Andy Grammer And Chita Rivera Join AllStar Cast Of PBS A CAPITOL

first_imgJoining the all-star line-up for the 38th annual edition of PBS’ A CAPITOL FOURTH, the country’s longest-running live national July 4 TV tradition, are multi-platinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer, theatrical icon and one of Broadway’s greatest triple-threat talents Chita Rivera, and THE VOICE Season 14 finalist Kyla Jade.Grammer will perform his hit “Back Home,” the lead single from his Gold-certified album Magazines or Novels, on America’s national Independence Day celebration. Gospel singer Jade will open the show with a performance of the “National Anthem.”Rivera, a versatile actress/singer/dancer and the recipient of the 2018 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, will introduce a special tribute to the work of famed American composer Leonard Bernstein, the iconic voice of his age, on the 100th anniversary of his birthday (he was born August 25, 1918). The segment will feature Bernstein’s beloved composition “Tonight” from WEST SIDE STORY performed by internationally acclaimed Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. Rivera, who has been nominated for a record-breaking ten Tony Awards, and won twice, originated the role of ‘Anita’ in the original Broadway premiere of WEST SIDE STORY in 1957 bringing her stardom.The 38th annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH, celebrating our country’s 242nd birthday, airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on PBS Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network. The program can also be heard live in stereo over NPR member stations nationwide. The concert will also be live-streamed on PBS, You Tube, Facebook and www.pbs.org/a-capitol-fourth and available as Video on Demand for a limited time only, July 4 to July 18, 2018.Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (FULLER HOUSE, SCREAM QUEENS) hosts the festivities which will feature all-star musical performances by: multi-platinum selling music legend Jimmy Buffett with the Broadway cast of the new musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, making their first stop after Broadway at the U.S. Capitol before launching a national tour; ’America’s Band,” the iconic multi-platinum selling music legends The Beach Boys; three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Pentatonix; legendary Motown stars The Temptations; acclaimed multi-platinum country music singer-songwriter and winner of the iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Country Artist Luke Combs; country music star and AMERICAN IDOL alum Lauren Alaina; 12-time Grammy Award-winner and gospel legend CeCe Winans; and world-renowned four-time Grammy Award-winning soprano superstar Renée Fleming, who will be performing her show-stopping anthem from the current hit Broadway production of CAROUSEL.The program is a co-production of Michael Colbert of Capital Concerts and WETA, Washington, D.C. Executive producer Michael Colbert has assembled an award-winning production team that features the top Hollywood talent behind some of television’s most prestigious entertainment shows including the GRAMMY AWARDS, COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, TONY AWARDS, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, and more.last_img read more

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152 Candidates nominate in Jamaica

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 10 Feb 2016 – Jamaica is already in the height of party mode and reports are 152 people have been nominated to run for office in the largest English speaking country in the Caribbean. The Electoral Office of Jamaica, or the EOJ reports the breakdown as: 63 candidates for the incumbent, People’s National Party – The Opposition, Jamaica Labour Party or JLP is also with 63 candidates; the National Democratic Movement – 7 candidates, other parties are with 9 candidates and 10 people are confirmed to run independent. The Nomination process was described as smooth by Director of Elections, Orrette Fisher, who also shared that now his office shifts to focus on the actual general elections set Thursday, February 25, 2016. Related Items:candidates, elections, jamaica Bahamas DPM Turnquest, as IDB Governor, Talks Technology and Climate Change Resilience at IDB Conclave Two boys die, bicycle and van collide in St. Catherine, Jamaica Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Jamaica’s Senate Begins debate on National Identification and Registration Billlast_img read more

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Two Haitians held on suspicion of helping and hiding in illegal landing

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, November 15, 2016 – The two work permit holding Haitian men caught allegedly helping a boat load of illegal migrants after a landing in NW Provo were yesterday charged in Grand Turk court.The two are reportedly asking for legal representation and are going to be held until they return to court on February 28, 2017.  Some 100 migrants were believed to have made it on island and still at large after the Halloween morning landfall.last_img read more

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SANDAG report reveals decrease in juvenile arrests in San Diego

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter SANDAG report reveals decrease in juvenile arrests in San Diego 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI)- For the tenth year in a row, juvenile arrests continue to go down in San Diego County. The report just released by SANDAG takes a looks at trends and law enforcement response to crime in 2017.KUSI’s Ginger Jeffries shows us the highlights from the report. Posted: December 14, 2018 December 14, 2018center_img KUSI Newsroom Updated: 5:22 PM KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more

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