Festival – Central Valley Hispanic Chamber http://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 01:23:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-68.png Festival – Central Valley Hispanic Chamber http://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/ 32 32 🌱Get your Stars and Stripes calendar today!+It’s a tree festival https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/%f0%9f%8c%b1get-your-stars-and-stripes-calendar-todayits-a-tree-festival/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 01:23:00 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/%f0%9f%8c%b1get-your-stars-and-stripes-calendar-todayits-a-tree-festival/ Good morning everyone! It’s me, Karena Garrity, your host of the Avon-Avon Lake Daily. Here’s all the community news you need to know right now, including… Get your eagel calendar today! The real estate market is booming! The Tree Festival is underway! But first, today’s weather: A lot of sun. High: 52 Low: 33. 🏠 […]]]>

Good morning everyone! It’s me, Karena Garrity, your host of the Avon-Avon Lake Daily. Here’s all the community news you need to know right now, including…

  • Get your eagel calendar today!
  • The real estate market is booming!
  • The Tree Festival is underway!

But first, today’s weather:

A lot of sun. High: 52 Low: 33.


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  • Cleveland Browns: “Coop had a day on Sunday with its first multi-TD game this season and its second-best yardage and rec totals:” (Cleveland Browns via Instagram)
  • Cleveland Clinic: “Max, 5 weeks old, had red, droopy eyes, fatigue, difficulty feeding and labored breathing. His mother suspected RSV.⁣ ⁣ Max’s health deteriorated rapidly. He needed a breathing tube and went into respiratory arrest. saved Max’s life at the link in our bio.⁣⁣⁣⁣http://bit.ly/3VkHmDe” (Cleveland Clinic via Instagram)
  • FIDO Companion Rescue Inc.: “Meet Ranger! Ranger is the cutest middle-aged dog we’ve gotten out of a shelter when he was diagnosed with heartworm and kidney failure. He’s now heartworm negative and his kidney count has improved.” (Fido’s Companion Rescue Inc. via Facebook)
  • Cleveland Clinic: “Enjoy the first day of having a sunset to come home to. Kate Shepherd, Red Print #34B, 2011, serigraph. Courtesy of the artist and LeLong Gallery. On view at Independence Family Health Center.” (Cleveland Clinic via Instagram)
  • Support Avon Schools: “Another amazing float display for the Heritage Thanksgiving Day Parade! Macy’s Macy’s We hope you all have a wonderful holiday.” (Support Avon Schools through Facebook)
  • Avon Lake City Schools: “Thank you to all of our service workers! Thank you Westview students for honoring the men and women who dedicate their lives to public service in our community. #ALexcellence Happy Thanksgiving.” (Avon Lake City Schools via Facebook)
  • Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services: “A big THANK YOU to the Textbook Painting team for their recent food drive to support the CRS Food Pantry! They delivered 1,490 pounds of food! Food drives like this are essential to help sustain us. the needs of food insecure families. Last week alone we distributed food to 89 households!” (Avon/Avon Lake Community Resource Services via Facebook)

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ Stars to Headline Upcoming SF Comedy Fest https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/schitts-creek-stars-to-headline-upcoming-sf-comedy-fest/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 18:55:54 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/schitts-creek-stars-to-headline-upcoming-sf-comedy-fest/ English Schitt’s Creek stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara will be joined by Jane Lynch of Joy when SF Sketchfest returns to town in early 2023. The three Emmy-winning actors will reunite for a screening and panel to toast the beloved mockumentary’s 20th anniversary A strong wind. Annual comedy festival announced a list of additional […]]]>

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Schitt’s Creek stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara will be joined by Jane Lynch of Joy when SF Sketchfest returns to town in early 2023. The three Emmy-winning actors will reunite for a screening and panel to toast the beloved mockumentary’s 20th anniversary A strong wind. Annual comedy festival announced a list of additional shows yesterday, the same day, tickets went on sale.

The comedy festival, which runs from January 20 to February 5, also announced a 50th anniversary screening of the 1973 neo-black satire The long goodbye at the Castro Theater on January 28.

MTV’s Ken Marino and hot and humid american summerDavid Wain of will be raising money for local educational nonprofit 826 Valencia with a “Middle-Aged Dad Jam Session” at Swedish American Hall on January 20. musical numbers.

