Tedeschi Trucks Band Welcomes Luther Dickinson For Allman Brothers Cover In Boston Opener [Video]

first_imgLast night, Tedeschi Trucks Band played their first of three nights at the Orpheum Theater in Boston for their final run of 2017 with the North Mississippi Allstars as the opening support. The husband-and-wife led their 12 piece ensemble through a wicked mix of originals and covers for their headlining set, welcoming special guest guitarist Luther Dickinson toward the end of the set. After Tedeschi Trucks Band wowed their audience with an “Angel From Montgomery” into “Sugaree” jam, the North Mississippi Allstars guitarist/vocalist joined the fun for three choice numbers. Starting with “Leaving Trunk” by Sleepy John Estes, the blues continued with a cover of Rahsaan Roland Kirk‘s “Volunteered Slavery”.With Dickinson’s roots planted deep in southern blues, as the son of the late great Jim Dickinson, the pair of guitarists proved once again the connection between their family heritages. Dickinson stuck around for an 11+ minute version of “Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More” by the Allman Brothers Band, a group that distinctly connects Dickinson and Trucks beyond musicality. With Dickinson a former partner of the late Butch Trucks on his Allman Brothers-inspired camp Roots Rock Revival in upstate New York, and Derek’s bloodline to the band, the song choice felt especially meaningful for the evening.Check out fan-shot footage of the Allman Brothers collaboration below, as well as other highlights from the evening, courtesy of Jamey Klein:Rollin and TumblinDo I Look WorriedMade Up My MindBall and ChainAngel From Montgomery > SugareePart Of Me, Laugh About ItTedeschi Trucks Band will pick back up again tonight and tomorrow as their final shows of 2017.Setlist: Tedeschi Trucks Band | Orpheum Theatre | Boston, MA | 11/30/17Rollin’ and Tumblin’ (Hambone Willie Newbern), Do I Look Worried, Made Up My Mind, Anyday (Derek and the Dominos), Ball and Chain, Don’t Know What It Means, Let Me Get By, Angel From Montgomery (John Prine) > Sugaree (Jerry Garcia), Leaving Trunk (Sleepy John Estes)*, Volunteered Slavery (Rahsaan Roland Kirk)*, Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More (Allman Brothers Band)*, How Blue Can You Get? (Johny Moore’s Three Blazers)E: Part Of Me, Laugh About It* w/ Luther Dickinsonlast_img read more

Ambassador lectures on Mandela’s leadership

first_imgSouth African Ambassador to the United States and anti-apartheid leader Ebrahim Rasool presented the 20th annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy on Tuesday, in which he detailed Nelson Mandela’s legacy on South African and global state building and peacemaking.The lecture, titled “Relic of the Past or Template for the Future: Nelson Mandela’s Impact on Peacemaking and Statecraft in the 21st Century,” featured both Rasool’s personal reflections on his friend and colleague Nelson Mandela and a broader explanation of his significance to peace movements around the world.Rasool said Mandela captivated the world with his strong yet peaceful leadership, an attribute rarely seen in the world today.“[Mandela] captured the global imagination for his unyielding sacrifice, indomitable spirit, consistent dignity and remarkable generosity,” he said. “Most of all, the world saw in him leadership that was principled yet pragmatic, firm yet flexible, decisive yet popular.”It would be easy to forget the impassioned and strenuous service Mandela performed, Rasool said, but those who wish to continue building peace and progress will look to Mandela and his legacy as a model.“The people who yearn for something better are the ones who see Nelson Mandela as a template for the future,” Rasool said. “They look at his words, spoken when facing a death sentence when having no prospect of emerging from prison, when leading a risky negotiating process, when assuming the presidency of a fundamentally flawed country, when launching a constitution that directed a nation to its highest ideals which it had not yet discovered … From his words, they extract a template for peacemaking and statecraft for this very troubled world in the 21st century.”Rasool said Mandela’s legacy can serve as a basis for future movements because of the way in which he learned to develop peaceful and dignified relations.“What makes Nelson Mandela a template for the future is precisely that his leadership is … hard-won,” he said. “In his self-deprecating ways, he tells stories of learning to overcome prejudice, controlling his anger, disciplining his soul and embracing the counter-instinctive. Certainly what he teaches us is that courage is learned.”The simple dictum of “firmness of principle and flexibility of tactics,” which Rasool said Mandela lived by, allowed the South African people to recognize the system in which they lived caused the evil they experienced.“It’s because we recognized our enemy as a system that we could then embrace white people even as integral in the anti-apartheid struggle,” Rasool said. “There was no predisposition against the capacity of white people to be good and the possibility of black people to betray a vision of freedom.“The struggle against apartheid was therefore both a struggle against an evil system as well as a struggle for the redemption of people.”Rasool said people today must not lose sight of the struggle Mandela led or grow complacent because of the progress he made. It is up to present and future generations, he said, to carry on Mandela’s legacy.“We must fear so much today the lynchings of the south or the bullets of Sharpeville, but we must fear the deadening of our consciousness and its intended complacency that tells us that our struggle is over and a post-racial dawn has arrived because Nelson Mandela once strode the Union Buildings and Barack Obama occupies the White House,” he said.“The long walk to freedom is not over. In words of Nelson Mandela, more hills are waiting to be climbed. He is not here to light the path with his courage, but we are here. We must continue the long walk until we have won a world that is more equal, where women are respected, where the stranger is not ‘otherized’ and where our young can dream again.”Tags: anti-apartheid leader, ebrahim rasool, hesburgh lecture in ethics and public policy, nelson mandela, south africa, south african ambassadorlast_img read more

