Tame Impala, Pretty Lights & More Announced For Bumbershoot 2016 Lineup

first_imgThe annual Bumbershoot lineup is here! Taking place from September 2-4 in Seattle, WA, the festival has revealed dozens of musicians, comedians, artists, and writers for their 2016 event.The full lineup features a number of headlining sets, including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Death Cab For Cutie, KYGO, Tame Impala, G-Eazy, Pretty Lights, Halsey and DJ Snake. The billing continues with Porter Robinson, Zeds Dead, Bryson Tiller, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Run The Jewels, Billy Idol, ZHU, Marshmello, Father John Misty, Explosions In The Sky, Third Eye Blind, Logic, and Andrew Bird.Some great musicians are featured in the full lineup, like Tyler. The Creator, Reggie Watts, Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals, Kamasi Washington, Cashmere Cat, The Motet, White Denim, and so many more.You can see Bumbershoot’s full lineup below. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 29th, and more information can be found here.last_img read more

3 Idaho National Guard members killed in helicopter crash

first_imgBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three Idaho Army National Guard pilots have died after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed near Boise during a training flight. Col. Christopher Burt said the helicopter was last contacted at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday while it was on a routine training flight. The UH-60 Black Hawk’s emergency transmitter locator was activated about 15 minutes later. Search and rescue crews found the wreckage just after midnight Wednesday morning near a mountain named Lucky Peak. The names of the pilots killed in the crash were not immediately released so officials could notify their relatives. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Crews were still working to recover the bodies Wednesday afternoon.last_img read more

Nine students receive USAID funding for development studies

first_imgThe University announced Monday that nine students have been selected to receive funding through the United States Agency for International Development to study global development challenges.The nine students who were selected include five doctoral students, Tracy-Lynn Cleary, Jenna Davidson, Catherine Flanley, Kristina Hook and Emily Maiden; two Master of Science students, Lilian Ramos and Megan Wright; and two undergraduate seniors, Lauran Feist and Samuel Lucas.“Today’s global development challenges need bold, innovative thinkers and solutions,” Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) managing director, Michael Sweikar said in a statement. “NDIGD is thrilled to once again support some of the University’s most promising students in this opportunity to develop their research and create meaningful change.”According to the statement, the students will complete their research throughout 2017 and 2018.Tags: (USAID), Notre Dame Initiative for Global Developmentlast_img read more

IDB and MIF Sign Investment Agreements with Uruguay and Bolivia

first_imgBy Dialogo October 08, 2010 On 6 October in Montevideo, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) signed several agreements intended to increase private-sector investment and competitiveness in Uruguay and Bolivia, respectively. The president of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno, and the Uruguayan economic and finance minister, Fernando Lorenzo, signed a non-reimbursable technical-cooperation agreement worth up to 1.2 million dollars to develop public-private partnerships. The project’s objective is to create incentives to increase private investment in public infrastructure and strengthen the management of the tourism industry. For her part, IDB executive vice-president and MIF general manager Julie Katzman announced the signing of agreements to widen access to financial and non-financial services for small producers in the agricultural and livestock sectors in Bolivia, which will benefit twenty thousand low-income micro- and small-business owners. The agreements were signed in the context of the Thirteenth Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (Foromic), underway in Montevideo with the participation of representatives from forty-three countries. The conference, the opening ceremony of which was attended by Uruguayan President José Mujica, also awarded the 2010 ‘Prize for Microenterprise Development’ to two microfinance institutions from the Dominican Republic and Bolivia and a renewable-energy firm from Nicaragua. Tecnosolución SA received the award for excellence in business development services for bringing electricity to remote areas of Nicaragua by means of solar energy. For their part, Banco de Ahorro y Crédito ADOPEM, a Dominican bank, was selected for its offer of innovative products for segments of the population underserved by the formal financial sector, while Banco FIE S.A., a Bolivian bank, stood out for its best practices in the area of social performance.last_img read more