Top 14: Tim Lane on his hopes for Lyon

first_imgTL: There is change but I think the ‘Big Six’ – Racing, Montpellier, Castres, Toulouse, Toulon and Clermont – will still be the Big Six this season. I think the change is the competitiveness of the other eight clubs who are more pushing up more strongly. It’s no longer the case – touch wood! – that the newly-promoted sides go straight back down to Pro2. I was very surprised that Perpignan went down last season but less so for Biarritz because they’ve been treading water for a few seasons.RW: How has the Top 14 changed since your first spell with Clermont?TL: I think that from 2000 to the 2003 World Cup the focus was much more on attack. Since 2003 it’s steadily been more about defence, what I call ‘Three Point Rugby’, sides taking penalty kicks from 50 metres instead of kicking into the corner and looking to score tries.RW: What prompted this change in philosophy?TL: There is more pressure on coaches to win now and that produces conservative rugby. France used to be famous for its flair but we don’t see much flair these days. It’s a great shame because you want to see teams and players express themselves.RW: So the decline of the France national team is not to do with the number of overseas players in the Top 14?TL: A lot of people blame the number of foreigners in the Top 14 but that’s a smokescreen. It’s more the attitude of the coaches who are creating a risk-free game. I believe it would encourage more attacking rugby if the Top 14 awarded a bonus point for scoring four tries rather than the present system (whereby a bonus point is awarded only to a winning team that scores three tries more than their opponents).Golden trio: coaches Tim Lane, Rod Macqueen and Jeff Miller after Australia’s 1999 World Cup winRW: Do you think there will be exodus of Australian players to the Top 14 after the 2015 World Cup?TL: Yes, there will be an exodus because I’ve been having a lot of CVs land on my desk in the last few weeks, and there are some surprising ones, not just from Australia.RW: What can Australia do to stop a player drain?TL: If I were them (ARU) I would do what South Africa do and allow four to five key players to play overseas and still represent the Springboks. There are some good young players in Australia who have recently committed for the next two years, but if the ARU maintain the rule that to play for Wallabies you have to play in Australia it will damage us because we could lose the likes of (Quade) Cooper, (Israel) Folau and (Will) Genia.RW: Finally, your ambitions for the season? On the up: Lyon’s players celebrate winning the Pro2 title last season – how will they fare in the Top 14? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS TIM LANE is one of the world’s most experienced and respected coaches – and one of its most travelled. After winning three caps in the centre for Australia in the 1980s the 54-year-old began his coaching career with Manly. He soon joined the Wallaby staff and was assistant coach when they won the 1999 World Cup. The following year he had his first stint in France, guiding Clermont to the final of the 2000-01 Top 16, and he subsequently had spells with Brive (2006) and Toulon (2007).Lane, a member of the Springbok backroom staff from 2001 to 2003, coached Georgia to the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand and he was appointed head coach of Lyon at the start of 2013-14. His first season ended in triumph with Lyon the runaway winners in Pro2 and returning to the Top 14 after two years out of the top flight.With the new French season kicking off on Friday 15 August, Lane talks all things Top 14 with Rugby World…Rugby World: How pleased are you with Lyon’s pre-season preparations?Tim Lane: They have been very good. We had our first warm-up game at the weekend against Oyonnax (Lyon won 12-7) and though it rained heavily for most of the first half we picked up a lot of positives, particularly our lineout and our defence. Obviously it will be a step up for a lot of blokes because the step up in standard from Pro2 to Top 14 is big. But a lot of our new recruits have played Top 14 before.RW: What are the biggest differences between the Pro2 and the Top 14?TL: We’re focusing a lot in training on the breakdown and the physicality because in the Top 14 a lot of sides contest the breakdown out wide and send more numbers in over the ball. Last season we scored 112 tries in 30 games and didn’t shoot for penalty goals much. But the Top 14 will be tighter so if there are three points on offer we’ll take them, though we’ll still look to attack as much as possible.RW: Fijian winger Mosese Ratuvou was Pro2’s top try-scorer last season with 21 in 25 matches but he scored just once when Lyon were last in Top 14…TL: Three years ago Lyon didn’t win many games and he didn’t get much opportunity to score tries. But I’m confident in him, as I am in all the players.Wise Wallaby: George Smith in action for Australia against the Lions last summerRW: Why did you sign George Smith?TL: He’s such a skilful player, he knows where to be at the right time and he leads by example. He’s a back in a back-rower’s body and he’s already contributing a lot in training, helping the development of some of our younger back-rows. We’re lucky he chose us.RW: When you recruit for the Top 14 what do you look for in players?TL: We look at rugby ability but also if they’re decent blokes and whether they’ll adapt (to France). That’s important because I’m striving to create a good culture and a happy group here. I think some Fijians and South Africans, the real Afrikaners, can struggle, unless there are two or three of them. I’m not knocking them but that’s just the way it is because they prefer speaking Afrikaans. That’s why Coenie Basson (Lyon’s South African lock) is so important for us. He speaks fluent English, French and Afrikaans and is a great help in assimilating some of the new blokes in the club.Key figure: South African lock Coenie Basson’s language skills are important at LyonRW: Biarritz and Perpignan relegated, Toulouse no longer a major force. Is there a changing of the guard in French rugby?center_img Lyon coach Tim Lane talks to Rugby World about the challenges of the Top 14, the fall of French flair and a potential Aussie exodus TL: Staying up is the priority. Over the next two or three years we want to build a bigger and better support and sponsorship. Our stadium is being redeveloped, increasing the capacity (to 11,805). We got good crowds last season but I think they were spectators more than supporters. When you go to a place like Bourgoin you see the fans crying and yelling their nuts off for 80 minutes. Our crowd applaud politely, though in our last few games as we closed in on the title they got a lot more behind us and made more noise. Hopefully we’ll see that in the Top 14 because the crowd can really act like a 16th man in France.Don’t miss our Top 14 preview in the September issue of Rugby World, on sale Tuesday 5 August.last_img read more

