first_imgPSG to compete with Juventus for Man Utd outcast Paul Pogbaby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the lovePSG are expected to compete for Manchester United outcast Paul Pogba in January.The Daily Star says United’s £89million Frenchman has become such a divisive figure in the dressing room that club chiefs are ready to flog him less than three years after making him the most expensive player in the world.Jose Mourinho has run out of patience with the midfielder, 25, and it is understood United are planning to cash in on him next month regardless of whether Mourinho continues as boss.The feeling is it is best to part ways now – to help Mourinho turn the season around and ensure any prospective new boss does not inherit the problem.Juventus are in contact, though Paris St-Germain are also sure to join the bidding. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

first_imgCody Riley dunks so hard the rim breaks.YouTube/Marcus WilliamsFew basketball players have the raw power to destroy a basketball hoop with a dunk. Add 2017 power forward Cody Riley to that small fraternity. The 6-foot-7 five-star out of California went up for a big slam at this weekend’s 2015 Summer Block Party, and brought the rim down with him. Try not to be impressed by the raw power here—it is impossible. Riley is rated as a four star player by Scout and five stars by Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN. His impressive list of suitors includes offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Connecticut, Kansas, Maryland, UCLA, and USC. He is also receiving interest from Duke and Kentucky.[Scout]last_img

first_img Sasha Foo Sasha Foo, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The Broadway musical “Hamilton” continues to strike a chord with audiences everywhere it goes, even with audiences who aren’t that knowledgeable about the founding of the American Republic.On Thursday, nearly 3,000 high school students in San Diego County saw a performance of the hit musical for free at the Civic Center theater, as part of an education program inspired by the Tony award-winning musical.The program, which is also known as “EduHAM” is the brainchild of an educational non-profit in New York, in collaboration with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.In addition to studying the people and events that led to the creation of the new republic, students were encouraged to compose their own songs, poetry, rap and dramatic scenes about the period.That creative work was showcased on the Civic Center stage by student performers from 16 area high schools.Some work paid tribute to historical figures such as Crispus Attucks, Thomas Paine and Paul Revere. One student group upended the term, “Founding Fathers” with a homage to the women of the American Revolution.The education program was developed for high school history students attending Title I schools, which are schools with a large number of students who come from low income families. Posted: January 11, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News Tags: Community, Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda FacebookTwittercenter_img Taking history from the classroom to the stage: High school students perform work inspired by ‘Hamilton’ Updated: 10:55 PM January 11, 2018last_img read more

first_imgThe two-day long UMAK Festival concluded with the melodious sounds of ghungroos, sitar and tabla on Tuesday. This festival ‘for a cause’ is named after one of the greatest sitar maestros of India, Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan who is also known as the ‘musician’s musician’ and was organised to celebrate his 103rd birth anniversary. The UMAK Centre for Culture which organised this event to aid the ailing of cancer patients in India showcased two grand evenings filled with music and dance. The musicians and dancers included many internationally renowned maestros of India like the Padma Bhushan awardee Pandit Debu Chaudhury, Pandit Prateek Chaudhuri,  Ustad Akram Khan and Ustad Rafiuddin Sabri.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The concluding day of the event saw an interesting mix of  an animated audience with youngsters and elders sitting together being mesmerised by the  performance of the famous sitar player Pandit Prateek Chauhuri. The event which happened at the India habitat Centre also showcased a Santoor Jugalbandi Concert by the internationally renowned santoor maestro Pandit Bhajan Sopori (Padma Shri Awardee) and his son Abhay Sopori. The event also celebrated the 79th birth anniversary of Pandit Debu Chaudhury who is the winner of the prestigious Padmabhushan award. He has written various books on music and has composed eight new ragas and various musical compositions.  He is also regarded as one of the leading proponents of Senia Style (or Gharana).  Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with Netflix After being felicitated during the event, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri said, ‘It always feels good to be loved by so many people. Music has always been with me and will always be.’The Centre organises the UMAK festival every year and is recognized by the government of India as one of the leading cultural organizations of the country which has been involved in preserving and promoting the rich national heritage and culture of India.last_img read more