2 reasons why I think the FTSE 100 could crash again in May – and what I’d do

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Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img 2 reasons why I think the FTSE 100 could crash again in May – and what I’d do April provided stressed-out share pickers with a welcome breather in the midst of the rolling coronavirus crisis. Some of the rises across global equity bourses were in fact rather staggering. Take the FTSE 100, for example. Britain’s blue-chip index rose more than 4% over the course of April, its best monthly result for around two years.It’s clearly too early to break out the bunting though. The Footsie endured its largest one-day fall for a month on the final day of April. And May’s got off to an inauspicious start too, the FTSE 100 down by triple-digits and falling away from 6,000 points again. There are multiple reasons why global stock markets could keep on reversing during this new month.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Lockdown easing failsInvestor confidence picked up last month as quarantine measures began to be lifted in parts of Europe and the US. Signs that life is returning to normality, and that an economic recovery can tentatively begin, arguably caused market-makers to become a little too confident.Why? Well a leap in German infection rates following an easing of lockdown conditions on April 20 suggests that other nations might think twice before opening up again. The number of Covid-19 cases has moved back into the thousands, raising fears of a second wave of mass infections. This could drag the FTSE 100 lower again.US-China tensions growGrowing tension between the US and China is another reason why risk appetite has dived in recent hours. Bickering over trade terms between the two superpowers has hampered global economic growth over the past couple of years. It was hoped that 2020 would prove to be a breakthrough year though, after the first stage of negotiations were sealed late last year.The coronavirus outbreak has clearly changed the game. US President Trump first drew the ire of Beijing in mid-March by describing the deadly strain as “the Chinese virus.” The rhetoric has worsened still further. This week Trump suggested that Covid-19 was created by China to help facilitate his defeat in November’s election. He reiterated his claim that China should pay the US damages to cover the economic cost of the outbreak too.Addressing the trade deal directly, Trump says that the crisis has “upset very badly” the successful negotiations of late 2019. It’s hard to see how President Xi would disagree. This particular crisis clearly has more road ahead of it.Don’t panic, Footsie investors!The coronavirus outbreak means that FTSE 100 investors of course need to be more careful before investing their money. The prospect of another Great Depression has changed the outlook for the new decade significantly. A lot of businesses are sure to struggle or fail entirely.We at The Motley Fool believe that long-term investors needn’t be too alarmed. Successful share pickers tend to be ones that buy their shares with a view to holding them for five, 10, perhaps 20 years or more. And with the right investment strategy, it’s still possible to build a portfolio of stock market stars that could make you some seriously terrific returns. 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In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img read more

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Debra Allcock Tyler joins board of In Kind Direct

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Debra Allcock Tyler joins board of In Kind Direct AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Directory of Social Change Donated goods In Kind Direct Recruitment / people trustees Howard Lake | 23 July 2014 | Newscenter_img Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of the charity sector publishing and training specialists Directory of Social Change (DSC), has joined the board of In Kind Direct, the charity that redistributes new products donated by manufacturers and retailers to good causes across the UK.She joins as the charity is developing its strategy for 2020. So far, In Kind Direct, one of The Prince’s Charities, has supported over 6,700 organisations with a total of £130 million worth of essential supplies.Allcock Tyler said that , as a board member, she planned to bring “an understanding of the challenges faced by the sector as a whole” and “a perspective on the passion and commitment that charities have on serving their beneficiaries”.She said that she was passionate about the idea of companies supporting charities, and thought that In Kind Direct’s model was “brilliant at doing that”, helping charities to divert more of their funds into serving their beneficiaries.Allcock Tyler has been CEO of the DSC since 2001, and is Founder Chair and Trustee of the Small Charities Coalition.John  Pattullo, who has recently been appointed Chair of In Kind Direct, said:“Debra brings an unrivalled understanding of the sector, particularly the challenges facing the thousands of small and medium size charities which In Kind Direct strives to serve. Her appointment comes at exactly the right time as we seek to improve our reach and profile in the sector, and to expand the impact we generate in the UK and abroad.”  87 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisementlast_img read more

