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Tickets Now Available for Roundabout Underground Premiere of Too Much, Too Much, Too Many

first_img The off-Broadway production of Too Much, Too Much, Too Many will feature set design by Wilson Chin, costume design by Jess Goldstein, lighting design by Zach Blane and original music and sound by Broken Chord. Too Much, Too Much, Too Many Tickets for Roundabout Theatre Company’s world premiere production of Meghan Kennedy’s Too Much, Too Much, Too Many are now available. The play, which stars Phyllis Somerville, Rebecca Henderson, James Rebhorn and Luke Kirby, is scheduled to begin previews on October 25 at the Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Sheryl Kaller directs this Roundabout Underground production, which is set to open on November 20 and run through January 5, 2014. View Comments Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 5, 2014 Too Much, Too Much, Too Many tells the story of Rose (Somerville), who, after the death of her husband, locks herself in her bedroom for the better part of a year, leaving her daughter Emma (Henderson) to take care of her through the closed door. When the church sends a pastor to try to coax Rose out of her room, he finds out that Rose isn’t the only person in the house using barriers to hide her true feelings.last_img read more

Tony Winner Matthew Broderick to Have a Dirty Weekend with Alice Eve in New Neil LaBute Film

first_img View Comments In addition to Star Trek Into Darkness, Eve’s film and TV credits include She’s Out of My League, Men in Black 3, The Raven, Entourage and Sex and the City 2. In Dirty Weekend, Les Moore (Broderick) finds himself delayed on a business trip in a city he had visited one year earlier, but the last time he was there, he had a few too many drinks and an encounter he only half remembers. The evening has been haunting him, so he attempts to figure out what actually happened that night, joined by his co-worker (Eve). Hmm, sounds like The Hangover with more TPS reports. Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve are about to get down and Dirty in New Mexico. The two-time Tony winner and the Star Trek Into Darkness alum will co-star in the new film Dirty Weekend, by Neil LaBute (The Shape of Things, Reasons to Be Happy), Variety reports. The writer is also on tap to direct. Star Files Matthew Broderick Broderick last appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It. He won Tony Awards for Brighton Beach Memoirs and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and an additional nomination for The Producers. His film and TV credits include Godzilla, Glory, The Lion King, Modern Family, 30 Rock, the 2005 film adaptation of The Producers and of course, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.last_img read more

Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery

first_imgBuilding “C,” Third Floor270-956-0775Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.The Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Center (WRESC) provides services to active duty service members who are stationed at Fort Campbell and have at least 18 months remaining on active duty from the day of surgery. Combat Arms Soldiers receive first priority. The WRESC performs two types of surgeries, LASIK and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). Both of these procedures use the same laser to reshape the cornea on the front surface of the eye. If you are interested in receiving refractive eye surgery, you may pick up packets anytime during business hours.last_img read more

Fisher House

first_img652 Joel Drive270-798-8330www.fortcampbellwww.fisherhouse.orgwww.facebook.com/KYFisherHouseCFC# 55546The Fort Campbell Fisher House provides lodging to families in a home atmosphere while here to support and care for active duty, retired, veteran and dependent patients receiving qualified treatment at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital or other local medical facilities. It is located directly across the main entrance of Blanchfield and is within walking distance of most on post facilities.Up to eight families can share the home, including the fully stocked kitchen and laundry room, dining room, library with computer workstation, family room with 55-inch TV, video games, movies and toys. Each family is provided a private guest suite furnished with its own common amenities such as TV, DVD player, hairdryer, Wi-Fi, toiletries and more.last_img read more

Education & Academics in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties