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Hurricanes vs Brumbies – Super Rugby Round 13

first_imgTuesday May 22, 2012 Hurricanes vs Brumbies – Super Rugby Round 13 Highlights of the Hurricanes vs the Brumbies in WellingtonSource: TTrugbyvidsADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Super Rugby 2012 Highlights Related Articles 465 WEEKS AGO Bulls vs Lions Highlights – Super Rugby Round… 465 WEEKS AGO Sharks vs Cheetahs – Super Rugby Round 18… 465 WEEKS AGO Stormers vs Rebels Highlights – Super Rugby… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe 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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Montaña House / [baragaño]

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/882020/montana-house-baragano Clipboard Year:  “COPY” Photographs Montaña House / [baragaño] Houses “COPY” Area:  100 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Montaña House / [baragaño]Save this projectSaveMontaña House / [baragaño] 2016 Projects CopyAbout this office[baragaño]OfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAsturiasSpainPublished on November 01, 2017Cite: “Montaña House / [baragaño]” 01 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma SelectGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GradationPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsCocowebLighting – Blackspot LED Barn LightUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemCeilingsSculptformTimber Batten Ceiling in All Souls ChapelHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH 5 + PH 5 MiniGlazedGrespaniaWall Tiles – Porto PetroThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterCompositesLamitechPlastic facades PanelexCarpetsHalcyon LakeCarpet – Nobsa GreyMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?山间小屋:来自工厂流水线上的未来建筑 / [baragaño]是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyHouses•Asturias, Spain Manufacturers: Cupa Pizarras, Focus, Lunawood Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Save this picture!© Mariela Apollonio+ 35 Share ArchDaily Spain Products used in this ProjectTilesCupa PizarrasNatural Slate CUPA 10WoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesBuilder:Neoblock ModularPromoter:James BraybrookeArchitects In Charge:Verónica Carreño, Fabio TrabancoCity:AsturiasCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Mariela ApollonioText description provided by the architects. Home [From b. Lat. Focāris, adj. Der. Of focus, fire]Place where the fire is made. House. Group of people living together.”The house is the coat.” Álvaro Siza”The house is a dwelling machine”. Le CorbusierSave this picture!© Mariela ApollonioSave this picture!Site PlanSave this picture!© Mariela ApollonioEnglish clients, in love with Asturias, decide that their second home will be industrialized. Produced during four months in a factory in Madrid and transferred to its final location at 600 km, crossing the Cantabrian mountain range, where it will assemble in only 5 hours. Finally, the black slate roof is placed by a craftsman of the zone. Technology and tradition in the days of Brexit.Save this picture!© Mariela ApollonioThe project is developed on two levels, with a simple program that groups the installations in one of the three modules of 2.15 x 5.30 m that conform it. The metal staircase is the central element of the dwelling, around which the program runs and which dialogues with the chimney suspended from the living room. The upper floor contains the two rooms, separated by a light polycarbonate wall that sifts the light.Save this picture!MountingSave this picture!© Verónica CarreñoA home for an English landscaper and his family, actively developed with clients, involved in the project from the very beginning outset, showing absolute respect for the rural environment where it is located. A wonderful complex formed by an “hórreo” and a traditional dwelling, in process of rehabilitation is tourist accommodation, that still keeps alive the project.Save this picture!© Mariela ApollonioSave this picture!PlansSave this picture!© Mariela ApollonioNew ways of conceiving housing, a high-quality product, that tries to approach to the automotive and aeronautics industry, that allows a future growth of the building offers a way of using the space in a much more dynamic, versatile and rational way.Save this picture!