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Ellspermann Lays Out Policy Priorities for Pork

first_img Ellspermann Lays Out Policy Priorities for Pork Facebook Twitter International trade is also a top priority. The Lt. Governor who said she is looking forward to partnering with the pork industry to position Indiana pork around the world, “Twenty-five percent of pork is already exported, and we want to continue to find more export opportunities for Indiana pork.”  Ellspermann added she and the Governor will be visiting an Indiana hog farm very soon. Home News Feed Ellspermann Lays Out Policy Priorities for Pork Previous articleNew Proposal Would Return Most Money Back to MF Global CustomersNext articleChanges at CME Group and Trading Hours May be Included Gary Truitt SHARE Ellspermann said the Governor’s moratorium on new regulations, implemented on his first day in office, is an indication that Indiana will continue to be an ag friendly state, “We want to keep Indiana a place where agriculture is strong and farming is profitable.” She said, in the Governor’s budget, he wants to reduce taxes while still funding transportation and education, both important issues for pork producers. She also noted her strong support of legislation that would put a delay on a new soil fertility formula for establishing property taxes on farmland. That legislation cleared the State Senate this week.center_img By Gary Truitt – Feb 5, 2013 Facebook Twitter [audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2013/02/ellspermannporkwrap.mp3|titles=Ellspermann Lays Out Policy Priorities for Pork] SHARE Sue EllspermannLt. Governor Sue Ellspermann laid out the Pence administration’s policy priorities for the Indiana pork industry at the annual meeting of Indiana Pork.  The previous administration made doubling pork production in the state their goal. According to Ellspermann, the Pence administration has a different set of priorities, “Our theme, broadly speaking, is bringing innovation into Indiana to expand agriculture from the early supply side and genetics to food processing and food safety.”  She said she wants Indiana to be known as the place where agriculture innovation happens.  She told the gathering of top pork leaders that this process would not happen quickly but that work had already begin on building a framework to move the process forward.last_img read more

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Popular blog accessible again

first_img NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say One of the UAE’s most popular blogs, Mujarad Ensan (“Just a Man”: http://mujarad-ensan.maktoobblog.com), has been accessible again in Dubai since yesterday. It had been blocked by the country’s leading ISP, Etisalat, on 12 October after its author posted an entry about the consequences of the US subprime crisis for the region.————–20.10 – Deliberate blocking, “accidental” blocking and filtering all pose threat to online free expressionبين الترشيح الآلي والحجب “العرضي”، قلق عارم حيال حرية التعبير على الإنترنت United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa News Reporters Without Borders is concerned about online free expression in the United Arab Emirates following recent comments by leading Internet sector officials. (©siliconvalleysleuth.co.uk) News June 8, 2021 Find out more RSF joins other NGOs in amicus brief in WhatsApp suit against NSO Group October 22, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Popular blog accessible again Follow the news on United Arab Emirates to go furthercenter_img Reporters Without Borders is concerned about online free expression in the United Arab Emirates following recent comments by leading Internet sector officials. The spokesman for the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), which oversees the UAE’s Internet, said on 17 October that the authority was considering “deliberately blocking” access to part of the social networking website Facebook.The warning came just five days after access to one of the country’s most popular blogs,Mujarad Ensan (“Just a Man”: http://mujarad-ensan.maktoobblog.com), was blocked by the UAE’s leading Internet Service Provider, Etisalat, because of its content.“We regret that the UAE is falling into the trap of trying to control online content by means of all-out filtering or blocking websites without explanation,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is nonetheless one of the few countries to have an electronic press code. We urge Etisalat to unblock the Mujarad Ensan blog and we call on the TRA to ensure that the Internet does not fall victim to overzealous officials, as filtering is dangerous for free expression.”Access to the Mujarad Ensan blog was blocked on 12 October, the day after its author posted an entry entitled “Let’s laugh together: our economy is doing well,” in which he analysed the impact of the US subprime crisis on the UAE . Some of the Facebook website’s pages are currently inaccessible in the UAE. According to the TRA, there are 13 categories of “objectionable” content that include violation of the “public interest,” offence to “decency, public order and national security” and attacks on “social harmony” and Islam.The TRA spokesman said on 17 October that, since most of Facebook’s content violated these rules and since the TRA did not have the technical resources to censor just the objectionable content, “the competent authorities could block access to the entire site.” The TRA already blocked access to Internet telephony (VoIP) providers such as Skype (http://ww.skype.com) in 2006.The UAE authorities use SmartFilter, a US-made software programme, to filter websites for religious, political and sexual content. The TRA reported on 18 October that the website of the Kuwait-based daily Arab Times was “accidentally” blocked by automatic filters deployed by Etisalat. This filtering method is also used in Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, which are both on the Reporters Without Borders list of “Internet Enemies.”Under articles 15 to 20 of a cyber-crime law that took effect in the UAE in 2006, an Internet user can be imprisoned for online “opposition to Islam,” insulting any religion recognised by the state or contravening “family values and principles.”——Here is a list of blocked websites in the UAE- Flickr- Orkut – The civilized Dialogue- Al Arabiya TV channel- Ladeeni.net- UAE prisons- An example of Sheikhs torturing a man News RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance RSF_en Organisation April 28, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts December 23, 2020 Find out more Newslast_img read more

