Watch The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ New “Saturday Night Fever” Inspired Music Video

first_imgThe Red Hot Chili Peppers have always had interesting music videos, but this new video for “Go Robot” might be the weirdest.  The band uses the video to recreate several iconic scenes from the 1977 classic disco movie Saturday Night Fever, even filming several scenes in their video at several locations where SNF was filmed.Singer Anthony Keidis is the video’s star, and he really bares it all as he plays an almost-nude robot seeking acceptance in the world. He walks the streets, mostly ignored or disliked, before eventually ending up at a discoteque, where he is entranced by the lights and music and dance-moves. Eventually, he sees a female robot on the dance floor, and the two dance the night away having finally found each other.Check out the video for “Go Robot” below!last_img read more

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Working on a Movie Musical About an Adventurous Monkey

first_img View Comments Lin-Manuel Miranda(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser) Not only is the man non-stop—he’s also speeding up. Sony Pictures Animation has fast tracked the movie musical Vivo, featuring 11 songs written by Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film, featuring a script by Miranda’s In the Heights collaborator Quiara Alegría Hudes, is slated for a December 18, 2020 release, according to Deadline.For those attempting to keep track of all of Miranda’s screen projects, let’s break this down: Moana just landed at the top of the box office charts; Mary Poppins Returns premieres on Christmas Day, 2018; he’s teaming up with Alan Menken for a new The Little Mermaid; he’s creative producing and the man behind the music for the The Kingkiller Chronicle film and TV series; the Weinstein Company is at work on bringing In the Heights to the big screen.Kirk DeMicco (The Croods) will direct the new movie, which was originally developed by DreamWorks Animation shortly following the success of In the Heights. The story follows a capuchin monkey with a passion for adventure and music who travels from Havana to Miami. This is not to be confused with that Stephen Schwartz animated movie musical from DreamWorks featuring Lea Michele as a Bollywood superstar monkey.last_img read more

Best arrangements for Student Travel Tours

first_imgPlanning a trip for students means to pack excitement, adventure and joy all in one bag. Organizing student group travel is a work of responsibility that needs to done while taking care of the youth taste. There are dozens of logistics that need to be organized, whether you’re booking it through a student tour company, or going it alone. And since now over 40% of all student groups don’t use a professional tour operator or travel agency to book their travel, owing to the restrictions and hassles often added by these organizers.The student groups always look for the best resource to guide them but not to instruct them. Prep Traveler (www.preptraveler.com(link is external)) is your guide that helps you in planning the perfect student group trip. Our community has developed numerous of destination reviews, performance venues, educational travel opportunities and places for kids to have fun. Here you would find best information with heavy discounts in group travel. We offer fun filled student travel packages, discount package especially for students and much more&.Prep Traveler (www.preptraveler.com(link is external)) enthusiastically encourages, and is involved in student group travel. We assist you in arranging best quality tours for Graduation High School Trip, Youth Group Trip, Student Tour, Group Student Tour, Youth Sports Group etc with effective student travel fund raising and Student Group Travel Discount. The company boosts of being a number one preference among student travelers with highly beneficial and enjoyable student travel packages.The student travelers are offered so much that they enjoy every movement that they spend with us. With numerous destination reviews, performance venues, and educational travel opportunities, www.preptraveler.com(link is external) becomes effective national resource among student travelers. Prep Traveler goes a step ahead to fulfill your travel plans and helps you get started by developing unique fundraising resources.Prep Traveler (www.preptraveler.com(link is external)) helps you in arranging chap airline tickets, hotels, cars, cruises and vacations, Photos and user reviews too. All you have to do id just make up your mind to go, leave rest on Prep Traveler and see how wonderful and memorable your tours comes out to be!! The trips with Prep Traveler will become memorable, to be cherished always!Visit www.premiertourismmarketing.com(link is external) for best tours, or contact us at:Preptraveler.com, a Premier Tourism Marketing Company621 Plainfield Road,Suite 406, Willowbrook, IL 60527Phone: 630.794.0696Fax: 630.794.0652Email: [email protected](link sends e-mail)last_img read more

