Theater Review: ‘I Remember Mama’

first_imgBy Gretchen C. Van BenthuysenPhotos by T. Charles EricksonRED BANK — “I Remember Mama,” based on Kathryn Forbes’ “Mama’s Bank Account,” was adapted for the Broadway stage by John Van Druten (1944). It was turned into a movie (1948) and TV series (1950s), before returning to Broadway (1979) as a musical lasting a mere 108 performances.The play, rarely performed these days, is set in 1910 and focuses on an extended Norwegian immigrant family who settled in San Francisco and is pursuing the American dream.So what else is there to say about it, especially in the digital age?Enter the award-winning Transport Group, a not-for-profit, off-Broadway company in Manhattan that stages new works and re-imagines revivals by American writers. Its mission: to present “visually progressive productions of emotionally classic stories (that) explore the challenges of relationships and identity in modern America.”From left: Dales Soules as Papa, Alice Cannon as Aunt Jenny, Susan Lehman as Aunt Sigrid, and Barbara Andres as Mama.Well, it did that with its excellent production of “I Remember Mama.” It breathes new life into this World War II era play.First staged in a gymnasium in 2014, the production currently is on the boards here in association with Two River Theater through June 26. Both productions were insightfully directed by Jack Cummings III, co-founder and artistic director of the Transport Group.Noncommercial theaters can and should take such risks and the Two River Theater audience has shown a willingness to embrace them. This season included an all-male “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” and is closing with this all-female “Mama,” and neither shows were gimmicks. They both challenged audiences to look at life and art differently and both succeeded.Ten actresses, age 60 or older, play 25 characters in “Mama.” Barbara Andres (veteran of nine Broadway shows, including “Cabaret” as Fraulein Schneider) recreates her role as Mama and seems born to play the part. Mia Katigbak is superb as her eldest daughter Katrin (the writer of the original story) and a teenager here.All the other parts are handled by Alice Cannon, Lynn Cohen, Rita Gardner, Marjorie Johnson, Susan Lehman, Heather MacRae, Louise Sorel and Dale Soules. They play Mama’s husband, her two other daughters and son Nels (a role in which Marlon Brando made his Broadway debut), her three sisters, Uncle Chris and boarder Mr. Hyde, a doctor, nurses and more.The women wear casual contemporary clothing (by Kathryn Rohe) and no makeup. They are extraordinary in their ability to conjure their characters with just a change of stance, voice or attitude.The set (by Dane Laffrey) consists of 10 wooden kitchen tables, the kind where families used to spend time sitting and talking and telling stories. Each table has a theme and is covered in items such as teacups, books, glasses, silverware, writing materials, small decorative boxes. Plain white walls, a metal emergency exit door and brilliant white overhead lights (lighting by R. Lee Kennedy) resemble a gym.Although the look is contemporary, the story of families sticking together, sacrificing for each other and stretching a dollar while looking to move up in the world is one that immigrants in America — most any country for that matter — experience and hear stories about around the dinner table. Or should.For the Hanson family of Steiner Street, it’s 1910 and Mama is counting out money for the landlord, the grocer, and for one new pair of shoes. Money for school supplies also is needed, but there is not enough. So Papa says he will give up tobacco, one daughter will work after school and another will babysit to help.Aunt Trina arrives and announces, at 42, she wants to marry a local undertaker. Aunts Sigrid and Jenny arrive and are appalled at the idea. Before long, scary Uncle Chris — the head of the family, Mama says — arrives and intimidates everyone — except Mama.Lynn Cohen (original Broadway productions of “Hair,” “Grey Gardens” and “Hands on a Hard Body”) plays both Mama’s English boarder Mr. Hyde, who reads the classics to the family at night around the table, and gruff Uncle Chris, playing both to perfection.When youngest daughter Dagmar falls ill, Uncle Chris inserts himself into the situation so much the doctor bans him from entering the hospital. Later we discover Uncle Chris, unmarried and childless, is almost broke because he secretly has been paying the hospital bills for sick and deformed children.As Katrin approaches graduation, she sets her heart on a set of modern combs and brushes. Mama trades her mother’s cherished silver brooch to get it. Katrin learns of the trade and is devastated by her selfishness.Don’t be surprised if you are not teary-eyed before the end of this memoir play about one mother’s strength and sacrifices for her family. It is, after all, the hardest job in the world.WHAT: “I Remember Mama”WHERE: Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red BankWHEN: Wednesdays through Sundays, closes June 26COST: $37 to $65, limited number of $20 tickets each performanceMORE INFO: 732-345-1400 or http://tworivertheater.org Journalist Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen’s theater news and reviews can be found on theatercues.com._______________________________________________________________This article was originally published in the June 16-23, 2016 edition of the Two River Times newspaper.last_img read more