Other sketch and stand-up shows, live readings, podcast recordings and improv nights from comedic masterminds like David Cross, Michael Ian Black and members of the Upright Citizens Brigade are scheduled at venues from the city.

Sketchfest will also feature hyper-local comedies like Killing My Lobster and Surviving San Francisco, which puts life in one of the country’s most expensive cities under a sardonic microscope, and plenty of events for all ages.

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SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by local comedians and SF State alumni David Owen, Cole Stratton, and Janet Varney with a mission to shine a spotlight on Bay Area comedy groups, and has grown into a recognized festival nationwide. which promotes emerging talent and attracts famous headliners.

January 20 – February 5, 2023 | $22-55
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USF Hillel Presents First Festival of Jewish Life – The Oracle https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/usf-hillel-presents-first-festival-of-jewish-life-the-oracle/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 06:00:05 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/usf-hillel-presents-first-festival-of-jewish-life-the-oracle/ USF Hillel Executive Director Sylvie Feinsmith helped organize the event to celebrate Jewish culture and heritage at the Morris and Bertha Escoli Center for Jewish Campus Life. ORACLE PHOTO/ULIANA LEARNED After years of hosting various events to honor Jewish culture, USF Hillel celebrated its first-ever Festival of Jewish Life on November 13. The celebration, which […]]]>
USF Hillel Executive Director Sylvie Feinsmith helped organize the event to celebrate Jewish culture and heritage at the Morris and Bertha Escoli Center for Jewish Campus Life. ORACLE PHOTO/ULIANA LEARNED

After years of hosting various events to honor Jewish culture, USF Hillel celebrated its first-ever Festival of Jewish Life on November 13.

The celebration, which brought together about 100 members of the general public and students, honored the Jewish community, according to USF Hillel Executive Director Sylvie Feinsmith.

“It’s something I’ve wanted to do for years,” she said. “I’ve been on our campus for eight years and always recognized that we needed a Yom Keyf, which is like a fun day in Hebrew. We needed something for the community to come together and just to have fun with.

“The timing is perfect because over the past month there has been such a surge in hatred of Jews in our country. Whenever anti-Semitism rises, whenever we feel marginalized, when we feel threatened, when we are upset or hurt, there is always a community. So what better time to get together and have fun. It worked perfectly.

Participants participated in activities from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Morris and Bertha Escoli Center for Jewish Campus Life. Activities included cartoon drawing, a photo booth and bouncy house, airbrushing of T-shirts, and various raffles and contests. For those looking to learn more about Jewish culture, USF Hillel also hosted Israeli food and jewelry vendors as well as educational speakers about Israel.

In addition to those coordinated by the students, Bulls for Israel, a student-run university organization, handed out pamphlets, flags, cultural artifacts and books to those who stopped to talk to them. Although not affiliated with USF Hillel, gift of life – a bone marrow registry dedicated to healing immune disorders and blood cancer – was also on hand to collect oral swabs from student volunteers.

For Sophie Roth-Knigin, a former USF Hillel leadership fellow and public health student, the Festival of Jewish Life was a way to bring the USF community together to celebrate Jewish culture and heritage. Regardless of identification, she said she views USF Hillel as a resource for people to learn about Judaism and how best to support Jewish communities.

“Personally, I was not brought up as particularly Jewish, but I have always identified as Jewish. And so coming into college, Jewish culture was something I was very excited to get involved in as a way to explore my heritage a bit more,” she said.

“What Hillel does a great job of facilitating is finding out what Judaism means to each person individually, because not all of us have a universal experience with our religions and culture. It allows us to understand what the journey is and what that path is for each of us.

Although she is not Jewish herself, physical education student Jennifer Lukowski accompanied her Jewish roommates to the celebration. After attending various cultural events with them, Lukowski said she was able to learn more about Jewish traditions and norms than she thought possible.

“I just wanted to know more about Judaism. I mean, I learned stuff in school, but I never had anyone I know who was Jewish,” she said. “So I learned a lot about their prayers and the things that they do and while they’re doing it, I don’t feel left out at all. I just kind of say my own prayer and kind of return that that they make.

The activities ended with two contests, an ice cream tasting challenge and a frozen t-shirt battle. Seeing students laugh and make memories with each other is Hillel’s vision, according to Sara Ingber, chair of the Hillel Council of Suncoasts, especially in light of a recent wave of anti-Semitism across the country.

