Bahamian wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize

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first_img Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… A Bahamian is among the winners of the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. This year’s international judging panel has selected five regional winners from 5,081 entries, and a shortlist of 21 stories, for the 2019 Prize. The regional winners this year are: Mbozi Haimbe of Zambia; Saras Manickam of Malaysia; Constantia Soteriou of Cyprus; Alexia Tolas of The Bahamas;  and Harley Hern of New Zealand. Ms. Tolas, a literature teacher, won with her entry ‘Granma’s Porch’. “Winning the regional prize for the Caribbean means everything to me,” she said. Read more at: Commonwealth Writers Kevin Jared Hosein is 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Overall Winner25 July, 2018 (Commonwealth Writers Press Release) Kevin Jared Hosein, from Trinidad and Tobago, has been announced as the overall winner of the world’s most global literary prize. Having been named the Caribbean regional winner for the Prize in 2015, and again this year, Kevin convinced the judges, chaired by…July 30, 2018In “CARICOM”Saint Lucian among Commonwealth youth awardeesFrom Saint Lucia, Johanan Dujon founded an indigenous biotechnology company ‘Algas Organics’. His company develops commercial agricultural products from harmful Sargassum seaweed. These products unblock fish landing sites and reduce the harmful effect of the seaweed’s hydrogen sulphide emissions on local communities. Four exceptional young people from India, Nigeria, the…March 14, 2019In “Business”COTA Launches Sixth Essay CompetitionThe Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) launched its Sixth Essay Competition for secondary school students on 18 February 2019. The essay topic is ‘Digitalization – Moving Today’s Tax Administration Beyond the Twenty-First Century’. This year’s competition targets students between the ages of 14 and 16 from all Members of…March 8, 2019In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

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Visteon Appoints New Executive Vice President and CFO

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first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DEARBORN, MI — Visteon has appointed James Palmer as executive vice president and CFO, effective June 2. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Palmer replaces Daniel Coulson, who retired on March 31, after 38 years at Visteon and Ford Motor Co. Anjan Chatterjee served as acting CFO during the search for Coulson’s permanent replacement. Palmer brings more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting to Visteon, having served in a variety of senior management positions at The Boeing Co. and McDonnell Douglas Corp. Reporting to Visteon Chairman and CEO Pete Pestillo, Palmer will oversee the corporate finance office, which includes the controller, treasury and tax and audit functions that support Visteon’s global activities. Palmer also will serve as a member of Visteon’s Strategy Council. Palmer held a variety of senior management positions at Boeing, as well as McDonnell Douglas Corp., prior to the merger of the two companies in 1997. His most recent position, until February 2004, was senior vice president of Boeing, where he also served as president of Boeing Capital Corp. from November 2000 to November 2003. Palmer is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Financial Executive Institute. To learn more about Visteon, go to: www.visteon.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. last_img read more

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UPDATED: Aftermarket Senior Statesman Jack Dreyfus Dies

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first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. From MEMA Industry News AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Jack Dreyfus, president of Dreyco Inc., and a well-known automotive aftermarket export management businessman, passed away on April 2. Dreyfus founded the family business in 1950. Based in Carlstadt, NJ, Dreyco continues to serve as the export sales department for leading U.S. manufacturers. Dreyfus was an active member of the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC), the international aftermarket division of MEMA. He joined the Council in 1977, and served as a member of its board of directors from 1988 to 1998. He received the Council’s highest honor, the OAC Lifetime Achievement award, in 1998. The funeral is slated for 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, at Guttermans, 402 Park St., Hackensack, NJ. The family will observe their mourning period starting Tuesday, April 10, due to the Passover Holiday. Details regarding memorial contributions will be available from Anthony Cardez of OAC. Contact Anthony Cardez, director of business development, at 919-549-4800, ext 810 or mailto:acardez@oac-intl.org,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

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Paul Marquardt Named 2010 NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year

