Turkuaz Members Switch Roles In Hilarious New Video [Watch]

first_imgTurkuaz just came off of a massive fall tour with The New Mastersounds, but there’s work still to be done. The nine piece funk army will hit the Fete Ballroom in Providence, RI for a two day New Year’s Eve celebration dubbed “The Ball Drop,” with support from friends like Moon Hooch, Kung Fu and West End Blend. The shows are set for December 30th and 31st, and the band is certainly getting excited!With the end of the year fast approaching, drummer Mikey Carubba and bassist Taylor Shell have had it with always playing in the back of the stage and have made a stand to step out into the front of the stage underneath the spotlight. In this brand new video, the two switch roles with singers Sammi Garett and Shira Elias, and we get a glimpse into how things are going and what to expect going into the band’s New Years Run. From what the video shows, Mikey and Taylor appear to have stepped into their newfound singing roles with great ease!Don’t miss an opportunity to ring in the New Year with Turkuaz! Catch more info about The Ball Drop in the poster below, and head here for details.last_img read more

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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead End Philly Run With Triple Tribute To The Band [Videos]

first_img[Video: monihampton]Setlist: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead | Fillmore Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA | 11/25/2017 Set One: Jam -> Good Lovin’ > Ruben & Cerise -> Bertha > I Need A Miracle @ > The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down > Truckin # -> Space -> Truckin Reprise -> Born Cross Eyed JamSet Two: DD Solo -> Music Never Stopped, They Love Each Other $, Jam -> Let It Grow % > New Speedway Boogie ^ -> Terrapin SuiteEncore: The Weight &, [email protected] – With New Speedway Boogie Teases (SM & then MB), a “Fearless” (Pink Floyd) Tease (MB), possibly a “Good Lovin’” (The Rascals) Tease (MB), a short Duo Jam and an “In with the In Crowd” (Ramsey Lewis) Tease (MB)# – With a New Speedway Boogie Tease (M), a Black Throated Wind Tease (SM) and an Easy Wind Tease (SM)$ – With a Ruben & Cerise Tease (TH)% – With “Do It Again” (Steely Dan) And “Taxman” (The Beatles) Jams^ – With Let It Grow & Slipknot! Teases (Band)& – Verses in order: TH, SM, MB, JR & All[Photo: Rob Chapman] On Saturday night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead returned to the Fillmore in Philadelphia for the second and final night of their Thanksgiving run. Obviously, the project led by Joe Russo offered up primarily classic Grateful Dead tunes highlighting Almost Dead’s characteristic energy and innovative style. However, showing that the group’s musical expertise is not limited to the Dead’s catalog, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead also worked in a number of covers by The Band throughout the night, making for a particularly out-of-left-field show.Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Offers Jam-Heavy Start To Philly Run [Videos]After an opening jam that eventually segued through “Good Lovin’” and “Ruben & Cherise”, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead landed in the perennial crowd-pleaser “Bertha”. An extended “I Need A Miracle” followed, with the band offering up a number of teases running the gamut from the Dead’s “New Speedway Boogie” to Pink Floyd and later a short Benevento/Russo duo jam and Ramsey Lewis’ “In With The In Crowd”.Jam > “Good Lovin’”Coming out of this massive jam, the band played their first cover of The Band of the night, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, hinting at what was in store for the rest of the evening. To close out the set, a high-octane “Truckin’” led to an exploratory “Space” jam before “Truckin’” reprise, with set one finishing out with a “Born Cross Eyed” jam.“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”[Video: monihampton]For the start of set two, bassist Dave Dreiwitz kicked things off with a solo that eventually transitioned into “Music Never Stopped” with the full band. Following “They Love Each Other”, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead again used an untitled jam as a springboard into another song, this time “Let It Grow”, which eventually moved into “New Speedway Boogie”—a tune that was hinted at during the extensive “I Need A Miracle” jam in set one. To close things out for set two, the band performed a triumphant and inspiring rendition of the beloved “Terrapin Suite”.Dave Dreiwitz solo > “Music Never Stopped”As for the group’s encore, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead doubled down on their references to The Band, closing out the night with renditions of “The Weight” and ever-popular “Ophelia”.“The Weight” & “Ophelia”last_img read more