“Anti-Semitism is always kind of something that we are aware of and aware of,” she said. “We always keep that on the back burner as much as possible because we’re not victims, we don’t teach our students to be victims.

“We want to give them the skills, self-awareness and self-confidence to come out when faced with something disgusting like this, and be able to resist. Being overly excited or emotional, but acting rationally and hopefully changing some hearts and minds. That’s sort of what it was all about today.

Looking ahead, Feinsmith said she hopes the event will continue on a larger scale, such as integrating it into USF Hillel’s annual Hanukkah party and expanding participation to more organizations. Jews on campus.

As awareness of Jewish culture and community continues to grow on campus, she hopes more students will feel welcome to attend USF Hillel events and visit the center, even if they don’t. are not Jews themselves.

“We may be a Jewish student center, but we don’t exist solely to serve our own people,” she said. “Personally and professionally, I believe that a healthy Jewish community depends on an overall healthy community.

“There’s absolutely no reason why we wouldn’t serve non-Jewish students. Be careful, we do not proselytize because it is against the Jewish religion. We don’t convert people and encourage people to convert. If I can create a safe space for a student, whether Jewish or not, it is my honor.

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Marrakech Festival Buzz Titles – Variety https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/marrakech-festival-buzz-titles-variety/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 18:40:00 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/marrakech-festival-buzz-titles-variety/ With a selection of 76 films from 33 countries divided into seven sections, this year Marrakech Film Festival will not miss cinematic treasure. From November 11 to 19, the 19 of the festivale The edition will open with “Pinocchio” by “Guillermo del Toro” before gala screenings of “Armageddon Time” by James Gray, “Master Gardener” by […]]]>

With a selection of 76 films from 33 countries divided into seven sections, this year Marrakech Film Festival will not miss cinematic treasure. From November 11 to 19, the 19 of the festivale The edition will open with “Pinocchio” by “Guillermo del Toro” before gala screenings of “Armageddon Time” by James Gray, “Master Gardener” by Paul Schrader and “The Swimmers” by Sally El Hosaini.

While hosting a handful of world premieres – including Anurag Kashyap’s Bollywood-flavored ‘Almost Love’, which will be performed outdoors in Marrakech’s Jemaa El Fna Square – this year’s festival will also highlight a number of jewels of the festival circuit.

Below are fourteen stars from this year’s program.

“Abdelinho” (dir. Hicham Ayouch) (Moroccan Panorama)

The satirical comedy “Abdelinho” follows a young Moroccan with samba in his bones and Brazil still on his mind. Director Hicham Ayouch’s smash hit is one of many completed projects to go from a slot at an earlier edition of the Atlas Workshop to a showcase at this year’s festival.

“Alma Viva” (dir. Cristèle Alves Meira) (Competition)

Portugal’s Oscar bid ‘Alma Viva’ takes a bittersweet look at the ties that bind, following a pre-teen girl left to mourn in solitude as her extended family tears apart after the death of their matriarch. Blending autobiographical touches with folk tales and magical realism, the film follows a young girl with an old soul.

“Almost Love” (dir. Anurag Kashyap) (Jemaa El Fna)

Eclectic songwriter Anurag Kashyap marks a musical change of pace in this tragic love tale, which follows two sets of intersecting stars on two parallel tracks. Premiering in Marrakesh, Kashyap’s latest effort reframes Bollywood’s musical conventions from a pop and biased perspective.

“Autobiography” (dir. Makbul Mubarak) (Competition)

A young man in search of a mentor and the older retired general he serves form an increasingly close bond of violence in the disturbing thriller Makbul Mubarak. Questions of loyalty, patriarchy and the legacy of Indonesia’s three-decade military dictatorship color this confident debut feature.

“Autobiography”
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“The Blue Caftan” (dir. Maryam Touzani) (Competition)

Moroccan Oscar entry ‘The Blue Caftan’ won the Fipresci award at Cannes before winning other honors at festivals in Chicago, Vancouver and New York. Directed by Maryam Touzani and produced by Nabil Ayouch, the sensual drama confronts tradition and taboo in a close-knit homophobic society.

“The Damned Don’t Cry” (dir. Fyzal Boulifa) (Special screenings)

A traveling mother and her teenage son are both drawn into different forms of sex work as they hit the road in search of greater stability and opportunity. Blending social realism and family drama, Fyzal Boulifa’s second feature has been acclaimed on the festival circuit.