© Verónica CarreñoSystemThe fact of producing our homes in a factory and transported them to the site completely finished, apart from getting more control over the quality of work, means several advantages which are listed below.1. Costs and lead time reduction and therefore faster benefits [4 months].2. Higher security at work and reduction of potential working risks.3. High-quality construction, meeting the requirements of the CTE and Energy Efficiency.4. Different materials option. Adaptable and exportable housing [Growing Houses].5. The option of relocating the house in another place [Mobility].6. Real sustainability from the way of building and used materials. Optimization and Recycling.7. Noise, discomfort and waste reduction. The main work is done at the factory.8. Project, design, manufacture, and assembly of the house.9. Structural Safety and precision, overall in earthquake zones.10. Forecast of need for elevator in the future.Save this picture!Constructive SectionThe system used for the housing construction is a modular three-dimensional components system manufactured in assembly. The main structure is composed of galvanized steel sheet elements with rigid joints solved by welding, fulfilling all requirements set by the CTE. The modular construction system manufacturing assembly line not only seeks to optimize energy resources, human and material but also to optimize in benefit of customization and adaptation of the building.Project gallerySee allShow lessYou Can Now Buy a Shipping-Container Tiny House from Amazon (But Should You?)Architecture NewsMorris Adjmi Architects Unveils Gothic-Inspired NYC Residential SkyscraperUnbuilt Project Share Photographs:  Mariela Apollonio, Verónica Carreño Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: [baragaño] Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/882020/montana-house-baragano Clipboardlast_img read more

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House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

first_img Houses Photographs:  Anna Nagai Year:  “COPY” House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects Japan “COPY” Save this picture!© Anna NagaiText description provided by the architects. When thinking about the window, we decided to reconsider the form and composition of the window as an element, thinking that there is an infinite possibility in the “cross-section” of a window. The “window” which is the boundary between the inside (architectural space) and the outside (context)is now taken as a new element in it’s section. If we look the cross section of a window with a microscope we can find a lot of new small spaces that connect the interior with the exterior. This spaces can connect “people with architecture”, “people and context” and also “people with people”.Save this picture!© Anna NagaiFor this project we proposed the main entrance of the house like a living room. The cross-section of the door or “window” has a new expanded width that allows a new space to be created and inhabited. In this space, the limits of “inside and outside” becomes a new “in between” space with furniture and architecture. As you enter the window, there is a new space to experience.Save this picture!© Anna NagaiSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Anna NagaiBy creating this new cross-section, we also find a diverse place where the boundaries between inside and outside are reborn into a complete new concept.Save this picture!© Anna NagaiProject gallerySee allShow lessMeijie Mountain Hotspring Resort / Achterboschzantman ArchitectenSelected ProjectsThe Gentry Sukhumvit / AplusCon ArchitectsSelected Projects Share House Vision / Jun Igarashi ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHouse Vision / Jun Igarashi ArchitectsSave this picture!© Anna Nagai+ 26Curated by Fernanda Castro Share Area:  81632 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects Area Area of this architecture project Projects CopyHouses•Koto, Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/896518/house-vision-jun-igarashi-architects Clipboard ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/896518/house-vision-jun-igarashi-architects Clipboard 2016 CopyAbout this officeJun Igarashi ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKotoJapanPublished on June 19, 2018Cite: “House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects” 18 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?House Vision 展亭 / 五十岚淳建筑设计是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Disappointing report and belated investigation on net neutrality