first_imgFinding the right schools and educational opportunities for each family member is an important part of any move. This chapter outlines Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties’ public schools system, private schools, charter schools and home schooling criteria, as well as local libraries and higher education institutions. To be enrolled in a South Carolina school, a child must be at least 5 years old by Sept. 1 of the school year. Those wishing to register their child in school should bring the following to the school office: a birth certificate or other proof of the child’s age, and the child’s previous school records and immunization records. For more details on South Carolina’s minimum vaccine requirements for students in grades K-12, please visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control website at www.scdhec.gov. Check with the school for additional requirements.South Carolina does not use Common Core education standards. Instead, the state has set its own standards for public schools that can be found at http://ed.sc.gov/instruction/standards-learning. The state utilizes the Every Student Succeeds Act, which provides significant federal support for programs to serve students in kindergarten through 12th grade and replaces the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. ESSA limits the power of the federal government to set education policy for states and increases state and local flexibility in the use of federal funds.Choosing a SchoolChoosing the right school is very important, so be sure to research each one before deciding. Contact the school by phone or by visiting its website, which is a valuable source to learn about a school district’s statistics and curriculum. Talk to people in the area, especially friends and colleagues who already live there.If the school shows promise, schedule a visit and bring a list of written questions about student-teacher ratios, computer availability, extracurricular activities, sports programs, music programs, gifted programs and grading standards.Discuss the potential school with your child: what they liked and what they didn’t like. Your family’s ability to readily adapt to a move and to find happiness in your new home may depend, in part, on how happy your children are in their new school.CHARTER SCHOOLSCharter schools are public schools of choice that are tuition-free, serve all students and have open enrollment. For more information or a listing of charter schools in South Carolina, visit the South Carolina Public Charter School District website at www.sccharter.org.HOME SCHOOLINGFor an introduction to home schooling in South Carolina, visit the South Carolina Department of Education’s website at https://ed.sc.gov/districts-schools/state-accountability/home-schooling. Here you will find information on home-school rules and regulations, home-school associations and more.VirtualSChttps://virtualsc.orgVirtualSC is a free state-sponsored online program serving students currently attending public, private and home schools in grades six through 12 and adult education programs. VirtualSC offers free online courses aligned to state standards that are developed and taught by South Carolina-licensed teachers.Palmetto Homeschool Associationhttp://palmettoha.orgPalmetto Homeschool Association is different from other accountability associations in that it protects parents’ freedom to choose their own curriculum and school calendar, allows flexibility with assessing progress and maintaining records, and provides guidance so that the home school is in compliance with the South Carolina Option 3 law.PRIVATE SCHOOLSTo search for local private schools in South Carolina, visit the National Center for Education Statistics website and use the private school search tool at https://tinyurl.com/ybhpwoyt. Users may search by location, religious affiliation, school type and more.PUBLIC SCHOOLSBerkeley County School District229 E. Main St.Moncks Corner, SC 29461 843-899-8600|www.bcsdschools.netBerkeley County School District has 25 elementary schools, one combined elementary and middle school, 11 middle schools, 10 high schools and two education centers. The district has an enrollment of more than 33,000.Charleston County School District75 Calhoun St.Charleston, SC 29401843-937-6300www.ccsdschools.comCharleston County School District, the second-largest school system in South Carolina, represents a unique blend of urban, suburban and rural schools that span approximately 1,000 square miles of coastal lands. The district serves more than 50,000 students in 85 schools and several specialized programs.Dorchester School District Two115 Devon RoadSummerville, SC 29483 843-873-2901www.ddtwo.orgDorchester School District Two serves more than 25,000 students at 15 elementary schools, six middle schools and three high schools. The district also has an adult education program and an alternative program for middle and high school students.Dorchester School District Four500 Ridge St.St. George, SC 29477 843-563-4535www.dorchester4.k12.sc.usDorchester School District Four serves approximately 2,500 students. The district offers three elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school and an educational center for grades 6-12.last_img read more

