent Cambridge the later-Tony-Award-Winning All the Way, The Fingersmith, and a beautifully staged Othello), and a veritable buffet of the biggest names in arts and entertainment (James Earl Jones, Audra McDonald, Sara Bareilles, Bob Crowley, MJ Rodriguez, Teller, Amanda Palmer, Claudia Rankine, the list goes on). The ART has epitomized how an institution can commit to developing new works and spark new interests in an old art form. But Paulus and the ART have not cornered the market on Boston theatre's exports for the past ten years. Women's Project Theater recently extended their run of Alexis Scheer's Our Dear Dead Drug Lord in New York for a second time after it was listed by The New York Times as a top critic's pick. The play, written by a Boston playwright, premiered at Off the Grid Theatre Company before being listed on the Kilroys List and getting scooped up for an off-Broadway production. The Huntington Theatre, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, transferred two productions to New York in 2012 (Stick Fly and Sons of the Prophet) and stood out as (arguably) the largest supporter of Boston playwrights this decade, developing and premiering works by Melinda Lopez, Eleanor Burgess (who's The Niceties has gone on to Chicago, Milwaukee, London, Austin, Philadelphia, and Naples since its Boston premiere), and Kirsten Greenidge, among others. They are continuing their work already, kicking off the new year with a premiere by Somerville's Lila Rose Kaplan. While New York is the economic world capital of theatre, it does seem exhausting to herald it as any sort of artistic benchmark. However, in an industry where success and capital are too fiercely interwoven, the stream of work establishing itself in Boston and then transferring to New York certainly marks us as a hub to watch out for. Outside of our exports to NYC, Melia Bensussen, a long-time Boston staple, has shipped off to Hartford Stage as their new artistic director, and Boston has already reaped the benefits of the connection when she generously sent us the premiere production of Quixote Nuevo.

While our exports have expanded, our imports have certainly improved equally. This decade saw a musical chairs game of colleges purchasing buildings and partnering with arts institutions (or dropping them) which has paved the way for some exciting progress, even at the devastating cost of a downtown gentrified beyond recognition and a forced reverence toward inherently money-hungry boards of directors. Emerson College's purchase of the Colonial Theatre has welcomed Ambassador Theatre Group to host pre-Broadway tryouts of shows like Moulin Rouge and David Byrne's American Utopia, attracted major names like Dolly Parton, and promises to continue Boston's legacy as a tryout town (we're kicking off 2020 with a visit from Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker). Emerson's influence over our audience experience does not stop there. The founding of ArtsEmerson a decade ago has allowed world-class theatre, dance, and opera troupes from nearly every continent to perform within walking distance of the Red Line. I've already covered some of my pros/cons thoughts about ArtsEmerson's work in a review. Additionally, their HowlRound site has allowed theatre artists to connect with each other across geographic divides. On a smaller scale, Arlekin Players, who are also celebrating their tenth season in operation, have been receiving attention of late as they continue to host prominent Russian artists and present under-produced Russian and German plays in Needham. Also noteworthy are the Nora Theatre's collaborations with Bedlam Theatre Co, and Boston Lyric Opera's fusion of Margaret Atwood with director Anne Bogart to premiere The Handmaid's Tale.

One group that has not even taken a full decade to start to completely shift Boston theatre's topography is the Front Porch Arts Collective. This still-new force of black artists has enabled coproductions with established Boston theatres which center black narratives as well as launched a campaign to diversify Boston's critics. The group has received international attention because of their recent recreations of Jeremy O Harris' blackout at institutions ranging from Speakeasy Stage to Greater Boston Stage Company. It feels encouraging and important to note that many new theatre groups formed in Boston in this decade, like Cambridge Chamber Opera, Praxis Stage Company, or Bridge Repertory Theatre, seem to have a grasp on and an interest in how they can engage authentically with their community. While many groups have been founded, other institutions have collapsed, and we have seen an onslaught of change in artistic leadership. Michael J Bobbitt and Christopher V Edwards are already bringing fresh ideas to New Repertory Theatre and Actors' Shakespeare Project respectively. Bobbitt has heralded in a new program which entitles Watertown residents to a free ticket to any show this season and Edwards brought with him an excellently affordable student pass for young Shakespeare aficionados.

American Theatre magazine has given Boston plenty of spotlight this decade. In 2015, they began publishing monthly 'Role Calls', profiling prominent American artists. Boston has had its fair share of representation within the listings, including director, Summer Williams; dramaturg, Phaedra Scott; actor, Bobbie Steinbach; and designer, Tyler Kinney. In their September 2019 issue, which explored the top US cities outside of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles for union theatre work, American Theatre listed Boston at number 1.

"Have you ever wanted to mold NYC into a place that's quieter and cleaner but still maintains an invigorating theatre community and downtown charm? Beantown might be just what you're looking for. AEA lists 1,125 members in this historic city for an average of around 9.6 work weeks per member."

While 9.6 work weeks seems disparagingly low, Boston still beat the other cities listed in the article by a wide margin.

So, in a way, Melinda Lopez's 2017 forecast still seems entirely possible, perhaps even more promisingly so than two years ago. Her prediction has already come true, in that, Boston has continued to lay a foundation for a decade of artistic excellence to which the world will pay close attention.

As the article mentioning her hopes made the rounds on Facebook, I remember hearing varied responses to its generally optimistic views. A friend pointed out that, while the article is accurate in its claims that Boston has a newly-invigorated interest in developing new works, many of the institutions listed rely extensively on unpaid or under-paid labor to function. How can we expect a renaissance if we are limiting who can engage in our work? Another response was from a professor of mine at the time (who may have been biased because she was in Chicago in the 80s). She diagnosed that Boston is too "heady" to ever be what Chicago was (have I written this article to prove her right?). Another response bemoaned the precedence of and strict adherence to playwrights in contemporary American theatre. As theatres in Eastern Europe pioneer into avant garde realizations of direction and design, why are our theatres getting caught up in realism and the portrayals of the quotidian?

How do those beginning their artistic journeys in this city (who may not be as well-established as the 5 playwrights covered in the 2017 article) feel about the attention our city is gaining? How do trans and gender-expansive artists feel their work is perceived in our city? Artists who are disabled?

In an art form which receives such limited funding from the state, reliance on ticket sales dictates many of the conversations at major institutions and fringe groups alike. Unfortunately, this leaves us with a dominant culture of centrism (political and aesthetic) that tries to walk too many tightropes without leaning too far in any direction. Often, this manifests itself in ways that leave Boston theatres as puppies, lagging behind New York and Chicago and slurping up scraps from what they've devoured over the past two years. How many watered-down "Boston area premieres" of other city's leftovers can we be forced to stomach, especially as the broadcasting and archival of influential works has become more common and they can be accessed through libraries and streaming services? I'm in no way suggesting that watching a filmed performance on Netflix is the same as seeing it live, but does the same reduction happen when works are transposed to a new city?

As was demonstrated by Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, new works by young writers receive little attention from critics during their Boston premieres. An open letter to the Independent Reviewers of New England addressed this ignorance at length, citing Alexis Scheer's play as an example of a prominent work that was ultimately ignored by the IRNE committee. Now that New York has told us the play is worthwhile, is another theatre going to snatch it up and bequeath it upon us? This would feel all too much like the indirectness of when an ART show goes to Broadway and then comes back through Boston as a national tour with twice the ticket price and half the charm. Surely the next Boston theatre to produce one of Scheer's works will benefit from ample coverage. What must we do so that we can disengage from the colonized thought that everything must filter through New York City to be deemed worthwhile? While nearly every theatre totes a dedication to new works, how much do they prioritize those who create them? Do they give them as many resources as they give to their more surefire commercial successes? Are artists' voices being respected and ethically elevated or exploited in response to cultural trends?

Over the past few weeks, I've gotten to hear from some Boston-based and formerly-Boston-based theatre artists about what they foresee for Boston theatre in the 2020s; how we fit into the larger fabric of American theatre, and what needs to change for us to continue to grow and to be the beacon of innovation that Lopez anticipates. This group represents a large, but certainly not all-inclusive, cross-section of our community. I have worked with some of these artists before, some of them are close friends, some responded to a request on Twitter, while others have reached out to me based on reviews in the past. As always, I am eager to keep the conversation going and have an open link to my email and Twitter available on my profile. Over the next few weeks, I will be publishing these artists' opinions on Boston in the coming decade, hopefully shedding light on their fears while affirming their hopes. At the bottom of each article, I will leave helpful links to further readings and resources for those interested in helping Boston theatre become more equitable, safe, and accessible. I hope you will join the conversation!

CORRECTIONS:

An earlier version of this article mistakenly claimed that the Huntington sent two productions to Broadway in 2012. While Stick Fly went to Broadway, Sons of the Prophet transferred to Roundabout Theatre, an off-Broadway house.

While Emerson College is the landlord of the Colonial Theatre, the restoration and programming of the Colonial was done by Ambassador Theatre Group, who entered into a long-term lease agreement with the college to operate it. ATG is responsible for the productions hosted there.


