Broadway.com recently caught up with Rajiv Surendra, aka Kevin Gnapoor from the Mean Girls film, about the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit 2004 film.“I have heard about it, I’m very excited for it,” Surendra told us at Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween event, which he was attending to promote his new book. “I heard there was a rumor about a song about the word ‘Fetch’ and I really hope that rumor is true.” He continued: “I can’t wait to see it, I can’t wait to see who plays me!”When asked if he would ever be interested in joining the project, Surendra said he would politely step aside for new talent.“I also heard another rumor that Tina wanted to cast original people in the roles and I think that’s a really, really, good idea,” said the OG Kevin G. “ I think it’s an opportunity to have young, fresh faces that haven’t been seen or heard before come onto the stage and be the debut to their career.”P.S. His business cards are incredible. Rajiv Surendra in Mean Girls (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures) View Comments
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An art dealer from Sands Point has been accused of hiding millions she made from selling counterfeit artwork purported to be painted by leading abstract expressionists such as Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning.Glafira Rosales was arrested Tuesday and charged with filing false tax returns and with failure to disclose an offshore bank account in Spain. Federal prosecutors said the 56-year-old failed to report the at least $12.5 million in income from the sales.“Glafira Rosales gave new meaning to the phrase ‘artful dodger’ by avoiding taxes on millions of dollars in income from dealing in fake artworks for fake clients,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.The case, which was first reported by The New York Times last year, is also the subject of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit.Rosales began selling what were described as previously unknown paintings that had never been exhibited before in the 1990s and from 2006 to 2008, she sold about a dozen of the paintings to two prominent Manhattan galleries for more than $14 million, authorities said.She allegedly said her client had ties to Switzerland and wished to remain anonymous, but was in fact fictitious.Investigators found that art, art history and materials science experts determined that “at least several of the paintings sold by her are counterfeit.”Rosales faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for failing to disclose the bank account. She will arraigned Tuesday at Manhattan federal court.
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Photo credit: BBC NewsRoseau, Dominica – May 16th, 2012…One thousand, two hundred and six (1206) students will write the Grade Six National Assessment (G6NA) on Thursday May 24th and Friday May 25th.This figure represents 596 females and 610 males, and an increase of 61 students over last year’s sitting.A total of 52 centers and 108 supervisors and assistant supervisors will be used for this year’s exams.The number of students writing the exams from the North is 322, South – 171, East – 156 and West – 557.The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development announces that the expected 2012 secondary school entry numbers are: Castle Bruce Secondary School– 86, Isaiah Thomas Secondary School– 118, North East Comprehensive School– 154, Pierre Charles Secondary School – 70, Portsmouth Secondary School – 170 and Roseau schools – 607.The Grade Six National Assessment evaluates students’ achievements at the end of primary school. Secondary schools will be provided with performance data that outline students’ strengths and highlight areas requiring further attention. By: Dionne DurandPublic Relations Specialist,Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Sharing is caring! Share LocalNews Over 1200 Students To Sit Grade Six National Assessment Next Week by: – May 16, 2012 Tweet Share 17 Views one comment Share
Napoli returned to the top of the table on Sunday afternoon after they defeated Sassuolo 3-1 at home.Allan, Jose Callejon and in-form Dries Mertens were on target for Maurizio Sarri’s side as they move three points clear of Juventus. The Italian champions had earlier gone to the top on Saturday with a 2-0 win over AC Milan.Lazio maintained their hunt for the league title with a convincing 5-1 win over hosts and bottom club Benevento. Bastos, Ciro Immobile, Marco Parolo, Adam Marusic and Nani.Results:Benevento 1-5 LazioCrotone 2-1 FiorentinaNapoli 3-1 SassuoloSPAL 2013 1-0 GenoaSampdoria 4-1 Chievo VeronaUdinese 2-1 AtalantaTorino 2-1 CagliariStandings (Top 6):Napoli 31 pointsJuventus 28 pointsLazio 28 pointsInter Milan 26 pointsAS Roma 24 pointsSampdoria 20 points Related
Lukaku scored twice as Belgium reached Euro 2020 by putting nine past San MarinoParis, France | AFP | Belgium became the first team to qualify for the 2020 European Championship finals as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino in Brussels on Thursday, while the Netherlands needed a late comeback to beat Northern Ireland.Lukaku took his record Belgium international tally past 50 goals as Roberto Martinez’s Group I leaders opened up an unassailable 11-point lead over third-placed Cyprus with three games remaining.The world-number-one ranked side booked their spot at next year’s tournament, which will be played at 12 venues across Europe, after seven straight qualifying wins.Russia appear set to take the second automatic slot from the group, after a 4-0 win over Scotland moved them eight points ahead of Cyprus.Belgium will be one of the favourites as they look to lift a first major international title when the Euros get underway on June 12.“In my eyes, nine countries have the talent to win the Euro,” said coach Martinez. “What will make the difference is how you face adversity. It’s necessary to sacrifice yourself for your teammates.”Their victory at the King Badouin Stadium matched their record winning margin of nine goals, having previously beaten Zambia and Gibraltar 9-0 in 1994 and 2017 respectively and hammered San Marino 10-1 in 2001.