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first_imgATLANTA — NAPA Auto Parts and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) have named Paul Marquardt the 2010 NAPA/ASE Technician of the Year. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Marquardt, who owns Northwood’s Auto Techs in Rhinelander, Wis., was recognized with the annual award for his excellence in the automotive repair and maintenance industry. Marquardt is a master automotive technician with an L1 certification and a certified service consultant. Training is important to Marquardt, as evidenced by his own automotive education and his leadership to educate others. All three of the full-time technicians at his shop are ASE Master Automotive Technicians. Also, his business is an AAA-Approved Auto Repair Facility and an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Shop. “Marquardt has been recognized for his dedication to our industry and impressive community involvement by the judging panel of ASE, trade press, university and aftermarket industry association representatives,” said NAPA President Bob Susor. “Marquardt is very deserving of this honor and represents NAPA and our industry well.” With more than 30 years experience in the automotive industry, Marquardt got his start working after school at a gas station. He began working full-time at the station in 1979 and purchased the business in 1990 with his wife, Karen. In 1994, they removed the tanks to focus the operation on auto repair and expanded the business in 1995. At that time, they decided that aligning with a strong brand and supplier was important to future success, so Marquardt joined the NAPA AutoCare program. Since then, he has maximized his partnership with NAPA by utilizing NAPA programs and AutoCare enhancements to drive car count and increase the bottom line. Advertisement Marquardt is also involved in his community. He has served as president of the local Jaycees, district director for the state of Wisconsin Jaycees, head instructor for a non-profit martial arts school and a member of the Northwood’s Aviation Association. As a part-time pilot, Marquardt educated local Boy Scouts about basic flight instruction and mechanics of flight.,AAPEX’s annual in-person gathering has gone virtual in 2020. While some mourn the disruption to the industry, Vic Tarasik from Shop Owner Coach says there is real value to be captured from the virtual gathering. Together with ShopOwner editor Doug Kaufman, Vic provides a to-do list for making the most of the technical training sessions and product introductions scheduled for Nov. 3rd-5th. Go to aapexshow.com for more information.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

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Fr. Glenn: Our Feast Day

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first_imgBy Fr. Glenn Jones:(Sigh)….57 years old and still reading the comics. But … it brings a little levity early in the day, and helps set a good mood. Maybe all of us sneak a peek at our old favorites now and again. I mean … how can you not like “Dilbert”?! And then there’s the golden oldies like Dennis the Menace, Peanuts, and even ol’ Garfield is getting a little long in the tooth. I can’t help but marvel at times at the cleverness of some of the writers. They are pretty good observers of the human scene.A good one on Saturday with “Curtis”, centering on a couple of young brothers. The younger, frustrated that his older brother is going off to see his honey-snookems rather than playing with him, exclaims: “You’re a dumb poopyhead!!” Ah … our recent political “dialogue” in a nutshell—which I have little doubt but was the author’s intention. But, rather than respond in kind, the brother simply says: “Insults and name-calling don’t bug me…I don’t give ‘em the power! Sticks and stones…you know the rest.” Would that we all practice such wisdom!But … we also know that the closer we are to the person, the greater the sting of insult … something which may have been in the mind of the author of Sirach: “The blow of a whip raises a welt, but a blow of the tongue crushes the bones.” (Sirach 28:17) And certainly Jesus taught that insults are diametrically opposed to charity and Godliness: “…whoever insults his brother shall be liable to the council, and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be liable to the hell of fire.”  (Matthew 5:22) Yikes. And we also remember Jesus: “…what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.” (Luke 12:2-3) How often we see this even in this life; it seems that anything we say eventually comes out … to some hurt. Thus, the wise heed the advice in Peter’s letter: “Do not return evil for evil or reviling for reviling; but on the contrary bless, for to this you have been called, that you may obtain a blessing.” (1 Peter 3:9) All throughout the Bible are exhortations against insults and gossiping and murmuring … and bearing false witness (oh, yeah … that Commandment thing!)All of the wisdom given us above and elsewhere in scriptures is centered, of course, in Jesus and His teaching. And this weekend (June 29 this year) we Catholics celebrate one who points us to Him in the only command that she gives … the wisest advice of all scripture: “Do whatever He [Jesus] tells you.” (John 2:5). Yes, ‘tis His mother Mary. This weekend is normally (though superseded this year by another feast, however) the universal Catholic memorial of that which the Los Alamos Catholic church is named: the Immaculate Heart of Mary.Christians outside the orbit of Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy—and to an extent including Anglican/Episcopal and Lutheran—are oft perplexed by our honoring of Mary. That honor is certainly NOT worship, as she was as human as any other of us … wholly dependent upon God’s grace. Nonetheless, she obviously occupies a special place in salvation history as the mother of the Savior Jesus Christ—the very fact of which indicates her “specialness” in the divine mind. While obviously not the source of Jesus’ divinity, she IS the source of His humanity, and utterly devoted to her only Son and Savior from conception to death … and from resurrection, ascension and beyond. She is, and is for all eternity, His mother.And yet … she is by extension also the mother of all Christians and of the Christian faith, as Jesus alludes to so very poignantly almost at the moment of His death on the cross when He sees Mary and the disciple at His feet: “When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, behold, your son!’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘Behold, your mother!’” (John 19:26-27) This is far more than just “Look after mom when I’m gone”; we Catholics and Orthodox see this as divine assignment and affirmation of her role in the Christianity. And that brings up another of those Commandment things: “Honor thy father and thy mother.”But why say prayers to Mary? First of all, the honor given to Mary and any of the saints is ultimately given to Christ, for without Him and God’s grace they would be nothing. But also … we Christians are a living community (“…have you not read what was said to you by God, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is not God of the dead, but of the living.” (Matthew 22:31-32)), and in our love for one another we pray for one another. Mary, as a saint, has no need of our prayers, but we continuing the earthly struggle certainly have need of hers … and of all the saints. Just as we might ask Aunt Betsy to pray for us, we ask the saints and our fellow Christians on earth to pray for us. We remember James: “…pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects.” (James 5:16) Well … there are none more righteous than those in Heaven! This is the “communion of saints” and the “one Body of Christ” of which all Christians are a part.So where does this “Immaculate Heart” come in? Well, at the most basic level, non-Catholics/Orthodox could understand it as Mary’s pure will to do the perfect will of God in whatever she was called to do—accepting meekly the unprecedented mission of conceiving virginally, bearing, raising and witnessing the death of God’s Son … HER Son … through birthing in a stable, flight from murderers, exile, disgrace, uncertainty, sorrow, etc. She is truly “the handmaid of the Lord,” ever acquiescing to the greater will of God. And, thus, in that, she is mother and model for all.Rev. Glenn Jones is the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and former pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos.last_img read more