          

Mike Kafka won’t be joining Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff   

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It appears that we can all take Mike Kafka off the list of potential candidates for the Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive coordinator position. Rumors come and go in the current NFL. That’s just a part of the game, but when a team with the history of the reigning NFC East-Champion Philadelphia Eagles have a quarterback like […]

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Philadelphia Eagles: Jim Caldwell not returning to Dolphins worth following   

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With the news that Jim Caldwell won’t be back with the Miami Dolphins in 2020, could the Philadelphia Eagles express interest in him becoming their next offensive coordinator? Over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of names linked to the Philadelphia Eagles as far as potential next offensive coordinator is concerned, one of […]

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Philadelphia Eagles RT Lane Johnson added to Pro Bowl roster, 3 reactions   

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Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been added to the Pro Bowl roster. As NFL fans, especially as Philadelphia Eagles, most of us could admit that the interest in watching the Pro Bowl is all but gone (if it ever existed at all), but it’s always cool to see that guys from your favorite […]

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Joywave announces 2020 spring dates for The Possession Tour   

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Alternative band Joywave has announced they'll be hitting the road this spring in support of their upcoming album, Possession, due out March 13. The Possession Tour will kick-off in April with stops in Charlotte (Tickets), Philadelphia (Tickets), Nashville (Tickets), Englewood (Tickets) and Seattle...
          

Reduced Inhaler Use is Safe for Infants with Bronchiolitis   

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Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent during the winter months and is usually treated with albuterol delivered via inhalers, despite evidence showing no benefit in most patients. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) redesigned the hospital's standard treatment for the infection and reduced albuterol use without compromising care.
          

Save the Date! Cover ATS 2020 in Philadelphia!   

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Newswise imagePhiladelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, will play host to the ATS 2020 International Conference, the biggest gathering of scientists and clinicians in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
          

Exclusive: Philadelphia refinery expected to be sold to real estate developer - sources   

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The bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions is expected to sell its fire-damaged refinery site to real estate developer Hilco Redevelopment Partners, three sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

          

Rammstein : La date du spectacle de Montréal dévoilée   

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Rammstein : La date du spectacle de Montréal dévoilée

Le groupe sera de passage dans la métropole le 20 août 2020 au Parc Jean-Drapeau. Les billets seront en vente le 24 janvier.

Voici les dates complètes de cette tournée!

Aug. 20 - Montreal, QC - Parc Jean-Drapeau
Aug. 23 - Philadelphia, PA - Lincoln Financial Field
Aug. 27 - Washington, DC - FedExField
Aug. 30 - Minneapolis, MN - U.S. Bank Stadium
Sep. 03 - Chicago, IL - Soldier Field
Sep. 06 - Foxborough, MA - Gillette Stadium
Sep. 10 - East Rutherford, NJ - MetLife Stadium
Sep. 16 - San Antonio, TX - Alamodome
Sep. 19 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Sep. 27 - Mexico City, MX - Foro Sol

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    Metro Philadelphia – January 21, 2020   

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    Amistad Center For Arts & Culture Announces New Executive Director   

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    The Amistad Center for Art & Culture has announced the appointment of Kimberly Kersey as the organization's new Executive Director, effective February 17, 2020.

    Kersey will fill the role left by outgoing director W. Frank Mitchell, who has served the organization throughout the past 19 years in roles including lead curator and most recently, Executive Director.

    Kersey joins The Amistad Center for Art and Culture with over 25 years of legal, business development and community relations experience. She graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Art History. While at Rutgers, Kersey was an intern at the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and completed her senior study work in African American Art. She went on to earn a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. While in law school, she worked with the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts where she counseled artists on issues involving copyright, gallery agreements and arts related contracts.

    A strong believer in civic engagement, Kersey has long been active in local and national politics. She served as Assistant Counsel to New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey where she was his liaison to the New Jersey Department of State - home to the State Council on the Arts. Additionally, she served on the policy transition teams for President Barrack Obama and for Senator Cory Booker.

    A seasoned development professional who has worked with national corporations, as well as small nonprofits, Kimberly has a proven ability to cultivate and maintain relationships and to grow annual revenues. Until her recent relocation to Connecticut, she was a college lecturer at Rowan College at Burlington County and served as a Commissioner on the New Jersey Tax Board. i?? Kimberly and her husband, Jason Arnold, have an 8-year-old son, Quincy. They reside in Avon.

    Board President Richard Alleyne stated, "Kimberly's experience as a change-maker, educator, and community partner make her the ideal candidate to lead The Amistad's Center at this time as we focus on further developing our collection, strengthening our programming, and nurturing a strong base of supporters. We look forward to the next phase of The Amistad Center's evolution under her leadership."

    The Amistad Center will host a meet and greet reception on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 5:00-7:00 pm to welcome Kimberly into her role. Stay tuned for more details.


              

    Philadelphia Holds Martin Luther King Day Of Service   

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    The NFL among marketing support 2014 other player associated   

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    POLITICO Playbook: Why McConnell’s move infuriates Democrats   

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    IF WE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL, it’s that he uses the power afforded to him quite liberally, in a way that makes his opponents red with anger and most of his allies gleeful. We’ve seen it during Supreme Court confirmations, and now we’re seeing it with impeachment.

    MCCONNELL has orchestrated the Senate trial of President DONALD TRUMP thusly: The president’s attorneys and the House impeachment managers each have 24 hours to use over the course of two calendar days to present their case, condensing the meat of the trial into what could be as short as four days in total. These rules will likely have the Senate in session all night and into the wee hours of the morning, as it tries TRUMP for high crimes and misdemeanors. Another highlight: Evidence gathered in the House investigation must be admitted by vote -- nothing is automatic. MCCONNELL announced that he had the support of all Republican senators for his rule package weeks ago, essentially ensuring its passage.

    THINK OF IT THIS WAY: This could be all over by sometime next week -- ahead of the State of the Union on Feb. 4.

    SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER called the resolution McConnell will formally introduce later today a “national disgrace,” and said it’s designed to acquit the president quickly. Burgess Everett and Marianne LeVine on McConnell’s plan for a “speedy trial” The resolution

    HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY as the trial gets started:

    -- IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON, Democrats and Republicans have their party lunches in the Capitol.

    -- AROUND 1 P.M., MCCONNELL will offer his resolution, which will detail the rules for the Senate’s trial. Each side has an hour for debate.

    -- AROUND 3 P.M., SCHUMER will move to amend the rule package to allow for witnesses and documents at the front end of the trial. That is also subject to debate for an hour on each side.

    WHAT WE DON’T KNOW: How exactly SCHUMER is going to try to amend the rule package. He can force one vote, or multiple votes seeking to amend the package in different ways. Democrats’ priority is to force votes on guaranteeing witnesses and document production as part of the trial. BUT: Democrats’ efforts to amend the package are almost certain to fail.

    -- ONCE DEMOCRATS finish trying to amend the rules, there will be a vote on the package and the trial will then begin.

    DEMOCRATS’ HIVE MIND: The reason they want to try to force witnesses at the front end of the trial is threefold: If a witness is subpoenaed, it will take days to work out a deal for their testimony, so they might as well do it concurrent with the trial; why start hearing arguments and asking questions when you know there could be more information out there? And when the testimony from House managers and Trump’s defense team starts, there is no guarantee Republicans will allow witnesses.


    JOHN BRESNAHAN and BURGESS EVERETT: “Here are the five Senate factions that will decide Trump’s fate”:The Three Amigos, Part Deux: The Republican triumvirate of Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Utah) have been the center of a media frenzy for weeks. … The key issue for this moderate group — and maybe the biggest question for the entire Trump trial — is whether there will be a fourth Republican who joins them. The likelihood of that happening is pretty low at this point, however.

    “Republican Institutionalists: If Democrats are to get a fourth GOP vote for witnesses, their best bet is from a group of veteran Republicans who believe in protecting the Senate prerogatives or are retiring and thus have less to fear from a vengeful Trump. This group include Sens. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Rob Portman (Ohio), Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Pat Toomey (Pa.).

    “Trump Hardliners: [T]here are a number [of senators] — such as Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Ted Cruz of Texas, and Josh Hawley of Missouri, for instance — who have blasted Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democrats and the media for a ‘sham impeachment’ that isn’t going to result in Trump’s ouster.

    “Democratic Moderates: There's a small group of Senate Democrats who are in play for GOP leaders and the White House. This group includes Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Doug Jones of Alabama, the most endangered Senate Democrat this fall, wants to hear from witnesses, but he has also called for Trump to ‘get a fair trial.’

    “Trump Is Guilty Already Democrats: Like the Senate Republican Conference, most of the Democratic Caucus has already made up its mind — Trump is guilty, but let’s get more witnesses and documents anyway — even if they don’t say it publicly. So they'll loudly back Schumer’s motions for witnesses, they'll have sharp questions for Trump’s defense team, and they'll complain mightily when the trial is over that Trump was acquitted by a Republican majority that is interested in political survival rather than the truth. And then they will use this case, and everything Trump has done over the last three years, to try to take over the Senate in November.”

