Extended Deadline for Pasadena International Film Festival is Friday, Jan. 8

first_imgCommunity News Extended Deadline for Pasadena International Film Festival is Friday, Jan. 8 From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, January 7, 2016 | 4:16 pm Make a comment The organizers of the 2016 Pasadena International Film Festival announced its final deadline for registering participants is on Friday, January 8, 2016.The festival runs from March 2 to 10, 2016, with details to be announced shortly.“The old world of film meets the emerging world of new media in the Pasadena International Film Festival,” an announcement on the organizer’s website says. “We plan to showcase classics from the very beginning of Hollywood’s golden era, while introducing new media projects.”The weeklong festival will highlight an opening night Great Gatsby gala, a closing night black tie Awards Ceremony, and every evening features a post-screening mixer.Filmmakers, celebrities, and the public will gather for the festive and exciting week that promotes class, craft, culture, and community.Filmmakers can participate in this event by submitting their entries in the following categories:• Feature films – films over 40 minutes in total running time.• Short Films – Films with a total running time of under 40 minutes.• Webseries – anything web-related• ScreenplaysAll genres including features, shorts, documentaries, webisodes, animation and music videos will be considered.Submissions have to be postmarked on or before Friday, January 8, in order to qualify.To submit entries, visit www.pasadenafilmfestival.org. Business News More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday center_img Community News Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Things You’ve Always Wanted To Know About RihannaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeauty 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img read more

Lower VAT rate of 9% for the tourism industry will continue into 2013

first_img Previous articleMan who shone laser at Police helicopter “lucky to escape jail”Next articleLetterkenny Womens Centre express concern for mother after foetus discovery News Highland Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Google+ News Facebook WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Google+center_img Pinterest By News Highland – May 9, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Government’s guaranteeing the cut in the lower rate of VAT to the end of next year.It was reduced to 9% last year for certain tourism and leisure businesses as part of the jobs initiative.The VAT rate applies to a range of services in the tourism sector, including hotels, restaurants, leisure centres, and attractions.The temporary initiative is designed to support and protect jobs in the sector, and to help tourism and leisure businesses to lower their cost base and attract more customers.But restaurants, hotels and other businesses had been expressing concern the cut would end this year.Donegal North East Deputy, Joe McHugh welcomed the announcement in the Dail a short while ago…..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/joe530.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Twitter Twitter Lower VAT rate of 9% for the tourism industry will continue into 2013 Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

Mac Lochlainn says it’s time other parties engaged with SF “in the here and…

first_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Previous articleMairead Mc Guinness joins Jim Higgins on FG European Election ticketNext articleTwo men arrested in Strabane in connection with Ballybofey armed robbery News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp The Labour leader says Sinn Fein has a “long way to go” before being considered as a potential partner in Government.Eamon Gilmore was responding to a suggestion made by Gerry Adams at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis in Wexford, where he spoke of a future coalition between the country’s left wing parties.While The Tanaiste didn’t rule out the possibilty – he was critical of Sinn Fein’s economic policies – and said the party had many legacy issues to sort out first…………..[podcasthttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/egilmlegacy.mp3[/podcast]However, in his speech to the Ard Fheis, Donegal North East Deputy and Sinn Fein Justice Spokesperson Padraig Mac Lochlainn said Fine Gael, Labour and Fianna Fáil would have it that nothing less than chivalrous happened in the Civil War or the war of independence. In his view, he said, no distinction could be made between them and the conflict in the North.He told Highland Radio News this evening it’s time for people like Eamon Gilmore and others to stop hiding behind the legacy argument, and debate the politics of the here and now…………..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/pmaclegacy.mp3[/podcast] Twitter News Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestcenter_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ Twitter By News Highland – February 9, 2014 Facebook Mac Lochlainn says it’s time other parties engaged with SF “in the here and now” Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Phi Mu Alpha makes donation to TES music