“Faraway Song” (dir. Clarissa Campolina) (Competition)

Internationally premiering at this year’s festival, Clarissa Campolina’s first solo production follows a biracial young woman’s search for identity, agency and escape in a stifling, conservative climate. “The film dialogues with contemporary Brazil and with the issues and feelings of our time,” said the director. Variety.

“Distant Song”
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“Goldfishes” (dir. Abdeslam Kelai) (Moroccan Panorama)

Another graduate of the Ateliers de l’Atlas, director Abdeslam Kelai’s naturalistic drama follows three women on the fringes of society, relying on improvisation, overlapping dialogue and tight camerawork to create a sense of total immersion in a harsh environment of northern Morocco mitigated by the bonds of friendship. .

“Mediterranean Fever” (dir. Maha Haj) (Gala screenings)

Submitted to Palestine’s Oscar and winner of the Un Certain Regard screenplay award, Maha Haj’s “Mediterranean Fever” takes a darkly comedic look at two middle-aged neighbors turned arch-nemesis. “I’ve always been fascinated by friendships between men,” said Haj Variety earlier this year. “They can be different and intriguing and I wanted to play with that.”

“Muna Moto” (dir. Jean-Pierre Dikongué-Pipa) (The 11e Continent)

This unprecedented restoration of an avant-garde Cameroonian film will be screened on the African continent for the time being in Marrakech, making the title a real source of pride for artistic director Remi Bonhomme. “It’s very important to show how Arab and African cinema was at the forefront of the avant-garde,” he says. Variety. “Because even today this film displays great narrative modernity.”

“Riceboy Sleeps”

“Riceboy Sleeps” (dir. Anthony Shim) (Competition)

Winner of the Platform Prize in Toronto, Anthony Shim’s immigration drama will win further awards in Vancouver and Busan and from the Directors Guild of Canada, acclaimed for its intensity, sensitivity and formal sophistication.

“Savage” (dir. Ahmed Abdullahi) (Competition)

Another world premiere, director Ahmed Abdullahi’s feature debut follows a single mother struggling to raise a seven-year-old daughter while abandoning her in the octagon as a young and up-and-coming fighter on the MMA scene.

“Summer Days” (dir. Faouzi Bensaïdi) (Panorama Marocain)

Set on a once-grand estate in Tangier and following a debt-ridden family who spent last summer together, acclaimed filmmaker Faouzi Bensaidi’s ensemble drama makes its world premiere at this year’s festival. Vast in focus and concise in length, this family saga will open the Moroccan Panorama program.

“Queens” (dir. Yasmine Benkiran) (Special screenings)

Yasmine Benkiran’s raucous road movie – about a trio of women tearing through the Moroccan landscape with the police hot on their heels – was first presented as a title in development during the inaugural edition of the Ateliers de l’Atlas and then as a project in post-production finally online edition of the year. Now, the rock’n’roll ballad is ready to meet its audience.

“Mediterranean Fever”
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SCREAMBOX acquires Haunting Festival Favorite! https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/screambox-acquires-haunting-festival-favorite/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 22:31:39 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/screambox-acquires-haunting-festival-favorite/ Cinedigm, Bloody Disgusting and SCREAMBOX are delighted to announce that they have purchased another horror title from the US film market, Young Min Kimit’s dramatic horror Dawnwhich celebrated a long festival leading up to the market this fall. Yes, The Korean Chiller is yet another trauma horror movie, but it’s incredibly compelling with some really […]]]>

Cinedigm, Bloody Disgusting and SCREAMBOX are delighted to announce that they have purchased another horror title from the US film market, Young Min Kimit’s dramatic horror Dawnwhich celebrated a long festival leading up to the market this fall.

Yes, The Korean Chiller is yet another trauma horror movie, but it’s incredibly compelling with some really effective scares.

We will bring Dawn home of SCREAMBOX in 2023.

In Dawn

“Haejin Park, a trauma therapist, is forced to confront her family’s darkest past when she returns to her childhood country farmhouse to console her heartbroken younger sister.”

Dawn stars Kim Ellis, Una Kim, and Veronique Kimand performed at Panic Fest, Asian American International Film Festival, Caamfest, Asian Pacific Film Festival Los Angeles, and Heartland International Film Festival.

The deal was brokered by Brandon Hill, director of acquisitions at Cinedigm, and Michelle Lee of EST studios on behalf of the filmmakers.