    NYT’S ANNIE KARNI with POTUS in Davos: “Before the Senate impeachment trial begins in earnest on Tuesday, President Trump was more than 4,000 miles away from Washington, in this glitzy Alpine village, planning to drive a competing narrative — one that has nothing to do with pressure on Ukraine, abuse of power or obstruction of Congress. …

    “Mr. Trump, aides said, planned to highlight the first phase of his trade deal with China and another with Mexico and Canada, accomplishments he thinks are being overshadowed by a focus on an impeachment trial he is trying to dismiss as a ‘hoax.’ And the audience was expected to be friendly -- to his face, at least -- having warmed to him over the past two years because they have benefited from his policies.” NYT

    JOHN HARRIS COLUMN: “Isn’t That Special: Trump, Impeachment and American Exceptionalism”

    NEW … WAPO’S RACHAEL BADE and KAROUN DEMIRJIAN are writing a book about the impeachment process called “Impeached.” The book will be focused on Capitol Hill. William Morrow is the publisher, and Keith Urbahn and Matt Latimer at Javelin sold the book. Here's how they describe it: “Impeached” will be a “deftly reported inside look at the biggest constitutional showdown of our generation—Trump’s impeachment—with behind-the-scenes details about the historic interparty clash on Capitol Hill.”

    Good Tuesday morning.

    NEW … UNITE THE COUNTRY, a super PAC aimed at boosting JOE BIDEN, is running a new ad in Iowa called “The Storm.” The spot shows stormy seas and on the screen flashes “Battling the Storm … Joe Biden. A President to Right the Ship. … The Democrat Who Can Lead Through the Storm,” all while Biden is talking about his experience working in government. The 30-second spot


    SIX TICKETS OUT OF IOWA (or more), via Natasha Korecki: “The Iowa caucuses have ended a long line of weak White House bids, traditionally culling the presidential primary field to just two or three viable candidates. But this year’s unique dynamics have a very real scenario shaping up that could mean at least a half dozen — or maybe more — candidates move to New Hampshire and beyond …

    “‘If you look historically, only three candidates have come out of Iowa earning delegates in the modern era; there’s never been more than three who have broken the 15 percent threshold,’ said Jeff Berman, a delegate guru now with the [Tom] Steyer team who was a key figure in Barack Obama’s successful 2008 campaign. In 2020, Berman said, ‘There may be more tickets out of Iowa than ever before.’ …

    “The probability that Iowa fails to produce a breakout frontrunner and instead sends through more than a half-dozen candidates is the latest turn in a tumultuous primary that began with a historically large and diverse field. It's indicative of a contest that’s long from settled; with just two weeks until the Feb. 3 caucuses, there's still a looming question over what, exactly, the Iowa results will mean. Aides with [Amy] Klobuchar, Steyer and [Andrew] Yang indicated that there's almost no scenario that would cause their candidate to drop out before New Hampshire.” POLITICO

    BERNIE’S GOODBYE, via Des Moines Register’s Nick Coltrain: “U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders made a plea Monday to his supporters in Des Moines: It’ll be up to them to carry his Iowa campaign across the finish line.

    “The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump means he won’t be spending as much time in Iowa as he would have liked, he said at a Des Moines rally. But, he joked, it just means his campaign slogan -- ‘Not me. Us.’ -- will need to be a little more literal in the homestretch of the first-in-the-nation nominating caucus.

    “‘Ironically, the “us, not me,” is becoming very much a reality in the last two weeks of this campaign, because I'm not going to be able to be here as much as I would like,’ Sanders told a crowd of more than 750 at the State Historical Museum of Iowa. ‘So you guys are going to have to carry the ball.’” DMR

    A PRIVATE PLANE went from Columbia, S.C., to Des Moines to DCA on Monday. On Saturday, it went from Burlington, Vt., to New Hampshire, and on Sunday it went on to Columbia. The jet

    MEANWHILE … MIAMI HERALD: “Michael Bloomberg campaign scores prominent Miami politico as Florida primary nears,” by Joey Flechas: “Two-term Miami Mayor Manny Diaz, whose time in City Hall mirrors Bloomberg’s mayoral tenure in New York, is joining the campaign as a policy advisor and surrogate weeks before the first votes are cast in the 2020 presidential primary season. Diaz will serve as the campaign’s national political co-chair, along with former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. Diaz will also co-chair Bloomberg’s Florida campaign.”


    TRUMP’S TUESDAY -- THE PRESIDENT was slated to give an address in Davos in the 5 a.m. hour Eastern time. At 6:15 a.m., he is slated to speak with Klaus Schwab, who runs the World Economic Forum. At 6:35 a.m., the president is scheduled to participate in a reception with the International Business Council. At 8:30 a.m., he is scheduled to meet with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. At 10:15 a.m., he will speak with Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga. At 11:20 a.m., he will meet with Pakistani PM Imran Khan. At 12:30 p.m., he will have dinner with CEOs before heading back to his hotel.

    THE PRESIDENT’S OTHER DAVOS BILATS: Iraqi President Barham Salih; Nechirvan Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Follow along with Davos Playbook





    BOSTON GLOBE: “Northeastern University student from Iran faces possible deportation,” by Jeremy Fox and Max Jungreis: “An Iranian student planning to enter Northeastern University for the spring semester was detained at Logan International Airport by immigration officials and a hearing will be held Tuesday in federal court to determine his status, according to lawyers and the university.

    “Attorneys for Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein, 24, filed an emergency petition Monday night to block his deportation and allow him attend the university. They are set to go before a judge at 10 a.m. at US District Court in Boston.” Boston Globe

    FOR THOSE KEEPING TABS -- “Lev Parnas Asks Barr to Recuse Himself From Criminal Case,” by NYT’s Benjamin Weiser and Ben Protess: “Lawyers for Lev Parnas, the Soviet-born businessman who was involved in the campaign to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rivals of President Trump, asked on Monday that Attorney General William P. Barr disqualify himself from overseeing his criminal case because he has too many conflicts of interest.

    “Mr. Parnas, who was charged in October in Manhattan with violating federal campaign finance laws, requested that a special prosecutor instead be appointed to handle his case.

    “‘It is in the public interest to remove this matter entirely from the Department of Justice,’ Mr. Parnas’s lawyers wrote to Mr. Barr. The lawyers, Joseph A. Bondy and Stephanie R. Schuman, argued that federal prosecutors working for Mr. Barr should not be involved in his case because Mr. Barr had participated in some of the same activity for which Mr. Parnas was being investigated.” NYT


    PLAN B … WAPO’S ROBERT COSTA and RACHAEL BADE: “Trump’s lawyers, Senate GOP allies work privately to ensure Bolton does not testify publicly”: “President Trump’s legal defense team and Senate GOP allies are quietly gaming out contingency plans should Democrats win enough votes to force witnesses to testify in the impeachment trial, including an effort to keep former national security adviser John Bolton from the spotlight, according to multiple officials familiar with the discussions. …

    “One option being discussed … would be to move Bolton’s testimony to a classified setting because of national security concerns, ensuring that it is not public.” WaPo

    QUOTABLE … CNN: “Dershowitz on impeachment reversal: ‘I am much more correct right now’”


    WSJ’S GREG IP in Davos: “Mnuchin Warns U.K., Italy Over Digital-Tax Plans”: “Italy and Britain will face U.S. tariffs if they proceed with a tax on digital companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned.

    “Mr. Mnuchin issued the warning after France agreed to delay the imposition of its own digital tax in the face of threats of steep U.S. tariffs on French exports. Mr. Mnuchin said French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to hold off on the tax through the end of the year while the two countries work out a permanent resolution.

    “The truce is ‘the beginning of a solution,’ Mr. Mnuchin said an interview with The Wall Street Journal at a Journal-sponsored event on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.” WSJ

    FOR YOUR RADAR … REUTERS/BEIJING: “With millions of Asians traveling on Tuesday for the Lunar New Year holiday, authorities in China confirmed that a new virus could be spread through human contact, reporting 15 medical staff had been infected and a fourth person had died. The chilling update on the coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city of Wuhan sent shivers through financial markets, as the World Health Organization called a meeting for Wednesday to consider declaring an international health emergency.”

    REMEMBER HIM? … TEXAS TRIBUNE: “Big bucks — and a big donor — fuel Allen West’s bid for Texas GOP chair,” by Patrick Svitek: “For months, the race for Texas GOP chair has been in full swing, with incumbent James Dickey and his high-profile challenger, Allen West, appearing at a slew of at times feisty forums.

    “But it was not until last week that the two had to disclose their campaign finances for the first time — and West’s report brought something of a bombshell: Not only did the former Florida congressman raise nearly half a million dollars — a large amount for such an election — but $250,000 of it came from a single person. That person: Richard Uihlein, the conservative megadonor and shipping supplies magnate from Illinois.”

    BOOK CLUB -- Rev. Al Sharpton’s “RISE UP: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads,” will be published by Hanover Square Press on Sept. 15, covering “the highlights of the Obama administration, the 2016 election, and Trump’s subsequent hold on the GOP.”



    Send tips to Eli Okun and Garrett Ross at politicoplaybook@politico.com.

    SPOTTED: Chuck Schumer on an Acela train arriving to D.C. late Monday night.

    TRANSITION -- Tim Urban is now a senior principal at Bracewell’s Policy Resolution Group. He previously was a principal at EY.

