According to a post on Sir Elton John‘s official website the singer is currently suffering with appendicitis and has taken off from touring indefinitely.Sir Elton is supposedly undergoing intensive antibiotics in preparation for upcoming surgery to resolve the problem. Until he is again healthy he has been advised by medical professionals to cease touring and performing; on average Sir Elton performs over 120 concerts per year.On the inability to perform and necessity to cancel shows a spokesman for Sir Elton has said the following:Elton is incredibly disappointed to postpone these tour dates. To know that he made such super-human efforts and continued to perform to thousands through his illness only confirms his dedication to his European fans. He is eager to be back on top form and return to play the remaining shows starting in early September 2013.Read the original announcement via his official website here.From all of us at Live for Live Music we wish Sir Elton a speedy recovery!
2015 was a serious year for Lettuce. The funk outfit put out a phenomenally received new record and dropped a documentary film, all the while powering through a country-wide tour. The band is firing on all cylinders and fans are in high spirits. Lettuce will bring one of their most prolific years to a proper close and kick off 2016 with two nights at Brooklyn Bowl, January 1st and 2nd. Get tickets here and here.The shows will include two sets, with one at around 10:30 PM and the other starting at 12:30 AM, giving Phish phans ample time to cruise out to Williamsburg on the ~L Train~ after the music at Madison Square Garden.The band will be coming off a huge New Year’s Eve blowout with Turbo Suit and Future Rock at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago. Get more info on that here.Lettuce New Year’s Eve Run 2015-2016December 31st: Lettuce, Future Rock, Turbo Suit at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, IL // Get TicketsJanuary 1st: Lettuce at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY // Get TicketsJanuary 2nd: Lettuce at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY // Get Tickets
Fresh off an exciting fall tour, McLovins are rip roaring and ready to go for another extensive trip around the country. The band has announced a 25+ date tour schedule, including stops throughout Colorado and stretching the length of the East Coast.For those who haven’t heard this soulful funk-rock outfit, it’s an impressive combination of songwriting skills with extended improvisations and instrumental ingenuity. The band recently released a self titled album with Grammy award winning producer Bill Sherman, and have been touring extensively since.L4LM Premiere: McLovins Jam Out On ‘Thick Of It’ From New AlbumCheck out the full schedule of dates, which includes sets with Perpetual Groove, Aqueous, Mister F, and Frogs Gone Fishing, on the calendar below:
Related Strava gives ‘unrivalled insight’ into the race as key riders upload their Women’s Tour race activities to the platform. Last year, pro riders regularly uploaded their race activities, including race winner Marianne Vos (strava.com/pros/mariannevosofficial) and Olympic champion Dani King (strava.com/pros/3263919).Mick Bennett, Friends Life Women’s Tour Race Director, said “We are delighted to welcome Strava back to the Friends Life Women’s Tour as supporters of women’s cycling and the Queen of the Mountains competition. It is great to have the support of a market leading sports brand showing the appeal of the race to a worldwide audience.”Simon Klima, UK Country Manager at Strava, said “The Friends Life Women’s Tour had an incredible first year and we were really pleased to be part of that. Our millions of members can join in the Women’s Tour experience by joining our challenges and following the Strava Pros who upload their race activities.”Strava is the online network that connects the global community of athletes. Founded in 2009, millions of athletes have joined Strava for the competition and camaraderie found in tracking and sharing their fitness activities.www.strava.comwww.womenstour.co.uk Strava, the global online community for athletes, has announced that it will partner with the Friends Life Women’s Tour for the second year running. The company was one of the founding event partners and after a hugely successful first edition will continue to award the Official Strava Queen of the Mountains Jersey, won last year by Sharon Laws of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling.Awarded to the best climber in The Friends Life Women’s Tour, riders will battle for points at two designated Strava Queen of the Mountains climbs on each stage of the race.The first riders across each summit will win points, with the rider who has accumulated the most points wearing the Strava Queen of the Mountains jersey.
