Trey Anastasio Band Performs “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” For Vegas Victims [Pro-Shot Video]

first_imgOn Friday night, Trey Anastasio kicked off Trey Anastasio Band’s fall tour with a performance at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. Paying tribute to the victims of the recent concert mass shooting in the city, Trey Anastasio Band first offered an a capella rendition of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”, also featuring the group’s horn section of Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman, and James Casey on vocals, marking the first time the band has ever performed the number.Trey Anastasio Band Honors Vegas Victims With Debut Of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” & 2 OriginalsThe Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has shared pro-shot video of the performance, which you can watch below:[photo by Erik Kabik]last_img read more

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UN Security Council stalemate over virus

first_imgThe draft proposal, drawn up late last week by Estonia, highlights “growing concern about the unprecedented extent of the COVID-19 outbreak in the world, which may constitute a threat to international peace and security.”It also calls for “full transparency” over the outbreak — wording seen by some to allude to US criticism of government secrecy in China, where the virus first emerged.”The members of the Security Council urge the member states to put more emphasis on helping the ones most exposed and vulnerable to the virus and the populations in dire humanitarian situations,” the draft, seen by AFP, says.It adds that “no country can succeed alone.” Uncertain schedule World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Monday that the pandemic was clearly “accelerating” as the number of deaths surged close to 16,000, with over 350,000 declared infections.The Security Council, chaired in March by China, has not met since March 12, with most UN staff and diplomats from the national missions working from home to avoid infection, though the New York headquarters remains open.On Thursday it must renew the mandate of UN experts responsible for sanctions imposed on North Korea for one year and extend the peace mission in Somalia for one year.According to diplomats, the council must also extend the peacekeepers’ mission in Darfur by two months, without modifying the numbers of troops.Originally, the Security Council was supposed to decide on a gradual withdrawal to create at the end of October a political mission in Sudan and close its peacekeeping operation in Darfur.Council meetings on Syria andTopics : A UN Security Council declaration requires the support of all 15 members to be adopted and published.center_img The UN Security Council, which has not met for 12 days due to the coronavirus outbreak, is deeply divided over a proposed declaration on the crisis and holding “virtual” meetings to vote on resolutions, diplomatic sources said Monday.The impasse comes as world leaders struggle to respond to the pandemic, with rivals US and China engaged in a war of words as medical experts plead for unified action.”South Africa [a non-permanent council member] rejected [the proposed declaration] first. Russia and China engaged earlier, but later on also blocked it,” a source told AFP.last_img read more

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First Formosa 1 Phase 2 Blades Taking Shape

first_imgSiemens Gamesa has started producing the blades for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan.The company said the blades were cast at its Aalborg factory in Denmark using Swancor resin and hardener.Source: Siemens GamesaSiemens Gamesa won the contract to supply 20 SWT-6.0-154 turbines, which will produce a capacity of 120MW, for the project in April last year.In addition to the turbine supply, a 15-year full-service agreement has been signed and includes the provision of spare parts and tools to help ensure the reliability and optimal performance of the turbines.Recently, Siemens Gamesa signed a Letter of Intent with FairWind to collaborate on turbine pre-assembly.Formosa 1 Phase 2 is due to be operational in 2020, when it will become Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm. The project will be located some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait.last_img read more

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Police Blotter 06-16-20

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