    ENGAGED -- Blake Waggoner, a PR strategist and Targeted Victory and John Kasich alum, and Erin Bottger, state government affairs manager at Verizon, got engaged Saturday. They met 10 years ago while working at the Nebraska GOP and reconnected when Waggoner moved back from D.C. Pic

    BIRTHWEEK (was Monday): CBS’ Peter Greenberg

    BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Becca Glover, director at the Brunswick Group. A fun fact about her: “I have a nearly encyclopedic knowledge of the first 12 seasons of ‘The Simpsons.’ My favorite vignette for Halloween (Treehouse of Horrors) episodes is ‘The Attack of the 50 Foot Eyesores.’” Playbook Q&A

    BIRTHDAYS: Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) is 59 … Eric Holder is 69 ... Gary Locke, former Commerce secretary and U.S. ambassador to China, is 7-0 … Will Holley, partner at Firehouse Strategies ... Sam Feist, CNN Washington bureau chief and SVP … Matt Hoye, CNN WH supervising producer … Getty photographer Win McNamee (h/ts Kevin Bohn) … Tyler Cowen, GMU economist and Marginal Revolution blogger, is 58 ... Matt Cooper ... John Shinkle ... L.A. Times’ Jen Haberkorn ... Will Bunch is 61 ... Nahiomy Alvarez ... Lynn Schusterman is 81 ... Jim Davidson ... Joe Donoghue ... Bob Sensenbrenner … Chris Donovan, executive editorial producer at ABC News, is 45 ... Josh Isay, CEO at SKDKnickerbocker ... former Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) is 62 ... Edelman’s Sean Neary and Lyla Shaibi … Annie Swenson ... POLITICO Europe’s Helen Collis … Michael Comer, digital director for House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) …

    … Jonathan Grella, president and CEO of JAG Public Affairs … James Waters is 41 ... Michael Anderson … Bailey Roman, Iowa trip director for Pete Buttigieg’s campaign (h/t Casey Clemmons) … Christopher Spillane ... Michael Vanzetta … Jack Weiss ... Brian Kupfer is 45 ... Roberto Coquis … Alex Plitsas is 35 ... Morgan Currier ... Matt Friedman, communications and outreach manager for the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission ... Elizabeth Wickett ... Cindi Leive … Jordan Grossman ... Collin Hansen ... Forrest Brown … Tommy McKone ... Ron Bell … Tony Reinke ... Kyle O’Connor ... Caite Irvine … Margaret Olmos ... Josh Warren ... Michael Lemov ... Katie Loovis ... Rich Juliano ... Len Colodny is 82 ... Cynthia Faulkner ... Amy Allman … Steve Rosenthal is 67 … Campbell Spencer (h/ts Teresa Vilmain and Shari Yost Gold) ... Jeff Simmons … Marisa Renee Lee ... Oliver Griswold



              

    Journeyman Raheem Mostert becomes star for 49ers   

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    Before taking the field each week, Raheem Mostert seeks out motivation. There it is in a list of all the times he's been cut by NFL teams. Philadelphia, Miami and Baltimore all let Mostert go in 2015.
              

    Veterinarian | Flowers Mill Veterinary Hospital   

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    Langhorne, Pennsylvania, PA Veterinary License Seeking full/part-time veterinarians for a well-established, private, small animal, AAHA practice located in beautiful Bucks County within an hour of Philadelphia.  We are a well
              

    Pennsylvania: Cumberland County receives ExpressVote XLs as two courts continue to litigate their eligibility | Zack Hoopes/The Sentinel   

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    Cumberland County received some of its new voting machines this week, the same machines that are the subject of state and federal lawsuits and that experienced mistabulations in Northampton County in the last election. Cumberland and Northampton counties, along with Philadelphia, are in limbo regarding the current or future use of the ExpressVote XL, a product of Election Systems and Software. Cumberland County received the first shipments of its 400-machine order this week, according to Bethany Salzarulo, director of the county’s elections bureau. Salzarulo said she and her staff were aware of the Northampton issues, which officials there blamed on ES&S not adequately communicating the necessary testing procedures to elections staff. Proper testing would have caught the errors well before election day, Salzarulo said, something Cumberland County staff is prepared to do regardless of ES&S.
              

    Re: Caleb FULLER - Margaret GUN's family   

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    Frederick Co, Maryland - Equity Court Abstracts

    JS-1, 657-675 - GUN, DADISMAN, MILLER, FULLER, BRUNER, GIBSON, ORTNER - Mar 1819

    Heirs of Christopher GUN vs Peter BRUNER Jr

    Christopher GUN d/ intestate, leaving
    widow - Margaret* and 7 children

    1. John GUN
    2. Sarah (Gun) w/o Jacob DADISMAN
    3. Christiana (Gun) w/o John MILLER
    4. Margaret (Gun) w/o Caleb FULLER

    5. Christopher GUN (died before mother)
    ......s/ John Curry Cunningham GUN - Out of State

    6. Martin GUN (died w/o issue aft father, but before mother)
    7. Henry GUN (died w/o issue aft father, but before mother)

    On 20 Aug 1787, the widow purchased, as highest bidder
    from the commissioners appointed by laws of the State
    of Maryland to preserve confiscated British property,

    - Lot# 223 in Frederick Town, part of property of Daniel
    DULANEY, s/o Daniel, which was confiscated by law, for 16
    pounds specie?. She was considered feme covert.

    Sometime thereafter, the widow married Peter BRUNER*.

    On 29 Jul 1799, the widow transferred the property to
    John Curry Cunningham GUNN of Georgia, at $100.00,
    emcumbered by her widow's dower of life estate.

    On 23 Aug 1813, Peter BRUNER Sr of Hampshire Co, VA and
    Margaret BRUNER of Frederick Co, MD, conveyed to Peter
    BRUNER Jr of Hampshire Co, VA the property for $100
    current money. Peter Sr and Margaret signed by mark.

    On Agreement dated 17 Sep 1817 by John C.C. GUNN of the
    city of Savannah to Solomon D. GIBSON of the city of
    New York for the same property for $100 to be put in
    special trust for Stephen Decatur GIBSON until he reaches
    age 25. Both signed and was witnessed by Aaron PALMER and
    Michael PALMER. Recorded in New York City before Aaron H.
    PALMER, master in chancery of the State of New York.
    Power of Attorney issued to Thomas C. WORTHINGTON of
    Frederick Town by John C.C. GUNN and sealed by Mayor
    Robert WHARTON, mayor of Philadelphia on 18 Nov 1817.

    Testimonies on 22 Jan 1820 - Elias BRUNNER Sr stated
    Margaret died about three years ago and was married *
    in Oct 1782 to Peter BRUNNER, Elias' father, and he
    was present at the marriage performed by Parson HENOP
    in Frederick Town at the German Presbyterian Church.
    She had no children by the Brunner marriage.

    Lewis WELTZHEIMER testified much the same and stated
    Margaret and Bruner had lived together in Frederick
    Town.

    Solomon D. GIBSON claimed she was not feme covert at
    the time and had right to convey and he owned and
    possessed the land and was not a tenant in common.

    Court ruled on 14 Feb 1820, since Margaret had no
    children by Bruner, Bruner had no interest and thereby
    the deed from Margaret to Bruner Jr was to be voided
    and cancelled. Also ruled the deed to John C.C. GUNN
    also be cancelled and ordered sale of property with
    John C.C. GUNN's interest to go to the GIBSONS. Sale
    was held 18 Mar 1820 with house and lot going to Mary
    ORTNER for $538; each 1/5 share was $88.81; case
    closed Jul 1821.
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    Philadelphia Holds Martin Luther King Day Of Service   

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    Philadelphia hosts what's thought to be the country's largest day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
              

    Fab Five   

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    Mark Valenti, Free@3WHEN 3 p.m. SundayWHERE First Reformed Church, 630 State St., HollandADMISSION FreeINFO freeat3.weebly.comPianist Mark Valenti makes his debut in First Reformed Church’s Free@3 concert series taking place Sunday, Jan. 19.The free recital includes music by Charles Ives, Debussy, Brahms and Bartok. Valenti received music degrees from Northwestern University and the Philadelphia Musical Academy and has studied [...]
              

    Optician   

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    A Philadelphia eye care clinic is looking to add an experienced part time Optician to their team! This will be weekend, per diem work.

    Primary Function

    Under the supervision of the Optical Shop Manager, the Optician is responsible for fitting patients with eyeglasses. Additionally, the optician administers, analyzes, and interprets the prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists; will take eye measurements to insure proper lens placement in the eyeglass frame, and verifies the accuracy of the finished product.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides excellent customer service through exercising knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 
    • Measures patients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of the eyes using measuring devices.
    • Verifies that finished lenses are ground to specifications. 
    • Prepares work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
    • Assists patients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
    • Maintains record of patient prescriptions, work orders, and payments.
    • Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping. 
    • Maintains merchandise and presentation int the optical area by stocking and rotating merchandise, removing damaged or out-of-date goods, setting up, cleaning, and organizing product displays. 
    • Recommends specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to provide patients his/her best visual outcomes based upon prescription written.
    • Sells good such as spectacles, sunglasses, and other goods related to eyes in general.
    • Adjusts eyeglasses to fit clients using pliers and hands.
    • Evaluates prescription in conjunction with clients’ vocational and avocational visual requirements.
    • Repairs damaged product as necessary.
    • Maintains high standards of clinical hygiene at all times. 
    • Respects and protects the patients’ rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only for professional purposes which are in the patients’ best interest with full consideration of their legal rights.
    • Demonstrates initiative in continuously improving personal knowledge, skills, and work experience and in improving departmental functioning.
    • Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with peers and management and functions as an effective team member.
    • Receives construcitve feedback in a positive, self-development manner, and is receptive and approachable. 
    • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

    Educational requirements:

    Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school; 3 years apprenticeship on-the-job training or 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Licensure:

    Requires American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification within 12 months of hire into the position. 