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival: 2019 Season

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first_imgChristianne Stotijn was born in Delft and studied violin and voice at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. After obtaining her solo violin diploma, she continued her vocal studies with Udo Reinemann, Jard van Nes, and Dame Janet Baker. Over the years, she’s won numerous awards, including a 2005 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, a 2005–06 ECHO Rising Stars Award, and the 2008 Dutch Music Award. In 2007, she was named a BBC New Generation Artist. Highlights of Ms. Stotijn’s 2018–19 season include performances of Thomas Adès’s Totentanz (which she premiered in 2013 at the BBC Proms in London’s Royal Albert Hall) with both the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris; Berlioz’s La Mort de Cléopâtre with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Mahler’s Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3 with the Orchestre National de Lille; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Mr. Adès; a Dutch national tour of Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble; and a recital in Strasbourg for Opéra national du Rhin. Week 2 (Sunday, July 21–Saturday, July 27) comprises eight concerts held in St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art, which is one of the Festival’s longtime Santa Fe venues. Closing out Week 2, violinist Soovin Kim, as part of the Festival’s long-standing Bach Plus Series, gives a solo recital that includes Bach’s Sonata No. 1, BWV 1001, and Partita No. 2, BWV 1004, as well as Ysaÿe’s dazzling Sonata in E Minor, Op. 27, No. 4, which features several Bach influences. Ysaÿe dedicated this sonata to Fritz Kreisler, who, like Ysaÿe, was a renowned violin virtuoso. Throughout the season, the Festival presents four free, family-friendly Youth Concerts, which feature Festival artists engaging in musical storytelling and performing excerpts of repertoire drawn directly from the Festival’s regular programming. The second 2019 Youth Concert is on Monday, July 22, 10 a.m., at the New Mexico Museum of Art, and features percussionists Scott Ney, Steven White, and Gregory Zuber. MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS AND FEATURED ARTISTS SANTA FE — During its 2019 Season, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival—which runs today, July 14, through Monday, Aug. 19, offers a wide range of works performed by longtime Festival-audience favorites as well as acclaimed musicians making their Festival debuts. Another highlight of Week 1 is the return of pianist Wei Luo, who gives a solo recital on July 25 at noon in the New Mexico Museum of Art. Ms. Luo opens her recital with a popular work by Mozart, the sparkling Sonata in C Major, K. 330, and closes it with a rarely heard gem by Schubert, Drei Klavierstücke (Three Piano Pieces). Her program also includes Chopin’s Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 31—which Schumann described as “overflowing with tenderness, boldness, love, and contempt”—and Two Polyphonic Pieces, an enthralling work by the Moscow-born composer Rodion Shchedrin. The New York City–based Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty. A former BBC New Generation Artist, the Escher has performed at London’s Cadogan Hall for the BBC Proms. During the 2018–19 season, the quartet tours the United States extensively, appearing in venues such as Alice Tully Hall in New York City; The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; -more- Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – 2019 Highlights – Week 2 page 2 of 6 the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California; the Harris Theater in Chicago; and many others. It also serves as season artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Internationally, the Escher returns for a season-long residency at Wigmore Hall, where it performs three self-curated programs highlighting American and American-influenced compositions. The Escher String Quartet returns to the Festival for the first time in 11 years with a concert July 23 at noon in the New Mexico Museum of Art. The concert includes Schubert’s wonderfully frenetic Quartettsatz (the first movement of an unfinished string quartet), Webern’s finely distilled Five Movements for String Quartet, and Korngold’s String Quartet No. 3, which, like his popular Violin Concerto, draws on themes from the composer’s acclaimed film scores. July 24, at the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Festival launches the first of this season’s three pianovocal recitals, which celebrate