Facebook Limerick Jazz Festival returns to the city later this month [27-30 September] with a wide range of great music and top class artists from across Ireland, Britain and Europe.Launching The upcoming 7th International Jazz Festival were, Hugh Cleary Ward and Heather Nash. Picture: Alan PlaceLIMERICK’S International Jazz Festival returns to the city at the end of the month with a wide range of great music and top class artists from across Ireland, Britain and Europe.The event which runs from September 27 to 30 September will be highlighted by a jazz trail taking in seven venues across the city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This year’s headline acts are Linley Hamilton with the Camden Orchestra at the Belltable and the Julien Siegel Quartet at Dolan’s on Friday, September 28; a children’s music workshop in Ormston House, a jazz improv workshop in the Hunt Museum, followed by the Paul Dunlea Group and the Renegade Brass Band in Dolan’s on Saturday; Jim Doherty, followed by Aoife Doyle with the Limerick Jazz Quartet at Dolan’s on Sunday.Festival organiser John Daly said that the programme featured an eclectic mixture of some of the finest local, national and international Jazz musicians for a fantastic four days of top quality live music in Limerick.“We will be presenting a programme of events that combines quality, accessibility and great value for money. Limerick’s Jazz scene is growing and maturing every year and this year’s festival,” he added.Mayor James Collins said it was fantastic to see the return of the Limerick Jazz Festival to the city for its seventh anniversary.“It has firmly established itself as part of the city’s autumn cultural calendar and it is great to see the organisers continue to attract great artists to the city.”Culture and Arts Officer Sheila Deegan added: “The significance of jazz can be noticed by its varying styles, innovations and complexity. Jazz has intricate rhythms and harmonies which are reflected in this wonderfully diverse programme in this year’s festival.”The festival is promoted by the Limerick Jazz Society with support from the Arts Council, Limerick City and County Council and Fáilte Ireland.by Tom [email protected] Linkedin WhatsApp Advertisement NewsCommunityLifestyleEntertainmentCity will jazz it up with sounds of SeptemberBy Staff Reporter – September 5, 2018 1448 Email Twitter Print Previous articleAll-Ireland song puts Simon in CloverNext articleWATCH – Taute speaks on return from injury and Glasgow test Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie
Robert P. Crowell, age 76 of Batesville, died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Margaret Mary Health. Born February 7, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, he is the son of Ruth (Nee: Steele) and Cecil Crowell. He married Linda Pactwa August 3, 1963 at St. Paul’s Church in Hammond, Indiana. Bob taught Industrial Arts and Drafting for 33 years before retiring. His first two years were at Sunman and his last 31 in Batesville. He enjoyed working with young people. He started the Coonhunters Junior Conservation Club, worked on many projects with students through the Rural Alliance for the Arts, coached the high school track and cross country teams for 10 years and had a program similar to Junior Achievement in which his students would create a business, manufacture a product and sell it to the public.Other interests included being a member of the Tri-County Harmonizers Barbara Shop Quartet, a former member of the Coonhunters small bore rifle team and re-furbishing and re-finishing antiques with Linda. They also owned and operated the Safari Camp Ground for 16 years. Bob collect gas memorabilia and loved to collect and restore antique steam and gas engine tractors. A member of the Pioneer Engineers Club of Rushville, he had articles published in 23 magazines on the subject.Another love of Bob’s was cars. Over the years he owned several collectable cars and was a member of the Corvair Club of Indianapolis, the Corvair Club of Cincinnati, Vintage T-Bird Club of Indianapolis, the Ford Model T Club of America, the Ford Model T Club of Indianapolis, and the Hoosier Hills Car Club.Bob is survived by his wife Linda; daughter Patricia Crowell-Gentles of Lambertville, New Jersey; brother James Crowell of Valparaiso, Indiana as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents. Visitation is Wednesday, November 15th, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday, November 16th, at the Batesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Chris Renick and Rev. Charles Flory officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family requests memorials to Safe Passage.
Ghana League Clubs Association chairman Alhaji Raji has attributed Capital Bank’s failure to get the best out of their relationship with the Ghana Premier League as headline sponsor of the league down to their own doing.The financial institution, formerly known as First Capital Plus, has suspended their contract with the GFA two years into a five-year deal.Capital Bank are yet to state reasons behind their contract suspension or termination but there are rumours they were not satisfied with the mileage derived.Alhaji Raji is firmly of the view Capital Bank cannot blame the Ghana FA. “After the G6 tournament, we (GHALCA) will meet the GFA and I believe this issue will be resolved,” he told Joy Sports.“As for visibility, clubs complained a lot that they did not see First Capital at the various stadiums because [that] is their responsibility.” “Clubs will not carry billboards [to the stadium] for them, they must bring it themselves. Visibility is their responsibility. We have given you the platform it is for you now to maximize the usage of the platform.”The GHALCA organized G6 tournament will begin on January 7.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports
Senior national basketball team of BiH will gather today in Sarajevo to start preparing for the European Championship in Slovenia, which will be held in September.Selector of the national team of BiH Aleksandar Petrović invited 16 players for preparations: Zackary Wright, Muhamed Pašalić, Filip Adamović, Nihad Đedovic, Nemanja Gordić, Marko Šutalo, Ante Mašić, Dalibor Peršić, Adin Vrabac, Mirza Teletović, Edin Bavčić, Miralem Halilović, Nedžad Sinanović , Elmedin Kikanović, Andrija Stipanović, Jusuf Nurkić.Petrović expects to have all invited players, except Zach Wright and captain Mirza Teletović who will join the team later.The first part of the preparation will be carried out in Sarajevo, and after seven days they will go to Slovenia, where they will work on fitness and tactics. After that, they will return to Sarajevo where they will stay for three or four days, and then in Slovenia, they will play against Slovenia, Georgia and Russia.‘’Impact of the seven-part preparations consists of two tournaments in Germany and Greece, where they will play six games’’ said the coach Petrović for Fena.In Germany BiH national team will play against a local team, against Greece and Macedonia, while during “Akropolis tournament” in Athens they will play against Italy, Greece and Latvia.European Championship in Slovenia will be held from 4th to 22th September 2013. Players of BiH will play in Jesenice in the B-group with Macedonia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Latvia and Serbia. (Source:Fena)