    Experience

    Minimum 2 years related experience.

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a clean, well-lit, and ventilated work area. 

    Physical Requirements:

    Walking and standing; stooping, bending, balancing, and sitting. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Submit your resume now to be considered!


              

    Optometrist   

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    Fill In and Full Time positions available.  We are recruiting a dedicated Doctor of Optometry with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care for a primary care Optometry practice located in Philadelphia, PA. Experienced ODs and New Grads welcome. With this opportunity, the responsibilities of practice management are handled for you, allowing you to spend your time with patients, not paperwork. You will work with a well trained team that supports you in your professional role.  

    Full-time optometrists enjoy:

    A competitive salary plus monthly bonus potential 

    Generous paid time off and 6 paid holidays

    A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and a retirement savings plan with matching funds.

    An annual, all-expenses paid CE event with 22 hours of COPE CE

    Meaningful opportunities to give back locally and internationally

    A strong network of peers and mentors that fosters professional development

    Please contact me for more information or to schedule a practice visit. I look forward to speaking with you!

    Holly Tate

    Holly.Tate@pure-od.com / 410.925.6191


              

    Optometrist   

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    About Vision To Learn

    Vision To Learn is a non-profit organization that provides free eye exams and free glasses to students in low-income communities to give them every chance to succeed in school and in life. The program was founded in Los Angeles in 2012 and has since expanded to schools in over 300 cities throughout areas of California, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Georgia, New Jersey, now Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vision To Learn has partnered with an existing local program to exapand services in the Fall of 2019.

    80% of all learning during a child’s first 12 years is obtained through vision and is consequently one of the most basic problems standing in the way of educational achievement. About 15% of children in low-income communities lack the glasses they need to see the board, read a book, study math or participate in class. According to UCLA researchers, 96% of all first graders who need glasses do not have them. Low-income and minority students are disproportionately affected.
    Since our inception, Vision To Learn has examined over 200,000 students and provided over 185,000 children with free glasses. 

    Vision To Learn partners with school districts to provide eye exams to children in low-income communities with unmet needs for glasses. Our mobile eye clinics arrive at the school on a pre-scheduled date. We see an average of 28 students daily on our mobile clinic.

    Position Description

    Vision To Learn is seeking a qualified candidate for an Optometrist licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, to full time, beginning in September 2019. This position would be up to 5 days/week. 

    Key position responsibilities:

    • Provide primary vision evaluations: check VA’s, assess binocular vision, perform a full refraction and prescribe appropriate correction, and assess ocular health
    • Prescribe vision devices, tests patient on all applicable equipment to determine the most suitable for his/her condition, and instruct patient in the proper use of it
    • Confirm that patient diagnosis is properly documented in the internal systems

    Qualifications

    • As the position will work on a mobile clinic, must be flexible to commute throughout Philadelphia
    • Successful track record of working with children
    • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Must pass Department of Justice background check (LiveScan) and drug test
    • Experienced using EMR systems
    • Microsoft Office experience as plus

    Successful candidates will have a proven track record for success, with positive, proactive attitudes who are dedicated to our mission. 

    Vision To Learn is a rapidly growing organization and team players are critical to our collective success. For more information please visit www.visiontolearn.org.


              

    Liz Moore | Long Bright River   

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    In conversation with Mike Newall, metro columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer ''Incisive, insightful, and compassionate'' (Boston Globe), Liz Moore is the author of the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World. She is the recipient of the 2014 Rome Prize in Literature, the University of Pennsylvania's ArtsEdge residency, and Philadelphia's Athenaeum Literary Award. A creative writing professor in the MFA program at Temple University, her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Tin House and the New York Times, among other places. Moore's new novel follows two sisters on opposite sides of the law in a Philadelphia neighborhood devastated by the opioid crisis and a string of related murders. (recorded 1/14/2020)
              

    Join me at the PA/NJ Sustainability Symposium on March 12   

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    For all my Pennsylvania and New Jersey fans, I will be speaking at the third annual PA/NJ Sustainability Forum on March 12, 2013.  To get more information and register click here.

    The half-day forum will bring together over 600 industry, education and community leaders to share best practices, address challenging issues and provide cutting edge information about sustainability in the Delaware Valley. 

    My panel will cover:

    Codes and Disclosure Mandates: The key to market transformation?

    The other members of my panel are: 

    • Katherine Gajewski: Director, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
    • Cliff Majersik: Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation
    • Priscilla Richards: Program Manager, New Construction, NYSERDA

    In addition, Mayor Michael Nutter and Rob Powelson, Chairman of The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission will be keynote speakers.

    The details are as follows:

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
    7:45 AM - 1:30 PM

    Temple University
    Performing Arts Center
    1837 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19122


              

    Ben Simmons just played the best game of his NBA career   

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    Fresh from being named the east`s player of the week, Ben Simmons broke new ground in the NBA in a monster career-best performance for the Philadelphia 76ers.
              

    Comment on If you’re coming to MidWinter, make your visit count! Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians by Joyce Valenza    

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    That's an EXCELLENT point, Pam.
              

    Comment on If you’re coming to MidWinter, make your visit count! Rally to Restore Philadelphia School Librarians by Pam Hansen    

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    I understnd that attending the rally is a good thing, However, why is the ALA even having their conference in a city that does not have school librarians? Why are we supporting a city that does not support us?
              

    Kawhi Leonard is Western Conference Player of the Week for 1st time as a Clipper    

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    For his play between Jan. 13-19, Leonard was named as the Western Conference awardee after averaging 38 points on 58.6 percent shooting to lead the Clippers (30-13) to three victories. Philadelphia ...
              

    Derrick Rose Trade Rumors: Lakers, 76ers, More Interested in Pistons' PG   

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    A number of teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers, are reportedly interested in acquiring Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose prior to February's trade deadline...
              

    Resultados y clasificación   

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    Houston (EE.UU.), 19 ene (EFE).- Resultados de la jornada y clasificaciones de la temporada regular 2019-20 de la liga profesional de baloncesto de la NBA.

    Domingo, 19 de enero

    San Antonio Spurs 107 Miami Heat 102

    Denver Nuggets 107 Indiana Pacers 115

    Lunes, 20 de enero

    Washington Wizards -- Detroit Pistons 1:00

    Atlanta Hawks -- Toronto Raptors 1:30

    Brooklyn Nets -- Philadelphia Sixers 2:00

    Miami Heat -- Sacramento Kings 4:00

    Milwaukee Bucks -- Chicago Bulls 4:00

    Houston Rockets -- Oklahoma City Thunder 4:00

    Charlotte Hornets -- Orlando Magic 4:00

    Memphis Grizzlies -- New Orleans Pelicans 4:00

    Cleveland Cavaliers -- New York Knicks 4:00

    Boston Celtics -- Los Angeles Lakers 6:30

    Minnesota Timberwolves -- Denver Nuggets 7:00

    Utah Jazz -- Indiana Pacers 8:00

    Phoenix Suns -- San Antonio Spurs 8:00

    Portland Trail Blazers -- Golden State Warriors 9:00

    Martes, 21 de enero

    Dallas Mavericks -- Los Angeles Clippers 7:30

    El inicio de los partidos es hora del Centro y los equipos de la izquierda juegan como locales.

    CONFERENCIA ESTE

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    División Atlántico

    ------------------

    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Toronto Raptors 28 14 66,7 ----

    Boston Celtics 27 14 65,9 0,5

    Filadelfia Sixers 28 16 63,6 1,5

    Brooklyn Nets 18 23 43,9 9,5

    Nueva York Knicks 11 32 25,6 17,0

    División Central

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Milwaukee Bucks 38 6 86,4 ----

    Indiana Pacers 28 15 65,1 9,5

    Detroit Pistons 16 27 37,2 21,5

    Chicago Bulls 16 28 36,4 22,0

    Cleveland Cavaliers 12 31 27,9 25,5

    División Sureste

    ----------------

    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Miami Heat 29 13 69,0 ----

    Orlando Magic 20 23 46,5 9,5

    Charlotte Hornets 15 29 34,1 15,0

    Washington Wizards 13 28 31,7 15,5

    Atlanta Hawks 10 33 23,3 19,5

    CONFERENCIA OESTE

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    División Noroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Denver Nuggets 29 13 69,0 ----

    Utah Jazz 29 13 69,0 ----

    Oklahoma City Thunder 24 19 55,8 5,5

    Portland Trail Blazers 18 26 40,9 12,0

    Minnesota Timberwolves 15 27 35,7 14,0

    División Pacífico

    -----------------

    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Los Ángeles Lakers 34 8 81,0 ----

    Los Ángeles Clippers 30 13 69,8 4,5

    Phoenix Suns 18 24 42,9 16,0

    Sacramento Kings 15 27 35,7 19,0

    Golden State Warriors 10 34 22,7 25,0

    División Suroeste

    ----------------

    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Dallas Mavericks 27 15 64,3 ----

    Houston Rockets 26 15 63,4 0,5

    Memphis Grizzlies 20 22 47,6 7,0

    San Antonio Spurs 18 23 43,9 8,5

    Nueva Orleans Pelicans 16 27 37,2 11,5.EFE


              

    Resultados y clasificación   

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    Houston (EE.UU.), 19 ene (EFE).- Resultados de la jornada y clasificaciones de la temporada regular 2019-20 de la liga profesional de baloncesto de la NBA.