first_img Follow the news on France FranceEurope – Central Asia FranceEurope – Central Asia May 10, 2021 Find out more Organisation RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar story News Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU June 2, 2021 Find out more June 4, 2021 Find out more to go furthercenter_img News Receive email alerts News Help by sharing this information “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says Reporters Without Borders notes the European Commission’s decision to investigate the impact on net neutrality of the practices of Internet Service Providers, especially those offering mobile phone access, but thinks that the decision has been taken too late and that the basis on which the investigation is being initiated is wrong.The press freedom organization calls on the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), which is in charge of the investigation, to conduct it in an impartial manner and to be fully transparent in the way the results are published. Reporters Without Borders nonetheless doubts that it will be objective after Neelie Kroes, the European Commissioner responsible for the Digital Agenda, made a show of consideration to ISPs in her speech on 19 April when she said: “It is important to keep video calls running smoothly even if that means an email is delayed by a few seconds.”Reporters Without Borders is also disappointed by the report on net neutrality that Kroes issued on behalf of the commission on 19 April. It proposes no concrete action to guarantee net neutrality and even refuses to define it. So far, no measures are envisaged as regards telecom operators that violate net neutrality.“On the basis of the evidence and the implementation of the telecom framework provisions,” the report says, “the commission will decide, as a matter of priority, on the issue of additional guidance on net neutrality.” The investigation’s results are expected at the end of 2011. The organization fears that these will just be used as a pretext for delaying the adoption of a position in support of net neutrality at the European level.“The reaffirmation of an ethical position does not depend on the presence of evidence of bad practices,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Must we deduce from Neelie Kroes’ position that, in the absence of evidence, no decision will be taken? The European Commission’s vagueness on the subject is inacceptable.”Referring to the possibility of changing from one mobile phone operator to another, Kroes also says in her report: “In a competitive environment, this acts as a stimulus to operators to adapt their pricing and abstain from restrictions on applications that prove popular with users.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Consumers are often limited in their choice of operator.ISPs are aware of this and take advantage of it. As the NGO La Quadrature du Net puts it: “Mobile phone operators agree on engaging in the very same discrimination in their so-called Mobile Internet offers.”Two French parliamentarians – Laure de la Raudière of the ruling Union for a Popular Movement and Corinne Erhel of the opposition Socialist Party – issued a report on 13 April that clearly spells out the principle of net neutrality and the ways to guarantee it. Widely hailed by Internet activists, the report proposes strict legislation for net neutrality violations.Reporters Without Borders urges the European Commission to immediately adopt the measures that are needed to guarantee net neutrality in the European Union, without awaiting the ill-conceived investigation’s finding. It also urges the French government to quickly take a position on the subject, and to adopt effective measures in line with the excellent work of these two parliamentarians. News RSF_en April 27, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Disappointing report and belated investigation on net neutralitylast_img read more

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Government remains silent on findings of investigations into Hayatullah Khan’s murder

first_img April 21, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Pakistan RSF_en January 28, 2021 Find out more News Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire “The government clearly has no intention of releasing the full results of the commission of enquiry headed by a Peshawar judge or the investigation by the governor of North-West Frontier Province,” the press freedom organisation said.”The lack of transparency is shocking, coming as it does after the reassuring statements by senior government officials that followed the discovery of Khan’s body,” Reporters Without Borders continued. “We support the demand by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists for both reports to be published in their entirety at once.”Reporters Without Borders asked the European Union, members of the European parliament and the parliament’s president to ensure that the cases of Khan and other journalists kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan were raised with President Pervez Musharraf during his visit to Brussels yesterday.Two other journalists, Munir Mengal of the TV station Baloch Voice and Mehruddin Marri of the Sindhi-language daily newspaper Kawish, are still missing after being kidnapped by intelligence agents.Judge Mohammad Raza Khan sent the report on his investigation into the Hayatullah Khan case to the authorities in Islamabad on 18 August, one month late. “I have done my job by handing in this report,” he told Reporters Without Borders. “It is now up to the government to publish it or not.”The judge interviewed many people, including Khan’s family and a Reporters Without Borders representative. Despite requests by journalists’ organisations, the commission conducted all of its interviews without the press or public being present.The governor of North-West Frontier Province announced on 9 September that the team he had ordered to investigate the Khan murder had also submitted its report to the government in Islamabad. Strangely, the governor seemed unaware that the judge had also submitted his report.After Khan’s body was found on 16 June near Mir Ali in North Waziristan (one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas), the prime minister, interior minister and information minister all separately promised that those responsible for his murder would be punished.Khan’s body was handcuffed when he was found, and he had been shot several times in the head. He looked very thin and his beard was much longer, suggesting that he suffered considerable deprivations during his months in captivity.He was kidnapped in Mir Ali on 5 December, a few days after he produced evidence refuting Pakistani army claims that the death of Hamza Rabia, a leading Arab militant in Al-Qaeda, and four others on 1 December was the result of an accidental munitions explosion. Photographs taken by Khan at the scene indicated that Rabia was killed by a US missile that was probably fired from a plane or a drone. News News Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder June 2, 2021 Find out more PakistanAsia – Pacific Help by sharing this information News Receive email alerts September 13, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Government remains silent on findings of investigations into Hayatullah Khan’s murder PakistanAsia – Pacific Reporters Without Borders voiced dismay today about the silence with which the Pakistani authorities, including information minister Mohammad Ali Durrani, have greeted the findings of the two reports they have received about the kidnapping and murder of Hayatullah Khan, a journalist based in North Waziristan who worked for the Urdu-language daily Ausaf and the European Press Photo Agency (EPA). to go further Organisation last_img read more