first_imgSkip By The Penny Hoarder Spann said. “We want to thank Phi Mu Alpha for their support of the music program at Troy Elementary School.”The guitars are excellent instruments for those who want to learn to play acoustic instruments because it’s easy to apply what has been learned to other instruments, Holman said.Blocher said the guitars are great additions to the TES music program and will provide students with an opportunity to become familiar with another musical instrument and one that students think is “cool.”“Guitar music can be integrated into other subject areas, especially social studies,” Blocher said. “Our music culture is traced back to folk music. It is our musical heritage and by learning to play the guitar, our students will learn many folk songs and learn to appreciate folk music. Folk music flows across the curriculum.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Phi Mu Alpha makes donation to TES music By Jaine Treadwell Holman said brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia were proud to foster the love of American music through the purchase of the guitars.“We’ll be excited to hear these young students on the guitars,” he said.Phi Mu Alpha has 29 active brothers and about two-thirds of them are music majors.“Not all of our brothers are music majors, and that’s not a requirement,” Holman said. “All that we ask is that our brothers love music and advocate music in the arts.“Phi Mu Alpha supports the John M. Long School of Music with manpower and financial support so we are active and involved in the advocation of music at Troy University and beyond.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Latest Stories Sometimes it’s not a direct request that gets the most attention. Sometimes it’s just what’s heard in passing.That’s how Lance Holman heard about the need for guitars at Troy Elementary School and, as a result, the school now has 20 guitars for its music program.“Two years ago, I just happened to hear Troy Elementary School music teacher, Elaine Blocher, mention that she would like to have guitars for her music program,” said Holman, who is president of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, professional music fraternity for men at Troy University. “So I mentioned it to the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha, and we decided to use the funds raised from our Battle of Bands as a philanthropy for the music program at Troy Elementary School.” Published 10:47 pm Thursday, April 30, 2009 On Wednesday, the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia presented a check in the amount of $2,000, to Blocher for the purchase of classical guitars.Blocher and TES Principal Geoffrey Span expressed appreciation to the music fraternity for their interest and their generosity.“These instruments will make it possible for us to have a more varied music program and give our students an opportunity for hands-on experiences on another type instrument,” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Email the author Sponsored Content Print Article You Might Like Animal shelter yard sale Saturday “Going to the dogs” is usually not a good thing, but when it’s the Pike Animal Shelter’s “Going to the… read morelast_img read more

Sex, lies and racism… Employment Tribunals may be on the rise

first_imgEstate agencies large and small are being advised to prepare for a surge in employment tribunals as The Supreme Court has ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful and the Government has abolished them – with immediate effect.Recent cases in estate agency businesses have included major names like Countrywide, Your Move and Felicity J Lord ( Spicerhaart) along with a number of smaller independents and the cases bring unrest in the office, embarrassment, bad publicity and expense.Since July 2013, if employees felt that their employer treated them badly and wanted to make a claim, they had to pay fees of either £390 or £1200 (depending on the type of claim).Many employees couldn’t afford it. Now, they can—and it doesn’t matter whether the employer actually did treat them badly.The Supreme Court has ruled that fees block access to justice and are discriminatory against certain groups like women, who tend to earn less than men and are less likely to be able to afford the fee.Now, The Peninsula Group has published a guide on the changes and their potential effect on businesses.One piece of good news is that if an employer lost a claim since 2013 and had to reimburse their employee’s fees, they are due a refund.The Supreme CourtWhat the ruling means, in summaryEmployees who feel treated badly by employers but could not afford to make a claim will no longer face a financial barrier.Employees are more likely to take action for low value claims, such as unpaid wages of £100, because they won’t have to pay the £390 fee.Employers using less than watertight procedures because employees would find the fees too expensive are now at great risk.Expect more ‘have a go’ claims. Employees may take a chance on a weak case to get what they want from you.The early conciliation system (where Acas tries to settle disputes before it becomes a claim) will continue to weed out some claims, but it can’t stop everything.The ruling change applies to all fees and includes Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) fees, employer fees for review of a judgment and so on.Peninsula Group racism sex discrimination sex descrimination sexual harrassment The Supreme court employment tribunal fees August 22, 2017Sheila ManchesterWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Sex, lies and racism… Employment Tribunals may be on the rise previous nextRegulation & LawSex, lies and racism… Employment Tribunals may be on the riseEstate agencies large and small are being advised to prepare for a surge in employment tribunals as The Supreme Court has ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful.Sheila Manchester22nd August 201701,480 Viewslast_img read more

