Modern Measure and Project Aspect To Team Up This Weekend In NYC

first_imgThis Saturday, March 4th, two up and comers will come together for a night of fun in New York, NY! Atlanta-based duo Modern Measure will bring their sonic vibes to Slake, with support from the Colorado-based DJ Project Aspect. With both artists representing the acclaimed 1320 Records label, expect this to be a night of unforgettable fun. Tickets are available here.The night will start off with a set from Project Aspect, spinning his beloved exploratory electronic jams for the enthusiastic crowd. His music is undeniably soulful and wholly unique to its creator, Jay Jaramillo. There’s a reason his music continues to propel in the upward trajectory, leading Project Aspect to perform at major festivals and share the stage with some key players. Give his sonic style a listen in the player below.Headlining the night will be Modern Measure, who are riding in high off the release of their acclaimed new album For The Moment. Released last Friday, February 24th, the new album is a true expression of Modern Measure’s development as artists, working together for the last three years to create these new tracks. “For The Moment is about experiencing the music and everything life happens throws your way each day,” says the band. “This album is a collection of moments from our lives over the past three years.”To get a taste of Modern Measure’s new music, do yourself a favor and listen to For The Moment streaming below.See the show’s artwork below, and find tickets and more information here. The Facebook event can be found here as well.last_img read more

University faculty members awarded ACLS fellowships

first_imgFour faculty members in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters have won fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), the University announced in a press release Monday.Members of the history department Mariana Candido, Evan Ragland and Deborah Tor were three of 71 ACLS fellows selected, and philosophy professor Katherine Brading won one of nine collaborative research fellowships, according to the press release.Professor of history and department chair Patrick Griffin said the department is honored to have multiple fellowship recipients.“It’s extremely gratifying to see our department being honored by our peers,” he said in the press release. “We have made a point of hiring ambitious scholars, encouraging them to do the best work they can and providing an intellectual community that can foster this kind of achievement. We’re poised to take off as a top-notch department, and these awards are harbingers of that potential.”According to the press release, Candido — an associate professor of history who is researching west-central Africa during the trans-Atlantic slave trade — “will study accounts of African women who accumulated wealth during the 19th century.”Ragland — an assistant professor of history who explores the history of science and medicine — will study how experimentation became prominent in science in the 17th century. Ragland said the fellowship will provide the opportunity for him to broaden the scope of his research.“It’s going to give me a chance to bring in new and exciting material I’ve been itching to include,” he said in the press release.Tor — another associate professor of history who focuses in medieval Islamic history — will write about the Seljuq Dynasty that “reshaped Islamic society in the 11th and 12th centuries,” the press release said.Brading will partner with Boston College professor Marius Stan to assess “the parting of the ways between philosophers and physicists during the Enlightenment” for a project they will complete together thanks to their joint fellowship, according to the press release.Tags: ACLS, department of history, department of philosophy, Fellowshipslast_img read more

Medhi arrested on charges of betraying basket ball players

first_imgSTAFF REPORTERGUWAHATI: City Police on Tuesday night arrested secretary of Basket Ball Association, Assam Mukut Medhi on charges of betraying of young players. Medhi was arrested following an FIR lodged at Paltan Bazar police station by the parents of under-14 basketball players of the State.He was accused of betraying the players. Police sources said Medhi charged Rs 7,500 from each and every player who were recently sent outside Assam to participate in a national basket ball championship. Two teams of boys and girls consisting 12 members each were sent outside the State for the national championship.Parents alleged that Medhi extracted a huge amount of money from players while the registration fee for each team was Rs 350. They also alleged that players were sent outside without the approval of the Basket Ball Federation of India. Also Read: Local Sportslast_img read more