“Nine-nil is a good result but we would have loved to have scored one more and broken that all-time record,” said Inter Milan striker Lukaku.The first breakthrough arrived when Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans fed Lukaku, who fired home his landmark goal in the 28th minute.The floodgates then opened, as Nacer Chadli slotted into the corner from the edge of the area three minutes later, and visiting defender Cristian Brolli scored a comical own goal 10 minutes before the interval.Lukaku wasted little time in making it 51 Belgium goals, before Toby Alderweireld and Tielemans made it six before half-time.Substitute Christian Benteke drilled in number seven with 11 minutes remaining, 18-year-old Yari Verschaeren scored his first international goal from the penalty spot, and Atalanta defender Timothy Castagne completed the rout in the 90th minute.– Dutch break Northern Irish hearts –Memphis Depay’s late brace rescued the Netherlands a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland which sent Ronald Koeman’s men top of Group C. The Oranje, bidding to reach a first major finals since finishing third at the 2014 World Cup, are level on points with both Germany and Northern Ireland, who have played a game more, but lead on head-to-head record.Michael O’Neill’s visitors were dreaming of a first-ever away win over the Dutch when substitute Josh Magennis headed them in front with a quarter-hour to play.But Depay levelled in the 80th minute, and Luuk de Jong bundled the ball home at the back post in the first minute of injury time to deny Northern Ireland a crucial point before Depay grabbed his second.“We are devastated with the nature of the defeat,” O’Neill told Sky Sports. “We have to win our two remaining games, they are very difficult, Netherlands home and Germany away.”Russia sent Scotland tumbling to a fourth straight qualifying defeat which leaves the Nations League playoffs next March as the Scots’ only possible route to Euro 2020.Artem Dzyuba’s excellent double and goals from Magomed Ozdoev and Aleksandr Golovin mean Russia will qualify with a draw in Cyprus on Sunday.– Croatia close on qualification –Croatia took control of Group E by beating Hungary 3-0 in Split, while Slovakia jumped into second despite being held to a 1-1 home draw by Wales.Luka Modric’s fifth-minute strike and two goals for Bruno Petkovic sent last year’s World Cup runners-up Croatia four points clear of third-placed Hungary.Slovakia fell behind in the first half when former lifeguard Kieffer Moore scored on his international competitive debut for Wales, but secured a draw thanks to Juraj Kucka’s brilliant 53rd-minute volley.Elsewhere, Robert Lewandowski netted a hat-trick, taking his tally this season to 18 goals for club and country, as Poland won 3-0 at Latvia to strengthen their position at the top of Group G.They sit three points clear of closest challengers Austria, who saw off Israel 3-1.Share on: WhatsApp
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Thurston County Prosecutor’s OfficeOLYMPIA –Thurston County Clerk Betty Gould, Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza, Thurston County Prosecutor Jon Tunheim, and the Executive Director of the Family Support Center Schelli Slaughter, are pleased to announce a new partnership, the Thurston County Family Justice Center. The Family Justice Center will provide advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in criminal cases, assist with civil protection orders and civil family law matters, and provide referrals to social and other support services.Staff from the County Prosecutor’s Office, the County Clerk, and the County Sheriff’s Office will be available to assist clients at the Family Support Center building, which is less than two blocks from the Olympia Transit Center at 108 State Street. Staff from the Northwest Justice Project and the Family Support Center of South Sound will also be located at the new center.“We are proud to welcome the Thurston County Family Justice Center to the Family Support Center both as a partner and as a new service provider in our building,” says Schelli Slaughter, Executive Director of the Family Support Center. “The Family Support Center was founded to strengthen families in our community by offering an array of collaborative, coordinated, client-centered services under one roof. The Thurston County Family Justice Center perfectly complements this best practice model and will fulfill a critical need for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors who seek co-located services.”The Thurston County Family Justice Center gathers together law enforcement, legal experts, victim advocates and social service providers in one place, making it easier for domestic violence and sexual assault victims to begin to rebuild their lives with protection orders, emergency housing, child care resources, and other legal and social services. A recent client said, “It has been two years since my assault. All the professionals connected with the Family Justice Center have continued to help me through the healing process and now I am back to being myself.”“It’s important to have a collaborative and coordinated approach for domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking cases,” said Jon Tunheim, Prosecuting Attorney. “Victims may become intimidated and discouraged if they are forced to go to six or eight different places and talk to a dozen different people to get basic help. Having one office in downtown Olympia makes it easier for victims to access the justice they deserve and rebuild their lives.” The Thurston County Family Justice Center also offers monthly outreach clinics in Rochester and Yelm.WHAT: Thurston County Family Justice CenterWHEN: Regular business hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.WHERE: 108 State Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA 98501, 2nd FloorPHONE: 360 915-8940For more information about the new Thurston County Family Justice Center and information about services and assistance for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking, visit the Thurston County Family Justice Center web page at www.thurstoncountyfjc.org.