Long Island Snow Storm: Up to 14 Inches Possible

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Accuweather.comThe forecast for the arctic-blast-accompanied winter storm heading toward Long Island on Tuesday has worsened, with eight-to-10 inches of snow now expected and up to 14 inches on the East End.The winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning between noon Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday, meaning severe winter weather conditions are expected, according to Upton-based National Weather Service meteorologists.“Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous,” the agency said in a statement. “Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.”The flakes are forecast to start falling Tuesday afternoon, with the heaviest accumulations expected during the evening—making the Tuesday night rush-hour commute a mess—before tapering off overnight into Wednesday morning.Temperatures are expected to hover around 20 with wind gusts of up to 35 mph, making it feel below zero when the temps drop into the teens after sundown.Visibility of a ¼ mile or less are possible at times, although the weather service stopped short of terming the storm a blizzard.Forecast warned of the possibility of frost bite for those not dressed appropriately. The return of the arctic air mass known as the polar vortex is expected to follow the storm and likely bring with it subzero wind chills Tuesday into Wednesday, forecasters said.Temps will stay in the 20s after the storm passes Thursday and Friday and hover in the 30s through next weekend, when the forecast calls for mostly sunny skies.A meteorologist said Nichols Road, connecting Port Jefferson on the North Shore and Patchogue to the south, is the expected line between the lesser amounts to the west and the more than a foot of snow forecast for the Twin Forks.last_img read more

Asian Games Asian Games 2018 Day 1: Bajrang Punia wins first gold for India; Sushil Kumar eliminated

