The Magic Beans Play Palindrome & Michael Jackson Sets At 9,000 Feet

first_imgThe Magic Beans returned to the place of their conception this past weekend, playing an unforgettable show in the mountains to close out their fall tour. Nederland, CO is a town that sits 20min west of Boulder at 9,000 feet above sea level. It’s best known for being home to bands such as String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, and Yonder Mountain String Band as well as its quirky yearly event, Frozen Dead Guy Days. Ned’s rich musical history has prompted the creation of a beautiful new venue, The Caribou Room.The Beans helped break in this new hometown spot with a packed, two-set show featuring Amoramora as support. The first set included a huge palindrome song sandwich and a very appropriate set closing “We Are Family” cover featuring Rachel Hollingsworth on vocals. The second set featured fan favorite bustouts like “Pizza Baby” and non-stop music segued from first song to last. However, more notably there were multiple references to the King of Pop; including “Smooth Criminal” teases, an instrumental “The Way You Make Me Feel”, and a “Billie Jean” jam all encapsulated into improv sections of the set.Listen to the instrumental cover of “The Way You Make Me Feel” here.Next up for Magic Beans is their Hallow-Bean run at The Fillmore in Denver, Schmiggity’s in Steamboat Springs, and Barkley Ballroom in Frisco. Check out the setlist from Nederland, below.Setlist: The Magic Beans at The Caribou Room, Nederland, CO – 10/7/16Set 1: Five Points, Adonde > Space Cadet > Kid Rocket > Space Cadet > Adonde, We Are Family*Set 2: Pizza Baby^ > Dr. Bubbleman > The Way You Make Me Feel# > As You Like It > Common Mind > Lazer Lady”*w/Rachel Hollingsworth on vocals (FTP), ^w/Smooth Criminal jam, #Instrumental (FTP), “w/Billy Jean jam[Photo via ontheDL Photography]last_img read more

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UK local authority pension fund merger gets go-ahead

first_imgIn the consultation document, MHCLG said the funds projected that 50% of the newly merged fund would be under Border to Coast’s management by 31 March 2023, and 60% by 31 March 2025.The administering authorities have previously estimated the merger would enable administration and governance savings of around 10-12% per annum.David Davison, head of charity and public sector services at Spence & Partners, said the approval of the merger was “to be greatly welcomed and will hopefully be the start of many more similar arrangements adding value and consistency in the sector”.“There are too many small LGPS in the UK who cannot benefit from the economies of scale of larger funds so are not serving the tax payer, or indeed their members, as well as they might,” he said, adding that transition costs needed to be effectively managed to ensure maximum value was derived from the merger.As at the end of March 2019, the Tyne and Wear pension fund had £8.8bn (€9.8bn) in assets under management, and Northumberland £1.4bn.To read the digital edition of IPE’s latest magazine click here. The UK government has approved the merger of the Northumberland and Tyne and Wear local authority pension funds, the former being one of the smallest funds in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales.The decision follows a consultation on the merger that drew three supportive responses, with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) today also saying the joint application that had been submitted last year “set out a strong case for the merger of the two pension funds”.The merger is intended to facilitate efficiencies and economies of scale, and will build on existing collaboration between the pension funds, which have been operating a shared pensions administration service for two years.Both pension funds participate in the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, one of the eight asset pooling vehicles in the LGPS. According to the MHCLG document, the plan has been for Northumberland’s assets to be transferred to the pool at the same time as they are aligned with Tyne and Wear’s new target investment strategy.last_img read more

