Newport Jazz Festival Announces Initial 2019 Lineup: Herbie Hancock, The Bad Plus, Ravi Coltrane, More

first_imgThe Newport Jazz Festival will return to Newport, RI’s Fort Adams State Park on August 2nd–4th, marking the event’s 65th anniversary.The historic New England jazz festival has announced it’s first wave of 2019 artists, with Herbie Hancock, The Bad Plus, and Corinne Bailey Rae topping the bill. Newport Jazz Festival will see additional performances from Buika, Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective, Sons of Kemet, Makaya McCraven, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Ravi Coltrane/David Virelles, ELEW, Marcus Strickland Twi-Life, Christian Sand – 3 Piano Erroll Garner Tribute! feat. Helen Sung and Tadataka Unno, Dafnis Prieto Big Band, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Sun Ra Arkestra, Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game, Joel Ross ‘Good Vibes‘, Tia Fuller’s “Diamond Cut”, Sammy Miller and the Congregation, and Laurin Talese.More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.Newport, RI’s Fort Adams is situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor with panoramic views. The festival at the Fort features 4 stages, food and crafts, two beer and wine gardens, and more. The festival is held rain or shine, so get ready for a weekend stacked full of Jazz’s finest musicians.Tickets are on sale now here, with numerous ticket-package options available.For more information on the 2019 Newport Jazz Festival, head to the event’s website.last_img read more

Young couple snaps up riverfront apartment with record breaking bid

first_imgThis apartment smashed the price record for the building.A NINTH floor riverfront apartment broke the price record for its building when it sold to a young couple at auction.The New Farm apartment at 93/23 Griffith St, in New Farm got the highest ever price for the Gemini Towers apartment block when it sold at auction for $1.41 million at the weekend.The previous price record was for $1.27 million for a similr three bedroom apartment back in 2014.The Gemini Towers was one of the earlier high rise apartment blocks in the area when it was constructed in the ‘70s. The view from the balcony.Part of the demand, according to Ms Oxley, was because apartments in the 33-unit Gemini Towers rarely come on the market with none selling between 2015 and 2017.“People own them for a long, long time,” she said.The auction was the first time this particular apartment had been on the market since 1973. The expansive floorspace is comparable to many houses.Six bidders came to the auction to try and get their hand on the home, with the vast majority wanting it as a live-in residence, rather than potential investors.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoInside 93/23 Griffith Street New Farm.According to agent Sandie Oxley from McGrath New Farm, the apartment block had certain advantages over newer buildings in the inner city.“The modern ones are all bright and sparkly, but they are all very much the same,” she said. The apartment has a space comparable to many houses, with an expansive 195 sqm floor plan as well as a triple-car lockup garage. last_img read more

Design guru the face of Brisbane’s World of Style store

first_img >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< MORE: Tesla puts you a step ahead this storm season That is, according to new home builder Porter Davis, who drew inspiration from the world class destinations for their second World of Style display store that launched in Fortitude Valley last week. RELATED: Mr Whinnett said they now had a selection displays homes across the southeast corner and they exemplified new home builders desire to have something more than bricks and mortar.“They are the foundation of people’s hopes and dreams and our goal is to respect and support our customers in achieving a truly beautiful home,” he said. Neale Whittker officially launched Porter Davis’s World of Style in Fortitude Valley, on November 15, 2018. Picture AAP/David Clark.Style guru and The Block judge Neale Whitaker helped the builder officially launch the new store on November 15, five years after they opened their Melbourne shop. Whitaker said consumers now, more than ever, craved access to interior design expertise.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago“Services like World of Style, that offer the full package and advice on how to style your home, are incredibly valuable when it comes to styling your home,” he said.“For me, it’s about being brave with styles and colours you like, but consistency is key.”Porter Davis Queensland state manager Grant Whinnett said the company, which started in Victoria, had made a concerted push in to Queensland, and was in its second year of operation in the sunshine state. Celeb’s plan to bring design to more homes Design tips for Christmas cheer The Whitsundays, Bahamas, Milan, Scandinavia, Barcelona – are the world destinations providing inspiration for new home designs in Brisbane. Porter Davis general manager marketing Shaun Patterson said the “state-of-the-art” style was World of Style, at 358 Wickham St, offers four themes, including Classic, Designer, Contemporary and Resort — along with 36 styles created by Porter Davis’ designers.last_img read more

Syracuse earns No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament, will play winner of Penn-Albany in 2nd round

first_imgSyracuse has earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament as well as a first-round bye. SU will host the winner of Pennsylvania and Albany in the second round on May 10 at SU Soccer Stadium.The Orange received an automatic berth into the NCAA tournament after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. SU defeated then-No. 4 Boston College, then-No. 3 Duke and then-No. 2 North Carolina in a four-day stretch last week.“Much like I talked about the regular season preparing us for the playoffs, the ACC tournament’s very similar to playing in the NCAA tournament,” Syracuse head coach Gary Gait said on Thursday, “… I’m hoping it helped. I believe it will.”Despite its three-game stretch in the ACC tournament, the Orange (14-7, 3-4 ACC) lost 9-8 to No. 14 Loyola on Saturday, dropping to 6-5 in one-goal games.Gait said on Thursday that his team’s goal every season is to earn a top-four seed to gain home-field advantage until the final four. Despite its loss to Loyola, SU earned that opportunity.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange’s seven losses in a regular season is its most since 2011 and second-most since 2006. Last year, Syracuse earned the No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament and reached the national championship before falling to Maryland, 15-12, for the third time in 2014. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on May 3, 2015 at 9:20 pm Contact Paul: [email protected] | @pschwedslast_img read more