first_imgPhil Lesh has announced plans for his annual Halloween celebration, dubbed Phil-O-Ween, at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. The three-night run will include a number of unique sets, featuring an exciting array of special guests and collaborations from October 31st through November 2nd.On the night of Halloween, October 31st, a three-set celebration will take place, kicking off with GEM, the trio whose name is derived from the first initials of its members: Midnight North’s Grahame Lesh and Elliot Peck and Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis. Then, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will perform a set together. To close out the evening, Phil Lesh and Twiddle will team up for their collaborative project, Phiddle. On November 1st and 2nd, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will perform together with Widespread Panic’s Jimmy Herring on guitar.EXCLUSIVE: Grahame Lesh Talks Midnight North, His Famous Father, And Twiddle LoveThe All Hallows Eve collaborations are the latest products of a long-running creative relationship between Phil Lesh, his son Grahame’s band, Midnight North, and Twiddle. Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band (which features Grahame), Midnight North, and Twiddle recently mounted a series of multi-band performances under the billing “Unbroken Train.” The bands intermingled at various points before that as well, with Midnight North frequently joining Twiddle as support on tour and individual members of the respective bands sitting in with the others on several occasions.The virtuosic Jimmy Herring is also no stranger to the music of the Grateful Dead, having played with Phil as one of his live “Friends” on various occasions in addition to playing with post-Jerry spinoff The Dead and jazz-inflected instrumental tribute band, Jazz Is Dead.Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 28th, at 12 pm. For more info, or to grab your tickets when they go on sale, head here.last_img read more

first_imgSheldon Harnick(Photo: Bruce Glikas) View Comments Tony Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick and multiple Tony-nominated director Marshall W. Mason will be this year’s recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. The honor will be presented at the 70th Annual Tony Awards on June 12 at the Beacon Theatre.Harnick has won a Pulitzer Prize, two Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, two New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, three gold records and a platinum record. His collaboration with composer Jerry Bock produced such classics as She Loves Me and Fiddler on the Roof, revivals of which are currently running on Broadway. Other credits include Fiorello!, Tenderloin, The Apple Tree, The Rothschilds, A Christmas Carol, Rex, A Wonderful Life and The Phantom Tollbooth.Mason was the Founding Artistic Director of the Circle Repertory Company. On Broadway, Mason directed 12 plays that earned him five Tony nominations for Best Director: Knock Knock, Talley’s Folly, Fifth of July, Angels Fall and As Is.last_img read more

first_imgIn all, fifteen goals were scored on the latest night of Guinness Street Football action at the National Cultural Centee tarmac on Tuesday evening.In the first of the night’s games, GTI Ballers went down 2-1 on penalties to Albouystown-A after a one-goal stalemate. Trevon Callendar’s 6th minute goal for GTI was cancelled out by Lennox Cort.Game two was a needle affair as Bad-a-Yard went down 1-0 to Leopold Street thanks to Orandel Williams who scored in the 4th minute.Rising Stars were too much for Back Circle as they won 4-1 thanks to Daniel Ross who scored a Guinness Goal in the 17th minute. A Guinness Goal counts as two strikes and occurs when a goal is scored in the final three minutes of the game.Rahiem Augustus (5th) and Nikkel Carter (14th) were the other two strikes while Back Circle’s lone mark came off an own goal.Sheldon Profitt’s 3rd minute strike was enough to give Bent Street a 1-0 win over Tucville while Queen Street Tiger Bay overcame Broad Street 3-1 on penalties after a goal-less game.North East La Penitence won 3-1 as well on penalties after a one-goal game in which Alwyn Moore’s 7th minute goal was cancelled out by New Market’s Orlando Ricketts’ 12th minute strike.Future Stars were also winners on the night against Alexander Village after a 3-1 score line. Jamal Cozier (8th), Akeemo Anthony (14th) and Jermaine Junior (16th) were the three scorers in the Future Stars line-up while Shem Porter scored Alexander Village’s goal.Trap Squad beat Albouystown-B on penalties 2-1 after a scoreless game while Gaza Squad beat Sparta Boss 4-3 on sudden-death penalties after their game ended goalless as well.Matches continue tonight at the same venue with California Square taking on Stabroek Ballers, Sophia Bullies against Norton Street Ballers, New Market Street facing Kingston and Upsetters battling it out with East Front Road.After the break, Festival City will oppose North East La Penitence, Ol Skool Ballers take on Gaza Squad, West Front Road lace up to face North Ruimveldt and Sparta Boss play Channel-9 Warriors.last_img read more

first_imgSUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION———————————————–LOCATION…21.7N 64.9WABOUT 240 MI…385 KM NNE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICOMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT…N OR 360 DEGREES AT 15 MPH…24 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1003 MB…29.62 INCHES After passing over Puerto Rico, Tropical Storm Karen has sustained winds of 45 mph and is moving to the north at 15 mph, but the National Hurricane Center does forecast the storm to make a turn to the west by early next week.Longer term, Karen’s direction and longevity are uncertain.After leaving Puerto Rico, Karen is forecast to remain a tropical storm in the Atlantic for the next few days, not directly impacting land. Longer term, its direction and longevity is uncertain.— CNN Weather Center (@CNNweather) September 25, 2019last_img read more