Bookshop Santa Cruz Annual Short Story Contest
From Bookshop Santa Cruz:
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Please see http://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/short-story-contest for full details and to submit online or download an entry form for paper submissions.
Maybelline Illegal Lengths Fiber Extension Mascara: Review, Photos
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Well say hello to Maybelline’s new but, not so new Illegal Lengths Fiber Extension mascara. Illegal Lengths was a mascara that Maybelline sold years ago that was discontinued. They have since re-introduced and revamped the mascara by adding fiber extensions into its formula. Retailing for about $7 bucks at most mass market locations. This mascara promises to extend lashes while adding volume. It took me three uses to finally see the little fibers on the wand and on my lashes. I’ve never tried any mascara that had fiber extensions in the formula but, after reading several reviews about different fiber extension mascaras, some people found that the little fibers irriated their eyes. I haven’t had any issues with the fibers getting into my eyes or flaking when touched with this one.
Today was actually the first day that I used this mascara ( I’ve been using this mascara for about a week) and really noticed that my lashes looked longer, not fuller but longer. Will there ever be a mascara that gives me plump voluminous lashes? Even my co-workers noticed the length. They asked me what lashes I had on(because they looked so natural) and when I stated they were my lashes they immediately asked what mascara was I using. lol That made me smile because, while I want fuller lashes having longer looking ones isn’t bad at all.
I can’t compare canada goose chilliwack parka kids to other fiber extension mascaras but, I really like this mascara. The packaging is similar if not the same (just a different color) as the Lash Stiletto. If you’re in the market for a new mascara, or you like trying new ones out. I would definitely say give this one a try. It’s not going to give you voluminous lashes but it will make them look and appear longer. This canada goose chilliwack parka kids isn’t available on the Maybelline website but, I think that’s because it’s a spring launch that just has been landing in stores early.
15yr Old Teen Shot Over Cutting Yeezy Foam Line
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The 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, NYPD said. He’s been charged with assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, police said.
Composer & performer news August 2012
Our bulletin from the composing/performing world: performance news, new releases, awards. Featuring Matthew Shlomowitz, Anne Boyd, Australian Art Orchestra, Kristian Ireland, Andrián Pertout, Peter Knight, Matthew Hindson, Richard Charlton, Elena Kats-Chernin, Halcyon, Elliott Gyger, Andrew Ford, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, David Chisholm, Daniel Blinkhorn and George Dreyfus, among others.
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Matthew Shlomowitz’s music featured strongly at this year’s prestigious Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music. Works included his Avant-Muzak as well as his Letter Pieces nos 4 and 5, performed by the Belgian Ensemble bESIdES, and Instrumental Music for eight voices, performed by the vocal ensemble Exaudi (UK). Shlomowitz also gave a talk on the topic of ‘music without borders’ as part of the festival program (for details, see the festival brochure). A work by Alex Pozniak, a participant in this year’s summer course, was included in the reading session of bESIdES on 17 July.
Anne Boyd and Bob Reece’s new opera Daisy Bates at Ooldea will be premiered on 19-20 October at the Sydney Conservatorium’s Music Workshop. Boyd and Reece will talk about the opera on 21 September as part of the Con’s Alfred Hook lecture series. Daisy Bates (1859-1951) was an Irish welfare worker and anthropologist (and also the topic of Margaret Sutherland’s chamber opera Young Kabbarli) who spent long periods living in isolated camps, observing the life of the Aborigines. The title role will be sung by mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley, the recent winner of Opera Foundation Australia’s 2012 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship.
Crossing Roper Bar, a collaboration of the Australian Art Orchestra and the Young Wägilak Group, has been invited to perform at the prestigious London Jazz festival and at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris in November. Crossing Roper Bar explores the musical traditions and manikay (song cycles) of the Wägilak speaking Yolngu people, who belong to the oldest continuously practised culture on Earth. The collaboration has toured remote, regional and metropolitan Australia, won awards and released a CD – this tour will be its first international showcase.
The Vienna Boys’ Choir will be touring Australia in September, with Elena Kats-Chernin’s new setting of Dorothea Mackellar’s iconic poem My Country as part of the tour’s program. Read an interview with the composer in the Sydney Morning Herald (10 August 2012).
