Up-and-coming L.A. funk trio Organ Freeman continues to make moves, as the band keeps things funky and will soon appear at Brooklyn Comes Alive. Today, the band has been announced as support for TAUK, playing a hometown show at The Roxy in Hollywood, CA. These two instrumental fusion groups are guaranteed to throw it down when they get together on November 4th.With a new album out in just a couple weeks, TAUK’s uniquely instrumental brand of progressive funk fusion had earned them a great reputation. Their live shows are downright infectious, and the energy of new music is sure to translate into great playing! When you combine that energy with the all-out funk jamming of Organ Freeman, it’s a sure fire recipe for success.You can’t help but grin when you hear that a band is named Organ Freeman. That grin turns into an all-out smile when you listen to their music, a soulful-yet-peppy blend of instrumental jazz fusion that takes no prisoners. It’s some serious toe-tapping jives, fueled by the trio hard at work: guitarist Erik Carlson, drummer Rob Humphreys and organist Trevor Steer.Check out all of the information about the show in the artwork below, and get tickets here.
This series from the #JoySports team lasts for the duration of the Wimbledon tournament: June 29 – July 12.– Day 3 of the men’s singles saw wins for Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic, and Marin Cilic, ensuring that the only surprising news on Wednesday was Kei Nishikori’s exit through injury.A double fault by the narrowest of margins allowed Croatia’s Cilic to complete a great escape at Wimbledon as the U.S. Open champion lived to fight another day with a 6-3 4-6 7-6(6) 4-6 7-5 victory over journeyman Richard Berankis.Wawrinka moved easily into the third round with a 6-3 6-4 7-5 win over Victor Estrella Burgos.World number five Nishikori of Japan will not participate any more after pulling out with a calf injury. Men’s round two results – highlights(Numbers preceding player’s name is their ranking, if any)1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 6-4 6-2 6-3 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Victor Estrella (Dominican Republic) 6-3 6-4 7-5 7-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Tommy Haas (Germany) 6-0 6-2 6-7(5) 7-6(4) 9-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Ricardas Berankis (Lithuania) 6-3 4-6 7-6(6) 4-6 7-5 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 7-6(8) 6-2 7-6(2) 14-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Marsel Ilhan (Turkey) 6-7(5) 7-6(6) 6-4 6-4 16-David Goffin (Belgium) beat Liam Broady (Britain) 7-6(3) 6-1 6-1 17-John Isner (U.S.) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia) 6-2 7-6(8) 6-4 21-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Kenny De Schepper (France) 6-0 6-3 6-3 24-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Marcel Granollers (Spain) 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 26-Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat Juan Monaco (Argentina) 7-6(5) 6-3 6-4 27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) 7-6(3) 6-4 7-6(5) Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat 32-Dominic Thiem (Austria) 5-7 6-4 5-7 6-3 6-4 Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) beat John Millman (Australia) 6-7(5) 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) beat 5-Kei Nishikori (Japan) walkoverWomen’s round two results A routine second-round Wimbledon victory for Maria Sharapova against Dutch world number 123 Richel Hogenkamp was one of the stories of the day.But two matches provided a buzz for what is to come. In the next round, British number 1 Heather Watson (main photo) will face Serena Williams as a result of both their victories. Top seed Williams (below) swept aside big-serving Hungarian Timea Babos 6-4 6-1 inside an hour to reach the third round. “I’m definitely playing well,” she said as she came off court after 59 minutes. “I had to pick up my game today. She has such a huge serve.” Williams’s next opponent will 23-year-old Watson, who booked her passage through in little over 85 minutes against Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia.Highlights(Numbers preceding player’s name is their ranking, if any) 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Timea Babos (Hungary) 6-4 6-14-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Richel Hogenkamp (Netherlands) 6-3 6-16-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-2 6-3Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) beat 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 6-3 6-4CoCo Vandeweghe (U.S.) beat 11-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 7-6(5) 6-414-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat Mariana Duque (Colombia) 6-3 6-116-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) 