BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through May 22nd

Below, you’ll find details on all jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running May 9 – May 22. Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include Bill Charlap Trio and Solo, NYC All-City Latin Ensemble and the Fat Cats, Eliane Elias, and George Gee Orchestra.

Downstairs at Birdland Theater, you’ll find Mafalda Minnozzi, Kristen Lee Sergeant, The Royal Bopsters with special guest Sheila Jordan, Oz Noy with Ugonna Okegwo and Ray Marchica and Alexa Tarantino Quartet. Regular events include David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night, Birdland Big Band and Arturo O’Farrill & The Latin Jazz Ensemble.

May 9 (Monday) 8:30 PM – Birdland Theater
Mafalda Minnozzi
The Italian singer-songwriter Mafalda Minnozzi is an international sensation, having performed in over 1,000 concerts on 3 continents, released 18 CDs and 2 DVDs over 35 glorious years. Equipped with a purring voice and an unmatched imagination, Minnozzi has been utterly prolific, releasing 5 albums since the pandemic began and 2 documentary films. The first, SENSORIAL – Portraits in Bossa and Jazz, stayed on the Jazz Top 100 for 34 weeks straight. She followed that with April 2021’s To Naples – Port of the Soul, blending Brazilian and Italian rhythms and approaches; then, in June 2021, she released PRIMAVERA and ESTATE in September. In October, she released CINEMA CITY – Jazz Scenes From Italian Film, and in her performance at Birdland, entitled “FOTOGRAMMI – Scenes from Life and Music by Mafalda Minnozzi,” the songstress, backed by an all-star Brazilian ensemble, combines these latest projects into an enveloping narrative. The result is sure to be both universal and-as her intimate, sweetly-styled vocals always are-highly personal.
$30 tables / $20 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

May 10-14 (Tuesday-Saturday) 7:00 & 9:30 PM (5/3-5); 8:30 & 10:30 PM (5/6-7) – Birdland Jazz Club / Livestream Event, May 12 9:30
Bill Charlap Trio
One of the world’s leading pianists for the past thirty years, Bill Charlap served for many years as Tony Bennett‘s primary pianist, all the while leading his working trio with legendary drum/bass team Kenny Washington and Peter Washington to the heights of jazz honor. Nominated for a Grammy for the records Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and Live at the Village Vanguard, this trio’s communication is finely tuned, its energy boundless, its taste immaculate, and its repertoire expansive. Working together, these three gentleman of jazz are known for their telepathic connection, admirable restraint, and tight arrangements of standard material. They perform at Birdland for two consecutive weeks. Jazz fans will regret missing this band!
$40 tables / $30 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

May 11 (Wednesday) 5:30 PM – Birdland Theater
David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Now in its 18th year of residency at Birdland,

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Akron Parks and Recreation announces summer months programming for 2022

AKRON, Ohio – Akron’s Parks and Recreation division is internet hosting a summer months full of free and very low price courses for neighborhood members in the coming months.

The lineup features the well-known Akron Arts Expo and Flavor of Akron events, along with summertime camps, physical fitness courses, musical functions and extra.

“The line-up of gatherings and activities well prepared for this summer presents anything for all ages and passions,” Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan claimed in a information release. “Whether you’re searching to cool off in a town pool, appreciate some are living tunes, or carry your children to camp, Recreation and Parks has something for you. These no-charge and reduced-charge programming possibilities are so essential to our people, and we want to distribute the word so absolutely everyone is conscious of these wonderful opportunities near to residence.”

Akron Arts Expo and Style of Akron

The Akron Arts Expo is scheduled for July 23-24 at Hardesty Park. The expo characteristics operates by extra than 100 juried artists. Flavor of Akron, which features meals samples from regional restaurants and food items vans, is set for July 21 at Hardesty Park.

Youth summertime camps

Most of the city’s local community facilities will provide youth summertime camps. The camps provide working day-prolonged treatment and fingers-on ordeals and selection from week-lengthy themed camps for $40 to eight-week camps for $250. For a comprehensive list of camps or to sign up, stop by the Akron Parks and Recreation division web page.