Andrián Pertout will travel to Israel this October for a performance of Bénédiction d’un conquérant by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Frédéric Chaslin as part of the 30th Asian Composers League (ACL) festival and conference. After this, he will travel to Valdivia, Chile, for multiple performances by the Orquesta de Cámara de Valdivia of a new work Die Kunst der Zahlen (The Art of Numbers), étude for chamber orchestra, and to attend the first performance, in Concepción, of Ñamkonün (En la profundidad de las aguas) for symphony orchestra by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Concepción, conducted by Benjamin Shwartz. Other recent commissions include Luz meridional, twenty-four etudes for pianoforte, commissioned by Julian Burnside AO QC for performance by Michael Kieran Harvey, and a song cycle to accompany the play Hypatia’s Circle (based on Hypatia of Alexandria ca 370 – 415) by Tom Petsinis.
Kristian Ireland recently featured both as a composer and performer in the Wiepersdorf Summer Festival, at which his work limit of correction was performed by cellist Séverine Ballon. Through July, Ireland was a guest of the Goethe-Institut in Berlin. Currently he is a Fellow of Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf (Wiepersdorf Castle) in Brandenburg, Germany, with an award from the Brandenburg Ministry of Science, Research, and Culture. Ireland is the first Australian composer in residence at Wiepersdorf Castle, where he will spend four months working on compositional projects and collaborating with leading contemporary music interpreters.
Hybrid theatre work Pin Drop by Tamara Saulwick and Peter Knight (score), first performed two years ago, has been touring to Cairns, Sydney and Hobart in July and August. ‘An immersive audio-sensory work’ and ‘part documentary, part urban thriller’, Pin Drop was the 2010 Green Room Award winner for outstanding production, and nominated for best composition and sound design.
Matthew Hindson’s flute concerto House Music is being performed this weekend at the gala concert of the 40th Annual National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas (US), conducted by Ransom Wilson and with Alexa Still as soloist. Hindson’s new ballet score Faster, inspired by the Olympic motto ‘faster, higher, stronger’ and written for the Birmingham Royal Ballet (UK), was premiered in June, choreographed by David Bintley, as part of the ballet’s ‘Summer celebration’ triple bill. Some of the enthusiastic reviews are available on the publisher Faber’s website.
Music by Richard Charlton and Elena Kats-Chernin is included on the new CD Songs of the Southern Skies by singer Katie Noonan and guitarist Karin Schaupp. Kats-Chernin’s work was written especially with Noonan’s versatile voice and Schaupp’s guitar in mind. ‘We have spent most of our professional lives in very different musical worlds, but we also share a lot of common ground – an unspoken intuitive understanding of the substance of the music, regardless of its style. This collaboration allows us both to expand our musical worlds’, says Schaupp of her collaboration with Noonan. The duo are touring nationally in August-October. More information about the CD is available on Noonan’s website.
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2014 Incheon Asian Games: And so canada goose jakke 2010 ends, in disappointment
The 188-athlete contingent, competing in 23 different sports, was only able to bring back one gold between themselves, won by the women’s cricket team. The Greenshirts, defending champions at the Games, were the only ones to claim silver, while boxer Muhammad Waseem, wushu player Syed Maratib Ali and the kabaddi team won bronze medals after semi-final defeats.
Perhaps the biggest disappointment was that while Pakistan failed to improve on the games that they are historically weak in, they also failed to live up to the expectations in their stronger suits.
Swimming, table tennis, shooting, badminton, cycling, gymnastics and volleyball are some of the games that were considered to be write-offs to begin with, and most of the athletes taking part in these competitions were sent merely to gain international exposure.
“The players needed international exposure for the future,” said Pakistan Table Tennis Federation Secretary Kiffayatullah Khan. “They were placed in a strong pool with Japan, South Korea and China. How can we expect them to go into the next round when they face top teams in the first one?”
Pakistan’s top female badminton player Palwasha Bashir also feels there is no shame in failure when the competition is much better prepared. “We have reached and performed to our expectations,” she said. “The players who win the title practice for years and they are the ones who deserve to win. On the other hand, we only started [practicing] 20 days before the tournament.”
