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Opera company rethinks Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’ in light of Black Lives Matter

Kelly Griffin and Derrell Acon in Heartbeat Opera’s production of Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’. Photo: Russ Rowland A man is imprisoned for his political activities, along with countless other victims of the same injustice. The blame lies with a specific bad actor, but the problems are also clearly systemic. Those charged with enforcing this system may not […]

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Pygmalion Theater Company’s ‘Bella Bella’ Strikes a Deep Chord Today – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Tamara Johnson-Howell as Bella. (Photo by Beth Bruner) On February 11, “Bella Bella” by the Pygmalion Theater Company premiered at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. “Bella Bella” by Harvey Fierstein, and directed by Fran Pruyn, was a solo play about the real Bella Abzug – 20th century feminist icon, social rights activist, MP, lawyer […]

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Cannabis Beverage Company Cann Raises $27 Million – New Cannabis Ventures

Cannabis Lifestyle Brand, Cann, Raises $27M Series A to Fuel International Expansion Cann becomes the first micro-dosed THC tonic to go international by launching in Canada, continuing its mission to redefine social consumption LOS ANGELES – (February 15, 2022) – Cann, the leading cannabis-infused beverage company, today announced a $27 million Series A funding round […]

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Lawsuit accuses Cincinnati healthcare personnel company of labor trafficking

A Cincinnati-based healthcare staffing firm is being sued by workers it recruited in the Philippines, who accuse the company of violating federal and state human trafficking laws. Fast-growing Health Carousel is headquartered in Cincinnati, has an office in Austin Landing, and in recent years has acquired other recruitment companies in the Dayton area. Although they […]

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Ice Cream Recall 2022: Royal Ice Cream Company Expands Listeria Based Recall

Just over a week ago, the Royal Ice Cream Company announced a somewhat limited recall of its Batch Ice Cream due to Listeria contamination. On February 12, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) shared an advisory from the company, expanding this recall. This initial recall only included three flavors within the Batch Ice Cream family. […]

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A British company discovered that it was making propaganda films for China

Ms. McLeod continues to be listed as a director of the company since 2011; company filings show that it owns all of the shares in 2019. Meridian Line’s films have been praised by Chinese state media, air on Chinese government channels as well as overseas networks, such as National Geographic, and remain available to stream […]

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JOURNEY OF IDENTITY THROUGH ART AND DANCE, March 11-13

Narçisse Theater Company presents the third installment in its 2021/22 “Original Harrisburg” series, COLORIZED: JOURNEY OF IDENTITY THROUGH ART AND DANCE” by Natalie Dohman, to be held at HARRISBURG MIDTOWN ARTS CENTER, March 11-13. The performances will take place on March 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and March 13 at 2 p.m. More information […]

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The Right to be Free – OZY

On this day in 1990, the great Nelson Mandela was released after spending 27 years in various South African prisons. A famous civil rights activist, the country’s first black head of state and an inspiration to many, the actions of him and his peers in the African National Congress were directly linked to the end […]

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Philadelphia fire company suspended for mocking police killing of Fanta Bility, using slurs, officials say

Members of the Briarcliffe Fire Company are accused of using the n-word and other racial slurs towards firefighters at Darby Township Station 4, the township’s third volunteer fire station. Some members joked that it was “time to leave” the area because more black people were moving there, according to audio released by community organization Delco […]

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Federation fur company promises to put Métis trappers back on the lines

After more than a year of planning, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is taking the next step in revitalizing the Red River culture and way of life. First, it was about music and getting over 3,500 children to play the violin and promote square dancing. Then it was about providing economic support to artisans in […]

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Hexo activist eyes C-suite overhaul as company lays off 180 workers

A flowering cannabis plant is seen during a tour of the Hexo Corp. facility on October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Quebec.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Investor waging proxy battle against HEXO Corp. board says it has lost its CEO’s support and would consider revamping a C-suite that has already seen heavy turnover in recent months. […]

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The Toro Company Joins First NRPA Business Council

Schill Grounds Management has hired executive Bob Stopar as chief financial officer. Stopar will oversee financial controls, reporting, capital structures, cash management, financial performance and progress on key merger integration goals as Schill acquires other landscaping companies in the Upper Midwest and beyond. Stopar brings decades of executive leadership and financial experience to Schill. He […]

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Peloton’s CEO may be out, but he’s still in control and can make the sale harder

Peloton co-founder John Foley stepped down as CEO on Tuesday, but he and other insiders will still decide whether to sell. ASSOCIATED PRESS Amid a flurry of Peloton changes – including a new chief executive, new board members and the laying off of 2,800 employees – there’s one major thing that has remained exactly the […]

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The right to disconnect, why your company needs a workplace dating policy, and more.

