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

India Club Open Tennis begins

first_imgOur Sports ReporterGUWAHATI: The 21st India Club open Anup Lahoty Memorial Tennis Championship got under way today at the club premises.The Championship was inaugurated by Renu Lahoty, wife of Late Anup Lahoty, in the presence of Abani Baruah, President India Club and Ankush Dutta, Secretary All Assam Tennis Association. 196 players are participating in 7 junior and sub-junior events in the Championship.Also Read: Sports Newslast_img

Football News Former Arsenal, Spanish international footballer José Antonio Reyes killed in car crash

first_imgNew Delhi: José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain footballer, has died in a car accident. “We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in peace,” the Spanish club tweeted. We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Rest in peace.— Sevilla FC (@SevillaFC_ENG) June 1, 2019According to Spanish TV channel Deportes Cex, the crash is believed to have happened on a road between Utrera and Seville and two more people were in the car. It is reported one of those, his 23-year-old cousin, has also died while the third occupant suffered burns.This is a breaking news story. More details will be added soon. Please refresh the page for the updated version. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Andre Ayew ‘pleased to score brace’ as Swansea beat Middlesbrough [VIDEO]

first_imgAndre Ayew says he is pleased to have scored his eighth and ninth goals of the season for Swansea as they beat Middlesbrough 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium.Andre scored from spot after he was tripped in the box in the 22nd minute.After Middlesbrough had levelled, Andre put the Swans back in front as he fired home from inside the penalty area in the 71st minute.Sam Surridge made sure the points were safe as Swansea picked up their first win in seven matches.After the game an ecstatic Andre Ayew said that he was pleased to have scored in such an important win, in a video that was posted on Swansea’s Twitter page.“Hi Jack Army. Pleased to get the win, pleased to get the goals. Keep supporting us and we’ll make sure that we make you guys happy.”Ayew has now scored seven goals in the Championship and, in addition to his two league cup goals, nine overall. The player has also set up four goals for his teammates this season.This was also his 24th and 25th goal for Swansea.The result takes Swansea into 10th place with 34 points, just one point away from the playoff spots.Here’s Andre’s reaction after the match:last_img read more