Online petition solicits library funding support

first_img Online petition solicits library funding support Uncertainty about restoring funding for courthouse law libraries has inspired Bob Riger, executive director of the Miami-Dade County Law Library, to launch an online petition on its Web site to gather signatures of people who care about saving county law libraries.Go to www.mdc11.org and click on the link for the petition (or read it at www.petition online.com/vbnm).Riger created the petition through his affiliation with Florida State Court Law Libraries, Inc. The purpose it to urge legislators to restore civil filing fees that historically funded county law libraries. Funding for law libraries became uncertain because Revision 7 to Article V legislation passed last year does away with the mechanism of how most law libraries at county courthouses are financed through civil filing fees.The issue was reported in a story in the February 1 Florida Bar News. (Available on the Bar’s Web site at www.flabar.org). Several lawmakers said they want to fund law libraries, but there were unsure about how to accomplish that and what the quality and quantity of those law libraries would be while wrangling with many details of court funding legislation.“When we have collected ‘enough’ signatures, we will forward the results to the appropriate lawmakers throughout the state,” said Riger.“The purpose of the online petition is two-fold: to generate more signatures statewide in a briefer time period, before our funding runs out, and to set up a central repository for all petitions collected statewide.” March 1, 2004 Regular Newscenter_img Online petition solicits library funding supportlast_img read more

Build a better CEO evaluation methodology

first_imgThere are two types of board-CEO relationships in our industry—good relationships and bad relationships. At either end of that spectrum, revamping the CEO evaluation process could help your credit union step up its game.Here are nine steps to take:Start early. The evaluation process can take a couple months, but if you’re planning a major overhaul of your process, it’s best to allow for several additional months on the front end. Don’t wait until the first quarter to start planning last year’s evaluation (a survey each director will complete.) Instead, have the methodology and evaluation tool already in place by December so the CEO and board have a clear, shared understanding of expectations as a new year begins.Consider forming a committee. A lot of details and possibilities must be scrutinized in developing a new approach to evaluations. Assigning three or four directors, especially board members who have HR expertise and/or experience with executive evaluations, to handle these front-end responsibilities and submit a plan to the full board may be the most efficient route. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

5,000 credit union leaders coming to D.C. to talk policy with Congress

first_imgMore than 5,000 credit union professionals will be in Washington, D.C. next week for CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote all 535 Congressional offices Tuesday. Part of CUNA’s regular outreach to Congress on the credit union difference, this communication sets the stage for next week’s CUNA GAC.“Next week, credit union professionals will be in Washington, eager to speak with you about how a strong partnership between Congress and credit unions serves your constituents by fostering financial resilience, retaining local access to financial institutions, serving the underserved, and so much more,” Donovan wrote. “For your local credit unions, the commitment to advancing communities is paramount. They are there for your constituents in good times and bad and look forward to working with your office to get more done.”Donovan’s message links to a selection of CUNA’s 2020 credit union advocacy priorities, detailing ways Congress and credit unions can work together to advance communities, including:Passing a national data security and privacy framework to keep Americans safe; continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Maybank Bali Marathon earns bronze label from World Athletics

first_imgThe annual Maybank Bali Marathon (MBM), held by private lender PT Bank Maybank Indonesia, has become the first marathon race in Indonesia to win the road race bronze label from World Athletics, the international governing body for the sport of athletics.The MBM achieved the label after fulfilling requirements set and verified by World Athletics, formerly known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), including AIMS-certified mileage and routes, road closures and time-recording systems.It also fulfilled the requirements of international runners’ attendance, medical assistance, media coverage, standardization of comfort and safety of runners and compliance with all competition regulations set by World Athletics. Maybank Indonesia president director Taswin Zakaria said the achievement would not only make the MBM an internationally recognized running competition but also raise Indonesia’s contribution to the marathon arena.“With this bronze label achievement, we are committed to continuously improving the quality of the competition, especially in the comfort and safety aspects that include the infrastructure medical assistance,” said Taswin, as stated in a statement released by MBM organizers.Taswin added that the company had implemented the “You Register, You Run” campaign to avoid data manipulation and ensure that MBM participants were the ones registered in the company’s data bank.In addition to achieving the bronze label, the MBM is now also included in the Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM) Wanda Age Group World Rankings, which enables athletes in nine separate age groups to compete in marathons across the world to earn ranking points in a one-year qualifying period.The ninth MBM will be held on Aug. 30 with contested categories including a marathon (42.1 km), a half-marathon (21 km), a 10 km and a kids’ dash. Registration is open from Feb. 25.As a preparatory step, Maybank Indonesia will hold the Road to Maybank Marathon activities for the next six months in collaboration with health experts and running coaches.Prospective participants will get access to training and education prior to the race day, including running clinics and joint training through the Sunday Morning Long Run, where they will be given education about the cut-off time (COT) of the race per category.Topics :last_img read more