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Suit Seeks To Halt Mad Hatter Expansion Plans

first_imgIn court filings, Walsh and Gasiorowski also objected to some board members’ behavior, specifically Mayor Dina Long and Jon Schwartz, who seemed to express support for the project in newspaper accounts and on Facebook. “The hearing was tainted by the participation of these parties,” the complaint charged.In the complaint, the municipal board, along with the Kelly Management Group, LLC, are listed as defendants in this action.Kerry Higgins, the board attorney, did not immediately return a call this week seeking comment. By John BurtonSEA BRIGHT – The battle over the rebuilding of the Mad Hatter restaurant and bar is not over.Jennifer Walsh, a borough homeowner who is also a Republican candidate for Borough Council for this November’s election, filed suit in state Superior Court, in Freehold, last week, seeking to overturn the local unified Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment’s decision approving the expanded Mad Hatter’s rebuilding project.The complaint, filed with Superior Court on Sept. 26, alleges the board, in its actions permitting the project to rebuild the popular nightspot damaged by Super Storm Sandy to move forward, rendered “a decision that was arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable” – the legal standard Walsh’s attorney will have to prove to have a judge reverse the local board’s decision. “I think the board just simply gave absolutely no consideration to my client and people living there,” Gasiorowski said of his client’s steps to stop the project.On the other hand, over the course of six torturously long hearings before the planning/zoning board starting last November and concluding in June, Mad Hatter’s owners Scott and Amy Kelly received a large amount of support from the public in attendance. Members of the public spoke and posted on social media, equating the bar’s rebuilding as Sea Bright’s rise from the devastation the town – and so much of the Jersey Shore – incurred from Sandy in October 2012.“The Kellys can feel the support from the community and they’re so grateful for that,” said Kevin Asadi, the attorney representing the Kellys. “And they’ve vowed to stay the course until their dream comes true.”The Kellys have owned and operated the Mad Hatter, 10 East Ocean Ave., since 2006. But Sandy wrecked the site, bringing with it 6- to 8- feet of water, mud, sand and debris, rendering the structure unusable. In 2013 the couple received board approval to construct and operate an outdoor facility, but Scott Kelly acknowledged there were noise complaints.Plans for the rebuilding of the Mad Hatter.The Kellys, under their Kelly Management Group, LLC, have been awarded a low-interest $5 million loan from the state Economic Development Authority to assist in the rebuilding of a Sandy-related damaged business.The Kellys’ plans are to build a completely new three-story elevated structure that would have a restaurant; an outdoor kiosk for takeout food and retail items; and upper levels to be used for bars and outdoor decks. Scott Kelly said he plans on having live entertainment and a building-wide stereo system.There was opposition from Walsh, who, as a New Street resident lives across the street from the site. Others raised concerns of the size and scope of the project, its multiple uses, and what that would mean for parking, municipal infrastructure, noise and the residents’ quality of life. Walsh earlier this year had appealed the local board’s approval for a plan to construct a multifamily residential development where a single family home had been on New Street, in close proximity to Walsh’s home. That matter is still pending.Walsh is running with fellow Republican Brian Kelly, an incumbent, for borough council, against independent candidates Linda Lamia and Kevin Birdsall, for the two seats available for the Nov. 8 election. In court filings, Walsh and her attorney, Ron Gasiorowski, Red Bank, criticized the board’s decision, pointing to its approval given the plan’s lack of proposed parking (under the borough ordinance there would be a need for 134 spaces and six will be provided, designated for employees); its use of 100 percent of lot coverage; its lack of front yard setback; and the building’s height.last_img read more

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Retired railroad foreman chosen for Keppel seat