The companies also acquired Vietnamese horror storyan awesome new horror anthology that broke box office records in Vietnam, outside of the US film market.

Welcome to the house…

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Three Rivers Arts Festival expected to draw large crowds to Covington | St. Tammany Community News https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/three-rivers-arts-festival-expected-to-draw-large-crowds-to-covington-st-tammany-community-news/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 10:45:00 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/three-rivers-arts-festival-expected-to-draw-large-crowds-to-covington-st-tammany-community-news/ Covington’s Three Rivers Art Festival kicks off Nov. 12 in five blocks downtown. The Three Rivers event began in 1997 when its founders, after visiting an arts festival in Fairhope, Alabama, decided that Covington needed its own festival to help artists and support downtown economic development. As a result, and after steady growth, over 500 […]]]>

Covington’s Three Rivers Art Festival kicks off Nov. 12 in five blocks downtown.

The Three Rivers event began in 1997 when its founders, after visiting an arts festival in Fairhope, Alabama, decided that Covington needed its own festival to help artists and support downtown economic development.

As a result, and after steady growth, over 500 artists from around the world are now submitting their pieces to be considered for acceptance into the festival. The 200 artists who participate each year then travel from near and far to exhibit and sell their art at the Three Rivers Festival in Covington.

Three Rivers isn’t your typical Louisiana festival because, despite featuring plenty of regional artists, it’s not a local show.

“Three Rivers is so special because it’s the largest juried show in the area. No one has a booth unless you’re a juror,” said Sarada Bonnett, Director of Arts and Cultural Events of Covington. Juried exhibitions include works of art selected through a competitive process.

“Because we attract artists from all over the United States, you can’t see these artists traveling from show to show. It’s not your typical Louisiana art market.”

One of the founders of the Three Rivers Festival and current exhibiting artist, Keith Villere, will be there again this year to present his work.

Typically known around Covington as the former mayor, Villere found his passion during his political days in turning scrap metal into art.

“After the election I was stressed and would walk into my studio and cut out the shape of an old box. Then I started decorating it and painting it and giving the art away,” said said Villere. “I even asked a friend of mine, ‘Am I embarrassing myself by posting this?’ “

Villere quickly realized that he didn’t mind showing his works in Palmer Park in New Orleans. After quickly realizing that people appreciated his original art, Villere grew and began to offer his art in different festivals.

The first piece created by Villere, fish, inspired the name LA Fish de Villere.

Over the years, Villere has refined his art. His art is still made from scrap tin roofing, but he uses a plasma cutter to refine the edges. Villere’s art has spanned from fish to alligators, flowers, snakes and other creatures and shapes that inspire him.

Alabama native William Colburn, also known as “The Metal Guy”, is another of the artists who exhibit each year at the Three Rivers Festival.

Colburn learned his craft from his artist mother and engineer father. Combining these passions and skills, Colburn began making metal flower sculptures.

When Colburn began his journey to becoming an artist, he started by making furniture. Later, a local TV show invited him for an interview and challenged him to produce an artwork in under 30 minutes.

Colburn decided to make a metal flower for the show. A few days later, there were hundreds of requests for that flower, and Colburn knew he was onto something.

“When you walk down the street, you don’t notice the beauty of a daisy,” Colburn said. “But if you come across a 15-foot daisy sculpture, you notice the beauty and whimsical nature of the flower.”

Colburn’s sculpture ranges from 3 to 10 feet tall; he didn’t even make a commissioned piece over 20 feet tall. When not touring the country showcasing his sculptures, Colburn runs his new venture, Elysian Gardens, a sculpture park in Birmingham, Alabama where Colburn can showcase his work, coupled with a restaurant and bar. .

The Three Rivers Festival isn’t just about ironwork. Many artists will present paintings in various media, pottery and jewelry.

One of them is Terrance Osborne, a Louisiana native, graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and Xavier University, who left teaching for full-time art after Hurricane Katrina. He will be a featured artist on Arts Alive. Festival guests will be able to watch Osborne – whose Uptown gallery is named after him – create during the two days of the festival.

Festival crowds can range, cumulatively, from 40,000 to 60,000 visitors for the weekend. Historically, whenever the LSU or Saints football teams play away, the Three Rivers Festival draws large crowds.