Did you miss these stories over the weekend?

first_imgMayor Ravi Bhalla was sworn in on New Years Day becoming the state and city’s first Sikh Indian mayor. ×Mayor Ravi Bhalla was sworn in on New Years Day becoming the state and city’s first Sikh Indian mayor. “What a long way we’ve come,” Mayor Ravi Bhalla said on New Year’s Day as he looked out over the crowd gathered to celebrate a swearing in that included Bhalla as Hoboken’s first Sikh-American mayor and Councilwoman Vanessa Falco as the city’s first African-American council member. New council member Emily Jabbour was sworn in as well, as was re-elected member Jim Doyle.“This past election was a model of diversity, showcasing for New Jersey and America a city that cares less about who you love, where you came from, what your gender is, where you worship, than they care about your ability to take on the challenges ahead for our city,” he said.center_img On his first day, Bhalla designated Hoboken a “Fair and Welcoming City” through executive order, echoing a theme he first raised during a Reporter candidates’ debate in October. He explained at the time that a welcoming city, unlike a “sanctuary city,” will continue to cooperate with federal immigration officers who are investigating someone, but will allow all people in the city to participate in city services. Nearby Union City and Jersey City have declared themselves a “sanctuary city” in response to President Donald Trump’s policies towards immigration: a city that will not help immigration officials unless they are looking for someone in connection with a major offense. Click here for more.After four turbulent years that included a struggle for power in the Jersey City Police Department, the demotion of one chief and the retirement of another, Mayor Steven M. Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea have announced Mike Kelly is the city’s new chief of police. After what the officials called careful consideration and a thorough interview process, Kelly, captain in charge of the West District, came out on top after what Fulop called “an exhaustive search” that included 40 applicants and a short list of six. Click here for more.Three Rottweiler mix puppies are safe after North Bergen police, animal control, and volunteers rescued the unattended brood in a trucking company lot over the holiday weekend, officials say.The town’s Police Department received a call from a concerned resident regarding the dogs around 3 p.m. Dec. 31, Police Chief Robert Dowd said. It took around 12 hours to catch the critters, officials said.The animals were located at a trucking company lot around 74th Street and Tonnelle Avenue. However, capturing the furry family was easier said than done.“They were able to visually locate the dogs, but at first patrol was having a hard time corralling them, because they’re quite fast,” Dowd said. Click here for more.last_img read more

The Grateful Dead Jammed With Ornette Coleman 25 Years Ago Today [Listen]

first_imgOrnette Coleman was exactly the kind of musician you’d expect to sit in with the Grateful Dead. As a pioneer of the free jazz movement, Coleman—like the Dead—helped push music into uncharted territory during the 1960s and beyond. Furthermore, Jerry Garcia was a longtime fan of the forward-thinking saxophonist, who himself became a fan of the Dead after witnessing a show at Madison Square Garden in 1987 (Garcia also contributed his chops to three tracks on Coleman’s 1988 album Virgin Beauty).“I was so overwhelmed by the audience,” Coleman told Rolling Stone in 1989. “They have total dedication. They’re 100-percent Dead fans. They could have done anything up there and those people would have screamed.” The saxophonist added that it was refreshing to see “a successful band playing in a way where whatever they decided to do, that audience wasn’t going to walk out. I thought, ‘Well, we could be friends here.’ Because if these people here could be into this, they could dig what we’re doing.”Coleman finally got his chance to get in on the magic a few years later when his band Prime Time supported the Grateful Dead during one of the band’s annual Mardi Gras concerts at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on February 23, 1993. Prime Time’s two-drummer format and penchant for far-out improvisation made them a top-notch opening act, but it was Coleman’s second set collaboration with the group that stole the show.In keeping with his avant-garde roots, Coleman made his first appearance during a heady “Drums” > “Space” segment that also featured some interesting work from didgeridoo master Graham Wiggins. That madness was followed by a mesmerizing “The Other One” that went off the rails for a solid six minutes before the song even came into focus, eventually giving away to a truly unique “Stella Blue”. Finally, a set-closing rendition of Bobby Bland‘s “Turn On Your Lovelight” gave Coleman a chance to turn up the heat with some more conventional, though no less refined, playing. Throughout all of it, the free jazz pioneer refused to play it safe or fall into the background, making for a special collaboration worthy of celebrating a quarter-century later.You can give the full show a listen below, though Coleman doesn’t join the fray until “Drums”:<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>[Audio: Jonathan Aizen]last_img read more