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PEARBLOSSOM — Keppel Union School District trustees have selected a retired railroad foreman to fill a board seat left vacant by a resignation. Board members said Manuel Magana, 69, of Lake Los Angeles was selected from among three candidates because he has been active in Keppel schools and in the community. “The board is very pleased to have Mr. Magana join us. He’s been a longtime volunteer in our district and has been very active on a variety of committees,” board President Valorie Gorny said. “He has run for the board and sought appointments previously and has a marvelous track record of community service.” The Keppel board interviewed the three candidates and made the appointment at a special meeting Thursday. Magana will be sworn in at a board meeting next week. Magana replaces Craig Morgan, who resigned from the board to move to Texas. Board member Michael Dutton noted Magana comes from Lake Los Angeles, a community that has not been represented on the board. “Mr. Magana has been very active in the community and he’s served on a lot of district committees and been very involved in the district for a number of years, and I personally thought he’s made a lot of contributions to the community and was a good candidate for the board,” Dutton said. Magana retired from the Santa Maria Valley Railroad on the Central California coast in 1990 after suffering an injury. He has seven children and four grandchildren, one in a Keppel school, and has campaigned in the past unsuccessfully for a board seat. “I had been participating on different committees, so I figured it was time to try to be in on the decision-making,” Magana said. Magana said he will work to improve parent participation and the education and attitudes of schoolchildren. Magana also said his appointment will bring diversity to the school board. “Parents can bring whatever concerns they have, and we can work together to improve the communication among parents and schools,” Magana said. Magana has lived in Lake Los Angeles for 11 years. A child of migrant farmworkers, Magana said he moved frequently and found it hard to stay in school. “I really believe in education. I’m self-educated. I never went to school. I don’t want them to go through what I went through,” Magana said. — Karen Maeshiro, (661) 267-5744 karen.maeshiro@dailynews.comlast_img read more

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Birmingham boss explains his tactical changes

first_imgBirmingham boss Gary Rowett said starving Tom Cairney of space was the key to their victory at Fulham.Clayton Donaldson converted a penalty just after the break – having missed one in the first half – and the Whites’ Michael Madl was sent off as Birmingham won 1-0 at Craven Cottage.And Rowett explained how his tactical switch in midfield kept key Fulham player Cairney so quiet.“Cairney’s a good player and with [Denis] Odoi giving some real good width as a full-back, we knew we had to block that inside space,” Rowett said.“We changed [Robert] Tesche and [Maikel] Kieftenbeld over, so Maikel played Cairney’s side and we had a little bit more of a defensive mindset around the pockets Cairney wants to get in.“We felt perhaps [Chris] Martin might have started up front. With [Matt] Smith starting, we just felt as though we had an opportunity to play a little bit higher up the pitch, because he’s perhaps going to find it harder to run away from you.“We certainly didn’t want them high up the pitch, delivering balls into the box.“I was slightly surprised they took Smith off. I can understand why Slavisa did it – with 10 men you need real mobility on the pitch – but again it gave us the opportunity to play a little bit higher because they didn’t have any physical presence up there.“Also, Scotty Parker not playing perhaps made a difference to their balance defensively in the first half.”Rowett was pleased with his side’s performance but felt the game could have been wrapped up sooner.He said: “The only disappointment is that we made it a little bit harder than it needed to be. I thought first half we were excellent, it’s as well as we’ve played.“We made hard work of it at times in the second half, and perhaps needed to be a bit more clinical.”See also:Jokanovic accepts blame for Fulham defeatFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Earth’s Core Values Questioned