first_imgMedal Alert: 1st Medal (Bronze) for India via Apurvi Chandela/ Ravi Kumar in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team (Shooting) event #AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/X1PBt9qY3A— [email protected] (@India_AllSports) August 19, 2018# SHOOTING: Chandela and Kumar scores 308.5 as India sits at second spot behind Chinese Taipei after first round.# SHOOTING: India’s 10m Air Pistol Mixed team of Manu Bhaker and Abhishek Verma fail to qualify for the medal roundHeartbreak in Shooting….. Manu Bhaker & Abhishek Verma fail to qualify for Final of 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event. Finished 6th in Qualification; only top 5 qualify. Lose out on inner 10s #AsianGames2018 pic.twitter.com/ngP5Jq5Z2r— [email protected] (@India_AllSports) August 19, 2018# SHOOTING: Women’s Trap Qualification | Shreyasi is placed third with an average score of 0.947, while Seema Tomar is in the fifth spot.# SHOOTING: India’s 10m Air Pistol Mixed team of Manu Bhaker and Abhishek Verma have jumped to the sixth spot after scoring a total of 759 points# BASKETBALL: India lose to Chinese Taipei by 84-61 in Women’s Basketball Group A match# SHOOTING: India’s 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team of Manu Bhaker and Abhishek Verma are struggling at 13th position in the qualifying round.# SHOOTING | Men’s Trap Qualification: Manavjit Singh Sandhu leads the table with an average of 1.000.# Wushu: Anjul Namdeo finishes 5th in Men’s Wushu with a score of 9.66# SWIMMING: India’s Srihari Nataraj in Men’s 100m Backstroke Final# Rowing: Om Prakash and Sawaran Singh are through to the Final of Men’s Double Sculls# Swimming: Saurabh Sangvekar fails to qualify for Final in Men’s 200m Freestyle# Rowing: Dattu Bhokanal finished second in Heat 1 and finished fourth with a timing of 8:09.21# India vs Chinese Taipei Women’s Basketball: Chinese Taipei leads by 18-17# India Men’s Double Rowing: Sawarn Singh and Om Prakash recorded a time of 7:10:26# India vs Chinese Taipei Women’s Basketball: India are off to a good start, but Chinese Taipei are leading 12-8.# 10m AIR RIFLE MIXED TEAM: Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar score 208.6; 208.7; 206.7; 211.3 – a total of 835.3# KABADDI: India hammers Japan by a score of 43-12. What a game for them and what a start for the campaign!# KABADDI: India women vs Japan women | Indian team absolutely battering the Japanese as they dominate each and every sector. Excellent team effort! IND 31-10 JPN# SHOOTING: Shreyasi Singh and Seema Tomar score 19 and 16 points respectively in Women’s Trap Qualification Rounds.# AIR RIFLE MIXED TEAM: Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela score 208.6, 208.7, 206.7in the first three series as they look set to qualify to the finals. New Delhi: The Asian Games 2018 officially began on Saturday after India’s flagbearer and Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra led India’s contingent in the opening ceremony. India will start their campaign in different categories, including team badminton, shooting, wrestling, and hockey. After a resounding performance at the 2018 Gold Coast Games, the Indian shooters will kick-start their campaign on Sunday at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. The trap players Seema Tomar and Shreyasi Singh will start the day, followed by Lakshay and Manavjit Sindh Sandhu.Qualification round of 10m air rifle and 10m air pistol is also scheduled for the day for India. All eyes will be on young starlets Manu Bhaker and Apurvi Chandela alongside their teammates Abhishek and Ravi Verma. While Badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth will lead India’s team badminton against the Maldives.LIVE Updates of India’s Asian Games 2018:# End of day one. Thank you for joining us. We will be back Tomorrow with a hope of more yellow metal for India. Till then take care. Have a good night.# Pawan Kumar loses to Uitumen Orgodol: India’s Pawan Kumar loses to Uitumen Orgodol in the men’s freestyle 86 kg category in a hard-fought match. Orgodol defeated Kumar 8-1. # India beat host Indonesia in women’s hockey: The Indian women’s hockey team has started the tournament with a thumping victory over host Indonesia. They defeated the hosts 8-0 win in their first match at the Asian Games. What a brilliant performance that was!# First GOLD for India: Bajrang Punia wins Gold medal in men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling. He defeated Daichi Takatani.# Indian women lead 6-0 at half-time: India lead 6-0 against Indonesia in women’s hockey encounter.# India beat Srilanka in Kabaddi: After beating Bangladesh 50-21 earlier today, India have now beaten Sri Lanka 44-28 to get their second win of the preliminary stage.# PM congratulates Chandela, Kumar for winning India’s first medals at Asiad: “Our talented shooters give us our first medals at the @asiangames2018. Well done @apurvichandela and Ravi Kumar for bagging the Bronze medal in the 10m Air rifle mixed team event,” Modi said in a tweet.# Bad News for wrestling fans: Sushil Kumar eliminated from the Asian Games 2018 as Adam Batirov lost in the quarterfinals.# WRESTLING! Bajrang Punia beats Abdulqasim on technical superiority and enters the SEMI-FINAL!# WRESTLING: Men’s Freestyle 57kg quarter-final | Another shocker! Sandeep Tomar loses 15-9 to Iran’s Atrinagharchi Reza in the Men’s Freestyle 57kg quarter-final.# BADMINTON: Mixed Doubles Round of 32 | Divji Sharan and Kamran Kaur Thandi defeat Marian Jade Capadocia and Alberto Jr Lim.# BADMINTON: Indian men’s badminton team win a solid 3-0 win match against Maldives.# KABADDI: India destroys Bangladesh with a 50-21 win in men’s Kabaddi Group A match.# WRESTLING: Wrestling star Bajrang Punia beats Uzbekistan’s Sirojiddin Khasanov on technical superiority, as he marches through to quarter-finals.# WRESTLING: Sandeep Tomar has won 12-8 against Turkmenistan’s Nazarov Rustem after winning by 12-8 and advances to SEMI FINALS!# WRESTLING: MASSIVE UPSET! India’s Gold medal hopeful Sushil Kumar loses 5-3 in the Men’s Freestyle 74kg Qualification# Manavjit Singh Sandhu finished the Day 1 of Men’s Trap qualification on numero uno with a total of 72 while Lakshay was placed on the fifth spot.# SHOOTING: BRONZE for India! Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar clinch the bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle mixed team event after finishing at a total of 429.9  For all the Latest Sports News News, Asian Games News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Men’s basketball: A recovered D’Mitrik Trice may be Badgers’ best — and final — shot at tournament bid