1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by. Henry MeierJust how big a deal is the announcement late yesterday afternoon that the Federal Reserve Board and the FDIC have rejected the so-called “living wills” drawn up by the nation’s 11 largest financial institutions as inadequate to ensure that they can be liquidated in a cost effective manner? Depending on what happens next it could be like Vladimir Putin saying “I’m sorry” to the Ukrainians and giving them back Crimea, Tiger Woods suddenly getting healthy and winning the next five majors, or Congress actually passing meaningful legislation.Dodd-Frank required systemically important banks to submit bankruptcy plans that explain to the Federal Reserve and the FDIC how their liquidation can be executed in bankruptcy court in the event they fail. Previous submissions have been accepted by regulators without amendment. But, yesterday, the Fed and FDIC told the 11 largest banks, each with more than $250 billion in assets, to go back to the drawing board and credibly demonstrate how they can fail without putting the American taxpayer on the hook.The ostensible Dodd-Frank logic is that these plans will prevent the American public from extending an implicit guarantee to the behemoths that they are too big to fail. The statute provides that, in the event these plans are deficient, regulators can order these institutions to sell some of their assets and adhere to higher capital standards. But, as this recent exchange between Fed Chairman Yellen and Massachusetts Senator Warren demonstrates, it didn’t seem that regulators was taking these living wills seriously. Now they are or at least pretending like they are. The real test will be when the adjusted plans are resubmitted. If they don’t include asset divestitures than they aren’t serious proposals. But, the banks involved may be willing to gamble that, despite yesterday’s announcement, regulators will never force them to restructure their monstrosities. Time will tell.Why does it matter? Because if credit unions have to comply with Dodd-Frank it isn’t asking too much for a financial system to be put in place that prevents the banking system from getting sucked down another sinkhole anytime soon and taking credit unions down with it. continue reading »
Uliman petitions for Bar reinstatement Pursuant to Rule 3-7.10, Robert Uliman of Pompano Beach has petitioned the Supreme Court for Bar reinstatement. In an order dated December 13, 2001, the Supreme Court suspended Uliman for three years nunc pro tunc to February 1, 2000, for his guilty plea to one felony count of using a telephone in the commission of and to facilitate acts constituting a drug crime. Any persons having knowledge bearing upon Uliman’s fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact Cheryl L. Soler, legal assistant for The Florida Bar, at (954) 772-2245. Uliman petitions for Bar reinstatement January 1, 2007 Regular News
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Fish & Sips, the Long Island Aquarium’s 11th annual wine tasting event will be held Friday, November 16, from 7 to 10:30 PM. Over 20 local wineries and craft breweries will be on hand for the tasting and purchasing event. This popular event celebrates the harvest with delectable wines, craft beverages, live music, and delicious hors d’oeuvres. The cost is $54.95 per person. You can also spend the night, hotel packages that include an overnight stay and two tickets start at $308. Visit www.longislandaquarium.com. Share
Announcing the news today, the acquisition of the Woburn, Massachusetts-based business enables Lake Shore to now offer Janis Research liquid nitrogen, liquid helium, and closed-cycle refrigerator (cryogen-free) cryostats, liquid helium and cryogen-free superconducting magnet systems, cryogenic and cryogen-free probe stations, and various lab cooling systems.“Janis is an ideal fit for Lake Shore,” said Michael Swartz, Lake Shore Cryotronics President and CEO. “They’re highly knowledgeable about the needs of scientists and others working in low-temperature physics and early-stage materials research, and together, we can offer a more complete portfolio of product solutions.”Founded in 1961, Janis Research began as a manufacturer of liquid helium transfer lines and soon expanded its product offering to include cryogenic research equipment, ranging from simple LHe storage Dewars to sophisticated superconducting magnet and low-temperature systems. Scott Azer, Janis Research’s Vice-President of Business Development, said, “We see many synergistic product opportunities ahead, combining Lake Shore’s expertise in instrumentation, applications, and system engineering with Janis’ strength in cryogenic system design and fabrication.”“We look forward to serving the scientific community even more effectively than before, as members of the Lake Shore family.”Janis Research will maintain product development, engineering, manufacturing, and product shipping operations in Woburn.