first_imgGeologists have long assumed that iron attracted certain elements toward the earth’s core during its formation.  The amounts of them we find today were added by meteorites and comets as a veneer on the surface later.  A press release from Florida State University is questioning those core values.  New research “calls into question three decades of conventional wisdom regarding some of the physical processes that helped shape the Earth as we know it today.”    Munir Humayun, an associate professor of geology, did experiments on palladium at high temperatures and pressures using NASA equipment.  His team found that at these extreme conditions, thought to mimic those 300 miles down in the mantle, the distribution of palladium in both rock and metal was the same – no partitioning had occurred.    The iron, descending toward the center of the earth toward the core, was supposed to pull in certain “siderophile” (iron-loving) elements with it – gold, platinum, palladium, and iridium.  Since these elements are found at earth’s surface today, they must have been delivered during a late bombardment of comets and meteors.  That has been the conventional wisdom:“For 30 years, the late-veneer hypothesis has been the dominant paradigm for understanding Earth’s early history, and our ultimate origins,” Humayun said.  “Now, with our latest research, we’re suggesting that the late-veneer hypothesis may not be the only way of explaining the presence of certain elements in the Earth’s crust and mantle.”Why did he say this affects views of our ultimate origins?  The presumed late-heavy bombardment “also would have brought in water, carbon and other materials essential for life, the oceans and the atmosphere.”    These experiments, therefore, could have a ripple effect on other fields, including planetary science and biology.  The press release calls the potential ramifications of the research significant.  “This work will have important consequences for geologists’ thinking about core formation, the core’s present relation to the mantle, and the bombardment history of the early Earth,” Humayan said; “It also could lead us to rethink the origins of life on our planet.”  Astrobiology Magazine took note of this announcement.Everything secular astronomers, geologists and evolutionary biologists claim about the history of life on earth is tied into a complex web of belief – a phrase coined by philosopher of science William Van Orman Quine.  In Two Dogmas of Empiricism in 1951 (11 years before Thomas Kuhn brought “paradigm shift” into common parlance), Quine argued that scientists rarely abandon a web of belief in the face of falsifying data.  They absorb the blows by modifying the web of belief in other areas.  So will this announcement begin unraveling the web?  Unlikely.  The spiders are well trained at spinning repairs.    Some might respond by questioning the relevance of experiments using equipment on the surface to conditions in the real mantle.  But what alternative experiment would a critic propose?  Digging a 300-mile deep hole and running experiments down there?    The interior of the earth is a good example of a “scientific object” that can only be studied indirectly.  Seismic and gravitational measurements provide first-hand data on the core and mantle, but even that data must be interpreted within models of earth’s interior.  Models are both simplifications and extensions of empirical data; simplifications, because no model can take into account all possible relevant data; and extensions, because models make claims beyond what can be experimentally validated.    These scientists were bold enough to test a key assumption in the web of belief.  They found it inconsistent.  They concluded, “the distribution of palladium and other siderophile elements in the Earth’s mantle can be explained by means other than millions of years of meteorite bombardment.”  Their results also imply that it didn’t require tens of millions of years for the siderophile elements to fall into the core.  That, in turn, implies what we find on the surface today could be primordial (i.e., present from the beginning).  If so, it has nothing to say about age.    The ramifications could, indeed, be profound.  This could threaten assumptions about differentiation processes inside other planets and moons throughout the solar system, and, consequently, their ages.  It could undermine a major prop for a key explanatory tool – the so-called “late heavy bombardment” – invoked to map out ages of planetary surfaces and the presence of volatiles on earth (particularly, earth’s oceans and atmosphere).  That, in turn, leaves evolutionists hanging about conditions on the primordial earth for the origin of life.    Secularists continue to absorb blows in their web of belief from all sides.  They make whatever adjustments to the web are necessary to hold onto their core values of naturalism and scientism.  Creationists, with different core values and a web of belief that does not exclude God, could perk up at this finding.  It’s another strand of empirical evidence that the earth was designed with its elements, atmosphere and oceans intact from the beginning – no long period of differentiation, no ad hoc rescuing device of a late heavy bombardment, and, of course, no primordial soup or special delivery of water by comets.  Some of them might point out, too, that appeals to millions of years are superfluous.(Visited 39 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