The Northern squad won the match 25-21, 25-22.W.L. Seaton of Vernon defeated Langley Fundamental in the final of the AA tournament Saturday. MEI of Abbotsford defeated Winfield’s George Elliott to claim the bronze medal.Prince Charles of Creston, the other Kootenay rep at the tournament, finished seventh.Mount Sentinel had advanced to the game against D.P.Todd by stopping Prince Rupert Rainmakers 2-1 Thursday. The Cats won the third and deciding game 17-15.Sahali of Kamloops knocked the West Kootenay reps into the placement side of the draw by scoring a 3-0 victory in the best-of-five playoff match earlier in the day.The Cats lost the match 25-17, 27-25, 25-17. Mount Sentinel completed Wednesday’s power pool round with a 1-2 record.The Cats rallied for a three-set victory over Kelowna’s Okanagan Mission in the final game of the round robin.Mount Sentinel dropped the opening game 17-25 before winning two straight 25-23 in a thriller and 15-10 in the deciding contest. The win followed a pair of losses earlier in the day against Prince Charles of Creston and Highland of Comox.Mount Sentinel opened the 16-team tournament seeded 12th.CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES: Semiahmoo of White Rock swept rival Earl Marriot 3-0 in the best-of-five match to claim the AAA Boy’s Volleyball title. . . .Kootenay Rep Mount Baker Wild of Cranbrook finished 18th overall after dropping its final match 2-0 to Kwantlen Park. . . .Zack Grigg of Mount Sentinel earned a spot on the Honorable Mention All Star Team. [email protected] By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Mount Sentinel Wildcats wrapped up the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Volleyball Championships in 11th overall spot folllowing the final day of competition Saturday at the UBC/O gymnasium in Kelowna.D.P. Todd of Prince George swept the Kootenay reps 2-0 in placement game action Friday to knock the Cats into 11th.
In the end, the top ranked team in the tournament was too much for the 16th squad.Sir Charles Tupper Tigers made quick work of the Kootenay reps from Nelson, overpowering the L.V. Rogers Bombers 68-36 in opening round action at the BC High School AAA Boy’s Basketball Tournament Wednesday at the Events Centre in Langley.The Tigers opened up a 26-7 first quarter lead and never looked back.C. Schneller put up 25 points on LVR to lead Sir Charles Tupper.Josh Matosevic scored 14 points and Vinnie Watson had 10 to lead the Bombers.LVR now drops into the consolation round and meets Vernon at 8:30 a.m.Bombers off to AAA Hoop Provincials; meet top ranked Tupper in opener WednesdayIt’s never easy being the 16th seed in any tournament.However, having to play the role of Giant Killers is something all-to familiar for Kootenay Zone rep, L.V. Rogers Bombers.The Bombers play top-ranked Sir Charles Tupper Tigers of Vancouver to open the BC High School AAA Boy’s Basketball Tournament Wednesday at the Events Centre in Langley.The game tips off at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. “We are young and inexperienced heading into a tough first game against the No. 1 ranked Sir Charles Tupper Tigers of Vancouver,” said Bomber coach Jeremy Phelan, “however, we played Tupper in our first round game last year and know how to prepare for them.”Phelan takes a team with no seniors to the AAA tournament.And know it won’t be easy pulling of the upset.”Key to the game is taking care of the ball and not succumbing to their full court press,” said Phelan about what LVR needs to do against the Tigers.”We had 20-plus turnovers against them last year and lost by 22 points. If we can cut our turnovers in half we give ourselves at least a chance to win.”LVR pretty much owned the Kootenay zone this season. Except for Golden, and an upset loss to Fernie Falcons, the Bombers waltzed through the Kootenay teams.However, at the provincials the competition amps up several levels. Which makes even the slightest lapse in the game prove too much to overcome.”We’ve watched a lot of game tape on them so nothing will be a surprise if they stick to their game plan,” said Phelan.”(But) Tupper (second ranked in 2014) were likely disappointed with their fifth place finish,” Phelan added.”They returned many key players including their starting 6’4” post pair and a strong back court. They press full court and like to play a lot of zone defense to keep their rim protectors close to home.”LVR is led by the front line of Josh Matosevic, Vinnie Watson and Darian Johnson with Robby Dixon and Grade 10 point guard Eamon Studer directing the offence.”We match up quite well with them despite being young,” Phelan, who along with coach Dean Studer, head the sideline crew of the Bombers.”If we can play with effort and composure, and commit to helping each other on defense we may surprise a lot of people in this tournament.”The Bomber boys are the second team from LVR to advance to a provincial basketball tournament. The LVR Senior Girl’s played last week at the BC High School Girl’s AA Basketball Champion.The tournament runs through the week with the final set for Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Langley Events Centre.
