HGO Digital will be available through Marquee TV, an on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture, and is the first of its kind for the streaming service. Users can access it through Marquee TV’s website or app, or through Roku, Apple or Fire TV. … [Read more...] about Houston Grand Opera to launch free digital shows in place of cancelled season
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I was surprised that no one from the front office spoke on the topic, especially because the A’s made it clear they believed it was inadvertent by not applying any punishment. But a player, Mark Canha, was the first person from the organization sent to speak to the media the next day, which is unusual and kind of a tough spot to put Canha in, as he had to spend 10 minutes fielding questions about something in which he wasn’t remotely involved. Melvin spoke to the media at his usual time later in the day and left no doubt that he and the players back Christenson. … [Read more...] about A’s Plus: No matter who’s at fault, no more melees, please
Roughly a week after the shooting death of 7-year-old Zamar Jones sent outrage through the city, another little boy was shot on his porch Sunday night. A bullet grazed the back of an 11-year-old boy who was enjoying a family cookout on the 1500 block of South Napa Street in Grays Ferry just after 7:45 p.m. A man and woman were also shot. … [Read more...] about Philadelphia City Council To Hold Gun Violence Hearings Following Violent Weekend Where 3 Children Shot
Experts also note that the Taliban – with a freshly signed U.S. deal that centered on the Taliban pledging not to provide a safe haven for international terrorist activities – is in the most potent position it has been since heralding over Kabul two decades ago. With tens of thousands of fighters among its ranks, an estimated territorial country of more than half Afghanistan, and the ongoing ability to launch deadly attacks on Afghan troops, analysts point to Iran's backing as having been a crucial and steady hand. … [Read more...] about As the US moves out of Afghanistan, Iran cements ties with the Taliban and officials
Even if polling sampling accuracy is correct, the question is whether people are giving their true preference. Here, the answer is more debatable, and the left is more culpable. The left’s danger is that they have created a toxic climate in which moderate and minority voters are hiding their Trump support. If so, Democrats could be, again, blundering blindly into 2016’s mistake where they misallocated their political resources. … [Read more...] about Liberals: Undone by their own undoing?