Both teams are scheduled to play away this year, and Three Rivers expect big crowds to come out. But festival-goers shouldn’t worry about missing either game. There will be plenty of places for football fans to sit and watch the action while the rest of the family do their shopping.

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The Recorder – Northfield Selectboard hears first details of Christian music festival https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/the-recorder-northfield-selectboard-hears-first-details-of-christian-music-festival/ Wed, 02 Nov 2022 22:16:13 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/the-recorder-northfield-selectboard-hears-first-details-of-christian-music-festival/ NORTHFIELD – The likely host of a Christian music festival expected to attract up to 8,500 attendees met Selectboard for the first time on Tuesday to discuss initial planning for a special permit application. Organizers of SoulFest, most recently held at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford, New Hampshire, plan to move the event to Northfield’s […]]]>

NORTHFIELD – The likely host of a Christian music festival expected to attract up to 8,500 attendees met Selectboard for the first time on Tuesday to discuss initial planning for a special permit application.

Organizers of SoulFest, most recently held at Gunstock Mountain Resort in Gilford, New Hampshire, plan to move the event to Northfield’s DL Moody Center for its 25th year in 2023. The festival’s website says that it will be held on Thursday 3 August. , until Saturday August 5th.

Although a SoulFest representative did not attend this initial hearing, Moody Center Vice President and Chief Operating Officer James Spencer spoke to the Selectboard about the festival‘s plans, as approval a special permit from the Selectboard is required. Although only the Selectboard asked Spencer questions at this first meeting, residents will be invited to ask questions at a Selectboard meeting on November 22.

Many residents have taken to social media to express their concerns about SoulFest after its plans to move to Northfield were published by New Hampshire press briefings ahead of the final festival at Gunstock Mountain Resort in August. As no permit application has yet been filed, the announcement took the city by surprise. SoulFest is already selling Northfield festival tickets at thesoulfest.com and announced several confirmed musical acts.

“Pre-sale tickets have rubbed me and the citizens of Northfield the wrong way,” said Selectboard member Mary Bowen.

Spencer responded by saying that the Moody Center and SoulFest are separate organizations and he regrets the presale happened.

“I understand this is a breach of trust,” he said.

Selection committee member Alex Meisner warned Spencer towards the end of the meeting that other organizations have come to Northfield in the past hoping to hold events, but “didn’t do their homework”.

“They embarrassed themselves,” Meisner said. “History repeats itself – let’s take that into consideration.”

Speaking about the plans for the festival, Spencer said there would be a main stage to the east of the Moody property, with smaller stages and around 30 other tents placed around the property which is shared with the Thomas Aquinas College off Main Street (Route 63). According to Spencer, the event is estimated to have a maximum of 8,500 attendees, but space on campus can hold up to 10,000. If the event were as large as Spencer predicts, there would be around 3,000. more participants than the Green River Festival.

Selection committee vice-chairman Heath Cummings expressed concern about the number of people per square foot. As planning continues, Spencer said he would provide measurements for the board, but he said he believed the area around the main stage was around 4,000 square feet.

The festival’s security system is managed by a group of volunteers called the “Peace Patrol”. They are unarmed or untrained and act as “room monitors”, according to Spencer. Festival organizers would also pay local police to be present at the event.

According to Spencer, the festival had very few incidents at the New Hampshire site. He noted that there is no drug or alcohol consumption allowed at the festival. Spencer presented the Selectboard with recordings of trouble at previous festivals, most of which stemmed from dehydration and heat exhaustion.

“Traffic alone is a big question mark,” said selection committee chair Barbara “Bee” Jacque.

Spencer explained that the festival would need around 3,000 parking spaces. There are about 250 on campus and an additional 800 parking spots at the drive-in theater. He said festival organizers will need to conduct a traffic study and find more off-site parking.

SoulFest organizers will also need to discuss plumbing issues raised by the Selectboard with the Board of Sewer Commissioners. Spencer said the festival plans to have 60 portable toilets with the option of showers.

Asked about the revenue the festival will bring to the Moody Center, Spencer said, “It’s not a lucrative event for the Moody Center.” He said the festival would break even or make a slight profit. The Moody Center hopes to host this festival because it “aligns with our mission,” Spencer continued.

Should the Selectboard grant SoulFest its special permit, Spencer argued that holding such an event would benefit the city as it would allow attendees to become more familiar with the area and its attractions, with the idea of ​​returning. in the future.

Further discussion will continue on November 22.

