New Orleans Musicians Get Funky For Bernie Sanders

first_imgLoad remaining images Saturday, February 27th was unofficially Bernie Sanders Day in the city of New Orleans. The city held not one but two musical fundraisers in support of Senator Sanders’ presidential run, as well as the NOLA March for Bernie. The march ended at 30/90 on Frenchmen Street, where New Orleans Musicians for Bernie Sanders, a group including Brian Stoltz (The Funky Meters), Russell Batiste, Billy Iuso, Claude Bryant, Smokey Brown, Marc Stone, Joe Krown (Joe Krown Trio), Janna Slasaw, Laurie Lehner, Josh Paxton and more. The show was cover-free but donations were encouraged.The Maple Leaf Bar hosted Bern Fest, which brought Bernie supporters and music lovers to the beloved bar for one of their famous crawfish boils and an amazing lineup of musical acts including Sam Price Duo, Eric Benny Bloom & Gemini, Smoke ‘n Bones, and Pirate’s Choice. With bellies full of crawdads, New Orleanians supported Sanders by getting funky, of course.Musicians included Eric Benny Bloom (Lettuce, Pretty Lights, Sonic Bloom), Luke Quaranta (Toubab Krewe, Pirate’s Choice), Billy Franklin (Smoke N Bones, OTRA), Khris Royal (Khris Royal & Dark Matter), Sam Price (Honey Island Swamp Band, OTRA), Raja Kassis (Antibalas, Pirate’s Choice), Terrence Houston (George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Toubab Krewe), Max Moran (Donald Harrison Jr., Neospectric), Sam Dickey (Benyoro, Pirate’s Choice), Cliff Hines (Mike Dillon Band), Kyle Roussell, Thomas Glass, Doug Dietrich, Kyle Sharamitaro, Kyle Cripps, Amy Trail & more. Profits from the event went to the Bernie Sanders campaign.Check out the full gallery from Bern Fest below:last_img read more

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Cannot interfere but will explore diplomatic channels to get shooting back in CWG: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

first_imgLast year, National Rifle Association of India president Raninder Singh had called for India to boycott the Birmingham Games if shooting sport is not included in the roster.READ | As One Of The Great Sporting Rivalries Ends, Lee Chong Wei’s Retirement Leaves ‘Super Lin Dan’ Ploughing Lonely In Olympic FurrowMeanwhile, after inspecting the facilities at the NIS, Rijiju said that the synthetic track here has outlived its life and the government was planning to relay the track. Written By The IOA had recently said it will not be averse to taking the unprecedented step of pulling out of the Commonwealth Games.READ | Disappointed At Shooting Axe, IOA Says Pulling Out Of 2022 CWG Cannot Be Ruled OutRijiju’s predecessor Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had last year written to his British counterpart as well to the CGF President, urging them to intervene and ensure that the sport remains a part of the 2022 edition.The CGF, however, had left it to the host nation, in this case England, to decide the fate of shooting, which has always been an optional sport. COMMENT The minister, who visited the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here, said he is aware of the pullout threat made by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) left out shooting from sports programme of the Birmingham edition. The decision to leave out shooting dealt a big blow to India which had won as many as 16 medals out of 66 in the 2018 Gold Coast CWG, and the IOA said that pulling out of the Games altogether cannot be ruled out. Last Updated: 29th June, 2019 21:42 IST Cannot Interfere But Will Explore Diplomatic Channels To Get Shooting Back In CWG: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday made it clear that the government cannot interfere in sports matter but promised to explore diplomatic channels to have shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday made it clear that the government cannot interfere in sports matter but promised to explore diplomatic channels to have shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme. WATCH US LIVE Press Trust Of India “I know about this pull threat by IOA. But we can’t interfere much. But a sport, where India have good chance win medals, we will try and take diplomatic steps to have shooting included,” said Rijiju. LIVE TV He said that the government was also exploring the possibility of various tie-ups with corporate houses to absorb national and international players so that they do not have to worry about their livelihood while playing for the country.  SUBSCRIBE TO US “Shooting is a big sport in India and for many shooters CWG is a stepping stone to Olympics two years later. It is a big setback for shooting as well as Indian sport as a whole. We have made representations to the CGF, and the government has also done that but still shooting has been left out,” IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta had said recently. First Published: 29th June, 2019 20:13 IST FOLLOW US WE RECOMMEND 1 year ago 15-year-old Cori Gauff is the youngest teenager to qualify for the Wimbledon main draw, here’s who she’s facing in the first round 1 year ago Italy’s Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics 1 year ago World Cup 2019 | Here’s what Virat Kohli said about England’s poor form and dethroning them to No 1 spot in ICC rankingslast_img read more

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Bosnian is the best goal scorer among active football players in the World

first_imgAleksandar Đurić, born in Doboj is currently the best goal scorer among active football players in the World.He was born 42 year ago near Doboj, and played for FC ”Sloga” Doboj, and in 1993 went to play for FC ”Szeged LC” from Hungary.He also represented BiH at the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992 in kayaking, and he was junior kayaking champion of Yugoslavia.After moving to Australia, his football career improved significantly and he played for Singapore clubs Geylang United and Singapore Armed Forces, and he also played for national team of Singapore where he scored 27 goals in 54 matches.According to International Football Federation for History and Statistics, Đurić in 483 played matches (played for Australia and Singapore) he scored 348 goals, which was enough to ensure him the first place.At the second place is Estonian Maksim Gruznov, who, in 495 matches scored 303 goals, and Rivaldo from Brazil scored 283 in 580 matches.last_img read more

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