iconic masterpieces of the art-song repertoire and are part of the brand-new, five-concert Music at Noon Wednesday Series. This inaugural recital features mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn (in her Festival debut) and pianist Kirill Gerstein performing Schumann’s emotional song cycle Frauenliebe und Leben (A Woman’s Love and Life) as well as a rich range of songs by Tchaikovsky and Richard Strauss.center_img It also presents three dynamic and intimate recitals that feature solo works for the violin and the piano as well as masterpieces of the piano-vocal repertoire. Wei Luo made her orchestral debut in 2010, with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent recital appearances include Sonoma State University, the Herbst Theatre (presented by San Francisco Performances), and Festival Napa Valley; concerto appearances include the Kansas City Symphony and the Denver -more- Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – 2019 Highlights – Week 2 page 3 of 6 Philharmonic Orchestra. In August 2017, Ms. Luo made her debut in Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall playing a pre-concert recital at the Mostly Mozart Festival. She attends the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studies with Gary Graffman and Robert McDonald. Her honors include first prize in the eleventh Chopin International Competition for Young Pianists in Poland and the second Rachmaninov International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Germany. In 2018, she was named a Gilmore Young Artist. TICKET INFORMATION Soovin Kim enjoys a broad musical career, regularly performing Bach sonatas and Paganini caprices for solo violin; sonatas for violin and piano by composers ranging from Beethoven to Ives; world-premiere works; and, as a conductor, concertos and symphonies by Mozart and Haydn. When he was 20 years old, Mr. Kim won first prize at the Paganini International Violin Competition. His additional honors include an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. Among his commercial recordings are his acclaimed disc of Paganini’s 24 Caprices as well as a two-disc set of Bach’s complete solo violin works that will be released in 2019. Mr. Kim is the founder and co-artistic director of the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival (LCCMF) in Burlington, Vermont, and the recipient of an honorary doctorate from The University of Vermont in recognition of LCCMF’s great contributions to its community. In 2021, Mr. Kim and his wife, pianist Gloria Chien, will become the artistic directors of Chamber Music Northwest. Mr. Kim devotes much of his time to his passion for teaching at the New England Conservatory in Boston. For a complete list of concerts, repertoire, and artists featured during Week 2, see the At a Glance section on page 4 or go to SantaFeChamberMusic.com. SFCMF News: Festival tickets are available in a variety of options and may be purchased with any major credit card by calling 505.982.1890 (or toll free at 888.221.9836, ext. 102); visiting SantaFeChamberMusic.com, where seat selection is available; emailing tickets@sfcmf.org; or stopping by the Festival Ticket Office in the lobby of the New Mexico Museum of Art at 107 West Palace Avenue in Santa Fe. The Ticket Office is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are nonrefundable; however, if you’re unable to use your tickets, you can donate them to the Festival prior to the performance in person, via email at info@sfcmf.org, or online at SantaFeChamberMusic.com. Ticket exchanges are subject to fees and restrictions. Kirill Gerstein was born in Russia in 1979. He moved to the United States at age 14 to study jazz piano, and he subsequently became the youngest student to attend Boston’s Berklee College of Music. He later moved to New York, where he studied classical piano at the Manhattan School of Music with Solomon Mikowsky and earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree by the age of 20. He also studied in Madrid with Dmitri Bashkirov and in Budapest with Ferenc Rados. Highlights of Mr. Gerstein’s 2018–19 season include giving the world premiere of Thomas Adès’s Piano Concerto with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the European premiere with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra (both times led by Mr. Adès as conductor); recitals in London, Stuttgart, Lisbon, Singapore, Melbourne, and Copenhagen; and chamber music performances in Lucerne. Mr. Gerstein’s honors include first prize at the Arthur Rubinstein Competition, a Gilmore Young Artist Award, a Gilmore Artist Award, and an Avery Fisher Career Grant.last_img read more