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Artist’s ‘Coming of Age’ exhibit opens at Troy IAC

first_img Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Culinary program gets $25K grant: New food truck will broaden students’ experiences The Culinary Arts Academy at Charles Henderson High School has received a $25,000 Career and Technical Education Expansion Grant from… read more Published 5:54 pm Thursday, October 8, 2020 Print Article Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories Next Up“‘Alice in Wonderland’ is just what you get out of it,” Nall told his afternoon audience. “If you think it’s silly, it is. If you think it’s edgy, it is. If you think it’s outlandish, it is. If you think  it’s simple, it is. If you think it’s spiritual, it is.”And, what does the artist think, “Alice in Wonderland” is?Speaking “regally,” Nall said “Alice in Wonderland,” is all of these things and more.” By The Penny Hoarder The artist Nall was joined by Janice Hawkins for a sneak peek of the Alice in Wonderland exhibit that opened Thursday at the International Arts Center on the Troy University campus. Sponsored Contentcenter_img By Jaine Treadwell “‘Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ holds a special place in my heart. For me, it was coming of age. It was falling into the rabbit hole of life.”“Alice” took possession of a period of Nall’s adult life. “I was fascinated by Lewis Carroll’s work, by the characters and I wanted to create those characters my way.”Nall’s desire was to bring Carroll’s character into “being.” “For three years, I traveled around the world, looking for models who would best fit the characters,’ he said.  “Alice, The Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, White Rabbit, Caterpillar and The Dormouse, all the characters.“How do you find these models?  You just don’t stop until you do.”Nall said when he traveled in search of his next model, he kept the sketches, the drawings, of his found models in his car.He was attempting to cross a European border but was stopped and his vehicle was searched. When the border officer found the “odd-looking” sketches, he asked, “Is this what you are carrying across the border?” When Nall said, that it was, he was told to “continue” to his destination.For Fred “Nall” Hollis, “Alice in Wonderland” is a part of who he is. Creating “Alice” was an emotional journey.“All emotion springs from your culture,” he said. Nall expressed his appreciation to First Lady Janice Hawkins for her vision for the International Arts Center at Troy University and for the opportunity to bring his work home to Troy, Alabama, the place from which his emotion springs.Hawkins said Nall’s gifts to the university’s permanent collection are substantial. Not only are his gifts treasures for Troy University and its students but for his hometown and all Alabama.“Alice in Wonderland” is featured at Troy University’s IAC at 104 230 Luther Drive. Hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 until 4 p.m. Admission is free. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like “Alice in Wonderland” opened at Troy University’s International Arts Center on Thursday.The exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Fred “Nall” Hollis is considered to be his most valuable and important series of art. Troy University First Lady Janice Hawkins and Nall, a native Trojan, provided a sneak peek preview of the exhibit at 2 p.m. and those in attendance were enlightened by the artist’s comments and entertained by his “just being Nall.” Artist’s ‘Coming of Age’ exhibit opens at Troy IAC Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Explosion in New Hampshire quarry latest gender-reveal stunt gone wrong