Health and wellness classes

Absolutely free wellbeing and wellness courses will be presented at area parks throughout the summer. Health and fitness in the Parks will get started in June with classes led by Parks and Recreation physical fitness instructors. These lessons incorporate tai chi uncomplicated, Pilates and yoga at a variety of locations. Leisure bike rides will be provided the 1st Friday of each thirty day period from July-Oct commencing at 6:30 p.m. Beginning locations and routes will be declared on the Akron Parks and Recreation division internet site.

Swimming

The city’s swimming swimming pools will be no cost and open up to the public from June 6 through Aug. 20. The city operates two outdoor swimming swimming pools: Perkins Park (899 Diagonal Highway) and Reservoir Park (1735 Hillside Terrace). There is no value for entry, but website visitors must sign-up for a no cost open swim membership. Pools are open Mondays as a result of Fridays from 1-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. Kids below age 12 have to be accompanied by an adult when checking out the pool.

Concert events in the Parks

The city’s Concert events in the Parks sequence features free concert events every weeknight at unique town parks during summertime. Cancelations due to temperature will be posted on the Akron Parks and Recreation division internet site.

Concerts are scheduled for the to start with fifty percent of summer time from June 6 by way of July 1 from 7-9 p.m. The lineup

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BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through May 15th

Below, you’ll find details on all jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running May 2 – May 15. Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include Bill Charlap Trio and Solo, Andy Farber and his Orchestra, and NYC All-City Latin Ensemble and the Fat Cats. Downstairs at Birdland Theater, you’ll find Anaïs Reno Quartet, Lauren Henderson Quartet, Steve Slagle Band, Mafalda Minnozzi, Kristen Lee Sergeant and The Royal Bopsters with special guest Sheila Jordan. Regular events include David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night, Birdland Big Band and Arturo O’Farrill & The Latin Jazz Ensemble.

May 2 (Monday) 8:30 PM – Birdland Theater
Anaïs Reno Quartet
In 2021, the young Anaïs Reno celebrated the release of her debut album, Lovesome Thing – Anaïs Reno Sings Ellington and Strayhorn, recorded at age 16 and backed by the lively Emmet Cohen Trio. The record reached #6 on the jazz charts and stayed in the top 10 for four weeks. Reno returns to Birdland now with her working band, a trio helmed by veteran pianist Pete Maliverni. Recipient of the Julie Wilson Award and the first prize in the Mabel Mercer Competition, Reno’s recent work includes a performance of “America The Beautiful” on national television for the Mets/Yankees game on September 11th, as well as an album of all Tadd Dameron songs recorded with renowned saxophonist Gary Smulyan, set for Fall 2022 release. At work on her second solo album, and looking forward to national tours over the rest of this year, the young Reno is developing a warm, swinging approach that delights audiences.
$30 tables / $20 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

May 3-7 (Tuesday-Saturday) 7:00 & 9:30 PM (5/3-5); 8:30 & 10:30 PM (5/6-7) – Birdland Jazz Club
Bill Charlap Trio
One of the world’s leading pianists for the past thirty years, Bill Charlap served for many years as Tony Bennett‘s primary pianist, all the while leading his working trio with legendary drum/bass team Kenny Washington and Peter Washington to the heights of jazz honor. Nominated for a Grammy for the records Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and Live at the Village Vanguard, this trio’s communication is finely tuned, its energy boundless, its taste immaculate, and its repertoire expansive. Working together, these three gentleman of jazz are known for their telepathic connection, admirable restraint, and tight arrangements of standard material. They perform at Birdland for two consecutive weeks. Jazz fans will regret missing this band!
$40 tables / $30 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

May 4 (Wednesday) 5:30 PM – Birdland Theater
David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Now in its 18th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly post-workday engagement is the city’s best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup

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BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through May 1st

Below, you’ll find details on all jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running April 18 – May 1. Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include Cyrille Aimée, Ashley Pezzotti with the Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit and Meg Okura Pan Asian Jazz Ensemble.