Coronavirus: Indonesia to screen ships seeking to dock from China

first_img“Only if everything is safe we will allow the vessel to drop anchor in our [ports],” he said.The move is among the latest efforts by Indonesian authorities seeking to contain the outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,500 since it first emerged from the Chinese city of Wuhan in late December and has since spread globally.Earlier this week, the Sabang administration in Aceh called for foreign cruise ship MS Artania to delay its planned arrival in the city on Feb. 16 amid fears of the virus, following Japan’s decision to quarantine the Diamond Princess cruise ship and its 3,700 passengers in Yokohama after one of the passengers tested positive for the coronavirus.As of Thursday, 218 people on board the Diamond Princess have tested positive for the virus, AFP reported.Some 78 Indonesian citizens were among crew members of the quarantined cruise ship. The Foreign Ministry said they were all in good condition as of Wednesday. (gis)Topics : State-owned port operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Pelindo II) will start screening every vessel and ship from China seeking to dock in Indonesia’s ports, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, from spreading in the archipelago.”As the gates of entry for cargo and humans, of course we have to employ preventive measures [at seaports] to prevent the coronavirus from entering Indonesia,” Pelindo II president director Elvyn G. Masassya said as quoted by Antara.Citing new standard operating procedures, Elvyn said Pelindo II and port health office personnel would check every vessel from China and screen the crew members on board while the ship was still on the waters, or before it sought to dock at the country’s ports.last_img read more

Warehouse removing R18 games, DVDs

first_imgNZ City 24 November 2014The Warehouse group stores won’t sell any R18 games and DVDs in future, saying it wants to promote family values.Chief executive Mark Powell says the decision was made to remove such games and DVDs from its 92 Warehouse and 77 Noel Leeming stores after controversy surrounding the recently released Grand Theft Auto V, in which players can have sex with a prostitute and then beat them up.He said it was driven by feedback from customers and the community, and its guiding principles, which include making New Zealand a better place to live.“This feedback has formed part of what has been an ongoing internal review, to ensure that the products we range reflect our brand values of family, children, and community,” he said.Family First national director Bob McCoskrie welcomed the decision and called on other retailers to do the same.“It is completely unrealistic to believe that young people will not be influenced in their attitudes and behaviours by constant exposure to this type of gaming and DVD material,” he said.“So-called ‘entertainment’ and freedom of expression should never be at the expense of the safety of our community, appropriate emotional and moral development of our children, and promoting acceptable attitudes towards women, violence and law enforcement.”http://home.nzcity.co.nz/news/article.aspx?id=197624&fm=newsarticle+-+Business,nrhlThe Warehouse pulls R18 titles 3 News 24 November 2014 The Warehouse group stores won’t sell any R18 games and DVDs in future, saying it wants to promote family values.Chief executive Mark Powell says the decision was made to remove such games and DVDs from its 92 Warehouse and 77 Noel Leeming stores after controversy surrounding the recently released Grand Theft Auto V, in which players can have sex with a prostitute and then beat them up.He said it was driven by feedback from customers and the community, and its guiding principles, which include making New Zealand a better place to live.http://www.3news.co.nz/business/the-warehouse-pulls-r18-titles-2014112416last_img read more

‘I died inside’: Woman holds back tears in abortion law submission

first_imgNewsHub 29 October 2019Family First Comment: “My baby did not have the ability to speak for his or her right to keep living. In turn, I lost my voice too… I became very depressed, anxious, timid, traumatised.”A woman held back tears while submitting on proposed abortion law changes, urging MPs to ensure pregnant women have access to all the information they need.Liri Kazazi told the Abortion Legislation Committee she was 17 years old when she had an abortion at a clinic in Wellington in 1981 – and regrets it to this day.“I did not know what abortion would be like – how easy it would be to get, how devastating it would be,” she told the committee. “When my baby died, I died inside too.”Kazazi said she did not receive enough information to make an informed decision when she went to the abortion clinic as a teenager and is urging the committee to impose a mandatory counselling and stand-down period.“I believe that the first step a woman makes to reach out for some help… there needs to be some good support right at the get-go and that there be good consultation… and that be away from the abortion clinic.”Kazazi said her child would be 38 today, and she often wonders what he or she would be like as a person.READ MORE: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2019/10/i-died-inside-woman-holds-back-tears-in-abortion-law-submission.htmllast_img read more