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South African designer at London fashion week

first_imgRay Maota A shirt designed by Lesego Malatsi beingshowcased at the London Fashion Week. Malatsi is congratulated by Sir RichardBranson at a show in Johannesburgearlier this year.(Images: Virgin Unite)MEDIA CONTACTS• Lesego MalatsiMzansi Designers Emporium+27 11 336 8935RELATED ARTICLES• Conquering the NY fashion world• Local Xhosa heritage goes global• Zim teen new face of Louis Vuitton• Madiba more fashionable than everThe UK was treated to an array of Afrocentric designs when South Africa’s Lesego Malatsi showcased his collection at the London Fashion Week, which ran from 16 to 21 September 2011 at different venues across the city.Malatsi’s collection appeared at the Fashion’s Finest Show on 17 September, among work from US, UK, Nigerian and Ghanaian designers.“I don’t think any words can explain my feelings of showcasing at such an occasion, especially when it’s considered such a high privilege by my peers in the industry,” he said.The designer added that it was only when he landed in London that he realised what was happening – this made him anxious and he subsequently suffered a bout of flu.However, the nervousness subsided when he got down to doing the job, which was to show African creations in the heart of the UK.“I really tried to remain calm and as the outfits were being completed, I felt a sense of belonging. I realised that I’m actually ready to compete globally,” he said.London Fashion Week is one of four major events of its kind which take place twice a year. The others are in New York, Paris and Milan.Malatsi described his participation in the fashion week as “conquering one of his greatest challenges” and achieving one of his main goals.Speaking about the racial ratio of his models at the show, Malatsi said: “I don’t know the ratio, I didn’t think that way. I just think about people wearing beautiful clothes.” He doesn’t see his clothing as being just for catwalk models, but for everyone.Humble beginningsMalatsi was born and raised in Soweto, a sprawling township in south-western Johannesburg, and his journey to becoming a recognised designer wasn’t without its setbacks.He dreamed of studying design after school, but Malatsi couldn’t afford a tertiary education.When his father passed away, his mother used the money she received from his pension payout to send him to college.“It was difficult to study because fashion is one career that requires a lot of money, it can be elite. I didn’t realise that until I was midway through my studies, so it was not easy, but I wanted a good education,” said Malatsi.When he finished college be battled to get funding from banks because they were unwilling to invest in an unknown designer.His breakthrough came when his quest for funding led him to Virgin Unite, Richard Branson’s business mentoring foundation.Branson is the founder of the Virgin conglomerate of businesses.With guidance and funding, Malatsi was able to start Mzansi Designers Emporium.From unemployed to job-creatorMalatsi is one of a growing number of entrepreneurs in South Africa and already has 17 people working for him.“There is a lot of talent in Africa. It made me realise how important my success was – to not just me and my family, but for empowering other people,” he said.Malatsi never set out to become an entrepreneur, but now he’s working on a five-year-plan that will enable him to employ at least 850 people.He said that the extensive use of colour in his designs is a celebration of South Africa being known as the rainbow nation throughout the world.“I tried to transcend what is seen as European and what is seen as African, forget the racial lines and also change the perception of how clothes should be worn,” said Malatsi.last_img read more

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Opportunity Creation and Opportunity Capture

first_imgThere are two major segments into which sales activities can be categorized: opportunity creation and opportunity capture. They are different, and success in one does not mean success in the other.If there is anything that most salespeople and sales organizations could stand to improve, it’s opportunity creation. Opportunity creation requires that one nurture their dream clients and prospect. It also requires that they follow up on leads.The work of opportunity creation tends to be neglected. It’s the hard work of trying to open relationships, something that many people struggle with, and one of the more difficult aspects of sales for many salespeople. This is made worse by so much noise about how none of this work is necessary, that inbound marketing and social channels will fill the pipeline beyond anything a salesperson could produce otherwise. A lack of opportunities is often exacerbated by sales managers who don’t like to have to hold their people accountable for the activity that generates new opportunities. They don’t want to be micro managers, and they don’t know that they should start as macro managers and work to micro when necessary.But, without opportunity creation, there is no opportunity capture. And without opportunity capture, the end is not far off.Opportunity capture is a game of effectiveness. It isn’t enough to create opportunities without also possessing the ability to play the end game and win deals. If prospecting is difficult, winning can be even more difficult.Winning requires a complex array of attributes and skills, some of which look like voodoo and black magic, and some of which are simply difficult to obtain. There are a certain set of attributes that build influence, the known, liked, and trusted part of sales (these make up the first half of The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need). Then there are a number of skills that must be mastered, like commitment-gaining, leveraging business acumen, managing change, and leading your clients as a peer (these skills make up the second half of The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need). This is the advice part of the two ingredient recipe that makes one a trusted advisor, a title that can only be bestowed upon the holder by their client after is has been earned.If opportunity capture was easy, win rates would be much higher than they are for most sales organizations. But the attributes are too rare in the right combinations, and even rarer in their development. The skills are difficult to teach, and more difficult to master.Most salespeople and sales organizations would do well to separate these two activities in their management, their reporting, and their development. For most, equal attention to both would provide the best plan for an overall improvement in their results.last_img read more