Driving and Commuting

first_imgSnohomish County has five major routes that connect the county to the rest of the state and points beyond. There are four north-south routes: Interstate 5, I-405, state Route 9 and SR 99. The only complete east-west route is U.S. Route 2, which ends just a few miles east of NS Everett.The Washington State Department of Transportation offers commuter options at www.wsdot.wa.gov/choices.The WSDOT provides free, real-time traffic information, including traffic maps and cameras, on its website, but you can also download its free mobile app for iOS and Android devices. Drivers can also subscribe to nearly 200 specialized email or text alerts from WSDOT to help them know traffic conditions, mountain pass closures and more before they go. Go to www.wsdot.com/traffic and click on “Travel Alerts.”The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is the state’s designated highway safety office. It leads statewide efforts and builds partnerships to save lives and prevent injuries on roadways for the health, safety and benefit of communities. For information about distracted driving, pedestrians and cyclists, school zones and impaired driving — including alcohol, marijuana and other drug use — visit www.wtsc.wa.gov or call 360-725-9860.Washington State Department of LicensingEverett5313 Evergreen WayEverett, WA 98203 425-356-2966Lynwood18023 Highway 99 N, Suite ELynnwood, WA 98037 425-672-3406Smokey Point3704 172nd St. NE, Suite K1Arlington, WA 98223 360-653-2188www.dol.wa.gov The Washington State Department of Licensing issues driver’s licenses and instruction permits, renews licenses and ID cards, provides copies of your driving record, registers cars and boats, and offers other driving-related services. Find many of the required forms and general information at www.dol.wa.gov/forms.html?fldt.Driver’s LicensesMilitary personnel and their spouses who are stationed in Washington are issued drivers with the word “military” in place of an expiration date. These individuals don’t have to renew their driver licenses as long as they are:Members of the armed forces on active dutyMembers of the National Guard or reservists called to duty for 180 days or moreSpouses, domestic partners and dependents of military personnel who occupy the same residence as the person on active dutyBy law, you have 30 days to get a Washington driver’s license after you’ve moved here. If you’re registering vehicles, you need to obtain your driver’s license first.You are considered a Washington resident when you do any of the following:Register to voteReceive state benefitsGet any Washington state license at resident ratesReceive in-state tuition feesWashington spells out what is required for licensing and insurance under various scenarios in its Washington Driver Guide, which can be downloaded at www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/guide.html. Military members and veterans may be entitled to certain DMV exemptions and allowances. For more information on military and veteran exceptions and requirements, visit the website.Vehicle RegistrationApplications associated with driving and vehicle registration are available online at www.dol.wa.gov/vehicleregistration/military-inwa.html, including DMV forms, requests for driving records and more.Distracted DrivingWashington prohibits drivers from making calls on handheld wireless telephones while operating a motor vehicle (a hands-free device is acceptable); novice drivers are barred from all cell phone use. Texting while driving is prohibited statewide for all drivers.Washington State Department of Transportationwww.wsdot.wa.gov Visit the Washington State Department of Transportation website for interactive maps, information about road closures and travel advisories and to view live traffic cameras.last_img read more

In Harrison County

first_imgMississippi is home to multibillion-dollar bases — such as Keesler Air Force Base and Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport in Harrison County — that provide thousands of jobs and award millions in contracts to local businesses.Other important factors in Harrison County’s economy are its Gulf Coast location — the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport is the third-busiest container port on the Gulf of Mexico — and convenient access to all markets in North America and Latin America, as well as its foreign trade zone designation. Shipbuilding, aerospace, advanced materials, defense and marine science are all industries drawn to the coast and its deep-water ports. Seafood has been an economic staple of the area for years.The largest employers in the county are composed of military bases, health care facilities and casinos, which require a diverse workforce. Harrison County’s central location along Interstate 10 allows it to attract workers from neighboring communities such as New Orleans or Mobile, Alabama.In July 2018, Harrison County posted a 4.9 percent unemployment rate, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. According to U.S. Census, the county’s median household income for 2012-2016 was $43,095.TransportationMajor transportation routes in Harrison County make the region a key venue for the delivery of goods. U.S. Highway 90 runs along the Gulf of Mexico beaches and local casinos, connecting Biloxi to Gulfport and points westward and eastward. The Biloxi Bay Bridge, an important artery, was rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina and was fully reopened in April 2008. Interstate 10 passes through northern parts of Biloxi, connecting the region to larger hubs of transport, including Phoenix, Los Angles, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans and more.Perched on the Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi Port is one of Mississippi’s four state-owned seaports. Biloxi’s port handles about 3.5 million tons of primarily domestic cargo annually. In addition to moving large quantities of goods, the area around Biloxi Port is home to many casinos, riverboats and outdoor entertainment venues. The Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport is the third-busiest container port on the Gulf of Mexico, with convenient access to all markets in North America and Latin America. Shipbuilding, aerospace, advanced materials, defense and marine science are all industries drawn to the coast and its deep-water ports.Natural ResourcesThe Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area’s location directly on the Mississippi Sound makes it a prime spot for seafood and tourism. Fish, oysters, shrimp, crabs — all have been plentiful contributions to the local economy. At the turn of the century, Biloxi had become the Seafood Capital of the World. In the 1920s there were more than 40 seafood factories occupying the cannery districts in the region. With its year-round pleasant climate, sandy beaches, multiple golf courses and more, the region is a perfect vacation destination for those seeking outdoor recreation and relaxation.In addition to being a vacation destination, Biloxi has a long history with gaming. Though technically illegal in its golden era of the 1940s, open gambling wasn’t officially outlawed until the 1950s. The reintroduction of legal dockside gambling in 1992 transformed the area, bringing millions of dollars of stimulus in the form of casinos, hotels and resorts.While Harrison County’s proximity to the ocean has been a boon to its economy, the area took an enormous economic hit from damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Hurricane-force winds persisted for 17 hours, damaging 90 percent of the buildings along the coast in Biloxi and Gulfport. The region continues to seek a balance between economic recovery and hurricane protection zones; Biloxi has planned redevelopment of commercial properties south of Highway 90.Military Economic ImpactKeesler Air Force Base and Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport have enjoyed a close collaboration with the surrounding communities since each installation was established.With their combined workforce of nearly 16,000 — including military, civil service and private contractors — Keesler AFB had a $1.57 billion total adjusted economic impact on the surrounding communities in 2017, according to the most recent Keesler Air Force Base Economic Impact Analysis, and NCBC Gulfport had a $365.3 million economic impact in 2014, according to its most recent figures.last_img read more