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The definition of differentiation: Doing something your competition will not copy

first_imgCredit union marketers are notorious for R & D (rip off and duplicate) as evidenced by the proliferation of “shiny happy people’ on their websites and me too products and pricing. Most credit unions will say their differentiation is their service, which, if you think about it – cannot be if everyone else is saying the same thing. Very seldom these days does a credit union brand stand out. Great brand names have been dropped for synthesized non-words that mean nothing. For the most part, we’ve become pretty generic. But today I read an article that made my heart sing. The article is titled “O Bee Credit Union’s pub-themed branches might just be a sneaky genius.” I knew about O Bee Credit Union from having lived in the Pacific NW most of my life. I even had the pleasure of speaking at an All Staff Day several years ago. So I know they have a fun spirit and respect and honor their past. And their past is beer.The Olympia Brewing Company was founded 122 years ago in Tumwater, Washington. Through a series of consolidations, it was acquired by Pabst Brewing Company and the Tumwater brewery was closed in 2003. Most credit unions would merge, change their name, run from their heritage in an effort to tell the world that now “Anyone in Washington can join.” O Bee changed their charter so that anyone in the state could join, but they did not change who they are, and where they came from. Instead, they cranked it up. In 1955, Ted McGill, a worker in Bottle House “A” heard about credit unions and thought it was a good idea so he persuaded his co-workers to form The Olympia Brewing Company Employees and Family Credit Union. Ted was afraid he would have to write out that long name so he called it O Bee. In the early years, Ted WAS the credit union. He would walk around the brewery and accept deposits and put them in his shirt pocket. When he got home and his wife Vi would sit at the kitchen table and post the books and make the deposits. Their modest dining room served as the first branch of O Bee until 20 years later when they opened their first physical branch. So back to the article I read, O Bee credit union opened a new branch that is basically a museum to their founders. The branch features local brewery beer taps and brass railings along the teller counter and windows. Wooden hop barrels, brick walls, hand-painted murals and historical images of a brewery, along with a chalkboard menu with “specials,” are design elements to give the feel of a tasting room.This is part of a growing trend in banking to try and make branches look like something other than branches. Branches are being tricked up with living room furniture, fireplaces, coffee stations……but in the spirit of R & D soon that will be the norm and everyone continues to be the same. Not O Bee Credit Union. Only they can claim their history and they are smart to use this as a differentiator. No one will copy it! Too many times I will go to a credit union website and not even see a tab for the history. And even more often I’ll see an “About US” tab only to read the boring “We are a not-for-profit financial institution serving people who live, work or worship in blah blah blah…..who cares? It’s so important that we do not forget our history and tell the story and honor those hard working individuals that made the credit union possible. Today many credit unions “stories” talk about historical growth, a number of branches, added products and services. That’s not a story, that’s a financial statement. O Bee Credit Union made a big statement, that the work that Ted did still matters and Tumwater Washington would not be what it is today without the brewery. 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Denise Wymore Denise started her credit union career over 30 years ago as a Teller for Pacific NW Federal Credit Union in Portland, Oregon. She moved up and around the org. chart … Web: www.nacuso.org Detailslast_img read more

