President Obama Reveals Lineup For South By South Lawn Festival At White House

first_imgIf Barack Obama wasn’t the most hipster president of the U.S. before, he certainly is now. President Obama recently announced the creation of a new event, South by South Lawn, which combines arts, music, and important discussions on key social issues. Taking place next Monday, October 3rd, Obama has detailed some of the festival’s events, which is being organized in conjunction with SXSW.The fest will see performances by The Lumineers, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, and DJ Beverly Bond, and will also feature Leonardo DiCaprio premiering his new film Before The Flood, which features music from Trent Reznor and Mogwai. SXSL will also include a number of important discussions about change, tackling difficult problems, feeding the hungry, and more.You can see the full program information here. Additional artists are expected to join the lineup, and also the cast of Stranger Things will be on site to curate a student film showcase.last_img read more

New Jay Jay strikes double for QPR

first_imgRelatedPosts Osayi-Samuel eager for Crystal Palace move Eberechi Eze pulls out of England squad Breaking: Crystal Palace land £19.5m Eberechi Eze Two goals from Eberechi Eze, described as the new Jay Jay Okocha, gave Queens Park Rangers their first win since October as they beat Preston 2-0.The England Under-21 star opened the scoring in the 16th minute and then added a second from the penalty spot on 67 minutes.Leeds moved to the top of the Championship for 24 hours at least after getting the better of Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield with a 2-0 win at the John Smith’s Stadium.Goals from Ezgjan Alioski and Pablo Hernandez in the second half means Marcelo Bielsa’s men leapfrog West Brom, who host Swansea on Sunday, in the table.Meanwhile, Charlton’s winless run stretched to eight matches after they suffered a 1-0 away loss to Middlesbrough, George Saville breaking the deadlock with less than a minute gone at the Riverside.Jarrod Bowen netted twice in quick succession as Hull City came from behind to beat Stoke 2-1 and inflict a third successive loss on the Potters.A stoppage-time winner from George Moncur helped Luton Town beat Wigan 2-1 as they bounced from their 7-0 thrashing to Brentford last week.— Tags: QPRlast_img read more