CeramicSpeed celebrates 20 years with Golden OSPW derailleur system

first_imgWhat started out as a way for founder Jacob Csizmadia to break the world 24 hour inline skating distance record became one of cycling’s most extravagant upgrade options. So, naturally, to celebrate such a milestone of 20 years of making performance enhancing ceramic bearings, they’re releasing a Gold version of their OSPW system.Unlike the $2,000 limited edition Victory OSPW model offered in August, these will carry the standard retail of $499-$599. They’re available for all current and recent Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo rear derailleurs, too.Worth noting, the OSPW system for prior generation Di2 and Ultegra is shown here and gets 17-tooth upper and lower pulleys. For the latest 9100 and 8000 groups, you get a 13 upper/19 lower tooth count with a new cage that’s designed for easier installation. All use their polyamide/carbon fiber cage with anodized alloy wheels. The price range is for uncoated or coated Ceramicspeed bearings, the latter getting a coated race that they say is 75% harder than their regular steel race.They’re also offering the Gold pulleys in standard sizes for upgrading your stock Shimano, SRAM and Campy road derailleurs, as well as SRAM Eagle derailleurs.Now, about those skate bearings, here’s the story from CeramicSpeed about how they came to be…All photos c. CeramicSpeedFROM CERAMICSPEED: Twenty years ago, Jacob Csizmadia broke the world record for 24hour inline skating, covering 505km with skates fitted with ceramic ball bearings.This was to prove the very beginning of what became CeramicSpeed and to celebrate this landmark event we have released the Gold Limited Edition, a series of pulley wheels and oversized pulley wheel systems.‘Sometimes it’s hard to find the right way to celebrate a special event,’ Jacob says. ‘Some gather memorabilia, others have a token of luck, others still make a visual album of these big moments.But how about having something to remind you to celebrate every single high point in your life, enjoy it and be proud of it?’ This is the thinking behind the Gold Limited Edition and the series is to inspire everybody to pursue their dreams and celebrate all victories, no matter how big or small.It is also to draw attention to the importance of the right equipment and environment when pursuing success. Jacob explains he chose to skate inside a local supermarket because the environment was ideal for the task at hand. ‘Inside a supermarket, there are no hills, no sun heat and no wind to slow me down, and this created the perfect context for me to pursue the absolute best advantage in my roller skates. However, there was a downside to choosing the supermarket, and that was the floor. The surface in a supermarket is much softer compared to concrete, increasing friction and slowing down my time by 5%”.‘I took a risk and replaced the bearings in my skates with ceramic bearings, that I had assembled myself.’ The bearings made the difference between world record attempt and world record holder.Two years later Jacob introduced ceramic bearings to professional cycling. ‘The beginning was hard, without a doubt,’ he says. ‘Nobody could understand why we should replace steel bearings with ceramic bearings, for them it wasn’t broken, so why try to upgrade it?’He persuaded the CSC Tiscali team, presided over by Bjarne Riis, to try the ceramic bearings. ‘They could easily feel the difference, and I thought that once a team was using them, the interest would grow,’ he says. ‘But it didn’t. I had to work hard to prove the advantages of this new product and finally, we were successful in proving how valuable we were on rider performance. I was given an opportunity to sponsor a world tour team, which is not an opportunity that comes easily. The products needed to work.’From this CeramicSpeed began to flourish and in 2010 Jacob agreed on a partnership with Bob Stapleton and Rolf Alldag of HTC-Columbia to make a major move into the world tour peloton. The deal was made in the mechanics truck at the Tour de France only hours before the start of the prologue. And the rest, as they say, is history. ‘We have the power to control our success,’ he says. ‘We’re all afraid of the unknown but once I had the world record more and more people started to see the difference.’CeramicSpeed.comlast_img read more