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Air-Conditioning: A Condition Of Being Cool

first_imgBrett and Denise Hardcastle are the owners of Tumwater Automotive and the Tumwater Auto Spa at 6020 Capitol Blvd. SE. Brett and his staff can be reached at (360) 943-9097, Mon-Fri – 7 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m. with a free shuttle from home or work. Keep your car finish like new at the Tumwater Auto Spa Car Wash, next door. Keep your vehicle looking good and running – inside and out. Plus, take advantage of the prepaid reduced wash cards for friends, family and co-workers. Submitted by Brett Hardcastle of Tumwater Automotive When the weather heats up you expect your auto air conditioning (A/C) to work, right? Would you agree it’s a good idea to keep cool in summer? Do you know what to ask your shop to check if you have a problem?Drive BeltA drive belt makes the air-conditioning compressor turn, and that keeps the cooling refrigerant circulating as it should. If the belt is worn, stretched or cracked it can slip or break — which stops the compressor. When that happens, circulation stops and air conditioners quit cooling.Air-conditioning CondenserThe air-conditioning condenser is located in front of the vehicle’s radiator and looks a lot like the radiator. Refrigerant runs through the condenser and air flows across its cooling fins, removing heat from the circulating refrigerant. If the fins become damaged or plugged up with debris, air flow is restricted and that means heat isn’t removed properly. Restriction can also cause the vehicle to overheat. Check the fins periodically to make sure they are clean and in good condition.Cooling SystemCoolant or antifreeze isn’t just for winter’s cold temperatures. Coolant is also the fluid that moves heat from the engine to the radiator to cool the engine. If the coolant is too old, it may turn to a gel and block circulation. Also, rust and scale deposits can cause overheating and breakdown. That will be costly, damaging engine parts including hoses, gaskets and seals. Did you know that the most common cause of a mechanical breakdown on the highway is cooling system failure?A Few More TipsWhen you get into a hot car, roll your windows down a little for the first few blocks. If you have an air recirculating control, make sure it’s turned off. After the hot air is gone, turn on the recirculating feature to get the most out of your system.We’re all concerned with fuel mileage, but modern auto air-conditioning systems are quite efficient. Studies have shown that turning off the A/C results in minimal gas savings.If you discover a problem with your vehicle’s A/C, take the vehicle to a trusted technician.  Tumwater Automotive will assist you in keeping valuable supporting documentation. Our certified technicians maintain your vehicle’s warranty and your peace of mind. And, we’ll pick you up and take you back to your home.We are prepared to help you!1. We will alert you to needed maintenance and repairs.2. We will listen to you and your car, using our trained knowledge, searching for the little things that soon grow to be big problems.3. We have the equipment to service today’s sophisticated vehicles.4. We have the years of experience, training and access to the information to avoid the inconveniences along the road.Just give us a call and trust us to treat you and your vehicle as part of the Tumwater Automotive family – a legacy of caring for others. We pick you up and take you back to work or home five days a week. And, we’re nice people too.  Feel free to call us for advice. Many of your co-workers already do. Facebook0Tweet0Pin0last_img read more

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Adopt-A-Pet Dogs of the Week: Cha-Cha and Foxie

first_imgFacebook175Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-PetMeet Cha-Cha and Foxie!   Cha-Cha is 10-years-old, 13-pound, black and silver Pomeranian. Foxie is 12-years-old, 13-pound, red and cream long-haired Chihuahua. This super social senior bonded pair enjoys each other’s company, older children, other dogs, and cats! They are active and loving, and enjoy treats and toys. Cha-Cha and Foxie like to give kisses, and both have a talkative personality, with sweet dispositions. They are use to a household where someone is home all the time and they can interact with their people.   They enjoy snuggling, and a warm lap. A fenced yard is required for these happy girls.If you have further questions about Cha-Cha and Foxie, emails are the only method of communication at this time. We all care about the health of our 2-legged caregivers and the community at large, so as a precaution we are temporarily suspending our public open hours. We are still taking email inquiries and applications, and will be in touch with you as soon as we are able. We appreciate everyone’s understanding during this time! Stay Well!Adopt-A-Pet has many great dogs and always need volunteers. To see all our current dogs, visit the Adopt-A-Pet website, our Facebook page or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton. For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-432-3091.last_img read more

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BELOVED PADDOCK CAPTAIN JOHN SHEAR CELEBRATES 94TH BIRTHDAY IN SANTA ANITA WINNER’S CIRCLE CEREMONY