7-6(5) 6-422-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Urszula Radwanska (Poland) 6-3 6-423-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 6-3 6-3Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Lauren Davis (U.S.) 6-4 6-4Heather Watson (Britain) beat Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 6-4 6-2Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich (Belarus) 7-5 6-1–Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyalsmith The #JoySports coverage includes updates on Sports Centre with George Addo Jnr (7:45am, Monday- Friday), Global Sports with Gary Al-Smith (3:45pm, Tuesday-Thursday) and the sports segments on Midday and Newsnight. On Multi TV, follow on the AM Sports with Kwame Dwomoh-Agyemang, sports on NewsDay with Benedict Owusu Dankwah, Sports Today with Nathaniel Attoh (2pm, Monday-Friday), sports on the Pulse with Gary Al-Smith (4:30pm, Monday-Friday) and sports on Joy News Prime with George Addo Jnr. –
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Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Our family camp-and-fish vacation out West from which we recently returned was a much-needed break and bonding time for me and mine. The trip was a working vacation for me, as I will be featuring it in a future issue of AAA Home & Away magazine, documenting our 18-day drive-and-camp adventure with a rental Airstream trailer in tow. We visited Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, as well as other destinations along the 4,500-mile route. Highlights included watching a grizzly bear cross our path on a hike out of Avalanche Lake in Glacier and watching my son Ethan land two huge cutthroat trout in the Yellowstone River with bison and active thermals venting steam in the background.Unexpected highpoints included feeding trout at the D.C. Booth Historical National Fish Hatchery in downtown Spearfish, South Dakota, the unexpected beauty of Flathead Lake in Montana, and discovering the dramatic geography of the Dells region of Wisconsin. The pre-trip concerns I had about sharing a campground with bikers attending an annual motorcycle rally in nearby Sturgis, SD, were unfounded (they were a reasonably quiet, pleasant bunch), even if the bowfishing trip I had arranged probably was more fun for 16-year-old Ethan and me than for Maria, who spent the 8-to-midnight Wisconsin River excursion taking photos and swatting insects attracted by the halogen lights used to spot the carp, buffalo and quillbacks we targeted.Our first long-distance camping vacation forced us out of our comfort zone in several ways, and more than once I caught gazes lingering on Fairfield Inns we passed along the route. The hikes to mountain lakes we shared in Glacier and Yellowstone were grueling (and wet) at times, but the reward of hooking a cutthroat trout, standing in the chilled spray of a glacier-fed waterfall and watching a wild grizzly bear at eye level more than made up for the effort. And the conversations that ensued between mother, father and son during such off-grid periods were worth gold.
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Brian E. Ravencraft, CPA, CGMA, Partner at Holbrook & Manter, CPAsRegardless of your opinion about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, one thing is for certain — they are here to stay. Since their beginnings a decade ago, much mystery has surrounded cryptocurrencies regarding their origins, value and purposes. As cryptocurrencies have become more established and accepted as payment, it is more important to understand what the treatment and consequences of purchasing, selling, paying with and accepting as payment cryptocurrencies from a tax perspective.Per IRS Notice 2014-21, cryptocurrencies are not legal tender, but are generally regarded as property comparable to that of a stock, bond or other investments. Treating cryptocurrencies in this manner means whenever a cryptocurrency is purchased as an investment, the basis in the cryptocurrency is the purchase price plus any permitted transaction fees just like other stock that is traded on an exchange. This also means that whenever the cryptocurrency is sold, a capital gain or loss will result from its sale. Simple enough, but what happens when you pay for goods or services with cryptocurrency?When you pay for goods or services with cryptocurrency, per Notice 2014-21, the IRS will treat that transaction the same as if you sold it. For example, if you paid $1,000 worth of Bitcoin for your purchases on Overstock.com, you would have $1,000 in proceeds for tax purposes as the payment to Overstock.com would be treated the same as if it were the sale of Bitcoin as an investment. This means every time you purchase something with a cryptocurrency you will either have a capital gain or loss depending on what your