At least, that was my feeling while watching Franz Ferdinand who, if I’m not mistaken, played the cavernous Ricoh Coliseum the last time they visited Toronto play the 1, 000ish capacity Lee’s Palace last night.The show was a warm up of sorts for Franz Ferdinand’s imminent North American tour in support of the band’s forthcoming third album. Though the Scottish quartet were clearly using last night’s gig as a dry run to test how their newer material would fare with hardcore fans, the lads were wise enough to construct a thoughtful, perfectly paced set, with unreleased songs seamlessly woven in amongst the spiky dance rock favourites (Take Me Out, Matinee) that helped catapult Franz Ferdinand to indie rock fame.Overall, their performance was stellar. The sound at Lee’s Palace which has a tendency to be spotty, with vocals dropping out of the mix whenever bass heavy bands perform was better than I’ve ever heard it.
D) most of these tips are designed to make you look needy in some regard. Hey, a girl looked at you 2 times, you better approach now! God forbid you do it in 10 minutes when you get a drink, because we know women hate lingering. You have to drop whatever you’re in the middle of because you don’t have anything better to do! Make sure you tell her all the details on the first date, don’t want to leave any elements of mystery! Don’t want her wondering about you at all before the second date.
“We made a mistake and we need to get this right,” he said at a crowded news conference. “It is important to always listen to our fans and the community and our sponsors. Our goal is always to make the decision we feel is right for the Minnesota Vikings .
Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes. Sparkle will be released in August.
These new iPhones continue the fast follower status for non cellular connectivity by now offering WiFi 802.11acin addition to dual band WiFi a/b/g/n that it offered in previous generations. Like the previous generation, Bluetooth 4.0 is supported, too. NFC with a secure element is new too, enabling Apple Pay and other mobile payment platforms (such as Softcard and Google Wallet).
Martina NavratilovaDuring 1982, Texas born Judy Nelson’s eleven year old son Eddie was carrying tennis balls for the Czechoslovakian born global tennis champion. Young Eddie, doubtless proud to introduce his mom to a star athlete, could surely never have guessed at the years of repercussions to come. Indeed, Judy Nelson was in a seemingly stable marriage, and the mother of two growing sons.