first_imgcream_ph/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Last week, residents of several New Hampshire towns were startled by a blast that rattled homes and could be heard for miles.The source: 80 pounds of Tannerite, an over-the-counter, highly explosive substance used for firearms practice that in this case was involved in a gender-reveal stunt at a quarry in Kingston.The man who bought and detonated the Tannerite in Tuesday’s blast turned himself in, and police said they’re determining whether he’ll face charges. In addition to the Tannerite, a popular method of gender reveals, police also found blue powder at the site of the blast, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.Tannerite sells a gender-reveal “target” that contains just 1 pound of the explosive, along with pink or blue chalk powder.Police did not report any injuries in connection with the explosion, though have noted the dangers of potentially misusing Tannerite, such as sparking wildfires or damaging property.“If used improperly or irresponsibly, the consequences could be very serious,” Sgt. Jeffrey Dade of the New Hampshire State Police Bomb Squad told ABC Manchester affiliate WMUR-TV.The New Hampshire explosion is the latest gender-reveal event to make headlines. Others have had serious, even fatal, outcomes, turning celebrations into tragedies.In Mexico last month, two people died after a plane involved in a gender-reveal stunt crashed into water. In February, a 28-year-old New York man was killed when a device he was building for his baby’s gender-reveal party exploded, authorities said.In 2019, a soon-to-be grandmother died in Iowa when a gender-reveal device exploded and sent shrapnel flying. That same year, an airplane crashed in Texas after the pilot dumped about 350 gallons of pink water, authorities said. Both passengers survived, one suffering only minor injuries.Pyrotechnic gender reveals also have sparked massive, deadly wildfires.Last September, a firefighter died while battling a destructive wildfire in Southern California’s San Bernardino National Forest caused by a smoke-generating pyrotechnic device used during a gender-reveal photo shoot, authorities said.In 2017, an explosion set off at a gender-reveal party in Arizona sparked a fire that burned 47,000 acres in the Coronado National Forest and cost over $8 million in damages and in fighting the fire. The father-to-be, an off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent who shot at a target packed with Tannerite, pleaded guilty in 2018 to federal charges stemming from the fire and was ordered to pay restitution, starting with a $100,000 initial payment and $500 monthly payments after that.Gender reveals, from dyed cakes and confetti-filled balloons to the more over-the-top, sometimes destructive stunts, are likely being fueled by several forces — a prime one being social media.“They’re these really increasingly Instagrammable-worthy things to be able to put on social media,” Rebecca Ortiz, an assistant professor in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, told ABC News. “Gender-reveal parties are focused on a lot on color and ornate presentation, things that are almost perfectly translated into the social media space.”A gender-reveal post can be a form of “currency” to help build rapport and cache on social media, Kelli Matthews, a public relations instructor at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, told ABC News.“I think that’s really a phenomenon that’s unique to mid-to-younger millennials and Gen Z,” Matthews said. “That’s their currency. The sharing of information and the sharing of experiences is the currency of relationships.”Doing something “different” or “bigger” can help add to that currency and “cut through some of that noise so that we can really find our people and find our community and reinforce those bonds,” she said.Beyond chasing likes on social media, birthrate trends may also be partly responsible for the continued popularity — and over-the-top nature — of these parties, Ortiz posited.“While there’s plenty of people having children, people are having less children and waiting later to have children, so it’s a really special event and I think people are looking for ways to celebrate that, beyond just the traditional baby shower,” she said.In 2019, the number of births declined for the fifth straight year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. From 2007 to 2013, the number of births also steadily declined.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Petrogenesis of metamorphic rocks within a subduction-accretion terrane, Signy Island, South Orkney Islands

first_imgWhole‐rock and mineral analyses of polydeformed mica‐schist, quartzite, marble and amphibolite are presented from Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, part of the Scotia metamorphic complex. Whole‐rock chemistry suggests that the amphibolites are the metamorphosed equivalent of enriched tholeiitic and alkali basalts of an oceanic intraplate basalt series. These, together with limestones and Mn‐rich cherts of an oceanic island assemblage were tectonically mixed with trench or trench inner slope basin sediments in a subduction zone environment. Variation in mineral chemistry indicates an increase in temperature and decrease in pressure during metamorphism; pressures of 8 kbar and temperatures of approximately 545°C were reached during amphibolite facies metamorphism in the latter stages of deformation. These new data provide good evidence to support the previous interpretation of the Scotia metamorphic complex as a subduction complex.last_img read more

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Ruskin cuts Women’s Studies MA

first_imgRuskin College has confirmed its decision to cut its Women’s Studies MA programme, after an extended period of speculation and online pressure.Speaking to Cherwell, Chris Wilkes, Ruskin College’s Principal, confirmed the decision to close the course was taken on Friday 13th March  and explained the financial difficulties facing the College.He commented, “This academic year has seen a dramatic change in the College’s funding which has resulted in the removal of a substantial higher education subsidy… It is within this climate of funding cuts that the College has undertaken a comprehensive curriculum review.“The College remains committed to its mission and this is reflected in the revised curriculum offer… The key themes of gender, class and race will be embedded within all our programmes. Looking forward, the College is aiming to maintain the number of women on our higher education programmes.”Founded in 1899, Ruskin College originally sought to provide university-standard education for working class people to enable them to act more effectively on behalf of working class communities and organisations, including trade unions.The College continues to specialise in providing educational opportunities to adults who are excluded and disadvantaged, describing itself as “providing educational opportunities for adults with few or no qualifications”. The College has promised to support those who have already enrolled in the programme if they wish to finish their degree.A petition to avert the discontinuation of the course on change.org had reached 824 signatures at the time of writing. Comments made by signatories to this petition suggest that the Women’s Studies MA may not be the only course to close with little or no consultation, with concerns also raised in particular about the future of the College’s English degree.Saskia Ritchie, Chief Executive of Cheshire without Abuse and a student on the course who started the petition, agreed that the College had not been transparent about the nature of the proposal.She told Cherwell, “There has been no communication. When asked in another meeting how much consultation had taken place, the Vice-Principal said that six consultations were undertaken but could give no detail. In addition, when pressed, he agreed that consultation opportunities were available only to resident students. The MA is a part time course and has never had a residential cohort.”Ritchie added, “Women’s Studies is a unique programme of study that allows me to use personal experience to explore political, historical, sociological, philosophical and academic understanding of my chosen field [domestic abuse]. My dissertation will both inform and be informed by my work, my life and my politics.”According to its website, the programme, believed to be the only one of its kind in the country, “asks students to consider the ways in which gender intersects with other power structures… [it attempts to] explain the ways in which women have been made invisible in the world and to think about the ways in which activism can and does change the world.”The course was notable for being one of the few graduate-level courses open to students without prior qualifications. Instead, it accepted candidates with a similar level of intellect or those who could show evidence of relevant experience in organisations such as trade unions and political movements.last_img read more

