In addition to Anderson and Iman, Soul Doctor features Jacqueline Antaramian, Dianna Barger, Richard Cerato, Tara Chambers, Maria Conti, Alexandra Frohlinger, Afra Hines, Abdur-Rahim Jackson, Jamie Jackson, Ethan Khusidman, Dillon Kondor, Zarah Mahler, Vasthy Mompoint, Ron Orbach, Ian Paget, Heather Parcells, Michael Paternostro, JC Schuster, Eric J. Stockton, Ryan Strand and Teddy Walsh. Directed by Daniel S. Wise, Soul Doctor stars Eric Anderson as rockin’ rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and Amber Iman as legendary jazz singer Nina Simone. The musical, featuring songs by Carlebach, lyrics by David Schechter and a book by Daniel S. Wise, tells the story of Carlebach, the father of popular Jewish music and his unlikely friendship with Simone. Soul Doctor opened on Broadway on August 15, following prior runs off-Broadway and in Fort Lauderdale, FL. View Comments Gevalt! The Broadway journey for Shlomo Carlebach is coming to an end. Soul Doctor: Journey of a Rock Star Rabbi will play its final performance on October 13 at Circle in the Square Theatre. At the time of closing, Soul Doctor will have played 32 previews and 66 regular performances. The Soul Doctor creative team includes scenic designer Neil Patel, costume designer Maggie Morgan, lighting designer Jeff Croiter and sound designer John Shivers and David Patridge. Soul Doctor: Journey of a Rock-Star Rabbi Related Shows Eric Anderson Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 13, 2013 Star Files
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development, announces the expansion of its suite of services for clients from private sector businesses in the early and growth stages of development. Services have expanded to include waste management, renewable energy, and environmental technology sectors, in addition to agriculture/food system and forest product sectors.The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund helps Vermont companies create and retain jobs, reach new markets with their products and services, and plan for the future. Business assistance services are tailored to meet individual client needs and provide high-touch coaching and advising for business owners and their management teams to advance profitability, job creation, and sustainable business development.Geoff Robertson of Stowe has been named business assistance director and is responsible for managing VSJF’s business coaching and peer to peer advising services, as well as Accel-VT—a business accelerator for climate economy entrepreneurs. He most recently was the CEO of Empower Mobility and prior positions include CFO at School Spring, LLC, and Entrepreneurial Advisor at Davis & Hodgdon CPAs.Business coaching is available to position Vermont businesses for growth and long-term success from a business coaching team including Chris Bailey, Peter Cole, Carolyn Cooke, Lawrence Miller, John Ryan, and Steve Voight. Peer to peer advising offers growth stage business CEO/founders and their management teams with strategic consultation from experienced business executives and consultants. Both services are available to Vermont-based, value-added food and agricultural, forest related, renewable energy, waste management, and environmental/clean technology enterprises that are supplying products and services to a diverse marketplace.Accel-VT offers business planning, mentorship, and access to capital for startup business committed to climate economy innovation in Vermont. Entrepreneurs are competitively selected to participate in an intensive 12-week business accelerator.“Over the past 14 years, we’ve supported the strategic and growth needs of our private sector clients by tapping the expertise of seasoned entrepreneurial executives and consultants to work intensively for 12 to 18 months and help them advance to the next level of development. Geoff will substantially help us expand our business services into additional sectors, leading to the creation of sustainable jobs that elevate the well-being of Vermonters, our communities, and the environment,” explains Ellen Kahler, executive director at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund.The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund is a nonprofit organization committed to nurturing the sustainable development of Vermont’s economy. VSJF provides business assistance, network development, strategic planning, and value chain facilitation in agriculture and food system, forest product, waste management, renewable energy, and environmental technology sectors. The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund was created by the Vermont Legislature in 1995 to partner with state government, private sector businesses, and nonprofits to build a thriving economic, social, and ecological future for Vermont.www.vsjf.org(link is external) ~ Facebook/VermontSustainableJobsFund(link is external)
Sancho Streetside owners Connor Barrier (left) and Ryan MoodySancho Streetside is coming off the street and into a new brick-and-mortar space in downtown Shawnee.Well, not completely off the streets. The catering company will still offer its upscale, wood-fire grilled Latin street eats and fusion of Caribbean flavors, and continue providing food truck services at local markets and for Transport Brewery.But now, after two years in business, co-owners Ryan Moody and Connor Barrier are ready to take the next big step to grow the company.“We have had our product out on the streets for almost two years now, testing it out, running it out of a truck, running it as a catering facility,” Moody said, “and we think it’s good enough product that we want to get it out there on a daily basis.”Sancho Streetside opened its first brick-and-mortar restaurant at 11101 Johnson Drive, Suite 110, on the southwest corner of Johnson Drive and Nieman Road. First days of operation were during Old Shawnee Days in June. The space was previously occupied by Sweet T’s, a bakery and barbecue restaurant that closed a few months ago.Barrier said they anticipate offering their new spot as an event space for the local community, such as for Old Shawnee Days.“We’re very happy and fortunate to be a part of a great community that wants to help grow downtown Shawnee,” Barrier said, “so we’re very excited not only with the location but how we’ve been received both through our neighbors as well as our clientele.”In the meantime, the owners are working to make frugal decisions that spur slow and steady growth of their restaurant business. As such, a grand opening for Sancho Streetside has not been set yet because they’re saving up for signage.“We’re trying to grow this company with our income; we don’t to amass a huge amount of debt,” Moody said. “We want to grow as we have enough money and enough people to do it, because we’re firm believers in taking care of the people that help us.”They plan to double the staff to accommodate the new hours in their downtown restaurant, plus they’re still booking up for future catering events, which remain their bread and butter.Restaurant hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
ClearOne has received Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”) certification for its UNITE professional videoconferencing cameras.The Zoom-certified UNITE 50 4K camera is USB plug-and-play ready with a 120-degree field-of-view, digital zoom and the ability to pair with any microphone/speaker combination. The camera’s ultra-wide-angle field-of-view is ideally suited for visual communication and collaboration in huddle spaces and small conferencing rooms. It is designed for PC-based videoconferencing, web conferencing, unified communications and other collaboration activities. The camera is also USB Video Class (UVC) 1.1-compliant, and it’s priced at $549.Also Zoom-certified is the 1080p ClearOne UNITE 150 PTZ camera, which is compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0. It delivers sharp images with super-high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and advanced 2D and 3D noise reduction. The 12x optical zoom provides close-ups of objects and the 73° wide-angle view allows the UNITE 150 camera to capture all participants in the meeting room at $1,199.ClearOne’s UNITE cameras are here.