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Piedroba and OAS Partner for Dredging Class

first_imgIn the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner in offer Executive Dredging Seminars to OAS member’s port authorities.This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, and High-Level Officials. The content shall include topics such as: dredge project risk management, procurement, contract administration, (geotechnical) data collection, design of navigation projects, and regulatory challenges.PCG’s Principal and CEO Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar commented: “Managing dredging projects with all their technical, environmental, and administrative challenges can be a demanding task, and the Seminars we have facilitated in the past have always been productive. To be able to work with OAS and support CIP’s mission throughout the Americas is something we gladly assist with.”Piedroba Consulting Group provides marine infrastructure consultancy services throughout the Americas. They specialize in representing the owner on capital and maintenance dredging projects, ensuring successful completion within time and budget through the implementation of risk management strategies.The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States in 1889.Today, the OAS brings together all 35 Independent States of the Americas and constitutes the main political, juridical, and social governmental forum in the Hemisphere.The OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) is the only permanent Inter-American government forum that brings together the National Port Authorities of all OAS Member States for the promotion of the development of competitive, safe, sustainable, and inclusive ports in the Americas with the active participation of the private sector.last_img read more

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Wildcats And Red Devils Battle To Scoreless Stalemate

first_imgThough Wildcats kept possession for most of the match, they could not find the net with the game ending in a 0-0 tie.Richmond barely had the ball beyond their halfline, forcing freshman keeper Levi Sanders to only 3 saves. The rest of the match was all FC. Noah Burgin returned from a knee injury and stabilized the back four with Reese Catron. Kenny Bruns and Lucas Stacy had their best performances of the young season so far, neutralizing the outside speed of Richmond. Keep it up boys!The ‘Cats have the day off today but will return to the practice pitch on Monday in preparation for Union County on Tuesday.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Dan Gartenman.last_img read more

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Gov. Holcomb Now Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

first_imgStatewide— Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today that applications will be accepted through February 28, 2020, for the 2020-2021 Governor’s Fellowship.The Governor’s Fellowship is highly selective and provides a unique experience in Indiana state government by placing fellows in various state agencies on a rotating basis throughout the year. “Our Governor’s Fellows are such a valuable piece to our team,” Gov. Holcomb said. “The wide range of assistance they provide over the course of their fellowship is key to serving Hoosiers in a timely and thorough manner.”The program is open to college graduates who receive their bachelor’s degrees in either the fall of 2019 or spring 2020. Fellows are paid, full-time employees who participate in the day-to-day activities of state government. Many Governor’s Fellow participants have gone on to successful careers in both the public and private sectors — with some serving at the highest levels of local, state and federal government.The application and submission guidelines can be found online by clicking here. To be eligible for consideration, the application and all supporting materials must be postmarked or submitted via email by February 28, 2020.If you have questions about the fellowship, contact Jim Suess at the Governor’s Office at [email protected]last_img read more

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USC Upstate seeks revenge on Winthrop

first_img Associated Press February 26, 2020 USC Upstate seeks revenge on Winthrop For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img SENIOR STUDS: Winthrop’s Chandler Vaudrin, Hunter Hale and Josh Ferguson have collectively scored 40 percent of all Eagles points this season, although that number has dropped to 31 percent over the last five games.CLUTCH CHANDLER: Vaudrin has connected on 37.9 percent of the 66 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 14 over the last three games. He’s also made 52.8 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: South Carolina Upstate is 0-14 this year when it scores 64 points or fewer and 11-4 when it scores at least 65.PERFECT WHEN: The Spartans are 5-0 when they record eight or more steals and 6-18 when they fall shy of that mark. The Eagles are 12-0 when they hold opponents to a field goal percentage of 40.4 percent or worse, and 7-10 when opponents exceed that percentage.DID YOU KNOW: The Winthrop offense has scored 80.4 points per game this season, ranking the Eagles 11th among Division I teams. The South Carolina Upstate defense has allowed 73.3 points per game to opponents (ranked 247th overall).___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWinthrop (19-10, 13-3) vs. South Carolina Upstate (11-18, 6-10)G.B. Hodge Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Thursday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Winthrop goes for the season sweep over South Carolina Upstate after winning the previous matchup in Rock Hill. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 23, when the Eagles outshot South Carolina Upstate from the field 46.7 percent to 38.6 percent and had six fewer turnovers on the way to the 79-53 victory.last_img read more

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