Author - Roger Grimes

Kendrick Lamar: Pulitzer Prize for music goes to rapper for ‘Damn

Kendrick Lamar now has a Pulitzer Prize to go with all his Grammy Awards. Lamar’s "DAMN" was announced as the recipient of the prestigious award on Monday, a history-making first for a rap artist, as the music award is typically given to classical or jazz works. The 2017 Pulitzer Prize for music went to "Angel’s Bone," an opera by composer Du Yun. "DAMN" is Lamar’s fourth studio album and was released in April 2017. Lamar’s politically charged performance at the Grammy Awards in [...]

With walk-ins, Arizona teachers gauge support for walkouts, closing schools

Teachers and their supporters stage a walk-in at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on April 11, 2018, demanding more funding for schools. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com (Photo: Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star) Thousands of Arizona teachers, students and parents rallied outside their schools shortly after sunrise Wednesday in an effort to boost support for their growing #RedForEd movement demanding higher wages and more school funding. The walk-ins were community affairs, drawing support and attention from each school’s own kids, parents and neighbors. Passers-by honked [...]

Vinings Village Civic Club to celebrate its 100th anniversary

The Vinings Village Civic Club will celebrate its 100th anniversary on March 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road. There will be a Centennial cake, and the program includes dedication of a display case donated by the Indian Creek Garden Club, housing original Vinings Civic Club minutes, recognition of distinguished honored guests, and brief readings from historic minutes. The addition of these documents, along with the Vinings Quilt which has been on display at [...]

Broadtree Residential, Inc. Acquires 440-Unit Apartment Community in Vinings, GA

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Broadtree Residential, Inc. (Broadtree), a private real estate investment trust (REIT) managed by Broadstone Real Estate, LLC (Broadstone), today announced the acquisition of Stone Ridge at Vinings, a 440-unit multifamily apartment community in Vinings, Georgia for a purchase price of $58.3 million. Built in 1970 and partially renovated in 2011, Stone Ridge at Vinings is comprised of 49 residential buildings totaling 452,300 rentable square feet. In aggregate, the buildings contain 44 studio [...]

Helicopter crashes in New York’s East River

Helicopter crashes in New York’s East River Five people died after the helicopter they were passengers on went down in New York’s East River, authorities say. A sixth person, the pilot, was able to free himself and was rescued, according to FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro. Source Article

Graphene brain implant could turn thoughts into speech

Wonder material graphene is helping scientists build brain implants to decode neural signals and then send it to a speech synthesiser. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook by Taboola AD CONTENT It’s Like eBay, But Everything Sells in 90 Seconds. He Transformed His Gut With One Thing Mountain View, California: This Unbelievable, Tiny Company Is Disrupting a $200 Billion Industry MORE FROM USA TODAY Son weeps when he opens family’s gift Hospice doctor faces death without fear Mom shares her love of reading with young children Source [...]

Mitsuru Kirijo And Yusuke Kitagawa Shine In Their Persona 3 & Persona 5 Dancing Trailers

Atlus shared its latest batch of character highlight trailers for Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night with Persona 3’s Mitsuru Kirijo and Persona 5’s Yusuke Kitagawa. Mitsuru Kirijo (CV: Rie Tanaka) Yusuke Kitagawa (CV: Tomokazu Sugita) You can check out more trailers with Junpei Iori and Ann Takamaki here, Aigis and Makoto Niijima here. We also got to see a bunch of DLC costumes from Shin Megami Tensei and other spinoff titles in our previous report. Persona 3: [...]