Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s ‘Queen of Pop’ Sings Out on The Wendy Williams Show

first_img Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 14, 2018 View Comments Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been delighting Broadway audiences since kicking off performances in March. Surrounding the musical’s beloved title character is an array of teenage misfits including the ultra-hip Violet Beauregarde, whose bubblegum-chewing passion drives the showstopping number “Queen of Pop.” The show’s queen herself, Trista Dollison, visited The Wendy Williams Show on October 25 to show TV audiences just what to expect from the celebrated musical. Watch Dollison alongside Alan H. Green and gum-chomping divas Talya Groves, Monette McKay and Katie Webber deliver the delicious number below and make your way to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to see them live.last_img read more

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Weekly unemployment claims up after long down trend

first_imgNew unemployment claims rose last week to over 600 as a summer-long down trend came to an end. For the week of October 5, 2013, there were 625 new, regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance in Vermont. This is an increase of 22 from the previous week’s total, and 121 fewer than they were a year ago.Altogether 3,981 new and continuing claims were filed, a decrease of 217 from a week ago and 54 more than a year ago. The Department also processed 682 First Tier claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08), 25 fewer than a week ago.In addition, there were 16 Second Tier claims for benefits processed under the EUC08 program, which is 9 fewer than the week before. The Tier III program of extended benefits is being discontinued in Vermont as the state’s unemployment rate has been under the federal threshold for more than three months.  The total for all programs was 4,891 claims, 169 fewer than last week but 1,289 fewer than the same time last year.The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/(link is external). Previously released Unemployment Weekly Reports and other UI reports can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/lmipub.htm#uc(link is external) Vermont’s unemployment rate stayed at 4.6 percent in August. SEE STORY.last_img read more

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ASU real estate development students compete in challenge

first_imgStudents in Arizona State University’s Masters of Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the W.P. Carey School of Business will be competing for up to $6,000 in the inaugural REIAC/Rockefeller Group Challenge starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Phoenix.Three competing teams of graduating MRED students will each present a development solution for a storied asset of local Arizona commercial real estate including multi-family, retail and entertainment. MRED teams will demonstrate their strategy for the local development projects including acquisition, financing, entitlements and design.Teams will have just 10 minutes to present followed by questions, with the winning team chosen by the audience. Winning team members will each receive a $1,000 cash prize, up to $6,000.The REIAC/Rockefeller Challenge MRED case competition event is open to the public and cost is $35. The event includes a networking reception with appetizers and refreshments from 6-7 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are required online at www.reiacsouthwest.org or call 623-581-3597.The Southwest Chapter of REIAC, an exclusive organization of top real estate executives involved in developing, acquiring and/or financing real estate recently formed a partnership with ASU’s MRED program.“REIAC is very excited to conduct this inaugural competition event for the MRED program, aligning top real estate experts and professional standards with academia for bettering the commercial real estate community as a whole,” said Todd Jarman, board president of REIAC Southwest and senior vice president, BBVA Compass.The MRED student case study competition is sponsored by The Rockefeller Group who has a longstanding history of supporting education. The future W.P. Carey Evening MBA program will be located at The Rockefeller Group’s Chandler 101, an 844,000-square-foot mid-rise office development in Chandler’s Price Corridor“We are extremely proud to be sponsoring this premier student competition of ASU’s graduate level program for demonstrating their mastery of a real estate investment and determining the feasibility of its development,” said Mark Singerman, REIAC board member and regional director-Arizona for The Rockefeller Group.“Many of Phoenix’s real estate executives have ties to ASU and a significant number are also members of REIAC. The alliance allows for the students to have access to local real estate leaders and we’re looking forward to seeing the teams showcase their talents in the annual REIAC/Rockefeller Group Challenge,” Singerman said.“The REIAC/Rockefeller Group Challenge provides students an experience that teaches them how to apply the theory of real estate in a practical way only available because of local industry support that comes from this Challenge,” said Mark Stapp, executive director of MRED, W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.REIAC provided $5,000 in scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year. Requirements of the scholarship program include being a full-time student, an Arizona resident and preferably, having the desire to work locally upon graduation.last_img read more

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Asda pulls out of £75m east London market revamp…

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People Moves: JLL, Shawbrook, Fisher German and more

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Sir Geoffrey Bindman joins Iran protest

first_imgHigh-profile human rights solicitor Sir Geoffrey Bindman spoke in support of democracy at a protest against the Iranian government last week, organised by the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran. Bindman said: ‘Change is coming in the Middle East, and that would include the liberation of Iran. ‘Great courage is required. It is a very crucial period.’ The sit-in outside the Iranian embassy began on 20 February and has also been addressed by Malcolm Fowler, member of the Law Society’s International Human Rights Committee.last_img read more

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Cosco ferries to Brazil

first_imgThe ferry, named Itacoatiara, was built at the Afai Southern Shipyard and weighs a total of 474 tonnes, with the dimensions 78.4 m x 14.8 m x 13.8 m.This will be the third ferry that Cosco has transported to Brazil for use in the Rio 2016 games.  www.coscol.com.cnlast_img