basis (value + permitted transaction fees) of the cryptocurrency was when you purchased it. That’s good to know, but what happens if you are paid in cryptocurrency?If you are paid in cryptocurrency for either goods of services, per Notice 2014-21, it is treated as though you were paid in equivalent cash amount of cryptocurrency and you must report it as ordinary income subject to federal income tax. That amount that you were paid will also be your basis in the cryptocurrency.The takeaway from all of this — be diligent and informed about any cryptocurrency transactions that you have made or are going to make. If you are about to purchase, sell, pay with or accept as payment cryptocurrencies remember to do the following:Keep records of the dates of the transactionsKeep records of the numerical number of cryptocurrency units transactedKeep records of the individual unit prices of the cryptocurrency in U.S. Dollars for the transaction datesDoing these three items will help you be compliant with cryptocurrency transactions when dealing with the IRS. If you have any tax issues with cryptocurrencies or any other tax matters, please contact your accountant. I am always available to answer your questions as well. Brian E. Ravencraft, CPA, CGMA is a Principal with Holbrook & Manter, CPAs. Brian has been with Holbrook & Manter since 1995, primarily focusing on the areas of Tax Consulting and Management Advisory Services within several firm service areas, focusing on agri-business and closely held businesses and their owners. Holbrook & Manter is a professional services firm founded in 1919 and we are unique in that we offer the resources of a large firm without compromising the focused and responsive personal attention that each client deserves. You can reach Brian through www.HolbrookManter.com
Japeth Aguilar. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netAfter practicing with Christian Standhardinger for the first time on Thursday, Japeth Aguilar is confident that the Fil-German stud will have a seamless adjustment with the seniors national team.After all, the 28-year-old has already had his fair share of battles in the second division of the German league.ADVERTISEMENT And with what he saw in the 2017 Jones Cup, Aguilar believes that the 6-foot-7 bruiser is a perfect fit for Gilas Pilipinas.“Obviously with him playing in Europe, he gained a lot of experience. And I thought he really played well in the Jones Cup. His game fits what we need in Gilas,” he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsStandhardinger averaged 11.8 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 1.1 assists in the nine games he played in the invitational tournament in Taiwan.But Aguilar’s approval isn’t limited to Standhardinger alone, saying that the four other rookies who are joining them in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon all impressed him. Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet LATEST STORIES “Although they’re young, they play beyond their age. They’re all mature when it comes to their game and what we saw in the Jones Cup tells a lot on the Philippines’ basketball program,” he said.Coach Chot Reyes named Jio Jalalon, Matthew Wright, Roger Pogoy, and Carl Bryan Cruz to his 12-man roster for the Asian championships from August 8 to 20.Though Gilas will be trotting out a youthful crew for the continental meet, Aguilar said that the team will bank on their cohesion to pull off victories against favored Asian counterparts.“We know that this is a big pressure on us, but as long as we stick to the coaches’ gameplan and we help each other on the court, we’ll have a chance against the other teams,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ View comments Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games MOST READ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Romeo confident ‘hardworking’ Gilas young guys will perform well
Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal tormented Indian bowlers to smash a brilliant 92 in 50 balls, helping Pakistan to beat India by 5 wickets in the World T20 warm-up between India and Pakistan at Colombo on Monday.Shoaib Malik scored 37 off 18 balls to help Pakistan chase down the target with Kamran Akmal at the Premadasa stadium.Pakistan chased down the target in 19.1 overs and Kamran Akmal finished the game off in style, hitting a six off Irfan Pathan’s delivery.Akmal’s score of 92 had 5 fours and 6 sixes. His knock came handy at a time when Pakistan were struggling at 91/5.Earlier, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma scored 75 and 56 respectively to help India post a mammoth 186 run target against Pakistan.The pair added 127 runs for the third wicket to put the Men in Blue in a commanding position before they open their campaign against Afghanistan on Wednesday.
