The New Mastersounds hosted another late night Jazz Fest show for the books, bringing their English-style funk outfit to the city of New Orleans during the most wonderful time of year. Another 2AM show filed into the Joy Theatre for a double set scorcher, welcoming some very special guests for the early morning tribute to the late Allen Toussaint.Lettuce/Soulive’s Eric Krasno, Dumpstaphunk’s Ivan Neville, and southern rock-soul artist Marc Broussard were billed for the “Southern Late Nights” tribute to New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint.The band started and ended the night with their original music, sandwiching the tribute with hits like “Cigar Time” and “Baby Bouncer.” Nearing the approach of sunrise, the all-stars brought a new level of funky respect to classic songs like “Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley,” “Night People,” and “Last Train.”Check out these incredible photos from last night, courtesy of the great Jeremy Scott: The New Mastersounds will be returning to the Joy Theatre this evening with Jon Cleary and Marc Broussard. Tickets available here.The New Mastersounds @ The Joy Theatre 4/29/16:Set One: MFP, Cigar Time, Take What You Need, Dusty, Sitting On My Knees, Windjammer*, 33*, Sneakin Sally^, On Your Way+, Yes We Can%Set Two: Night People#, Hercules*, Funky Bars, Last Train=, High N Wide, T Bad, SF, Hihachi, Fancy, Upstairs, All Wrapped Up, Baby Bouncer* w/ Eric Krasno+ w/ Marc# w/ Ivan= w/ Joe^ w/ Marc & Kraz% w/ Marc & Ivan
Categories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionThe mass shootings using assault rifles (ARs) continue. The mass shootings in Connecticut, Florida, Texas, Nevada and California have resulted in 190 deaths and many more wounded. All are equally tragic. In 1994, a law was enacted that prohibited the manufacture of ARs for civilian use, but it allowed manufacture for law enforcement agencies. Unfortunately, this law expired in 2004 and there was no effort by Congress to extend it. Thereafter, AR manufacturing surged. In 2012, in response to the Sandy Hook shooting of children and their teachers, a bill entitled The Assault Weapons Ban similar to the 1994 law was introduced. The NRA condemned this bill and the Senate rejected it by a vote of 60-40. So now there are as many as 15 million civilian-owned ARs, and the number continues to grow.Certainly, a law like that proposed in 2012 should be enacted. But what should be done about the 15 million already manufactured and sold?To think that mental health expansion, which is worthwhile, will solve the problem alone is naive. This is because it would be impossible to find, evaluate, treat and monitor all those of the 15 million that might be thinking of using their ARs to kill. And, as we have seen in the past, the tracking of those individuals who are known to pose a threat is prone to human error. The only solution to this horrific problem is to ban ARs from our civilian population. People’s lives are at stake. Congress must act.Dale BrownNiskayunaMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationNiskayuna girls’ cross country wins over BethlehemEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsPuccioni’s two goals help Niskayuna boys’ soccer top Shaker, remain perfectEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes
Get away from it all.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours ago According to realestate.com.au data, the median house price in Tin Can Bay is $332,500 and the median rent is $285 per week.For units, the median sale price is $265k and median rental is $205 per week. Five things you should do when you buy an investment property Georgie Gardner scores the keys to Mosman home Yes, please.“No pressure, no traffic lights, no parking meters, just a relaxed, laid back lifestyle to wander through the waterfront parklands with picnic areas, protected waterways just perfect for water sports such as canoeing, sail boarding, sailing and fishing to name a few past times.”Sounds pretty good, right?Apparently so, because a nearby listing has a similar vibe.A three bedroom home at 8 Beattie Court — for sale at $890k — advertises “a vibrant seaside coastal community with water sports, fishing, golfing and no traffic lights.’The listing describes Tin Can Bay as a “hidden paradise”. MORE NEWS: 10 original beach houses for under $500,000 According to several listings on realestate.com.au, this ideal is a real feature-of-the-town, and it doesn’t stop there.A four bedroom home at 92 Toolara Rd, is listed for sale for $795k.The listing says: “A fantastic lifestyle to behold is waiting for you at the ever popular Tin Can Bay … the best keep secret.” This is the life, in Tin Can Bay.A couple of hundred kilometres north of Brisbane, Tin Can Bay has got to be one of the best named towns in Australia.You can’t help but think life is good there — sitting on the pier, cracking a tinnie or two, watching the world go by.But the town has many more — real — claims to fame.Like the idea of traffic-light-free living. MORE NEWS: Aussie homeowners get nasty new year surprise 8 Beattie Court. VIP’s eye epic $15 million Bondi penthouse 92 Toolara Rd.
