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Electric Forest Starts Unveiling 2018 Lineup With Crazy Puzzles At Pop-Up Concert

first_imgElectric Forest has become one of the most innovative music festivals of our time. In the past, the festival has announced its highly anticipated lineup in non-traditional formats, like in 2016, when they mailed out envelopes with names of artists to select fans and let social media do the rest. After expanding to two weekends last year (which demanded a more traditional announcement), Electric Forest is back with another unorthodox lineup announcement for 2018.Electric Forest’s New ‘Wish Machine’ Can Grant Your Festival “Wish” In Exchange For Charity WorkAs detailed by a Reddit thread, on Sunday night, Ann Arbor, Michigan’s Club Necto hosted a special pop-up event put on by the Electric Forest folks, which culminated in a performance by Space Jesus. Electric Forest used the event as a means to begin revealing the artists on its 2018 lineup, transforming the club into a puzzle room of sorts. As told by redditor /u/Supersighs, “Throughout the venue there [were] many posters were on the wall saying “Performer” is playing Electric Forest 2018. There was a special bar menu with clues to different acts playing. A little burlesque show that revealed some acts. There was a different number on each Men and Women bathroom mirror that if you called, had an artist saying they’re excited to be playing EF2018. The toilet paper had a word scramble all over it revealing an act. There was also a word search projected on the building also revealing some acts.”The folks over at Reddit have been keeping tabs on the artist revealed at last night’s pop-up show. Here’s their list of artists confirmed for Electric Forest 2018 (though keep your eyes peeled for more announcements, as there are still upwards of 100 artists left to be announced!):Everyone OrchestraSpag HeddyNonameXavier RuddRufus Du SolKarl Densons Tiny UniverseManic FocusChromeoHayden JamesSodownSunSquabiFruitionClozeeBoogie TLouis the ChildMisterwivesGryffinCookie MonstaG JonesBukuPenguin PrisonYookieEpromJody LitvackSpace Jesus[H/T YourEDM; Photo: Adam Straughn]last_img read more

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PSG boss Tuchel defends Neymar after red card against Bordeaux

first_imgPSG manager Thomas Tuchel has leapt to the defence of Neymar after his sending-off in the 4-3 win against Bordeaux on Sunday, insisting the Brazilian’s reaction was simply ‘human’. The Brazilian was given his marching orders for a second yellow card in second-half stoppage-time for a late tackle on Yacine Adli at the Parc des Princes. Paris-Saint Germain beat Bordeaux in a thriller but had star Neymar sent off in stoppage time Even though it did not effect the end-result, Neymar will now miss next Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash against Dijon but Tuchel did not overreact to the dismissal of his star man. ‘We have to talk about the whole situation,’ Tuchel told reporters at his post-match press conference. ‘He is nervous and he reacts. It is human. He must not, but it is human. And the Bordeaux player does not even get a yellow card.’ The Brazilian was shown a red card for a rough challenge on Bordeaux midfielder Yacine AdliAdvertisement Loading… Tuchel seemed to imply that he thought Neymar was fouled in the build-up, hence the reaction of the 28-year-old. Nevertheless, the Ligue 1 champions secured three points in an eventful game to stretch their lead at the top-of-the-table to 13 points over second-placed Marseille. Marquinhos scored a goal either side of half-time while forwards Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe also got on the scoresheet. PSG manager Thomas Tuchel defended Neymar after his sending-off on Sunday evening Read Also: Neymar can make Rio Carnival after seeing red in PSG win ‘On the one hand we are really very strong offensively, but on the other we concede a lot of goals,’ Tuchel told French outlet Canal+. ‘As defenders we really have to think about what we can do best. In this match it was mainly on set-pieces. We really have to work better collectively.’ FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeA Lot More People Should See Hanna’s Fantastic Bread MasterpiecesGreat Entertainer Became A Milestone In The History Of CensorshipThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoolast_img read more

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Syracuse pressure defense establishes itself among top of ACC

