Yes Announces Summer “YESTIVAL” Tour With Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy & Todd Rundgren

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first_imgTomorrow, Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In celebration of this historic event, the prog rockers have announced a full U.S. tour, which they are calling “YESTIVAL,” a full festival experience. The summer tour will explore nine of the band’s greatest studio albums, with stops in Baltimore, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles.The band is expected to announce more dates soon, but for now we’re excited about this 17-date run. The lineup will include Steve Howe (guitar), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboard), Jon Davison (vocals), and Billy Sherwood (the late Chris Squire’s chosen successor on bass). Founding member Jon Anderson will be there to accept their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recognition, but will not join the tour.Producer Todd Rundgren will tour as support for YESTIVAL, as will Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy playing tribute to Emerson, Lake & Palmer.Yes’ YESTIVAL 2017 Tour Dates:08/04 – Greensboro, NC @ White Oak Amphitheatre08/05 – Boone, NC @ Holmes Convocation Center08/07 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion08/08 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theater08/10 – Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand at Foxwoods08/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Ford Amphitheater08/12 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Center08/16 – Greensburg, PA @ The Palace Theatre08/17 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre08/19 – Elgin, IL @ Festival Park08/20 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion08/22 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Zoo Amphitheatre08/23 – Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre08/25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre08/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint08/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater09/03 – Tulalip, WA @ Tulalip Amphitheatrelast_img read more


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first_imgCompetition keeps population downThat hasn’t been the case. Ipser has found that native antspecies actually help keep down fire ant populations by competingwith them.UGA entomologists now plan to compare chemical pesticidetreatments to determine how they affect both native ant and fireant populations.”People need to realize that killing all ants isn’t the bestmethod from an environmental or an economical standpoint,” Ipsersaid. “Conserving forests is one of several variables that willhelp control fire ants, too. Overall, management of pests needsto be more biologically than chemically based.”When buying pesticides to kill ants or any other insects, hesaid, select a product that’s been formulated for that insect.”For fire ants, make sure the pesticide is targeted for exoticants,” he said. Fire ants like open areasSo does this explain why fire ant mounds are commonly seen inopen areas like pastures?”When the environment is simplified, like in clear-cut, openfields, there are fewer species due to fewer available niches,”Ipser said. “Native ants don’t thrive in that kind ofenvironment, and fire ants do.”Fire ants naturally thrive in open environments because there’sless competition from native ants that prefer woodedenvironments, he said.In wooded areas, fire ants have to fight against other antspecies when foraging for food and establishing nesting sites,Ipser said.”When fire ants were first found in the United States, everyonethought they were going to wipe out all other ant species becausetheir natural enemies were back home in South America,” he said. By Sharon OmahenUniversity of GeorgiaIf you decide to take a hike through the Georgia wilderness, youmay have to fight off ticks and chiggers along the way. But arecent University of Georgia study shows you shouldn’t have toworry about fire ants.Reid Ipser, an entomology graduate student with the UGA Collegeof Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, recently completed astudy of ant habitats. For a year, he scouted sites in Georgia’sIndian Springs and High Falls state parks.”The state parks were the perfect locations for this study asthey contain both open fields and undisturbed wooded areas,”Ipser said.He collected ant species for a year and was surprised to findthat he never caught a red imported fire ant in a wooded testsite. Yet he collected native ants in abundance in the woodedtest sites.In the open-field test sites, Ipser collected many more fire antsthan native ants.center_img Don’t kill all antsIf you have ants in your lawn that aren’t fire ants and aren’tcoming indoors, Ipser suggests leaving them alone.”If the circumference of the ant bed is the size of a quarter ora silver dollar, they aren’t pest ants,” he said. “These don’tcause ecological damage. They don’t sting. But they do competewith exotic ants like fire ants and Argentine ants.”Like the red imported fire ant, the Argentine ant is an exoticant. But it doesn’t sting.”If you find little black ants in your dishwasher, they are mostlikely Argentine ants,” Ipser said. Argentine ants typically nestnear the trunks of trees and don’t create high mounds.last_img read more


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first_imgLocalNews Joint Message from UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF, ILO and Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day by: – October 5, 2011 Share Share Share Today, on World Teachers’ Day, we honour the millions of educators all over the world who devote their lives to teaching children, youth and adults. This year’s theme, “Teachers for Gender equality”, reminds us that in order to achieve Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the gender dimension of teaching must receive particular attention, beginning with girls’ access to schools. We know, for example, that in many regions a low proportion of female teachers will mean fewer girls at school and consequently even fewer women teachers in the future. Yet educating girls and women has cascading benefits for human development: fewer deaths in childbirth; more healthy babies; more children in school; better protection for children and women from HIV and AIDS, trafficking and sexual exploitation; and the economic and political empowerment of women, leading to stronger and more inclusive development.If we want to give equal opportunities to our daughters and sons to realize their full potential and claim their rights, we must devise policies and strategies that attract and motivate capable women and men to teach, while also enabling them to create gender-equal learning environments. More and better education for all requires good teachers and incentives to encourage male and female teachers into all areas and levels of teaching. This will ensure that boys and girls have appropriate role models throughout their schooling.Women make up the majority of the teaching profession at the primary level, 62 % globally but as high a proportion as 99% in some countries. Yet as the profession has become increasingly feminized, conditions of service, pay and status have deteriorated. If teachers are to be good role models for gender equality for boys and girls in all areas and at all levels of schooling, inequities within the teaching Joint Message from UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF, ILO and Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 5 October 2011 profession must be addressed. We must promote equal opportunities for women tobe school leaders, institutional managers and decision-makers within ministries of education, for more women to become science, mathematics and technology teachers, and for more men to be recruited as early childhood and primary school educators.It is also important to identify the causes for the shortage of women teachers where they exist. Adequate provisions for maternity protection and parental leave, as well as effective protection from sexual violence and abuse, are essential. If qualified female teachers avoid postings in disadvantaged and rural areas, how can we convince reluctant parents to send their children to school?Such issues, including opportunities for teachers to shape education decisions through social dialogue, must be addressed if decent work for teachers – and quality education for children – is to become a reality. We call on all partners in educationto work towards full respect for the rights and responsibilities set out in the 1966 ILO-UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers and the 1997 UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher Education Teaching Personnel – the starting points for this special day. These are pillars for building a quality, professional teaching force.We renew our gratitude and appreciation for the efforts and dedication of women and men teachers, who bear the responsibility of educating future generations to build societies based on sustainable development, peace, democracy, human rightsand equality.Join us today, 5 October 2011, in celebrating teachers around the world!Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCOAnthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEFHelen Clark, Administrator, UNDPJuan Somavia, Director-General, ILOFred van LEEUWEN, General Secretary, Education Internationalcenter_img Sharing is caring! 12 Views   no discussions Tweetlast_img read more