Wolfe: Fire In My Mouth — Bob Hanlon & Lawrence Rock, engineers; Ian Good & Lawrence Rock, mastering engineers (Jaap Van Zweden, Francisco J. Núñez, Donald Nally, The Crossing, Young People’s Chorus Of NY City & New York Philharmonic) … [Read more...] about Chris Cornell posthumously wins Grammy for Best Recording Package
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“Charpentier: Les Arts Florissants; Les Plaisirs De Versailles” — Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, conductors; Jesse Blumberg, Teresa Wakim & Virginia Warnken; Renate Wolter-Seevers, producer (Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble; Boston Early Music Festival Vocal Ensemble) … [Read more...] about Tess Holliday is strawberry sweet in chiffon gown as she arrives for the Grammy Awards
This book, politically speaking, is essential. It starts, appropriately, with the Skye Bridge, where residents have to pay over a fiver each way for the privilege of visiting and returning from the mainland. The Forth Bridge, many times longer, costs 80p for a two-way trip. The Skye Bridge was the first major PFI project, and in its breathtakingly cynical budgeting (the government - ie we - contributed £16 million, a tidy sum for something that the private sector was meant to be building by itself), and its contempt for the people who actually use it, symbolises and typifies everything that is wrong with letting private money into what should be state enterprises. What PFI seems to mean is this: the government washes its hands of all responsibility save that of making life difficult for those who object. … [Read more...] about What is to be done?
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations publishes a report from a human rights QC warning that the bill could breach the right to freedom of speech. Lawyers for many charities warn of a legal minefield for trustees: if they trip into electoral law they must send weekly reports of all their spending during the electoral period, when any slip risks criminal charges. The government denies the bill will silence campaigners, but a letter of protest representing swaths of charities – from the British Legion to Citizens Advice – crosses the political divide. The campaign group 38 Degrees says the "proposed gagging law would have a chilling effect on British democracy". The Taxpayers' Alliance agrees: "The bill is a serious threat to independent politics that will stifle free and open democratic debate." … [Read more...] about The lobbying bill will save corporate PRs but silence the protesters
Injuries were caused by exposure to the flames or the cold water - all those affected have already been released from hospital. The park in Scottsboro - a town of 14,000 in northern Alabama - includes a boat ramp, a swimming dock and a restaurant. … [Read more...] about Alabama fire: Eight killed as blaze engulfs 35 boats in marina