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Naveen cancels brewery project in Dhenkanal

first_imgOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a brewery plant in Dhenkanal district where hundreds of trees were felled despite strong protests by the villagers.Mr. Patnaik took the decision based on the recommendations of Revenue Divisional Commissioner D.V. Swamy, who probed the felling of trees in Jhinkargadi forest.“Based on the factual report, the allocation of bottling plant may be cancelled and alternative site may be provided. Unnecessary felling of trees may be stopped forthwith, and immediate plantation should be taken up,” Mr. Swamy noted in his report submitted to the government.The government went back on its decision following a massive public outcry.Mr. Patnaik had himself performed the ground-breaking ceremony of the ₹102-crore project, which was to be set up by P&A Bottlers Private Limited, on November 3. The plant was to come up on 12 acres of forestland in Jhinkargadi. In a throwback to the Chipko movement of the 1970s, women of Balarampur village successfully thwarted the tree-felling bid by the Dhenkanal district administration on November 7 by embracing the trees.On November 17, the administration descended on the scene with hordes of police personnel and chased away the villagers who were putting up a stiff resistance to save the trees. Even then, more than 500 trees were felled.The images of women clasping the trees had then gone viral and condemnation of the police high-handedness poured in from all parts of the globe. Activists and citizens had rushed to Balarampur to give moral support to the villagers.“Although our resistance was a small one, it never lacked the determination. We welcome the Chief Minister’s decision to cancel the project. Now, we want the government to declare Jhinkargadi forest a prohibited zone for all non-forest use,” said Sushanta Kumar Dhala, Secretary, Balarampur Gramya Parichalana Parishad.Balarampur villagers, who had congregated at Jhinkargadi forest to intensify their agitation against the project, celebrated their victory on Monday by taking out a procession in the village.last_img read more

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Kobe Paras urges Kai Sotto to go to US to develop basketball game

first_imgTyphoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams’ Florida home Creighton eventually recruited Paras, who did not flourish with the Bluejays and later  transferred to Cal State Northridge where he is now on redshirt status, an academic sophomore on his first year of athletic eligibility.Paras said Sotto, given his height, would have “endless opportunities” in the United States. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf PLAY LIST 01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Read Next View comments “I was 15-years-old when I moved out here in LA,” said Paras, who is now a member of the Cal State Northridge Matadors.“Hopefully one day Kai may make a mature decision to continue his basketball career in the States so that he won’t get rotten and brain washed in Manila.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSotto is still in high school playing for Ateneo and his 7-foot-1 frame puts him a literal head above his opponents.Photo by: Tristan Tamayo/Inquirer.netParas, for his part, moved from La Salle Greenhills to Cathedral in Los Angeles where he made a name for himself as an athletic forward. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netKobe Paras encouraged high school sensation Kai Sotto to continue playing basketball in the United States while also taking a swipe at the current hoops scene in the Philippines.In a Twitter post, Paras made use of the new 280-character limit saying Sotto moving to the US will be the right decision instead of playing in the Philippines.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa MOST READ LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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NSWTA Position Vacant

first_imgThe New South Wales Touch Association (NSWTA) currently has a vacancy for a State Development Officer in the NSWTA office. The position of State Development Officer is responsible for the management and delivery of the New South Wales Touch Association development and education programs for playing, coaching, refereeing and selecting throughout the state. The Development Officer also assists associations in the development of the sport of Touch Football, working with the Sport Manager, Development Manager, Events Manager, NSWTA State Development Officers and Regional Committees to maximise opportunities for Touch Football to be a first choice sport among current and prospective participants. Applications for the State Development Officer position close on Monday, 20 August. For more information and to view job description, please visit the NSWTA website – www.nswtouch.com.au/jobs.Related LinksPositions Vacantlast_img read more

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