Welcome to this week’s edition of the CxO newsletter, bringing executives the news, analysis and advice they need to navigate the ever-changing world of business every Tuesday. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter readt. HHello, and welcome to another edition of the CxO newsletter. How many after-hours emails have you sent since closing yesterday? […]

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Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Aurora Black Performing Arts Company Launches Docuseries

Dr. Barbara Shannon-Bannister is President and CEO of Grand Design Inc., a nonprofit organization she founded in 1984 to preserve the cultural and musical traditions of African Americans in Aurora. What began as a dance group performing in retirement homes now hosts an array of artistic opportunities for its surrounding community. Grand Design offers art, […]

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Top business news of the day

Lawmakers, Regulators Seek to Rein In Fees Carriers Charge at Ports US shippers say they have been billed for delays over which they have no control, in addition to the skyrocketing cost of moving goods during the pandemic. Airlines Face Unexpected Safety Issue in Pandemic: More Bird Strikes Airlines are seeing an increase in the […]

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Greta Thunberg joins protest against UK mining company seeking ‘short-term profits’ | World | News

The British company Beowulf Mining has requested the opening of a new open-pit mine in Gállok. Several environmental organisations, including Friends of the Earth and UNESCO, said the mine could have a “medium to large negative impact” on the Laponia World Heritage site. The Laponia World Heritage Site is a large mountainous wildlife protected area […]

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Circle Center Development Company seeking architectural plans for future Circle Center redevelopment – ​​Fox 59

Local counties are seeing fewer Hoosiers coming for COVID testing FOX59 News / 24 hours ago Video Indiana COVID update: 2,441 hospitalized, 38 deaths, 4,478 new cases FOX59 News / 1 day ago Video Faces of the unvaccinated: Nurse contracts COVID a second time after refusing to get vaccinated News / 2 days ago Video […]

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DuPont-related company pledges not to mine near Okefenokee Swamp

One of the only U.S. chemical companies mining titanium has reached an agreement not to do business with the company to establish a titanium mine next to the Okefenokee Swamp “for the foreseeable future”, according to a statement from press from the investment company who asked for the pledge. Chemours, a company that spun off […]

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Portland’s ‘A Kid’s Company About’ Removes Podcasts From Spotify

What do Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and a Portland-born children’s media company have in common? They all pulled their content from Spotify last week, amid a wave of backlash against the platform’s support for fear factor host-turned-podcaster Joe Rogan. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, A company for children—which began as a Portlander-led publisher […]

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People want to buy Kohl’s, but the company wants more money

It’s good to be sought after, but not great when people who want to buy from you see your value like below where you see it. This is the situation to which Kohl’s (KSS) – Get Kohl’s Corporate Report board of directors as it deals with unsolicited offers for the company. Essentially, Kohl’s thinks it’s […]

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Judge orders testing company to remove sheriff’s home address from papers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A judge today ordered attorneys for a coronavirus testing company to refile documents previously submitted on Jan. 27, but this time without the Los County Sheriff’s home address. Angeles, Alex Villanueva, who is the subject of a potential defamation lawsuit. by the company. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elaine Lu granted […]

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Meta says Apple’s privacy changes could cost the company $10 billion

Snap, the maker of the Snapchat app and Spectacles augmented reality glasses, said during its third-quarter earnings report in October that Apple’s privacy changes were having an unexpected impact on its business. But the company is adapting, Snap said in its fourth-quarter earnings report Thursday, and the larger impacts of Apple’s change could be to […]

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A former hacker who worked for a controversial spy firm will not join the company

One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has hired Dan Wolfford, a former NSA analyst who also worked for a UAE-based hacking firm accused of spying on US citizens, journalists and security forces. human rights activists. Update: After Motherboard reached out to the company for comment, they said Dan Wolfford “wasn’t onboarded” and wouldn’t be […]