Downstairs at Birdland Theater, you’ll find Denis Reis Quartet, Donald Vega Trio, Wycliffe Gordon and His International All-Stars, Louis Rosen and his “Almost Large Band”, Daniel Glass Trio and Steven Bernstein‘s Millennial Territory Orchestra. Regular events include David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night, Birdland Big Band and Arturo O’Farrill & The Latin Jazz Ensemble.

April 18 (Monday) 8:30 PM – Birdland Theater
Denis Reis Quartet
A proponent of Brazilian music the world over, Denise Reis possesses a beautiful spirit and a warm, soothing voice that make her original songs, as well as her renditions of both MPB (musica popular brasileira) and blues classics, a healing experience. Honored to have been invited to compose and present a song live and in person to His Holiness Dalai Lama, Reis seeks to tap into the “universal language” of music, and resists defining her sound with labels; in light of this expansive openness that characterizes her songs, she has brought her soulful voice to stages across the world, including Portugal, Ukraine, Senegal, Venezuela, Israel, Canada, Slovenia, France, Germany, and the United States. In New York City, she has performed at Birdland, City Winery, Joe’s Pub, and other distinguished venues. Her albums-Chá de Hortelã com Caviar and Alfândega-showcase her touching sound, which includes a unique and stirring use of the “mouth trumpet”: Reis can seem just with her lips to be playing a brass horn. Sure to be a special night at Birdland Theater.
$30 tables / $20 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

April 19-23 (Tuesday-Saturday) 7:00 & 9:30 PM (4/19-21); 8:30 & 10:30 PM (4/22-23) – Birdland Jazz Club
Cyrille Aimée
International singing sensation Cyrille Aimée possesses a spritely, joyous presence and an astounding vocal technique. Her daring, witty performances have taken her from street corners in Europe to the Apollo Theater to 1st place at both the Montreux and Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competitions. After co-starring with Bernadette Peters in a Sondheim tribute at New York’s City Center, Aimée took a deeper dive into Sondheim’s work, which led to 2019’s Move On: A Sondheim Adventure (Mack Avenue) and a GRAMMY nomination for her rendition of his “Marry Me A Little.” Cyrille has certainly become a “rising star in the galaxy of jazz singers,” as The New York Times put it; and at Birdland, where she has performed regularly for many years, she is sure to bring audiences into faraway lands and back again.
$40 tables / $30 bar + $20 food/drink minimum

April 20 (Wednesday) 5:30 PM – Birdland Theater
David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis

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Orbweaver Announces Sponsorship of Girls in Electronics Corporation

Digital source chain answers provider supports, empowers, and advocates for women in sector

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 05, 2022–(Company WIRE)–Right now, Orbweaver LLC, a main supplier of electronic source chain integration remedies for electronic parts, is very pleased to announce its next yearly sponsorship of Gals in Electronics (WE), an business dedicated to advancing alternatives for girls in the electronics sector. Orbweaver, a facilitator of real-time knowledge connectivity and revenue automation in the electronics marketplace, supports the position of women business large, particularly in producing and software package progress.

“Via our sponsorship, we are thrilled to support facilitate the meaningful perform becoming done at the market-major Women of all ages in Electronics,” says Tony Powell, CTO of Orbweaver LLC. “The influence this group is creating on women’s growth is major and we’re keen to be part of forces for a further yr of prosperous partnership.”

WE was built in 2017 with the goal of assisting women of all ages do the job collaboratively to discover inspiration, strength, and empowerment by a feeling of local community. The corporation supplies an yearly leadership conference, field functions, discussion groups, and other sources to enable more members’ occupation improvement. Their skilled leadership advancement system, daily life balance series, neighborhood chapter conferences, and Mentorship Software offer you associates possibilities for the networking and training required to progress their occupations.