With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber has made a management change in its Mexican business unit, appointing David Vujanov as marketing and sales director for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. de Mexico SA de CV.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Vujanov replaces Chris Barbara, the previous marketing director for the Mexican unit who is returning to Cooper’s Findlay, Ohio, headquarters. Vujanov joined Cooper Mexico as director of sales in March. (Tire Review),Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.
Long nights and short summers don’t seem to have dulled the wit of Torben Melchior, president of the Danish supreme court. He told last weekend’s plenary session of the council of bars and law societies of Europe in Copenhagen that, despite public and media perceptions to the contrary, courts’ sentencing policies are in step with society’s expectations. But, as in Britain, urban myths persist. He told the story of a woman accosting a man in the street to demand compensation for the dog bite she had suffered. ‘He paid out 1,000 euros and the injured woman limped off. “But why did you pay her?” the man’s friend asked. “You don’t even own a dog!” To which the man replied: “Yes, but if it had gone to court, there’s no knowing what might have happened.”’
Three mid-Kent local authorities are to join forces in a shared legal services project that aims to save more than £250,000 a year. Under the new model, legal staff at Swale, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells borough councils will remain based at their authorities but support each other in a ‘virtual’ team. A spokesman for Swale said the model will free up the team and allow ‘qualified staff to spend as much time on fee-earning activity as possible’. Each of the teams has between five and eight members of staff. Three group managers will lead the teams locally and form a shared management team that will include a legal operations manager. Set-up costs of the new way of working include a £25,000 computer system, £20,000 set aside for training and up to £4,000 a year for additional travel. This will be offset by forecast savings of £269,000 a year, 17% of current spending, through ‘redesign, revised management arrangements and procurement efficiencies’, a spokesman said. No staff cuts are planned at the moment. Kent County Council is already known as a pace-setter in running local government legal services on commercial lines. Alasdair Robertson, head of business improvement at Maidstone, said: ‘We are seeing how we can best maximise Kent’s expertise, but it is not the same arrangement.’ Meanwhile, the scandal-hit London borough of Haringey is expanding its legal services department to 80, with five new appointments. Posts include assistant heads of legal services in social care, corporate and litigation, and commercial.
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The documentation closing times are similar to other advance manifest 24 Hour Rules in place in markets such as the US,Canada, EU or Mexico.ENS transmission must be carried out no later than 24 hours prior to start of the loading of vessels, from a non-Turkish load port, which are bound for a Turkish port. Ports in the Black Sea and Mediterranean for the purpose of ENS transmission will be treated as short sea, for which ENS must be submitted two hours prior to the vessel’s arrival.Ocean carriers will be responsible for timely submission of the ENS-based on the information supplied by customers and are likely to impose fees to cover these charges.ENS is applicable from any country and there has been no transition period before implementation.In the January/February issue of HLPFI magazine, we are carrying a Turkish market report.
Manenberg police’s Serious and Violent Crime Project team arrested Mo-ane Ismail, 48, in Barrydale, on Friday February 17.He is the father of one of the five boys who were injured when the grenade exploded at the family house on Monday December 5 (“Community puzzled about grenade drama”, Athlone News, December 14, 2016).The boys had been throwing the grenade to each other when the pin fell out and it exploded as a 19-year-old attempted to catch it.He was rushed to Groote Schuur Hospital along with three others and his arm had to be amputated at the shoulder. The others suffered injuries to the face, abdomen, chest, and arms.According to Captain Ian Bennett, spokesman of Manenberg police, witnesses said that the suspect had kept the grenade in the house for “a while”.“After evading the law for two months, Manenberg SAPS detectives waited for the 48-year-old at a popular nightclub in Barrydale in the early hours of this morning and arrested him.”He was brought back to Manenberg and appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday February 20 on a charge of possession of an illegal explosive device.”He was released on R500 bail and is due to appear in court on Wednesday April 19.