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Veteran Civic Auditorium General Manager Rick Barr to Retire

first_imgPeople Veteran Civic Auditorium General Manager Rick Barr to Retire From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | 2:15 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Business News Community News HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Make a comment 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week After a distinguished 45-year career working in the theatre industry, including the past 23 years as general manager of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Rick Barr will retire on July 1.“Rick has been the consummate professional and dedicated leader of Pasadena Civic Auditorium for more than two decades,” said Michael Ross, chief executive officer of the Pasadena Center Operating Company, which oversees the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. “He has brought prestige and recognition to the theatre throughout his illustrious career, and he is highly respected in the industry, within our organization and throughout the community. Rick will be greatly missed, and we wish him the very best in his well-deserved retirement.”Barr has been involved with 87 television shows during his time at the Civic Auditorium, including the Prime Time Emmy Awards; the NAACP, ALMA, People’s Choice, Soul Train awards programs; 14 seasons of American Idol; and the American Bandstand 50th Anniversary Show, among many others.In addition, he has been responsible for presenting 60 engagements of touring Broadway musicals, 19 seasons of the Pasadena Symphony, 18 seasons of the Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California, and countless concerts, graduations and performing arts events.Barr joined the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in 1991 after six years as the director of production for the Music Center in Los Angeles. There he worked six Academy Awards productions, the inaugural seasons of the Los Angeles Music Center Opera, six seasons of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and the record-breaking engagement of The Phantom of the Opera at the Ahmanson Theatre.Barr began his theatre career as a stage manager in New York City before taking on duties of stage manager, production manager, associate producer and director at venues in Buffalo; Philadelphia; Princeton; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; and Long Beach. He produced corporate events at hotels, resorts and convention centers throughout the United States, and he also was the casting director for “The Border,” which starred Jack Nicholson and was directed by Tony Richardson.A longtime resident of Pasadena who was very active in the community, Barr served as president of the Pasadena Arts Council, the Children’s Center for the Arts and the All Saints Children’s Center. He was also vice president of the Pasadena Symphony Association and chair of the Pasadena Host Committee and co-chair of the Performing Arts Committee for the International Association of Venue Managers, from which he earned the designation of Certified Facility Executive.For more information about the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, contact the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 307-7977 or log on to www.VisitPasadena.com EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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69 O’Connell Street to be re-launched as an arts and culture…