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World rail infrastructure market May 2014

first_imgAustralia: Aurecon and Parsons Brinckerhoff are to undertake design work for the 12 km South East Light Rail project in Sydney. Brazil: CCR Metrô Bahia has selected Thales to install Seltrac CBTC on Salvador metro lines 1 and 2. Czech Republic: AŽD Praha has begun a KC1·28bn modernisation of the 98 km eské Budjovice – Nové Údolí route to raise speeds from 50 km/h to 75 km/h. Finland: Liikennevirasto has awarded Mipro a €5·8m contract for renewal of the train control system on around 1400 track-km in western Finland. A TAKO traffic management system is to be rolled out in eight phases during 2014-18, replacing the Taika system used in the Tampere region. India: Mott MacDonald is to undertake design work on the second phase of the Bangalore metro, including the 16 km Purple Line extension to Whitefield and 6·3 km Green Line extension to Anjanapura Township, due for completion in 2017. Lithuania: AŽD Praha has won a KC43m contract to modernise signalling between Kaunas and Kazl Rda. Norway: Torpol Norge has been awarded contracts totalling NKr35m for tram track modernisation in Oslo. Poland: PKP PLK has awarded Porr a 26·4m złoty contract to modernise the Chojna – Krzywin Gryfiski section of the Szczecin – Zielona Góra line. PKP PLK has awarded a consortium of Rubau Polska, Construcciones Rubau and Rover Alcisa a 177m złoty contract for modernisation of the 28 km Rybnik – Chaupki line. Singapore: GE has won a S$159m contract to supply CBTC and platform screen doors for the Thomson and Eastern Region lines, and Singapore Technologies Electronics is to supply telecoms under a S$124m contract.Daewoo E&C has a S$352m contract for civil works for 3·2 km of the Thomson Line including one station. Slovakia: Working with Siemens and Kapsch CarrierCom, AŽD Praha has a €45m contract to install ETCS Level 2 on the 37 km route from the Czech border to Žilina, and GSM-R on this section and to Bratislava. Spain: ADIF Alta Velocidad has awarded Alstom, Bombardier European Investments and Indra Sistemas a €410·4m to supply signalling, train control and telecoms including GSM-R, for the Valladolid – León and Venta de Baños – Burgos high speed lines now under construction. The 20-year maintenance element of the contract is worth €228·8m. A joint venture of Amurrio Ferrocarril y Equipos, Felguera Melt, Jez Sistemas Ferroviarios and Talleres Alegría has been awarded a €56m contract to supply dual-gauge pointwork for the Mediterranean Corridor project. Prefabricados y Contratas, Drace Infraestructuras, GIC Fabricas and Traviesas del Norte are to supply 273608 sleepers for the Valencia – Vandellòs and Vilaseca – Castellbisbal sections under a separate contract worth €36·4m. Under a €65·7m contract, Siemens Rail Automation and Thales España GRP are to supply and maintain signalling, train control and telecoms for 51 km of new alignment between La Robla and Pola de Lena including the Pajares base tunnel. ADIF has awarded Iberovías and Coalvi a 48-month €61·2m contract to maintain track and infrastructure on sections of the high speed line between Lleida and the French border. Thales España has won a 48-month €28·6m contract to maintain traffic control systems on the Madrid – Valladolid high speed line and its branch from Olmedo to Medina del Campo. Turkey: TCDD has awarded Thales a €10m contract to modernise signalling at Eskiehir station, including the deployment of ETCS Level 1. UK: Network Rail has awarded Parsons Brinckerhoff a system integration contract for the Great Western Route Modernisation Programme. USA: As part of the East Side Access fit-out, New York MTA has appointed Frontier-Kemper Constructors to install concrete lining in the new tunnels north of Grand Central Terminal and rehabilitate the 63rd Street tunnel at a cost of $294m.last_img read more

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Alia Atkinson is the new Brand Ambassador for major company

first_imgA look at some of the top stories making the news today, May 3rd, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida.To improve security in the region, the Caribbean Institute for Security and Public Safety has signed a memorandum with Miami Dade School of Justice to establish more joint training programs for police forces. Miami Dade College has already hosted 3 training sessions in Trinidad & Tobago with over 100 participants from the twin island republic, Guyana and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.Senator Braynon (the second) will host his 4th annual Choice Challenge empowerment event on May 7th from 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m. This is a free youth only event aimed to aid middle and high school students with the tools to make positive and conscious decisions about their future and to promote the safety of our youth.Roman Catholic priest Clyde Reginald Hezekiah, also called “Father Reggie”, was laid to rest today. Hezekiah died of a heart attack on April 21 in Fort Lauderdale, one day before he was scheduled to return to Port of Spain and resume leadership of the Tunapuna parish in Trinidad & Tobago Father Reggie was 82 years old.In Sports, The Caribbean Premier League final and semi-final games could now be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago despite earlier reports that Guyana had secured the event. Reports from the twin island republic suggest that a late bid has prompted the organizers to hold off on making the final decision.What trending:Olympic swimmer, Alia Atkinson, is the new brand ambassador for Rainforest Seafood. The Pines native and Team Jamaica Olympian is glad for the chance to work with another great Jamaican company and the attention she will bring to the sport this year in Rio.For Today’s Weather Forecast:Scattered thunderstorms in Broward County with a high of 91 and a low of 74. For Miami-Dade, scattered storms as well with a high of 88 and a low of 75.For more information on these and other stories, visit caribbeannationalweekly.com. Remember to pick up this week’s copy of our Caribbean National Weekly at your nearest Caribbean outlet.last_img read more

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