    Sábado, 18 de enero

    New Orleans Pelicans 130 Los Ángeles Clippers 133

    Brooklyn Nets 97 Milwaukee Bucks 117

    Boston Celtics 119 Phoenix Suns 123

    New York Knicks 87 Philadelphia Sixers 90

    Atlanta Hawks 103 Detroit Pistons 136

    Minnesota Timberwolves 112 Toronto Raptors 122

    Chicago Bulls 118 Cleveland Cavaliers 116

    Golden State Warriors 109 Orlando Magic 95

    Houston Rockets 115 Los Ángeles Lakers 124

    Utah Jazz 123 Sacramento Kings 101

    Oklahoma City Thunder 119 Portland Trail Blazers 116

    Domingo, 19 de enero

    San Antonio Spurs -- Miami Heat 2:00

    Denver Nuggets -- Indiana Pacers 7:00

    Lunes, 20 de enero

    Washington Wizards -- Detroit Pistons 1:00

    Atlanta Hawks -- Toronto Raptors 1:30

    Brooklyn Nets -- Philadelphia Sixers 2:00

    Miami Heat -- Sacramento Kings 4:00

    Milwaukee Bucks -- Chicago Bulls 4:00

    Houston Rockets -- Oklahoma City Thunder 4:00

    Charlotte Hornets -- Orlando Magic 4:00

    Memphis Grizzlies -- New Orleans Pelicans 4:00

    Cleveland Cavaliers -- New York Knicks 4:00

    Boston Celtics -- Los Angeles Lakers 6:30

    Minnesota Timberwolves -- Denver Nuggets 7:00

    Utah Jazz -- Indiana Pacers 8:00

    Phoenix Suns -- San Antonio Spurs 8:00

    Portland Trail Blazers -- Golden State Warriors 9:00

    El inicio de los partidos es hora del Centro y los equipos de la izquierda juegan como locales.

    CONFERENCIA ESTE

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    División Atlántico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Toronto Raptors 28 14 66,7 ----

    Boston Celtics 27 14 65,9 0,5

    Filadelfia Sixers 28 16 63,6 1,5

    Brooklyn Nets 18 23 43,9 9,5

    Nueva York Knicks 11 32 25,6 17,0

    División Central

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Milwaukee Bucks 38 6 86,4 ----

    Indiana Pacers 27 15 64,3 10,0

    Detroit Pistons 16 27 37,2 21,5

    Chicago Bulls 16 28 36,4 22,0

    Cleveland Cavaliers 12 31 27,9 25,5

    División Sureste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Miami Heat 29 12 70,7 ----

    Orlando Magic 20 23 46,5 10,0

    Charlotte Hornets 15 29 34,1 15,5

    Washington Wizards 13 28 31,7 16,0

    Atlanta Hawks 10 33 23,3 20,0

    CONFERENCIA OESTE

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    División Noroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Denver Nuggets 29 12 70,7 ----

    Utah Jazz 29 13 69,0 0,5

    Oklahoma City Thunder 24 19 55,8 6,0

    Portland Trail Blazers 18 26 40,9 12,5

    Minnesota Timberwolves 15 27 35,7 14,5

    División Pacífico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Los Ángeles Lakers 34 8 81,0 ----

    Los Ángeles Clippers 30 13 69,8 4,5

    Phoenix Suns 18 24 42,9 16,0

    Sacramento Kings 15 27 35,7 19,0

    Golden State Warriors 10 34 22,7 25,0

    División Suroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Dallas Mavericks 27 15 64,3 ----

    Houston Rockets 26 15 63,4 0,5

    Memphis Grizzlies 20 22 47,6 7,0

    San Antonio Spurs 17 23 42,5 9,0

    Nueva Orleans Pelicans 16 27 37,2 11,5.EFE


              

    The Rock And Roll Playhouse Expands Winter/Spring Programming With Three New Venues, Special Guests And Fresh Musical Themes     

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    The family-minded live event series The Rock and Roll Playhouse is always searching for new ways to inspire creativity and foster a relationship between children and music. Today, they’re building upon an inspiring series of shows by completing their early Spring programming with new venues, special guests and fresh musical events in Nashville, Brooklyn, Chicago, San Rafael, and more.

    This year, The Rock and Roll Playhouse moves to the Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville, Tennessee, adds the Cubby Bear as a third venue in Chicago, Illinois and will debut at The Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. Included in the early spring schedule are a number of shows celebrating Grateful Dead musician Phil Lesh’s birthday, Purim Celebrations alongside the organization Because Jewish, a nationwide run of Purple Party shows honoring the music of Prince and a Nashville Mother’s Day celebration in addition to to a star-studded lineup of musical guests performing under The Rock and Roll Playhouse umbrella. Mike Greenfield of Lotus, Ben Carrey of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Tom McKee of Let’s Danza and Mark Diomede of Juggling Suns will all be performing at RRPH’s Philadelphia show later this month and Los Colognes will hit the stage to welcome RRPH to their new home at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville in March.

    In addition, Brooklyn Bowl New York will host two very special performances this spring. The Rock and Roll Playhouse has partnered with Winter Jazzfest to host the very first Jazz for Kids event on Saturday, January 18 at Brooklyn Bowl New York and will later present their Broadway Rock for Kids show featuring musicians directly from Broadway in March. This year’s early 2020 programming is just the latest expansion of RRPH’s ever-evolving musical palette. Perhaps the greatest element of a RRPH show is the element of surprise and bewilderment a child can experience. Luckily, there are always more special guests and surprises to be announced. Full touring route below. Stay tuned to The Rock and Roll Playhouse official site for more. 

     

     

    The Rock and Roll Playhouse 2020 Winter/Spring Tour Dates:

    Ardmore Music Hall - Philadelphia, PA 

    1/26 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids ft. Mike Greenfield of Lotus, Ben Carrey of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Tom McKee of Let’s Danza, and Mark Diomede of Juggling Suns 

    2/8 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids with Johnny Shortcake

    3/29 - The Music of Phish for Kids ft. Bathtub Gin 

     

    Brooklyn Bowl New York - Brooklyn, NY 

    1/18 - Jazz for Kids (Winter Jazzfest)

    1/26 - Let’s Dance ft. Music of David Bowie and More for Kids 

    2/2 - Music of The Beatles for Kids 

    2/9 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

    2/16 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids

    2/23 - Mardi Gras Celebration for Kids ft. Black Tie Brass 

    3/1 - The Music of Fleetwood Mac for Kids

    3/8 - The Music of Phish for Kids ft. Uncle Ebenezer - Purim Celebration with Because Jewish

    3/15 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday

    3/22 - Broadway Rock for Kids ft. Musicians and Singers Direct from Broadway  

    3/29 - The Music of Dave Matthews Band for Kids ft. Rhyme and Reason 

     

    Brooklyn Bowl Nashville - Nashville, TN

    3/29 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids ft. Los Colognes 

    4/19 - The Music of Queen for Kids

    5/10 - Music of The Beatles for Kids // Mother’s Day Celebration 

     

    Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV

    1/25 - Let’s Dance ft. Music of David Bowie and More for Kids w/ Facepainting  

    2/22 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids! 

    3/28 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids 

     

    Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO

    2/8 - The Music of Phish for Kids ft. Kings of Prussia 

     

    Garcia’s at the Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, NY 

    1/25 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

    2/15 - The Music of Queen for Kids

    2/29 - Music of The Beatles for Kids

    3/15 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday

    3/21 - Jazz for Kids 

     

    Charleston Pour House - Charleston, SC

    2/8 - The Music of Phish for Kids w/ Runaway Gin 

    3/14 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday

     

    Cubby Bear - Chicago, IL 

    1/26 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Robert Hunter Tribute 

     

    Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR 

    2/9 - The Music of Talking Heads for Kids

    3/15 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday

     

    Fairfield Theatre Company - Fairfield, CT  

    2/9 - The Music of Phish for Kids ft. Uncle Ebenezer 

    3/1 - One Love ft. Music of Bob Marley for Kids and More! 