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Nov. 8, 2019

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first_imgLAPD News:The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.MARSHALL MERLE SANCHEZNov. 8 at 12:34 a.m. / Police arrested Marshall Merle Sanchez, 36, of Los Alamos at Central Avenue and 4th Street on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia. FRANCISCO ORLANDO BANUELOSNov. 8 at 9:01 a.m. / Police arrested Francisco Orlando Banuelos, 21, of Ohkay Owingeh at East Road and Airport on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. NAOMI RAE GONZALESNov. 8 at 4:18 a.m. / Police arrested Naomi Rae Gonzales, 19, of Los Alamos at 2025 East Jemez Road and charged her with DUI, failure to provide immediate notice of an accident and striking a fixture or other property on a street.center_img BELAMIE L. PICKNov. 8 at 4:02 p.m. / Police arrested Belamie L. Pick, 41, of Gallina at the Rio Arriba Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant and a warrant from another jurisdiction.last_img read more

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State’s Newest Historic Site Hosts Holiday Event

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first_imgInvited Local Arts and Crafts Vendors include:Marci Martinez – Fire Forms: Metal artwork and designer comals (Not Your Mamma’s Comal)Isiah Lopez – SanteroRamon Trujillo – Tinwork ArtistMolly Hodosko – Upcycled JewelryMargaret Sargent – San Ildefonso Pueblo JewelryMartha Romero – Nambe Pueblo PotteryQuita Ortiz – Herbalist from Pojoaque focusing on cultural traditions with a modern edge Admission Prices$6 – Adult Admission (16 years and older)$3 – Youth Admission (3 through 15 years old)Free – Children under 3 years oldTickets can be purchased online at https://lightsluceros.eventbrite.com or in person at the Los Luceros Historic Site Visitor Center (Thursday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) This unique nighttime event allows visitors to stroll the picturesque roads of Los Luceros lit by thousands of glowing farolitos. Entertainment includes Los Matachines de Alcalde and an Indigenous dance group who will perform throughout the evening around aromatic bonfires of piñon. Enjoy live music played on the piano in the Grand Sala of the Hacienda as well as Spanish guitarists and carolers. EntertainmentMatachines de AlcaldeOlivia Romero – PoetHispano Guitar DuoNorthern Pueblo Dance GroupLocal Pianists​ Luminarias at Illuminarte event in 2018. Courtesy/NMDCA As you explore the property you will meet local storytellers who may offer you a dicho, which is a traditional Spanish saying: Él que solo se enoja, solo se contenta. One who gets mad by himself will have to get over it by himself.center_img NMHS News: The Lights of Los Luceros event has something to offer all audiences. This one-time-a-year opportunity is a wonderland for photographers. Children’s Holiday activities will be available in the River House. Local arts, crafts, and food will be available for purchase at the Visitor Center including warm drinks and biscochitos. ALCALDE ― Experience the magic of northern New Mexico this Holiday season at the Lights of Los Luceros, 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Los Luceros Historic Site.  Food court will feature the tasty dishes of:Platero Fry Bread & Navajo TacosJen’s Taste of New Mexicolast_img read more

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Dr. Kathleen Ramsay Of Cottonwood Vet Clinic Issues Update On Changes To Daily Operations Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

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first_imgDr. Kathleen Ramsay examines a pelican at Cottonwood Vet Clinic. Photo by Jeane George WeigelBy Dr. Kathleen RamsayCottonwood Vet ClinicEspañolaDear Cottonwood Vet Clinic Customers,We are committed to provide world class veterinary care, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be changing the way we run our daily operations to help decrease the spread of the virus.In order to protect you and our staff, we have begun to change patient intake and care:When arriving to Cottonwood Vet Clinic, please check in with the receptionist and return to your car until your appointment.During your appointment, we request that only one owner attend their animal in the exam room.Waiting room will be closed except for check-in and check-out.We request that if you are feeling sick please stay home and to call us if you have an emergency with your animal. We will be limiting office visits to necessary and emergency animal care.Cottonwood Vet Clinic is here to assist you and your animal. As of this time, we will remain open. Please call ahead to make appointments for your animal. If you help us with reducing the spread of the virus we will be able to provide medical care for your animal during this pandemic.If any of our employees become infected we will shut down.For more information regarding your pet and COVID-19, please visit the American Veterinary Medical Association and/or the CDC websites.https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/interim-guidance-managing-people-in-home-care-and-isolation-who-have-pets.htmlThank you for your cooperation and please stay safe.—Dr. Kathleen Ramsaylast_img read more

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