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2015)–Surrounded by a group of jockeys and fellow employees and looking like a man 30 years his junior, Santa Anita Paddock Captain John Shear celebrated his 94th birthday in a Winner’s Circle ceremony between races on Saturday at Santa Anita.Employed at The Great Race Place in various roles for more than five decades, Shear struck his customary optimistic tone when asked to reflect on his life and years spent at Santa Anita.“I love working here every day,” he said. “When I get to see lovely people at the track every day, it makes it all worth it.”A native of England who aspired to be a jockey, Shear gained national recognition for an act of heroism on March 12, 2011 when he reacted instinctively to a loose horse in the paddock by throwing himself between the fleeting animal and a 5-year-old girl.When asked earlier today to describe how it felt to be 94 years of age, he responded, “Well, I certainly don’t mind.”last_img read more

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‘I WAS ALMOST LOST TO RUGBY’ – MURPHY

first_imgDonegal captain Michael Murphy has revealed how the GAA almost lost him to his other favourite sport rugby – but for his father!Michael Murphy still loves rugbyOn the eve of the Ulster semi-final, the likeable Glenswilly man has told how he loves the oval ball sport and almost took it up.“Rugby was becoming very popular in Donegal around the time I was leaving school (St Eunans) and starting with the county team. “A couple of the lads in the class were involved and they were going well at the time.“They asked me to come out….but the father (Michael Snr) intervened –‘Get out to Glenswilly and never mind the rugby!’ – so that put an end to that,” revealed Michael.Murphy, who admits his sporting hero is Ronan O’Gara, has completed his BSc in Physical Education with Biology studies at DCU.He plans to concentrate on his football over the next couple of months and hopefully a long championship campaign as well as a couple of Cul Camps with the kids. Although Donegal may be 1/6 favourites to beat Down in tomorrow’s game at Breffni Park in Cavan, big Michael is taking nothing for granted.And there is certainly no time to bask in the glory of being All-Ireland champions.“All we do concerning last year is acknowledge that we won the All-Ireland and move on and go on and try to improve again,” he said. ‘I WAS ALMOST LOST TO RUGBY’ – MURPHY was last modified: June 23rd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalDownGAAMichael MurphyRUGBYlast_img read more

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Travel Alert: Inishowen road closed due to works

first_imgThe Regional Road (R244) Carndonagh to Gleneely Road from Carrickafoden Crossroads to Cashel is closed during the daytime for the next two weeks.Donegal County Council has announced the temporary closure for essential works.The road is closed from 7am to 7pm from Monday 22nd July to Friday 2nd August 2019. An alternative route has been designated for drivers from Carndonagh – Culdaff – Gleneely. (R238 – R244)Donegal County Council has apologised for any inconvenience caused.Travel Alert: Inishowen road closed due to works was last modified: July 23rd, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Frontcourt leads Eureka to 39-point win over Pinole Valley

first_imgEureka >> It took a full game for the Eureka Loggers to score 32 points in a loss on Friday. It took then about half that time for them to do it on Saturday.A day after scoring just 32 points in a Big 5 opening round loss to Arcata, the Eureka Loggers led 28-12 at halftime and never looked back as they cruised to a 61-22 victory over the Pinole Valley Spartans on Saturday at Eureka High School.“I think our offense was great,” said Loggers forward Kaylee Murphy, who scored a game-high 13 …last_img read more

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Bob Myers offers some clues on how Warriors will handle NBA draft

first_imgOAKLAND – Less than a week has passed since the Warriors season ended, but general manager Bob Myers now has more clarity on what he sees from the NBA draft on Thursday.He joked he still does not feel ready since he is only six days removed from when the Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Still, Myers maintained “we’ll be ready” with how the Warriors use their No. 28 and No. 58 picks, respectively.“We have a lot of good people that have been focused on it all …last_img read more

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