Hot TDU will put cooling abilities of new POC Ventral Air helmet to the…

first_imgThe team will also be rocking new sunglasses with team versions of the Aspire, Do Blades, and Do Half Blades.pocsports.com Aerodynamics and ventilation. These are two things that helmet designers are constantly trying to balance. You want the rider to be cool, but you also don’t want to give up any free speed in terms of helmet design. In pursuit of the illusive perfect helmet design, POC has just released their newest take – the Ventral Air.Compared to the recently released Ventral Spin, the Ventral Air takes on a more open design to force more cooling air throughout the helmet. POC claims that the intake and exhaust ports have been designed with CFD testing to not only ensure that they operate well at any speed, but that they also have little effect on the aerodynamics of the helmet.As usual, the helmet uses a “fully wrapped uni-body shell construction” on the outside, with a multi-density EPS foam liner on the inside for focused crash protection in certain zones. On the inside, POC’s SPIN (Shearing PAd INside) pad system claims to provide the benefit of other rotational impact management systems, but everything is contained in the helmet pad itself.Equipped with POC’s dial adjustment fit system, the helmet features light weight straps, and the Eye Garage sunglass storage at the front of the helmet.Offered in multiple colors including an orange AVIP model and two Race Day models in black and white.It will also be produced in the EF Education First Pro Cycling Team version in bright pink Race Day Trim. The helmets have a claimed weight of 230g for M CE version, or 270g for a M CPSC helmet. Offered in Small (50-56cm), Medium (54-59), and Large (56-61), the helmets will be available to consumers in March, 2019 for $250.last_img read more

Review: Swiftwick Merino Socks

first_imgI grabbed my first pair of Swiftwick socks from Embrocation Cycling Journal, which is my go-to timetowastesomepaypalfunds shop, and was instantly in love. Every other sock I owned joined the general population and I will only wear these for riding now. It’s hard to explain exactly why, especially since most people say, “oh it’s just socks,” but they’re just better. Try them. But first, check out my thoughts on the wool version after the jump…After much whining, begging and pleading, I convinced our shop to carry them and to welcome us to the family, they sent over a few pairs for the employees. That included a pair of the 4″ Merinos, which promptly were tossed into the winter drawer. I’ve got other wool socks, and they are always too warm for most of the year in Southern California, so I reserve them for cold and/or wet. However, while speaking to Melissa at Swiftwick, she convinced me to give them a try, no matter the weather. According to her, the folks down there wear them into the 90’s.So I took her advice, and was not disappointed.They are thicker than the Olefins, which was a little off-putting, but they end up being extremely comfortable. Like their other socks, they have a strange balance of cushion without feeling cushioned. They wick the moisture away quickly, so I never felt the ever-hated Sweaty Foot Syndrome.  Almost every time I wear my other wool socks, I find myself at some point during the ride wondering why I wore them, but not this time. Sure, I still reach for my Olefins more often, but that’s a mental hangup. They have one MAJOR advantage over the Olefins; they don’t stink up nearly as quickly or much. I can honestly wear them for two days, but that’s nasty so I try not to.Sidenote: my wife and I recently took a weekend trip to Washington, DC and I took nothing but Swiftwicks. If you’ve been there, you can appreciate the copious amounts of walking required to see all the monuments and such. Not once did my feet bother me, and it was 85°F with what felt like 100% humidity (it was probably only 80%, but here in SoCal, we call that “raining”).EDIT: one of my co-contributors here at Bike Rumor, Marc Basiliere, sent over this photo of him wearing these socks too. His comment was, “those socks are the bomb.”last_img read more