first_img View Comments TERRI WHITE “Two Score” – 6/22 at 10PM Who’s that woman? You know her well—it’s Broadway baby Terri White! The stage vet, whose credits include Follies, Finian’s Rainbow, Chicago and Ain’t Misbehavin’, will bring to the supper club a night of mischief, blues and Broadway. GET TICKETS LAINIE KAZAN “My Life in Concert” – 10/9 at 7PM & 10/10 at 8PM The Emmy and Tony nominee is spilling the beans on Babs, Bette, Tom Hanks and more. Kazan makes her 54 Below debut in an autobiographical cabaret that spans from Brooklyn upbringings to understudying Streisand to her success on stage and screen. GET TICKETS GRIND: THE MOVIE In Concert with Anthony Rapp – 9/1 at 9:30PM This must be what it feels like to get catfished by Anthony Rapp. The If/Then star will lead a concert version of the musical short film Grind, which explores the ins and outs of connection in an isolating age online world. GET TICKETS Summer’s right around the corner, and what better place to cool off than at Broadway’s coolest supper club? Each week, dozens of stars sing out on the 54 Below stage. Here are some of the exciting just-announced sure-to-be amazing nights lined up for the summer and beyond at 54 Below. KATE SHINDLE 6/4 at 7PM She can belt her freakin’ face off, and that’s just what she’s going to do in her 54 Below debut. The Broadway babe and former Miss America will bring her “Binder of Broken Dreams” to the stage, singing the songs she’s learned but never had a chance to perform. GET TICKETS WHITNEY BASHOR 6/26 at 9:30PM Perhaps you remember her as Marian/Chiara in The Bridges of Madison County, for which she received the 2014 Actors’ Equity Clarence Derwent Award for most promising female performer. The songstress will make her 54 Below with a set list of musical theater standards and acoustic pop covers. GET TICKETS JIM BROCHU “Tete-a-Tete with Jim Brochu & Friends”  – 6/1 & 8/3 at 7PM “Learn Your Lessons Well” from two legendary composers! Brochu will sit down with Sheldon Harnick and Stephen Schwartz to discuss everything from their greatest hits to their inspirations and future projects. They will be joined by the best of Broadway and the cabaret scene. GET TICKETS LAUREN PRITCHARD 7/15 at 9:30PM We loved her in Spring Awakening, but what has she been up to since? Quite a lot, actually. Catch up with Pritchard as she sings and shares stories of her career path, from signing a record deal in England to singing rock around the world and co-writing and performing with Panic! At the Disco. GET TICKETSlast_img read more


first_imgEmmanuel Petit has had enough of Emery at the Emirates (Picture: Getty Images)‘Arsene Wenger built this club for 20 years and there was concern as generation after generation came and went. But now they look like an average team without any inspiration or creativity – and I don’t think that’s solely down to the players.‘My opinion is that most of the players have given up on Emery, so it’s time for him to go.‘I watched the game against Leicester and Arsenal looked terrible. They had no spirit, no hunger, nothing at all. I wondered to myself, “What is going on at this club? What is happening to this club?”’Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi gave Emery the dreaded vote of confidence on Monday, and Petit believes this just proves that the hierarchy at the Emirates are ready to pull the trigger on the former PSG boss.‘What the club came out and said about Emery’s job being safe is not true at all,’ said the World Cup winning midfielder.‘This is a political answer and most of the time when I hear officials or shareholders talk like this it’s proof for me that they’re already thinking about sacking the manager. It’s the opposite of what they’re saying that might be true.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityIt was reported on Tuesday that Emery is not about to get the sack, but he has less than two months to save his job.Arsenal host Manchester United in the Premier League on New Year’s Day and if they are not in with a realistic chance of making the top four after that contest then Emery will likely lose his job.MORE: Arsenal board give ultimatum to Unai EmeryMORE: Patrick Vieira backs Granit Xhaka to play again for Arsenal and slams his critics Comment Phil HaighTuesday 12 Nov 2019 6:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link148Shares Unai Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal (Picture: REUTERS)The Arsenal squad has completely lost faith in Unai Emery and it is time for him to be sacked as manager, according to Gunners hero Emmanuel Petit.It has been a very tough few weeks for Emery, with Arsenal now without a win in five games after defeat to Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday evening.The Gunners may only be sixth in the table, which does not seem disastrous, but with just four wins from 12 Premier League matches, and already eight points off the top four, things look quite bleak at the Emirates.A negative goal difference is a worrying sign for the red half of north London, as is the seeming disharmony in the squad, epitomised by Granit Xhaka being stripped of the club captaincy after a spat with fans.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTPetit believes that enough is enough and that it is time for Emery to be dismissed from the Emirates dugout.‘I believe it’s time for Unai Emery to leave Arsenal,’ the Frenchman told Paddy Power. ‘The results are not good at all. I don’t recognise this team any more and I don’t recognise this club any more. Advertisement Arsenal players have given up on Unai Emery and the board are ready to sack him, says Emmanuel Petit Advertisementlast_img read more


first_imgStuff.co 23 October 2013Sixty children a day are being abused, with few signs that New Zealand’s appalling record of caring for our young is improving.Latest figures show there were 21,778 substantiated child abuse claims in the year to June, slightly more than in the previous year.Social Development Minister Paula Bennett said it was still early days in the fight against child abuse.“The fact that children are being seriously abused and neglected at such high rates proves in itself that our priority and attention should be on them,” she said.Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills said the number showed the public’s tolerance for violence against women and children still had a way to go.“One is too many and 22,000 is a very high number . . . We need it to come down,” he said.BY THE NUMBERS148,209 notifications of child abuse or neglect21,778 cases of substantiated abuse12,072 of emotional abuse5104 of neglect3190 of assault1412 of sexual abuse17,181 children abused 2309 children abused more than once in the past six months37 children abused under state care.http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/9314332/Child-abuse-is-rising-in-NZlast_img read more


first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 2, 2018 at 3:33 pm Contact Anthony: amdabbun@syr.edu Syracuse added a second player to its incoming Class of 2019 on Tuesday. John Bol Ajak committed to Syracuse, according to Prep Circuit. Ajak posted an Instagram photo of him in an Orange jersey, announcing his commitment to SU.The 6-foot-10, 205-pound forward hails from Paoli, Pennsylvania, and attended Church Farm School before transferring to Westtown School for his upcoming senior year.Ajak is rated as a three-star recruit, according to 247 Sports. He’s ranked No. 371 in the nation, and the No. 61 center. With Paschal Chukwu graduating after the 2018-19 season, the Orange will have minutes to fill at the center position.He joins guard Brycen Goodine in Syracuse’s confirmed Class of 2019. He said during the summer that he had remained in close contact with Syracuse assistant coach Adrian Autry.Ajak said back on July 12 that Autry was regularly checking in on him after what he called a “bad spring.” SU head coach Jim Boeheim also made contact with Ajak throughout the summer.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“They’ve been really honest with me,” Ajak said in July. “They told me to continue to be aggressive, finish at the rim and be a good teammate.”Ajak played AAU basketball for Team Final over the summer, where his play improved. He said then that Syracuse was near the top of his list.“Syracuse is an awesome school,” Ajak said in July. “I love everything about it, the coaches, the style of play.”Ajak took an unofficial visit to Syracuse for a game last year, then made an official visit to campus last weekend. Ajak had multiple Division I offers, including major interest from George Washington and St. Joseph’s. Commentslast_img read more