SPEEDY SIRCAT SALLY, PRINCESS ROI & MISS SUNSET ALL PROMINENT AT ONE MILE ON TURF IN WIDE OPEN $200,000 CALIFORNIA CUP OAKS ON SATURDAY
MISS SUNSET: A winner of her first two starts at Del Mar last summer, including a crushing 5 ¼ length win at odds of 1-2 in the six furlong Generous Portion Stakes on Aug. 27, she made her third start here on Jan. 13, and lost all chance shortly after the start. Off at 2-1 against open company in a 6 ½ furlong allowance run over a muddy main track, Miss Sunset jumped tire tracks coming out of the seven furlong chute, causing her to completely lose her action and resulting in a last place finish. Bred by Premier Thoroughbreds, LLC and Alan Klein, she’s owned by Klein and Phillip Lebherz. A daughter of Into Mischief, Miss Sunset is trained by Jeff Bonde and can be counted on to show plenty of speed in her first try at two turns and turf. Cash Prize–Chantal Sutherland–119Cioppino Pasadino–Joe Talamo–119How About Zero–Mario Gutierrez–123Bella Luma–Rafael Bejarano–119Adios Cali–Norberto Arroyo, Jr.–119Ms Wakaya–Kent Desormeaux–119Miss Sunset–Martin Garcia–123My Pi Romancer–Flavien Prat–119Sircat Sally–Drayden Van Dyke–123Princess Roi–Corey Nakatani–119 Race 5 of 10 Approximate post time 2 p.m. PST SIRCAT SALLY: Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, this dark bay or brown daughter of Surf Cat is undefeated in two starts and will be trying turf for the first time on Saturday. Dispatched at odds of 1-2 in her Soviet Problem score at Los Alamitos, she was 7-2 first time out in a six furlong Cal-bred maiden special weight race on Nov. 20 at Del Mar–a race she took in virtual gate to wire fashion by five lengths. She can be counted on to show plenty of early zip in the Oaks as she shoots for her third consecutive win. PRINCESS ROI: A one length, gate to wire winner at a mile turf two starts back at Del Mar on Nov. 17, she ran the best race of her career in Santa Anita’s one mile turf Blue Norther Stakes on Dec. 29, as she battled back gamely at the rail under Corey Nakatani, finishing second, beaten a head, while getting a career-top Beyer Speed figure of 72. By Roi Charmant, she was bred in California by GGG Stables and is owned by GGG and Russell Sarno. Trained by Richard Baltas, she has a win and three seconds from four overall starts. ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2017)–Freshened since a freakish 12-length win in one mile Soviet Problem Stakes on Dec. 17, Joe Turner’s homebred Sircat Sally will bring her front-running game to a mile on turf as she heads a field of ten sophomore fillies in Saturday’s $200,000 California Oaks at Santa Anita.In what appears to be a deep and contentious field of California-bred or sired 3-year-old fillies, Princess Roi, who comes off a game second place finish at a mile on turf versus open company here on Dec. 29, and Miss Sunset, a rousing 5 ¼ length state-bred stakes winner going six furlongs two starts back, also figure prominently in the 28th running of the Cal Cup Oaks. THE CALIFORNIA CUP OAKS IN POST POSITION WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTS CAL CUP OAKS IS ONE OF FIVE RACES FOR GOLDEN STATE SERIES-ELIGIBLE HORSES ON SUNSHINE MILLIONS/CAL CUP DAY AT SANTA ANITA There will be a special early first post time on Saturday of 11:45 a.m. Admission gates open at 10 a.m. For scratches, changes and complete morning line information, please visit santaanita.com.