“WE is privileged to interact with unbelievably capable and enthusiastic talent in a local community that is concentrated on protecting industry interactions and expansion,” suggests Jackie Mattox, CEO of Girls in Electronics. “We are quite grateful to have the generous assistance of our sponsor loved ones, together with Orbweaver, a corporation which is paving the way for feminine leaders in the electronics field and beyond.”

A amount of Orbweaver’s employees, which incorporate female field specialists doing a range of significant roles, are becoming a member of WE as users. Orbweaver is also participating in the WE mentorship system, and is leveraging WE information for employee teaching reasons. The organization has committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce.

“By increasing our involvement with Women of all ages in Electronics, we are leveraging their quite a few top quality offerings and further more investing in an important movement—not just for our personal workers, but for the electronics marketplace leaders of the potential,” Powell claims.

According to WE, studies clearly show that introducing ladies to all-male teams potential customers to higher economical achievement. Firms with that present a increased-than-average proportion of feminine board users outperform these with much less than ordinary by 36%. Furthermore, organizations whose major administration is at least 50 % female see returns on equity that are 19% larger than average, in accordance to WE info gathered from Cloverpop and Forbes.

Orbweaver’s sponsorship of WE supports expertise retention as a result of advancement, boosts women’s leadership programming, and illustrates the inherent value of diversity and inclusion plans. Orbweaver’s very own personnel seem ahead to furthering their careers by way of

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Home of Gaming Announces its partnership with blockchain big Polygon, through ‘Hefty Games’

Significant Entertainment

Leveraging the large attractiveness of interactive gaming entertainment and its acceptance as an rising cultural relevance, Significant Online games, these days introduced a one of a kind partnership/affiliation with top influencers of the segment – Lokesh Gamer, Gyan Gaming and Two Aspect Players, who have a put together next of shut to 50 million. By way of this affiliation, the company is set to launch trading cards that will allow for gaming aficionados to personal a collectible from their favorite gamer.

New Delhi, March 29, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — With this start, Hefty Game titles aims to kickstart and gas the Gaming & NFT ecosystem, and blockchain gaming in India with distinctive P2E (Engage in to Get paid) video games and a plethora of distinctive utilities.

As the operator of intellectual house legal rights of the 1st set of influencers, Significant Game titles will before long be asserting its to start with fall of NFT’s. This much-awaited auction of India’s inaugural electronic collectibles/ NFTs will be adopted by the foray of other gaming superstars into the Significant Metaverse. By way of this affiliation, Significant Video games has recognized alone as a one-stop location that facilitates the movement of all varieties of digital art in the gaming realm on to the blockchain. To commemorate the announcement, the Avid gamers will be a part of the aggressive Esports system IGL – Indian Gaming League, to host with each other a one of a kind on-floor event shortly, open up for all. The winners will be awarded exceptional prizes and a likelihood to be whitelisted for the exclusive NFT drop.

Significant Video games is a collaboration in between Residence of Gaming and Polygon, Property of Gaming is a new-age tech enterprise with an endeavor to redefine the e-sport sector in India, recognized for IGL – Indian Gaming League, its competitive Esports platform, as very well as Polygon – the foremost system for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development that will have interaction gaming enthusiasts and bring them nearer to the most important names in the marketplace, Hindustan Talkies – a media information conglomerate reworking entertainment throughout e-athletics, games and blockchain technology. Hungama – 1 of the premier digital media enjoyment firms in South Asia, The enterprise was introduced through the drop of an all-explainer online video that includes the gamer trio.

In addition to the earlier mentioned, Hefty’s collaboration with eDAO, an amusement and creator-focused entity, will assist the advancement of the Hefty Ecosystem enabling users to interact and engage with their favorite avid gamers and artists. With extra significant-finish creations in the pipeline, Significant Gaming appears to be like to empower users with obtain to the Metaverse that is a perfect synergy of all issues gaming and leisure.

Yash Pariani, Co-Founder and CEO of Residence of Gaming, more extra, “With this signing up for of fingers involving the three forerunners of the gaming fraternity and Significant Online games, we are completely ready to lead this innovation into Net 3.

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