Long Island Cultural Events December 2020

first_imgPAUL LOREN’S HOLIDAY CHEERSThis New York-based singer, songwriter, and soulful crooner performs a virtual event to bring fans holiday tunes in the comfort of their own homes. My Father’s Place, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, myfathersplace.veeps.com $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. RACHEL FEINSTEIN This nationally touring comedian’s credits include three Comedy Central specials, as well as appearances on HBO’s Crashing, Bravo’s Odd Mom Out, and Adult Swim’s Venture Brothers. The patio at Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, govs.com $22. 8 p.m. Dec. 4, 5. THAT MOTOWN BANDThis tribute act will livestream while playing all the hits you know and love – from “Rescue Me” to “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” along with classic holiday favorites. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org $15. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. Sign up for Long Island Press’ email newsletters here. Sign up for home delivery of Long Island Press here. Sign up for discounts by becoming a Long Island Press community partner here. JAMES PATTERSON AND NELSON DEMILLEThe two bestselling authors will virtually discuss via CrowdCast Patterson’s new releases, Deadly Cross and The Last Days of John Lennon. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free. 7 p.m. Dec. 14. DAN ABRAMS & DAVID FISHERThe ABC News legal correspondent and bestselling author will virtually discuss via CrowdCast their new book, Theodore Roosevelt For The Defense: The Courtroom Battle To Save His Legacy. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free. 7 p.m. Dec. 1. ELVIS: SEEN/UNSEENPriscilla Presley and long-term Elvis associate Jerry Schilling will be sharing intimate stories, personal photos, and rare home movies. One of the most unique concert experiences of recent years has returned with all-new, never-before-seen footage and amazing live onstage performances. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $100-$151. 8 p.m. Dec. 12.center_img Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York From (virtual) music and comedy to book readings and history exhibits, check out these 10 Long Island cultural events this December. F-14 50TH ANNIVERSARYThis new special exhibit celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the F-14 Tomcat, one of the most iconic Navy fighter jets ever built on Long Island and of all time. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, cradleofaviation.org $14-$16. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. M. WARDCatch the virtual album release concert for this Portland-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist, whose latest American record is titled Think of Spring. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, landmarkonmainstreet.org $16. 9 p.m. Dec. 11. JEN ATKINThe celebrity hair stylist will virtually discuss via CrowdCast her new memoir, Blowing My Way To The Top, in conversation with Hillary Kerr, co-founder of WhoWhatWear. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 6 p.m. Dec. 8. ART ON THE MARQUEELong Island’s first digital marquee exhibition is a rotating series of artist-created videos, GIFs, animations, and digitally created still works that will be presented on the marquee of the theatre building. Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org Free. 8:20 p.m.-12 a.m. daily through Dec. 31.last_img read more

Clonoulty Rossmore aim to continue winning ways

first_imgHaving beat Drom & Inch in the group stages of the County Senior Hurling Championship quite comprehensively, Clonoulty Rossmore face Seamie Callanan’s club again – this time at the Quarter Final stage.They play in the double header in Semple Stadium on Sunday, with the game getting underway at 6 o clock.Having won the West final last weekend, Clonoulty will be going into the game on a high. Clonoulty Rossmore manager Philip Quirke says they’re ready for the battle.last_img

World Cup:FIFA reveals African playoff draw procedures

first_imgFIFA has released the draw procedure for Monday’s African Zone play-offs involving ten teams.Ten teams from the continent who topped their second round groups will be entered into a draw to be held by the Confederation of African Football – CAF in Egypt.Ghana and nine other group winners – Ivory Coast, Algeria, Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Senegal and Cameroon – will be drawn for the two-leg ties, with the winners going to the finals in Brazil.African Zone Playoff Draw ProceduresPlayoff Format:– Draw on 16 September 2013 to match playoff opponents– 5 home-and-away playoff series– Playoff dates:– 11-15 October 2013: 1st leg– 15- 19 November 2013: 2nd leg– 5 playoff series winners qualify for 2014 FIFA World Cup Ranking and Seeding:According to Article 18.1 of Regulations for 2014 FIFA World Cup, groups seeded based on the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking (12th September 2013):– the 5 highest-ranking group winners will comprise Pot 1– the 5 lowest-ranking group winners will comprise Pot 2Pot 1 – Seeded teamsCôte d’IvoireGhanaAlgeriaNigeriaTunisia Pot 2 – non seeded teamsEgyptBurkina FasoCameroonSenegalEthiopiaDraw Procedures:1.One ball from Pot 1 and one ball from Pot 2 will be drawn and placed into a central pot2.The two draw balls will be stirred, then drawn one by one3.The first ball drawn from the central pot will be the home team for the first leg; the second ball drawn from the central pot will be the home team for the second leg4.Steps 1-3 will be repeated for the remaining four balls in each potTie-Breaking procedures, Article 18, paragraph 9 of the Regulations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: – If teams are tied after two-match series (on basis of Results, Goals Scored, Away Goals), then Cup System will take effectKnockout format:– After conclusion of second match (i.e. 90 minutes of regulatory time), 30 minutes of overtime will be played (2 x 15 minutes)– Goals scored during overtime period will be decisive•a) Team scoring greater number of goals advances•b) If both teams score same number of goals, then team with more away goals advances– If no goals are scored in the extra-time, then penalty kick procedures will apply, as described in the Laws of the Gamelast_img read more