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous article“Lives being lost” through lack of screeningNext articleMoyross celebrates its Limerick connections Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie by Aoife McLoughlinLIMERICK’S well known theatre space and building at 69 O’Connell Street will be re-launched in the New Year as a new arts and culture centre.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Formally known as the Belltable Arts Centre, 69 O’Connell Street has been recommended by a steering committee for Limerick City and County Council, to be relaunched as an arts and culture centre.The centre will cater for new theatre, art house cinema, contemporary music, literature, poetry and visual arts, based on feedback from the publicThe former Sarsfield Credit Union which is beside the theatre space  will also be made available as a resource space for arts organisations and small festivals once refurbishment has been completed.Sheila Deegan, Arts Officer, Limerick City and County Council said; “Public consultation took place earlier this year to identify the best approach to developing and sustaining a vibrant arts organisation in 69 O’Connell Street that functions as a centrally located multi-disciplinary arts and culture venue and which enriches and enhances the existing arts provision within Limerick.”She added; “The development of a new municipal arts resource like this will play a key role in facilitating, supporting and enabling Limerick artists in all art forms to develop their practice and create new work. It also allows for the creation and development of small scale, edgy and risk-taking work and will provide the citizens of Limerick with the opportunity to engage with all works of art and an opportunity to experience new and emerging arts practice.”Since the local authority acquired the building last year, a partnership initiative has existed between the Lime Tree Theatre, The Limerick Arts Office and The Arts Council under the name of The Limerick Arts Encounter Programme.This arts programme was awarded an Arts Council grant towards the cost of presenting a range of arts events until March 2014 including theatre, cinema, visual art, music, dance and comedy. This was extended for a further year, to March 2015 on the successful completion of the Limerick Arts Encounter programme.Louise Donlon, Manager of the Lime Tree Theatre, said the Limerick Arts Encounter Programme has been very successful with a high level of engagement by artists and audiences across Limerick.She added; “I look forward to working with the Arts Office of Limerick City and County to help put in place a coherent plan for the support and nurturing of the arts within the various venues throughout Limerick.”Sheila Deegan, Arts Officer, Limerick City and County Council said the next steps are to put in place are plans for the recruitment of a Creative Director to run the new arts centre.The new Limerick Arts and Culture Centre Ltd will be an independent company with a board of directors and funding will be negotiated between the local authority and the Arts Council to programme events. The building will remain wholly owned by Limerick City and County Council.It is expected that the Centre will open in early 2015 once refurbishment works are complete.The re-launch of the centre will provide a legacy from Limerick, National City of Culture 2014 and benefit the city’s thriving small festival, cultural and arts community. TAGSBelltable Arts CentreLime Tree TheatrelimerickLimerick City and County CouncilLimerick City of CultureLouise DonlonSheila DeeganThe Arts CouncilThe Limerick Arts Encounter ProgrammeThe Limerick Arts Office Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Facebook Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Linkedin Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Print Advertisement WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsLocal News69 O’Connell Street to be re-launched as an arts and culture centreBy Guest Writer – October 2, 2014 863 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

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[Breaking] Bombay HC Says It Expects Media To Show Restraint In Reporting & Not To Hamper Investigation In Sushant Singh Rajput Case