Nielsen Business Media has finally found a buyer for its shuttered Training magazine. Lakewood Media Group—a company led by the owners of Minneapolis-based Mach1 Business Media—has acquired the magazine as well as its associated conference and Training Top 125 list.Former Training editor Philip Jones is joining Lakewood managing partners Mike Murrell and Bryan Powell. Murrell and Powell’s Mach1 publishes SalesForceXP magazine, which serves mid-market sales managers.Also included in the deal is Nielsen’s Sales & Marketing Managementmagazine. Financial terms were not disclosed. While Lakewood determines what the next steps are for Sales & Marketing Management in print, Murrell tells FOLIO: the company will continue publishing the brand online and will maintain its database. Nielsen shuttered Training and its companion Web site in February and was said to be searching for a buyer.Murrell and Powell say they will publish Training in print six times annually, will continue to produce and expand its affiliated Web sites and plan on producing the Training Conference & Expo next year.
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Share your voice TV and Movies Some fans pointed out that 50 isn’t exactly 150. “Does everyone think people turn into the Crypt Keeper when they turn 30?” asked Lindsey Romain. Others pointed out he’s not the only actor who manages to stay youthful. “I’m not saying Paul Rudd doesn’t look great at 50, but I raise you with Jared Leto at 47,” wrote one Twitter user. Me learning that Paul Rudd is 50 years old pic.twitter.com/qdpaSKnhuo— Felipe Sobreiro (@therealsobreiro) April 6, 2019 HOLD UP PAUL RUDD IS FIFTY?? THIS MAN IS 50??? WHAT HOW pic.twitter.com/NaPAomWyI0— chris!! 31 ✧ 53 ✧ 161 (@itslovelychris) April 6, 2019 32 Photos Flip through 32 Marvel-ous images from this super exhibit i think paul rudd looks his age because tons of 50 year olds look that way, does everyone think people turn into the crypt keeper when they turn 30?— lindsey romain (@lindseyromain) April 7, 2019 Twitter Wait paul rudd is actually 50 afgffvgvh i thought y’all were joking omg— Syd 💜🖤 (@lesbianhawkeye) April 6, 2019 instead of saying Paul ages like fine wine I’m going to start saying wine ages like Paul Rudd pic.twitter.com/qTFm4ZXEkR— 𝐚𝐬𝐡: «𝐁𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐞 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫» (@lokiurie) April 7, 2019 Okay, look. I’m not saying Paul Rudd doesn’t look great at 50, but I raise you with Jared Leto at 47. pic.twitter.com/0h5mimAhQE— Mykie (@GlamandGore) April 7, 2019 Rudd himself isn’t afraid to share his secret. “I’m 80 years old on the inside,” Rudd said at a recent event, the Chicago Tribune reports. He then pointed to his chest and continued, “In here, pure darkness — and a little moisturizer.”The ageless Rudd will be seen again in Avengers: Endgame, which comes out later this month. Post a comment Actor Paul Rudd, who plays Ant-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, turned 50 years old on Saturday. Or maybe he didn’t, because social media had a blast pointing out his superpower seemed to be never aging. Paul Rudd turning FIFTY and looking like THIS is a perfect example of how people age when they are unproblematic. pic.twitter.com/aGCbO3N1hV— 𝓪𝓁𝒾𝒶𝓈 (@itsjustanx) April 6, 2019 0 Paul Rudd is literally aging normally he’s just hot— Christine Sydelko (@csydelko) April 6, 2019 Tags Happy 50th to the ever charming, ever boyish Paul Rudd. Fifty is incidentally the number of virgins whose blood he baths in per annum. pic.twitter.com/M1nH8kA5u9— edgarwright (@edgarwright) April 6, 2019 I could play Paul Rudd’s older brother. I’m 40.— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) April 6, 2019