first_img Published on January 22, 2015 at 12:10 am Contact Paul: [email protected] | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+ Cornelia Fondren’s personal motto is that offense sells tickets and defense wins games.When Syracuse’s defense forces a turnover, Alexis Peterson said it energizes the team in a way that’s required for success.“It’s about heart. It’s about how you’re going to compete and take pride in what you’re doing,” Peterson said, “and we pride ourselves on defense.”While the No. 23 Orange (13-5, 3-2 Atlantic Coast) allows 59 points per game, the team’s defensive statistics are impressive. Briana Day leads the ACC with 3.1 blocks per game, Peterson leads the conference with 2.6 steals per game and Fondren is third with 2.2 steals per contest.When SU travels to Pittsburgh (12-5, 2-2) on Thursday for a 7 p.m. game, these three players will likely take on major roles on the defensive end.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange attacks defensively after nearly every basket it makes. As soon as the ball falls through the hoop, the team goes into a 2-2-1 full-court press. Two guards stay in the frontcourt, get up on the ball-handlers and try to force them toward the sidelines.The forwards stay around midcourt and slide back as the offensive team moves the ball up the court. The center’s job is to protect the rim as the last line of defense.“I think they’re very conscious of their positions and in the past, they’ve not been that way,” SU head coach Quentin Hillsman said. “… They’re locking in to their scheme and they’re just doing a remarkable job right now.”When the ball is brought across half court, that’s when Peterson and Fondren send the double team. And because Hillsman tends to play four guards at once, Syracuse gains an advantage. Versatile players like Brianna Butler and Taylor Ford are both faster than a typical forward, Day said, which creates matchup problems for opponents. When guards Diamond Henderson and Maggie Morrison come off the bench, Fondren bumps to forward.The high-tempo nature of the press puts a premium on athleticism and quickness, which is why playing four guards at once is the right fit for Hillsman’s system. Going fast from one spot on the court to another has led to the Orange’s overflow of steals. Fondren attributed the team’s success — SU ranks first in the ACC in steals per game with 11.7 — to Peterson, because she gets in the passing lanes and the rest of the team capitalizes.“I think we’re pretty athletic with four guards on the floor and then our post players are pretty athletic as well,” Day said. “So, I think we match up with other teams who have slower post players.”Day, the Orange’s primary center, also fits well in Hillsman’s scheme. Her game is more predicated on her ability to move around the court and less on her physicality. This season, she’s emerged as the conference’s best shot-blocker because she’s figured out how to time her blocks without being called for fouls.Instead of swatting down on offensive players like she used to, Day has learned to keep her arms straight up in the air and still block the ball.“I think she’s being more patient,” Peterson said. “She’s able to read the player more instead of just going up and using her athleticism. She’s becoming smart with it.”With SU owning the worst field-goal shooting percentage in the ACC, having a stout defense to rely upon is crucial to its success.“If we’re up and we’re pressing and we have that energy, we’re all clicking on defense,” Peterson said. “It can turn a team over and we can go on a run and discourage them.” Commentslast_img read more

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DD LOCAL: CHRISTMAS LIGHTS TO BE SWITCHED ON IN DUNKINEELY THIS WEEKEND

first_imgDunkineely Local Notes Dunkineely Christmas Lights with Santa’s grotto and Craft FayreSaturday 13th December 2014 – everybody welcome to come and join the fun – Activities begin at 4pm, Santa arrives at 5pm and will be available in his grotto with a team of Storytelling, craft-making and face painting elves. All activities based around the Christmas Tree at the Methodist Church /DCL office. (Event coordinated by DCL (Dunkineely Community Ltd) and the Dunkineely Festival Committee). Anyone wanting to hold a stall at the Craft Fayre should book by phoning the DCL Office on 074 9737678 / 087 3421922 or Email: [email protected]      Tir Boghaine – Are you Caring for someone at home? A support group for carers meets on the third Monday of each Month in Killybegs Hospital Day centre at 7:30 pm. If you are coping alone or isolated by your role as a carer, why not come along to the support group. All carers can share their knowledge and support and have opportunities to partake in training sessions. The next meeting will take place on Monday 15th December at 7:30pm in Killybegs Hospital. For more information contact Eileen – Tir Boghaine on 074 9733111 / 074 9733113 or Email: [email protected]    Dunkineely & Bruckless Community Carol Service – Sunday 21st December at 5pm in St.Joseph’s & St.Conal’s Church Bruckless. All are welcome to join this celebration of the whole community from the throughout the Parish. For further information contact the DCL office on 074 9737678 / 087 3421922.DCL Courses in January – DCL Interior Design will run again for those on the waiting list (3 spaces still available) – 6 week course with Sile Kelly, cost €30 (part funded by the ETB Community Education Programme). DCL Calligraphy with Janet Deane will also run for 6 weeks, cost €30 (6 spaces still available). Please contact the DCL office on 074 9737678 / 087 3421922 if you are interested in either of these courses or would like to share with us any other course ideas we might run in the future. Dunkineely Community Ltd (DCL) – Has a library of over 500 books from Children’s Literature, Teenage Fiction (The Fault in our stars), Classics (Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice), Horror, Comedy, Booker-Prize etc. Rent a book from just 20c.Come into the office weekday mornings from 9:30am – 12:30pm and use the Internet (20c per half hour) or print or photocopy documents (20c per page).DD LOCAL: CHRISTMAS LIGHTS TO BE SWITCHED ON IN DUNKINEELY THIS WEEKEND was last modified: December 8th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Christmas lightsDD LocalDunkineelyFeaturesNoticeslast_img read more