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For twenty-six years, The Robey Theatre Company has made its mission the telling of the stories of the Black global experience on stage. It is now also doing so in print. The Robey Theatre Company Playwright Series currently has nine play scripts in publication, available in paperback edition and also in Kindle format.
These plays, all by Black playwrights, are available for the first time directly through The Robey Theatre Company, in editions with new covers. They can be purchased at http://therobeytheatrecompany.org/publishing
The plays are:
Birdland Blue by Randy Ross Ph.D. Birdland Blue, a two-act play, offers a fictionalized riff on a sticky, warm night in the life of legendary musician Miles Davis. It’s summer 1959. The place: Birdland, the famed New York City jazz club. Possessed by the incompatible goals of both creating innovative music and living the life of the rich and famous, Miles comes under great pressure:
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Abingdon Theatre Company has announced an array of programming – albeit virtual! – for the remainder of its 2020-2021 season. “We never could have imagined a year like this,” shares Chad Austin, ATC Artistic Director. “However, we are extremely grateful that we can offer our theatre audience a variety of programming to close this very unique year.”
In honor of World AIDS Day – tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1, Abingdon Theatre Company will be a co-producer for the virtual revival of “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens,” to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. A mixture of songs and monologues written and composed by Bill Russell (Sideshow) and Janet Hood, the show celebrates the lives lost to AIDS in free-verse with a blues, jazz and rock score. An array of 50 performers – Broadway, television and film favorites – are taking part in this very special event. They include: Academy Award
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I assign a Neutral rating to Chinese internet healthcare company Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited (OTCPK:ALBHF, 241:HK).
The support and backing of its parent and controlling shareholder Alibaba Group (BABA) is Alibaba Health’s key competitive advantage. Alibaba Health benefits from a strong brand equity and low customer acquisition costs due to its association with Alibaba Group and the “Alibaba” brand. Looking ahead, Alibaba Health’s key growth opportunities are in prescription drugs and medical & healthcare services.
But there are hurdles that need to be overcome for Alibaba Health to realize the growth opportunities in prescription drugs and medical & healthcare services. It might take a while for most or all the provinces in China to implement the changes relating to reimbursements for online medical services and products to on a nation-wide basis in the country; and the conversion rate for paid medical consultation services could be potentially lower
The Universal Society of Hinduism wants Mariposa Clothing to apologise for its Ganesh pants. Photo / Getty Images/Mariposa Clothing
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A Golden Bay company has removed clothing items with images of Hindu deity Ganesh off its website after a complaint from the Universal Society of Hinduism.
Mariposa Clothing, based in Takaka, also apologised to anyone who felt offended by the items.
“Mariposa has removed the pants this morning,” Mariposa Clothing’s Tracey Brignole told the Herald this morning.
“It was certainly never our intention to cause any offence and we apologise to anyone who did take offence.”
Upset Hindus called on Mariposa Clothing to stop selling “Ganesh pants” and apologise to the community.
A statement issued by Hindu statesman and president of the Universal Society of Hinduism Rajan Zed in Nevada over the weekend called on the Kiwi clothing retailer to remove the offending garments from its physical stores and website.
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With cases spreading, and the epicentre of the outbreak shifting to Europe, North America, India and Latin America, life in these regions has been upended the way it had been in Asia earlier in the developing crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic has worsened, the entertainment industry has been upended along with most every other facet of life. As experts work
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Digital transformation is highly prized but poorly understood. While more than two-thirds (69%) of directors want their organisations to accelerate digital business initiatives, as many as 80% of IT leaders fail when they try and change their organisations for the better.
The reason for failure is often a lack of alignment between IT and business leaders. Too many digital transformation projects still focus on changing back-end systems at the expense of involving line-of-business managers in the development of front-end services.
The best way to deliver digital transformation success, suggests Joe Soule, CTO at Capital One Europe, is to build Agile, cross-business teams that work to build creative solutions to customer challenges.
SEE: Guide to Becoming a Digital Transformation Champion (TechRepublic Premium)
At Capital One, Soule has helped the bank move away from legacy ways of working and towards an investment in software engineering capability and Agile methodologies. It’s a long-term
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Cindy Holland, the former longtime Netflix VP of original content who departed the streamer two months ago, has joined the board of Horizon Acquisition Corp. II, a special-purpose acquisition corporation targeting the media and entertainment space.
Horizon Acquisition Corp. II was formed in August 2020 by Todd Boehly, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Eldridge Industries, a holding company whose assets include MRC. In September, Penske Media Corp. (Variety’s parent) entered into an agreement with MRC to form a joint venture that merges Billboard, Vibe and the Hollywood Reporter with PMC’s brands.
Last month, Horizon Acquisition Corp. II raised approximately $500 million through an IPO to fund potential M&A activity. A SPAC is a kind of holding company formed solely for the purpose of raising capital through an initial public offering.
“While the company may pursue an initial business combination target in