CHRIS D’ELIA7 p.m. Thursday, Pikes Peak Center, 180 S. Cascade Ave. Tickets: $29.50-$99.50; available at the box office, by calling 520-7469 or at pikespeakcenter.com or axs.com.Chris D’Elia grew up watching comedian Eddie Murphy command the stage. Being able to make someone laugh, he realized, is a powerful thing.Acting came first for D’Elia, who, while in high school in Los Angeles, had guest roles on the series “Chicago Hope,” a drama produced by his dad, Emmy Award-winning director/producer Bill D’Elia. He went on to bigger television roles on “Whitney,” “Undateable,” “Alone Together” and, more recently, a supporting role on “The Good Doctor.”Still, D’Elia prefers cracking jokes. He started performing stand-up in 2006 and went on to make network comedy specials, including Comedy Central’s 2013 “White Male. Black Comic” and “Man on Fire” for Netflix in 2017. … [Read more...] about Comedian Chris D’Elia brings Follow the Leader Tour to Pikes Peak Center
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PUBLISHED: 15:15 27 December 2018 Simon Parkin Diss Mayor Trevor Wenman who has annonced he will step down at the end of his current term in office. Picture: Denise Bradley Archant Diss is set to be seeking a new mayor as well as resolving the issue of the role council leader. Mayor Trevor Wenman has announced he will not stand again for the role of Mayor at the end of his second term in May when a successor will be elected. Answering a listener’s question on Diss-based station Park Radio, he said: “I definitely won’t be standing for mayor again. I have done it for two years running. We have the elections on the May 2.”It comes just weeks after the leader of Diss Town Council stepped down with immediate effect.Councillor Julian Mason, who was elected unanimously in May as council leader, a post created two years ago when the mayoral role was split into two, said there remained unresolved issues and he had concluded standing down … [Read more...] about Diss Mayor follows council leader in stepping down
MORE disturbing details have emerged about New York-based sex cult NXIVM, in which founder Keith Raniere’s initials were branded onto vulnerable women. Smallville actress Allison Mack allegedly tried to recruit Harry Potter star Emma Watson and singer Kelly Clarkson into the bizarre group. What is the NXIVM sex cult and who are its leaders? The women’s-only group led by Raniere is known as 'DOS', which says stands for “dominus obsequious sororium" - Latin for “master over the slave women”. NXIVM claims to be a self-help group and a multi-level marketing organisation. However, the group’s former publicist Frank Parlato claims that to join, women are brainwashed into handing over blackmail-worthy material such as pornographic pictures or financial information. Once they are a member - or “slave” - they are allegedly encouraged to recruit new women into their “slave pods”, stop dating, and be on call 24 hours a day to their … [Read more...] about What is the NXIVM ‘sex cult’, do they brand female followers and did the cult try to recruit Emma Watson?
The county’s leading politicians gathered in Northampton on Friday (July 20) for crunch talks about the future governance of Northamptonshire. The county’s seven MPs, the political leaders of the eight councils and the chief officers met at the Guildhall for high level talks about the unitary system which looks likely to replace the current two-tier governance system.Central government ordered in April that the county scraps its boroughs and county council and brings in a unitary system after the financial failings of Northamptonshire County Council. Then secretary of state for local government Sajid Javid said that only two unitaries would be considered.Since then council leaders and their chief officers have been meeting on a weekly basis to thrash out a joint bid to put to the minister for consideration in six weeks at the end of August.There have been sparse details coming out of these meetings with few council leaders willing to comment publicly on what is being … [Read more...] about Northamptonshire’s MPs and leaders meet to talk unitary
Syed Kamall Conservative MEP and Leader of the European Parliament's ECR Group 18 May 2018 • 10:03am The Windrush debacle is a stain on our record as an open, tolerant and welcoming society. But if we fail to learn from it, it will be something worse than a stain - it will be destructive influence with the potential to drag our community relations back to the resentment and tension of the 1960s and 70s. As the child of a father who came to London in the 1950s to work on the railways then the buses, and a mother who followed in the 1960s, I am just grateful that my parents got themselves passports - otherwise we might have faced the problems so many others did. I regret the fact that the Labour Party is using it as an opportunity for playing party politics. After all, former Labour Home Secretary... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any … [Read more...] about Brexit is our chance to make a racist immigration system genuinely fair and transparent