first_imgTop Stories[Breaking] Bombay HC Says It Expects Media To Show Restraint In Reporting & Not To Hamper Investigation In Sushant Singh Rajput Case LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK3 Sep 2020 3:24 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court on Thursday passed an order stating that it urges and expects the media to show restraint while reporting the developments in the case relating to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.The bench also said that the media should not report in a manner which hampers the ongoing investigation in the matter.”At this stage and since the Respondent No.5 to…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Bombay High Court on Thursday passed an order stating that it urges and expects the media to show restraint while reporting the developments in the case relating to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.The bench also said that the media should not report in a manner which hampers the ongoing investigation in the matter.”At this stage and since the Respondent No.5 to 11(media houses) are not present, before we consider grant of any prayers sought in the Petitions, we only urge and expect the said Respondents to exercise restraint in the media reporting pertaining to the investigation of unnatural death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput which would in any manner hamper or prejudice the ongoing investigation which is being carried out by Respondent No.4-CBI after the imprimatur of the Supreme Court vide judgment and order dated 19-08-2020″. A bench of Justices A A Sayed and S P Tavade passed the order in PILs which sought directions for fair reporting by the media of the Sushant Singh Rajput case.The bench also issued notice in a PIL filed filed through Advocates Rajesh Inamdar and Shashwat Anand seeking a direction to the Centre to enforce its program code against the TV channels to stop the “media trial” in the case. Nilesh Navlakha(filmmaker/producer), Mahibub D. Shaikh(editor of a regional newspaper) and retired civil servant Subhash Chander Chaba were the petitioners in this case.The Court said that it will consider the further reliefs sought by the petitioners after hearing the CBI, which is handling the investigation in the case.Along with the above PIL, the bench considered another PIL filed by 8 former IPS officers who had served Maharashtra police contending that the media was carrying out a “malicious campaign against the Mumbai police”Appearing for the ex-IPS officers – former DGPs PS Parsicha, K Subramanyam, D Sivanandan, Sanjeev Dayal and SC Mathur, along with former Commissioners MN Singh, DN Jadhav and KP Raghuvanshi – Senior Advocate Milind Sathe sought directions to the Union of India, Press Council of India, News Broadcaster’s Association and News Broadcasting Standards Authority to issue guidelines to restrain media from publishing any content that may jeopardize the reputation of Mumbai police.”Media has virtually taken over the investigation and is doing parallel investigation and parallel trial. Mumbai police is being called a co-conspirator. There is a malicious vilification campaign”: Sathe submits.#MumbaiPolice #SushantSinghRajput— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) September 3, 2020’Petitioners (former IPS officers) are not concerned with the accused or the victim; petitioners are not concerned about who should investigate. The petitioners are concerned about the manner of reporting of the case which is against the journalistic ethics”, Sathe submitted.”Reporting by media, especially electronic media, is a parallel media trial. Ther is also vilification of Mumbai Police without any basis”, he submitted.Referring to the order passed by the Supreme Court on August 19 to hand over the investigation to the CBI, Sathe submitted that the top court had not found any fault with the procedure adopted by the Mumbai police, and that the CBI probe was ordered in the peculiar circumstances of the case where the states of Bihar and Maharasthra were making allegations against each other.”There is no castigation or stigma cast on the MumbaiPolice”, Sathe said referring to portions of the Supreme Court order of August 19. Despite that, he said, the media was “falsely tarnishing” the Mumbai police.Sathe also referred to several snapshots of the media reports against Mumbai police. He also said that the channel ‘Times Now’ displayed the dead body of the actor in a show anchored by Navika Kumar.Sathe shows to the bench various reports about Mumbai Police which he terms “completely defamatory and baseless”.#SushantSinghRajput #RheaChakraborty— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) September 3, 2020Sathe also submitted that the media was doing a parallel investigation in the case by calling the witnesses and asking them questions.”This is an attempt to influence the investigation and to prejudice the case”, he said.He highlighted that the Press Council of India has also expressed its disapproval of the manner of media reporting in the case. The reporting is in violation of the norms for “self-regulation” formulated by the News Broadcasters Association.”The reporting is not fair, balanced, objective and neutral. They have taken over the trial and investigation. The media reporting has exposed material witnesses and crucial materials. This acts as a serious prejudice to investigation. Right to fair trial and fair investigation is part of Article 14 & 21″, he argued.The senior counsel also made a reference to The Police (Incitement of Disaffection) Act 1922 and stated that the reporting violates the provisions of this Act.Appearing in the PIL filed by Nilesh Navlakha and others, Senior Advocate Devadatt Kamat submitted that the media had violated the norms laid down by the Press Council of India, and also the Program Code under the Cable TV act while reporting the case.Kamat submitted that one channel termed Sushant Singh’s suicide ‘hit wicket’. One channel showed the corpse of the actor. Another channel circulated fabricated tweets as Sushant’s last message and later deleted the news on being exposed, he added. Channels are also discussing the private chats between Sushant and Rhea.”‘A trial by press is the very antithesis of rule of law and can lead to miscarriage of justice”, he submitted.”What is guiding the media is not the quest for truth but a quest for TRPs and more and more commercial gains”, he said.Kamat referred to the order passed by the Supreme Court in the Arushi Talwar case to restrain media from publishing any matter which “interferes with investigation, sully the character of the victim and prejudice the defence of the accused”.”When one of the witnesses came out of CBI office after interrogation, the media hounded him asking about the kind of questions asked. Is this the kind of reporting which the fourth estate should do?”, Kamat asked.The Law Commission of India has also commented that such publications “directly impinge upon the administration of justice”, he said.Law Commission of India has frowned upon publications on the character of the accused, comments reflecting on the merits of the case under investigation, photographs of crime scene, police investigation.Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, appearing for the Central Government, had sought for adjournment of the hearing to tomorrow by saying that copies of the petitions had not been served on the Centre, and that none of the channels had appeared before the Court.Complete updates of the hearing can be read in the Twitter thread given below :#SushantSinghRajputDeathCase : Bombay HC is considering two PILs seeking regulation of “media trial” and “malicious campaign against @MumbaiPolice” by some media while reporting the case.One PIL has been filed by 8 former IPS officers.#RheaChakraborty @ pic.twitter.com/ce0z0Bjnpz— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) September 3, 2020Click here to download the orderRead Order Next Storylast_img read more

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