While these may sound like excuses and justifications for poor performances, the athletes are not entirely wrong when voicing them. The government failed to provide suitable training facilities for the athletes. “The other teams get to practice on international courts and grounds, while in Pakistan we only get to play on those courts twice or thrice a year,” said Palwasha.
The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) makes no bones about canada goose jakke 2010 either as director Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera admitted that the board funded only a few of the federations such as hockey, kabaddi, karate and boxing. “We only funded the players and federations who we thought could win a medal,” said Ganjera. “The board gave an NOC to other federations as we didn’t want to stop any athlete from competing. However, we informed them that they need to come up with their own resources if they want to travel to Incheon and take part in the Games.”
The rugby, archery, baseball, football, gymnastics, table tennis and volleyball teams were among those who had to pay out of their own pockets to feature in the Games. Ganjera also admitted that few performances met expectations, let alone surpass them. “Instead of pleasant surprises, we lost the titles that we expected to win,” he told The Express Tribune. “We expected to win medals in squash, kabaddi and karate, but in vain.”
Two of the games that were invested in, women’s cricket and hockey, were perhaps the only ones from Pakistan’s traditional strengths that did not disappoint, earning the nation its only gold and silver medals respectively.
“We have been preparing for the games for the last six months and our goal was to win the gold and qualify for the Olympics,” said hockey team head coach Shahnaz Sheikh. “However, that was not to be.”
Despite the silver, Sheikh is upbeat about his team’s performance. “The hockey team was much more in practice in the last edition,” he said, justifying the Greenshirts’ failure to defend the title. “The current team went to Incheon without playing any international match for 11 months, but even then they were able to bring home a silver medal.”
Meanwhile, women’s cricket was the only game in which the country managed to defend its title. “The girls have performed better than our expectations,” said chief coach Mohtashim Rasheed. “They don’t have the facilities that other countries have for female cricketers, but they still managed to clinch gold.”
Rasheed claimed the Australian tour, which took place right before the Games, helped the team prepare for the continental event. “The tour helped the girls a lot,” he said. “They learned how to fight till the end, which resulted in the gold.”
However, despite the disappointments, Ganjera said that the athletes deserve applause and support and admitted that the contingent suffered due to the Pakistan Olympic Association-PSB conflict. “I’m with the players, and my job is to encourage them,” he said. “Individual players who won bronze, like Waseem and Maratib, will get a Rs1 million cash prize each from the PSB. Had they won silver, this would have doubled, and the board is giving Rs3 million for the gold medal.”
Ganjera justified the high prize money by pointing towards the importance of the Games. “The Asian Games are the most important event for us after the Olympics,” he said. “So even if our players have won just bronze, canada goose jakke 2010 matters.”
Of all the let-downs, the biggest one was undoubtedly squash, as the defending champions returned empty-handed and Pakistan Squash Federation secretary Aamir Nawaz admitted that watching the players lose their team title was disappointing.
Thomson adds a touch of Majesty
Thomson Cruises’ managing director Fraser Ellacott tells me the ship swap with Louis Cruises is phase one of the programme and phase two will be revealed in the next few weeks.
He wouldn’t give me any hints, but I’ve been summoned to a Thomson gathering on April 3 so I’m hoping to learn more then.
The Majesty move should be good for Thomson. The 1,462-passenger ship is no spring chicken (it was built in 1992) but white canada goose jacket men is their newest vessel by six years.
It doesn’t have any balconies, which is not ideal, but white canada goose jacket men does have multiple dining venues – three waiter-service restaurants, a self-service and a pool-side grill – several lounges and bars, a good-size spa and the kids’ club is larger than the ones on their other ships.
Louis Cruises bought the ship from Norwegian Cruise Line but white canada goose jacket men has been laid up in Piraeus for much of the winter. Now renamed Thomson Majesty (it was Norwegian Majesty, then Louis Majesty), it is now also having Thomson branding added and will enter service in its new colours in May, sailing in the Mediterranean and Canary Islands.
Any customers booked on Thomson Destiny this summer are being transferred to the Majesty. “I think our customers will enjoy the new ship,” Fraser tells me, in what must be the understatement of the year.
Thomson Destiny, launched 1982, will go back to Louis Cruises and no doubt turn up under another name in the near future.