first_imgUniversity of Wisconsin sophomore D’Mitrik Trice has been absent since Dec. 9 after a right-foot injury ruled the starting point guard out.Now, Trice appears to be nearing a return, following clearance for practice last week.According to Bucky’s 5th Quarter, UW men’s basketball coach Greg Gard said he was unsure as to when Trice could return to action. But Trice’s progress thus far hints that a return could be coming soon.“I’ll visit with our training staff here after practice and see what they’re recommending, where he’s at, how he feels here today after practice,” Gard said. “We haven’t been given a definitive time yet—how soon it will be, how much it will be, when it is when he does get a chance to come back. He is on somewhat of a pitch count here today so we tried to limit it and ease him back in.”Men’s basketball: Badgers to face toughest game this season against MSU SpartansThe University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team is gearing up for a pivotal matchup against the Michigan State Spartans, looking Read…Originally, Trice’s injury timeline was speculated to be at least a month from his surgery in mid-December.  Despite Gard’s non-committal response at a return-date one could assume that Trice will be ready within the coming weeks. But should he play?Since Trice’s injury, the Badgers have gone 6-5, but mostly against subpar competition. The only major conference team they were able to defeat was Illinois last week.With a NCAA tournament bid seeming more and more out of reach, some may believe it would make sense to sit Trice for the remainder of the season to allow more time for the foot to completely heal.While this strategy may prove valid to a team with experienced role players, Wisconsin’s young roster needs all the veteran leadership they can get. Since Trice’s injury, the Badgers have looked unsure on the court, with players often deciding to pass to the star forward Ethan Happ in double coverage rather than looking for or creating better shots.Men’s Basketball: Wisconsin loses big in IowaThe injury-ridden Badgers could not compete against a surging Hawkeye offense Tuesday night in Iowa City. Wisconsin (10-11, 3-5 Big Read…Brad Davison has replaced Trice as the primary ball handler during his 11-game absence.  Over this time, Davison has done his best to distribute the ball, garnering 34 assists.But in doing so, Davison has also turned the ball over 35 times. For comparison, during his 10 games this season, Trice has 23 assists to only 10 turnovers.For a team that has historically prided itself in basketball fundamentals, Davison’s turnovers are simply too high at the point guard position. While the freshman shows great promise for the future, his current role is probably best as an off ball shooter.Even with Wisconsin’s tournament chances appearing bleak, a more experienced facilitator like Trice would help teach a young and impressionable roster how to take care of the basketball going forward.Wisconsin has just entered the bulk of their Big Ten schedule with 10 games still remaining in the regular season. Even if they ran the table in these games, their tournament hopes would still be in question. Still — a slim chance remains if the Badgers are able to get hot, win the Big Ten tournament and receive the automatic bid for March Madness.Badger basketball suffers minor setback during mid-seasonHistorically, University of Wisconsin men’s basketball’s greatest strength has been the program’s ability to recruit and develop dependable four-year players. Read…With this possibility still on the table, Coach Gard should reintegrate Trice as soon as he’s healthy and at least end this season on a positive note.Despite a year of turmoil, the future still looks bright in Madison. Next year will be Ethan Happ’s final season with the team, injured guard Kobe King will be returning and the other young players on the roster will have hopefully progressed in their development.  That being said, Wisconsin has made 19 consecutive NCAA tournaments and Trice’s presence will give them their best shot at continuing that incredible run.Though Trice’s status has not been updated since his return to practice last week, his next opportunity to play would be Thursday, Feb. 1 in Madison.last_img read more