Related Stories SELF DEFENSE: Syracuse shuts down Army, Thul in 1st win of seasonMaltz returns to mix for balanced offense against Army In a game where offense was hard to come by, Syracuse’s four-goal second quarter served as the exception, as the Orange pulled away from the Black Knights and clicked offensively en route to a 6-2 victory.“I think it was just some of the situations we had,” SU head coach John Desko said. “We get a goal off the offense and we get something unsettled. We caught them in a couple clearing situations that started a little break for us.”Syracuse’s first goal of the second quarter came on a strike from Scott Loy at the 11:42 mark. Kevin Rice looped around the net, looking for a cutting teammate. He found Loy, who corralled the ball and hurled it into the net in one fluid motion.The goal extended the Orange’s lead to 2-0, and started to distance SU from Army after a sluggish first quarter for both teams.Less than two minutes later, Luke Cometti scored his first goal of the game and third of the season off of a dish from JoJo Marasco. The midfielder curved the pass around a defender. Cometti caught the ball and rifled it past Army goaltender Sam Somers.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThen, Dylan Donahue and Derek Maltz joined the fray. Donahue, who’s been a bright spot for Syracuse so far this season, drew a double team and toyed with the Army defense. Maltz juked one way and burst toward the other, finding space to catch Donahue’s pass and essentially place the ball into a nearly wide-open net.“I think we came out of the gate and we were a little bit less nervous than last game,” Maltz said. “Second quarter, we had a week to prepare. We knew what they were doing.”Donahue added a goal of his own roughly three minutes later, sneaking into the crease and beating Somers.Syracuse turned a 1-0 advantage into a 5-2 lead, showcasing its offensive potential while putting on a strong defensive showing, as well. The Orange attempted 18 shots in the quarter, only seven away from Army’s total for the entire game.Said Maltz: “With JoJo, Luke and Scott Loy, they did a great job up top and our attack moved the ball well and found some opportunities.” Comments Published on February 25, 2013 at 12:31 am Contact Trevor: [email protected] | @TrevorHass Facebook Twitter Google+
After dropping the first two games of a three game set against No. 6 North Carolina over the weekend, the USC baseball team managed to avoid a series sweep with a 5-2 victory over the Tar Heels (8-2) on Sunday.The Trojans (8-3) fell behind 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth, and looked as they would go quietly in the top of the fifth. But with two outs, senior outfielder Garret Houts singled and stole second.Junior second baseman Adam Landecker singled him home and advanced to third on a double by senior first baseman Matt Foat. Both scored on a single by senior catcher Kevin Roundtree. Roundtree moved to third on a double by sophomore third baseman Kevin Swick, and both scored on a single by sophomore shortstop James Roberts before the inning finally came to an end.All told, six straight Trojan hitters reached base, all with two outs, and five players scoring to put USC up 5-1.“It just clicked,” said USC coach Frank Cruz of the big fifth inning. “We just got the hits.”Those five runs were more than enough for Trojan starting pitcher Stephen Tarpley. The freshman did not look like one against one of the best teams in college baseball, going six strong innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with just two walks to his seven strikeouts.“Stephen pitched great,” Cruz said. “He really stepped up and helped us get out with a win.”On Saturday, USC got another great performance on the mound, but senior Ben Mount’s seven and 2/3 innings of one-run ball were not enough as the Trojan fell 1-0 in an old-fashioned pitcher’s duel. Tar Heel starter Chris Munnelly allowed a leadoff single to the very first hitter of the game, and then did not give up another hit over seven shutout innings.“Mount threw really, really well,” Cruz said. “It was a great game, but we squandered our best chance to score.”The chance came in the eighth inning when sophomore outfielder Omar Cotto Lozada singled to start the inning and moved to second on a fielder’s choice. Cotto Lozada advanced to third on a wild pitch. He broke for home on another wild pitch, but was tagged out at the plate. It was one of just two times in the game the Trojans even got a runner into scoring position.While the Trojans competed on Saturday, they were torn apart Friday 11-1. The Tar Heels scored three in the second off of senior pitcher Andrew Triggs and two more in the third to put USC in a 5-0 hole early. The Trojans got one back in the seventh, but their bullpen was decimated for six runs over the final two innings to put the game completely out of reach.The Trojans traveled every player on the team to Chapel Hill “as a reward for their hard work in the fall,” according to Cruz. And while USC lost the series, Cruz said he felt his team grew from the experience of the road trip and level of the competition.“We can take this and grow from it,” Cruz said. “But we can’t look behind at it. We’re always looking ahead.”Ahead for the Trojans is another tough matchup. USC returns home Tuesday to host No. 15 Cal State Fullerton at six p.m. at Dedeaux Field.