     

    Funky Biscuit - Boca Raton, FL

    2/9 - Music of The Beatles for Kids

     

    Grey Eagle - Asheville, NC 

    2/23 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

     

    Higher Ground - Burlington, VT

    2/9 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

    3/8 - The Music of Phish for Kids

     

    Industry City - Brooklyn, NY 

    1/18 - Queen of Pop ft. Music of Madonna for Kids 

    1/25 - Women Who Rock for Kids   

    2/1 - Karina’s Funk Revue for Kids w/ Karina Rykman

    2/8 - One Love ft. Music of Bob Marley for Kids and More w/ David Langlois and the Brooklyners - Bob Marley’s 75th Birthday Celebration  

    2/15 - Music of The Beatles for Kids  

    2/22 - Mardi Gras Celebration for Kids ft. Black Tie Brass

    2/29 - Broadway Rock for Kids ft. Musicians and Singers Direct From Broadway

    3/14 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday 

     

    Jay Peak Resort - Jay, VT 

    1/18/20 - Rock and Roll for Kids 

     

    Mohawk- Austin, TX

    2/9 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids 

     

    Port City Music Hall - Portland, ME 

    1/26 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

    2/9 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids 

    3/1 - The Music of Phish for Kids 

     

    Rockefeller Center - New York, NY

    2/9 - Reggae for Kids ft. David Langlois and the Brooklyners  

     

    Saturn - Birmingham, AL 

    2/9 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

     

    The Sinclair - Boston, MA 

    1/26 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

    2/9 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids 

    3/8 - The Music of Phish for Kids

     

    The Stone Pony - Asbury, NJ

    2/9 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids 

     

    Sweetwater Music Hall - Mill Valley, CA

    1/25 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Robert Hunter Tribute

    2/8 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids! 

    3/22 - The Music of Talking Heads for Kids 

     

    Terminal West - Atlanta, GA

    2/9 - Purple Party ft. Music of Prince and More for Kids! 

    3/22 - The Music of Phish for Kids

     

    Terrapin Crossroads - San Rafael, CA

    3/14 – The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids // Family-friendly Tribute to Phil Lesh Celebrating his 80th Birthday

     

    Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL 

    2/9 - Music of The Beatles for Kids (AM Show // SOLD OUT)

    2/9 - Music of The Beatles for Kids (PM Show) 

    3/1 - The Music of Phish for Kids 

    3/29 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids

     

    UC Theatre - Berkeley, CA 

    2/2 - Music of The Beatles for Kids

     

    Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN 

    2/22 - The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids 

     

    About The Rock and Roll Playhouse

    The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a national concert series for families where kids can “move, play and sing while listening to works form the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). The Playhouse was founded in 2013 at its flagship venue, Brooklyn Bowl, by Peter Shapiro, entrepreneur and co-owner of the Bowl and owner of The Capitol Theatre, and Amy Striem, a certified Early Childhood and Elementary teacher, who were looking to create opportunities for families to experience live music together in historic music venues. The Rock and Roll Playhouse shows use music from the most iconic musicians in musical history to inspire the next generation of children. It's core audience of kids under 10 explore their creativity dancing to live music from curated local bands, listening to stories, and playing interactive activities. With over 50,000 concert attendees in 2018 and 1,000 shows to date, The Rock and Roll Playhouse hosts concerts in 27 venues across 25 cities and explores the music of 5 generations and diverse genres, while giving back to local communities. The program has donated to the Can’d Aid Foundation’s Tunes Programs, VH1 Save the Music Foundation, and Keep the Music Alive, as well as ticket donations to local school fundraisers and auctions.


              

    Jonah Mutono Shares Uganda-shot Music Video For "Circulation"   

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    "Powerful...a theatrical, expansive leap." — Pigeons & Planes

     

    Jonah Mutono is pleased to share the captivating video for new single "Circulation." Shot in his native home of Uganda, the video was directed by Isaac Eastgate and symbolically illustrates the political and social tensions the country is currently under. Watch over at Pigeons & Planes HERE.

    "Shoulders" was the first piece of music to be released under his own name in the latter stages of last year. This new single "Circulation," co-produced with Lil Silva and Al Carlson, offers up more insight to what this exceptionally talented artist has to offer.

    On the video Jonah explains: "We filmed this video last year in Uganda, near a place that’s very important to me. The piece is about tension - physical and emotional - and in this particular case, political. There is little kindness and space given to queer stories in that corner of the world. It was astounding that we got to be there and capture this. All I can really draw from is my own experience and this is a big part of that story for me. 

    Isaac [Eastgate, the director] and I wanted to create a scene that evoked something quite universal - that rudimentary magnetism and connection that we crave. The lyrics I wrote as a physical manifestation of this feeling, but I wanted to contrast the video to where they hardly touch at all."

    Jonah, whose childhood was spread across London, Philadelphia, and eventually back to Uganda on deportation from the UK - once enjoyed an air of mystery and released his intimate DIY recordings under the name Kidepo. After navigating complex personal, political and religious barriers, he now writes openly and honestly about his experience and all the complications that come with it.

     

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    Real Estate Announce New Album The Main Thing, Out Feb 28 on Domino   

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    Single and Music Video "Paper Cup" (feat. Amelia Meath of Sylvan Esso) Out Today 

     

    Today, Real Estate announce The Main Thing. Out February 28th on Domino, the brand new album delivers the band's most inspired and self-aware set of songs to date, created over the course of a year at upstate New York's Marcata Sound. Following his work on 2011's Days, engineer Kevin McMahon returns as producer, and, for the first time ever, Real Estate have brought in outside instrumentalists and special guests like Sylvan Esso, whose vocalist Amelia Meath features on first single "Paper Cup." Across the 13 interrogative tracks – as full of depth, strangeness, and contradictions as they are lifting hooks – the band balances existential, environmental, and political anxieties with fatherly sentiments, self-satirizing lyrics, forever-lively guitar lines, and shimmering strings.

    After premiering on Sirius XMU and BBC 6 Music this morning, Real Estate have now released "Paper Cup" (feat. Sylvan Esso) everywhere, alongside a Nick Roney-directed music video chronicling the final performance in the life of a giant animatronic squirrel named Chipper. 

    Watch and share "Paper Cup" (feat. Sylvan Esso) HERE

     

    On "Paper Cup" and the making of The Main Thing, Martin Courtney says,

    "Paper Cup is a song about getting older and realizing that this thing that I fell into doing over ten years ago - being a musician, writing songs, being a guy in a band - this may end up being my life's work. Watching the people around me change and evolve, take on new challenges, and feeling sort of stuck in a rut, in a way. Feeling uncertain of the validity of being an artist in an age of climate change and general political and social unrest around the world. 

    It's a song about questioning your chosen path in life and searching for meaning in what you do. 

    Those questions don't really get resolved in this song, but ironically, the process of making this record - really diving deep and trying to make it the best thing we've ever made - reaffirmed in me, and I think in all of us in this band, why we are doing this."

    The Main Thing arrives with a fresh commitment the members of Real Estate - Alex Bleeker (bass), Martin Courtney (vocals, guitar), Matthew Kallman (keyboards), Julian Lynch (guitar, vocals), and Jackson Pollis (drums and drum programming) - have made to each other, 10 years and 5 full-length LPs into a career spent crafting unmistakable and influential palettes of sound. Primary songwriter Martin Courtney explains, "Even before we decided where to record or who to record it with, I knew it needed to sound that good," but as Alex Bleeker adds, "We discovered through the care and attention that we brought to this record that making music to resonate with other people is our catharsis. The 'main thing' is following your path of inspiration and hoping to inspire that in people around you."

    Real Estate will perform music from The Main Thing at 24 US tour dates and counting this spring, with tickets on-sale hereThe Main Thing will be available on CD, LP and digitally. A limited edition, gold-colored 2xLP – including a tip-on gatefold jacket with Bjorn Copeland's collage piece mounted on the front cover – is available to pre-order from Domino Mart here

    The Main Thing Cover Art 

    (by Bjorn Copeland of Black Dice, layout by Rob Carmichael, SEEN) 

     

    The Main Thing Track List 

    Friday

    Paper Cup (feat. Sylvan Esso)

    Gone

    You

    November

    Falling Down

    Also A But

    The Main Thing

    Shallow Sun

    Sting

    Silent World

    Procession

    Brother

     

    2020 US Tour Dates

    4/9 - El Club - Detroit, MI*

    4/10 - Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL*

    4/11 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN*

    4/13 - Slowdown - Omaha, NE*

    4/14 - The Truman - Kansas City, MO*

    4/15 - The Ready Room - St. Louis, MO*

    4/16 - The Vogue - Indianapolis, IN*

    4/17 - Brooklyn Bowl Nashville - Nashville, TN*

    4/18 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA*

    4/20 - Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, NC*

    4/21 - 9:30 Club - Washington, DC*

    4/22 - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA*

    4/23 - Royale - Boston, MA*

    5/7 - Fox Theater - Oakland, CA†

    5/8 - The Fonda Theater - Los Angeles, CA†

    5/9 - Belly Up Tavern - San Diego, CA†

    5/10 - The Crescent Ballroom - Phoenix, AZ†

    5/12 - The Granada Theater - Dallas, TX†

    5/13 - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater - Austin, TX†

    5/14 - White Oak Music Hall - Houston, TX†

    5/18 - Gothic Theatre - Denver, CO#

    5/19 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT#

    5/21 - Neptune Theatre - Seattle, WA#

    5/22 - Revolution Hall - Portland, OR#

    *with Palm

    †with Meg Baird

    #with Itasca 

     

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    Donovan Woods Announces 2020 US Headline Tour   

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    Donovan Woods, a multi-award-winning artist and songwriter, announces his 2020 US headline tour, which kicks off on Fri., May 1st in Detroit, MI, and includes stops in New York City, Nashville, Washington DC, Atlanta and more. 

    Each night will include a full-band set from Donovan and "The Opposition," featuring songs both familiar and new often heard by more than 900k monthly listeners accumulating more than 130 million streams across platforms.

    GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter Lori McKenna recently sat down with Woods’ to discuss his new single “While All The While,” a song co-written by the two friends. Watch here: hyperurl.co/Donovan-Lori

    Pre-sale for the tour begins on Wed., Jan. 15 at 10 AM local time, and all tickets will go on sale on Fri., Jan. 17 at 10 AM local time. For more information, visit donovanwoods.net/tour

     

    DONOVAN WOODS AND THE OPPOSITION ON TOUR: 

    Fri., Feb. 7 | The Livery Theatre | Goodrich, ON, Canada^ 

    Sat., Feb. 8 | Royal City Mission | Guelph, ON, Canada^ [SOLD OUT]

    Fri., Mar. 6 | Coronation Hall | Omemee, ON, Canada^ 

    Sat., Mar. 7 | Evening Community Hall | Creemore, ON, Canada^* [EVENING SHOW SOLD OUT]

    Sun., Mar. 8 | Warehouse Concert Hall | Saint Catharines, ON, Canada^ 

    Fri., May 1 | Underground @ DIME | Detroit, MI 

    Tues., May 5 | Globe Hall | Denver, CO

    Wed., May 6 | Slowdown | Omaha, NE

    Fri., May 8 | Turf Club | Saint Paul, MN 

    Sat., May 9 | Vaudeville Mews | Des Moines, IA

    Sun., May 10 | SPACE | Evanston, IL

    Tues., May 12 | Mercy Lounge | Nashville, TN

    Wed., May 13 | Aisle 5 | Atlanta, GA

    Fri., May 15 | Songbyrd | Washington DC 

    Sat., May 16 | ONCE Ballroom | Boston, MA 

    Tues., May 18 | Rough Trade | Brooklyn, NY 

    Wed., May 19 | World Cafe Live | Philadelphia PA 

    ^ Solo performance

    *Two shows this evening 


              

    Resultados y clasificación   

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    Houston (EE.UU.), 17 ene (EFE).- Resultados de la jornada y clasificaciones de la temporada regular 2019-20 de la liga profesional de baloncesto de la NBA.

    Viernes, 17 de enero

    Toronto Raptors 140 Washington Wizards 111

    Indiana Pacers 116 Minnesota Timberwolves 114

    Philadelphia Sixers 100 Chicago Bulls 89

    Oklahoma City Thunder 108 Miami Heat 115

    Memphis Grizzlies 113 Cleveland Cavaliers 109

    San Antonio Spurs 120 Atlanta Hawks 121

    Dallas Mavericks 120 Portland Trail Blazers 112

    Sábado, 18 de enero

    New Orleans Pelicans -- Los Angeles Clippers 2:30

    Brooklyn Nets -- Milwaukee Bucks 5:00

    Boston Celtics -- Phoenix Suns 6:00

    New York Knicks -- Philadelphia Sixers 6:30

    Atlanta Hawks -- Detroit Pistons 6:30

    Minnesota Timberwolves -- Toronto Raptors 7:00

    Chicago Bulls -- Cleveland Cavaliers 7:00

    Golden State Warriors -- Orlando Magic 7:30

    Houston Rockets -- Los Angeles Lakers 7:30

    Utah Jazz -- Sacramento Kings 8:00

    Oklahoma City Thunder -- Portland Trail Blazers 8:00

    Domingo, 19 de enero

    San Antonio Spurs -- Miami Heat 2:00

    Denver Nuggets -- Indiana Pacers 7:00

    El inicio de los partidos es hora del Centro y los equipos de la izquierda juegan como locales.

    CONFERENCIA ESTE

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    División Atlántico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Boston Celtics 27 13 67,5 ----

    Toronto Raptors 27 14 65,9 0,5

    Filadelfia Sixers 27 16 62,8 1,5

    Brooklyn Nets 18 22 45,0 9,0

    Nueva York Knicks 11 31 26,2 17,0

    División Central

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Milwaukee Bucks 37 6 86,0 ----

    Indiana Pacers 27 15 64,3 9,5

    Detroit Pistons 15 27 35,7 21,5

    Chicago Bulls 15 28 34,9 22,0

    Cleveland Cavaliers 12 30 28,6 24,5

    División Sureste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Miami Heat 29 12 70,7 ----

    Orlando Magic 20 22 47,6 9,5

    Charlotte Hornets 15 29 34,1 15,5

    Washington Wizards 13 28 31,7 16,0

    Atlanta Hawks 10 32 23,8 19,5

    CONFERENCIA OESTE

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    División Noroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Denver Nuggets 29 12 70,7 ----

    Utah Jazz 28 13 68,3 1,0

    Oklahoma City Thunder 23 19 54,8 6,5

    Portland Trail Blazers 18 25 41,9 12,0

    Minnesota Timberwolves 15 26 36,6 14,0

    División Pacífico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Los Ángeles Lakers 33 8 80,5 ----

    Los Ángeles Clippers 29 13 69,0 4,5

    Phoenix Suns 17 24 41,5 16,0

    Sacramento Kings 15 26 36,6 18,0

    Golden State Warriors 9 34 20,9 25,0

    División Suroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Houston Rockets 26 14 65,0 ----

    Dallas Mavericks 27 15 64,3 ----

    Memphis Grizzlies 20 22 47,6 7,0

    San Antonio Spurs 17 23 42,5 9,0

    Nueva Orleans Pelicans 16 26 38,1 11,0.EFE


              

    Resultados y clasificación   

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    Houston (EE.UU.), 17 ene (EFE).- Resultados de la jornada y clasificaciones de la temporada regular 2019-20 de la liga profesional de baloncesto de la NBA.

    Viernes, 17 de enero

    Toronto Raptors 140 Washington Wizards 111

    Indiana Pacers 116 Minnesota Timberwolves 114

    Philadelphia Sixers 100 Chicago Bulls 89

    Oklahoma City Thunder 108 Miami Heat 115

    Memphis Grizzlies 113 Cleveland Cavaliers 109

    San Antonio Spurs 120 Atlanta Hawks 121

    Dallas Mavericks -- Portland Trail Blazers 8:30

    Sábado, 18 de enero

    New Orleans Pelicans -- Los Angeles Clippers 2:30

    Brooklyn Nets -- Milwaukee Bucks 5:00

    Boston Celtics -- Phoenix Suns 6:00

    New York Knicks -- Philadelphia Sixers 6:30

    Atlanta Hawks -- Detroit Pistons 6:30

    Minnesota Timberwolves -- Toronto Raptors 7:00

    Chicago Bulls -- Cleveland Cavaliers 7:00

    Golden State Warriors -- Orlando Magic 7:30

    Houston Rockets -- Los Angeles Lakers 7:30

    Utah Jazz -- Sacramento Kings 8:00

    Oklahoma City Thunder -- Portland Trail Blazers 8:00

    Domingo, 19 de enero

    San Antonio Spurs -- Miami Heat 2:00

    Denver Nuggets -- Indiana Pacers 7:00

    El inicio de los partidos es hora del Centro y los equipos de la izquierda juegan como locales.

    CONFERENCIA ESTE

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    División Atlántico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Boston Celtics 27 13 67,5 ----

    Toronto Raptors 27 14 65,9 0,5

    Filadelfia Sixers 27 16 62,8 1,5

    Brooklyn Nets 18 22 45,0 9,0

    Nueva York Knicks 11 31 26,2 17,0

    División Central

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Milwaukee Bucks 37 6 86,0 ----

    Indiana Pacers 27 15 64,3 9,5

    Detroit Pistons 15 27 35,7 21,5

    Chicago Bulls 15 28 34,9 22,0

    Cleveland Cavaliers 12 30 28,6 24,5

    División Sureste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Miami Heat 29 12 70,7 ----

    Orlando Magic 20 22 47,6 9,5

    Charlotte Hornets 15 29 34,1 15,5

    Washington Wizards 13 28 31,7 16,0

    Atlanta Hawks 10 32 23,8 19,5

    CONFERENCIA OESTE

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    División Noroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Denver Nuggets 29 12 70,7 ----

    Utah Jazz 28 13 68,3 1,0

    Oklahoma City Thunder 23 19 54,8 6,5

    Portland Trail Blazers 18 25 41,9 12,0

    Minnesota Timberwolves 15 26 36,6 14,0

    División Pacífico

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Los Ángeles Lakers 33 8 80,5 ----

    Los Ángeles Clippers 29 13 69,0 4,5

    Phoenix Suns 17 24 41,5 16,0

    Sacramento Kings 15 26 36,6 18,0

    Golden State Warriors 9 34 20,9 25,0

    División Suroeste

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    . PG PP POR. DIF.

    -- -- ---- ----

    Houston Rockets 26 14 65,0 ----

    Dallas Mavericks 27 15 64,3 ----

    Memphis Grizzlies 20 22 47,6 7,0

    San Antonio Spurs 17 23 42,5 9,0

    Nueva Orleans Pelicans 16 26 38,1 11,0.EFE


              

    Simmons' triple-double carries 76ers past Nets    

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    Ben Simmons posted a triple-double with a career-high tying 34 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers made enough plays down the stretch to beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 Monday ...
              

    Simmons gets triple-double as 76ers beat Nets 117-111    

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    Ben Simmons tied a career high with 34 points and added 12 rebounds and 12 assists, carrying the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday. Announced as the Eastern ...
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