Faculty Council meeting held April 13

first_imgAt its twelfth meeting of the year, the Faculty Council heard proposals regarding the description of the Standing Committee on Public Service, study abroad in Freiburg, and the description of the Standing Committee on the Library.The council next meets on April 27.  The next regular meeting of the faculty will be on May 3. The preliminary deadline for the regular meeting of the faculty on May 3 is April 19.last_img

Compost Pile

first_imgThose beautiful autumn leaves have blown from the trees. Now they’re just unsightly brown masses in your lawn and other places you don’t want them. Don’t fret and don’t burn. Simply build a compost pile and recycle these leaves into valuable organic matter. When you’re cleaning up the garden, yard or flowerbeds, too, don’t forget that almost all of that can be added to the compost pile. It’s easier and cheaper to compost those materials than to have the government pick them up. Since yard trimmings were banned from landfills in September 1996, all Georgians should be practicing home composting. As a soil amendment, compost improves both the physical condition and fertility of the soil. It’s especially useful for improving Georgia soils that are low in organic matter. Although some nutrients will be derived from compost, its main benefit is improving soil characteristics. Here are some simple composting rules to follow. The best activator for compost is old compost. OPEN SIDED edging, like this fencing, allows plenty of air to circulate through your compost pile, yet keep it contained. Good circulation, water and ‘food’ keeps your pile composting, even through the winter. For the quickest results, turn the pile frequently to keep it well mixed and aerated. Compost is ready to use when it turns dark and becomes crumbly. Finished compost will have lost much of its original identity and will have an earthy smell. Normally, it takes five to eight months to finish compost, depending on the material used and the heat and moisture available during the composting. When the compost is ready, apply it to garden soil at about 4 bushels per 100 square feet, or 2 inches deep over the area. You will speed the decomposition if you turn the pile every few weeks. If you don’t choose to turn or can’t do it, don’t worry. The decomposition will just be slower. Don’t make the compost pile smaller than 3 feet wide by 3 feet high. That’s too small to heat up and decompose the material properly. It is best not to go more than 5 feet by 5 feet by 5 feet deep, either The sides of the compost bin should allow free air movement into the material. The best siding material is probably 2-inch by 4-inch fencing 3 feet high. If you don’t want to use anything, just pile up the material. It will still work. You don’t have to build the pile all at once. Begin by spreading an 8-inch to 12-inch layer of organic material. On top of this, spread one cup of complete garden fertilizer or a couple of shovelfuls of manure. You can also add a light layer of soil. Continue to alternate these layers, watering each thoroughly. Keep the pile moist but not soggy — like a wrung-out sponge. Use almost any organic material — leaves, grass clippings, hay, straw, some weeds, chopped corn cobs, corn stalks. Use kitchen scraps, too, except for animal fat and bones. Avoid weeds and grass with seed heads, too. Photo courtesy Texas A&M University Good kitchen scraps for the compost pile include coffee and tea grounds, peelings of vegetables and fruits, canning by-products such as tomato peels and cores, eggshells and corn husks. These kitchen scraps and others are completely degradable in the compost pile within 4-6 weeks.last_img read more

Gardening In Georgia

first_imgUniversity of Georgia Learn how to build a bird house, a raised bed and an individual sprinkler-head irrigation system on “Gardening in Georgia with Walter Reeves” April 25. Walter Reeves, the show’s host and a retired University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent, will visit Callaway Gardens to find the best ways to make houses for birds, especially blue birds.If you like gardening at waist level, Reeves will show how to build a raised bed that’s at just the right height. And if you want an in-ground irrigation system without the installation headaches, tune in to see how to install individual sprinkler heads supplied by a garden hose. “Gardening in Georgia” airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting stations across the state each Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and repeats Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The show is produced by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and is supported by a gift from McCorkle Nurseries. Learn more about the show and download useful publications at the Web site www.gardeningingeorgia.com.last_img read more