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Dash raises funds for charity

first_imgEven though the course looked decorated for Halloween, the participants in Psi Chi’s “Monster Dash” 5K weren’t ghouls and goblins, although some were dressed in costumes. Psi Chi, Saint Mary’s international psychology honor society, held the Halloween-themed race Sunday, complete with decorations along the course and optional costumes. The race included more than 250 participants running and walking Saint Mary’s nature trails. Psi Chi donated all proceeds to A Rosie Place, a center for medically fragile children. “I participated because I really like to do races, especially for a good cause like A Rosie Place,” said sophomore participant Whitney Thiel. “It’s a great chance to become involved in the community. Plus, I love running, and enjoyed sharing the experience with my friends.” Senior Lauren Easton, Psi Chi president, met with other officers at the beginning of the year to decide on service events for the club. Being a cross country runner for Saint Mary’s, she suggested the idea of a 5K race. Another officer, Leanna Perez, recommended A Rosie Place as the fund raising organization. A Rosie Place assists children who require feeding tubes, wheel chairs, walkers or even oxygen, Tieal Bishop, O’Hana Heritage Foundation’s executive director, said. Children are invited to stay in the building, which is set up like a house and is hospital certified. O’Hana Heritage Foundation built this safe haven for children in 2008. “Rosie Place is the first to serve this population of medically fragile children in the state of Indiana,” Bishop said. the Registration fees and donations from Monster Dash have the potential to benefit more than 2,000 children, Bishop said. An exact dollar amount of the total donation to A Rosie Place has not been calculated because donations are still being received. Easton said she estimates a total of more than $1,000 raised for the charity. “I just wanted to extend a tremendous ‘thank you’ to everyone who helped out today — runners, walkers and also the volunteers. Everyone had a part in making this day a sensation,” Easton said after the race. “We look forward to visiting A Rosie Place and presenting them with the final donation. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day and hopefully everyone enjoyed themselves out on the course.”last_img read more

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Full Cast Announced for London’s Memphis

first_img The ensemble will feature Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph Davenport, Momar Diagne, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Kimmy Edwards, Hillary Elk, Laura Ellis, Charlotte Gorton, Benjamin Harrold, Waylon Jacobs, Rachel John, Dean Maynard, Devon McKenzie-Smith, Tim Newman, Simon Ray-Harvey, Jon Robyns, Ashley Rumble, Kyle Seeley, Helen Siveter, Dawnita Smith and Alex Thomas. View Comments The complete cast is now set for the West End premiere of the Tony-winning musical Memphis. Joining the previously announced Beverley Knight as Felicia Farrell and Killian Donnelly as Huey Calhoun are Rolan Bell as Delray, Tyrone Huntley as Gator, Claire Machin as Gladys, Jason Pennycooke as Bobby and Mark Roper as Mr. Simmons. Under the direction of Christopher Ashley, the tuner will begin performances on October 9 at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Opening night is set for October 23. With an original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and a book by Joe DiPietro, Memphis takes place in the segregated ’50s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun fell in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock and roll and an electrifying black singer. The show won four Tony Awards in 2010, including Best Musical. The production will feature the work of many members of the Broadway engagement’s creative team: choreographer Sergio Trujillo, set designer David Gallo, costume designer Paul Tazewell and lighting designer Howell Binkley. Joining the team is Gareth Owen as sound designer.last_img read more

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