Bella Levavi can be reached at blevavi@recorder.com or 413-930-4579.

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🌱 Election Day in less than 10 days + Suppliers needed for the festival https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/%f0%9f%8c%b1-election-day-in-less-than-10-days-suppliers-needed-for-the-festival/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 22:07:34 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/%f0%9f%8c%b1-election-day-in-less-than-10-days-suppliers-needed-for-the-festival/ Hi there. Sean Peek here with your new copy of the Douglasville Daily. Keep reading to find out about all the biggest things happening in the community, including updates on… Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams campaigned in Douglasville over the weekend Vendors are needed for the December event, Christmas with the Cops New drone pictures of […]]]>

Hi there. Sean Peek here with your new copy of the Douglasville Daily. Keep reading to find out about all the biggest things happening in the community, including updates on…

  • Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams campaigned in Douglasville over the weekend
  • Vendors are needed for the December event, Christmas with the Cops
  • New drone pictures of Tyler Perry’s new 41,000 square foot mansion

But first, today’s weather:

hotter; a shower in the morning High: 71 Low: 52.


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Here are the top five stories in Douglasville today:

  1. Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams campaigned in Douglasville over the weekend with less than 10 days to go until Election Day. Abrams said she is focusing her efforts on teacher pay, health care and the economy to “move Georgia forward.” Abrams will face current Gov. Kemp in the Nov. 8 ballot. Learn more about his visit to Douglasville at the link. (11Alive.com WXIA)
  2. The Douglasville Police Department is looking for a few more vendors for their first annual “Christmas with the Cops” festival! Local businesses are encouraged to join in the Holiday Market on December 10 from 4-8 p.m. The event will take place on the lawn of the Douglasville Police Department and registration is free! If you want to be a vendor, contact Sgt. Shannon Dean at 678-293-1621 or deans@douglasvillega.gov. (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
  3. Jhere are five new homes on the market in Douglasville. A house on Waterton Trail in Douglasville costs $199,900 with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Another property on Jefferson Lane surrounded by trees also costs $199,900. See all the properties on the link and see more in the Douglasville area real estate section here. (Douglasville Crest)
  4. Photos show a bird’s eye view of media mogul Tyler Perry’s new home in Douglasville. Drone photographer David Wald has shared drone shots of Tyler Perry’s 40,000 square foot $100 million mansion in Douglas County. The mansion is on a whopping 2,100 acres and a short drive from Tyler Perry Studios. Click on the link to see the finished house that has been in the works for years. (Douglas County Sentinel)
  5. Still looking for plans for Halloween? Head to the Blue Penguin Car Wash in Douglasville where it hosts its 3rd Tunnel of Terror! The event starts at 5:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. The company states “while you let our machines clean the car, look around to see your favorite spooky characters and scenes come to life!” The tunnel will be kid-friendly from 5-7.30pm, so get there early if you have little ones – after sunset the fear factor will increase! (All events)

Today’s patch deal:

Good knives make all the difference in the kitchen, but you don’t have to overpay for them. Seido Japanese knives are made with high carbon stainless steel (high carbon knives are more durable and generally more expensive) and have a sharp 15 degree angle for a noticeably sharper cutting face (most knives western style have 25 degree edge angles). For a limited time, patch readers can get a set of 5 Seido Japanese master knives at 71% off. At just under $70, this chef-grade set is perfect for any home cook and would also make a great gift for the holidays.

(The Patch Deals team scours the web for deals we think you’ll like; we may earn a commission on purchases. All deals are as of the date of posting and are subject to change.)


Today in Douglasville:

  • Trunk Party! In the Douglas County House (6:00 p.m.)
  • bible study for men At Calvary’s Church of God (6:30 p.m.)
  • STARR party At the STARR restaurant lounge (10:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • The The Douglasville Police Department and the Douglas County, Georgia Sheriff’s Office thanked the community for coming to their annual Trunk or Treat event during the weekend. Even though the lines were long, everyone had a great time! (Douglasville Police Department via Facebook)
  • Congratulations to Cody Rowland for successfully completing NPQ Firefighter II Certification to the Douglas County Fire Department! (Douglas County Fire Department/EMS via Facebook)
  • The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office had a blast with Halloween festivities at the courthouse today! Ms. Potato Head won the Best Individual Costume competition for the county, while the M&M’s group won Best Group Costume. (Douglas County Attorney’s Office via Facebook)

You are now aware and ready to go out this Monday. See you soon!

Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with an English Literature degree from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a writer, editor, SEO specialist and marketing manager for various digital media companies. He is currently the co-owner and operator of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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The Festival of Flight celebration takes off in Long Beach on Saturday • the Hi-lo https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/the-festival-of-flight-celebration-takes-off-in-long-beach-on-saturday-the-hi-lo/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 22:06:48 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/the-festival-of-flight-celebration-takes-off-in-long-beach-on-saturday-the-hi-lo/ The free festival has been popular since its inception in 2013, attracting up to 10,000 people to get close to retired airliners, military transport planes and fighter jets. Marrisa Luce looking at an airplane engine during the Festival of Flight 95th Anniversary Celebration in Long Beach on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley. […]]]>

The free festival has been popular since its inception in 2013, attracting up to 10,000 people to get close to retired airliners, military transport planes and fighter jets.

Marrisa Luce looking at an airplane engine during the Festival of Flight 95th Anniversary Celebration in Long Beach on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley.

Guests will be able to walk the tarmac to check out static displays of a variety of aircraft, as well as enjoy live music, food and beer trucks, kids’ activities, and helicopter rides for purchase.

Part of the festival will also feature aircraft landing and taxiing, including a Boeing 757, a Coast Guard C-27J, A-5 Amphibian IconNorth American T-6 and Stearman biplanes.

A word to the wise: wear closed shoes to the event and bring water. Service animals are allowed in the event, but pets are not.

A P-51 Mustang and P-40 Warhawk taxi after landing for the Long Beach Airport Festival of Flight in Long Beach on Friday, November 5, 2021. Photo by Thomas R. Cordova.

A limited number of parking spaces will be available at the corner of East Wardlow Road and Globemaster Way, but customers are encouraged to use alternative means of transport such as cycling and carpooling. Bicycle parking will be available in the car park.

The festival, which is free, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 on Taxiway E, located at the west end of the airfield at 3590 E. Wardlow Road.

What to do in Long Beach this weekend… Halloween edition!

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Pella sends a record 20 musicians to the All-State Music Festival | Radio KNIA KRLS https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/pella-sends-a-record-20-musicians-to-the-all-state-music-festival-radio-knia-krls/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 09:56:40 +0000 https://centralvalleyhispanicchamber.org/pella-sends-a-record-20-musicians-to-the-all-state-music-festival-radio-knia-krls/ This is another banner year for the number of Pella High School students who will be represented at the Iowa High School Music Association’s annual All-State Music Festival. The following items were accepted:Orchestra:Morgan Uitermarkt, Trombone (3x winner – 2020,2021)Tyler Mifflin, trumpet (2021 selection) Bandaged:Penelope Shriver, flute (2021 selection)Payton Lyons, Bb Clarinet (2021 selection)Erin Mathes, Bb […]]]>

This is another banner year for the number of Pella High School students who will be represented at the Iowa High School Music Association’s annual All-State Music Festival.

The following items were accepted:
Orchestra:
Morgan Uitermarkt, Trombone (3x winner – 2020,2021)
Tyler Mifflin, trumpet (2021 selection)

Bandaged:
Penelope Shriver, flute (2021 selection)
Payton Lyons, Bb Clarinet (2021 selection)
Erin Mathes, Bb Clarinet (3x honored – 2020,2021)
Rachael Stratton, Bb Clarinet
Eli Ebeling, Alto Saxophone (2021 selection)
Grace VanderBeek, Cornet
Jace Recker, trombone
Isaac Boualavong, Euphonium (selection 2021)
Kyler Nunnikhoven, tuba

Alternates – Tess Hopkins, Emmalee Spurgeon, Eliza Van Zee, Karsyn Lyons

Choral:
Grace Brown, soprano
Eli Burrows, bass
Braelyn Ensor, Viola
Jordan Held, tenor
Olivia Hood, Viola
Bodie Peters, tenor (2021 selection)
Jacob Rietveld, Tenor (selection 2021)
Treyton Turnbull, Bass
Ellie Wogen, soprano

Alternates – Aleigha Ausman, Sam Miller

Tune into 92.1 KRLS over the next few weeks to hear interviews with some of Pella High School’s All-State musicians. The 2022 All-State Music Festival will be held November 17-19 at Iowa State University. Learn more here.

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